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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st March 2009

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

Monday 23 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Activities of trade unions - Lord Bradshaw; Practice of excluding International

GCSE results - Lord Lucas; Reduction of vehicle emissions - Lord James of Blackheath; Home Information

Packs - Lord Dixon-Smith

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

(day 2) - Baroness Andrews

Short Debate - Provision of NHS doctors outside hospitals - Viscount Falkland/Baroness Thornton

Orders and Regulations - Tax Credits Up-rating Regulations 2009; Guardian's Allowance Up-rating Order 2009; Guardian's Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2009 - Lord Davies of Oldham; Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2009 - Lord Adonis; Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2009;

Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2009; Financial Assistance Scheme and Incapacity Benefit (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2009; Occupational Pension Schemes (Contracting-out) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord McKenzie of Luton; European Parliamentary Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon; European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) (No. 2)

Regulations 2009 - Lord Bach (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.30pm)


Tuesday 24 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Reduced frequency of domestic refuse collections - Lord Trefgarne; Children born to mothers under 16 - Lord Northbourne; South West Farmland Birds Initiative - Lord Rotherwick

Legislation - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Mandelson

Orders and Regulations - Data Retention (EC Directive) Regulations 2009 - Motion that this House regrets the implementation of the Regulations - Baroness Neville-Jones/Lord West of Spithead


Wednesday 25 March

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Mutual building societies - Bishop of Chester; Raising the retirement age of Supreme Court

Justices to 75 - Lord Pannick; Export of arms to Israel - Lord Hylton

Legislation - Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Report stage (day 1) - Lord West of Spithead

Legislation - Corporation Tax Bill (and Remaining stages) - Second reading - Lord Davies of Oldham

Orders and Regulations - Local Government (Structural Changes) (Miscellaneous Amendments and Other Provision) Order 2009 - Baroness Andrews; Cornwall (Electoral Arrangements and Consequential Amendments)

Order 2009 - Baroness Andrews (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.45pm)

Debate - Science and Technology report on Systematic Biology Research and Taxonomy - Lord Sutherland

of Houndwood (Grand Committee Moses Room 3.45pm)


Thursday 26 March

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Local markets - Lord Lee of Trafford; Sir Andrew Foster's review of the Building Colleges for the Future programme - Baroness Sharp of Guildford; Safeguarding the integrity of the English language - Lord Smith of Clifton

Debate - Tax havens - Lord Wallace of Saltaire/Lord Myners

Debate - Nuclear proliferation - Baroness Williams of Crosby/Lord Malloch-Brown

Orders and Regulations - Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord Brett

Orders and Regulations - Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2009 - Lord Brett

Short Debate - Public service broadcasting remit of the BBC - Earl of Glasgow/Lord Davies of Oldham; Impact of economic crisis on demand for health and social care services - Baroness Barker/Baroness Thornton; Adult dyslexics and others with hidden disabilities - Lord Addington; Railway bonds to secure funding for infrastructure - Lord Tanlaw/Lord Tunnicliffe (Grand Committee Moses Room 2.00pm)


Friday 27 March

The House will not be sitting


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
30 March - 3 April 2009

Monday 30 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Security for G20 London summit - Baroness Rawlings; Funding of Government's borrowing requirement - Lord Higgins; Use of immunotherapy in treatment of allergies - Lord Taverne; Taxpayer's Alliance report 'The Great European Rip-off' - Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 10) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and Regulations - Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty: Monitoring and Reporting; and Assessments - Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Baroness Thornton


Tuesday 31 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - UK's contribution to EU budget - Lord Campbell of Alloway; Criteria for counting rough speakers - Baroness Scott of Needham Market; Future role of the FSA - Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Legislation - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Mandelson

Orders and Regulations - Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings)

Order 2009 - Lord Bach


Wednesday 1 April

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Assessment of pensioners' savings - Baroness Greengross; UK visa facilities for Iraqis - Lord

Clement-Jones; Economic competitiveness of the regions - Lord Sheldon

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

Legislation - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] - Report stage (day 3) - Baroness Andrews


Thursday 2 April

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Type 2 diabetes - Lord Harrison; Equity release schemes - Baroness Hollis of Heigham; UK energy capacity - Lord Tombs

Debate - Regulation, collection and retention of personal data - Earl of Northesk

Debate - Problems caused by online piracy - Lord Lloyd-Webber

Legislation - Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Myners (Grand Committee Moses

Room 12.00 noon)


Friday 3 April

The House will not be sitting

 
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