House of Lords Business

Wednesday 14 March 2012 at 3.00pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Giddens to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the influence exercised by the credit rating agencies in the world economy.

*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the key skills and functional skills requirements in the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 are compatible with the Equality Act 2010 in relation to accessibility for dyslexic and other disabled conditions.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with police authorities about the cars they purchase.

*Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether fighting vehicles supplied to British troops in Afghanistan provide adequate protection against Taliban attacks using improvised explosive devices.

†Business of the House Lord Strathclyde to move that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Howell of Guildford set down for Friday 16 March shall be limited to 3½ hours and that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Sassoon set down for Thursday 22 March shall be limited to 5 hours.

Lord Henley intends to move the following four motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2012 Lord Henley to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Social Security and Revenue Information) Regulations 2012 Lord Henley to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2012 Lord Henley to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

Schedule 5 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Modification) Order 2012 Lord Henley to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill Report (day 4) [Lord McNally] 21st Report from the Constitution Committee, 22nd Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on Auditors: Market concentration and their role (2nd Report, HL Paper 119).

Future Business 

Thursday 15 March at 11.00am

Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee The Leader of the House (Lord Strathclyde) to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty to congratulate Her Majesty on the occasion of the Sixtieth Anniversary of Her Accession to the Throne.

*Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to amend the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are giving to Network Rail’s efforts to improve safety at railway level crossings.

*Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reconsider their decision to downgrade the Engineering Diploma to one GCSE equivalent.

†*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what alternative employment they expect to be available for the disabled Remploy workers who face losing their jobs as a result of the decision to reduce the subsidy to Remploy.

Scotland Bill Committee (day 4) [Lord Wallace of Tankerness] 17th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 17th Report from the Constitution Committee

Friday 16 March at 10.00am

Airports (Amendment) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Empey]

Lord Howell of Guildford to move that this House takes note of recent developments in the Middle East.

Monday 19 March at 2.30pm

*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Chancellor of the Exchequer agreed the latest increase in quantitative easing.

*Lord Flight to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to review the application of International Financial Reporting Standards accounting standards to the banking sector.

*Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will promote the connection between sustainable development and family planning at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the significance of tribalism in securing a stable and secure future for the people of Libya.

Lord De Mauley intends to move the following four motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

†Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 February be approved. 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 13 March

†Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 February be approved. 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 13 March

†Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 13 March

†Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 February be approved. 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 13 March

†Health and Social Care Bill Third Reading [Earl Howe] 18th and 22nd Reports from the Constitution Committee

Lord Owen to move, as an amendment to the motion that the bill be now read a third time, to leave out from "that" to the end and insert "the bill be not read a third time until the House has had an opportunity to consider the detailed reasons for the first-tier tribunal decision that the transition risk register be disclosed and the Government’s response thereto, or until the last practical opportunity which would allow the bill to receive Royal Assent before prorogation".

The Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to enhance access to proper sanitation and safe water in developing countries. (1½ hours)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

†Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 51st Report from the Merits Committee, 39th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

†Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 23) (Investment Companies) Regulations 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

†Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 42nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

†Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 42nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

†Postal Services Act 2011 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 42nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

†Postal Services Act 2011 (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

†Apprenticeships (Alternative English Completion Conditions) Regulations 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Wilcox] 42nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

†Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord De Mauley] 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

†Unfair Dismissal and Statement of Reasons for Dismissal (Variation of Qualifying Period) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord De Mauley] 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Tuesday 20 March at 9.45am

The House will meet at 9.45am for Prayers, after which it will adjourn to Westminster Hall for the presentation of a Humble Address to Her Majesty. The House will then meet again at 3.00pm for public business.

*The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will allow trade associations to make complaints to the proposed Groceries Code Adjudicator on behalf of members who are both direct and indirect suppliers of supermarkets; and, if not, why not.

*The Earl of Selborne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they intend to take to prevent food waste being sent to landfill.

*Baroness O’Cathain to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will mark Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year by making a commitment to celebrate and increase the United Kingdom’s involvement with the Commonwealth.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill will conclude.

