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The Week Ahead in the House of Lords
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Lords Chamber
15:00 Oral Question *Baroness Tyler of Enfield
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their most recent assessment of access to treatment in Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
15:10* Oral Question *Lord Strasburger
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their forecasts for the next ten years show a better outcome for the United Kingdom economy if the United Kingdom were to remain in the European Union than if it were to leave.
15:20* Oral Question *Baroness Anelay of St Johns
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to (1) promote freedom of religion or belief, and (2) mark International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day on 27 October.
15:25* Oral Question *Lord Luce
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect the impartiality of the civil service following recent political criticisms of the Brexit process.
15:30* Motion Lord Bates intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.
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followed by Statutory Instruments Financial Regulators’ Powers (Technical Standards etc.) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Lord Bates to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 July be approved. 38th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, considered in Grand Committee on 17 October
followed by Statutory Instruments Building Societies Legislation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Lord Bates to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 17 October
followed by Statutory Instruments Department for Transport (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Baroness Sugg to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 17 October
followed by Statutory Instruments Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (Consequential Amendment of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2018
Lord Keen of Elie to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 June be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 17 October
followed by Legislation Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill
Third Reading [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth]
followed by Legislation Ivory Bill
Report [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 31st, 35th and 36th Reports from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
followed by Motion The following two motions are expected to be debated together:
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followed by Debate Lord Whitty
To move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee on the Commission Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC (COM(2018)639, Council Document 12118/18) (22nd Report, HL Paper 200).
followed by Debate Lord Whitty
To move to resolve that this House considers that the Commission Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC (COM(2018)639, Council Document 12118/18) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for the reasons set out in the 22nd Report from the European Union Committee (HL Paper 200); and, in accordance with article 6 of the Protocol on the application of the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, instructs the Clerk of the Parliaments to forward this reasoned opinion to the Presidents of the European institutions. (Dinner break business)
Grand Committee
15:45 Statutory Instruments Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Manzoor]
followed by Statutory Instruments Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Sugg]
followed by Statutory Instruments Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Sugg]
followed by Statutory Instruments European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Callanan]
followed by Motion Lord Agnew of Oulton intends to move the following six motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
followed by Statutory Instruments Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Statutory Instruments Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Statutory Instruments Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Statutory Instruments Tees Valley Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Statutory Instruments West Midlands Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Statutory Instruments West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018
Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Agnew of Oulton]
followed by Motion Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
To move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Framework Agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance.
Thursday, 25 October 2018
Lords Chamber
11:00 Oral Question *Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that public sector television content is easily discoverable regardless of how viewers access such content.
11:10* Oral Question *Lord Blunkett
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how often the Border Force failed to achieve service level agreement targets for the maximum waiting time for passengers at Heathrow Airport during the months of (1) July, (2) August, and (3) September; what was the percentage shortfall in each case; and what action they intend to take to improve its performance.
11:20* Oral Question *Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reassess their plans in relation to Trident in the light of the report by the British American Security Information Council, Blowing up the Budget: the cost risk of Trident to UK defence, published on 25 September.
11:25* Oral Question Topical Oral Question
Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 19 October, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 23 October.
11:30* Debate Lord Campbell of Pittenweem
To move that this House takes note of the case for a People’s Vote on the outcome of the negotiations between the United Kingdom Government and the European Union on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.
followed by Debate Lord Shipley
To move that this House takes note of the case for building more affordable housing.
Friday, 26 October 2018
Lords Chamber
10:00 Legislation Health and Social Care (National Data Guardian) Bill
Second Reading [Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen]
If the Bill is read a second time, Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
followed by Legislation Duchy of Cornwall Bill [HL]
Second Reading [Lord Berkeley]
If the Bill is read a second time, Lord Berkeley to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
followed by Legislation Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill
Second Reading [Baroness Pidding]
If the Bill is read a second time, Baroness Pidding to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
followed by Legislation Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL]
Committee [Lord Berkeley of Knighton]
Monday, 29 October 2018
Lords Chamber
14:30 Oral Question *Lord Pearson of Rannoch
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will (1) withdraw their notice under clauses 2 to 5 of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, and (2) offer through the Council of Ministers continuing free trade under the World Trade Organisation, and residence and security to European Union citizens, before agreeing any financial settlement in the Brexit negotiations.
14:40* Oral Question *Baroness Randerson
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to modernise rail fares.
14:50* Oral Question *Lord Wallace of Saltaire
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether sufficient personnel will be trained and equipment will be ready to take full control of the United Kingdom’s borders by the end of March 2019.
14:55* Oral Question *Lord Greaves
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for new investment in the railway network in the north of England.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Lords Chamber
14:30 Oral Question *The Lord Bishop of Gloucester
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support the children of prisoners.
14:40* Oral Question *Lord Addington
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure adequate support structures are available across all parts of the country for pupils and students with special educational needs.
14:50* Oral Question *Lord Beith
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when new trains will be in service on the East Coast Main line between Newcastle and Edinburgh.
Lords Committees
10:30 Committee Room 4 Bribery Act 2010 Committee
Bribery Act 2010
11:30 Committee Room 4A Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee
Intergenerational Fairness and Provision
15:15 Committee Room 4A Science and Technology Committee (Lords)
Forensic Science
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Lords Chamber
15:00 Oral Question *Lord Teverson
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to support the United Kingdom as a global green finance centre following the City of London’s fall to third place in the Global Green Finance Index published in September.
15:10* Oral Question *Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the safety implications for consumers of the retail sale of weedkillers such as Roundup; and whether they will introduce legislation to address any risks.
15:20* Oral Question *Lord Fox
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in establishing the governance of their Industrial Strategy.
Lords Committees
10:00 Committee Room 4A EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee
Private Meeting
10:00 Committee Room 4A EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee
Private Meeting
10:15 Committee Room 3A Constitution Committee
Private Meeting
10:30 Committee Room 3 EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee
Private Meeting