House of Lords Business

Monday 13 October 2014 at 2.30pm

Wales Bill Committee [Baroness Randerson]

Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assess the possibility of all cottage hospitals, both current and future, being established on a mutual model. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Consumer Rights Bill Committee [Baroness Neville-Rolfe] 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Future Business 

Tuesday 14 October at 2.30pm

Serious Crime Bill Report [Lord Taylor of Holbeach]

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Infrastructure Bill Committee (day 7) [Baroness Kramer] 2nd and 3rd Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

Wednesday 15 October at 3.00pm

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Wales Bill will conclude.

Baroness Quin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the extent of onshore wind farming in the county of Northumberland. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Consumer Rights Bill will continue at 3.45pm in the Moses Room.

Thursday 16 October at 11.00am

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the role of Russia and the states of the former Soviet Union in upholding international law and democratic principles. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

It is expected that a topical question for short debate will be asked after the first debate this day. Ballot opens at 10am on 6 October, to be drawn at 12 noon on 7 October.

Baroness Tyler of Enfield to move that this House takes note of Her Majesty’s Government’s Social Justice strategy. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Borwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospects for developing and manufacturing autonomous vehicles as part of the United Kingdom’s car industry. (1½ hours)

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 28 October for debate on 20 November. Time limit 2½ hours

The Earl of Clancarty to move that this House takes note of the case for arts education in schools.

Baroness Kidron to move that this House takes note of the impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on children’s and young people’s online and digital interactions.

Select Committee Reports 

The dates on which the reports were published are in italics

Lord Howell of Guildford to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on Soft Power and the UK’s Influence on Persuasion and Power in the Modern World (Session 2013–14, HL Paper 150). 28 March 2014

Lord Hardie to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Session 2013–14, HL Paper 139). 13 March 2014

Lord Krebs to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Waste or resource? Stimulating a bioeconomy (3rd Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 141). 6 March 2014

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Counting the Cost of Food Waste: EU Food Waste Prevention (10th Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 154). 6 April 2014

Lord Shutt of Greetland to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Inquiries Act 2005 (Session 2013–14, HL Paper 143). 11 March 2014

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on The Economic Impact on UK Energy Policy of Shale Gas and Oil (3rd Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 172). 8 May 2014

Lord Inglewood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on Broadcast general election debates (2nd Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 171). 13 May 2014

Lord Krebs to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on International Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students (4th Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 162). 11 April 2014

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The Role of National Parliaments in the European Union (9th Report, Session 2013–14, HL Paper 151). 24 March 2014

Motion relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House regrets that the Care Quality Commission (Reviews and Performance Assessments) Regulations 2014 include no provision for the regular assessment of performance by clinical commissioning groups and local authorities in the commissioning of health and social care and of the NHS Commissioning Board in relation to specialty commissioning (SI 2014/1788).

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Rix to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to promote moving people with a learning disability out of institutions like Winterbourne View and back into the community. (4 June)

Lord Dobbs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made in prosecuting and convicting those responsible for female genital mutilation. (4 June)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support economic and social development in Malawi. (4 June)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure adequate flood defences in the United Kingdom. (4 June)

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina with regard to the election there, which was due to be held on 12 October. (4 June: amended 24 July)

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take, together with the government of the Republic of Ireland and the Northern Ireland political parties, in reaching and implementing an agreement on dealing with the past in Northern Ireland, building on the draft conclusions of the Haass talks. (4 June)

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to establish a Royal Commission on the Constitution, with particular reference to a future federal United Kingdom. (4 June)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to re-examine the procedures and practices governing the arrangement of business in the House of Lords. (4 June)

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to combat slavery in supply chains nationally and internationally. (4 June)

Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of music education hubs and the National Plan for Music Education. (5 June)

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the outcome of the 2014 general election in India. (5 June)

Lord Kakkar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the National Health Service innovation and research strategies have had on health improvement. (5 June)

Baroness Boothroyd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to preserve the Houses of Parliament as part of a World Heritage Site. (5 June)

