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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 29TH FEBRUARY

At half-past two o’clock

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.

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

‡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.

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.

*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 Mackay of Ardbrecknish—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Chancellor of the Exchequer has had talks with the Governor of the Bank of England, or with members of the Monetary Policy Committee, about policy on Bank of England intervention in the markets to reduce the current high level of sterling.

The Lord Elton—To call attention to the case for policies towards asylum seekers that are both effective and humane; and to move for papers.

The Lord Walker of Worcester—To call attention to the hospice movement and its role and contribution to the health service; 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.

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.

*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.

†Local Government Bill [HL]—Further consideration on Report [The Lord Whitty]

[The Lord Bach intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.]

‡Community Legal Service (Scope) Regulations 2000—The Lord Bach to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21st February be approved.

‡Community Legal Service (Cost Protection) Regulations 2000—The Lord Bach to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21st February be approved.

‡Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2000—The Lord Bach to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 21st February be approved.

FRIDAY 3RD MARCH

[At eleven o’clock]

Census (Amendment) Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord Weatherill]

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).

Films (Modification of the Definition of “British Film”) Order 2000—The Lord McIntosh of Haringey to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 18th January be approved. [7th Report from the Joint Committee]

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.

*The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what efforts they have made to secure the worldwide abolition of the death penalty.

*The Countess of Mar—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their response to the Report of the Meat Industry Red Tape Working Group, how they propose to prevent widespread closure of small and medium sized abattoirs and cutting plants, and give confidence to their owners and to the wider farming community.

*The Lord Borrie—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when their proposals to restrict Ministerial involvement in merger cases, as announced in August 1999, will be implemented.

Limited Liability Partnerships Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

TUESDAY 7TH MARCH

The Lord Powell of Bayswater

and

The Lord Birt

*The Lord Islwyn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the present situation regarding the payment to miners suffering from lung diseases as a result of their employment in the coal mining industry.

*The Lord Rea—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take in response to the recommendation in the Royal College of Physicians report, “Nicotine Addiction in Britain”, that nicotine replacement therapy should be improved and made available on prescription through the National Health Service.

†*The Lord Janner of Braunstone—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will extend race relations legislation so as to outlaw discrimination on grounds of religion.

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what restrictions apply to the provision by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency of names and addresses of licence holders to unofficial enquirers.

The Baroness Jay of Paddington—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords A House for the Future (Cm 4534).

WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH

*The Baroness Seccombe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what financial support they are giving to the institution of marriage.

*The Baroness Blatch—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest figures for the total number of police officers in England and Wales; and whether these figures represent an increase or reduction in the total number of police officers in England and Wales since March 1997.

*The Baroness Young—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to respond to the report from the National Audit Office which suggests that 5,000 patients a year are killed by infections in hospital.

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.

Cheques (Scotland) Bill [HL]—Second Reading [The Viscount Younger of Leckie]

THURSDAY 9TH MARCH

*The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the promotion of inward investment does not disadvantage the growth prospects of British-owned companies.

*The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made a decision about the future management of Apsley House and the Wellington Museum.

†*The Lord Hardy of Wath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect the European beaver to be introduced into the United Kingdom during the next three years.

MONDAY 13TH MARCH

†*The Lord Kimball—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will reconvene the lead shot working group to assess the effectiveness of the Environmental Protection (Restriction on the Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/2170), as announced on 9th November 1999.

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.

*The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take in the light of the Waterhouse report on the abuse of children in care.

*The Lord Geraint—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the present state of the dairy industry in Britain is satisfactory.

†*The Lord Taylor of Blackburn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what stage they have reached in the consultation procedure regarding the proposal for centralising the appointments of magistrates and the administration of justice for Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside.

WEDNESDAY 15TH MARCH

*The Baroness Gardner of Parkes—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure that those patients currently receiving beneficial National Health Service treatments or drug therapies will not be disadvantaged when discriminatory postcode prescribing is abolished.

TUESDAY 21ST MARCH

*The Earl of Northesk—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their tax policies are redistributive.

WEDNESDAY 22ND MARCH

*The Lord Judd—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they envisage as the roles of the European Parliament and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Western European Union in the scrutiny and accountability of the emerging European Security and Defence Initiative.

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 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 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 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 Tanlaw—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to allow expeditious participation in the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider adopting the Tobin Tax Initiative to enable the maintenance of a comprehensive welfare state.

The Lord Selsdon—To call attention to the political situation in Austria and in other countries of Central and Eastern Europe; and to move for papers.

