House of Lords Business

Monday 7 April 2014 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Baroness McDonagh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to tackle youth unemployment.

*Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to tackle homelessness among young people. 

*Lord Tomlinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to increase the number of young people registered to vote.

*Baroness Goudie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to reduce mental illness among young people.

†Immigration Bill Report (day 3) [Lord Taylor of Holbeach] 22nd, 23rd and 24th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee and 6th Report from the Constitution Committee

Lord Dannatt to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of whether they have sufficient manpower and the right balance of regular and reserve forces within the Armed Forces in order to meet the United Kingdom’s current national and international responsibilities and requirements. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority Order 2014 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Stowell of Beeston] 24th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

County Court Remedies Regulations 2014 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Faulks] 24th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord De Mauley] 34th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 22nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take with regard to electric dog collars following the conclusion of their research on the effect of pet training aids. (1 hour)

Baroness Morgan of Ely to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for economic recovery in Wales. (1 hour)

Future Business 

Tuesday 8 April at 2.30pm

*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether fresh evidence is being sought by the police on any of the persons on the list of "on the runs" submitted by Sinn Fein to the Northern Ireland Office who have been sent letters informing them that they are not currently wanted for questioning, arrest or prosecution.

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to raise the academic attainment levels of black British students, and especially those of Caribbean descent.

*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Israel and Palestine about the consequences of the failure of the current negotiations to make substantial progress by the end of April.

It is expected that the House will adjourn after oral questions until 5.00pm in order to hear an address by the President of Ireland.

Pensions Bill Consideration of Commons Reason [Lord Freud]

Water Bill Third Reading [Lord De Mauley]

Wednesday 9 April at 11.00am

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

*Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures will be put in place to ensure that every patient newly admitted to hospital will have their medication regime reconciled within 24 hours of admission.

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the effects of climate change on the frequency of extreme weather events in the United Kingdom; and what action they propose to take as a result.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to move that this House takes note of higher education in the United Kingdom.

Lord Newby to move that this House approves, for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government’s assessment as set out in the Budget Report, combined with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s Economic and Fiscal Outlook, which forms the basis of the United Kingdom’s Convergence Programme.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics

Lord Krebs to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Scientific infrastructure (2nd Report, HL Paper 76). 21 November 2013

Baroness Jay of Paddington to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on Constitutional implications of coalition government (5th Report, HL Paper 130). 12 February 2014

Lord Cope of Berkeley to move that this House takes note of the actions which have been taken following the publication in 2013 of the Report of the Select Committee on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (HL Paper 131). 8 March 2013

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to move that this House takes note of the development of credit unions in the United Kingdom.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that this House takes note of the security and human rights issues on the Korean peninsula and in East Asia.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that this House takes note of the role of the BBC World Service in using soft power to secure Britain’s foreign policy objectives.

Motions relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 create arrangements for the management of services for very rare conditions that are much more fragmented than those in place prior to the Health and Social Care Act 2012; and further regrets that the process by which services for rare and very rare conditions are considered by the Prescribed Specialised Services Advisory Groups and NHS England for commissioning nationally are unclear and lacking in openness and transparency. (SI 2014/452) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Lord Pannick to move that this House regrets that the Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2014 make the duty of the Lord Chancellor to provide legal aid in judicial review cases dependent on the court granting permission to proceed. (SI 2014/607) 37th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Baroness Smith of Basildon to move that this House regrets that Her Majesty’s Government’s plans for the introduction of the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 do not include provisions for a 12-month review of the impact of the reclassification of khat in view of the highly unusual community focus of its use, for putting a detailed policing strategy in place before a ban takes effect, or for a health strategy to prevent a transfer of addiction to other substances; and do not commit the Department for International Development to do more work with the government of Kenya to alleviate the effect of the reclassification on the Kenyan economy. 13th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the outcome of the recent review of the future of English Heritage. (8 October)

