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Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
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Overseas operations bill concludes parliamentary stages
Lords discusses torture offences and duty of care to service personnel. Find out more
29 April 2021
National Security and Investment Bill completes final stage
Bill awaits Royal Assent
28 April 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
House of Lords Podcast: fighting for change
Human rights and support for victims of crime are two of the causes this month’s guests campaign for in the Lords. Hear from Lord Alton of Liverpool and Baroness Newlove on what inspires them and how they fight for change in the House of Lords.
26 March 2021
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Is justice being done quickly enough?
The Justice Committee continues its inquiry into how delays in court cases and strains on the legal aid system have been exacerbated by the Covid–19 pandemic.
22 March 2021
Committee looks at Justice Ministry plans for police, prisons and courts
The Justice Committee takes evidence from the Ministry of Justice, the HM Courts & Tribunals Service and the HM Prison & Probation Service.
22 March 2021
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Secretary of State questioned on effects of Covid on prisons and courts
Justice Committee examines Coronavirus (COVID-19): The impact on prison, probation and court systems
30 November 2020
The work of the Lord Chief Justice examined
The Justice Committee examines the capacity of the courts system to deal with outstanding cases across the criminal and civil systems in England and Wales
06 November 2020
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
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Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill completes passage through both Houses
The bill will become law following Royal Assent
15 October 2020
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Committee hears from legal sector representative bodies on COVID-19's impact on courts
The Constitution Committee hears evidence on Thursday 9 July at 3.00pm
07 July 2020
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Legal services questioned on the future UK-EU relationship
EU Services Sub-Committee hears evidence on Thursday 11 June at 10am
09 June 2020
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