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Thursday 11 January 2007 at 11.00am

*Oral questions, 30 minutes

*Baroness Turner of Camden to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the effectiveness of lay involvement in the governance of trust-based and contract-based workplace pension schemes in light of the Holden Trusteeship Review, Putting Structure into the System.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will next meet members of the government of Germany to discuss the German European Union Presidency and their principal matters of interest.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to ensure that the United Kingdom is the world leader in tackling the problems caused by online and other gambling.

†*Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of current electoral developments in Bangladesh.

†Business of the House The Lord President (Baroness Amos) to move that the debates on the motions in the names of Baroness Whitaker and Baroness Kingsmill set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours.

The Lord President (Baroness Amos) intends to move the following four motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Amos) to move that the Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Amos) to move that the Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Street Works (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 The Lord President (Baroness Amos) to move that the Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2006 The Lord President (Baroness Amos) to move that the Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Baroness Whitaker to call attention to the Government’s White Paper, Making governance work for the poor, Cm 6876; and to move for papers.

Baroness Kingsmill to call attention to the United Kingdom’s competitiveness in a global economy; and to move for papers.

Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they are providing to meet relief and development needs in the Palestinian Occupied Territories.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2.00pm

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill Committee [Baroness Scotland of Asthal]

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Future Business

Monday 15 January at 2.30pm

Rt Hon Sir David Neuberger will be introduced as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they considered the implications for United Kingdom tourism before deciding to reduce the budget of British Waterways.

*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future funding of museums and galleries.

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have undertaken any cost-benefit analysis of the role of the sub post office in today’s society.

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the conduct of the new Great Western Trains franchise has met the Government’s performance criteria.

†Concessionary Bus Travel Bill [HL] Lord Davies of Oldham to move that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 5
Schedule 1
Clauses 6 to 13
Schedules 2 and 3
Clauses 14 to 16.

†Mental Health Bill [HL] Committee (day 3) [Lord Hunt of Kings Heath] 2nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to ask Her Majesty’s Government what benefits are expected from the International Polar Year 2007-08 following the British hosting of the Antarctic Treaty consultative meeting in Edinburgh in June. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill will continue at 3.30pm in the Moses Room.

Tuesday 16 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Cobbold to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the status of the root and branch review of the ABC system of drug classification, announced by the Home Secretary in January 2005.

*Lord Ashley of Stoke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to implement the United Nations Charter on disability rights.

*Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom airline industry is making sufficient efforts to reduce its carbon emissions and combat global warming.

Conventions of the United Kingdom Parliament Lord Falconer of Thoroton to move that this House takes note with approval of the report of the Joint Committee on Conventions of the UK Parliament (HL Paper 265, Session 2005-06).

Wednesday 17 January at 3.00pm

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have supported, in the Council of Ministers, the European Union’s use of Article 308 of the Treaty Establishing the European Communities as the legal basis for the European Union’s Civil Protection Mechanism.

*Lord Northbourne to ask Her Majesty’s Government, at the last date for which figures are available, how many couples with a child under five were living with relatives or in temporary accommodation waiting to buy an affordable home.

*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what impact assessment they have made of the effect on the higher education sector of a possible further increase in visa fees for international students; and what consideration they are giving to waiving such fees.

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to address the present problems facing the bus industry. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

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

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill will continue at 3.45pm in the Moses Room.

Thursday 18 January at 11.00am

*Lord Low of Dalston to ask Her Majesty’s Government what account they propose to take, in the forthcoming Manual for Streets, of (a) the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association’s research on shared surfaces; and (b) the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee’s research on Home Zones.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the consequences to National Health Service patients of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence’s decision not to approve the drug Velcade.

*Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Royal Navy future carrier demonstration phase is expected to complete, and when the main investment decision is expected to be taken.

Earl of Listowel to call attention to issues relating to the social care workforce; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Chidgey to call attention to the present franchising system for the railway industry; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Renton of Mount Harry to move that this House takes note of the report of the European Union Committee on Managing Nuclear Safety and Waste: the role of the EU. (37th Report, HL Paper 211, Session 2005-06)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Bill will continue at 2.00pm in the Moses Room, and that it will conclude.

Monday 22 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Higgins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received regarding dangers to navigation posed by the proposed wind farm development off the Kent and Essex coasts.

*Lord Giddens to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current status of Turkey’s potential accession to the European Union.

*Lord Archer of Sandwell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the Final Declaration of the Sixth Review Conference on the Biological Weapons Convention.

*Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent consideration they have given to representations from Football DataCo Limited on the effect on English and Scottish football of the Directive on the legal protection of databases (96/9/EC) and the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (SI 1997/3032) as interpreted by the European Court of Justice.

Legal Services Bill [HL] Committee (day 2) [Lord Falconer of Thoroton] 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2006 Lord Davies of Oldham to move that the Order laid before the House on 18 December 2006 be approved. (Dinner break business)

Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2006 Lord Davies of Oldham to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 December 2006 be approved. (Dinner break business)

Draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2006 Lord Davies of Oldham to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 December 2006 be approved. (Dinner break business)

Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2006 Lord Davies of Oldham to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 December 2006 be approved. (Dinner break business)

Tuesday 23 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Lloyd of Berwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the total cost of establishing the new Supreme Court in the Middlesex Guildhall, including costs already incurred, and the eventual cost of creating seven new courtrooms elsewhere in central London to replace those currently in the Guildhall.

