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Wednesday 28 November 2007 at 3.00pm

*Oral questions, 30 minutes

*Baroness Rawlings to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the level of aid to Burma and the border areas.

*Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any further plans to close British Embassies in Latin America.

*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the impact of the spending overrun on the 2012 London Olympic Games upon spending on the Arts.

*Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that the proposed expansion of Heathrow airport does not compromise United Kingdom targets for the reduction of carbon emissions.

Standing Orders (Public Business) The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) to move that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows:

Standing Order 41 (Arrangement of the Order Paper)

Leave out paragraph (6) and insert:

“(6)   Any motion relating to a report from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on a draft order laid under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, or a subordinate provisions order made or proposed to be made under the Regulatory Reform Act 2001, shall be entered before a motion to approve that order.”

Standing Order 51 (Printing of Bills brought from the Commons)

At the end of paragraph (2), after “Reasons” insert “and any Explanatory Notes on the amendments”

Standing Order 52 (Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills)

Delete paragraph (6)

Standing Order 74 (Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments)

In paragraph (2), leave out “any statutory instrument made by the Scottish Ministers or otherwise under an Act or Act of the Scottish Parliament or by the Welsh Ministers” and insert “any Scottish statutory instrument or any statutory instrument made by the Welsh Ministers”.

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] Lord Davies of Oldham to move that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 5
Schedule 1
Clauses 6 to 14
Schedule 2
Clause 15
Schedule 3
Clauses 16 to 31.

Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Jones of Birmingham]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Jones of Birmingham to move that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.

It is expected that the following two motions will be debated together

Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2007 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that the draft Rules laid before the House on 9 October be approved. 27th Report from the Statutory Instruments Committee, Session 2006-07

Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2007 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that the draft Rules laid before the House on 9 October be approved. 27th Report from the Statutory Instruments Committee, Session 2006-07

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2007 Lord West of Spithead to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 November be approved. First Report from the Statutory Instruments Committee

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Future Business

Thursday 29 November at 11.00am

*Lord Roberts of Conwy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the United Kingdom’s international competitiveness in the light of the fall from second to ninth place in the World Economic Forum’s annual league table.

*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government which Government department holds responsibility for issues concerning obesity.

*Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to help in the world-wide fight against HIV/AIDS.

†*Lord Maclennan of Rogart to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to seek to concert the policies of the European Union towards Kosovo.

The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

†Financial Assistance Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Legislative Reform (Local Authority Consent Requirements) (England and Wales) Order 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreement on Enlargement of the European Economic Area) Order 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Climate Change Bill [HL] Lord Rooker to move that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Climate Change Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 26
Schedule 1
Clauses 27 to 38
Schedule 2
Clauses 39 to 41
Schedule 3
Clause 42
Schedule 4
Clauses 43 to 51
Schedule 5
Clauses 52 to 55
Schedule 6
Clauses 56 to 73.

Baroness Gale to call attention to the Government’s record on the management and prosecution of sexual offences; and to move for papers.

Lord Berkeley to call attention to the growth in passenger and freight traffic on Britain’s railways; and to move for papers.

It is expected that the following two motions for Third Reading will be debated together

Bournemouth Borough Council Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Eden of Winton]

Manchester City Council Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Bradley]

Lord Jenkin of Roding to ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements will be made for Parliamentary scrutiny of the operation of the new Statistics Board.

Friday 30 November at 10.00am

House of Lords Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Steel of Aikwood]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Steel of Aikwood to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Monday 3 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with the Governor of the Bank of England regarding the global credit crunch.

*Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress made in implementing the Charities Act 2006.

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of spectators will have a roof over them in the new design for the main stadium for the 2012 Olympics.

*Lord Blaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is still the intention of the Prime Minister not to attend the forthcoming summit meeting of the leaders of the African Union and European Union countries in Portugal if Mr Mugabe attends.

§Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Darzi of Denham] First Report from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

†Baroness Sharp of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government why at a time when they are encouraging people to upgrade skills and continue working later in life, adult learners seeking a second qualification at an equivalent or lower level to that already held must pay full cost fees. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Tuesday 4 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Quirk to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will increase the amount of support and encouragement for adults to pursue part-time higher education.

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their target date for the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Human Trafficking; and what progress has been made on their action plan.

*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many councils in England are subject to a moratorium or severe restrictions on granting planning permission for new housing.

†Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2007 Lord Rooker to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 November be approved. 2nd Report from the Statutory Instruments Committee (Dinner break business)

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill will continue

Wednesday 5 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussion they have had with the government of Gibraltar about tightening the regulation of on-line gambling.

*Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made on their proposals for reform of the law on rape.

The question in the name of Lord Lamont of Lerwick has been withdrawn.

The Lord President (Baroness Ashton of Upholland) to move that this House takes note of the forthcoming European Council in Lisbon on 13 and 14 December.

Thursday 6 December at 11.00am

*Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will alleviate any economic problems facing farmers affected by foot-and-mouth disease and blue tongue restrictions by making part payments of the Single Farm Payments at the beginning of the payment window which opens in December.

*Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for promoting women’s football.

*Baroness Warsi to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have received any proposals for a national motto; and, if so, whether such a motto will improve community relations.

Baroness Shephard of Northwold to call attention to the role of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in securing the efficient and effective delivery of policies and funds that support and promote the farming industry in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Baroness Perry of Southwark to call attention to the case for an action plan to make opportunity more equal in the United Kingdom by raising school standards and increasing the number of good school places; and to move for papers.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2.00pm

Local Transport Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Bassam of Brighton] First Report from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

Monday 10 December at 2.30pm

The Lord Bishop of Ely will be introduced

*Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking through the United Nations and European Union to promote the rights to self-determination of the people of Kosovo.

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to encourage shops, offices and other workplaces to save energy by switching off unnecessary electrical equipment such as lights, computers and fax machines especially at night and during weekends and holidays.

*Lord Morris of Manchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what further consideration they are giving to the problems and needs of veterans of the 1990-91 Gulf War with still medically unexplained illnesses, and of the dependants of those who have died since the conflict.

*Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they did not answer Lord Tebbit’s Written Question (HL5443) concerning the apportionment of the time of Mr Des Browne MP between his duties as Secretary of State for Defence and Secretary of State for Scotland, tabled on 9 October and due for answer on 23 October, before Prorogation on 30 October; and why they have not written to him on this matter.

†Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are supporting Liverpool in preparing for its role as European Capital of Culture 2008. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill will continue

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Davies of Oldham]

Tuesday 11 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Bishop of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards acceding to the United Nations Convention on the Law of Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses (UN Watercourse Convention), which seeks to alleviate tensions between nations with shared water resources.

*Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what projections they have made of the anticipated size of the prison population in England and Wales in 2010.

*Lord Ezra to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will be taking new initiatives to stimulate energy saving.

†Climate Change Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Rooker]

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill will continue at 3.30pm in the Moses Room and that it will conclude

Wednesday 12 December at 3.00pm

*Baroness Knight of Collingtree to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to intervene in the workings of the Family Courts to ensure full reasons are provided for parents whose children are removed from their care.

*Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering making the oral contraceptive pill directly available from community pharmacists.

*Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to remove Crown immunity from prisons insofar as health and safety legislation is concerned.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill will conclude

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Local Transport Bill will continue at 3.45pm in the Moses Room

Thursday 13 December at 11.00am

Professor Haleh Afshar will be introduced as a Baroness

*Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received against the use of x-rays as an aid to age determination in immigration control.

*Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making with their hearts and minds campaign among the people of Afghanistan.

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether patients at end of life are receiving the care to which they are entitled under the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare which came into operation on 1 October.

†Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to the causes and consequences of conflict in Africa; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

†Lord Livsey of Talgarth to call attention to the case for the construction of a Severn Barrage, its environmental impact, and other options for electricity generation in the Severn Estuary; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

†Local Authorities (Alcohol Disorder Zones) Regulations 2007 Local West of Spithead to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 November be approved.

†Immigration (Employment of Adults Subject to Immigration Control) (Maximum Penalty) Order 2007 Lord West of Spithead to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 November be approved.

†Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2007 Lord West of Spithead to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 November be approved.

Friday 14 December at 10.00am

Disabled Persons (Independent Living) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Ashley of Stoke]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Ashley of Stoke to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Powers of Entry etc. Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Selsdon]

Monday 17 December at 2.30pm

Sir Nicholas Stern will be introduced as a Baron

*Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in procuring future strategic tanker aircraft.

*Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the gross revenue to public funds from taxes and duties paid by motorists; and what proportion of this sum is spent on roads and related items.

