Table of Contents for
Monday 23 Feb 2015

Volume No. 759Part No. 105

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House of Lords

Death of a Member: Lord Mackie of Benshie - Announcement

Business Rates: High Streets - Question

VAT: Colleges and Schools - Question

Crown Prosecution Service - Question

Ukraine - Question

Insolvency Act 1986 (Amendment) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2015 - Motions to Approve

Protected Disclosures (Extension of Meaning of Worker) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

Road Safety Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Downloading of Data) Regulations 2015 - Motions to Approve

Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day)

Clause 1: Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

Amendment 1

Amendment 4

Amendment 5

Amendment 6

Tax Avoidance and HSBC - Statement

EU Council - Statement

Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

Clause 8: Power to make slavery and trafficking reparation orders

Amendment 8

Amendments 9 to 12

Clause 10: Slavery and trafficking reparation orders: supplementary provision

Amendments 13 to 15

Amendment 16

Clause 13: Interpretation of Part 1

Amendment 18

Schedule 1: Slavery and human trafficking offences

Amendment 19

Clause 30: Offences

Amendments 20 to 22

Clause 34: Interpretation of Part 2

Amendments 23 and 24

Clause 37: Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Northern Ireland

Amendment 25

Amendment 26

Clause 40: The Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner

Amendment 27

Amendment 28

Amendment 29

Disabled People: Hotel Facilities - Question for Short Debate

Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

Clause 41: General functions of Commissioner

Amendment 30

Amendment 31

Amendments 32 to 37

Clause 42: Strategic plans and annual reports

Amendment 40

Clause 43: Duty to co-operate with Commissioner

Amendments 42 to 45

Amendment 47

Clause 45: Defence for slavery or trafficking victims who commit an offence

Amendment 48A

Amendment 49

Clause 47: Civil legal aid for victims of slavery

Amendment 50





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Monday 23 Feb 2015

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House of Lords [23 Feb 2015]

2.30 pm
2.37 pm

Death of a Member: Lord Mackie of Benshie - Announcement

The Lord Speaker (Baroness D'Souza):

Business Rates: High Streets - Question

2.38 pm

Lord Naseby (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Lord Naseby:

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

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Lord Brookman (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Tope (LD):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Wills (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

VAT: Colleges and Schools - Question

2.46 pm

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Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):

Lord Faulkner of Worcester (Lab):

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness King of Bow (Lab):

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Crown Prosecution Service - Question

2.54 pm

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness) (LD):

Lord Bach (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames (LD):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Clinton-Davis (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Dobbs (Con):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Ukraine - Question

3.02 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine (LD):

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Morgan of Ely (Lab):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Insolvency Act 1986 (Amendment) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2015 - Motions to Approve

Protected Disclosures (Extension of Meaning of Worker) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

3.10 pm

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Road Safety Act 2006 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015 - Motions to Approve

Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Downloading of Data) Regulations 2015 - Motions to Approve

3.10 pm

Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day)

3.11 pm

Clause 1: Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

Amendment 1

Baroness Hamwee (LD):

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3.15 pm

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Baroness Young of Hornsey (CB):


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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

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3.30 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):


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Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

3.45 pm

Lord Bates:

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Lord McColl of Dulwich (Con):

Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):

Baroness Butler-Sloss (CB):

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord McColl of Dulwich:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 4

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Amendment 5

Baroness Doocey (LD):


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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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4 pm

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Lord Carlile of Berriew (LD):


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Lord Patel (CB):

Baroness Butler-Sloss:


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4.15 pm

Lord Carlile of Berriew:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

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Lord Patel:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:


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Lord Judge (CB):

Baroness Hamwee:


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4.30 pm

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (LD):

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

Lord James of Blackheath (Con):

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4.45 pm

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach (Con):

Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Bates:

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5 pm

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Baroness Doocey:


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Lord Bates:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Bates:


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5.15 pm

Baroness Doocey:

Amendment 6

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Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Bates:

Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Bates:

Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Williams of Elvel (Lab):

Lord James of Blackheath:

Tax Avoidance and HSBC - Statement

5.18 pm

Lord Newby (LD):


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5.23 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):


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5.26 pm

Lord Newby:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):


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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Newby:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Lord Soley (Lab):

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Lord Newby:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

EU Council - Statement

5.35 pm

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Stowell of Beeston) (Con):


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5.44 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

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5.51 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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5.58 pm

Baroness Ludford (LD):

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Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Higgins (Con):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Davies of Stamford (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Hylton (CB):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Spicer (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Spicer:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Judd (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Howell of Guildford (Con):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Soley (Lab):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

6.18 pm

Clause 8: Power to make slavery and trafficking reparation orders

Amendment 8

Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):

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Amendments 9 to 12

Clause 10: Slavery and trafficking reparation orders: supplementary provision

Amendments 13 to 15

Amendment 16

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Baroness Young of Hornsey (CB):


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6.30 pm

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Baroness Hamwee (LD):


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Baroness Butler-Sloss (CB):

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Lab):

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Lord Rosser (Lab):


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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):


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Baroness Young of Hornsey:

Clause 13: Interpretation of Part 1

Amendment 18

Schedule 1: Slavery and human trafficking offences

Amendment 19

Clause 30: Offences

Amendments 20 to 22

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Clause 34: Interpretation of Part 2

Amendments 23 and 24

Clause 37: Enforcement powers in relation to ships: Northern Ireland

Amendment 25

Amendment 26

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:


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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Clause 40: The Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner

Amendment 27

Lord Warner (Lab):


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7 pm

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Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

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Lord Rosser:

Lord Bates:

7.15 pm

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Lord Warner:

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Lord Bates:

Lord Warner:

7.23 pm

Division on Amendment 27Contents 154; Not-Contents 178.Amendment 27 disagreed.

Division No. 1 [] [23 Feb 2015]

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7.35 pm

Amendment 28

Lord McColl of Dulwich:


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Lord Bates:

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Amendment 29

Lord Warner:

Disabled People: Hotel Facilities - Question for Short Debate

7.44 pm

Baroness Thomas of Winchester (LD):

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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Con):

7.55 pm

Lord Touhig (Lab):


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8 pm

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton (CB):

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8.07 pm

Lord Addington (LD):

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8.12 pm

Baroness Grey-Thompson (CB):


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8.18 pm

Lord Lee of Trafford (LD):


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8.23 pm

Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB):


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8.28 pm

Baroness Thornton (Lab):


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8.31 pm

Baroness Jolly (LD):


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Modern Slavery Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

8.44 pm

Clause 41: General functions of Commissioner

Amendment 30

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):


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Lord Judd (Lab):

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9 pm

The Earl of Sandwich (CB):


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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Lab):

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Baroness Butler-Sloss (CB):

Lord Warner (Lab):

Lord Rosser (Lab):

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):


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9.15 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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Amendment 31

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):

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Baroness Hodgson of Abinger (Con):

9.30 pm

Lord McColl of Dulwich (Con):

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Lord Morrow (DUP):


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Baroness Garden of Frognal:


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Amendments 32 to 37

Clause 42: Strategic plans and annual reports

Amendment 40

Clause 43: Duty to co-operate with Commissioner

Amendments 42 to 45

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Amendment 47

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Lord Warner:

9.45 pm

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Lord Rosser:


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Baroness Hamwee (LD):

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Bates:

10 pm

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Lord Warner:

Clause 45: Defence for slavery or trafficking victims who commit an offence

Amendment 48A

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley (Lab):


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The Deputy Speaker (Lord Brougham and Vaux) (Con):

Lord Rosser:


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10.15 pm

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Bates:


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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley:

Amendment 49

Clause 47: Civil legal aid for victims of slavery

Amendment 50

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws (Lab):

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10.30 pm

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Bates:

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

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