*Lord Ezra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made towards the development of clean coal technology, including carbon capture and storage.

*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the value to the economy of informal recreational activities such as walking, cycling and mountaineering.

Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill [HL] Report [Baroness Ashton of Upholland]

Draft National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) Order 2006 Lord Evans of Temple Guiting to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 December 2006 be approved. (Dinner break business)

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Legal Services Bill will continue.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Further Education and Training Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Adonis] 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Wednesday 24 January at 3.00pm

*Lord Lamont of Lerwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set up an enquiry into the operating efficiency of Heathrow Airport run by BAA, as it affects the tourist industry.

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to put greater emphasis in their annual Remembrance Day services on the role played by other states in ensuring victory.

*Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they decided to discontinue the use of X-rays to assist in age determination for immigration purposes.

Lord Drayson to move that this House takes note of the White Paper, The Future of the United Kingdom’s Nuclear Deterrent.

Thursday 25 January at 11.00am

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not yet signed the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings.

*Earl Attlee to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the preferred bidder for the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft was announced.

*Viscount Tenby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the number of successful prosecutions in relation to the use of hand-held telephones whilst driving.

†Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to call attention to the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Union and to the maintenance of a United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Draft Compensation (Exemptions) Order 2006 Baroness Ashton of Upholland to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 29 November 2006 be approved.

Draft Marriage Act 1949 (Remedial) Order 2006 Baroness Ashton of Upholland to move that the draft Remedial Order laid before the House on 20 February 2006 be approved.

Cluster Munitions (Prohibition) Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Dubs] 3rd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Further Education and Training Bill will continue at 2.00pm in the Moses Room.

Friday 26 January at 11.00am

Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Lester of Herne Hill]

Public Demonstrations (Repeals) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer]

Government Spending (Website) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Baroness Noakes]

Monday 29 January at 2.30pm

*Baroness Miller of Hendon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conclusions they draw from the report of the Office for National Statistics that there are 37,000 more unemployed 16 to 24 year-olds than there were in May 1997, and that 75 per cent more 18 to 24 year-olds have been out of work for over six months compared with five years ago.

*Lord Soley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Information Commissioner’s Report What Price Privacy Now, whether the individuals who had their communications intercepted have a legal right to be so informed by the relevant news agencies.

*Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they have made to the treatment of children in custody since the report by Lord Carlile of Berriew into physical restraint, forcible strip searching and solitary confinement in custodial institutions for children, published in February 2006.

*Lord Blaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in dealing with the cultivation of opium poppies in Afghanistan.

†Welfare Reform Bill Second Reading [Lord McKenzie of Luton]

Tuesday 30 January at 2.30pm

*Lord Trimble to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are under an obligation by European law or European directives to grant European Union nationals access to posts in the United Kingdom Civil Service; and whether they have any plans to do so.

*Lord Teverson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what view they are taking in the Council of Ministers concerning the proposal by Commissioner Reding to reduce the costs of mobile phone calls across European borders.

*Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made a recent assessment of the implementation of section 295 and Schedule 23 (road user charging) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999.

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Further Education and Training Bill will continue at 3.30pm in the Moses Room.

Wednesday 31 January at 3.00pm

*Lord Bishop of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information is given to asylum adjudicators regarding conditions in those countries subject to or emerging from conflict whose nationals are seeking asylum.

*Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will repeat Operation Pentameter, concerning trafficked women, in the near future.

Baroness Jay of Paddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they assess the effectiveness of palliative care services; and on what basis decisions to fund additional services are taken. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Committee Stage of the Legal Services Bill will continue.

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Further Education and Training Bill will continue at 3.45pm in the Moses Room.

Monday 5 February at 2.30pm

†*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce screening for hepatitis B.

Tuesday 6 February at 2.30pm

*Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent DNA and other forms of personal identification could be retained and of assistance in the identification of false accusers in rape investigations.

†*Lord Roberts of Conwy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that the United Kingdom’s corporate tax regime is sufficiently competitive to persuade multi-national companies based in the United Kingdom to remain.

†*Lord Willoughby de Broke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the direct and indirect costs to the United Kingdom’s financial services industry of implementing the European Commission’s proposed Financial Services Action Plan.

Wednesday 7 February at 3.00pm

†*Lord Bramall to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of British Armed Forces accommodation.

Thursday 8 February at 11.00am

†*Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what part they intend to play in the government of Columbia’s Shared Responsibility initiative to pursue international solutions to the global cocaine problem.

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Motions for Balloted Debate

Ballot on 16 January for debate on 8 February. Time limit 2½ hours

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe to call attention to the economic impact of higher education institutions; and to move for papers.

Lord Tombs to call attention to issues facing the electricity supply industry and to the case for a strategic decision mechanism; and to move for papers.

Lord Dykes to call attention to the present financial situation of the Channel Tunnel; and to move for papers.

†Lord Northbourne to call attention to the rights of the child and to the role of stability and family life in the well being of children; and to move for papers.

†Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for putting standards-setting bodies falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Office on a statutory footing; and to move for papers.

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Other Motions for Debate

Lord Dykes to call attention to the economic and social conditions in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank; and to move for papers.

