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Weekly Information Bulletin: 11th October 2008

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
13 - 17 October 2008

Monday 13 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Treatment by the State Peace and Development Council in Burma of ethnic national people - Baroness Cox; Afghanistan - Lord Eden of Winton; Safety regulations applying to road freight through the Channel Tunnel - Lord Berkeley; Report of Parliamentary Ombudsman into Equitable Life - Baroness Noakes

Legislation - Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas) Bill [HL] - Third reading - Lord Lee of Trafford

Legislation - Counter-Terrorism Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord West of Spithead

Short Debate - Gaza and the West Bank - Lord Dykes/Lord Malloch-Brown


Tuesday 14 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Green Paper on Social care - Lord Ashley of Stoke; Abolition of Pensions Appeal Tribunal in England and Wales - Lord Craig of Radley; When the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Governor of the Bank of England last officially met - Lord Barnett

Legislation - Planning Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Baroness Andrews

Orders and Regulations - European Parliament (House of Lords Disqualification) Regulations 2008 - Lord Trefgarn


Wednesday 15 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Independent Police Complaint's Commission report 'Police custody as a "Place of Safety": Examining the Use of Section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983' - Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham; Non-natural deaths in Prison Service custody - Baroness Stern; Status of Department of International Development's office in Georgia - Baroness Rawlings

Legislation - Counter-Terrorism Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord West of Spithead


Thursday 16 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Relations between Georgia and the Ukraine - Lord Dykes; Encouraging walking and cycling in urban areas - Lord Krebs; Short selling shares - Lord Hoyle

Legislation - Planning Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Baroness Andrews

Orders and Regulations - Enterprise Act 2002 (Specification of Additional Section 58 Consideration) Order 2008 - Baroness Vadera


Friday 17 October

The House will not be sitting


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
20 - 24 October 2008

Monday 20 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Estimated balance of payments - Lord Sheldon; Iran's uranium enrichment programme - Lord Janner of Braunstone; Co-payments for specialist NHS drug treatments - Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Revised European Security Strategy - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Legislation - Planning Bill - Committee stage (day 5) - Baroness Andrews

Orders and Regulations - Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) (Amendment) Regulations 2008 - Lord McKenzie of Luton


Tuesday 21 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Forced return of failed asylum seekers to Zimbabwe, Darfur and Iran - Lord Roberts of Llandudno; UK investment in science - Lord Harrison; Electricite de France's proposed takeover of British Energy - Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Legislation - Counter-Terrorism Bill - Committee stage (day 4) - Lord West of Spithead

Orders and Regulations - Health Service Branded Medicines (Control of Prices and Supply of Information) Regulations 2008 - Motion to annul - Earl Howe/Baroness Thornton


Wednesday 22 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Energy supplies during coming winter - Lord Ezra; Current situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub -Hamdon; British farmers prosecuted under European Union rules - Baroness Boothroyd

Legislation - Energy Bill - Report stage - Lord Bach


Thursday 23 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Announcement that part-pedestrianisation of Parliament Square is not to proceed - Baroness Hamwee; Same-sex relationships and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights - Lord Lester of Herne Hill; Small businesses - Lord Cotter

Legislation - Planning Bill - Committee stage (day 6) - Baroness Andrews


Friday 24 October

The House will not be sitting

 
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