House of Lords Business

Monday 5 September 2016 at 2.30pm

Investigatory Powers Bill Committee (day 4) [Earl Howe] Pre-legislative scrutiny by the Joint Committee on the Draft Investigatory Powers Bill, Session 2015–16, 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 2nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 3rd Report from the Constitution Committee

Lord Black of Brentwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to move toward the elimination of HIV infection in the United Kingdom. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Future Business 

Tuesday 6 September at 2.30pm

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill [HL] Report [Lord Ashton of Hyde]

Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 June be approved.

Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority (Election of Mayor) Order 2016 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 4 July be approved. 7th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Baroness Deech to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Committee on the Equality Act 2010 and Disability (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 117).

Baroness Falkner of Margravine to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee ‘Whatever it takes’: the Five Presidents’ Report on completing Economic and Monetary Union (13th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 143).

Wednesday 7 September at 3.00pm

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Investigatory Powers Bill will continue.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to deal with homelessness. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Thursday 8 September at 11.00am

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to move that this House takes note of the role that charities, trade unions and civil society groupings play in a democracy, including the provision of advice and information to government, and of the case for regulating lobbying activities, including those undertaken by business and private interests.

Topical Question for Short Debate. Ballot opens at 10am on 30 August, to be drawn at 12 noon that day.

Viscount Hanworth to move that this House takes note of the impact of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 on the current performance of the National Health Service and its future sustainability.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 1.00pm

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the powers available under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 are invoked and exercised in an accountable, appropriate and proportionate manner. (1 hour)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (1 hour)

The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of progress towards implementing the recommendations contained within the report of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards, Changing banking for good. (1 hour)

Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support parents in navigating schools’ admissions arrangements. (1 hour)

Lord Framlingham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to consider the proposal that, for a period of time, all government departments should cease devising new legislation and concentrate on sound administration. (1 hour)

Friday 9 September at 10.00am

House of Lords Act 1999 (Amendment) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Grocott]

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

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

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

Budget Responsibility and National Audit (Fiscal Mandate) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Baroness Kramer]

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

†Thursday 13 October at 11.00am

†New Southgate Cemetery Bill [HL] Third Reading

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 30 August for debate on 15 September. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord Loomba to move that this House takes note of the effect of conflict in fragile states on the rate of human rights abuses and the number of widows.

Lord Lansley to move that this House takes note of the report Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections Globally: Final Report and Recommendations, published on 16 May.

The Earl of Clancarty to move that this House takes note of the effect of leaving the European Union on the arts and creative industries.

Select Committee Reports 

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

Lord Best to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Communications Committee Press Regulation: where are we now? (3rd Report, Session 2014–15, HL Paper 135). 23 March 2015

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 123). 12 April 2016

Baroness Corston to move that this House takes note of the Report from the Social Mobility Committee (Session 2015–16, HL Paper 120). 8 April 2016

Lord Whitty to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Online Platforms and the Digital Single Market (10th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 129). 20 April 2016

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Responding to price volatility: creating a more resilient agricultural sector (15th Report, Session 2015–16, HL Paper 146). 16 May 2016

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Alton of Liverpool to move to resolve that this House believes that Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic and religious minorities in Iraq and Syria are suffering genocide at the hands of Daesh; and calls upon Her Majesty’s Government to make a referral to the United Nations Security Council with a view to conferring jurisdiction upon the International Criminal Court or a war crimes tribunal, so that the perpetrators can be brought to justice.

Lord Hylton to move to resolve, in the light of the failure of successive negotiations between Israel and Palestine and of the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, that this House calls for full international protection for the Occupied Palestinian Territories in order to achieve security for Israel and self-determination for the Palestinians.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to move to resolve that the draft BBC Royal Charter should be laid before this House for debate, and that the BBC Royal Charter should not be granted until this House has debated on and approved the draft BBC Royal Charter.