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to call attention to developments in Latin America; and to move for papers.

Baroness Stern to move that this House takes note of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, Cm. 6907, presented to Parliament on 24 July; and requests that Her Majesty’s Government do not ratify it until the Joint Committee on Human Rights has reported on its implications.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to conflict in Africa; and to move for papers.

Baroness Byford to call attention to services to the public in rural areas; and to move for papers.

†Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for changing the form in which legislation is presented to Parliament; and to move for papers.

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Motions relating to Statutory Instruments

Social Security (Claims and Payments) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 6 December, be annulled (SI 2006/3188). 5th Report from the Merits Committee

Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Cross-compliance) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 Baroness Byford to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 8 December, be annulled (SI 2006/3254). 5th Report from the Merits Committee

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Questions for Short Debate

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they agree with the First Report from the Committee for Privileges, Code of Conduct and Members’ Interests, (Session 2003-04, HL Paper 69) in particular its recommendation that Members of the House in receipt of pensions from the European Union do not normally need to declare such pensions as a financial interest when taking part in debates on European Union matters; and, if so, why.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to honour their commitment that family carers of people with lifelong severe intellectual impairment should be at the heart of decision-making about their relatives’ accommodation, health care and support.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Botswana about its treatment of the bushmen of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

Lord Blaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current state of relations between the government of Israel and the various Palestinian political organisations.

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in the statutory regulation of the professions of psychology, psychotherapy and counselling in the past six years.

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they would support moves towards developing an inclusive semi-permanent conference table to address the problems of the Middle East.

Lord Holme of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the level of Chinese investment in Africa.

Baroness Northover to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to combat AIDS across the world and its effect on children.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether physical restraints, including seclusion and strip searching, are used on children in custody.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the future of British architecture.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government why civil justice costs must be recovered in their entirety from those who become suitors before the court.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made on their capital building programme.

Baroness Neuberger to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to prevent malnutrition in hospitals, as highlighted in the Age Concern report, Hungry to be Heard.

Baroness Neuberger to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the British Medical Association’s report, Child and adolescent mental health—a guide for healthcare professionals, published in June 2006.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether current or proposed methods of allocating research funds amongst universities are sufficient to support basic research infrastructures or to promote innovative and applied research.

Lord Turnberg to ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they will seek in formulating their response to the Chief Medical Officer’s report, Good Doctors, Safer Patients.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase provision of contraceptive services, prevent the closure of specialist community clinics and increase the availability of training in contraceptive services and sexual health.

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to help provide homes for homeless and overcrowded families.

Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to develop the education of young people in custody.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of inheritance tax.

Lord Jenkin of Roding to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will announce their decision on the provision of Alternatively Secured Pensions.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking, along with international partners, to secure peace in Darfur.

Lord Taverne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will withdraw financial support which encourages farmers to convert to organic farming.

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the development of the Central American Integration System.

Lord Woolmer of Leeds to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution of the Yorkshire and Humber region to the United Kingdom economy.

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role and contribution of the creative industries to the economy and well being of the United Kingdom.

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provision they will make for the teaching of English for speakers of other languages in England in the next academic year.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are supporting Liverpool in preparing for its role as European Capital of Culture 2008.

Lord Ashley of Stoke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to promote the United Nations Convention on disability.

Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they can and will do to prevent primary care trusts and hospital trusts reducing spending on specialist nursing services in the treatment and support of patients with long-term conditions.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government how and when they will implement the proposals contained in the Department of Health report, Mending hearts and brains, in respect of stroke victims.

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what lessons have been learned from the comments made by the coroner in the case of Sergeant Steven Roberts.

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their current relations with Iran.

Baroness Rawlings to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current situation in Georgia.

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the performance of the British Airports Authority is satisfactory.

†Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they are giving to the Gambling Commission to ensure that the integrity of sport is not compromised by the growth of the betting industry.

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Questions for Written Answer

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

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government why their Policy Review of Children and Young People (January 2007) did not mention foster parents, stable placements or the training of staff in children’s homes. HL1234

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the publicity techniques used by Operation Pentameter have led to a greater flow of information about prostitutes thought to have been trafficked from overseas; and, if not, how they consider that intelligence on this subject should be improved. HL1235

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many prosecutions and how many convictions there have been in (a) Scotland, and (b) Northern Ireland for trafficking for (i) sexual exploitation, and (ii) labour exploitation in each year since records have been kept. HL1236

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many trafficked children, given leave to remain in the United Kingdom, have been deported on reaching the age of 18 years in each of the last three years; whether efforts were made to ascertain their subsequent well-being; and, if so, with what result. HL1237

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional resources have been provided in Scotland and Northern Ireland for identifying, rescuing and rehabilitating trafficked women in each of the current and two previous financial years. HL1238

Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 29 November 2006 (WA 58-9), whether, over the five-year period 1997 to 2005 inclusive, the cumulative United Kingdom net contribution to European Union institutions, on a current account basis, was £44 billion; and whether, on the same basis, the cumulative United Kingdom deficit on trade in goods, services and income with the European Union member states was £72.5 billion. HL1239

Lord Tebbit to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 11 October 2004 (WA 21) concerning the organisation Zimbabwean Community in the United Kingdom, when the investigations made by the Immigration Service were completed; and what conclusions were reached. HL1240

