House of Lords Business

Tuesday 1 December 2015 at 2.30pm

Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted and 
Lord Livermore will be introduced.

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Cashman to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in order to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, how they plan to invest in key populations in middle income countries where it is expected that by 2020 70 per cent of people living with HIV will live.

*Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to incorporate HIV as a priority in their work to improve the lives of women and girls, given that HIV is the biggest killer of women of reproductive age globally and of adolescents in Africa.

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking with the government of France to deal with the organised groups assisting migrants seeking to use the Channel Tunnel to enter the United Kingdom.

†*The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to prevent violence against Muslims and other minority groups following the attacks in Paris on 13 November.

†Scotland Bill Lord Dunlop to move that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Scotland Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 12
Clauses 34 to 41
Schedule 2
Clauses 42 to 64
Clauses 13 to 18

Schedule 1
Clauses 19 to 33
Clauses 65 to 70
Title.

European Union Referendum Bill Third Reading [Baroness Anelay of St Johns]

Education and Adoption Bill Report [Lord Nash]

National Health Service (Licensing and Pricing) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 Lord Prior of Brampton to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 2 November be approved. 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 14th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move, as an amendment to the above motion, at the end to insert "but that this House regrets that the Regulations are fundamentally unfair; and do not achieve their policy objective because under their provisions, even if every NHS provider objected to the proposed tariff mechanism, the arbitration mechanism cannot be triggered; and are in direct contradiction to the assurance given by Earl Howe on 6 March 2012 (HL Deb, col 1740)."

Future Business 

Wednesday 2 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Goddard of Stockport to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of how the policy to allow offices to be converted into housing has worked so far, and whether they intend to extend the policy beyond next year, when it is due to lapse.

*Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what priorities they have agreed for the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit taking place in Istanbul in May 2016.

*Baroness Janke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for engagement and consultation with the people of England on devolution of powers in England in the light of the devolution settlements in the other countries of the Union.

†*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect senior managers to be held to account following the imposition of a £72 million fine on Barclays Bank for failing to minimise the risk that funds might be used to facilitate financial crime.

Welfare Reform and Work Bill Committee [Lord Freud] 13th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 3 December at 11.00am

Baroness Thornhill and 
Lord Watts will be introduced.

*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will intervene to halt the sale of the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design building, Central House in Aldgate.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the comments made by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 3 November (HL Deb, cols 15–16), how Lord Strathclyde and his review team will take account of the views of members of the House of Lords.

*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reclassify the Kurdistan Workers’ Party as a national resistance movement.

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

Lord Carrington of Fulham to move that this House takes note of the economy in the light of the Autumn Statement.

Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the new single tier state pension, what provision they have made for informing women in their fifties of their pension expectations. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)

Earl Attlee to move that this House takes note of the United Kingdom’s role in supporting international security and stability in the light of the Strategic Defence and Security Review.

Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015 Lord Freud to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 26 November be approved.

Monday 7 December at 2.30pm

Lord Stunell and 
Lord Bird will be introduced.

*Baroness Knight of Collingtree to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take action to protect unborn girls from abortion for the sole reason of their sex.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current human rights situation in India.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made to implement the Prime Minister’s pledge to settle 1,000 Syrian refugees by Christmas.

*Lord Giddens to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the vulnerability of the United Kingdom to organised cyber-attack.

Tuesday 8 December at 2.30pm

Baroness Fall and 
Baroness Primarolo will be introduced.

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what military action the United Kingdom is undertaking against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

*Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the efficacy of the adult pneumococcal vaccination programme and to ensure optimal coverage of target populations in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness King of Bow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the drop in the number of children being placed for adoption.

Wednesday 9 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the Responsibility Deal for alcohol in the light of the Institute of Alcohol Studies’ report Dead on Arrival? Evaluating the Public Health Responsibility Deal for Alcohol.

*Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made to implement the recommendations of the Lancet Commission on liver disease, to address the incidence of liver disease in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to inform the public of the new requirements for carbon monoxide monitoring in rented residential properties.

Thursday 10 December at 11.00am

Baroness Jowell will be introduced and 
The Rt Hon Alistair Darling will be introduced as a Baron.

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the impact on higher education institutions of their policy on visas for overseas students, particularly in respect of the visa refusal thresholds set for them.

*Baroness Grender to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks made by the Prime Minister on 4 November (HC Deb, col 965), what information they are using to estimate the financial gains from privatising Channel 4.

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to improve the United Kingdom’s current balance of payments and industrial productivity levels.

Lord Bach to move that this House takes note of the future of legal aid.

Topical question for short debate. Ballot to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 1 December.