*Baroness Hollis of Heigham to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will report on their commitment to help women buy back additional National Insurance years.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Japan about their hunting of whales.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Climate Change Bill will continue

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Local Transport Bill will continue at 3.30pm in the Moses Room

Tuesday 18 December at 11.00am

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of what the impact would be on the United Kingdom’s trade with the European Union and the jobs which depend on it if the United Kingdom were to leave the European Union and continue in free trade and inter-governmental collaboration with the remaining Member States.

*Baroness Chapman to ask Her Majesty’s Government when sections 32 to 36 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Taxi accessibility regulations) will be brought into force.

*Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the total cost of Government-funded research into organophosphates and human health since 1992.

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Motions for Balloted Debate

Ballot on 18 December for debate on 17 January. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to call attention to financial inequality in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Earl of Glasgow to call attention to the opportunities and challenges facing the United Kingdom tourism industry; and to move for papers.

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to call attention to the role of non-governmental organisations delivering services on behalf of the Government, and the related questions of accountability; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for more post-legislative scrutiny by Parliament; and to move for papers.

Lord Tombs to call attention to issues facing the electricity supply industry and to the case for a strategic decision mechanism; and to move for papers.

Lord Harrison to call attention to the British Humanist Association’s reports Quality and Equality: Human Rights, Public Services and Religious Organisations and The Case for Secularism: A Neutral State in an Open Society; and to move for papers.

Lord Ramsbotham to call attention to the case for a women’s justice system; and to move for papers.

†Lord Rix to call attention to the removal of funding for equivalent and lower qualifications in higher education and its impact on the re-skilling, updating and re-training of the labour market in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

†Lord Mawson to call attention to building sustainable communities and securing a worthwhile legacy for the London Olympics; and to move for papers.

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Select Committee Reports

The date on which the Report was published is in italics

Lord Wakeham to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on Apprenticeship: a key route to skill (5th Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 138). 20 July 2007.

Lord Wright of Richmond to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Prüm: an effective weapon against terrorism and crime? (18th Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 90). 9 May 2007

Lord Wright of Richmond to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU/US Passenger Name Record (PNR) Agreement (21st Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 108). 5 June 2007

Lord Grenfell to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The Commission’s Annual Policy Strategy for 2008 (23rd Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 123). 4 July 2007

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Other Motions for Debate

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to call attention to developments in Latin America; and to move for papers.

Lord Northbourne to call attention to the role of parents in enabling their child to achieve good outcomes at school; and to move for papers.

Lord Clement-Jones to move to resolve that this House regrets the need to use the national lottery to make further payments into the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund and calls on the Government to minimise the effect of the resulting cuts to lottery funds and in particular guarantee that the Arts, heritage and sport sectors adversely affected by the draft Payments into the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund etc. Order 2007 benefit from any increase in land value in the Olympic site following completion of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Lord Howarth of Newport to call attention to the case for encouraging high-quality architecture in the United Kingdom and for ensuring that design quality is taken into account by local planning authorities; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for improving the form in which legislation is presented to Parliament; and to move for papers.

Earl of Sandwich to call attention to the targets of the Millennium Development Goals in the poorest countries and the action required to achieve them by 2015; and to move for papers.

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Motions relating to Statutory Instruments

Payments into the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund etc. Order 2007 Lord Clement-Jones to move to resolve that this House calls on the Government to mitigate the impact of this draft Order through exploration of other funding options and to guarantee that the Arts, heritage, sport, charity and voluntary sectors adversely affected by the draft Order benefit from any increase in land value in the Olympic site following completion of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Questions for Short Debate

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to respond to human rights abuses in West Papua.

Lord Blaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for a resolution of the political, economic and human problems in Zimbabwe.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to honour their commitment that family carers of people with lifelong severe intellectual impairment should be at the heart of decision-making about their relatives’ accommodation, health care and support.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they see as the eventual destination of the project of European Union.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reform the Social Fund.

Baroness Howe of Idlicote to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in implementing the National Audiology Action Plan contained within the Department of Health report, Improving access to audiology services in England; how they intend to ensure that audiology is regarded as a priority area by strategic health authorities and primary care trusts; and what specific role they envisage for the independent sector.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of China’s role in promoting and respecting human rights.

