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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th January 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
19 - 23 January 2009

Monday 19 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - International nuclear fuel bank - Lord Jenkin of Roding; Human rights in Iran - Lord Corbett of Castle Vale; Decline in the sterling exchange rate - Lord Barnett; Use of passports of more than one country - Lord Marlesford

Legislation - Banking Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Myners

Debate - Help to the automotive industry - Lord Harrison/Lord Carter of Barnes


Tuesday 20 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Eligibility for housing benefit - Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Zimbabwe - Lord Blaker; Prisoner early release scheme - Baroness Sharples

Legislation - Banking Bill - Committee stage (day 4) - Lord Myners

Debate - Funding agricultural and food research - Earl of Selborne/Lord Hunt of Kings Heath


Wednesday 21 January

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Bullying of pupils with learning difficulties - Lord Morris of Manchester; Unemployment - Lord Roberts of Conwy; Violence against disabled people - Lord Ashley of Stoke

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Debate - Humanitarian situation in Gaza - Baroness Northover/Lord Malloch-Brown


Thursday 22 January

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Consulations on Digital Britain Review - Lord Dubs; Accuracy of images submitted for planning applications - Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe; Capability of the Royal Navy to safeguard UK trade routes - Lord Geddes

Debate - United Nations Declaration on countering the world drug problem - Baroness Meacher/Lord Brett

Debate - Challenges facing the United Kingdom tourism industry - Earl of Glasgow/Lord Carter of Barnes

Orders and regulations - Freedom of Information (Parliament) Order 2009 - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Orders and regulations - European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2009; European Parliament (Disqualification) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2009; European Parliamentary Elections (Loans and Related Transactions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2004 (Amendment) Order 2009 - Lord Bach

Orders and regulations - Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2009 - Lord Bach


Friday 23 January

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - House of Lords (Members' Taxation Status) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay/Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Legislation - Equal Pay and Flexible Working Bill [HL] - Second reading - Baroness Morris of Bolton/Baroness Vadera


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
26 - 30 January 2009

Monday 26 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Development of nuclear fusion - Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Role of Lord Chancellor in tendering advice about presentation of Bills - Lord Campbell of Alloway; Overpayment of Hill Farm Allowance in 2006 - Baroness Byford; British citizens serving in the Israeli armed forces - Lord Ahmed

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord West of Spithead

Orders and regulations - Civil Procedure (Amendment No.2) Rules 2009; Rules of the Supreme Court (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No.3) 2009 - Lord Bach


Tuesday 27 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - British aid workers in conflict zones - Baroness Rawlings; Civil Service Bill - Lord Sheldon; Switchover from analogue to digital television - Baroness Wilcox

Legislation - Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Malloch-Brown

Debate - Pre-Budget Report 2008 and section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 - Lord Myners


Wednesday 28 January

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Pre-legislative scrutiny of Counter-Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Bill - Baroness Neville-Jones; Access to own nation's welfare benefits across EU - Lord Roberts of Llandudno; Public inquiry into female young offender SP - Lord Ramsbotham

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and regulations - Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Bingo Premises) Order 2009; Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limit) Order 2009 - Lord Carter of Barnes


Thursday 29 January

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Pay equality between men and women - Baroness Afshar; Phasing out of 100 and 75-watt traditional lightbulbs - Lord Harrison; Disability training for Governors and prison officers - Baroness Masham of Ilton

Debate - Political aspects of addressing climate change - Lord Browne of Madingley/Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Debate - Impact of choice on level of inequality - Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

Orders and regulations - Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Port Waste Reception Facilities) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord Adonis

Debate - Prospects for the UK's membership of the euro - Lord Dykes/Lord Myners


Friday 30 January

The House will not be sitting

 
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