Baroness Wheeler to move that this House takes note of the quality and viability of the residential care sector in the light of the Government’s decision to delay the implementation of the care cost cap.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 1.00pm

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the process for preparing official histories. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support small grass roots music venues. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

Monday 14 December at 2.30pm

Baroness Watkins of Tavistock will be introduced.

*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to reform Sunday trading laws.

*Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government how regularly ministers and officials meet representatives of Transport for London.

*Baroness Perry of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the introduction of the English Baccalaureate has had on the number of young people studying science and mathematics.

*Baroness Pinnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, if a faith school is rated inadequate and is required to become an academy, they will enforce the transfer of church land to the academy trust.

Tuesday 15 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Lupton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider introducing a higher duty of care on headteachers when excluding children aged under 16 from their schools to ensure that such children are in practice met by a parent, guardian or approved carer.

*Lord Borwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current time delay between a council’s resolution to grant planning permission and the issue of implementable planning permission on housing sites of 50 houses or more; and what steps they plan to take to reduce that delay.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will encourage the European Union to suspend the Schengen arrangements and reinstate border controls between member states.

Wednesday 16 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the last date on which the decision about where to build an additional runway for London could reasonably be made, in the light of their commitment to publish that decision this year.

*Baroness Stedman-Scott to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many jobs have been created in the European Union compared to the United Kingdom in the past year.

*Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers local authorities have to deal with schools that are put under special measures.

Thursday 17 December at 11.00am

Baroness Brown of Cambridge will be introduced.

*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in the northern states of Nigeria.

*Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current human rights situation in Sudan.

*Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government which airports used by flights to and from the United Kingdom have been the subject of a security review leading to enhanced security arrangements since the end of October.

Monday 21 December at 2.30pm

*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to reduce the number of suicides on railways, and to reduce the disruption they cause.

*Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action HM Revenue and Customs is taking to reduce VAT evasion by overseas online retailers.

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as part of their counter-terrorism strategy, they will encourage a national debate about the nature of Islam, including whether the Muslim tenet of Al Hijra remains valid today.

*Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any proposals to minimise the risk of neural tube defective pregnancy in women of reproductive age.

Tuesday 22 December at 11.00am

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to address the report The State of the North 2015: Four Tests for the Northern Powerhouse, in particular the statement that there is a 12 percentage point gap in early years attainment between the poorest children in London and those in the north of England.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to give further recognition and support to the tourism sector, in the light of the number of jobs being created in that sector and the future growth potential. [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
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*Baroness Parminter to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to revise the Politics A-level curriculum.

Tuesday 19 January at 2.30pm

Lord Mair will be introduced.

The full lists of Motions for Balloted Debate, Other Motions for Debate, and Questions for Short Debate are available online daily. Lists of all Motions for Balloted Debate and Questions for Short Debate currently tabled are printed in the final edition of each week. On other days only new items in each category are printed.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 1 December for debate on 17 December. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord True to move that this House takes note of the constitutional principle that the business of Her Majesty’s Government must be carried on.

Lord Holmes of Richmond to move that this House takes note, on the occasion of its 21st birthday, of the positive contribution made by the National Lottery to sport, culture, charities and national heritage throughout the United Kingdom.

Lord Berkeley of Knighton to move that this House takes note of recent NHS figures showing that 1,036 women and girls were treated for female genital mutilation during the period April to June 2015.

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws to move that this House takes note of the impact of Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals to reform human rights legislation on the United Kingdom’s international reputation.

Baroness Hooper to move that this House takes note of developments in Latin America and of the United Kingdom’s presence in that region.

Lord Boateng to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals for a "Conceptual Framework on Agriculture" in promoting the contribution of agriculture to global development goals.

Baroness Kidron to move that this House takes note of the case for incorporating the views of children and young people in the development of public policy.

The Earl of Kinnoull to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government’s policy on the issuing of visas to students from outside the European Union.

Baroness Hodgson of Abinger to move that this House takes note of the progress made by Her Majesty’s Government under the United Kingdom National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security for 2014–2017.

Lord Luce to move that this House takes note of the outcome of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta on 27–29 November.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to move that this House takes note of the outcome of the consultation by the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life, and the report Living with Difference, due to be published on 7 December.

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the contribution of atheists and humanists to United Kingdom society.

Lord Jordan to move that this House takes note of the part that accident prevention can play in relieving pressures on the NHS, particularly A&E departments.

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to move that this House takes note of the contribution of the rural economy to the United Kingdom.

