Weekly Information Bulletin: 23rd July 2011

Forthcoming Business of the House of Lords

5 – 9 September 2011

Monday 5 September

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Legislation – Localism Bill - Report stage - Baroness Hanham

Tuesday 6 September

The House will sit at 2:30pm

Orders and Regulations – Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 – Baroness Verma

Motion of Regret – To move, as an amendment to the above motion, to insert at the end "but that this House regrets that the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties) Regulations 2011 seem likely to reinforce the failure of equality law to take proper account of freedom of religion and conscience; and notes that the Regulations appear to burden further the public sector with unnecessary bureaucracy and target-setting and will in effect promote equality of outcomes rather than equality of opportunity." – Lord Waddington

Legislation – Scotland Bill - Second reading - Lord Wallace of Tankerness

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3:30pm

Legislation – Armed Forces Bill - Committee stage - Lord Astor of Hever

Wednesday 7 September

The House will sit at 3:00pm

Legislation – Localism Bill - Report stage (Day 2) - Baroness Hanham

Motion – Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules - Regret Motion - Lord Hunt of Kings Heath / Baroness Browning

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3:45pm

Orders and Regulations – Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2011 - Lord Sassoon

Orders and Regulations – Weights and Measures (Specified Quantities) (Unwrapped Bread and Intoxicating Liquor) Order 2011 - Baroness Wilcox

Orders and Regulations – Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2011; Scheme for Construction Contracts (England and Wales) Regulations 1998 (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2011 - Baroness Wilcox

Orders and Regulations – Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2011 - Lord Wallace of Tankerness

Orders and Regulations – Landfill (Maximum Landfill Amount) Regulations 2011 - Lord Henley

Thursday 8 September

The House will sit at 11:00am

Debate – Continuing role of the Commonwealth - Baroness Hooper

Debate – Improving interfaith dialogue in multicultural Britain - Lord Mitchell

The House will sit in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 11:45am

Legislation – Armed Forces Bill - Committee stage (Day 2) - Lord Astor of Hever

Friday 9 September

The House will not be sitting.

Prepared 22nd July 2011