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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.

MONDAY 19TH JUNE

At half-past two o’clock

*The Lord Janner of Braunstone—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will increase the retirement age for Ambassadors from 60 to 65.

*The Lord Deedes—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what considerations led to the establishment of an asylum centre for 350 people with 200 staff in the village of Aldington.

*The Lord Beaumont of Whitley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many farms have been affected by Advanta’s GM-contaminated rapeseed and what steps they are taking to determine where these are located and to ensure that the farmers affected will be compensated.

*The Earl Attlee—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review their decision to replace the Territorial Army’s Non-Regular Permanent Staff Financial Systems Administrators with Band D civil servants by means of compulsory redundancy.

Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Lord Bassam of Brighton] [18th and 21st Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee]

‡The Lord Greenway—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to prevent the spread of Crohn’s disease.

TUESDAY 20TH JUNE

*The Lord Willoughby de Broke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will in future make British aid payments to recipient countries direct rather than through the European Union institutions.

*The Lord Judd—To ask Her Majesty’s Government by what criteria the proportion of the overseas development aid budget spent on primary and secondary education is decided; and what proportion they expect to assign to them in each of the next five years.

*The Lord Peyton of Yeovil—To ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not yet been able to make the appropriate orders in pursuance of their undertaking to implement section 74 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991.

*The Earl of Sandwich—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they expect in the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative at the G8 Summit in Okinawa.

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

Terrorism Bill—Report [The Lord Bassam of Brighton]

‡The Baroness Cox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards recent developments in Indonesia.

WEDNESDAY 21ST JUNE

*The Lord Bishop of Durham—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to support Plan Colombia at its meeting with donor governments in Madrid on 6th and 7th July.

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking as a result of the Audit Commission’s report, published in March, on the quality of artificial limbs, surgical appliances and disability equipment services in the United Kingdom.

*The Lord Roberts of Conwy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards increasing the number of medical students in the United Kingdom.

House of Lords’ Offices—The Chairman of Committees to move, That the 5th Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 70) be agreed to.

Utilities Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey] [19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

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

‡Local Authority (Stocks and Bonds) (Amendment) Regulations 2000—The Lord McIntosh of Haringey to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12th May be approved. [19th Report from the Joint Committee]

‡Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2000—The Lord McIntosh of Haringey to move, That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12th May be approved. [19th Report from the Joint Committee]

‡Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2000—The Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 4th May be approved. [18th Report from the Joint Committee]

‡Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2000—The Baroness Hayman to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 18th May be approved. [20th Report from the Joint Committee]

†‡Royal Parks (Trading) Bill—Second Reading [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

THURSDAY 22ND JUNE

*The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the additional resources allocated to the National Health Service by the Budget have been devoted to the accumulated deficits and debts of Health Authorities and Trusts.

*The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have of bullying in the Army; and what steps they are taking to eliminate it.

*The Baroness Whitaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards phasing out tied aid to developing countries.

Child Support, Pensions and Welfare Bill—Report [The Baroness Hollis of Heigham]

‡The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the role of strong mutual companies in promoting a healthy and competitive market in financial services.

FRIDAY 23RD JUNE

[At eleven o’clock]

Trustee Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord Chancellor]

European Union (Implications of Withdrawal) Bill [HL]—Report [The Lord Pearson of Rannoch]

†Suspension of Hospital Medical Practitioners Bill [HL]—Third Reading [The Baroness Knight of Collingtree]

The Earl of Selborne—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on A European Food Authority (7th Report, HL Paper 66).

Sea Fishing Grants (Charges) Bill—Second Reading [The Baroness Hayman]

Carers and Disabled Children Bill—Second Reading [The Baroness Pitkeathley]

MONDAY 26TH JUNE

*The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the circumstances which prevent them from adopting and advocating an International Convention outlawing nuclear weapons, as is the case with chemical and biological weapons.

*The Lord Lamont of Lerwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take following the ruling of Mr Justice Kerr on 2nd May in relation to the declaration which Queen’s Counsel in Northern Ireland have since 1995 been required to make that they will “well and truly serve Queen Elizabeth II”.

*The Lord Randall of St Budeaux—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce graffiti in the United Kingdom significantly.

*The Lord Morris of Castle Morris—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they propose to implement the 1991 National Parks Review Panel and Countryside Agency recommendation that national parks funding should increase by £10 million.

†Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—Second Reading [The Lord Whitty]

The Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to increase the awareness among employers and young people of the case for taking gap years and undertaking voluntary service.

TUESDAY 27TH JUNE

*The Lord Montagu of Beaulieu—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that, if lessons on vehicle driving and road-craft were included in the appropriate schools curricula, it would improve driving skills for the young and reduce accidents.

*The Lord Renton of Mount Harry—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they intend to introduce to encourage the take-up of private health insurance.

*The Lord Burnham—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that valid British credit cards are universally acceptable in France.

*The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the five economic tests proposed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer for joining the European single currency are closer to, or further from, being met than when they were first stated.

†Government Resources and Accounts Bill—Report [The Lord McIntosh of Haringey]

‡The Lord Waddington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding Zimbabwe public service pensioners living in Britain.

WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE

The Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

*The Lord Watson of Richmond—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they accept the recommendation of the Nuffield Languages Inquiry that languages should have the same status as literacy, numeracy and information communication technology as a key skill and whether they will consequently make a commitment to early language training for all children.

*The Lord Bradshaw—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to co-ordinate United Kingdom interests at the 3rd World Water Forum to be held in Japan in 2003.

*The Lord Avebury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the Anglo-Peruvian agreement made in July 1998 between the Prime Minister and President Fujimori, in the light of the Peruvian Presidential election.

†‡The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will improve the Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme.

†[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill will be concluded this day]

THURSDAY 29TH JUNE

*The Baroness Williams of Crosby—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will bring forward legislation to ratify the International Criminal Court.

*The Lord Laird—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the levels of compensation and pension paid to the families of Royal Ulster Constabulary members murdered before 1982.

*The Lord Eden of Winton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking any action in relation to the situation in Sri Lanka.

Postal Services Bill—Report [The Lord Sainsbury of Turville]

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE

[At eleven o’clock]

Street Works Bill [HL]—Second Reading [The Lord Peyton of Yeovil]

The Lord Wallace of Saltaire—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on EU Proposals to Combat Discrimination (9th Report, HL Paper 68).

