House of Lords Business

Wednesday 1 December 2010 at 3.00pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the increased membership of the House since the general election, and likely further increases, are consistent with their aim of Lords reform.

*Lord Dixon-Smith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to permit a trial of longer and heavier vehicles on roads; and what assessment they have made of the impact of the use of such vehicles on rail freight.

*Lord Stern of Brentford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the appointment procedures for the heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

*Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made regarding the ending of the detention of children of failed asylum seekers.

†Superannuation Bill Report [Lord Wallace of Saltaire] 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Public Bodies Bill [HL] Committee (day 3) [Lord Taylor of Holbeach] 5th and 6th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2010 Lord Wallace of Tankerness to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 25 October be approved. 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments (Dinner break business)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] Committee (day 2) [Lord Sassoon]

Future Business 

Thursday 2 December at 11.00am

*Lord Campbell of Alloway to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the grounds on which the European Union Court of Auditors has withheld approval of European Union budgets.

*Baroness Sharples to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the number of sham marriages.

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the implications of the Spending Review 2010 for the funding of public libraries.

†*Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish any evidence submitted to the Committee on Standards in Public Life on party political finance.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to human rights abuses worldwide and to the recommendations of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission on how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office pursues human rights questions; and to move for papers.

Lord Janvrin to call attention to the case for encouraging philanthropy; and to move for papers. [I]

Category 1: Directorships

Deputy Chairman, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Member, Development Committee, St George's Chapel Windsor

Category 10: Non-financial interests (c)

Trustee, National Portrait Gallery

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair of Trustees, Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Chair of Trustees, Entente-Cordiale Scholarship Scheme

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Trustee, Gurkha Welfare Trust

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Charity consultant, The Parthenon Trust (a grant-making charity)

Lord Knight of Weymouth to move that this House takes note of the Income-related Benefits (Subsidy to Authorities) (Temporary Accommodation) Amendment Order 2010 (SI 2010/2509).

Friday 3 December at 10.00am

Re-Export Controls Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Alton of Liverpool]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Steel of Aikwood]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Steel of Aikwood to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Monday 6 December at 2.30pm

*Baroness Morgan of Drefelin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of their proposed housing benefit changes on the number of homeless children.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decision of a number of police forces forcibly to retire police officers who have 30 years or more service.

*Baroness Williams of Crosby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the requirements for a child to be eligible for a pupil premium.

†*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will mark the centenary of the Parliament Act 1911.

†Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Committee (day 2) [Lord McNally] 7th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Lord Jay of Ewelme to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the economic and security implications of the melting of the Arctic ice cap. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] will continue at 3.30pm in the Moses Room.

Tuesday 7 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their definition of "bankruptcy", as the term was used by Lord Sassoon on 1 November (HL Deb, col 1552).

*Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the statement by the Northern Ireland Secretary to the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on 8 September, that he was "open to suggestions" from Sinn Fein on ways to vary the Parliamentary oath of allegiance to enable its MPs to take their seats at Westminster, reflects Government policy.

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the forthcoming Autism Act 2009 statutory guidance will be effective in delivering the vision set out in the strategy document Implementing fulfilling and rewarding lives.

Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Bill Second Reading (and remaining stages) [Lord Sassoon] (Money Bill)

Wednesday 8 December at 3.00pm

*The Lord Bishop of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government how, when taking the Youth Justice Board into the Ministry of Justice, they will ensure that there remains a distinct focus on youth justice separate from the adult system.

*Lord Glentoran to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in light of the proposed cuts in public expenditure, how they will maintain the standard expected from HM Coastguard; and how they will protect the international reputation of the organisation.

*Baroness Hughes of Stretford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decision to withdraw the grant from the Youth Sport Trust; and what consultations were undertaken before the decision was made.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will continue.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 8th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 7th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2010 Consideration in Grand Committee [Earl Attlee] 8th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 8th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and 13th Report from the Merits Committee

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and 12th Report from the Merits Committee

Thursday 9 December at 11.00am

*Lord Northbourne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to shorten the time taken to approve adoptions, particularly adoptions of infants.

*Lord Roberts of Conwy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage economic growth.

*Lord Tomlinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the British Chamber of Commerce’s eight-point plan for the European single market.

Lord Pendry to call attention to the role of sport in the health and wellbeing of children and young people; and to move for papers.

Baroness Thornton to call attention to the impact of cuts in grants to local authorities on the provision of social care and other public services; and to move for papers.

Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010 Lord Wallace of Tankerness to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 25 October be approved. 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] will continue at 2.00pm in the Moses Room; and that it will conclude.

Monday 13 December at 2.30pm

*Baroness Campbell of Surbiton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that disabled people are involved in the decisions taken by Ministers that affect them.

*Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to alleviate the hardships suffered by people living in Gaza.

*Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that Parliament is able effectively to hold them to account.

