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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
Lords votes on Fire Safety Bill as stages conclude
Lords votes on Commons decisions on the fire safety costs amendment made in the House of Lords. 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
Fixed Penalty Notices and Protest during long lockdown examined by MPs
The Joint Committee on Human Rights will hear from legal experts and police representatives about how the pandemic is currently being policed.
23 February 2021
Lords considers Commons changes to the covert intelligence bill
Members discuss safeguards for juveniles and powers of the Judicial Commissioner
10 February 2021
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BBC spent over £1 million on fighting discrimination cases
Over £1 million have been spent on legal fees for tribunal claims brought by staff in equal pay and discrimination cases, the BBC has disclosed.
22 January 2021
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Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill sent for Royal Assent
18 November 2020
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Prisoners bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes law following Royal Assent
04 November 2020
Committee take evidence on The Coroner Service in England and Wales
Committee will put questions to local government and charity officials on the effectiveness and capacity of the Coroner Service
15 October 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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Lords debates Northern Ireland abortion regulations
Members discussed NI Assembly rulings and 'negative stereotypes'
16 June 2020
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