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NOTICES AND ORDERS OF THE DAY

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THURSDAY 3RD DECEMBER

At three o’clock

[Prayers will have been read]

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the circumstances in which civil servants in press and private offices can be exempted from the rules governing the 48 hour working week.

*The Lord Moynihan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of relations between the United Kingdom and Malaysia.

*The Lord Archer of Weston-Super-Mare—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their attitude to the continued detention of Leyla Zana and other DEP Members of the Turkish Parliament, in the light of decisions of the European Commission and Court of Human Rights that the proceedings leading up to their detention were in breach of the European Convention.

*The Lord Rea—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will join the Italian Government in using the request of the PKK leader, Abdullah Ocalan, for political asylum as an opportunity, under United Nations or pan-European auspices, to start negotiating an end to the conflict in South Eastern Turkey.

†Parliamentary Privilege—The Chairman of Committees to move, That the Commons message of Monday last be now considered and that a Select Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons, as the Joint Committee on Parliamentary Privilege, to review parliamentary privilege and make recommendations thereon;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the Committee:

L. Archer of Sandwell

L. Mayhew of Twysden

L. Merlyn-Rees

L. Nicholls of Birkenhead

L. Waddington

L. Wigoder;

That the Committee have power to agree with the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

That the proceedings of the Joint Committee on Parliamentary Privilege in the last session of Parliament be referred to the Committee;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee from time to time shall, if the Committee think fit, be printed and delivered out; and

That the Attorney General, the Lord Advocate, the Solicitor General and the Solicitor General for Scotland, being members of either House, may attend the Committee, may take part in deliberations, may receive Committee papers and may give such other assistance to the Committee as may be appropriate, but shall not vote or make any motion or move any amendment or be counted in the quorum.

†Delegated Powers and Deregulation—The Chairman of Committees to move, That a Select Committee be appointed to report whether the provisions of any bill inappropriately delegate legislative power; to report on documents laid before Parliament under section 3(3) of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 and on draft orders laid under section 1(4) of that Act; and to perform, in respect of such documents and orders, the functions performed in respect of other instruments by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the Committee:

L. Alexander of Weedon (Chairman)

L. Ampthill

L. Archer of Sandwell

L. Dahrendorf

L. Dean of Harptree

L. Goodhart

L. Mayhew of Twysden

L. Merlyn-Rees

L. Prys-Davies

L. Waddington;

That the Committee have power to appoint Sub-Committees;

That the Committee and any Sub-Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;

That the Committee have power to co-opt any Lord for the purpose of serving on the Committee or a Sub-Committee;

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee or any Sub-Committee shall, if the Committee think fit, be printed and delivered out;

That the Committee do meet on Wednesday 9th December at half-past ten o’clock.

†European Communities—The Chairman of Committees to move, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider Community proposals, whether in draft or otherwise, to obtain all necessary information about them, and to make reports on those which, in the opinion of the Committee, raise important questions of policy or principle, and on other questions to which the Committee considers that the special attention of the House should be drawn;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be named of the Committee:

L. Berkeley

V. Bledisloe

L. Borrie

V. Brookeborough

E. Cranbrook

L. Geddes

L. Gisborough

L. Goodhart

L. Grenfell

L. Hope of Craighead

L. Howell of Guildford

L. Hussey of North Bradley

B. O’Cathain

L. Reay

L. Tomlinson

L. Tordoff (Chairman)

B. Uddin

L. Wallace of Saltaire

L. Walpole

L. Willoughby de Broke;

That the Committee have power to appoint Sub-Committees and to refer to such Sub-Committees any of the matters within the terms of reference of the Committee; that the Committee have power to appoint the Chairmen of Sub-Committees, but that such Sub-Committees have power to appoint their own Chairman for the purpose of particular enquiries; that two be the quorum of such Sub-Committees;

That the Committee have power to co-opt any Lord for the purpose of serving on a Sub-Committee;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the Committee and any Sub-Committee have power to adjourn from place to place;

That the Committee have power to appoint Specialist Advisers;

That the Reports of the Select Committee from time to time shall be printed, notwithstanding any adjournment of the House;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee or any Sub-Committee from time to time shall, if the Committee think fit, be printed and delivered out;

That the Minutes of Evidence taken before the European Communities Committee or any Sub-Committee in the last session of Parliament be referred to the Committee;

That the Committee do meet on Tuesday 8th December at a quarter-past four o’clock.

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, Session 1997-98).

The Lord Perry of Walton—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Cannabis: the scientific and medical evidence (9th Report, HL Paper 151, Session 1997-98).

The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in view of their welcome for the 3rd report (Session 1997-98) of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee recommending greater use of alternatives to prison (HL Deb, 19th October, col. 1172), what steps they intend to take to give effect to the report.

