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Weekly Information Bulletin: 5th February 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
7 – 11 February2011

Monday 7 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Introduction(s) – Lord Stephen

Oral Questions – Long–term sustainability of the UK dairy industry – Bishop of Wakefield; International development aid – Lord Sheikh; Disability Living Allowance – Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Sudan – Baroness Cox

Legislation – Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] – Third reading – Lord Sassoon

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Report Stage – Lord McNally

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

Orders and Regulations – European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2011;

Orders and Regulations – Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2011 – Lord Howell of Guildford

Orders and Regulations – Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2011 – Lord Howell of Guildford

Orders and Regulations – Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011 – Earl Attlee

Orders and Regulations – Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010; Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010 – Lord Sassoon

Orders and Regulations – Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011 – Lord Shutt of Greetland

Tuesday 8 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Arrest and questioning of individuals by the police before they are charged with any criminal offences – Bishop of Chester; The growing gap between rich and poor in the UK – Lord Smith of Clifton; Opting out of the police and justice provisions of the Lisbon Treaty after 2014 – Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Orders and Regulations – Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011 – Baroness Neville-Jones

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Report Stage – Lord McNally

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

Legislation – Energy Bill [HL] – Committee stage (Day 7) – Lord Marland

Wednesday 9 February

The House will sit at 3.00pm

Oral Questions – The role small businesses will play in the Big Society – Lord Harrison; The ratio of the average total remuneration of a chief executive of a FTSE company to the median wage – Lord Donoughue; Difficulties with water supplies in Northern Ireland – Lord Trefgarne

Legislation – Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill – Report Stage – Lord McNally

Thursday 10 February

The House will sit at 11:00am

Introduction(s) – Sarah Brinton

Oral Questions – Commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood – Bishop of Ripon and Leeds; Sudden Oak Death in trees – Lord Greaves; Constitutional changes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – Lord Chidgey

Legislation – Transport for London Bill [HL] – Second reading

Debate – Marriage and marriage support in British society – Bishop of Chester

Debate – Future of NATO and changing relations within its membership – Lord Addington

Friday 11 February

Debate – Recent developments in the Middle East and North Africa – Lord Howell of Guildford

Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
14 – 18 February 2011

Monday 14 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Ending the provision of hard copies of annual reports and accounts by companies – Lord Naseby; Asylum seekers needing medical care – Lord Roberts of Llandudno; How the report Early Intervention: The Next Steps will affect their policies on children – Baroness Massey of Darwen; Ringfencing a proportion of funding to the British Film Institute for the production of films for children – Baroness Benjamin

Orders and Regulations – Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011; Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011 – Lord Hill of Oareford

Tuesday 15 February

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Prisoner transfer agreements – Bishop of Liverpool; Universities and changes to the student immigration system – Lord Hunt of Kings Heath; Heathrow Airport – Lord Spicer

Wednesday 16 February

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – The relationship between the Chancellor and the Governor of the Bank of England – Lord Barnett; Bilateral defence co–operation with France – Lord Anderson of Swansea; Criteria for granting Tier 1 Post–study Work visas – Lord Clement–Jones

Thursday 17 February

The House will not be sitting.

Friday 18 February

The House will not be sitting.