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NOTICES AND ORDERS OF THE DAY

Items marked are new or have been altered.

Items marked are expected to be taken during the dinner adjournment.

FRIDAY 24TH JULY

At eleven o’clock

†Business of the House—The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Richard) to move, That Standing Order 38 (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Wednesday 29th July to give, so far as is necessary, Her Majesty’s Government power to arrange the order of business.

Pensions (Amendment) Bill [HL]—Committee [The Lord Morris of Manchester]

†The Lord Morris of Manchester to move, That the order of commitment be discharged.

Private Hire Vehicles (London) Bill—Committee [The Baroness Gardner of Parkes] [27th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

†The Baroness Gardner of Parkes to move, That the order of commitment be discharged.

Landmines Bill—Committee (and remaining stages) [The Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean]

ROYAL ASSENT

MONDAY 27TH JULY

The Baroness Goudie

and

†The Baroness Thornton

*The Earl of Sandwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the progress made by companies in ensuring internationally agreed minimum labour standards for overseas workers.

*The Lord Jacobs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to ensure that consumers in the United Kingdom do not have to pay as much as twenty per cent more for new cars than consumers in Belgium.

*The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review, in consultation with the Association of Chief Police Officers, the use of CS spray by police forces.

*The Lord Blyth—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to discourage spitting in public, particularly at sporting venues.

City of Edinburgh (Guided Busways) Order Confirmation Bill—Consideration on Report [The Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale]

National Minimum Wage Bill—Third Reading [The Lord Clinton-Davis]

†Scotland Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Lord Sewel] [24th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

‡Education (Student Support) Regulations 1998—The Baroness Blackstone to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17th July be approved. [42nd Report from the Joint Committee]

‡Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 1998—The Baroness Blackstone to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17th July be approved. [42nd Report from the Joint Committee]

TUESDAY 28TH JULY

†The Baroness Buscombe

*The Lord Chesham—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why their treatment of English, Welsh and Northern Irish students at Scottish universities was not part of their election manifesto.

*The Lord Peyton of Yeovil—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are content with the present level of communication between Ministers and leading scientists.

*The Lord Renton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made since 31st December 1997 in reducing the number of bogus asylum seekers in the United Kingdom.

*The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are proposing to modernise National Health Service hearing aids to close the technological gap between them and privately bought hearing aids.

‡The Lord McIntosh of Haringey to move, That this House take note with approval of the Government’s assessment as set out in the Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report 1998 and Comprehensive Spending Review for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Scotland Bill will be continued this day]

WEDNESDAY 29TH JULY

[Prayers will have been read]

Sir Herbert Laming, CBE

and

†The Lord Burns

*The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the comprehensive spending review will affect the number of overseas diplomatic posts.

*The Lord Hooson—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the arrangements being made for the adequate translation of documents into the Welsh language in time for the first sitting of the Welsh Assembly in 1999.

*The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider it to be in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolutions 487 and 687 that the United States should transfer to Israel 25 strike aircraft capable of reaching Iran.

†*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will expedite their report on progress made in monitoring the application of “best practice” principles set out in the Greenbury, Hampel and Cadbury reports on payments made to private sector executives.

†Liaison Committee—The Chairman of Committees to move, That the Second Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 133) be agreed to.

†The Lord Chancellor—To move, That this House take note of Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals for Draft Civil Procedure Rules (contained in the document Access to Justice dated July 1998) as part of their proposals for civil justice reform.

Finance (No. 2) Bill—Second Reading (and remaining stages) [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey] (Money Bill)

Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) Rules 1998—The Lord Chancellor to move, That the draft Rules laid before the House on 2nd July be approved. [40th Report from the Joint Committee]

Criminal Appeal (Amendment) Bill [HL]— Second Reading [The Lord Ackner]

THURSDAY 30TH JULY

*The Lord Barnett—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to improving the working hours and conditions of the House of Lords in line with proposals being put forward for the House of Commons by the Leader of that House.

*The Lord Hurd of Westwell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is any intention on their part to discuss the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, or relations between the Falkland Islands and Argentina, with President Menem when he visits the United Kingdom in the autumn.

