Weekly Information Bulletin: 11th June 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
13 – 17 June 2011

Monday 13 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Proportion of postcodes in England and Wales covered by the 2011 Census Coverage Survey, and anticipated benefits and costs - Baroness Kramer; Researching into human and animal transmissible spongiform encephalopathies - Countess of Mar; When will the Government sell their shares in publicly owned banks – Baroness McDonagh; The schedule for the future consideration of the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill - Bishop of Wakefield

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

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

Legislation – European Union Bill - Report stage (Day 2) - Lord Howell of Guildford

Orders and Regulations – Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) Order 2011 - Earl Howe

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

Legislation – Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] - Second Reading - Lord Sassoon

Tuesday 14 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Closing a number of magistrates’ courts in England and Wales - Lord Borrie; Expected electricity production of wind turbines in the UK - Baroness Knight of Collingtree; Spanish navy corvette Atalaya in British Gibraltar territorial waters on 3 May - Lord Bilston

Legislation – Education Bill - Second reading - Lord Hill of Oareford

Wednesday 15 June

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – United Nations International Widows Day - Lord Loomba; promotion of a Northern Ireland Bill of Rights in accordance with the 1998 Belfast Agreement - Lord Smith of Clifton; Lack of progress towards a political solution to a divided Cyprus - Baroness Hussein-Ece

Legislation – European Union Bill - Report stage (Day 3) - Lord Howell of Guildford

Short Debate – Changing the Barnett Formula to a basis of need - Lord Barnett

Thursday 16 June

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Prevention telephone hacking by newspapers - Lord Fowler; Recognising the Armenian genocide - Baroness Flather; Civilians in East Jerusalem - Lord Hylton

Legislation – Sports Grounds Safety Authority Bill – Third reading – Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 6)

Short Debate – European Union Committee report on the future of economic governance in the EU - Lord Harrison

Friday 17 June

The House will not be sitting.

Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
20 – 24 June 2011

Monday 20 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – Caste-based discrimination in the UK - Lord Harries of Pentregarth; Filling vacant places in military pilot training programmes with foreign service personnel - Lord Rotherwick; Ensuring that people from ethnic minority backgrounds achieve admission to top universities - Baroness Benjamin; Number of people infected with Hepatitis C who remain undiagnosed - Baroness Randerson

Legislation – Localism Bill - Committee of the whole House

Tuesday 21 June

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – The Community Justice Centre in Liverpool - Bishop of Liverpool; Appointing the shadow mayor of Birmingham - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath; Disposing of the assets of Regional Development Agencies - Lord Greaves

Debate – Reform of the House of Lords - Lord Strathclyde

Wednesday 22 June

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Persecuted religious minorities in Pakistan - Lord Alton of Liverpool; Accession of Turkey into the EU - Lord Sharkey; The abolition of regulations relating to hallmarking - Lord Trefgarne

Debate – Reform of the House of Lords - Lord Strathclyde

Thursday 23 June

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Safety of religious minority faiths in Egypt - Baroness Cox; Setting up of the new Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission - Baroness Tyler of Enfield; Drug addiction and withdrawal - Earl of Sandwich

Legislation – European Union Bill - Third reading

Legislation – Localism Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 2)

Friday 24 June

The House will not be sitting.

Prepared 11th June 2011