Motions relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that, in the light of the National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016, this House regrets that, in setting the budget for NHS England for the next five years, the Government have made wholly unrealistic assumptions about the financial viability of the National Health Service thereby putting patient safety and quality of service at risk (SI 2016/51). 24th Report, Session 2015–16, from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Baroness Randerson to move that this House regrets that by extending the exemptions for railways from the provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, the draft Consumer Rights (Rail Passenger Service Exemption, Enforcement and Amendments) Order 2016 will have an adverse impact on the rights of passengers to compensation for delayed and cancelled trains. 7th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Baroness Hollins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in tackling the rate of premature deaths among people with a learning disability. (18 May)

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they plan to take to ensure the revival of the Middle East Peace Process with fresh negotiations between Israel and Palestine. (18 May)

Lord Grocott to ask the Leader of the House what plans she has to initiate a review of the role of the Lord Speaker. (18 May)

Baroness Prashar to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to opt into the proposed Regulation amending the Dublin Regulation, which establishes the criteria and mechanisms for determining the European Union member state responsible for examining asylum applications made in the EU. (18 May)

Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential effect on peace and stability in Europe and around the world of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. (18 May)

Lord Young of Cookham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what further action they are taking to reduce the incidence of smoking-related diseases. (18 May)

Baroness Meacher to ask Her Majesty’s Government what policy changes they plan to introduce in response to the call from UN officials at the Special Session on Drug Policy on 19–21 April for member states to introduce evidence-based policies to promote public health and to place health rather than prohibition at the heart of drug policy. (18 May)

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to update the law on surrogacy. (18 May)

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the value and vibrancy of museums like the People’s History Museum are recognised, and to secure the future of such museums. (18 May)

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made with the Fit for Work scheme in enabling those with long-term health problems like chronic pain to return to or stay in work. (18 May)

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for extending civil partnerships to opposite-sex couples. (18 May)

Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the mental health and therapeutic support available to (1) children who have been abused or neglected and (2) young carers. (18 May)

Baroness Garden of Frognal to ask Her Majesty’s Government how their policies are supporting and encouraging lifelong learning.  (18 May)

Lord Paddick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the case for a legal market for cannabis. (18 May)

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding offender training in entrepreneurship. (18 May)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the projects supported by the Conflict, Security and Stability Fund established in 2015. (18 May)

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of Economic Partnership Agreements negotiated between the European Commission and economic regions of Africa on the agricultural economies of the African countries concerned. (18 May)

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure that all teachers at academies and free schools are fully qualified. (18 May)

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure parity of esteem between mental and physical health.  (18 May)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to improve the quality and affordability of housing in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan routinely to publish statistical information on the detention of pregnant women under the Immigration Act 2014. (18 May)

Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for further reform to party funding. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to combat anti-Semitism, in particular in universities. (18 May)

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are considering to enhance the independence and effectiveness of Healthwatch England and of local healthwatch groups. (18 May)

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made with the Exporting is Great and Overseas Business Network initiatives. (18 May)

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what response they have made to the Parliamentary and Health Ombudsman’s Report of investigations into unsafe discharge from hospital, published in May. (18 May)

Lord Northbrook to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the likelihood of a solution to the situation in Cyprus before the end of 2016. (18 May)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the decline in the numbers of clinical pharmacologists practising in the National Health Service and teaching in the universities on treatment and research capacity. (18 May)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom has sufficient speakers of foreign languages serving the armed forces and defence services. (18 May)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of freedom of religion and belief of religious minorities in Pakistan. (18 May)

Lord Foster of Bath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure the rollout of superfast fibre broadband to homes across the country. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Lord Leigh of Hurley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to mitigate tax avoidance and eliminate tax evasion in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Oates to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish guidance to encourage the protection of existing historical statues and memorials and support the establishment of new memorials that reflect the broader history of the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Fink to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to extend their Staying Put policy to all children in the care system and to raise to 25 years old the age until which care-experienced young adults remain eligible for appropriate state support. (18 May)

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution which accident prevention programmes can make to reducing pressures on accident and emergency departments. (18 May)

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support those who have contracted mesothelioma. (18 May)

Lord Strasburger to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to enshrine in law fundamental rights for individuals operating online.  (18 May)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider reviewing the balance of membership of the House of Lords to ensure a better balance of members from the different nations and regions of the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government when details of ministerial meetings with external organisations will be brought together in a single, searchable database on the gov.uk website, and whether they intend to make regulations under section 2(5) of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014. (18 May)

