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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.

THURSDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER

At eleven o’clock

*The Lord Moynihan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide a progress report on London’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games.

*The Lord Dubs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect full electricity and water supplies to be available in Baghdad and Basra.

*The Lord Campbell of Croy—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is still their intention that 10 per cent of the energy needed in England and Wales should be generated by wind turbines by the year 2010.

*The Lord Hylton—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether arrests were made at the arms fair in Docklands under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000 or under other terrorism provisions; if so, how many persons were arrested and why; and how many were charged.

Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) Bill—Third Reading [The Baroness Pitkeathley]

†[It is expected that any message from the Commons on the Local Government Bill will be considered forthwith]

Criminal Justice Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Baroness Scotland of Asthal]

Fire Services Bill—Further consideration on Report [The Lord Rooker]

ROYAL ASSENT

MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER

*The Lord Sheldon—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to reinforce the impartiality of the Civil Service.

*The Lord Dholakia—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the role and functions of Her Majesty’s Inspectors in the criminal justice system.

*The Lord Chalfont—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the activities of the Palestine Relief and Development Fund—Interpal are consistent with its charitable status.

†*The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will establish an independent inquiry into the circumstances of the closure and relocation of the London Foot Hospital of Podiatric Medicine, in particular the role played by the North East London Workforce Development Confederation and the Camden Primary Care Trust.

†Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Bill—Committee [The Lord Redesdale]

†Legal Deposit Libraries Bill—Committee [The Lord Tope]

‡The Baroness Finlay of Llandaff—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to tackle the threat that obesity poses to the health and well-being of the nation.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Criminal Justice Bill will continue]

TUESDAY 7TH OCTOBER

*The Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reconsider the need for search and rescue dogs to undergo six months quarantine following their return from deployment in countries not included in the Pet Passport Scheme.

*The Lord Taverne—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reverse the decline in foreign direct investment in the United Kingdom.

†Household Waste Recycling Bill—Committee [The Baroness Gale]

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill—Committee [The Lord Warner] [24th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

†Anti-social Behaviour Bill—House to be again in Committee [The Baroness Scotland of Asthal]

WEDNESDAY 8TH OCTOBER

*The Baroness Knight of Collingtree—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle the shortfall in recruitment to academic dentistry.

*The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the governments of the other European Union countries about the recent closure by force by the government of Zimbabwe of the Daily News newspaper of Harare.

†*The Lord Peyton of Yeovil—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether in the next five years there will be sufficient electricity to meet all foreseeable demands and, if not, what action they propose to take to ensure that any likely deficiency is made good.

‡Education (Specified Work and Registration) (England) Regulations 2003—The Baroness Blatch to move, That an humble address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 8th July, be annulled (S.I. 2003/1663).

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Criminal Justice Bill will continue]

THURSDAY 9TH OCTOBER

[At eleven o’clock]

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

At three o’clock

*The Lord Dormand of Easington—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how their decision to set up a “Faith Communities Liaison Group” will affect the teaching of religious education in schools.

†*The Lord Higgins—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider stakeholder pensions to be a success.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

The Lord Harrison—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will take to alleviate the recent rise in employers’ liability insurance, required for small and medium-sized enterprises by insurance companies.

FRIDAY 10TH OCTOBER

Wild Mammals (Protection) (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill [HL]—Committee [The Lord Donoughue] [2nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee]

†Contracting Out (Local Education Authority Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2003—The Baroness Andrews to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 11th July be approved. [27th Report from the Joint Committee]

The Earl of Selborne—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Progress of Reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (25th Report, HL Paper 109).

†Sustainable Energy Bill—Committee [The Baroness Maddock]

MONDAY 13TH OCTOBER

†‡The Lord Dubs—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take following the outcome of the World Trade Organisation talks in Cancun.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

TUESDAY 14TH OCTOBER

*The Lord Harrison—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how successful their late payment legislation has been, and whether more can be done to help small businesses with late payment.

†‡Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003—The Lord President (Lord Williams of Mostyn) to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 8th September be approved.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Criminal Justice Bill will continue]

WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER

*The Lord Watson of Richmond—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to ensure that food relief to the people of Zimbabwe will not come under the control of Zanu-PF.

‡The Lord Lea of Crondall—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on African Development Strategies.

