WEDNESDAY 30TH JUNE
The Lord Bishop of Rochester
will be introduced.
*The Earl Baldwin of BewdleyTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their response to the recent OFSTED report on Summerhill School.
*The Lord Hardy of WathTo ask Her Majestys Government what further consideration will be given to ensuring that the climate change levy will not place high energy-using industries, including the engineering steels industry, in an internationally uncompetitive position.
*The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majestys Government what has been done to improve access to justice for disabled people.
*The Lord Brougham and VauxTo ask Her Majestys Government what talks they have had with Karel van Miert, the European Union Competition Commissioner, regarding the aid package to BMW for the Rover Car Company.
House of Lords BillFurther consideration on report [The Baroness Jay of Paddington]
The Lord Pilkington of OxenfordTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are prepared to accept that some selection in education has value.
THURSDAY 1ST JULY
[Prayers will have been read]
*The Lord Wallace of SaltaireTo ask Her Majestys Government how they intend to consult Parliament on the United Kingdoms preferred agenda for the European Union Inter-governmental Conference now planned for next year.
*The Lord Archer of SandwellTo ask Her Majestys Government what further action they will propose to other NATO countries by way of reviewing NATOs Strategic Concept.
*The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government what proposals they have prepared for the reform of the United Nations Security Council, covering both its membership and its procedures.
Greater London Authority BillHouse to be again in Committee [The Lord Whitty] [16th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]
MONDAY 5TH JULY
*The Baroness Thomas of WalliswoodTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are disappointed with Railtracks performance, as highlighted by the Rail Regulator, in relation both to increasing capacity on the West Coast Main Line and in meeting agreed targets for reductions in delays.
*The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majestys Government why no womens organisations were consulted over the decision to legalise buggery with girls under 18, and whether this is consistent with the declared policy in the document Better for Women, Better for All-Listening to Women of consulting women on all matters of concern to them.
*The Viscount FalklandTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps are being taken to ensure that British enterprise plays an effective role in the reconstruction of Kosovo.
*The Lord PaulTo ask Her Majestys Government what is the current state of relations within the Asian community in England.
Protection of Children BillThird Reading [The Lord Laming]
The Lord Hunt of TanworthTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress they have made on plans, referred to in paragraph 8.8 of the White Paper Modern Local Government: In Touch with the People, to introduce a new duty on local authorities to promote the economic, social and environmental well-being of their area and accompanying powers.
[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Greater London Authority Bill will be continued this day]
TUESDAY 6TH JULY
*The Baroness Knight of CollingtreeTo ask Her Majestys Government whether it is a proper function of a university to carry out research which involves recruiting and paying 600 homosexual males to have anal intercourse.
*The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majestys Government what conclusions they draw from the 130 cases brought against Turkey to the European Commission and Court of Human Rights, and in particular those of Mentes v. Turkey, Akdivar v. Turkey and Selcuk and Asker v. Turkey, concerning the destruction and depopulation of villages.
*The Lord BerkeleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the Highways Agency is responsible for authorising the timing, route and lane occupancy of wide loads on motorways and whether compensation is payable by the operator to other drivers for any delay such movements may cause.
*The Baroness YoungTo ask Her Majestys Government whether pupils from British Schools in the European Union who qualify for places at British universities are excluded from the student loan scheme.
Welfare Reform and Pensions BillHouse to be again in Committee [The Baroness Hollis of Heigham] [17th and 19th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee]
The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majestys Government what were the circumstances and background of the arrest of General Pinochet; what was the role of the police, the Crown Prosecution Service, Ministers and the Diplomatic Service; and what has been the effect on Anglo-Chilean relations.
WEDNESDAY 7TH JULY
*The Lord GladwynTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are taking any action to discourage begging in London.
*The Lord Harris of High CrossTo ask Her Majestys Government whether in the legal system wealthy litigants have an unfair advantage against litigants of modest means; and, if so, whether this is consistent with their aim of justice for all.
*The Lord LamingTo ask Her Majestys Government what are the responsibilities of local authorities for the continuing care of the elderly people they place in independently run residential homes.
