House of Lords Business

Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 3.00pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Patel of Bradford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to achieve parity of esteem between mental health and physical health in prisons.

*Viscount Ridley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost (£/tCO2e) of greenhouse gas emissions abatement in the most recent year for which there is data from each of wind offshore, wind onshore and solar, taking into account the additional electricity system costs appropriate to each technology. [I]Blagdon and Blyth estates in Northumberland, with income from farming, forestry, commercial property, residential property, leisure, coal and clay mining

*Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what analysis they have conducted of the economic impact of the Severn Bridge tolls.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what their response is to the Royal College of Nursing report concerning the impact of immigration rules on the employment of foreign nurses within the National Health Service.

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] Committee (day 2) [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 1st Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the political situation in Syria. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Future Business 

Thursday 25 June at 11.00am

*Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide an annual report to Parliament regarding the operation of seven-day opening of general practitioner clinics.

*Baroness Turner of Camden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the ability of individuals who have been dismissed to invoke their employment rights when they cannot afford tribunal costs.

†*Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for constitutional reform and the appointment system to the House of Lords.

†*Baroness Afshar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have put in place to counter the impact of Islamophobia and stigmatisation on young Muslims.

Lord Wills to move that this House takes note of the implications of the constitutional changes proposed in the Gracious Speech.

Baroness Thornton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take in the light of the report by the Care Quality Commission Right here, right now, regarding providing young people with adequate help, care and support during a mental health crisis. (1 hour)

Lord Whitty to move that this House takes note of the amount of affordable housing in all forms of tenure and the case for increasing the supply of affordable housing.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the procedures by which resident leaseholders in blocks of flats agree to a Right to Manage or a change to commonhold tenure. (1½ hours)

Monday 29 June at 2.30pm

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Access to Work fund and what plans they have to help people with disabilities into work.

*Lord Brabazon of Tara to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to change the basis on which Vehicle Excise Duty rates for new cars are calculated by carbon dioxide emissions alone.

*Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the increase in the number of households in England and Wales between 2010 and 2014; and, over that period, what were the number and proportion of households where the head of the household was not born in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the performance of the Advertising Standards Authority.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] will continue.

Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current situation in Sierra Leone, and what are their plans to assist the country to recover from the effects of the Ebola outbreak. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

†Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL] Committee (day 2) [Lord Bridges of Headley] 1st Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Tuesday 30 June at 2.30pm

*Baroness Sharples to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Eurostar about allowing passengers to travel with pets.

*Lord Desai to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on whistleblowing in the National Health Service.

*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to call for the stationing of UN military observers in the Gaza Strip and the creation of a UN agency to oversee the safe passage of materials essential for reconstruction and access through the Rafah Crossing.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 26 June.

†Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] Committee (day 2) [Lord Bates] 1st Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to respond to the recommendations of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Task Force Report Future in Mind. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Wednesday 1 July at 3.00pm

*Lord Holmes of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider reintroducing a post-study visa for international students studying at bona fide higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that any review of their shares in Royal Bank of Scotland examines all options for the bank’s future, including alternatives to reprivatisation.

*Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made regarding the publication of the Chilcot Report.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 29 June.

†Childcare Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Nash]

Lord Cormack to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle litter in both urban and rural areas. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL] will continue at 3.45pm in the Moses Room.

Thursday 2 July at 11.00am

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the start date for building a new London airport runway; and when they expect it will be ready for use.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to establish a Constitutional Convention to consider the implications of devolution for each part of the United Kingdom; and whether they plan to publish a white paper setting out the consequences for the rest of the United Kingdom of fiscal autonomy for Scotland.

*Lord Anderson of Swansea to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recent reconciliation talks between the President of Cyprus and the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community in the North of Cyprus.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 30 June.

Lord Wallace of Tankerness to move that this House takes note of the challenges facing the culture of human rights and civil liberties in the United Kingdom.

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon to move that this House takes note of the United Kingdom’s role in addressing global challenges posed by terrorism, conflict, climate change and mass migration.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assist those with Type 1 and 2 diabetes to educate themselves about the management of the disease. (1½ hours)

Monday 6 July at 2.30pm

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to announce the results of their discussions about the European Union reform agenda with other member states.

