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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th May 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
11 - 15 May 2009

Monday 11 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Attitudes towards the EU - Lord Stoddart of Swindon; Human trafficking - Lord Sheikh; Drugs policies - Lord Cobbold; Panel on Fair Access to the Professions report - Lord Lea of Crondall

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

Legislation - Law Commission Bill - Committee - Lord Llody of Berwick

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

Orders and Regulations - Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to regret - Baroness Thomas of Winchester/ Lord McKenzie of Luton

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

Legislation - Business Rate Supplements Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Baroness Andrews


Tuesday 12 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Recognition of Great War veterans - Lord Faulkner of Worcester; Unacceptability of objecting to wind turbines - Lord Willoughby de Broke; Wilton Park - Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Legislation - Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] - Third reading - Lord Ashley of Stoke

Legislation - Health Bill [HL] - Third reading - Lord Darzi of Denham

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Report (day 2) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Short Debate - Role of Privy Councillors - Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank/ Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

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

Orders and Regulations - Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice for Examining Officers) (Revision) Order 2009 - Lord West of Spithead

Orders and Regulations - Transfer of Tribunal Functions (Lands Tribunal and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2009 - Lord Patel of Bradford

Orders and Regulations - Freedom of Information (Time for Compliance with Request) Regulations 2009 - Lord Patel of Bradford

Orders and Regulations - Housing (Replacement of Terminated Tenancies) (Successor Landlords) (England) Order 2009 - Baroness Andrews

Debate - EU Committee follow-up Report on the EU and Russia - Lord Teverson/Lord Malloch-Brown


Wednesday 13 May

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - British pork and bacon in House of Lords refreshment outlets - Lord Hoyle; PVL and Staphylococcus infections - Baroness Masham of Ilton; Introduction of legislation regarding the Civil Service - Lord Sheldon

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

Orders and Regulations - Climate Change Act 2008 (2020 Target, Credit Limit and Definitions) Order 2009; Carbon Budgets Order 2009; Carbon Accounting Regulations 2009 - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

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

Legislation - Business Rate Supplements Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Baroness Andrews


Thursday 14 May

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - UN convention on the rights of disabled people - Lord Morris of Manchester; Governance of universities - Baroness Sharp of Guildford; Climate change and developing countries - Lord Stern of Brentford

Debate - Government's policies on the wellbeing of children and families - Baroness Massey of Darwen/ Baroness Morgan of Drefelin

Debate - Opportunities for UK tourism's growth and greater contribution to all parts of the economy - Lord Pendry

Short Debate - Formal recognition for men and women of Bomber Command - Lord Richard/Lord Tunnicliffe

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2:00pm

Short Debate - Benefits of Segway Transporters - Lord Harris of Haringey/Lord Adonis

Short Debate - Public consultations by Government departments - Lord Norton of Louth


Friday 15 May

The House will not be sitting.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
18 - 22 May 2009

Monday 18 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Protection for tenants of landlords subject to repossession proceedings - Baroness Scott of Needham Market; Sangatte and non-European Union immigrants - Lord Naseby; Genital mutilations on Somali satellite tv - Baroness Rendell of Babergh; Legal aid rates payable in family law cases - Lord Pannick

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


Tuesday 19 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Free travel schemes - Lord Roberts of Llandudno; Information Prescriptions for cancer patients - Lord Clement-Jones; Restoration and development of Bletchley Park - Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Report (day 3) - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Orders and Regulations - Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 4) Order 2009 - Lord Davidson of Glen Clova


Wednesday 20 May

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Corporate governance of Network Rail - Earl Attlee; Repayment of overpaid tax - Lord Dubs; Political dialogue within Turkey - Lord Hylton

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

Legislation - Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Second reading - Baroness Morgan of Drefelin/ Lord Young of Norwood Green


Thursday 21 May

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Reducing the public debt - Lord Barnett; Services to first time mothers on the NHS - Lord Northbourne; Investigation into violations of human rights and international law in Gaza - Baroness Tonge

Debate - 2050 CO2 emissions reduction target - Lord Dixon-Smith

Debate - Effect of disease on UK's bee population - Lord Moynihan


Friday 22 May

The House of Lords is in recess.

 
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