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve support for the British motorsport industry to ensure it does not lose its global leadership.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the arrangements for preserving Government archives and preparing official histories.

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of the government of Kenya in meeting the challenges on poverty reduction and the war on corruption set out in the Department for International Development’s 2004-07 country assistance plan.

Viscount Falkland to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to support the training of disabled people on computers in their own homes.

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to deal with overcrowding and capacity on railway services.

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they would support moves towards developing an inclusive semi-permanent conference table to address the problems of the Middle East.

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the development of the Central American Integration System.

Lord Best to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to remove barriers caused by housing benefit restrictions that prevent young people leaving hostels and supported housing projects.

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what improvements have been made in the management of exotic infectious animal diseases.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether every citizen of the United Kingdom will be protected in the exercise of their freedoms as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Lord Teverson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to substitute rail travel for air travel within the United Kingdom.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of the arrangements for the imposition and parole review of sentences of imprisonment and detention for public protection imposed under sections 225 and 226 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

Lord Howarth of Newport to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to develop their policies to link the Arts with healthcare.

Lord Beaumont of Whitley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to develop the production of renewable energy in the United Kingdom so as to reduce the United Kingdom’s vulnerability to global gas and oil price fluctuations.

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the programme for updating the definitive maps of rights of way and in particular the 25-year time limit on making claims for changes.

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to act upon the findings of the National Audit Office Report on the Overseas Territories.

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in the development of a National Strategy for Autistic Spectrum Disorder; and what consultations they are having with the three devolved administrations.

Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the system for managing prisoners serving indefinite sentences.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will undertake a full analysis of the prospects for United Kingdom membership of the eurozone including the risk that further delay will make it harder to achieve United Kingdom membership.

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address the issue of identity theft.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to contribute to the Vienna Forum on the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (13 to 15 February 2008); and to introduce policies to eliminate the modern-day slave trade in all its forms both at home and abroad.

Lord Rix to ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent the social care needs of adults with a learning disability will be considered in the forthcoming Green Paper on adult social care.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce hospital-acquired infections.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will use the Migrant Integration Policy Index to inform debates on migrants in Europe.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take in view of the absence of a coroners bill in the legislative programme.

Earl Howe to ask Her Majesty’s Government how implementation of the Musculoskeletal Services Framework is progressing, with particular emphasis on health and employment issues.

†Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to tackle the issue of fly-tipping.

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Questions for Written Answer

Tabled on 27 November and due for answer by 11 December.

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any reliable statistics for the number of on-load hook failure accidents during lifeboat drills for the United Kingdom flagged fleet; and how these compare to the statistics for the number of on-load hook failure accidents during lifeboat drills worldwide. HL564

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the design and operation of ships’ lifeboat release mechanisms are standardised or whether there are significant variations. HL565

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the extent to which seafarers are affected by the current rate of on-load hook failure accidents during lifeboat drills; and what assessment they have made of the attitude of seafarers to lifeboat drills. HL566

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the current rate of on-load hook failure accidents during lifeboat drills. HL567

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the resources of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency have mirrored the increase in the size of the United Kingdom flagged fleet or the number of shipping movements in United Kingdom waters. HL568

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the Human Rights Watch report Prohibited Identities: State Interference with Religious Freedom, published in November 2007, they will raise with the government of Egypt, as well as proposing to the European Union that it should do so via the Egypt-European Union Association Agreement, the matters dealt with in the chapter entitled Egypt’s Baha’is and the Policy of Erasure. HL569

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of (a) the costs, and (b) the benefits of establishing one Government insurance scheme for exceptional risks (as operated in Spain) to cover the costs of those (i) uninsured, or (ii) unable to obtain insurance from the private sector. HL570

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce on the establishment of a Government insurance scheme for exceptional risks. HL571

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received concerning the willingness of the Environment Agency to ensure that relevant data on flood risk are made available to those with an interest. HL572

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase the number of flood defences that are in target condition. HL573

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure clearer lines of responsibility for the prevention of flooding in those areas designated as at high risk. HL574

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the problems of (a) urban drainage; (b) sewers; and (c) gullies in addressing the threat of flooding and the unblocking of spillways. HL575

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have held any discussions with other European Union member state governments on the eventual introduction of a harmonised European Union identity card and registration system; and, if so, whether they support this proposal. HL576

