The ‪#‎housoflords‬ petitioning period for the ‪#‎HighSpeedRail‬ (London – West Midlands) Bill (the ‪#‎HS2‬ Bill) has been announced. Anyone who is specially and directly affected by the bill may present their objections in a document known as a ‘petition’.

The Lords petitioning period is expected to begin at 10am on Thursday 24 March 2016 and end at 5pm on Monday 18 April 2016.

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UK House of Lords added 26 new photos to the album: Checking and challenging government: House of Lords questions, 14 — at House of Lords.
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Checking and challenging government: House of Lords questions, 14 March 2016

Questions enable members to check on government activities, raise issues of concern and seek information from the government. Any member can ask a question on any subject for which the government is responsible, a government minister or spokesperson answers.

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UK House of Lords added 5 new photos to the album: Lord Speaker welcomes Hull City of Sanctuary representatives — at House of Lords.
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The Lord Speaker, Baroness D’Souza, welcomed representatives from the Hull City of Sanctuary group to the House of Lords on Monday 14 March, for a round-table discussion on immigration issues, and to talk about how they can all become more engaged with the work of the House and the political process.

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The government has announced that the ‪#‎StateOpening‬ of UK Parliament is expected to take place on 18 May.

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