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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Order Paper section for 26 October 2021 as the Motions for Balloted Debate section does not apply to this date.

Order Paper for 26 October 2021

Chamber at 2:30pm

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timetable for the appointment of the Chair of Ofcom; and when they expect the appointment to be confirmed.
*Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to evaluate the success of the measures they have put in place to address the shortage of HGV drivers.
*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review (1) the comparative costs, and (2) the effectiveness, of the provision of public services in England by (a) local authorities, and (b) private contractors.
*Lord Moylan to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the costs to (1) public services, and (2) the wider economy, of the recent campaign by Insulate Britain of obstructing motorways and major roads.
Baroness Vere of Norbiton intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July be approved. 12th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 19 October
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton to move that the Order laid before the House on 6 September be approved. 14th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 19 October
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 September be approved. 14th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 19 October
Organics (Equivalence and Control Bodies Listing) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Benyon to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July be approved. Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 11th Report. Considered in Grand Committee on 19 October
Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from Non-household Retail Market) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2021 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 July be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 19 October
Telecommunications (Security) Bill Third Reading [Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay]
Environment Bill Consideration of Commons Reasons and Amendments [Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park]
§Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill Committee [Baroness Stedman-Scott]

Grand Committee at 3:45pm

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