Wednesday 21 March at 3.00pm

*Baroness Morgan of Drefelin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes are planned to the Work Capability Assessment following their informal consultation on accounting for the effects of cancer treatments.

*Baroness Thornton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risks posed by implementation of the Health and Social Care Bill to HIV/Aids programmes.

*Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many checks have been conducted by the Criminal Records Bureau since it was established, and at what total cost to applicants.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Scotland Bill will conclude.

Thursday 22 March at 11.00am

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will implement the commitment made in December 2010 that new legislation and policy will be assessed against the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

*Lord Risby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current political situation in the Maldives.

*Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take to raise awareness of the work undertaken by the International Criminal Court, and to provide support for it, in this 10th anniversary year of the coming into force of the Rome Statute.

Lord Sassoon to move that this House takes note of the economy of the United Kingdom in the light of the Budget Statement.

Monday 26 March at 2.30pm

*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the assistance given by the Serious Organised Crime Agency to the Regional Anti-Piracy Prosecutions and Intelligence Co-ordination Centre in the Seychelles will include information gleaned from Suspicious Activity Reports.

*Viscount Goschen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that disruption to businesses in London caused by the 2012 Olympic Games is minimised.

*Lord Walker of Aldringham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of servicemen and women being made redundant from the armed forces are expected to be between the ages of 18 and 24.

*Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to publish their response to the consultation on Scotland’s constitutional future.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

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. (1 hour)

Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implementation of the Autism Act 2009 and associated Autism Strategy. (1 hour)

Baroness Taylor of Bolton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve awareness of the potential health hazards of Para-Phenylenediamine (PPD) in hair dyes and cosmetics, and to improve research in this area. (1 hour)

Tuesday 27 March at 2.30pm

*Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce legislation to implement their alcohol strategy.

*Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent the expansion of grammar schools onto satellite sites.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that every eligible United Kingdom citizen between the age of 18 and 25 registers to vote.

Wednesday 28 March at 11.00am

*Lord Gardiner of Kimble to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to facilitate the establishment of a national water grid.

*Baroness Sharples to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in eliminating Japanese knotweed from the United Kingdom.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that students who are resident in England, Wales or Northern Ireland and attend Scottish universities will pay the same fees as those living in other European Union member states.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics

Baroness Neuberger to move that the House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Behaviour Change (2nd Report, HL Paper 179). 17 July 2011

Baroness Young of Hornsey to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Safety First: Mobility of Healthcare Professionals in the EU (22nd Report, HL Paper 201). 19 October 2011

Baroness O’Cathain to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Tunnel Vision? Completing the European rail market (24th Report, HL Paper 229). 2 December 2011

Lord Krebs to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Nuclear Research and Development Capabilities (3rd Report, HL Paper 221). 22 November 2011

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Lucas to move that this House takes note of the place of trust in society.

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 Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that this House takes note of the ceremonial aspects of the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House.

Lord Norton of Louth to move that this House takes note of the case for reducing the size of the House of Lords.

Lord Dykes to move that this House takes note of the case for co-ordinated European Union defence policies.

Lord Selsdon to move that this House takes note of the future role of the Royal Navy.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that this House takes note of the security situation on the Korean peninsula and the response of the international community.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to move that this House takes note of the decline in numbers of police officers and police community support officers.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that this House takes note of the language and terminology used in the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to move that this House takes note of the report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington, The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability.

Lord Desai to move that this House takes note of the challenges posed by multiculturalism, in particular how to accommodate practices of diverse faiths.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to move that this House takes note of the decision taken by the House Committee and the Administration and Works Committee to end without report to or discussion in the chamber the daily delivery of Hansard to members living in London.

Lord Selsdon to move that this House takes note of the legacy of President Gorbachev and the development of democratic government.

Lord Risby to move that this House takes note of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to move that this House takes note of proposals for the National Health Service.

Lord Morris of Aberavon to move to resolve that this House instructs the Clerk of the Parliaments to seek the advice of the Attorney General on whether a Bill which provided for a change in the composition of this House, and in respect of which the provisions of section 2 of the Parliament Act 1911 had been complied with, would, having received Royal Assent, be an Act of Parliament and be capable of having legal effect.

