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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.

WEDNESDAY 26TH JANUARY

At half-past two o’clock

*The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to introduce new procedures for the fixing of tariffs for all those sentenced to detention during Her Majesty’s Pleasure; and whether they will give an undertaking that legislation will be introduced within six months of the judgment in the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Thompson and Venables.

*The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to give effect to the European Defence Initiative.

*The Baroness Seccombe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why the target of eliminating mixed-sex wards in 70 per cent of health authorities by December 1999 was not achieved.

The Baroness McFarlane of Llandaff—To call attention to the state of nursing education and practice; and to move for papers. (Short debate)

The Baroness Perry of Southwark—To call attention to the importance of teachers; and to move for papers. (Short debate)

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further consideration they have given to setting up a public inquiry into the undiagnosed illnesses of Gulf War veterans, as called for by the Royal British Legion.

THURSDAY 27TH JANUARY

[Prayers will have been read]

*The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received in relation to job losses at REMPLOY.

*The Lord Taverne—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will recommend to the Bank of England the use of a policy of sterilised intervention on the exchange rates in order to reduce the value of the pound.

*The Lord Trefgarne—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their achievements in the pursuit of equality for women.

†*The Baroness Byford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the new rules under Part I of the Arable Area Payments Guide will be beneficial to wildlife.

Race Relations (Amendment) Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord Bassam of Brighton]

‡Census (Amendment) Bill [HL]—Second Reading [The Lord Weatherill]

MONDAY 31ST JANUARY

*The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Prime Minister’s declaration to the United Kingdom’s universities in the Romanes Lecture, delivered on 13th December 1999, that “the future is as much in your hands as ours” foreshadows a relaxation in government controls over the higher education sector.

*The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the reported statement of the Chinese government that the NATO attack on Yugoslavia showed that the Alliance would not respect any country without nuclear weapons.

*The Lord Newby—To ask the Leader of the House what steps she plans to take to implement Conclusions 28 and 29 of Wiring it Up, the January Report of the Performance and Innovation Unit, insofar as they relate to the House of Lords.

*The Lord Steel of Aikwood—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to establish the independent Appointments Commission, promised before the Report of the Royal Commission on the House of Lords, to deal with nominations to the House of Lords.

Representation of the People Bill—Second Reading [The Lord Bassam of Brighton]

†Immigration (Regularisation Period for Overstayers) Regulations 2000—The Lord Bassam of Brighton to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17th January be approved. [6th Report from the Joint Committee]

TUESDAY 1ST FEBRUARY

*The Lord Judd—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many suicides by prisoners there have been in British prisons and penal institutions in each of the last three calendar years.

*The Lord Hardy of Wath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the reduction since May 1997 in the number of young people who are neither in employment nor in training or education; and whether they expect that this number will be further reduced during the next two years.

*The Lord Roberts of Conwy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether progress is satisfactory towards implementing the programme for the European Union Objective One area of Wales.

*The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the completion of the Victoria History of the Counties of England, and for increasing its accessibility to the public.

†Local Government Bill [HL]House to be again in Committee [The Lord Whitty] [2nd and 3rd Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee]

‡The Lord Skidelsky—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Report of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Human Rights in Kosovo.

WEDNESDAY 2ND FEBRUARY

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent the system of concordats and the associated ministerial committee have been used in relation to Scotland.

†*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the estimated total cost of the Government’s special advisers in the current financial year as compared to 1996-97 and what changes there have been in their duties and responsibilities.

†*The Lord Lloyd of Berwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to take a preliminary objection to the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice in the proceedings brought against the United Kingdom by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

The Baroness Cumberlege—To call attention to the state of the National Health Service; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Cox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Defence Medical Services are able to provide appropriate health care for the armed forces now and in the event of future conflict.

THURSDAY 3RD FEBRUARY

The Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the criteria on which specialist schools are established.

*The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why 81 per cent of all firms are still exempted from the employment provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord Williams of Mostyn]

Nuclear Safeguards Bill [HL]—Third Reading [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

TUESDAY 8TH FEBRUARY

*The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they propose to raise the United Kingdom’s ratio of health spending to Gross Domestic Product to the European Union average, and how.

