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House of Lords Business

Wednesday 11 January 2017 at 3.00pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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.

*Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs at the Oxford Farming Conference on 4 January, when they intend to publish their proposals for the support to be given to farming following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

Higher Education and Research Bill Committee (day 2) [Viscount Younger of Leckie] 10th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve equine welfare standards. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Future Business 

Thursday 12 January at 11.00am

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether some European Union countries distinguish between freedom of movement for work and for other purposes, and how United Kingdom practice compares.

*Lord Wood of Anfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure continuity and stability in trading arrangements for United Kingdom businesses in the period between the conclusion of the Article 50 Brexit negotiations and the commencement of new trade arrangements between the European Union and the United Kingdom.

*The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to tackle the prevalence of underage gambling online, in the light of the Gambling Commission’s report Young People and Gambling 2016.

†*Lord Barker of Battle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress made on the sale of the Green Investment Bank.

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company Bill [HL] Third Reading

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.

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current treatment of the Rohingya in Burma. (Topical Question for Short Debate, 1 hour)

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.

Savings (Government Contributions) Bill (Money Bill) Second Reading (and remaining stages) [Lord Young of Cookham]

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2.00pm

†High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill Committee (on re-commitment) (day 2) [Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon] 7th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Monday 16 January at 2.30pm

†Royal Assent

*Baroness Meacher to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill capacitous adults, with appropriate safeguards.

*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to ensure the future of the New Art Gallery, Walsall.

*Baroness Parminter to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to increase the penalties for animal welfare offences.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have given to the request made by the TUC General Secretary on 7 December that the United Kingdom secure full European Union Single Market membership to protect workers’ rights.

†Pension Schemes Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Young of Cookham]

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Higher Education and Research Bill will continue.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Lord Teverson to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: fisheries (8th Report, HL Paper 78).

Tuesday 17 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the responses to their consultation on business rates revaluation, whether they have any proposals to reduce the impact on high street retailers.

*Viscount Ridley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to celebrate the bicentenary of David Ricardo’s principle of comparative advantage, and the case for free trade.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the United Kingdom economy has performed since 23 June, in terms of growth and employment; and how this compares to forecasts made by the Treasury during the referendum campaign.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3.30pm on Wednesday 11 January, to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 13 January.

†Neighbourhood Planning Bill Second Reading [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth]

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

Wednesday 18 January at 3.00pm

*Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from the Photo Marketing Association and the Imaging Alliance about their proposals to digitise the passport application process, and what consideration they have given to enhancing and protecting passport security as part of the digitisation process.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what further steps they intend to take to stop aggressive tax avoidance schemes by individuals and companies.

*Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of training places for doctors, nurses and other health workers.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 12 January, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 16 January.

†Wales Bill Third Reading [Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth] (Queen’s consent to be signified)

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Higher Education and Research Bill will continue.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 19 January at 11.00am

*Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of new homes that will be required for migrants in England in each year up to 2039 on the basis of the most recent high migration variant of the population projections published by the Office for National Statistics.

*Baroness Grender to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to implement the ban on lettings fees announced in the 2016 Autumn Statement.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of Young Minds’ analysis published on 21 December 2016 that 64 per cent of Clinical Commissioning Groups are diverting new funding for children’s mental health services to other areas.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 13 January, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 17 January.

Lord Clement-Jones to move that this House takes note of the impact of Britain’s planned withdrawal from the European Union on the creative industries sector.

Lord Bruce of Bennachie to move that this House takes note of challenges to the liberal international order posed by the development of populism and nationalism around the world.

†Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, D and H) Order 2016 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 November 2016 be approved.

Monday 23 January at 2.30pm

*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.

*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent developments in Sudan and South Sudan.

*Baroness McDonagh to ask Her Majesty’s Government why debt has increased in NHS trusts in 12 months from £894 million in 2014–15 to £2.45 billion in 2015–16.

*Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they propose to the operation and effectiveness of community rehabilitation companies.

Tuesday 24 January at 2.30pm

*Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have abolished the Child Poverty Unit which was sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions, the Department for Education and HM Treasury.

