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House of Lords Business: Wednesday 6 December 2017

Lords Chamber

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

- Baroness Quin (Lab) to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities concerning health policy in the Brexit negotiations

- Lord Vinson (Con)  to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on freedom of speech of the approach adopted by the Crown Prosecution Service to prosecution of racially and religiously aggravated crime, and how that approach accords with the legal definition of such crime under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and the Criminal Justice Act 2003

- Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to introduce mandatory electrical safety checks in the private rented sector

- Lord Storey (Lib Dem)  to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to restrict the sale of video games featuring domestic violence and child abuse

Main Business

Scotland Act 1998 (Insolvency Functions) Order  2017: Motion to approve

Scotland Act 1998 (Specification of Devolved Tax) (Wild Fisheries) Order 2017: Motion to approve

Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Transitional Provisions and Appropriate Independent Advice) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2017: Motion to approve

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill: 3rd reading

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 3): Committee stage

Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017: Motion to regret (Lord McAvoy, Lab)

Grand Committees

3:45pm:
Small Business Commissioner (Scope and Scheme) Regulations 2017

Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2017

Designs (International Registration of Industrial Designs) Order 2017

Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors—Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018

Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (Amendment) Order 2017; Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Communications Act 2003 and the Digital Economy Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments to Primary Legislation) Regulations 2017; Electronic Communications Code (Jurisdiction) Regulations 2017

Criminal Justice (European Investigation Order) Regulations 2017 – take note motion

Lords Committees

Constitution Committee (10:15am, room 1)
European Union Withdrawl Bill
Witnesses: Professor Gordon Anthony, Queen's University Belfast

Citizenship and Civic Engagement Committee (10:30am, room 3)
Citizenship and civic engagement
Witnesses: Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Dr Maria Sobolewska, University of Manchester, Dr Leah Bassel, Leicester University and Mr Matthew Ryder, Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement, Greater London Authority

Interview

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