House of Lords Business

Thursday 30 March 2017 at 11.00am

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Paddick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to continue sharing sensitive personal information with other European Union member states for the purposes of crime prevention and detection following the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.

*Baroness Ludford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the United Kingdom’s economic interests of the pledge to bring an end to the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support independent living for disabled people of working age.

*Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to expedite the collection of over £3 billion in unpaid child maintenance which was ordered by the former Child Support Agency.

Prescribed Persons (Reports on Disclosures of Information) Regulations 2017 Baroness Buscombe to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 February be approved.

Deregulation Act 2015 and Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments) (Savings) Regulations 2017 Baroness Buscombe to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 2 March be approved.

Public Sector Apprenticeship Targets Regulations 2017 Viscount Younger of Leckie to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 March be approved.

Local Authorities (Public Health Functions and Entry to Premises by Local Healthwatch Representatives) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord O’Shaughnessy to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 March be approved.

European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2017 Baroness Goldie to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 February be approved.

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

Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England) (Amendment) Order 2017 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 March be approved.

Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England and Wales) Order 2017 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 March be approved.

Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (Scotland) Order 2017 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 March be approved.

Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Young of Cookham to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 March be approved.

West Midlands Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2017 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 March be approved.

Combined Authorities (Finance) Order 2017 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 March be approved.

Lord Grocott to ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to initiate a review of the role of the Lord Speaker. (1½ hours)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 1.00pm

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. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

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. (1 hour)

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

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. (1 hour)

Future Business 

Monday 3 April at 2.30pm

*Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will have to cut the first steel on the Type 31 frigate that will replace the last Type 23 when it pays off on its due date.

*Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commemorate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration.

*Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the way in which supermarkets and convenience stores display and promote alcohol can endanger the wellbeing and health of children.

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to reduce the number of diesel cars and other diesel vehicles.

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the Report from the Committee New investigative committees in the 2017–18 Session (2nd Report, HL Paper 144) be agreed to.

Privileges and Conduct The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the Report from the Select Committee Declarations of interests; People with significant control of a company (8th Report, HL Paper 147) be agreed to.

If the above motion is agreed to:

Code of Conduct The Senior Deputy Speaker to move to resolve that the Code of Conduct for Members of the House of Lords be amended as follows:

In paragraph 12, in the first sentence, leave out "this might be" and insert "this would be".

Criminal Finances Bill Committee (day 2) [Baroness Williams of Trafford] 22nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Tuesday 4 April at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consult United Kingdom television broadcasters, particularly the BBC, to ensure that the viewing public can clearly hear the dialogue, particularly in dramas.

*Lord Clark of Windermere to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will increase spending on healthcare as a percentage of gross domestic product to be in line with the G7 average.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce waiting times for patients using hospital patient transport.

Topical oral question. Ballot to be drawn at 1pm on Friday 31 March.

National Citizen Service Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

Children and Social Work Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Lord Nash]

Technical and Further Education Bill Third Reading [Lord Nash]

Higher Education and Research Bill Third Reading [Viscount Younger of Leckie] (Queen’s consent to be signified)

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to move to resolve that a Minister of the Crown do report to this House by the end of this Session on the progress made towards ensuring that qualifying non-United Kingdom European Economic Area nationals and their family members are able to retain their fundamental European Union-derived rights after the United Kingdom has left the European Union.

Baroness Smith of Basildon to move that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the terms and options for any votes in Parliament on the outcome of the negotiations on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, including how any such votes be taken before any agreement is considered by the European Parliament; and that the Joint Committee do report by 31 October 2017.

Wednesday 5 April at 3.00pm

*Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the long-term sustainability of the National Health Service and adult social care.

*Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in assessing the bids submitted by local authorities for the Department for Work and Pensions Local Family Offer programme funding for relationship support services; and when local authorities which have submitted bids will be notified of the outcome.

*Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Budget announcement that new T-Levels will be introduced to give parity of esteem for technical education, how they intend to ensure that young people also have the interpersonal skills required to succeed in the workplace.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Thursday 30 March, to be drawn at 1pm on Monday 3 March.

