House of Lords questions potential move to York

Conservative Lord Young of Cookham has questioned whether or not the government is still considering moving the House of Lords from London to York. It came after Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove refused to rule it out on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show. Lord True, responding for the government, said it was “reasonable for all […]


On this day, Crown Prince, Kaif created history in Lord’s | आज ही के दिन युवराज, कैफ ने लॉर्डस में रचा था इतिहास

नई दिल्ली, 13 जुलाई (आईएएनएस)। आज ही के दिन 13 जुलाई को 18 साल पहले सौरव गांगुली की युवा टीम ने वो उपलब्धि हासिल की थी जो हर भारतीय के दिमाग में हमेशा के लिए घर कर गई थी, जिसे कभी नहीं भुलाया जा सकता और इस कहानी की इबारत लिखी थी गांगुली की टीम […]


Gambling in football: Betting sponsorship on shirts should be banned – Lords report

10 clubs in the Premier League are currently sponsored by gambling firms Premier League clubs should not be allowed to have betting firms on their shirts, a House of Lords Select Committee report has recommended. The cross-party committee, set up to look at the impact of the United Kingdom’s gambling industry, also says such sponsors […]


Loot boxes: Lords call for ‘immediate’ gambling regulation

Image copyright Getty Images The House of Lords Gambling Committee says video game loot boxes should be regulated under gambling laws. The Lords say loot boxes should be classified as “games of chance” – which would bring them under the Gambling Act 2005. “If a product looks like gambling and feels like gambling, it should […]


Pet cat interrupts Lords Committee

An uninvited guest has brought a whisker of laughter to a Lords committee. The EU Services Sub Committee was hearing evidence over Zoom from trade expert Sally Jones, when her pet cat pawed its way into her office. But the funny feline didn’t disrupt proceedings too much and was welcomed by peers. Source link


Coronavirus: Daily allowances for Lords members to be halved

Daily fees for peers will be halved to reflect changes to working practices due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Lords authorities have recommended that the maximum peers can claim be reduced from £323 a day to £162. It said the temporary measure reflected the fact most business would take place remotely and peers would be […]