House of Lords Business

Tuesday 13 December 2016 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government at what stage, or stages, of the negotiations to leave the European Union they expect to meet the requirements of Part 2 of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010.

*Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of children formerly in the Calais camp who will be eligible for transfer to the United Kingdom under their recently published general criteria for eligibility under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to protect the European Union citizenship status of United Kingdom citizens who were born after the United Kingdom joined the European Union on 1 January 1973.

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United Kingdom’s performance in the latest Programme for International Student Assessment rankings published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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

Baroness Tonge to move that the order of commitment be discharged.

Lobbying (Transparency) Bill [HL] Report [Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe]

Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] (Law Commission Bill) Third Reading [Baroness Neville-Rolfe]

Digital Economy Bill Second Reading [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

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

Future Business 

Wednesday 14 December at 3.00pm

*Lord Holmes of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to amend the visa requirements for international students and to remove those students from the immigration figures.

*Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people claiming asylum in the last year did so on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity; and of those, how many have been granted asylum.

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many hospitals have challenged NHS England’s recommendation that they cease to provide special surgical services for congenital heart disease.

†*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Independent Schools Council’s proposal to create 10,000 free places at independent schools funded jointly with the Government.

Lord Young of Cookham intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

†Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 3 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

†Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 16 November be approved. 16th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

†Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

†Companies, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Non-Financial Reporting) Regulations 2016 Lord Henley to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

Lord Nash intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.

†Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October be approved. 12th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

†Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

†Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Compulsory Purchase) (Corresponding Amendments) Regulations 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

Wales Bill Report [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth]

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to update the law on surrogacy. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 15 December at 11.00am

*Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the availability of affordable housing on the ability of both private and public sector organisations to recruit and retain staff.

*Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to ensure that the higher education sector is represented in all of the Brexit negotiations.

*Lord Patel of Bradford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the review by David Lammy MP of racial bias and BAME representation in the criminal justice system.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 13 December.

Lord Harris of Haringey to move that this House takes note of the case for effective service user representation in health and social care, and of the case for enhancing the independence and capacity of Healthwatch England and of local Healthwatch groups. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to respond to the multiple allegations of child sexual abuse within football clubs. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)

Baroness Pidding to move that this House takes note of the case for adequate measures to ensure the reduction of road traffic accidents caused by motorists using handheld mobile devices whilst driving. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

†Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2016 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 December be approved.

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) (No. 2) Order 2016 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the Order laid before the House on 23 November be approved.

Lord Rosser to move that this House regrets that the Government have laid the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 with insufficient explanatory material to allow the House to gain a clear understanding of the instrument’s policy objective or intended implementation; that they have not provided the House with key guidelines needed to direct how provisions are to be interpreted; and that there has been no prior consultation for a significant change in practice for courts and tribunals considering the restriction of freedom of movement. (SI 2016/1052) 14th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Monday 19 December at 2.30pm

*Lord McAvoy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in the transfer of full welfare responsibilities to the Scottish Government as provided for by the Scotland Act 2016.

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the acceptance of World Trade Organisation standard rules on the United Kingdom’s negotiations for leaving the European Union.

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the provision of artists’ workspaces in major cities.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to announce the exact date in 2017 when Article 50 will be invoked.

Tuesday 20 December at 2.30pm

*Baroness Burt of Solihull to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of findings by the Fawcett Society that at the current rate of progress it will take over 60 years to close the gender pay gap, what steps they are taking to achieve pay parity more quickly.

*Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are assessing and evaluating the success of the Prevent Strategy deradicalisation programme following the referral of approximately 4,000 people last year.

*Lord Balfe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of the reunification negotiations between the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus.

Wednesday 21 December at 11.00am

*Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest estimate of the number of people who will be homeless or living in temporary accommodation over the Christmas period.

*Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for further regulation of private colleges.

*Baroness Thornhill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing plans for the devolution of business rates to local government.

†Monday 9 January at 2.30pm

†*Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to retain the Government-owned tooling and jigs for the A159 Wildcat helicopter within the United Kingdom; and if so, whether these will be installed in the main Leonardo site.

†*Lord Maclennan of Rogart to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish a green paper on their negotiating objectives for Brexit.

†*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a person may be designated as a core participant in the Pitchford inquiry into undercover policing if they are currently under surveillance, or subject to data access requests, for activities unrelated to any investigation of a serious criminal offence.

