House of Lords Business

Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 2.30pm

Baroness Bertin will be introduced.

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they stand behind the forecasts for the shortfall in the United Kingdom’s economic growth as a result of Brexit set out in HM Treasury analysis: the long-term economic impact of EU membership and the alternatives, published in April.

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to extend podiatry care for diabetics.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether NHS England is informing patients that lifesaving drugs will be denied them if funding has to be made available for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention.

†*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to reduce the incidence of hate crime.

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] Report [Lord Nash] 3rd Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential effect on peace and stability in Europe and around the world of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2016 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Williams of Trafford]

Self-build and Custom Housebuilding (Time for Compliance and Fees) Regulations 2016 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth]

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Dunlop]

Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Dunlop]

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced Bodies, Core Activities, Excluded Activities and Prohibitions) (Amendment) Order 2016 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Young of Cookham]

Future Business 

Wednesday 19 October at 3.00pm

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to address the impact on long-term residential rental properties in London of the deregulation of short-term letting last year.

*Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for the United Kingdom’s international development aid budget.

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent vexatious law suits being brought against British servicemen.

†*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the planned demolition of the refugee camps in Calais by 31 October, what steps they are taking to ensure that all unaccompanied minors are registered and considered for settlement in the United Kingdom before that date.

†Investigatory Powers Bill Report (day 3) [Earl Howe]

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made with the Fit for Work scheme in enabling those with long-term health problems like chronic pain to return to or stay in work. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 20 October at 11.00am

Lord Fraser of Corriegarth and 
Lord Caine will be introduced.

*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards creating the conditions necessary to halve the unemployment rate of disabled people.

*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to extend voting rights in parliamentary elections to British citizens who have been living abroad for 15 years or more.

*The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect those at risk of gambling-related harm.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 18 October.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to move that this House takes note of the implications for foreign and security policy co-operation with European countries of the result of the referendum for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Baroness Parminter to move that this House takes note of the future of environmental and climate change policy in the light of the result of the referendum for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Friday 21 October at 10.00am

House of Lords Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Elton]

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

Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Shinkwin]

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

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Baroness Tonge]

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

Monday 24 October at 2.30pm

Lord Macpherson of Earl’s Court will be introduced.

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assurances they can give to European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom, and British citizens living in other European Union countries, regarding their position following the negotiations for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

*Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to fulfil the pledge in the 2015 Conservative Party manifesto to "safeguard British interests in the Single Market".

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to fulfil the obligation under the Immigration Act 2016 to accept unaccompanied child refugees before the camps at Calais and Dunkirk are demolished on 31 October.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Accelerated Access Review will address the availability of innovative drugs for breast cancer.

Tuesday 25 October at 2.30pm

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering reversing the cuts made to staffing in British embassies based in European Union countries in order to accommodate increased bilateral negotiations accompanying the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

*Baroness Donaghy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of households currently in fuel poverty; and what action they intend to take to reduce that number.

*Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have commenced a review of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012; and, if so, when they anticipate that the review will be published.

Wednesday 26 October at 3.00pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the number of students studying medicine.

*Lord Haskel to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have prepared their industrial strategy; and, if so, what it is.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to commissioning a new Royal Yacht.

Thursday 27 October at 11.00am

*Baroness Grender to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the publishing industry ahead of the development of the Department for International Trade’s creative industries export strategy.

*Baroness Featherstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reverse their decision to end the business rate exemption for small solar panels from April 2017.

*Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will match current levels of European Union funding for the creative industries following the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.

Lord Leigh of Hurley to move that this House takes note of the opportunities presented by the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union for the promotion of global free trade, and the impact on domestic and international trade.

Topical Question for Short Debate. Ballot to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 18 October.

Lord Holmes of Richmond to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government’s plans to promote social mobility.

Lord Northbrook to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the likelihood of a solution to the situation in Cyprus before the end of 2016. (1½ hours)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 1.00pm

Lord Foster of Bath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure the rollout of superfast fibre broadband to homes across the country. (1 hour)

Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to combat anti-Semitism, in particular in universities. (1 hour)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan routinely to publish statistical information on the detention of pregnant women under the Immigration Act 2014. (1 hour)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom has sufficient speakers of foreign languages serving the armed forces and defence services. (1 hour)

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support those who have contracted mesothelioma. (1 hour)

Monday 31 October at 2.30pm

†Lord Ricketts will be introduced.

