House of Lords Business

Thursday 15 December 2016 at 11.00am

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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.

†*Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to seek an alternative contractor to take over the management of Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre, in the light of the recent inspection finding that the effectiveness of leaders and managers is inadequate.

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

Future Business 

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.

†European Union The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that Lord Woolmer of Leeds be appointed a member of the Select Committee.

Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2016 Lord Dunlop to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 2 November be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 12 December

Policing and Crime Bill Third Reading [Baroness Williams of Trafford]

Pension Schemes Bill [HL] Report [Lord Freud]

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 16 December.

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

†Lobbying (Transparency) Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe]

†High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to move that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee. 7th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Consumer Rights (Enforcement and Amendments) Order 2016 Lord Prior of Brampton to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 November be approved.

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (Penalty Points) (Amendment) Order 2016 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 November be approved.

Legal Services Act 2007 (Claims Management Complaints) (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Keen of Elie to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 November be approved.

Baroness Corston to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Social Mobility Committee (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 120).

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).

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.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 15 December, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 19 December.

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill Second Reading [Lord Prior of Brampton]

If the bill is read a second time, Lord Prior of Brampton to move that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.

Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (England) Regulations 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 November be approved.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 November be approved. 17th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

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. (1½ hours)

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.

Tuesday 10 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Beith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential impact on the economy of North-East England of the outcomes they are seeking from the negotiations on the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.

*Lord Bird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the value of social enterprise to the United Kingdom economy.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to use British aircraft to deliver humanitarian aid in the form of food and medicines to the city of Aleppo.

†Wednesday 11 January at 3.00pm

†*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to recruit, train and support volunteer reading helpers to go into primary schools and work with children who are struggling with their literacy.

†*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will confirm whether those non-British European Union nationals employed in the agriculture, caring and hospitality sectors will be given the right to remain in the United Kingdom following Brexit.

†*Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Wood review of local safeguarding children boards, what steps they are taking to assess the risk to children in unrecognised school settings or receiving home education.

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.

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

Lord Whitty to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: the options for trade (5th Report, HL Paper 72). 13 December 2016

Lord Hollick to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee Building More Homes (1st Report, HL Paper 20). 15 July 2016

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: acquired rights (10th Report, HL Paper 82). 14 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 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)

Lord Turnberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to mark the centenary of the Balfour declaration in 2017. (13 December)

Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of autistic people in paid employment. (14 December) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
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Questions for Written Answer 

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the attack on 12 December on the Ahmadiyya Mosque in Dolmial, in the district of Chakwai, Pakistan; and what representations they have made to the government of Pakistan about the treatment of Ahmadiyyas.   HL4111

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what offers of help or advice they have made to the government of Egypt about the improvement of security of the people attending places of worship following the bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral of St Mark in Cairo; and what assessment they have made of the levels of persecution and discrimination against the Coptic minority. 
   HL4112

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the decision by the government of the United States not to proceed with a number of munitions sales to Saudi Arabia, whether they intend to cancel planned weapons sales; what is the value of UK sales of arms to Saudi Arabia which have been licensed since March; and whether they have sought legal advice about potential UK complicity in war crimes as a consequence of armaments originating in the UK being used by Saudi Arabia against civilians in that country and elsewhere.   HL4113

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 6 December (HL3698), whether they are committed to eliminating hepatitis C as a public health threat in the UK by 2030; and if so, what strategy they have adopted to achieve this.   HL4114

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of reducing public health funding for contraception on the proposal to limit child tax credits to the first two children in a household.   HL4115

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many patients resident in the devolved administrations accessed sexual health services in England in the last three years for which figures are available; and what was the estimated cost to NHS England of the provision of those services in each of those years.   HL4116

Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to implement the proposal to limit child tax credits to the first two children in a household.   HL4117

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the proposed £100,000 quality-assured life year threshold for evaluating highly specialised technologies on access to, and the uptake of, new medicines for patients with rare and complex diseases.   HL4118

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of patients who will be affected by the proposed £100,000 quality-assured life year threshold for evaluating highly specialised technologies.   HL4119

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that patient groups and patients are consulted on decisions made regarding new treatments as part of NHS England’s prioritisation process for investing in specialised services.   HL4120

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence intends to develop a new assessment process to evaluate orphan medicines for use in the NHS.   HL4121

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made to determine the extent to which NHS England’s prioritisation process provides a fair assessment for (1) non-orphan, (2) orphan, and (3) ultra orphan, medicines.   HL4122

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many National Institute for Health and Care Excellence highly specialised technology appraisals they expect to be undertaken in the next 12 months, as a result of the proposed £100,000 quality-assured life year threshold for evaluation. 
   HL4123

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of preliminary approval having been given by the Knesset of Israel to a bill to retroactively legalise Jewish settlement outposts in the occupied West Bank, what is the most recent estimate of the total number of unofficial Jewish settlement outposts in the West Bank; what is their assessment of the impact of such legislation on any two-state solution for Israel; what representations they have made, alone and with other governments, to the government of Israel in respect of the plans; and what steps they are taking to monitor the impact of any such representations.   HL4124

