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NOTICES AND ORDERS OF THE DAY

Items marked are new or have been altered.

THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER

At three o’clock

*The Lord Inglewood—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the take up of digital television by those who do not wish to subscribe to subscription channels.

*The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the proposal for a timetable for the completion of the European Union accession negotiations currently underway.

*The Earl of Clancarty—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the recent prosecutions against Sister Virtus Okwaraoha and Philip Bussy, they will encourage London Regional Transport to review their procedures for bringing prosecutions for fare evasion against London bus passengers.

*The Lord Willoughby de Broke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they believe imported French beef to be more wholesome than British beef on the bone.

†City of London (Ward Elections) Bill—The Chairman of Committees to move, That this House do agree with the orders made by the Commons set out in their message of yesterday.

†Kent County Council Bill [HL]

†Medway Council Bill [HL]

†City of Newcastle upon Tyne Bill [HL]

The Chairman of Committees to move, That the promoters of each bill have leave to suspend any further proceedings thereon in order to proceed with it, if they think fit, in the next session of Parliament, provided that notice of their intention to do so is lodged in the Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments not later than 12 noon on Tuesday 9th November and that all fees due on or before that day have been paid;

That such bill be deposited in the Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments not later than 12 noon on the second sitting day in the next session with a declaration annexed, signed by the agent, stating that the bill is the same in every respect as the bill at the last stage of the proceedings thereon in this House in the present session;

That the proceedings on such bill in the next session of Parliament be pro forma in regard to every stage through which the bill has passed in the present session, and that no new fees be charged to such stages;

That the Private Business Standing Orders apply to such bill in the next session only in regard to any stage through which the bill has not passed during the present session.

Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill—Committee [The Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld]

†The Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld to move, That the order of commitment be discharged.

The Lord Peston—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (HL Paper 96).

The Lord Swinfen—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they consider should be taken to ensure that the Tourism For All initiative is a success.

FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER

[At eleven o’clock]

The Lord Geddes—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Electricity from Renewables (12th Report, HL Paper 78).

Environmental Protection (Restriction on the Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999—The Earl of Lytton to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 3rd August, be annulled (S.I. 1999/2170).

The Lord Grantchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how their proposals for the milk industry and in particular for the supply of raw milk will affect the rural economy.

MONDAY 8TH NOVEMBER

The Lord Gavron

*The Lord Jacobs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have taken to ensure that Government departments are taking advantage of the low prices available in the United Kingdom for internal and overseas telephone calls.

*The Lord Moynihan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish a White Paper in advance of the forthcoming European Union Inter-Governmental Conference.

*The Baroness Rawlings—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest regulations covering the travel of British subjects working with charitable non-governmental organisations in Afghanistan.

*The Baroness Sharples—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider activity courses for young offenders a success.

The Lord St John of Fawsley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the present uses of the Royal Parks are appropriate.

TUESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER

*The Lord Chesham—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the statement of the Baroness Hollis of Heigham that “It is a general principle of English and Scottish law that retrospective legislation should be avoided wherever possible” (HL Deb, 13th October, col. 502) applies to conditionally exempt items for inheritance tax purposes.

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they envisage any change of policy regarding restrictions on the employment and duties of members of the armed forces aged 16 and 17.

*The Earl of Carlisle—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Treasury’s decision to bill the Ministry of Defence for the cost of operations in Kosovo and East Timor has affected the training, equipment programmes and morale of the Armed Forces.

*The Lord Phillips of Sudbury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the policing of the State Visit of the President of China, they will undertake a review of public order legislation and its enforcement.

WEDNESDAY 10TH NOVEMBER

*The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cause of the failure to agree a work programme this year at the Geneva conference on disarmament; what has been the result; and what steps they are taking to resolve matters.

*The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will require all local authorities to deal with infestations of mice and other vermin that cannot be dealt with by individual householders.

*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will reconcile recommendations to build more houses in the South East with the lack of brown-field sites in the area.

THURSDAY 11TH NOVEMBER

*The Lord Grenfell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the probable consequences of NATO’s decision not to provide assistance for clearing the Danube of debris as long as President Milosevic remains in power.

*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they have given to the coalfield regeneration trust in its efforts to form partnerships with companies receiving investments from the miners’ pension fund to assist in the regeneration of the former coalfield areas.

*The Baroness Williams of Crosby—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the United Nations and United States Government’s efforts to bring North Korea within the system of international treaties so as to control weapons of mass destruction.

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

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 Lord Rea—To call attention to the Report of the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health chaired by Sir Donald Acheson; and to move for papers.

The Lord Avebury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to reduce the incidence of violent and disruptive behaviour by passengers on aircraft entering or leaving the United Kingdom.

The Earl of Gowrie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the recent financial settlement for the arts constitutes a stable basis of arts funding for the early years of the forthcoming millennium.