†*Lord Grocott to ask the Leader of the House whether she is satisfied that the requirements of the Register of Hereditary Peers are compatible with equalities legislation.

Thursday 12 January at 11.00am

Baroness Massey of Darwen to move that this House takes note of the Institute for Public Policy Research’s annual State of the North report, and the case for equality of opportunity and sustainable productivity.

Topical Question for Short Debate. Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 2 January, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 3 January.

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen to move that this House takes note of the future capability of the United Kingdom’s armed forces in the current international situation.

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 O’Cathain to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 100). 19 February 2016

Lord Howell of Guildford to move that this House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee on The UK and the UN: Priorities for the new Secretary-General (1st Report, HL Paper 60). 3 November 2016

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: UK–Irish relations (6th Report, HL Paper 76). 12 December 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 

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to move that this House regrets that the Local Government Pension Scheme (Management and Investment of Funds) Regulations 2016 unnecessarily require councils to meet their fiduciary duty; override the ability of local councils to make decisions that best meet both the needs of their pension scheme and the expectations of their local electorate; and that they undermine the principles of devolution of power and freedom of speech (SI 2016/946). 10th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

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 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)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy to ensure that there is sufficient foreign language provision in the business and commercial community to promote the competitiveness of the United Kingdom economy. (8 November)

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. (16 November)

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 November)

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 November)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Brexit on the transport sector in the United Kingdom. (21 November)

Lord Truscott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the economic and environmental benefits of shale gas development in the United Kingdom. (21 November)

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. (21 November)

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. (22 November)

Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take in the light of the Association for Young People’s Health briefing There for you which discusses the role of parents in supporting young people with mental health problems. (22 November)

Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish guidance to encourage the protection of existing historical statues and memorials and promote the establishment of new memorials that reflect the broader history of the United Kingdom. (22 November)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on families in receipt of benefits of clinical commissioning groups removing a range of medicines, including gluten-free products, from their lists of prescribable items. (23 November)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for improving the product recall system and manufacturing standards for white goods. (28 November)

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. (28 November)

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of partnership work between maintained and independent schools. (28 November)

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. (29 November)

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in discussions with other NATO countries about ensuring that all member states commit to spending two per cent of GDP on defence. (30 November)

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their most recent estimate of the cost of alcohol abuse to the National Health Service; and what steps they are taking to reduce those costs. (30 November)

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. (30 November)

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what preparations are in hand to address the issues regarding the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. (30 November)

Lord Soley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the arrangements relating to Europol will be following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. (30 November)

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to spread best practice in the investigation of sudden infant and child death. (30 November)

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to channel the foreign aid budget through private organisations. (1 December)

Lord Hain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to guarantee the future of local post offices. (1 December)

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in improving mental health services for people from black and ethnic minority communities. (1 December)

Baroness Whitaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to implement the recommendations made in the report of the National Inclusion Health Board Impact of insecure accommodation and the living environment on Gypsies’ and Travellers’ health. (1 December)

Lord Mendelsohn to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the steel industry; and what role it will have in the Government’s industrial strategy. (5 December)

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that any unaccompanied child seeking asylum in the United Kingdom is granted full legal representation upon reaching the age of 18. (7 December)

Baroness Manzoor to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve standards of nutrition for women and girls globally. (8 December)

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the future role of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe in the light of the continued conflict in the east of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. (8 December)

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their current policies and practices relating to the use of physical restraints on detained persons under the age of 18. (8 December)

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the devolution of health, social care and criminal justice to Greater Manchester. (12 December)

Baroness Afshar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to recognise the contributions of Muslims to the United Kingdom, now and throughout history. (12 December)

Questions for Written Answer 

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

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the scrutiny of company formations, in the light of reports of UK-registered companies being used to operate international scams.   HL4007

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent people being registered as company directors without being aware of their responsibilities.   HL4008

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to strengthen procedures designed to protect those against whom costs are awarded without their knowing that a case is proceeding in the County Court, resulting in a County Court Judgment being registered on their credit record.   HL4009

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that companies which sue individuals for non-payment of monies in the county courts have taken adequate steps to ensure that they have the correct and up-to-date address for the person against whom they are taking action, in those cases where the individual does not lodge a defence.   HL4010

