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Monday, 23 February 2015

Business this week - House of Lords

Monday 23 February 2015
TimeBusiness
2.30pmOral Questions
Business rates reform, steps taken to support UK high streets
Effect of VAT on finances of sixth form colleges and non-maintained special schools
Crown Prosecution Service performance following recent budget cuts
Discussions with European Union member states regarding the handling of conflict in Ukraine
Legislation
Modern Slavery Bill - Report stage - Lord Bates
Short Debate
Hotels and facilities for disabled people
 
Tuesday 24 February 2015
TimeBusiness
2.30pmOral Questions
Proposals to include animal welfare in the National Curriculum
Plans to acknowledge the service of Gurkha battalions to the UK
Dignity and privacy of women at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre
Assessment of the ability of the UK’s armed forces to participate fully in any NATO-led Baltic defence operations
Legislation
Specialist Printing Equipment and Materials (Offences) Bill - Committee of the whole House - Baroness Berridge
Legislation
Consumer Rights Bill - Consideration of Commons amendments - Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Orders and Regulations
Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 - Fatal Amendment Motion - /
Debate
Concerns expressed by local authorities in England and Wales over the growth of high street betting machines
 
Wednesday 25 February 2015
TimeBusiness
3pmOral Questions
Access to finance for small businesses
Assessment of broadband services in rural areas and city technology hubs in the UK
Whether soils in England will sustain long-term food production
Legislation
Modern Slavery Bill - Report stage (Day 2) - Lord Bates
Short Debate
Mental health services
Thursday 26 February 2015
TimeBusiness
11amOral Questions
Economic impact of the increase in Entrepreneurs’ Relief
Syrian refugees becoming permanent residents
Local Government Association’s report tackling obesity
Legislation
Lords Spiritual (Women) Bill - Committee of the whole House
Orders and Regulations
Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedules 4 and 5 and Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2015
Short Debate
The effect of the EU regulation on British agriculture
 
Friday 27 February 2015
TimeBusiness
10amLegislation
International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill - Report stage - Lord Purvis of Tweed
Legislation
Control of Horses Bill - Second reading
Legislation
Local Government (Religious etc. Observances) Bill - Second reading
Legislation
Local Government (Review of Decisions) Bill - Second reading

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