House of Lords Business

Thursday 3 November 2016 at 11.00am

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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 Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the increase in the number of self-inflicted deaths in prisons in the 12 months to 30 September, what steps they will take to ensure the protection of potentially vulnerable prisoners.

†Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) to move that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Soley set down for today shall be limited to 3½ hours and that in the name of Lord Griffiths of Burry Port to 1½ hours.

Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that, in accordance with Private Business Standing Order 69 (Appointment of Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills), Mr Colin Lee be appointed an Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills in place of Mr Matthew Hamlyn.

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.

Baroness Brinton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take to ensure that exam boards continue to offer a range of creative subjects at A-Level. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)

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

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for further reform to party funding. (1½ hours)

Future Business 

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.

Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) Bill [HL] Committee [Baroness Young of Hornsey]

Wales Bill Committee (day 2) [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth] 5th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Act 2016 (Independent Reporting Commission) Regulations 2016 Lord Dunlop to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 September be approved. (Dinner break business)

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 4 November.

†Children and Social Work Bill [HL] Report (day 2) [Lord Nash] 3rd Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that this House regrets that the Government have not, in advance of the entry into force of the Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/909), made additional support available to those individuals affected by the benefit cap to find work. 9th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (Dinner break business)

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 3 November, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 7 November.

†Policing and Crime Bill Committee (day 4) [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 3rd and 4th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee, 3rd Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have made to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s Report of investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital, published in May. (Lunch break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2.00pm

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).

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).

Tuesday 15 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Pitkeathley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the warning by the Care Quality Commission in their State of Care report, published in October, that adult social care is approaching "tipping point".

*Viscount Hanworth to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to press the Financial Conduct Authority to publish the report, commissioned by the then Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills at the end of 2013, concerning the treatment by the Royal Bank of Scotland of small businesses supposedly in financial distress.

*Lord Taverne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish a green paper on the cases for and against the United Kingdom remaining a member of the Single Market.

Wednesday 16 November at 3.00pm

*Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the current state of mental health provision for children and young people.

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the availability of and capacity to undertake cataract operations.

*Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to consult the National Police Chiefs Council regarding the case for introducing national identity cards.

Thursday 17 November at 11.00am

*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales.

*Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Living Home Standard.

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their policies on conflicts of interest in respect of contracts with public and private organisations which provide or deliver public services or projects; and where those policies are made publicly available.

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to move that this House takes note of the impact on the economy and investment of fluctuations in the level of the pound sterling. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Topical Question for Short Debate. Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 7 November, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 8 November.

Lord Lucas to move that this House takes note of the application of immigration policy to overseas students at United Kingdom universities and colleges. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Monday 21 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are intending to review the Strategic Defence and Security Review in relation to maintaining the size of the army at 82,000 personnel and increasing the size of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many seizures of illegal arms entering the United Kingdom there were in the last year for which figures are available.

*Baroness Andrews to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the numbers of European Union scientists working British research programmes, what assessment they have made of the impact of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union on medical research and innovation.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to require all future British defence contracts to specify the use of British steel exclusively.

Tuesday 22 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Clark of Windermere to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals completed training to become qualified nurses in England in 2015.

*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the continuing intercommunal conflicts in the northern and Middle Belt states of Nigeria; and what assistance they are providing for those displaced by these conflicts.

*Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made in bringing to justice those responsible for genocide and crimes against humanity, particularly against Yazidis, Christians and other minorities, in Syria and Iraq.

Wednesday 23 November at 3.00pm

*Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the use of force by police officers when responding to emergency calls from mental health units.

*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government when their response to the Waterson review of secondary ticketing will be published.

*Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on investors of the volatility of sterling. [I]Category 4: Shareholdings (a)
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Thursday 24 November at 11.00am

*Baroness Nye to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are plans to include serial stalkers and domestic violence offenders on the Violent and Sex Offenders Register so that they are identified, risk assessed and managed like sex offenders.

*Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not yet ratified the Council of Europe’s Istanbul Convention, and when they intend to do so.

*Baroness Donaghy to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to make sex and relationship education part of the national curriculum.

Monday 28 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to oppose the proposed United Nations resolution on taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament; and, if so, what alternative measures they consider could lead to progress being made on multilateral disarmament negotiations.

