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Order Paper for 2 February 2022

Chamber at 3:00pm

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Anderson of Ipswich to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the consequences of current passport and visa requirements on the number of school trips from continental Europe to the United Kingdom.
*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the recent work of the Independent Office for Police Conduct.
*Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to tackle power of attorney being used as a form of economic abuse that disproportionately affects older people.
Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 31 January.
International Relations and Defence The Senior Deputy Speaker to move, further to the resolution of the House of 13 May 2021, that the Committee should also have power to appoint a sub-committee for the purposes of any inquiry under section 3 of the Trade Act 2021; That the Committee have power to appoint the Chair of the sub-Committee; That the Committee have power to co-opt an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The Senior Deputy Speaker intends to move the following six motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

Common Frameworks Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Baroness Mobarik be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Caine.

Constitution The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Lord Robertson of Port Ellen be appointed to the Committee.

European Affairs The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Baroness Scott of Needham Market be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Jolly.

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Lord Collins of Highbury be appointed an alternate member of the Select Committee.

Public Services The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Lord Willis of Knaresborough be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Tyler of Enfield.

Selection The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Lord Jones be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Plant of Highfield.

Building Safety Bill Second Reading [Lord Greenhalgh]     If the bill is read a second time, Lord Greenhalgh to move that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.
Lord Clement-Jones to move that this House regrets the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice because (1) it does not constitute a legitimate legal or ethical framework for the police's use of facial recognition technology, and (2) it is incompatible with human rights requirements surrounding such technology. 23rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Subsidy Control Bill will continue at 4.15pm in the Moses Room.
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