*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assess the impact on Family Courts of the increased number of litigants in person who will have to represent their own cases if they no longer qualify for legal aid. [I]

Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Chairman, Bar Standards Board

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will continue.

Tuesday 14 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government which powers they are seeking to repatriate from the European Union.

*Lord Davies of Coity to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to introduce restrictions on opening times for retail premises on Remembrance Sunday.

*Baroness Whitaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 28 October (WA 326–7), on what they spent the £1.5 million allocated to the British Indian Ocean Territory fund in 2009–10.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Public Bodies Bill [HL] will continue.

Wednesday 15 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Bates to ask Her Majesty’s Government what preparations they are making for the implementation of the Olympic Truce at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

*Lord Elton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of China in the development of the infrastructure and economy of Burma and of its implications for that country and the region.

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to change the National Census due in March 2021.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will continue.

Thursday 16 December at 11.00am

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on women of their economic policies.

*Baroness Miller of Hendon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the public disorder that took place at Millbank Tower on 10 November, they will introduce public order legislation prohibiting the wearing of masks or disguises at otherwise lawful demonstrations, marches and protest meetings.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Indonesia regarding the initiation of a dialogue with the indigenous West Papuan opposition.

Lord Moynihan to call attention to the implications of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Touhig to call attention to the reorganisation of the National Health Service; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Monday 20 December at 2.30pm

*The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the age of criminal responsibility as recommended in the recent report on youth justice by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children.

*Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their proposals for tailoring the benefits system to individuals’ needs.

*Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they propose the role of targets in the National Health Service should be.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government why shares listed on the alternative investment market are excluded from eligibility from Individual Savings Accounts.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will conclude.

Tuesday 21 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Selsdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the announcements by the Prime Minister to appoint a number of new life peers as "working peers", what is their definition of a "working peer".

*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that prisoners receive a healthy diet and are treated reasonably.

*Lord Taverne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to discourage United Kingdom universities from offering Bachelor of Science degrees for courses in alternative medicines, such as aromatherapy, reflexology and Chinese medicine.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Public Bodies Bill [HL] will continue.

Wednesday 22 December at 11.00am

*Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of government investment in science will be protected from cuts in public expenditure; and what advice they are giving to research institutions that are affected by any cuts.

*Baroness Coussins to ask Her Majesty’s Government why funding for the British Council to run Language Assistants Programmes for candidates from England and Wales has been suspended.

*Lord Eden of Winton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote reform of the European Union’s Common Fisheries Policy.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

†Ballot on 21 December for debate on 13 January. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord Harrison to call attention to the standards and practices of public and private zoos in the United Kingdom and their relationship to European Union legislation; and to move for papers.

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to call attention to the contribution of creative and cultural industries to the economic and social wellbeing of the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to call attention to reform of the law, and to the strategy and support services, in relation to violence against women; and to move for papers.

Lord Desai to call attention to measures to alleviate poverty at home and abroad; and to move for papers.

Lord Fowler to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s plans for the BBC; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to call attention to the Strategic Defence and Security Review and the military covenant; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Chester to call attention to the role of marriage and marriage support in British society 11 years after the report on Funding for Marriage Support by Sir Graham Hart; and to move for papers.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to call attention to the situation of Dalits worldwide; and to move for papers.

Lord Hylton to call attention to Israel’s compliance with international law; and to move for papers.

Lord Bates to call attention to progress towards a United Nations Olympic Truce Resolution for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; and to move for papers.

Baroness Taylor of Bolton to call attention to the level of co-ordination between Government departments on the use of soft power in the interests of the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Turnberg to call attention to proposed new funding arrangements in the National Health Service; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for making greater use of pre-legislative scrutiny; and to move for papers.

Baroness McDonagh to call attention to the levels of electoral registration; and to move for papers.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to call attention to constituency boundaries for seats in the House of Commons; and to move for papers.

Baroness Hooper to call attention to recent developments in the British Overseas Territories; and to move for papers.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to call attention to the language and terminology used in the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House; and to move for papers.

Lord Dykes to call attention to the current position of the print media market and to the supervision of newspapers published in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Judd to call attention to the political situation in Chechnya and the North Caucasus, and its implications for global security; and to move for papers.

Baroness Browning to call attention to the procedures used to assess for benefits those on the autistic spectrum, those with learning disabilities and those with mental health conditions; and to move for papers.

Lord Boateng to call attention to the role of agriculture and science in achieving the Millennium Development Goals; and to move for papers.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to call attention to the implications of bringing together general practitioners and group practices into consortia; and to move for papers.

Baroness Greenfield to call attention to the impact of digital technologies on the mind; and to move for papers.

Baroness Walmsley to call attention to the case for early intervention in public services; and to move for papers.

Lord Barnett to call attention to the case for a change in the Barnett formula to a basis of need; and to move for papers.

Lord McColl of Dulwich to call attention to obesity and its implications for public health in the next decade; and to move for papers.

