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House of Lords Business: Thursday 13 February 2020

Lords Chamber

11:00am: Oral Questions

- Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made towards the adoption of a formal definition of Islamophobia.

- Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to enhance the economics of former industrial and mining towns and villages in the North of England.

- Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty's Government what recent assessment they have made of the services offered by public and private sector organisations to bereaved people.

- Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have following the sinking of a boat carrying Rohingya refugees in the Bay of Bengal, what steps are being taken to assist Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Main Business

Debate: Threats posed by pests and diseases to native trees in the UK

Debate: All-Party Parliamentary Group for Adoption and Permanence’s Report 'Investing in families: the Adoption Support Fund beyond 2020'

Short Debate: Safety of smart motorways and what plans they have to review their policy towards them (Baroness McIntosh of Pickering, Con) (1 Hour)

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Commencement No. 14) Order 2019: Motion to approve 

Public Bodies (Abolition of Public Works Loan Commissioners) Order 2019: Motion to approve

Andrey Lugovoy and Dmitri Kovtun Freezing Order 2020: Motion to approve

Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2020: Motion to approve

Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2019: Motion to approve

Lords Committees

EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (10:00am)
International Development Cooperation after Brexit

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