Saturday, 25 April 2009

The Week Ahead

The Budget debate continues in the House of Commons, concluding on Tuesday. Wednesday is an Opposition Day, with debates initiated by the Liberal Democrats. Amongst the debates in Westminster Hall John Mann will start a debate on the United Nations conference on anti-racism in Geneva. The Treasury select committee will hold hearings into the Budget. In the House of Lords there will be a number of defence related items of business taken, with two questions on Monday and a debate on Thursday afternoon.

Nineteen bills are expected to be considered under the suspension of the rules procedure plus

H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 (Rep. Conyers – Judiciary)

H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009 (Rep. Maloney – Financial Services)

Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014 (Rep. Spratt – Budget)

The Senate will continue consideration of S.386, the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009.

The details of this week's business can be found at
Westminster - http://services.parliament.uk/calendar/.
House of Representatives - http://democraticleader.house.gov/links_and_resources/whip_resources/weeklyleader.cfm?pressReleaseID=2971