Divorce (Religious Marriages) Bill [HL]—Second Reading [The Lord Lester of Herne Hill]

MONDAY 3RD JULY

*The Lord Greaves—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take to deal with the widespread abuse of proxy voting in elections.

†*The Baroness Massey of Darwen—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to promote cricket in English schools.

*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent they feel that present regional policies are benefiting the Northern Region.

TUESDAY 4TH JULY

*The Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what part the Government and the Prime Minister will play in the meetings of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to be held in London and Edinburgh in September.

*The Baroness Sharples—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to alleviate the shortage of pathologists in the National Health Service.

*The Baroness Masham of Ilton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of nurses employed in London hospitals are agency nurses.

WEDNESDAY 5TH JULY

*The Lord Morris of Manchester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements have been made to mark the visit to London of Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard and his delegation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act.

*The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what initiatives they have taken to help British farmers and growers obtain a local market and a fair return for their produce.

*The Lord Hylton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the work of clearing the Danube at Novi Sad, funded by the European Union, will be completed; and whether temporary arrangements can be made for transferring freight around the obstructions.

THURSDAY 6TH JULY

*The Lord Davies of Oldham—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the Stewart Report, they will introduce legislation to ban the use of mobile telephones whilst driving.

*The Lord Hardy of Wath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether significant action has been taken to respond to the problem of fuel poverty.

MONDAY 10TH JULY

*The Lord Quirk—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the most recent annual report from H M Chief Inspector of Prisons, published on 13th June.

TUESDAY 11TH JULY

*The Lord Tombs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish the consultation paper on nuclear waste which was promised in their response to the report of the Select Committee on Science and Technology on Management of Nuclear Waste (3rd Report, Session 1998-99, HL Paper 41).

*The Baroness Rendell of Babergh—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the spread of HIV/AIDS in some African countries, what warnings, if any, they offer to men and women from the United Kingdom about to visit Africa.

*The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to combat tobacco smuggling.

WEDNESDAY 12TH JULY

*The Lord Ackner—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the decisions of the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) in R v. Weiz and the Attorney General’s Reference No. 3/1999 on 26th May, whether they will refer to the Law Commission the question whether the statutory restrictions on the use of DNA to be found in section 64 (3B) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 should be maintained or relaxed; and, if not, why not.

*The Countess of Mar—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Chief Medical Officer’s Task Force on chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis is expected to report.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Baroness Williams of Crosby—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they see as the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in the light of American and other proposals for the National Missile Defence System.

The Lord Ahmed—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will modernise the working practices of H M Coroner Service to meet the needs of a multi-faith Britain.

The Baroness Turner of Camden—To call attention to the current problems surrounding care of the elderly, including long-term residential care; and to move for papers.

The Lord Hylton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what planning and preparation are being done for the eventual withdrawal of international peace-keeping forces from Bosnia and Kosova, especially as regards permanent systems for justice and law enforcement.

The Lord Tomlinson—To call attention to the resources available to the House of Lords; and to move for papers.

The Lord Rotherwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their policies towards promoting general aviation.

The Earl Attlee—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the Bowman project to provide an effective replacement for the Army’s Clansman range of radios that is both secure and resistant to electronic warfare.

The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions were held prior to the reported decision to launch a fourth Trident submarine later this year and whether this decision would be consistent with their policy on nuclear disarmament.

The Lord Ezra—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for manufacturing industry.

The Viscount Falkland—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they share the concerns of some parents and educationalists that many children are entering formal education at too early an age.

The Baroness Maddock—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to implement the proposals in the Housing Green Paper.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they consider should be taken to increase participation in sport by women and girls.

The Lord Chadlington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider the role of religion to be in Britain’s multi-cultural society.

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Countryside Agency report The State of the Countryside 2000 and in particular what proposals they have for ensuring that rural communities remain inclusive.

The Lord Hylton—To move to resolve, That this House congratulates Her Majesty’s Government and the Government of the Republic of Ireland on their strenuous efforts to secure the full implementation of the Belfast Agreement.

The Baroness Williams of Crosby—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures can be taken by European Union and United Nations member states to stop the import of oil and diamonds from guerrilla and other groups challenging democratically elected governments in Africa by military means.

The Earl of Listowel—To call attention to the needs of children and of their parents and carers; and to move for papers.

The Lord Freyberg—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in resolving the issue of how national museums and galleries can recover VAT.

The Lord Harrison—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the review of driving licence regulations, which currently prevent insulin-treated diabetics from driving vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and many passenger carrying vehicles, will examine the merits of individual assessment of fitness to drive, taking into account the practices of other European Union States.

The Lord Howell of Guildford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to a requirement for light civil aircraft and helicopters to be fitted with quieter engines and, where practicable, with hush kits.

The Lord Greaves—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether implementation of the arrangements for the dispersal and support of asylum seekers is satisfactory.

The Lord Avebury—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what lessons can be drawn from the reports to the United Nations on UN operations in Srebrenica and Rwanda.

The Lord Harrison—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by Peter Boyden to the Arts Council on English Regional Producing Theatres.

The Lord Lamont of Lerwick—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set up a Committee of Inquiry into the financing and operation of the Millennium Dome.

The Baroness Rawlings—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what aid provision they have made for British-based small charities operating overseas.

The Lord Chalfont—To move to resolve, That this House calls upon Her Majesty’s Government to reconsider, and possibly set aside, the verdict of gross negligence brought against the deceased aircrew of Chinook Helicopter ZD 576.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the use of information technology to promote the development of the tourism industry in England.

The Lord Bradshaw—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the possibility of a world shortage of oil should influence strategic plans for the electrification of a greater proportion of the railway system.

The Lord Jenkins of Putney—To ask the Leader of the House whether she will support the introduction of a procedure in this House comparable to the Early Day Motion procedure in the House of Commons.

The Lord Graham of Edmonton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to publish the findings of the Ministerial working party on the welfare of park home owners before the summer recess.

The Baroness Hooper—To call attention to developments in Latin America; and to move for papers.

The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what relationship they have in mind for the National Health Service with the private health sector.

The Lord Thomas of Gresford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the Court of Appeal decision in Heil v. Rankin and others, given on 23rd March, they will restore the scheme for compensation of the victims of violent crime assessed on the basis of common law damages, and abandon the tariff scheme which replaced it on 1st April 1996.

