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What's on in the Lords 24-25 July

21 July 2023

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Coming up this week in Lords questions, members quiz the government on revisions to the Cabinet Manual, replacing ammunition and missile stocks given to Ukraine, the UK's digital economy agreements and the impact of immigration and visa policies on creative industries. 


Artificial intelligence, housing in rural and coastal communities, impacts of climate change and England's land use are all in the spotlight this week.


The Justice and Home Affairs Committee is holding a Victims' Commissioners evidence session. Claire Waxman, Victims' Commissioner for London, and Dame Vera Baird, former Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales, will give evidence.

The Economic Affairs Committee meet to continue its inquiry into the current performance and independence of the Bank of England. 

Read on for more.

Catch up


From 2.30pm


The Lords questioned the government on:

Urgent question

Members quizzed the government in an urgent question on housing and planning policy changes.


Members debated:


From 3.45pm

Away from the chamber, in Grand Committee, members considered regulations on:


From 11am


Members quizzed the government on:

Urgent question

Members also pressed the government in an urgent question on the repatriation of holidaymakers in Rhodes.


Members debated:

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