WEDNESDAY 27TH OCTOBER
The Lord Grabiner
The Lord Sharman
*The Lord Janner of BraunstoneTo ask Her Majestys Government what action they will take to enforce the provisions of section 37 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 in relation to the personal responsibility of directors and managers concerning rail safety.
*The Lord BarnettTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their policy with regard to advertisements for Individual Savings Account investments.
*The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majestys Government what efforts they are making to secure the release of James Mawdsley and Rachel Goldwyn from Burmese gaols.
*The Lord AhmedTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will take action to discourage Russian troops from entering Grozny and to protect the civilian population of Chechnya.
Welfare Reform and Pensions BillThird Reading [The Baroness Hollis of Heigham]
THURSDAY 28TH OCTOBER
[Prayers will have been read]
*The Lord GeraintTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they consider that the present state of the British agricultural industry is satisfactory.
*The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majestys Government what further steps they consider should be taken to bring about a permanent cease-fire and resolution of the Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict.
*The Lord McNallyTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their response to the latest published crime statistics.
Food Standards BillReport [The Baroness Hayman]
The Lord AhmedTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to extend to the rest of the United Kingdom legislation which applies in Northern Ireland against religious discrimination.
FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER
[At eleven oclock]
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).
The Lord TeviotTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the level of blood stocks and public participation in blood donation are adequate.
MONDAY 1ST NOVEMBER
The Baroness Massey of Darwen
The Lord Smith of Leigh
*The Baroness YoungTo ask Her Majestys Government whether sufficient information will be available to schools in time to introduce the new AS/A level system in September 2000.
*The Earl of KinnoullTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to introduce legislation to give local authorities control over the digging up of streets so as to minimise the difficulties caused to both residents and traffic management.
*The Lord Peyton of YeovilTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they or others are taking to secure a reduction in the total number of nuclear warheads, estimated at present to be 40,000.
*The Lord StallardTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps are being taken to increase staff levels at accident and emergency departments serving North West London.
TUESDAY 2ND NOVEMBER
The Baroness Blood
The Lord Kirkham
*The Lord PalmerTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they have any plans to increase the £100 cold weather payment to pensioners living in Scotland.
*The Viscount WaverleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the United States legal challenge to the European Unions preferential tariff regime for African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) banana producers (Lomé Convention) is compatible with United States subsidies to their agricultural exporters.
*The Earl Baldwin of BewdleyTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they are taking to promote research into the environmental causes of cancer.
*The Lord LukeTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress they have made with regard to the completion of the Millennium Dome.
WEDNESDAY 3RD NOVEMBER
The Baroness Whitaker
The Lord Foster of Thames Bank
*The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government whether it is their policy to consider the employment policies of the companies to which they award contracts for the provision of veterinary services to the Meat Hygiene Service.
*The Lord Bruce of DoningtonTo ask Her Majestys Government when and under what circumstances a gentlemans agreement was reached between the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament by virtue of which the Council does not present the Draft Budget relating to the expenditure of the latter, and whether Her Majestys then Government agreed or did not oppose this arrangement.
*The Lord EzraTo ask Her Majestys Government what progress has been made in the restructuring of the London Underground.
THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER
*The Lord InglewoodTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps they are taking to encourage the take up of digital television by those who do not wish to subscribe to subscription channels.
*The Lord Wallace of SaltaireTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they support the proposal for a timetable for the completion of the European Union accession negotiations currently underway.
*The Earl of ClancartyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, in the light of the recent prosecutions against Sister Virtus Okwaraoha and Philip Bussy, they will encourage London Regional Transport to review their procedures for bringing prosecutions for fare evasion against London bus passengers.
The Lord PestonTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (HL Paper 96).
FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER
[At eleven oclock]
The Lord GeddesTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Electricity from Renewables (12th Report, HL Paper 78).
MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER
The Lord Gavron
*The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majestys Government what measures they have taken to ensure that Government departments are taking advantage of the low prices available in the United Kingdom for internal and overseas telephone calls.
*The Lord MoynihanTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend to publish a White Paper in advance of the forthcoming European Union Inter-Governmental Conference.
*The Baroness RawlingsTo ask Her Majestys Government what are the latest regulations covering the travel of British subjects working with charitable non-governmental organisations in Afghanistan.
*The Baroness SharplesTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they consider activity courses for young offenders a success.
TUESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER
*The Lord CheshamTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the statement of the Baroness Hollis of Heigham that It is a general principle of English and Scottish law that retrospective legislation should be avoided wherever possible (HL Deb, 13th October, col. 502) applies to conditionally exempt items for inheritance tax purposes.
