On April 21 the Committee stage of the Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan Bill) took place in the Lords. Alistair Lexden supported an amendment designed to bring greater pressure to bear on paramilitary organisations which are still doing grave damage in Northern Ireland.
On 12 April the Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill had its Second Reading in the Lords. The Bill contains important provisions to improve both security and the system of devolved government in the Province.
At the end of January (see below) Alistair Lexden raised the serious case of Bishop George Bell in the Lords. One of the most distinguished and admired bishops in the history of the Anglican Church, Bell , who died 58 years ago...
This year marks the centenary of the Battle of Somme in which so many soldiers died or sustained grave injuries. The Battle began on 1 July 1916 and finally came to an inglorious end on November 18 that year.
At question time in the Lords on February 11, Alistair Lexden suggested that “perhaps the time has come to consider reintroducing compulsory milk in our schools” in response to the widespread concern about the state of some children’s health.
George Bell (1883-1958), Bishop of Chichester, was one of the most important and influential figures in the Anglican Church in the 20th century. He repeatedly condemned Nazi oppression of Christians in Germany before the Second World War...
The House of Lords examines very large numbers of statutory instruments (known collectively as secondary legislation) which follow the passage of Acts of Parliament (primary legislation) and set out the detailed legal changes that the Acts have authorised.
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