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Weekly Information Bulletin: 15th June 2002

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
17 June - 21 June 2002

Enquiries about Lords business may be put to the Lords Information Office 020 - 7219 3107

Monday 17 June (2.30pm)

Oral Questions - What proportion of the money directed towards cancer care has ultimately been used for that purpose (B. Northover); Which policies contribute to the health of children and young people (B. Massey of Darwen); What criteria are used to determine the locations of proposed accommodation centres for asylum seekers (L. Dixon-Smith); Whether the arrangements for the maintenance of the railway infrastructure are satisfactory (L. Bradshaw).

Legislation - Sex Discrimination (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill [HL]- (third reading); Education Bill- (Report- 1st day).

Delegated Legislation- Financial Services and Markets Act 2000(Financial Promotion) (Amendment) (Electronic Commerce Directive) Order 2002 - Motion for approval

Tuesday 18 June (2.30pm)

Oral Questions - When convergence of funding, salaries and status of further education colleges and schools might take place (L. Dormand of Easington); What the policy is towards the need for explicit authority by the United Nations Security Council for any military action against Iraq (L. Judd); What will be done to improve the technical operation and to secure the financial viability of National Air Traffic Services (L. Smith of Clifton); Further to the 5th Report of the House of Lords' Offices Committee, when the proposed Board of Management will publish the business plan (L. Barnett).

Legislation - Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Bill - (committee); Public Trustee (Liability and Fees) Bill [HL] - (third reading); Employment Bill - (report- 3rd day); Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill - (grand committee - 3rd day) - Committee Room 4.

Unstarred Question - How will genuine refugees to the United Kingdom be admitted through "managed migration" (E. Sandwich).

Wednesday 19 June (2.30pm)

Oral Questions - When, and how, developments in the Convention on the Future of Europe which is now preparing for the Inter-governmental Conference proposed for 2003-04 will be reported to the House (L. Wallace of Saltaire); Whether, within the framework of fines and lane rental schemes, local authorities and highways authorities should be required to pay costs in proportion to the disruption caused to road-users by their actions (L. Geddes); Whether it is intended to convene a Constitutional Conference in order to consider the proposed reforms to Bermuda's electoral system (B. Hooper).

Legislation - Education Bill - (report - 2nd day); Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill - (grand committee - 4th day) - Committee Room 4.

Delegated Legislation - Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2002 - Motion for approval.

L. Chalfont-To move, as an amendment to the above motion, to leave out all the words after "That" and insert, "this House declines to approve the draft Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2002 in respect of the Air Force until such time as Her Majesty's Government have responded to the Report of the Select Committee on Chinook ZD 576".

Thursday 20 June (2.30pm)

Oral Questions -What steps are being taken to guard against further flooding in Shrewsbury and the physical and emotional suffering which results (L. Bishop of Lichfield); What are the current policies regarding the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians (L. Blaker); Whether the new prisons which are being built will have facilities for disabled prisoners, staff, visitors and volunteers; and what plans there are to adapt existing prisons to provide these facilities (B. Masham of Ilton).

Legislation - Mobile Telephones (Re-programming) Bill [HL] - (committee stage); Tax Credits Bill (third reading); Industrial and Provident Societies Bill - (committee); Divorce (Religious Marriages) - (committee); Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill [HL] - (second reading).

Friday 21 June (11.00am)

Legislation - Marine Wildlife Conservation Bill - (second reading).

Delegated Legislation - Draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2002; Draft Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) Order 2002; Draft Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002; Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Laying Hens; Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens - Motions for approval.

Provisional Future Business
24 - 27 June 2002

Monday 24 June

Legislation - Nationality Immigration and Asylum Bill - (second reading).

Delegated Legislation- Town and Country Planning (Major Infrastructure Project Inquiries Procedure) (England) Rules 2002 - Motion to annul.

Tuesday 25 June

Legislation - Proceeds of Crime Bill - (report stage).

Unstarred Question - On what is the belief that the continuous cull policy carried out during last year's foot-and-mouth epidemic was legal based (L. Willoughby de Broke).

Wednesday 26 June

Legislation - Education Bill - (report stage - 3rd day); Public Services (Disruption) Bill [HL] - (committee).

Thursday 27 June

Legislation - Employment Bill - (third reading).

Unstarred Question - how successful have the Ministry of Defence's Skill Force pilot schemes been in addressing the problems of school truancy and exclusion (L. Freeman).

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