*The Lord Campbell of CroyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they envisage any change of policy regarding restrictions on the employment and duties of members of the armed forces aged 16 and 17.
*The Earl of CarlisleTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the Treasurys decision to bill the Ministry of Defence for the cost of operations in Kosovo and East Timor has affected the training, equipment programmes and morale of the Armed Forces.
*The Lord Phillips of SudburyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether, in the light of the policing of the State Visit of the President of China, they will undertake a review of public order legislation and its enforcement.
WEDNESDAY 10TH NOVEMBER
*The Lord Jenkins of PutneyTo ask Her Majestys Government what is the cause of the failure to agree a work programme this year at the Geneva conference on disarmament; what has been the result; and what steps they are taking to resolve matters.
*The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will require all local authorities to deal with infestations of mice and other vermin that cannot be dealt with by individual householders.
*The Lord Renton of Mount HarryTo ask Her Majestys Government how they will reconcile recommendations to build more houses in the South East with the lack of brown-field sites in the area.
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 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 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 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 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 British nuclear forces.
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 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 Lord RotherwickTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their policy regarding the planning provisions and facilities for General Aviation (GA).
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 MethuenTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will consider revoking dormant mineral planning consents granted before 1960.
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 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 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 Viscount WaverleyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether it would assist future conflict resolution if United Nations 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.
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 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 Thomas of SwynnertonTo call attention to the future sovereignty of Gibraltar; and to move for papers.
The Lord Bishop of SalisburyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they have considered the Womens Institute report The Changing Village, and what is their response.
The Lord PaulTo ask Her Majestys Government what they are doing to encourage parents to play a more positive role in the education of their children.
The Lord Monk BrettonTo call attention to milk marketing in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.
The Lord GrantchesterTo ask Her Majestys Government how their proposals for the milk industry and in particular for the supply of raw milk will affect the rural economy.
The Earl of ClancartyTo ask Her Majestys Government how they believe the arts and sport relate to the issue of social exclusion.
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 Lord VivianTo call attention to H M Armed Forces and the measures required to reduce overstretch; and to move for papers.
The Baroness LockwoodTo call attention to the publication of Her Majestys Governments strategy document Making a Difference and to the impact on university education of nurses; and to move for papers.
The Lord IronsideTo call attention to defence developments and their impact on the fighting efficiency and well-being of the United Kingdom Armed Forces; and to move for papers.
The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majestys Government what is the effect of the judgment in the Adimi case on the Immigration and Asylum Bill now before Parliament; and what changes, if any, they intend to make in the Bill as a result of the judgment.
Environmental Protection (Restriction on the Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999The Earl of Lytton to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 10th June, be annulled (S.I. 1999/2170)
The Baroness YoungTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will ensure that those who have studied at British Schools elsewhere in the European Union can gain access to the student loan scheme.
The Lord VinsonTo call attention to changes in the influence and prestige of this House; and to move for papers.
The Baroness Park of MonmouthTo move, That the Offices Committee be instructed to report by 1st November its recommendations on what ancillary rights, if any, should be accorded to those hereditary peers who are likely to lose their right to sit in this House at the end of this Session, so that the House may consider such recommendations before the end of this Session of Parliament.
The Baroness Williams of CrosbyTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they are satisfied with the arrangements made to monitor North Koreas nuclear missile programme.
The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majestys Government what are their priorities for the effective protection of human rights in light of their annual report on Human Rights, Cm 4404, July 1999.
The Lord Smith of CliftonTo call attention to the number and nature of Task Forces and similar bodies created since May 1997; and to move for papers.
The Lord DholakiaTo call attention to the recently held General Election in India and the importance of upholding democratic principles in the election of governments; and to move for papers.
The Baroness EmertonTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their policy on the education of nurses.
The Lord EzraTo ask Her Majestys Government how Britain compares in its infrastructure with other developed countries.
SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS
[The date in brackets is that on which the Report was published]
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]
The Earl of CranbrookTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Waste Incineration (11th Report, HL Paper 71). [21st July]
The Lord GrenfellTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Taxes in the EU: can co-ordination and competition co-exist? (15th Report, HL Paper 92). [28th July]
The Lord Wallace of SaltaireTo move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Prospects for the Tampere Special European Council (19th Report, HL Paper 101). [7th September]
QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
[Tabled or amended on 25th October, or unanswered after 21 days]
The Lord CraigmyleTo ask Her Majestys Government how people are recruited from the local populace in Pakistan to help staff the British consulates there; and what their jobs are within the consulates. (HL4067)
[As amended on 29th July]
The Lord CraigmyleTo ask Her Majestys Government what proportion of staff in British consulates in Pakistan come from Pakistans religious minority groups; and what their jobs are within the consulates. (HL4068)
The Lord Bruce of DoningtonTo ask Her Majestys Government how many Government Task Forces were in existence in May 1997, May 1998 and May 1999, together with the number of individuals comprised in them, distinguishing between civil service employees and non-civil service persons. (HL4084)
The Lord Montague of OxfordTo ask Her Majestys Government what action they are taking to improve their handling of major information technology projects. (HL4384)
The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majestys Government what changes have been made to the executive functions of the Secretary of State for Scotland. (HL4385)
The Lord Brougham and VauxTo ask Her Majestys Government what representations were made by J Sainsbury plc to the Department of Trade and Industry investigation into supermarket and retail pricing. (HL4386)
The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majestys Government how many states have so far ratified the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court; and when they expect to be able to ratify it. (HL4387)
The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they intend, before the next General Election, to introduce legislation enabling them to ratify Protocol No 7 to the European Convention on Human Rights and to give effect to the Protocol in relation to the United Kingdom. (HL4388)
The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the health, safety and environmental standards observed at the Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston, are satisfactory having regard to the report published in The Observer on 24th October. (HL4389)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether certain states are conducting military espionage or other hostile military activities in outer space; and, if so, whether these states are acting in contravention of Article 1 of the 1967 Treaty Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, which states that the exploration and use of outer space....shall be carried out for the benefit and in the interests of all countries, irrespective of their degree of economic and scientific development, and shall be the province of all mankind. (HL4390)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether existing international law concerning outer space is sufficient to secure the sovereign rights of all members of the United Nations. (HL4391)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government what steps are being taken and by whom to restore navigation throughout the Danube, particularly in view of the dangers posed by ice during the winter months and the danger of flooding in countries other than Serbia. (HL4392)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether there has been a full assessment of, and consultation with local authorities and public throughout the South West on, the proposed dualling of the A303 at Stonehenge. (HL4393)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will publish the instructions and advice which they have given to, and questions which they have asked of, firms in the course of commissioning estimates for a twin bore tunnel at Stonehenge. (HL4394)
The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majestys Government whether the laws of agricultural tenancy differ in World Heritage Sites from elsewhere; and, if so, how. (HL4395)
The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majestys Government what consideration they have given to the Royal National Institute for the Blinds recent report Rights of Way; and what action they will be taking. (HL4396)
The Earl of DartmouthTo ask Her Majestys Government what rights airport security staff have in relation to searching and questioning private citizens; what is the statutory or other basis for these rights; and whether the police are obliged to take representations or requests for action from airport security staff more seriously than those made by private citizens. (HL4397)
The Lord TebbitTo ask Her Majestys Government whether in their judgment French meat is safe to eat. (HL4398)
The Lord TebbitTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will give the total amount of payments made to the Rt. Hon. Christopher Patten or on his behalf in respect of his work in the production of his Report on the Royal Ulster Constabulary. (HL4399)
The Lord SeafordTo ask Her Majestys Government how the Medical Advisory Panel on BSE quantify the percentage risk of contracting new variant CJD from eating beef on the bone. (HL4400)
The Lord SeafordTo ask Her Majestys Government, given that the velveting of deer is deemed an illegal act under the Welfare of Livestock (Prohibited Operations) Regulation 1982, whether imports of venison from animals that have been subjected to velveting or raised on farms benefiting from income from velvet should be excluded from the British market on welfare grounds. (HL4401)
The Lord SeafordTo ask Her Majestys Government how many abattoirs have been closed since November 1998; and how many they anticipate will close in the coming 12 months. (HL4402)
The Lord SeafordTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they consider the training undertaken by Spanish veterinary practitioners sub-contracted to the Official Veterinary Service to be of sufficient standard for the responsibilities devolved on them; and what steps they are taking to control any failure to discharge those responsibilities. (HL4403)
