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House of Lords Business: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Lords Chamber

3:00pm: Oral Questions

- Lord Touhig (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in reducing the disability gap

- Lord Scriven (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to continue to provide funds for Bahrain through the Integrated Activity Fund following the decision of the Fourth Supreme Court of Appeals in Bahrain to uphold the death sentence in respect of Mohamed Ramadan and Hussain Moosa

- Lord Soley (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review the rules for referendums

- Lord West of Spithead (Lab) to ask Her Majesty's Government what ships and other vehicles will be used to strengthen the Fishery Protection Squadron and when such vehicles will be ready for active service

Main Business
Highgate Cemetery Bill [HL] – Second Reading

Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Committee stage (day 2)

Short Debate: Full implications of decision-making and prediction by algorithm in the public sector (Lord Clement Jones, Lib Dem) (1Hour)

Lords Committees

EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (10:00am, Room 4A)
Financial services post Brexit
Witnesses: Mr Andrew Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Conduct Authority, Ms Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International, Financial Conduct Authority, Mr Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, Bank of England and Ms Vicky Saporta, Executive Director of Prudential Policy, Bank of England

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (10:15am, Room 2)
Access to UK fisheries post-Brexit
Witnesses: Professor Richard Barnes, Associate Dean for Research, Hull University, Mr Andrew Oliver, Partner, Andrew Jackson, Ms Elspeth Macdonald, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Fishermens Federation, Mr Barrie Deas, Chief Executive Officer, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations, Mr Jeremy Percy, Chief Executive Officer, New Under Ten Fishermen's Association and Mr Andrew Kuyk CBE, Chief Executive Officer, UK Seafood Industry Alliance

International Relations and Defence Committee (10:40am, Room 3)
The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa
Witnesses: Dirk Willem te Velde, Director of Programme, International Economic Development Group, Overseas Development Institute and Tom Pengelly, Director, External Secretariat for All Party Parliamentary Group on Trade Out of Poverty

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