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many complaints they have received that Job Centre Plus advice lines are constantly engaged. HL577

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants over the age of 50 and below 50 years respectively have taken up the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs voluntary redundancy scheme; and at what cost to the department. HL578

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what cost savings the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs expect from their voluntary early redundancy scheme in the long term; and what is the immediate impact of the scheme on departmental costs. HL579

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money they anticipate will be saved by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs under its voluntary early retirement scheme. HL580

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether officials of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the voluntary early retirement scheme aged 50 years and over can retire on an immediate full pension; and, if so, why this is being offered to those retiring early voluntarily. HL581

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assess the impact on the ability of the National Health Service to meet an 18-week waiting time target for coronary artery bypass surgery should the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s decision not to recommend treatment with drug-eluting stents in the National Health Service be upheld. HL582

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s decision not to recommend treatment with drug-eluting stents in the National Health Service, what advice they will give to primary care trusts which find their budgetary provision for coronary artery bypass surgery is inadequate as a result of increased demand. HL583

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures exist by which potential conflicts of interest resulting from their previously published opinions on the clinical or cost effectiveness of relevant technologies are declared by (a) individual academics and (b) academic bodies engaged in the preparation of technical reports on behalf of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. HL584

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what processes exist for resolving disputes in relation to the assumptions made by a National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Appraisal Committee and used as the basis for appraisal determination. HL585

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will require the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence to employ list prices or market average prices for medical devices evaluated under its technology appraisal programme. HL586

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence might take into account new information pertaining to mortality benefit of a medical technology if that information becomes available after the publication of an Appraisal Consultation Document or Final Appraisal Determination. HL587

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Darzi of Denham on 23 October (WA 100-1) and 21 November (WA 78) regarding relevant paragraphs in the Declaration of Helsinki and guidelines produced by the International Society for Stem Cell Research, whether they will seek to enshrine in primary legislation a simple prohibition of all such experiments that lack a compelling scientific rationale. HL588

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Triesman on 26 November (WA 98-9), whether there has been any conclusive demonstration in any species of how somatic cell nuclear transfer can overcome the problems of immune rejection with patient-specific embryonic stem cells; and how the current level of state support for such research in humans has taken account of all relevant international conventions. HL589

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the compatibility of legislative provisions permitting abortion of disabled babies up to birth with the Human Rights Act 1998 and other provisions dealing with equality and discrimination. HL590

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment the Department for Children, Schools and Families has made of representations by the Association of Directors of Children Services about the creation of new smaller unitary councils. HL591

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment the Department for Communities and Local Government has made of the ability of small unitary authorities to recruit high calibre candidates for senior officer appointments. HL592

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment the Department for Communities and Local Government has made of the ability of small unitary authorities to commission specialist services and facilities, such as special schools and fostering and adoption services. HL593

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment the Department for Communities and Local Government has made of the possible risk of the increased costs and complexity of local government through creating new small unitary councils. HL594

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Department for Communities and Local Government deviated from the original timetable that set out the process for creating new unitary authorities, and inserted an extra stage requesting additional financial information. HL595

Lord Steel of Aikwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they will make to the Prostate Cancer Charter for Action Report arguing the case for clinical nurse specialists in prostate cancer. HL596

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the study commissioned by the Department for Transport into the benefits of using 60-tonne super lorries was let by competitive tender. HL597

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government which Minister authorised the study commissioned by the Department for Transport into the benefits of using 60-tonne super lorries. HL598

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there has been any review of the finding of the previous study by Heriot Watt University into the use of 44-tonne lorries; and whether all the benefits claimed have been achieved. HL599

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the study commissioned by the Department for Transport into the benefits of using 60-tonne super lorries, whether heavier lorries will be driven by foreign operators and drivers; and what contribution such lorries will make towards British taxation. HL600

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the study commissioned by the Department for Transport into the benefits of using 60-tonne super lorries, how it is proposed that such lorries will only use roads classed as suitable. HL601

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to the study commissioned by the Department for Transport into the benefits of using 60-tonne super lorries, whether the road safety implications of using 60-tonne lorries in terms of the number of people who might be killed or seriously injured have been assessed. HL602

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their policy that the higher ranks of the Civil Service should be more representative of the population of the United Kingdom as a whole in terms of ethnicity and gender. HL603