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Criminal Justice Bill will conclude]

THURSDAY 16TH OCTOBER

[At eleven o’clock]

[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

At three o’clock

†[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

†The Lord Faulkner of Worcester—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to respond to Recommendation 53 in their consultation document of July 2000 Setting the Boundaries—Reforming the Law on Sexual Offences that “There should be a further review of the law on prostitution”.

FRIDAY 17TH OCTOBER

[At eleven o’clock]

The Lord Smith of Clifton—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on Animals in Scientific Procedures (HL Paper 150, Session 2001-02).

Ragwort Control Bill—Second Reading [The Baroness Masham of Ilton]

†Electronic Communications (Networks and Services) (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2003—The Lord Sainsbury of Turville to move, That the draft Order laid before the House on 8th September be approved. [27th Report from the Joint Committee]

MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER

        Introduction—

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool

          will be introduced.

‡The Lord Berkeley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the quality and effectiveness of the United Kingdom’s railways are satisfactory.

†[It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill will continue]

TUESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

†European Union (Accessions) Bill—Report [The Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean]

†Hunting Bill—Committee [The Lord Whitty]

†‡The Baroness Wilcox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to rising levels of personal debt and its social consequences.

WEDNESDAY 22ND OCTOBER

†Extradition Bill—Report [The Baroness Scotland of Asthal]

NO DAY NAMED

PART I

The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for the future ownership and control of postal addressing.

The Lord Blaker—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their policies when faced with overwhelming humanitarian crises and massive violations of human rights in other countries.

The Lord Bradshaw—To call attention to the trends in the number of road deaths and casualties; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Scott of Needham Market—To call attention to the state of the bus industry; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Onslow—To call attention to the use of hydrogen-powered vehicles; and to move for papers.

The Lord Lipsey—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to fulfil their manifesto commitment to review the experience of new electoral systems and the Jenkins Report, with a view to assessing whether changes might be made to the electoral system for the House of Commons.

The Baroness Maddock—To call attention to the effects of poor housing on the health and well-being of the nation; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Greengross—To call attention to corporate social responsibility; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Greengross—To call attention to women’s health and the case for a lifecourse approach; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Forum for the Future report Government’s Business—Enabling Corporate Sustainability.

The Baroness Rawlings—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what humanitarian assistance they have provided to people living in the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the last four years of civil war in that country.

The Lord Norton of Louth—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the security of the ballot in elections held by postal voting.

The Lord Norton of Louth—To call attention to the case for improving contact and understanding between the two Chambers of Parliament; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde—To move, That this House takes note of the Pensions Green Paper Simplicity, Security and Choice: Working and Saving for Retirement.

The Baroness Park of Monmouth—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements are in place for the reception of the United Kingdom passport holders from Zimbabwe who wish to stay in this country but have to prove they qualify for habitual residence.

The Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the All-Party Parliamentary Archaeology Group report The Current State of Archaeology in the United Kingdom.

The Lord Alton of Liverpool—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence links breast cancer with abortion; and what measures they are taking to alert women to any risks involved.

The Lord Rogan—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to introduce a tax on supermarket carrier bags.

The Lord Greaves—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the review of the Electoral Commission into Absent Voting in Great Britain.

The Baroness Cox—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the role of the United Nations in maintaining security and human rights in areas affected by conflicts arising from a clash between the principles of territorial integrity and self-determination.

The Viscount Astor—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider the rail ticketing arrangements at Gatwick Airport to be satisfactory.

The Baroness Rawlings—To call attention to the political situation in Brazil; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Rawlings—To call attention to the political situation in Sudan; and to move for papers.

The Lord Clement-Jones—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle obesity in children.

The Baroness Greenfield—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what mechanisms can be used to improve communication between scientists and politicians so that there is better public understanding of scientific policies.

The Lord Campbell of Croy—To call attention to the functioning and effects of the Data Protection Act 1998; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Onslow—To call attention to the method, existing since the beginning of this session of Parliament, for the replacement of hereditary peers; and to move for papers.

The Lord Rea—To call attention to the extent of drug treatment and rehabilitation services; and to move for papers.

The Lord Beaumont of Whitley—To call attention to the case for the revision or replacement of Planning Policy Guidance 7 in connection with sustainable homes and livelihoods in the countryside; and to move for papers.

The Lord Alton of Liverpool—To call attention to the situation of the oldest people in Britain; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe—To call attention to research in United Kingdom universities; and to move for papers.