Select Committee Reports 

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

Lord Best to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Communications Committee Press Regulation: where are we now? (3rd Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 135). 23 March 2015

Baroness Morgan of Huyton to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Digital Skills Committee (Session 2014–15, HL Paper 111). 17 February 2015

Baroness Prashar to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee A new EU Alcohol Strategy? (8th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 123). 6 March 2015

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Capital Markets Union: a welcome start (11th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 139). 20 March 2015

Baroness Prashar to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee The EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling (4th Report, HL Paper 46). 3 November 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 McKenzie of Luton to move that this House regrets that, notwithstanding the Reasoned Opinion from the European Commission, the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 have been introduced without proper consultation and without the additional resources necessary being made available; and calls upon the Government to address the concerns raised by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and the Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers, particularly concerning the capacity and resources available to local weights and measures authorities to fulfil the additional duties imposed on them under the Regulations (SI 2015/1681). 11th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to move that this House regrets that, since the Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England) Regulations 2015 do not in all cases specify parameters for electrical water-bath stunning, poultry in England will be afforded a less rigorous level of welfare at slaughter than available in Wales and Northern Ireland (SI 2015/1782). 11th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours.

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)

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)

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)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to ensure that retail banks treat their vulnerable customers fairly. (20 July)

Baroness Turner of Camden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have undertaken a review of the changes in employment law by the last government; and if so, what was the outcome of the review. (20 July)

Lord Rennard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing a patient experience survey for patients with diabetes. (20 July)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask the Chairman of Committees whether there are any plans to appoint a unit within the House of Lords Press Office to promote proactively and apolitically the role and work of the House of Lords. (21 July)

Lord Truscott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy to defeat ISIL in Syria. (22 July)

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the discursions surrounding the renewal of the BBC Charter. (22 July)

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that children receive a balanced and rounded education in schools; and what effect the English baccalaureate requirements will have in that regard. (22 July)

Lord Grade of Yarmouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase understanding of the Middle East. (22 July)

The Lord Bishop of Coventry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of the prospects for a political solution to the civil war in Syria. (7 September)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to develop a national strategy on post-polio syndrome. (10 September)

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016. (14 September)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on young people living in rural locations of the area review of further education colleges currently taking place. (15 September)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce food waste. (16 September)

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the most effective ways of teaching children with dyslexia. (16 September)

Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the security of the European Union’s border; and what discussions they have had with the governments of other EU member states about the documentation of those individuals they accept as refugees. (17 September)

Baroness Suttie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the issue of preventing homelessness in the context of the current Spending Review. (17 September)

Baroness Sharp of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to removing international students from the net migration figures by including them as non-immigrant admissions, as is done in the United States. (17 September)

Lord Patel of Bradford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Office for National Statistics’ report on deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales in 2014. (5 October)

Lord Darzi of Denham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of proposed changes to the Tier 4 visa application process, what are their plans to support international medical students studying at United Kingdom educational institutions in transitioning to first year foundation doctor training posts. (5 October)

Lord Borwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of Deloitte’s report Technology and people: The great job-creating machine published in August. (12 October)

Baroness King of Bow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce gender-based violence in the United Kingdom. (12 October)

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy for funding the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in the light of their foreign policy interests. (15 October)

Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for a new generation of polytechnics to address the technical skills gap. (15 October)

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the recommendations on long-term care made by the Dilnot Commission. (19 October)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to review the provision of National Health Service maternity services. (19 October)

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to extend civil partnerships to heterosexual couples. (20 October)

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress and impact of neighbourhood plans. (22 October)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to determine whether there is a link between congenital malformations and applications of hormone pregnancy tests. (22 October)

Lord Newby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will amend the Opticians Act 1989 to allow certain adjustable-focus eyewear to be sold over-the-counter as is already the case with reading glasses. (28 October)

Lord Young of Cookham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to promote cycling as a safe means of transport. (29 October)

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the political and humanitarian situation in Yemen. (2 November)

Baroness Afshar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Iran concerning the treatment of human rights campaigners in that country, as part of the negotiations on lifting sanctions. (2 November: as amended on 3 November)

Lord Singh of Wimbledon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, relating to freedom of religion, is being upheld in India. (4 November)

Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the affordability of homes under their proposed extension to the right-to-buy scheme and their starter homes proposals. (10 November)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote the principles of the circular economy, based on the re-use, repair, refurbishment and recycling of existing materials and products, to protect the environment, give new growth opportunities and avoid waste. (11 November)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they plan to take to relieve pressure on public services due to the consumption of alcohol. (11 November)

Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the speed and quality of autism diagnoses in the United Kingdom. (17 November) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
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Lord Brabazon of Tara to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek an opt-out from provisions relating to e-cigarettes under Article 20 of the Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU), coming into force in May 2016. (17 November)

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the development of British–Argentinian relations during 2015. (24 November)

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent they will implement the recommendations of the House of Commons International Development Committee in their report of July 2014, The UK’s Development Work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. (26 November)

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the state of the rural economy. (30 November)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 30 November and due for answer by 14 December.

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government when Innovate UK will publish its strategy for 2016–20.   HL4009

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what key market sectors have been identified for priority assistance by Innovate UK.   HL4010

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many catapult networks have been established by Innovate UK; what is the focus of each network; and how much funding they are providing to each network.   HL4011

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Innovate UK’s catapult networks.   HL4012

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have investigated claims by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International that weapons supplied by the UK, such as Paveway IV missiles, have been used by Saudi Arabia to attack civilian targets in Yemen; and whether they have taken legal advice about the UK’s responsibility for such attacks under international humanitarian law.
   HL4013

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendations to the UN Security Council members in the Human Rights Watch report of 26 November, What Military Target Was in My Brother’s House: Unlawful Coalition Airstrikes in Yemen.   HL4014

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review their current immigration policies to enable universities, research institutes, and other science and health-based organisations to recruit talent globally.   HL4015

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review the current visa categories and visa application processes to help foster international research collaborations, in particular in the health and science sectors.   HL4016

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review their current immigration policies so that international students, qualified researchers, and experts across the health and science sectors can more easily enter the UK and participate in training, run courses, and attend meetings and conferences.   HL4017

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review the current visa categories and visa application processes in line with their Britain is GREAT campaign, which "welcomes the world to visit, study and do business with the UK".   HL4018

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to revise current visa categories to allow non-EU professionals and experts, in particular those in the health and science sectors, to teach one-off classroom sessions in the UK without pay, but receiving funding for their flights and accommodation, without the need for a work permit.   HL4019

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government which department has overall responsibility for deradicalisation programmes in prisons.   HL4020

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what were the monthly sales figures for (1) e-cigarettes, and (2) tobacco products, in prison shops in the past year.   HL4021

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prison inmates are enrolled on courses or treatments to help them stop smoking.   HL4022

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government on how many occasions the fire brigade has been called to an incident at a migrant detention centre in each of the last five years.
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Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many offenders committed additional offences while on early release in each of the last five years.   HL4024

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many literacy courses were enrolled on by offenders assessed as having a literacy need in each year since 2010.   HL4025

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) how much (a) England, (b) Scotland, (c) Wales, (d) Sweden, (e) the Netherlands, (f) France, (g) Denmark, (h) Belgium, and (i) Italy, spent per capita on cancer services, and (2) the national one-year cancer survival rates as a percentage of new patients for each of those countries, for the most recent year for which comparable data is available.   HL4026

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS England Trusts provide prostate surgery; how many of those track their incontinence rates after prostate surgery; of those hospitals that track outcomes, what is the average rate of post-surgical incontinence; what assessment they have made of whether survey-based research could be used to estimate the incontinence rate of those hospitals that do not track their outcomes; and if so, what is their estimate of the incontinence rate in those hospitals.   HL4027

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of the NHS England cancer genetic testing service compared to the French system run by the Institute Nationale du Cancer in terms of equality of access as measured by the percentage of eligible patients who actually receive tests for (1) breast cancer, (2) lung cancer, (3) colorectal cancer, and (4) melanoma.   HL4028

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of stage 2b cancer or higher patients in (1) tertiary, and (2) secondary, care centres were tested by NHS England in 2014 for genetic mutations that can confer resistance to targeted cancer therapies, in particular (a) AR amplification mutations, (b) ESR1 activation mutations, (c) PIK3CA mutations, (d) KRAS activation mutations, (e) EGFR amplification and activation mutations, (f) KRAS activation mutations, and (g) EGFR amplification and activation mutations.   HL4029

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many business cases were created in NHS England trusts in 2014 that related to the business justification for introducing new tumour genetic tests; when reviewing those business cases, what percentage of trusts allowed drugs budget savings to be included, given that such savings occur outside the underlying NHS tariff; and what is their estimate of the staff hours and costs associated with creating and reviewing such business cases every year in England.   HL4030

Lord Freyberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the average turnaround time for cancer genetic tests relating to (1) breast cancer, (2) lung cancer, (3) colorectal cancer, and (4) melanoma, measured from biopsy to a discussion of the results with the patient, in (a) tertiary care centres, (b) secondary care centres with in-house testing, and (c) secondary care centres with third-party testing. 
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Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the extent of homophobic bullying in schools.   HL4032