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government in which areas of our national life the United Kingdom benefits more from our membership of the European Union than do the institutions of the European Union and the other member states.

*Baroness Quin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their current priorities for the promotion of United Kingdom exports of goods and services.

Wednesday 25 January at 3.00pm

*Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will commission a feasibility study to consider converting the entire Southern Rail network to a roadway for autonomous vehicles.

*Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to increase the number of citizens registered to vote.

*Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote the increased consumption of school milk.

Thursday 26 January at 11.00am

*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made with the Sustainability and Transformation Plans for England.

*The Lord Bishop of Chester to ask Her Majesty’s Government, at peak electricity demand, what level of supply is expected to be available through international interconnectors.

*Lord Rennard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the level of electoral fraud at elections held in Great Britain.

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to move that this House takes note of the impact of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union and potential withdrawal from the single market on the rights of European Union citizens living in this country and the United Kingdom’s future economic requirements.

Topical Question for Short Debate. Ballot opens at 10am on Monday 16 January, to be drawn at 12 noon on Tuesday 17 January.

Lord Howell of Guildford to move that this House takes note of the United Kingdom’s international relations in the light of Brexit, including its future engagement with the United Nations and the United States.

Monday 30 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Robathan to ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution the United Kingdom is making to the defence of NATO’s Eastern flank.

*Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that, following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, the creative industries will continue to receive economic benefits from an international workforce.

*Baroness Donaghy to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of figures showing that nearly one third of newly qualified teachers leave the profession within five years of qualifying, what steps they are taking, including continuing professional development entitlement, to retain them.

*Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that all schools and public buildings are equipped with defibrillators.

Tuesday 31 January at 2.30pm

*Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to review the mechanism used to determine annual increases in train fares.

*Lord Balfe to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the change of administration in the United States, they intend to re-evaluate United Kingdom relations with Russia.

*Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to prevent alleged perpetrators of domestic abuse from personally cross-examining their alleged victims in the Family Court, as recommended by the President of the Family Division.

Wednesday 1 February at 3.00pm

*Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what preparations the Home Office has made to process applications from European Union nationals resident in the United Kingdom for confirmation of a right to permanent residence or for British Citizenship.

*Lord Teverson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they are having at the United Nations to help to stabilise the situation in South Sudan.

*Baroness Featherstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to address regulatory, economic and market barriers to energy storage.

Thursday 2 February at 11.00am

*Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will put in place following Brexit to safeguard environmental standards and biodiversity.

*Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking in relation to the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian dual citizen detained in Iran.

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what date Article 50 will be invoked.

Monday 6 February at 2.30pm

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of additional public employees needed to meet the requirements of Brexit, in particular in customs and border control.

*Lord Soley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Brexit on the aerospace industry.

*Baroness McIntosh of Pickering to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the number of residential care home beds that were available in (1) 2005, and (2) 2015.

†*Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the funding allocations to individual sports from 2017 onwards announced by UK Sport following the Rio Olympics in 2016.

†Tuesday 7 February at 2.30pm

†*Lord Beith to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect work to begin on the construction of new sections of the dual carriageway on the A1 in Northumberland.

†*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to transferring responsibility for drugs policy and the rehabilitation of drug users from the Home Office to the Department of Health.

†*Baroness Burt of Solihull to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the use of medical records of disabled parents in child custody cases.

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

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: financial services (9th Report, HL Paper 81). 15 December 2016

Baroness Prashar to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: future UK–EU security and police cooperation (7th Report, HL Paper 77). 16 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

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 2016)

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 2016)

Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in improving neurological services in England. (12 September 2016)

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what strategy they have adopted to increase the United Kingdom’s exports. (15 September 2016)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in Syria. (15 September 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016, amended 19 October 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

Lord Hain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to guarantee the future of local post offices. (1 December 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

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 2016)

Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of autistic people in paid employment. (14 December 2016) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
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Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as part of their strategy against Islamist terrorism, they will encourage UK Muslim leaders to re-examine the Muslim tenets of abrogation, Taqiyya and Al Hijra. (19 December 2016)

