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Weekly Information Bulletin: 3rd July 2010

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
5 – 9 July 2010

Monday 5 July

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Baroness Sherlock, Lord Bannside, Baroness Drake

Oral Questions – EU target of a 20 per cent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2010 – Lord James of Blackheath; Proportion of wealth held by the richest 10 per cent of the population – Lord Sheldon; Party funding reform – Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope; The House of Lords reform committee instructions to Parliamentary Counsel for a draft bill – Lord Campbell of Alloway

Motion – Take note of the case for safe and sustainable transport – Earl Attlee

Motion – State Pension Credit Pilot Scheme Regulations 2010 – Lord Freud

Tuesday 6 July

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Lord McFall of Alcuith, Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise, Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top

Oral Questions – Independence of the Office for Budget Responsibility – Lord Barnett; Work–free Sundays – Lord Hylton; Meeting the costs of any future outbreak of farm animal disease – Baroness Byford

Orders and Regulations – Occupational Pension Schemes (Levies) (Amendment) Regulations 2010; Pensions Regulator (Contribution Notices) (Sum Specified following Transfer) Regulations 2010; National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Housing and Local Government) Order 2010; Legislative Reform (Licensing) (Interim Authority Notices etc.) Order 2010

Legislation – Academies Bill – Lord Hill of Oreford

Debate – Report of the Constitution Committee on the Cabinet Office and the Centre of Government - Lord Goodlad

Debate – Report of the European Union Committee on the Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers - Baroness Cohen of Pimlico

Wednesday 7 July

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Introduction(s) – Lord Willis of Knaresborough

Oral Questions – Citizens denied the opportunity to vote at the general election – Lord Trefgarne; The Rural Payments Agency – Lord Greaves; The withdrawal of the International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences in the light of the human rights record of the Equatorial Guinea government – Baroness Falkner of Margravine

Legislation – Academies Bill [HL] – Report stage – Lord Hill of Oareford

Short Debate – Multi-disciplinary pain management services in the NHS - Lord Luce

Thursday 8 July

The House will sit at 10:45am

Introduction(s) – Quentin Davies Esq, Rt Hon Angela Smith, Rt Hon John Prescott

Oral Questions – The need for new housing – Baroness Whitaker; Individual freedoms and civil liberties – Lord Waddington; The roles of Niall Ferguson and Andrew Roberts with regard to the history curriculum – Lord Clinton–Davis

Debate – Regional post-conflict stabilisation in eastern and central Africa – Lord Chidgey

Debate – Affordable housing – Baroness Ford

Friday 9 July

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation – Defamation Bill [HL] – Second reading – Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Legislation – Dog Control Bill [HL] – Second reading – Lord Redesdale


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
12 – 16 July 2010

Monday 12 July

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Sir William Spicer, Rt Hon Michael Wills and Dolar Popat Esq

Oral Questions – Increasing the retirement age of the Justices of the Supreme Court to 75 - Lord Pannick; Review on Muslim prisoners' experiences – Lord Dholakia; Restoring the frescos in the Royal Gallery – Baroness Trumpington; Reforming the law of murder – Lord Lloyd of Berwick

Tuesday 13 July

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Rt Hon Helen Liddell, Guy Black and Angela Browning

Oral Questions – BBC World Service - Lord Fowler; Improving the dietary health of the population – Lord Krebs; Biometric passports – Lord Dubs

Legislation – Academies Bill [HL] – Third reading – Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Wednesday 14 July

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Introduction(s) – Baroness Wheeler

Oral Questions – Contribution of tourism to the UK economy - Lord Lee of Trafford; Proper treatment of patients suffering from the most prevalent conditions of cancer and Alzheimer's disease – Lord Naseby; Task Force on Farming Regulations – Lord Plumb

Legislation – Local Government Bill [HL] – Committee of the whole House – Baroness Hanham

Thursday 15 July

The House will sit at 10:45am

Introduction(s) – Wilfrid Stevenson Esq, John Shipley and Helen Newlove

Oral Questions – Encouraging more women to take up places on committees, and on the boards of public bodies and listed companies – Baroness Gould of Potternewton; The decision to close down Bectar – Lord Rix; Procedures following a vote of confidence – Lord Grocott

Debate – Reform of the criminal justice system - Lord Thomas of Gresford

Debate – The future of rural communities – Lord Greaves

Friday 16 July

The House will not be sitting.