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implications for the police service in England and Wales and for the National Health Service of the report produced by Lord Adebowale’s Independent Commission on Mental Health and Policing. (8 October)

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the course of their renewal of the BBC’s Charter and Guidelines in 2016, they will take into account the BBC’s coverage of European Union matters, in the light of its recognition of the need for greater breadth in such coverage following publication of the report of the Independent Panel led by Lord Wilson of Dinton in 2005. (28 November: amended 2 December)

Lord Lingfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they have taken to ensure that further education colleges and training providers are well placed to deliver services that fully respond to the needs of learners and employers. (2 December)

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to assist the information technology sector in filling job vacancies in that sector. (5 December)

Lord Stoneham of Droxford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support businesses in the United Kingdom. (5 December)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of the voluntary sector in reducing emergency readmissions to hospital of older people. (6 December)

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support children and young people who have had a stroke. (17 December)

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define the word "discrimination", with particular reference to employment law and tribunals. (18 December: amended 8 January)

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the range of scientific advice available in formulating policy with respect to reducing the number of pregnancies affected by neural tube defects. (18 December)

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans and priorities further to develop the United Kingdom’s relations with Latin American countries. (18 December)

Lord Kakkar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the NHS innovation and research strategies have had on health improvement and wealth creation. (7 January)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to recognise the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda. (9 January)

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the governments of India and Uganda, and to the institutions of the Commonwealth, about the treatment of homosexuals in those countries. (14 January)

Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of universities in the United Kingdom. (20 January)

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote United Kingdom trade with Africa. (29 January)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that schools and public buildings have defibrillators available for emergencies. (30 January) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to combat slavery worldwide and human trafficking in the United Kingdom. (30 January)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the work of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. (31 January)

Lord Wei to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations of the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group on East Asian Business on foreign investment from China into the United Kingdom. (11 February)

Lord Clarke of Hampstead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current human rights situation in Iran. (24 February)

Lord Loomba to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure public awareness of International Widows Day on 23 June. (27 February)

Lord Skidelsky to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking in international fora to promote a peaceful resolution to the current situation in Ukraine. (4 March: amended 5 March)

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve education in United Kingdom prisons. (11 March)

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the western Balkans. (12 March)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the passing of anti-LGBT laws in countries such as Nigeria, Uganda and Russia. (12 March)

Baroness King of Bow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of income inequality in the United Kingdom. (13 March)

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to encourage music education for children with physical disabilities. (17 March)

Baroness Cumberlege to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the incidence of elder abuse across the nation. (18 March)

Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of recent planning applications relating to new tall buildings in London, what steps they will take to protect the visual environment around the Westminster World Heritage Site. (18 March)

Baroness Hollins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to address the health inequalities found by the Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities. (19 March)

Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what rights patients have to self-administer their own medication when in hospital. (20 March)

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will commission an independent review of the proportionality of the security regime applied to the Channel Tunnel services, as compared to that of other transport modes. (20 March)

Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they intend to implement to improve behaviour in schools. (25 March)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how their policies dealing with the impact of climate change will be revised in the light of the report of Working Group 2 of the International Panel for Climate Change. (25 March)

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the effectiveness of the inquest system in the light of recent decisions by the Legal Aid Agency to refuse publicly funded legal representation for the families of deceased victims. (27 March)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to prioritise and clear the backlog of Law Commission bills awaiting parliamentary consideration. (1 April)

Baroness Grey-Thompson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Report by the Citizens Advice Bureau Pop goes the payslip: Making universal credit work for families. (2 April)

Lord Northbrook to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of a successful conclusion to current negotiations on the future of Cyprus on the people of Cyprus and on regional stability. (2 April)

Baroness Thornton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to criminalise a pattern of behaviour, psychological abuse and coercive control in domestic violence cases. (3 April)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the resource needs of English Heritage to protect historic infrastructure and to fulfil its planning role over the next five years. (3 April)

Baroness Jay of Paddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the recent operations of the Press Council of Ireland offer lessons about how best to uphold press standards in the United Kingdom. (3 April)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 3 April and due for answer by 17 April.