Lord Popat to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in increasing the export of goods and services to Africa and the Commonwealth. (19 December 2016)

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the development of nursing across the world in order to help deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. (20 December 2016)

Lord Tanlaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans not to retard the clocks by one hour on Sunday 29 October 2017 in order to assess over a trial period the impact on energy consumption, road safety and the tourist industry. (20 December 2016)

Lord Grade of Yarmouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote a sustainable training regime for the future growth of the United Kingdom’s creative industries sector. (9 January)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 10 January and due for answer by 24 January.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of North Korea’s ability to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile; and when, at what level, and in what terms, they have outlined the consequences of such a development.   HL4478

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they will take following Kim Jong Un’s statement that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) must "wipe out South Korea"; what assurances they have given to the Republic of Korea; and what impact this will have on the UK’s foreign policy and engagement with the DPRK.   HL4479

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Germany concerning reports that that government has stopped applying diplomatic immunity to North Korean diplomats.   HL4480

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the governments of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea concerning reports of thirty North Korean defectors in China who are facing repatriation.   HL4481

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 19 December, whether any UK funds or UK nationals provide specialised teaching and training of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals in business and economic management entrepreneurship; and if so, what assessment they have made of the impact of such training on North Korea’s economy and, in particular, that country’s acquisition of illicit goods.   HL4482

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the Republic of Korea and their National Intelligence Service regarding claims by Thae Yong Ho that he took copies of all financial reports and receipts from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Embassy in London before travelling to Seoul; and whether they will act on any information that suggests the DPRK Embassy in London is engaging in illicit activities.   HL4483

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to make representations to the government of Egypt to investigate allegations of enforced disappearance and torture, including the  case of Italian student Giulio Regeni, and to bring to justice all those suspected of criminal responsibility for such abuses.   HL4484

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many schools are currently unregistered; and in relation to how many unregistered schools Ofsted carried out investigative work in (1) 2014–15, and (2) 2015–16.   HL4485

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government which government departments have access to the National Pupil Database.   HL4486

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to raise awareness of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals within the UK.   HL4487

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will involve (1) public administrators, (2) state institutions, (3) political parties, and (4) civil society, in the voluntary national review relating to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.   HL4488

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following UN resolution 2334 (2016) concerning the illegality of Israeli settlements in the Palestinian Occupied Territories, what action they will take in respect of trade between those settlements and the UK; and whether they intend to impose penalties on UK individuals, firms and companies trading in those settlements.   HL4489

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 5 December 2016 (HL3820), what action they will take regarding the ongoing Israeli settler violence against Palestinians.   HL4490

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel regarding the reported prison sentence given to Marah Jawdat Moussa Bakr for the attempted stabbing of an Israeli border guard.   HL4491

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they will make to the government of Israel in the light of reports of a proposal by an Israeli minister to annex Ma’aleh Adumim. 
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Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many level 3 apprenticeships they have projected will start in 2016–17; and how many of those are expected to be for (1) 16–18 year olds, and (2) 18–24 year olds.   HL4493

Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many level 3 apprenticeships they have projected will start in (1) 2017–18, and (2) 2018–19.   HL4494

Baroness Wolf of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many level 4 apprenticeships they have projected will start in 2016–17.   HL4495

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to monitor staffing in private prisons.   HL4496

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the staffing ratio in private prisons in England and Wales in each year since 2009.   HL4497

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, of the planned recruitment of 2,500 new prison staff, how many new staff will be employed in private prisons; and how many of the estimated 5,500 staff required to replace staff retiring or leaving the service will be employed in private prisons. 
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Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government, of the planned recruitment of new prison staff, what the estimated change will be in staff-to-prisoner ratios in (1) public sector, and (2) private, prisons.   HL4499

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the National Audit Office’s critical report on the proposed closure of local tax offices in the North East and the consequent reduction of staff, they will withdraw the planned measure.   HL4500