*The Viscount Waverley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce ECGD (Export Credits Guarantee Department) cover for Iran; and, if so, when.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Scotland Bill will be continued this day]

FRIDAY 31ST JULY

[At eleven o’clock]

The Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean—To move, That this House take note of NATO’s invitation to Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland to join the Alliance.

NO DAY NAMED

PART I

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein—To call attention to the opportunities for trade with and investment in Latin America; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To call attention to the need for full, enforceable civil rights for chronically sick and disabled people; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Perry of Southwark—To call attention to the importance of higher education policy for the social, economic and intellectual welfare of the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

The Lord Barnett—To call attention to the prospects for the United Kingdom joining EMU in the foreseeable future; and to move for papers.

The Lord Armstrong of Ilminster—To move, That a Select Committee be appointed to undertake an inquiry, and within three calendar months to make recommendations, as to how a procedure might be implemented whereby the House would nominate approximately one hundred peers by succession to be voting peers and whereby the remaining peers by succession would renounce their rights to vote but would retain their rights to speak in the House or Committees of the House.

The Lord Moynihan—To call attention to the current situation in Algeria; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Northesk—To call attention to political and economic developments in the South Atlantic; and to move for papers.

The Lord Stone of Blackheath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is a need throughout the United Kingdom for a comprehensive and cohesive policy relating to the commercial, business and financial sectors in towns, cities and other urban areas.

The Earl of Carlisle—To call attention to the number of people from ethnic minorities in senior positions in public life; and to move for papers.

The Lord Sandberg—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what effect the financial crisis in the Far East is likely to have on the British economy.

The Lord Hooson—To call attention to plans to restructure the United Nations for the next century; and to move for papers.

The Viscount Waverley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the use of sanctions.

The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the Charter of the United Nations permits, and the international rule of law can survive, claims by individual member states to a right of unilateral interpretation of UN Security Council Resolutions, and a right to engage in military operations under such unilateral interpretations.

Succession to the Crown—The Lord Alderdice to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that Her Majesty may be graciously pleased to allow that Her undoubted Prerogative and interest may not stand in the way of the consideration of Parliament during the present session of any measure to remove the bar on a person who is not, or who is married to a person who is not, a protestant to succeed to the Crown.

The Baroness Thomas of Walliswood—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to continuing delays in the completion of the Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre.

The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to replace measurements of gross domestic product and gross national product, both within the United Kingdom and in international bodies, with measurements that are being developed by the Office for National Statistics which are able to take into account economically significant unpaid and unrecorded work and the reduction through consumption or otherwise of irreplaceable natural resources.

The Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote family-friendly working practices to enable people to balance the responsibilities of family life with the demands of paid work.

The Earl of Carlisle—To call attention to the long-term future of Central and Eastern Europe, with particular reference to the three Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Onslow—To call attention to the science of genetically-modified organisms, and its implications for the breeding of plants and animals; and to move for papers.

The Viscount Hanworth—To call attention to the need to encourage teachers in primary and secondary education, and to the role of OFSTED; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Oxford—To call attention to the commitment in the Labour Party manifesto to a “fairer, faster and firmer” asylum procedure; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ackner—To call attention to the case for effectively monitoring the operation of conditional fee agreements; and to move for papers.

The Lord Dholakia—To call attention to the need for a national strategy for dealing with paedophiles; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Ludford—To call attention to the need for firm action by the European Union and its international partners to secure peace and justice in Kosovo; and to move for papers.

The Lord Birdwood—To call attention to changes in the duties of back-bench members of both Houses of Parliament in the last thirty years; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Linklater of Butterstone—To call attention to the implications for rural communities of the closure of their local school; and to move for papers.

The Lord Hardy of Wath—To call attention to the apparent increase in cruelty to animals; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Kinnoull—To call attention to the need to retain a viable British fishing industry beyond 2002; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Clanwilliam—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the industrialisation of farming practices in the United Kingdom.

The Lord Hylton—To move to resolve, That this House deplores the attempted murder of Mr Akin Birdal, President of the Turkish Human Rights Association, on 12th May; the refusal by the Turkish Government to admit United Nations Rapporteurs on Human Rights, or representatives of the OSCE or ICRC; the imprisonment and exile of members of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey; and the banning and dissolution in Turkey of numerous bona fide political parties.

The Lord Janner of Braunstone—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ban or restrict smoking in restaurants, other eating places and other public places.

