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Weekly Information Bulletin: 25th April 2009

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 - Postal Services Bill [HL] - Committee (day 5) - Lord Mandelson

Orders and Regulations - Social Security (Flexible New Deal) Regulations 2009 - Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope/ Lord McKenzie of Luton


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 - UK citizens supplying personal information and travel plans when leaving the UK - Lord Geddes; Economic stimulus package and low-carbon economy - Bishop of Liverpool; Social care - Lord Ashley of Stoke

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;

European Union External Action Service - 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


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
4 - 8 May 2009

Monday 4 May

The House will not be sitting


Tuesday 5 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Official discussions between the prime minister and heads of the armed services - Lord Lee of Trafford; Violence in northern Nigeria - Baroness Cox; Working Time Directive - Lord Vinson

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill - Report stage (day 1) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and Regulations - Health Care and Associated Professions (Miscellaneous Amendments and Practitioner Psychologists) Order 2009 - Baroness Thornton

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

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Bach


Wednesday 6 May

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - UK net contribution to European Community Budget - Lord Campbell of Alloway; Management of chronic pain - Lord Luce; Investment in solar, tidal and wind power - Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Report (day 2) - Lord Darzi of Denham

Orders and Regulations - Building Societies (Insolvency and Special Administration) Order 2009; Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Contribution to Costs of Special Resolution Regime) Regulations 2009; Amendments to Law (Resolution of Dunfermline Building Society) Order 2009 - Lord Myners

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

Legislation - Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee stage (day 4) - Lord Bach


Thursday 7 May

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Nabucco pipeline - Baroness Rawlings; Government's Constitutional Renewal Bill - Lord Steel of Aikwood; Secure children's homes - Baroness Linklater of Butterstone

Debate - Economic prospects for the UK - Lord Forsyth of Drumlean/ Lord Myners


Friday 8 May

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - Bank of England (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Saatchi/ Lord Myners

Legislation - Community Amateur Sports Clubs (Support) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Addington

Legislation - Online Purchasing of Goods and Services (Age Verification) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Baroness Massey of Darwen

 
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