*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the recent statement in Kenya by the Secretary of State for International Development that she envisaged using the aid budget to promote the United Kingdom’s bilateral trade agreements following its departure from the European Union is consistent with the International Development Act 2002.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to amend the terms of reference of the House of Lords Appointments Commission to ensure that recommendations by the leaders of political parties are treated in the same way as appointments to the Crossbenches and assessed for suitability as well as propriety.

*Lord Haskel to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have given undertakings to different sectors of industry regarding trade with the European Union; and, if so, whether these will be incorporated in their industrial strategy.

Tuesday 29 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of this year’s Global Corruption Report by Transparency International, what action they are taking to tackle corruption in sport.

*Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the report by the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group and Stonewall published on 27 October No Safe Refuge, what plans they have to make detention centres safer for LGBT asylum seekers.

*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for moving Parliament and central departments to the north of England.

†Wednesday 30 November at 3.00pm

†*Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to outline their objectives for the negotiations concerning the immigration regime for European Union citizens, following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

†*Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the public debate around the film I, Daniel Blake, they plan to set up a review of the treatment of claimants in the benefits system.

†*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, what steps they are taking to ensure that local authorities use their powers to remove the barriers that stop disabled people getting to work.

Thursday 15 December at 11.00am

It is expected that two balloted debates will be tabled. Ballot on 29 November. Time limit 2½ hours each.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 29 November for debate on 15 December. Time limit 2½ hours

Viscount Waverley to move that this House takes note of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Iran.

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

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

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.

Motion 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

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 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 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)

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)

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)

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that the outcome of the United Kingdom’s negotiations to leave the European Union, once Article 50 has been invoked, lead to a stronger economy and that trade restrictions are taken into consideration. (18 October, amended 19 October)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in securing peace, progress, human rights and good governance in Sudan. (25 October)

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. (25 October)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on disabled people of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. (26 October)

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. (26 October)

Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of progress made in combatting neglected tropical diseases since the London Declaration made in January 2012. (1 November)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 2 November and due for answer by 16 November.

Lord Balfe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what policy the Home Office applies in respect of responding to letters from Members of the House of Lords.   HL2924

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an estimate of the revenue that would be raised by (1) a one percentage point rise in the rate of national insurance, and (2) the imposition of national insurance contributions of one per cent on employees who have reached State Pension age; and if so, how much those estimated revenues would be.   HL2925

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the diversion to Vancouver on 25 October of BA flight 286 from San Francisco to London after crew members become unwell, and in the light of reports that the cabin air was contaminated, whether British passengers on that flight are entitled to medical screening to ascertain whether they have been affected; and if so, where they should apply to receive that screening.   HL2926

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the List of Ministerial Responsibilities published by the Cabinet Office in October (1) describes Earl Howe as Parliamentary under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, (2) omits the Private Office telephone numbers for the Treasury ministers, (3) gives unobtainable numbers for Cabinet Office and Department of Health ministers, and (4) gives incorrect numbers for some Home Office ministers including Baroness Williams of Trafford; and whether they will issue a corrected edition of the publication.   HL2927

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 25 October (HL2429) about economic forecasting, whether they will now answer the question asked.   HL2928

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the importance of the merger of the London Stock Exchange and the Deutsche Börse being effected through a holding company incorporated and headquartered in the UK.   HL2929

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of buses and coaches are checked between annual inspections by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency in order to ensure that they remain compliant with the law.   HL2930

Lord Eames to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Ireland regarding security arrangements on the border with the Republic following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.   HL2931

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to ensure full adoption of the British HIV Association standards to deliver optimal HIV diagnosis and care.   HL2932

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the introduction of different-sex civil partnerships on the Isle of Man, they intend to issue a consultation on extending civil partnerships to different-sex couples in the UK.   HL2933

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, additional to the Public Health Outcomes Framework, to ensure that the benefits of early testing for HIV are realised.   HL2934

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what further steps they intend to take to ensure that HIV indicator conditions, such as shingles and glandular fever, are understood by medical professionals as an opportunity to offer a HIV test.   HL2935

Lord Hope of Craighead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there is a complaints procedure for taxpayers who are fined for the late return of an amended paper self-assessment form following a late warning by HM Revenue and Customs that their initial return was incomplete; and if so, to whom that complaint should be addressed.   HL2936

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many national insurance numbers are currently in circulation in the UK; what is the current official population of the UK; and if these two numbers differ, what is the explanation of that difference.   HL2937