Baroness Redfern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures University Technical Colleges are taking to increase choices for students, especially with regard to strengthening academic study with practical learning.   HL4033

Baroness Redfern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of job opportunities created so far by Enterprise Zones, including how many of those opportunities are full-time, part-time, work experience or apprenticeship opportunities, both within each zone and in the surrounding area.   HL4034

Baroness Redfern to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many engineering and manufacturing apprenticeships were created in the last Parliament (1) nationally, and (2) in North Lincolnshire, and how many they are intending to create during this Parliament.   HL4035

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government when it was decided that the Chief Executive of NHS England could appear on political debate shows such as Any Questions?, and who made that decision. 
   HL4036

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commission a review into the obstacles that prevent more people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds from reaching senior positions in business, similar to the Women on Boards review by Lord Davies of Abersoch.   HL4037

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report 2015, which found that women are being paid the average wage men earned in 2006.   HL4038

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they plan to take to promote racial diversity in the film industry.   HL4039

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the use of hollow-point bullets by the Israel Defence Forces. 
   HL4040

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the right of Palestinians to education.   HL4041

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about reports that Israeli vehicles entered the northern Gaza Strip near Jabalia and created earth mounds to prevent Palestinian farmers from accessing their land.   HL4042

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the number of Palestinians killed or injured in October and November.
   HL4043

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to ensure that local authorities do not enter into contracts with companies that also work in countries that they believe are breaking, or have broken, international law and the Geneva Convention.   HL4044

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to cut off oil supplies to ISIL, and the revenue obtained from them, before they engage in military action in Syria.   HL4045

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the designed operational life of HMS Vanguard.   HL4046

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government when construction of the first new SSBN ballistic missile submarine will start at Barrow.   HL4047

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect HMS Ajax to be launched at Barrow.   HL4048

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the build time for HMS Agamemnon and HMS Ajax will be shorter than that planned for HMS Anson.   HL4049

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to building a further Astute-class submarine after HMS Anson to fill the gap in the building programme at Barrow.   HL4050

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any treaty obligations that the development of a solution for the disposition of plutonium will have to meet, and if so, what are those obligations.   HL4051

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether basic farm payment applications on paper for 2016 will continue to be accepted.   HL4052

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government in what year they estimate that the electrification of the rail line from Cardiff to Swansea will be completed.   HL4053

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the amount of the revenue element of the Local Sustainable Transport Fund in (1) 2014–15, and (2) 2015–16.   HL4054

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the expected amount of the revenue element of the Local Sustainable Transport Fund in (1) 2016–17, (2) 2017–18, and (3) 2018–19. 
   HL4055

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many officials in the Department for Transport were working as part of the team dealing with rail franchising in 2014–15 and 2015–16.
   HL4056

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many officials in the Department for Transport are expected to be working as part of the rail franchising team in 2016–17, 2017–18, and 2018–19.   HL4057

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have chosen to consolidate HMRC offices across Yorkshire in Leeds, in the light of property costs and levels of competition for skilled workforce in that city, compared with other cities in the region.   HL4058

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the estimated total of inward and outward journeys between the UK and the European continent, in 1985, 1990, 2000, 2010, and 2014.   HL4059

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) Commonwealth, and (2) Irish, citizens they estimate are resident in Gibraltar and therefore eligible to vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.   HL4060

Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance, if any, they give to local authorities and London boroughs about conducting consultations with neighbouring authorities or boroughs before making an Experimental Traffic Management Order.   HL4061

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Saudi Arabia about those currently facing execution in Saudi Arabia.   HL4062

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to assist members of the armed forces who are diagnosed with mesothelioma in the future; and what assessment they have made of whether those individuals should receive financial support at least equivalent to that of civilians diagnosed with the disease.   HL4063

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to the risks posed by asbestos in schools and the safest ways to deal with those risks.   HL4064

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the discovery of a booby-trapped mass grave in northern Iraq is evidence of genocide against minorities such as Yazidis and Assyrian Christians.   HL4065

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government from which sources they derive their claim that there are 70,000 Syrian ground troops available to fight ISIL; what assessment they have made of whether that figure is correct; and what is their assessment of the statement by General Sir Richard Shirreff that that force would be incapable of liberating a city of 350,000, such as Raqqa. 
   HL4066

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they intend to make to the government of Saudi Arabia about the sentencing of a Sri Lankan female domestic worker to death by stoning in that country.   HL4067

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many women were on remand in (1) each prison, and (2) each bail hostel, in England and Wales in each month for the past three years.   HL4068

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will publish a National Framework for the care of (1) children, and (2) adults, who have suffered a severe brain injury and are cared for at home.
   HL4069