Lord Crickhowell to call attention to the case for the early introduction of a statutory lane rental scheme for the management of roadworks in London; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool to call attention to the outcomes of the Cancun summit on climate change; and to move for papers.

Lord Boswell of Aynho to call attention to the Government’s third response to the all-party Parliamentary inquiry into anti-Semitism; and to move for papers.

Baroness Knight of Collingtree to call attention to the custody arrangements for children of defendants in the British courts; and to move for papers.

Lord Kakkar to call attention to the impact of the European Union on healthcare in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics

Lord Carter of Coles to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Adapting to climate change: EU agriculture and forestry (8th Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 91) 30 March 2010.

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Setting priorities for publicly funded research (3rd Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 104). 1 April 2010

Lord Broers to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Radioactive Waste Management: a further update (2nd Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 95). 25 March 2010

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to human rights abuses worldwide and to the recommendations of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission on how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office pursues human rights questions; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Sandwich to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals for international development policy; and to move for papers.

Lord Lucas to call attention to the place of trust in society; and to move for papers.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to the 150th anniversary of the Opium Wars and to China’s role in the world in the 21st century; and to move for papers.

Lord Hylton to move to resolve that the European Union should use its powers to prevent access to the European Union without a visa by Israeli citizens and to remove duty-free access for Israeli goods if Israeli breaches of international law continue.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the future role of non-departmental public bodies; and to move for papers.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to call attention to the ceremonial aspects of the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House; and to move for papers.

Lord Crisp to call attention to the new generation of diagnostic and therapeutic agents available for cancer; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for reducing the size of the House of Lords; and to move for papers.

Lord Dykes to call attention to the case for co-ordinated European Union defence policies; and to move for papers.

Lord Mawson to call attention to the case for a co-ordinated approach towards regeneration, in particular the new metropolitan districts in north west England and east London; and to move for papers.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to call attention to the levels of annual interest charged and other practices by some loan and credit companies; and to move for papers.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the future role of the Royal Navy; and to move for papers.

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that fellow signatories to the Terezin Declaration on Holocaust Era Assets fulfil the obligations of the Declaration in relation to the restitution of wrongfully seized property.

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the operation of proportional representation for elections to the European Parliament.

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the principles of global health are taught at all levels of medical education.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for the United Kingdom of future world population growth.

Lord Jay of Ewelme to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are they taking to support African countries in their efforts to adapt to climate change.

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce regulatory burdens on British agriculture.

Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recommendations of the report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Parkinson’s Disease, Please mind the gap: Parkinson’s disease services today.

Viscount Bridgeman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of British hospices.

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the military covenant will be covered by the Strategic Defence and Security Review.

Viscount Astor to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider changing the voting arrangements for British citizens residing abroad and members of the armed forces serving abroad.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking with international partners to bring to trial Joseph Kony and other leaders of the Lord’s Resistance Army at the International Criminal Court.

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to introduce the new generation of diagnostic and therapeutic agents available for cancer.

The Lord Bishop of Leicester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the safety of children, especially of children in the care of local authorities, from being groomed for sexual exploitation.

Lord James of Blackheath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how their plans for disposing of the Tote take account of the interests of horse and dog racing.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to meet Millennium Development Goal Five on improving maternal health.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that all children with diabetes are able to benefit from an education at school.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve corporate governance and accountability with respect to social and environmental issues.

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effects of the recent European Union trade agreement concerning banana imports, and its impact on African, Caribbean and Pacific banana producers.

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to review the work of the UK Border Agency with particular reference to the issuing of visas and passports in Latin America.

Lord Turnberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the proposed changes to the National Health Service will not damage front-line and specialised services.

The Lord Bishop of London to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they expect to be the effects on listed places of worship of the ending of the listed places of worship grant scheme in March 2011.

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of progress at the climate talks in Cancún.

Baroness Morris of Bolton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support the United Nations International Year of Youth; and, if so, how.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will work with the government of the United States to ensure that Israel complies with United Nations resolutions and international law.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress in the Middle East peace process.

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they propose to encourage people to participate in the Big Society.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take measures to increase the display of European Union flags alongside the national flag on official buildings in the United Kingdom.

Baroness Young of Hornsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support and promote the ethical and sustainable fashion and clothing industry.

Baroness Murphy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, No Health without Public Mental Health: the Case for Action.

Baroness Thornton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will maintain public confidence and patient safety following the abolition of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the Human Tissue Authority.

Viscount Bridgeman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the disparity between procedures for health professionals from outside the European Union seeking to practise in the United Kingdom and the requirements for those coming from within the European Union.

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to establishing a Royal Commission on the law governing drug use and possession.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution the railway heritage sector makes to education, tourism and the regional economy.

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current provision of specialist neuromuscular services in England.

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the points-based visa system introduced in November 2008 as it affects non-European Union artists, performers, academics and others intending to work in the United Kingdom.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in securing funding for the Women’s Community Projects established under the Diverting Women from Custody Programme, when Government funding ends in March 2011.

