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House of Lords Business: Thursday 7 December 2017

Lords Chamber

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

- Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support councils to provide emergency housing to help those who have been made unintentionally homeless

- Baroness Hollins (Crossbench)  to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are they taking to support (1) the care sector, and (2) those receiving care, in the light of the retrospective change in guidance on the application of the national minimum wage to sleep-in shifts for care workers

- Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (Lib Dem)  to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of youth orchestras in the United Kingdom and the frequency of their performances, and what steps they are taking to support youth orchestras, particularly in the light of Brexit

- Lord Robathan ( Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government what are their red lines in their negotiations with the European Union over Brexit

Main Business

Debate: Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Con) to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government’s plans to ensure that regulation is balanced, cost-effective, easy to understand, and properly enforced

Short debate on what assessment Her Majety’s Government has made of the situation in Zimbabwe; and what plans they have to work internationally to facilitate the recovery of that country (Lord Luce, Crossbench) 

Debate: The Earl of Caithness (Con) to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government's plans to improve the natural environment and animal welfare

Short Debate: To ask the Government whether, as part of their strategy against Islamist terrorism, they will encourage UK Muslim leaders to re-examine the Muslim tenets of abrogation, Taqiyya and Al Hijra and to publish their conclusions (Lord Pearson of Rannoch, UKIP)

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