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government in which African countries or regions the BBC World Service has switched from short wave transmission of their radio programmes from London via intermediate transmitters to in-country onward transmission from local FM stations, in each year from 1999 to 2014.   HL4070

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government in which countries the short wave radio transmission of BBC World Service programmes has been jammed in each year from 1999 to 2014.   HL4071

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government in which countries the receipt of BBC World Service programmes via the internet has been blocked in each year from 1999 to 2014.   HL4072

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government in which countries local FM radio stations broadcasting BBC World Service programmes in-country have been closed down by the authorities in each year from 1999 to 2014.   HL4073

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the changes in audience sizes in African countries or regions following the switch from short wave to FM transmission of BBC World Service programmes between 1999 and 2014.   HL4074

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the change in the size of the audience for BBC World Service programmes broadcast via the internet in African countries or regions from 1999 to 2014.   HL4075

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will introduce legislation to ratify the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols.   HL4076

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government whose responsibility it is to ensure the safety of lifts at Euston railway station; and what information they have about when those lifts were last inspected; and whether they will publish a report about lift safety at that station.   HL4077

Baroness Helic to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Syria Donors Conference in London in February 2016 will address issues surrounding sexual violence in conflict.   HL4078

Lord Donoughue to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the £361,446,114 spent on the DfID’s Programme Partnership Arrangements in the 2011–14 round was spent: (1) overseas, and (2) on UK staff and advocacy efforts in the UK   HL4079

Lord Donoughue to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the average proportion of spending on DfID’s Programme Partnership Arrangements was on salaries for UK staff and advocacy work in the UK, broken down by the charities receiving that funding.   HL4080

Lord Donoughue to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the overall cost was of the 2014–16 extension to the 2011–14 round of the DfID’s Programme Partnership Arrangements.   HL4081

Lord Donoughue to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much of the DfID’s Programme Partnership Arrangements funding was spent by recipients on environmental and climate-related projects.
   HL4082

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the statements made by representatives of the UN about breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia–led Coalition, and other parties to the fighting, have been reflected in risk assessments for licences for military aircraft, bombs and other equipment issued for sales to Saudi Arabia since their operations began in Yemen in March.   HL4083

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have suspended or revoked any extant arms licences to Saudi Arabia, or refused any new requests for licences for bombs, missiles, or other military arms and equipment, in the light of repeated UN statements regarding breaches of international humanitarian law in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition.   HL4084

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a policy about the number of children a family or individual should have; and if so, what it is.   HL4085

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government with which countries they have raised human rights since May.   HL4086

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made representations either directly or via Commonwealth mechanisms to the government of Malaysia concerning the current prosecution of the cartoonist professionally known as Zunar.   HL4087

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to announce plans before 2020 to replace the single track railway lines between Salisbury and Exeter with double track railway lines in order to further promote economic growth in that region.   HL4088

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to bring the law on abortion in Northern Ireland into line with the rest of the UK.   HL4089

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to bring equalities legislation in Northern Ireland into line with the rest of the UK.   HL4090

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Saudi Arabia about the case of Waleed Abu Khair.   HL4091

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

9 November (23 November)

HL3455 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [DfE]

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

[DfE] 1

         

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Age of Criminal Responsibility [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

 

Natural Environment [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Trade Union

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Airports Act 1986 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Accessible Sports Grounds [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Constitutional Convention [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Council Tax Valuation Bands [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL] (Queen’s and Prince of Wales’ Consents to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

Succession to Peerages [HL] (Queen’s Consent to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Access to Palliative Care [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Welfare Reform and Work

Government

2 December

Mesothelioma (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Planning (Subterranean Development) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Direct Planning (Pilot) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Scotland

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Bank of England and Financial Services [HL]

Government

 

Education and Adoption

Government

1 December

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union Referendum

Government

1 December

National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings)

Government

 

Enterprise [HL]

Government

 

Sent to the Commons

   

Psychoactive Substances [HL]

Government

 

Cities and Local Government Devolution [HL]

Government

 

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) [HL]

Government

 

European Union (Approvals) [HL]

Government

 

Childcare [HL]

Government

 

Energy [HL]

Government

 

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

The Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

 

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

   

Draft Armed Forces (Service Complaints Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Equipment Interference (Code of Practice) Order 2015

14th Report

 

Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Interception of Communications: Code of Practice) Order 2015

14th Report

 

Draft Recall of MPs Act 2015 (Recall Petition) Regulations 2015

14th Report

 

Draft General Dental Council (Fitness to Practise etc.) Order 2015

   

Draft Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2015

   

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) (No. 3) Order 2015

   

Draft Welfare Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2015

 

