Oral Questions


Week beginning Monday 22 February 2016

Wednesday 24 February 2016

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the frozen pensions policy on the choices of people who would like to move abroad or stay overseas during their retirement years. Baroness Altmann (Department for Work and Pensions).

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made to improve race equality at senior management and board level in the National Health Service since the introduction of the National Health Service Workforce Race Equality Standard. Lord Prior of Brampton (Department of Health).

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect the integrity of sporting events from both doping and illegal gambling domestically and internationally. The Earl of Courtown (Department for Culture, Media and Sport).

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government why on 17 February they changed the guidance to local authorities regarding procurement of, and investment in, fossil fuel holdings. Lord Bridges of Headley (Cabinet Office).


Thursday 25 February 2016

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many tax treaties with developing countries are currently under negotiation, and what principles underpin the United Kingdom approach to those negotiations. Lord Ashton of Hyde (HM Treasury).

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, when steel is required for a government contract, they will specify that it be British. Lord Bridges of Headley (Cabinet Office).

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what specialist skills have been recruited into the armed forces as a result of the Future Force 2020 programme. Earl Howe (Ministry of Defence).

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have given to local authorities and other public bodies concerning boycotts of goods and services from the Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Lord Bridges of Headley (Cabinet Office).


Week beginning Monday 22 February 2016

Wednesday 24 February 2016

03:57:53

Estimated Rising Time:
Chamber: 10pm.

Statements: Immediately after Oral Questions Lord Prior of Brampton will repeat an answer to a UQ on the Government’s response to the final report of the independent Mental Health Taskforce; followed by 10 minutes of Q & A.

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