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage early diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and to ensure appropriate treatment.

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will implement proposals for auto-enrolment and specifically the recommendations of the Department for Work and Pensions review Making automatic enrolment work.

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will implement the recommendations in the Common Sense Common Safety report by Lord Young of Graffham.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Anti-social Behaviour.

Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the present arrangements for monitoring and patrolling motorways.

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Air Passenger Duty banding on the Caribbean and other developing economies.

Baroness Crawley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to recognise the contribution made by women put on active service by the Special Operations Executive in the Second World War.

Lord Mitchell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve interfaith dialogue in multicultural Britain.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the impact of the Spending Review 2010 on the National Probation Service.

Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to change the Barnett Formula to a basis of need.

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to offer support to 16–18-year-old students in full-time education.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provisions they are making to support Sudan following the forthcoming referendum.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the recent election in Burma will affect their policy towards the pro-democracy movement and the provision of humanitarian aid.

The Earl of Selborne to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to implement the agreement reached at the meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Nagoya, Japan, in October 2010.

Lord Pannick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to increase the retirement age for all Supreme Court Justices to 75.

Baroness Rendell of Babergh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase public awareness of female genital mutilation in the United Kingdom and to bring prosecutions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.

Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce obesity in the United Kingdom.

Viscount Younger of Leckie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to secure the future of sports in maintained schools in the context of Spending Review 2010.

Viscount Tenby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy to reduce casualties and promote safety on the roads.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking regarding tax avoidance by business figures in the United Kingdom.

Lord Boswell of Aynho to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to tackle anti-Semitism and what assessment they have made of the success of the cross-government working group on anti-Semitism.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote paediatric continence.

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the continued support of user-led organisations that support disabled people and the personalisation agenda.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they view relations between the United Kingdom and Taiwan, and what plans they have to improve them.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to implement the proposals in the Public Health White Paper.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 30 November and due for answer by 14 December.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government which ten organisations received the greatest amounts of the Department for International Development’s budget allocated to non-governmental organisations in each of the last five years for which information is available; and whether any restrictions were placed on each organisation.   HL4745

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Baroness Thornton on 27 January (WA 338–9) and by Earl Howe on 12 November (WA 143), what was initially communicated as the anticipated date for completion of the report pertaining to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s (HFEA) internal governance review; on how many subsequent occasions the proposed date for completion of this report has been postponed; what were the reasons for the delays in each instance; on what date the report will be officially presented to the HFEA; and how soon thereafter the report will be published.   HL4746

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) permitted the Centre for Reproductive and Genetic Health (CRGH) to import donated eggs from Russia prior to either its proposed meeting in December or publication of the promised public consultation within which issues related to gamete donation were to be discussed; and when a copy of the HFEA’s inspection report made after visiting the Altra Vita clinic in Moscow will be placed in the Library of the House.   HL4747

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what reports they have of the operation of re-export control provisions in those countries that have enacted legislation; and whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of all such legislation.   HL4748

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of media reports that human trafficking of women and girls, particularly from the north eastern states of India into Delhi, increased in the lead up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, they have made representations to the government of India about those reports; if so, with what result; and what help the United Kingdom has offered to the government of India to help prevent such trafficking.   HL4749

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of media reports that human trafficking of women and girls, particularly from the north eastern states of India into Delhi, increased in the lead up to the 2010 Commonwealth Games, athletes, officials and spectators from the United Kingdom were warned that women and girls in the sex trade in India have been trafficked.
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of Official Development Assistance to be spent in fragile states will be allocated to family planning and safe abortion services.
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Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the 30 per cent of Official Development Assistance to be spent in fragile states will be used to prevent conflict and not to increase the supply of arms in those countries.   HL4752

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the next two Preparatory Committee meetings in preparation for the United Nations Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty in 2012; and what resources they have allocated to the Government’s work on the Arms Trade Treaty between now and the 2012 conference.   HL4753

Lord Lawson of Blaby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the figures for privatisation receipts for each tax year from 2010–11 to 2015–16, as assumed by the financial transactions line in table 4.22 of the Office of Budget Responsibility’s report Economic and Fiscal Outlook, published on 29 November 2010.   HL4754

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they are making further reductions in the number of Government websites.   HL4755

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what target they have set for reducing the number of Government websites.   HL4756

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in requiring public bodies to use one of the approved Government websites, they will ensure that the material to be provided by such public bodies will not be censored.   HL4757

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost of transferring information to approved Government websites.   HL4758

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that public bodies required to have a .gov internet domain will be able to display independence from the Government.   HL4759

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from public bodies required to close their own websites and transfer the information to approved Government websites.   HL4760

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Sir David Walker’s statement in his review on the disclosure of bank pay that "an exemplary leadership stance by the United Kingdom in this respect is the most effective way of achieving progress".   HL4761

