Victims of serious crime may be able to hold police liable for failures in their investigations after a Supreme Court ruling.
Ministers reject claims its proposals mean the "status quo" transition phase could be "indefinite".
Baroness Williams tells the Lords "every option is being considered" for Alfie Dingley who has epilepsy.
His family fear he has been injured during a Hamburg stag do, and is "confused, vulnerable and lonely".
Adrian Bailey was making his way home from the Houses of Parliament when he was mugged.