The Lord Rowallan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their long-term policy towards help lines in the field of health services.

The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are continuing a policy of cutting expenditure in real terms per prisoner, and of cutting the total expenditure in real terms on the probation service and on prisoner education.

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further consideration they are giving to improving Service Pensions and War and War Widows’ Pensions; and when they expect to announce any improvements.

The Lord Rotherwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their intentions for taxing pesticides, and what will be the implications of such a tax for farming and the countryside.

The Lord Tope—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to address the problem of bullying of pupils in secondary schools.

The Baroness Maddock—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to improve the quality of the housing stock following the recent publication of the English House Condition Survey for 1996.

The Viscount Chelmsford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied that the link between the United Kingdom’s Balance of Payments and the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) by the nation’s leaders and managers is sufficiently understood.

The Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their view of the economic and business opportunities presented by the information age, which was the subject of a Government paper published in April by the Central Office of Information.

The Lord Vinson—To call attention to the case for using nuclear energy to meet the United Kingdom’s Kyoto Conference obligations for the reduction of CO2 emissions; and to move for papers.

The Lord Borrie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to modernise the regulation of the utility industries so as to provide a fair deal for consumers in general and vulnerable consumers in particular.

The Lord Hayhoe—To call attention to the case for establishing an Independent Statutory Commission responsible for the conduct of referendums, their organisation and administration along the lines proposed by the Commission on the Conduct of Referendums chaired by Sir Patrick Nairne which reported in November 1996; and to move for papers.

The Duke of Abercorn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering a request to the European Union for additional funding to ensure that the Londonderry-Strabane-Ballygawley A5 road is upgraded to the required modern standard.

The Lord McNally—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Press Complaints Commission about the outcome of their respective inquiries into the events surrounding the publication of Cries Unheard concerning Mary Bell.

The Lord Ironside—To call attention to the strengths of the Armed Forces and the investments needed to sustain their capabilities for deployment and intervention in defence of the United Kingdom’s sovereign interests; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Lincoln—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to amend current mental health legislation in order to facilitate positive intervention to assist the mentally ill living in the community.

The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the cost of converting Kensington Gardens to a memorial park for the late Diana, Princess of Wales, will be met from public funds if the proposal is proceeded with.

The Lord Ackner—To call attention to the Government’s consultation paper Rights of Audience and Rights to Conduct Litigation in England and Wales: The Way Ahead (June 1998); and to move for papers.

†The Lord Campbell of Alloway—To move to resolve, That a Royal Commission be appointed to consider and report on proposals to reconstitute or reform the House of Lords; and that no such proposals be enacted until the said report has been debated in both Houses of Parliament.

PART II

SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

[The date in brackets is that on which the Report was published]

The Lord Kingsland—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Enhancing Parliamentary Scrutiny of the Third Pillar (6th Report, HL Paper 25). [12th September]

The Lord Slynn of Hadley—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Public Service (HL Paper 55). [19th January]

The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Sustainable Landfill (17th Report, HL Paper 83). [7th April]

The Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee, Resistance to Antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents (7th Report, HL Paper 81). [23rd April]

The Lord Hoffmann—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Acquired Rights Revisited (22nd Report, HL Paper 98). [18th May]

The Lord Barnett—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on the European Central Bank (24th Report, HL Paper 112). [9th June]

The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Student Mobility in the European Union (27th Report, HL Paper 116). [3rd July]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled or amended on 23rd July]

The Lord Slynn of Hadley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will respond to the Report from the House of Lords Select Committee on the Public Service.      (HL3044)

The Earl of Clancarty—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 22nd July (WA 106), what is the specific evidence for their statement that “the public overwhelmingly regard the pass [for admission to the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside] as excellent value for money”; and whether such evidence includes the views of the broader public who do not presently visit or who have stopped visiting those museums.      (HL3045)

The Lord Marlesford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the names and qualifications of the members of the working group which has been set up to establish the central database for the establishment of a central register of firearms holders required by section 39 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997; when the working group was established; and what are the dates on which it has met.      (HL3046)

The Lord Marlesford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Williams of Mostyn on 22nd July (WA 118-120), when they expect to be able to update the statistics on firearm and shotgun certificates issued in England and Wales for 1996 given in that Answer, to show the position on 31st December 1997.      (HL3047)