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the interest rate to be paid by Ireland to the United Kingdom under its bilateral loan is higher or lower than the rate paid by Iceland to the United Kingdom.   HL4762

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether National Savings & Investments will re-introduce retail products which guarantee savers a return in excess of the rate of retail inflation.
   HL4763

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Rawlings on 30 November, whether they are reconsidering their proposal to terminate central funding of the Design, Horniman, and Geffrye museums by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.   HL4764

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have given Lloyds Banking Group PLC any commitments which would preclude the independent commission on banking proposing, and Her Majesty’s Government accepting, recommendations that might include further mandatory asset disposal by Lloyds Banking Group or the unwinding in whole or part of the combination of Lloyds TSB and HBOS.   HL4765

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have compared the annual rate of retail price inflation in the United Kingdom with that in other G8 countries; and, if so, what assessment they have made of this comparison.   HL4766

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in light of the announcement by GlaxoSmithKline of a £500 million investment programme in the United Kingdom and the statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his written forecast that this was a result of the Government’s proposal to reduce the corporate tax rate on profits from newly commercialised patents to 10 per cent, what estimate they have made of the saving to GlaxoSmithKline of this reduction; and what, if any, additional financial support they are providing to this investment programme.   HL4767

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their latest estimates of the number of people receiving legal aid and advice in each of the categories for which the Legal Aid White Paper proposes to withdraw legal aid or advice.   HL4768

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the increase in case load for (a) advice and (b) representation to be picked up by voluntary or charitable agencies in each of the categories from which it is intended to withdraw legal aid or advice; and what long-term funding, and upon what basis, will be available to such agencies to support their work in this area.
   HL4769

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will announce the criteria for, and level of funding of, family support helplines for the financial year 2011–12.   HL4770

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to their decision not to bring the Nimrod MRA4 aircraft into service, announced in the Security Defence and Strategic Review, what is their forecast of the annual savings to be made.   HL4771

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what would have been the annual costs of (a) operating, and (b) retaining in a state of extended readiness, the four Nimrod MRA4 aircraft already substantially completed.   HL4772

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what would have been the additional costs, beyond the £3.8 billion already incurred, of bringing the entire fleet of nine Nimrod MRA4 aircraft into service.   HL4773

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what would have been the annual costs of (a) operating, and (b) retaining in a state of extended readiness, the entire fleet of nine Nimrod MRA4 aircraft.   HL4774

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much they expect to pay BAE Systems as compensation for the cancellation of the Nimrod MRA4 programme.   HL4775

Viscount Trenchard to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in reaching their decision to discontinue the Nimrod MRA4 programme, they took into consideration the social costs and loss of employment opportunities at Kinloss.   HL4776

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the memorial lecture for Lord Steinberg given by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on 16 November was not posted on the Northern Ireland Office media centre website; and whether they will in future ensure that the Secretary of State’s speeches dealing with Northern Ireland issues are available on the website.   HL4777

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to legislate to prevent members of devolved assemblies from also being members of the House of Commons or House of Lords; and if so, what assessment they have made of whether such a policy would contravene the European Convention on Human Rights.   HL4778

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what amount has been transferred to Northern Ireland in each of the last five years to pay for social security, child support, pensions and housing benefit; and what amount is expended annually per head in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland on (a) overall social security, (b) housing benefit, and (c) both.   HL4779

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any significant differences between Northern Ireland social security and housing benefit payments and those in the rest of the United Kingdom; and whether they will adjust the annual transfer payment if new housing benefit payment policies are not introduced on a parity basis in Northern Ireland.   HL4780

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government which twenty undergraduate universities have the highest drop-out rates; and how many students at all undergraduate universities have failed to complete a degree in the last three years.   HL4781

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Wilcox on 25 November (WA 390), which British standards provide safety objectives relating to electric ovens and other cooking appliances, including the requirement that controls provide clear safety aids such as backlighting.   HL4782

Baroness Valentine to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 18 November (WA 244) what they consider to be the revenue-maximising top rate of income tax.   HL4783

Lord Howard of Lympne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any further research has been carried out to bring up to date the result of the survey referred to in Paragraph 25 Appendix 6 of Making Punishments Workthe Result of a Review of the Sentencing Framework for England and Wales (July 2001).   HL4784

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the written answer by Earl Attlee on 23 November (WA 317), what was the breakdown of costs for the doubling of the Swindon–Kemble railway line that were included in the total estimated cost of £52.4 million and were not included in engineering work (£39.6 million) or train operator compensation (£2.5 million); and who was to incur each of these costs.   HL4785

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what current and future prices of carbon are currently used in their appraisal of transport projects; when those prices came into use; when and how they were published; when they are next due to be reviewed; and how this review will be conducted.
   HL4786

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government when was the last time the Department for Transport website was the subject of a user survey; what were the recommendations arising from this survey; which of those recommendations were implemented; and when they were implemented.
   HL4787

