Table of Contents for
Wednesday 24 Feb 2016

Volume No. 769Part No. 113

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House of Lords

Pensions: British Citizens Overseas - Question

National Health Service: Workforce Race Equality Standard - Question

Sport: Doping and Illegal Gambling - Question

Local Authorities: Fossil Fuel Holdings - Question

European Union Referendum (Conduct) Regulations 2016 - Motion to Approve

National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

Pharmacy (Premises Standards, Information Obligations, etc.) Order 2016 - Motion to Approve

State Pension (Amendment) Regulations 2016 - Motions to Approve

Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

Scotland’s Fiscal Framework - Statement

Scotland Bill - Report (1st Day)

Clause 1: Permanence of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government

Amendment 1

Clause 2: The Sewel convention

Amendment 7

Amendment 13

Amendment 14

Clause 3: Elections

Amendment 15

Amendment 16

Clause 5: Timing of elections

Amendments 17 and 18

Clause 10: Minor and consequential amendments: elections etc

Amendments 19 to 21

Clause 11: Super-majority requirement for certain legislation

Amendments 23 to 26

Amendment 28

Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 - Motion to Annul

Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 - Motion to Regret

Scotland Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

Amendment 29

Amendment 30 (to Amendment 29)

Clause 38: Roads

Amendment 35

Amendments 36 to 38

Clause 41: Roads: consequential provision etc

Amendment 39

Schedule 2: Roads: consequential and related amendments

Amendment 40

Clause 42: Policing of railways and railway property

Amendment 41





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 24 Feb 2016

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House of Lords [24 Feb 2016]

3 pm

Pensions: British Citizens Overseas - Question

3.07 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Altmann) (Con):

Baroness Benjamin (LD):

Baroness Altmann:

Baroness Hooper (Con):

Baroness Altmann:

Lord Morris of Handsworth (Lab):

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Baroness Altmann:

Lord Swinfen (Con):

Baroness Altmann:

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

Baroness Altmann:

Lord Howell of Guildford (Con):

Baroness Altmann:

Lord Harris of Haringey (Lab):

Baroness Altmann:

Column: 253

Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con):

Baroness Altmann:

Lord Kinnock (Lab):

Baroness Altmann:

National Health Service: Workforce Race Equality Standard - Question

3.13 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Prior of Brampton) (Con):

Baroness Hussein-Ece (LD):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

Lord Patel of Bradford (Lab):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

Baroness Walmsley (LD):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

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Lord Tebbit (Con):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

The Earl of Listowel (CB):

Lord Prior of Brampton:

Baroness Howells of St Davids (Lab):

Column: 256

Lord Prior of Brampton:

Sport: Doping and Illegal Gambling - Question

3.22 pm

The Earl of Courtown (Con):

Lord Addington (LD):

The Earl of Courtown:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

The Earl of Courtown:

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Lord Holmes of Richmond (Con):

The Earl of Courtown:

Lord Foster of Bath (LD):

The Earl of Courtown:

Lord Naseby (Con):

The Earl of Courtown:

Column: 258

Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):

The Earl of Courtown:

Lord Smith of Hindhead (Con):

The Earl of Courtown:

Local Authorities: Fossil Fuel Holdings - Question

3.29 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Williams of Trafford) (Con):

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (LD):

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Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Beecham (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GP):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Baroness Kramer (LD):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

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Lord Lawson of Blaby (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Baroness Janke (LD):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

European Union Referendum (Conduct) Regulations 2016 - Motion to Approve

3.37 pm

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National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Amendment) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

3.37 pm

Pharmacy (Premises Standards, Information Obligations, etc.) Order 2016 - Motion to Approve

3.37 pm

State Pension (Amendment) Regulations 2016 - Motions to Approve

Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2016 - Motions to Approve

3.38 pm

Column: 262

Scotland’s Fiscal Framework - Statement

3.38 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office (Lord Dunlop) (Con):


Column: 263

3.43 pm

Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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Lord Stephen (LD):

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Lord Dunlop:

3.55 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

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Lord Dunlop:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Selkirk of Douglas (Con):

Lord Dunlop:

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Lord Beith (LD):

Column: 269

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Lang of Monkton (Con):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Higgins (Con):

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Lord Dunlop:

Baroness Janke (LD):

Lord Dunlop:

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (CB):

Baroness Goldie (Con):

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

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (CB):

Lord Dunlop:

Baroness Goldie (Con):

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Lord Dunlop:

Lord Elder (Lab):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope (LD):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Elton (Con):

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

Column: 272

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood (CB):

Lord Dunlop:

Scotland Bill - Report (1st Day)

4.15 pm

Clause 1: Permanence of the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government

Amendment 1

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

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Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

Lord Cormack (Con):

Column: 275

4.30 pm

Lord Norton of Louth (Con):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness (LD):

Column: 279

Lord McCluskey (CB):

Lord Empey (UUP):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Empey:

Column: 280

4.45 pm

Lord Lang of Monkton (Con):


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The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Keen of Elie) (Con):


Column: 283

5 pm

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Lord McCluskey:

Lord Keen of Elie:


Column: 285

Lord Hope of Craighead:

Lord Keen of Elie:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Keen of Elie:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Clause 2: The Sewel convention