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to penalise companies which repeatedly take action against individuals who do not lodge a defence and who are subsequently discovered not to have received any notification of the relevant County Court action. 
   HL4011

Baroness Altmann to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to prevent employers who participated in multi-employer schemes as partnerships, rather than through limited liability companies, from losing their homes and being made bankrupt as a result of section 75 debts relating to workers who were not in their employ.   HL4012

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan following reports of a raid on the Ahmadi community headquarters in Rabwah.   HL4013

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 17 October (HL2340) and 5 December (HL3452), whether any members of the expert panel convened by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) shared private and confidential correspondence with members of the HFEA Executive that had not been submitted to the Authority as part of any formal calls for evidence; and if so, what were the particular circumstances that necessitated giving weight to any material not intended for publication.   HL4014

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Prior of Brampton on 17 October (HL2340) and 5 December (HL3452), whether members of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) expert panel approached John Zhang or were approached by him, and when any such contact was first made; and to what extent, if any, the recent recommendations of the HFEA expert panel were influenced by the John Zhang’s unpublished data referred to in the journal Nature on 10 November.   HL4015

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the appeal in Luxembourg of Antoine Deltour against his conviction in June for theft, what steps they are taking to protect whistleblowers who expose companies’ aggressive tax avoidance schemes when those schemes are organised in conjunction with the governments of other EU member states.   HL4016

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel following reports of the confiscation of an Islamic cemetery adjacent to the Al-Aqsa mosque and the prevention of Palestinian burials from taking place there.   HL4017

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel following reports that it has refused to allow Palestinian women suffering from breast cancer to leave Gaza for treatment.   HL4018

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the International Criminal Court’s affirmation of the occupied status of the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. 
   HL4019

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel following reports that the majority of building permits applied for by Palestinians in existing Palestinian villages are rejected.   HL4020

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Israel following reports that firefighting equipment intended for the West Bank has been detained in Haifa.   HL4021

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Lebanon following the condemnation by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees of armed violence in Ein El Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp.   HL4022

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much an international student applying for a visa to study in the UK would need to have available in order to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to cover their living expenses if they were applying to study in (1) England, (2) Scotland, (3) Wales, and (4) Northern Ireland.   HL4023

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 11 November (HL2633), whether the amount that an international student applying for a visa to study in the UK would need to have available in order to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to cover living expenses has changed since the replacement of maintenance grants with loans for UK home students.   HL4024

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many resident heads of mission from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are from a black or minority ethnic background.   HL4025

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many heads of mission to international organisations from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are from a black or minority ethnic background.   HL4026

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff members in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are in the top five civil service grades; and how many of those are from a black or minority ethnic background.   HL4027

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to authorise public access in 2017 to official records relating to the preparation of the Human Rights Bill in 1997.   HL4028

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 6 December (HL3463), whether they will establish a cross party commission with representatives from national and local government to create an action plan to reduce the incidence of threatening behaviour against those holding public office.   HL4029

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the five-year survival rate for patients suffering from pancreatic cancer, what funding has been provided for research into pancreatic cancer since 2010.   HL4030

Lord Birt to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the reasons for the current ranking of UK schools in the Programme for International Student Assessment survey; and whether they intend to propose measures to improve the performance of UK schools in the survey. 
   HL4031

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 9 December (HL3756), whether they will create a process whereby people outside the Home Office can directly feed back and challenge Prevent training when it is considered to be straying beyond a remit of safeguarding people from becoming involved in terrorism, such as by identifying anti-fracking protesters as extremists.   HL4032

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the value to the development of enforcement policy of collating data on the number of people killed or injured resulting from drivers breaking the law.   HL4033

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to collect annual figures for the prosecution of incidents of drink driving which involve a casualty. 
   HL4034

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the transfer of care rate for each local authority in England; and what assessment they have made of the reasons for any differences in the transfer of care rate between local authorities.   HL4035

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government, assuming current prices and that all English local authorities with adult social care provisions make two per cent increases in the council tax precept, how much will be raised in total for adult social care in England (1) in the first year of operation, and (2) for all years of operation up to and including the financial year 2019–20.   HL4036

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much they estimate could be raised for adult social care by each one per cent increase in the council tax precept for (1) each named local authority with responsibilities for adult social care, and (2) the total for all such local authorities in England. 
   HL4037

