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House of Lords Business: Thursday 16 November 2017

Lords Chamber

Introduction of Lord Geidt (crossbench) and Lord Hogan-Howe (crossbench)

11:00am: Oral questions to ask the Government:

- Lord Sheikh (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Sudan

- Lord Storey (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they propose to take to reduce the number of young women who are self-harming - Baroness Ludford (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the European Commission on an adequacy decision for data transfers between the United Kingdom and the European Union after Brexit - Topical oral question

- Baroness Ludford (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have held with the European Commission on an adequacy decision for data transfers between the United Kingdom and the European Union after Brexit

- Lord West of Spithead (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the Permanent Structured Cooperation process agreed by 23 European Union member states on 13 November

Main business

Debate on the impact of Universal Credit on claimants (Baroness Hollis of Heigham, Lab)

Short debate on the impact of rising inflation on families affected by the freeze of working age benefits (Lord Bishop of St Albans)

Debate on the human rights of older persons, and their comprehensive care (Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, Lab)

National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017: Motion to regret

Grand Committee

1:00pm: Questions for Short debate

Lord Bird (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what new resources and strategies the Govenment will implement to ensure that every child has the opportunity to attend a good school and that all schools are fairly funded, as announced in the Queen's Speech

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government on Government plans for future farm support

Lord Framlingham (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government on the Government assessment of the impact on the economy and environment of HS2

The Earl of Sandwich (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what support the Government intend to provide to the least developed countries in relation to any adverse effects resulting from Brexit

The Earl of Clancarty (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the contemporary practice of the arts, including music, drama, dance and the visual arts

Interview

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