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many constitutional lawyers are employed in the Cabinet Office. HL1241

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many constitutional lawyers are employed in the Department for Constitutional Affairs. HL1242

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they define the constitution for the purposes of determining the responsibilities of the Department for Constitutional Affairs. HL1243

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what courses are provided by the National School of Government on the constitution and constitutional law; and how many officials of the Department for Constitutional Affairs have been on such courses in the past six months. HL1244

Lord Norton of Louth to ask the Chairman of Committees, further to his Written Answer on 11 December 2006 (WA 169), why there is no figure available for the volume of mail received in the Palace of Westminster in 2005, given that in previous Written Answers he has provided figures for 2003 and 2004. HL1245

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government when secondary legislation consequential on the Animal Welfare Act 2006 will be laid before Parliament. HL1246

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the Department for Transport’s budget was spent on (a) buses; (b) heavy rail; and (c) light-rail in each of the last five years. HL1247

Lord Bradley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of 18 year-old students who attended a City of Manchester school and were resident in the city obtained a place at a higher education institution in each of the last ten years. HL1248

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will seek an urgent meeting with the government of the United States to make representations for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison and the immediate release of all detainees unless they are guaranteed an early judicial process under United States territorial jurisdiction. HL1249

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the government of Israel’s denial of any plans to launch a nuclear strike on Iran, in the context of the negotiations sponsored by the EU3 (France, Germany and the United Kingdom) and the United Nations Security Council, which rules out military action. HL1250

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government why no immediate official comment was made by members of the Cabinet on the circumstances surrounding the execution of the former President of Iraq. HL1251

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government under what circumstances a person would not have been a British Dependent Territories citizen on 4 February and 30 June 1997, if—

(a) he was born in Hong Kong after 31 December 1948 and before 1 January 1983;

(b) at the time of his birth father his father did not possesses immunity from suit and legal process as was accorded to an envoy of a foreign country;

(c) at the time of his birth his father was not an enemy alien and Hong Kong was not under occupation by the enemy; and

(d) he has not made renunciation of British nationality. HL1252

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government under what circumstances a person would not have been a British Dependent Territories citizen on 4 February and 30 June 1997, if—

(a) he was born in Hong Kong after 31 December 1982 and on or before 4 February 1997; and

(b) at the time of his birth his father or his mother was a British Dependent Territories citizen or was settled in Hong Kong. HL1253

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many cases dealing with the issue of rape were referred to the Criminal Cases Review Commission in each year since its establishment. HL1254

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce legislation to enable publication of information on whether compensation was paid or not paid under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme in rape cases without identifying the name of the accuser and only identifying the name of the convicted. HL1255

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many awards have been made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority to the accusers in the Leslie Warren and Blackwell cases separately. HL1256

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will implement undertakings given in their response to recommendation 20 of the 9th report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life by investigating the statements regarding members of Parliament made by H M Treasury special adviser Damian McBride. HL1257

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 19 December 2006 (WA 308) and the remarks by Lord Bassam of Brighton on 13 December (HL Deb, col 1519), whether the decision of the Government to comment on the actions of the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions special adviser Jo Moore constituted the discussion of an individual case. HL1258

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government by what means, on what basis and in what circumstances is the commitment by the Government in its response to recommendation number 20 of the 9th report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life to make Ministers personally accountable to Parliament for the disciplining of special advisers to be exercised. HL1259

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for every year since January 2002, what has been the average consumption of cheese per person (a) daily; (b) weekly; and (c) annually. HL1260

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government who is responsible for purchasing food for consumption by United Kingdom-based personnel serving in (a) the Army; (b) the Royal Navy; and (c) the Royal Air Force. HL1261

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each year since January 2000 and for each of the Armed Forces, what has been the proportion of United Kingdom-grown fresh food purchased for consumption by United Kingdom-based personnel in the following categories—

(a) meat;

(b) poultry;

(c) dairy products; and

(d) vegetables. HL1262

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the reductions in the budget for the England Catchment Sensitive Farming Delivery Initiative from £10 million to around £8.6 million in 2006-07 and from £15 million to £13.2 million in 2007-08 are both part of the £200 million the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs recently announced. HL1263

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Statement by Lord Truscott on 21 November 2006 (WS 32), why £10 million of end-year flexibility (EYF) entitlement in respect of the modernisation of the Post Office network remained unspent; what is meant by “Royal Mail representation”; what was the original budget for this; and why £630,000 of the EYF entitlement in respect of it remained unspent. HL1264

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Statement by Lord Truscott on 21 November 2006 (WS 32), why £4.75 million is being transferred to the Department for Trade and Industry from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in respect of energy demand reduction trials; where the money is going; and whether it will be used for similar trials, or represents an underspend on trials which should have been carried out by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. HL1265

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what powers Electoral Registration Officers and Returning Officers now possess in the case of suspicions arising about the validity of voter registrations; in what circumstances they are advised to use such powers; and whether they can refuse to place such electors on the register until the checks have taken place to their satisfaction. HL1266

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to Returning Officers about the steps they should take and the procedures they should follow in the event of suspicions or objections arising over late applications to register as electors up to eleven days before polling day. HL1267

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps have been taken to develop further and increase the tri-service working of Service Special Investigation Branches. HL1268

