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Weekly Information Bulletin: 22nd January 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
24 – 28 January 2011

Monday 24 January

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC, Lord Wigley and Lord Collins Esq

Oral Questions – Criteria used to determine whether or not a constitutional change should be submitted to a referendum – Lord Grocott; Abolishing mandatory life sentence for murder – Lord Lloyd of Berwick; Repealing the Human Rights Act 1998 – Lord Wills; Training of Rapid Action Battalion in Bangladesh – Lord Judd

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Committee (day 12) – Lord McNally

Orders and Regulations – Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2010 – Lord Knight of Weymouth; Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Amendments Order 2010 – Lord Knight of Weymouth

Legislation – Public Bodies Bill [HL] – Committee of the whole House – Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Legislation – Energy Bill Bill [HL] – Committee stage (Day 3) – Lord Marland

Tuesday 25 January

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Lord Hussein Esq, Dame Joan Bakewell DBE, Rachel Hayhoe Flint OBE

Oral Questions – Events involving Iraqi security forces at Camp Ashraf on 25 and 26 December 2010 and 7 January 2011 – Lord Corbett of Castle Vale; Funding of national museums and galleries – Lord Sheldon; Improving performance of defence procurement – Lord Lee of Trafford

Legislation – Public Bodies Bill [HL] Committee (day 7) – Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Orders and Regulations – Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011 – Baroness Neville–Jones; Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011 – Lord Hill of Oareford; Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011 – Lord Hill of Oareford

Wednesday 26 January

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Introduction(s) – Jonathan Kestenbaum Esq and Elued Morgan

Oral Questions – Extent to which the European Arrest Warrant and European Investigation Order conform with the principle of habeas corpus – Lord Vinson; Regulating the ability of second home owners to register as voters in more than one constituency – Lord Teverson; the role of design in social and economic renewal – Baroness Whitaker

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Committee (day 12) – Lord McNally

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

Legislation – Energy Bill Bill [HL] – Committee stage (Day 4) – Lord Marland

Thursday 27 January

The House will sit at 10:00am

Introduction(s) – George Magan Esq, Michael Grade Esq CBE and Anne Jenkin

Oral Questions – DEFRA contingency funding for disease outbreaks – Countess of Mar; Free and fair elections in Zimbabwe under new constitution – Lord St John of Bletso; Snow and airports – Lord Dubs

Debate – Physical and mental rehabilitation of military veterans and their post–service welfare – lord King of Bridgewater

Debate – Tourism and the UK economy – Viscount Younger of Leckie

Short Debate – The military covenant and the Strategic Defence and Security Review – The Lord Bishop of Wakefield

Friday 28 January

The House will not be sitting.

Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
31 January – 4 February2011

Monday 31 January

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Oona King, Jennifer Randerson and Sir Gulam Noon MBE

Oral Questions – Economic impact of delays and cancellations at London Heathrow Airport in December 2010 – Lord Gavron; Revision of employment law – Baroness Turner of Camden; Monetary Policy Committee missing its monthly inflation target repeatedly over the last ten years – Lord Myners; Temporary exceptions to the Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Act 2009 – Baroness Williams of Crosby

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

Legislation – Energy Bill Bill [HL] – Committee stage (Day 5) – Lord Marland

Tuesday 1 February

The House will sit at 2:15pm

Introduction(s) – Claire Tyler, Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup GCB AFC and Ruth Lister

Oral Questions – Road pricing for lorries in the UK – Lord Bradshaw; Limiting bonuses to be paid to senior Royal Bank of Scotland staff – Lord Hoyle; 40th anniversary of Religions for Peace – Lord Hylton

Wednesday 2 February

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Introduction(s) – Bryony Worthington

Oral Questions – Increasing the proportion of multiple sclerosis patients who receive disease–modifying drugs – Lord Walton of Detchant; Persuading the government of Japan to modify their opposition to a whaling ban in their territorial waters – Baroness Parminter; Talks with Eurozone representatives to discuss the present state of currency markets – Lord Dykes

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

Legislation – Energy Bill Bill [HL] – Committee stage (Day 6) – Lord Marland

Thursday 3 February

The House will sit at 11:00am

Introduction(s) – David Gold and Michael Storey CBE

Oral Questions – Stability in Rwanda – Bishop of Winchester; Recognising Palestine as a sovereign state – Baroness Tonge; Interest charged by loan and credit companies – Lord Kennedy of Southwark

Friday 4 February

The House will not be sitting.