News & information from the UK Parliament’s second chamber. Produced by its staff to show how the Lords checks and challenges the UK government.

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On #IDPWD2021 and #PurpleLightUp, Clerk of the Parliaments Simon Burton and Aaron Speer from @ParliAble discuss the importance of inclusion and talking about disabilities. 📄 Find out about working at #HouseofLords and our Inclusion and Diversity Scheme parliament.uk/business/lords…
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In committees: @HLIndustryCom meets with @ofgem’s CEO and @beisgovuk Minister for Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change @GregHands in its session on net zero, consumers and energy prices. 📄 Catch up with the inquiry committees.parliament.uk/wor…
Watch live: we speak to @GregHands, Minister for Energy, Clean Growth and Climate Change, on net zero, consumers and the recent energy price issues as part of our #OfgemNetZero inquiry. Link to livestream 👉 parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde…
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.@LordsSTCom presses @ZacGoldsmith and @DefraGovUk on nature-based solutions to climate change with questions on setting targets for trees, peatlands, agriculture and marine. 📄 Learn more committees.parliament.uk/eve…
Starting in 10 minutes: The Committee will question @ZacGoldsmith and officials from DEFRA as part of its inquiry on nature-based solutions. Details here: ow.ly/alFy50GY6Nf Watch here: ow.ly/qP5s50GY6Nh
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.@LordsEUCom discusses the legal consequences of triggering Article 16 and how the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland currently operates with @GeorgePeretzQC, @ShermanLaw and others. 📄 Catch up with the Protocol on Ireland/NI Sub-Committee's inquiry
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The panel will include @GeorgePeretzQC, Queen's Counsel at Monckton Chambers, Dr @SlyviaDeMars, Senior Lecturer in Law @NCLLawSchool, and James Webber, Antitrust Partner at @ShearmanLaw committees.parliament.uk/eve… 2/2
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This week: 📃 #DissolutionBill: members debate the main principles of a bill which seeks to allow the #PrimeMinister to request that the Sovereign dissolves Parliament and repeals the #FTPA. 📄 Catch up with issues discussed parliament.uk/business/news/…
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On #WorldAidsDay2021, Lord Fowler raises an urgent question on government’s progress in reducing HIV/AIDS in the UK and globally. 📺 Watch the discussion nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1gq…
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Members of the #HouseofLords press government on power outages in the North of England in an urgent question asked by @AnneCMcintosh. 📺 Watch it back nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1Mn…
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In a debate put forward by @BBCInOurTime presenter Lord Bragg, the #HouseofLords discusses the @BBC’s value in the UK and abroad, and the case for more government support. 📄 Find out more parliament.uk/business/news/…
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Starting now in the #HouseofLords, members debate the main purpose of two private members’ bills at second reading and begin line by line check on a third. 🔴 Watch live now parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde…
🕙 From 10am: #HouseofLords debates three private members’ bills on hereditary members of the Lords, cigarette health warnings and making climate change part of the national curriculum. 📄 Learn more parliament.uk/business/news/…
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🕙 From 10am: #HouseofLords debates three private members’ bills on hereditary members of the Lords, cigarette health warnings and making climate change part of the national curriculum. 📄 Learn more parliament.uk/business/news/…
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Private members’ bills are draft laws, selected by ballot and proposed by individual members of the #HouseofLords rather than by government. 📄 Catch up with the full list parliament.uk/business/news/…
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📃 Line by line check of the Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill takes place today. The bill aims to make climate change and sustainable citizenship part of the national curriculum in England. 📄 Find out more in a Library briefing lordslibrary.parliament.uk/e…
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Live now in #HouseofLords: members debate the detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. 🔴 Watch parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde…
#HouseofLords debates the detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and government action to secure her release. 📄 Read more parliament.uk/business/news/…   📺 Watch parliamentlive.tv/Event/Inde…
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As we near the end of our #UNCLOS inquiry, we would like to share some quotes from our witnesses on various aspects of the international law of the sea. Dr @galani_sofia said: "UNCLOS will not be renegotiated (...) but new treaties will be needed". 📖ow.ly/rnla50H1Nku
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🌍📖 Want to read more about the Role of Parliaments in #Climate and #Nature policy event at #COP26 hosted by the Chair of the Committee, @kateparminter? Read the five key takeaways from the event here: ukparliament.shorthandstorie…
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