Order Paper for 19 October 2017
*Oral Questions, 30 minutes
*Lord Hain to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to prevent money laundering through British banks by families and businesspeople linked to the government of South Africa.
*Baroness Donaghy to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of households in fuel poverty; and what action they intend to take to reduce that number.
*Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 20 September (HL1251), how much of the nearly £200 million provided to moderate opposition groups in Syria was for political support; and what was the nature of that assistance.
*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty's Government, ahead of the planned deportation to Bulgaria of the Syrian refugee Mohammed Mirzo, what assessment they have made of the impact on his human rights.
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) to move that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Tuesday 24 October to enable a motion to approve the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017 to be moved, notwithstanding that no report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the instrument has been laid before the House.
Lord Greaves to move that this House takes note of the future availability of resources for the provision of District Council services in two-tier areas. (Balloted Debate, 2½ hours)
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the economy of failure to agree a transition deal with the European Union. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)
Lord Black of Brentwood to move that this House takes note of the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele and of Her Majesty's Government's plans to commemorate it. (Balloted Debate, 2½ hours)
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2017, in delaying the review of the regulations governing the provision of community pharmaceutical services, do not prevent the closure of community pharmacies resulting from the budget cuts in 2016–17 and 2017–18 and changes to the way the funding is distributed (SI 2017/709).
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] Baroness Buscombe to move that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clause 1 Schedules 1 and 2 Clauses 2 to 13 Schedule 3 Clauses 14 to 16 Schedules 4 and 5 Clauses 17 to 20 Title.