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce smoothing mechanisms or adjustments of grants to assist those local authorities where permitted increases in the council tax precept produce insufficient income relative to the demographic demands on their adult social care services.   HL4038

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the transfer of business rates to local authorities will provide any scope for improving the funding of local authority adult social care services before the financial year 2020–21.   HL4039

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to bring into effect the provisions in the Care Act 2014 for capping individual liability for meeting the costs of adult social care; and if so, when.   HL4040

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding proprietors of nursing and residential care homes subsidising the care of publicly funded residents from payments by private payers; and what guidance they have issued on this to local authorities or care home proprietors. 
   HL4041

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote sustainable drainage in new house building.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Council of the London Borough of Lewisham
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
A Vice President, Local Government Association
 HL4042

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote energy efficiency in new house building.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Member, Council of the London Borough of Lewisham
Category 10: Non-financial interests (b)
A Vice President, Local Government Association
 HL4043

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 12 December (HL3687), whether they have made a separate assessment of the accuracy of the forecasts for the economy and public finances made by the Office for Budget Responsibility since 2010.   HL4044

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish immediately a report outlining the care received in France by those under the age of 18 who are applying for admission to the UK.   HL4045

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much aid the UK has given to Greece to help accommodate and care for refugees from Syria.   HL4046

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether refugees from any countries are allowed to work immediately after being accepted into the UK; and if so, from which countries. 
   HL4047

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the status of young Syrian refugees in the EU and the UK when they reach the age of 18.   HL4048

Lord Storey to ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to the Written Answer by the Chairman of Committees on 8 April 2014, which museums or related institutions have received encaustic tiles from the Palace of Westminster.   HL4049

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have identified each and every issue which requires separate negotiation for leaving the EU; and if so, whether they will publish a list of those issues.   HL4050

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent of misinformation by foreign states and its impact on UK relations with those states; and what action they are taking to counter this.   HL4051

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

16 November (30 November)

HL3275 Lord Bradley [MoJ]

HL3278 Lord Bradley [MoJ]

HL3280 Baroness Coussins [HO]

HL3281 Baroness Coussins [MoJ]

21 November (5 December)

HL3376 Lord Patel of Bradford [MoJ]

HL3386 Baroness Smith of Basildon [MoJ]

HL3387 Baroness Smith of Basildon [MoJ]

22 November (6 December)

HL3405 Baroness Lister of Burtersett [HO]

HL3406 Baroness Lister of Burtersett [HO]

HL3407 Baroness Lister of Burtersett [HO]

HL3408 Baroness Lister of Burtersett [HO]

HL3409 Baroness Lister of Burtersett [HO]

HL3442 Baroness Smith of Basildon [MoJ]

HL3443 Baroness Smith of Basildon [MoJ]

23 November (7 December)

HL3491 Baroness Jones of Whitchurch [HO]

HL3492 Baroness Jones of Whitchurch [HO]

24 November (8 December)

HL3518 Lord Blencathra [HO]

HL3532 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

28 November (12 December)

HL3561 Lord Beecham [MoJ]

HL3582 Lord Rosser [HO]

HL3583 Lord Rosser [HO]

HL3584 Lord Rosser [HO]

HL3613 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL3626 Lord Laird [DCMS]

HL3629 The Marquess of Lothian [HO]

HL3635 Lord Lexden [DCLG]

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

[DCLG] 1

[DCMS] 1

[HO] 15

[MoJ] 9

   

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [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

 

Digital Economy

Government

13 December

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs)

Government

 

Waiting for Commitment

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL] (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords Act 1999 (Amendment) [HL] (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords [HL] (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

Abortion (Disability Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

13 December

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

Private Member’s

 

Higher Education and Research (Queen’s consent to be signified) (Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Report

   

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

13 December

Wales (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Government

14 December

Pension Schemes [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Third Reading

   

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

Government

13 December

National Citizen Service [HL]

Government

14 December

Policing and Crime (Welsh and Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

 

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

Sent to the Commons

   

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

Government

 

Asset Freezing (Compensation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Children and Social Work [HL] (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Government

 

Bus Services [HL]

Government

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

Waiting for Royal Assent

   

Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments (Money Bill-16 November)

Government

 

Examination of Petitions for Private Bills 

Monday 19 December at 11.30am, in Committee Room 3A

Middle Level

 

University of London

 

Richmond Burgage Pastures

 