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they collect centrally the number of fixed penalty tickets paid in respect of the offence of using a hand-held mobile telephone whilst driving, but not in respect of the offence of cycling on a footpath. HL604

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the hours of work of the Secretary of State for Scotland’s private office in the Scotland Office. HL605

Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 15 November (WA 33), what assessment they have made of the debate on policing in the House of Lords on 7 June (HL Deb, cols 1247-91), particularly in respect of concerns raised about the quality of leadership in the police forces in England and Wales; and whether they have any plans to introduce a mandated development path for police officers. HL606

Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 15 November (WA 32), how much they have invested in the development of intelligence units to tackle level two crime in each police region; how much they have contributed to the growth of a serious crime investigatory unit in the East Midlands; and for how long that contribution will be maintained. HL607

Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 15 November (WA 32), what plans they have to address those aspects of level two crime that do not involve cross-border activity between separate police forces, having particular regard to the comments made by Mr Peter Neyroud, Chief Executive of the National Policing Improvement Agency, in an address to the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies on 24 September. HL608

Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 21 November (WA 84-5), whether it is appropriate that health and safety legislation should be invoked in circumstances where the police and security forces are dealing with terrorist incidents, particularly in light of the specific exemptions from criminal prosecution in these circumstances for police and armed forces set out in the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. HL609

Baroness Noakes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the interim report due on 14 December by Mr Kieran Poynter into the loss of personal confidential information by HM Revenue and Customs. HL610

Baroness Noakes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have entered into a contract with Mr Kieran Poynter to carry out a review of the loss of personal confidential information by HM Revenue and Customs; and, if so, whether they will place a copy of the contract in the Library of the House. HL611

Baroness Noakes to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much they expect to pay for the work being carried out by Mr Kieran Poynter for the review of the loss of personal confidential information by HM Revenue and Customs. HL612

Baroness Noakes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional powers will be given to the Information Commissioner in the light of the loss by HM Revenue and Customs of personal confidential information; and how they will give legislative effect to any such powers. HL613

Lord Selkirk of Douglas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the particular difficulties of parents of twins and higher multiple birth families in gaining admission for all their children to the same primary or secondary school. HL614

Lord Selkirk of Douglas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what effect the 2007 School Admissions Code has had on twins, triplets and other multiple birth families in obtaining admission to their first choice of school. HL615

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the impact of the toughening of the eligibility criteria for social care operated by local authorities across England on the overall level of healthcare and quality of life in the last five years. HL616

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what patterns have emerged in the last five years with regard to the operation of the eligibility criteria used by local authorities in England in respect of the provision of adult social care; and what are the reasons behind such trends. HL617

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what effect the proposed European Union Directive to allow European Union residents to receive non-emergency healthcare free of charge in all 27 member states will have on the organisation and finances of the National Health Service; and what is their likely response to the proposed Directive. HL618

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to have the proposed Directive on free non-emergency healthcare debated and voted upon in both Houses of Parliament before the issue is debated and agreed in Brussels. HL619

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to vote against any proposed food labelling scheme which would ban “made in Britain” labels and institute instead a “made in the EU” label. HL620

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the European Union has the powers to carry out a compulsory census of all people residing in the European Union; what would be the purpose of such a census; whether any consideration has been given to the questions that might be included in any such census; and whether such a proposal would have to be approved by both Houses of Parliament. HL621

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government how an enlarged European Union diplomatic service will affect the size and influence of the United Kingdom diplomatic service. HL622

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current number of MPs and Peers in light of the changing relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom. HL623

Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 22 November (WA 89) on level-three assets, whether they will provide some examples of an unobservable input. HL624

Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in light of the remarks by the Prime Minister and Angela Eagle MP on 21 November (HC Deb, col 1186 and cols 165WH-168WH), how the needs of each part of the United Kingdom have been calculated in respect of the Barnett Formula. HL625

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people in Northern Ireland were employed by HM Revenue and Customs on 1 January each year since 2000. HL626

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is against the law for a person to be interviewed on television while driving a vehicle on a public road; and, if so, whether television companies have been made aware of the law. HL627

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Questions unanswered after 14 days

The questions asked on the dates shown in bold were due for answer by the dates in brackets. The Government department responsible for answering each Question is shown in square brackets.