3 December

Draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016

   

Draft State Pension and Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016

   

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Protected Areas) Regulations 2015

8th Report

 

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

   

Draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

9th Report

 

Draft Hunting Act 2004 (Exempt Hunting) (Amendment) Order 2015

7th Report

 

Draft Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015

   

Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015

   

Draft National Health Service (Licensing and Pricing) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

14th Report

1 December

Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Code E) Order 2015

   

Draft Disclosure of Exporter Information Regulations 2015

   

Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Claims Management Complaints) (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Payment Accounts Regulations 2015

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

 

11th Report

   

Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015

17 November

 

Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (England) Regulations 2015

23 November

 

   

14th Report

   

Social Security (Crediting and Treatment of Contributions, and National Insurance Numbers) (Amendment) Regulations 2015

11 December

 

   

Scrutiny period expires

To be considered

 

Instrument subject to disapproval

   

13th Report

   

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC535)

7 December

 

Legislative Reform Orders in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Parliamentary procedure

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

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Exempt Lotteries) Order 2016

9 November

Affirmative

     

Affirmative draft Order reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee

Report

Date of consideration

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

1st

 

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 1 December

   

Built Environment

Select Committee

10.00am

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Equality Act 2010

Select Committee

3.15pm

Standing Orders (Private Bills)

Select Committee

3.30pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Sexual Violence in Conflict

Select Committee

3.30pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm in Committee Room G

Information

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 2 December

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Social Mobility

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Draft Investigatory Powers Bill

Joint Committee

4.00pm

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

4.00pm

Thursday 3 December

   

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

9.00am

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

9.30am

Monday 7 December

   

Palace of Westminster

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 8 December

   

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Wednesday 9 December

   

Privileges and Conduct

Select Committee

11.00am in Committee Room G

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm in Committee Room G

Thursday 10 December

   

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

12 noon in Committee Room G

Tuesday 15 December

   

House Committee

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Thursday 17 December

   

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

12 noon in Committee Room G

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 30 November 2015 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby.

1 Baroness Finn Simone Jari Finn, having been created Baroness Finn, of Swansea in the County of West Glamorgan, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 14 October 2015, was introduced between Lord Howell of Guildford and Lord Maude of Horsham, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

2 Baroness McGregor-Smith Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE, having been created Baroness McGregor-Smith, of Sunninghill in the Royal County of Berkshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 16 October 2015, was introduced between Baroness Verma and Lord Livingston of Parkhead, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

3 Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Ezra for the remainder of this Parliament.

Select Committee Report

4 Procedure 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed.

Changes to the leave of absence scheme; ballot for oral question slots during recesses; status of interpreted or translated evidence to select committees. (1st Report, HL Paper 62)

Private Business

5 Petitions for private bills The following petitions for private bills were deposited on or before 27 November 2015 in accordance with Private Business Standing Orders:

Name of Petition

 

By whom deposited

 

City of London Corporation (Open Spaces)

 

Winckworth Sherwood LLP

 

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company

 

Sharpe Pritchard LLP

 

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Charity

 

Winckworth Sherwood LLP

 

New Southgate Cemetery

 

Bircham Dyson Bell LLP

 

Public Business

6 House of Commons: Ministers A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Bridges of Headley.

7 Accident and Emergency departments A question was asked by Lord Jordan and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.

8 Draft Wales Bill: Silk Commission A question was asked by Lord Wigley and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.

9 Restaurants: service charge A question was asked by Lord Rennard and answered by the Earl of Courtown.

10 Transport for London Bill [HL] The Chairman of Committees moved that the Commons message of 17 November be now considered; and that the promoters of the Transport for London Bill [HL], which was originally introduced in this House in Session 2010–12 on 24 January 2011, should have leave to proceed with the Bill in the current Session according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 150B (Revival of bills). The motion was withdrawn.

11 Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 Lord Bridges of Headley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

12 Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 Lord Bridges of Headley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

13 European Parliamentary Elections (Miscellaneous Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) Order 2015 Lord Bridges of Headley moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

14 Electricity Capacity (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.

15 National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill The order of commitment was discharged.

16 Enterprise Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 68. Amendments 68 to 70, 70ZA (see division 1), 70ZC (see division 2), 70ZE, 71 to 73 and 74 to 76 were agreed to. Amendment 70B was disagreed to (see division 3). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 78)

The House adjourned. The House resumed.

17 Junior doctors’ contract Lord Prior of Brampton repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

18 The North Sea under pressure (EUC Report) Baroness Scott of Needham Market moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee The North Sea under pressure: is regional marine co-operation the answer? (10th Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 137). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 8.57pm until Tuesday 1 December 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.