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

The Lord Ashley of Stoke—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have discussed with the Disability Rights Commission the review of the Disability Discrimination Act.

The Lord Laird—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will clarify the decision making process involved in the North South Ministerial Council and the Cross Border Implementation Bodies and explain how and on what basis recent decisions were taken; and whether they will give undertakings about future decision making.

The Baroness Buscombe—To move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that Her Majesty may give directions that the husbands of women peers may be seated in the Chamber when She is present.

The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their understanding of the causes of poverty in the United Kingdom.

The Lord Thomas of Gresford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they accept the legitimacy of pre-emptive armed attack as a constituent of the inherent right of individual or collective self-defence under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter; and, if so, whether they will define the principles upon which it will be exercised.

The Baroness Hooper—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the implications of taxation on the preservation and conservation of the cultural heritage of the United Kingdom.

The Baroness Walmsley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what provisions are being made to improve cross-border vetting arrangements to prevent persons unsuitable to work with children from gaining employment with children in the United Kingdom and across the European Union.

The Baroness Byford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to assist village shops and small independent shops.

The Baroness Turner of Camden—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is now being done, following the conflict in Iraq, to address the suffering of the civilian population and to plan for a peaceful future.

The Baroness Finlay of Llandaff—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what treatment and support are being established for potential sexual abusers and those with deviant behaviours to prevent them from committing abuse and sexually-linked crimes; and what is being done to raise awareness of such services.

The Lord Strathclyde—To move to resolve, That it is expedient that a Tribunal be established under the Tribunals of Inquiry (Evidence) Act 1921, for inquiring into a matter of definite and urgent public importance, that is to say, the matters arising from the handling of intelligence relating to Iraq, with the following terms of reference—

        (a)  To report within six months;

        (b)  After receiving the existing evidence and hearing such further evidence as necessary, to consider the extent to which the public, Ministers and Parliament were misled and, if so, by whom;

        (c)  To inquire into the actions and performance of all public and private bodies, authorities and persons involved; and

        (d)  In respect of the Tribunal’s power to exclude the public in the circumstances set out in section 2 of the above Act only to do so where they regard it as essential, having regard to the provisions of section 10(7) of and Schedule 3 to the Intelligence Services Act 1994.

The Lord Alton of Liverpool—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assist street children in Latin America.

The Lord Clarke of Hampstead—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the role and responsibilities of the Postal Regulator (Postcomm).

The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered the possibility that the introduction of the single transferable vote might increase the level of public participation in politics.

The Lord Lloyd-Webber—To call attention to the place of music in education; and to move for papers.

The Lord Thomas of Swynnerton—To call attention to Britain’s long alliance with France; and to move for papers.

The Lord Hunt of Kings Heath—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made in developing and improving community equipment services.

The Lord Astor of Hever—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether enough is being done within the educational process to attract young engineers to industry, and in particular to the automotive and motorsport industries.

The Viscount Waverley—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the state of United Kingdom relations with Nigeria.

The Earl Russell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Post Office closures have been announced since 18th July.

The Baroness Byford—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made towards the eradication of tuberculosis in cattle.

The Lord Mitchell—To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards Foetal Alcohol Syndrome.

Patients’ Forums (Membership and Procedure) Regulations 2003—The Earl Howe to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 14th August, be annulled (S.I. 2003/2123).

Patients’ Forums (Functions) Regulations 2003—The Earl Howe to move, That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 14th August, be annulled (S.I. 2003/2124).

The Lord Moynihan—To call attention to the case for a new government policy for sport and recreation; and to move for papers.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Intrusive Surveillance) Order 2003.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) Order 2003.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2003.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the draft Retention of Communications Data (Code of Practice) Order 2003.

The Baroness Anelay of St Johns—To move to resolve, That this House declines to approve the draft Retention of Communications Data (Extension of Initial Period) Order 2003.