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 23 November (WA 306), when they expect to receive a response from the Governor of the Bank of England regarding his view on incorporation of housing costs into the consumer prices index.
   HL4788

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to respond to the rise in the number of NHS staff assaulted by patients.   HL4789

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to curb violent crimes committed by teenagers.   HL4790

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage women to join the Army.   HL4791

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the planned ending of the school sports grant.   HL4792

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to encourage low-income students to apply for student loans.   HL4793

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many jobs they forecast the private sector will create to compensate for the loss of jobs in the public sector due to Spending Review 2010.
   HL4794

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government when an announcement will be made about the Local Sustainable Transport Fund; and what is the resource allocation for the fund for each of the years of Spending Review 2010.   HL4795

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in Table 4.6 of the Economic and Fiscal Outlook, published by the Office for Budget Responsibility in November 2010, what is the breakdown between (a) residential, and (b) commercial, property receipts from Stamp Duty Land Tax for each year in the table; and, for commercial property, what are the assumptions for (1) the increase in average prices, and (2) the change in the number of transactions for each year in the table.
   HL4796

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the cost to the taxpayer of the Duke of York’s overseas visits in his capacity as the United Kingdom Special Representative for International Trade and Investment in support of UK Trade & Investment in each year since he was appointed as Special Representative in October 2001, broken down so far as possible by country visited.   HL4797

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the written answer by Lord Sassoon on 18 November (WA224), what proportion of the bonus entitlement of the Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group is linked to expanding the Group’s small and medium-sized enterprise lending portfolio; whether this is gross or net lending; and over what period this will be measured.   HL4798

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of the proposed new affordable homes will be built in (a) Greater Manchester, and (b) the City of Manchester, in each of the next four years.
   HL4799

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what forecast they have made of the number of students in each of the districts of Greater Manchester currently in receipt of Education Maintenance Allowance who will be eligible for financial assistance through the discretionary learner support fund.
   HL4800

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the names and positions held of the business leaders who accompanied the Prime Minister on his visit to China.   HL4801

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their definition of a "contingent liability" in the context of limits on the debt obligations of an Overseas Territory.   HL4802

Lord Jopling to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Questions for Written Answer tabled between 5 October and 11 November were allocated to the Cabinet Office; what percentage of that figure is represented by the nine questions still awaiting a reply after 10 working days; and what are the reasons for the delay.   HL4803

Lord Liddle to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will remove the requirement for the payment of VAT where universities collaborate to share common back office services in order to facilitate efficiencies that will mitigate the potential impact of the higher education public spending settlement on teaching and students.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Director, University of Cumbria

 HL4804

Lord Liddle to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the White Paper The Importance of Teaching, whether they will clarify their plans for teacher training, in terms of the consequences for universities that specialise in initial teacher training and the likely impact on student numbers on such courses in future years.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Director, University of Cumbria

 HL4805

Lord Liddle to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set out their plans for the future funding and role of the Training and Development Agency for teachers.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Director, University of Cumbria

 HL4806

Lord Liddle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they will set out for schools to qualify as Teaching Schools, and on what time scale they will be established.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Director, University of Cumbria

 HL4807

Lord Liddle to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will encourage partnerships between Teaching Schools and universities with a record of excellence in initial teacher training, and on what basis.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Director, University of Cumbria

 HL4808

Lord Boswell of Aynho to ask Her Majesty’s Government, as part of their forthcoming changes to the higher education framework, whether they will provide for a single "portal" for student applications, whether for full or part-time study.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Independent Governor, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)

Co-opted Governor, Northampton University

 HL4809

The Duke of Montrose to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord De Mauley on 27 July (WA 206), whether the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published the report summarising the outcome of the consultation on changing the county parish holding numbering system by which the farms are identified.   HL4810

The Duke of Montrose to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the level of irradiation allowed by the Codex Alimentarius is effective in reducing the risk of bacterial contamination or whether it should be augmented.   HL4811

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

5 October (19 October)

HL2293 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [CO]

21 October (4 November)

HL2977 Lord Taylor of Warwick [FCO]

25 October (8 November)

HL3131 Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay [MoD]

27 October (10 November)

HL3312 Lord Laird [FCO]

HL3313 Lord Laird [FCO]

3 November (17 November)

HL3642 Lord Touhig [CO]

HL3643 Lord Touhig [CO]

HL3644 Lord Touhig [CO]

8 November (22 November)

HL3726 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

HL3735 Lord Bassam of Brighton [MoD]

HL3771 Lord Laird [NIO]

9 November (23 November)

HL3779 Lord Bassam of Brighton [DfE]

HL3784 Lord Bassam of Brighton [HO]

HL3827 Lord Taylor of Warwick [MoD]

HL3833 Lord Laird [CO]

HL3843 Lord Willis of Knaresborough [DfE]

10 November (24 November)

HL3852 Lord Bassam of Brighton [DfT]