The Earl of Northesk—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their response to the 6th Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Public Administration (Session 1997-98), whether they will clarify how the Strategic Communications Unit distinguishes between legitimate activity on behalf of the Government and activity which could unduly advantage the party of Government.

The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their policy that an individual convicted three times of burglary should be sentenced to at least three years in prison was formulated with full regard to the alternatives to prison in such cases.

The Earl of Carlisle—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will arrange for a pardon to be granted to the 343 officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers from the United Kingdom and the British Empire, who, during the First World War, were “shot at dawn”.

The Lord Taverne—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the arrangements now in force to ensure the safety of genetically modified foods.

The Lord Marlesford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to comply with their obligation under section 39 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997, which came into force on 1st October 1997, to establish a central computerised register of persons who have applied for a firearm or shotgun certificate or to whom a firearm or shotgun certificate has been granted.

The Lord Alton of Liverpool—To call attention to the renewal of arms export licences for British companies selling arms to Indonesia; and to move for papers.

The Lord Kennet—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their view of the current divergences between the United States, Russia and China about the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and their effect on the credibility of British nuclear forces.

The Lord Judd—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is now their policy towards a sustainable peace settlement in the Middle East five years after the signing of the Oslo Peace Agreement.

The Earl of Mar and Kellie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a strategy for the safe disposal of sewage sludge and waste in Scotland.

The Baroness Byford—To call attention to the contribution made by rural businesses to the United Kingdom economy; and to move for papers.

The Lord Chadlington—To call attention to the levels of suicide in the United Kingdom, particularly amongst the young, the elderly and those in high risk occupations such as farming; to consider ways in which such suicides can be reduced; and to move for papers.

The Lord Harris of High Cross—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they approve of the policy of the National Trust and Wealden District Council to permit the continuing erosion of the cliff at Birling Gap near Eastbourne which affects homes, local employment and tourism.

The Lord Rotherwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the planning provisions and facilities for General Aviation (GA).

The Earl of Clancarty—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what help is being given to artists (including writers, performing artists and visual artists) whose work in the field of culture is unable to generate a living income for them.

The Lord Methuen—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider revoking dormant mineral planning consents granted before 1960.

The Earl of Listowel—To call attention to the case for an increase in specialised high quality hostel provision for young homeless people addicted to drugs or alcohol; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ahmed—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will encourage India and Pakistan to sign the nuclear Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).

The Lord Ahmed—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they would support lifting of sanctions and debt relief for India and Pakistan if they resolve the Kashmir problem in accordance with the United Nations Resolutions.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider will be the impact of the broadcasting revolution on the 8.7 million deaf and hard of hearing people who live in the United Kingdom.

The Viscount Waverley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it would assist future conflict resolution if United Nations principles were modernised by clarifying the criteria when the right of self determination can supersede that of territorial integrity.

The Earl of Clancarty—To call attention to the United Kingdom-wide effects of devolution, including the institution of the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly, on the arts and their administration; and to move for papers.

The Lord Chadlington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what policies they are considering to realise the full potential of the Internet and prevent its exploitation.

The Lord Ewing of Kirkford—To call attention to the BBC’s reporting of the NATO operation in Kosovo; and to move for papers.

The Lord Thomas of Swynnerton—To call attention to the future sovereignty of Gibraltar; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Salisbury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered the Women’s Institute report The Changing Village, and what is their response.

The Lord Paul—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to encourage parents to play a more positive role in the education of their children.

The Earl of Clancarty—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they believe the arts and sport relate to the issue of “social exclusion”.

The Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will take steps to end the present mandatory requirement on personal pension fund holders to purchase an annuity at the age of 75, in view of the present low return on such annuities.

The Lord Vivian—To call attention to H M Armed Forces and the measures required to reduce overstretch; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Lockwood—To call attention to the publication of Her Majesty’s Government’s strategy document Making a Difference and to the impact on university education of nurses; and to move for papers.

The Lord Ironside—To call attention to defence developments and their impact on the fighting efficiency and well-being of the United Kingdom Armed Forces; and to move for papers.

The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the effect of the judgment in the Adimi case on the Immigration and Asylum Bill now before Parliament; and what changes, if any, they intend to make in the Bill as a result of the judgment.

The Baroness Young—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that those who have studied at British Schools elsewhere in the European Union can gain access to the student loan scheme.

The Lord Vinson—To call attention to changes in the influence and prestige of this House; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Park of Monmouth—To move, That the Offices Committee be instructed to report by 1st November its recommendations on what ancillary rights, if any, should be accorded to those hereditary peers who are likely to lose their right to sit in this House at the end of this Session, so that the House may consider such recommendations before the end of this Session of Parliament.

The Baroness Williams of Crosby—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the arrangements made to monitor North Korea’s nuclear missile programme.

