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Weekly Information Bulletin: 4th April 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
20 - 24 April 2009

Monday 20 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Sir Andrew Foster's report on the further education colleges building programme - Baroness Valentine; 2012 Olympic Games and Sport and Exercise Medicine consultants - Lord Addington; Voting rights for prisoners in the European elections - Lord Ramsbotham; Civilian staff in conflict prevention and peace-keeping operations - Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Legislation - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Mandelson

Short Debate - Assessment of Channel 4 Dispatches programme 'Undercover Mosque' - Lord Thomas of Gresford/Baroness Scotland of Asthal


Tuesday 21 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Mortgages for residential properties - Lord Dubs; Development of high-speed rail - Bishop of Carlisle; Government policy and the current economic situation - Earl of Caithness

Legislation - Disabled Persons [Independent Living] Bill [HL] - Committee stage - Lord Ashley of Stoke

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 11) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and Regulations - Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Lord Carter of Barnes

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3:30pm

Legislation: Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Myners


Wednesday 22 April

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Quantitative easing - Lord Barnett; Unemployment figures and benefits - Lord Roberts of Conwy;

Re-use of graves - Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham

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

Legislation - Business Rate Supplements Bill - Second reading - Baroness Andrews

Legislation - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 4) - Lord Mandelson


Thursday 23 April

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Tuberculosis - Baroness Sharples; Cancer patients living in fuel poverty - Baroness Gardner of Parkes; The postal address of the new Supreme Court - Earl Ferrers

Debate - Inquiry into contaminated NHS blood and blood products - Lord Morris of Manchester

Debate - Civil liberties and electronic surveillance - Lord Craig of Radley

Short Debate - Future of British Formula 1 Grand Prix - Lord Astor of Hever


Friday 24 April

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - Dog Control Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Redesdale/Lord Davies of Oldham

Legislation - Companies' Remuneration Reports Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Gavron

Legislation - Law Commission Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Lloyd of Berwick/Lord Bach


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
27 April - 1 May 2009

Monday 27 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Reform of the House of Lords - Lord Tyler; Delays in the parole system - Baroness Stern; UK defence industry and the re-equipment of the Iraqi army - Lord Astor of Hever; Gulf War Illness - Lord Craig of Radley

Legislation - Coroners and Justice Bill - Second reading - Lord Bach


Tuesday 28 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Czech Presidency of the EU and climate change - Lord Dykes; Polygamous marriage - Baroness Warsi; Export Credits Guarantee Department - Lord James of Blackheath

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Report stage - Lord Darzi of Denham

Short Debate - United Nations acting in accordance with its Charter - Baroness Howells of St Davids/ Lord

Malloch-Brown

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3:30pm

Legislation - Perpetuities and Accumulations Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Bach

Orders and Regulations - European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities) Order 2009 - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Debate - Joint Committee on Human Rights Report on the Convention - Lord Lester of Herne Hill/Lord McKenzie of Luton


Wednesday 29 April

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Commission for Equality and Human Rights - Lord Ashley of Stoke; UK citizens supplying personal information and travel plans when leaving the UK - Lord Geddes; Economic stimulus package and low-carbon

economy - Bishop of Liverpool

Legislation - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill - Third reading - Baroness Andrews

Legislation - Welfare Reform Bill - Second reading - Lord McKenzie of Luton

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3:45pm

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Bach


Thursday 30 April

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - French membership of NATO - Lord Trefgarne; Disarmament in Northern Ireland - Lord Tebbit; Open Europe report 'The hard sell: EU communication policy and the campaign for hearts and minds' - Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Debate - Contribution made by British armed forces to defending the UK and peacekeeping - Lord King of Bridgwater/ Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Debate - Government's public health agenda - Baroness Knight of Collingtree/ Baroness Thornton

Legislation - Cohabitation Bill [HL] - Committee stage - Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 12:00pm

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Bach


Friday 1 May

The House will not be sitting

 
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