Lord Wasserman to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 1 November (HL2530), whether, in the light of the fact that Dame Shirley Pearce has already stepped down as Chair of the College of Policing, it is their intention to appoint an interim Chair to oversee and direct the activities of the College until the new Chair takes up their duties.   HL2938

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether county councils are required to pass on to registered and approved providers 100 per cent of government funding allocated for childcare.   HL2939

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government why North Yorkshire County Council receives the sixth lowest allowance for childcare providers amongst 160 county councils; and what plans there are to develop a "more level playing field" for providers as set out in the Department for Education consultation Early years funding: changes to funding for 3 and 4 year olds.   HL2940

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional funding they plan to provide to compensate childcare providers for increased costs as a result of proposed increases in training requirements applicable to childcare providers and in the National Minimum Wage.   HL2941

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government, should childcare providers be unable to meet the costs of providing the 30 hours free OFSTED-approved childcare service from September 2017, what plans there are to ensure that alternative services are available.   HL2942

Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 19 September (HL1536) about government-funded adult education and training, when they intend to place the full answer in the Library of the House.   HL2943

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have taken any action to prevent the Iranian Embassy in London from opening a UK bank account; and if so, why.   HL2944

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any EU sanctions are currently in place against Iran; and if so, what they are.   HL2945

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any UK sanctions are currently in place against Iran; and if so, what they are.   HL2946

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Tanzania concerning their decision to stop HIV prevent programmes for gay men. 
   HL2947

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on London’s traffic of the introduction of cycle superhighways.   HL2948

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences about the extension of its patent for the drug tenofovir.
   HL2949

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that future air strike missions against land targets in Syria or Iraq, in which RAF aircraft are involved, have had their targets independently verified and approved in advance by British military personnel.   HL2950

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 21 October (HL2323), when they expect to be able to report to Parliament the results of the coalition investigation into the air attack on 17 September.   HL2951

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 24 October (HL2327), whether they have studied the report by the multi-faith pastoral group.   HL2952

Lord Marlesford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Prior of Brampton on 4 April 2016 (HL7324), what are the updated figures for 2015–16 for the table showing the sums collected from and paid to EU governments for medical treatment of EU and UK citizens. 
   HL2953

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the future relationship between the UK and the World Trade Organisation following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.   HL2954

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last held discussions with the World Trade Organisation’s Director General; and when they next expect to meet him.   HL2955

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of the security issues facing UK tourists visiting the Maldives.   HL2956

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many incursions by Spanish state vessels into British territorial waters around Gibraltar there were in the 12 months to 31 October 2016; and whether this represents an increase or a decrease in the number of such incursions.   HL2957

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

3 October (17 October)

HL2064 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

11 October (25 October)

HL2207 Baroness Masham of Ilton [DfE]

HL2208 Baroness Masham of Ilton [DfE]

HL2209 Baroness Masham of Ilton [DfE]

HL2210 Baroness Masham of Ilton [DfE]

12 October (26 October)

HL2233 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL2276 Baroness Wolf of Dulwich [DfE]

HL2277 Baroness Wolf of Dulwich [DfE]

13 October (27 October)

HL2308 Lord Northbourne [DfE]

HL2328 Lord Temple-Morris [HO]

18 October (1 November)

HL2389 Lord Harris of Haringey [HO]

HL2405 Lord Teverson [HO]

HL2419 Lord Northbourne [DfE]

HL2420 Lord Northbourne [DfE]

HL2421 Lord Storey [DfE]

19 October (2 November)

HL2441 Lord Wigley [HO]

HL2452 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL2478 Lord Blencathra [FCO]

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

[DfE] 12

[FCO] 1

[HO] 5

     

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

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

Private Member’s

 

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

 

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

   

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

Government

9 November

Committed to a Select Committee

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

3 November

Committed to a Grand Committee

   

National Citizen Service [HL]

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) [HL]

Private Member’s

7 November

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Policing and Crime (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

9 November

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

7 November

House of Lords [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Abortion (Disability Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Pension Schemes [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Children and Social Work [HL]

Government

8 November

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Bus Services [HL]

Government

 

Asset Freezing (Compensation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

Sent to the Commons

   

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

Government

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

Returned to the Commons Amended

   

Investigatory Powers (Scottish Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

 

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

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

 

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

   

Draft Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016

12th Report

 

Draft Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2016

   

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

 

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

 

7 November

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

   

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

8 November

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

17 November

 
 

10th Report

   

Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) Regulations 2016

18 November

 

Retirement 

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

 

Date of Retirement

 

Lord Scott of Foscote

21 December

 

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.