PART II

SELECT COMMITTEE REPORTS

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

The Baroness Prashar—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on The Case for a Human Rights Commission (6th Report, HL Paper 67). [19th March]

The Lord Woolmer of Leeds—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union on “Open Skies” or Open Markets? The Effect of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Judgments on Aviation Relations Between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA) (17th Report, HL Paper 92). [9th May]

The Viscount Colville of Culross—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Religious Offences Committee on Religious Offences in England and Wales (HL Paper 95). [10th June]

The Lord Jopling—To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the Report from the Select Committee on the European Union, EU—Effective in a crisis? (7th Report, HL Paper 53), they are content with the current capability of the civilian aspects of the European Security and Defence Policy. [5th March]

The Lord Scott of Foscote—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Report from the Select Committee on the European Union, If At First You Don’t Succeed...Takeover Bids Again (28th Report, HL Paper 128), whether they regard the proposed European Union Takeovers Directive as being, on balance, in the interests of the United Kingdom; and, if not, what changes they regard as necessary or desirable to the terms of the proposed Directive. [4th July]

The Lord Jopling—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on A Fractured Partnership? Relations Between the European Union and the United States of America (30th Report, HL Paper 134). [8th July]

The Baroness Harris of Richmond—To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Report from the Select Committee on the European Union, Proposals for a European Border Guard (29th Report, HL Paper 133), what legal controls and parliamentary oversight they believe should apply to new European Union structures for co-ordinating border management and to joint operations between the Member States. [10th July]

The Lord Patel—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Science and the RDAs: SETting the regional agenda (5th Report, HL Paper 140). [16th July]

The Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Fighting Infection (4th Report, HL Paper 138). [18th July]

The Lord Slynn of Hadley—To move, That this House takes note of the Report of the Joint Committee on the Draft Corruption Bill (HL Paper 157). [31st July]

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

[Tabled on 17th September, or unanswered after 21 days]

[The Government department responsible for

answering each Question is shown in brackets]

9th July

The Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove BayTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord Bach on 8th July (WA 32), whether they will place in the Library of the House the papers documenting the arrangement between the United States and the United Kingdom in relation to captured persons. [MoD]    (HL3919)

14th July

The Lord AveburyTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in view of the lack of agreement in the Select Committee on Religious Offences on whether it is expedient to repeal the Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act 1860, they will collect information from the courts of details of the conduct giving rise to prosecutions under the Act, the outcome of the cases, and the sentences passed on conviction, so that Parliament may have the material on which to form a judgment on the susceptibility of that conduct to prosecution under other statutes. [DfCA]    (HL3987)

18th July

The Lord Clement-JonesTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the recent publication of a letter by G. F. Riedler in Vox Sanguinis, which identifies deaths as a result of non-infective complications of blood transfusions, why they have not taken steps to prevent avoidable deaths and serious morbidity. [DoH]    (HL4251)

17th September

The Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have recently made any exemptions to the United Nations arms embargo on Iraq.    (HL4543)

The Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent changes there have been to United Nations sanction regimes.    (HL4544)

The Baroness Ramsay of CartvaleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in gathering new information to inform the further development of their Veterans Initiative.    (HL4545)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what support is available to the relatives of British victims of terrorism.    (HL4546)

The Lord HoyleTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what action the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is taking to strengthen co-operation with British trade unions.    (HL4547)

The Lord DubsTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to modify the Night Military Low Flying Systems.    (HL4551)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government how many times the publication of the Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan Draft has been postponed; and when it will be published.    (HL4552)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government in what circumstances the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment would feel it necessary to employ professional advocates at Planning Appeals Commissions hearings.    (HL4553)

The Lord LairdTo ask the Chairman of Committees what was the cost and quality process used in the selection of replacement stone for the work currently underway on the Palace of Westminster.    (HL4554)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a policy to reduce the need for payments from the Northern Ireland Compensation Agency by promoting greater understanding amongst all sections of the community.    (HL4555)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government which recommendations from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence have not been implemented in Northern Ireland and why.    (HL4556)

The Lord LairdTo ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 10th September (WA 119) concerning renal isotope scanning service in Belfast, how much funding has been made available; and when the service will be reinstated.    (HL4557)

The Earl HoweTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what resources have been transferred from local authority child protection services to the implementation of section 17 of the Children Act 1989 in accordance with the Directive entitled “Refocusing Children’s Services”, issued by the Department of Health in 1996.    (HL4558)

The Lord SelsdonTo ask Her Majesty’s Government which mammals and other animals are classified as “vermin”.    (HL4559)

The Lord JoplingTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, during the private briefings for opposition party leaders, prior to the Iraq campaign, the leaders were told of the Joint Intelligence Committee’s assessment “that any collapse of the Iraqi regime would increase the risk of chemical and biological warfare technology or agents finding their way into the hands of terrorists, not necessarily Al-Quaida,” as reported in the Intelligence and Security Committee’s Report (Cmd 5972, page 34).    (HL4560)

