House of Lords Business

Contents

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[I] indicates that the member concerned has a
relevant registered interest.

Bills marked § have been set down before the
expiry of the recommended minimum interval
between stages.

Wednesday 13 April 2016 at 3.00pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made to safeguard children in the British Overseas Territories.

*Baroness Young of Hornsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to monitor companies’ compliance with Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 regarding transparency in the supply chain.

*Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to introduce a standard system of concessionary fares for young people travelling by bus in England.

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of deaths amongst child and adolescent patients in psychiatric units, in the light of the investigation conducted by the charity Inquest.

Housing and Planning Bill Report (day 2) [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 20th, 21st and 26th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

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 2015. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Future Business 

Thursday 14 April at 11.00am

*Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce marine litter and plastics pollution.

*Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to make Regional Schools Commissioners democratically accountable.

*Baroness Prosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many apprenticeships have been created since the Prime Minister’s announcement of their target of three million apprentices; how many of those apprentices are female, and what percentage of those female apprentices are in non-traditional occupations for women.

†*Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to amend the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Part VIII, in particular in relation to trees.

House Committee The Chairman of Committees to move that the Report from the Committee Access and use of facilities by retired members (1st Report, HL Paper 115) be agreed to.

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill Second Reading [Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to move that the bill be committed to a Select Committee.

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Berkeley to move that it be an instruction to the Select Committee to which the bill is committed that it consider petitions from the London area at an early stage.

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Berkeley to move that it be an instruction to the Select Committee to which the bill is committed that it appoint a special adviser to provide independent advice on railway and engineering issues.

Monday 18 April at 2.30pm

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to publish their decision for additional runway capacity at London’s airports.

*Baroness Wilcox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which general road traffic laws are enforced in respect of cyclists.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect United Kingdom withdrawal from the European Union would have on the United Kingdom’s tourism and hospitality industries. [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Association of Leading Visitor Attractions

*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that the fifth principle contained in the report of the Smith Commission that the package of powers agreed through the Smith Commission process "should not cause detriment to the UK as a whole nor any of its constituent parts" will be complied with when railway policing is devolved.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Housing and Planning Bill will continue.

Tuesday 19 April at 2.30pm

*Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings have been arranged between Home Office ministers and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police on historic sex abuse allegation enquiries.

*Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that the details of the forthcoming Royal Charter for the BBC are subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament.

*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered the effect on scientific and medical research, the arts, campaigning organisations and other bodies of the anti-lobbying clause in government grant agreements to be introduced on 1 May as a condition of public funding.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3.30pm on Wednesday 13 April, to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 15 April.

†Enterprise Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Baroness Neville-Rolfe]

†Trade Union Bill Report (day 2) [Baroness Neville-Rolfe] 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Wednesday 20 April at 3.00pm

*Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much revenue they estimate will be generated in 2016–17 by local authorities using their power to increase council tax to offset the cost of social care.

*Lord Steel of Aikwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to co-ordinate the implementation of the Scotland Act 2016 with the Scottish Government.

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what further discussions they have had with Overseas Territories since last year’s Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council about moves towards greater transparency of beneficial ownership for companies registered within their jurisdiction, in the light of the United Kingdom’s chairmanship of the International Anticorruption Summit in May 2016.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 14 April, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 18 April.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Housing and Planning Bill will continue.

Viscount Astor to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards the introduction of the Horserace Betting Right. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 21 April at 11.00am

*Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the powers of the House of Lords Appointments Commission.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce uniform standards and a national tariff payment in order to achieve high quality outcomes for wheelchair users.

*Baroness Mobarik to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Iraqi troops British forces are expected to help train this year to fight Daesh.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 15 April, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 19 April.

†§Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill Committee [Lord Dunlop]

†Friday 22 April at 10.00am

†Criminal Cases Review Commission (Information) Bill Report [Lord Ramsbotham]

†Road Traffic Act 1988 (Alcohol Limits) (Amendment) Bill [HL] Report [Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe]

†House of Commons Members’ Fund Bill Second Reading [Lord Naseby]

†Council Tax Valuation Bands Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Marlesford]

Monday 25 April at 2.30pm

*Baroness Pidding to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many young people they expect to benefit from the Prime Minister’s commitment to expand the mentoring programme for disengaged young people.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government which areas of England will be most affected by shortages of places for secondary school pupils in September, and how they intend to tackle the number of secondary schools that are above their capacity.

*Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to promote co-operative housing. [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Council of the London Borough of Lewisham

*Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the closures of regional museums, particularly in the North of England, and the impact of those closures on the United Kingdom’s creative industry and on the educational services provided to local schools and colleges.

Tuesday 26 April at 2.30pm

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are undertaking to ensure that small businesses can protect their intellectual property and reduce the legal costs of enforcing it, in the light of World Intellectual Property Day.

*Baroness Sharp of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what considerations have led them to recommend the abolition of the statutory position of parent governors on school and academy governing boards

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government why, when advertising the post of Chair of Healthwatch England, the Department of Health stipulated that the successful candidate would require private sector experience, and why the governance arrangements for Healthwatch England have been changed so that its Chief Executive is subordinate to the Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission.

Wednesday 27 April at 3.00pm

*Baroness Jenkin of Kennington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prioritise the wellbeing of children when their parents are going through separation.