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill Consideration of Commons Reason [Lord O’Shaughnessy]

†Digital Economy Bill Third Reading [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to move that this House regrets that the Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2016 and the Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations 2016 together with retrospectively changed loan conditions for existing students are further incremental burdens on students that risk worsening the opportunities for young people from low-income backgrounds, mature students and those undertaking part-time courses; and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to report annually to Parliament on the impact on the economy of the increasing quantum of graduate debt, estimates of payback rates, and the estimate of the annual cost to the Exchequer of the present system. 21st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Thursday 6 April at 11.00am

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to curb the use of tax havens.

*Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to engage United Kingdom parliamentarians in the process and programme for the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the United Kingdom, in particular with respect to the expansion and strengthening of international cultural, trade and investment initiatives.

*Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage all sports governing bodies to increase the number of women on their boards and in senior posts.

Topical oral question. Ballot opens at 3pm on Friday 31 March, to be drawn at 1pm on Tuesday 4 April.

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit and the EU budget (15th Report, HL Paper 125).

Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Bill Second Reading [Baroness Eaton]

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

Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Bill Second Reading [Baroness Scott of Bybrook]

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

Missing Persons Guardianship Bill [HL] Baroness Hamwee to move that the bill be withdrawn.

Guardianship (Missing Persons) Bill Second Reading [Baroness Hamwee]

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

Farriers (Registration) Bill Second Reading [The Earl of Caithness]

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

Monday 24 April at 2.30pm

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage school gardening, to ensure that every child understands the environment and has an early connection to nature.

*Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the rise of extremism in India following the state elections in Uttar Pradesh.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the principal Brexit negotiation issues following the invoking of Article 50.

*Viscount Hanworth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in assessing the submissions to the Small Modular Reactors Competition, and what steps are being taken to dispose of the nation’s stocks of high grade plutonium.

Tuesday 25 April at 2.30pm

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to prevent leaseholders whose leases do not permit the short-term sub-letting of their properties from registering those properties with holiday letting firms.

*Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they intend to take to promote United Kingdom–Africa trade and development co-operation in the transitional and post-Brexit periods.

*Baroness Rebuck to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve standards of literacy in the workforce.

†Wednesday 26 April at 3.00pm

†*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to encourage the study of design subjects in schools.

†*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to refine the definition of domestic extremism, in order to enable the police to focus on those involved in terrorism and serious crime.

†*Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to deliver the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development by 2030.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics.

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

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 Prashar to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: UK–EU movement of people (14th Report, HL Paper 121). 6 March 2017

Lord Hollick to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market (2nd Report, HL Paper 113). 24 February 2017

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses? (17th Report, HL Paper 134). 20 March 2017

Baroness Verma to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: trade in goods (16th Report, HL Paper 129). 14 March 2017

Lord Whitty to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: trade in non-financial services (18th Report, HL Paper 135). 22 March 2017

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: the Crown Dependencies (19th Report, HL Paper 136). 23 March 2017

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.

Baroness Prashar to move that this House takes note of the United Kingdom–India Year of Culture and the importance of international cultural relations.

Motions 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

Lord Clark of Windermere to move that this House regrets that the Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2017, which pave the way for students of nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals to receive loans rather than bursaries, have already been seen to discourage degree applications by a quarter, at the same time as Brexit has already reduced European Union migrant nursing and midwifery registrations by over 90 per cent; and that these factors risk turning an increasing problem in the National Health Service into a chronic one that potentially puts at risk safe levels of staffing (SI 2017/114). 26th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames to move that this House regrets that the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017 have been laid with insufficient regard to the overwhelmingly negative response to the proposed Rules during the consultation and to the lack of evidence that significant numbers of unmeritorious environmental claims are currently brought; that they may escalate claimants’ legal costs and act against the intention of the Aarhus Convention that the cost of environmental litigation should not be prohibitive; and that they are likely to have the effect of deterring claimants from bringing meritorious environmental cases (SI 2017/95 (L. 1)). 25th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that this House regrets that the Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for Claimants Aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 has been published without the guidance which will be key to understanding how the legislation will work in practice (SI 2017/252). 28th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Lord German to move that this House regrets that the Social Security Benefit Up-rating Regulations 2017 do not take account of the impact of leaving the European Union on the state pensions of United Kingdom citizens living in the European Union (SI 2017/349).

