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Weekly Information Bulletin: 28th February 2009

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

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

Short Debate - Therapies using adult stem cells - Lord Alton of Liverpool/Lord Drayson


Wednesday 4 March

The House will sit at 3:00pm

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

Orders and Regulations - Northern Ireland Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2009; Draft of Alterations to the Northern Ireland Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme 2002 - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon; Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009 - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Orders and Regulations - Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2009 - Lord Carter of Barnes; Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009 - Baroness Thornton;

European Parliamentary Elections (Franchise of Relevant Citizens of the Union) (Amendment)Regulations 2009 - Lord Bach; Representation of the People (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord Bach; Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Lord Bach (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.45pm)


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) - Lord Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee Moses Room 2.00pm)

Debate - Strengthening of governance and the rule of law in Africa - Earl of Sandwich/Lord Davies of Oldham

Debate - Maximising the talent and skills available to ensure future economic prosperity - Baroness Greengross

Orders and Regulations - Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Continuance in force of sections 1 to 9) Order 2009 - Lord West of Spithead; Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Lord West of Spithead


Friday 6 March

The House will not be sitting


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
9 - 13 March 2009

Monday 9 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Improving local sports clubs facilities - Baroness Billingham; President Obama's visit to Europe in April - Lord Dykes; Securing the future of archaeology in the UK - Earl of Glasgow; Alleviate pensioner poverty - Baroness Seccombe

Legislation - Northern Ireland Bill - Second reading - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 7) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 5) - Lord Darzi of Denham (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.30pm)


Tuesday 10 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Withdrawing of NHS residential accommodation for people with severe learning disabilities by 2010 - Baroness Boothroyd; Causes of Gulf War illness - Lord Lloyd of Berwick; State compensation scheme for victims of thalidomide - Lord Ashley of Stoke

Legislation - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Mandelson


Wednesday 11 March

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Inquiry into corporate governance of banking industry - Lord Barnett; Energy Efficiency Standards of Performance scheme - Lord Teverson; Control of social networking sites - Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate

Legislation - Northern Ireland Bill - Committee stage - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 8) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Legislation - Northern Ireland Bill - Remaining stages - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon


Thursday 12 March

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - European security and defence policy - Lord Wallace of Saltaire; Police searches in the House of Lords - Lord Campbell-Savours; Alleged torture of Binyam Mohamed - Lord Thomas of Gresford

Debate - Role of women in the global economic crisis - Baroness Gould of Potternewton

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


Friday 13 March

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Ashley of Stoke/Baroness Thornton

Legislation - Cohabitation Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Lester of Herne Hill

 
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