*Viscount Simon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to encourage drivers to have their sight checked regularly in the interest of road safety.

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote oral health for children.

*Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on directly elected mayors.

*Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Transforming Rehabilitation programme is, as suggested by the then Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice, Lord Faulks, changing the lives of thousands of people by reforming the supervision of all offenders in the community (HL Deb, 11 March 2014, col 1695).

Tuesday 1 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the importance of aviation to Britain’s international trade.

*Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the integration of asylum seekers granted refugee status.

*Lord Teverson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in their sale of the Green Investment Bank.

Wednesday 2 November at 3.00pm

*Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the concerns of the Women Against State Pension Inequality about the reduction in the state pension age for women.

*Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government how their plan to trigger Article 50 relates to the Conservative party’s 2010 manifesto pledge to make "the use of the Royal Prerogative subject to greater democratic control so that Parliament is properly involved in all big national decisions."

*Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of South Africa about the economic and political situation in Zimbabwe.

Thursday 3 November at 11.00am

*Lord Soley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on their negotiations with the European Union on Brexit and the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union of the pursuit by other European Union member states of ever-closer union.

*Lord Risby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current guidance on flights from the United Kingdom landing in Egypt, and in particular Sharm El-Sheikh.

*Lord Shinkwin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to celebrate Trustees’ Week, to highlight the work that trustees in the United Kingdom are doing.

Lord Soley to move that this House takes note of the potential impact of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on funding for universities and scientific research.

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port to move that this House takes note of the impact of the shortage of housing, particularly on young people, in their desire to live in the communities where they were born, raised and educated.

Monday 7 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Carers UK report Pressure Points: carers and the NHS, concerning problems faced by carers in accessing primary and community support services for the people they care for.

*Baroness Sharples to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in controlling the spread of Japanese knotweed.

*Lord Laming to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that children in local authority care are placed in a location close to their extended family and current school.

*Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the amphibious helicopter lift capability provided by HMS Ocean will be provided after she is paid off.

Tuesday 8 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Patel of Bradford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to address reports of increasing levels of violence in prisons.

*Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether flood defences are in place to protect vital infrastructure this winter.

*Baroness Seccombe to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Faulks on 7 July (HL Deb, cols 2120–2), whether consideration of increasing magistrates’ sentencing powers has concluded; and if so, what conclusions have been reached.

Wednesday 9 November at 11.00am

†*Lord Beith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the authorities in India about the continued imprisonment of six United Kingdom ex-servicemen who had been working on an anti-piracy ship.

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the latest NHS data on timely diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.

*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Saudi Arabia about the recent withholding of wages due to migrant workers by large and medium-sized companies.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

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

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

The Earl of Sandwich to move that this House takes note of the role of Parliament in debating and approving the United Kingdom’s negotiating position with the European Union at an early date and in advance of triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to move that this House takes note of the case for greater local authority control over short-term residential lettings following the deregulation of short-term lettings in London in 2015, and its effect on the supply of long-term residential lettings as homes.

Lord Lucas to move that this House takes note of the application of immigration policy to overseas students at United Kingdom universities and colleges.

Lord Oates to move that this House takes note of the political and economic situation in Zimbabwe and its impact on the economic and political stability of the Southern African Development Community region.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to move that this House takes note of the case for sustainable funding of social care.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is 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 Corston to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Social Mobility Committee (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 120). 8 April 2016

Lord Whitty to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market (10th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 129). 20 April 2016

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Responding to price volatility: creating a more resilient agricultural sector (15th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 146). 16 May 2016

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee ‘Whatever it takes’: the Five Presidents’ Report on completing Economic and Monetary Union (13th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 143). 12 May 2016

Baroness Prashar to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Children in crisis: unaccompanied migrant children in the EU (2nd Report, HL Paper 34). 26 July 2016

Lord Lang of Monkton to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Constitution Committee The invoking of Article 50 (4th Report, HL Paper 44). 14 September 2016

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move to resolve that this House believes that Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and Syria are suffering genocide at the hands of Daesh; and calls upon Her Majesty’s Government to make a referral to the United Nations Security Council with a view to conferring jurisdiction upon the International Criminal Court or a war crimes tribunal, so that the perpetrators can be brought to justice.

