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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.

Bills marked § have been set down before the expiry of the recommended minimum interval between stages.

THURSDAY 10TH FEBRUARY

At three o’clock

*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.

*The Baroness Trumpington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the status of established British hallmarks following the possible implementation of a draft harmonisation directive of the European Union.

*The Lord Brabazon of Tara—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to take any action following the decision of the American cargo airline FedEx to cancel flights to Prestwick.

*The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what importance they place on access to services when measuring the quality of life in rural areas.

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Eriskay Causeway) Order Confirmation Bill—Third Reading [The Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale]

†§Northern Ireland Bill—Committee (and remaining stages) [The Lord Falconer of Thoroton]

Learning and Skills Bill [HL]House to be again in Committee [The Baroness Blackstone]

ROYAL ASSENT

In the Moses Room

At 4.00 pm

Children (Leaving Care) Bill [HL]Grand Committee [The Lord Hunt of Kings Heath]

MONDAY 14TH FEBRUARY

*The Lord Peyton of Yeovil—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their intention to introduce legislation to give effect to the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Reform of the House of Lords; and, if so, when.

*The Baroness Castle of Blackburn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of expenditure on health care in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and the Netherlands is attributable to administrative costs in each case.

*The Lord Ezra—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has accrued to them from their share of the profits of the British Coal pension fund; and whether this should be allocated to coalfield areas as additional funding for the rehabilitation and retraining of former mineworkers.

*The Baroness Massey of Darwen—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the role and responsibilities of the new Health Development Agency.

†Representation of the People Bill—Committee [The Lord Bassam of Brighton] [4th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

‡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.

TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY

Lady Greengross

*The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the progress so far achieved through the Stability Pact for South-East Europe, and with the funding provided.

*The Lord Hoyle—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many off-licences and supermarkets have been prosecuted over the last three years for selling alcoholic drinks to minors.

*The Lord Hardy of Wath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will promote both the greater provision of sites and containers where rubbish can be deposited and the effective enforcement of existing legislation.

*The Lord Willoughby de Broke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have expressed any concern about the new Coalition Government in Austria.

†Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) Bill [HL]—Third Reading [The Lord Lester of Herne Hill]

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

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 Countess of Mar—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current policy on the licensing of products containing organophosphates as their active ingredient for agricultural and domestic use.

The Earl Russell—To call attention to the Rowntree Report on poverty and social exclusion, and to measures needed to reduce them; and to move for papers.

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.

THURSDAY 17TH FEBRUARY

[Prayers will have been read]

*The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to draw attention to St John’s Wort as a treatment for depression.

*The Lord Lamont of Lerwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any concerns about issues arising from political donations in other European Union Member States.

*The Baroness Gardner of Parkes—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in view of the incidence of motor accidents involving young or new drivers, they will introduce regulations for the display on vehicles of R (restricted) or P (provisional) plates for newly qualified drivers.

‡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.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Learning and Skills Bill will be concluded this day]

MONDAY 21ST FEBRUARY

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the arrangements for free visits by school children to the Millennium Dome; and from what sources these visits are subsidised.

*The Lord Swinfen—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make available to the public all letters to Lords which give answers to questions put to Ministers on the floor of the House and all papers placed in the Library of the House in answer to such questions.

*The Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take in the light of the court decision in Edinburgh that section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, used extensively in speeding charges, contravenes the European Convention on Human Rights.

*The Viscount Falkland—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it remains their policy to introduce free admission for all to national museums and galleries.

TUESDAY 22ND FEBRUARY

Joel Joffe, Esq., CBE

*The Lord Rotherwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Lieutenant-Colonel Tharicisse Muvunyi has applied for political asylum.

*The Earl of Sandwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to help African governments end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

*The Lord Renton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to cover the situation which might arise if members of the Armed Forces exercise their rights under the Human Rights Act 1998 in ways which conflict with service discipline.

†*The Lord Watson of Richmond—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they view United Kingdom membership of the North American Free Trade Agreement as in any way a viable alternative to United Kingdom membership of the European Union and whether they have made any investigation of such a possibility.

WEDNESDAY 23RD FEBRUARY

†[At eleven o’clock]

*The Lord Judd—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they agree with the recommendation by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that the right of asylum should be incorporated into the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

*The Lord Hylton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to prevent child prostitution and to provide escape routes for those involved in it.

*The Lord Chalfont—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the rules governing the flying of the Union Flag at British embassies.

†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. (Short debate)

†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. (Short debate)

MONDAY 28TH FEBRUARY

†*The Lord Jacobs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to postpone the election of the London Mayor and Assembly.