*The Lord Hurd of Westwell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution they are making to the establishment of an effective police force and court system in Kosovo.

THURSDAY 10TH FEBRUARY

*The Lord Luke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the forward sale of tickets to the Millennium Dome Experience is adequate to ensure that the whole project will run at a profit by the end of the year.

WEDNESDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

Adam Hafejee Patel, Esq.

*The Lord Patten—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to appoint a Minister of Information.

†*The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a legitimate revising chamber should occasionally be able to revise legislation in ways the House of Commons would not have wished.

The Earl of Longford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take on the report of the Chief Inspector of Prisons on Wandsworth Prison.

NO DAY NAMED

PART I

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

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 Viscount Waverley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their policy objectives towards Iraq are being achieved.

The Lord Pearson of Rannoch—To call attention to the United Kingdom’s present relationship with the European Union, and possible alternatives; and to move for papers.

The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further help they are considering for people who were infected with hepatitis ’C’ by contaminated NHS blood products and the dependants of those who have since died in consequence of their infection.

The Lord Northbourne—To call attention to the role of voluntary youth services in combating social exclusion and promoting social inclusion; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Darcy de Knayth—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made any response to Rehabilitation International’s newly promulgated Charter for disabled people worldwide.

The Lord Vinson—To call attention to changes in the influence and prestige of this House and to examine how they should be addressed; and to move for papers.

The Lord Cowdrey of Tonbridge—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the role of sport in schools.

The Lord Stone of Blackheath—To call attention to the case for earlier detection and palliative intervention in countries exposed to ethnic conflicts; and to move for papers.

The Earl Russell—To call attention to the Rowntree Report “Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 1999”; and to move for papers.

The Earl Howe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied that the National Institute for Clinical Excellence is operating within its remit.

The Lord Freyberg—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Forty-fifth Report of the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art.

The Earl Howe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the standards of care given to elderly patients in NHS hospitals.

The Lord Selsdon—To call attention to the future role of the pound sterling and of the euro; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Cox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their principles and policies with regard to end-user accountability for the sale of weapons and related equipment.

The Lord Simon of Glaisdale—To call attention to the Salisbury Convention in the light of recent constitutional developments; and to move for papers.

The Lord Lamont of Lerwick—To move to resolve, That this House regrets the conduct of the Lord Hoffmann in not disclosing his connection with Amnesty International during the House of Lords first hearing of the extradition appeal of General Pinochet; and calls on the Lord Chancellor to reconsider his support for Lord Hoffmann.

The Lord Laird—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that account is taken in education programmes and in the workplace of the particular abilities of those classed as dyslexic.

The Baroness Chalker of Wallasey—To call attention to the opportunities in Africa and the ways in which the United Kingdom can enhance economic growth both in that continent and at home; and to move for papers.

The Lord Campbell of Croy—To call attention to the present circumstances of disabled people whose disabilities were caused by wounds or injuries from enemy action in the Second World War; and to move for papers.

The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Report of the Football Task Force on Commercial Issues.

The Baroness Hooper—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for promoting trade with Latin America in the light of the review by British Trade International.

The Lord Chadlington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to address the high levels of suicide in the United Kingdom, particularly in prisons and amongst the young male population.

The Lord Hardy of Wath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made about the problem of litter; and what initiatives they propose to pursue, especially in those areas where the problem is most grievous.

The Lord Bradshaw—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider paying members of the Special Constabulary.

The Lord Palmer—To call attention to the economics of agriculture within the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

The Lord Carlile of Berriew—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their policy objectives in relation to devolution of power to Wales are being achieved.

The Baroness Gould of Potternewton—To call attention to the level of health care for people with epilepsy; and to move for papers.

The Lord Graham of Edmonton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are aware of the present intention of the Link Bank Network to impose new charges on users of cash machines; and whether this would be consistent with the Government’s policy to combat social exclusion.

The Lord Avebury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on further measures to limit the sale, brokering and international shipment of arms to countries involved in conflict.