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to commemorate the contribution of Britain’s musicians, artists and poets to the First World War. (5 June)

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are ensuring that women and children with mental health problems are identified and, where appropriate, diverted from the criminal justice system. (5 June)

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the challenges facing the government of India on the issues of poverty and caste discrimination. (5 June)

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define the word "discrimination" with particular reference to employment law and tribunals. (5 June)

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase the electoral registration of British citizens living abroad. (5 June)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what the National Health Service is doing to improve the health of lesbian, bisexual and trans women. (9 June)

Baroness Rendell of Babergh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage prosecutions of offenders under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003. (9 June)

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that lessons have been learnt in the 19 years since the massacre at Srebrenica in relation to Bosnia Herzegovina and nationalism in that region. (10 June)

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the Report of the All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Electoral Conduct, and its various recommendations. (11 June)

Lord Parekh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to maintain and, where necessary, improve the level of medical competence and skill in the National Health Service. (11 June)

Baroness Suttie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce the rate of tuberculosis in the United Kingdom over the next 10 years. (12 June)

Baroness Meacher to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to respond to the United Nations Secretary-General’s statement of 26 June 2013 on drug policy urging Member States to "conduct a wide-ranging and open debate that considers all options". (18 June)

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what policies are required for the future conservation and upkeep of peat lands in the United Kingdom. (19 June)

Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to work with global stakeholders to address investment in research and development in global health, and particularly to support the development of new tools and treatments for tuberculosis. (19 June)

Baroness Flather to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of Sharia law in the United Kingdom, particularly on women. (19 June)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of the voluntary sector in reducing emergency re-admissions to hospital. (25 June)

The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are taking a lead in the diplomatic and humanitarian response to the conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan. (26 June)

Lord Rooker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of the mandatory display on food premises of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme certificate. (30 June)

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effectiveness of multi-agency initiatives in the field of health and social care which operate without a separate governance framework. (2 July)

Baroness Hayman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in the developing world; and what plans they have to build on this work post-2015. (2 July)

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage more bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka. (7 July)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurofibromatosis Type 1. (8 July)

Baroness Garden of Frognal to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the use of child labour in countries where inexpensive goods are manufactured for export to the United Kingdom. (15 July)

Lord Lingfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote more cadet units in schools. (16 July)

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the statute law repeal work of the Law Commissions; and what consideration they have given to increasing the scale of that activity. (21 July)

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the statute law repeal work of the Law Commissions; and what consideration they have given to increasing the scale of that activity. (21 July)

Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage elderly people to prepare living wills and powers of attorney in anticipation of serious illness or degenerative disease. (23 July)

Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the long-term impact of current levels of funding of the criminal bar. (23 July)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve maternity care and to ensure that staff are trained and developed to meet future needs. (24 July)

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reform the funding of political parties in the United Kingdom. (28 July)

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to abolish the liability of private householders and others for chancel repairs. (28 July)

The Earl of Lytton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for the settlement of unclear or disputed property boundaries. (29 July)

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are giving to individual artists, including visual artists, writers and composers. (30 July)

Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for National Health Service treatment of patients with communication impairments. (30 July)

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the development of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China since the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the Question of Hong Kong was agreed in 1984. (1 September)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 8 September and due for answer by 22 September.

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what differences are required in generic skills in (1) surveillance, (2) anti-submarine warfare, and (3) anti-surface warfare, in respect of aircrew of (a) Merlin Mk2 helicopters, and (b) maritime patrol aircraft.   HL1819

Lord West of Spithead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any Royal Air Force Nimrod aircrews have been funded since the cancellation of the Nimrod MRA4 programme in 2010; and if so, how many, and why.   HL1820

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether companies providing sound effects, graphics and language translation services for use in the creation of gambling products require a licence.   HL1821

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government why intellectual property relating to gambling software, often owned by separate companies which in turn license that software, rather than by the direct software developers or gambling operators, remains a determinant of a gambling licence requirement.   HL1822