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government, at the latest date, how many immigration detainees were being held in HM prisons; how many foreign national offenders, whose sentences had already expired but who had not been deported were being held; and what assessment they have made of the impact of such persons on the rehabilitation of British prisoners.   HL6579

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the average charge-out rate of pension advisers in calculating the quantity and quality of advice that will be available to people retiring under the new pension arrangements announced in the 2014 Budget.   HL6580

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what new measures they will put in place to protect against the mis-selling of financial advice to people retiring under the new pension arrangements announced in the 2014 Budget.   HL6581

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the impact on public spending as a result of the new pension arrangements announced in the 2014 Budget.   HL6582

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel concerning the reported armed ambush and killing of Yusef al-Shawamreh in the West Bank in March.   HL6583

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel concerning recent reports of violence and racist graffiti by settlers in the village of Kifl Haris, during a religious ceremony.   HL6584

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to preserve Palestinians’ rights to worship at their own holy sites within Jerusalem.   HL6585

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in hosting Syrian refugees.   HL6586

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in complying with the European Union Directive 2008/50/EC on air quality.   HL6587

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to combat domestic violence.   HL6588

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in delivering the Olympic legacy following the London Olympics in 2012.   HL6589

Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report by Policy Exchange, Watching the Watchmen: the future of school inspections in England, what measures are being taken to ensure that Ofsted inspectors used from private firms are accredited and qualified.   HL6590

Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Mr David Gauke MP, on 11 February (HC Deb, cols 212–4 WH), what steps are being taken to ensure that United Kingdom tourism remains competitive with other European Union countries, if there are no plans to reduce tourism VAT.   HL6591

Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of British Cycling’s Time to Choose Cycling campaign, what progress has been made in promoting cycling as a safe and viable transport method around the United Kingdom.   HL6592

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Secretary of State for Health has discussed liver disease with the Chief Medical Officer in the last twelve months; if so, on what dates; and what was the content of those discussions.   HL6593

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what dates the Secretary of State for Health met external organisations since 11 May 2010 regarding a strategy for combatting liver disease; and whether they will place minutes of those meetings in the Library of the House.   HL6594

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) overall, and (2) age-standardised, deaths from liver disease there have been in (a) England, and (b) each parliamentary constituency, each year since 1997.   HL6595

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings ministers of the Department of Health have had since September 2012 with representatives of people living with liver disease.   HL6596

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as the major shareholder in National Air Traffic Services, they intend to meet the costs of the employee share scheme if the Civil Aviation Authority confirm their proposal that those costs will no longer be provided for in the next regulatory settlement.   HL6597

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the average annual household income in each of the ten districts of Greater Manchester in each of the last ten years.   HL6598

Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether HM Revenue and Customs keeps records of the amount of Gift Aid claimed by, or paid to, attractions in respect of qualifying admission fees paid to view charity property; and, if so, in what form the records are kept.   HL6599

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the reasons the government of Spain has given for sending warships and other state vessels into territorial waters around Gibraltar.
   HL6600

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the latest available figures of the number of people in employment in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales respectively; and how they compare with the figures for three and six years earlier.   HL6601

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Imprisonment for Public Protection prisoners were imprisoned at the latest date available date; how many of those were beyond the tariff; and of those beyond their tariff, how many (1) have completed rehabilitation programmes courses successfully, (2) have been on rehabilitation courses but have not completed them successfully, (3) have been offered rehabilitation courses but are awaiting their completion, and (4) have not been offered rehabilitation courses.   HL6602

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to respond to the recommendation by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in his recent report on HMP Belmarsh that the library should increase its opening hours so that all prisoners have access to it.   HL6603

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to respond to the recommendation by Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in his recent report on HMP Belmarsh that not all cells in the High Security Unit and Special Security Unit were equipped with furniture and furnishings in line with the Prison Service’s operating standards for such units.   HL6604

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in his recent report on HMP Belmarsh that the requirement in the operating standards for the Governor to visit the High Security Unit and the Special Security Unit once a week had not been met.   HL6605

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in his recent report on HMP Belmarsh that there was no evidence that the quarterly health reviews of all prisoners in the High Security Unit and the Special Security Unit required by the operating standards had been carried out.   HL6606

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the findings of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons about the medical treatment in the High Security Unit and Special Security unit in HMP Belmarsh that led to his recommendation that patients "should receive confidential medical consultations and treatment that preserves privacy and dignity, unless risk assessment suggests otherwise".   HL6607

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the conclusion of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Prisons in his report on HMP Pentonville that Home Office input on immigration matters relating to foreign prisoners was inadequate.   HL6608

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are offering local authorities to implement the staying put duty in the Children and Families Act 2014.   HL6609

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they offer to local authorities in respect of persuading children in their care to leave that care at the age of 16 or 17.   HL6610

The Duke of Montrose to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any countries have outstanding applications for membership of the European Union and which they are; how many countries having applied are pending recognition that they have reached the level of compliance required under Article 2 of the Treaty on European Union; and whether any precedence will be given to applicants based on the date when they are recognised as having reached the compliance criteria.   HL6611

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what area was set aside for the growth of beet for biogas production in the United Kingdom, in each of the last three years.   HL6612

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much energy was produced from beet grown in each of the last three years in the United Kingdom.   HL6613

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of the 67 successful prosecutions brought by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority since the Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 are related to "on-farm" activities and how many were brought against the food supply industry.   HL6614

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of road vehicles in Great Britain are fitted with efficient particulate filters; and what assessment they have made of the potential benefit from fitting such devices.   HL6615

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether particulate filters fitted to road vehicles are subject to testing to ensure that those devices remain in good working order.   HL6616

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have as to whether the origin or formulation of the diesel oil used has any bearing on the amount of particulates which are trapped in particulate filters fitted to road vehicles.   HL6617

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether lower quality fuel used in road vehicles has any impact on air quality.   HL6618

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have commissioned any studies to assess behavioural change consequent upon income and corporate tax changes since 2010.   HL6619

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is any evidence that income tax and corporate tax revenues have increased as the rates of income and corporate taxes have decreased since 2010.   HL6620

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government at what date share transactions in Royal Mail following the partial privatisation became publicly available.   HL6621

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

13 March (27 March)

HL6029 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

17 March (31 March)

HL6068 Lord Whitty [DCLG]

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

[DCLG] 1

[DfE] 1

       

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Firearms (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation (Equality) Services [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Medical Innovation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Assisted Dying [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Withdrawal) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marriage (Approved Organisations) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Immigration Act 1971 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mutuals’ Redeemable Shares [HL]

Private Member’s

 

BBC (Trustee Election and Licence) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Cohabitation Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Defamation (Parliamentary Proceedings) (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mesothelioma (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Scottish Referendum (Consultation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Cultural and Community Distribution Deregulation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Littering from Vehicles [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Voting Age (Comprehensive Reduction) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Medicinal Labelling [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Equality (Titles) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Rights of the Sovereign and the Duchy of Cornwall [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Age of Criminal Responsibility [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Referendum)

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords Reform (No. 2)

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Report

   

Immigration

Government

7 April

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Water (Scottish and Welsh Legislative Consent Motions)

Government

8 April

Buckinghamshire County Council (Filming on Highways) [HL]

Private

 

Sent to the Commons

   

Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Health and Social Care (Amendment) (Food Standards) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Unsolicited Telephone Communications [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Transport for London [HL]

Private

 

Returned to the Commons Amended

   

Defence Reform

Government

 

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Amendments

   

Care [HL] (Northern Irish, Welsh and Scottish Legislative Consent Motions)

Government

 

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Reason

   

