Today's List(s)

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Business in the Chamber at 3.00pm

Prayers by the Bishop of Coventry (5 mins)



            Lord Fox will be introduced


Oral questions (30 mins)

* Lord Monks to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the treatment of workers in Qatar during the construction of World Cup 2022 venues. (Baroness Anelay of St Johns, FCO)

* Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made by the devolution commission, chaired by Lord Smith of Kelvin; and when they expect it to report. (Lord Wallace of Tankerness, SO)

* Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact on National Health Service funds of the reforms introduced under the Health and Social Care Act 2012. (Earl Howe, DoH)

* Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the international response to ebola. (Baroness Northover, DfID)


Urgent Question repeat

Immediately after Oral Questions Lord Bates will repeat an answer to an Urgent Question on the removal of Foreign National Offenders; followed by 10 minutes of Q&A.


Main business

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill – Report stage (Day 2 of 3†) – Lord Faulks


Target for the day: to complete the group beginning amendment 144


Grouping of amendments:


108, 111, 111A, g114, g115, g116, g117, 120A, 120B, 121, g122

109, 110, 117A, 117B

g112, g113- already debated

118, 119

120- already debated

122A, 122AA, 123, g139, g140, g141, g175, g183, g184


g124- already debated

124A, 124B, 125, 125A, 125B, 125C, 125D, 125E, 126, 126A, 127

128, 128A, 128B, 128C, 128D, 128E, 128F, g129, 130, 130A, 130B

g131, g132, g133, g134, g135, g136, g137

g138, g142, g143

144, 145

146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155

156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163

164, 165

166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174

176, 177, 180, g181

178, 179

181A, g182- already debated

g185, g186, g187, g188- already debated


Dinner break business

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take, together with the government of the Republic of Ireland and the Northern Ireland political parties, in reaching and implementing an agreement on dealing with the past in Northern Ireland, building on the draft conclusions of the Haass talks. (Time limited to 60 minutes)



L Dubs

L Patten

L Alderdice

L Eames

5          L Browne of Belmont

L Lexden

L Empey

L Hylton

L Bew

10        B Harris of Richmond

L Kilclooney


L McAvoy

B Randerson


Except for Lord Dubs (10 minutes), and Baroness Randerson (12 minutes), all speeches are limited to 3 minutes


Estimated rising time

The House is expected to rise at 10.00pm.


Business in Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm


Consumer Rights Bill – Committee (Day 4 of 8†) – Baroness Neville-Rolfe


Target for the day: to complete the group beginning amendment 50F


Grouping of amendments:

g45- already debated




47, 48, 49

48A, 50E, 51

48B, 50G




50, 50ZA


50B, 50D

50C, 56A

50F, 50H, 50J

50K, 50M, 105A

50L, 81A



g54- already debated

55, 81

g56- already debated

56ZA, 56B, 56C, 56D



g58, g59, g80, g82, g83, g84, g85, g86, g87, g88, g89, g90, g91, Cl 85 S/P, g92, g93, g94, g95, g96, g97, g98, g99, g100, g101

60, 61, 62, 62A, 63, 63ZA



64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 72, 74

70, 76, 79

g71, g73, g75, g77, g78

102, 105B, 105C, 105D





g106, g107, g108, g109, g110, g111


Estimated rising time

The Grand Committee is expected to rise at 7.45pm.



  • This document sets out the matters for the day’s business which the Government Whips’ Office coordinates: Speakers’ Lists (Companion 4.26), ministerial statements (Companion 6.02) and the grouping of amendments (Companion 8.70). It is not the formal order paper, which is produced by the Clerk of the Parliaments and is available from the Printed Paper Office and
  • Time estimates are best endeavours: there is no certainty other than for formally time-limited business. It is the duty of individual members to observe the rules on attendance at debate (Companion 4.32) and, in particular, to ensure that they are present for the start of business in which they wish to take part.
  • Speaking in debates (Companion 4.34): A member of the House who is taking part in a debate (including general debates and debates on amendments or motions) should attend the start, end and greater part of that debate. In addition, it is considered discourteous for members not to be present for at least the opening speeches, the speeches before and after their own, and for the winding-up speeches. Ministers may decide not to answer, orally or in writing, points made by a speaker who does not stay to hear the minister's closing speech. Members who believe that they are unlikely to be able to stay to the end of a debate should not seek to participate in it (and if the debate has a speakers' list, should remove their names from the list).
  • The number of sessions shown for a stage of a bill represents the Government’s assessment of reasonable time given the balance of bills and remaining days to the likely end of the session. †indicates agreement in the Usual Channels as to that assessment. Progress remains in the hands of the House. Report stage is usually half the length of Committee.
  • The grouping of amendments is informal. Although every effort is made to secure agreement to groupings, any peer may speak to an amendment in its place on the Marshalled List. “g” before an amendment indicates a Government amendment. 

Wednesday 22 October 2014


Estimated Rising Times:
Chamber: 10pm
Grand Committee: 7.45pm 

Statements:  Immediately after Oral Questions Lord Bates will repeat an answer to a UQ on the removal of Foreign National Offenders; followed by 10 mins of Q&A.

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