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government why, in the light of the Gambling Commission’s guidance, a software developer owning intellectual property in gambling software requires a licence if it amends the software, whereas a gambling operator owning the intellectual property in gambling software which sub-contracts the amendment of that software to another company does not.   HL1823

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the Gambling Commission’s guidance on licensing; and in particular whether they consider that it is clear in respect of who will need a licence and which activities will need to be licensed.   HL1824

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government which provisions of the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 enable the sharing of information received by the Gambling Commission with overseas regulators, where such information is not required for an overseas criminal investigation or overseas criminal proceedings.   HL1825

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what type of information the Gambling Commission intends to share with overseas regulators.   HL1826

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the reasons for their proposal to remove the requirement for on-deck emergency equipment lockers on roll-on roll-off passenger ships, originally specified as a result of the inquiry into the Herald of Free Enterprise ferry disaster; and what is their assessment of the implications of that proposal for safety.   HL1827

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the current position in respect of the agreement of the Royal Parks to the Mayor of London’s proposed east–west cycle superhighway; whether there has been any delay to that agreement; and if so, why.   HL1828

Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Attorney General was consulted about the European Arrest Warrant issued for the parents of Ashya King.   HL1829

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the proportion of perpetrators in the Rotherham sex abuse scandal who were Muslim.   HL1830

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord Nash on 28 July (HL Deb, cols 1416–19), what proportion of the salary costs in free schools is spent on non-teaching staff. 
   HL1831

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord Nash on 28 July (HL Deb, cols 1416–19), what proportion of the salary costs in academies is spent on non-teaching staff. 
   HL1832

Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of those who have received local welfare assistance, by region, (1) were registered disabled, (2) have learning difficulties, (3) suffer mental health issues, (4) are escaping domestic violence, and (5) are families with dependents.  
   HL1833

Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on local authorities, families, charities and vulnerable individuals of ending local welfare assistance in April 2015.   HL1834

Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to help local authorities to continue to offer discretionary support schemes following the decision to end local welfare assistance.   HL1835

Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to reconsider the date by which local welfare assistance is due to end in the light of the delays to the roll-out of Universal Credit.   HL1836

The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of South Sudan to ensure that the Voluntary and Non-Governmental Humanitarian Organizations Bill, currently before the South Sudan Parliament, will enable citizens and civil society organisations to engage in humanitarian activity, enjoy freedom of association and engage in monitoring and accountability systems in accordance with democratic principles.   HL1837

The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the peace and reconciliation initiatives launched by the Vice President of South Sudan, James Wani Igga, and of how those initiatives relate to the National Reconciliation Committee for Healing, Peace and Reconciliation, led by Archbishop Daniel Deng.   HL1838

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage immigration to Pitcairn; what are the targets for immigration to Pitcairn; and what they consider to be the obstacles to such immigration.   HL1839

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the future population of Pitcairn will be large enough to maintain a sustainable community on the island. 
   HL1840

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 11 August (HL1352), whether the citizens of the countries referred to in the answer could enter the Republic of Ireland and then enter the United Kingdom without a visa by entering Northern Ireland.   HL1841

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidelines, if any, are given to police and crime commissioners upon taking up office.   HL1842

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the total cost of police and crime commissioners, including salaries and expenses, for each year since they were established.   HL1843

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Sudan regarding (1) female genital mutilation not being a criminal offence in Sudan, and (2) UNICEF’s 2013 estimate, included in their report Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A statistical overview and exploration of the dynamics of change, that 88 per cent of Sudanese women have undergone female genital mutilation.   HL1844

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Sudan concerning the proportion of births there attended by skilled health personnel; and what discussions they have had regarding Sudan’s maternal mortality ratio.   HL1845

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Sudan regarding (1) Sudanese laws which allow girls to be married from 10 years old, and (2) the proportion of women in that country aged 20–24 who were married by the time they reached 18.   HL1846