Lord Plant of Highfield to move that this House takes note of the role of rating agencies in the international financial system.

Lord Alderdice to move that this House takes note of the Humanitarian Emergency Response Review and the United Kingdom Government Response.

Lord Eden of Winton to move that this House takes note of the protection of rainforests.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to move that this House takes note of the quality and extent of the equipment and facilities of the House of Lords to remedy the disability of hard-hearing.

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton to move that this House takes note of the Sayce Review’s recommendations about the support for disabled people in employment provided by Access to Work.

Lord Browne of Ladyton to move that this House takes note of the NATO Deterrence and Defence Posture Review, the United Kingdom’s role in this process, and the implications of changing NATO’s deterrence posture for European security and the relationship with Russia.

The Earl of Clancarty to move that this House takes note of the place of the arts and creativity in schools and higher education and their significance for the future development of the arts and creative industries in the United Kingdom.

Baroness Randerson to move that this House takes note of the Commission on Devolution in Wales, chaired by Paul Silk.

Lord Marlesford to move that this House takes note of the case for enhanced security and tighter operational command in the UK Border Agency.

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to move that this House takes note of the conclusions of the International Afghanistan Conference in Bonn and the prospects for peace in Afghanistan.

Lord Moynihan to move that this House takes note of the case for formulating and implementing a comprehensive cross-departmental Olympic sports legacy policy for the United Kingdom covering Olympic and non-Olympic sport, and recreational and sport facilities.

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the situation in Syria.

Motion relating to Delegated Legislation 

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2012 Baroness Hamwee to move to resolve that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government not to bring into effect the provisions in the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2012 concerning premium sponsor status fees, nor to implement the premium sponsor status to which they relate, before undertaking up-to-date consultations with all relevant stakeholders.

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

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

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provisions they are making to support Sudan following the referendum in January 2011.

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.

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.

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

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.

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the strategic importance of Turkey in Europe and the Middle East.

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the stability of the region of Yemen, the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to reduce the number of mothers imprisoned with their infants; and what alternative plans they have to address this situation.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the violence against Egypt’s Coptic minority.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the security situation on the Korean peninsula and the response of the international community.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the Academy of Medical Sciences A new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the levels of interest charged by, and the practices of, certain loan and credit companies.

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recent report by the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly on The Irish community in Britain: follow-up report.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the availability of radiotherapy treatment for patients with cancers and how that affects outcomes in cancer patients.

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures in the Health and Social Care Bill will ensure early diagnosis of dementia.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Morocco.

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assist the governments of South and North Sudan to consolidate the rule of law and to strengthen democratic and transparent governance and adherence to human rights following their separation into two countries on 9 July.

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how relations with Pakistan have been affected by the end of military rule.

Lord Davies of Stamford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce any legal impediment or sanction on the payment of ransoms to pirates or terrorists in Somalia or elsewhere.

Baroness Young of Hornsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role that the arts and cultural and creative industries can play in international development, particularly in the Commonwealth.

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with Ministers of the National Assembly for Wales relating to year-end financial flexibility.

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they propose to the requirements for pension fund managers to disclose environmental, social and governance policies.

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possibility of extending the proposed High Speed 2 railway from Birmingham to Manchester, the East Midlands, Sheffield and Leeds with appropriate connections beyond to the West and East Coast Mainlines.

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to establish a legal right for the terminally ill to choose how, when and where they will die, without legal ramifications for anyone assisting them.

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are meeting the mental health needs of children in the care of local authorities.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the International Labour Organisation report Decent work for domestic workers.

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support the victims of sex trafficking.

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the issues arising from the common law nature of the concept of fiduciary duty.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the Fraud Investigation Service of the Department for Work and Pensions and other government anti-fraud agencies.

Baroness Cumberlege to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent fractures resulting from osteoporosis in the light of the Royal College of Physicians’ national audit of falls and bone health in older people.

