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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th January 2010

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
11 - 15 January 2010

Monday January 11

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - President of the European Council - Lord Dykes; Improving performance in spoken and written English - Lord Quirk; Visas to foreign athletes attending the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 - Lord Trefgarne; Whether the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final should remain of free-to-air television - Lord Hoyle

Legislation - Equality Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Short Debate - Impact of party list electoral systems - Lord Alton of Liverpool/ Lord Bach


Tuesday 12 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Appeals against refusals to answer written questions - Lord Lucas; Environmentally sustainable prisons - Lord Bishop of Liverpool; Ban on Dr Michael Savage from entering the UK - Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Legislation - Digital Economy Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Mandelson/ Lord Davies of Oldham

Debate - EU Committee report on UK participation in Asylum Qualifications and Asylum Procedures Directives - Lord Roper/Lord West of Spithead

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

Legislation - Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon


Wednesday 13 January

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - Treatment of prisoners aged under 18 - Baroness Stern; Current capital needs of the further education sector - Baroness Garden of Frognal; Government plans to cut public expenditure - Lord Sheldon

Legislation - Equality Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

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

Legislation - Bribery Bill - Committee stage (day 2) - Lord Bach


Thursday 14 January

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Use of hand-held mobile telephones by drivers - Viscount Tenby; Admissibility of intercept evidence in court - Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer; Honour-related violence in the United Kingdom - Baroness Cox

Debate - Copenhagen conference on climate change - Lord Stone of Blackheath

Debate - Progress made in making the UK a more tolerant, democratic and open society - Lord Harrison

Legislation - Marriage (Wales) Bill - Committee stage - Lord Rowe-Beddoe


Friday 15 January

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation - Building Regulations (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Harrison

Legislation - Powers of Entry (Etc.) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Selsdon

Legislation - Consumer Emissions (Climate Change) [HL] - Second reading - Lord Teverson

Legislation - Live Music Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Clement-Jones


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
18 - 22 January 2010

Monday 18 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - Amendment of the Bank of England Act 1998 - Lord Barnett; The quality of care homes for those with dementia - Lord Ashley of Stoke; Information from the government of Libya about Jaballa Hamed Matar and Hamed Said Khanfoor - Lord Lester of Herne Hill; Free trade agreements being negotiated by Peru and Colombia with the EU - Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Legislation - Digital Economy Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Lord Mandelson/ Lord Davies of Oldham

Legislation - Video Recordings Bill - Second reading - Lord Davies of Oldham


Tuesday 19 January

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions - The issuing of arrest warrants for senior Israelis visiting the UK - Lord Anderson of Swansea; The provision of visas for business visitors from Iraq - Lord Clement-Jones; Postal votes for parliamentary elections - Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Legislation - Equality Bill - Committee stage (day 3) - Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Legislation - Child Poverty Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Lord McKenzie of Luton


Wednesday 20 January

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions - The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon; Costs of contraceptive services globally versus green technologies in reducing carbon dioxide emissions - Lord Lea of Crondall; The reductions in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's budget - Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Legislation - Digital Economy Bill - Committee of the whole House (day 4) - Lord Mandelson


Thursday 21 January

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - The promotion of sustainable livelihoods for the people of Afghanistan - Baroness Rawlings; The Royal College of Physicians and NHS Confederation report Too much of the hard stuff: what alcohol costs the NHS - Lord Avebury; Making roads safer for cyclists - Viscount Falkland; Prospects for multi-lateral nuclear disarmament - Lord Hannay of Chiswick; Her Majesty's Probation Service - Lord Ramsbotham

Debate - Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation - Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Debate - HM Probation Service - Ramsbotham

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

Legislation - Child Poverty Bill - Committee stage (Day 2) - Lord McKenzie of Luton


Friday 22 January

The House will not be sitting.

 
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