MONDAY 7TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to pursue the objective declared by the Prime Minister in his speech to the North Atlantic Assembly on 13th November, of “a stronger, more effective Europe in foreign policy and security” with “a European decision-making capacity and command structure”.

*The Lord Berkeley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any planned reductions in the Ministry of Defence’s use of rail freight would be in accordance with the Government’s model environmental policy statement, launched in January 1998.

*The Lord Moynihan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in implementing the Holbrooke package in Kosovo, and in facilitating talks between President Milosevic, the ethnic Albanian leadership and the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA).

*The Lord Pilkington of Oxenford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have which would affect the place of church representatives on local authority education committees.

Commonwealth Development Corporation Bill [HL]— Second Reading [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

Pollution Prevention and Control Bill [HL]— Second Reading [The Lord Whitty]

†Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—The Lord Dubs to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 30th November be approved.

†Rates (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—The Lord Dubs to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 12th November be approved.

†Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Miscellaneous Changes) Order 1998—The Lord Hoyle to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 4th November be approved. [47th Report from the Joint Committee, Session 1997-98]

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider lowering the minimum age for candidates standing in local elections to eighteen.

TUESDAY 8TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to abolish the Benefits Integrity Project, and what are their plans for a replacement.

*The Baroness Ludford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why their proposed “quality of life” barometer excludes indicators on crime and poverty.

*The Lord Roberts of Conwy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in negotiating European Union Objective One status for Wales as a whole, or for part of it.

*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will announce their decisions regarding future legislation for the protection of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Sites of Special Scientific Interest; and what is the proposed timetable for such legislation.

The Lord Gilbert—To move, That this House take note of the conclusions of Her Majesty’s Government’s Strategic Defence Review (Cm 3999).

†[The Lord Williams of Mostyn intends to move the following two Motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the Motions must be moved separately.]

†Police Act 1997 (Authorisation of Action in Respect of Property) (Code of Practice) Order 1998—The Lord Williams of Mostyn to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 19th November be approved. [1st Report from the Joint Committee]

†Police Act 1997 (Notification of Authorisations etc.) Order 1998—The Lord Williams of Mostyn to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 19th November be approved. [1st Report from the Joint Committee]

The Baroness Cox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards recent developments in Sudan.

WEDNESDAY 9TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Waddington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to resist attempts by the European Union to become involved in the affairs of the Channel Islands and levels of taxation pertaining there.

*The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Motability scheme’s contribution to improving the mobility of disabled people.

*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the progress being made in implementing the new deal for the young unemployed.

*The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the proposed new arrangements under which the Medicines Control Agency will decide whether a product is a medicine or not.

The Lord Kimball—To call attention to the future of the agricultural industry against the background of falls in farm income and in output; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Cumberlege—To call attention to rising expectations and advances in medical science and their implications for the National Health Service over the next 50 years; and to move for papers.

The Countess of Mar—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists on organophosphate sheep dips.

THURSDAY 10TH DECEMBER

*The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to discover what proportion of 16 and 17 year olds in detention were, at the time of offending, without legal visible means of support.

*The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering the regulation, qualification and recruitment of nursing auxiliaries and healthcare assistants.

*The Baroness Blatch—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that regular balloting on grammar schools will have unsettling effects on the staff and the pupils, especially those taking public examinations.

Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) Bill [HL]— Second Reading [The Baroness Hollis of Heigham]

The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards alleviating the devastation caused by the recent hurricane in Central America.

MONDAY 14TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Pender—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the reason for the proposed division of the Cinque Port of Sandwich into two electoral constituencies for District Council elections.

*The Baroness Sharples—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to encourage local councils to promote the use of allotments.

*The Lord Morris of Castle Morris—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they propose to release the result of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s consultation exercise concerning a possible merger between the Library Information Commission and the Museums and Galleries Commission.

*The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have been able to consider the views of the Lord Chief Justice about the responsibility for the sentencing of life prisoners.

The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent they think NATO actions “out of area” must be in accordance with United Nations and Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe resolutions and international law.

TUESDAY 15TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government by what measures they intend to pursue reform of the United Nations and an early resolution to its funding crisis.

*The Lord Quirk—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the provision of education in prisons and young offender institutions.

*The Baroness Young—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the balloting system for grammar schools is consistent with their aim of raising standards in schools.

*The Lord Dean of Beswick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that present funding for the Christie Cancer Hospital in Manchester is sufficient to meet the present demand of people requiring cancer treatment at that hospital.

WEDNESDAY 16TH DECEMBER

*The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many service men and women who served in the Gulf War have illnesses still awaiting diagnosis; and what progress is being made in their investigations in relation to these illnesses.

*The Countess of Mar—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to take the same action against meat inspectors and other officials in breach of statutory rules as they have promised to take against private companies.