Thursday 3 November

   

Human Rights

Joint Committee

visit in London

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

10.00am

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill

Select Committee

10.00am

Tuesday 8 November

   

Communications

Select Committee

visit in London

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am

Licensing Act 2003

Select Committee

10.15am

Financial Exclusion

Select Committee

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Charities

Select Committee

3.45pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 9 November

   

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.45am

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL]

Special Public Bill Committee

1.30pm

Tuesday 15 November

   

Services

Domestic Committee

4.10pm
in Residence Room 1

Wednesday 16 November

   

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Tuesday 22 November

   

Finance

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Residence Room 1

Monday 28 November

   

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

3.30pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 2 November 2016 

The House met at 3.00pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Truro.

Select Committee Report

1 Statutory Instruments 
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

Report on certain statutory instruments. (12th Report, HL Paper 63)

Public Business

2 Pensions: women’s state pension age A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by Lord Freud.

3 Brexit: Article 50 A question was asked by Lord Tyler and answered by Baroness Goldie.

4 Zimbabwe A question was asked by Lord Purvis of Tweed, on behalf of Lord Oates, and answered by Baroness Goldie.

5 Russia: Baltic states A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Earl Howe.

6 Investigatory Powers Bill The Commons reasons were considered.

Motion A Lords amendment 11 was not insisted on.

Motion B Lords amendment 12 was not insisted on.

Motion C Lords amendment 13 was not insisted on.

Motion D Lords amendment 14 was not insisted on.

Motion E Lords amendment 15 was not insisted on, and amendments 15B and 15C in lieu were agreed to (see division).

Motion F Lords amendment 338 was not insisted on, and amendment 338B in lieu was agreed to.

Motion G Lords amendment 339 was not insisted on, and amendments 339B and 339C in lieu were agreed to.

The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.

7 Policing and Crime Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 180. Amendment 187A was agreed to. The House resumed.

8 Conflict, Stability and Security Fund A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and, after debate, answered by Baroness Goldie.

9 Policing and Crime Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 196. Amendments 196, 199, 200, 201, 201B to 201S, 201T and 201U were agreed to. The House resumed after clause 111 was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 10.14pm until Thursday 3 November at 11.00am.

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.

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2016, laid under the Representation of the People Act 1983.

Written representation laid under section 5 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005

The following paper was laid before the House:

The Lord Chief Justice’s Review of the Administration of Justice in the Courts.

Division on 2 November 2016 

Investigatory Powers Bill

Baroness Hollins moved Motion E1, as an amendment to Motion E, at end to insert ", and do propose Amendments 15B and 15C in lieu. The House divided:

Contents 271

Not-contents 242

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Afshar, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bichard, L. [Teller]

Billingham, B.

Birt, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blencathra, L.

Blood, B.

Blunkett, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boothroyd, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradley, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bragg, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cashman, L.

Chakrabarti, B.

Chandos, V.

Chidgey, L.

Christopher, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crawley, B.

Cromwell, L.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Darling of Roulanish, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Eames, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Fellowes, L.

Foster of Bath, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Fox, L.

Freyberg, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greaves, L.

Greengross, B.

Grender, B.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Haskel, L.

Haughey, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B. [Teller]

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Hylton, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kestenbaum, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lennie, L.

Levy, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Livermore, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Mar, C.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Ouseley, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Rea, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scott of Foscote, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stephen, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornhill, B.

Thurlow, L.

Tomlinson, L.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Trevethin and Oaksey, L.

Truro, Bp.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turnberg, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Watts, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Wright of Richmond, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Bertin, B.

Bew, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Broers, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Burns, L.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Carswell, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cork and Orrery, E.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Cox, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Dannatt, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Deech, B.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

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.

Fellowes of West Stafford, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, 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.

Glentoran, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Green of Deddington, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hameed, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hanham, B.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kalms, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mancroft, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Meacher, B.

Mobarik, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morrow, L.

Moynihan, L.

Murphy, B.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbourne, L.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Pearson of Rannoch, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rana, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rogan, L.

Rose of Monewden, 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.

Sharples, B.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Turnbull, L.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L.

Woolf, L.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

 

Prepared 2nd November 2016