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of fake news on the formulation and implementation of government policy.   HL4125

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the report by Deloitte concerning the level of return from research and development among the biggest drug companies.   HL4126

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many serious health and safety incidents at oil refineries and petrochemical plants have been reported in the UK over the last five years.   HL4127

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received regarding the publication of the letter they sent to Nissan regarding investment in its Sunderland plant.   HL4128

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the draft Public Service Ombudsman Bill, Cm 9374, published on 5 December, does not make provision for findings of maladministration and recommendations to be made binding on government departments and other public bodies.   HL4129

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to provide for a member of the House of Lords, as well as members of the House of Commons, to be entitled under the draft Public Service Ombudsman Bill to make a complaint to the Ombudsman if authorised by the affected person to act on the affected person’s behalf.   HL4130

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many EU nationals in the United Kingdom have obtained the right to permanent residency; and how many applications for permanent residency are pending.   HL4131

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to counter xenophobia towards European Union nationals.   HL4132

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 12 December (HL Deb, col. 1064), for how long the College of Policing’s authorised professional practice on media relations has been in preparation; when it will be published; and whether a copy will be placed in the Library of the House.   HL4133

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to include the history of the Commonwealth in the national curriculum; and if so, what steps are they taking to ensure this. 
   HL4134

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to facilitate links between British and Commonwealth schools through the use of digital technology.   HL4135

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the cost to local authorities of cleaning up fly tipping of waste.   HL4136

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what remedies are available to local authorities against fly tippers.   HL4137

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what compensation and remedies are available to private landowners with regard to fly tipping on their land.   HL4138

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what role they consider President Assad should play in the future of the government of Syria.   HL4139

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to assist in the protection of Christian minorities in the Middle East and North Africa.   HL4140

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the deal for Syrian rebel fighters to leave eastern Aleppo, as outlined by Russia’s Ambassador to the UN. 
   HL4141

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS hospital operations have been cancelled since August 2016 because of a shortage of (1) beds, or (2) staff.   HL4142

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the failed coup in Turkey on 16 July on the participation of Turkish military personnel in NATO commands.   HL4143

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much they contribute to the EU to support political parties, movements or campaigns across the member states; and how much financial support British political parties, movements or campaigns receive from the EU.   HL4144

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of pupils’ achievement in non-selective schools operating in areas where there are existing grammar schools.   HL4145

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of deprived children in existing grammar schools in comparison to non-selective schools. 
   HL4146

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to ensure that pupils from the most deprived areas are not negatively impacted by new grammar schools.   HL4147

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are considering to ensure that selective schools serve pupils from deprived backgrounds.   HL4148

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of Church schools to community cohesion.   HL4149

Lord Murphy of Torfaen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress made by disadvantaged pupils in Church schools.   HL4150

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government, of those child refugees who have been brought to the UK from Calais, how many fall into the age ranges of (1) under 10 years, (2) 10–12 years, (3) 13–15 years, (4) 16–18 years, (5) 19–21 years, (6) 22–24 years and (7) 25 years or over.   HL4151

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to appoint a commission of inquiry to investigate schools in Birmingham where pupils are reported to be subject to Islamist fundamentalist teaching.   HL4152

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the platform height restrictions set by the European Rail Agency on disabled passengers in wheelchairs; and whether they have any plans to vary these height restrictions.   HL4153

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risks of unaccompanied child refugees in Europe being recruited by terrorists and other extremist groups, including organised crime.   HL4154

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to propose a high-level pan-European meeting to consider the development and implementation of effective responses to the needs of unaccompanied refugee and migrant children.   HL4155

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 14 December (HL3737), when the Environment Agency intends to remove the weirs obstructing the flood water upstream of Cowley Bridge.   HL4156

The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much development aid the UK reported to the Development Assistance Committee for the last two years for which figures are available, broken down by (1) humanitarian and development aid, and (2) the most recent estimate of humanitarian aid to Syria; and how this compares with aid provided by (a) the USA, and (b) Russia. 
   HL4157

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the proposed purchase by Norway of Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, whether they intend to increase co-operation with Norway in maritime patrol operations.   HL4158

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many F-35 aircraft have been delivered to the United Kingdom.   HL4159

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports of the use of high-powered pellet guns against civilian protesters in Kashmir by Indian forces; and what representations they have made to the government of India regarding this issue.   HL4160

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the human rights situation in Arakan state in Myanmar; and what representations they have made to the government of Myanmar regarding reports of the killing of Rohingya Muslims.   HL4161

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether their new definition of anti-Semitism will allow for the criticism of the government of Israel and its policies towards the Palestinian people. 
   HL4162

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 7 December (HL Deb, col 728), how they define "95% of all supermarkets".   HL4163

