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The Week Ahead in the House of Lords
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Lords Chamber
14:30 Oral Question *Lord Rooker
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to bring forward amendments to legislation to ensure that civil society plays a meaningful role in the democratic process.
14:40* Oral Question *Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish all the correspondence, internal briefings, and policy advice relating to the 2009 Lakanal House fire and subsequent inquest; and whether they will implement the Coroner's recommendations relating to building regulations and processes.
14:50* Oral Question *Lord Hunt of Kings Heath
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the NHS of figures released by the Nursing and Midwifery Council showing a 96 per cent reduction in the number of nurses registering to work in the United Kingdom in the year since the referendum on leaving the European Union.
14:55* Oral Question Topical oral question
Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 23 June.
15:00* Committee Motion The Senior Deputy Speaker intends to move the following 18 motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Deputy Chairmen of Committees House of Lords Commission; Communications; Constitution; Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform; Economic Affairs; European Union; Finance; Hybrid Instruments; International Relations; Liaison; Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST); Privileges and Conduct; Procedure; Science and Technology; Secondary Legislation Scrutiny; Services; Standing Orders (Private Bills)
followed by Committee Motion The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) intends to move the following four motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Artificial Intelligence; Citizenship and Civic Engagement; Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006; Political Polling and Digital Media
followed by Debate Queen's Speech
It is expected that the debate on the address will continue and that the principal topics for debate will be home affairs, justice, constitutional affairs, devolved affairs, communities and local government.
Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Lords Chamber
15:00 Oral Question *Lord Naseby
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to combat terrorist and extremist propaganda released through multimedia channels, particularly social media, videos, the internet, and other online sources.
15:10* Oral Question *Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are planning to take to register externally commissioned research in a standardised public register, as recommended by Sir Stephen Sedley in his report Missing evidence: an inquiry into the delayed publication of government-commissioned research, published on 2 June 2016.
15:20* Oral Question *Lord Haskel
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will introduce their industrial strategy.
15:25* Oral Question Topical oral question.
Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 26 June.
15:30* Debate Queen's Speech
It is expected that the debate on the address will continue and that the principal topic for debate will be exiting the European Union.
Thursday, 29 June 2017
Lords Chamber
11:00 Oral Question *Lord Dubs
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied child refugees have entered the United Kingdom under (1) section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016, or (2) the Dublin III regulations.
11:10* Oral Question *Lord Blair of Boughton
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement by the Prime Minister on 4 June which praised the response of the police to the terrorist attack in London, whether they intend to continue their consultation on opening senior police posts to individuals without previous professional police experience.
11:20* Oral Question *Baroness Burt of Solihull
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to affirm their commitment to equality in the light of the hung parliament and any arrangements they may make with other parties.
11:25* Oral Question Topical oral question.
Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 23 June, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 27 June.
11:30* Debate Queen's Speech
It is expected that the debate on the address will continue and that the principal topics for debate will be education, health, welfare, pensions and culture.
Monday, 3 July 2017
Lords Chamber
14:30 Oral Question *The Earl of Clancarty
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will respond to the public consultation Implementing the English Baccalaureate which closed on 29 January 2016.
14:40* Oral Question *Baroness Gardner of Parkes
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the need for youth services and how they propose to fund those services.
14:50* Oral Question *Lord Collins of Highbury
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to consult non-governmental organisations and development aid charities regarding the commitment in their manifesto to work with like-minded countries to change the rules relating to overseas development assistance.
14:55* Oral Question *Baroness Walmsley
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Grenfell Tower fire, what plans they have to review their guidance Fire safety in new and existing school buildings.
15:00* Debate Baroness D’Souza
To move that this House takes note of the case for measuring the impact of the United Kingdom’s development aid budget.
(Balloted Debate, 2½ hours)
followed by Short Debate Topical Question for Short Debate
Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 26 June, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 27 June.
followed by Debate Lord Borwick
To move that this House takes note of the case for improving air quality in London.
(Balloted Debate, 2½ hours)
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Lords Chamber
14:30 Oral Question *The Countess of Mar
To ask Her Majesty’s Government who is responsible for ensuring the implementation by Clinical Commissioning Groups and hospital providers of the Guidance for commissioners of services for people with medically unexplained symptoms, published by the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health.
14:40* Oral Question *Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much United Kingdom Overseas Development Assistance is currently spent in co-operation with, or through, the European Union.
14:50* Oral Question *Baroness Ludford
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their 2017 manifesto commitments, what are their criteria and specific objectives for Brexit; and how they intend to forge a deep and special partnership with individual European countries.