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have introduced to ensure that the Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch is properly notified by other agencies and police forces of relevant information. HL1269

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps the Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch has taken to establish protocols with all jurisdictions with which it has interfaces, including foreign jurisdictions, to ensure appropriate sharing of investigative and criminal justice DNA samples and fingerprints. HL1270

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration the Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch has given to accrediting officers engaged in forensic tasks to the Council for the Registration of Forensic Practitioners. HL1271

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps the Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch has taken to develop a forensic science delivery plan for the next five years. HL1272

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress the Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch has made in developing guidance on information sharing with the police national computer. HL1273

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many community interest companies have been registered in each of the years since the coming into force of the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004. HL1274

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 9 January (WA 85), what was agreed at St Andrews about 50:50 recruitment to the Police Service of Northern Ireland. HL1275

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to attract investment to North Tyrone. HL1276

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussion they had with the government of the Republic of Ireland about the proposal to extend the railway line from Coleraine to Londonderry to Letterkenny in Donegal. HL1277

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals Waterways Ireland have as capital projects this year; and when each will be completed. HL1278

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to improve traffic flow in Londonderry. HL1279

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had since 2004 with the government of the Republic of Ireland concerning the status of the Ulster Scots language. HL1280

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they will inform housing benefit offices how much extra funding they are being allocated to implement the national roll out of local housing allowance. HL1281

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government why housing benefit cannot be paid direct into a Post Office Card account. HL1282

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government why housing benefit payable to private landlords is not paid per calendar month instead of every four weeks. HL1283

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Questions unanswered after 14 days

The questions asked on the dates shown in bold were due for answer by the dates in brackets The Government department responsible for answering each Question is shown in square brackets.

15 November (29 November)

HL36 Lord Pearson of Rannoch [DoH]

20 November (4 December)

HL165 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [NIO]

HL184 Lord Ramsbotham [HO]

HL185 Lord Ramsbotham [HO]

HL186 Lord Ramsbotham [HO]

HL187 Lord Ramsbotham [HO]

HL188 Lord Ramsbotham [HO]

21 November (5 December)

HL232 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL233 Lord Avebury [HO]

27 November (11 December)

HL379 Lord Garden [MoD]

HL388 Lord Clement-Jones [HO]

28 November (12 December)

HL425 Lord Rana [NIO]

HL426 Lord Rana [NIO]

HL441 Lord Laird [DoH]

HL444 Lord Laird [NIO]

30 November (14 December)

HL509 Lord Jones of Cheltenham [DoH]

HL526 Lord Campbell-Savours [HO]

4 December (18 December)

HL541 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL555 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [DCMS]

HL556 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [MoD]

HL586 Lord Harrison [DoH]

5 December (19 December)

HL604 Baroness Hollis of Heigham [DWP]

HL605 Baroness Hollis of Heigham [DWP]

HL606 Baroness Hollis of Heigham [DWP]

6 December (20 December)

HL646 Baroness Williams of Crosby [HO]

HL657 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [DCLG]

HL659 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [DCLG]

HL660 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [DCLG]

HL661 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [DCLG]

HL665 Baroness Anelay of St Johns [HO]

7 December (21 December)

HL697 Lord Patten [DCLG]

11 December (27 December)

HL739 Lord Selsdon [DoH]

HL745 Lord Astor of Hever [MoD]

HL752 Lord Morris of Manchester [DoH]

HL776 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL778 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL783 Lord Marlesford [MoD]

HL785 Baroness Uddin [DfID]

HL787 Baroness Uddin [DCLG]

12 December (27 December)

HL797 Lord Carlile of Berriew [DfES]

HL798 Lord Carlile of Berriew [DfES]

HL800 Lord Tebbit [HO]

HL804 Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract [DCA]

HL822 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [DoH]

HL829 Lord Harrison [DoH]

HL834 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL836 Countess of Mar [MoD]

13 December (27 December)

HL837 Lord Hylton [DfID]

HL849 Lord Vinson [DoH]

HL850 Baroness Darcy de Knayth [CO]

HL864 Lord Greaves [DoH]

HL865 Lord Greaves [DCLG]

HL872 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL876 Lord Laird [NIO]

14 December (28 December)

HL891 Lord Carlile of Berriew [HO]

HL892 Lord Carlile of Berriew [HO]

HL893 Lord Teverson [DfT]

HL894 Lord James of Blackheath [DoH]

HL896 Lord Greaves [DCLG]

HL909 Lord Jacobs [DoH]

HL921 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL922 Lord Laird [NIO]

15 December (29 December)

HL924 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL925 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL928 Lord Avebury [AGO]

HL937 Lord Astor of Hever [DfID]

HL948 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [HO]

HL950 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [DCLG]

18 December (2 January)

HL961 Lord Varley [DWP]

HL962 Lord Garden [MoD]

HL971 Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank [DoH]

HL988 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [HO]

HL996 Lord Greaves [DfT]

HL999 Lord Greaves [DCLG]

HL1000 Lord Greaves [DCLG]

HL1002 Lord Morris of Manchester [DoH]

HL1008 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL1010 Lord Laird [NIO]

19 December (2 January)

HL1011 Lord Astor of Hever [MoD]