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement on behalf of the co-authors of the Medical Research Council PACE Trial paper that it "does not purport to be studying Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)", (a) whether the trial has met the objectives set for it, (b) of what value the study will be to those suffering from CFS/ME, and (c) what impact the findings of the PACE trial will have on (1) the eligibility of patients suffering from CFS/ME to claim social security benefits, and (2) the dependence of medical practitioners and others upon the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines for CFS/ME.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the effects of paramedical intervention in the National Health Service.

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s current relationship with Mongolia.

Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to measure the extent of phone hacking by newspapers.

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Azerbaijan and the South Caucasus. [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
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Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing the commitments made in their Response to the Humanitarian Emergency Response Review.

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what opportunities will be provided to promote awareness of hepatitis C within the new structures proposed for the National Health Service; and how commissioning of services to identify and treat patients suffering from hepatitis C will be improved.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report Community or Custody published by Make Justice Work.

Lord Risby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Olympic authorities about the route of the Olympic torch next year, in order to ensure maximum exposure in market towns.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to implement the recommendations of the report Guiding patients through complexity: modern medical generalism.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are reviewing their guidelines in relation to the sentencing and imprisonment of former armed services personnel, in the light of the report published by the Howard League for Penal Reform on 23 June following an independent inquiry chaired by Sir John Nutting QC.

Lord Skidelsky to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for securing economic growth.

Lord Luke to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they continue to support High Speed Rail 2 and, if so, why.

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of recent reforms of the higher education system on university education and research in the arts, humanities and fundamental science.

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the International Afghanistan Conference in Bonn and the prospects for peace in Afghanistan.

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to enable the voluntary sector to participate in the delivery of public services.

Lord Mawson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans for a co-ordinated approach towards regeneration, in particular in the new metropolitan districts emerging in north-west England and east London and, if so, what they are.

Baroness Andrews to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have in place to reduce youth unemployment.

Baroness Kingsmill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support the British fashion industry.

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, as a guarantor country, what they see as the chief barriers to progress towards the reunification of Cyprus; and what approaches they are considering to overcome these.

Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for tackling discrimination, harassment and outdated attitudes towards disabled people, following the publication of their discussion document Fulfilling Potential.

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the importance of the fashion and related industries to the United Kingdom’s economy, and of how they can be supported.

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have raised the issue of human rights in Indian-administered Kashmir with the government of India.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have with regard to residential service charges.

Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to improve both the quality of care and the overall survival rates for pancreatic cancer in the United Kingdom.

Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to promote the teaching of Classics in schools.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 13 March and due for answer by 27 March.

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each year from 2005 to 2011, what was (1) the total number of primary school days lost due to absences in England and Wales, and (2) the average number of days lost per pupil.   HL16390

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government which five local education authorities had the best and which five had the worst pupil attendance records in England and Wales, in each year from 2005 to 2011.   HL16391

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 12 March (WA 3), what were the costs of infrastructure improvements to Kandahar airfield in financial years 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10 and 2010–11.   HL16392

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 12 March (WA 3), whether a figure for expected loss rates in complex war-fighting operations was factored into the decision to reduce to 19 the size of the destroyer and frigate fleet in the 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review.   HL16393

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to prioritise cardiac rehabilitation in the cardiovascular disease outcomes strategy.   HL16394

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of adherence by service providers to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Clinical Guideline 48-myocardial information: secondary prevention.   HL16395

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence expects to complete the development of a quality standard on secondary prevention following a heart attack.   HL16396

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to ensure choice in cardiac rehabilitation for patients following a heart attack; and, if so, how.   HL16397

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of people in England with familial hypercholesterolaemia have been formally diagnosed using the criteria recommended in National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Guideline 71-identification and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia.   HL16398

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, when finalising the list of candidates for the office of the United Kingdom judge at the European Court of Human Rights, the Government exercised their right, as the United Kingdom’s representative in international affairs, to depart from the selection panel’s first recommendation.   HL16399

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take following the Israeli missile strikes on Gaza between Friday 9 March and Monday 12 March; whether those missile strikes have targeted houses occupied by extended families; and what assessment they have made of the necessity of those strikes for Israeli security and of their other purpose.   HL16400