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to move that this House regrets that the Damages (Personal Injury) Order 2017 makes a substantial change to the Ogden rate, the first change since 2001, just before the completion of a further consultation on how to set that rate more effectively in the future (SI 2017/206). 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

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)

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 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)

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 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)

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 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 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

The Lord Bishop of Ely to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of educational leadership on whole life outcomes of children and on their communities. (11 January)

Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress made by the coalition government of Sri Lanka in meeting the UN Human Rights Council’s requirements on reconciliation. (17 January)

Lord De Mauley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, given the importance of services to the United Kingdom economy, what plans they have to ensure that services are covered by any future trade deals negotiated by them, as well as goods. (25 January)

Baroness McDonagh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of their public policy decisions on the effectiveness of the National Health Service. (25 January)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the position of trans and intersex citizens of the United Kingdom. (26 January)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of leaving Euratom, and the options for a replacement regulatory framework. (2 February)

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the support they provide to Northern Ireland veterans. (8 February)

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the implementation of Universal Credit. (8 February)

Lord Rennard to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve levels of electoral registration, and to reduce the possibility of electoral fraud. (8 January)

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans for the future of youth justice in England and Wales. (20 February)

Lord Crathorne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support museums in the light of their contribution to the tourism industry. (21 February)

Lord McInnes of Kilwinning to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much international aid is already being provided, and is planned to be provided, to refugee camps in Turkey, the Lebanon and Jordan; and what measures are being taken to support the governments of those countries to assist refugees. (22 February)

Lord Bird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prioritise preventative policy-making cross-departmentally. (24 February)

Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to provide alternative medical treatment for the 14,000 patients being treated for congenital heart disease at the Royal Brompton Hospital, in the light of the proposed closure of its congenital heart services. (1 March)

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that the recommendations made in the report on the Review of the use and retention of custody images are being complied with by local police forces. (2 March)

Baroness Helic to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of security and stability in the Western Balkans; and what support they plan to give to security and stability in that region. (9 March)

Lord Porter of Spalding to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that local authorities have a stable, long-term financial framework to enable them to invest in housing. (14 March) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure that a viable and sustainable independent radio production sector is operating over the period to 2027, with particular reference to (1) possible adverse effects on the quality of programming, (2) the training and development of workers, (3) salary levels and working conditions, and (4) the number of workers active, in that sector. (15 March)

Baroness McGregor-Smith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking in response to the recommendations made in the report Race in the workplace: The McGregor-Smith Review, published in February (23 March)

Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the ability of the United Kingdom to make sector-specific trade agreements with other nations, in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a trade deal and falls back on World Trade Organisation rules. (27 March)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 29 March and due for answer by 12 April.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of the People’s Republic of China concerning political developments in Hong Kong; and whether they have called for undertakings in the Basic Law to be honoured.   HL6407

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 28 March (HL6261), whether the Expert Working Group on Hormonal Pregnancy Tests will review the reasons why tests on Primodos, which remained on the market until 1978 despite the publication of a study in 1967 indicating a causal relationship between hormonal pregnancy tests and congenital abnormalities, were not ordered by the Committee for the Safety of Medicines under the Medicines Act 1971.   HL6408

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, with reference to paragraphs 2.8, 2.9 and 3.17 of the minutes of 9 March 2017 of the Licence Committee of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, regarding the follow-up of children born following pronuclear transfer between embryos, who is responsible for the follow-up programme in NHS England; what health, genetic and epigenetic parameters are to be measured; what assessment they have made of the potential for long-term medical problems to only become evident after five years of age; whether they intend to conduct follow-ups beyond five years of age; and whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the full documented processes that are in place setting out how follow-ups will be carried out.   HL6409

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many local authorities they estimate will reduce their housing support budget in 2017–18 by (1) 30 to 40 per cent, and (2) 50 to 100 per cent.  
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Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they continue to hold the view, as expressed to the House of Commons Justice Committee inquiry, Prisons: planning and policies, 9th report of 2014–15 (HC309), by the then Minister for Prisons, that a higher degree of capital investment is possible in the private sector than in the public sector; and if so, what the basis is for this assertion.   HL6411

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they continue to share the view of the then Secretary of State, as cited in the House of Commons Justice Committee report, Prisons: planning and policies, 9th report of 2014–15 (HC309), that overcrowding leading to prisoners sharing cells is not a major problem; and if not, by what date they anticipate that prisoners will not be required to share cells.   HL6412

