HOUSE OF LORDS BILL [HL] 2nd reading

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, this match has now entered its second half and the current score is 18–2 to the noble Lord, Lord Steel, and his supporters, and I have no reason to believe that the balance will change very much as we go to the end of the debate. I congratulate him very warmly on at last winning over your Lordships’ House with his perseverance and patience and with the excellent speech that he made in introducing the Bill earlier.... read more