6 November (20 November)

HL11 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [FCO]

HL15 Lord Berkeley [DfT]

HL16 Lord Berkeley [DfT]

HL17 Lord Berkeley [DfT]

HL18 Lord Berkeley [DfT]

HL19 Lord Berkeley [DfT]

HL25 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL30 Lord Morris of Manchester [DoH]

HL31 Lord Morris of Manchester [DoH]

HL36 Lord Jenkin of Roding [DoH]

HL46 Earl of Sandwich [MoD]

HL60 Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury [DCMS]

HL72 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL74 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL77 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL78 Lord Pearson of Rannoch [HO]

HL97 Lord Ouseley [HO]

7 November (21 November)

HL129 Lord Berkeley [DfBERR]

HL130 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL131 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL141 Lord Avebury [DoH]

HL143 Lord Avebury [CO]

HL167 Lord Greaves [LHOL]

8 November (22 November)

HL183 Lord Tebbit [MoD]

HL187 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL188 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL194 Lord Hylton [DfID]

HL197 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL198 Viscount Astor [HMT]

HL199 Viscount Astor [HMT]

HL200 Viscount Astor [HMT]

HL201 Viscount Astor [HMT]

HL202 Baroness Valentine [HO]

HL203 Baroness Valentine [HO]

12 November (26 November)

HL208 Lord Hylton [DoH]

HL209 Lord Hylton [DoH]

HL214 Lord Berkeley [CLG]

HL215 Lord Berkeley [CLG]

HL217 Baroness Tonge [DoH]

HL218 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL222 Lord Beaumont of Whitley [DfID]

HL226 Lord Hanningfield [CLG]

HL227 Lord Hanningfield [CLG]

HL229 Lord Fowler [DoH]

HL230 Lord Fowler [DoH]

HL231 Lord Fowler [DoH]

HL232 Lord Fowler [DoH]

HL233 Lord Fowler [DoH]

HL235 Lord Vinson [DfBERR]

HL236 Lord Vinson [DfBERR]

13 November (27 November)

HL239 Lord Beaumont of Whitley [CLG]

HL242 Earl Attlee [MoD]

HL243 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL251 Baroness Greengross [DoH]

HL255 Lord Lee of Trafford [MoD]

HL256 Lord Lee of Trafford [MoD]

Number of questions allocated to each department which are unanswered after 14 days.

[CLG] 5 [CO] 1 [DCMS] 1 [DfBERR] 3 [DfID] 2 [DfT] 5
[DoH] 21 [FCO] 1 [HMT] 4 [HO] 5 [LHOL] 1 [MoD] 5
[NIO] 2

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Bills in Progress

Type of Bill To be considered
Waiting for Second Reading
House of Lords [HL] Private Member’s 30 November
Disabled Persons (Independent Living) [HL] Private Member’s 14 December
Powers of Entry etc. [HL] Private Member’s 14 December
Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions [HL] Government 28 November
Alcohol Labelling [HL] Private Member’s
Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL] Private
Committed to a Grand Committee
Local Transport [HL] Government 6 December
Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts [HL] Government 10 December
Children and Young Persons [HL] Government
Committed to a Committee of the Whole House
Human Fertilisation and Embryology [HL] Government 3 December
Climate Change [HL] Government 11 December
Waiting for Third Reading
Bournemouth Borough Council [HL] Private 29 November
Manchester City Council [HL] Private 29 November
London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill Private
Sent to the Commons
Transport for London [HL] Private

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Affirmative Instruments in Progress

The Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

Merits Committee To be considered
Waiting for consideration by the Statutory Instruments Committee
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreement on Enlargement of the European Economic Area) Order 2007
Draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2007
Draft Financial Assistance Scheme (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2007
Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2007 13 December
Draft Local Authorities (Alcohol Disorder Zones) Regulations 2007 13 December
Draft Immigration (Employment of Adults Subject to Immigration Control) (Maximum Penalty) Order 2007 13 December
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2007 28 November
Draft Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2007 28 November
Draft Payments into the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund etc. Order 2007 First Report
Draft Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2007 28 November
Draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Order 2007 4 December
Draft Regional Learning and Skills Councils Regulations 2007

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Legislative Reform Orders in Progress

Super-affirmative draft Orders reported following first-stage scrutiny by the Regulatory Reform Committee
Draft Legislative Reform (Local Authority Consent Requirements) (England and Wales) Order 2007