Command Papers

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

1 Transport

(1) High Speed Two: East and West, The next steps to Crewe and beyond.    (9157)

(2) Government response to the Consultation on Safeguarding High Speed Two Phase Two (Fradley to Crewe).    (9172)

2 Business-A better deal: boosting competition to bring down bills for families and firms: Government policy document.    (9164)

3 Standards in Public Life-Government response to the 15th Report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life on Tone from the Top: Leadership, Ethics and Accountability in Policing. (27 November)   (9174)

4 Contingent Liability-Minute from HM Treasury on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 
     (-)

5 Welfare-Report for 2014–15 of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme.    (-)

6 Explanatory Memorandum-Charging Guidance to the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat). (27 November)   (-)

7 Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)-Disclosure of Exporter Information Regulations 2015. (17 November)   (-)

Affirmative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House for approval by resolution:

1 Draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order 2016, laid under the Pensions Act 2014.

2 Draft State Pension and Occupational Pension Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016, laid under the Pension Schemes Act 1993.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 NHS Bodies and Local Authorities Partnership Arrangements (Amendment) Regulations 2015, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.   (1940)

2 (1) Statute made by the University of Cambridge on 10 February 2012 revising the existing Statutes of the University   (-)

(2) Statute made by the University of Cambridge on 24 July 2015 revising the existing Statutes of the University   (-)

(3) Statute made by the University of Oxford on 16 June 2015 revising the existing Statutes of the University   (-)

laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.

Treaty subject to scrutiny under the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010

The following paper was laid before the House by command of Her Majesty:

Films-Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and South Africa to amend the Film Co-production Agreement, together with an Explanatory Memorandum. (27 November). 9158

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2014–15 of the Security Industry Authority, laid under the Private Security Industry Act 2001.

2 Report for the period 21 November 2013 to 31 March 2015 of the Expenditure of High Speed Rail, laid under the High Speed Rail (Preparation) Act 2013.

Divisions on 30 November 2015 

Enterprise Bill [HL]

Division No. 1

Lord Teverson moved amendment 70ZA, after clause 25, to insert the new clause Objectives of UK Green Investment Bank. The House divided:

Contents 258

Not-contents 212

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Ahmed, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Upholland, B.

Avebury, L.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Bew, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull , B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Coussins, B.

Craigavon, V.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bath , L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Fox, L.

Freyberg, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glasman, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

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.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kidron, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Leitch, L.

Lennie, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

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.

Mandelson, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mitchell, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Paul, L.

Pendry, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Razzall, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, 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.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Somerset, D.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Barker of Battle , L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Dannatt, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Falkland, V.

Faulks, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

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.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Hague of Richmond , L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McIntosh of Pickering , B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern , B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Renton of Mount Harry, L.

Renwick of Clifton, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Smith of Kelvin, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Swinfen, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Thomas of Swynnerton, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Turnbull, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Wright of Richmond, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Enterprise Bill [HL]

Division No. 2

Lord Mendelsohn moved amendment 70ZC, after clause 25, to insert the new clause Market rent only: conditions and triggers. The House divided:

Contents 229

Not-contents 208

Contents

Addington, L.

Adonis, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Upholland, B.

Avebury, L.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull , B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Filkin, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bath , L.

Fox, L.

Gale, B.

Glasgow, E.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, 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.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

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.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

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.

Mandelson, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Monks, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oxford and Asquith, E.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Razzall, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, 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.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Touhig, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Verjee, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Balfe, L.

Barker of Battle , L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bichard, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

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.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Hague of Richmond , L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Heseltine, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollins, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McIntosh of Pickering , B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawson, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern , B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Renton of Mount Harry, L.

Renwick of Clifton, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Turnbull, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Enterprise Bill [HL]

Division No. 3

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town moved amendment 70B, in clause 26, page 45, to leave out lines 5 to 7. The House divided:

Contents 113

Not-contents 152

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Avebury, L.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beith, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Best, L.

Bichard, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brinton, B.

Brookman, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull , B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Collins of Highbury, L. [Teller]

Cotter, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Dykes, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath , L.

Fox, L.

Glasgow, E.

Grantchester, L.

Greaves, L.

Grender, B.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Richmond, B. [Teller]

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kerslake, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Kramer, B.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Monks, L.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel, L.

Pinnock, B.

Razzall, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Skidelsky, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stephen, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wheeler, B.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Wills, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Berridge, B.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Callanan, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hague of Richmond , L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Helic, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawson, L.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patten, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Redfern , B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Verma, B.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Willoughby de Broke, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 1st December 2015