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of Sudan about raising the legal age of marriage in that country from 10 to 18 in order to comply with international standards of child rights.   HL1847

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that public authorities in England and Scotland have equivalent duties in respect of gender pay differences to those required by the Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) Regulations 2011.   HL1848

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that a willingness to uphold, and to give due priority to, Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is one of the criteria for the selection of the next United Nations Secretary-General.   HL1849

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Russia about their returning to Estonia a border official recently detained by them. 
   HL1850

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they and their allies are taking to prevent the Syrian town of Mhardeh from falling to attacks by Islamist militants.   HL1851

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the official National Health Service medical team promised by the Prime Minister has yet reached Gaza; whether volunteer British doctors have been refused access to Gaza via Israel; and, if so, what action they are taking on the doctors’ behalf. 
   HL1852

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about the case of Ms Khalidah Jarrar, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council; and what assessment they have made of the reasons why Israel seeks to expel her from Ramallah and exile her to Jericho.   HL1853

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the number of Palestinian Legislative Council members now imprisoned or detained in Israel; and whether they are making representations about the arrests of Mr Bassem al Za’areer from near Hebron on 22 August and of Mr Hisham Muhammad Abu Zgheib, Secretary-General of Fatah in Tulkarem refugee camp, on 27 August.   HL1854

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government have much they have spent on travel and accommodation in respect of Members of the House of Lords attending meetings on global climate change during the current financial year.   HL1855

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any control orders made under the Ragwort Control Act 2003 currently in force; and whether there are any plans to make any such control orders.   HL1856

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 18 August (HL 1666), which section of the Ministerial Code deals with the expression of personal views which are not government policy whilst answering questions at the Despatch Box.   HL1857

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to co-operating with the United States Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission, as part of their investigation of the funding of President Mugabe in 2009 by Och-Ziff, BlackRock, GLC Partners and Credit Suisse, in order to establish whether any United Kingdom funding was involved. 
   HL1858

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to presenting a case to the International Criminal Court to bring charges against President Mugabe for genocide and crimes against humanity.   HL1859

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Home Office officials have had any discussions with Mr Anjem Choudary.   HL1860

Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Home Office has, in the last 10 years, provided funding for any organisation supported, run or assisted by Mr Anjem Choudary.   HL1861

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

10 July (24 July)

HL1059 Lord Laird [NIO]

21 July (4 August)

HL1300 Lord Beecham [HO]

HL1333 Lord Moonie [MoD]

HL1356 Lord Ahmed [FCO]

22 July (5 August)

HL1379 Lord Taylor of Warwick [HO]

HL1422 Lord Goodlad [DCLG]

23 July (6 August)

HL1450 Baroness Kennedy of Cradley [HO]

28 July (11 August)

HL1545 The Lord Bishop of Derby [HO]

HL1557 Lord Ashcroft [HO]

HL1582 Baroness Stern [MoJ]

HL1585 Baroness Stern [MoJ]

HL1591 The Lord Bishop of Coventry [HO]

HL1595 The Lord Bishop of Coventry [HO]

HL1596 Lord Laird [HO]

HL1597 Lord Laird [HO]

HL1606 Baroness Berridge [HO]

HL1607 Baroness Berridge [HO]

29 July (12 August)

HL1630 Lord Moynihan [DCMS]

HL1632 Lord Moynihan [DCMS]

HL1635 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [HO]

30 July (13 August)

HL1661 Lord Laird [DCMS]

HL1705 Lord Moynihan [DCMS]

HL1706 Lord Moynihan [DCMS]

HL1715 Lord MacKenzie of Culkein [HO]

HL1727 Lord Verjee [MoJ]

HL1734 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [MoJ]

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

[DCLG] 1

[DCMS] 5

[FCO] 1

[HO] 13

[MoD] 1

[MoJ] 4

[NIO] 1

         

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Mutuals’ Redeemable and Deferred Shares [HL]

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Cohabitation Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

High-cost Credit Agreements (Advertising Restrictions) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Duchy of Cornwall [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Employment Practices [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Voter Registration [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Succession to Peerages [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Public Advocate [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Governance of Sport [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Land Value Tax [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Voting Age (Comprehensive Reduction) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (Repeal) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Licensing Act 2003 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Abortion Act 1967 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

BBC (Trustee Election and Licence Fee) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Withdrawal) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Information, etc.) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Council Tax Valuation Bands [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Chancel Repairs [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mesothelioma (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Welfare of Cats [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Right to Die at Home [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

   

Insurance [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

 

Committed to a Grand Committee

   

Infrastructure [HL]

Government

14 October

Consumer Rights (Northern Irish Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

13 October

Deregulation (in respect of clauses 13 to 91 and Schedules 4 to 20) (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Medical Innovation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Parliamentary Privilege (Defamation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Assisted Dying [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Wales (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

13 October

Deregulation (in respect of clauses 1 to 12 and Schedules 1 to 3) (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Serious Crime [HL]

Government

14 October

Criminal Justice and Courts (Welsh Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

 

Waiting for Third Reading

   

Armed Forces (Service Complaints and Financial Assistance) [HL]

Government

 

Sent to the Commons

   

Transport for London [HL]

Private

 

Buckinghamshire County Council (Filming on Highways) [HL]

Private

 

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 Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

   

Draft Broadcasting (Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2014

   

Draft Representation of the People (Scotland) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Statutory Shared Parental Pay (General) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Maternity and Adoption Leave (Curtailment of Statutory Rights to Leave) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014

   

Draft Compensation (Claims Management Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Electoral Registration Pilot Scheme Order 2014

   

Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Surveillance and Property Interference: Code of Practice) Order 2014

   

Draft Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Covert Human Intelligence Sources: Code of Practice) Order 2014

   

Draft Fuel Poverty (England) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) (Amendment) Order 2014

   

Draft Immigration Act 2014 (Bank Accounts) (Prohibition on Opening Current Accounts for Disqualified Persons) Order 2014

   

Draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Standard Scale of Fines for Summary Offences) Order 2014

   

Draft Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Disapplication of Section 85(1), Fines Expressed as Proportions and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Approved Regulator) (No. 2) Order 2014

   

Draft Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) (No. 2) Order 2014

   

Draft Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014

8th Report

 

Draft Judicial Appointments (Amendment) Order 2014

   

Draft Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2014

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Certain Permitted Uses of Orphan Works) Regulations 2014

   

Draft Copyright and Rights in Performances (Licensing of Orphan Works) Regulations 2014

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

8th Report

   

Channel Tunnel (International Arrangements) (Amendment) Order 2014

24 October

 

Food Information Regulations 2014

25 October

 
 

Instrument not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Care Quality Commission (Reviews and Performance Assessments) Regulations 2014

21 October

 

Legislative Reform Order in Progress 

 

Report

Consideration

Affirmative draft Order reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Entertainment Licensing) Order 2014

6th Report

 

Special Procedure Order in Progress 

 

Date of laying

To be considered

Referred to a joint committee

   

Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014

10 February

15 October

Committees 

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

Tuesday 9 September

   

European Union

EU Sub-Committee C External Affairs

10.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs

11.00am

European Union

Select Committee

2.00pm

Wednesday 10 September

   

Human Rights

Joint Committee

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy

11.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs, Health and Education

2.00pm

Tuesday 7 October

   

The Arctic

Select Committee

11.00am

Monday 13 October

   

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Audit

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 14 October

   

Digital Skills

Select Committee

10.00am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.30pm

Wednesday 15 October

   

Extradition Law

Select Committee

10.00am

Able Marine Energy Park Development Consent Order 2014

Joint Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

Affordable Childcare

Select Committee

10.30am

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection

4.00pm

Thursday 16 October

   

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Tuesday 21 October

   

House Committee

Domestic Committee

5.00pm

Wednesday 22 October

   

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Tuesday 28 October

   

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Tuesday 4 November

   

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Prepared 9th September 2014