HL1016 Lord Astor of Hever [MoD]

HL1020 Lord Beaumont of Whitley [DCLG]

HL1021 Lord Hylton [FCO]

HL1022 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL1024 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL1026 Lord Hylton [HO]

HL1031 Lord Carlile of Berriew [DfES]

HL1032 Lord Carlile of Berriew [DfES]

HL1034 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL1037 Lord Greaves [DEFRA]

HL1038 Lord Greaves [DEFRA]

HL1039 Lord Greaves [DEFRA]

HL1040 Lord Greaves [DEFRA]

HL1041 Lord Greaves [DEFRA]

HL1043 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL1044 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL1045 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL1046 Lord Alton of Liverpool [DoH]

HL1047 Lord Morris of Manchester [DoH]

HL1051 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [DCA]

HL1054 Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract [DTI]

HL1055 Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract [DTI]

HL1056 Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract [DTI]

HL1059 Lord Tyler [MoD]

HL1060 Lord Tyler [MoD]

HL1061 Lord Tyler [DTI]

HL1063 Lord Laird [NIO]

HL1065 Lord Laird [FCO]

HL1066 Lord Tebbit [CO]

HL1067 Earl of Sandwich [FCO]

Number of questions allocated to each department which are unanswered after 14 days.

[AGO] 1 [CO] 2 [DCA] 2 [DCLG] 12 [DCMS] 1 [DEFRA] 5
[DfES] 4 [DfID] 3 [DfT] 2 [DoH] 19 [DTI] 4 [DWP] 4
[FCO] 3 [HO] 23 [MoD] 10 [NIO] 14

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Bills in Progress

Type of Bill To be considered
Waiting for Second Reading
Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) [HL] Private Member’s 26 January
Palliative Care [HL] Private Member’s
European Union (Implications of Withdrawal) [HL] Private Member’s
Interception of Communications (Admissibility of Evidence) [HL] Private Member’s
Public Demonstrations (Repeals) [HL] Private Member’s 26 January
Bailiffs (Licensing) [HL] Private Member’s
Corruption [HL] Private Member’s
Government Spending (Website) [HL] Private Member’s 26 January
Energy Efficiency and Microgeneration [HL] Private Member’s
Victims of Overseas Terrorism [HL] Private Member’s
Welfare Reform Government 29 January
Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
Whitehaven Harbour [HL] Private
Re-committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
Transport for London [HL] Private
London Local Authorities and Transport for London Private
Committed to a Grand Committee
Further Education and Training [HL] Government 23 January
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Government 11 January
Committed to a Committee of the Whole House
Mental Health [HL] Government 15 January
Legal Services [HL] Government 22 January
Cluster Munitions (Prohibition) [HL] Private Member’s 25 January
Disabled Persons (Independent Living) [HL] Private Member’s
European Union (Information, etc.) [HL] Private Member’s
Waiting for Report
Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement [HL] Government 23 January
Concessionary Bus Travel [HL] Government
Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress [HL] Government
Waiting for Third Reading
London Local Authorities [HL] Private

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Affirmative Instruments in Progress

The Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

Merits Committee To be considered
Waiting for consideration by the Statutory Instruments Committee
Draft Compensation (Exemptions) Order 2006 25 January
Draft Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2007
Draft Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Order 2007
Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Amendment of Schedules 3 and 5) Order 2007
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment No. 3) Order 2006 22 January
Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2006 22 January
Draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2006 22 January
Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2006 22 January
Draft National Assembly for Wales (Representation of the People) Order 2007 23 January
Draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2007
Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Anti-social Behaviour Order Functions) (England) Order 2007
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Loss of Capacity during Research Project) (England) Regulations 2006
Draft Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Draft Street Works (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Draft Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Draft District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2006
Draft Waste (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Draft Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 2007
Draft Taxis (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

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Negative Instruments

Instruments reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Praying time expires To be considered
5th Report
Social Security (Claims and Payments) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2006 2 February
Housing (Assessment of Accommodation Needs) (Meaning of Gypsies and Travellers) (England) Regulations 2006 1 February
Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Cross-compliance) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 4 February

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Regulatory Reform Orders in Progress

The Regulatory Reform Committee has reported on Orders in the reports indicated

Regulatory Reform
Committee
To be considered
Orders referred to the Regulatory Reform Committee for first-stage scrutiny
Draft Regulatory Reform (Game) Order 2007
Draft Regulatory Reform (Financial Services and Markets Act 2000) Order 2006
Draft Regulatory Reform (Collaboration etc. between Ombudsmen) Order 2007
Draft Regulatory Reform (Deer) (England and Wales) Order 2007
Reported following first-stage scrutiny by the Regulatory Reform Committee
Draft Regulatory Reform (Public Service Vehicles) Order 2005 14th Report

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Remedial Order in Progress Under Schedule 2 to the Human Rights Act 1998

Draft Order waiting for Affirmative Resolution
29th Report
Draft Marriage Act 1949 (Remedial) Order 2006 25 January

