House of Lords Business

Tuesday 14 July 2015 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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.

†*Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support young people in the criminal justice system in the light of the decision not to go ahead with the building of a Secure College.

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] Report [Lord Bates]

Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the BBC. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Future Business 

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.

†*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of their proposed amendments to the Hunting Act 2004 on efforts to protect animal welfare.

European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] Lord Freud to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

†Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] Report (day 2) [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

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

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Baroness Quin to move that the Grand Committee 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).

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on 2014–15 (1st Report, HL Paper 11).

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.

Privileges and Conduct The Chairman of Committees to move that the 2nd Report from the Select Committee (House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Act 2015: changes to standing orders) (HL Paper 15) be agreed to.

Standing Orders (Public Business) The Chairman of Committees to move that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows:

In Standing Order 10(1), after "House of Lords Reform Act 2014" insert "or expulsion under the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Act 2015,"

After Standing Order 11 insert the following new Standing Order:

"Expulsion or suspension of a member

11A.-(1) In implementation of section 1 of the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Act 2015, this Standing Order makes provision for expelling or suspending a member under that Act.

(2) A motion to expel or suspend a member must follow a recommendation from the Committee for Privileges and Conduct that the member be expelled or suspended (as the case may be) because the member has breached the Code of Conduct.

(3) Such a recommendation may be made by the Committee for Privileges and Conduct only if the Commissioner for Standards has found the member in breach of the Code of Conduct or the member is in breach of the Code in accordance with paragraph 16 or 17 of the Code.

(4) A motion to expel or suspend a member must state that, in the opinion of the House, the conduct giving rise to the motion occurred:

(a) on or after 26 June 2015, or

(b) before 26 June 2015 but was not public knowledge before 26 June 2015.

(5) A motion to suspend a member must specify the period for which the suspension is to last (which may be until the occurrence of a specified event).

(6) Notice must be given of a motion to expel or suspend a member.

(7) Expulsion or suspension takes effect as soon as the House has agreed the motion.

(8) This Standing Order does not affect the House’s inherent power to suspend a member for a period no longer than the remainder of the Parliament then in existence in respect of conduct occurring before 26 June 2015 which was public knowledge before 26 June 2015."

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)

Lord Butler of Brockwell to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to consider alternatives to their proposals for English votes for English laws. (1 hour)

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)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 1.00pm

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. (1 hour)

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards promoting the shared values that underpin British public life. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

Friday 17 July at 10.00am

Accessible Sports Grounds Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Faulkner of Worcester]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Faulkner of Worcester to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Online Safety Bill [HL] Second Reading [Baroness Howe of Idlicote]

If the bill is read a second time, Baroness Howe of Idlicote to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Constitutional Convention Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Purvis of Tweed]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Purvis of Tweed to move that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens after oral questions on Wednesday 15 July, to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 17 July.

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 16 July, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 20 July.

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.

Lord Harris of Haringey to move that this House takes note of the report of the Harris Review, Changing Prisons, Saving Lives.

Lord Norton of Louth to move that this House takes note of the case for reviewing the number of Government ministers, and for reducing the number in line with any reduction in the size of membership of the House of Commons.

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 of the effects of living in poor housing on the perinatal health of mothers.

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 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 Best to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on Press Regulation: where are we now? (3rd Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 135). 23 March 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 

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 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.

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

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of kinship care as a means of support for vulnerable children. (7 July)

Lord Trees to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effects of Neglected Tropical Diseases in impairing social and economic development in developing countries in the light of the publication of the third progress report of the 2012 London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. (9 July)

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to respond to the issues raised in the NSPCC report Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children: a whole system approach. (13 July)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 13 July and due for answer by 27 July.

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department of Health.   HL1310

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Cabinet Office.   HL1311

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for Transport.
   HL1312

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for Work and Pensions.   HL1313

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Department for International Development.   HL1314

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list those persons appointed as chairs of non-departmental public bodies by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.   HL1315

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with Rothschild’s regarding their study into Network Rail’s commercial property portfolio.   HL1316

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the announcement that they intend to channel part of the Network Grant through passenger franchise operators, whether they intend to do the same for freight operating companies and open-access passenger companies.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Rail Freight Group
 HL1317

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government which studies or investigations are currently examining past, present or future issues relating to Network Rail; who commissioned each study or investigation; and what are the names of the study or investigation leaders, terms of reference and planned reporting dates for each.   HL1318

Lord Browne of Belmont to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their proposed counter-extremism legislation will apply to Northern Ireland and dissident republicans.   HL1319

Lord Browne of Belmont to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many civil servants employed through the Northern Ireland graduate fast-track scheme between 1 June 2010 and 1 June 2015 were educated at (1) private, and (2) state, schools.   HL1320

Lord Browne of Belmont to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many service personnel (1) on operational development, and (2) in total, were garrisoned in Northern Ireland in the latest period for which figures are currently available.   HL1321

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria will be applied to select products for possible delisting from the Cancer Drugs Fund in July; and in particular what is the scoring system that will be used.   HL1322

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they are reviewing the Cancer Drugs Fund list, given the January review; and whether any assessment has been made of the impact on patients of the frequency with which medicines on the Cancer Drugs Fund list are reviewed.   HL1323

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the Cancer Drugs Fund has overspent, in the light of the second review to remove treatments from the Cancer Drugs Fund list.
   HL1324

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government how long the revised Cancer Drugs Fund list will be available for patients and clinicians to access.   HL1325

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have taken place, if any, with NHS England about (1) the levels of unmet need in rare cancers, and (2) incremental innovation in rare cancers’ treatment, during the process of assessing medicines for inclusion on the Cancer Drugs Fund.   HL1326

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of offenders within three months of the end of their sentence are currently in resettlement prisons.   HL1327

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the usable operational capacity in each prison designated as a resettlement prison.   HL1328

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to establish a national strategy for dealing with health issues amongst the United Kingdom’s Chinese community.
   HL1329

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the health needs of the United Kingdom’s Chinese community.   HL1330

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a strategy has been developed for dealing with mental health problems arising in the United Kingdom’ Chinese community.   HL1331

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a strategy has been developed for dealing with dementia in the United Kingdom’s Chinese community.   HL1332

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which joint strategic needs assessments pay due regard to men’s health issues.   HL1333

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what policies they plan to bring forward to tackle the shorter average life expectancy in the most deprived areas of the country.
   HL1334

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to consider providing a therapeutic exemption from the National Minimum Wage for registered charities, or social enterprises, that establish sheltered employment for those with disabilities.   HL1335

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to establish an interviewing point in or near Calais and to invite refugees to claim protection in Britain if they have a close family connection with this country or an urgent medical condition that can best be treated in the United Kingdom.   HL1336

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take steps to increase the number of training posts for speech and language therapists available in 2016–17.   HL1337

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are making representations to the government of Bahrain about their responsibilities under international covenants that they have ratified, following the re-arrest of Ebrahim Sharif.   HL1338

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Bahrainis have been granted asylum or other protection status in the United Kingdom since January 2011.   HL1339

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 9 July (HL790), what factors they took into account in deciding not to nominate a candidate from the United Kingdom for the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.   HL1340

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staple foods in the United Kingdom are subject to mandatory fortification.   HL1341

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the result of the research commissioned by the Department of Health to explore new and innovative communication approaches that would be effective in raising awareness among women of the need to take folic acid supplements and in promoting behaviour change.   HL1342

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in establishing a laboratory in the United Kingdom able to conduct blood folate status analysis.   HL1343

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 2 March (HL5118), whether the review of the framework within which the police use and retain custody images has been completed; if not, why not; and if so, what advice they have circulated to police forces.   HL1344

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on small businesses of the new national living wage.   HL1345

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support Women in Rail and to promote the rail industry as an attractive career choice for women.   HL1346

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for ensuring that customers and retailers are not overcharged for any financial services.   HL1347

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to help small businesses that face high costs when complying with regulations.   HL1348

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risk that global corporations may delay investing in the United Kingdom because of uncertainty over the United Kingdom’s European Union membership.   HL1349

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of recent talks, what assessment they have made of whether Iran’s aspirations to produce a nuclear weapon have ceased.
   HL1350

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to prevent the disappearance of sea bass in the English Channel and North Sea due to overfishing.   HL1351

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many fighter aircraft are fully operational and available for air defence of the United Kingdom.   HL1352

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the concerns expressed by the French nuclear safety authority regarding the safety of the European Pressurised Reactor in France; and what action they are taking based on this assessment, in the light of plans to install such reactors at Hinkley Point.   HL1353

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what part representatives of the Merchant Navy will play in the Festival of Remembrance this year.   HL1354

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 7 July (HL941), what aerial surveillance capability the Border Agency operates separately from the Ministry of Defence; and what assessment they have made of whether civilian assets currently available will be available next year.   HL1355

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, prior to the Electoral Commission embarking on a boundary review, they plan to publish a report setting out, constituency by constituency, (1) the number of people on the Electoral Roll for the 2010 General Election; (2) the number of people on the Electoral Roll for the 2015 General Election; and (3) the number of over eighteen year-olds of United Kingdom, Irish and qualifying Commonwealth nationality in the 2011 Census.   HL1356

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the coming into force of the Water Act 2014, any work has been done to promote new entrants to the deregulated parts of the water supply sector.   HL1357

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether, following the coming into force of the Water Act 2014, income from regulated water markets has been used to set up new businesses in the deregulated sector.   HL1358

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what factors were taken into account in setting the criteria for granting retail licences in the deregulated water retail market following the coming into force of the Water Act 2014.   HL1359

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much public funding has been spent on Open Water, and why it has been wound up and the Open Water programme taken over by Ofwat and Market Operating Services Limited.   HL1360

Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the definition of brownfield sites where planning permission will be automatic, as set out in Fixing the Foundations published on 9 July.
   HL1361

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the change in the annual cost of clinical negligence; and what plans they have in place to reduce costs arising out of clinical negligence.   HL1362

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to reform the rules relating to claimant expert reports covered by after-the-event insurance in clinical negligence cases.
   HL1363

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the Prime Minister’s letter to Sir John Chilcot on 17 June, what steps have been taken to arrange a meeting between him and the Cabinet Secretary to discuss the progress of the Chilcot Inquiry; and on what date arrangements for such a meeting were made.   HL1364

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the Prime Minister’s letter to Sir John Chilcot on 17 June, when the Prime Minister expects to receive information from Sir John Chilcot regarding his timescale for the urgent completion of the Inquiry.   HL1365

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the Prime Minister’s letter to Sir John Chilcot on 17 June, what further steps they are taking to ascertain when the Maxwellisation process of the Chilcot Inquiry is to be completed.   HL1366

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many National Health Service laboratories have full International Organization for Standards certification; and when they expect those not reaching the necessary standards to be certified.   HL1367

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many National Health Service laboratories are currently in service; how many have been inspected by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service since 2010; and on how many occasions.   HL1368

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in light of the recent terrorist attack in Tunisia, what strategy they have to prevent the further expansion of IS in Libya.   HL1369

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultations took place with the government of Tunisia in advance of the most recent Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice for Tunisia being issued; and when those consultations took place.   HL1370

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support or advice they have offered to assist the peace talks between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban, further to the meeting in Islamabad on 7 July.   HL1371

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have on whether sanctions against Russia have been breached by (1) British companies, (2) other European Union companies, and (3) Asian companies, particularly in relation to the energy industry.   HL1372

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cases the Forced Marriage Unit was involved in, or gave support and advice to, in 2014.   HL1373

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how many British girls were sent abroad to marry in 2014.   HL1374

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of how many underage British girls were sent abroad to marry in 2014.   HL1375

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask the Chairman of Committees how much Cranborne money will be given to (1) the Liberal Democrat Party, and (2) the Labour Party; and over what period of time.
   HL1376

Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the cost to the public purse of (1) arrangements made, and (2) proposed arrangements, to deal with the Greek financial crisis.   HL1377

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the circumstances surrounding the arrest of more than one hundred political activists and human rights lawyers in China on 11 July.   HL1378

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have, and what representations they have made, about the arrest in China of human rights lawyers, including Li Fangping, and Christian lawyers, including Li Heping and Zhang Kai.   HL1379

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to respond to the latest report by the Famine Early Warning System, which highlights the risk of worsening food security.   HL1380

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government by what percentage the number of prison officers at HMP Wandsworth has reduced since May 2010.   HL1381

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of the accommodation at Catterick Garrison is en-suite.   HL1382

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what facilities are available for prisoners at HMP Wandsworth to participate in acts of worship.   HL1383

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they changed the basis of the distributional analysis of the most recent budget presented in Impact on Households from that in previous such documents, and whether they plan to publish (1) the analysis on the same basis as hitherto, and (2) estimates up to 2019–20.   HL1384

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government which groups of the population are classified as vulnerable for public expenditure purposes.   HL1385

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made regarding the new Lower Thames Crossing.   HL1386

Lord Hanningfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent any plans for the Norwich–Liverpool line, particularly in the Chelmsford area, have been affected by recent changes to Network Rail.   HL1387

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom will incur any financial costs relating to the bailout being given to the government of Greece, either through the European Central Bank or the International Monetary Fund, or in any other way.   HL1388

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth on 8 July (HL Deb, col 177–180) concerning the annual cost of £3 billion of storing and protecting the United Kingdom’s civil nuclear legacy, whether they will provide details of such costs; and whether they are taken into account when stating the cost per megawatt hour of electricity from nuclear power stations.   HL1389

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for dividing Thames Water into two new companies, one with responsibility for the upper Thames area and one with responsibility for London and the lower Thames area.   HL1390

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to renegotiate the funding of the European Union budget so that the United Kingdom’s contribution does not increase as a result of economic success.   HL1391

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to discuss with the Charity Commission the need for charities to include in their requests for donations the level of support they receive from the Government and other public bodies; the salaries paid to the Chief Executive Officer and other senior staff; and the number of full-time and part-time paid staff employed.   HL1392

Lord Goodlad to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to use overseas superannuation funds to pay pensioners owed money by the government of Zimbabwe; and, if so, when they will do so.   HL1393

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many visas have been issued to (1) doctors, and (2) nurses, for employment in the National Health Service in each of the last 10 years.
   HL1394

Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to ask the Office for National Statistics to review the validity of the input data for the construction industry statistical bulletin published in May, in the light of the recent amendments made to their findings.   HL1395

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

22 June (6 July)

HL686 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

HL687 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

HL688 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

29 June (13 July)

HL892 Lord Taylor of Warwick [HO]

HL914 Lord Mawson [HO]

HL915 Lord Mawson [HO]

HL921 Lord Ouseley [DCLG]

HL940 Lord Hunt of Chesterton [CO]

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

[CO] 1

[DCLG] 1

[HO] 6

     

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Accessible Sports Grounds [HL]

Private Member’s

17 July

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

17 July

Constitutional Convention [HL]

Private Member’s

17 July

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

 

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Energy [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Commitment

   

European Union (Approvals) [HL]

Government

15 July

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

15 July

Psychoactive Substances [HL]

Government

14 July

Childcare [HL]

Government

 

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Royal Assent

   

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

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 Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2015

   

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

   

Draft Hunting Act 2004 (Exempt Hunting) (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

15 July

 

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 (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 14 July

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Equality Act 2010

Select Committee

3.15pm

Communications

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

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

House Committee

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 15 July

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.20am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am
in Committee Room G

Social Mobility

Select Committee

11.00am

Thursday 16 July

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

9.45am
in the Archbishops’ Room, Millbank House

Built Environment

Select Committee

10.30am

Tuesday 21 July

   

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Tuesday 15 September

   

Liaison

Domestic Committee

4.00pm
in Committee Room G

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 13 July 2015 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Portsmouth.

1 Oath and affirmation 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:

Joan Christabel Jill Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Lawrence Antony Lord Collins of Mapesbury

Select Committee Report

2 Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

4th Report, on the following bill: 
Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Government Amendments. (HL Paper 20)

Public Business

3 Occupational Pensions: survivor benefits A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Baroness Altmann.

4 Health: multiple pregnancies A question was asked by Baroness Hodgson of Abinger and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.

5 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.

6 Children’s centres A question was asked by Baroness Massey of Darwen and answered by Lord Nash.

7 Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1–3 were agreed to (see divisions 1–3). Amendments 5 and 8 were agreed to. Amendment 14A was disagreed to (see division 4). Amendments 16–27 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned.

8 Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 Lord German moved 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). After debate, the motion was disagreed to (see division 5).

9 Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 Baroness Sherlock moved that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Social Security Advisory Committee’s Report of June 2015, to delay the enactment of the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 until Universal Credit is fully rolled out (SI 2015/1362). The motion was agreed to (see division 6).

10 Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 28. Amendments 28–30, and 33 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 34.

The House adjourned at 10.10pm until Tuesday 14 July at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Papers 

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

Instrument Withdrawn

The following instrument, laid before the House on 26 March, was withdrawn:

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

Command Paper

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

Productivity-Fixing the foundations: Creating a more prosperous nation: Government policy document. (10 July)   (9098)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following negative instruments were laid before the House on 10 July:

1 Magistrates’ Courts (Modern Slavery Act 2015) Rules 2015, laid under the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.   (1478)

2 Public Service Pensions Act 2013 (Judicial Offices) (Amendment) Order 2015, laid under the Public Service Pensions Act 2013.   (1483)

3 (1) Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Maintenance) and International Recovery of Maintenance (Hague Convention 2007 etc.) (Amendment) Order 2015   (1489)

(2) European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Regulations 2015   (1493)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

4 Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (Alteration of Coroner Areas) (No. 2) Order 2015, laid under the Coroners and Justice Act 2009.   (1491)

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Local Justice Areas Order 2015, laid under the Courts Act 2003.   (1506)

2 (1) Draft Sheffield (Electoral Changes) Order 2015

(2) Draft Colchester (Electoral Changes) Order 2015

(3) Draft Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2015

(4) Draft Rochford (Electoral Changes) Order 2015

laid under the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Instrument subject to disapproval

The following paper was laid before the House:

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, laid under the Immigration Act 1971.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the English Institute of Sport Limited, laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009. 
     

2 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Parole Board for England and Wales, laid under the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

3 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Technology Strategy Board (Innovate UK), laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

4 Report and Accounts for 2014 of the General Dental Council, laid under the Dentists Act 1984.

5 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Companies House, laid under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973.

6 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the National Crime Agency, laid under the Crime and Courts Act 2013.

7 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies, laid under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004.

8 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, laid under the National Heritage Act 1980.

9 Accounts for 2014–15 of the National Insurance Fund Investment Account, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.

10 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of The Churches Conservation Trust, laid under the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011.

11 Report and Accounts for 2014 of the British Board of Film Classification, laid under the Video Recordings Act 1984.

12 (1) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of Health Education England (Special Health Authority)

(2) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of NHS Blood and Transplant

laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

13 (1) Accounts for 2014–15 of the Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery

(2) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the British Museum

laid under the Museums and Galleries Act 1992.

14 (1) Accounts for 2014–15 of the National Lottery Distribution Fund Investment Account, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General

(2) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the National Lottery Distribution Fund Account

(3) Accounts for 2014–15 of the Sports Council for Wales Lottery Distribution, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General

(4) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Heritage Lottery Fund: National Heritage Memorial Fund Lottery distribution

(5) Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Gambling Commission

laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993.

Divisions on 13 July 2015 

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]

Division No. 1

Lord McKenzie of Luton moved amendment 1, before clause 1, to insert the new clause Devolution annual report. The House divided:

Contents 219

Not-contents 162

Contents

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Ahmed, L.

Alderdice, L.

Andrews, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Avebury, L.

Bach, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Blackstone, B.

Boateng, L.

Bradley, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlisle, Bp.

Cashman, L.

Chidgey, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Cotter, L.

Coussins, B.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Deech, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Filkin, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Hardie, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haughey, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerslake, L.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lennie, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Randerson, B.

Rebuck, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Rowlands, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Walker of Gestingthorpe, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Caithness, E.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Cox, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hanningfield, L.

Helic, B.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkham, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lyell, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moser, L.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer, L.

Pannick, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Rawlings, B.

Rose of Monewden, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Walker of Aldringham, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]

Division No. 2

Lord McKenzie of Luton moved amendment 2, before clause 1, to insert the new clause Devolution statements. The House divided:

Contents 224

Not-contents 158

Contents

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bach, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Blackstone, B.

Boateng, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlisle, Bp.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Chester, Bp.

Chidgey, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Cotter, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Deech, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Hardie, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haughey, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerslake, L.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lennie, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Randerson, B.

Rebuck, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Rowlands, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Walker of Gestingthorpe, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warner, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Caithness, E.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hanningfield, L.

Helic, B.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkham, L.

Knight of Collingtree, B.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lyell, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer, L.

Palumbo, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]

Division No. 3

Lord McKenzie of Luton moved amendment 3, in clause 1, page 1, line 8, at end to insert:

"( ) An order under subsection (1) shall not be used as a condition for agreeing to the transfer of local authority or public authority functions."

The House divided:

Contents 240

Not-contents 175

Contents

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Avebury, L.

Bach, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Billingham, B.

Blackstone, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Bradley, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cashman, L.

Chester, Bp.

Chidgey, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greaves, L.

Greenfield, B.

Grender, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Hardie, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haughey, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lennie, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Randerson, B.

Rea, L.

Rebuck, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Singh of Wimbledon, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornton, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browning, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Deddington, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hylton, L.

Inglewood, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkham, L.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palumbo, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Thomas of Swynnerton, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]

Division No. 4

Lord Shipley moved amendment 14A, in clause 3, page 5, line 29, at end to insert:

"107F Discharge of functions: access to press and the public

(1) In transferring any functions of the mayoral combined authority to the mayor under section 107D or 107E, the Secretary of State shall make regulations to provide for press and public access to information and meetings of:

(a) members or officers of the combined authority, or

(b) any combination of members and officers of the authority,

concerning how the function is discharged.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to access to information and meetings concerning the discharge of these functions governed by Part V of the Local Government Act 1972, the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 or the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), "access" includes but is not limited to:

(a) attending and viewing,

(b) taking notes,

(c) taking a visual or audio recording,

(d) prior provision, inspection and copying of agendas, reports, background papers and minutes, or

(e) pre-publicity of any significant decisions to be made or considered at the meeting.

(4) For the purposes of subsection (3)(e), "significant" means significant with regard to the authority’s expenditure or the impact on local communities."

The House divided:

Contents 85

Not-contents 153

Contents

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Burnett, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Haughey, L.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Northover, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Pendry, L.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palumbo, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Division No. 5

Lord German moved 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). The House divided:

Contents 69

Not-contents 132

Contents

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Best, L.

Burnett, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussein-Ece, B.

Hylton, L.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Meacher, B.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Paddick, L.

Parminter, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Lothian, M.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

Division No. 6

Baroness Sherlock moved that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Social Security Advisory Committee’s Report of June 2015, to delay the enactment of the Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 until Universal Credit is fully rolled out (SI 2015/1362). The House divided:

Contents 135

Not-contents 124

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Upholland, B.

Bach, L.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Best, L.

Bradley, L.

Brookman, L.

Burnett, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Chandos, V.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Grantchester, L.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Hamwee, B.

Hardie, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Haskel, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kestenbaum, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Paddick, L.

Parminter, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Portsmouth, Bp.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Rebuck, B.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rosser, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Elton, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Framlingham, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Lothian, M.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Gatley, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

True, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 14th July 2015