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Weekly Information Bulletin: 7th March 2009

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

Motion - Against Second Reading Postal Services Bill [HL] - Lord Clarke of Hampstead/Lord Mandelson

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 4) - Lord West of Spithead


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 - Report stage and Third reading - 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/ Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

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

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath


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

Legislation - City of Westminster Bill [HL] - Second reading - Baroness Gardner of Parkes


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
16 - 20 March 2009

Monday 16 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Right to protest in Parliament Square - Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer; Zimbabwe - Lord Blaker; Fatalities caused by large towing vehicles - Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Increasing the number of

allotments - Baroness Sharples

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 9) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and Regulations - Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2009 - Baroness Vadera

Orders and Regulations - Banking Act 2009 (Third Party Compensation Arrangements for Partial Property Transfers) Regulations; Banking Act 2009 (Restriction of Partial Property Transfers) Regulations - Lord Myners; Banking Act 2009 (Banking Administration) (Modification for Application to Banks in Temporary Public Ownership) Regulations 2009; Banking Act 2009 (Banking Administration) (Modification for Application to Multiple Transfers) Regulations 2009; Banking Act 2009 (Part 2 and 3 Consequential Amendments) Order 2009 - Lord Myners; Official Statistics

Order 2009 - Baroness Vadera (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.30pm)


Tuesday 17 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Avoidance of debt by UK banks - Baroness Miller of Hendon; HMS Endurance - Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Charges levied by water companies - Bishop of Ripon and Leeds

Legislation - Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - Second reading - Lord Myners

Legislation - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] - Report stage - Baroness Andrews


Wednesday 18 March

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Gaza - Lord Sheikh; Future growth in money supply - Earl of Caithness;

Unemployment - Lord Roberts of Conwy

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Second reading - Lord Bach

Orders and Regulations - Legislative Reform (Supervision of Alcohol Sales in Church and Village

Halls &c.) Order 2009 - Lord Carter of Barnes; National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Housing)

Order 2009 - Lord Davies of Oldham; Renewables Obligation Order 2009 - Lord Davies of Oldham (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.45pm)


Thursday 19 March

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Strength of battalions deployed overseas - Lord Astor of Hever; Per capita carbon dioxide emission in the UK - Lord Dubs; Business Rate payable from April 2009 - Lord Naseby

Debate - Care of older adults and long-term disabled people - Baroness Fookes/Baroness Thornton

Debate - Bicentenary of Charles Darwin - Baroness Hooper

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


Friday 20 March

The House will not be sitting

 
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