§ Lord Denham
My Lords, at a convenient moment after 3.30 this afternoon my noble friend Lady Trumpington will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement which is to be made in another place on the Social Security White Paper. This will be followed by my noble friend Lord Lucas of Chilworth, who, again with the leave of the House, will repeat a Statement on Westlands.
It may be for the convenience of the House if I announce that the Committee stage of the Shops Bill will be adjourned at approximately 7 p.m. for approximately one hour and that the Weights and Measures Act 1963 (Various Foods) (Amendment No. 2) Order 1985 and the Second Reading of the Prevention of Oil Pollution Bill will be taken.