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What's on in the Lords: 14-17 June

11 June 2021

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Discover what’s coming up in the House of Lords chamber this week.

Monday 14 June

Questions

Members check and challenge government actions with questions.

1pm

Topics are:

  1. Vaccine proof facilities for those without a smart phone
  2. Suggested inquiry into the constitution
  3. Safety of COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women
  4. Cost to public funds of people based outside the UK using UK courts

See the full list of questions and find out who's asking in Lords business.

Urgent questions

Urgent questions asked in the House of Commons are repeated and questioned in the House of Lords.

On Monday, members discuss:

  • The collapse of trials relating to the Hillsborough Disaster
  • Napier Barracks asylum accommodation

Legislation

Detailed examination of the Professional Qualifications Bill continues in committee stage (day two).

 

Tuesday 15 June

Questions

Midday

Topics are:

  1. Preventing loss of learning for children with genetic conditions during the pandemic
  2. Keeping pets in privately rented properties
  3. Support for members of the armed forces transitioning to civilian life
  4. To be confirmed

See the full list of questions and find out who's asking in Lords business.

Legislation

Members debate the key principles (second reading) of the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill.

Regulations

2.30pm

The House reviews regulations on climate change, intoxicating liquor, international waste shipments and markets in agricultural products in Grand Committee from 2.30pm.

 

Wednesday 16 June

Questions

Midday

Topics are:

  1. UK fishing industry
  2. Online abuse
  3. Employment skills training for young people
  4. To be confirmed

See the full list of questions and find out who's asking in Lords business.

Legislation

The main debate (second reading) on the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill.

Line by line check (committee state) of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill continues in Grand Committee at 2.30pm.  

 

Thursday 17 June

Questions

Midday

Topics are:

  1. Public support of new housing developments
  2. COVID-19 vaccine supply
  3. COVID-19 testing for those leaving hospital for care homes
  4. To be confirmed

See the full list of questions and find out who's asking in Lords business.

Debates

Members debate the urgent levelling up of opportunities available to children in the UK which have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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