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the widespread adoption of the Electronic Prescription Service by pharmacies, whether an audit has been undertaken to determine the impact on the cost of providing prescriptions; and if so, whether those costs rose or fell, and by how much.   HL4501

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem to ask Her Majesty’s Government  what recent representations they have made to other members of NATO about the need to reach and maintain the agreed minimum of 2 per cent per annum of gross domestic product to be spent on defence.   HL4502

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Royal Air Force E-3D aircraft are operational.   HL4503

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take following the message by His Holiness Pope Francis on 8 September 2016 for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on 15 January, in particular for the benefit of children.   HL4504

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to freezing the assets of, and imposing travel bans on, individuals responsible for undermining Palestinian territorial integrity in the Occupied Territories by expropriations and settlement expansions.   HL4505

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to increase the £10 million allotted to teaching English to Syrian refugees in Britain; and whether they will extend the scope of the programme to include resettled refugees of all origins.   HL4506

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conclusions they have drawn from the pilot schemes to enable resettled refugees to obtain employment; and whether they will publicise best practice from the pilot schemes and other work by non-governmental organisations relating to the integration of refugees into British society.   HL4507

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they intend to take to increase the level of reporting of crimes inspired by racial or religious hatred; and what assessment they have made of whether a confidential telephone line would improve reporting rates.   HL4508

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, following the Casey Review, they intend to consult religious and community leaders at regional and city level about appropriate measures to improve community cohesion and common citizenship.   HL4509

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Keen of Elie on 14 December 2016 (HL3710) on the duty of the Lord Chancellor and other Ministers to uphold the independence of the judiciary, whether they will now answer the question asked about how that duty should be performed.   HL4510

Lord Laming to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to conduct a major review of the purpose, financing and effectiveness of Primary Care Services in the NHS.   HL4511

Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the reasons for the Southern Rail strike set out by the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers in their publication Southern Rail Dispute: The Facts.   HL4512

Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the long-term implications for passengers of the different means of resolving the current industrial dispute between the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers and ASLEF, and Southern Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway; and whether they intend to take steps to ascertain the views of passengers on how the dispute should be resolved.   HL4513

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether schools are required to collect personal data about schoolchildren and to pass these on to the Home Office, either directly or through the Department for Education; and if so, for what purposes such data are collected and transferred.
   HL4514

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much UK aid was sent to Myanmar in the latest year for which figures are available; and whether any of that aid was earmarked to help the Rohingya Muslims living in the west, or Roman Catholics living in the east, of that country.   HL4515

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the publication in December 2016 of the report by the Office of Rail and Road into station usage, what is their assessment of the feasibility of converting the present single track railway on the Exeter to London Waterloo mainline between Tisbury and Dinton, in Wiltshire, to double track as it was previously.   HL4516

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effectiveness and sustainability of (1) current plans for the regular dredging of rivers on the Somerset levels to prevent flooding, and (2) channel widening of artificial rivers such as the Rover Sowy in order to move rainwater and floodwater more quickly to discharge into the sea.   HL4517

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 20 December 2016 (HL4029) concerning threatening behaviour against those holding public office, how they will keep the House updated on this issue.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Local Government Association
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Leader, South Holland District Council, Lincolnshire
 HL4518

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the special thematic report by the Association of Directors of Children’s Services’ Safeguarding Pressures Phase 5, on unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children published on 3 November 2016, and of its finding that the higher funding rates available from 1 July 2016 are not sufficient to meet the full costs of caring for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Local Government Association
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Leader, South Holland District Council, Lincolnshire
 HL4519

Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the British army last executed a Divisional Movement Order.   HL4520

Lord Jopling to ask the Leader of the House whether the failure on 10 January of the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice to answer Questions for Written Answer which had been tabled in November 2016 was in part due to those departments not being fully staffed to normal levels in the days following the bank holiday on 2 January.   HL4521

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the remarks of Baroness Williams of Trafford on 19 December 2016 (HL Deb, col 1477), whether the relevant statutes relating to military offences have now been identified; and if so, how they will be added to the list of service disciplinary offences set out in the Policing and Crime Bill.   HL4522

