House of Lords Business

Tuesday 8 February 2011 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*The Lord Bishop of Chester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the rules for reporting the arrest and questioning of individuals by the police before they are charged with any criminal offence.

*Lord Smith of Clifton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy regarding the growing gap between the rich and the poor in the United Kingdom.

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will exercise their right to opt out of the police and justice provisions of the Lisbon Treaty after 2014.

†*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the reduction in grants to Citizens Advice Bureaux on their ability to provide advice to the public.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011 Baroness Neville-Jones to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 November 2010 be approved. 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments and 14th Report from the Merits Committee, considered in Grand Committee on 25 January

†Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Lord McNally to move that the Order of Consideration of 7 February be varied so that amendments to clause 12 be marshalled and considered before those to clause 10.

†§Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Report (day 2) [Lord McNally]

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Energy Bill [HL] Committee (day 6) [Lord Marland]

Future Business 

Wednesday 9 February at 3.00pm

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what role they forecast small businesses will play in the Big Society.

*Lord Donoughue to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to monitor the ratio of the average total remuneration of a chief executive of a FTSE company to the median wage.

*Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they provided to the Northern Ireland authorities during their recent difficulties with water supplies.

†*Lord Young of Norwood Green to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to maximise the number of apprenticeships for 16 to 18 year olds.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill will conclude.

Thursday 10 February at 11.00am

†Baroness Brinton will be introduced.

*The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to meet the aim stated in their equality strategy to tackle the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood.

*Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to counter the spread of Sudden Oak Death in trees.

*Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the constitutional changes passed by the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s lower house on 11 January that eliminate a second round of voting in this year’s presidential elections in the Congo.

Transport for London Bill [HL] Second Reading [The Chairman of Committees]

The Lord Bishop of Chester to call attention to the role of marriage and marriage support in British society 12 years after the report on Funding for Marriage Support by Sir Graham Hart; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Addington to call attention to the future of NATO and changing relations within its membership; and to move for papers. (Balloted debate, 2½ hours)

Lord Broers to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Radioactive Waste Management: a further update (2nd Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 95).

Friday 11 February at 10.00am

Lord Howell of Guildford to move that this House takes note of recent developments in the Middle East and north Africa.

Monday 14 February at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they held with the Financial Reporting Council before the Council issued its proposals to allow companies to stop providing hard copies of annual reports and accounts.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements ensure that deported asylum seekers needing medical care and medication are able to be treated in the country to which they are deported.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the report Early Intervention: The Next Steps will affect their policies on children.

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will ensure that a proportion of the funding provided by the UK Film Council to the British Film Institute will be ring-fenced for the production of films whose target audience is children.

Lord Hill of Oareford intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011 Lord Hill of Oareford to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 October 2010 be approved. 4th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 25 January

Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011 Lord Hill of Oareford to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 November 2010 be approved. 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 25 January

Tuesday 15 February at 2.30pm

*The Lord Bishop of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review prisoner transfer agreements.

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what will be the impact on universities of the proposed changes to the student immigration system.

*Lord Spicer to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan for London Heathrow Airport to continue to be the world’s busiest airport in respect of international passenger traffic.

Wednesday 16 February at 11.00am

*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have concerning the relationship between the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Governor of the Bank of England, in his capacity as Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee.

*Lord Anderson of Swansea to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any proposals to build on the recent treaties with France on bilateral defence co-operation by exploring initiatives for diplomatic and foreign policy co-operation.

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to make a decision on the criteria for granting Tier 1 Post-study Work visas, following the recent consultation paper.

Monday 28 February at 2.30pm

*Baroness Kramer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of the Independent Commission on Banking.

*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements are in place to provide education and training for those in prisons and young offenders’ institutions.

*The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to replace the Child Trust Fund, abolished in the Savings Accounts and Health in Pregnancy Grant Act 2010, for children in the care of local authorities.

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of cuts in local government spending on their Big Society proposals.

Tuesday 1 March at 2.30pm

*Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the cost to the Exchequer of Low Value Consignment Relief.

*Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set up an inquiry into telephone hacking in the United Kingdom and how it can be combated.

*Baroness Sharples to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for detecting tuberculosis amongst rough sleepers.

Wednesday 2 March at 3.00pm

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest estimate of the number of people employed in the tourism and hospitality sectors.

†*Lord Borrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they envisage the sale of banks in which they have a stake being accompanied by the revival of mutual ownership.

*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to bring the Bribery Act 2010 into force.

Thursday 3 March at 11.00am

The Rt Hon David Maclean will be introduced as a Baron.

*Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what encouragement they are giving to Network Rail and other large organisations to increase the number of apprenticeships on offer.

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Rail Value for Money Study by Sir Roy McNulty is considering the use of light rail vehicles to provide low-cost passenger train operations on lower-traffic routes.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they and the Middle East Quartet have made of the effects of recent civil unrest in Arab countries on any resumption of Palestinian–Israeli negotiations.

†Monday 7 March at 2.30pm

†*Lord Newby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to publicise census day on 27 March.

†*Baroness Doocey to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many children have been identified as potential victims of child trafficking by UK Border Agency staff at Eurostar terminals in France and Belgium.

†*Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many young people they estimate will be affected by the cancellation of the Education Maintenance Allowance.

†*Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will exercise the power in section 9(5) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 so as to restore the right of appeal against refusal of asylum to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people from Jamaica, Nigeria and Ghana.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 15 February for debate on 10 March. Time limit 2½ hours

Lord Harrison to call attention to the standards and practices of public and private zoos in the United Kingdom and their relationship to European Union legislation; and to move for papers.

Lord Desai to call attention to measures to alleviate poverty at home and abroad; and to move for papers.

Lord Fowler to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s plans for the BBC; and to move for papers.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to call attention to the situation of Dalits worldwide; and to move for papers.

Lord Hylton to call attention to Israel’s compliance with international law; and to move for papers.

Lord Bates to call attention to progress towards a United Nations Olympic Truce Resolution for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games; and to move for papers.

Baroness Taylor of Bolton to call attention to the level of co-ordination between Government departments on the use of soft power in the interests of the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for making greater use of pre-legislative scrutiny; and to move for papers.

Baroness McDonagh to call attention to the levels of electoral registration; and to move for papers.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to call attention to constituency boundaries for seats in the House of Commons; and to move for papers.

Baroness Hooper to call attention to recent developments in the British Overseas Territories; and to move for papers.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to call attention to the language and terminology used in the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House; and to move for papers.

Lord Dykes to call attention to the current position of the print media market and to the supervision of newspapers published in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Judd to call attention to the political situation in Chechnya and the North Caucasus, and its implications for global security; and to move for papers.

Baroness Browning to call attention to the procedures used to assess for benefits those on the autistic spectrum, those with learning disabilities and those with mental health conditions; and to move for papers.

Lord Boateng to call attention to the role of agriculture and science in achieving the Millennium Development Goals; and to move for papers.

Lord Barnett to call attention to the case for a change in the Barnett formula to a basis of need; and to move for papers.

Lord McColl of Dulwich to call attention to obesity and its implications for public health in the next decade; and to move for papers.

Lord Crickhowell to call attention to the case for the early introduction of a statutory lane rental scheme for the management of roadworks in London; and to move for papers.

Lord Boswell of Aynho to call attention to the Government’s third response to the all-party Parliamentary inquiry into anti-Semitism; and to move for papers.

Baroness Knight of Collingtree to call attention to the custody arrangements for children of defendants in the British courts; and to move for papers.

Lord Kakkar to call attention to the impact of the European Union on healthcare in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Avebury to call attention to the situation in Zimbabwe; and to move for papers.

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to call attention to the progress of the Friends of Yemen Group and the Government’s plans for the Group’s forthcoming conference in Riyadh; and to move for papers.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to call attention to the interim report of the Hutton Review of Fair Pay in the Public Sector; and to move for papers.

Lord Luce to call attention to the stability of the region of Yemen, the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean; and to move for papers.

Lord Parekh to call attention to the role of Christianity in British public life; and to move for papers.

Lord Morris of Aberavon to call attention to the progress of the war in Afghanistan; and to move for papers.

Lord Crisp to call attention to the role of childhood immunisation in developed and developing countries; and to move for papers.

Baroness Wheeler to call attention to the role and responsibility of carers and the support they require from public services and the voluntary and independent sectors; and to move for papers.

Baroness Afshar to call attention to measures for maintaining the standard of higher education in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Wills to call attention to Government policy on experiments on animals; and to move for papers.

Lord Luke to call attention to the teaching of history in schools; and to move for papers.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to call attention to the report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington, The Future of Food and Farming: Challenges and choices for global sustainability; and to move for papers.

Lord Myners to call attention to the Government’s strategy for restoring economic growth; and to move for papers.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to the proposed cuts to the BBC World Service; and to move for papers.

Lord Clement-Jones to call attention to the case for a policy to strengthen the United Kingdom’s national heritage; and to move for papers.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics

Lord Carter of Coles to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Adapting to climate change: EU agriculture and forestry (8th Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 91) 30 March 2010.