Lord Cormack to ask the Leader of the House what consideration she has given to recommending the establishment of a joint committee of both Houses to consider the handling of secondary legislation. (18 May)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent progress has been made on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament in the UN Conference for Disarmament. (18 May)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that all forms of public transport are affordable for young people. (18 May)

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to encourage people, especially those from BAME communities, to donate blood and organs and sign up to the Organ Donation Register. (18 May)

Lord Truscott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the economic and environmental benefits of shale gas development in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Baroness Grender to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to ensure the rights of renters as consumers in the private rented sector. (18 May)

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to help maintain the United Kingdom’s position in medical research. (18 May)

Baroness Berridge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to protect and promote the freedom of religion or belief, and to prevent religiously motivated violence, both in the United Kingdom and overseas. (18 May)

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are taking to promote the health of women globally; and what are their priorities in doing so. (18 May)

Lord Curry of Kirkharle to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to acknowledge the contribution made by Capability Brown to the landscape of Britain in this 300th year since his birth. (18 May)

Lord Mancroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what basis a cap has been placed on the number of patients able to access the new drugs for the cure of hepatitis C, on humanitarian, legal, financial, or other grounds; and why they have chosen not to adopt a programme for the elimination of hepatitis C in England, as has been done in other European countries. (18 May)

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. (18 May)

Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in rolling out Universal Credit, and what assessment they have made of its impact. (18 May)

Baroness Brinton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the future of health and social care in the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Krebs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to protect the freedom of speech of those in receipt of government grants. (18 May)

Lord Anderson of Swansea to ask Her Majesty’s Government what efforts they have made to ascertain the views of Commonwealth countries on the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union. (18 May)

Lord Flight to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support the private rental market to meet the country’s housing needs. (18 May)

Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve air quality in towns and cities across the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Popat to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact the implementation of the recommendations of the report of the Select Committee on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises has had on encouraging firms to export (Session 2012–13, HL Paper 131). (18 May)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to promote the benefits of hydrotherapy for certain long-term progressive conditions, and for rehabilitation after stroke or injury. (18 May)

Lord Bilimoria to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to recognise the influence that William Shakespeare has had on Britain and the world on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death. (18 May)

Lord Colwyn to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the case for omitting activity targets when developing the new dental contract. (18 May)

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the prospect of saving lives through better and specialist stroke acute care services. (18 May)

The Earl of Kinnoull to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ameliorate the damage done by invasive alien grey squirrels to native broadleaf trees and native red squirrels. (18 May)

Lord Grantchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reform the Pet Travel Scheme in the light of evidence of abuse. (18 May)

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 May)

Lord Loomba to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on the global economy of the number of widows in the developing world who are uneducated and therefore have fewer employment opportunities. (18 May)

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider the impact of air quality on health and what measures can be taken to achieve improvements. (18 May)

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of awareness of the most commonly occurring special educational needs and disabilities of all those professionally involved in classroom teaching. (18 May)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the extent to which the Competition and Markets Authority, in meeting its objective of promoting competition, is doing so "for the benefit of consumers", as required under section 25(3) of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013. (18 May)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to maintain the balance between rights and responsibilities in the corporate sector. (18 May)

Lord Green of Deddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they have reached the assumptions that underlie the most recent population projections for the United Kingdom. (18 May)

Lord Shinkwin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to optimise the life chances of young disabled people. (18 May)

Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to implement section 48 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. (19 May)

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. (19 May)

Baroness Howe of Idlicote to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking in order to achieve compliance with the new European Union net-neutrality Connected Continent requirements in such a way that United Kingdom adult content filtering regimes can be maintained in order to help keep children safe online. (19 May)

Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in Sudan in the light of the threat posed by Islamic extremists in the surrounding countries. (19 May)

Baroness Humphreys to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of bilingualism and multi-lingualism to the enrichment of communities in the United Kingdom. (19 May)

Lord Mawson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of NHS Property Services in contributing to integrated models of primary health care. (23 May)

Baroness Afshar to ask Her Majesty’s Government, as part of the negotiations on lifting sanctions, what discussions they have had with the government of Iran concerning the treatment of human rights campaigners in that country. (23 May)

Baroness Suttie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current political strategy towards Tunisia, and what plans they have to further develop economic, security and cultural relations with Tunisia, in particular in the light of the situation in Libya. (23 May)