*Baroness Wheatcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the effects of algorithmic trading are being monitored and sufficiently regulated.

*Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report The UK Nursing Workforce: Crisis or Opportunity published by consultants Christie + Co on 3 June, which highlighted a serious staff shortage in care homes, what proportion of new apprenticeships will be in the care sector.

*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will fulfil their commitment to extend full voting rights to all United Kingdom citizens overseas before the referendum on United Kingdom membership of the European Union.

Tuesday 7 July at 2.30pm

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to reduce overcrowding on regional passenger trains by allowing councils to have more control over the allocation of rolling stock.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of how many taxpayers will pay capital gains tax in this financial year, and how much this will contribute to the public purse.

*Lord Leigh of Hurley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to regulate telephone fundraising by or on behalf of charities.

Wednesday 8 July at 3.00pm

*Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to restore the link between funding and need to local government funding; and what assessment they have made of the impact of local government funding cuts on both the most and least deprived local authorities in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to (1) implement their pledge to work to eliminate child poverty, and (2) meet the 2020 statutory targets set out in the Child Poverty Act 2010.

*Viscount Hanworth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the annual forecast cost for (1) storing, and (2) protecting, the stocks of plutonium at Sellafield in (a) 2015, (b) 2025, and ©) beyond 2025, if there is no decision to deal with the material otherwise.

Thursday 9 July at 11.00am

*Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they carried out an Equality Impact Assessment before deciding on the recent in-year budget cut to public health funding.

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential security risks posed by converting former government buildings into privately owned hotels along the State Procession route between Buckingham Palace and the Palace of Westminster, including along Whitehall.

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to commence the review of the consumer protection measures for the secondary ticketing market under section 94 of the Consumer Rights Act 2015; and who will undertake it.

Lord Patel to move that this House takes note of the sustainability of the National Health Service as a public service free at the point of need.

It is expected that a topical question for short debate will be asked after the first debate this day. Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 29 June, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 30 June.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that this House takes note of the displacement of refugees and migrants from Asia and Africa and to the long-term and short-term measures to address their plight.

Monday 13 July at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they propose to act to address the restriction of survivor benefit payments to widowers and same-sex partners highlighted in their June 2014 Review of Survivor Benefits in Occupational Pension Schemes.

*Baroness Hodgson of Abinger to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve care and deliver better outcomes for mothers and children in cases of multiple pregnancy.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was asked to suspend its work on safe staffing guidelines regarding nurses.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Children’s Centres have closed in the last three years, how many are likely to close during the next year, and what assessment they have made of the impact of such future closures on families.

Tuesday 14 July at 2.30pm

*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to improve the rights and income of professional authors and writers.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to support Italy and Greece in their efforts to assist people trafficked across the Mediterranean from north Africa and the Middle East.

*Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to secure an increase in the level of income per capita.

Wednesday 15 July at 3.00pm

*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Day of Remembrance on 14 July for victims of dishonour-based violence, and what steps they are taking to prevent such violence against girls and women.

*Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of the £200 million reduction in the public health budget on local authorities in the current financial year.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to implement the amendments to section 9 of the Equality Act 2010 that requires the introduction of secondary legislation to incorporate caste as a protected characteristic.

Thursday 16 July at 11.00am

*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following David Anderson QC’s report on surveillance legislation, whether they intend that Ministers should retain the power to authorise surveillance.

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of police forces supporting ambulance services by taking patients to accident and emergency departments.

*Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the Building Stability Overseas Strategy.

It is expected that a topical question for short debate will be asked after the first debate this day. Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 6 July, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 7 July.

Monday 20 July at 2.30pm

*Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to implement the recommendations in the report by the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration of March–June 2014 regarding the handling of asylum claims made on the grounds of sexual orientation, and if so, when.

*Baroness Rawlings to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have about the whereabouts of the historical Portuguese tiles from the British Embassy in Lisbon following its relocation in 2003.

*Baroness Garden of Frognal to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the part-time higher education sector in England of extending loans to students with Equivalent or Lower Qualifications in certain subjects.

*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in securing the worldwide abolition of the death penalty.

†Tuesday 21 July at 2.30pm

†*Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the United Kingdom’s net contribution to the European Union budget of £51 billion over the last four years (Treasury 2014 Pink Book) offers value for money.

†*Lord Lennie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect children from payday loan advertisements in the light of the review conducted by the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice.

†*The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the number of Peers eligible to sit in the House of Lords.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 30 June for debate on 16 July. Time limit 2½ hours

The Earl of Listowel to move that this House takes note of the housing needs of families, in particular families in temporary accommodation or in overcrowded or otherwise unsatisfactory housing, and the effects of living in poor housing on the perinatal health of mothers.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move that this House takes note of worldwide violations of Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the case for greater priority to be given by the United Kingdom and the international community to upholding freedom of religion and belief.

Lord Scriven to move that this House takes note of the treatment of LGBTI citizens in the countries of the Commonwealth.

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to move that this House takes note of the "Responsibility to Protect" and the application of this international norm by the United Kingdom and the United Nations.

Select Committee Reports 

The dates on which the reports were published are in italics.

Lord Lang of Monkton to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on The office of Lord Chancellor (6th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 75). 11 December 2014

Lord Hollick to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on The Economic Case for HS2 (1st Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 134). 25 March 2015

Lord Best to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on Women in news and current affairs broadcasting (2nd Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 91). 16 January 2015

Baroness Quin to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The UK’s opt-in Protocol: implications of the Government’s approach (9th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 136). 24 March 2015

Baroness O’Cathain to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Civilian Use of Drones in the EU (7th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 122). 5 March 2015

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The post-crisis EU financial regulatory framework: do the pieces fit? (5th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 103). 2 February 2015

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Saatchi to move that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with to allow any Bill in the form in which the Medical Innovation Bill [HL] was approved by this House and sent to the Commons on 23 January 2015 in the last Parliament to be taken through all its remaining stages on one day.

Baroness Harris of Richmond to move that this House regrets that the Police Federation (Amendment) Regulations 2015 prevent the Federation from being properly funded in order to represent its members.

Motion relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, laid before the House on 11 June, be annulled. (SI 2015/1362)

Lord German to move that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Social Security Advisory Committee’s Report of June 2015, to remove the housing element of the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015, in order to mitigate the harshest impacts of the policy. (SI 2015/1362)

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to support England’s biodiversity and to promote farming methods that help ensure a healthy ecosystem that includes pollinators, butterflies and farmland birds. (27 May)

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to combat Lyme disease and other tick-related illnesses. (27 May)

Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the BBC. (27 May)

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards promoting the shared values that underpin British public life. (27 May)

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure the sustainability of rural communities, in the light of the additional costs and challenges of service provision in rural areas. (27 May)

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the political situation in the Gaza strip. (27 May)

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of lessons that can be learnt from the outbreak of Ebola in Sierra Leone regarding the strengthening and development of sustainable healthcare systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. (27 May)

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for the reunification of, and a lasting peace in, Cyprus. (27 May)

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of Britain’s ethnic minorities to faith communities and public institutions in the United Kingdom. (27 May)

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the process for preparing official histories. (27 May)

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they will bring forward regarding mental health services in schools and colleges. (27 May)

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the case for discharging the Chairman and members of the Chilcot Inquiry, and inviting the Cabinet Secretary to set out a mechanism for an interim report to be produced on the basis of the evidence gathered. (27 May)

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to prevent the population of the United Kingdom reaching an unsustainable level. (27 May)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to change the arrangements for the tabling of parliamentary questions to give priority to those who ask few questions, so that more members of the House can ask questions. (27 May)

Baroness Hollins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to safeguard the physical and mental health of children and young people. (27 May)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will take to address the situation of women suffering from religiously sanctioned gender discrimination, in particular regarding the operation of sharia councils and courts in the United Kingdom. (27 May)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, if any, to promote Article 18 of the 1948 Universal Declaration on Human Rights. (27 May)

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the United Nations, in particular the selection processes for the Secretary-General and other senior appointments. (27 May)

Lord Freeman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the present and future strength of the reserves of the British armed forces. (27 May)

Lord Holmes of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact shared spaces have on blind and vision-impaired people and whether guidance for local authorities on shared spaces is fit for purpose. (27 May)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish a national strategy for the treatment of lymphoedema in the NHS. (27 May)

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the financial sustainability of the five-year NHS plan. (27 May)

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for developing the bus industry. (27 May)

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review the operation of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. (27 May)

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve stroke services, care and support, and to update the National Stroke Strategy to commence implementation in 2017 when the existing 10-year plan ends. (27 May)

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation. (27 May)

Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report Dying without Dignity, what steps they are taking to ensure that everyone who needs it has access to good palliative care and a level of social care that ensures the end of life is valued. (27 May)

Viscount Ridley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the relative merits of different forms of nuclear technology. (27 May) [I]Category 5: Land and property
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Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help maintain the United Kingdom’s position in medical research. (28 May) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chair, Association of Medical Research Charities

Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of NHS access to technology such as insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring for people with Type 1 diabetes. (28 May)

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making towards developing a health-creating society. (28 May)

Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that those who wish to die at home can do so with dignity. (28 May)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS Access Denied. (28 May)

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make any changes to the Disabled Students’ Allowance. (28 May)

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the roles of the Energy Community and the Energy Charter in improving energy security and alternative supplies and sources of energy for the member states of the European Union and its neighbours; and what is the extent of United Kingdom involvement in both organisations. (28 May)

The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to make their international development policies more effective. (28 May)

The Lord Bishop of Coventry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for addressing international restrictions on and social hostility to freedom of religion or belief. (28 May)

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage more bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and African countries. (1 June)

Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the governance of the Advertising Standards Authority. (1 June)

Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how the business community can contribute to resolving the major challenges facing the United Kingdom. (2 June)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to strengthen defence and security co-operation, bilaterally and multilaterally, with their European partners in NATO and the European Union. (3 June)

The Earl of Oxford and Asquith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of the prospects for political stability and economic recovery in Ukraine. (3 June)

Lord Hutton of Furness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cuba. (8 June)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities. (10 June)

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support small grass roots music venues. (16 June)

Baroness Kramer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possible threat to financial stability from the risks concentrated in Central Counterparties. (18 June)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 23 June and due for answer by 7 July.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the statement by the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will take "merciless" steps against the planned opening of a United Nations office in Seoul to monitor human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.   HL729

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the British Ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is able to access the Kyo-hwa-so camps, the Kwan-li-so camps, the Ku-ryu-jang centres, the Jip-kyul-so prisons or the Ro-dong-dan-ryeondae centres; and how often the Embassy has requested access to those sites during the current Ambassador’s term.
   HL730

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent meetings have taken place between officials of the British Embassy in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and that country’s government; and what were the outcomes of those meetings.   HL731

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what outcomes they have measured following the implementation of United Kingdom-funded cultural engagement projects in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.   HL732

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Rwanda about the termination of the BBC’s local language service, human rights in that country, and proposed changes to the constitution to permit a third presidential term.   HL733

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Egypt in the light of the reporting by Human Rights Watch about human rights abuses under President al-Sisi.   HL734

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the short-, medium- and long-term consequences for the stability and security of the region of alleged human rights abuses and failings in the rule of law in Egypt under President al-Sisi.   HL735

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making at European and global level on behalf of the former President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi.   HL736

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what strategic estimates they are making of the likely growth in the number of political refugees, economic migrants and those displaced by conflict and climate change in the next five, 10, 20 and 50 years; and what plans they have to respond effectively to the political, social and economic consequences nationally and internationally.   HL737

Lord Knight of Weymouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was spent by HM Treasury in the last financial year on (1) postage and printed stationery, (2) fax machines and supplies, and (3) email services.   HL738

Lord Knight of Weymouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of correspondence sent by HM Treasury in the last financial year was sent by (1) post, (2) fax, and (3) email.   HL739

Lord Knight of Weymouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was spent by 10 Downing Street on makeup and hair products in the last financial year.   HL740

Baroness Pinnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will provide details of which local authorities are going to be asked to cut their public health budgets.   HL741

Baroness Pinnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to work with local authorities to ensure that cuts in local public health budgets do not adversely affect services that help to prevent emergency hospital admissions.   HL742

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are aware of any British Libyans who took part in overthrowing Colonel Gaddafi; and whether any of them have since returned to the United Kingdom.   HL743

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to introduce a bill in the current session to ratify the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict; and, if not, when they plan to do so.   HL744

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what access the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has to the Police National Computer; and which other charities or voluntary bodies have similar access.   HL745

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what rules determine the proportion of the cost of military assets used for humanitarian and other overseas aid operations that can be allocated to the budget of the Department for International Development.   HL746

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the complete cost saving of using Ministry of Defence assets rather than equivalent private sector assets for humanitarian or other overseas aid operations cannot be allocated to the budget of the Department for International Development.   HL747

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to revise the statutory guidance Working together to Safeguard Children to make specific reference to the considerations that arise in the cases of destitute families with no recourse to public funds seeking accommodation and financial support from local authorities under section 17 of the Children Act 1989, in the light of the recent report by the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society Safeguarding children from destitution.   HL748

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take steps to reduce the time taken to resolve the immigration cases of families that have recourse to public funds and are supported by local authorities under section 17 of the Children Act 1989, in the light of the recent report by the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society.   HL749

Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what amount from the European Union development aid budget was included towards the United Kingdom’s 0.7 per cent of gross national product aid budget target in 2013–14.   HL750

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in line with the United States State Department admitted practice, United Kingdom officials based in Iraq continue to avoid visiting Camp Liberty; and whether they will place in the Library of the House the latest monitor’s report by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq and those from the government of Iraq.
   HL751

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Iranian refugees with United Kingdom connections have been assessed in either Camp Ashraf or Camp Liberty since they were first left to the responsibility of the government of Iraq; how many such refugees have been admitted to the United Kingdom in the interim; and what assessment they have made of how many refugees overall have died as a result of (1) violence or (2) lack of access to proper medical care.
   HL752

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government in how many cases of Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis kidney disease the use of the drug Eculizumab has been identified as the only viable treatment; in how many cases its use has been refused; and what assessment they have made of the circumstances of the appeal by 15 year-old Lewis Brimble against such a refusal.   HL753

Lord Craig of Radley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the cost of the armed forces’ contributions to providing humanitarian assistance in (1) Sierra Leone for the Ebola crisis, (2) Nepal for earthquake relief, and (3) the Mediterranean for the rescue of illegal immigrants, will be met from the defence budget.   HL754

Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the years 2010 to 2014, on how many occasions a helicopter was flown from the mainland to Northern Ireland to aid civil authorities.
   HL755

Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the years 2010 to 2014, on how many occasions a helicopter was flown from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland to aid civil authorities.   HL756

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether permitted development rights on the conversion of offices to residential premises, due to expire in May 2016, are to be extended beyond that date.   HL757

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people, after two years on the Work Programme, (1) obtained a job, and (2) returned to the jobcentre, in each year since 2010.
   HL758

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Work Programme in relation to its support for older people.   HL759

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of removing housing benefit from 18 to 21 year-olds.   HL760

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report published on 18 June by Human Rights Watch, The Mediterranean Migration Crisis: Why People Flee, What the EU Should Do.   HL761

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect the European Council on 25–26 June to discuss the identification of refugees, resettlement for family reunion in Europe, the care of unaccompanied child migrants, and the possible use of humanitarian visas to help people in need of protection to travel lawfully to the European Union.   HL762

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether their provision of aid for drug control in countries such as Iran and Pakistan is proving effective in reducing harm, and of whether there is a contradiction between their policy on this issue and their policies on eliminating the use of the death penalty.   HL763

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce deaths from passive smoking by introducing restrictions on smoking in public outdoor areas.   HL764

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the enforcement of the policy of equality of esteem in Northern Ireland, as outlined in the Belfast Agreement of 1998.   HL765

Lord Fearn to ask Her Majesty’s Government what legislation governs the use of cannabis in the United Kingdom.   HL766

Lord Fearn to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total number of staff of the Merseyside Police Authority.   HL767

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

3 June (17 June)

HL230 Lord Bradley [HMT]

HL231 Lord Bradley [HMT]

HL232 Lord Bradley [HMT]

8 June (22 June)

HL313 Baroness Cox [HO]

HL314 Baroness Cox [HO]

HL331 Lord Green of Deddington [HO]

9 June (23 June)

HL365 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead [MoD]

HL370 Lord Smith of Finsbury [DCMS]

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

[DCMS] 1

[HMT] 3

[HO] 3

[MoD] 1

   

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Accessible Sports Grounds [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Constitutional Convention [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Council Tax Valuation Bands [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Access to Palliative Care [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Succession to Peerages [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Age of Criminal Responsibility [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mesothelioma (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Planning (Subterranean Development) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Direct Planning (Pilot) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Chancel Repairs [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Public Advocate [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Road Traffic Act 1988 (Alcohol Limits) (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Gambling (Categorisation and Use of B2 Gaming Machines) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Assisted Dying [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union Citizens (Electoral Rights) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Cohabitation Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Referendums (Local Authority Governance) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Information, etc.) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Medical Innovation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Welfare of Cats (Breeding and Sale) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Automatic Electoral Registration [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Referendums (Franchise) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Right to Die at Home [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Polling Day (Saturday) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Veterinary Nurses (Protection of Title) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Welfare of Women (Fertility Treatments) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carers (Leave Entitlement) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Duchy of Cornwall [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bat Habitats Regulation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Student Fees (Qualifying Persons) (England) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

International Development (Population Dynamics) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Regulation of Health and Social Care Professions Etc. [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Committed to a Grand Committee

   

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) [HL]

Government

29 June

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Cities and Local Government Devolution [HL]

Government

24 June

Psychoactive Substances [HL]

Government

30 June

Childcare [HL]

Government

1 July

Airports Act 1986 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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 Health and Care Professions (Public Health Specialists and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2015

30th Report, Session 2014–15

 

Draft Electricity Capacity (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015

1st Report

 

Draft Flood Reinsurance (Scheme and Scheme Administrator Designation) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Flood Reinsurance (Scheme Funding and Administration) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Byelaws (Alternative Procedure) (England) Regulations 2015

   

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) Order 2015

   

Draft Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of duration of non-jury trial provisions) Order 2015

   

Draft Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015

   

Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 8 Domestic Infringements) Order 2015

   

Draft Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (General Duties of Self-Employed Persons) (Prescribed Undertakings) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Merchant Shipping (Alcohol) (Prescribed Limits Amendment) Regulations 2015

   

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2015

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

1st Report

   

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2015

26 June

 

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation (Planning Functions) Order 2015

26 June

 

Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

24 June

 
 

2nd Report

   

Asylum Support (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2015

26 June

 
 

3rd Report

   

Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

20 July

 

Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

19 July

 

Legislative Reform Orders in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Parliamentary procedure

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

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Duchy of Lancaster) Order 2015

1 June

Negative

Draft Orders reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Further Renewal of Radio Licences) Order 2015

25 March

Affirmative

Draft Legislative Reform (Combined Authorities and Economic Prosperity Boards) (England) Order 2015

26 March

Super
Affirmative

Forthcoming Retirements 

The following members of the House have given notice of their intention to retire

 

Date of retirement

 

Lord Luke

24 June

 

Baroness Wilkins

23 July

 

Lord Simpson of Dunkeld

30 July

 

   

Committees 

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

Wednesday 24 June

   

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Information

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Thursday 25 June

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Tuesday 30 June

   

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Equality Act 2010

Select Committee

3.15pm

Sexual Violence in Conflict

Select Committee

3.30pm
in the Archbishops’ Room, Millbank House

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 1 July

   

Social Mobility

Select Committee

10.00am
in the River Room, Palace of Westminster

Thursday 2 July

   

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 8 July

   

Liaison

Domestic Committee

10.30am
in Committee Room G

Audit

Domestic Committee

3.30pm

Audit (joint meeting)

Domestic Committee

5.00pm

Monday 13 July

   

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 23 June 2015 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.

1 Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct:

Christopher Robin Lord Haskins

Robert McCredie Lord May of Oxford

Andrew Simon Lord Feldman of Elstree

Select Committee Reports

2 Secondary Legislation Scrutiny  
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

3rd Report, on the following instruments:

Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Criminal Legal Aid (Remuneration etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2015. (HL Paper 10)

3 European Union 
The 1st Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed.

Report on 2014–15. (HL Paper 11)

Public Business

4 Housing: private rental sector A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.

5 Health: palliative care A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.

6 Mental health services: young people A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.

7 Energy: onshore wind A question was asked by Baroness Worthington and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.

8 Built Environment The Chairman of Committees moved that Lord Woolmer of Leeds be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Haskel, resigned. The motion was agreed to.

9 Information The Chairman of Committees moved that Baroness Byford be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to.

10 Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendment 1 was disagreed to (see division). The House resumed.

11 Welsh Assembly elections 2016 A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and, after debate, answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.

12 Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 11. The House resumed after amendment 14.

The House adjourned at 10.24pm until Wednesday 24 June at 3.00pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

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

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Grand Committee. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after clause 5 was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 6.37pm.

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:

Finance-Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of UK Financial Investments Limited (UKFI).    (9086)

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2015, laid under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 (1) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

(2) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Humber NHS Foundation Trust

(3) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

(4) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(5) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

2  Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Joint Nature Conservation Committee and JNCC Support Co, laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009.

3 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Duchy of Cornwall, laid under the Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall (Accounts) Act 1838.

4 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Sovereign Grant and Sovereign Grant Reserve, laid under the Sovereign Grant Act 2011.

5 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Valuation Tribunal Service, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Local Government Act 2003.

6 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Ordnance Survey, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973.

7 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of The Crown Estate, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Crown Estate Act 1961.

Division on 23 June 2015 

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL]

Lord Paddick moved amendment 1, in clause 1, page 1, line 3, after "about" to insert "reviewing the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and". The Committee divided:

Contents 98

Not-contents 316

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Afshar, B.

Andrews, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Bragg, L.

Brinton, B.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cotter, L.

Coussins, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Elder, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Hylton, L.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kidron, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Layard, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

Maddock, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Northover, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo of Southwark, L.

Pannick, L.

Parminter, B.

Pinnock, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Rea, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Sandwich, E.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Shipley, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stephen, L.

Stern, B.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Suttie, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Truscott, L.

Turnberg, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Not-contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Ahmed, L.

Altmann, B.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Bach, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Bates, L.

Beecham, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bichard, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Billingham, B.

Birt, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blair of Boughton, L.

Blencathra, L.

Boateng, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bradley, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Bristol, Bp.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cashman, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chandos, V.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Christopher, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Cox, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crawley, B.

Crickhowell, L.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Donaghy, B.

Eccles, V.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Evans of Watford, L.

Farmer, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Fellowes, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gale, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Giddens, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Golding, B.

Goodlad, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goschen, V.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollick, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Inglewood, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judge, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bow, B.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Leitch, L.

Lennie, L.

Levy, L.

Lexden, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lyell, L.

McAvoy, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mar, C.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Monks, L.

Montrose, D.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Ouseley, L.

Oxburgh, L.

Palmer, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parekh, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Peterborough, Bp.

Pitkeathley, B.

Popat, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Prosser, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rawlings, B.

Rebuck, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Rogan, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Sherlock, B.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Simon, V.

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.

Stevens of Ludgate, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Temple-Morris, L.

Thomas of Swynnerton, L.

Thornton, B.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Uddin, B.

Ullswater, V.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Warsi, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wei, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Willoughby de Broke, L.

Wills, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 24th June 2015