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House of Lords Business: 12 September 2017

Lords Chamber

2:30pm: Oral questions to ask the Government

- Baroness Donaghy (Lab) to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to ensure that victims of domestic violence have access to safe and secure accommodation in both the short- and longterm

- Lord Blunkett (Lab) to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that mental and physical health conditions in the health insurance market are treated equally

- Lord Clement-Jones (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made with their Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures

- Lord Storey (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to bring forward proposals to cap university vice-chancellors’ pay

Main business

Motion to appoint Lord Colgrain (Con) as a member of the Finance Select Committee

Debate on the position papers and future partnership papers published during the summer on the UK’s future relationship with the EU

Debate on the UK’s European Union withdrawal strategy (Baroness Smith of Basildon, Lab)

Grand Committee

3:30pm: Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill: Committee Stage

Lords Committees

Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (10:30am, room 2)
Political Polling and Digital Media
Witnesses: Professor Susan Banducci, Exeter University; Carl Miller, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos; Professor Jane Green, University of Manchester; Professor Chris Hanretty, Royal Holloway, University of London

EU Justice Sub-Committee (10:30am, room 3)
Brexit: Consumer protection rights
Witnesses: Roland Green, Deputy General Counsel, Jason Freeman, Director, Consumer Law, Competition and Markets Authority

Communications Committee (3:15pm, room 2)
The advertising industry
Witnesses: Stephen Woodford, Chief Executive Officer, Advertising Association

Economic Affairs Committee (3:30pm, room 1)
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Witness: Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (3:45pm, room 3A)
Quality of information in support of Secondary Legislation
Witnesses: Elizabeth Gardiner, First Parliamentary Counsel and Permanent Secretary in Cabinet Office, Cabinet Office; Jonathan Jones, HM Procurator General, Treasury Solicitor and Head of the Government Legal Service, HM Treasury; Chris Wormald, Head of Government policy profession and Permanent Secretary in Department of Health, Department of Health; Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Julian Fletcher, Head of International Criminality Unit, Stephen Jones, Legal Adviser, Reema Subhan, International Criminality Unit, Home Office

Interview

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