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Weekly Information Bulletin: 21st May 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
23 – 27 May 2011

Monday 23 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Exceeding EU air quality limits in London during the 2012 Olympic Games – Lord Berkeley; Creation of a sustainable housing market – Lord Best; Levels of interest set by banks on cash individual savings accounts as compared with other savings accounts – Baroness Stowell of Beeston; Mental health needs of children in the care of local authorities – Earl of Listowel

Orders and Regulations – Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Nitrous Oxite) Regulations 2011 – Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Orders and Regulations – Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011) – Lord De Mauley

Legislation – European Union Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 7) - Lord Howell of Guildford

Tuesday 24 May

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Meeting the commitment in the Coalition’s Programme for Government to establish "a second chamber that is reflective of the share of the vote secured by the political parties in the last general election" – Lord Grocott; Religious education in the proposed English Baccalaureate – Lord Anderson of Swansea; Rules on homeowners’ liability in the event of injury to intruders on private domestic property – Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Orders and Regulations – Regulations of Investigatory Powers (Monetary Penalty Notices and Consents for Interceptions) Regulations 2011 – Baroness Verma

Legislation – Postal Services Bill - Third reading - Baroness Wilcox

Legislation – Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Third reading - Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 3) - Baroness Browning

Wednesday 25 May

The House will sit at 10:00am

Oral Questions – Changing the clocks between British Summer Time and Greenwich Mean Time – Lord Spicer; Recommendations in the report The voice of the child: learning lessons from serious case reviews – Baroness Walmsley; Consideration of members’ effectiveness and provision of facilities when increasing the size of the House – Lord Lea of Crondall

Orders and Regulations – Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Act 2010 (Permanent Effect) Order 2011 – Lord Sassoon

Legislation – European Union Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 8) - Lord Howell of Guildford

Thursday 26 May

The House will not be sitting.

Friday 27 May

The House will not be sitting.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords

6 – 10 June 2011

Monday 6 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Reform of the National Health Service - Lord Kennedy of Southwark; Supporting the Brittle Bone Society - Lord McAvoy; Withdrawal of cheques by the banks - Lord Naseby; Strengthening economic, financial and monetary co-ordination within the EU - Lord Dykes

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 4) - Baroness Browning

Debate – Recognition of the contribution made by women put on active service by the Special Operations Executive in the Second World War – Baroness Crawley

Tuesday 7 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Multiple sclerosis nurses - Lord Dubs; umber of hospital patients that acquired an infection following their admission during 2010 - Lord Sheldon; Recommendations of the Leader’s Group on Working Practices - Lord Tyler

Legislation – Localism Bill – Second reading – Baroness Hanham

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

Orders and Regulations – Representation of the People (Electoral Registration Data Schemes) Regulations 2011; Electoral Registration Data Schemes Order 2011 - Lord McNally

Orders and Regulations – Export Control (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2011 - Baroness Wilcox

Orders and Regulations – Taxation of Equitable Life (Payments) Order 2011 - Lord Sassoon

Wednesday 8 June

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Motion for Humble Address – Message to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh on his forthcoming ninetieth birthday - Lord Strathclyde

Oral Questions – Ensuring consumer benefits and reduced inflation when there is a reduction in oil prices - Lord Barnett; Number of small and medium-sized enterprises helped by the Regional Growth Fund - Lord Harrison; The future of allotments - Baroness Sharples

Thursday 9 June

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions - Incremental urgent reforms to improve the functioning of the existing House of Lords - Lord Steel of Aikwood; Excluding the provision of healthcare insurance by an employer for an employee as a taxable benefit in kind - Lord Flight; Combating the trafficking of children and to supporting those trafficked - Baroness Massey of Darwen

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 5) - Baroness Browning

Friday 10 June

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation – Dog Control Bill [HL] - Report stage - Lord Redesdale

Legislation – Wind Turbines (Minimum Distances from Residential Premises) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Reay

Legislation – Demonstrations in the Vicinity of Parliament (Removal Authorisation Requirements) Bill [HL] - Second reading - Lord Tyler