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current situation concerning medical supplies in Al-Shifa Hospital, which is treating those wounded in recent Israeli missile strikes on Gaza.   HL16401

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Israel concerning restitution to Ahmad al Ashqar, whose grocery shop in Beit Lahiya was destroyed by a missile strike on 2 February, in the mistaken belief it was a munitions storage facility, as reported by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights.   HL16402

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Israel concerning extra-judicial assassinations and their relationship to rocket attacks. 
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Lord Jopling to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 12 March (WA 11–12), why all of the questions asked regarding ministerial salaries were not given replies; and whether answers can now been given.   HL16404

The Duke of Montrose to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the value that they place on ancient woodlands is likely to result in more of them being designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest as a safeguard to their preservation.   HL16405

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 8 March (WA 434–5), what was the cost last year of paying child benefit and child tax credit to non-United Kingdom nationals with children living in other European Union countries; and how continuing payment of national insurance contributions by a parent is cross-checked against such claims.   HL16406

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 8 March (WA 434–5), whether those claiming child benefit and child tax credit for children living in the Republic of Ireland, Slovakia and Poland are permitted also to claim the equivalent benefit in those European Union countries; if not, whether those countries are advised of the United Kingdom payments; and whether they assessed the reasons for the 1,077 Slovakians claiming such benefits in this way and how many Slovakian claims were turned down in 2011.   HL16407

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering a written intervention under Article 36 of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of Vejdeland and Others v Sweden (application no 1813/07) at the European Court of Human Rights on its referral to the Grand Chamber.   HL16408

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 19 July 2011 (WA 264–5), whether they will record centrally and publish annually the overall numbers and costs of individual civil service departments’ and agencies’ redundancies and other early exits published in individual resource accounts, and the total annual cost of such pension payments and lump sums on retirement.   HL16409

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people since 2009 have been deprived of their citizenship under section 40 of the British Nationality Act 1981 by virtue of the registration or naturalisation being obtained by means of fraud, false representation or the concealment of any material fact; and whether they have made any assessment of whether the option is being properly and sufficiently utilised.   HL16410

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 27 February (WA 203–4), which Minister approved the business case for the grant of £90 million by the Department for International Development to BBC Media Action and which endorsed the payment of the grant; and why in that business case, entitled BBC World Service Trust Accountable Grant, 2011–16, both versions of the intervention budget had the same overall total although the second was costed as one where emergency funding of £2.3 million was not possible.   HL16411

Lord Jenkin of Roding to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to bring forward updated proposals for referendums triggered by a local authority’s announcement of an increase in council tax which is alleged to be excessive.   HL16412

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 8 March (WA 447), whether automatic number plate recognition cameras may be used by local authorities, police and local communities to enforce 20 miles per hour speed limits, or whether this requires permission from central government.   HL16413

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they envisage that changes in current working patterns will be adopted by public sector organisations as a result of the publication of the Command Paper Reforming our Railways to encourage travel outside high peak hours.   HL16414

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government how often a person must have their eyesight tested in order to retain a licence to operate, fly or drive a (1) plane, (2) train, (3) bus, (4) passenger ferry, (5) heavy goods vehicle, (6) motorbike, and (7) car.   HL16415

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce the risk to pedestrians and cyclists from heavy goods vehicles; and whether they are promoting the use of safety schemes such as that undertaken by the Crossrail project.   HL16416

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many heavy goods vehicles were given an MOT test in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011; how many heavy goods vehicles in each year failed their MOT and how old they were; and of those heavy goods vehicles failing, how many (1) were undergoing their first MOT, (2) passed their MOT after initially failing an MOT, and (3) failed on safety grounds such as tyre and brake condition.   HL16417

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, how many (1) heavy goods vehicles, (2) buses and (3) other vehicles were involved in collisions with (a) cyclists, and (b) pedestrians; and following each of these types of collisions, how many drivers had their eyes tested immediately following the accident, and of those how many were found to have defective vision, and were prosecuted as a result.   HL16418