*The Baroness Gardner of Parkes—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultations the Civil Aviation Authority are required to have and what consideration is given to local residents’ views before they authorise helicopter landings in central London.

*The Lord Islwyn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the £168 million surplus in the Pension Fund of the National Bus Company has now been handed back to the pensioners, and what are the up to date costs in legal fees involving the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions and the official solicitor.

†The Lord Chesham—To call attention to the relations between the United Kingdom and Sierra Leone; and to move for papers. (Short debate)

†The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley—To call attention to the case for a scientifically defensible review of the available evidence as part of a public enquiry into all aspects of fluoridating the water supply; and to move for papers. (Short debate)

The Lord Rowallan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their view of the disparity between farm-gate and supermarket prices for food products; and what steps they intend to take to redress this imbalance.

THURSDAY 17TH DECEMBER

*The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to monitor the progress of 18-24 year old New Deal clients who have been sanctioned, while their database does not give the length of the sanction or indicate whether benefit has been totally withdrawn.

*The Lord Dean of Beswick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the number of houses they expect to be completed in the next twelve months by (a) local authorities and (b) housing associations.

*The Lord Islwyn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made any recent assessment of the cost of train delays and cancellations on the rail network.

NO DAY NAMED

PART I

The Lord Simon of Glaisdale—To move to resolve, That the prolixity of the Statute Book has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished.

The Lord Phillips of Sudbury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to implement the recommendations of the final report of the Crick Advisory Group on Education for Citizenship and the Teaching of Democracy in Schools.

The Lord Moynihan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the institutional and financing reforms, including the re-weighting of votes in the Council of Ministers, necessary for European Union enlargement.

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; and to move for papers.

The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department of Health plan to issue new guidance on MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine in the light of new medical evidence and litigation recently instituted against pharmaceutical companies manufacturing the vaccine.

The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will give advice to police authorities on the circumstances in which police vehicles may exceed speed limits, ignore traffic lights and in other ways disregard the regulations governing traffic on public roads.

The Lord Northbourne—To call attention to the economic and social role of marriage; and to move for papers.

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in their investigations into the undiagnosed illnesses of service men and women who served in the Gulf War.

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further action they propose to increase the take-up of social security benefits.

The Lord Willoughby de Broke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support current proposals for tax harmonisation in the European Union.

The Lord Hardy of Wath—To call attention to the apparent increase in cruelty to animals; 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 Brabazon of Tara—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further measures they propose to deal with crimes of violence on board aircraft; and how they intend to ensure that those found guilty of such crimes receive appropriate punishments.

The Lord Freyberg—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have in mind a change in the way in which the arts in this country are governed and managed.

The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the 3rd Report (Session 1997-98) of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee on Alternatives to Prison Sentences.

The Lord Paul—To call attention to the role of privately owned businesses in the British economy; and to move for papers.

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 carbon dioxide emissions; and to move for papers.

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

The Lord Tope—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied that adequate measures and inspection arrangements are in force to ensure the safety of university students who rent accommodation.

The Lord McNally—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes in procedure and liaison between the Home Office and the Press Complaints Commission have taken place following their respective inquiries into the circumstances surrounding press serialisation of Cries Unheard concerning the case of Mary Bell.

The Baroness Knight of Collingtree—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider the case for changes in the procedure to deal with alleged disciplinary misdemeanours by hospital doctors or consultants, particularly to speed up the process.

The Lord Howe of Aberavon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to secure the future of the Baglan Energy Park project in Neath-Port Talbot.

†The Lord Vinson—To call attention to the regulations that affect the job creating potential of small firms; and to move for papers.

†The Earl of Clancarty—To call attention to the Department of Culture, Media & Sport’s new funding arrangements, and the restructuring of the Arts Council of England, the Museums and Galleries Commission and other publicly funded arts organisations; and to move for papers.

PART II

MOTIONS FOR SHORT DEBATE

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

The Lord Campbell of Croy—To call attention to the amount of crime in the United Kingdom involving theft of road vehicles or breaking into them to steal the contents; and to move for papers.

The Lord Dean of Beswick—To call attention to the case for an accelerated public sector house building programme for houses to rent; and to move for papers.

The Lord Walpole—To call attention to increased time for leisure activities and the pressures and problems this causes; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede—To call attention to the future defence role of the Western European Union; and to move for papers.

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 Earl of Caithness—To call attention to the impact of the debt-based monetary system on Governments, businesses and individuals; and to move for papers.

The Lord Hylton—To call attention to the case for preventing worldwide proliferation of small arms and controlling the actions of military companies; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ahmed—To call attention to the case for fresh international initiatives to alleviate the current state of tension between India and Pakistan; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Sandwich—To call attention to the case for an adequate contribution to the control and prevention of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham—To call attention to the humanitarian problems faced by the people of Iraq; and to move for papers.