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether plans have been made to continue the Official History programme.   HL4523

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Ashton of Hyde on 29 November 2016 (HL3375), 6 December 2016 (HL3759) and 15 December 2016 (HL3986), whether the 2003 Code of Practice for Fixed Line Code Operators, as amended, applies to the erection of new telegraph poles for the delivery of broadband via both copper wire and fibre cabling; and whether it is permissible for a fixed-line operator which is a signatory to the Code of Practice to have a stated policy of non-compliance with some of the Code’s provisions.   HL4524

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 10 January (HL4287), how many of the 750 children brought to the UK have been transferred under section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 without reference to the Dublin Regulation.   HL4525

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many local authorities have participated in the National Transfer Scheme; and how many unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have been transferred under the scheme since it began on 1 July 2016.   HL4526

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the £271 million Wildcat Helicopter support deal with Leonardo Helicopters, announced on 9 January, is the same agreement that was announced in 2012.   HL4527

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the £271 million Wildcat Helicopter support deal which sustains 500 jobs will include the highly skilled workforce of GKN.   HL4528

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer given by Earl Howe on 9 January (HL Deb, col 1728), on what date they plan to publish their National Industrial Strategy. 
   HL4529

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer given by Earl Howe on 9 January (HL Deb, col 1728), which defence companies were consulted on their National Industrial Strategy.   HL4530

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bridges of Headley on 21 December 2016 (HL4050), what are the 50 sectors on which they are undertaking an analysis.   HL4531

Lord Rogan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Earl Howe on 9 January (HL Deb, col 1835), when they were first given notice that the Northern Ireland Executive had nominated an individual to the Armed Forces Reference Group, and what is the name of that individual.   HL4532

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that all trains operated under driver-only operation will be fully accessible to disabled passengers.   HL4533

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all stations on train lines operating under driver-only operation will be staffed throughout all hours of operation, and whether it will be the responsibility of station staff to assist disabled passengers onto trains where required.   HL4534

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it will be the responsibility of on-board supervisors of trains operating under driver-only operation to assist disabled passengers when required, and whether there will be an on-board supervisor on every train and in all circumstances. 
   HL4535

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are seeking to retain euro clearing in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.   HL4536

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking steps to put in place transitional measures for the UK’s financial services to cover the time between the UK leaving the EU and the implementation of the UK’s exit agreement.   HL4537

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions are taking place with the financial services industry and regulators on the UK’s future negotiations with the EU on retaining passporting or on potential alternatives under WTO–GATS post UK withdrawal from the EU.   HL4538

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions are taking place with the UK financial services industry as to how they would adapt to the WTO General Agreement on Trade and Services should this be necessary.   HL4539

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the survey finding by the Association of Business Recovery Professionals that 72 per cent of their members who responded to the survey believe that the outcome of the referendum will lead to an increase in corporate insolvencies, what plans they have in place to deal with an increase in insolvencies. 
   HL4540

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the remarks on Middle East Peace made by US Secretary of State John Kerry on 28 December 2016, whether those remarks were in line with the UK Government’s policy on this issue, and if so, whether UK policy has changed.   HL4541

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) by how much funding to UK National Parks has been cut since 2010, (2) what is the future impact of decreased budgets on National Parks, and what assessments have been made of this, and (3) whether funding in 2020 will equal or exceed 2010 levels.   HL4542

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to prevent the abuse of the blue badge scheme for disabled drivers.   HL4543

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) what is the average NHS patient waiting time for the results of diagnostic scans, (2) how much of this waiting time is due to NHS technician staff shortages, and (3) how much delays in early diagnosis as a result of waiting times are estimated to cost the NHS.   HL4544

The Marquess of Lothian to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to implement the recommendations of the Children’s Commissioner, made on 4 January, that the rights of children online are upheld, including through the creation of a digital ombudsman and the inclusion of digital citizenship in the national curriculum.   HL4545

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, and if so why, the UK is increasing its contributions to the European Defence Agency, and whether any part of the Agency’s funds will be used to finance plans to increase the EU’s defence capability which were agreed by a group of countries in November 2016.   HL4546

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 12 July (HL1134), and in the light of the resignation of the UK ambassador to the EU, Sir Ivan Rogers, what steps they will take to ensure that all civil servants, including those employed in the diplomatic service, will work to carry out the decision to leave the EU.   HL4547

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the statement by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth concerning the Neighbourhood Planning Bill: English Votes for English Laws (HLWS329), what steps they have taken to examine the case for an English Parliament and publish a green paper on the subject.   HL4548

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen on 19 December 2016 concerning the total amount of donations made by the Government and the NHS to charities, whether they have plans to review their policy of not collating this information centrally, and how they plan to communicate to taxpayers the extent to which their taxes are being used to support charities.   HL4549

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to consult on statutory guidance on corporate parenting issued under the Children and Social Work Bill.   HL4550

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the National Autistic Society on their School Report 2016 which reviewed how the Special Educational Needs System is meeting the needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum in England.   HL4551

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the National Autistic Society’s School Report 2016 which reviewed how the Special Educational Needs System is meeting the needs of children and young people on the autism spectrum in England. 
   HL4552

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to deal with the issue identified by the National Autistic Society in their School Report 2016 on the Special Educational Needs System of children and families waiting too long and having to battle for the right support to be put in place.   HL4553

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to deal with the issue identified by the National Autistic Society in their School Report 2016 on the Special Educational Needs System of children and families unable to access the range of non-educational support needed at local level to help autistic young people reach their full potential.   HL4554

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to deal with the issue identified by the National Autistic Society in their School Report 2016 on the Special Educational Needs System of children and families unable to access the right help in school because of a lack of understanding and autism expertise across the school system, which can result in exclusions. 
   HL4555

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) how much money was paid to the Union Learning Fund last year, and in total since its inception; (2) which trade unions were provided with assistance from the fund last year; (3) how much was provided in each case; and (4) whether they have plans to end these payments or re-assess their efficacy.   HL4556

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been paid to BBC Media Action in the last five years and for what particular purposes; whether evaluations by the Department for International Development found spending objectives have been achieved; and whether there are plans to continue these payments.   HL4557

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the net costs of running and funding the domestic and non-domestic renewable heat incentive schemes were in (1) England, (2) Scotland and (3) Wales, each year since their inception, and what they expect this to cost in the next three years.   HL4558

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the current arrangements for quantifying and registering EU/EEA pensioners living in the UK and those close to pensionable age, for the purposes of reclaiming their healthcare costs from their home countries; what were the total costs and payments last year to those countries, and what are their plans to reform the UK counting system.   HL4559

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) what are the current arrangements for quantifying the amount paid by the UK to the Republic of Ireland and by the Republic of Ireland to the UK for the healthcare costs of resident pensioners; (2) what were the amounts paid by the UK and the Republic of Ireland in the last three years; (3) how many UK and Irish pensioners are involved; and (4) when the system will next be reviewed.   HL4560

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the decision has been taken not to publish the annual number of immigration entry clearance visas granted to (1) licensed sponsoring employers, and (2) educational establishments, in the UK.   HL4561

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

16 November (30 November)

HL3278 Lord Bradley [MoJ]

23 November (7 December)

HL3491 Baroness Jones of Whitchurch [HO]

2 December (16 December)

HL3790 Viscount Waverley [CO]

6 December (20 December)

HL3851 Lord Beecham [MoJ]

12 December (28 December)

HL4045 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [HO]

13 December (29 December)

HL4108 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DCLG]

19 December (5 January)

HL4213 Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts [MoJ]

HL4214 Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts [MoJ]

HL4216 Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts [MoJ]

HL4245 Lord Smith of Hindhead [HO]

HL4256 Lord Alton of Liverpool [HO]

20 December (6 January)

HL4275 Lord Lexden [DfE]

HL4283 Lord Ramsbotham [MoJ]

HL4303 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL4313 Lord Ahmed [MoJ]

HL4314 Lord Ahmed [MoJ]

HL4315 Lord Ahmed [MoJ]

21 December (9 January)

HL4325 Lord Beecham [MoJ]

HL4326 Lord Beecham [MoJ]

HL4327 Lord Beith [MoJ]

HL4332 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DCLG]

HL4333 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [HO]

HL4335 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [MoJ]

HL4343 Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames [MoJ]

HL4353 Lord Paddick [HO]

HL4354 Lord Pearson of Rannoch [FCO]

HL4372 Lord Pearson of Rannoch [DEEU]

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

[CO] 1

[DCLG] 2

[DEEU] 1

[DfE] 1

[FCO] 1

[HO] 7

[MoJ] 14

         

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

 

Savings (Government Contributions) (Money Bill-13 December 2016)

Government

12 January

Neighbourhood Planning

Government

17 January

Technical and Further Education

Government

 

Committed to a Grand Committee

   

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs)

Government

 

Re-committed to a Grand Committee

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

12 January

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 and Scottish Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

11 January

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

 

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Pension Schemes [HL]

Government

16 January

Wales (Queen’s consent to be signified)

Government

18 January

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

12 January

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

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

Returned to the Commons with Amendments

   

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

Government

 

Waiting for Royal Assent

   

Small Charitable Donations and Childcare Payments (Money Bill-16 November 2016)

Government

16 January

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

   

Draft Scottish Fiscal Commission Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2017

   

Draft Claims in respect of Loss or Damage arising from Competition Infringements (Competition Act 1998 and Other Enactments (Amendment)) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Permission in Principle etc) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2017

   

Draft National Health Service Commissioning Board (Additional Functions) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Investment Bank (Amendment of Definition) and Special Administration (Amendment) Regulations 2017

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report, Session 2015–16

 

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

 

19 January

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

20th Report

 

Draft Important Public Services (Education) Regulations 2017

20th Report

 

Draft Important Public Services (Fire) Regulations 2017

20th Report

 

Draft Important Public Services (Health) Regulations 2017

20th Report

 

Draft Important Public Services (Transport) Regulations 2017

20th Report

 

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

 
 

18th Report

   

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

24 January

 
 

20th Report

   

Draft Code of Practice on Industrial Action Ballots and Notice to Employers

31 January

 

Draft Code of Practice on Picketing

31 January

 
 

21st Report

   

Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity and Gas Supply Licences (Smart Meters No. 3 of 2017)

7 February

 

Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2016

20 February

 

Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations 2016

20 February

 

Student Fees (Inflation Index) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

20 February

 

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 2016

Negative

Committees 

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

Wednesday 11 January

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.20am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

10.30am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

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

   

Financial Exclusion

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Audit

Domestic Committee

3.30pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Audit (joint meeting)

Domestic Committee

5.00pm

Wednesday 18 January

   

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am
in the Archbishops’ Room, Millbank House and 2.00pm

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Monday 23 January

   

Economic Affairs

Sub-Committee on the Finance Bill

3.30pm

Procedure

Domestic Committee

4.15pm

Tuesday 24 January

   

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Services

Domestic Committee

4.10pm
in Residence Room 1

Wednesday 25 January

   

Finance

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Residence Room 1

Monday 30 January

   

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 31 January

   

Liaison

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 1 February

   

Economic Affairs

Sub-Committee on the Finance Bill

3.30pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Tuesday 10 January 2017 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.

Select Committee Report

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

Report on certain instruments, including:  
Draft Modifications to the Standard Conditions of Electricity and Gas Supply Licences (Smart Meters No. 3 of 2017) 
Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1205) 
Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1206) 
Student Fees (Inflation Index) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (SI 2016/1207). 
(21st Report, HL Paper 92)

Public Business

2 Brexit: economic impact on North-East England A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe.

3 Social enterprise A question was asked by Lord Bird and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.

4 Syria: refugees A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Lord Bates.

5 Southern Rail A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.

6 Clerk of the Parliaments The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) informed the House that Her Majesty had been pleased to appoint Edward Ollard to the Office of Clerk of the Parliaments on the retirement of Sir David Beamish KCB on 15 April 2017.

