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Order Paper for 28 February 2024

Chamber at 3:00pm

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Storey to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the skill shortages affecting business and industry.
*Lord Rooker to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the position of the United Kingdom set out in the UNICEF’s Innocenti Report Card 18 Child Poverty in the Midst of Wealth.
*Baroness Thornhill to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the Housing Benefit subsidy for temporary accommodation; and whether they have plans to provide further support to local authorities in providing emergency and temporary accommodation.
*Lord Young of Cookham to ask His Majesty's Government what is their response to the final report of the Competition and Markets Authority’s housebuilding market study, published on 26 February.

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the Report from the Select Committee Temporary exclusion; Statements on trade between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom; and Financial Services Regulation Committee (2nd Report, HL Paper 64) be agreed to.

Earl Attlee to move, as an amendment to the above motion, at end to insert “, but regrets that the provision on temporary exclusion could enable foreign states to prevent a member from attending the House for up to ten sitting days.”
If the motion in the name of the Senior Deputy Speaker is agreed to, the following motion will be moved.
Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows: After Standing Order 21, insert: “21A Temporary exclusion (1) This Standing Order applies to any member of the House who has been charged with a serious violent or sexual offence. (2) The term “serious violent or sexual offence” means… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Media Bill Second Reading [Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay]   If the bill is read a second time, Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 17 Schedule 1 Clauses 18 to 27 Schedule 2 Clause 28… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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