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The House of Commons

No meetings scheduled.

The House of Lords

11am

House of Lords - Lords Chamber

*Lord Empey

to ask Her Majesty’s Government what national security considerations they take into account when awarding contracts for the provision of nuclear generated electricity in the United Kingdom.

*Lord Monks

to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the situation of migrant workers in Qatar.

*Baroness Trumpington

to ask the Chairman of Committees what progress has been made towards the restoration of the murals in the Royal Gallery; and when the work will be complete.

*Lord Lee of Trafford

to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all the Afghan interpreters who have applied for asylum in the United Kingdom will have their applications processed to enable those who are successful to depart from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.

Procedure

The Chairman of Committees to move that the 1st Report from the Select Committee (House of Lords Reform Act 2014: consequential changes to the procedures of the House; Recess tabling of written questions; Legislative Consent Motions) (HL Paper 20) be agreed to.

Procedure

The Chairman of Committees to move that the 2nd Report from the Select Committee (Amendments to the Standing Orders relating to Private Business) (HL Paper 32) be agreed to.

Standing Orders (Private Business)

The Chairman of Committees to move that the Standing Orders relating to Private Business be amended

Insurance Bill [HL]

(Law Commission Bill) Lord Newby to move that the bill be committed to a Second Reading Committee.

Lord Alton of Liverpool

to move that this House takes note of international compliance with Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights concerning freedom of belief. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Taverne

to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the analysis made of the health benefits of organic food recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)

Lord Plumb

to move that this House takes note of the role of agriculture and the food industry in the economy of the United Kingdom. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Boswell of Aynho

to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on 2013–14 (1st Report, HL Paper 6)

Westminster Hall

No meetings scheduled.

Committees

10.05am

HoL EU Sub-Committee C (External Affairs) - Committee Room 1

EU and Russia

Witnesses
  • Sir Tony Brenton KCMG, former British Ambassador to Russia and Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge and Mr John Lough, Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
 
2pm

HoL Grand Committee - Moses Room

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Kramer] 3rd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments


Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Kramer] 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments


The following six motions are expected to be debated together:


Electricity Capacity Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Electricity Market Reform (General) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Contracts for Difference (Allocation) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Contracts for Difference (Definition of Eligible Generator) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Contracts for Difference (Standard Terms) Regulations 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 6th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee


Renewables Obligation Closure Order 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Verma] 5th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments


Local Government (Transparency) (Descriptions of Information) (England) Order 2014

Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 5th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments