House of Lords Business

Tuesday 7 July 2015 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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 is their assessment of the experience of those claiming Universal Credit.

†*Lord Truscott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the decision by Lancashire County Council to reject a planning application by Cuadrilla to frack in that county; and, in the light of that decision, whether they plan to conduct a study into the possible impacts of hydraulic fracturing in the United Kingdom.

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).

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).

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. (1½ hours)

Future Business 

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 (c) beyond 2025, if there is no decision to deal with the material otherwise.

†*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to celebrate the success of the England women’s football team’s World Cup campaign.

†The Chairman of Committees to move to resolve that, as proposed by the Procedure Committee, and notwithstanding the normal practice of the House in the conduct of divisions:

Members of the Select Committee on the Equality Act 2010 with restricted mobility shall be entitled to vote in the room in which that Select Committee meets in any division in the Chamber occurring while the Select Committee is sitting, providing conditions (a) and (b) below are satisfied.

(a) The Member has notified the Clerk of the Parliaments of his or her intention to make use of this entitlement at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting of the Select Committee in which he or she first proposes to make use of the entitlement;

(b) The Member is present in the Committee room by the time the question is repeated three minutes after the division is called.

The Chairman of Committees intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

†Deputy Chairmen of Committees The Chairman of Committees to move that Lord Dear and Baroness Henig be appointed members of the panel of Deputy Chairmen of Committees.

†Built Environment The Chairman of Committees to move that Baroness Young of Old Scone be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Macdonald of Tradeston, resigned.

†Refreshment The Chairman of Committees to move that Baroness Eaton be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Mobarik, resigned.

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] Lord Bates to move that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 3
Schedule 1
Clauses 4 to 39
Schedule 2
Clauses 40 to 55

Schedule 3
Clauses 56 and 57
Schedule 4
Clauses 58 to 60
Title.

†Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order::

Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 and 3
Schedule 2
Clauses 4 to 7

Schedule 3
Clauses 8 to 11
Schedule 4
Clauses 12 to 14
Title.

European Union (Finance) Bill (Money Bill) Second Reading (and remaining stages) [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

Lord Bates to move that this House takes note of reports into investigatory powers.

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 7 July.

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.

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.

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they will bring forward regarding mental health services in schools and colleges. (1½ hours)

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens after oral questions on Wednesday 8 July, to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 10 July.

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 9 July, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 13 July.

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 10 July, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 14 July.

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. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

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.

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. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

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 on the whereabouts of the historic Portuguese tiles from the British Embassy in Lisbon after its former premises were sold 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 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.

*Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the United Kingdom’s net contribution to the European Union budget of £43 billion between 2010 and 2014, according to their December 2014 statement European Union Finances 2014 (Cm 8974), whether they plan to include a reduction in the United Kingdom’s net contribution in their renegotiation of the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union.

Wednesday 22 July at 11.00am

*Lord Strasburger to ask Her Majesty’s Government which methods of communication used by members of either House of Parliament are not presently subject to the Wilson doctrine.

*Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to ensure that the United Kingdom retains its global position in the creative sector in the light of plans announced in June to require all state secondary school pupils to study five English Baccalaureate core subject areas, which exclude any music, arts or culture element.

*Lord Clark of Windermere to ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the increase in diagnosed skin cancer over the past 10 years.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 21 July for debate on 17 September. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord Mawson to move that this House takes note of progress made in the regeneration of East London since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the remaining challenges.

Lord Lingfield to move that this House takes note of the work of volunteers in healthcare.

Select Committee Reports 

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

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 Boswell of Aynho to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on 2014–15 (1st Report, HL Paper 11). 3 July 2015

Other Motion 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.

Motions relating to Delegated Legislation 

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 (SI 2015/630). 33rd Report, Session 2014–15, from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

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). 3rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Beecham to move that this House regrets that the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Criminal Courts Charge) Regulations 2015 undermine the principle of judicial discretion, and add an artificial inducement to plead guilty; and further regrets that the Regulations were laid at a time that severely limited Parliamentary oversight, as well as making claims for savings that cannot be substantiated (SI 2015/796). 1st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

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). 3rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the Health and Care Professions Council (Registration and Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules Order of Council 2015 increases mandatory registration renewal fees by 12.5 per cent for 330,000 dedicated health and social work professionals, taking no account of the public-sector pay freeze and pay restraint, and ignoring overwhelming opposition from registrants (SI 2015/1337).

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)

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)

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 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 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
Blagdon and Blyth estates in Northumberland, with income from farming, forestry, commercial property, residential property, leisure, coal and clay mining

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)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the spread of hepatitis C in the United Kingdom, and what steps they are taking to encourage the availability of new treatments for that disease. (24 June)

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to help improve education standards in United Kingdom prisons. (25 June)

Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the factors contributing to cancer survival rates in the United Kingdom. (29 June)

Baroness Andrews to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their plan for ratifying the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. (29 June)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support volunteering both in the United Kingdom and abroad. (29 June)

The Earl of Lytton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to improve police leadership, accountability and ethics in the light of the report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life Tone from the top. (30 June)

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle the loss of world biodiversity caused by human activity. (1 July)

Lord Shutt of Greetland to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the economic development of the north of England of the pausing of the electrification of the TransPennine rail line. (2 July)

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to return to cross-party talks on a future agreement on party funding structures. (6 July)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 6 July and due for answer by 20 July.

Lord Balfe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Russian Prosecutor General’s office, following a request by members of the Russian Parliament, to examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states’ independence in 1991.   HL1071

Lord Inglewood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of when television will be delivered predominantly across the internet.   HL1072

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the terms of reference of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse have been settled; whether the Inquiry will take place under the Inquiries Act 2005; and whether any time limits have been determined for the Inquiry to produce a report.   HL1073

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the change in the number of households in the United Kingdom between 2010 and 2014 where (1) the Household Reference Person was born in the United Kingdom and (2) the Household Reference Person was not born in the United Kingdom.   HL1074

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what documentation a non-European Union citizen resident in another EU country requires in order to (1) enter, and (2) reside in, the United Kingdom.   HL1075

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what documentation a non-European Union citizen who is resident in another EU country, and is a family member of an EU citizen, requires to (1) enter, and (2) reside in, the United Kingdom.   HL1076

Baroness Goudie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs has raised with the President of Burma concerns regarding evidence of war crimes committed by the Burmese Home Affairs Minister.   HL1077

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to tighten control of illegal immigration, in particular in the light of recent events at Calais.   HL1078

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the fast-track detention system.   HL1079

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what alternatives are currently available to international students who are ineligible for undergraduate student finance.   HL1080

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of illegal migrants living in the United Kingdom who entered the United Kingdom on a visa.   HL1081

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that overseas students continue to consider studying in the United Kingdom.   HL1082

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last six years for which figures are available, how much income was received by the Information Commissioner’s Office in respect of its data protection activities; how much of that was spent on such activities; and how much was remitted to the Consolidated Fund.   HL1083

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the Information Commissioner’s Office will be entitled to spend on data protection activities in the next financial year; and how that figure will be affected if the Information Commissioner’s Office registration fee income increases.   HL1084

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps, including review, audit or other assessment, have been taken by (1) the Ministry of Justice, (2) the Information Commissioner’s Office, and (3) any external auditors and advisers, to ensure that every data controller that processes personal information has (a) registered with the Information Commissioner, if required to, (b) paid the correct registration fee in accordance with the tiered structure, and (c) not processed any personal data if it has not registered.   HL1085

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the decision by the panel of the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) that the clinical benefits of pemetrexed as a maintenance treatment in patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer, and who had previously not progressed on chemotherapy with the combination of cisplatin and pemetrexed, were insufficient to justify retaining pemetrexed within the CDF, pemetrexed will be withdrawn as a treatment option for patients with mesothelioma.   HL1086

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many data controllers were registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office on the most recent date for which figures are available; what income was generated from those organisations’ registration fees; and what is their estimate of the annual and total income lost by non-registration.   HL1087

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of data controllers who ought to have registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office but have not done so; and what steps have been and will be taken by (1) the Information Commissioner’s Office, and (2) the Ministry of Justice, to secure compliance with the statutory obligation to register.   HL1088

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to ensure that the Health and Social Care Information Centre informs transsexual patients whose health data has been wrongly disclosed to third parties.   HL1089

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the Health and Social Care Information Centre does not contravene section 22 of the Gender Recognition Act 2004.   HL1090

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 30 June (HL705), whether the competitive procurement exercise that secured two Concession Service Providers of English language testing in the United Kingdom, and one for overseas, was subject to an open tender process; and if not, what was the nature of the competitive procurement process, and how many providers were invited to tender.   HL1091

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 30 June (HL705), how many organisations tendered in the competitive procurement exercise that secured two Concession Service Providers of English language testing in the United Kingdom, and one overseas.   HL1092

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to publish the report of the independent review into the provision of English language testing.   HL1093

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many agency staff Monitor has used since 2010; and at what cost.   HL1094

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Monitor’s use of temporary staff to work with NHS Foundation Trusts on reducing agency staff costs as a model for the National Health Service.   HL1095

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from Monitor regarding the case for increasing training places for doctors and nurses since 2010.   HL1096

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to appoint an International Violence Against Women Champion.   HL1097

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are following up the Girl Summit 2014 in order to counter early marriage and Female Genital Mutilation; and how they plan to ensure that there is continued global momentum on those issues.   HL1098

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are ensuring that pledges made at the Girl Summit 2014 by other countries, and in particular Bangladesh, are being met.
   HL1099

Baroness Helic to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 30 June (HL698), when the steering board on Women, Peace and Security was established; and on how many occasions it has met.   HL1100

Baroness Helic to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative and UN Security Council Resolution 1325 remain priority work areas for the United Kingdom delegation to NATO.   HL1101

Lord Lawson of Blaby to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff there were in the Prime Minister’s office for each Prime Minister over the last 30 years.   HL1102

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incursions into British Gibraltar Territorial Waters by Spanish vessels there were in June.   HL1103

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations have been made to the government of Spain since 1 June regarding infringements of British Gibraltar Territorial Waters.
   HL1104

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to protect the funding presently available for the BBC Monitoring Service in the light of the reduction in the BBC’s overall funding.   HL1105

Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 30 June (HL756), in each of the years 2010 to 2014, on how many occasions an air-rescue helicopter was flown from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland to aid civil authorities.   HL1106

Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 30 June (HL755), in each of the years 2010 to 2014, on how many occasions an air-rescue helicopter was flown from the mainland to Northern Ireland to aid civil authorities.   HL1107

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will explain why they agreed to a European directive tying the United Kingdom’s bank deposit protection scheme to the euro-sterling value which has resulted in a £10,000 reduction in the level of protection for United Kingdom depositors from next year; and what action they intend to take to address this anomaly.
   HL1108

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bridges of Headley on 16 June (HL204) concerning non-departmental public bodies and executive agencies, whether they intend to (1) make further cost savings, and (2) reduce the number of agencies, in the period 2015 to 2020.   HL1109

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 25 June (HL714), why information about the cost of security protection for former Prime Ministers and Deputy Prime Ministers could compromise the security of the individuals concerned; and whether such security protection extends to when they are abroad.   HL1110

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Faulks on 1 July (HL561), whether they plan to review extant Acts of Parliament to ensure that the right of freedom of expression is not being restricted.   HL1111

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 3 July (HL718), whether they intend to apply the same conditions under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) framework to Saudi Arabia as those applied to Iran, which is also a signatory of the NPT.   HL1112

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 6 July (HL934) concerning the proposal by the European Parliament for restrictions on photographs or video footage of public buildings, whether they have the power of veto over such draft legislation; and if so, whether they plan to use their veto in this instance.   HL1113

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to reducing the use of folic supplementation by women of child-bearing age.   HL1114

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any recent evidence that a folic acid deficiency in men may lead to birth defects in their offspring.   HL1115

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the serum folate levels in women of child-bearing age in the latest results of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey; and how these compare to the World Health Organisation thresholds.   HL1116

Lord Craig of Radley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 1 July (HL754), what marginal cost amounts will be credited to the defence budget for providing such humanitarian assistance in Sierra Leone, Nepal and the Mediterranean; and, in each case, what percentage of the total cost of this assistance to the defence budget those marginal costs represent.
   HL1117

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the open letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions published in the Tablet on 4 July.   HL1118

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to replace benefit sanctions with community service, for those who are unemployed, disabled or in chronic bad health.   HL1119

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to provide tax incentives to firms and employers paying the living wage to all their workers.   HL1120

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage companies based in the United Kingdom to source produce from local suppliers.   HL1121

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many charging points for electric vehicles there are across the United Kingdom; and whether they have any proposals for increasing this number.   HL1122

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what their plans are to fight climate change.   HL1123

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the economic value of the agricultural sector to the economy; and how many jobs it provides.   HL1124

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support the United Kingdom is providing to the government of Saudi Arabia in its military campaign in Yemen.   HL1125

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the public purse resulting from the economic crisis in Greece.   HL1126

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many miles of new railway line they estimate will have been laid in the United Kingdom by 2020.   HL1127

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions there have been as a result of displaying the ISIL flag in the United Kingdom.   HL1128

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government where the British Ambassador to Libya is currently based.   HL1129

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of civilian casualties resulting from Allied bombing of ISIL targets in Iraq and Syria.   HL1130

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking in the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers to ensure that Russia implements the rulings of the European Court of Human Rights on Chechnya; and how many of those rulings remain unimplemented.   HL1131

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 17 June (HL214), what was the outcome of the meetings to discuss irregular migration at the African Union Summit in June.   HL1132

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential risks in the United Kingdom to (1) public health, (2) public finances, and (3) small businesses, from the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP); and whether they are considering any opt-outs from TTIP for any sectors likely to be damaged by the agreement.   HL1133

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what legislation will have to be put before Parliament to give effect to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the United Kingdom.   HL1134

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask the Chairman of Committees whether the speaking rights of the second largest opposition party front bench in the House of Lords can be reallocated to the opposition party with the second highest votes cast at the last general election.   HL1135

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask the Chairman of Committees what rules apply, and what advice is sought, when a political party seeks to establish or assume front-bench speaking rights in the House of Lords; and when the rules were first established.   HL1136

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask the Leader of the House what cross-party discussions have taken place regarding the recognition of opposition front-bench speaking rights for Liberal Democrat spokesmen in the House of Lords.   HL1137

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask the Chairman of Committees whether UKIP Peers in the House of Lords are to be granted opposition front-bench speaking rights; and if not, why not.   HL1138

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask the Chairman of Committees whether the percentage of the vote cast for a political party at a general election is a consideration in deciding whether a political party is granted opposition front-bench speaking rights in the House of Lords.   HL1139

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the persecution of the various religious communities in China.   HL1140

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of suffering within the Uyghur communities and the pressure put on Muslims in China during the month of Ramadan.
   HL1141

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of alleged breaches of international law in China regarding the freedom of religion and freedom to worship without being harassed.   HL1142

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the involvement of British Libyans in the overthrowing of Colonel Gaddafi’s government; and if so, how many were involved; and how many of them were prosecuted.   HL1143

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

17 June (1 July)

HL559 Lord Beecham [MoJ]

22 June (6 July)

HL686 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

HL687 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

HL688 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

HL693 Lord Hylton [DfID]

HL704 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

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

[DfID] 1

[HO] 4

[MoJ] 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

 

European Union (Finance) (Money Bill-24 June)

Government

8 July

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Commitment

   

European Union (Approvals) [HL]

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Airports Act 1986 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Report

   

Cities and Local Government Devolution [HL]

Government

 

Psychoactive Substances [HL]

Government

 

Childcare [HL]

Government

 

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) [HL]

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 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 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

   

Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

   

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) (No. 2) Order 2015

   

Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedules 4 and 5) Order 2015

   

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

   

Draft Flood Reinsurance (Scheme Funding and Administration) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2015

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

33rd Report, Session 2014–15

   

Police Federation (Amendment) Regulations 2015

11 June

 
 

1st Report

   

Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Criminal Courts Charge) Regulations 2015

22 June

 
 

3rd Report

   

Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

20 July

 

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

19 July

 
 

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

   

Health and Care Professions Council (Registration and Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules Order of Council 2015

7 July

 

Legislative Reform Orders in Progress 

 

Report

Parliamentary procedure

Draft Orders reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

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

1st

Affirmative

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

1st

Super
Affirmative

Draft Legislative Reform (Duchy of Lancaster) Order 2015

2nd

Negative

Forthcoming Retirements 

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

 

Date of retirement

 

Baroness Wilkins

23 July

 

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

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.

Tuesday 7 July

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Equality Act 2010

Select Committee

3.15pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Sexual Violence in Conflict

Select Committee

3.30pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 8 July

   

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

Social Mobility

Select Committee

11.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

Liaison

Domestic Committee

10.30am
in Committee Room G

Audit

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Thursday 9 July

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Built Environment

Select Committee

10.30am

Monday 13 July

   

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 15 July

   

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 6 July 2015 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chester.

1 Oath Rowan Douglas Lord Williams of Oystermouth took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Public Business

2 European union: reform A question was asked by Lord Dykes and answered by Baroness Anelay of St Johns.

3 Algorithmic trading A question was asked by Baroness Wheatcroft and answered by Lord Bridges of Headley.

4 Care sector: apprenticeships A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by the Earl of Courtown.

5 Voting: UK overseas citizens A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Bridges of Headley.

6 European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] Lord Freud moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

7 Childcare Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 20. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported with an amendment. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed (HL Bill 54).

8 Greece Lord O’Neill of Gatley repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

9 Concessionary television licences The Earl of Courtown repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

10 Gaza A question was asked by Baroness Tonge and, after debate, answered by Baroness Anelay of St Johns.

11 Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill [HL] The bill was reported from the Grand Committee with an amendment. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 55)

12 Ethnic minorities A question was asked by Baroness Berridge and, after debate, answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.

The House adjourned at 8.27pm until Tuesday 7 July at 2.30pm.

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 Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 20B. Amendments were considered. Amendment 30 was agreed to. It was ordered that the bill be reported with an amendment.

The Committee adjourned at 5.53pm.

Papers 

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

Command Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown:

1 Post-Legislative Scrutiny-Post-Legislative Assessment of the Equality Act 2010. (3 July)   (9101)

2 Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)

(1) Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Criminal Courts Charge) Regulations 2015, originally laid on 23 March. (3 July)   (-)

(2) Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes (Amendment) Regulations 2015, originally laid on 18 June. (3 July)   (-)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following negative instruments were laid before the House on 3 July:

1 Deposit Guarantee Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2015, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.   (1456)

2 (1) National College for High Speed Rail (Incorporation) Order 2015   (1457)

(2) National College for High Speed Rail (Government) Regulations 2015   (1458)

laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2015, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015, laid under the Energy Act 2008.    (1459)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2014 of the British Hallmarking Council, laid under the Hallmarking Act 1973.

2 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, laid under the Higher Education Act 2004.

3 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Economic and Social Research Council, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

4 Capacity Market (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2015, laid under the Energy Act 2013.

5 (1) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

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

(3) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

(4) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

(5) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust

(6) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

(7) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(8) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

(9) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(10) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

(11) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

(12) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(13) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

(14) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(15) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

(16) Report and Accounts for the period 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2015 of Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

(17) Report for the period 1–31 March 2015 of Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

Prepared 7th July 2015