The Lord Bramall—To call attention to the state of the nation’s defences in the light of the Defence White Paper (Cm 4446); and to move for papers.

†The Baroness Crawley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking towards eliminating child poverty in Britain.

†The Lord Glentoran—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure the maintenance of law and order in Northern Ireland now that devolution has taken place.

†The Baroness Ashton of Upholland—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the impact of their policies since May 1997 on the prospects for lone parents.

PART II

MOTIONS FOR SHORT DEBATE

[Ballot on 9th February for debate on 23rd February]

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 Bridges—To call attention to the long-term problems caused by coastal erosion; and to move for papers.

The Lord Campbell of Alloway—To call attention to the application of the Salisbury convention in present day circumstances; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Emerton—To call attention to the arrangements for modernising self regulation for nurses, midwives and health visitors; and to move for papers.

The Lord Greenway—To call attention to the future use of the River Thames for both commercial and leisure purposes; and to move for papers.

The Lord Campbell of Croy—To call attention to the continuing need for a professional civil service and the role of special advisers and information officers; and to move for papers.

PART III

SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

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

The Lord Lewis of Newnham—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Waste Incineration (11th Report, Session 1998-99, HL Paper 71). [21st July]

The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Prospects for the Tampere Special European Council (19th Report, Session 1998-99, HL Paper 101). [7th September]

The Baroness Hogg—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Non-Food Crops (First Report, HL Paper 5). [9th December]

The Lord Walpole—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Biodiversity in the European Union Final Report: International Issues (22nd Report, Session 1998-99, HL Paper 119). [18th January]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled or amended on 25th January, or unanswered after 21 days]

2nd December

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Health and Safety Executive is intending to prosecute the owner of Mersley Farm, Isle of Wight, for illegal disposal of containers of Cymag; and, if not, why not.      (HL221)

7th December

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the documents relating to the history of the discussions leading up to the enactment of the Merchant Shipping Act 1988 and the making of regulations under it, documents which were disclosed for the purpose of the Factortame litigation in relation to the issue of liability for breaches of Community law, and were referred to in the English courts’ decisions.      (HL277)

13th December

The Lord InglewoodTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will press the European Commission to bring quickly an action for interlocutory proceedings in the European Court of Justice against France to open up the French market to British beef.      (HL341)

The Lord Roberts of ConwyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th December (HL Deb, col. 1276), how many individuals serve on each of the 250 short-term working groups; what are the group’s titles; and to whom are they are accountable.      (HL351)

The Lord Clement-JonesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current annual per capita spend on cancer treatment and research; and how this compares with other European countries.      (HL355)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost of running the Strategic Communications Unit for 1998-99; and what is its estimated cost for the current financial year.      (HL371)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures are in place to ensure that the Strategic Communications Unit distinguishes between legitimate activity on behalf of the Government and activity which could unduly advantage the party of Government.      (HL372)

14th December

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce a practice for Ministers to inform Parliament whether they consider that primary and secondary legislation being considered by Parliament is compatible with the obligations of the United Kingdom under European Community law.      (HL398)

15th December

The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what action has been taken, or recommendations made, by the Social Exclusion Unit, on gypsies and other travelling people.      (HL430)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what their budget for advertising is in the current financial year and how this compares with the last full year of the previous administration.      (HL431)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement of the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 13th December (HL Deb, col. 5) that “....as the Labour Party made clear before coming into office that it would have a strong centre, which it has”, where in the Party’s General Election manifesto reference to this policy development can be found.      (HL434)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement of the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 13th December (HL Deb, col. 5) that the Labour Party has a strong centre, whether this policy development is consistent with the intention espoused in the Labour Party’s General Election manifesto to deal with the fact that “Over-centralisation of government and lack of accountability was a problem in governments of both left and right”.      (HL435)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the reasons for the delay in setting up a Select Committee on Human Rights as envisaged in the White Paper, Rights Brought Home; The Human Rights Bill (Cm 3782, October 1997).      (HL443)