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 7 December (HL Deb, cols 728–9), what progress the Waste and Resources Action Programme is making on clarifying date-labelling.   HL4164

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)

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]

29 November (13 December)

HL3653 Baroness Smith of Basildon [HO]

HL3654 Baroness Smith of Basildon [HO]

30 November (14 December)

HL3708 Lord Hylton [FCO]

HL3713 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [HO]

HL3721 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [FCO]

HL3725 Lord Watson of Invergowrie [DfE]

HL3735 Lord McColl of Dulwich [HO]

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

[DCLG] 1

[DCMS] 1

[DfE] 1

[FCO] 2

[HO] 18

[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

 

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs)

Government

21 December

Savings (Government Contributions) (Money Bill-13 December)

Government

 

Neighbourhood Planning

Government

 

Waiting for Commitment

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

20 December

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

 

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

 

Digital Economy

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Wales (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Government

 

Pension Schemes [HL]

Government

19 December

Waiting for Third Reading

   

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

Government

19 December

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

20 December

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

20 December

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

 

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

Government

 

National Citizen Service [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 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 Growth Duty Statutory Guidance

   

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

 

19 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

 

20 December

Draft Consumer Rights (Enforcement and Amendments) Order 2016

 

20 December

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

 

20 November

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

17th Report

21 December

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

 

21 December

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

   

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

 

15 December

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

 

18th Report

   

First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Fees (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2016

24 January

 

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.

Thursday 15 December

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill

Select Committee

10.00am

Tuesday 20 December

   

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am and 3.30pm

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

11.30am

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Services

Domestic Committee

4.10pm
in Residence Room 2

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

4.45pm

Wednesday 21 December

   

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

11.45am

House of Lords Commission

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in the Lord Speaker’s Office

Tuesday 10 January

   

Charities

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 11 January

   

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 12 January

   

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

Internal Market 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 Wednesday 14 December 2016 

The House met at 3.00pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough.

Select Committee Reports

1 Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform 
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

Report on the following bills: 
Higher Education and Research Bill  
Wales Bill: Government Response. (10th Report, HL Paper 86)

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

Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative 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 Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No.3) Order 2016 
Draft Trade Union Act 2016 (Political Funds) (Transition Period) Regulations 2017. (17th Report, HL Paper 87)

3 Human Rights 
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

The human rights implications of Brexit. (5th Report, HL Paper 88)

Public Business

4 Immigration: international students A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.

5 Asylum: sexual orientation A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.

6 NHS: congenital heart disease A question was asked by Lord Sharkey and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.

7 Independent schools: free places A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Nash.

8 Aleppo A private notice question was asked by Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean and answered by Lord Bates.

9 Neighbourhood Planning Bill A bill to make provision about planning and compulsory purchase; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 86)

10 Neighbourhood Planning Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 86–EN)

11 Bank Recovery and Resolution Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 3 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

12 Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) Order 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 16 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

13 Immigration Act 2014 (Current Accounts) (Excluded Accounts and Notification Requirements) Regulations 2016 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

14 Companies, Partnerships and Groups (Accounts and Non-Financial Reporting) Regulations 2016 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

15 Coasting Schools (England) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

16 Childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) Regulations 2016 Lord Nash moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

17 Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Compulsory Purchase) (Corresponding Amendments) Regulations 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November be approved. The motion was agreed to.

18 National funding formulae for schools and high needs Lord Nash repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

19 National Citizen Service Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 and 2 were agreed to and a privilege amendment was agreed to. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.

20 Wales Bill The report was received. Amendments 1, 4 to 13, 27 to 35, 38 to 40, 45, 50 and 53 to 56 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned.

21 Surrogacy A question was asked by Baroness Barker and, after debate, answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.

22 Wales Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 59. Amendment 59 was disagreed to (see division). Amendments 61 and 62 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 72.

The House adjourned at 9.55pm until Thursday 15 December at 11.00am.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Paper 

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

Paper not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Report of the Law Commission on Enforcement of Family Financial Orders, laid under the Law Commissions Act 1965.

Division on 14 December 2016 

Wales Bill

Baroness Morgan of Ely moved amendment 59, after clause 49, to insert the new clause Rail: franchising of passenger services. The House divided:

Contents 58

Not-contents 153

Contents

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beith, L.

Blunkett, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Doocey, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Foster of Bath, L.

Gale, B.

German, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Hain, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judge, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerslake, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

McDonagh, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Oates, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Randerson, B.

Rennard, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stunell, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Tonge, B.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Walmsley, B.

Watts, L.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Balfe, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Bertin, B.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dundee, E.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fraser of Corriegarth, L.

Freud, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Goldie, B.

Goschen, V.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Lupton, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patten, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Pidding, B.

Popat, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Rawlings, B.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Russell of Liverpool, L.

Sanderson of Bowden, L.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

 

Prepared 14th December 2016