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for the effective protection of human rights in light of their annual report on Human Rights, Cm 4404, July 1999.

The Lord Smith of Clifton—To call attention to the number and nature of Task Forces and similar bodies created since May 1997; and to move for papers.

The Lord Dholakia—To call attention to the recently held General Election in India and the importance of upholding democratic principles in the election of governments; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Emerton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the education of nurses.

The Lord Ezra—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how Britain compares in its infrastructure with other developed countries.

The Baroness Thornton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address the damage caused to the lives of young women with eating disorders.

PART II

SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

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

The Lord Reay—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on A Reformed CAP? The outcome of Agenda 2000 (8th Report, HL Paper 61). [25th May]

The Lord Hope of Craighead—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Prosecuting Fraud on the Communities’ Finances—the Corpus Juris (9th Report, HL Paper 62). [26th May]

The Earl of Cranbrook—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Waste Incineration (11th Report, HL Paper 71). [21st July]

The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To move, That this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Prospects for the Tampere Special European Council (19th Report, HL Paper 101). [7th September]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled or amended on 3rd November, or unanswered after 21 days]

29th July

The Lord CraigmyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how people are recruited from the local populace in Pakistan to help staff the British consulates there; and what their jobs are within the consulates.      (HL4067)

The Lord Bruce of DoningtonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Government Task Forces were in existence in May 1997, May 1998 and May 1999, together with the number of individuals comprised in them, distinguishing between civil service employees and non-civil service persons.      (HL4084)

5th October

The Lord Roberts of ConwyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many task force committees have been established since May 1997; and what is their total current membership and annual cost.      (HL4121)

11th October

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the net benefit or cost to the agriculture industry from the proposed energy tax.      (HL4165)

The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reply to a letter sent by the Lord Stoddart of Swindon to the Rt Hon Stephen Byers, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, on 19th May (reminder sent 13th July); if so, when; and, if not, why not.      (HL4170)

12th October

The Lord FreybergTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are still committed to free access to all national museums and galleries in the third year of their Access scheme.      (HL4174)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cost of publishing Northern Ireland statistics in their present glossy format; and what is the estimated benefit from doing so.      (HL4178)

The Marquess of AilesburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government in what percentage of the cars which enter London on the M4 is the driver unaccompanied.      (HL4200)

13th October

The Lord LucasTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is any public danger from experiments that seek to treat cancer by giving the cold virus, and other easily transmissible viruses, highly toxic payloads; and whether they will place in the Library of the House the detailed methodology of any such experiments currently under way in the United Kingdom.      (HL4211)

The Lord MoynihanTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support provisions in the proposed World Trade Organisation agreement on agriculture which give legal security so that trade law evolves in an environment characterised by predictable and stable levels of export earnings.      (HL4215)

The Lord MoynihanTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support measures to bind the market access commitment under the Special Preferential Sugar Agreement in the proposed new World Trade Organisation agreement.      (HL4216)

3rd November

The Baroness Gould of PotternewtonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans exist for the location of British Army units west of the Rhine.      (HL4564)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to conduct a quinquennial review of the Pesticides Safety Directorate.      (HL4565)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to conduct a quinquennial review of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.      (HL4566)

The Lord Robertson of OakridgeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that it would be appropriate to apologise to the Irish people for their treatment over the last 800 years; and, if so, whether the start of the millennium would be the right time to do so.      (HL4567)

The Lord Pearson of RannochTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 11th October (WA 61), what evidence there is for his statement “The single market plays an important role in job creation, not just in the United Kingdom but across the European Union as a whole”.      (HL4568)

The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many pupils in England, showing boys and girls separately, carried statements of special educational need in each of the last 20 years; and what proportion of the total number of pupils they represented.      (HL4569)

The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many pupils in England, showing boys and girls separately, were designated as having special educational needs but without a statement of special educational need in each of the last 20 years; and what proportion of the total number of pupils they represented.      (HL4570)

The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether reports that the Czech Republic have agreed to sell 100 tanks to Yemen are correct; and whether, in view of the reported resale by Yemen to Sudan of tanks purchased from Poland, they will raise these matters at the forthcoming Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe Summit.      (HL4571)