16th December

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what performance targets, other than financial ones, they have put in place for the London Underground.      (HL460)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how they assess the performance of London Underground.      (HL461)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have conducted an impact assessment of the effect of the reduction in the number of abattoirs licensed to accept cattle under the Over Thirty Months Scheme upon (a) costs to farmers and hauliers; (b) animal welfare, including increased travelling time, additional time in lairage and prolonged waiting lists; and (c) animal health where an animal with chronic disease must be retained on a farm for an extended period.      (HL465)

The Lord ReaTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether in the light of the statement by the Lord Burlison on 8th December (HL Deb, col. 1275) that the Ministry of Defence will welcome any assessment of ill health in Iraq, they will now press the United Nations to authorise an independent expert epidemiological investigation into the reported increase in birth deformities, leukaemia and cancer in Southern Iraq.      (HL482)

25th January

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for legislation giving validity to “living wills”.      (HL731)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation they propose on legislation giving validity to “living wills”; and with whom.      (HL732)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will estimate, in respect of the most recent year for which information is available, what the additional revenue from income tax would have been if the following rates of income tax on taxable income above the then higher rate threshold had applied: 40 per cent up to £100,000; 50 per cent from £100,000 to £500,000; 60 per cent from £500,000 to £1,000,000; and 70 per cent above £1,000,000, assuming that all other parts of the tax system remained unchanged.      (HL733)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask the Chairman of Committees why the Parliamentary Data and Video Network (PDVN) is subject to interruptions to the main electricity supply in the Palace of Westminster; and whether he will take steps to see that standby power supplies are made available to the PDVN.      (HL734)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask the Chairman of Committees on what occasions during the last six months there have been interruptions to the e-mail service offered by the Parliamentary Data and Video Network (PDVN), indicating the date, duration and cause of interruption in each case.      (HL735)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will estimate the proportion of those who have received vaccination against influenza who have subsequently developed influenza, and the proportion of those who have developed influenza who had been vaccinated against it, in respect of this winter’s influenza season to date.      (HL736)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish in the Official Report an updated table showing the number of cases of BSE confirmed in Great Britain each week in 1999 and in the current year to date, together with the moving annual total of cases reported in each 52-week period.      (HL737)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any progress has been made, since the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 2nd November 1999 (WA 82), towards meeting the statutory requirement, which came into effect on 1st October 1997, to establish a central register of persons who have applied for a firearm or shotgun certificate or to whom a firearm or shotgun certificate has been granted; and, if not, why not.      (HL738)

The Earl of CourtownTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any Minister or official in the Department of Trade and Industry had been made aware of problems at TransTec plc before the decision was made to conclude the inquiry into Hollis plc in December 1999.      (HL739)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution they are making to the development of a universal labelling system for forest products from certified sources.      (HL740)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of the 17,000 members of the staff of the Probation Service, referred to by the Lord Bassam of Brighton in answer to a Question on 24th January (HL Deb, col. 1324), are qualified Probation Officers.      (HL741)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to celebrate the bicentenary of the creation of the United Kingdom through the 1801 Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland.      (HL742)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 24th January (WA 174), whether they will publish the study of race and the Crown Prosecution Service, completed by Dr Mhlanga, before introducing any new legislation on mode of trial.      (HL743)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 24th January (WA 175), whether they consider that, where a contracting state confers the right to a certain sort of trial, that right must be enjoyed without direct or indirect discrimination on grounds of race or ethnic origin, by virtue of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights read with Article 14.      (HL744)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 24th January (WA 175), whether they consider that the evidence given by Ms Marion Fitzgerald of the Home Office to the Royal Commission on Criminal Justice (Cm 2263, July 1993, Research Study No. 20) no longer accurately summarises the problems of institutional racism in relation to the administration of criminal justice in England and Wales.      (HL745)

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what use they have made of private sector lawyers since May 1997 (or for the part of that period for which figures are available) for—