†The Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what their long term objectives are for the Defence Evaluation Research Agency as part of the development of the United Kingdom’s knowledge-based economy.

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.

The Viscount Waverley—To call attention to the situation regarding Iraq; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Masham of Ilton—To call attention to the implementation by National Health Service Trusts of Government guidelines on infection control in hospitals; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Carnegy of Lour—To call attention to the effect of the media on devolution; and to move for papers.

†The Lord Borrie—To call attention to the economic and social effects of globalisation and its impact on fair competition, employment conditions and the environment; 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 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 28th February, or unanswered after 21 days]

7th February

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is currently the maximum weekly payment made for his or her care by any client of the Independent Living Fund who is in employment; and what weekly income he or she is left with after payment.      (HL935)

28th February

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will concentrate aid for the National Cycle Network on (a) the areas of highest unemployment and (b) safe routes to school, particularly where these can be connected to the National Network.      (HL1248)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government (a) when the new Prison Service Order on Regimes for Women will be issued; and whether it will be published; (b) whether the Prison Service Order on Regimes for Juveniles has been published; and, if not, when it will be; (c) when the new Prison Service Standard on Mothers with Children in Prisons will be available; and whether it will assert the paramountcy of the best interests of the child.      (HL1249)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many non-British women were serving sentences for drug offences in England and Wales at the most recent date; and what was the average length of their sentence.      (HL1250)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider greater use of suspended sentences to be appropriate (whether or not in combination with other sentences) for female offenders, particularly for non-violent crimes.      (HL1251)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ask the Court of Appeal to issue guidelines on the sentencing of women; and, if not, why not.      (HL1252)

The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce measures to tag stalkers and wife beaters electronically; and, if so, whether such measures will apply to female stalkers and husband beaters.      (HL1253)

The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they can confirm press reports that they intend to introduce a major programme to tackle violence against women by men; and whether it is also intended that identical measures will be introduced at the same time to tackle violence against men by women.      (HL1254)

The Lord Stoddart of SwindonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many men and how many women currently serve on the Equal Opportunities Commission.      (HL1255)

The Lord DholakiaTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what statutory provisions contain the current rules barring offenders who have served prison sentences of over 12 months from entering the United Kingdom and the making of exceptions to these rules.      (HL1256)

The Lord DholakiaTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether outside organisations with an interest in the resettlement of offenders will be consulted in the course of the review of the rules barring ex-prisoners from entering the United Kingdom to work; and whether a public consultation document will be issued before final decisions are taken.      (HL1257)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 23rd February (HL Deb, col. 225), whether they consider that (a) every asylum seeker in Europe should have access to a fair and effective decision-making procedure which is independent, impartial, well-informed and sufficiently resourced; (b) reasoned decisions should be taken promptly; and (c) asylum and refuge should be accorded both to refugees within the meaning of the 1951 Convention and to others to whom European States owe a duty of protection.      (HL1258)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how much public money is spent on public transport per head of the population in Northern Ireland; and how this compares with the similar calculation per head of the population in the rest of the United Kingdom.      (HL1259)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to invest in the railway system in Northern Ireland in the next five years; and whether plans include funding for new rolling stock.      (HL1260)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce a rapid transit system, based on rail or bus, from North Down to the centre of Belfast.      (HL1261)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what investigations they have undertaken into the reasons for the underspend on disability benefits of £754 million reported by the National Audit Office; and what action they have taken since receiving the report.      (HL1262)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total amount by which entitlement to Disability Living Allowance went unclaimed by disabled people due to low take-up in the latest year for which figures are available; and what percentage of anticipated total expenditure on the allowance went unclaimed.      (HL1263)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, given the current levels of take-up of disability benefits, what research they have undertaken into why disabled people do not claim the benefits to which they are entitled.      (HL1264)

The Lord Harris of GreenwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government which organisations were consulted before it was decided to introduce car parking charges in Greenwich Park; and what is the estimated revenue in the financial year 2000-01.      (HL1265)

The Countess of MarTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any stabiliser is currently used in formulations of pesticides or veterinary medicines for commercial or domestic use with diazinon as their active ingredient to prevent the formation of TEPP or SULPHOTEPP; and, if not, under what conditions of storage and use these products of degradation are known to form.      (HL1266)

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total value of the private finance initiative and partnership projects so far negotiated; and what, if any, part of these totals count against the Public Sector Borrowing Requirement.      (HL1267)