PART III

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, Session 1997-98, HL Paper 25). [12th September 1997]

The Lord Barnett—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on the Reform of the Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund (30th Report, Session 1997-98, HL Paper 138). [3rd August]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled or amended on 2nd December]

The Baroness Goudie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any changes in the composition of the United Kingdom Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Assembly of the Western European Union.      (HL170)

The Baroness Goudie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set out the allocation of police grant for individual police authorities in England and Wales in 1999-2000.      (HL171)

The Baroness Pitkeathley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what capital resources they are making available to local authorities for the personal social services in 1999-2000, 2000-01 and 2001-02.      (HL172)

The Baroness Rendell of Babergh—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans for further assistance to Central America in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.      (HL173)

The Lord McNair—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any figures on the carrying out of hudud punishments in the Sudan in the ten years prior to 1989 compared with the past nine years.       (HL174)

The Lord McNair—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 18th November (WA 169), what role the United Nations High Commission on Refugees has in negotiations with the Government of the Sudan on technical assistance for improving the teaching and observance of human rights in Sudan.      (HL175)

The Lord McNair—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have offered or provided bilateral technical assistance to the Government of the Sudan for improving the teaching and observance of human rights and in the development of the Government of Sudan’s human rights education committees.      (HL176)

The Lord McNair—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have offered or provided bilateral funding to assist the Government of Sudan in their investigation of allegations of slavery and human rights violations.      (HL177)

The Lord McNair—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have received about the alleged massacre of thirty four traders near the town of Renk in the Upper Nile state in Sudan in early November 1998; and whether they will ask the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Sudan to report on this in his next report.      (HL178)

The Lord Mackay of Drumadoon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government—

The Lord Mackay of Drumadoon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government—

The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the Immigration Appeals Adjudicators, Special Adjudicators, Chairmen of the Immigration Appeals Tribunal and lay members of that Tribunal are recruited; what selection criteria are applied; what the length and content of their training are; what provision is made for ongoing training after appointment; and how performance is monitored on an ongoing basis.      (HL181)

The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the ethnic origins of Immigration Appeals Adjudicators, Special Adjudicators, Chairmen of the Immigration Appeals Tribunal and lay members of that Tribunal.      (HL182)

The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children are currently in the Medway Secure Training Centre; and what were the offences for which they were sentenced.      (HL183)

The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children have been sentenced to secure training orders so far this year; and what were the offences for which they were sentenced.      (HL184)

The Lord Vinson—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in order to bring supply and demand into balance, they will seek to amend European Community provisions to allow sheep meat to be taken into intervention as is done with beef.      (HL185)

The Earl of Mar and Kellie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have issued any guidance to Procurator-Fiscals on prosecutions under Part II of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981; and, if so, when such guidance was issued; and whether they will publish it.      (HL186)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

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

Waiting for Second Reading


Waiting for Third Reading

    London Local Authorities [HL]

Sent to the Commons

    Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation) [HL]
    City of Westminster [HL]

MEASURE IN PROGRESS

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Cathedrals

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Town and Country Planning (Minerals) (Scotland) Regulations 1998
    Town and Country Planning (Compensation for Restrictions on Mineral Working and Mineral Waste depositing) (Scotland) Regulations 1998
    Draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1998
    Draft Criminal Legal Aid (Scotland) (Prescribed Proceedings) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1998
    Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 1999
    Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 1999
    Draft Financing of Maintained Schools Regulations 1998

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Miscellaneous Changes) Order 1998
    Draft Rates (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
    Draft Functions of Traffic Wardens (Scotland) Order 1998
    Draft Broadcasting (Restrictions on the Holding of Licences) (Amendment) Order 1998
    Draft Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
    Draft Parole Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 1998
    Draft Police Act 1997 (Authorisation of Action in Respect of Property) (Code of Practice) Order 1998
    Draft Police Act 1997 (Notification of Authorisations etc.) Order 1998
    Draft Government of Wales Act 1998 (Housing) (Amendments) Order 1998

DEREGULATION PROPOSAL IN PROGRESS

Order laid under s.1(4) referred to the Deregulation Committee

    Draft Deregulation (Pipe-lines) Order 1999

COMMITTEES

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

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

THURSDAY 3RD DECEMBER

Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)10.30 am
(Management of Nuclear Waste)

TUESDAY 8TH DECEMBER

European Communities (Select Committee)4.15 pm
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm
Finance and Staff Sub-Committee4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 9TH DECEMBER

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.30 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm
European Communities (Sub-Committee F)4.30 pm

THURSDAY 10TH DECEMBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee B)10.30 am

TUESDAY 15TH DECEMBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
Ecclesiastical Committee4.00 pm
(Churchwardens Measure)in the Moses Room
House of Lords’ Offices Committee4.15 pm

WEDNESDAY 16TH DECEMBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee C)10.45 am

 
 
 
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