Lord Kinnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government why enhanced 100 per cent capital allowances are available in the Liverpool, Sheffield, Tees Valley, Humber, Black Country and North Eastern Enterprise Zones in England for companies making significant capital-intensive investments, but not in Enterprise Zones in Wales, given that the Welsh zones are in places which are designated as assisted areas under prevailing European Union regulations.   HL16419

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Bank of England was provided with the opportunity to review the Financial Services Authority’s report The failure of the Royal Bank of Scotland in advance of publication; if so, whether amendments were made or sections deleted; and whether such amendments or deletions related to the performance of the Bank, the Governor, or the Court.   HL16420

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 12 March (WA 19), what is the estimated value of current forged notes and coins in circulation. 
   HL16421

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 12 March (WA 19), by whom the National Loan Guarantee Scheme will be "independently audited". 
   HL16422

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

9 February (23 February)

HL15602 Lord Campbell-Savours [MoD]

HL15625 Lord Ashcroft [DfE]

16 February (1 March)

HL15847 Lord Tebbit [CO]

27 February (12 March)

HL15944 Lord Tebbit [CO]

HL15949 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL15950 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL15951 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL15952 Lord Laird [CO]

28 February (13 March)

HL16013 Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne [DfE]

HL16022 Lord Bradley [DfE]

HL16023 Lord Bradley [DfE]

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

[CO] 3

[DfE] 4

[MoD] 1

[NIO] 3

Bills in Progress 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

Torture (Damages) [HL]

Private Member’s

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

Social Care Portability [HL]

Private Member’s

Marine Navigation [HL]

Private Member’s

Company Remuneration [HL]

Private Member’s

Scrap Metal Dealers (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Caravan Sites [HL]

Private Member’s

Airports (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

16 March

Inheritance (Cohabitants) [HL]

Private Member’s

Smoke-free Private Vehicles [HL]

Private Member’s

Trusts (Capital and Income) [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

Waiting for Commitment

Defamation [HL]

Private Member’s

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

City of London (Various Powers) [HL]

Private

Committed to a Select Committee

City of Westminster [HL]

Private

Transport for London [HL]

Private

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

Marine Navigation Aids [HL]

Private Member’s

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

Private Member’s

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

Private Member’s

Scotland (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

15 March

Human Trafficking (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) [HL]

Private Member’s

Mental Health (Discrimination) [HL]

Private Member’s

Subterranean Development [HL]

Private Member’s

Waiting for Report

Parliament Square (Management) [HL]

Private Member’s

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion, Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

14 March

Waiting for Third Reading

Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) [HL]

Private Member’s

Health and Social Care (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion, Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

19 March

Leeds City Council

Private

Reading Borough Council

Private

Canterbury City Council

Private

Nottingham City Council

Private

Sent to the Commons

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

Private Member’s

Re-Export Controls [HL]

Private Member’s

Building Regulations (Review) [HL]

Private Member’s

Dog Control [HL]

Private Member’s

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Devolution (Time) [HL]

Private Member’s

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) [HL]

Private Member’s

House of Lords (Amendment) [HL] (formerly House of Lords Reform)

Private Member’s

London Local Authorities [HL]

Private

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

Private

Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL]

Private

Returned to the Commons Amended

Protection of Freedoms (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion)

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 Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2012

Draft Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012

Draft British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012

Draft Schedule 5 to the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (Modification) Order 2012

Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Schools (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012

Draft Alternative Provision Academies (Consequential Amendments to Acts) (England) Order 2012

Draft Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012

Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Disqualification from Parliament) Order 2012

Draft Localism Act 2011 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012

Draft Parish Councils (General Power of Competence) (Prescribed Conditions) Order 2012

Draft Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Unfair Dismissal and Statement of Reasons for Dismissal (Variation of Qualifying Period) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 23) (Investment Companies) Regulations 2012

19 March

Draft Postal Services Act 2011 (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Postal Services Act 2011 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Apprenticeships (Alternative English Completion Conditions) Regulations 2012

19 March

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

19 March

Draft Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012

19 March

Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

19 March

Draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

19 March

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Regulations 2012

Draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Social Security and Revenue Information) Regulations 2012

Negative Instrument 

Instrument reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Praying time expires