TUESDAY 29TH FEBRUARY

The Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the current rate of exchange between Sterling and the Euro has on exports of British goods.

*The Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why there has been a delay in their consideration of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property.

*The Lord Hurd of Westwell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many governors of Her Majesty’s prisons were, during 1998 and 1999, transferred to other positions after less than two years in post.

†*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the progress of reforms introduced to remove market distortions working against coal generation.

WEDNESDAY 1ST MARCH

†*The Lord Archer of Sandwell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will urge the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to appoint a Special Rapporteur for human rights defenders.

TUESDAY 7TH MARCH

Sir Charles Powell, KCMG

and

Sir John Birt

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 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 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 Wallace of Saltaire—To call attention to the agenda for the forthcoming Special European Council on employment in Lisbon; and to move for papers.

The Lord Dean of Harptree—To call attention to the case for a Constitutional Committee, a Human Rights Committee and a power of delay on Statutory Instruments, as recommended by the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords; and to move for papers.

The Lord Puttnam—To call attention to the case for the United Kingdom remaining competitive in the wake of recent changes in the media and communication industries; and to move for papers.

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.

The Earl of Caithness—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what effect the new rules on Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) payments will have on farmers and wildlife.

†The Lord Davies of Oldham—To call attention to road safety issues in the light of the Road Safety Strategy of Her Majesty’s Government; and to move for papers.

†The Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the Draft Greater London Authority (Election Expenses) Order 2000 and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to lay a draft Order which provides that candidates are allowed one freepost delivery per household.

†Greater London Authority Elections Rules 2000—The Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Rules, laid before the House on 8th February, be annulled (S.I. 2000/208).

PART II

MOTIONS FOR SHORT DEBATE

[Ballot on 15th March for debate on 29th March]

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 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.

The Lord Chalfont—To call attention to the study on Changing Trends in British Television published recently by the Campaign for Quality Television; 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 9th February, or unanswered after 21 days]

9th February

The Lord GregsonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what developments there have been concerning Army communications in the Balkans.      (HL980)

The Lord Hughes of WoodsideTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the changes in the membership of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate Complaints Audit Committee.      (HL981)

The Lord Hughes of WoodsideTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the results of the police forces’ bid for funding from the Crime Fighting Fund to recruit police officers.      (HL982)

The Lord Taylor of GryfeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage a further strengthening of co-operation with Hungary in the joint fight to combat organised crime.      (HL983)

The Lord Lea of CrondallTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the number of police officers in each police force in England and Wales, and in total, for the latest available date; and whether they will list the total number of (a) police officers and (b) civilian support staff in England and Wales for each year from 1990.      (HL984)