Lord Hylton to move to resolve, in the light of the failure of successive negotiations between Israel and Palestine and of the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, that this House calls for full international protection for the Occupied Palestinian Territories in order to achieve security for Israel and self-determination for the Palestinians.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to move to resolve that the draft BBC Royal Charter should be laid before this House for debate, and that the BBC Royal Charter should not be granted until this House has debated on and approved the draft BBC Royal Charter.

Baroness Featherstone to move to resolve, in the light of the United Kingdom’s carbon emission targets under the Climate Change Act 2008 and the growth potential of the United Kingdom’s renewable industries, that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government to introduce a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", until the health, environmental and economic concerns about this industry have been fully investigated.

Motions relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that, in the light of the National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016, this House 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, Session 2015–16, from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Storey to move that this House regrets that information about pupils’ nationality and country of birth collected under the Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/808) could be used to help determine a child’s immigration status.

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to move that this House regrets that the Government have not sought or gained public support for the draft Contracting Out (Functions relating to the Royal Parks) Order 2016, that they have failed to carry out an effective consultation with the staff affected and that they have failed to explain how the body proposed by the Order would meet greater financial commitments while not destroying the balance between protecting the historic environment of the parks and maintaining their security and allowing commercial activities in the parks. 8th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Grocott to ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to initiate a review of the role of the Lord Speaker. (18 May)

Baroness Meacher to ask Her Majesty’s Government what policy changes they plan to introduce in response to the call from UN officials at the Special Session on Drug Policy on 19–21 April for member states to introduce evidence-based policies to promote public health and to place health rather than prohibition at the heart of drug policy. (18 May)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to update the law on surrogacy. (18 May)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the value and vibrancy of museums like the People’s History Museum are recognised, and to secure the future of such museums. (18 May)

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for extending civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples. (18 May)

Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the mental health and therapeutic support available to (1) children who have been abused or neglected and (2) young carers. (18 May)

Lord Paddick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for a legal market for cannabis. (18 May)

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding offender training in entrepreneurship. (18 May)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the projects supported by the Conflict, Security and Stability Fund established in 2015. (18 May)

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of Economic Partnership Agreements negotiated between the European Commission and economic regions of Africa on the agricultural economies of the African countries concerned. (18 May)

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure parity of esteem between mental and physical health.  (18 May)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for further reform to party funding. (18 May)

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for ensuring the appropriate number of healthcare professionals in the National Health Service and care homes. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have made to the Parliamentary and Health Ombudsman’s Report of investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital, published in May. (18 May)

Lord Holmes of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that character education runs through every element of the curriculum and the wider learning environment. (18 May)

Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish guidance to encourage the protection of existing historical statues and memorials and support the establishment of new memorials that reflect the broader history of the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution which accident prevention programmes can make to reducing pressures on accident and emergency departments. (18 May)

Lord Strasburger to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to enshrine in law fundamental rights for individuals operating online.  (18 May)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider reviewing the balance of membership of the House of Lords to ensure a better balance of members from the different nations and regions of the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government when details of ministerial meetings with external organisations will be brought together in a single, searchable database on the gov.uk website, and whether they intend to make regulations under section 2(5) of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014. (18 May)

Lord Cormack to ask the Leader of the House what consideration she has given to recommending the establishment of a joint committee of both Houses to consider the handling of secondary legislation. (18 May)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent progress has been made on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament in the UN Conference for Disarmament. (18 May)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that all forms of public transport are affordable for young people. (18 May)

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to encourage people, especially those from BAME communities, to donate blood and organs and sign up to the Organ Donation Register. (18 May)

Lord Truscott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the economic and environmental benefits of shale gas development in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Baroness Grender to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure the rights of renters as consumers in the private rented sector. (18 May)

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect and promote the freedom of religion or belief, and to prevent religiously motivated violence, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. (18 May)

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to promote the health of women globally; and what are their priorities in doing so. (18 May)

Lord Curry of Kirkharle to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to acknowledge the contribution made by Capability Brown to the landscape of Britain in this 300th year since his birth. (18 May)

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what basis a cap has been placed on the number of patients able to access the new drugs for the cure of hepatitis C, on humanitarian, legal, financial, or other grounds; and why they have chosen not to adopt a programme for the elimination of hepatitis C in England, as has been done in other European countries. (18 May)

