Weekly Information Bulletin: 2nd July 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords
4 – 8 July 2011

Monday 4 July

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – NHS university health centres – Baroness Gardner of Parkes; Events in Sri Lanka during 2009 – Lord Kennedy of Southwark; Geographic variations in stroke care – Baroness Wheeler; Allocation of Olympic tickets – Lord Dubs

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill – Report stage (Day 2)

Orders and Regulations – Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of duration of non-jury trial provisions) Order 2011

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

Legislation – Education Bill – Committee stage (Day 3) – Lord Hill of Oareford

Tuesday 5 July

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions; Unpaid congestion charges incurred by diplomatic missions – Lord Faulkner of Worcester; Forecast for the growth of manufacturing investment in the current year – Lord Sheldon; Regulation of video on demand under the Audio Visual Media Services Directive – Lord Clement–Jones

Legislation – Localism Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 5)

Short Debate – Improving corporate governance and accountability with respect to social and environmental issues - Lord Harrison

Statement – Higher Education - Lord Henley

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

Orders and Regulations – Land Registration (Network Access) (Amendment) Rules 2011; Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2011; Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (Commencement No. 3) Order 2011; Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (Amendment) Order 2011 - Lord McNally

Orders and Regulations – Charities Act 2006 (Principal Regulators of Exempt Charities) Regulations 2011; Charities Act 2006 (Changes in Exempt Charities) Order 2011; Distribution of Dormant Account Money (Apportionment) Order 2011; Ministerial and other Salaries Act 1975 (Amendment) Order 2011 - Baroness Verma

Orders and Regulations – International Renewable Energy Agency (Legal Capacities) Order 2011 - Lord Howell of Guildford

Orders and Regulations – Communications Act 2003 (Maximum Penalty for Contravention of Information Requirements) Order 2011; Gambling Act 2005 (Gaming Machines in Adult Gaming Centres and Bingo Premises) Order 2011; Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2011 - Baroness Rawlings

Wednesday 6 July

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions; Central growth forecast for 2011 – Lord Barnett; Granting prisoners the vote – Lord Willoughby de Broke; Maintaining the inflation target as the primary criterion of the Monetary Policy Committee – Lord Spicer

Legislation – Wreck Removal Convention Bill - Third reading - Baroness Stowell of Beeston

Legislation – Armed Forces Bill – Second reading

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Legislation – Education Bill – Committee stage (Day 4) – Lord Hill of Oareford


Thursday 7 July

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions; Impact of proposals to reform legal aid – Lord Harrison; Proposals to merge employment rights enforcement agencies into a single Fair Employment Agency – Baroness Prosser; Use of thorium in nuclear reactors – Baroness Smith of Basildon

Orders and Regulations – Pensions Act 2007 (Abolition of Contracting-out for Defined Contribution Pension Schemes) (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2011 – Lord Freud

Orders and Regulations – Pensions Act 2008 (Abolition of Protected Rights) (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Order 2011 – Lord Freud

Legislation – Localism Bill – Committee of the whole House (Day 6)

Motion of regret – This House regrets that the UK Borders Act 2007 (Commencement No. 7 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2011 (SI 2011/1293) changes the law that applies to appeals that have already been lodged - Lord Avebury

Friday 8 July

The House will not be sitting.


Provisional Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords

11 – 15 July 2011

Monday 11 July

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – International development, population issues and reproductive health and rights - Viscount Craigavon; Impact on abattoirs of the proposed introduction of a full cost recovery system - Baroness Byford; Age-appropriate parental education in school - Lord Northbourne; The military situation in Afghanistan - Lord Lee of Trafford

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - Report stage (Day 3)

Motion of regret - This House regrets that the timetable for implementation of the Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display and Specialist Tobacconists) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1256) may result in up to 4,000 more young people taking up smoking than if the original implementation date had been kept to; further regrets that the Government have not explained how they will mitigate burdens on business "while maintaining the expected public health gains"; and calls on the Government to make the health needs of young people the priority by keeping to the original timetable for implementation.

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

Legislation – Education Bill - Committee stage (Day 5) - Lord Hill of Oareford

Tuesday 12 July

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Oral Questions – The human rights situation in Kashmir - Lord Hussain; Increasing employment in market and coastal towns in England - Lord Knight of Weymouth; Ensuring that inquests are not subject to unreasonable delays - Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Legislation – Localism Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 7)

Wednesday 13 July

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Oral Questions – Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy - Baroness Parminter; Fuel poverty and the adopting by energy companies of a rising block tariff system of charging - Earl Cathcart; Devolution to England - Lord Foulkes of Cumnock

Legislation – Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill - Report stage (Day 4)

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Legislation – Education Bill - Committee stage (Day 6) - Lord Hill of Oareford

Thursday 14 July

The House will sit at 11:00am

Oral Questions – Encouraging young people to pursue careers in the creative industries - Baroness Jones of Whitchurch; Reducing the incidence of homophobic bullying in schools - Lord Collins of Highbury; Protecting patients with diabetes - Lord Morris of Manchester

Legislation – Localism Bill - Committee of the whole House (Day 8)

Friday 15 July

The House will sit at 10:00am

Legislation – Coinage (Measurement) Bill – Second reading

Prepared 1st July 2011