The Lord RenwickTo ask Her Majestys Government what decisions were taken at the Council of Ministers of the European Space Agency on 11th and 12th May; and what were the implications of these decisions for United Kingdom space policy.
[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Greater London Authority Bill will be continued this day]
THURSDAY 8TH JULY
*The Viscount CraigavonTo ask Her Majestys Government what key future actions and benchmarks about Reproductive Health were agreed at the recent special session at the United Nations General Assembly, and how Her Majestys Government will respond.
*The Lord NorthbourneTo ask Her Majestys Government why the Secretary of State for Education and Employments proposals published on 13th May for the new Curriculum for Personal, Social and Health Education and for Citizenship omit any reference to marriage.
*The Baroness Gardner of ParkesTo ask Her Majestys Government whether standards for the disposal of health care waste are satisfactory.
Employment Relations BillReport [The Lord Simon of Highbury] [19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]
FRIDAY 9TH JULY
[At eleven oclock]
Road Traffic (Use of Mobile Telephones) Bill [HL]Second Reading [The Lord Davies of Oldham]
Genetically Modified Crops Bill [HL]Committee [The Baroness Miller of Hendon]
Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) Bill [HL]Committee [The Earl Attlee]
MONDAY 12TH JULY
*The Lord AcknerTo ask Her Majestys Government whether there are adequate powers to regulate the use of jet-skis so that they do not prejudice the safety of other users of United Kingdom waters; and, if so, what are these powers.
*The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they believe the United Nations Security Council should take to assist the peaceful implementation of the popular consultation in East Timor on 8th August under secure, intimidation-free conditions.
*The Lord RentonTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress has been made in their attempt to resolve the dispute between the European Union and the United States Government in the Banana War.
*The Lord Walton of DetchantTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their response to the Bett Committee report which has recommended substantial pay increases for academic and academic-related staff in United Kingdom universities.
TUESDAY 13TH JULY
*The Lord Renton of Mount HarryTo ask Her Majestys Government when they will announce their decision on the future status, as protected areas of landscape, of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the arrangements for the long-term funding of their management.
*The Lord Roberts of ConwyTo ask Her Majestys Government what will be the ministerial complement of the Welsh Office after the Secretary of State has resigned his office to become the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales.
*The Lord IslwynTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will inquire into the impact of United Nations sanctions against Iraq on the despatch of medical supplies, by post, by individuals on a non-commercial basis.
*The Lord TaverneTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to support the Britain in Europe campaign.
WEDNESDAY 14TH JULY
*The Lord WalpoleTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to build on the links between individuals which have already been forged by twinning with towns and cities in former Yugoslavia.
*The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerTo ask Her Majestys Government what action they are proposing to take to ensure that both United Kingdom primary school children and United Kingdom dairy farmers continue to benefit from the European Union School Milk Subsidy Scheme.
*The Lord EzraTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress is being made in the review of electricity trading arrangements.
THURSDAY 15TH JULY
*The Viscount TrenchardTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, as a member of the Paris Club, they will encourage the Government of Pakistan not to default on its public debt.
*The Lord Hurd of WestwellTo ask Her Majestys Government what action they are taking to build up the United Nations civilian administration of Kosovo recently authorised by the Security Council.
*The Lord Dormand of EasingtonTo ask Her Majestys Government whether satisfactory progress is being made with the compensation scheme instituted for former miners with respiratory problems.
MONDAY 19TH JULY
*The Lord Campbell of CroyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to increase air passenger duty, now charged on airline tickets, as anticipated by the European Commission.
*The Lord Peyton of YeovilTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with the performance of the Highways Agency and, if so, why.
*The Baroness SharplesTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the Blandford fly has spread from its original habitat.
WEDNESDAY 21ST JULY
*The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government when and upon what basis the decision was made to increase the maximum residue level of glyphosate in food by 200 per cent; whether the increase also applies to glufosinate ammonium; and whether it is their practice to advise food manufacturers and retailers when such changes are made.
THURSDAY 22ND JULY
*The Viscount GageTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will consider lowering the rate of VAT on repairs to listed buildings.
NO DAY NAMED
The Lord Simon of GlaisdaleTo move to resolve, That the prolixity of the Statute Book has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished.
