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House of Lords Business: Wednesday 29 January 2020

Lords Chamber

3:00pm: Oral Questions

- Lord Lisvane (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect the Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission to be established.

- The Earl of Sandwich (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what priority they give to Sudan and South Sudan among their foreign policy objectives.

- Lord Krebs (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the report by Professor Sir Charles Godfray A Strategy for Achieving Bovine Tuberculosis Free Status for England, published in November 2018.

-  Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what decision of the International Court of Justice to direct the Myanmar government to prevent all genocidal acts against Rohingya Muslims.

Main Business

Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill (Money Bill) - Second reading 

Short Debate: Improving social mobility proposed in the Sutton Trust’s Mobility Manifesto, published in November 2019, and the recommendations of the Social Mobility Commission’s report 'State of the Nation 2018-19: Social Mobility in Great Britain

Lords Committees

EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (10:00am, Room 4A)
Financial services post Brexit
Witnesses: Professor David Miles CBE, Imperial College London and Professor Niamh Moloney, London School of Economics

EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (10:30am, Room 3)
Witnesses: Cllr Jim Gifford, Leader of the Council, Aberdeenshire Council, Cllr Susan Elsmore, Cabinet Member for Social Care and Health, Cardiff Council, Mr Ian Snowden, Chief Executive of Land & Property Services, Department of Finance (NI) and Mr David Simmonds CBE MP, Chair of the Asylum, Refugee and Migration Task Group , Local Government Association

International Relations and Defence Committee (10:40am, Room 4)
The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa
Witnesses: Ms Harriet Matthews OBE, Director for Africa, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Ms Jane Edmondson, East and Central Africa Division, Department for International Development, Department for International Development