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Energy Bill: Lords report stage day three

Peers discuss ways of tackling fuel poverty

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Thursday 7 November 2013

House of Commons

Main Chamber

Time Business
9:30am Oral Questions

Transport, including Topical questions

Business Statement

Leader of the House

Backbench Business

Standardised packaging of tobacco products

Debate

Commemoration of the First World War

Adjournment - Nadine Dorries

Newborn mothers and Group B Streptococcus bacterial infection

Westminster Hall

Time Business
1:30pm - 4:30pm

(i) Fifth report of the Energy and Climate Change Committee – Energy prices, Profits and Poverty, HC 108, 2013-14 (ii) Fourth report of the Transport Committee – Cost of motor insurance: whiplash, HC 117, 2013-14

General Committee

Time Business
11:30am - Room 9, Palace of Westminster Immigration Bill Committee

to consider the Bill

11:30am - Room 10, Palace of Westminster Local Audit and Accountability Bill [HL] Committee

to consider the Bill

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - The Grimond Room, Portcullis House Political and Constitutional Reform

Readiness for Individual Electoral Registration - Jenny Watson, Chair, Electoral Commission, Peter Wardle, Chief Executive, Electoral Commission and Phil Thompson, Research and Evaluation Manager, Electoral Commission; Ciaran Martin, Constitution Director and Senior Responsible Owner for the Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, Cabinet Office and Colin Dingwall, Programme Director, Electoral Registration Transformation Programme, Cabinet Office

House of Lords

Main Chamber

Time Business
11:00am Introduction(s)

Lord Bamford

Oral Questions - Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Regulations to implement the access to redress schemes for owners of leaseholder properties

Oral Questions - Lord Taverne

Appointing a scientist to the Professional Standards Authority

Oral Questions - Lord Touhig

Ensuring people with mental health problems get the help they need to meet the cost of living

Oral Questions - Baroness Manzoor

'Tackling Genital Mutilation in the UK' by the Royal College of Nursing

Debate - Lord Dobbs/Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint

The UK's relationship with China

Short Debate - Lord Soley

Reviewing the supervision of the security services

Debate - Lord Faulks/Lord Astor of Hever

Protecting the armed forces from vulnerability to legal challenge

Short Debate - Baroness Boothroyd / Lord Sewel

The House of Lords’s plans to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

Grand Committee

Time Business
1:00pm Short Debate - Baroness Hussein-Ece / Baroness Northover

The situation of women in the Middle East after the events of the Arab Spring

Short Debate - Lord Bowness / Lord Wallace of Saltaire

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Helsinki +40 discussions

Short Debate - Lord Norton of Louth / Lord Gardiner of Kimble

The use of commencement orders

Short Debate - Baroness Cox/Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Situation in Sudan and the implications for the citizens of the Republic of South Sudan

Short Debate - Lord Loomba / Baroness Northover

Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals concerning the education of women and girls in developing countries

Select Committee

Time Business
10:00am - Room 1, Palace of Westminster External Affairs (EU Sub-Committee C)

Private meeting

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