The Lord MoynihanTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress has been made on the institutional and financing reforms, including the re-weighting of votes in the Council of Ministers, necessary for European Union enlargement.
The Lord BarnettTo call attention to the prospects for the United Kingdom joining EMU in the foreseeable future; and to move for papers.
The Lord PaulTo call attention to the role of privately owned businesses in the British economy; and to move for papers.
The Lord VinsonTo call attention to the case for using nuclear energy to meet the United Kingdoms Kyoto Conference obligations for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions; and to move for papers.
The Lord Ponsonby of ShulbredeTo ask Her Majestys Government how they see the development of the defence role of the Western European Union.
The Lord ReaTo call attention to the Report of the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health chaired by Sir Donald Acheson; and to move for papers.
The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majestys Government what measures they are taking to reduce the incidence of violent and disruptive behaviour by passengers on aircraft entering or leaving the United Kingdom.
The Earl of GowrieTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the recent financial settlement for the arts constitutes a stable basis of arts funding for the early years of the forthcoming millennium.
The Baroness Denton of WakefieldTo call attention to the future for small businesses in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.
The Baroness HooperTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their current policy towards Cuba.
The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majestys Government, further to their response to the 6th Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Public Administration (Session 1997-98), whether they will clarify how the Strategic Communications Unit distinguishes between legitimate activity on behalf of the Government and activity which could unduly advantage the party of Government.
The Earl of LongfordTo ask Her Majestys Government whether their policy that an individual convicted three times of burglary should be sentenced to at least three years in prison was formulated with full regard to the alternatives to prison in such cases.
The Baroness Denton of WakefieldTo call attention to the role of the Minister for Women; and to move for papers.
The Earl of CarlisleTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will arrange for a pardon to be granted to the 343 officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers from the United Kingdom and the British Empire, who, during the First World War, were shot at dawn.
The Lord TaverneTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with the arrangements now in force to ensure the safety of genetically modified foods.
The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majestys Government when they expect to comply with their obligation under section 39 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997, which came into force on 1st October 1997, to establish a central computerised register of persons who have applied for a firearm or shotgun certificate or to whom a firearm or shotgun certificate has been granted.
The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo call attention to the renewal of arms export licences for British companies selling arms to Indonesia; and to move for papers.
The Lord FreybergTo ask Her Majestys Government what are their plans for the funding and role of art colleges in the United Kingdom.
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their view of the current divergences between the United States, Russia and China about the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and their effect on the credibility of the British thermonuclear deterrent.
The Lord LukeTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress they have made in promoting the regeneration of seaside resorts.
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government what is now their policy towards a sustainable peace settlement in the Middle East five years after the signing of the Oslo Peace Agreement.
The Earl of Mar and KellieTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they have a strategy for the safe disposal of sewage sludge and waste in Scotland.
The Baroness ByfordTo call attention to the contribution made by rural businesses to the United Kingdom economy; and to move for papers.
The Earl of SandwichTo ask Her Majestys Government what examples they have of good practice in long-term overseas development, with special reference to Africa and India.
The Lord ChadlingtonTo call attention to the levels of suicide in the United Kingdom, particularly amongst the young, the elderly and those in high risk occupations such as farming; to consider ways in which such suicides can be reduced; and to move for papers.
The Lord Harris of High CrossTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they approve of the policy of the National Trust and Wealden District Council to permit the continuing erosion of the cliff at Birling Gap near Eastbourne which affects homes, local employment and tourism.
The Viscount Montgomery of AlameinTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress has been made in implementing the White Paper proposals for the overseas territories (Cm 4264).
The Lord RotherwickTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their policy regarding the planning provisions and facilities for General Aviation (GA).
The Lord Wade of ChorltonTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they provide an appropriate level of support for the export of United Kingdom environmental technologies and services.
The Earl of ClancartyTo ask Her Majestys Government what help is being given to artists (including writers, performing artists and visual artists) whose work in the field of culture is unable to generate a living income for them.
The Lord McNairTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will reconsider their support for the American cruise missile attack on the al-Shifa pharmaceutical factory in the light of subsequent scientific and technical reports on the matter.
