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Weekly Information Bulletin: 14th February 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
23 - 27 February 2009

Monday 23 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Right to vote in elections for members of the House of Lords - Lord Dubs; Recruitment into the nuclear industry - Lord Jenkin of Roding; Sri Lanka - Lord Naseby; Canada geese and airports - Lord Clinton-Davis

Legislation - Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Bill [HL] - Committee

stage - Lord Malloch-Brown

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 5) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee

Moses Room 3.30pm)

Orders and Regulations - Criminal Defence Service (Information Requests) Regulations 2009 - Lord Bach


Tuesday 24 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Winter fuel allowance - Baroness Wilcox; Statute Law Database - Lord Low of Dalston; Contribution of arts and culture sector towards economic recovery - Lord Harrison

Legislation - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 7) - Baroness Andrews (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.30pm)

Debate - Report of the Intergovernmental Organisations Committee report 'Communicable Diseases' - Lord Soley/Lord Darzi of Denham

Debate - Debate on Economic Affairs Committee Report on the economics of renewable energy - Lord Vallance of Tummel/Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Short Debate - Persecution of religious believers - Baroness Cox/Lord Malloch-Brown


Wednesday 25 February

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - National debt - Baroness Perry of Southwark; Communications budgets for Government-funded organizations - Baroness Byford; Corporate governance in UK business - Lord Smith of Clifton

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee stage - Lord West of Spithead

Short Debate - Future of public service broadcasting in Scotland - Lord Macdonald of Tradeston/Lord Davidson

of Glen Cova

Orders and Regulations - Unit Trusts (Electronic Communications) Order 2009; Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment)Regulations 2009 - Lord Myners; Mutual Societies (Transfers) Order 2009 - Lord Myners; Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009 - Lord Myners; Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord Myners; Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009 - Lord Myners; Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2009 - Lord Myners; Contracting Out (Highway Functions) Order 2009 - Lord Tunnicliffe; Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009 - Lord Tunnicliffe ; Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009 - Baroness Thornton (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.45pm)


Thursday 26 February

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Rose Review of the Primary Curriculum - Baroness Walmsley; Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill - Lord Campbell of Alloway; Effect of recession on state pensions - Baroness Greengross

Debate - Foreign policy - Lord Marlesford/Lord Malloch-Brown

Debate - Celebrations of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin - Baroness Hooper

Orders and Regulations - Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009; Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 - Lord Young of Norwood Green; Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation)(Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2009; Child Support (Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009; Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2009; Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2009 - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee Moses Room 2.00pm)


Friday 27 February

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - House of Lords Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Steel of Aikwood/Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Legislation - Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Ashley

of Stoke/Baroness Thornton


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
2 - 6 March 2009

Monday 2 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Network Rail and engineering works programme - Baroness Scott of Needham Market; Job losses in small and medium-sized manufacturing companies - Lord Sheldon; Sale of major UK media companies - Baroness Rawlings; Safety of Iranian residents at Camp Ashraf in Iraq - Baroness Harris of Richmond

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord West of Spithead

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee Moses

Room 3.30pm)

Short Debate - Referring cases for scrutiny and assessment by the Financial Services Authority - Lord James of Blackheath


Tuesday 3 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Concerns about prison safety - Baroness Stern; 2012 Olympic Games and additional funding for tourism - Lord Clement-Jones; Mountain rescue services - Lord Greaves

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 6) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath


Wednesday 4 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Rights of volunteers working for charities - Baroness Afshar; Music education in schools - Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall; St Helena Airport - Lord Hoyle

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord West of Spithead


Thursday 5 March

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Twinning schools in the UK with schools in Israel and Palestine - Lord Roberts of Llandudno; Annual limit on pay of executives - Lord Lea of Crondall; Length of student visas - Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 4) - Lotrd Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee Moses

Room 2.00pm)


Friday 6 March

The House will not be sitting

 
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