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government on what occasions since May 1997 they have proceeded with litigation in spite of legal advice that they had no reasonable prospects of success; whether it is Government policy to pursue litigation in such circumstances; and whether their policy is consistent with the policy of the Legal Aid Board in respect of litigation by private persons which is judged to have no reasonable prospects of success.      (HL747)

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list—

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what time and priority have been given by the Home Secretary, the Lord Chancellor and the Law Officers since May 1997 to those wishing to meet them to discuss human rights issues, including implementation of outstanding judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and the Government’s approach to human rights litigation; and what requests for such meetings have been made and are still to be dealt with.      (HL749)

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how and through whom they conduct overall supervision of human rights matters so as to ensure that their European Convention on Human Rights obligations are implemented, whether in the case of outstanding judgments of the European Court of Human Rights or in anticipation of findings of incompatibility and likely adverse court judgments.      (HL750)

The Lord Alton of LiverpoolTo ask the Leader of the House what steps are being or will be taken to ensure that human rights issues will not be subordinated to party political considerations by the proposed Joint Committee on Human Rights.      (HL751)

The Lord RentonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those cases decided by the European Court of Human Rights in which the exercise of a right under the European Convention on Human Rights was found by the court to conflict with the law in the country concerned for maintaining discipline in one or all of its armed forces.      (HL752)

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) [16th February]

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) [HL]
    Local Government [HL] [1st February]
    Children (Leaving Care) [HL]
    Statutory Nuisances (Hedgerows in Residential Areas) [HL]
    Learning and Skills [HL]
    Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) [HL]

Waiting for Report

    Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate [HL] [3rd February]
    Race Relations (Amendment) [HL] [27th January]
    Care Standards [HL]
    Limited Liability Partnerships [HL]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Nuclear Safeguards [HL] [3rd February]

Sent to the Commons

    Armed Forces Discipline [HL]
    Baxi Partnership Limited Trusts [HL]
    London Local Authorities [HL]
    City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL]
    Kent County Council [HL]
    Medway Council [HL]

Waiting for Royal Assent

    United Reformed Church [HL]
    Alliance & Leicester plc (Group Reorganisation)

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft African Development Bank (Further Subscription to Capital Stock) Order 1999
    Draft International Development Association (Twelfth Replenishment) Order 1999
    Draft African Development Fund (Eighth Replenishment) Order 1999
    Draft Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (Further Subscription to Capital Stock) Order 1999
    Draft Data Protection (Crown Appointments) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Social Work) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Miscellaneous Subject Access Exemptions) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Designated Codes of Practice) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Education) Order 2000
    Draft Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Health) Order 2000

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Petroleum Royalty Payments) Order 2000
    Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 2000
    Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2000
    Draft Local Government Best Value (Exemption) (England) Order 2000
    Draft Census Order 2000
    Draft Immigration (Regularisation Period for Overstayers) Regulations 2000
    Draft Films (Modification of the Definition of “British Film”) Order 2000
    Draft Competition Act 1998 (Determination of Turnover for Penalties) Order 2000
    Draft Competition Act 1998 (Land and Vertical Agreements Exclusion) Order 2000
    Draft National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 2000
    Draft Foundation Subject (Amendment) (England) Order 2000

DEREGULATION PROPOSAL IN PROGRESS

    [The date in brackets is the date of expiry of the period for parliamentary consideration]

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

    Draft Deregulation (Sunday Dancing and Licensing) Order 2000 [16th March]

COMMITTEES

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

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

WEDNESDAY 26TH JANUARY

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.30 am
Science and Technology (Select Committee)10.30 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)2.30 pm
(Science and Society)
European Union (Sub-Committee B)3.30 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee F)4.30 pm

THURSDAY 27TH JANUARY

European Union (Sub-Committee C)10.30 am

TUESDAY 1ST FEBRUARY

European Union (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee I)10.45 am
(Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm
Procedure of the House Committee 4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 2ND FEBRUARY

European Union (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm

MONDAY 7TH FEBRUARY

Liaison4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY

European Union (Select Committee)4.15 pm

WEDNESDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (Amendment of Rules) Bill10.30 am
Unopposed Bill Committeein the Moses Room

 
 
 
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