The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of appointment letters for all Official Veterinary Surgeons and Meat Hygiene inspectors appointed by Ministers since the inception of the Meat Hygiene Service in 1995. (HL4404)
The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government when they expect the revised Health and Safety Executive form MS17 to be published; and to whom it will be distributed. (HL4405)
The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government when they expect the Committee on Toxicity working party to publish their report on organophosphates. (HL4406)
The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majestys Government whether papers sent to the Committee on Toxicity working party on organophosphates by individual members of the public under strict confidentiality are expected to be kept confidential to the members of the working party; and, if so, what recourse there is for any individual who finds that the information has been released without their consent. (HL4407)
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government what is their policy towards the ratification of the following Council of Europe treaties, conventions and protocols; and, if appropriate, what is their target date for such ratification
(a) Protocol No 4 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (signed 16th September 1963);
(b) Convention on the Establishment of a Scheme of Registration of Wills (signed 16th May 1972);
(c) European Convention on the Control of the Acquisition and Possession of Firearms by Individuals (signed 28th June 1978);
(d) European Convention for the Protection of Animals for Slaughter (signed 10th May 1979);
(e) European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Purposes (signed 18th March 1986);
(f) Protocol of Amendment to the Convention at (e) above (signed 8th September 1998);
(g) Protocol Amending the European Social Charter (signed 21st October 1991);
(h) European Social Charter (Revised) (signed 7th November 1997);
(i) European Convention on the Protection of Archaeological Heritage (Revised) (signed 16th January 1992);
(j) Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level (signed 5th February 1992); and
(k) European Convention Relating to Questions on Copyright Law and Neighbouring Rights in the Framework of Transfrontier Broadcasting by Satellite (signed 2nd October 1996). (HL4408)
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government what priority they give to the following: (a) the Council of Europe; (b) the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe; and (c) the European Union, in the development of human rights policy and in the implementation of such policy. (HL4409)
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government (a) how many anti-personnel mines and (b) how many devices which could be used as anti-personnel mines are currently stocked in the United Kingdom; to whom they belong; and how such stocks relate to the United Kingdom Governments policy on the use of such weapons. (HL4410)
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government what is the current level of expenditure by each member state of NATO and by each member state of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which is not a member of NATO on humanitarian work to deal with the consequences of past anti-personnel mine laying. (HL4411)
The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majestys Government on how many occasions in the past 15 months at arms exhibitions or fairs held within the United Kingdom anti-personnel mines or equipment which could be used as such have been exhibited; by whom they were exhibited; and how such exhibition relates to the United Kingdom Governments policy on the future use of anti-personnel mines. (HL4412)
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]
European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) [HL]
Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
Medway Council [HL] [3rd November]
Kent County Council [HL] [3rd November]
City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL] [28th October]
Transport Salaried Staffs Association (Amendment of Rules)
Committed to a Committee of the Whole House
Freedom of Information [HL]
European Tax Harmonisation (Veto) [HL]
European Community Legislation (Impact) [HL]
Parliamentary Government [HL]
Time Zones and Summer Time (Devolution) [HL]
Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland)
Waiting for Report
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty [HL]
Food Standards [28th October]
Waiting for Third Reading
House of Lords [26th October]
Welfare Reform and Pensions [27th October]
Immigration and Asylum
Greater London Authority
Sent to the Commons
Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) (Amendment) [HL]
Births and Deaths Registration (Amendment) [HL]
European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) [HL]
Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies [HL]
Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) [HL]
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) [HL]
Academic and Academic-Related Staff Pay and Conditions [HL]
Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) [HL]
Genetically Modified Crops [HL]
Road Traffic (Use of Mobile Telephones) [HL]
Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation) [HL]
London Local Authorities [HL]
Baxi Partnership Limited Trusts [HL]
United Reformed Church [HL]
AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS
Waiting for Consideration by the Joint Committee
Draft Insurance Brokers (Registration) Act 1977 (Amendment) Order 1999
Draft Tax Credit (New Category of Child Care Provider) Regulations 1999
Draft Licensing and Registered Clubs (Northern Ireland) Order 1999
Draft Working Time Regulations 1999
Draft Jobseekers Allowance (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999
Draft Social Security (New Deal Pilot) Regulations 1999
Draft Chartered Institute of Patent Agents Order 1999
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Courses for Drink-Drive Offenders (Experimental Period) (Termination of Restrictions) Order 1999
Draft Jobseekers Allowance Amendment (New Deal) Regulations 1999
Draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999
Draft Financial Services Act 1986 (Restriction of Exemption) Order 1999
SPECIAL PROCEDURE ORDER IN PROGRESS
Referred to a Joint Committee
City of Stoke-on-Trent Tunstall Northern By-Pass Local Government Act Compulsory Purchase Order 1997
[Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords rooms
in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]
TUESDAY 26TH OCTOBER