*Baroness McDonagh to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the recently published figures from the Department for Communities and Local Government are correct in stating that in 2009–10 Her Majesty’s Government built 33,000 social rent properties that were let at 40–50 per cent of market rent, and spent £22.4 billion in real terms on housing benefit, and that in 2014–15 they are predicted to have built 9,600 social rent properties that were let at 40–50 per cent of market rent, and to have spent £24.7 billion on housing benefit.

*Lord Strasburger to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether clause 217 of the Investigatory Powers Bill will give them the power to force a company to break its own encryption in a similar manner to the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation’s abandoned attempt to make Apple break the security of an iPhone.

Thursday 28 April at 11.00am

*Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment has been undertaken of the likely impact on the quality of mental health care of removing mental health quality premium measures from NHS England’s Quality Premium Guidance for 201617.

*Baroness Wheatcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people they expect to benefit from the new state pension, and what will be the average increase per person.

*Baroness Featherstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the funding for the new interferon-free Hepatitis C treatment will come from the National Health Service or HM Treasury.

Tuesday 3 May at 2.30pm

*Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is any evidence that academies automatically perform better than local authority maintained schools, particularly those that are already categorised as high-performing.

*Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce any safeguards as part of their reform of the local government pension scheme (LGPS) in order to ensure that British wealth funds conduct their investment strategies solely in the interest of their LGPS members.

*Lord Triesman to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the current and long-term crises in the governance of a number of sports, including allegations of corruption and doping, whether they intend to introduce legislation to establish standards by which sports governing bodies should conduct their affairs in order to restore public confidence in the fairness and efficacy of competition.

Wednesday 4 May at 3.00pm

*Lord Bird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will conduct audits of the poverty programmes they support, and publish the results; and if not, why not.

*Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to amend the Railways Act 1993 in order to oblige the Office of Rail and Road, when deciding an open access application, to take into account the interests of passengers, of the public purse and of subsequent franchise competitions.

*Lord Lennie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to improve access to apprenticeships that offer career progression and high skill employment, particularly for those under 26 years old.

Thursday 5 May at 11.00am

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to take forward the recommendations of the report Third Party Election Campaigning-Getting the Balance Right by Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts.

*Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the national living wage on providers of social care.

*Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle banking fraud, including internet and telephone scams.

Monday 9 May at 2.30pm

*Baroness Falkner of Margravine to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the European Union granting market economy status to China.

*Lord Robathan to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish a list of organisations and individuals in public life, including members of both Houses of Parliament, who have previously urged that the United Kingdom should join the euro.

*Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what retrospective checks they intend to make, if any, into the financial backgrounds of foreign citizens, predominantly from Russia and China, who were granted United Kingdom residence through Tier One Investor visas, in the light of the reductions in applications and acceptances since the introduction of prior money-laundering checks in 2015.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their continuing policy to deport failed unaccompanied asylum seekers on reaching 18 years of age.

†Tuesday 10 May at 2.30pm

†*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to undertake an urgent review into the financial sustainability of high street trade in England and Wales in the light of the growth of online retail and the increase in overhead costs for shops trading on the high street.

†*Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of net immigration continuing at over 300,000 people per year, and the latest Office for National Statistics projections indicating an increase in the United Kingdom population, including births, of 500,000 per year for the next six years, what plans they have to limit immigration and to build more hospitals, schools, housing and prisons to meet an increase in demand.

†*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to placing a duty on all publicly funded and professional sporting bodies to co-operate actively in identifying and punishing anyone damaging the integrity of sport.

The full lists of Other Motions for Debate and Questions for Short Debate are available online daily. The list of all Questions for Short Debate currently tabled will next be printed on 18 April.

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 The EU Action Plan against migrant smuggling (4th Report, HL Paper 46). 3 November 2015

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee EU energy governance (6th Report, HL Paper 71). 18 December 2015

The Earl of Selborne to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Science and Technology Committee Genetically modified insects (1st Report, HL Paper 68). 17 December 2015

Lord Best to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Communications Committee BBC Charter Review: Reith not revolution (1st Report, HL Paper 96). 9 February 2016

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee The EU referendum and EU reform (9th Report, HL Paper 122). 30 March 2016

Other Motions for Debate 

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

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to move to resolve that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government to change the eligibility criteria in the Moving Around section of the Personal Independence Payment assessment form to enable those who can stand and then move using an aid or appliance more than 20 metres, but no more than 50 metres, to receive enhanced rate mobility payment.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move to resolve that this House concurs with resolution 75 of the United States Congress, resolution 2016/2529(RSP) of the European Parliament, the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the recent declaration of the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, that religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria are suffering genocide; and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to refer those resolutions to the United Nations Security Council with a view to conferring jurisdiction on the International Criminal Court or to having the Security Council establish an independent fact-finding commission of experts to investigate the allegations of genocide.

Motions relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House takes note of the National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016 and regrets that, in setting the budget for NHS England for the next five years, the Government have made wholly unrealistic assumptions about the financial viability of the National Health Service thereby putting patient safety and quality of service at risk (SI 2016/51). 24th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the National Health Service Trust Development Authority (Directions and Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) Regulations 2016 fail either to establish a statutory basis for the creation of NHS Improvement or to put in place transparent governance arrangements; fail to identify how NHS Improvement is to be run appropriately given that its two constituent parts-Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority-are governed by completely different statutory arrangements; fail to safeguard the future of NHS Foundation Trusts; and fail to resolve the potential conflict of interest in NHS Improvement between its regulatory role and that of an agency in securing and improving the safety of services (SI 2016/214).

Lord Grantchester to move that this House regrets that the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2016 fail to determine the extent to which the scheme contributes to the United Kingdom’s target that 15 per cent of energy consumption is to come from renewable sources by 2020, and that the accompanying explanatory memorandum fails to provide sufficient information about the instrument’s policy objective and intended implementation (SI 2016/257). 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours.

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)

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: amended on 3 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)

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)

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

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the financial sustainability of the five-year NHS plan. (1 December)

Lord Berkeley of Knighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent NHS figures showing that 1,036 women and girls were treated for female genital mutilation during the period April to June 2015. (1 December)

Baroness King of Bow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of diversity in the British media. (8 December)

Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage people to work longer and be adequately re-trained in later life, as part of their goal to resolve the challenge of skill shortages in certain sectors of the economy. (15 December)

Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in supporting Sierra Leone to recover from the effects of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. (21 December)

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that civil servants who advise ministers are knowledgeable as to the role and processes of Parliament and the constitutional relationship between Parliament and the executive. (12 January)

Lord Mitchell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve broadband quality in the United Kingdom. (13 January)

Lord Lingfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the educational attainment of boys of all ages at state schools. (19 January)

Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the accountability, diversity and governance of international standard-setting bodies such as the Financial Stability Board and the Basel Committee on Banking Regulation. (19 January)

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the review of the Muslim Brotherhood (HC 679), in particular its implications for the security of the United Kingdom. (20 January)

Baroness Corston to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they plan to close HMP Holloway. (21 January)

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ask HM Inspectorate of Constabulary to conduct an inquiry into the Metropolitan Police Service’s handling of historical sexual abuse allegations made by the person known as "Nick". (21 January)

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to achieve closer working between Innovate UK, Research Councils UK, the Higher Education Funding Council for England and other UK funding bodies in order to improve UK competitiveness. (25 January)

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to improve the testing, treatment and care of individuals with blood-borne viruses in prisons and secure establishments. (26 January)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to ensure that those responsible for genocide and crimes against humanity against minorities in Syria and Iraq are brought to justice. (27 January)

Lord Leigh of Hurley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on tackling tax avoidance and tax evasion in the United Kingdom. (27 January)

Baroness Donaghy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the needs and circumstances of the self-employed are fully taken into account when developing their policies on taxation, savings, employment and social security. (27 January)

Lord Popat to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the implementation of the recommendations of the report of the Select Committee on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises has had on encouraging firms to export (Session 2012–13, HL Paper 131). (27 January)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the National Health Service is doing to meet the needs of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. (28 January)

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are considering to enhance the independence and effectiveness of Healthwatch England and of local Healthwatch groups. (1 February)

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to reinstating the Department for International Development’s country programme in Burundi. (1 February)

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect the natural resources of the occupied Palestinian territories. (2 February)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of trends in the provision of bus services in England and the environmental impact of those trends. (3 February)

Baroness Doocey to ask the Leader of the House what systems are in place to monitor the quality of responses given by government departments to parliamentary written questions. (3 February)

Baroness Morris of Bolton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to help achieve social, economic, cultural and political parity for women in the United Kingdom. (4 February)

Lord Willoughby de Broke to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Rural Payments Agency has failed to make payments to qualifying farmers within the timetable set out by ministers. (8 February)

Lord O’Shaughnessy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of schools in promoting social integration. (8 February)

Baroness Humphreys to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of bilingualism and multilingualism to the enrichment of communities in the United Kingdom. (8 February)

Baroness McGregor-Smith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the issues faced by black and minority ethnic people in the workplace in Britain. (9 February)

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made regarding the political situation in Turkey. (9 February)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of anaerobic digestion, including its contribution to the United Kingdom economy in general, in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, in enhancing farm resilience, and in improving soil condition. (9 February)

Lord Grantchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reform the Pet Travel Scheme in the light of evidence of abuse. (10 February)

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for a hub airport in the United Kingdom, and where it should be located. (10 February)

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their proposal to prevent civil society organisations from objecting to violations of the School Admissions Code, what assessment they have made of the extent to which compliance with that Code is monitored and enforced. (10 February)

Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will provide funding to allow the construction of a memorial to enslaved Africans in Hyde Park. (11 February)

Baroness Hollins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in tackling the rate of premature deaths among people with a learning disability. (22 February)

Lord Flight to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the private rental market to meet the country’s housing needs. (22 February)

Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they are providing to those affected by the recent flooding in the north of England. (22 February)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to promote the benefits of hydrotherapy for certain long-term progressive conditions, and for rehabilitation after stroke or injury. (22 February)

Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to make it easier for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children with relatives in the United Kingdom to enter the country. (24 February)

Lord Mawson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of NHS Property Services in contributing to integrated models of primary health care. (25 February)

Lord Loomba to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that their aid strategy is focused on those countries and regions where needs are greatest. (25 February)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Sudan regarding offences against civilians in Blue Nile and South Kordofan by government forces. (29 February)

Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to make data about meetings between ministers and external organisations more consistent, easily accessible and easily searchable; and whether they have plans to make regulations on that subject under section 2(5) of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014. (29 February)

Lord Young of Cookham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to reduce the incidence of smoking-related diseases. (1 March)

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards the Pacific Alliance. (2 March)

Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to deliver the Life Chances Strategy to transform the lives of the most disadvantaged people in Britain, as outlined by the Prime Minister on 11 January. (2 March)

Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in Sudan in the light of the threat posed by Islamic extremists in the surrounding countries. (2 March)

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce legislation to give effect to the recommendations made by the report of the Independent Commission on Freedom of Information. (3 March)

Baroness Suttie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current political strategy towards Tunisia and what plans they have to develop further economic, security and cultural relations with that country, particularly in the light of the situation in Libya. (3 March)

Lord Hain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional steps are being taken to address the proposals in official reports since 2009, and the Stormont House Agreement, on Northern Ireland’s past. (7 March)

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s bilateral relationship with Kazakhstan and its bid to secure a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council. (10 March)

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to ensure that providers of financial services act at all times under a duty to achieve their customers’ best interests, so as to reduce the need for regulatory intervention, prevent future mis-selling, and speed up culture change in the financial sector. (11 March)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the extent to which the Competition and Markets Authority, in meeting its objective of promoting competition, is doing so "for the benefit of consumers", as required in section 25(3) of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. (11 March)

Lord Purvis of Tweed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the nutrition of women and children in developing countries. (15 March)

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the relationship between the British Overseas Territories and the European Union. (15 March)

Lord Kerslake to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the quality and provision of care to those with dementia living at home. (16 March)

Lord Bilimoria to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of chartered institutes to the United Kingdom’s economy and competitiveness. (17 March)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask the Chairman of Committees what plans the House has to provide newly appointed peers with training about the legislative process and how best to hold the Government to account; and whether such plans could include refresher courses for longer-standing peers. (21 March)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 12 April and due for answer by 26 April.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 23 March (HL7118) and the letter from the Chief Executive of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to both Lord Alton of Liverpool and the Department of Health on 7 March, whether there are any reasons why a full copy of the comments by peer reviewers and responses by the person responsible that have been provided privately have not yet been made publicly available; if so, what those reasons are; and if not, whether they will place those documents in the Library of the House, and when.   HL7537

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 23 March (HL6930 and HL6954), how the patient information and consent forms originally submitted to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) explicitly described the process of genome editing in human embryos by means of CRISPR-Cas9; whether such previously licensed research has now commenced; if so, when the HFEA received evidence of ethics approval; and what have been the reasons for the further delay in commencing such research in the light of previous complaints about delays by the person responsible in her correspondence to the HFEA dated 15 December 2015 and 12 January 2016.   HL7538

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of (1) the freedom to receive information inside North Korea, and (2) the number of South Korean and US radio broadcasters that tailor and transmit programming to North Korean citizens.   HL7539

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether North Korea is seen as a priority country by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the light of the findings of the UN Commission of Inquiry regarding wide-ranging and ongoing crimes against humanity in that country.   HL7540

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether North Korean citizens are given disproportionately harsh punishments for listening to foreign radio broadcasts than for other comparable offences.   HL7541

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings or other communications took place between Cabinet Office ministers and Mr Chris Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs relating to government funding of voluntary organisations in the twelve months prior to the announcement on 6 February of the new clause in grant agreements restricting the use of government grants for lobbying purposes.   HL7542

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings or other communications took place between Cabinet Office officials and Mr Chris Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs relating to government funding of voluntary organisations in the twelve months prior to the announcement on 6 February of the new clause in grant agreements restricting the use of government grants for lobbying purposes.   HL7543

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings or other communications took place between Mr Sheridan Westlake, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, and Mr Chris Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs relating to government funding of voluntary organisations in the 12 months prior to the announcement on 6 February of the new clause in grant agreements restricting the use of government grants for lobbying purposes.   HL7544

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made towards realising receipts through the disposal of high-value Ministry of Defence estate in Scotland since the 2011 Basing Review.   HL7545

Lord Colwyn to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Health will conduct an assessment of the potential effects of the recent increase in patient charges for NHS dental services in England on people’s ability and inclination regularly to visit a dentist.   HL7546

Lord Colwyn to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much revenue was raised from patient charges for NHS dental services in each of the last ten years.   HL7547

The Lord Bishop of Coventry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conversations they have had with other members of the UN Security Council about referring the actions of Daesh against religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to the International Criminal Court for further investigation.   HL7548

The Lord Bishop of Coventry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance, if any, they have provided to the government of Iraq to document and investigate reports of missing persons.   HL7549

The Lord Bishop of Coventry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assurances they have sought from, and been given by, the government of Iraq that Iraqi security forces and affiliated militias involved in counter-Daesh efforts abide by international humanitarian law and are held accountable for any violations thereof.   HL7550

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they have received, if any, that Turkey (1) refused access to Syrians fleeing their own country, (2) forcibly returned both registered and unregistered refugees to Syria, (3) split families and separated children from parents in the process of returning refugees to Syria, (4) denied registration to refugees already in Turkey, and (5) failed to provide clean water and sanitation to refugee camps near the frontier.   HL7551

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are making representations to the government of Turkey about the treatment of Syrian refugees in that country.   HL7552

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to fulfil their commitment in the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review to regard UN Peacekeeping as one of its most important roles.   HL7553

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether HM Treasury is working with the Department of Health on the implementation of the sugar levy, and if so, how.   HL7554

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the associated health benefits of some sweetened fruit juices, and of the impact of the sugar levy on sweetened fruit juices with such associated health benefits.   HL7555