Lord Willoughby de Broke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of the Rural Payments Agency in delivering Basic Payment Scheme payments to qualifying farmers. (24 May)

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. (25 May)

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the relationship between the British Overseas Territories and the European Union. (6 June)

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are still considering the creation of an international "hub" airport in Britain and, if so, where. (6 June)

Lord Singh of Wimbledon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effects of the signing of the Sykes–Picot Agreement 100 years ago on today’s political and religious conflict in the Middle East. (6 June)

The Lord Bishop of Derby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they will use in determining "fundamental British values". (6 June)

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the proposal for a new concert hall in London for the London Symphony Orchestra. (8 June)

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the role of the Armed Forces Covenant in ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated with fairness and respect. (11 July)

Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve equine welfare standards in England and Wales. (18 July)

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 21 July and due for answer by 4 August.

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have received representations regarding a specific case in which parish councillors who are also members of a Community Land Trust (CLT) have been told to declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest even though the CLT is legally established as a not-for-profit Industrial and Provident Society that requires members to take out £5 par value (not investment) shares and allows no income for members or directors from its activities.   HL1398

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guarantees are in place to ensure that European structural and investment funding commitments that have already been entered into are honoured.   HL1399

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether it is their intention to allocate sufficient funding to meet the level and profile of the current calls by the UK on European structural and investment funding.   HL1400

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are planning to commit to future funding that reflects the total level of the 2014–20 European structural and investment funding programme in line with the needs of local areas.   HL1401

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to discuss European structural and investment funding with the Local Government Association and other interested parties.   HL1402

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they give to drivers of ministerial cars waiting for passengers on the Parliamentary Estate regarding idling engines, in the light of Rule 123 of the Highway Code.   HL1403

Lord Bird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recommendations of (1) the report published by the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations Remaking the State, and (2) the report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation The Cost of the Cuts, what assessment they have made of the impact of the cuts to preventative services over the course of the last Parliament.   HL1404

Lord Boswell of Aynho to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each government department, from January to June 2016, on how many occasions the scrutiny reserve resolution in (1) the House of Lords, and (2) the House of Commons, was overridden, and in respect of how many documents an override occurred in (1) both Houses, or (2) either House.   HL1405

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conditions have to be met before they would consider triggering a Border Poll in Northern Ireland, and whether those conditions currently exist. 
   HL1406

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to discuss with other member states the matter of holding a Border Poll in Northern Ireland as part of their negotiations about the UK leaving the EU.   HL1407

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have had, or intend to have, discussions with the government of the Republic of Ireland about the possibility of holding a Border Poll. 
   HL1408

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the implementation of the concept of the Big Society is still part of their programme, and if so, which initiatives remain and where departmental and ministerial responsibility now lies.   HL1409

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they are proposing for reclaiming lost commons under the Commons Act 2006.   HL1410

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made in developing better vaccines for foot and mouth disease.   HL1411

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 4 July (HL751), whether they plan to publish (1) the terms of reference, and (2) the minutes, of the steering group set up as a result of their response to the independent review by Lynn Faulds Wood.   HL1412

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the scale of the task required to separate domestic law from EU law.   HL1413

Lord Kilclooney to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether UK troops are now present in Misrata, Libya.   HL1414

Lord Kilclooney to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the UK contributes to Europol each year; what assessment they have made of whether the role of Europol will be affected by Brexit; and whether the statement by the Director of Europol, Mr Rob Wainwright, that he was "optimistic" that the re-unification of Ireland would not lead to terrorist activity reflects the policy of the Government and of Europol.   HL1415

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to protect and promote oyster farming on the banks of the Helford River in Cornwall.   HL1416

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have secured any commitments from SoftBank to avoid taking action through royalty payments or increased borrowing costs that would reduce or eliminate corporation tax payments made by ARM Holdings.   HL1417

Lord Palmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 20 July (HL Deb, col 640), whether the UK is going to be fined by the EU as a result of making late payments under the Single Farm Payment Scheme.   HL1418

Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have undertaken an analysis of the risks and benefits of profit-making companies managing custodial institutions in the light of the serious allegations against some members of the G4S staff at Medway Secure Training Centre and the subsequent transfer of that centre to government control.   HL1419

Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to encourage profit-making companies to run Secure Children’s Homes.   HL1420

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they have taken to ensure that the rail sector will be compliant with the Consumer Rights Act 2015 by the earliest possible date. 
   HL1421

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the earliest date by which they expect the rail sector to be compliant with the Consumer Rights Act 2015.   HL1422

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they are seeking an additional exemption from the Consumer Rights Act 2015 for the rail sector, as announced on 4 April, and what assessment they have made of the impact of doing so on the rights of passengers.   HL1423

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they provide a lower level of support for the surviving partners of those infected by hepatitis C through contaminated blood, compared to the surviving partners of those infected by HIV or co-infected, and if so, why.    HL1424

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers the Secretary of State has to direct NHS England to commission the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis.   HL1425

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government what modelling has been undertaken to investigate the effect of pre-exposure prophylaxis being made available to homosexual men to prevent the transmission of HIV, and what were the results of that modelling in terms of lives saved, healthy years gained and savings to the NHS and other public services.   HL1426

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was spent on treatment by AIDS and HIV services in 2011–12, 2012–13 and 2013–14.   HL1427

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been spent on AIDS and HIV services by local authorities in 2011–12, 2012–13 and 2013–14.   HL1428

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much has been spent by Public Health England on AIDS and HIV services in 2012–13, 2013–14 and 2014–15.   HL1429

Lord Scriven to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the fact that some NHS Trusts are no longer required to meet the 62-day cancer treatment target in terms of survival rates of different types of cancer.   HL1430

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the political situation in South Sudan in the light of inter-tribal conflict between supporters of President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar.   HL1431

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what role they have taken since 2011, and are now taking, to resolve the conflict in South Sudan.   HL1432

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent of the humanitarian crisis resulting from the conflict in South Sudan.   HL1433

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what help and support they are providing to deal with humanitarian issues in South Sudan.   HL1434

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether there is further need for support in South Sudan and of the form that it should take.   HL1435

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the support and help that Sudan provided to ease the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan by opening its border, allowing refugees to enter Sudan, and reducing the oil levy.   HL1436

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Williams of Trafford on 13 July (HL1065), which are the 24 local authorities that have adopted new green belt boundaries and what is their estimate of (1) the subsequent loss of greenbelt land, and (2) how much greenbelt land has been lost in England during the last five years.   HL1437

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 14 July (HL1030), how often priority dispersal internal checks occur, and what standard is required to pass those checks.   HL1438

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 13 July (HL1032), how many teachers have (1) the Qualification in Career Guidance, (2) the Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development, and (3) both qualifications.   HL1439

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Neville-Rolfe on 8 July (HL849), what is the difference in the rate of GCSE attainment between prisons where education is provided by the Offender Learning and Skills Service and the Skills Funding Agency, and privately managed prisons responsible for providing education under their contract with the National Offender Management Service.   HL1440

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have in place to ensure that the digital skills of UK citizens are viable in the global marketplace and can compete with those of Brazilians and Indians, in the light of the recent study commissioned by Barclays which rated the digital skills of Brazil and India as greater than those in the UK.   HL1441

Lord Storey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what avenue of complaint members of the public have if they believe that government information, such as that provided in the document Tier 4 sponsors whose status appeared as revoked from 2010 to 2014, is not adequately clear, precise, or accessible. 
   HL1442

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the heir to the throne is subject to EU law. 
   HL1443

Lord Turnberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reports of increasing anti-Semitism in the UK, whether they will consult university Vice-Chancellors about what action they can take on the decision of the National Union of Students (NUS) to prevent the Union of Jewish Students from recommending a representative on the NUS Anti-Racism, Anti-Fascist Task Force.   HL1444

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to publish an itemised list, including budgets, of the current export promotion activities of UKTI, broken down by region and country of the UK; and if not, why not.   HL1445

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what revenue they received, per country, for the Overseas Market Introduction Service in each of the past four years.   HL1446

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their relationship with the British Chambers of Commerce; what assessment they have made of the performance of that organisation; whether they have expressed any concerns to that organisation in the past four years; and if so, what was the nature of those concerns.   HL1447