The Lord MethuenTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will consider revoking dormant mineral planning consents granted before 1960.
The Earl of KinnoullTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with arrangements for air traffic control at Londons airports and what is their response to recent reports of near misses between civil aircraft.
The Viscount TenbyTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they are taking to raise public awareness of the dangers of excessive speeding.
The Earl of ListowelTo call attention to the case for an increase in specialised high quality hostel provision for young homeless people addicted to drugs or alcohol; and to move for papers.
The Earl of ListowelTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they have taken to increase the availability of counselling for young homeless people.
The Earl of LongfordTo ask HMG what is their response to the latest annual report from Her Majestys Chief Inspector of Prisons; and what developments there have been since the report was published.
The Viscount AstorTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their response to the Steering Groups recommendations on the future of the Tote.
The Lord Lofthouse of PontefractTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they have any plans to expedite the British Coal Respiratory Disease Handling Agreement.
The Lord Hogg of CumbernauldTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their assessment of the contribution of the city of Aberdeen and North-East Scotland to the economy of the United Kingdom.
The Lord AhmedTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will encourage India and Pakistan to sign the nuclear Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
The Lord AhmedTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they would support lifting of sanctions and debt relief for India and Pakistan if they resolve the Kashmir problem in accordance with the United Nations Resolutions.
The Lord AhmedTo ask HMG whether they intend to extend to the rest of the United Kingdom legislation which applies in Northern Ireland against religious discrimination.
The Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-FyldeTo ask Her Majestys Government when they will take steps to end the present mandatory requirement on personal pension fund holders to purchase an annuity at the age of 75, in view of the present low return on such annuities.
The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majestys Government what they consider will be the impact of the broadcasting revolution on the 8.7 million deaf and hard of hearing people who live in the United Kingdom.
The Lord RedesdaleTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they are taking to help reconstruction and development in Mozambique.
The Viscount WaverleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether it would assist future conflict resolution if United Nations, Commonwealth, Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe and Organisation for African Unity principles were modernised by clarifying the criteria when the right of self determination can supersede that of territorial integrity.
The Earl of ClancartyTo call attention to the United Kingdom-wide effects of devolution, including the institution of the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly, on the arts and their administration; and to move for papers.
The Lord NorthbourneTo ask Her Majestys Government what they consider to be the role of fathers in the family and in the rearing of children, whether they believe that role to be important, and what they are doing to support men in their role as fathers.
The Lord ChalfontTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the issues raised in the Computer Weekly report RAF Justice are serious enough to justify re-opening the RAF Board of Inquiry into the crash of Chinook Helicopter ZD576 on the Mull of Kintyre on 2nd June 1994.
House of Lords BillThe Lord Nunburnholme to move, That the bill be referred to the Examiners in respect of clause 2.
The Lord TeviotTo ask HMG whether the level of blood stocks and public participation in blood donation are adequate.
The Lord Morris of Castle MorrisTo ask HMG what is their policy on the education of nurses.
House of Lords BillThe Lord Northbrook to move, That the bill be referred to the Examiners.
The Lord ChadlingtonTo ask Her Majestys Government what policies they are considering to realise the full potential of the Internet and prevent its exploitation.
The Lord SwinfenTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they consider should be taken to ensure that the Tourism For All initiative is a success.
The Lord Kingsland to move, That the Committee for Privileges do consider whether the House of Lords Bill (as amended in Committee) would, if enacted, affect the right of those hereditary peers who have answered to their Writ of Summons before the bill receives Royal Assent to continue to sit and vote throughout the Parliament in which the bill is enacted.
The Lord St John of FawsleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they consider that the present uses of the Royal Parks are appropriate.
The Lord Ewing of KirkfordTo call attention to the BBCs reporting of the NATO operation in Kosovo; and to move for papers.
The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with the performance and effectiveness of the Meat Hygiene Service.
SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS
[The date in brackets is that on which the Report was published]
The Lord TombsTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Management of Nuclear Waste (3rd Report, HL Paper 41). [24th March]
The Lord ReayTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on A Reformed CAP? The outcome of Agenda 2000 (8th Report, HL Paper 61). [25th May]
The Lord Hope of CraigheadTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Prosecuting Fraud on the Communities Financesthe Corpus Juris (9th Report, HL Paper 62). [26th May]
QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
[Tabled or amended on 28th June, or unanswered after 21 days]
The Baroness RawlingsTo ask Her Majestys Government, following the endorsement by European Union Foreign Ministers of the involvement of President Ahtisaari of Finland in the diplomatic track on 19th May, what role it is intended that he should play in the brokering and implementation of a peace agreement in relation to the roles of the United Nations Secretary-Generals special advisers, Carl Bildt and Mr Kukan of Slovakia, and that of the Russian peace envoy, Viktor Chernomyrdin. (HL2632)
The Lord Craig of RadleyTo ask Her Majestys Government how many servicemen and women currently waiting for secondary care medical treatment expect to receive their treatment within (a) four weeks and (b) thirteen weeks of referral to their consultant; and how many may expect to have to wait for over six months. (HL2717)
The Lord Pearson of RannochTo ask Her Majestys Government what was the amount spent on entertaining at (a) No. 10 Downing Street and (b) No. 11 Downing Street in each of the years 1996 and 1998, and the breakdown between food, champagne, and other wines and spirits. (HL2746)
The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majestys Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 7th May (WA 116), whether they will enumerate the eight chapters of the Acquis Communautaire on which negotiations have not yet begun with the six applicant countries; and whether they can give an idea when these negotiations are due to begin. (HL2795)
The Baroness GoudieTo ask Her Majestys Government how much they are investing in science; and whether the information is publicly available. (HL3345)
The Baroness Rendell of BaberghTo ask Her Majestys Government when the Legal Services Ombudsman intends to publish her eighth annual report. (HL3346)
The Baroness DavidTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their estimate of the number of individuals who have been sentenced on at least one occasion to more than 2½ years custody during the last 25 years. (HL3347)
The Baroness DavidTo ask Her Majestys Government what was the total number of offenders sentenced to custody in 1997 and 1998 respectively; and what was the estimated number in each year who were sentenced to more than 2½ years custody. (HL3348)
The Baroness DavidTo ask Her Majestys Government what is the current sentenced prison population; and what is the estimated number of prisoners currently serving sentences of more than 2½ years. (HL3349)
The Lord BerkeleyTo ask Her Majestys Government what were, for each year from 1994 to the present, the number of passenger train miles and freight train miles operated. (HL3350)
The Lord BerkeleyTo ask Her Majestys Government, for each multi-modal transport corridor study, who are the members of the steering group so far appointed; and what are their affiliations. (HL3351)
The Lord Harris of GreenwichTo ask Her Majestys Government how many soldiers from ethnic minorities are now serving in each regiment of the Household Division. (HL3352)
The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majestys Government how many apiaries are now infested with the varroa mite; what help and advice they have given beekeepers to reduce varroa infestation to harmless levels; and what progress there has been toward making the techniques of varroa monitoring and control part of routine bee husbandry in the United Kingdom. (HL3353)
The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majestys Government what representations they have received from the Haemophilia Society concerning the Written Answer given by the Baroness Hayman on 15th June (WA 18) about the distinction made between people with haemophilia infected with HIV and hepatitis C respectively during NHS treatment; and what action they are taking in response to those representations. (HL3354)
The Lord Stanley of AlderleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, under paragraph 32 of the Sheep Annual Premium/Hill Livestock Compensatory Allowances 2 (1999) Explanatory Leaflet, it is necessary for farmers to inform the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or the Welsh Office Agriculture Department of the exact date of death of every ewe dying during the Retention Period, should such a loss mean a reduction in the amount claimed under the Sheep Annual Premium Scheme 1999. (HL3355)
The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask the Chairman of Committees whether he will publish detailed income and expenditure accounts in relation to the performance, by the Law Lords, of the judicial functions of the House of Lords, covering all categories of expenditure other than the salaries of the Law Lords themselves. (HL3356)
The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will publish detailed income and expenditure accounts in relation to the performance, by the Law Lords, of their judicial functions in the Privy Council, covering all categories of expenditure other than the salaries of the Law Lords themselves. (HL3357)
