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Weekly Information Bulletin: 17th October 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
19 - 23 October 2009

Monday 19 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Government response to a paper on the future of energy security for the UK - Lord Jenkin of Roding; Affordable house building - Baroness Jones of Whitchurch; Progress by aircraft manufacturers in developing a "green aircraft" - Baroness Hanham; Contribution of the British military presence in Afghanistan to preventing terrorism in the UK - Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Legislation - Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Janner of Braunstone

Legislation - Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Committee stage (day 9) - Baroness Morgan of Drefelin/Lord Young of Norwood Green

Orders and Regulations - Flexible New Deal (Miscellaneous Provisions) Order 2009 - Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope


Tuesday 20 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Unemployment among 16 to 24 year olds - Lord Roberts of Conwy; Traffic Officers employed by the Highways Agency - Lord Trefgarne; "Purdy case" and the Director of Public Prosecutions - Lord Warner

Legislation - Driving Instruction (Suspension and Exemption Powers) Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord Tyler

Legislation - Policing and Crime Bill - Committee stage (day 5) - Lord West of Spithead/Lord Brett

Short Debate - The development of credit unions - Lord Tomlinson


Wednesday 21 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Publication of Government aid spending on the internet - Baroness Rawlings; Encouragement of parents to marry - Lord Northbourne; Bus services in the English metropolitan areas outside London - Lord Rosser

Legislation - Coroners and Justice Bill - Report stage (day 1) - Lord Bach

Orders and Regulations - Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Statutory Storage Period for Embryos and Gametes) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/1582) - Motion to annul - Baroness Butler-Sloss

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

Orders and Regulations - Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009; Government of Wales Act 2006 (Consequential Modifications, Transitional Provisions and Saving) Order 2009; Groundwater (England and Wales) Regulations 2009


Thursday 22 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Introduction(s) - The Lord Bishop of Blackburn

Oral Questions - securing a legal agreement for British troops to conduct training in Iraq - Lord Astor of Hever; Commitments to be agreed at the UN climate change conference - Lord Hannay of Chiswick; Visa status of dependant relatives of Latin American residents in the UK - Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Legislation - Autism Bill - Third reading - Baroness Pitkeathley

Legislation - Welfare Reform Bill - Report stage (day 1) - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Short Debate - Enabling older workers to continue working - Baroness Turner of Camden


Friday 23 October

The House will sit at 10:00am

Debate - European Union Committee report on the EU Consumer Rights Directive - Baroness Howarth of Breckland

Debate - European Union Committee report on Recast of the First Rail Freight Package - Lord Freeman


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
26 - 30 October 2009

Monday 26 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Judicial Committee of the Privy Council - Lord Anderson of Swansea; Raising awareness of tuberculosis - Baroness Sharples; Creating a more balanced economy - Lord Haskel; Death of Fiona Pilkington and her daughter and investigating how many families in England and Wales are subjected to bullying - Lord Neill of Bladen

Legislation - Coroners and Justice Bill - Report stage (day 2) - Lord Bach

Short Debate - Autism, social inclusion and disability discrimination legislation - Baroness Prashar


Tuesday 27 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) - Lord Sacks, Baroness O'Loan

Oral Questions - Impact of the UK's net expenditure transfers to the EU budget - Lord Vinson; Prevention of contamination of cabin air in aircraft - Lord Tyler; High alcohol content red wines - Lord Harrison

Legislation - Welfare Reform Bill - Report stage (day 2) - Lord McKenzie of Luton

Short Debate - Protection of vulnerable migrant workers' rights - Lord Harries of Pentregarth


Wednesday 28 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Energy supplies during the coming winter - Lord Ezra; Resolution of the Cyprus dispute - Lord Wallace of Saltaire; Role of the Lord Speaker - Lord Campbell-Savours

Legislation - Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Bill - Committee - Lord Whitty

Legislation - Coroners and Justice Bill - Report stage (day 3) - Lord Bach

Short Debate - Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/1610) - Motion to take note - Lord Rosser


Thursday 29 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Value of benefits overpayments and unrecovered tax - Lord James of Blackheath; Dealing with water shortages in Africa - Lord Hunt of Chesterton; Complexities affecting investigations and bringing of suspects to trial in Northern Ireland - Lord Cope of Berkeley

Legislation - Welfare Reform Bill - Report stage (day 3) - Lord McKenzie of Luton


Friday 30 October

The House will not be sitting.

 
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