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Weekly Information Bulletin: 14th June 2008

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
16 - 20 June 2008

Monday 16 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Israel and Palestine - Lord Hylton; A revised version of the Defence Industrial Strategy - Lord Astor of Hever; Electronic attacks against the UK's critical national infrastructure - Lord Soley; Strokes in children with sickle-cell disease - Lord Smith of Clifton

Legislation - Health and Social Care Bill - Report stage - Lord Darzi of Denham Legislation - Housing and Regeneration Bill (Grand Committee, day 7, Moses Room, 3.30pm)

Orders and Regulations - Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2008 - motion to approve


Tuesday 17 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Teacher training applicants - Baroness Perry of Southwark; Shortage of world food supplies - Lord Alton of Liverpool; New detention centre for illegal immigrants - Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Legislation - Pensions Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Orders and Regulations - Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Interoperable Rail System) Regulations 2008; Ministerial and Other Salaries Order 2008 - motions to approve (Grand Committee, Moses Room, 3.30pm)

Short Debate - Assessment of British Association for Central and Eastern Europe - Lord Radice


Wednesday 18 June

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - London polyclinic project - Lord Naseby; Consultations over military training exercise Joint Warrior - Lord MacKenzie of Culkein; Support for disabled people claiming Incapacity Benefit - Baroness Greengross

Legislation - European Union (Amendment) Bill - Third reading

Legislation - Housing and Regeneration Bill (Grand Committee, day 8, Moses Room, 3.45pm)

Short Debate - European Union Committee report on FRONTEX - Lord Jopling


Thursday 19 June

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - The future of climate change - Lord Sheldon; The recent conference in Dublin on cluster munitions - Lord Dubs; Aviation policy making in the UK - Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Legislation - Energy Bill (Grand Committee, day 2, Moses Room, 2.00pm)

Debate - The concept of Britishness - Lord Taylor of Warwick

Debate - Maintaining the rule of law and ensuring respect for other cultures - Baroness Park of Monmouth


Friday 20 June

The House will not be sitting


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
23 - 27 June 2008

Monday 23 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Alcohol harm reduction strategy - Lord Avebury; Disruption of electricity supplies on 27 May - Baroness Miller of Hendon; Maximise the benefits of digital technology - Lord St John of Bletso; Self testing blood sugar levels by type two diabetes patients - Viscount Falkland

Legislation - Pensions Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Orders and Regulations - Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008; Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland Consequential Amendments) Order 2008 - Lord Rooker


Tuesday 24 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Proposal to establish a league of democracies - Lord Hannay of Chiswick; Number of dementia sufferers in ten years time - Lord Ashley of Stoke; A ban on the drug khat - Baroness Warsi

Orders and Regulations - Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) Order 2008; National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Social Welfare) Order 2008 - Baroness Morgan of Drefelin


Wednesday 25 June

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Improvements to awareness and uptake of new Healthcare Travel Costs scheme - Lord Lewis of Newham; The cost and purpose of the Life Peerages Act 1958 Exhibition - Earl Ferrers; Response to report 'Purity of Elections in the UK: Causes for Concern' - Lord Tyler

Legislation - Education and Skills Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Adonis

Orders and Regulations - Representation of the People (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2008; Service Voters' Registration Period (Northern Ireland) Order 2008; Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000(Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2008 - Lord Rooker


Thursday 26 June

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Protection of UK farm livestock against bluetongue infection - Lord Livesey of Talgarth; Number of confirmed reports of food poisoning in the UK since the Foods Standards Agency was established - Countess of Mar; the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's assessment of Britain's economic prospects - Lord Roberts of Conwy

Debate - Future direction of higher education - Lord Luce

Debate - Case for a Royal Commission on state of prisons - Lord Ramsbotham

Legislation - Powers of Entry Bill - Committee stage - Lord Selsdon

Legislation - House of Lords (Members' Taxation Status) Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay


Friday 27 June

The House will not be sitting

 
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