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Weekly Information Bulletin: 26th March 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
28 March – 1 April 2011

Monday 28 March

The House will sit at 2.30pm

Oral Questions – The number of people sleeping rough in London - Lord Sheldon; Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment - Lord Ramsbotham; Electrification of the Cardiff Valley lines - Lord Touhig; Cost of electricity generated by wind farms as compared with that generated by nuclear and fossil-fuelled power stations - Lord Trefgarne

Orders and Regulations – Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2011; Family Procedure (Modification of Enactments) Order 2011; Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Social Work) (Amendment) Order 2011 – Lord McNally

Orders and Regulations – Offshore Chemicals (Amendment) Regulations 2011; Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2011; Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2011 – Lord Marland

Orders and Regulations – Tax Credits Up-rating Regulations 2011; Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Order 2011; Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2011 – Lord Sassoon

Orders and Regulations – Road Vehicles (Powers to Stop) Regulations 2011 – Lord Shutt of Greetland

Legislation – Public Bodies Bill [HL] - Report stage (Day 2) - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Legislation – London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) Bill [HL] - Third reading - Westminster City Council

Tuesday 29 March

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – The level of preventable sight loss in the UK - Lord Low of Dalston; Proposed flood defence allocations - Baroness Quin; Implementing the increased maximum ethanol content in petrol - Lord Steel of Aikwood

Legislation – Building Regulations (Review) Bill [HL] - Report stage - Lord Harrison

Legislation – Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 3) - Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Short Debate – Reducing the regulatory burdens on British agriculture - Baroness Byford

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

Orders and Regulations – Warm Home Discount Regulations 2011 - Lord Marland

Orders and Regulations – Export Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2011 - Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint

Orders and Regulations – Employment Equality (Repeal of Retirement Age Provisions) Regulations 2011; Patents County Court (Financial Limits) Order 2011 - Baroness Wilcox

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

Orders and Regulations – Licensing Act 2003 (Royal Wedding Licensing Hours) Order 2011 - Baroness Verma

Orders and Regulations – Equality Act 2010 (Public Authorities and Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2011 - Baroness Verma

Wednesday 30 March

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Physical education in schools - Lord Addington; Supporting 16–19 year olds in further education - Lord Willis of Knaresborough; Women’s shelters in Afghanistan - Baroness Hussein-Ece

Legislation – Pensions Bill [HL] - Report stage - Lord Freud

Orders and Regulations – Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity – Baroness Hanham

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

Debate – Government response to the report of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Anti-social Behaviour – Lord Dholakia

Debate – Current provision of specialist neuromuscular services in England – Baroness Thomas of Winchester

Debate – Early diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and to ensure appropriate treatment – Lord Wills

Debate – Present arrangements for monitoring and patrolling motorways – Lord Trefgarne

Thursday 31 March

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – The Olympic Truce for the London 2012 - Lord Bates; The 40 per cent threshold for a "yes" vote in ballots on trade union recognition - Lord Lea of Crondall; Encompassing Christian denominations and other faiths in House of Lords prayers - Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Debate – A growth strategy for the UK economy - Lord Hollick

Debate – Standards of care and the commissioning of services in the National Health Service – Lord Turnberg

Motion – Endorsement of the proposal of the European Union Committee for Future inter-parliamentary scrutiny of EU foreign, defence and security policy - Lord Roper

Friday 1 April

Motion – This House takes note of the current situation in Libya and the Middle East; and United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973 – Lord Howell of Guildford

Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
4 – 8 April 2011

Monday 4 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Proposed acquisition of BSkyB by News Corporation - Lord Dykes; Dispatch and return of postal ballots for voters in the armed force - Lord Wills; Resources available to the Ministry of Defences - Lord Lee of Trafford; Reorganisation of the primary care trusts - Lord Dubs

Legislation – Public Bodies Bill [HL] - Report stage (Day 3) - Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Orders and Regulations – Draft Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (Remedial) Order 2010 – Baroness Neville-Jones

Tuesday 5 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions; Ceasing bilateral aid for Burundi - Lord Bishop of Wakefield; Withdrawing discretionary funding to the International Labour Organization - Lord Clinton-Davis; Joint replacement procedures in the NHS - Lord Walton of Detchant

Legislation – European Union Bill - Committee of the whole House - Lord Howell of Guildford

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

Orders and Regulations – Draft National Policy Statement for Waste Water - Lord Henley

Wednesday 6 April

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Telephone hacking by newspapers - Lord Fowler; Joint Declaration by the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK regarding the financial management of EU Funds - Lord Campbell of Alloway; Kyrgyzstan one year on from the protest movement - Viscount Waverley

Legislation – Postal Services Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 4) - Baroness Wilcox

Thursday 7 April

The House will not be sitting.

Friday 8 April

The House will not be sitting.