To be considered

55th Report

Student Fees (Basic and Higher Amounts) (Approved Plans) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012

19 April

Special Procedure Order in Progress 

Date of Laying

Waiting for Chairmen’s report

Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011

29 November

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

The date in brackets is the date of expiry of the statutory period

Report

To be considered

Draft order under paragraph 2 referred to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2012 [21 May]

19th Report

Public Bodies Orders in Progress 

Scrutiny period expires

To be considered

Draft Orders waiting for consideration by the Merits Committee

Draft Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012

17 April

Draft British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012

17 April

Draft Orders reported from the Merits Committee

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Order 2012 51st Report from the Merits Committee, 39th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments (referred to a Grand Committee)

15 March

19 March

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Courts Boards) Order 2012 53rd Report from the Merits Committee, 41st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

27 March

Draft Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012 56th Report from the Merits Committee, 42nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

25 April

Committees 

Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms in the Committee Corridor. 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 Committee Bulletin.

Wednesday 14 March

Draft House of Lords Reform Bill

Joint Committee

9.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs

11.00am

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice and Institutions

4.00pm

Thursday 15 March

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

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment

11.00am

Tuesday 20 March

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Science and Technology

Sub Committee I STEM Higher Education

3.15pm

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Select Committee

3.30pm

Wednesday 21 March

European Union

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

10.30am

Monday 26 March

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 27 March

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 28 March

Constitution

Select Committee

10.00am

Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 13 March 2012 

The House met at 11.00am.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.

Select Committee Reports

1 Merits of Statutory Instruments 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

56th Report, on the following instrument:  
Public Bodies Order: Draft Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012. (HL Paper 274)

2 European Union 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

The Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe. (27th Report, HL Paper 275)

Public Business

3 Health and Social Care Bill Standing Order 40(1) having been dispensed with, the report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 240. Amendment 243 was disagreed to (see division list 1). An amendment was agreed to. The report stage was adjourned.

The House adjourned. The House resumed.

4 Royal Air Force: Fukushima accident A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Lord Astor of Hever.

5 Crime: compensation A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Henley.

6 Planning: ancient woodland A question was asked by Lord Redesdale and answered by Earl Attlee.

7 Syria A question was asked by Lord Chidgey and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

8 Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 23) (Investment Companies) Regulations 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

9 Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

10 Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

11 Postal Services Act 2011 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

12 Postal Services Act 2011 (Penalties) (Rules for Calculation of Turnover) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

13 Public Bodies (Abolition of the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

14 Employment Tribunals Act 1996 (Tribunal Composition) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

15 Unfair Dismissal and Statement of Reasons for Dismissal (Variation of Qualifying Period) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

16 Apprenticeships (Alternative English Completion Conditions) Regulations 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

17 Health and Social Care Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 258A. Amendments were agreed to. Amendments 292, 292A and 300A were disagreed to (see division lists 2, 3 and 4). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 132)

18 Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 
Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 
Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012

The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.

The House adjourned at 6.23pm until Wednesday 14 March at 3.00pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

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

Information Committee Annual Report Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Annual Report for 2010–11 of the Information Committee (First Report, HL Paper 190). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Freud, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Freud, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. The motion was agreed to.

Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Freud, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Freud, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012. The motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 7.00pm.

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 Pay Review Bodies-

(1) Thirty-Fourth Report of the Review Body on Senior Salaries.    (8297)

(2) Twenty-Sixth Report of the NHS Pay Review Body.    (8298)

(3) Forty-First Report of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body.    (8299)

(4) Eleventh Report of the Prison Service Pay Review Body for England and Wales.    (8300)

(5) Fortieth Report of the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration.    (8301)

2 Welfare-Social Justice: Transforming Lives: Government strategy document.    (8314)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Building (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Building Act 1984.   (718)

2 (1) Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2012     (748)

(2) Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2012   (749)

laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

3 Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2012, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.   (771)

4 National Savings Bank (Investment Deposits) (Limits) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the National Savings Bank Act 1971.   (795)

Correction

In the Minutes of Proceedings of 8 March, the following item should have been included under Negative Instruments:

Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2012, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.  (757)

Divisions on 13 March 2012 

Health and Social Care Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved amendment 243, to leave out clause 211. The House divided:

Contents 180

Not-contents 212

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Adonis, L.