Lord Moynihan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the publication in SLEEP on 1 February of the epidemiological study into the association between the 2009 pandemic H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy in adults (Pub Med identifier 26856903), whether the Department for Work and Pensions will now reverse its decisions to refuse applications for compensation for adults under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979 on the grounds of a lack of evidence of causation, and if not, on what basis they continue to dispute causation for adults.   HL7556

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken in the light of the report by Help Refugees in March that 129 unaccompanied children are unaccounted for in the Calais refugee camp.   HL7557

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the correction by Lord Bates on 24 March to his Written Answer on 19 October 2015 (HL2297), why they gave incorrect figures for the number of young asylum seekers deported on reaching their 18th birthday in their initial answer, and why it took them five months to correct those figures.   HL7558

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the fact that donations to the Jewish National Fund are tax deductible, and that one of its primary activities has been the creation of forests over disputed Palestinian land, what action they are taking to rescind the charitable status of organisations that are for the benefit of one group at the expense of another.   HL7559

Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to require cyclists using the public highway to carry photo identification.   HL7560

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the recommendation in the review What’s important to me: A review of choice in end of life care, that greater joint working between palliative care specialists and other clinical staff, and between secondary care and primary care staff, is important in order to identify people who may need end of life care as early as possible; and what action they are taking to implement that recommendation.
   HL7561

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in ensuring that family members, carers and others important to an individual at the end of their life are involved in discussions about personal choices and care preferences.   HL7562

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the corrected Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 21 March (HL6286), what consideration they have given to the impact of technological change on the definition of electrical and electronic equipment specified in the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive.   HL7563

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the corrected Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 21 March (HL6286), what consideration they have given to the impact of the increased bundling together of computer hardware with operating systems and browsers on the definition of electrical and electronic equipment specified in the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive.   HL7564

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of the number of UK merchant seamen, officers and men required to man the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and other merchant shipping taken up from trade in time of national emergency or war.   HL7565

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 23 March (HL7103), why HMS Dauntless and HMS Lancaster are being placed alongside if there are sufficient people, spares and logistics support to run the Royal Navy.   HL7566

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have agreed a budget for 2016–17 with the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland, and if so, what is that budget.   HL7567

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the expenditure of the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland in each of the last five financial years.   HL7568

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the competition for the post of Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland will take place.   HL7569

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many hours of purposeful activity were recorded on average by prisoners in each month in each of the last five years.   HL7570

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many hours on average a young offender in prison spent playing competitive sport in each of the last five years.   HL7571

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was spent by the Ministry of Justice on (1) focus groups, and (2) opinion polling, in each of the last five years.   HL7572

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many young offenders in prison have been recorded as improving their standard of literacy during their sentence in each of the last five years.   HL7573

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff were employed in an offender management role in each year since 2010.   HL7574

Lord Falconer of Thoroton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were sentenced for failure to answer to bail in each of the last five years; and what was the average (1) fine, and (2) custodial sentence imposed, for such offences in each of the last five years.   HL7575

Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 21 March (HL7044), why the current section 7a public health functions agreement does not include key deliverables for the provision of pneumococcal vaccination to severely immunocompromised children aged at least five years and adults, as recommended by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation in July 2013.   HL7576

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their decision to withdraw the Draft Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens (Revocation) (England) Order 2016, what alternative proposals they are drawing up to update existing welfare codes.   HL7577

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to repeal any existing statutory animal welfare codes.   HL7578

Lord Livermore to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the most accurate way of measuring social mobility in the UK.   HL7579

Lord Livermore to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of applications to Russell Group universities came from pupils from state comprehensive schools in each of the last ten years.   HL7580

Lord Livermore to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of admissions to Russell Group universities were of pupils from state comprehensive schools in each of the last ten years.   HL7581

Lord Livermore to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of graduates from Russell Group universities came from state comprehensive schools in each of the last ten years.   HL7582

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they will take to ensure that arrangements for post-trade collateral management consequent on the takeover of the London Stock Exchange by Deutsche Börse does not increase risks to financial stability.   HL7583

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they have taken, if any, to ensure that the proposed cross-margining arrangements between Eurex and LCH do not subordinate counter-parties in the latter in the event of a failure of Eurex.   HL7584

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether, in the event of the takeover of the London Stock Exchange by Deutsche Börse, LCH and Eurex will have a regulator in common, and if so, whether that regulator will be the Financial Conduct Authority.
   HL7585

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the proposed takeover of the London Stock Exchange by Deutsche Börse gives rise to issues of national importance.   HL7586

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the reasons why school pupils self-harm, and what measures they propose to tackle that problem.   HL7587

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they will provide for 16 to 18 year olds who are not in higher education or apprenticeships to ensure they have an effective and successful transition from school into the workplace.   HL7588

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to prevent mental health services from turning away children who seek help.   HL7589

Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reports that a doctor prescribed performance-enhancing drugs to 150 athletes, what steps they are taking to ensure that sports in the UK are free from doping.   HL7590

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government who will be the lead UK representative at the International Civil Aviation Organisation Assembly in Montreal between 27 September and 7 October.   HL7591

Baroness Buscombe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their rationale for continuing to offer British Citizenship to EU migrants.   HL7592

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether UK government agencies were providing remote sensing data to detect, forecast and provide warning of the recent earthquakes in Afghanistan to the affected communities and government agencies.   HL7593

Baroness Jowell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they estimate will be the net gain in social housing from the planned route for HS2.   HL7594