Pensions (Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

8 April

Waiting for Royal Assent

   

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies [HL] (Consolidation Bill)

Government

 

Deep Sea Mining (Scottish Legislative Consent Motion)

Private Member’s

 

Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

 

Gambling (Licensing and Advertising)

Government

 

Intellectual Property [HL] (Welsh and Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motions)

Government

 

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

The Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

 

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Disability) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Copyright (Public Administration) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performance (Research, Education, Libraries and Archives) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Communications Act 2003 (Disclosure of Information) Order 2014

   

Draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2014

   

Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol thereto on matters specific to Aircraft Equipment) Order 2014

   

Draft Licensing Act 2003 (FIFA World Cup Licensing Hours) Order 2014

   

Draft Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014

   

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft County Court Remedies Regulations 2014

 

7 April

Draft Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority Order 2014

 

7 April

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

   

Draft Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (Amendment) Order 2014

   

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Ketamine etc.) (Amendment) Order 2014

 

3 April

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) Order 2014

   

Draft Merchant Shipping (Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea) Order 2014

   

Draft Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2014

 

3 April

Negative Instruments 

Instrument reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

37th Report

   

Civil Legal Aid (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2014

9 May

 
 

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014

1 May

 

Legislative Reform Order in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Parliamentary procedure

Draft Order laid before the House and referred to the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Clinical Commissioning Groups) Order 2014

13 March

Affirmative

Special Procedure Order in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Expiry of petitioning period

Waiting for expiry of resolution period

   

Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014

10 February

10 May

National Policy Statement in Progress 

 

Scrutiny time expires

To be considered

     

Proposed National Policy Statement for National Networks

21 May

 

Public Bodies Order in Progress 

 

Scrutiny period expires

To be considered

Draft Order reported from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee and referred to a Grand Committee

   

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Committee on Agricultural Valuation) Order 2014 34th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 22nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments(Welsh Legislative Consent Motion)

28 March

7 April

Localism Order in Progress 

 

Scrutiny period expires

Parliamentary Procedure

Draft Order laid before the House and reported from the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Harrogate Stray Act 1985 (Tour de France) Order 2014 23rd Report from the Regulatory Reform Committee

7 May

Negative

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.

Monday 7 April

   

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection

1.50pm

European Union

EU Sub-Committee B Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment

4.00pm

National Security Committee

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Audit

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 8 April

   

European Union

EU Sub-Committee C External Affairs

10.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs

10.15am

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.30pm

Economic Affairs

Finance Bill Sub-Committee

3.30pm

European Union

Select Committee

5.05pm

Wednesday 9 April

   

Human Rights

Joint Committee

9.30am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs, Health and Education

11.00am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

12.00pm

Tuesday 6 May

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

3.30am

Wednesday 7 May

   

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 3 April 2014 

The House met at 11.00am.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leicester.

Private Business

1 Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 The Chairman of Committees and the Chairman of Ways and Means in the House of Commons reported, in accordance with section 3(5) of the Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act 1945, that petitions had been presented against the Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014 by:

1. Associated British Ports  
2. Associated British Ports

and they certified that petition 1 is a petition of general objection, petition 2 is a petition for amendment and that both petitions are proper to be received.

Select Committee Reports

2 Draft Modern Slavery Bill 
The Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 166)

3 Procedure 
The 5th Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 167)

Public Business

4 Payday loans: advertisements A question was asked by Lord Mitchell and answered by Lord Newby.

5 Prisons: education and training A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord Faulks.

6 Health and Safety Executive A question was asked by Lord McKenzie of Luton and answered by Lord Bates.

7 Climate change A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Baroness Verma.

8 Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Ketamine etc.) (Amendment) Order 2014 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.

9 Immigration Bill After debate, the report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 23. The report stage was adjourned.