HL3879 Lord Lucas [DfE]

HL3880 Lord Lucas [DfE]

HL3928 Lord Quirk [DfE]

HL3930 Lord Quirk [DfE]

11 November (25 November)

HL3980 Lord Laird [FCO]

HL3984 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL3985 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL3998 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DfID]

12 November (26 November)

HL4062 Lord Willis of Knaresborough [DfE]

HL4076 Lord Bassam of Brighton [CO]

HL4078 Lord Bassam of Brighton [BIS]

HL4085 Lord Laird [CO]

HL4086 Lord Laird [CO]

15 November (29 November)

HL4095 Lord Bassam of Brighton [MoD]

HL4096 Lord Bassam of Brighton [DfE]

HL4108 Lord Willis of Knaresborough [DfE]

HL4127 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

HL4135 The Earl of Sandwich [DfT]

HL4153 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [HMT]

HL4156 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [DfT]

16 November (30 November)

HL4174 Lord Rosser [DfT]

HL4177 Lord Bassam of Brighton [FCO]

HL4180 Lord Bassam of Brighton [HO]

HL4181 Lord Bassam of Brighton [DfID]

HL4193 Lord Moonie [MoD]

HL4209 Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay [CO]

HL4217 Baroness Morris of Yardley [DfE]

HL4223 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [HO]

Number of questions allocated to each department which are unanswered after 10 working days.

[BIS] 1

[CO] 9

[DfE] 12

[DfID] 2

[DfT] 4

[FCO] 5

[HMT] 1

[HO] 3

[MoD] 7

[NIO] 1

Bills in Progress 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

Re-Export Controls [HL]

Private Member’s

3 December

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

3 December

Marine Navigation Aids [HL]

Private Member’s

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Live Music [HL]

Private Member’s

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) [HL]

Private Member’s

Wind Turbines (Minimum Distance from Residential Premises) [HL]

Private Member’s

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

Demonstrations in the Vicinity of Parliament (Removal of Authorisation Requirements) [HL]

Private Member’s

Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant (Money Bill-23 November)

Government

7 December

Torture (Damages) Bill [HL]

Private Member’s

Waiting for Commitment

Defamation [HL]

Private Member’s

Committed to a Select Committee

City of Westminster [HL]

Private

Leeds City Council

Private

Reading Borough Council

Private

Canterbury City Council

Private

Nottingham City Council

Private

Committed to a Grand Committee

Budget Responsibility and National Audit [HL]

Government

1 December

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

Dog Control [HL]

Private Member’s

Building Regulations (Review) [HL]

Private Member’s

Public Bodies [HL]

Government

1 December

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies

Government

6 December

Waiting for Report

Superannuation

Government

1 December

Waiting for Third Reading

London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) [HL]

Private

Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL]

Private

Sent to the Commons

Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. [HL]

Government

Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) [HL]

Private Member’s

London Local Authorities [HL]

Private

Returned to the Commons Amended

Identity Documents

Government

Waiting for Royal Assent

Finance (No. 2) (Money Bill-9 November)

Government

Equitable Life (Payments) (Money Bill-11 November)

Government

Local Government [HL]

Government

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

The Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

Merits Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2010

Draft Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2010

Export Control (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2010

Draft Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Order 2010

Draft Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2010

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2010

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010

12th Report

8 December

Draft Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

8 December

Draft Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010

8 December

Draft Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010

13th Report

8 December

Draft Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2010

8 December

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Youth Rehabilitation Order (Review by Specified Courts) Order 2010

Draft National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2010

1 December

Draft Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) Order 2010

9 December

Draft Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (Directions to OFCOM) Order 2010

7th Report

Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement) (Republic of Indonesia) Order 2010

Legislative Reform Orders in Progress 

Report

40-day period expires

Affirmative draft Order reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee

Draft Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2010

4th Report

3 December

National Policy Statements 

Scrutiny time expires

Considered

Revised Draft Overarching National Policy Statement for Energy (EN–1)

31 January 2011

Revised Draft National Policy Statement for Fossil Fuel Electricity Generating Infrastructure (EN–2)

31 January 2011

Revised Draft National Policy Statement for Renewable Energy Infrastructure (EN–3)

31 January 2011

Revised Draft National Policy Statement for Gas Supply Infrastructure and Gas and Oil Pipelines (EN–4)

31 January 2011

Revised Draft National Policy Statement for Electricity Networks Infrastructure (EN–5)

31 January 2011

Revised Draft National Policy Statement for Nuclear Power Generation, volumes I and II (EN–6)

31 January 2011

Draft National Policy Statement for Waste Water

17 May 2011

Remedial Order in Progress under Schedule 2 to the Human Rights Act 1998 

Proposal for order under paragraph 3 reported by the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Draft Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (Remedial) Order 2010

Committees 

Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheet. Only the next meeting of each Committee is listed below. Further details of these meetings, and of planned further meetings, may be found in the House of Lords Committees Weekly Bulletin.