Baroness Jowell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of people who are street homeless in London for each year since 2010.   HL7595

Lord St John of Bletso to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to provide aid to assist in alleviating the impact of the current drought in Zimbabwe.   HL7596

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the BBC’s proposal to provide every child in Year 7 with the micro:bit codeable computer.   HL7597

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Studio Schools currently exist in the UK; how many of those schools are standalone; and how many of those schools have closed.   HL7598

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what modelling they have done to establish the scale of gains and losses that are likely to result from the introduction of the National Funding Formula for schools.   HL7599

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

26 February (11 March)

HL6501 Baroness Tonge [CO]

2 March (16 March)

HL6668 Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town [CO]

HL6669 Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town [CO]

HL6670 Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town [CO]

15 March (31 March)

HL7026 Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top [DCLG]

17 March (4 April)

HL7167 Lord Tebbit [CO]

21 March (6 April)

HL7230 Lord Ouseley [DfE]

HL7231 Lord Scriven [DCLG]

HL7250 Lord Hunt of Chesterton [CO]

HL7252 Lord Hunt of Chesterton [DfE]

HL7258 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [DfE]

HL7262 Lord Ahmed [HO]

22 March (7 April)

HL7278 Baroness Jowell [HO]

HL7280 Lord Kilclooney [DCLG]

HL7312 Baroness Tonge [CO]

23 March (8 April)

HL7370 Lord Ahmed [HO]

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

[CO] 7

[DCLG] 3

[DfE] 3

[HO] 3

   

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Chancel Repairs [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

 

House of Commons Members’ Fund

Private Member’s

22 April

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

14 April

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

   

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Charity [HL]

Private

 

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Council Tax Valuation Bands [HL]

Private Member’s

22 April

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

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Advertising of Prostitution (Prohibition) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mesothelioma (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Planning (Subterranean Development) [HL] (Queen’s Consent to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

Direct Planning (Pilot) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Age of Criminal Responsibility [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Public Advocate [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Driving Instructors (Registration)

Private Member’s

 

Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan)

Government

21 April

Waiting for Report

   

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Constitutional Convention [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Trade Union (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion rejected)

Government

19 April

Armed Forces (Scottish Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

 

Criminal Cases Review Commission (Information)

Private Member’s

22 April

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

Private Member’s

22 April

Housing and Planning (Welsh and Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motions passed, Welsh Legislative Consent Motion rejected)

Government

13 April

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Airports Act 1986 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Sent to the Commons

   

Accessible Sports Grounds [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bank of England and Financial Services [HL]

Government

 

Access to Palliative Care [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Transport for London [HL]

Private

 

Returned to the Commons with Amendments

   

Immigration (Welsh Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

 

Energy [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Amendments

   

Enterprise [HL] (Welsh and Scottish Legislative Consent Motions passed, Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motion rejected)

Government

19 April

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 Crown Court (Recording) Order 2016

   

Draft Licensing Act 2003 (Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Licensing Hours) Order 2016

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report

 

Draft Nuclear Installations (Liability for Damage) Order 2016

   

Draft Building Societies (Floating Charges and Other Provisions) Order 2016

   

Draft Limited Liability Partnerships, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Audit) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Education (Repeal of Arrangements for Vocational Qualifications Awarded or Authenticated in Northern Ireland) Order 2016

   

Draft Modern Slavery Act 2015 (Code of Practice) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) (Amendment) Order 2016

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

24th Report

   

National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016

16 March

 

   

29th Report

   

Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2016

28 April

 

   

30th Report

   

Care Quality Commission (Fees) (Reviews and Performance Assessments) Regulations 2016

25 April

 

Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2016

6 May

 

   

31st Report

   

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Surcharge) (Amendment) Order 2016

13 May

 

Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016

13 May

 

   

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

   

National Health Service Trust Development Authority (Directions and Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) Regulations 2016

25 April

 

Retirement 

The following member of the House has given notice of her intention to retire.

 

Date of retirement

 

Baroness Perry of Southwark

26 May

 

Committees 

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

Wednesday 13 April

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

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

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 14 April

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

10.00am

Monday 18 April

   

Palace of Westminster

Joint Committee

4.00pm

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.15pm

Tuesday 19 April

   

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 20 April

   

Information

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Monday 25 April

   

Audit

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 26 April

   

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

4.10pm

Thursday 28 April

   

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

12 noon

Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 12 April 2016 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.

Select Committee Reports

1 Secondary Legislation Scrutiny 
The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

31st Report: 
Criminal Justice Act 2003 (Surcharge) (Amendment) Order 2016 (SI 2016/389) 
Social Housing Rents (Exceptions and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/390)

Correspondence:  
Draft Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Livestock: Meat Chickens and Breeding Chickens (Revocation) (England) Order 2016 
Draft Tax Credits (Income Thresholds and Determination of Rates) (Amendment) Regulations 2016. (HL Paper 126)

32nd Report: 
Response to the Strathclyde Review: Effective parliamentary scrutiny of secondary legislation. (HL Paper 128)

2 Science and Technology 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: 
EU membership and UK science (2nd Report, HL Paper 127)

3 European Union 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: 
Online platforms and the Digital Single Market (10th Report, HL Paper 129)

Public Business

4 United Nations Security Council: Kazakhstan A question was asked by Lord Sheikh and answered by the Earl of Courtown.

5 United Nations World Humanitarian Summit A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Baroness Verma.

6 Prisoners: foreign nationals A question was asked by Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and answered by Lord Faulks.