10 Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 Baroness Sherlock moved that this House regrets that the Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 are being introduced without Her Majesty’s Government’s full understanding of the numbers of those affected; regrets that confusion and uncertainty are being added to an already unjust policy; deplores that Her Majesty’s Government’s mishandling has resulted in households being unlawfully charged and further pushed into hardship; and regrets the likely disproportionate impact of the Regulations on the most vulnerable (SI 2014/212). After debate, the motion was disagreed to (see division 1).

11 Immigration Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 24. Amendment 53 was disagreed to (see division 2). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 55.

12 Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2014 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 31 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.

13 Tobacco: packaging Earl Howe repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

The House adjourned at 5.38pm until Monday 7 April at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 2.00pm.

Housing: leasehold reform A question was asked by Baroness Maddock and, after debate, answered by Baroness Stowell of Beeston.

Abortion A question was asked by Baroness Knight of Collingtree and, after debate, answered by Earl Howe.

European Union: Money Laundering Directive A question was asked by Lord Willoughby de Broke and, after debate, answered by Lord Newby.

Ukraine A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and, after debate, answered by Baroness Warsi.

The Committee adjourned at 6.00pm.

Papers 

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

Command Paper

The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

Industrial Injuries-Report by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council on Terminal Cancers and Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.     (8846)

Affirmative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:

Draft Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, laid under the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 (1) Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (Amendment) Regulations 2014   (861)

(2) Capital Requirements (Capital Buffers and Macro-prudential Measures) Regulations 2014   (894)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

2 Social Security (Invalid Care Allowance) (Amendment) Regulations 2014, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.   (904)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 (1) Report for the period January to May 2013 of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration Spot Check Visits

(2) Report of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on an inspection in December 2013 of the use of Border Force customs examination powers to search baggage in the absence of passengers

laid under the UK Borders Act 2007.

2 Statement by the Minister for Sport, Tourism and Equalities on the Appointment of Ms Sally Balcombe, Mr Steve Ridgway and Mr Ian McCaig as Board Members of the British Tourist Authority, laid under the Development of Tourism Act 1969.

Divisions on 3 April 2014 

Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Division No. 1

Baroness Sherlock moved that this House regrets that the Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 are being introduced without Her Majesty’s Government’s full understanding of the numbers of those affected; regrets that confusion and uncertainty are being added to an already unjust policy; deplores that Her Majesty’s Government’s mishandling has resulted in households being unlawfully charged and further pushed into hardship; and regrets the likely disproportionate impact of the Regulations on the most vulnerable (SI 2014/212).The House divided:

Contents 173

Not-contents 188

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Adebowale, L.

Adonis, L.

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Best, L.

Billingham, B.

Blackstone, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chandos, V.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Elder, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Glasman, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Joffe, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Leitch, L.

Levy, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mallalieu, B.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Mitchell, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Noon, L.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prosser, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

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.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Simon, V.

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Uddin, B.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Winston, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chidgey, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Cox, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Deighton, L.

Denham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grender, B.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jopling, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Liverpool, E.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

Lytton, E.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Pannick, L.

Parminter, B.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Rennard, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Roper, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sassoon, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Suttie, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Tope, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Willoughby de Broke, L.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Immigration Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Rosser moved amendment 53, before clause 43, to insert the new clause Recruitment agencies: local workforce. The House divided:

Contents 130

Not-contents 175

Contents

Adebowale, L.

Adonis, L.

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Blackstone, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chandos, V.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Deech, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Gale, B.

Giddens, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Grantchester, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hutton of Furness, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Joffe, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Lane-Fox of Soho, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Levy, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mallalieu, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Mitchell, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Pendry, L.

Prosser, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Rosser, L.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bilimoria, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chidgey, L.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deighton, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Humphreys, B.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

James of Holland Park, B.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Linklater of Butterstone, B.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Lytton, E.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Mackay of Drumadoon, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Newlove, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Pannick, L.

Parminter, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Popat, L.

Randerson, B.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Roper, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sandwich, E.

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.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shipley, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Slim, V.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Suttie, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

True, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Verma, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 4th April 2014