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Committees

Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheet

Thursday 11 January
European Union Sub-Committee G Social and Consumer Affairs 9.30am
Monday 15 January
European Union Sub-Committee B Internal Market 4.00pm
Human Rights Joint Committee 4.00pm
Procedure Committee Domestic Committee 4.00pm
Tuesday 16 January
European Union Sub Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade 10.30am
Science and Technology Select Committee 11.00am
Regulators Select Committee 1.00pm
in Room 134, Millbank House
Economic Affairs Select Committee 3.30pm
Merits of Statutory Instruments Select Committee 3.30pm
Wednesday 17 January
Constitution Committee Select Committee 10.30am
European Union Sub-Committee D Environment and Agriculture 10.30am
European Union Sub-Committee F Home Affairs 10.30am
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Select Committee 10.30am
Science and Technology Sub-Committee I Allergy 11.00am
Science and Technology Sub-Committee II Personal Internet Security 3.30pm
Statutory Instruments Joint Committee 4.00pm
European Union Sub-Committee E Law and Institutions 4.15pm
Thursday 18 January
European Union Sub-Committee C Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy 10.30am
Tuesday 23 January
European Union Select Committee 4.15pm
Wednesday 24 January
Information Domestic Committee 4.15pm
Tuesday 6 February
House Committee Domestic Committee 4.00pm

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Minutes of Proceedings of Wednesday 10 January 2007

The House met at 3.00pm
Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham

1   Lord Cockfield The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Cockfield, a member of the House, had died on 8 January 2007.

2   Tributes Tributes were paid to Lord Cockfield.

3   Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Hutchinson of Lullington for the remainder of this Parliament.

Public Business

4   Employment: office cleaning A question was asked by Lord Harrison and answered by Lord Truscott.

5   Taxation: green taxes A question was asked by Lord Barnett and answered by Lord Davies of Oldham.

6   Legislation: post legislative scrutiny A question was asked by Lord De Mauley and answered by the Lord President (Baroness Amos).

7   Armed Forces: Steven Roberts inquiry A question was asked by Lord Tyler and answered by Lord Drayson.

8   Welfare Reform Bill A bill to make provision about social security; to amend the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24)

9   Welfare Reform Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24-EN)

10   Mental Health Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in committee. Amendment 6 was agreed to (see division list). The House resumed for a statement.

11   Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill [HL] The bill was reported from the Grand Committee with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 25)

12   Criminal records: backlog Baroness Scotland of Asthal repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

13   Mental Health Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in committee. Amendment 7 was considered. The House resumed.

14   Anti-social Behaviour Orders: Youth Justice Board report A question was asked by Baroness Stern and, after debate, answered by Lord Bassam of Brighton.

15   Mental Health Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in committee. Clause 4 was agreed to. The House was resumed.

The House adjourned at 10.11 pm until Thursday 11 January at 11.00am.

Paul Hayter

Clerk of the Parliaments

Appendix

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Bill [HL] The Grand Committee considered the bill. Amendments 124 to 154 were considered. Amendments were agreed to. It was ordered that the bill be reported with amendments.   
The Committee adjourned at 4.40 pm

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Papers

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

Instruments Withdrawn

The following instruments, laid before the House on 9 January, were withdrawn:

1   Draft Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Loss of Capacity during Research Project) (England) Regulations 2007.

2   Mental Capacity Act 2005 (Appropriate Body) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006.   (3474)

Command Paper

The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

Information Technology-Report for 2006 on Transformational Government: Enabled by Technology
            (6970)

Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings

The following paper was laid before the House:

Report for 2005-06 of the Commission for Social Care Inspection: The state of social care in England, laid under the Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003.

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Division on 10 January 2007

Mental Health Bill

Division No. 1

Baroness Barker moved, after clause 3, to insert the new clause (Impaired decision making: admission for assessment and treatment); the Committee divided:

   Contents   225

   Not-contents   119

Contents

Addington, L. Alderdice, L.
Alton of Liverpool, L. Anelay of St Johns, B. Arran, E.
Astor of Hever, L. Avebury, L. Barker, B.
Beaumont of Whitley, L. Bell, L. Best, L.
Blaker, L. Bledisloe, V. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
Bowness, L. Bradshaw, L. Bragg, L.
Bridgeman, V. Brittan of Spennithorne, L. Broers, L.
Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L. Brougham and Vaux, L. Bruce-Lockhart, L.
Burnett, L. Campbell of Alloway, L. Carlile of Berriew, L.
Carnegy of Lour, B. Cavendish of Furness, L. Chadlington, L.
Chidgey, L. Clement-Jones, L. Colville of Culross, V.
Colwyn, L. Cope of Berkeley, L. Cotter, L.
Courtown, E. Craigavon, V. Crickhowell, L.
Currie of Marylebone, L. D’Souza, B. Darcy de Knayth, B.
De Mauley, L. Dear, L. Dholakia, L.
Dixon-Smith, L. Dundee, E. Dykes, L.
Eccles, V. Eccles of Moulton, B. Eden of Winton, L.
Elles, B. Elliott of Morpeth, L. Elton, L.
Exeter, Bp. Falkland, V. Falkner of Margravine, B.
Ferrers, E. Finlay of Llandaff, B. Flather, B.
Fookes, B. Forsyth of Drumlean, L. Fowler, L.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L. Freeman, L. Garden, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B. Geddes, L. Glentoran, L.
Goodhart, L. Goodlad, L. Greengross, B.
Hamilton of Epsom, L. Hamwee, B. Hanham, B.
Hanningfield, L. Harris of Richmond, B. Hayhoe, L.
Henley, L. Higgins, L. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hooper, B. Howard of Rising, L. Howe, E.
Howe of Aberavon, L. Howe of Idlicote, B. Howell of Guildford, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L. Hurd of Westwell, L. Hylton, L.
Inglewood, L. James of Blackheath, L. James of Holland Park, B.
Jay of Ewelme, L. Jenkin of Roding, L. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Jopling, L. Kalms, L. Kilclooney, L.
Kimball, L. Kingsland, L. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B. Laidlaw, L. Laird, L.
Lang of Monkton, L. Lee of Trafford, L. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lindsay, E. Linklater of Butterstone, B. Listowel, E.
Lucas, L. Luce, L. Ludford, B.
Luke, L. Lyell of Markyate, L. McAlpine of West Green, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
Maclennan of Rogart, L. Maddock, B. Mar, C.
Mar and Kellie, E. Marlesford, L. Masham of Ilton, B.
Meacher, B. Methuen, L. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Miller of Hendon, B. Monson, L. Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montrose, D. Morris of Bolton, B. Murphy, B.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L. Naseby, L. Neuberger, B.
Newby, L. Nickson, L. Noakes, B.
Northover, B. Norton of Louth, L. O’Cathain, B.
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L. Owen, L. Palmer, L.
Palumbo, L. Park of Monmouth, B. Parkinson, L.
Patel, L. Patel of Bradford, L. Patten, L.
Patten of Barnes, L. Perry of Southwark, B. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Platt of Writtle, B. Plumb, L. Plummer of St. Marylebone, L.
Powell of Bayswater, L. Quinton, L. Ramsbotham, L.
Razzall, L. Reay, L. Redesdale, L.
Renton of Mount Harry, L. Roberts of Conwy, L. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L. Rogan, L. Roper, L.
Russell-Johnston, L. Saatchi, L. St. John of Bletso, L.
St John of Fawsley, L. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly. Sanderson of Bowden, L.
Sandwich, E. Scott of Needham Market, B. Seccombe, B. [Teller]
Selsdon, L. Sharp of Guildford, B. Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L. Shephard of Northwold, B. Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]
Skelmersdale, L. Smith of Clifton, L. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Southwark, Bp. Southwell and Nottingham, Bp. Steel of Aikwood, L.
Steinberg, L. Stern, B. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
Stewartby, L. Stoddart of Swindon, L. Strathclyde, L.
Taylor of Holbeach, L. Taylor of Warwick, L. Tenby, V.
Teverson, L. Thatcher, B. Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Winchester, B. Tonge, B. Tope, L.
Tordoff, L. Trenchard, V. Trimble, L.
Tugendhat, L. Tyler, L. Verma, B.
Wakeham, L. Wallace of Saltaire, L. Walmsley, B.
Walton of Detchant, L. Wedderburn of Charlton, L. Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B. Williamson of Horton, L. Windlesham, L.
Winston, L. Wolfson, L. Worcester, Bp.
Young of Hornsey, B.

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Acton, L. Adams of Craigielea, B. Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L. Amos, B. (Lord President) Anderson of Swansea, L.
Andrews, B. Archer of Sandwell, L. Ashton of Upholland, B.
Bach, L. Barnett, L. Bassam of Brighton, L.
Berkeley, L. Billingham, B. Bilston, L.
Borrie, L. Boston of Faversham, L. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
Bradley, L. Brennan, L. Brett, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L. Brookman, L. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Burlison, L. Campbell-Savours, L. Carter of Coles, L.
Christopher, L. Clark of Windermere, L. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L. Corbett of Castle Vale, L. Crawley, B.
Cunningham of Felling, L. David, B. Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
Davies of Coity, L. Davies of Oldham, L. [Teller] Donoughue, L.
Drayson, L. Dubs, L. Elder, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L. Falconer of Thoroton, L. (Lord Chancellor) Falkender, B.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B. Faulkner of Worcester, L. Filkin, L.
Foulkes of Cumnock, L. Fyfe of Fairfield, L. Gale, B.
Gavron, L. Gibson of Market Rasen, B. Goldsmith, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L. Goudie, B. Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L. Grocott, L. [Teller] Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrison, L. Hart of Chilton, L. Haworth, L.
Henig, B. Hollis of Heigham, B. Howarth of Newport, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B. Howie of Troon, L. Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L. Hunt of Kings Heath, L. Jay of Paddington, B.
Jones, L. Jones of Whitchurch, B. King of West Bromwich, L.
Lea of Crondall, L. Lipsey, L. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L. MacKenzie of Culkein, L. McKenzie of Luton, L.
Maxton, L. Mitchell, L. Moonie, L.
Morgan of Drefelin, B. Morgan of Huyton, B. Morris of Aberavon, L.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L. Parekh, L. Pendry, L.
Prosser, B. Quin, B. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Rendell of Babergh, B. Rooker, L. Rosser, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B. Sawyer, L. Scotland of Asthal, B.
Sewel, L. Sheldon, L. Simon, V.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B. Soley, L. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Tomlinson, L. Triesman, L. Truscott, L.
Tunnicliffe, L. Turner of Camden, B. Uddin, B.
Wall of New Barnet, B. Warner, L. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Invergowrie, L. Whitaker, B. Whitty, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L. Young of Norwood Green, L.

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