PART II

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]

The Lord Hope of Craighead—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Reforming EC Competition Procedures (4th Report, HL Paper 33). [29th February]

The Lord Jenkin of Roding—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Science and Society (3rd Report, HL Paper 38). [14th March]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled on 16th June]

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 15th June (WA 209), what type and make of cars the Government Car and Despatch Agency provides to the Treasury for Ministers and senior officials.      (HL2938)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 22nd May (WA 59) in relation to the advertisement for the post of the Lieutenant-Governor of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, how many persons were short-listed for this position; and what were their occupations and gender.      (HL2939)

The Lord Pearson of RannochTo ask Her Majesty’s Government to what aspects of defence policy the Baroness Scotland of Asthal was referring when she said “There is a clear view that a treaty amendment is not necessary” (HL Deb, 14th June, col. 1638); how this statement fits with paragraph 36 of the Government’s White Paper IGC: Reform for Enlargement; and what is the latest state of play with the European Strategic Defence Initiative.      (HL2940)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will in practice consult the Law Officers before making statements of compatibility under section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998; and, if not, why not.      (HL2941)

The Lord Brabazon of TaraTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether every effort is being made to re-open Hammersmith bridge to traffic as soon as possible following the bomb explosion; and when they expect it to re-open.      (HL2942)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what method they will use to estimate the impact of the revised Standards of Modern Zoo Practice (published in March) on the operation of farm attractions; and when they expect such a study to be completed.      (HL2943)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the projected cost of modifications to the Millennium Bridge; and who will pay for such modifications.      (HL2944)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the Millennium Bridge to re-open to the public.      (HL2945)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what studies were made of the safety issues at the Millennium Bridge by the Health and Safety Executive prior to its opening.      (HL2946)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what guarantees or indemnities were provided by the architects and the builders of the Millennium Bridge in relation to safety issues.      (HL2947)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether one of their aims in introducing the bill which became the Armed Forces Discipline Act 2000 was to provide that the timing of any election for court martial ensured that the court martial was a court of first instance and not an appeal from summary jurisdiction.      (HL2948)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the enforcement of payment of civil penalties by court proceedings under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 is by way of an appeal against the decisions of immigration officials.      (HL2949)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 16th June, whether they will now say what was the rank of the civil servant who signed the rejection of appeal reference CPCAU/070.      (HL2950)

The Lord LipseyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on placing the contract for two new Survey Vessels.      (HL2951)

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

16TH JUNE 2000

[Tabled on the dates shown]

18th May

The Lord LucasTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list all injectible medical products approved for use in the United Kingdom which either contain material of bovine origin or use such material in their preparation.      (HL2573)

22nd May

The Lord PattenTo ask Her Majesty’s Government which policies developed since the last General Election exemplify their Third Way approach.      (HL2598)

23rd May

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many versions of genetically modified food crops have already been granted a European part C marketing consent.      (HL2624)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the purpose of the Farm Scale Evaluations will be undermined by European part C marketing consents.      (HL2625)

24th May

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 23rd May (WA 78), what are the criteria or definitions that the British Government use in defining an economic cycle; whether the British definition of an economic cycle is the same as that used by the European Commission in the context of economic and monetary union; when the economic cycle that ended in the United Kingdom in the second half of 1996 began; and what the budget surpluses and deficits were as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product in those years.      (HL2659)

25th May

The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 24th May (HL Deb, col. 773) that it was necessary to prepare a new business plan for the Dome as a result of over-estimates of visitor numbers, when the sole shareholder in the New Millennium Experience Company was informed of the need for such a plan.      (HL2674)

The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of visitors to the Dome, on a month by month basis, have been admitted free or on a reduced price ticket.      (HL2675)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 24th May (HL Deb, col. 773) that the Millennium Commission concluded independently that an extra £29 million should be committed to funding the Dome, whether the Department for Culture, Media and Sport issued any guidance or direction to the Commission, or its accounting officer, in this matter.      (HL2677)

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, regarding the inquiry into the crash of a Chinook helicopter on the Mull of Kintyre in June 1984—

5th June

The Lord InglewoodTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their policy that small on-farm incinerators should be allowed to continue in operation.      (HL2699)

The Lord JuddTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards the administration of Kosovo as a whole after municipal elections have been held; how this policy will further the principle of democratic and accountable government; and what will be the rights of refugees and displaced people in the municipal elections and the rebuilding of democracy.      (HL2702)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the responsibilities of the Board of the New Millennium Experience Company to report to Lord Falconer of Thoroton as the sole shareholder on the trading performance of the company; and how they do so.      (HL2708)

The Baroness Miller of HendonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many meetings Lord Falconer of Thoroton, the sole shareholder in the New Millennium Experience Company, has had with (a) the Chairman; (b) the Board; and (c) the Chief Executive of that company since 31st December 1999.      (HL2709)

The Lord Patel of BlackburnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what provision is made in the National Health Service for the practice of non-Christian religions, particularly in areas with considerable non-Christian populations; and how they ensure that all providers of health care make such provision.      (HL2711)

The Lord Patel of BlackburnTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what comparative data are available on (a) levels of maternity care and (b) length of hospital stay among patients of different ethnic backgrounds, in particular from areas with a high ethnic population.      (HL2712)

The Lord ColwynTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many claims for clinical negligence against Hospital Trusts in England and Wales were outstanding at the end of March 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 respectively; what proportion of these claims concerned National Health Service dentistry; and what effect they expect the recent Court of Appeal judgment on the ten personal injury cases to have on future claims.      (HL2713)

6th June

The Lord SwinfenTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that all crops produced from the unauthorised sowing of genetically modified seed do not enter the food chain.      (HL2719)

The Lord RoganTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, in view of the recent announcement of the extra £14-£15 million support for the textile industry, what plans they have to help that part of the industry located in Northern Ireland.      (HL2720)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from Barrister Trustees of the Zacchaeus 2000 Trust and from the Trust direct on the imprisonment of elderly and disabled people, and one terminally ill person, for local taxation debt; and, if so, what action they will be taking.      (HL2728)

7th June

The Lord ChalfontTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any papers or documents relating to the crash of Chinook Helicopter ZD 576 have been or are being destroyed; and, if so, whether they will ensure that there is no further such destruction.      (HL2738)

The Lord InglewoodTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, if a farmer enters conversion to organic production prior to the opening of the Organic Farming Scheme next year, he will remain eligible to apply for grant aid under the Scheme in 2001.      (HL2742)