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 Bank of England and Financial Services (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Important Public Services (Border Security) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Important Public Services (Education) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Important Public Services (Fire) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Important Public Services (Transport) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Trade Union Act 2016 (Political Funds) (Transition Period) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Economic Growth (Regulatory Functions) Order 2017

   

Draft Business Impact Target (Relevant Regulators) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2016

 

15 December

Draft Growth Duty Statutory Guidance

   

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016

12th Report

14 December

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

   

Draft Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016

 

14 December

Draft Companies, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Non-Financial Reporting) Regulations 2016

 

14 December

Draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Compulsory Purchase) (Corresponding Amendments) Regulations 2016

 

14 December

Draft Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) Regulations 2016

 

14 December

Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016

 

14 December

Draft Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) Order 2016

16th Report

14 December

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report, Session 2015–16

 

Draft Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (Penalty Points) (Amendment) Order 2016

   

Draft Consumer Rights (Enforcement and Amendments) Order 2016

   

Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Claims Management Complaints) (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2016

17th Report

 

Draft Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (England) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, D and H) Order 2016

   

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Temporary Class Drug) (No. 2) Order 2016

 

15 December

Draft Combined Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny Committees, Access to Information and Audit Committees) Order 2016

   

Draft Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) Order 2017

   

Draft Combined Authorities (Mayors) (Filling of Vacancies) Order 2017

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

10th Report

   

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

18 November

 
 

14th Report

   

Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016

11 December

15 December

Localism Order in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Parliamentary Procedure

Draft Order laid before the House and reported from the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Harrogate Stray Act 1985 (Tour de Yorkshire) Order 2016 9th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

8 November

Negative

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.

Tuesday 13 December

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.00am

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am and 3.00pm

Licensing Act 2003

Select Committee

10.15am

Financial Exclusion

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Select Committee

11.45am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Charities

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 14 December

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Finance

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Residence Room 1

Thursday 15 December

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill

Select Committee

10.00am

Tuesday 20 December

   

Services

Domestic Committee

4.10pm
in Residence Room 2

Wednesday 21 December

   

House of Lords Commission

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in the Lord Speaker’s Office

Thursday 12 January

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Monday 16 January

   

Privileges and Conduct

Select Committee

4.15pm

Tuesday 17 January

   

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 12 December 2016 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough.

1 Lord Prior The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Prior, a member of the House, had died on 12 December 2016.

Select Committee Report

2 High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill. (Special Report, HL Paper 83)

Public Business

3 European Union: environmental policy A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.

4 Brexit: consumer rights policy A question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe.

5 Human rights: Kashmir A question was asked by Lord Hussain and answered by Baroness Goldie.

6 Islam: tenet of abrogation A question was asked by Lord Pearson of Rannoch and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.

7 Southern Rail A private notice question was asked by Lord Stoneham of Droxford and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

8 High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill The bill was reported from the Select Committee with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 83)

9 Wales Bill Baroness Mobarik, on behalf of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 and 2 
Clause 4 
Schedule 3 
Clauses 5 to 16 
Clauses 18 and 19 
Clauses 21 to 51 
Schedule 5 
Clauses 52 to 60 
Clause 17

Clause 3 
Schedules 1 and 2 
Clause 20 
Schedule 4 
Schedule 6 
Clause 61 
Schedule 7 
Clauses 62 and 63 
Title.

The motion was agreed to.

10 Policing and Crime Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 179A. Amendments 180, 181, 181C to 181L, 187A (see division 2), 188 (see division 3), 189 to 193, 194 to 196, 197 to 200 and 200B to 205 were agreed to. Amendment 187 was disagreed to (see division 1). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 84)

11 21st Century Fox takeover bid for Sky Lord Keen of Elie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

12 Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments Bill Lord Young of Cookham moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed.

The House adjourned at 9.45pm until Tuesday 13 December at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.

Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) Order 2016. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016. The motion was agreed to.

Companies, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Non-Financial Reporting) Regulations 2016 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Companies, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Non-Financial Reporting) Regulations 2016. The motion was agreed to.

Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) Regulations 2016. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2016 Lord Dunlop moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2016. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Compulsory Purchase) (Corresponding Amendments) Regulations 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Compulsory Purchase) (Corresponding Amendments) Regulations 2016. The motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 6.26pm.