The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what responses they had to their invitation for submissions to the Export Credit Department Review of its Mission and Status; and whether any of these made adverse comments on the Export Credits Guarantee Department’s support for exports of military equipment.      (HL4572)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Immigration Officers have regard to the Roma ethnic origins of individuals seeking to enter the United Kingdom as visitors or students.      (HL4573)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when it is intended to make the rights contained in the European Convention on Human Rights part of the laws of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and to provide for effective legal remedies for claims of breach of those rights.      (HL4574)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the level of acceptable risk for the carriage of passengers by rail has changed as a result of privatisation.      (HL4575)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the annual salary of the Chairman of the Women’s National Commission.      (HL4576)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 19th October (WA 112), for each month of this year what was the total number of applications for asylum; and how many were (a) at the port of entry and (b) in country; and how many applicants were (a) granted asylum, (b) granted exceptional leave to remain, (c) refused and (d) deported.      (HL4577)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each of the last five years, how many police officers’ deaths were attributable to their police service.      (HL4578)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each of the last five years, how many fire officers’ deaths were attributable to their fire service.      (HL4579)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each of the last five years, how many armed service personnel deaths were attributable to their service.      (HL4580)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider allowing companies who have completed their preparations to commence operating the Pet Passport Scheme.      (HL4581)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have now received the results of the leak enquiry into the second hearing of the Law Lords on the case of General Pinochet; and what are the conclusions of that report.      (HL4582)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have received an official request from the Government of Chile for the return of General Pinochet to Chile; whether they have replied; and, if so, on what date.      (HL4583)

The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce performance-related pay into the Civil Service; and, if so, how, in terms of what, and at what stage of policy implementation the performance is to be evaluated, and by whom.      (HL4584)

The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what categories of policy implementation can usefully or successfully be evaluated in money terms, as for example in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office or the Ministry of Defence.      (HL4585)

The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the country’s significant economic and social activity is currently being measured by the Office of National Statistics or its successor body; and in what terms it is being measured.      (HL4586)

The Lord KennetTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the country’s currently measured economic activity includes non-marketed, but marketable, activity (such as household, political, voluntary, charitable, caring work) and marketed but not recorded activity (such as undeclared or criminal work), and, if not, how is the economic or social importance of these activities evaluated and taken into account.      (HL4587)

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the remarks made by Lord Sainsbury of Turville at the fringe meeting on human cloning, held at the Labour Party Conference, and reported in The Sunday Times, represented his personal view or the Government’s view; and whether his public support for cloning is compatible with an objective and impartial reassessment of the scientific and ethical issues involved.      (HL4588)

The Lord McNairTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as reported by the Sudan News Agency on 13th October, tests conducted by the Center for Disease Control in the United States on blood and urine samples taken by an Operation Lifeline Sudan medical team from villagers in southern Sudan said to have been affected by an alleged chemical weapons attack indicated no evidence of exposure to chemical weapons; and whether a note to this effect was given to the Sudanese Government by the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Philippe Borel.      (HL4589)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

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

Waiting for Second Reading


Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

    Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (Amendment of Rules)

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Freedom of Information [HL]
    European Tax Harmonisation (Veto) [HL]
    European Community Legislation (Impact) [HL]
    Parliamentary Government [HL]
    Northern Ireland
    Time Zones and Summer Time (Devolution) [HL]
    Mental Health (Amendment) (Scotland) [4th November]

Waiting for Report

    Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty [HL]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Medway Council [HL]
    Kent County Council [HL]
    City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL]

Sent to the Commons

    Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) (Amendment) [HL]
    Births and Deaths Registration (Amendment) [HL]
    European Parliamentary Elections (Gibraltar) [HL]
    Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies [HL]
    Road Traffic Regulation (Cycle Parking) [HL]
    Obscenity [HL]
    Academic and Academic-Related Staff Pay and Conditions [HL]
    Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) [HL]
    Genetically Modified Crops [HL]
    Road Traffic (Use of Mobile Telephones) [HL]
    Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation) [HL]
    London Local Authorities [HL]
    Baxi Partnership Limited Trusts [HL]
    United Reformed Church [HL]

Waiting for consideration of Commons amendments

    Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) [HL]

Returned to the Commons amended

    House of Lords
    Welfare Reform and Pensions
    Greater London Authority
    Immigration and Asylum
    Food Standards

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for Consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft Dental Auxiliaries (Amendment) Regulations 1999
    Draft Maximum Number of Judges Order 1999
    Draft Maximum Number of Stipendiary Magistrates Order 1999

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999
    Draft Working Time Regulations 1999
    Draft Tax Credit (New Category of Child Care Provider) Regulations 1999
    Draft Chartered Institute of Patent Agents Order 1999

SPECIAL PROCEDURE ORDER IN PROGRESS

Referred to a Joint Committee

    City of Stoke-on-Trent Tunstall Northern By-Pass Local Government Act Compulsory Purchase Order 1997

COMMITTEES

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

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER

Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)in Copenhagen
(Science and Society)
European Communities (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee B)11.30 am

TUESDAY 9TH NOVEMBER

Science and Technology (Select Committee)10.45 am
Refreshment (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in Committee Room G
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm
European Communities (Select Committee)4.15 pm

WEDNESDAY 10TH NOVEMBER

European Communities (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee C)10.45 am
European Communities (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm
European Communities (Sub-Committee F)4.30 pm

 
 
 
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