The Lord ReaTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, in view of the military offensive launched by Ethiopia against Eritrea on 12th May, what was the source of information which led Baroness Scotland of Asthal to state on 5th April (HL Deb, col. 1409) that “We understand that the government of Ethiopia are now in a position to accept the OFU peace package and that a peaceful solution may be in sight”.      (HL2743)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the proceeds of the sale of the Millennium Dome site will be payable to—

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the letter of direction for the payment of an extra £29 million to the Millennium Dome.      (HL2749)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 17th March (WA 235-236), whether the Culture Diversity Network has reported to the Secretary of State regarding a specific programme of action to raise the representation of our multicultural society on and behind the television screen; and, if so, whether that report will be published.      (HL2750)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 17th March (WA 235-236), what steps the Secretary of State has taken to monitor the progress of the Culture Diversity Network.      (HL2751)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 17th March (WA 235-236), what progress has been made by the group set up by the British Screen Advisory Council at the request of the Secretary of State to raise the representation of our multicultural society in the film industry.      (HL2752)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 22nd May (WA 64-65), when they will announce the timetable of the consultation exercise about options for modernising the Tourism (Sleeping Accommodation Price Display) Order 1997.      (HL2753)

The Lord Williams of ElvelTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton on 7th June (WA 148), whether they are satisfied, regardless of whether an investigation under section 59 of the Electricity Act 1989 is to be conducted, that the applicants for planning permission to construct a woodburning power plant at Newbridge-on-Wye have given full and true answers to the Fourth Renewables Tranche questionnaire in respect of unreleased covenants affecting the land in question.      (HL2754)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Lord Chancellor at any time received representations from the Lord Browne-Wilkinson and other members of the Appellate Committee about Lord Hoffmann during the case of General Pinochet; and, if so, what were those representations.      (HL2755)

8th June

The Lord Morris of Castle MorrisTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent representations they have received to extend the War Widows Pilgrimage Scheme.      (HL2764)

The Lord BerkeleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what classes of motor vehicle, and for what purposes, are permitted to drive in the London Royal Parks on—

The Lord BerkeleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cyclists have been prosecuted for cycling on footpaths in the London Royal Parks in each of the last five years for which figures are available.      (HL2766)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been, for the most convenient recent year for which information is available, the total Government expenditure in the United Kingdom on sea defences and main river works, indicating how the expenditure has been financed; the proportion of total expenditure financed by drainage rates; and on whom drainage rates are levied.      (HL2767)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they can now give a date by which the central register, required under section 39 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 which came into force on 1st October 1997, of persons who have applied for a firearm or shotgun certificate or to whom a firearm or shotgun certificate has been granted, will be in place; and on what date the detailed impact assessment on the project, which was due to be completed in April 2000, was placed in the Library of the House.      (HL2768)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been in each county of England for infringements of the Environmental Protection (Restriction on the Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/2170).      (HL2769)

The Lord Onslow of WokingTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many wrecks of military vessels that might qualify for designation under the provisions of the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 are known to lie in United Kingdom waters.      (HL2770)

The Lord Onslow of WokingTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what applications have been received for the designation of the wreck of a military vessel in United Kingdom waters under the provisions of the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.      (HL2771)

The Lord Onslow of WokingTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to protect the sites of military wrecks in United Kingdom waters, where these are known or believed to contain the remains of crew or passengers of the vessel concerned.      (HL2772)

The Lord MonsonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider it important that press releases and other printed material emanating from Government Departments should be free from errors of grammar and punctuation.      (HL2773)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the reference to loss of state benefits for breach of community sentences, which was contained in the advance press release of the Prime Minister’s speech to the National Federation of Women’s Institutes’ Triennial General Meeting on 7th June, was included in or omitted from the speech as delivered.      (HL2774)

The Baroness UddinTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how the private sector housing used for asylum seekers and identified by the Lord Greaves in his oral question on 8th June (HL Deb, col. 1239) compares with the best value standards set by the Government.      (HL2775)

The Lord RoperTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many formal inquiries for information on financial fraud (Commissions Rogatoires Internationales) were received from each of the other Member States of the European Union in 1999; and how many have been replied to.      (HL2776)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total cost to public funds of Government hospitality during the current meeting of European Justice Ministers; how many people attended the meeting of Ministers; what is the cost per head; and whether the costs were approved by the Lord Chancellor.      (HL2777)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will discuss with the Independent Television Commission whether Channel 5 is fulfilling the obligations on programme standards that it undertook to meet when awarded the franchise.      (HL2778)

The Lord BownessTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, when the Postal Services Bill is enacted, Ministers will answer written enquiries from Members of both Houses of Parliament or parliamentary questions about postal services or whether such questions will be referred to the proposed Postal Services Commission for reply.      (HL2779)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department of Trade and Industry.      (HL2783)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department of Social Security.      (HL2784)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Scottish Office.      (HL2785)

The Lord ChristopherTo ask Her Majesty’s Government (a) what records are maintained of the lapse of time between a Probation Officer’s decision to deliver an offender, serving a community sentence in England and Wales, to court and the offender’s appearance in court; and (b) what is the pattern of delay shown by any such data.      (HL2786)

The Baroness Park of MonmouthTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, since the flight trials for the cockpit voice and flight data recorders to be fitted to the Royal Air Force Chinook Mark 2/2A fleet were completed in February, how many of the aircraft in the Chinook Mark 2/2A fleet are now equipped with these systems.      (HL2787)

The Baroness Park of MonmouthTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the review of the workings of the Single Intelligence Vote has been completed; and, if so, when the outcome will be made known, to the extent consonant with national security.      (HL2788)

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the provisions of the Stability and Growth Pact of 1997 apply to the United Kingdom and other states who have not joined the Single Currency as well as to the eleven Single Currency states.      (HL2789)