7 Economy: productivity A question was asked by Lord Harrison and answered by Lord Bridges of Headley.

8 Immigration Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments 2 to 5, 6 (see division 1), 7, 10 and 11 were agreed to. Amendment 9 was disagreed to (see division 2). Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.

9 Energy Bill [HL] Lord Taylor of Holbeach signified the Queen’s and Prince of Wales’s Consents. The Commons amendments were considered. Commons amendment 1 was agreed to. Commons amendment 2 was agreed to with amendment 2A. Commons amendments 3 to 5 were agreed to. Commons amendment 6 was agreed to with amendments 6A and 6B. Amendments 7X and 7AA, as amendments to Commons amendment 7, were disagreed to (see divisions 3 and 4). Commons amendment 7 was agreed to with amendments 7A to 7S, 7AB (see division 5) and 7AJ to 7AL. Commons amendment 8 was agreed to with amendments 8A to 8C. Amendment 9E, as an amendment in lieu of the words left out of the bill by Commons amendment 9, was disagreed to (see division 6). Commons amendment 9 was agreed to. Commons amendments 10 to 12 were agreed to. The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.

10 Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill Lord Dunlop moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House adjourned at 10.37pm until Wednesday 13 April at 3.00pm.

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:

Industrial Injuries

(1) Report of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council on Diffuse pleural thickening.    (9246)

(2) Report of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council on Extrinsic allergic alveolitis: isocyanates and other occupational causes.    (9247)

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft Licensing Act 2003 (Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Licensing Hours) Order 2016, laid under the Licensing Act 2003.

Divisions on 12 April 2016 

Immigration Bill

Division No. 1

Baroness Lister of Burtersett moved amendment 6, in clause 62, page 58, line 37, at end to insert:

"( ) No person whom the Secretary of State knows, or could reasonably be expected to know, is pregnant shall be detained."

The House divided:

Contents 274

Not-contents 215

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Adonis, L.

Ahmed, L.

Alderdice, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Billingham, B.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Blunkett, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Chester, Bp.

Chidgey, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Coussins, B.

Crawley, B.

Crisp, L.

Darling of Roulanish, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Eames, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Evans of Weardale, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Fellowes, L.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Fox, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glasman, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greengross, B.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Hylton, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jowell, B.

Judd, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kerslake, L.

Kidron, B.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Levy, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Livermore, L.

Loomba, L.

Low of Dalston, 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.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maxton, L.

May of Oxford, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Mitchell, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Neuberger, B.

Newby, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Nye, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prescott, L.

Primarolo, B.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Rebuck, B.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sandwich, E.

Scott of Foscote, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

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 Leigh, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Walker of Gestingthorpe, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Watts, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolf, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, 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.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Goschen, V.

Green of Deddington, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

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.

Luce, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

Lytton, E.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawhinney, 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.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, 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.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trees, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wakeham, L.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Willoughby de Broke, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Immigration Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved amendment 9, in clause 96, page 75, line 38, to leave out subsection (4) and insert:

"(4) Section 87 shall not come into effect: (a) before 31 March 2018; and (b) until transitional provision has been made for institutions in the public sector."

The House divided:

Contents 109*

Not-contents 231*

Contents

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Alderdice, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Eames, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Greengross, B.

Grender, B.

Hameed, L.

Hamwee, B. [Teller]

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Haskins, L.

Howarth of Breckland, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Hylton, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kidron, B.

Kramer, B.

Layard, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Listowel, E.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mair, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Meacher, B.

Neuberger, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Oates, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Rea, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Sandwich, E.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Winston, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crathorne, L.

Cromwell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flather, 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.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Goschen, V.

Green of Deddington, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hardie, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jay of Ewelme, 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.

Leach of Fairford, 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.

Lytton, E.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawhinney, L.

May of Oxford, 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.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

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.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trees, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Woolf, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

* The name of a Lord who voted in both lobbies has been removed from the voting lists.

Energy Bill

Division No. 3

Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved amendment 7X, to leave out lines 176 to 185 and insert: "(d) evidence that:

(i) an application for 1990 Act permission or 1997 Act permission was made before 18 June 2015 for the station or for additional capacity,

(ii) the relevant planning authority resolved to grant 1990 Act permission or 1997 Act permission on or before 18 June 2015, and

(iii) planning permission was granted after 18 June 2015, and

(iv) any conditions as to the time period within which the development to which the permission relates must be begun have not been breached, or

(e) evidence that:

(i) an application for 1990 Act permission or 1997 Act permission was made on or before 18 June 2015 for the station or additional capacity,

(ii) the period allowed under section 78(2) of the 1990 Act (or as the case may be) section 47(2) of the 1997 Act ended on or before 18 June 2015 without any of the things mentioned in section 78(2)(a) to (b) of the 1990 Act or section 47(2)(a) to (c) of the 1997 Act being done in respect of the application, except than an extended period has been agreed in writing between the applicant and planning authority for the purposes of section 78(2) of the 1990 Act or section 47(2) of the 1997 Act,

(iii) the application was not referred to the Secretary of State, Welsh Ministers or Scottish Ministers in accordance with directions given under section 77 of the 1990 Act or section 46 of the 1997 Act,

(iv) planning permission was granted after 18 June 2015, and

(v) any conditions as to the time period within which the development to which the permission relates must be begun have not been breached, or