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to protect and improve local arts and cultural services including museums, libraries and archaeological services. (18 May)

Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in rolling out Universal Credit, and what assessment they have made of its impact. (18 May)

Baroness Brinton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the future of health and social care in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Krebs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to protect the freedom of speech of those in receipt of government grants. (18 May)

Lord Anderson of Swansea to ask Her Majesty’s Government what efforts they have made to ascertain the views of Commonwealth countries on the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve air quality in towns and cities across the United Kingdom. (18 May)

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). (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Lord Bilimoria to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to recognise the influence that William Shakespeare has had on Britain and the world on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death. (18 May)

Lord Colwyn to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the case for omitting activity targets when developing the new dental contract. (18 May)

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospect of saving lives through better and specialist stroke acute care services. (18 May)

The Earl of Kinnoull to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ameliorate the damage done by invasive alien grey squirrels to native broadleaf trees and native red squirrels. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Lord Loomba to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the global economy of the number of widows in the developing world who are uneducated and therefore have fewer employment opportunities. (18 May)

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider the impact of air quality on health and what measures can be taken to achieve improvements. (18 May)

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of awareness of the most commonly occurring special educational needs and disabilities of all those professionally involved in classroom teaching. (18 May)

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 under section 25(3) of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. (18 May)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to maintain the balance between rights and responsibilities in the corporate sector. (18 May)

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they have reached the assumptions that underlie the most recent population projections for the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Shinkwin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to optimise the life chances of young disabled people. (18 May)

Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to implement section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. (19 May)

The Lord Bishop of Truro to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to measure, and take action to address, food insecurity in the United Kingdom. (19 May)

Baroness Howe of Idlicote to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking in order to achieve compliance with the new European Union net-neutrality Connected Continent requirements in such a way that United Kingdom adult content filtering regimes can be maintained in order to help keep children safe online. (19 May)

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. (19 May)

Baroness Humphreys to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of bilingualism and multi-lingualism to the enrichment of communities in the United Kingdom. (19 May)

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. (23 May)

Baroness Afshar to ask Her Majesty’s Government, as part of the negotiations on lifting sanctions, what discussions they have had with the government of Iran concerning the treatment of human rights campaigners in that country. (23 May)

Baroness Suttie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current political strategy towards Tunisia, and what plans they have to further develop economic, security and cultural relations with Tunisia, in particular in the light of the situation in Libya. (23 May)

Lord Willoughby de Broke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of the Rural Payments Agency in delivering Basic Payment Scheme payments to qualifying farmers. (24 May)

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. (25 May)

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. (6 June)

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are still considering the creation of an international "hub" airport in Britain and, if so, where. (6 June)

Lord Singh of Wimbledon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effects of the signing of the Sykes–Picot Agreement 100 years ago on today’s political and religious conflict in the Middle East. (6 June)

The Lord Bishop of Derby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they will use in determining "fundamental British values". (6 June)

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the proposal for a new concert hall in London for the London Symphony Orchestra. (8 June)

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the role of the Armed Forces Covenant in ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated with fairness and respect. (11 July)

Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve equine welfare standards in England and Wales. (18 July)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure that Clinical Commissioners respect the undertakings made in Our Commitments to you for end of life care: The Government Response to the Review of Choice in End of Life Care. (1 September)

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government what instructions they have given to ministers of the Crown and senior civil servants following their commitment to work with local government as the United Kingdom negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union. (1 September)

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help maintain the United Kingdom’s position in medical research. (8 September)

Lord Butler of Brockwell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are planning to take to include statistics on the time spent on parliamentary proceedings on each Part of an Act in the explanatory notes on Acts of Parliament. (8 September)

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on litigants in person of the introduction of administration charges and other costs when bringing claims in courts and tribunals. (8 September)

Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in improving neurological services in England. (12 September)

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what strategy they have adopted to increase the United Kingdom’s exports. (15 September)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in Syria. (15 September)

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of commissioning a new Royal Yacht. (3 October)

Baroness Jay of Paddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent legislation on assisted dying in North America; and whether those laws provide an appropriate basis for legislation in England and Wales. (10 October)

Lord Clarke of Hampstead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current human rights situation in Iran. (13 October)

Lord Marland to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the opportunities for trade within the Commonwealth, and what plans they have to ensure that investment continues to prosper across the Commonwealth. (17 October)

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the role of British universities and science diplomacy in supporting the United Kingdom’s soft power and research are fully represented in the negotiations on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union and in building new trading relationships. (17 October)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 17 October and due for answer by 31 October.