12th June

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 7th June (WA 158), whether any political letter of direction has been issued within the Department for Culture, Media and Sport or instruction given to the Accounting Officer concerning the financing or operation of the New Millennium Experience Company in 1999 or 2000.      (HL2800)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 6th June (WA 149), who were the members of the New Millennium Experience Company Board with whom the sole shareholder met or spoke on 22nd May.      (HL2801)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 6th June (WA 149), who were the members of the New Millennium Experience Company Board with whom the sole shareholder met on the afternoon of 23rd May.      (HL2802)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 6th June (WA 151), whether the sole shareholder of the New Millennium Experience Company would support the organisation of an end-of-year celebration in the Dome; and whether he has been involved in any discussions on the matter.      (HL2803)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 6th June (WA 150), what was the subject of the conversation or conversations the sole shareholder of the New Millennium Experience Company had with Mr Michael Grade on 23rd May.      (HL2804)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when and by whom the sole shareholder of the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC) was made aware of the advice of the Accounting Officer to the Millennium Commission that a further grant to the NMEC would not represent value for money; and what representations, if any, the sole shareholder made about this further use of lottery money.      (HL2805)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government why only original birth certificates are acceptable with claims for winter fuel payments.      (HL2806)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether those whose original birth certificates have disintegrated through the passage of time, fire, flood or other accident are capable of qualifying for a winter fuel payment; and, if so, how.      (HL2807)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether clinically certified sufferers from Alzheimer’s disease and other impairments of memory, who cannot remember where they have put their original birth certificate, can qualify for winter fuel payments; and, if so, how.      (HL2808)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether naturalised British subjects who are former refugees, whose original birth certificates are either in countries to which they cannot have safe access, or were destroyed by war or civil commotion, are capable of qualifying for winter fuel payments; and, if so, how.      (HL2809)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applications for winter fuel payments have so far been refused for the lack of an original birth certificate.      (HL2810)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government in what percentage of the cases in which a winter fuel payment has been refused for lack of an original birth certificate prosecutions for fraud have been brought or are under consideration.      (HL2811)

The Lord BradshawTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when was the last time that the amount of fixed penalties for non-endorsable traffic offences was raised; and when any revision is likely to come into effect.      (HL2812)

The Lord BradshawTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the length of time taken, in typical cases, for minor modifications to camera equipment used in traffic enforcement to receive type approval.      (HL2813)

The Lord BradshawTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many applications for type approval for camera equipment used in traffic enforcement are awaiting clearance; and how many of these have been waiting for more than three months.      (HL2814)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Whitty on 6th June (WA 146), by what methods the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment ascertained that genetically modified (GM) trial crops would have no adverse effects on bees or honey or fruit containing GM pollen; and whether they consider such methods to be valid and trustworthy.      (HL2815)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether studies will be commissioned into the effects of genetically modified pollen ingested and dispersed by bees and other insects.      (HL2816)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 6th June (WA 143), when the European Court of Auditors first commented on the European Union External Aid Programme and what action was taken as a result; and whether they will ask the Court to keep the Aid Programme under continuous review, with particular reference to the European Union commitment to restoring through navigation on the Danube by clearing the obstructions at Novi Sad.      (HL2817)

The Lord Roberts of ConwyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the quantum of arms by volume and value that has been, is being or will be supplied by the United Kingdom to the Sierra Leone forces trained by the British Army.      (HL2818)

The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government where copies of temporary licences issued to life sentence prisoners are kept; and whether, following unsuccessful application by a prisoner whose reference is B29411 to the Parole Board and the Lifer Unit of Her Majesty’s Prison Service for a copy of a temporary licence which he is said to have breached, they will now produce a copy of this document to him.      (HL2819)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current top rate of tax on personal incomes in each country of the European Union, indicating in respect of each the threshold of income (expressed in pounds sterling and euros) at which this tax rate applies.      (HL2820)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the top rate of personal inheritance tax, or other comparable tax at death, in each country of the European Union.      (HL2821)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Privy Council.      (HL2822)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Northern Ireland Office.      (HL2823)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Lord Chancellor’s Department.      (HL2824)

The Earl of LiverpoolTo ask the Leader of the House how many hours of parliamentary debating time since 14th May 1997 have so far been given to the matter of “section 28”, as it has come to be widely known, in (a) the House of Commons and (b) the House of Lords.      (HL2826)

13th June

The Baroness UddinTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Performance and Innovation Unit will publish its report on the seizure of criminal assets.      (HL2835)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what saving has so far been achieved through the denial of winter fuel payments to those who have not produced an original birth certificate; and what saving over a full year has been budgeted for such refusals.      (HL2836)

The Earl RussellTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their legal authority for accepting only original birth certificates with applications for winter fuel payments and refusing to accept certified copies.      (HL2837)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department of Health.      (HL2838)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.      (HL2839)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.      (HL2840)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department for Education and Employment.      (HL2841)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Home Office.      (HL2842)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department for International Development.      (HL2843)

The Baroness WhitakerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will give an undertaking at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ministers’ meeting on 26th June to prepare legislation immediately to outlaw bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.      (HL2844)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government who is the Chairman of the Council of the National Army Museum; and when he last chaired a full meeting.      (HL2845)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when was the last time the Council of the National Army Museum met for a full meeting.      (HL2846)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it has been drawn to the individual attention of the members of the Council of the National Army Museum that the Museum of Army Transport at Beverley may not be able to display its 119 vehicles after August 2000 due to financial difficulties.      (HL2847)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what alternatives there are to displaying the National Army Museum’s collection of vehicles at the Museum of Army Transport at Beverley.      (HL2848)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 14th March (WA 200), whether the Council of the National Army Museum have now concluded their strategic review including the collection currently housed at the Museum of Army Transport at Beverley.      (HL2849)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the last convenient 12 month period, how many paying visitors visited—

The Lord Brabazon of TaraTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the apartments at Osborne House, Isle of Wight, currently occupied by the King Edward VII convalescent home.      (HL2851)

The Lord Brabazon of TaraTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to fulfil the undertaking made to Parliament by the Minister of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Mr Howarth, on 4th February 1999 (HL Deb, col. 694) to keep the convalescent home at Osborne House open, until Parliament approves its closure by amending the Osborne Estate Act 1902, given the decision of the Civil Service Benevolent Fund to cease to operate it.      (HL2852)

The Lord RoganTo ask Her Majesty’s Government why the number of persons on hospital waiting lists in Northern Ireland increased by some 2,500 to some 47,000 in the three month period from January to March 2000.      (HL2853)

The Lord RoganTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to reduce hospital waiting lists in Northern Ireland from the longest in the United Kingdom to the national average or below.      (HL2854)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have studied the evidence from France and Chile of a link between fish farming and the spread of amnesiac shellfish poisoning in shellfish.      (HL2855)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 176), and in view of his responsibility for the terms and conditions of Board members of the New Millennium Experience Company, what agreement he has reached with Mr David Quarmby as to his terms and conditions as Chairman; and whether they differ in any way from those of Mr Robert Ayling.      (HL2856)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Lord Levy was representing the Prime Minister on a mission to any country on Monday 12th June; and, if so, which country.      (HL2857)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Lord Haskins was chairing a Task Force meeting on Monday 12th June; and, if so, what the meeting was discussing and where it was being held.      (HL2858)

