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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.

TUESDAY 15TH FEBRUARY

At half-past two o’clock

The Baroness 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]

Representation of the People Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Lord Bassam of Brighton] [4th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

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

‡Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2000—The Baroness Hollis of Heigham to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 31st January be approved. [8th Report from the Joint Committee]

‡Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2000—The Baroness Hollis of Heigham to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 31st January be approved. [8th Report from the Joint Committee]

WEDNESDAY 16TH FEBRUARY

The Lord Patel of Blackburn

*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 Lord Brabazon of Tara—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many passengers on the Afghan flight hijacked to Stansted have applied for political asylum.

Liaison Committee—The Chairman of Committees to move, That the First Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 27) be agreed to.

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.

†Census Order 2000—The Lord Falconer of Thoroton to move, That the particulars in italics in Schedules 2 and 3 to the draft Order laid before the House on 10th January, and the provisions of Article 6 of the draft Order in so far as they relate to those particulars, be approved. [6th Report from the Joint Committee]

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.

[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.

Financial Services and Markets Bill—Second Reading [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

†Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2000—The Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 1st February be approved. [9th Report from the Joint Committee]

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.

TUESDAY 22ND FEBRUARY

Joel Joffe, Esq., CBE

*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.

†*The Lord Randall of St Budeaux—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce new guidelines to discourage the promotion of homosexuality to young children.

Alliance & Leicester Group Treasury plc (Transfer) Bill [HL]—Second Reading

†Colchester Borough Council Bill [HL]—Second Reading

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)

Deafblind Persons Bill [HL]—Second Reading [The Lord Ashley of Stoke]

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.

†*The Lord Phillips of Sudbury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are concerned about the social and economic impact of the rise in value of Internet and technology stocks.

†*The Baroness Rendell of Babergh—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider granting the same property rights to gay and lesbian couples in respect of exemption from inheritance tax as those now enjoyed by married couples.

†*The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are hoping to make substantial progress towards world nuclear disarmament at the coming United Nations NPT Review Conference in New York and how they propose to avoid the procedural discussions which are reported to have nullified the recent Geneva Conference.

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.

*The Lord Roberts of Conwy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any proposals to amend the Government of Wales Act in the light of the current situation in the Welsh Assembly.

THURSDAY 2ND MARCH

†*The Lord Ackner—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what research they have carried out into the practice of charging conditional fees and, in particular, into whether the way in which the risk is assessed and the success fee is calculated is operating fairly.

†*The Lord Desai—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the McGonnell judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to the position of the Lord Chancellor.

MONDAY 6TH MARCH

†*The Lord Peyton of Yeovil—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many chairs of academic medicine are now vacant, and what action they propose to take to encourage suitable candidates to come forward.

TUESDAY 7TH MARCH

Sir Charles Powell, KCMG

and

†The Lord Birt

WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH

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

TUESDAY 14TH MARCH

†*The Lord Luke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the advance sales of tickets for the Millennium Dome are still adequate to ensure that the whole project will have been run at a profit by the end of the year.

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 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 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 14th February, or unanswered after 21 days]

20th January

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is still the practice to extract pituitary glycoproteins from the glands of slaughtered sheep and pigs in the United Kingdom; and, if so, by what means the animals are slaughtered and under what conditions the extracts are recovered.      (HL679)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any controls on veterinary or medical researchers, or other individuals, obtaining tissue extracts or other materials from licensed slaughterhouses in the United Kingdom.      (HL680)

24th January

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the “national guidelines” adopted in National Health Service hospitals for soliciting “do not resuscitate” instructions from elderly but apparently mentally competent patients.      (HL707)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what age and degrees of infirmity and clinical appropriateness are the parameters under the “national guidelines” for seeking “do not resuscitate” instructions from patients.      (HL708)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the case of elderly patients not considered fully mentally competent, what degree of consultation with patients’ close families the “national guidelines” require before “do not resuscitate” instructions are implemented; and what requirements there are for the intervention of an independent social worker to safeguard patients having no close family support.      (HL709)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government who issued the “national guidelines” as used in National Health Service hospitals on the solicitation of “do not resuscitate” instructions from elderly patients or their close families; and when.      (HL710)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when and where the “national guidelines” on the solicitation of “do not resuscitate” instructions were published.      (HL711)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation took place before the “national guidelines” on the solicitation of “do not resuscitate” instructions were published and with whom; and when and where the guidelines were publicly debated, whether before or after publication.      (HL712)

