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House of Lords Business: Thursday 30 January 2020

Lords Chamber

11:00am: Oral Questions

- Baroness Masham of Ilton (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have any plans to establish a trauma centre in the immediate vicinity of Westminster to treat casualties in the event of any terrorist attack in the area.

- Lord Crisp (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s bicentenary and the World Health Organisation's Year of the Nurse and the Midwife in 2020.

- Lord Pearson of Rannoch (Non-affiliated) to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, in pursuit of their anti-terrorism policy, to conduct an inquiry into the accuracy of the Religion of Peace website; and whether they will publish the results of any such inquiry

- Lord Tyler (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans on reviewing the criteria for appointments to the House of Lords.

Main Business

Debate: Recent developments in the field of gene editing, and its status in scientific research around the world

Short Debate: Influence of Iran on stability in the Middle East (Lord Turnberg, Non-affiliated) (1 Hour)

Debate: Role played by defence, diplomacy, and development policy in building a safer, fairer, and cleaner world

Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure: Motion to Approve

Lords Committees

EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (Room 1, 10:05am)
International Development Cooperation after Brexit
Witnesses: Ms Stephanie Draper, Chief Executive of Bond and Dr James Mackie, Head of Learning and Quality Support at the European Centre for Development Policy Management