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Weekly Information Bulletin: 9th April 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
25 – 29 April 2011

Monday 25 April

The House will not be sitting.

Tuesday 26 April

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Increasing the capacity for short-haul commercial flights at RAF Northolt - Lord Spicer; Continuing provision of training and practice in chiropody and podiatry services - Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Hostile takeover bids by foreign interests of UK companies of national or strategic significance - Lord Borrie

Legislation – European Union Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 2) – Lord Howell of Guildford

Motion – Regret motion on the Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Revocation, Savings Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2011 - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Wednesday 27 April

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Maintain the fee waiver after 2012 for students spending a year of their university degree courses abroad through the Erasmus scheme - Baroness Coussins; Eradicating oak processionary moth - Baroness Kramer; Reviews of the school curriculum and of Personal, Social and Health Education - Baroness Massey of Darwen

Legislation – Pensions Bill [HL] - Third reading – Lord Freud

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill Second Reading – Baroness Neville-Jones

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

Orders and Regulations – Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (Amendment of List of Responders) Order 2011 – Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Orders and Regulations – Charities (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Order 2011 – Baroness Verma

Orders and Regulations – Companies Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 – Lord De Mauley

Orders and Regulations – Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Time Limit for Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 2011; Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (Armed Forces and Reserve Forces Compensation Scheme) (Rights of Appeal) Regulations 2011 – Lord Astor of Hever

Thursday 28 April

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Contribution by the EU and its predecessors to peace in Europe compared with that of NATO - Lord Pearson of Rannoch; Impact of the result of the Welsh Referendum on plans to resolve the West Lothian question - Baroness Seccombe; The National Music Plan – Lord Harrison

Debate – Extreme poverty in the developing world – Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale

Debate – Level of Co-ordination between Government departments on the use of soft power in the interests on the United Kingdom – Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Legislation – City of London (Various Powers) Bill [HL] Second Reading – Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Friday 29 April

The House will not be sitting.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords

2 – 6 May 2011

Monday 2 May

The House will not be sitting.

Tuesday 3 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Housing benefit reform and the distribution of low income families - Lord Kennedy of Southwark; Levels of personal debt - Lord Haskel; Waiting times for accident and emergency since the abolition of targets - Baroness McDonagh

Legislation – European Union Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 3)

Motion – Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 863) – Regret Motion - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Wednesday 4 May

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions Preventing bogus charities benefiting from UK tax relief - Lord Naseby; Representations to the Government from manufacturers on economic policy - Lord Sheldon; Teachers’ Education Service for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children – Baroness Whitaker

Legislation – Postal Services Bill - Report stage – Baroness Wilcox

Short Debate – Progress in the Middle East peace process - Baroness Tonge

Thursday 5 May

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Single state pension with an estimated value of around £155 at current prices – Lord Dykes; Impact of the new English Baccalaureate on the breadth of subjects offered by schools – Baroness Jones of Whitchurch; South Sudanese government's resettlement policy for urban migrants from North Sudan to smallholdings in the South – Lord Chidgey

Debate – Chechnya and the North Caucasus - Lord Judd

Debate – The impact of Government policies on disabled people - Lord Low of Dalston

Legislation – Charities Bill [HL] - Second reading - Baroness Verma

Friday 6 May

The House will not be sitting.