The Lord Beaumont of WhitleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, in the light of the answer by the Lord Burlison in response to Written Question HL2987 on 23rd June about the choice of names for NATOs current operations in Kosovo (WA 91), and in view of the need to avoid misunderstandings, they consider that the practice of selecting operation names at random is satisfactory; and, if not, whether they will consider a more logical approach. (HL3358)
The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majestys Government when the European Commissions Information Programme for European Citizens (Prince) was first introduced; what annual expenditures have been financed under it; and what is the Treaty Article on which the Commissions programme is based. (HL3359)
The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, in spite of the opt-out provisions of Protocol Number 11 to the Maastricht Treaty, the provisions of EC Treaty Article 104 dealing with excess government deficits apply to the United Kingdom; and, if so, when and on what occasions recommendations have been made to the United Kingdom by the Council of Ministers under paragraphs 7 and 8 of Article 104. (HL3360)
The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majestys Government who authorised the transfer from prison to a special hospital in December 1992 of the Arab terrorist, Marwan al Bana; whether the Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary or Arab governments were consulted prior to his transfer; whether the Israeli government was informed; whether representations had been made on his behalf; and, if so, by whom. (HL3361)
The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majestys Government what medical factors were cited as the grounds for the transfer from prison to special hospital of Marwan al Bana; who carried out the medical assessment; and what were their qualifications. (HL3362)
The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the allegations contained in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz of 11th June that M15 had prior knowledge of the attempted assassination on 3rd June 1982 of the then Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Mr Shlomo Argov, are correct. (HL3363)
BILLS IN PROGRESS
[The date in brackets is the date for which the bill is set down]
Waiting for Second Reading
Further and Higher Education (Scotland) (Amendment) [HL]
Time Zones and Summer Time (Devolution) [HL]
European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) [HL]
Road Traffic (Use of Mobile Telephones) [HL] [9th July]
Company and Business Names (Chamber of Commerce, Etc.) [29th June]
Football (Offences and Disorder)
Immigration and Asylum [29th June]
Committed to a Select Committee
City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL]
Kent County Council [HL]
Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
Medway Council [HL]
United Reformed Church [HL] [22nd July]
Committed to a Grand Committee
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty [HL] [29th June]
Committed to a Committee of the Whole House
Freedom of Information [HL]
Greater London Authority [1st July]
Welfare Reform and Pensions [6th July]
Genetically Modified Crops [HL] [9th July]
European Tax Harmonisation (Veto) [HL]
European Community Legislation (Impact) [HL]
Parliamentary Government [HL]
Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) [HL] [9th July]
Adoption (Intercountry Aspects)
Waiting for Report
House of Lords [30th June]
Employment Relations [8th July]
Waiting for Third Reading
Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) [29th June]
Protection of Children [5th July]
Academic and Academic-Related Staff Pay and Conditions [HL]
Road Traffic (Vehicle Testing) [29th June]
Baxi Partnership Limited Trusts [HL]
Sent to the Commons
Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) (Amendment) [HL]
Trustee Delegation [HL]
Commonwealth Development Corporation [HL]
Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence [HL]
Disability Rights Commission [HL]
Births and Deaths Registration (Amendment) [HL]
Criminal Cases Review (Insanity) [HL]
European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) [HL]
Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies [HL]
Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) [HL]
Pollution Prevention and Control [HL]
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) [HL]
Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation) [HL]
London Local Authorities [HL]
Waiting for consideration of Commons amendments
Waiting for Royal Assent
University College London
MEASURES IN PROGRESS
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Cathedrals [29th June]
Care of Places of Worship [29th June]
AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS
Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee
Draft Stansted Airport Aircraft Movement Limit (Amendment) Order 1999
Draft North/South Co-operation (Implementation Bodies) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft International Copper Study Group (Legal Capacities) Order 1999
Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Highway Functions) Order 1999
Draft Contracting Out (Jury Summoning Functions) Order 1999
SPECIAL PROCEDURE ORDER IN PROGRESS
Waiting for expiry of resolution period
City of Stoke-on-Trent Tunstall Northern By-Pass Local Government Act Compulsory Purchase Order 1997 [6th July]
[Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords rooms
in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]
TUESDAY 29TH JUNE