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House of Lords Business: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Lords Chamber

3:00pm: Oral questions to ask the Government:

- Lord Holmes of Richmond (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government what cross-government work they are undertaking to maximise opportunities from the fourth industrial revolution, particularly in terms of digital skills, artificial intelligence, machine learning and distributed ledger technology

- Lord Beith (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to receive the report of the English Churches and Cathedrals Sustainability Review, which was announced in 2016

- Lord Harries of Pentregarth (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the petition presented to the United Nations by people of West Papua requesting that the United Nations carry out its 1962 commitment to let the West Papuan people exercise the right of self-determination

- Topical oral question

Main business

Data Protection Bill [HL]: Committee Stage (day 4 of 7)

Finance Bill: Second Reading, Committee Stage, Report stage and 3rd Reading

Debate on the report from the Economic Affairs Committee The Draft Finance Bill (Lord Turnbull/Bates)

Lords Committees

EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (10:00am, room 4A)
Financial Regulation and Supervision following Brexit
Witnesses: Sally Dewar, International Head of Regulatory Affairs, J P Morgan, Julian Adams, Group Regulatory & Government Relations Director, Prudential. Flora Coleman, TransferWise and Charlotte Crosswell, Innovate Finance

EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (10:15am, room 3)
Brexit: Reciprocal Healthcare
Witnesses: Professor Martin McKee CBE MD Dsc, Professor of European Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bernie McCrory, Chief Officer, Cross Border Health and Social Care, Co-operation and Working Together, Damien McCallion, Director General, Co-operation and Working Together and Dr Anthony Soares, Deputy Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (10:30am, room 3A)
Citizenship and Civic Engagement
Witnesses: Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive, NCVO, Neil Jameson, Citizens UK, Matthew Bolton, Civil Society Futures, Patrick Murray, Head of Policy & External Affairs, New Philanthropy Capital, Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive, Big Lottery Fund, Sir John Low, Charities Aid Foundation

International Relations Committee (10:30am, room 4)
Beyond Brexit: the UK and the Balkans
Witnesses: Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan MP, Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, Foreign and Commonwealth Office


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