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Setting priorities for publicly funded research (3rd Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 104). 1 April 2010

Other Motions for Debate 

The Earl of Sandwich to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals for international development policy; and to move for papers.

Lord Lucas to call attention to the place of trust in society; and to move for papers.

Lord Hylton to move to resolve that the European Union should use its powers to prevent access to the European Union without a visa by Israeli citizens and to remove duty-free access for Israeli goods if Israeli breaches of international law continue.

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to call attention to the ceremonial aspects of the House of Lords and their impact on public understanding of the work of the House; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for reducing the size of the House of Lords; and to move for papers.

Lord Dykes to call attention to the case for co-ordinated European Union defence policies; and to move for papers.

Lord Mawson to call attention to the case for a co-ordinated approach towards regeneration, in particular the new metropolitan districts in north west England and east London; and to move for papers.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the future role of the Royal Navy; and to move for papers.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to the security situation on the Korean peninsula and the response of the international community; and to move for papers.

Lord Avebury to call attention to the human rights situation in Bahrain; and to move for papers.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to call attention to the decline in numbers of police officers and police community support officers; and to move for papers.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the historic relationship between Egypt and the United Kingdom and the current level of bilateral trade; and to move for papers.

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Baroness Deech to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that fellow signatories to the Terezin Declaration on Holocaust Era Assets fulfil the obligations of the Declaration in relation to the restitution of wrongfully seized property.

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the operation of proportional representation for elections to the European Parliament.

Lord Jay of Ewelme to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are they taking to support African countries in their efforts to adapt to climate change.

Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce regulatory burdens on British agriculture.

Viscount Astor to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider changing the voting arrangements for British citizens residing abroad and members of the armed forces serving abroad.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking with international partners to bring to trial Joseph Kony and other leaders of the Lord’s Resistance Army at the International Criminal Court.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve corporate governance and accountability with respect to social and environmental issues.

Baroness Hooper to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the effects of the recent European Union trade agreement concerning banana imports, and its impact on African, Caribbean and Pacific banana producers.

The Lord Bishop of London to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they expect to be the effects on listed places of worship of the ending of the listed places of worship grant scheme in March 2011.

Baroness Morris of Bolton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support the United Nations International Year of Youth; and, if so, how.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will work with the government of the United States to ensure that Israel complies with United Nations resolutions and international law.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of progress in the Middle East peace process.

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they propose to encourage people to participate in the Big Society.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take measures to increase the display of European Union flags alongside the national flag on official buildings in the United Kingdom.

Baroness Young of Hornsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support and promote the ethical and sustainable fashion and clothing industry.

Baroness Murphy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, No Health without Public Mental Health: the Case for Action.

Viscount Bridgeman to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the disparity between procedures for health professionals from outside the European Union seeking to practise in the United Kingdom and the requirements for those coming from within the European Union.

Lord Norton of Louth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to establishing a Royal Commission on the law governing drug use and possession.

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current provision of specialist neuromuscular services in England.

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the points-based visa system introduced in November 2008 as it affects non-European Union artists, performers, academics and others intending to work in the United Kingdom.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in securing funding for the Women’s Community Projects established under the Diverting Women from Custody Programme, when Government funding ends in March 2011.

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage early diagnosis of polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis and to ensure appropriate treatment.

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will implement proposals for auto-enrolment and specifically the recommendations of the Department for Work and Pensions review Making automatic enrolment work.

Lord McKenzie of Luton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will implement the recommendations in the Common Sense Common Safety report by Lord Young of Graffham.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report of the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Anti-social Behaviour.

Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied with the present arrangements for monitoring and patrolling motorways.

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Air Passenger Duty banding on the Caribbean and other developing economies.

Baroness Crawley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to recognise the contribution made by women put on active service by the Special Operations Executive in the Second World War.

Lord Mitchell to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve interfaith dialogue in multicultural Britain.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the impact of the Spending Review 2010 on the National Probation Service.

Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to change the Barnett Formula to a basis of need.

Lord Willis of Knaresborough to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to offer support to 16–18-year-old students in full-time education.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provisions they are making to support Sudan following the forthcoming referendum.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government how the recent election in Burma will affect their policy towards the pro-democracy movement and the provision of humanitarian aid.

The Earl of Selborne to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to implement the agreement reached at the meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Nagoya, Japan, in October 2010.

Lord Pannick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to increase the retirement age for all Supreme Court Justices to 75.

Baroness Rendell of Babergh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase public awareness of female genital mutilation in the United Kingdom and to bring prosecutions under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003.

Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce obesity in the United Kingdom.