The Lord ActonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the size of the staff supporting H M Chief Inspector of Prisons.      (HL2859)

The Lord ActonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prisons and other establishments were inspected by or on behalf of H M Chief Inspector of Prisons in 1999.      (HL2860)

The Lord ChalfontTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Ministry of Defence replied to the letter from Sheriff Sir Stephen Young of 17th February 1996 to all parties in the Chinook Fatal Accident Inquiry; and, if so, in what terms.      (HL2861)

The Lord Pilkington of OxenfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of A level grades A or B were gained by pupils at independent schools in the most recent year for which figures are available.      (HL2862)

The Lord Pilkington of OxenfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of A level grades A and B were gained by pupils in the remaining state grammar schools in the most recent year for which figures are available.      (HL2863)

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list their various initiatives and programmes to develop more sustainable construction processes in the building industry; and, under these programmes, what organisations and institutions have been grant aided, how many applications have been received for research funding, how many have been awarded Government funding and what was the amount of each grant.      (HL2864)

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reform the law with regard to Charter Markets; and whether they are aware of any cases where the current law relating to markets has prevented a farmers’ market from taking place.      (HL2865)

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne DomerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether section 17 of the Local Government Act 1988 is preventing local authorities from pursuing a local purchasing policy with regard to food; and whether the restrictions that seem to apply to local authorities also apply to other bodies such as National Health Service trusts.      (HL2866)

The Lord HyltonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what reports they have received concerning attacks on and persecution of Christians in the Sudan (a) in 1999 and (b) in 2000.      (HL2867)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they now have an approximate date for completion of the investigations by the National Health Service Executive and the General Medical Council into Dr Rita Pal’s dossier of cases of abuse of elderly patients in NHS hospitals overdosed with diamorphine.      (HL2868)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the League Table of Child Poverty in Rich Nations published recently by the Innocenti Research Centre of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), they will reconsider their opposition to a statutory duty on the Secretary of State for Social Security to have regard to the need to maintain satisfactory standards of child development when determining levels of social security benefits and pensions, as expressed in their response to the debate on Amendment 128B to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill on 20th July 1999 (HL Deb, col. 873).      (HL2869)

The Lord Cocks of HartcliffeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the proposed closure of Merrywood School, Knowle West, Bristol, will improve the equality of educational opportunities for the children of Knowle West.      (HL2870)

The Lord Harris of HaringeyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any areas of London in which tuberculosis immunisation for school children has been suspended; and, if so, what are those areas, what are the reasons, and how long is the suspension for.      (HL2871)

The Earl of SandwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to promote the cause of farmworkers in Zimbabwe threatened with destitution under the Land Acquisition Act.      (HL2872)

The Earl of SandwichTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what provision was made for farmworkers under the latest offer of land reform and compensation made through the United Nations and rejected by the Zimbabwean government.      (HL2873)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when the sole shareholder of the Millennium Dome last read a business plan or budget forecast by the New Millennium Experience Company, or a summary of such a plan or forecast prepared by officials.      (HL2874)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 176), whether, in view of his responsibility for appointing Board members of the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC), he will publish in the Official Report any correspondence between himself and the outgoing and incoming Chairmen of the NMEC, Mr Bob Ayling and Mr David Quarmby.      (HL2875)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 177), how the sole shareholder of the Millennium Dome discharges his responsibility to ensure that the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC) meets the Government’s commitments for the Experience covering cost and effective management if he does not see the business plans and budget forecasts of the NMEC.      (HL2876)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 177) that the sole shareholder is responsible for appointing the Board members of the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC), what involvement the sole shareholder had in the appointment of Mr David Quarmby as Chairman of the NMEC.      (HL2877)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 177) that the sole shareholder is responsible for appointing the Board members of the New Millennium Experience Company (NMEC), whether the sole shareholder offered the Chairmanship of the NMEC to any other person, or discussed the Chairmanship with any other person, before agreeing to the appointment of Mr David Quarmby as Chairman of the NMEC.      (HL2878)

The Baroness BlatchTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 176), whether the sole shareholder had been involved in any discussions about the replacement of Mr Bob Ayling as Chairman of the New Millennium Experience Company, prior to Mr Ayling informing him of his decision to resign.      (HL2879)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any Government regulations have been or are to be altered to allow space to be made for the European Union logo to be incorporated in United Kingdom car number plates.      (HL2880)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the decision to have a European Union logo incorporated in any new car number plates is a decision for sellers of new motor cars.      (HL2881)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any Government Department has since 1997 had any discussions with any office of the European Union about increasing the number of car number plates in the United Kingdom that incorporate the symbol of the European Union.      (HL2882)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any knowledge of any measures taken by any office of the European Union to encourage the use in the United Kingdom of the European Union symbol on United Kingdom car number plates.      (HL2883)

The Lord Lamont of LerwickTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any knowledge of European Union funding of any kind being made available to encourage the use in the United Kingdom of the European Union symbol on car number plates.      (HL2884)

14th June

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Ministry of Defence.      (HL2886)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.      (HL2887)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Cabinet Office.      (HL2888)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 8th June (WA 173), what type and make of cars are used by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.      (HL2889)

The Duke of MontroseTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, given the increased identification of BSE cases in France, whether they are taking steps to protect the public from exposure to infected material coming from Europe.      (HL2890)

The Lord Smith of LeighTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to allocate European Objective 3 funds to individual Learning and Skills Councils.      (HL2891)

The Lord Smith of LeighTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to make any representations to the European Commission about the delays in approval of the United Kingdom’s Single Programme Documents for Objective 2 areas, which are now only likely to be approved in December 2000 at the earliest; and whether they will consider the implications for achieving spending profiles in those areas which are designated “transitional”.      (HL2892)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government in what circumstances it is permissible to apply the instruction “Do not resuscitate” to patients in National Health Service hospitals; and in how many cases such instructions were issued in the latest year for which figures are available.      (HL2893)

The Lord Morris of ManchesterTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what monitoring takes place of the use of “Do not resuscitate” instructions in National Health Service hospitals.      (HL2894)

The Lord TebbitTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the killing of Mr Leslie Watkinson, aged 66, near his home in Hooks Road, Peckham, on 9th December 1994, was classified as a racist crime.      (HL2895)