The Lord Jenkin of RodingTo ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not yet ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety; and whether they expect to have ratified in time to participate in the first meeting under the Protocol in February 2004.    (HL4561)

The Lord PalmerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps would have to be taken to enable the United Kingdom to meet the 2005 and 2010 European Union targets for biofuels for road transport.    (HL4562)

The Lord PalmerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the present disparity between the fuel duty rebates for biofuels and road fuel gases is in the national interest.    (HL4563)

The Lord PalmerTo ask Her Majesty’s Government what technologies, if any, are currently available to convert woody biomass into bioethanol; and what is the estimated cost per tonne of such fuels.    (HL4564)

BILLS IN PROGRESS

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

Waiting for Second Reading

    Greater London Authority Act 1999 (Repeal) [HL]

    House of Lords (Amendment) [HL]

    Ragwort Control [17th October]

Waiting for Commitment

    Patient (Assisted Dying) [HL]

    Taxation (Information) [HL]

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

    Wild Mammals (Protection) (Amendment) (No. 2) [HL] [10th October]

    Ministerial and other Salaries (Amendment) [HL]

    Prevention of Driving under the Influence of Drugs [HL]

    Criminal Justice [18th September]

    European Union (Implications of Withdrawal) [HL]

    Anti-social Behaviour [7th October]

    Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) [7th October]

    Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) [6th October]

    Legal Deposit Libraries [6th October]

    Sustainable Energy [10th October]

    Household Waste Recycling [7th October]

    Female Genital Mutilation

    Hunting [21st October]

Waiting for Report

    Fire Services [18th September]

    European Union (Accessions) [21st October]

    Extradition [22nd October]

Waiting for Third Reading

    Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Deceased Fathers) [18th September]

Sent to the Commons

    Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) [HL]

    Waste and Emissions Trading [HL]

    High Hedges [HL]

    Crime (International Co-operation) [HL]

    Voting Age (Reduction to 16) [HL]

    Public Services (Disruption) [HL]

    Equality [HL]

    Harbours [HL]

    Courts [HL]

    Road Traffic (Amendment) [HL]

    Sexual Offences [HL]

    Water [HL]

    Patients’ Protection [HL]

    Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) [HL]

    London Local Authorities and Transport for London [HL]

    London Local Authorities [HL]

    Hereford Markets [HL]

Returned to the Commons

    Local Government

Waiting for Royal Assent

    Fireworks

    National Lottery (Funding of Endowments)

AFFIRMATIVE INSTRUMENTS IN PROGRESS

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Intrusive Surveillance) Order 2003

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) Order 2003

    Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Directed Surveillance and Covert Human Intelligence Sources) Order 2003

    Draft Retention of Communications Data (Code of Practice) Order 2003

    Draft Retention of Communications Data (Extension of Initial Period) Order 2003

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

    Thurrock Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2003

    Draft Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

    Draft Contracting Out (Local Education Authority Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2003

    Draft Electronic Communications (Networks and Services) (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2003

    Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2003

    Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) (No. 2) Order 2003

REGULATORY REFORM ORDERS IN PROGRESS

Referred to the Regulatory Reform Committee for second-stage scrutiny

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Business Tenancies) (England and Wales) Order 2003

    Draft Regulatory Reform (Gaming Machines) Order 2003

COMMITTEES

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

in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheets]

MONDAY 6TH OCTOBER

European Union (Sub-Committee B)4.00 pm

TUESDAY 7TH OCTOBER

European Union (Sub-Committee A)10.30 am
Science and Technology (Sub-Committee I)3.30 pm
(Science and International Agreements)

WEDNESDAY 8TH OCTOBER

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform (Select Committee)10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee D)10.30 am
Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee)3.30 pm

THURSDAY 9TH OCTOBER

European Union (Sub-Committee C)10.30 am

TUESDAY 14TH OCTOBER

Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee)4.00 pm
European Union (Select Committee)4.15 pm

WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER

Speakership of the House (Select Committee)10.30 am
European Union (Sub-Committee F)11.00 am
Constitution (Select Committee)4.00 pm
European Union (Sub-Committee E)4.15 pm

MONDAY 20TH OCTOBER

Human Rights (Joint Committee)4.30 pm

TUESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee)9.30 am
Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee)4.15 pm

WEDNESDAY 22ND OCTOBER

Science and Technology (Sub-Committee II)3.30 pm
 
 
 
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