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Committees

Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheet

Wednesday 28 November
Communications Select Committee 10.00am
Constitution Select Committee 10.30am
European Union Sub-Committee D Environment and Agriculture 10.30am
European Union Sub-Committee F Home Affairs 11.00am
Statutory Instruments Joint Committee 4.00pm
European Union Sub-Committee E Law and Institutions 4.15pm
Thursday 29 November
European Union Sub-Committee G Social and Consumer Affairs 9.30am
European Union Sub-Committee C Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy 10.30am
Monday 3 December
European Union Sub-Committee B Internal Market 4.00pm
Tuesday 4 December
European Union Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade 10.30am
Economic Affairs Select Committee 3.30pm
Merits of Statutory Instruments Select Committee 3.30pm
House Committee Domestic Committee 4.00pm
Wednesday 5 December
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Select Committee 10.30am
Thursday 6 December
Constitution Select Committee 10.15am
Science and Technology Select Committee 11.00am
European Union Select Committee 4.15pm
Tuesday 11 December
Science and Technology Sub-Committee I Waste Reduction 11.00am

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Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 27 November 2007

The House met at 2.30pm
Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.

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Select Committee Reports

1   European Union Committee   
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

Green Paper on Succession and Wills. (2nd Report, HL Paper 12)

2   Merits of Statutory Instruments   
The 3rd Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 14)

Private Business

3   Petitions for private bills The following petitions for private bills were deposited on or before 27 November 2007 in accordance with Private Business Standing Orders:

Name of Petition
Canterbury City Council
Leeds City Council
London Local Authorities
London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2)
London Local Authorities (Shopping Bags)
Northern Bank
Nottingham City Council
Reading Borough Council
St. Austell Market
By whom deposited
Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Sharpe Pritchard
Sharpe Pritchard
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP.

4   Draft provisional order A printed copy of the following draft provisional order was deposited on or before 27 November 2007 in accordance with the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936:

Name of draft order
Aberdeen City Council
By whom deposited
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP.

Public Business

5   Bees A question was asked by Lord Livsey of Talgarth, on behalf of Baroness Thomas of Winchester, and answered by Lord Rooker.

6   Education: primary schools A question was asked by Baroness Sharp of Guildford and answered by Lord Adonis.

7   Iraq A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Taylor of Bolton.

8   Rainforests: Borneo A question was asked by Lord St John of Bletso and answered by Lord Rooker.

9   Climate Change Bill [HL] Lord Rooker moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House adjourned at 9.06pm until Wednesday 28 November at 9.45am for judicial business, 3.00pm for public business.

Michael Pownall

Clerk of the Parliaments

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Papers

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Command Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

1   Science and Technology—Government Response to the 6th Report of the Science and Technology Committee, Session 2006-07, on Allergy.   (7255)

2   Human Rights—Government Reply to the 20th Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2006-07, on changes in the Immigration Rules concerning Highly Skilled Migrants.   (7268)

3   Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)—Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to Education (Local Education Authority Performance Targets) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007, SI2007/2972. (22 October)   (—)

4   Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)—Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to Education (School Performance Targets) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007, SI2007/2975. (22 October)
            (—)

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2007, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.   (3297)

Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Statement by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the Government Indemnity Scheme, laid under the National Heritage Act 1980.

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Judicial Business

Tuesday 27 November

1   Liu and another and others (Petitioners) and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department The petition of Mohammad Sultan Uddin Ahmed, Khadiza Afrose and Sumona Ahmed Afrose praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 26 November).

2   R (on the application of Wright and others) (Petitioners) v Secretary of State for Health and another (Respondents) The petition of June Wright, Khemraj Jummun, Mary Quinn and Barbara Gambier praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 26 November).

3   JL (Sierra Leone) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

4   HB (Ethiopia) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

5   EB (Kosovo) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

The petition of the appellants praying that the appeals be consolidated; that they be allowed to lodge one statement, one case and one appendix and be jointly represented in respect of the three appeals and that the respondent be allowed to lodge one case in respect of the three appeals (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

Wednesday 28 November at 10.30am
In Committee Room No. 1

Hearing by the Appellate Committee in the following causes:

R v McDaid (Appellant) (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division))

R v Clarke (Appellant) (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division))

(Consolidated appeals)

ISBN 9780 108051609

 
 
 
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