The Lord Lea of CrondallTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish the next report to Parliament on Hong Kong and the Sino-British Joint Declaration.      (HL985)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to strengthen the provisions of the Learning and Skills Bill [HL] to ensure that both the national and local Learning and Skills Councils will have statutory responsibility to develop the skills of the workforce regardless of age.      (HL986)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to amend the Learning Skills Bill [HL] to confirm that the remit of the Learning and Skills Council at both the national and local level should include the identification of labour markets needs, the instigation of economic regeneration initiatives and the undertaking of social inclusion projects that will provide equal opportunities to persons aged 16 or over.      (HL987)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will strengthen the provisions of the Learning and Skills Bill [HL] to ensure that the plans of local Learning and Skills Councils are based upon a statement of the needs of their areas regarding education, training and workforce development.      (HL988)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to amend the Learning and Skills Bill [HL] to ensure that the workplace learning route has equal status, support and funding to the school or college route.      (HL989)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they agree with the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords that there should be a mechanism in the House of Lords for looking behind Ministerial statements of compatibility under section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998 and checking that all provisions of a bill are compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.      (HL990)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they agree with the recommendation of the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords that the House of Lords should establish a Committee with a wide-ranging remit in relation to human rights.      (HL991)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 7th February (WA 63), whether they are aware of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the Belgian Linguistic Case (No. 2) (Merits) (1968) indicating that, although the European Convention on Human Rights does not confer a right to a certain sort of trial, where a State goes beyond its obligations under Article 6 in providing for a certain sort of trial, it must do so without discrimination by virtue of Article 6 read in conjunction with Article 14.      (HL992)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Objective One status monies allocated for South Yorkshire are likely to be paid, especially for Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield; and what is their estimate of these payments.      (HL993)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any specific projects are earmarked for recognition by the Objective One status monies allocated to South Yorkshire; and what is the reason for the delay in payments.      (HL994)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people have opted for training and self-employment within the New Deal, giving figures separately for England and South Yorkshire.      (HL995)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the increased use and cost of special advisers as a means of “strengthening the centre to ensure a firm political focus and greater co-ordination in the work of this Administration” (HC Deb, 2 February, 645W) is consistent with their programme of devolution and local government reform; and, if so, in what way.      (HL996)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Government’s servers and routers are adequately protected from a “pingstorm” attack.      (HL997)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th February (WA 77) that “The total cost to date for staff at 10 Downing Street is £3.9 million”, whether that figure includes the cost of special advisers within 10 Downing Street; and, if so, what proportion is attributable to the cost of special advisers.      (HL998)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th February (WA 77) that “The total cost to date for staff at 10 Downing Street is £3.9 million”, to what period the phrase “to date” refers.      (HL999)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th February (WA 77) that “The Government are not accountable for the costs of any staff working in No. 10 who are paid for by the Labour Party”, how many staff paid by the Labour Party are working in No. 10.      (HL1000)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Mrs Annie Anderson, while a member of the Interviewing Panel for the posts of Vice-Presidents of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal during November 1999, was herself a candidate for appointment as a non-legal member of the same Tribunal; and, if she was, whether this was appropriate and ethical.      (HL1001)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Advisory Committee on Pesticides, in conjunction with the Pesticides Safety Directorate, relating to their assessment of the health effects of organophosphates, have asked manufacturers to provide data relating to the effects of organophosphates on human immune, endocrine and reproductive systems.      (HL1002)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Hayman on 1st February (WA 22), whether the evaluations of the purity of the active ingredients and solvents in organophosphate sheep dips, conducted by the Veterinary Products Committee, were based on peer-reviewed and published scientific evidence; if so, in which publications the results were published; and, if not, what was the source of the scientific evidence upon which the Veterinary Products Committee made their findings.      (HL1003)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Hayman on 1st February (WA 22), whether the results of the study of the long term electrophysiological effects of sheep dip organophosphates in the mouse nervous system have been peer-reviewed and published; if so, in which journal; and, if not, whether they will be.      (HL1004)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to publish the first of the six-monthly reports on the systematic literature review of Gulf War illnesses.      (HL1005)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how frequently the Medical Research Council Gulf Health Research Steering Group has met since its inception.      (HL1006)

The Lord SwinfenTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the local authority or the Defence Housing Executive (DHE) is responsible for dealing with infestations of rats where there is evidence of their presence in service quarters or their gardens managed by the DHE.      (HL1007)

The Lord Brabazon of TaraTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in view of the fact that Stansted now handles more than 9 million passengers a year, and those numbers are rising, they will consider designating a less busy airport for hijacked airliners.      (HL1008)

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]
    Statutory Nuisances (Hedgerows in Residential Areas) [HL]
    Learning and Skills [HL] [10th February]
    Representation of the People [14th February]
    Northern Ireland [10th February]

Committed to a Grand Committee

    Children (Leaving Care) [HL] [10th February]

Waiting for Report

    Care Standards [HL]
    Limited Liability Partnerships [HL]
    Census (Amendment) [HL]
    Local Government [HL]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate [HL]
    Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) [HL] [15th February]
    Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (Eriskay Causeway) Order Confirmation [10th February]

Sent to the Commons

    Armed Forces Discipline [HL]
    Nuclear Safeguards [HL]
    Race Relations (Amendment) [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) [HL]
    Baxi Partnership Limited Trusts [HL]

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 African Development Fund (Eighth Replenishment) Order 1999
    Draft Greater London Authority (Election Expenses) Order 2000

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Census Order 2000
    Draft Films (Modification of the Definition of “British Film”) Order 2000
    Draft Foundation Subject (Amendment) (England) Order 2000
    Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2000
    Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2000
    Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2000
    Draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2000
    Draft Greater London Authority (Disqualification) 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]

THURSDAY 10TH FEBRUARY

European Union (Sub-Committee C)in Northwood

TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY

Science and Technology (Sub-Committee I)10.45 am
(Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
European Union (Sub-Committee A)3.00 pm
House of Lords’ Offices3.15 pm
in the Moses Room
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm
European Union (Select Committee)4.30 pm

WEDNESDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (Amendment of Rules) Bill10.30 am
Unopposed Bill Committeein the Moses Room
European Union (Sub-Committee B)3.30 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee F)4.30 pm

WEDNESDAY 23RD FEBRUARY

Science and Technology (Select Committee)10.30 am

TUESDAY 29TH FEBRUARY

Administration and Works (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

TUESDAY 7TH MARCH

Finance and Staff (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

 
 
 
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