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House of Lords Business: Tuesday 14 May 2019

Lords Chamber

2:30pm: Oral Questions

-Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that all police forces have the requisite training on stalking to prevent women and girls being murdered or taking their own lives

- Lord Pearson of Rannoch (UKIP) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether, instead of their proposed Brexit deal, they will offer European Union exporters continuing free trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organisation, and European Union citizens continued reciprocal residence rights for a period to be agreed.

- Baroness Thornton (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the deployment of the Internet Engineering Task Force's new "DNS over HTTPS" protocol and its implications for the blocking of content by internet service providers and the Internet Watch Foundation; and what steps they intend to take in response.

- Lord Hogan-Howe (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government on the report by the National Audit Office 'Progress delivering the Emergency Services Network'

Main Business

Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedures) Bill [HL] – Second reading

Question for Short Debate: Improving the educational experience and attainment of adopted children, including those adopted from abroad (Lord Triesman, Lab) (1.5hrs)

Grand Committee

3:30pm: Questions for Short Debate:

Promoting the uptake of vaccinations and health screening services (Baroness Walmsley, Lib Dem) (1 Hour)

Preventing grooming gangs and assisting victims and their families (Baroness Cox, Crossbench) (1 Hour)

National and international measures to curb attacks of journalists and the media generally (Lord Chidgey, Lib Dem) (1 Hour)

Wild salmon stocks in the UK (Earl of Shrewsbury, Con) (1 Hour)

Lords Committees

Select Committees

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (2:00pm, Room 3A)
Ministerial evidence on an SI
Witnesses: Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, Katy Willison, Director for Children’s Social Care and Sheila Shuttlewood, Team Leader - Regional Adoption

Communications Committee (3:15pm, Room 2)
Public service broadcasting in the age of video on demand
Witnesses: Mr Alistair Law, Head of Policy, UK and Ireland, Sky, Mr Adam Minns, Executive Director, Commercial Broadcasters Association, Mr John McVay OBE, Chief Executive Officer, PACT and Mr Charles Lauder, Chief Executive Officer, Indie Club

Joint Committees

Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (10:45am, Room 6)
Witnesses: Zehrah Hasan, Policy and Campaigns Assistant, Liberty, Lucila Granada, Director, Latin American Women’s Rights Service, Jane Gordon, Legal Director, Sisters for Change, Tina Reece, Head of Engagement, Welsh Women’s Aid and Kevin Hyland OBE, the former UK Independent Anti Slavery Commissioner


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