Weekly Information Bulletin: 27th October 2007
Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
29 - 30 October 2007
Monday 29 October (2.30pm)
Oral questions - Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty's Government what assistance they will provide to the government of Uganda in response to the recent flooding; and what support they are providing for the on-going peace initiatives in that country. Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty's Government when they last considered the effectiveness of the ban on passengers taking liquids aboard commercial aircraft. Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty's Government how they intend to improve the safety of children when they undertake paid work.
Lord Anderson of Swansea to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the prospects for an international agreement on the future of Kosovo.
Tuesday 30 October at 2.30pm
Oral questions - Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in the implementation of their scheme to help in the re-settlement of Iraqi citizens who have worked for the United Kingdom forces in Iraq. Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty's Government whether spending on the Arts may suffer as a result of the overrun on spending on the 2012 London Olympic Games. Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made on their proposals for reform of the law on rape.
If messages are received from the Commons, they will be considered.
If the House sits only for prorogation, the sitting will start at 11.00am
Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
6 - 9 November 2007
Tuesday 6th November
STATE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT
At 3.30pm motion for Humble Address
Wednesday 7th November (3.00pm)
Debate on the Address - Foreign and European Affairs, International Development and Defence (L. Drayson).
Thursday 8th November (11.00am)
Debate on the Address - Health, Social Affairs and Education (L. Darzi of Denham).