The Lord Marlesford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when, and on what terms, the recent lease for Somerset House was agreed between the Inland Revenue and the government agency concerned.      (HL3048)

The Lord Marlesford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the agreement made between the then Deputy Prime Minister and the then Chancellor of the Exchequer for the removal from Somerset House of all Inland Revenue personnel will be implemented; and what is the total number of such personnel currently working in that building.      (HL3049)

The Lord Cope of Berkeley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the damages recently paid in respect of the use of illegal software by one of Her Majesty’s prisons, what steps they are taking to ensure that no Department or Agency uses illegal software in future.      (HL3050)

The Lord Cope of Berkeley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the protection of intellectual property rights in computer software, in the United Kingdom and overseas.      (HL3051)

The Lord Patten—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to deal with the nuisance and cost of junk faxes, used to send unsolicited advertising material to domestic premises.      (HL3052)

The Lord Patten—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they have taken to deal with social exclusion in the countryside and rural poverty since May 1997.      (HL3053)

The Lord Hylton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will be proposing changes to the immigration rules in respect of domestic workers coming to the United Kingdom from overseas; and the regularising of the immigration status of those who have suffered abuse or exploitation.      (HL3054)

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether British citizens are entitled to expect that passport facilities will be withdrawn only in clearly defined circumstances which have been reported to Parliament; and, if so, what are the current circumstances in which the Government would exercise the right to withdraw passport facilities.      (HL3055)

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider giving the present arrangements for issuing and withdrawing passports a statutory basis.      (HL3056)

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the functions of the Centre for Information, Discussion and Exchange on Asylum (known as “CIREA”) in the context of policies and practices governing asylum seekers within the European Union; and to what extent and in what manner does the Government participate in the activities of CIREA.      (HL3057)

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to announce the outcome of the Secretary of State for Health’s consideration of the case for financial help for people with haemophilia who were infected with hepatitis C by their NHS treatment; and whether the announcement will be made by oral statement to Parliament.      (HL3058)

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the proposal by the British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association for age additions to war pensions; and what action they propose to take.      (HL3059)

The Lord Harris of Greenwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many probation officers were employed in Her Majesty’s prisons on 30th June in the years 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998.      (HL3060)

The Lord Harris of Greenwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current number of prison officers; and what was the number of prisoners per staff member in each year from 1993 to 1998.      (HL3061)

The Lord Harris of Greenwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of Her Majesty’s prisons reduced the number of hours of education in 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998; and what proportion of the total number of prisons this represents for each of those years.      (HL3062)

The Baroness David—To ask Her Majesty’s Government which new prisons have been opened or re-opened since 1995; how many places there are in each; and what are the capital and running costs of each.      (HL3063)

The Baroness David—To ask Her Majesty’s Government which new prisons are currently planned; what are their planned opening dates; how many places each will provide; and what are the planned capital and running costs of each.      (HL3064)

The Baroness David—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many additional places have been provided in existing prisons since 1995; how many such places are currently planned; and what is the cost of this provision.      (HL3065)

The Baroness David—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prisons (a) have opened and (b) are currently planned under the Private Finance Initiative; and what are the lengths of the contracts in each case.      (HL3066)

The Baroness Denton of Wakefield—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements are being made to explain the workings of the Northern Ireland Civil Service and the Northern Ireland Office to the newly-elected members of the Northern Ireland Assembly.      (HL3067)

The Baroness Denton of Wakefield—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution the Minister for Women made to the Government’s Integrated Transport White Paper; and whether they will place a copy of any such contribution in the Library of the House.       (HL3068)

The Lord Monson—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, given that the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has not yet (by 23rd July) sent leaflets and questionnaires regarding the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Garden proposals to every household in London W2, W8, W11, W14, SW1, SW3, SW5, SW7 and SW10 as promised, whether they will extend the consultation process until the end of August.      (HL3069)

The Lord Monson—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the drivers of Continental tourist coaches and heavy goods vehicles are required to show a reasonably thorough knowledge of United Kingdom traffic law and the Highway Code before being allowed to drive in this country.      (HL3070)

The Lord Monson—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied that exceptionally severe road traffic humps, such as those found in Warrington Crescent, London W9, present no danger to ambulance patients, motorcyclists or car occupants with spinal conditions.      (HL3071)