14th February

The Lord Bruce of DoningtonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to alter the current status of Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service (QARNNS); and, if so, how this will affect personnel serving within QARNNS.      (HL1049)

The Lord Clarke of HampsteadTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the recommendations of the Armed Forces Pay Review Body report.      (HL1050)

The Baroness Castle of BlackburnTo 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.      (HL1051)

The Lord InglewoodTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider the Common Agricultural Policy is delivering each of the five objectives contained in Article 33 of the Treaty of Rome, and in particular ensuring a fair standard of living for the agricultural community; and, if the answer is no, what steps they are taking to put right such a failure to ensure a treaty obligation.      (HL1052)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the legal dispute between the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC) and Koch Hightex (the company involved in the roofing contract) has been resolved; and what have been the legal costs incurred to date by NMEC in connection with this dispute.      (HL1053)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the life expectancy of the displays in each of the zones at the Millennium Dome.      (HL1054)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many zones at the Millennium Dome have equipment that had broken down as at (a) 31st December 1999 and (b) 31st January 2000.      (HL1055)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, with respect to the Living Island zone at the Millennium Dome, on how many occasions during January were the machines available for public use out of action for a period of more than one operational day.      (HL1056)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their launch of the Supporters Direct scheme on 27th January, in what circumstances would supporters be able to take a majority stake in a football club as a result of the introduction of the scheme.      (HL1057)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to celebrate the creation of the Union flag as the flag of the United Kingdom through the Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland of 1801.      (HL1058)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to celebrate the centenary of the Australian colonies becoming the Commonwealth of Australia on 1st January 2001.      (HL1059)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 7th February (WA 60), what consultations were undertaken and what factors were taken into account in the development of policy on the celebration of the bi-centenary of the creation of the United Kingdom; and why the Foreign and Commonwealth Office answers for this policy area.      (HL1060)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the medical report on General Pinochet’s fitness to stand trial, what steps the Home Secretary is taking to monitor the health of General Pinochet.      (HL1061)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it would in any circumstances be open to the Home Secretary to allow General Pinochet to return to Chile, even before the legal processes are completed.      (HL1062)

The Baroness DavidTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the ballot which is currently being held to end selection at Ripon Grammar School, whether they will list——

The Lord PestonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the proportion of all primary school pupils in private education in each local education authority in England.      (HL1064)

The Lord PattenTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, during the Prime Minister’s recent two-day visit to the West Country, the magazine Country Life was denied press accreditation, not allowed on the press bus, and refused an itinerary; and, if so, why.      (HL1065)

The Lord VivianTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when the digitised communication system known as Bowman will be installed in troop vehicles; and when it will be in service.      (HL1066)

The Lord VivianTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many C170 large aircraft will be leased or purchased from the United States for United Kingdom strategic lift capability; and when they will be in service.      (HL1067)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many publications were granted press accreditation during the Prime Minister’s visit to the West Country in February.      (HL1068)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what rules govern the granting of press accreditation by the Prime Minister’s office to journalists who wish to report on Prime Ministerial tours.      (HL1069)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask the Chairman of Committees who was responsible for approving the terms of the public advertisement and the procedure for selection for the post of Legal Adviser to the proposed Joint Select Committee on Human Rights.      (HL1070)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask the Chairman of Committees what is the procedure for selection for the post of Legal Adviser to the proposed Joint Select Committee on Human Rights.      (HL1071)

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] [15th February]
    Representation of the People [15th February]

Waiting for Report

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

Waiting for Third Reading

    Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate [HL]
    Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) [HL] [15th 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]

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 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
    Draft Milk Development Council (Amendment) 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]

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

THURSDAY 17TH FEBRUARY

European Union (Sub-Committee C)10.30 am

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

TUESDAY 4TH APRIL

Procedure of the House4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

 
 
 
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