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Freud on 15 September (HL1460, HL1461 and HL1462), what assessment they have made of (1) the proportion of addresses held by the Department for Work and Pensions that are incorrect, and (2) the number of people who will not have received a letter informing them of the change in their state pension age.   HL2332

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 15 September (HL1462), what action was taken to trace new addresses and re-send letters to those affected by the increase in State Pension Age under the Pensions Act 2011; and for whom letters sent between January 2012 and November 2013 were returned due to the Department for Work and Pensions having the incorrect address.   HL2333

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 15 September (HL1462), what happens to letters that are returned undelivered when incorrect details are held.   HL2334

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Sudan Unit and the British Ambassador to the Republic of Sudan last engaged with opposition groups in Sudan, in particular those members of the Sudan Call alliance; and, following the signing of the Sudan Roadmap Agreement, whether a delegation from the Sudan Call alliance will be invited to London in order to deepen political engagement with that group.   HL2335

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that ammunition used by Boko Haram in Nigeria is manufactured in Sudan.   HL2336

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to evaluate the use of €46 million earmarked for the Khartoum Process; what benchmarks and agreed criteria have been developed to guide the Process; and what procedures have been put in place to monitor, audit, and review the efficacy of the Process.   HL2337

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures have been put in place to ensure that EU funds committed to the Khartoum Process are not embezzled by corrupt officials; and whether they have investigated whether there has been collusion between Sudanese security officials and human traffickers.   HL2338

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what role armed militias play in enforcing Sudan’s commitments under the Khartoum Process; whether they are being used to enforce border controls and to capture migrants; and what action the regime took, under its commitments in the Doha Document for Peace, 2012, to disarm militias.   HL2339

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any approach has been made to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority regarding the possibility of performing spindle-chromosome complex transfer in the UK; and if so, when any such approaches were made and by whom.   HL2340

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the research commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2013 Payment of Tribunal Awards showing that one-third of employment tribunal awards remained unpaid and only 49 per cent of successful applicants received their full awarded compensation, what steps they are taking to ensure that employment tribunal awards are paid in full.   HL2341

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of increasing reliance on district judges, what role they envisage for lay magistrates.   HL2342

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government why The Royal Parks have not yet completed the construction of the sections of the East-West London Super Cycle highway which are planned to pass through Hyde Park and St James Park; and when it is expected that the work will be complete and open to cyclists.   HL2343

Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the British tourism and airline industries of the ban on air flights between the UK and Sharm el Sheikh. 
   HL2344

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the Ofcom Content Board are former employees of the BBC.   HL2345

Baroness Goudie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Department for Exiting the EU plans to remain within the Cabinet Office premises or to relocate; and if it plans to relocate, whether it will move to its own building, or move, in its entirety or in part, to premises of another government department.   HL2346

Baroness Goudie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to transfer to other government departments any of the staff currently working within the Department for Exiting the EU, and if so, what is their estimate of the proportion of staff who will be moved to (1) the Ministry of Defence, (2) the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, (3) the Cabinet Office, or (4) other government departments.   HL2347

Baroness Goudie to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many roles within the Department for Exiting the EU are currently unfilled; and how many job applications have been received for those roles.   HL2348

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the World Chess Federation’s decision to enforce a requirement on all competitors in the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 in Iran to wear the hijab, and what discussions they have had with, and what advice they have given to, UK Chess Associations about the safety of UK citizens competing in the event.   HL2349

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what distinction they draw in issuing visas between Israeli citizens who live in Israel and those who live in illegal settlements in the West Bank. 
   HL2350

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in setting up a coordinated and effective health care system in Sierra Leone, following the Ebola outbreak.   HL2351

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel concerning (1) the status of, and (2) the distribution of water resources from, the Golan Heights.   HL2352

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of refugees from Syria who are Palestinian in origin.   HL2353

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel concerning the repatriation of Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria.   HL2354

Baroness Young of Old Scone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Natural England are planning to report on net loss of biodiversity measurements in relation to Phase 1 of the HS2 project, as called for in the Report published in February of the House of Commons Select Committee on the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (HC129); and if so, when that report will be published.   HL2355

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek to preserve the mutual recognition of disabled persons’ Blue Badges throughout the UK and EU in their negotiations to leave the EU.   HL2356

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek to preserve the mutual recognition of the European Health Insurance Card throughout the UK and EU in their negotiations to leave the EU.   HL2357

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the joint Euro-Atlantic Security Policy Unit, which was referred to in the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, has been formed; and what its future role is anticipated to be when the UK leaves the EU.   HL2358

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the UK will continue to play an active role in the EU Civil Protection mechanism after the UK leaves the EU.   HL2359

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much money has been (1) spent, and (2) committed to be spent, on consultancies in the preparation of sustainability and transformation plans.   HL2360

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what governance arrangements are in place to ensure that expenditure committed in the preparation of sustainability and transformation plans provides value for money.   HL2361

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the changes to the selection process for the UN Secretary General, whether they are planning to initiate a review of the selection processes for the President of the World Bank and for similar offices in other international financial institutions and UN specialised agencies.   HL2362

Lord Howell of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent assessment they have made of the government of Venezuela’s claim to approximately two-thirds of the territory of Guyana, a Commonwealth member state.   HL2363

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to other members of the international community, and with what responses, concerning the large group of Syrians now trapped at the border with Jordan; and what plans they have for securing food and essential services for that group.   HL2364

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review current travel advice for Tunisia, in the light of the improving situation there.   HL2365

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will explain the basis on which the inflation target for the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee is set; and the circumstances in which that figure would be raised above 2 per cent.   HL2366

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will disclose the proposals made by the Prime Minister to Renault Nissan concerning protecting new investment in Sunderland from the impact of potential EU tariffs; and whether similar protection will be offered to other motor vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and firms that compete with Renault Nissan for capital, labour and land.   HL2367

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 13 September (HL Deb, col 1390), what the long-term strategy of the Royal Navy’s expenditure plans is.   HL2368

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what contingency plans have been put in place in the event of a mechanical failure of one of the Trafalgar Class submarines due to the withdrawal of the only Royal Navy repair ship RFA Diligence.   HL2369

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the sale of RFA Diligence will amount to, or exceed, the amount of taxpayer-funded expenditure of £16 million that was spent on refitting the vessel to extend its life to 2020.   HL2370

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 13 September (HL Deb, col 1389), whether, and if so when, they are planning to provide an update regarding the concerns raised by Lord Boyce.   HL2371

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 13 September (HL Deb, col 1389), when a Royal Navy vessel requires repair and on-board engineers are unable to resolve the problem without the help of other, more specialist, engineers how this will be achieved without the support of RFA Diligence.   HL2372

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they considered the economic, societal and environmental impacts of fire when producing the Approved Document B (fire safety) regulations; and if not why not; and whether they consider that the Building Act 1984 and the Sustainable and Secure Building Act 2004 provide that the purposes for which regulations may be made for the design, construction, servicing and fittings of buildings should include such impacts. 
   HL2373

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the economic and environmental costs of fire in domestic, industrial and commercial buildings, and, if such estimates have not been made, why not.   HL2374

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of why the estimated number of English hospital admissions relating to alcohol consumption has doubled between 2004/05, when the Licensing Act 2003 entered into force, and 2014/15.   HL2375

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what new action they propose to take to halt and reverse the upward trend in the number of English hospital admissions relating to alcohol consumption, and who will be responsible and accountable for the implementation of such actions. 
   HL2376

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the estimated cost of hospital admissions relating to alcohol consumption was for the NHS in (1) 2004/05 and (2) 2014/15.   HL2377

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

3 October (17 October)

HL1997 Lord Beecham [DCLG]

HL2025 Baroness Humphreys [BEIS]

HL2043 Lord Ramsbotham [DWP]

HL2064 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

HL2065 Lord Taylor of Warwick [CO]

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

[BEIS] 1

[CO] 1

[DCLG] 1

[DfE] 1

[DWP] 1

 

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

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

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords [HL]