The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of Her Majesty’s prisons have mother and baby units; how many places there are in each unit; and how many mothers and babies are currently accommodated in them.      (HL3072)

The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of male and female offenders respectively sentenced for indictable offences in 1997 received (a) prison sentences, (b) fines, (c) community service orders, (d) probation orders, (e) combination orders and (f) discharges.      (HL3073)

The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government which (a) new prisons, (b) former men’s prisons and (c) wings in men’s prisons have been opened as women’s prisons since 1994 or are currently planned; and how many places each provides.      (HL3074)

The Baroness Hilton of Eggardon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government which women’s prisons or women’s wings within men’s prisons have been closed since 1994 or are to be closed under current plans.      (HL3075)

The Lord Steel of Aikwood—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their reaction to the “white book” Civil Wars in Congo Brazzaville handed to them by the Foreign Minister of that country on his recent visit to London; and what is their policy on future relations with the Republic of Congo.      (HL3076)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

[The date in brackets is the date for which the bill is set down]

Waiting for Second Reading


Recommitted to an Unopposed Bill Committee

    London Local Authorities [HL]

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Pharmacists [HL]
    Regional Development Agencies
    Scotland [27th July]
    Pensions (Amendment) [HL] [24th July]
    Waste Minimisation
    Landmines [24th July]
    Private Hire Vehicles (London) [24th July]

Waiting for Consideration on Report

    City of Edinburgh (Guided Busways) Order Confirmation [27th July]

Waiting for Report

    Lord Chancellor (Tenure of Office) (Amendment) [HL]
    European Parliamentary Elections

Waiting for Third Reading

    National Minimum Wage [27th July]
    City of Westminster [HL]

Sent to the Commons

    Coordinated Universal Time [HL]
    Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) [HL]
    Geneva Conventions (Amendment) [HL]
    British Nationality (St. Helena) [HL]
    Human Rights [HL]
    Local Government (Experimental Arrangements) [HL]
    Business Improvement Districts [HL]
    Electricity Generation [HL]
    Mental Health (Amendment) (No. 2) [HL]
    Building Regulations (Energy Rating Information) (Amendment) [HL]
    Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) (Amendment) [HL]
    Sexual Orientation Discrimination [HL]
    Statute Law (Repeals) [HL]
    Bodmin Moor Commons [HL]
    Lloyds TSB [HL]
    Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation) [HL]

Waiting for consideration of Commons amendments

    Competition [HL]

Returned to the Commons amended

    Fireworks
    Northern Ireland (Sentences)
    Tamar Bridge

Waiting for consideration of Commons reasons

    Government of Wales

Returned to the Commons with reasons

    Crime and Disorder [HL]

Waiting for Royal Assent

    School Standards and Framework
    Police (Northern Ireland)

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft Meat and Livestock Commission Levy (Variation) Scheme (Confirmation) Order 1998

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (Amendment) Regulations 1998
    Draft Security for Private Road Works (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998
    Draft Special Immigration Appeals Commission (Procedure) Rules 1998
    Draft Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
    Draft Local Government (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
    Draft Education (Student Loans) (Scotland) Regulations 1998
    Draft Education (Student Support) Regulations 1998

DEREGULATION PROPOSALS IN PROGRESS

Proposals laid under s.3(3) referred to the Deregulation Committee

    Draft Deregulation (Pipe-lines) Order 1998
    Draft Deregulation (Occasional Licences) Order 1998

Proposal Reported from the Deregulation Committee

    Draft Deregulation (Weights and Measures) Order 1998

COMMITTEES

[Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

TUESDAY 28TH JULY

European Communities (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee I)10.45 am
(Cannabis)
European Communities Committee4.15 pm
Statutory Instruments Joint Committee4.15 pm

THURSDAY 30TH JULY

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.00 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)10.30 am
(Management of Nuclear Waste)

TUESDAY 13TH OCTOBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
Science & Technology Committee10.45 am
Procedure of the House Committee4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 14TH OCTOBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee C)10.45 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee F)4.30 pm

THURSDAY 15TH OCTOBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee B)10.30 am

TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER

Parliamentary Privilege Joint Committee10.30 am

WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm

 
 
 
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