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Session 2005 - 06|
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Minutes and Order Papers
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford.
1. Baroness DeechDame Ruth Lynn Deech, DBE, having been created Baroness Deech, of Cumnor in the County of Oxfordshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 5th October 2005, was introduced between the Baroness Hale of Richmond and the Lord Patten of Barnes, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
2. Baroness ValentineJosephine Clare Valentine, having been created Baroness Valentine, of Putney in the London Borough of Wandsworth, for life by Letters Patent dated 10th October 2005, was introduced between the Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay and the Lord King of Bridgwater, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
3. Saha (Petitioner) and another v. Lilley (Respondent)The petition of Sisir Kumar Saha praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
4. Appeal CommitteeThe 46th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made
5. House of Lords Resource Accounts 2004-05The Resource Accounts for the year 2004-05 were laid before the House and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 54)
6. Command PapersThe following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, were ordered to lie on the Table:
7. Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
8. Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Select Committee Report
9. Merits of Statutory InstrumentsThe following report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
10. Estate Agents (Independent Redress Scheme) Bill [HL]A bill to amend the Estate Agents Act 1979 to make provision for independent consumer redress in connection with the sale and purchase of residential property was presented by the Lord Dubs, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 30)
11. Racial and Religious Hatred BillThe House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was agreed to (see division list); a further amendment was agreed to; the House was resumed for a statement; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 31)
1. 12. Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations 2005It was moved by the Baroness Greengross to resolve, That this House regrets that the Government have not considered uprating the state pension rights of all United Kingdom citizens living abroad in the Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations 2005, laid before the House on 18th March (S.I. 2005/632); after debate, the motion was (by leave of the House) withdrawn.
The House was adjourned at twenty minutes before nine oclock
till tomorrow, half-past two oclock.
Clerk of the Parliaments
PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND COMMITTEE (IN THE MOSES ROOM)
The Committee met at half-past three oclock.
The Committee was adjourned at twenty-seven minutes past seven oclock.
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