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Lords to discuss the key principles and purpose of the Housing and Planning Bill during committee stage

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Commons Science and Technology Committee look at current knowledge of Zika virus on Tuesday 9 February

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Economic Affairs Committee hears evidence from Lord Best and the local government as part of its inquiry into UK housing

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Tuesday 9 February 2016

  • House of Commons
  • House of Lords
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11:30am
Oral questions
Health, including Topical Questions
Ten Minute Rule Motion
Ofsted Inspections (Schools' Rights of Challenge) - John Pugh
Opposition Day Debate
(i) Timing of referendum on EU membership (Democratic Unionist Party) (ii) Long-term plan for housing (Liberal Democrats)
Legislation
House of Commons (Administration) Bill - Money resolution - Sir Paul Beresford
Adjournment
Jobs and growth in the Humber Energy Estuary - Martin Vickers
9:30am - 11:00am
Westminster Hall debate
Closer working between the emergency services - Richard Fuller
11:00am - 11:30am
Westminster Hall debate
Multi-sports clubs and HMRC changes to community amateur sports club status - David Mowat
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Westminster Hall debate
Work capability assessments - Louise Haigh
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Communications infrastructure and flooding in the North West - Simon Danczuk
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Westminster Hall debate
Social mobility index - Chloe Smith
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster
9:25am
Public Bill Committee
Enterprise Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 14, Palace of Westminster
2:00pm
Public Bill Committee
Enterprise Bill [Lords]
Location: Room 10, Palace of Westminster
9:30am
Energy and Climate Change - Oral Evidence Session
Investor confidence in the UK energy sector
Carol Gould, Head of Power and Renewables, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Alejandro Ciruelos, Project and Acquisition Finance - Energy, Santander
Peter Dickson, Glennmont Partners
Chris Hulatt, Chief Financial Officer and Co-founder, Octopus Investments
Morgan Angus, Principal, Townsend Group
Donald MacDonald, Chairman, Insitutional Investors Group on Climate Change
Lilia Stoyanova, Director, Townsend Group
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
9:45am
Justice - Oral Evidence Session
Courts and tribunals fees and charges
Chantal-Aimée Doerries, Chair, the Bar Council
Michael Clancy, Director of Law Reform, Law Society of Scotland
Jonathan Smithers, President, Law Society of England and Wales
Shailesh Vara MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister for the Courts and Legal Aid
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Treasury - Oral Evidence Session
Government Internal Audit Agency
Jon Whitfield, Chief Executive, Government Internal Audit Agency
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
10:15am
International Development - Oral Evidence Session
DFID's allocation of resources
Brenda Killen, Deputy Director, Development Co-operation Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Dr Paul Clist, Lecturer in Development Economics, University of East Anglia
Simon Gill, Director, Budget Strengthening Initiative, Overseas Development Institute
Ben Jackson, Chief Executive, Bond
Location: Room 6, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
Foreign Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Libya: examination of intervention and collapse and the UK’s future policy options
Chris Stephen, Journalist
Patrick Porter, Professor of Strategic Studies, University of Exeter
Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, Royal United Services Institute
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
11:30am
Defence - Oral Evidence Session
UK military operations in Syria and Iraq
Lieutenant General (retd) Sir Simon Mayall KBE CB
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2:15pm
Science and Technology - Oral Evidence Session
Satellites and space
Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult
Andy Green, President, UKspace
Dr David Parker, Chief Executive, UK Space Agency
Joanne Wheeler, Partner, Bird & Bird
Professor John Remedios, Director, National Centre for Earth Observation
Dr Christopher Mutlow, Director, STFC-RAL Space
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
2:15pm
Home Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
The work of the Immigration Directorates (Q3 2015)
Stephen Shaw, Author of the Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons
Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Minister for Immigration
Mandie Campbell, Director General, Immigration Enforcement Directorate
Sarah Rapson, Director General, UK Visas and Immigration Directorate
James Vyvyan-Robinson, Managing Director, Clearsprings Group
Location: The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
2:30pm
Backbench Business - Oral Evidence Session
Proposals for backbench debates
Location: Room 8, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Health - Oral Evidence Session
Public Health post-2013 – structures, organisation, funding and delivery
Jonathan McShane, Chair, Public Health System Group/Local Government Association
Julie Wood, Chief Executive, NHS Clinical Commissioners
Dr Andrew Furber, President, Association of Directors of Public Health
Professor John Ashton CBE, President, Faculty of Public Health
Martin Smith, Society of Local Authority Chief Executives
Location: Room 15, Palace of Westminster
3:00pm
Foreign Affairs - Oral Evidence Session
Libya: examination of intervention and collapse and the UK’s future policy options
Jonathan Powell, UK Special Envoy to Libya
Tobias Ellwood MP, Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mr Peter Millett, HM Ambassador, Libya
Mrs Sally Axworthy, former Joint Head North Africa Department (2013-15)
Location: The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
No business announced for today
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2:30pm
Oral questions
Viability of oil and gas exploration on the UK continental shelf in the light of the reduced price of oil - Lord Bruce of Bennachie
Oral questions
Government proposals for renewal or replacement of failed housing estates - Baroness Janke
Oral questions
Promotion of walking and cycling - Baroness Barker
Oral questions
The Resolutions of the European Parliament and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe condemning the actions of Daesh/ISIS in the Middle East as genocide - Lord Alton of Liverpool
Legislation
Welfare Reform and Work Bill - 3rd reading - Lord Freud
Legislation
Housing and Planning Bill - Committee stage (day 1) - Committee of the Whole House - Baroness Williams of Trafford
Short debate
Policy for funding the Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Lord Luce
10:00pm
Estimated rising time
Legislation
Immigration Bill - Committee stage - Grand Committee - Lord Bates
7:30pm
Estimated rising time
9:20am
Science and Technology Committee (Lords) - Oral Evidence Session
Relationship between EU Membership and the Effectiveness of UK Science
(at 9:30 AM)
Professor Siegfried Russwurm, Chief Technology Officer & Member of the Managing Board, Siemens
Mr Juergen Maier, Chief Executive Officer Siemens UK, Siemens
(at 10:30 AM)
Professor Dame Julia Slingo OBE FRS, Chief Scientist, Met Office
Professor John Womersley, Chief Executive Officer, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Mr Stuart Pritchard, EU Affairs Manager, Wellcome Trust
Location: Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
10:00am
Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding
(at 10:15 AM)
The Lord Bew, Chair, Committee on Standards in Public Life
Sir Christopher Kelly, former Chair, Committee on Standards in Public Life
(at 11:15 AM)
Mr David Cockburn, Certification Officer
(at 11:45 AM)
Mr David Halpern, Chief Executive, Behavioural Insights Team
The Lord O'Donnell
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
10:30am
EU Justice Sub-Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
2:30pm
Economic Affairs Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Economics of the United Kingdom Housing Market
(at 2:35 PM)
Dr Clive Skidmore, Head of Housing Department, Birmingham City Council
The Lord Best, Former President, LGA
Councillor Sue Derbyshire, Housing and Planning Lead, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Location: Room 1, Palace of Westminster
3:30pm
European Union Committee - Oral Evidence Session
Visions of EU reform
(at 4:00 PM)
Mr Detlef Seif MdB, Member of the German Bundestag European Affairs Committee, German Bundestag
Mr Axel Schäfer MdB, Deputy Chairman of the Spd Parliamentary Group (with responsibility for European Affairs) and Substitute Member of the Bundestag Committee on European Affairs, German Bundestag
Location: Room 4, Palace of Westminster
3:45pm
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) - Oral Evidence Session
Response to the Strathclyde Review
(at 4:00 PM)
The Lord Lisvane KCB DL
Professor Meg Russell, Professor of British and Comparative Politics and Director of the Constitution Unit, University College London
Location: Room 3, Palace of Westminster
4:00pm
Communications Committee - Private Meeting
Location: Room 2, Palace of Westminster
No business announced for today

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