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House of Lords Business: Tuesday 10 July 2018

Lords Chamber

Introduction of Lord Randall of Uxbridge

2:30pm Oral Questions

- Baroness Burt of Solihull (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government what work they are undertaking with schools, particularly in preparation for the school holidays, to safeguard children at risk of being taken abroad and forced into marriage (Lib Dem)

- Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government for how many homes for rent on social rents as opposed to affordable rents they provided funding in the years 2016–17 and 2017–18 (Lab)

- The Lord Bishop of St Albans (Bishops) to ask Her Majesty's Government when the stake on fixed-odds betting terminals will be lowered to £2

- Lord Beecham (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government on the assessment of comments from the Chair of the Law Commission on reductions in its funding

Main Business

Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary & Functions of Staff) Bill [HL]: Committee Stage

Short Debate on the UK’s ongoing capability to design and manufacture helicopters (Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, Lib Dem) (1 hour)

Lords Committees

Rural Economy Committee (9:30am, room 1)
Rural Economy
Witnesses: Professor Janet Dwyer, Director, Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucestershire, Professor and Jeremy Phillipson, Professor of Rural Development, Centre for Rural Economy, University of Newcastle

Bribery Act 2010 Committee (10:30am, room 4)
Bribery Act 2010
Witnesses: John Penrose MP

Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (11:30am, room 4A)
Intergenerational Fairness and Provision
Witnesses: The Rt Hon Lord Willetts, Executive Chair, Resolution Foundation

Communications Committee (3:15pm, room2)
The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate?
Witnesses: Adam Kinsley, Director of Policy, Sky, Daniel Butler, Head of Public Affairs and Policy, Virgin Media and Iain Wood, Director of Corporate Affairs and Regulation, TalkTalk Group

Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (3:15pm, room 2A)
Regenerating Seaside Towns
Witnesses: Ms Nicola Radford, Coastal Communities Alliance, Ms Bridget Betts, Dorset County Council and Ms Helen Thompson, North East Lincolnshire Council

Economic Affairs Committee (3:35pm, room 1)
The use of RPI
Witnesses: Rt Hon. Elizabeth Truss MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, HM Treasury, Sir Robert Stheeman, Chief Executive, United Kingdom Debt Management Office and Mr Stephen Farrington, Deputy Director, Treasury


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