Lord De Mauley to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to publish the new Code of Practice for the keeping of equines.   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
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Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of a reported increase in permit denials for medical staff of al Makassed Hospital who live in the West Bank and Gaza, what assessment they have made of the impact of those denials on patient treatment.   HL6414

Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what regulations apply to the preservation of King’s Colours laid up across the country after the First World War.   HL6415

Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what exceptions have been made to the application of the regulations that apply to the preservation of King’s Colours laid up after the First World War. 
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Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to harmonise the various indices used to calculate inflation.   HL6417

Lord Shipley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, given their use of the Consumer Price Index to calculate increases in pensions and benefits, what assessment they have made of the impact on consumers of the Retail Price Index being used by private companies to determine price increases. 
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Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current legislation regarding endangering passenger safety on trains; and what assessment they have made of whether the current legislation regarding the safe operation of trains adequately protects the guard from legal action related to reckless actions by passengers.   HL6419

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the non-inclusion in the recent G20 communiqué of any reference to climate change, what measures they will take to ensure that a report on progress on climate change will be included in the final communiqué issued by future G20 meetings.   HL6420

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will ensure that, following Brexit, UK research groups will receive appropriate funding and organisational assistance to enable them to collaborate with EU research programmes and networks, in the same manner in which research groups in non-EU countries undertake such collaboration.   HL6421

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will be making representations to the government of the US about reports of the elimination and non-disclosure of scientific data for the Arctic region; and whether they will make representations to UN agencies about the maintenance of this data collection as the Arctic climate changes.   HL6422

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to ensure that the number of textbooks and library books available in maintained schools is not reduced, and that that number is not reduced in comparison to the number of books available in private schools. 
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to ensure that patients staying overnight in hospitals always have access to professional nursing support. 
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Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the professional qualifications of the Care Quality Commissioners who inspect NHS general practitioners’ practices; whether they are required to inspect the premises and the work in those practices and to meet patients, as well as inspecting written and IT procedures; and what assessment they have made of the costs of such inspections to general practices which are assessed to be operating satisfactorily.   HL6425

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what priority they will give to ensuring continued access to the EU’s Open Skies deregulated aviation market in the negotiations to leave the EU.   HL6426

Baroness Redfern to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many general practitioner surgeries are operating within A&E departments on a 24/7 basis.   HL6427

Baroness Redfern to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS estate properties are currently vacant, and what is their total value; and what are the NHS’s plans for disposal of vacant estate properties.   HL6428

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the position paper published by the Gambling Commission in March concerning online gambling using virtual in-game currencies, whether they will take further steps to protect children from being exposed to such gambling.   HL6429

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the position paper by the Gambling Commission published in March drawing attention to the risk of users of social casino games transitioning to real money gambling, whether they will take steps to restrict children’s access to social casino games.   HL6430

Lord Steel of Aikwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for ministerial or other visits to South Africa to establish trade deals after Brexit.   HL6431

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of a second Scottish independence referendum on Brexit negotiations and planning.    HL6432

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the risk that UK-based airlines will relocate abroad in order to maintain continental routes after Brexit.
   HL6433

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to ensure that higher tariffs are not imposed on the UK in response to leaving the single market.   HL6434

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for the UK to re-connect with the economies of Commonwealth countries.    HL6435

Lord Taylor of Warwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures have been put in place to ensure that the Brexit negotiations do not impose undue bureaucratic burdens on UK businesses. 
   HL6436

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what priority they give to the detection and treatment of cervical cancer in developing country programmes, in the light of the WHO’s Projections of mortality and causes of death 2015 and 2030 which indicates that global deaths from cervical cancer will be more than twice the level of the global maternal mortality rate by 2030.    HL6437

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many further education colleges rated (1) good, or (2) outstanding, by Ofsted were not included on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers announced on 14 March.   HL6438

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to assist those further education colleges which were not included on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers announced on 14 March.   HL6439

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many training providers with no previous history of delivering apprenticeships were included on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers announced on 14 March.   HL6440

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures are in place to enable the reporting of unlawful exclusions from state-funded schools.   HL6441

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unlawful exclusions from state-funded schools were reported to the Department for Education in each of the last five academic years.   HL6442

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on the Data Services Platform which is being developed by the Department of Health’s arm’s-length bodies to standardise the collection of health and social care performance and costing data.   HL6443

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress NHS Improvement and NHS England have made in developing new (1) outcomes-based, and (2) capitated budget, reimbursement models for the provision of specialised services.   HL6444

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many specialist personnel, expert in international trade agreements within the Commonwealth, they have engaged by outsourcing to the private sector as part of the Brexit process; and how many of those have been engaged to deal specifically with trade agreements with South Africa.   HL6445

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking steps to ensure that Commonwealth countries do more to tackle global health threats, such as malaria.   HL6446

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Cookham on 28 March (HL6075), when Baroness Mobarik expects to follow up her commitment made in her answer on 24 January (HL Deb, col 551) to provide written information on the percentage of companies in the UK that the Department for International Trade has been dealing with which are owned outside the UK.   HL6447

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to conduct statutory five-yearly reviews of all UK airspace allocation, both civil and military.   HL6448

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to better harmonise civil, general and military aviation activity within the UK, especially in congested areas such as the south-east of England.   HL6449

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider the introduction of new rules to ensure that no airfield can be closed without a full independent economic appraisal and audit of its contribution to local, national and international connectivity.   HL6450

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have considered opening RAF Northolt to scheduled commercial flights.   HL6451

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the number of RAF pilots who already possess private pilot’s licences on joining the service.   HL6452

Lord Stevens of Kirkwhelpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the annual cost of pilot training to the RAF.   HL6453

Baroness Drake to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of mothers claiming their full entitlement to NI credits towards their state pension.   HL6454

Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Israel about registering more Palestinian, or Palestine Red Crescent Society, ambulances with the Jerusalem Municipality to enable back-to-back ambulance transfers at checkpoints to become unnecessary.   HL6455

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

14 March (28 March)

HL6063 Baroness Corston [MoJ]

HL6064 Baroness Corston [MoJ]

HL6066 Lord Goodlad [DfID]

15 March (29 March)

HL6087 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

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

[DfID] 1

[DfT] 1

[MoJ] 2

     

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Student Support (Non-Interest-Bearing Finance) [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

6 April

Support to Exit Prostitution [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carbon Emission Reductions [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Fixed-term Parliaments (Repeal) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Local Audit (Public Access to Documents)

Private Member’s

6 April

Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct)

Private Member’s

6 April

Guardianship (Missing Persons)

Private Member’s

6 April

Farriers (Registration) (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion passed)

Private Member’s

6 April

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

   

Richmond Burgage Pastures [HL]

Private

2 May

University of London [HL]

Private

 

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

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL] (Queen’s and Prince of Wales’s consents to be signified)

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Child Contact Centres (Accreditation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Criminal Finances (Welsh and Scottish Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

3 April

Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Report

   

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Abortion (Disability Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Higher Education and Research (Queen’s consent to be signified) (Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

4 April

Technical and Further Education

Government

4 April

Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention)

Private Member’s

 

Digital Economy (Scottish and Welsh Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

5 April

Sent to the Commons

   

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

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Pension Schemes [HL]

Government

 

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

 

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Amendments and Reasons

   

Children and Social Work [HL]

Government

4 April

Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) (Welsh and Scottish Legislative Consent Motions passed)

Government

5 April

National Citizen Service [HL]

Government

4 April

Bus Services [HL]

Government

 

Neighbourhood Planning

Government

 

Waiting for Royal Assent

   

Parking Places (Variation of Charges)

Private Member’s

 

Broadcasting (Radio Multiplex Services)

Private Member’s

 

Homelessness Reduction

Private Member’s

 

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

Government

 

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

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

 

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

   

Draft Electricity Capacity (Amendment) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Electricity Supplier Obligations (Amendment and Excluded Electricity) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report, Session 2015–16

 

Draft Prescribed Persons (Reports on Disclosures of Information) Regulations 2017

 

30 March

Draft European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Local Authorities (Public Health Functions and Entry to Premises by Local Healthwatch Representatives) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

 

30 March

Draft Deregulation Act 2015 and Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (Consequential Amendments) (Savings) Regulations 2017