7 Technical and Further Education Bill A bill to make provision about technical and further education was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 88)

8 Technical and Further Education Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 88–EN)

9 Wales Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 72A. The debate on amendment 72A was adjourned and further consideration on report was adjourned.

The House adjourned. The House resumed.

The report stage was continued and the debate on amendment 72A was resumed. Amendments 72A, 78A, 78B, 81A, 83, 85A to 85E, 87A, 87B, 89A, 90A to 90C, 91A, 91B, 92A, 93A to 107C, 110 to 141, 143B and 145 were agreed to. Amendment 81 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendment 90 was disagreed to in accordance with Standing Order 56 (see division 2). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 89)

10 Northern Ireland: political developments Lord Dunlop repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

The House adjourned at 8.11pm until Wednesday 11 January at 3.00pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

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

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill The Grand Committee considered the bill. Amendment 10 was agreed to. The Committee adjourned after clause 35 was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 7.51pm.

Papers 

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

Affirmative Instrument

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

Draft Investment Bank (Amendment of Definition) and Special Administration (Amendment) Regulations 2017, laid under the Banking Act 2009.

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Immigration (European Economic Area) (Amendment) Regulations 2017, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.    (1)

Divisions on 10 January 2017 

Wales Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Thomas of Gresford moved amendment 81, in Schedule 1, page 59, to leave out lines 11 to 15. The House divided:

Contents 90   

Not-contents 223*

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cotter, L.

Dholakia, L.

Elis-Thomas, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Featherstone, B.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Fox, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Grender, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Humphreys, B. [Teller]

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Judge, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Listowel, E.

Ludford, B.

Maddock, B.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

O’Loan, B.

Paddick, L.

Parminter, B.

Pinnock, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L. [Teller]

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thurso, V.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Wigley, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor, V.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Cromwell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eames, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Corriegarth, L.

Freeman, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hanham, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Lupton, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Mone, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patten, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Price, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rose of Monewden, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sandwich, E.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Spicer, L.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Waverley, V.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

* The Tellers for the Not-contents reported 223 votes, the Clerks recorded 222 names.

Wales Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Hain moved amendment 90, in Schedule 1, page 76, line 3, at end to insert:

"Terms and conditions of employment and industrial relations in Welsh public authorities and services contracted out or otherwise procured by such authorities."

The House divided:

Contents 222

Not-contents 222

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Addington, L.

Adonis, L.

Allan of Hallam, 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.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Bhattacharyya, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Blunkett, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradley, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bragg, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Chakrabarti, B.

Chandos, V.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Cromwell, L.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Darling of Roulanish, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Desai, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Eames, L.

Elder, L.

Elis-Thomas, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foster of Bath, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Golding, B.

Goldsmith, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Hastings of Scarisbrick, L.

Haworth, L.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Janke, B.

Jolly, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jowell, B.

Judd, L.

Judge, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Livermore, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Mandelson, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Murphy of Torfaen, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paddick, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Quin, B.

Radice, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Sawyer, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sheehan, B.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Smith of Leigh, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stephen, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thornton, B.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Watts, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Baglan, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor, V.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Balfe, L.

Barker of Battle, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Bew, L.

Bilimoria, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Finkelstein, L.

Finn, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Corriegarth, L.

Freeman, L.

Gadhia, L.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

Gilbert of Panteg, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Greenway, L.

Hague of Richmond, L.

Hailsham, V.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hanham, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollins, B.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Keen of Elie, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kinnoull, E.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Lupton, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McInnes of Kilwinning, L.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manzoor, B.

Mar, C.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maude of Horsham, L.

Mobarik, B.

Mone, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patten, L.

Pearson of Rannoch, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Price, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ridley, V.

Risby, L.

Robathan, L.

Rock, B.

Rogan, L.

Rose of Monewden, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharples, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shields, B.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Somerset, D.

Spicer, L.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Tebbit, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Waverley, V.

Wellington, D.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

 

Prepared 10th January 2017