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government—

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the additional annual cost to the National Health Service of tablets, capsules and pills that can now be sold only in blister packs.      (HL2897)

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the present price per tablet paid by the National Health Service for 75 milligram enteric coated Aspirin; and what is the comparative price paid in Spain.      (HL2898)

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what would be the current underlying rate of inflation if the depreciation of owner occupied houses which has been a component of the retail price index since 1995 had never been introduced.      (HL2899)

The Lord JacobsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government by what annual rate the average price of owner occupied homes has depreciated or appreciated since 1995.      (HL2900)

The Baroness SeccombeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by the Baroness Blackstone on 13th June (HL Deb, col. 1518) that the funding streams in the Standards Fund had been reduced to fourteen and would be further reduced to seven, whether they will list the streams that have been discontinued and those that will be discontinued; and when the further reduction will take place.      (HL2901)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, under the New Deal for Young People, how many young people have opted for (a) training and (b) self employment, giving figures separately for England and South Yorkshire.      (HL2902)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have had discussions with the Environment Agency and the Sports Council with a view to obtaining finance for the promotion of angling; and especially the promotion of the sport in the education and training of young people.      (HL2903)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many fishing licences for stillwater trout and salmon have been sold in each year since the introduction of the National Fishing Licence in 1990.      (HL2904)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many offences of fishing without a licence have been committed since the introduction of the National Fishing Licence in 1990; and how many persons have been charged with such offences.      (HL2905)

The Lord Shore of StepneyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the Treasury’s estimate of the economic and fiscal consequences of joining the first wave of the euro in 1999, when the Chancellor made his statement in November 1997 that the United Kingdom would not be joining then; and what revisions to that estimate have subsequently been made.      (HL2906)

The Lord Roberts of ConwyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to proceed with the building of a new county court house at Chester on the site of the Roman amphitheatre and have appropriate planning consents to do so.      (HL2907)

The Lord Campbell of CroyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any increase is proposed in the number of special advisers working for United Kingdom Ministers, given as 79 by the Minister of State in the Cabinet Office on 24th May (HL Deb, col. 849).      (HL2908)

The Lord Campbell of CroyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any change is proposed to the amendment made in March 1999 to the Civil Service Order in Council restricting the numbers of special advisers working for Ministers in the Scottish Parliament to twelve and working for Assembly Secretaries in the National Assembly for Wales to four.      (HL2909)

15th June

The Baroness Gould of PotternewtonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish the eighth annual report of the National Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Surveillance Unit.      (HL2915)

The Lord Hughes of WoodsideTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when the outcome of the additional round of the Science Enterprise Challenge will be announced.      (HL2916)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent talks they have had with the North Sea drift net fishermen on the progress being made to close the North Sea Drift Fishery; and whether compensation is being considered to assist the process.      (HL2917)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether discussions have taken place with draft net fishermen and their official representatives on the prospects of banning the use of nylon monofilament gill nets.      (HL2918)

The Lord Mason of BarnsleyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what further measures have been introduced since the establishment of the Environment Agency to curb illegal fishing; and with what success.      (HL2919)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to initiate the “major co-ordinated programme of change” which is recommended in an Organisational Stress Audit Management Report of May on staff attitudes and stress in the Crown Prosecution Service.      (HL2920)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reduce public expenditure in the coming year on the Crown Prosecution Service; and, if so, what are the reasons.      (HL2921)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to merge the offices of H M Chief Inspector of Prisons and H M Chief Inspector of Probation; and, if so, what justification there is for making such a change.      (HL2922)

The Lord WindleshamTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when, and for what reasons, the words “After-Care” were omitted from the formal title of the Probation Service.      (HL2923)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Whitty on 16th May (WA 7), what additional funding has been sought by the Countryside Agency for a new restoration initiative to restore open downland and provide access to it in the South Downs; whether such funding includes a number of mechanisms which would allow the Countryside Agency, or another body, to purchase targeted land on the open market; and whether they can confirm that £60 million has been allocated to the Countryside Agency or other bodies for the purpose of restoration work in the South Downs.      (HL2924)

The Baroness ByfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards implementing the recommendations, made to the Government and accepted by the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on 1st February, by the three working groups established to look into red tape and bureaucracy; how many of these proposals, which do not require approval by the European Union, have been acted upon, and how many are outstanding; and how many of these proposals which require agreement by the European Union have been approved and acted upon, and how many are outstanding.      (HL2925)

The Lord ChalfontTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Chinook Mark 2 had a complete set of Flight Reference Cards at the time of the fatal crash of ZD 576 in June 1994; and, if so, whether they included drills covering the possibility of Full Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC) malfunctions.      (HL2926)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the advice they have given to the government of the Republic of Austria on how they can cease to be the only member of the United Nations with whom the Government has a policy of refusing bilateral Ministerial meetings.      (HL2927)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list the political, human rights or other offences committed by the government of the Republic of Austria which have led to their being the only member of the United Nations with which the Government has a policy of refusing bilateral Ministerial meetings.      (HL2928)

The Lord Mackay of ArdbrecknishTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will give, for the last year for which figures are available, the hectarage of tobacco grown in each country of the European Union and the amount of subsidy paid from the Common Agricultural Policy.      (HL2929)

The Lord GreavesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce a marked register, open to inspection, of persons voting by post or elections.      (HL2930)

The Lord GreavesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what services, other than accommodation, are provided to asylum seekers who are dispersed under the new arrangements in place since 3rd April under the terms of the contracts with accommodation providers.      (HL2931)

The Lord GreavesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the terms of the contracts with the providers of accommodation to asylum seekers, who are dispersed under the new arrangements in place since 3rd April, will be varied so that local authorities, voluntary organisations and churches who wish to provide support to the asylum seekers in their areas may be provided with their names and addresses.      (HL2932)

The Lord GreavesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what additions and changes have been made in the list of contracts that have been entered into between the National Asylum Support Agency and the providers of accommodation since 15th May.      (HL2933)

The Lord GreavesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide for asylum seekers to collect their vouchers from sub-post offices where they are the main post office in a town and where—

The Earl of Mar and KellieTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will give urgent consideration to the re-inclusion of Carsebridge, Alloa, as an Assisted Area for Regional Selective Assistance.      (HL2935)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government which banks issue notes which are legal tender throughout the United Kingdom; what is the highest denomination note currently issued by each such bank; and what is the Government’s policy on the issue, use and availability of high value bank notes.      (HL2936)