Afshar, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Best, L.

Bhattacharyya, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blood, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chorley, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Drayson, L.

Dubs, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Emerton, B.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Ford, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Glasman, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Hattersley, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Birmingham, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Krebs, L.

Laming, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Levy, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mandelson, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mitchell, L.

Moonie, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Owen, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prosser, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Rix, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Soley, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Walker of Aldringham, L.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warnock, B.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Wright of Richmond, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Broers, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Campbell of Alloway, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cobbold, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Crisp, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Feldman, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greengross, B.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Hereford, Bp.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Methuen, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Miller of Hendon, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Rawlings, B.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rogan, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Waverley, V.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Woolf, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Health and Social Care Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved amendment 292, to leave out clause 277. The House divided:

Contents 187

Not-contents 244

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Adonis, L.

Afshar, B.

Ahmed, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chorley, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Deech, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Drayson, L.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Ford, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Glasman, L.

Golding, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Guildford, Bp.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Hattersley, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Krebs, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Levy, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mandelson, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Moser, L.

Noon, L.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Owen, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Paul, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Sugar, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Walker of Aldringham, L.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Bew, L.

Bichard, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell of Alloway, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chidgey, L.

Cobbold, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Crisp, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Feldman, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greengross, B.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Hereford, Bp.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Birmingham, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Laming, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Maples, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Methuen, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Miller of Hendon, B.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Newby, L.

Newcastle, Bp.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees-Mogg, L.

Rennard, L.

Renton of Mount Harry, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Rix, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rogan, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stevens of Ludgate, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warnock, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Willoughby de Broke, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Health and Social Care Bill

Division No. 3

Baroness Greengross moved amendment 292A, before clause 280, to insert the new clause, Human Rights Act 1998: provision of certain personal care and health care services to be public function. The House divided:

Contents 196

Not-contents 253

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Adonis, L.

Afshar, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Best, L.

Bilston, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Borrie, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chandos, V.

Chester, Bp.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cobbold, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crisp, L.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Deech, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Gilbert, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greengross, B.

Grenfell, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hereford, Bp.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hylton, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bow, B.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mandelson, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Newcastle, Bp.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Owen, L.

Pannick, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Rix, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Skidelsky, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Sugar, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Tenby, V.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Ballyedmond, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bichard, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Emerton, B.

Empey, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Feldman, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollins, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hussain, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Laming, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Methuen, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Miller of Hendon, B.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Neill of Bladen, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Rennard, L.

Renton of Mount Harry, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rogan, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stevens of Ludgate, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warnock, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Waverley, V.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Health and Social Care Bill

Division No. 4

Baroness Thornton moved amendment 300A, in clause 302, page 271, line 35, at end to insert:

"(A1) Part 3 of this Act shall come into force, by order, on a date to be determined by Parliament, which shall not be before April 2016.

(A2) Before bringing forward any order to bring Part 3 of this Act into force the Secretary of State shall consult the NHS Commissioning Board, the Independent Regulator of Foundation Trusts, the Care Quality Commission, patients or their representatives, and staff delivering NHS services or their representatives, and shall report to Parliament on the outcomes of the consultation.

(A3) Any such order must be laid in draft and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament."

The House divided:

Contents 178

Not-contents 237

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Best, L.

Bilston, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Boyce, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chandos, V.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cobbold, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Davidson of Glen Clova, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Parkside, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Freyberg, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Gilbert, L.

Golding, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

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.

Hereford, Bp.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Judd, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mandelson, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Moonie, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Morrow, L.

Myners, L.

Newcastle, Bp.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Owen, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prosser, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, 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 Leigh, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Astor, V.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Emerton, B.

Empey, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Feldman, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamwee, B.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Laming, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Loomba, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Oxburgh, L.

Palmer, L.

Palumbo, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Pearson of Rannoch, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Rennard, L.

Renton of Mount Harry, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stevens of Ludgate, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warnock, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wilcox, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 14th March 2012