Private Member’s

21 October

Abortion (Disability Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

21 October

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

21 October

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Student Support (Non-Interest-Bearing Finance) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Child Contact Centres (Accreditation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Information, etc.) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Right to Die at Home [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bat Habitats Regulation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Privacy Protection [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Succession to Peerages [HL]

Private Member’s

 

BBC Royal Charter [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Ethnicity Pay Gap [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Teacher Training (Special Educational Needs) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Opticians Act 1989 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Humanitarian Assistance (Genocide Victims) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Automatic Electoral Registration (School Students) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Assisted Dying [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Access to Palliative Care [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carers (Leave Entitlement) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Age of Criminal Responsibility [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Local Government Elections (Referendum) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Cohabitation Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Betting Licences (Category B2 Gaming Machines) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Genocide Determination [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Disability Employment (Gap) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Economic Strategy [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Energy Measures (Cost Effectiveness and Efficiency) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Missing Persons Guardianship [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Support to Exit Prostitution [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carbon Emission Reductions [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

National Citizen Service [HL]

Government

 

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

   

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

   

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

24 October

Committed to a Select Committee

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

18 October

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Asset Freezing (Compensation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Policing and Crime (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

 

House of Lords Act 1999 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Budget Responsibility and National Audit (Fiscal Mandate) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Wales

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Children and Social Work [HL]

Government

18 October

Bus Services [HL]

Government

 

Investigatory Powers

Government

19 October

Sent to the Commons

   

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) [HL] (Welsh and Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

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 Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Act 2016 (Independent Reporting Commission) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Contracts for Difference (Allocation) (Excluded Sites) Amendment Regulations 2016

   

Draft Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc. (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016

   

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016

 

18 October

Draft Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016

 

18 October

Draft Self-build and Custom Housebuilding (Time for Compliance and Fees) Regulations 2016

 

18 October

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2016

 

18 October

Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced Bodies, Core Activities, Excluded Activities and Prohibitions) (Amendment) Order 2016

 

18 October

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report, Session 2015–16

 

Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (Continuation) Order 2016

7th Report

 

Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Contracting Out (Functions relating to the Royal Parks) Order 2016

8th Report

 

Draft Contracts for Difference (Allocation) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

   

Negative Instruments 

Instrument reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

24th Report, Session 2015–16

   

National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016

16 March

 
 

9th Report

   

Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit)(Amendment) Regulations 2016

17 November

 

First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Fees (Amendment) Order 2016

17 November

 
 

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Education (Pupil Information) (England) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016

7 November

 

Committees 

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

Tuesday 18 October

   

European Union

Select Committee

overseas visit

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill

Select Committee

10.00am and 2.00pm

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Financial Exclusion

Select Committee

10.30am

Licensing Act 2003

Select Committee

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Charities

Select Committee

3.45pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 19 October

   

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

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 20 October

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

10.00am

Monday 24 October

   

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

3.30pm

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL]

Special Public Bill Committee

3.30pm

Tuesday 25 October

   

Finance

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Residence Room 2

Wednesday 2 November

   

Liaison

Domestic Committee

4.30pm

Tuesday 15 November

   

Services

Domestic Committee

4.10pm
in Residence Room 1

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 17 October 2016 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chester.

Select Committee Report

1 European Union 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

Brexit: parliamentary scrutiny. (4th Report, HL Paper 50)

Public Business

2 St Helena: airport A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Bates.

3 Sharing economy A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe.

4 Homelessness A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.

5 Housing: under-occupancy charge A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Freud.

6 Investigatory Powers Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 96. Amendments 96 to 100, 100B, 101 to 106, 108 to 117, 118, 119 to 130, 132, 133 and 134, 135 to 137, 138 to 156, 158 and 159, 161 to 178 and 179 were agreed to. Amendments 100C (see division 1) and 118A (see division 2) were disagreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 179.

7 Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

8 Community pharmacy Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

9 Disability: premature deaths A question was asked by Baroness Hollins and, after debate, answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.

The House adjourned at 9.08pm until Tuesday 18 October at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Papers 

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

Command Papers

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

Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)

(1) Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Civil Courts (Amendment) Order 2016. (10 October)   (-)

(2) Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Prison and Young Offender Institution (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2016. (22 September)   (-)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following instruments were laid before the House on the dates shown:

       
Title, etc.