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what annual funding they have provided to the British Chambers of Commerce for each of the past four years; whether any payment has been made to that organisation beyond any annual budgetary allocation during each of the past four years; and if so, what was the amount of each such payment, and for what purpose each was made.   HL1448

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the procedure by which an Overseas Business Network is appointed; and who (1) administers the performance of, and (2) approves the budget for, each network.   HL1449

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what amount they have paid for, or directly to, each of the Overseas Business Networks in each of the past four years.   HL1450

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

4 July (18 July)

HL923 Baroness Goudie [DfE]

HL961 Baroness Wolf of Dulwich [DfE]

HL962 Baroness Wolf of Dulwich [DfE]

5 July (19 July)

HL1013 Lord Oates [FCO]

HL1018 Lord Boateng [FCO]

6 July (20 July)

HL1034 Lord Storey [DfE]

7 July (21 July)

HL1070 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

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

[DfE] 5

[FCO] 2

       

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

House of Lords Act 1999 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

9 September

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

Private Member’s

 

Lobbying (Transparency) [HL]

Private Member’s

9 September

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

Private Member’s

9 September

House of Lords [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Abortion (Disability Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Divorce (Financial Provision) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Student Support (Non-Interest-Bearing Finance) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Child Contact Centres (Accreditation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Political Parties (Funding and Expenditure) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Union (Information, etc.) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Right to Die at Home [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bat Habitats Regulation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Privacy Protection [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Succession to Peerages [HL]

Private Member’s

 

BBC Royal Charter [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Ethnicity Pay Gap [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Teacher Training (Special Educational Needs) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Opticians Act 1989 (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Humanitarian Assistance (Genocide Victims) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Automatic Electoral Registration (School Students) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Assisted Dying [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Access to Palliative Care [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carers (Leave Entitlement) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Age of Criminal Responsibility [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Local Government Elections (Referendum) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Cohabitation Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Betting Licences (Category B2 Gaming Machines) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Genocide Determination [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Disability Employment (Gap) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Economic Strategy [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Energy Measures (Cost Effectiveness and Efficiency) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Missing Persons Guardianship [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Support to Exit Prostitution [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Carbon Emission Reductions [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

   

Faversham Oyster Fishery Company [HL]

Private

 

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

   

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

Government

 

Committed to a Select Committee

   

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands)

Government

6 September

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Asset Freezing (Compensation) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Register of Arms Brokers [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Renters’ Rights [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Investigatory Powers

Government

5 September

Modern Slavery (Transparency in Supply Chains) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Armed Forces Deployment (Royal Prerogative) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Policing and Crime

Government

 

Waiting for Report

   

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) [HL] (Queen’s Consent to be signified)

Government

6 September

Children and Social Work [HL]

Government

 

Bus Services [HL]

Government

 

Waiting for Third Reading

   

New Southgate Cemetery [HL]

Private

13 October

Sent to the Commons

   

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Charity [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 Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016

   

Draft Self-build and Custom Housebuilding (Time for Compliance and Fees) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2016

   

Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Contracting Out (Functions relating to the Royal Parks) Order 2016

   

Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced Bodies, Core Activities, Excluded Activities and Prohibitions) (Amendment) Order 2016

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

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

7th Report, Session 2015–16

 

Draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

 

6 September

Draft Pensions Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2016

   

Draft Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority (Election of Mayor) Order 2016

7th Report

6 September

Draft Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (Continuation) Order 2016

7th Report

 

Draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016

   

Draft Welfare Reform and Work (Northern Ireland) Order 2016

   

Draft Consumer Rights (Rail Passenger Service Exemption, Enforcement and Amendments) Order 2016

7th Report

 

Draft Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2016

   

Negative Instrument 

Instrument reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

24th Report, Session 2015–16

   

National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2016

16 March

 

Retirement 

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

 

Date of Retirement

 

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

31 July

 

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.

Monday 5 September

   

Palace of Westminster

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 6 September

   

NHS Sustainability

Select Committee

10.00am

High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill

Select Committee

10.00am and 2.00pm

European Union

Justice Sub-Committee

10.30am

Licensing Act 2003

Select Committee

10.30am

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.45pm

Wednesday 7 September

   

European Union

Financial Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

International Relations

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

Home Affairs Sub-Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

3.00pm

Thursday 8 September

   

European Union

Internal Market Sub-Committee

10.00am

European Union

External Affairs Sub-Committee

10.00am

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Tuesday 13 September

   

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Wednesday 14 September

   

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

10.30am
in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Thursday 21 July 2016 

The House met at 11.00am.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.

1 Retirement The Lord Speaker informed the House of the retirement with effect from 21 July of Lord Macfarlane of Bearsden under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014.

2 Code of Conduct It was ordered that the House of Lords Code of Conduct and Guide to the Code of Conduct be published. (HL Paper 40)

Public Business

3 Academies: sponsors A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Nash.

4 Planning: brownfield sites A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.

5 European Union: regeneration funding A question was asked by Baroness Janke and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.

6 Turkey: judicial services A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Baroness Goldie.

7 House Committee The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the Report from the Committee Implementing the Recommendations of the Leader’s Group on Governance (1st Report, HL Paper 19) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

8 Procedure The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the Report from the Committee Implementing the recommendations of the Leader’s Group on Governance: consequential changes; Ballot for oral questions slots during recesses; Clocks in the Chamber and Grand Committee (1st Report, HL Paper 29) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to.

9 Standing Orders (Public Business) The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows:

Standing Order 64 (Sessional Committees)

In Standing Order 64, in line 6, leave out "Administration and Works Committee" and insert "House of Lords Commission".

In Standing Order 64, in line 13, leave out "House Committee" and insert "Finance Committee".

In Standing Order 64, in line 16, leave out "Information Committee".

In Standing Order 64, in line 20, leave out "Refreshment Committee".

In Standing Order 64, in line 22, at end insert "Services Committee".

In Standing Order 64, in line 25, leave out "Works of Art Committee".

The motion was agreed to.

10 Senior Deputy Speaker The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that with effect from 1 September Lord McFall of Alcluith be appointed as Chairman of Committees (to be known as Senior Deputy Speaker) for the remainder of the session. The motion was agreed to.

11 House of Lords Commission The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that with effect from 1 September a Select Committee be appointed to provide high-level strategic and political direction for the House of Lords Administration on behalf of the House;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

B Doocey  
B Evans of Bowes Park 
L Fowler (Chairman) 
L Hope of Craighead 
L Laming

L McFall of Alcluith 
B McIntosh of Hudnall 
B Smith of Basildon 
L Wakeham 
L Wallace of Tankerness;

That Liz Hewitt be appointed as an external member of the Committee;

That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House.

The motion was agreed to.

12 Finance The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that with effect from 1 September a Select Committee be appointed to support the House of Lords Commission by:

(1) Considering expenditure on services provided from the Estimate for the House of Lords,

(2) With the assistance of the Management Board, preparing the forecast outturn, Estimate and financial plan for submission to the Commission,

(3) Monitoring the financial performance of the House Administration, and

(4) Reporting to the Commission on the financial implications of significant proposals;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

L Collins of Highbury  
L Cope of Berkeley  
E Courtown  
L Cromwell  
L Cunningham of Felling

B Doocey (Chairman) 
B Goudie 
L Leigh of Hurley 
L Kerslake  
L Newby;

That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House.

The motion was agreed to.

13 Services The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that with effect from 1 September a Select Committee be appointed to support the House of Lords Commission by:

(1) Agreeing day-to-day policy on member-facing services,

(2) Providing advice on strategic policy decisions when sought by the Commission, and

(3) Overseeing the delivery and implementation of both;

That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:

E Attlee 
L Bassam of Brighton 
L Campbell-Savours 
B Hollis of Heigham 
L Hope of Craighead

B Humphreys 
L Kirkwood of Kirkhope 
L Laming (Chairman) 
E Shrewsbury 
L Taylor of Holbeach;

That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;

That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;

That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House.

The motion was agreed to.

14 Schools: funding Lord Nash repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

15 Palestine: children Lord Warner moved that this House takes note of the conditions in which Palestinian children are living and the impact on their health and wellbeing. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

16 Farming: impact of Brexit A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and, after debate, answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.

