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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 28 October 2021 as the Retirements section does not apply to this date.

Order Paper for 28 October 2021

Chamber at 11:00am

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to promote (1) knowledge, and (2) understanding, of the contribution of migration to society.
*Lord Haskel to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the compatibility of their trade policy with their climate change ambitions.
*Lord Blunkett to ask Her Majesty's Government how many recruits to the police service were taken on (1) as uniformed officers, and (2) community support officers, between 1 April 2020 and 31 August 2021 in the 43 police for areas in England and Wales.
Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 26 October.

Conduct Baroness Donaghy, on behalf of Lord Mance, to move that the Report from the Select Committee Revised Code of Conduct for House of Lords Members’ Staff; Minor changes to the Guide to the Code of Conduct (5th Report, HL Paper 74) be agreed to.

Baroness Young of Old Scone to move that this House takes note of the case for integrating the planning system with other infrastructure, landscape and agricultural land processes, under an overarching land use framework for all land uses. (Balloted debate)
Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask Her Majesty's Government what changes, if any, they plan to make to HM Treasury’s Green Book and related guidance to demonstrate global leadership as chair of COP26. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour) (Lunch break business)
Lord Bird to move that this House takes note of the combined impact of (1) the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, (2) the reduction in Universal Credit, and (3) the upcoming rise in fuel prices, on people’s ability to afford to stay in their homes. (Balloted debate)

Grand Committee at 1:00pm

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* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.