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Kinks in Debate

Baroness Murphy

Last night, we had just had our first vote on the Pensions Bill, narrowly won by the Government. (The main point of the Pensions Bill is to move both sexes to a state pension age of 66. This will happen over a 5-6 year period and was planned in principle by the former government. The…

The House Resumes on Monday

Lord Soley

The House resumes next Monday with the first day in committee of the Planning Bill. This is an important measure that will allow a quicker resolution of major planning issues. There is opposition to the Bill but it is worth remembering that the Terminal Five planning process took over five years and cost the taxpayer…