The Lord MarlesfordTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the average price of feed wheat produced in the United Kingdom in each of the last ten years.      (HL2937)

16th June

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton on 15th June (WA 209), what type and make of cars the Government Car and Despatch Agency provides to the Treasury for Ministers and senior officials.      (HL2938)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 22nd May (WA 59) in relation to the advertisement for the post of the Lieutenant-Governor of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, how many persons were short-listed for this position; and what were their occupations and gender.      (HL2939)

The Lord Pearson of RannochTo ask Her Majesty’s Government to what aspects of defence policy the Baroness Scotland of Asthal was referring when she said “There is a clear view that a treaty amendment is not necessary” (HL Deb, 14th June, col. 1638); how this statement fits with paragraph 36 of the Government’s White Paper IGC: Reform for Enlargement; and what is the latest state of play with the European Strategic Defence Initiative.      (HL2940)

The Lord Lester of Herne HillTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will in practice consult the Law Officers before making statements of compatibility under section 19 of the Human Rights Act 1998; and, if not, why not.      (HL2941)

The Lord Brabazon of TaraTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether every effort is being made to re-open Hammersmith bridge to traffic as soon as possible following the bomb explosion; and when they expect it to re-open.      (HL2942)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what method they will use to estimate the impact of the revised Standards of Modern Zoo Practice (published in March) on the operation of farm attractions; and when they expect such a study to be completed.      (HL2943)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the projected cost of modifications to the Millennium Bridge; and who will pay for such modifications.      (HL2944)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the Millennium Bridge to re-open to the public.      (HL2945)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what studies were made of the safety issues at the Millennium Bridge by the Health and Safety Executive prior to its opening.      (HL2946)

The Baroness Anelay of St JohnsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what guarantees or indemnities were provided by the architects and the builders of the Millennium Bridge in relation to safety issues.      (HL2947)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether one of their aims in introducing the bill which became the Armed Forces Discipline Act 2000 was to provide that the timing of any election for court martial ensured that the court martial was a court of first instance and not an appeal from summary jurisdiction.      (HL2948)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the enforcement of payment of civil penalties by court proceedings under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 is by way of an appeal against the decisions of immigration officials.      (HL2949)

The Earl AttleeTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bassam of Brighton on 16th June, whether they will now say what was the rank of the civil servant who signed the rejection of appeal reference CPCAU/070.      (HL2950)

The Lord LipseyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on placing the contract for two new Survey Vessels.      (HL2951)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

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

Waiting for Second Reading


Referred to the Joint Committee on Consolidation Bills

    European Parliamentary Elections [HL] [20th June]

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

    Colchester Borough Council [HL]

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) [HL]
    Cheques (Scotland) [HL]
    Political Parties, Elections and Referendums
    Sexual Offences (Amendment)
    Freedom of Information
    Utilities [21st June]
    Regulation of Investigatory Powers [19th June]
    Transport
    Race Relations (Religious Discrimination) [HL]
    Horserace Totalisator Board [HL]
    Television Licences (Disclosure of Information)
    Wireless Telegraphy (Television Licence Fees) [HL]

Waiting for Report

    Deafblind Persons [HL]
    Statutory Nuisances (Hedgerows in Residential Areas) [HL]
    European Union (Implications of Withdrawal) [HL] [23rd June]
    Child Support, Pensions and Social Security [22nd June]
    Terrorism [20th June]
    Trustee [HL] [23rd June]
    Government Resources and Accounts [27th June]
    Postal Services [29th June]
    Insolvency [HL]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Life Peerages (Appointments Commission) [HL]
    Suspension of Hospital Medical Practitioners [HL] [23rd June]
    Alliance & Leicester Group Treasury plc (Transfer) [HL] [20th June]

Sent to the Commons

    Race Relations (Amendment) [HL]
    Parliamentary Commissioner (Amendment) [HL]
    Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate [HL]
    Local Government [HL]
    Learning and Skills [HL]
    Census (Amendment) [HL]
    Care Standards [HL]
    Limited Liability Partnerships [HL]
    Children (Leaving Care) [HL]
    London Local Authorities [HL]
    City of Newcastle upon Tyne [HL]
    Kent County Council [HL]
    Medway Council [HL]

MEASURE IN PROGRESS

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions)

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft Criminal Justice Act 1993 (Extension of Group A Offences) Order 2000
    Draft Attorney General’s Salary Order 2000
    Draft Pollution Prevention and Control (England and Wales) Regulations 2000

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Draft Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2000
    Draft Local Authority (Stocks and Bonds) (Amendment) Regulations 2000
    Draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2000
    Draft Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2000
    Draft Contracts (Applicable Law) Act 1990 (Amendment) Order 2000
    Draft Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (Amendment) Order 2000
    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Restoration of Devolved Government) Order 2000
    Northern Ireland Act 2000 (Modification) Order 2000
    Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 4) Order 2000
    Draft London Local Authorities (Charges for Stopping Up Orders) Regulations 2000
    Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Designation of Public Authorities) Order 2000

SPECIAL PROCEDURE ORDER IN PROGRESS

Waiting for expiry of petitioning period

    Devil’s Dyke Brighton and Hove Compulsory Rights Order 2000 [26th June]

COMMITTEES

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

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

MONDAY 19TH JUNE

European Union (Sub-Committee F)in Warsaw

TUESDAY 20TH JUNE

European Union (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee I)10.45 am
(Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)3.30 pm
(Aircraft Cabin Environment)
Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (Select Committee)4.10 pm
European Union (Select Committee)4.15 pm
(Inter-Governmental Conference)
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm
Refreshment (Sub-Committee)4.15 pm
in the Moses Room
Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (European Parliamentary4.15 pm
Elections Bill [HL])

WEDNESDAY 21ST JUNE

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

THURSDAY 22ND JUNE

Science and Technology (Select Committee)in Portcullis House

MONDAY 26TH JUNE

Liaison Committee4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

TUESDAY 27TH JUNE

Library and Computers (Sub-Committee)4.45 pm
in the Moses Room

WEDNESDAY 28TH JUNE

Delegated Powers and Deregulation Committee10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee C)10.30 am

MONDAY 3RD JULY

Procedure of the House Committee4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

TUESDAY 4TH JULY

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

WEDNESDAY 19TH JULY

House of Lords’ Offices Committee4.15 pm
in the Moses Room

 
 
 
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