Wednesday 1 December

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs

10.30am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.30am

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 2 December

European Union

EU Sub-Committee G Social Policy and Consumer Affairs

9.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee C Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy

10.00am

Monday 6 December

Procedure

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 7 December

European Union

EU Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Select Committee

3.30pm

House Committee

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 8 December

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice and Institutions

4.00pm

Thursday 9 December

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Tuesday 14 December

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 15 December

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Tuesday 21 December

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 30 November 2010 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.

Public Business

1  United Nations: death penalty A question was asked by Baroness Stern and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

2  Minimum wage A question was asked by Lord Lea of Crondall and answered by Baroness Wilcox.

3  Wedgwood Museum A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Rawlings.

4  Health: passive smoking A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Earl Howe.

5  Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Baroness McDonagh moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill has been committed that they divide the Bill in two so as to separate the provisions relating to the Parliamentary voting system from those relating to constituencies. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.

6  Public Health Earl Howe repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

7  Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments 1 and 2 were disagreed to (see division lists 1 and 2). The House resumed after amendment 4.

8  Health: epilepsy A question was asked by Baroness Ford and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.

The House adjourned at 9.54pm until Wednesday 1 December at 3.00pm.

Michael Pownall

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.

Iran A question was asked by Lord Corbett of Castle Vale and, after debate, answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

Central Asia and South Caucasus A question was asked by Viscount Waverley and, after debate, answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

Railways: public procurement A question was asked by Baroness Greengross and, after debate, answered by Earl Attlee.

Economy: manufacturing A question was asked by Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and, after debate, answered by Lord Young of Norwood Green.

The Committee adjourned at 7.59pm.

Papers 

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Command Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

1 Scotland-Strengthening Scotland’s Future: Government proposals.    (7973)

2 Health-Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Our strategy for public health in England: Government proposals.    (7985)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2010, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.   (2835)

2 Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Amendment Order 2010, laid under the Housing Act 1996.   (2836)

3 Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.   (2840)

4 (1) Statute made by Clare Hall, Cambridge on 9 June   (-)

(2) Statute made by the University of Cambridge on 1 July, amending Statutes A and D   (-)

laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2009–10 of the Legal Services Commission, laid under the Access to Justice Act 1999.

2 Report on the contribution that reporting of greenhouse gas emissions makes to the UK meeting its climate change objectives, laid under the Climate Change Act 2008.

3 Report by the Social Security Advisory Committee on the Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2010 and the Rent Officers (Housing Benefit Functions) Amendment Order 2010, together with the Government response to that Report, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.

4 Report and Accounts for 2009–10 of the Natural Environment Research Council, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

Divisions on 30 November 2010 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Campbell-Savours moved amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 5, at beginning to insert "Subject to subsections (2A), (2B) and (6),". The Committee divided:

Contents 166

Not-contents 242

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Afshar, B.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Archer of Sandwell, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Bell, L.

Bhattacharyya, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blood, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Brett, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brooks of Tremorfa, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Corston, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crawley, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Dixon, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gilbert, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kingsmill, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monson, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Newcastle, Bp.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnbull, L.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Warner, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wills, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alliance, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Ballyedmond, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Best, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Broers, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Caithness, E.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Denham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

D’Souza, B.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Elton, L.

Erroll, E.

Exeter, Bp.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glentoran, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greaves, L.

Greengross, B.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

James of Holland Park, B.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kimball, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Laird, L.

Laming, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Lothian, M.

Low of Dalston, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Maples, L.

Mar, C.

Mar and Kellie, E.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawson, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Methuen, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Neuberger, B.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Onslow, E.

Palumbo, L.

Pannick, L.

Parminter, B.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Pilkington of Oxenford, L.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Rennard, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Saatchi, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

St John of Fawsley, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Foscote, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stewartby, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tordoff, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tyler, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Waddington, L.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warsi, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wilcox, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Rooker moved amendment 2, in clause 1, page 1, line 5, to leave out "A" and insert "An indicative". The Committee divided:

Contents 175

Not-contents 202

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Archer of Sandwell, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Best, L.

Bhattacharyya, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Brett, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brooks of Tremorfa, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Corston, B.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dixon, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dubs, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Gilbert, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Higgins, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hutton of Furness, L.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kingsmill, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monson, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Newcastle, Bp.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Pannick, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Prashar, B.

Prescott, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Rogan, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Slim, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alliance, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Astor, V.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Benjamin, B.

Bilimoria, L.

Birt, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Broers, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Caithness, E.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Elton, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fookes, B.

Freeman, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glentoran, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greaves, L.

Greenway, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Maples, L.

Mar and Kellie, E.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Neuberger, B.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Onslow, E.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Pilkington of Oxenford, L.

Popat, L.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Rennard, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

St John of Fawsley, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stewartby, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tordoff, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Turnbull, L.

Tyler, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Waddington, L.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.