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Weekly Information Bulletin: 31st October 2009

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
2 - 6 November 2009

Monday 2 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Plans for the introduction of regulations to prohibit retail display of tobacco products - Lord Walton of Detchant; Enabling British military and other personnel serving overseas to vote in elections - Lord Roberts of Llandudno; UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict - Baroness Northover; Global Political Agreement in Zimbabwe - Lord Avebury

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

Short Debate - The reduction of road casualties after 2010 - Earl of Dundee

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

Orders and Regulations - Draft Saving Gateway Accounts Regulations 2009; Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2009 - Lord Myners; Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (Amendment) Order 2009; District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Baroness Crawley; Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009; Private Security Industry Act 2001 (Amendments to Schedule 2) Order 2009 - Baroness Crawley; Community Legal Service (Funding) (Counsel in Family Proceedings) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Motion to take note - Baroness Butler-Sloss/Lord Bach


Tuesday 3 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) - Bishop of Lichfield

Oral Questions - Long-term side effects of painkillers and anti-depressants - Earl of Sandwich; Walton Report on Access to Specialist Neuromuscular Care - Baroness Thomas of Winchester; Restrictions on political activities of former armed forces officers whilst still in receipt of armed forces remuneration - Lord Razzall

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

Legislation - Policing and Crime Bill - Report stage (day 1) - Lord West of Spithead/Lord Brett

Short Debate - Management of water and the conservation of rivers - Lord Dear/Lord Davies of Oldham


Wednesday 4 November

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Policy on Afghanistan - Lord Renton of Mount Harry; Sheep farmers and the new electronic identification requirements - Archbishop of York; Garth prison and the effect of budget cuts on the prison system - Baroness Stern;

Legislation - Coroners and Justice Bill - Third Reading - Lord Bach

Legislation - Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Report stage (day 2) - Baroness Morgan of Drefelin/ Lord Young of Norwood Green

Short Debate - Immigration and asylum law - Lord Hylton

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

Debate - Sudan - Bishop of Salisbury/Lord Brett

Debate - Cerebral palsy - Lord Hameed/Baroness Thornton

Debate - The Vision 2020 initiative - Lord Crisp/Lord Brett

Debate - Humanism and the BBC - Lord Harrison/Lord Davies of Oldham


Thursday 5 November

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Czech President's stance on the Treaty of Lisbon - Lord Dykes; Inter-ministerial meeting with Polish ministers - Lord Clinton-Davis; Disabled students and the student loans system - Lord Addington

Legislation - Policing and Crime Bill - Report Stage (day 2) - Lord West of Spithead/Lord Brett


Friday 6 November

The House will sit at 10:00am

Debate - The Armed Forces and future defence policy - Lord Drayson


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
9 - 13 November 2009

Monday 9 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Visa services for Pakistani students and visitors in Abu Dhabi - Lord Ahmed; Road tax charged on vehicles registered in other European countries - Baroness Knight of Collingtree; Broadband in rural communities - Baroness Byford; Burma - Baroness Cox

Legislation - Health Bill - Consideration of Commons Amendments - Baroness Thornton

Legislation - Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill - Consideration of Commons Amendments - Lord McKenzie of Luton

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

Orders and Regulations - Scottish and Northern Ireland Banknote Regulations 2009 - Lord Davies of Oldham; Ministry of Defence Police (Conduct) Regulations 2009; Ministry of Defence Police Appeals Tribunals Regulations 2009; Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2009; Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Networks) Exemption Order 2009 - Lord Faulkner of Worcester


Tuesday 10 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Pedestrians and cyclists and the near-silent operation of electric and hybrid vehicles - Lord Low of Dalston; Future funding of the BBC - Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury; Abu Dhabi - Lord Soley

Short Debate - Approval of House Committee Report on MEPs passes

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


Wednesday 11 November

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - TUC and boycotts of Israel - Baroness Deech; Domestic violence - Lord Sheikh; Websites closed under the Terrorism Act 2006 - Lord Naseby

Legislation - Policing and Crime Bill - Third Reading - Lord West of Spithead/Lord Brett

Legislation - Marine and Coastal Access Bill - Consideration of Commons Amendments - Lord Davies of Oldham


Thursday 12 November

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Young persons detained under immigration powers at Yarl's Wood - Lord Dubs; The results of consultation on prisoners' voting rights - Lord Ramsbotham; Quangos - Lord Marlesford


Friday 13 November

The House will not be sitting.

 
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