 

30 March

Draft West Midlands Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Public Sector Apprenticeship Targets Regulations 2017

 

30 March

Draft Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order 2017 (Special attention drawn to the instrument)

28th Report

 

Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England) (Amendment) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England and Wales) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (Scotland) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

 

30 March

Draft Specified Agreement on Driving Disqualifications Regulations 2017

   

Draft Trade Union (Deduction of Union Subscriptions from Wages in the Public Sector) Regulations 2017

29th Report

 

Draft Immigration Act 2016 (Consequential Amendments) (Biometrics and Legal Aid) Regulations 2017

   

Draft Combined Authorities (Finance) Order 2017

 

30 March

Draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2017

   

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2017

   

Draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017

   

Draft International Headquarters and Defence Organisations (Designation and Privileges) Order 2017

   

Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2017

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

 

10th Report

   

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

18 November 2016

 
 

21st Report

   

Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2016

20 February

5 April

Higher Education (Higher Amount) (England) Regulations 2016

20 February

5 April

   

25th Report

   

Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017

24 March

 

   

26th Report

   

Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

30 March

 

   

28th Report

   

Universal Credit (Housing Costs Element for Claimants Aged 18 to 21) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

22 April

 

   

29th Report

   

Damages (Personal Injury) Order 2017

18 April

 

Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017

28 April

 

   

30th Report

   

Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

6 May

 

Valuation Tribunal for England (Council Tax and Rating Appeals) (Procedure) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

6 May

 

Social Security (Restrictions on Amounts for Children and Qualifying Young Persons) Amendment Regulations 2017

4 May

 

Child Tax Credit (Amendment) Regulations 2017

4 May

 

   

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

   

Social Security Benefit Up-rating Regulations 2017

28 April

 

National Policy Statement 

 

Scrutiny time expires

To be considered

     

Draft Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the South East of England

   

Retirement 

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

 

Date of Retirement

 
     

Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead

3 April

 

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 30 March

   

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Tuesday 4 April

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

11.00am

European Union

Select Committee

1.30pm

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 5 April

   

European Union

Energy and Environment Sub-Committee

9.55am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

Finance

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Residence Room 1

Thursday 6 April

   

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

11.30am

Wednesday 26 April

   

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 27 April

   

Services

Domestic Committee

1.00pm
in Residence Room 1

Tuesday 2 May

   

Richmond Burgage Pastures Bill [HL]

Unopposed Bill Committee

12.00pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 29 March 2017 

The House met at 3.00pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Winchester.

1 Lord Speaker’s statement The Lord Speaker made a statement about parliamentary security.

Select Committee Reports

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 Combined Authorities (Finance) Order 2017 
Draft Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2017 
Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England and Wales) Order 2017 
Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (England) (Amendment) Order 2017 
Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme (Scotland) Order 2017 
Draft Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2017 
Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2017 
Draft Immigration Act 2016 (Consequential Amendments) (Biometrics and Legal Aid) Regulations 2017
Draft International Headquarters and Defence Organisations (Designation and Privileges) Order 2017
Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2017 
Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 
Draft Specified Agreement on Driving Disqualifications Regulations 2017 
Draft Trade Union (Deduction of Union Subscriptions from Wages in the Public Sector) Regulations 2017
 
and the following affirmative instrument to which the Joint Committee determined that special attention should be drawn: 
Draft Non-Contentious Probate Fees Order 2017. (26th Report, HL Paper 152)

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

Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting responsibility and ensuring accountability. (6th Report, HL Paper 153)

Public Business

4 Elections and referendums: spending rules A question was asked by Lord Rennard and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.

5 Channel 4 A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.

6 Electoral fraud A question was asked by Baroness Pinnock, on behalf of Lord Greaves, and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.

7 Divorce legislation A question was asked by Baroness Burt of Solihull, on behalf of Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames, and answered by Baroness Buscombe.

8 Neighbourhood Planning Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason and amendments. The Commons reason and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 121)

9 Brexit: triggering Article 50 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

10 Digital Economy Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 32A. Amendments 32A (see division 1), 32B, 32C, 33ZZA, 33ZD, 33ZF, 33ZG (see division 2) to 33ZL, and 33ZLZA (see division 3) were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned.

