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Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd October 2010

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/Lord Hunt of King’s Heath

Tuesday 26 October

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) – The Lord Bishop of Birmingham

Oral Questions – 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

Orders and Regulations – Scottish Parliament (Constituencies and Regions) Order 2010 – Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Orders and Regulations – Home Energy Efficiency Scheme (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 – Motion to take note – Baroness Smith of Basildon

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

Debate – Independent Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance – Baroness Wilcox

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

Debate – Excellence in education for all pupils and young people – Baroness Perry of Southwark

Debate – Patient–led health care, the focus on clinical outcomes, and the role of health professionals – Lord Hunt of Wirral

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

Friday 29 October

The House will not be sitting.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
1 – 5 November 2010

Monday 1 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Complaints regarding elctoral fraud – Baroness Royall of Blaisdon; Payment of excessive bonuses to senior executives in UK Banks – Lord Myners; Labelling of British foods in retail stores – Baroness Seccombe; Educational allowances paid to FCO and associated departmental officials – Lord Campbell–Savours

Legislation – Terrorist Asset–Freezing etc. Bill [HL] – Third reading – Lord Sassoon

Debate – Debate on 2010 Spending Review – Lord Sassoon

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

Legislation – Identity Documents Bill – Committee stage – Baroness Neville–Jones

Tuesday 2 November

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Reducing the role of the state – Lord Roberts of Conwy; Coordination of fiscal and monetary policy – Lord Barnett; Illicit attempts to acquire propriety technology and other intellectual capital – Viscount Goschen

Debate – Future energy policy – Lord Marland

Wednesday 3 November

The House will sit at 3:30pm

Oral Questions – The relationship between DEFRA and the Rural Payments Agency – Lord Renton of Mount Harry; Refugees arising from the Middle East since 1948 – Lord Hylton; Actions of large companies towards small and medium–sized enterprises – Lord Steel of Aikwood

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

Legislation – Identity Documents Bill – Committee stage (Day 2) – Baroness Neville–Jones

Thursday 4 November

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions; Elected Police Commissioners – Lord Hunt of Kings Heath; The drink–drive limit – Lord Clinton–Davis; Deportation of four Palestinian Members of Parliament from East Jerusalem – Baroness Tonge

Friday 5 November

The House will not be sitting.