European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill on 13 January 2020. Committee stage is due to take place on 14, 15 and 16 January 2020, with report and third reading scheduled for 20 and 21 January 2020.…

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Northern Ireland Budget Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages

This House of Lords Library Briefing provides information on the Northern Ireland Budget Bill in advance of its second reading and remaining stages, due to take place in the House of Lords on 31 October 2019. It also identifies relevant reports and useful documents, including parliamentary materials and press articles, which may be of assistance to Members in preparing for that debate.…

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Reports Pursuant to Section 3(5) of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019

This House of Lords Library Briefing provides an overview of the requirements in the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 for the Government to publish reports on the progress made towards forming a Northern Ireland Executive, and other matters. On 17 October 2019, the House of Lords is due to debate a motion on reports laid under the Act.…

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Queen’s Speech: Debate in the House of Lords Day 4

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been published ahead of day 4 of the Lords debate on the Queen’s Speech, covering the following subjects: home affairs, justice, local government, devolved affairs and constitutional affairs.…

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Protecting and Representing Future Generations in Policymaking

This House of Lords Library Briefing has been prepared in advance of the debate due to take place on 20 June 2019. Lord Bird (Crossbench) is to move that “this House takes note of the case for better protecting and representing the interests of future generations in policymaking”.…

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