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the estimates for the loss of revenue to the Treasury due to (a) smuggling and (b) increased personal allowances in respect of the import of tobacco and tobacco products and wines, spirits and other alcohol products from the Member States of the European Union.      (HL1268)

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when agreement was reached on the tax free limits of importing tobacco and alcohol products from the Member States of the European Union; what were those quantified limits; what is the legal basis for their observance; and what action the Government intend to take to reduce these limits.      (HL1269)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidelines, if any, exist to specify the period within which Ministers who, in debate, have offered to write to Members of the House should do so.      (HL1270)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they agree with the assessment of the Better Regulation Taskforce that the 60 initiatives on Information Technology regulation currently being conducted by Government could result in 4,000 pieces of legislation.      (HL1271)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the recent decision of the Radio-communications Agency to delay issuing new telecom licences for microwave technology is consistent with the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s determination to reduce the cost of access to the Internet.      (HL1272)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the context of Internet and technology stocks, adequate procedures are in place to protect investors from “scalping” and “pumping and dumping”.      (HL1273)

The Earl of NortheskTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are concerned at the proliferation of websites, particularly those beyond the scope of United Kingdom regulatory bodies, offering often unsubstantiated and inaccurate share tips; and, if so, what action they propose to take to protect investors from them.      (HL1274)

The Baroness DavidTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is planned to change the role of Blantyre House prison in Kent to a juvenile institution; and, if so, what is the rationale for this in view of the prison’s record of successful work with adult long-term prisoners.      (HL1275)

The Lord Hardy of WathTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are concerned with the accuracy of press statements issued by OFSTED relating to OFSTED’s reports and, in particular, the inclusion in such statements of matters outside its responsibilities.      (HL1276)

The Lord Hardy of WathTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many citizens of Member States of the Council of Europe have sought asylum within the United Kingdom during the last three years.      (HL1277)

The Lord Woolmer of LeedsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will announce their plans for the location of the local arms of the Learning and Skills Council.      (HL1278)

The Lord ChristopherTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for March; and whether they will list the major European Union events for the next six months.      (HL1279)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

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

Waiting for Second Reading


Referred to the Examiners

    Alliance & Leicester Group Treasury plc (Transfer) [HL]

Committed to a Select Committee

    Colchester Borough Council [HL]

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) [HL]
    Statutory Nuisances (Hedgerows in Residential Areas) [HL]
    Financial Services and Markets
    Electronic Communications
    Deafblind Persons [HL]

Waiting for Report

    Care Standards [HL]
    Limited Liability Partnerships [HL] [6th March]
    Census (Amendment) [HL] [3rd March]
    Local Government [HL] [2nd March]
    Children (Leaving Care) [HL]
    Representation of the People [29th February]
    Learning and Skills [HL]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate [HL]

Sent to the Commons

    Armed Forces Discipline [HL]
    Nuclear Safeguards [HL]
    Race Relations (Amendment) [HL]
    Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) [HL]
    London Local Authorities [HL]
    City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL]
    Kent County Council [HL]
    Medway Council [HL]

Waiting for Royal Assent

    Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (Amendment of Rules)

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft Milk Development Council (Amendment) Order 2000
    Draft Education (Student Loans) (Repayment) Regulations 2000
    Draft Community Legal Service (Scope) Regulations 2000
    Draft Community Legal Service (Cost Protection) Regulations 2000
    Draft Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2000
    Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Penalties) Regulations 2000
    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Cross-Border Public Authorities) (Forestry Commissioners) Order 2000
    Draft Appropriation (Northern Ireland) Order 2000
    Draft Funding Code
    Draft Greater London Authority Elections (Expenses) Order 2000

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Films (Modification of the Definition of “British Film”) Order 2000
    Draft Foundation Subject (Amendment) (England) Order 2000
    Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) 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 29TH 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
European Union (Select Committee)4.15 pm
(Inter-Governmental Conference)
Administration and Works (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 1ST MARCH

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee B)3.30 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee F)4.15 pm

THURSDAY 2ND MARCH

European Union (Sub-Committee C)10.30 am

TUESDAY 7TH MARCH

Ecclesiastical Committee4.00 pm
(Churchwardens Measure
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions Measure))
Finance and Staff (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH

European Union (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am

MONDAY 13TH MARCH

Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)3.30 pm
(Aircraft Cabin Environment)

TUESDAY 14TH MARCH

House of Lords’ Offices4.15 pm

TUESDAY 4TH APRIL

Procedure of the House4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

 
 
 
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