(f) evidence that:

(i) an application for consent for the station or additional capacity was made under section 36 and the consultation period prescribed by regulations made under paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 8 had expired prior to 18 June 2015,

(ii) during the consultation period, the relevant planning authority had notified the Secretary of State that they had objected to the application and their objection had not been withdrawn,

(iii) the Secretary of State caused a public inquiry to be held,

(iv) following consideration of the objection and the report of the person who held the inquiry, the Secretary of State granted consent and deemed planning permission after 18 June 2015, and

(v) any conditions as to the time period within which the development relates must be begun have not been breached, or

(g) evidence that:

(i) an application for 1990 Act permission or 1997 Act permission was made on or before 18 June 2014 for the station or additional capacity,

(ii) planning permission was granted after 18 June 2015, and

(iii) any conditions as to the time period within which the development to which the permission relates must be begun have not been breached, or

(h) evidence that on or before 18 June 2015 the relevant planning authority made a decision to grant planning permission for the station or additional capacity, or made a decision to grant or to intend to grant planning permission for the station or additional capacity, subject to an agreement under section 106 of the 1990 Act (planning obligations) or section 75 of the 1997 Act (agreements regulating development or use of land); and such an agreement is concluded before the onshore wind closure date, or

(i) a declaration by the operator of the station that, to the best of the operator’s knowledge and belief, planning permission is not required for the station or additional capacity.

(5) The documents specified in this subsection are:

(a) a copy of an offer from a licensed network operator made on or before 18 June 2015 to carry out grid works in relation to the station or additional capacity, and evidence that the offer was accepted on or before that date (whether or not the acceptance was subject to any conditions or other terms);

(b) a copy of:

(i) an application for an offer to carry out grid works in relation to the station or additional capacity submitted to a licensed network operator on or before 18 June 2015; and

(ii) an offer from a licenced network operator made after 18 June 2015 to carry out grid works in relation to the station or additional capacity and evidence that the offer was accepted after 18 June 2015 (whether or not the acceptance was subject to any conditions or other terms); or

(c) evidence that planning permission for the station or additional capacity was refused on or before 18 June 2015 and an appeal was determined as at 18 June 2015;

(d) a copy of an application for an offer to carry out grid works in relation to the station or additional capacity submitted to a licensed network operator on or after 18 June 2015; and

(e) an offer from a licensed network operator made after 18 June 2015 to carry out grid works in relation to the station or additional capacity and evidence that the offer was accepted before 31 December 2015 (whether or not the acceptance was subject to any conditions or other terms),"

The House divided:

Contents 88

Not-contents 192

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.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Eames, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Grender, B.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kilclooney, L.

Kramer, B.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Meacher, B.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Oates, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L. [Teller]

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wigley, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, 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.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Falkland, V.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, 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]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hardie, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mawhinney, 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.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Vinson, L.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Energy Bill

Division No. 4

Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved amendment 7AA, line 179, at end to insert

", or "(e) evidence that:

(i) the requirements of section 61W of the 1990 Act or section 35B(2) to (6) of the 1997 Act were met on or before 18 June 2015 for the station or the additional capacity and planning permission for the station or the additional capacity was subsequently granted before this section came into force,

(ii) any conditions as to the time period within which the development to which the permission relates must be begun have not been breached, and

(iii) the station or additional capacity was being developed by a community organisation or an equity shareholding in the station or the additional capacity had been committed to a community organisation(s) on or before 18 June 2015."

The House divided:

Contents 78

Not-contents 181

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.

Benjamin, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

German, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Grender, B.

Hamwee, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kramer, B.

Ludford, B.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Newby, L. [Teller]

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Oates, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L. [Teller]

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wigley, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, 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.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hardie, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Energy Bill

Division No. 5

Lord Grantchester moved amendment 7AB, line 179, at end to insert

", or (e) evidence that:

(i) an application for 1990 Act permission or 1997 Act permission was made on or before 18 June 2015 for the station or for additional capacity,

(ii) a grant of planning permission was resolved by the relevant planning authority on or before 18 June 2015,

(iii) planning permission was granted after 18 June 2015, and

(iv) any conditions as to the time period within which the development to which the permission relates must be begun have not been breached."

The House divided:

Contents 182

Not-contents 178

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Abersoch, L.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Eames, L.

Elder, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Filkin, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Fox, L.

Gale, B.

German, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hollick, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerslake, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Livermore, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, 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.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Moonie, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prescott, L.

Primarolo, B.

Prosser, B.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Sawyer, L.

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.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watts, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Winston, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Bichard, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, 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.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Energy Bill

Division No. 6

Baroness Worthington moved, as an amendment to the motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 9, at end to insert ", and do propose Amendment 9E in lieu of the words so left out of the Bill". The House divided:

Contents 141

Not-contents 169

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Bichard, L.

Blackstone, B.

Boateng, L.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bragg, L.

Brinton, B.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Cashman, L.

Chandos, V.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Abersoch, L.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Haworth, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Kramer, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Moonie, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Northover, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prescott, L.

Randerson, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Sawyer, L.

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 Leigh, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Somerset, D.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thornton, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Watts, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Winston, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, 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.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Crathorne, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dunlop, L.

Eames, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L. [Teller]

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, 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.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Price, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rotherwick, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

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.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Stroud, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trees, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

 

Prepared 12th April 2016