Papers 

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

Command Papers

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

1 Justice

(1) Review of the Youth Justice System in England and Wales.    (9298)

(2) Government response to Charlie Taylor’s Review of the Youth Justice System.    (9382)

2 Anti-Semitism-Government response to the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee’s Report: "Anti-Semitism in the UK".    (9386)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2016, laid under the Terrorism Act 2000.

2 Draft Growth Duty Statutory Guidance, laid under the Deregulation Act 2015.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Rent Officers (Housing Benefit and Universal Credit Functions) (Local Housing Allowance Amendments) Order 2016, laid under the Housing Act 1996.   (1179)

2 Bourne Foundation (Dissolution) Order 2016, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.   (1196)

3 Police (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016, laid under the Police Act 1996.   (1200)

4 Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity and Gas Supply Licences, the Smart Meter Communication Licences and the Smart Energy Code (Smart Meters No. 2 of 2017), laid under the Energy Act 2008.

5 Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity and Gas Supply Licences (Smart Meters No. 3 of 2017), laid under the Energy Act 2008.

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Creative Scotland National Lottery Distribution Fund, laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993.

Divisions on 12 December 2016 

Policing and Crime Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Paddick moved amendment 187, after clause 152, to insert the new clause Pre-charge anonymity. The House divided:

Contents 113

Not-contents 236

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Birt, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cashman, L.

Chester, Bp.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Cotter, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Desai, L.

Doocey, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dykes, L.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fearn, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Glasgow, E.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greengross, B.

Grender, B.

Hailsham, V.

Hamwee, B. [Teller]

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Hayward, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Humphreys, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jopling, L.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lloyd-Webber, L.

Lytton, E.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maxton, L.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Oates, L.

O’Loan, B.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Peterborough, Bp.

Pinnock, B.

Radice, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Rennard, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St Albans, Bp.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L. [Teller]

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thurso, V.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Wigley, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Adonis, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Bertin, B.

Billingham, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Blood, B.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Brennan, L.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Little Venice, B.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chandos, V.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cohen of Pimlico, B.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Corston, B.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Coussins, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Donaghy, B.

Dubs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elder, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Falkland, V.

Farmer, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulks, L.

Featherstone, B.

Fink, L.

Finn, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Fraser of Corriegarth, 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.

Goldie, B.

Golding, B.

Goschen, V.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hameed, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Harrison, L.

Helic, B.

Henig, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, 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.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judge, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lennie, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Macpherson of Earl’s Court, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Monks, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Morrow, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Palumbo, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Pidding, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Redfern, B.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Sawyer, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Sherlock, B.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Simon, V.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Watkins of Tavistock, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Whitaker, B.

Whitby, L.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Policing and Crime Bill

Division No. 2

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon moved amendment 187A, after clause 152, to insert the new clause Sentencing for stalking offences. The House divided:

Contents 160

Not-contents 149

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradley, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cashman, L.

Chakrabarti, B.

Chandos, V.

Chidgey, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Desai, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Glasgow, E.

Golding, B.

Goldsmith, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grender, B.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerslake, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lennie, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Ludford, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maddock, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Nye, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Peterborough, Bp.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Randerson, B.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Rosser, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

St Albans, Bp.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Teverson, L.

Thornton, B.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Watkins of Tavistock, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Bertin, B.

Blencathra, L.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Little Venice, B.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Finn, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fraser of Corriegarth, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Goldie, B.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Loan, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Palumbo, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Redfern, B.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Sugg, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wellington, D.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Policing and Crime Bill

Division No. 3

Baroness Brinton moved amendment 188, after clause 155, to insert the new clause Police observance of the Victims’ Code: enforcement. The House divided:

Contents 136

Not-contents 130

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradley, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brookman, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chidgey, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Desai, L.

Donaghy, B.

Doocey, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fearn, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Golding, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B. [Teller]

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lennie, L.

Ludford, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maddock, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Monks, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Oates, L.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Patel, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Portsmouth, Bp.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Rennard, L.

Rosser, L.

St Albans, Bp.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L. [Teller]

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Teverson, L.

Thornton, B.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Bertin, B.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Little Venice, B.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Craigavon, V.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eaton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fraser of Corriegarth, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Goldie, B.

Goschen, V.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Lucas, L.

Luce, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Redfern, B.

Robathan, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Sugg, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

 

Prepared 12th December 2016