Amendment 7

Lord Hope of Craighead:

Column: 287

5.15 pm

Column: 288

The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Fookes) (Con):

Lord Cormack:


Column: 289

Lord McCluskey:


Column: 290

Lord Stephen (LD):

Column: 291

5.30 pm

Column: 292

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord McCluskey:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:


Column: 293

Lord Norton of Louth:

Column: 294

5.45 pm

Column: 295


Lord Thomas of Gresford (LD):

Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Con):

Column: 296

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord McCluskey:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Lord Hope of Craighead:

The Duke of Montrose (Con):

Lord Empey:


Column: 298

6 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

Lord McCluskey:

Column: 299

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova (Lab):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Cormack:

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Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Noble Lords:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

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6.15 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

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Lord Tebbit (Con):

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Stephen:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davidson of Glen Clova:

Viscount Younger of Leckie (Con):

Lord Keen of Elie:

Noble Lords:

Lord Keen of Elie:


Column: 305

6.30 pm

Column: 306

Lord Stephen:

Lord Keen of Elie:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Keen of Elie:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Keen of Elie:

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Lord Hope of Craighead:


Column: 309

6.45 pm

Column: 310

Amendment 13

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Amendment 14

Column: 311

The Earl of Dundee (Con):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Column: 312

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Elton (Con):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Column: 313

Lord Higgins (Con):

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach (Con):

Lord Higgins:

7 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: 314

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

The Earl of Kinnoull (CB):

Column: 315

The Earl of Lindsay (Con):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 316

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Lang of Monkton:

Column: 317

Lord McAvoy:

7.15 pm

Lord Dunlop:


Column: 318

The Earl of Dundee:

Column: 319

Clause 3: Elections

Amendment 15

Lord Keen of Elie:

Column: 320

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Keen of Elie:

Column: 321

Amendment 16

Clause 5: Timing of elections

Amendments 17 and 18

Clause 10: Minor and consequential amendments: elections etc

Amendments 19 to 21

Clause 11: Super-majority requirement for certain legislation

Amendments 23 to 26

Viscount Younger of Leckie (Con):

Lord Newby (LD):

Column: 322

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

7.30 pm

Amendment 28

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord MacKenzie of Culkein (Lab):

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The Earl of Kinnoull:


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A noble Lord:

The Earl of Kinnoull:

7.45 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Column: 327

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office (Lord Dunlop) (Con):


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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

7.57 pm

Division on Amendment 28Contents 68; Not-Contents 189.Amendment 28 disagreed.

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Division No. 1 [] [24 Feb 2016]

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Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 - Motion to Annul

8.09 pm

Column: 332

Baroness Hamwee (LD):

Column: 333

8.15 pm

Column: 334

Column: 335

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Andrews) (Lab):

Earl Cathcart (Con):

Lord Rosser (Lab):

Column: 336

Column: 337

8.30 pm

Column: 338


Baroness Sheehan (LD):


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Column: 340

8.45 pm

Lord Best (CB):

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Column: 343

Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Lab):

Column: 344

9 pm

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Viscount Hailsham (Con):


Column: 347

Baroness Ludford (LD):


Column: 348

9.15 pm

Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con):


Column: 349


Column: 350

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):


Column: 351


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Column: 353

Baroness Hamwee:


Column: 354

9.42 pm

Division on Baroness Hamwee's MotionContents 54; Not-Contents 139.Motion disagreed.

Division No. 2 [] [24 Feb 2016]

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9.52 pm

Immigration Act 2014 (Commencement No. 6) Order 2016 - Motion to Regret

Scotland Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

9.53 pm

Amendment 29

Lord Stephen (LD):

Column: 357


Column: 358

10 pm

Amendment 30 (to Amendment 29)

Column: 359

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Column: 360

Lord McFall of Alcluith:


Column: 361

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scotland Office (Lord Dunlop) (Con):

Column: 362

10.15 pm

Lord Stephen:

Lord Dunlop:


Column: 363

Lord Stephen:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Clause 38: Roads

Amendment 35

Column: 364

Lord Dunlop:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

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Column: 366

10.30 pm

Lord Dunlop:


Column: 367

Amendments 36 to 38

Clause 41: Roads: consequential provision etc

Amendment 39

Column: 368

Schedule 2: Roads: consequential and related amendments

Amendment 40

Column: 369

Clause 42: Policing of railways and railway property

Amendment 41

Lord Faulkner of Worcester (Lab):

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Column: 371

10.45 pm

Lord McAvoy (Lab):


Column: 372

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord McAvoy:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:


Column: 373

The Earl of Kinnoull (CB):


Column: 374

Lord Empey (UUP):

Column: 375

11 pm

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Column: 377

The Earl of Kinnoull (CB):


Column: 378

Lord Wallace of Tankerness (LD):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

The Earl of Kinnoull:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 380

Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Con):

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

Column: 381

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Berkeley:

Column: 382

11.30 pm

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Dunlop:


Column: 384

Lord Empey:

Lord Dunlop:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:


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11.41 pm

Division on Amendment 41Contents 7; Not-Contents 22.

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Division No. 3 [] [24 Feb 2016]

The Deputy Speaker: