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Order Paper for 22 July 2024

Chamber at 2:30pm

Lord Timpson, and
Lord Hermer will be introduced.
Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Baroness Hoey to ask His Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that dentists in Northern Ireland will still be able to use amalgam fillings when the EU ban their use from January 2025.
*Lord Snape to ask His Majesty's Government whether they plan to meet the Royal Mail Group to discuss the Group's plans to end the carriage of mail by rail from October.
*Lord Colgrain to ask His Majesty's Government whether they expect to meet the statutory timeframe within which a decision on the Lower Thames Crossing Development Consent Order must be made.
*Baroness Thornhill to ask His Majesty's Government whether they intend to review existing spending commitments made to local councils.
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.

Conduct The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Conduct Committee be appointed and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Garnier, L. Kidron, B. Mallalieu, B.Manningham-Buller, B. (Chair) Scriven, L. That the following be appointed as lay external members of the Committee: Cindy Butts Mark Castle O… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Finance The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Select Committee be appointed to support the House of Lords Commission by: (1) Considering expenditure on services provided from the Estimate for the House of Lords, (2) Reporting to the Commission on the forecast outturn, Estimate and financial plan submitted by the Management Board, (3) Monitoring the financial performan… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

House of Lords Commission The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Select Committee be appointed to provide high-level strategic and political direction for the House of Lords Administration on behalf of the House and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Gardiner of Kimble, L. (Deputy Chair) Kinnoull, E.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Select Committee be appointed to advise the House on the resources required for select committee work and to allocate resources between select committees; to review the select committee work of the House; to consider requests for Special Inquiry Committees and report to the House with recommendations; to ensure effective co-ordinati… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Select Committee on Procedure and Privileges be appointed; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members together with the Senior Deputy Speaker be appointed to the Committee: Bull, B. Haskel, L. Humphreys, B. Kennedy of Southwark, L. Kinnoull, E. Lisvane, L. McFall of Alcluith, L… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Services The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that a Select Committee be appointed to support the House of Lords Commission by: (1) Agreeing day-to-day policy on member-facing services, (2) Providing advice on strategic policy decisions when sought by the Commission, and (3) Overseeing the delivery and implementation of both; That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

King's Speech Adjourned Debate on the Motion that a Humble Address be presented to His Majesty as follows: "Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to thank Your Majesty for the most gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament."
It is expected that the principal topics for debate will be economic growth, infrastructure and employment.
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