11 Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017 Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 March be approved. Then Lord Lipsey moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end insert "but this House regrets that Her Majesty’s Government have taken insufficient account of authoritative legal opinion that the draft Regulations are ultra vires." After debate, the amendment was withdrawn and the original motion was agreed to.

12 Digital Economy Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 33ZLA. Amendments 33ZM, 33ZQ, 33ZU, 33ZW, 33ZX, 33ZY, 33ZYA, 33ZYB, 33ZYC, 33ZYE, 33ZYF, 34A, 35A, 36 to 38, and 40 to 44 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 122)

The House adjourned at 11.07pm until Thursday 30 March at 11.00am.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Papers 

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

Instrument Withdrawn

The following instrument, laid before the House on 14 March, was withdrawn:

Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2017.

Command Papers

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

1 Justice-Administrative Justice and Tribunals: Final Report of progress against the Strategic Work Programme 2013–16.    (9319)

2 Transport-Report for 2015–16 of the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation.    (9436)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Accounts for 2015–16 of the Dartford–Thurrock river crossing charging scheme, laid under the Trunk Road Charging Schemes (Bridges and Tunnels) (Keeping of Accounts) (England) Regulations 2003.

2 Treasury minute dated 15 March 2017 directing a raising of the limit on the amount of the Bank of England’s fiduciary note issue, laid under the Currency Act 1983.

3 Government report on the outcome of the review conducted by the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR): Special Education Needs and Disabilities: Disagreement Resolution Arrangements in England, laid under the Children and Families Act 2014.

Divisions on 29 March 2017 

Digital Economy Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Best moved amendment 32A, after clause 81, to insert the new clause BBC Licence Fee Commission. The House divided:

Contents 268

Not-contents 201

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Afshar, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bakewell, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berkeley of Knighton, L.

Best, L. [Teller]

Bhatia, L.

Birt, L.

Blunkett, L.

Boateng, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Cashman, L.

Chakrabarti, B.

Chandos, V.

Chidgey, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colville of Culross, V.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Cromwell, L.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davidson of Glen Clova, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dubs, L.

Dykes, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Fellowes, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Fox, L.

Freyberg, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasgow, E.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greengross, B.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hameed, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Inglewood, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Judge, L.

Kennedy of Cradley, B.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kerslake, L.

Kidron, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Krebs, L.

Lane-Fox of Soho, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lennie, 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.

Lytton, E.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mallalieu, B.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Moonie, L.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oxburgh, L.

Oxford and Asquith, E.

Paddick, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Paul, L.

Pendry, L.

Phillips of Worth Matravers, L.

Pinnock, B.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Primarolo, B.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Puttnam, L.

Quin, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Rea, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Richard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

St John of Bletso, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sherlock, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Somerset, D.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Swynnerton, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornhill, B.

Thornton, B.

Thurlow, L.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Trevethin and Oaksey, L.

Truscott, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Uddin, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watkins of Tavistock, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolf, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Bertin, B.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Bowness, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colgrain, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Dannatt, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eames, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

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.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Hay of Ballyore, L.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kalms, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Loomba, L.

Lothian, M.

Lupton, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marland, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patten, L.

Pidding, B.

Plumb, L.

Polak, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Rana, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Ridley, V.

Robathan, L.

Rogan, 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.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Hindhead, L.

Spicer, L.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Tebbit, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Waverley, V.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Digital Economy Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Wood of Anfield moved amendment 33ZG, after clause 86, to insert the new clause Public sector broadcasting prominence. The House divided:

Contents 217

Not-contents 188

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Best, L.

Birt, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blunkett, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brennan, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Bruce of Bennachie, L.

Burnett, L.

Burns, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Campbell of Pittenweem, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Cashman, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colville of Culross, V.

Corston, B.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Fox, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glasman, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Haskel, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janke, B.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Judge, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kidron, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lane-Fox of Soho, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Lennie, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Livermore, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

Ludford, B.

Lytton, E.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Mallalieu, B.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mendelsohn, L.

Monks, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Oxford and Asquith, E.

Paddick, L.

Pannick, L.

Pendry, L.

Pinnock, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Primarolo, B.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Puttnam, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Rebuck, B.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Russell of Liverpool, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Somerset, D.