17 Brexit: National Health Service and social care Baroness Watkins of Tavistock moved that this House takes note of the implications of the European Union referendum result for government policies on ensuring safe staffing levels in the National Health Service and social care services. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

18 Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2016 Baroness Neville-Rolfe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 July be approved. Then Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert "but that this House regrets that two million low-income and vulnerable households will have substantial delays to their rebates for most of the winter, despite government promises to have the rebate in place by 1 December; and agrees with the assessment in the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee’s 6th Report that "the unattainability of this objective [that rebates should reach customers before the winter period] would appear to result from the tardiness in securing cross-Government agreement". After debate, the amendment was withdrawn and the original motion was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 6.18pm until Monday 5 September at 2.30pm.

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.

Command Papers

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

1 Terrorism-Report for 2015 on CONTEST: the United Kingdom’s Strategy for Countering Terrorism.    (9310)

2 Finance

(1) Treasury Minutes on the Progress report on the implementation of Government accepted recommendations of the Committee of Public Accounts: Session 2010–12, 2013–14, 2014–15 and 2015–16.    (9320)

(2) Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses 2016.    (9322)

(3) Treasury Minutes on the Government responses on the Thirty Fourth to the Thirty Sixth; the Thirty Eighth; and the Fortieth to the Forty Second reports from the Committee of Public Accounts: Session 2015–16.    (9323)

3 Departmental Performance-Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Department of Health.    (-)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, laid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.   (781)

2 Draft Contracting Out (Functions relating to the Royal Parks) Order 2016, laid under the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994.

3 Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Ring-fenced Bodies, Core Activities, Excluded Activities and Prohibitions) (Amendment) Order 2016, laid under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Non-Domestic Rating (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No. 2) Regulations 1989 (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2016, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988.   (777)

2 Export Control (Libya Sanctions) Order 2016, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 
     (787)

3 Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 3) Rules 2016, laid under the Civil Procedure Act 1997.   (788)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Pension Protection Fund, laid under the Pensions Act 2004.

2 Report for 2015–16 of the Department of Health on the Annual Assessment of the NHS Commissioning Board (known as NHS England), laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

3 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Electoral Commission, laid under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.

4 Immigration Act 2016: Draft guidance on adults at risk in immigration detention, laid under the Immigration Act 2016.

5 (1) Report for May 2016 of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on an Inspection of Country of Origin Information

(2) Report for the period November 2015 to May 2016 of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on an Inspection of the Intelligence Functions of Border Force and Immigration Enforcement

(3) Report for the period October 2015 to January 2016 of the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration on a short notice inspection of the Home Office response to "lorry drops"

laid under the UK Borders Act 2007.

6 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Care Quality Commission, laid under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

7 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, laid under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973.

8 (1) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the NHS Trust Development Authority

(2) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the NHS Litigation Authority

laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

9 (1) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of Health Education England (Executive Non-Departmental Public Body)

(2) Report and Accounts for the period January 2015 to March 2016 of the Health Research Authority

laid under the Care Act 2014.

10 (1) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the NHS Commissioning Board

(2) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of Monitor

(3) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Health and Social Care Information Centre

(4) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

(5) Consolidated Accounts for 2015–16 of the NHS Foundation Trusts, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General

laid under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

11 Accounts for 2015–16 of the Competition Appeal Tribunal and Competition Service, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Enterprise Act 2002.

12 Accounts for 2015–16 of the Oil and Pipelines Agency, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Oil and Pipelines Act 1985.

13 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Royal Air Force Museum, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Public Bodies) Order 2003.

14 Report for 2015 of United Kingdom Strategic Export Controls, laid under the Export Control Act 2002.

15 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Exchange Equalisation Account, laid under the Exchange Equalisation Account Act 1979.

16 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Technology Strategy Board (Innovate UK), laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

17 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the National Crime Agency, laid under the Crime and Courts Act 2013.

18 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Office for Fair Access, laid under the Higher Education Act 2004.

19 (1) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd

(2) Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills

laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009.

20 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Children’s Commissioner for England, laid under the Children Act 2004.

21 Urgency statement on The Civil Legal Aid (Merits Criteria) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, laid under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

22 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Parole Board for England and Wales, laid under the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

23 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, laid under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.

24 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Judicial Appointments Commission, laid under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005.

25 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, laid under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995.

26 Report and Accounts for 2015–16 of the Criminal Cases Review Commission, laid under the Criminal Appeal Act 1995.

 

Prepared 21st July 2016