Oral Questions


Week beginning Monday 27 June 2022

Monday 27 June 2022

Baroness Bakewell of Stockport to ask Her Majesty’s Government how their levelling up plans take into account the needs of the Roma community. To be answered by Lord Greenhalgh (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

Baroness Morgan of Cotes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to address online retailers’ algorithmic recommendations for products that can be used for the purposes of suicide.  To be answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

Lord Coaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the British Army’s troop size.  To be answered by Earl Howe (Ministry of Defence)

Lord Davies of Brixton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, if any, to address the gender pensions gap.  To be answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott (Department of Work and Pensions)


Tuesday 28 June 2022

Lord Blunkett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have they had with representatives of the insurance industry regarding the use of age as a trigger for substantial increases in premiums for travel and other related cover.  To be answered by Baroness Penn (Her Majesty's Treasury)

Viscount Hanworth to ask Her Majesty’s Government when, and under what circumstances, they will place orders for small modular nuclear reactors. To be answered by Lord Callanan (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress made during their term as Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth towards building a Commonwealth that is fairer, prosperous, more sustainable and more secure. To be answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Russia and the unrecognised Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on behalf of British nationals Aiden Aslin and Shaun Pinner, following their death sentence by a court in the DPR. To be answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)


Wednesday 29 June 2022

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the teaching of citizenship education in schools.  To be answered by Baroness Barran (Department for Education)

Lord Moylan to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to amend the Extradition Act 2003 to remove the list of Category 1 countries which can demand extraditions showing no evidence of any prima facie case to answer.  To be answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford (Home Office)

Lord Balfe to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Prime Minister last met with representatives of the Trades Union Congress to discuss how trade unionists can work with the Government to level up the economy and build back better.  To be answered by Lord Callanan (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)


Thursday 30 June 2022

Lord Sikka to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the letters from the Chair of the House of Commons Treasury Committee to the Financial Conduct Authority and the National Economic Crime Centre on 15 October 2020, how many banks have been (1) investigated, and (2) prosecuted, for forging customer signatures.  To be answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom (Home Office)

The Lord Bishop of Gloucester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of any link between advertising, body image, and mental health.  Lord Kamall (Department of Health and Social Care)

Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made to advance the Just Energy Transition Partnership with South Africa, agreed at COP26.  To be answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)


Week beginning Monday 27 June 2022