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Weekly Information Bulletin: 16th October 2010

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
18 – 22 October 2010

Monday 18 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) – Lord Williams of Baglan

Oral Questions – The Marshall Scholarships scheme – Lord Hannay of Chiswick; Rail services in the north–west – Lord Sheldon; Voting rights of prisoners – Lord Ramsbotham; Increasing the number of allotments – Baroness Sharples

Legislation – Identity Documents Bill – Second reading – Baroness Neville-Jones

Short Debate – Financial provision on divorce – Baroness Deech

Tuesday 19 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Corruption in international cricket – Lord Williams of Elvel; The European Union Renewables Directive – Lord Vinson; Reducing the number of fractures which result from osteoporosis – Baroness Cumberlege

Legislation – Leeds City Council Bill – Second Reading – Lord Bilston

Legislation – Reading Borough Council Bill – Second Reading – Lord Bilston

Legislation – Canterbury City Council Bill – Second Reading – Lord Bilston

Legislation – Nottingham City Council Bill – Second Reading – Lord Bilston

Short Debate – Benefits of adult education – Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Wednesday 20 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Reducing tax avoidance – Lord Foulkes of Cumnock; Cross–border crime between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland – Lord Cope of Berkeley; UN Climate Change Conference in Cancún – Bishop of Liverpool

Motion – Political Parties, Elections and Referendums (Civil Sanctions) Order 2010 – Lord McNally

Debate – EU Committee report on seasonal employment of third–country nationals – Reasoned opinion motion – Lord Roper

Thursday 21 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Discussions with the BBC and the British Council, concerning the situation in Burma, Russia and the North Caucasus – Lord Judd; Pension annuity – Baroness Greengross; Deaths and serious injuries owing to pedal cyclists not wearing a helmet – Lord Janner of Braunstone

Debate – Immigration in the UK – Baroness Valentine

Debate – Special educational needs – Baroness Warnock

Friday 22 October

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation – Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) Bill [HL] – Second reading – Lord Morris of Manchester

Legislation – Building Regulations (Review) Bill [HL] – Second reading – Lord Harrison


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
25 – 29 October 2010

Monday 25 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Baroness Noakes; The responsibilities of charities when placing representatives in war zones – Lord James of Blackheath; Iranian refugees at Camp Ashra in Iraq – Lord Corbett of Castle Vale; The limitations on shared ownership for first–time buyers – Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Legislation – Terrorist Asset–Freezing etc. Bill [HL] – Report stage – Lord Sassoon

Orders and Regulations – Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules – Motion to disapprove – Lord Avebury

Tuesday 26 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) – The Lord Bishop of Birmingham

Oral Questions – The Strategic Defence Review – Lord Foulkes of Cumnock; Assessing value for money when allocating public expenditure – Lord Haskel; The cost implications of reducing the number of MPs and introducing 300 directly elected members into the House of Lords – Lord Grocott; Payment of invoices to small businesses – Lord Harrison

Legislation – Superannuation Bill – Second reading – Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Wednesday 27 October

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Installing a docking station for the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme on the Parliamentary Estate – Lord Butler of Brockwell; Reducing the prison population – Lord Dubs; Seeing mobile homes at market rate – Lord Graham of Edmonton

Thursday 28 October

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Pre–legislative scrutiny – Lord Campbell of Alloway; Discrimination against members of armed forces in the provision of goods and services – Lord Craig of Radley; Road traffic congestion due to the school run – Lord Lea of Crondall

Short Debate – Teaching of modern languages in schools and universities – Baroness Coussins

Friday 29 October

The House will not be sitting.