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What's on in the Lords 12-14 February

9 February 2024

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This week members question the government on support for special education needs in schools, prohibiting 'nudify' apps, self-employed workers in the music industry, pupil absence rates, oversupply of petrochemicals impacting plastic recycling, and the investment plan for Network North. 

Questions to Foreign Secretary, Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton, are coming up on Tuesday. Topics cover reducing debt in the developing world, children in Gaza, AUKUS security partnership and recognising a Palestinian state.


The Lords begins detailed check and change of the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill from Monday, and continues line by line check of the Victims and Prisoners Bill on Tuesday.


Read on for more.

Catch up


From 2.30pm


The Lords pressed the government on:

Urgent question

Members also quizzed the government in an urgent question on the Royal Navy's aircraft carriers.


The Lords began detailed check and change of the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill at committee stage.


From 2.30pm


Members questioned the government on:

Members also asked four questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Lord Cameron of Chipping Norton, on: 


Members continued to check and change the Victims and Prisoners Bill and considered regulations on the Windsor Framework.


From 4.15pm

In Grand Committee, work away from the chamber, members consider regulations on: 


From 11am


The Lords questioned the government on:


Members continued detailed check and change of the Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill at committee stage.

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