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Order Paper for 21 May 2024

Chamber at 2:30pm

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask His Majesty's Government whether they have a plan for Thames Water and other water companies if they fail.
*Baroness Pitkeathley to ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to review their policy of fining carers who inadvertently break the earnings limit rule when claiming Carer's Allowance.
*Baroness Taylor of Stevenage to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of increases in internal drainage board levies on local authorities.
*Lord Young of Cookham to ask His Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the financial sustainability of universities in England.
Four questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs (40 minutes)
*Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs what assessment he has made of Israel's compliance with the summary order regarding Gaza issued by the International Court of Justice on 26 January, and what assessment he has made of the implications for the United Kingdom’s obligations, particularly with regard to a… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
*Lord West of Spithead to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of UK sanctions on Russia, and in particular on the number of tankers and other ships trading in Russian oil despite those sanctions.
*The Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs what are his priorities for working with the government of South Africa after their forthcoming general election.
*Lord Browne of Ladyton to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs what diplomatic steps he is taking to address conflict-induced food insecurity, and to hold accountable those violating international humanitarian law through the deliberate use of hunger as a weapon of war.
Lord Douglas-Miller intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.
Lord Callanan intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Contracts for Difference (Sustainable Industry Rewards) Regulations 2024 Lord Callanan to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 March be approved. 21st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 13 May
Carbon Dioxide Transport and Storage Revenue Support (Directions and Counterparty) Regulations 2024 Lord Callanan to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 April be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 13 May
Carbon Capture Revenue Support (Directions, Eligibility and Counterparty) Regulations 2024 Lord Callanan to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 April be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 13 May
Victims and Prisoners Bill Report (day 4) [Lord Bellamy] Scottish Legislative Consent granted, Welsh Legislative Consent granted in part

Grand Committee at 4:15pm

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