SI No

Date of laying

Negative Instruments

   

Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships Records Regulations 2016, laid under the Marriage Act 1949.

980

14 October

M62 Motorway (Junctions 9 to 11) (Eastbound) and the M6 Motorway (Junction 21A) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2016, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

988

14 October

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Child Support (Deduction from Earnings Orders Amendment and Modification and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016, laid under the Child Support Act 1991.   (982)

2 Electricity (Exemption from the Requirement for a Generation Licence) (Harburnhead) Order 2016, laid under the Electricity Act 1989.   (1000)

3  Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2016, laid under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.   (1002)

4 Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016, laid under the Child Support, Pensions and Social Security Act (Northern Ireland) 2000. 
     (SR375)

5 Social Security (Expenses of Paying Sums in Relation to Vehicle Hire) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016, laid under the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992.   (SR376)

6 (1) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code A – Guiding Principles and the Fundamental Principle of Consent   (-)

(2) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code B – Post-mortem Examination

   (-)

(3) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code C – Anatomical Examination

   (-)

(4) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code D – Public Display   (-)

(5) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code E – Research   (-)

(6) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code F – Donation of solid organs and tissue for transplantation   (-)

(7) Draft Code of Practice by the Human Tissue Authority: Code G – Donation of allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cells for transplantation   (-)

laid under the Human Tissue Act 2004.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Accounts for 2015–16 of the National Insurance Fund Account, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.

2 Accounts for 2015–16 of the Northern Ireland National Insurance Fund Account, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992.

3 Report for 2015–16 of Healthwatch England, laid under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

Divisions on 17 October 2016 

Investigatory Powers Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Paddick moved amendment 100C, to leave out clause 64. The House divided:

Contents 78

Not-contents 314

Contents

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Ahmed, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Hameed, L.

Hamwee, B. [Teller]

Harris of Richmond, B.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Newby, L.

Oates, L.

Paddick, L.

Pinnock, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Bates, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Berridge, B.

Bichard, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blackwell, L.

Blencathra, L.

Blood, B.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bradley, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brookman, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Christopher, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Corston, B.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Cox, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Crickhowell, L.

Crisp, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Davies of Stamford, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deighton, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Donaghy, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Elton, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Evans of Watford, L.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Falkland, V.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gale, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodlad, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greengross, B.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Grocott, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Harrison, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Hayward, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Helic, B.

Henig, B.

Henley, L.

Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollick, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hutton of Furness, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jones, L.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Judge, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lennie, L.

Lexden, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Lipsey, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lupton, L.

McAvoy, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manningham-Buller, B.

Manzoor, B.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Palmer, L.

Patel, L.

Paul, L.

Pidding, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prashar, B.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rogan, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Sherlock, B.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Simon, V.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stern of Brentford, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Touhig, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Uddin, B.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warsi, B.

Watkins of Tavistock, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watts, L.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitby, L.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Woolf, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Investigatory Powers Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Paddick moved amendment 118A, in clause 84, page 67, line 26, to leave out "therefore includes, in particular," and insert "does not include". The House divided:

Contents 75   

Not-contents 292*

Contents

Addington, L.

Adebowale, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Doocey, B.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Hamwee, B. [Teller]

Harris of Richmond, B.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Loomba, L.

Ludford, B.

McNally, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Morgan, L.

Newby, L.

Oates, L.

Paddick, L.

Pinnock, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wigley, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Ahmed, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Bates, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Berridge, B.

Blackstone, B.

Blackwell, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brookman, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Buscombe, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Davies of Stamford, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Deighton, L.

Denham, L.

Desai, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

D’Souza, B.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Emerton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Evans of Watford, L.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Falkland, V.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Ford, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Goodlad, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goschen, V.

Goudie, B.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Grocott, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Harrison, L.

Haskel, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jones, L.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Judge, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lennie, L.

Lexden, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Lipsey, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lupton, L.

McAvoy, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manningham-Buller, B.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mawhinney, L.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pidding, B.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prosser, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rogan, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Sherlock, B.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Soley, L.

Somerset, D.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Temple-Morris, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Triesman, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Truscott, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Uddin, B.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watts, L.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Wheeler, B.

Whitby, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

* The Tellers for the Not-contents reported 293 votes, the Clerks recorded 292 names.

 

Prepared 17th October 2016