Stephen, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornhill, B.

Thornton, B.

Thurlow, L.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watkins of Tavistock, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor, V.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bates, L.

Bell, L.

Berridge, B.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colgrain, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Dannatt, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eames, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finn, B.

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.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kalms, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lothian, M.

Lupton, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Pearson of Rannoch, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Ridley, V.

Robathan, L.

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.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shinkwin, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Skelmersdale, L.

Skidelsky, L.

Spicer, L.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Tebbit, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Digital Economy Bill

Division No. 3

Lord Moynihan moved amendment 33ZLZA, after clause 91, to insert the new clause Duty to provide information about tickets. The House divided:

Contents 180

Not-contents 157

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bakewell, B.

Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B.

Barker, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Beith, L.

Benjamin, B.

Best, L.

Blackstone, B.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowles of Berkhamsted, B.

Bradshaw, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Burnett, L.

Burt of Solihull, B.

Cashman, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Colville of Culross, V.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Curry of Kirkharle, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Featherstone, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Fox, L.

Gale, B.

Garden of Frognal, B.

German, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glasman, L.

Goddard of Stockport, L.

Golding, B.

Grantchester, L.

Greenway, L.

Grender, B.

Grocott, L.

Hain, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Harrison, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Humphreys, B.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hussain, L.

Janke, B.

Jones of Moulsecoomb, B.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

Kidron, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawrence of Clarendon, B.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Livermore, L.

Ludford, B.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

McNally, L.

Mallalieu, B.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Maxton, L.

Mendelsohn, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Moynihan, L.

Newby, L.

Northover, B.

Paddick, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Primarolo, B.

Prosser, B.

Purvis of Tweed, L.

Puttnam, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Randerson, B.

Razzall, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Rennard, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Russell of Liverpool, L.

Sandwich, E.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Scriven, L.

Sharkey, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Newnham, B.

Snape, L.

Somerset, D.

Stephen, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Strasburger, L.

Stunell, L.

Suttie, B.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Thornhill, B.

Thornton, B.

Thurlow, L.

Thurso, V.

Tomlinson, L.

Tope, L.

Touhig, L.

Trees, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Winston, L.

Wrigglesworth, L.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Altmann, B.

Arbuthnot of Edrom, L.

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bates, L.

Berridge, B.

Blencathra, L.

Borwick, L.

Bourne of Aberystwyth, L.

Brabazon of Tara, L.

Brady, B.

Bridges of Headley, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Caine, L.

Caithness, E.

Callanan, L.

Carrington of Fulham, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chisholm of Owlpen, B.

Colgrain, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cooper of Windrush, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E. [Teller]

Couttie, B.

Crickhowell, L.

Cumberlege, B.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Deben, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dundee, E.

Dunlop, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Evans of Bowes Park, B.

Fairfax of Cameron, L.

Fall, B.

Farmer, L.

Faulks, L.

Fink, L.

Finn, B.

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.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goldie, B.

Goodlad, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harding of Winscombe, B.

Hayward, L.

Helic, B.

Henley, L.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Abinger, B.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Holmes of Richmond, L.

Home, E.

Hope of Craighead, L.

Horam, L.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jopling, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkhope of Harrogate, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lansley, L.

Leigh of Hurley, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Livingston of Parkhead, L.

Lupton, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

McGregor-Smith, B.

McIntosh of Pickering, B.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

Mancroft, L.

Manzoor, B.

Marlesford, L.

Mobarik, B.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Nash, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Neville-Rolfe, B.

Newlove, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbrook, L.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

O’Shaughnessy, L.

Pidding, B.

Polak, L.

Porter of Spalding, L.

Prior of Brampton, L.

Rawlings, B.

Redfern, B.

Ridley, V.

Robathan, L.

Rogan, L.

Rose of Monewden, L.

Scott of Bybrook, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sheikh, L.

Sherbourne of Didsbury, L.

Shinkwin, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Stroud, B.

Sugg, B.

Suri, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L. [Teller]

Taylor of Warwick, L.

Tebbit, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Ullswater, V.

Vere of Norbiton, B.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wasserman, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Whitby, L.

Wilcox, B.

Willetts, L.

Williams of Trafford, B.

Young of Cookham, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

 

Prepared 29th March 2017