Viscount Younger of Leckie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to secure the future of sports in maintained schools in the context of Spending Review 2010.

Viscount Tenby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy to reduce casualties and promote safety on the roads.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking regarding tax avoidance by business figures in the United Kingdom.

Lord Boswell of Aynho to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to tackle anti-Semitism and what assessment they have made of the success of the cross-government working group on anti-Semitism.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote paediatric continence.

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the continued support of user-led organisations that support disabled people and the personalisation agenda.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they view relations between the United Kingdom and Taiwan, and what plans they have to improve them.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to implement the proposals in the Public Health White Paper.

Lord Parekh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of economic, political and cultural relations between the United Kingdom and India.

Baroness Andrews to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for promoting social enterprise.

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the strategic importance of Turkey in Europe and the Middle East.

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress of democracy in Nigeria, and whether Nigeria is best served by the current form of its political structures.

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the stability of the region of Yemen, the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the range of provisions and facilities for general aviation.

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current situation in Kosovo.

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to reduce the number of imprisoned mothers with their infants; and what alternative plans they have to address this situation.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the violence against Egypt’s Coptic minority.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the security situation on the Korean peninsula and the response of the international community.

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the political situation in Chechnya and the North Caucasus, and its implications for global security.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report by the Academy of Medical Sciences A new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research.

Baroness Greenfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of digital technologies on the mind.

Lord Kakkar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the European Union on healthcare in the United Kingdom.

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to address variations in health and social care support for people after stroke identified in the Care Quality Commission’s special review, Supporting Life After Stroke.

Lord Crisp to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the work of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations; and what their plans are to support it.

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have to ensure that the quality of teaching of school-age sport increases the levels of participation in sport in later life.

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to change the regulations governing experiments on animals.

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to secure the future of Citizens Advice Bureaux in the Big Society, in light of the reductions in funding.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the levels of interest charged by, and the practices of, certain loan and credit companies.

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recent report by the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly on the Irish Community in Britain.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 7 February and due for answer by 21 February.

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the diet of children in young offenders’ institutions.   HL6648

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many universities have made representations to them about the impact of (a) new visa caps on the employment of academic staff, and (b) proposed changes to immigration regulations on the recruitment of overseas students.   HL6649

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House all representations from universities about the impact of the new and proposed changes to immigration regulations on the employment of academic staff and the recruitment of overseas students.   HL6650

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many overseas students entering the United Kingdom in years for which figures are available before 2005 remained here five years later and were not undertaking a course in higher education.   HL6651

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to replace the International Passenger Survey with an immigration accounting mechanism, as recommended in the 13th Special Report of 2007–08 of the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, published on 18 September 2008.   HL6652

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 27 January (WA 193), why they shipped a stone crusher and screening plant to the Falkland Islands which was not capable of producing high quality aggregates for repairing the airport runway. 
   HL6653

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government which markets in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus, they have identified as priorities for investment by British businesses.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6654

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much public money is allocated by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to each of the markets in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus; how many personnel in UKTI are based in (a) the United Kingdom working on those markets, and (b) each of those countries; and how they measure the effectiveness of UKTI in those markets.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6655

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the value of exports from the United Kingdom to each of the countries in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus, in each year since 2001.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6656

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the role of trade and industry councils; which countries in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus, have bilateral trade and industry councils with the United Kingdom; how much public money they receive; how many officials in the United Kingdom work on them; how many times they met in each year of the last four years; and whether they will publish the report of each council’s latest meeting.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6657

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government which sectors UK Trade & Investment promotes as offering opportunities for United Kingdom businesses in each of the countries in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus.   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6658

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Prime Minister or other ministers have visited countries in central Asia, including Mongolia and the South Caucasus, to promote exports; and whether a minister has travelled to Kazakhstan to negotiate a memorandum of understanding on trade similar to those signed by France and Germany, in response to the Kazakhstan foreign minister’s comments about the United Kingdom taking up trade opportunities in Kazakhstan. 
   [I]

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Vice Chairman, Advisory Council, Central Asia and South Caucasus Association, Asia House (promotes appreciation and understanding of Asian countries)

Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)

Britain-Azerbaijan Business Council

 HL6659

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Bank of England has been consulted by HM Treasury about the negotiations with the banks over Project Merlin.   HL6660

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the extent to which United Kingdom banks are lending to creditworthy borrowers; and what action they are taking to address the level of lending.   HL6661

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government when positions on the Financial Policy Committee of the Bank of England will be advertised; and when the Committee is first due to meet.   HL6662

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all ministers with commercial interests have sold their investments or placed them in trusts with no restrictions on their trustees’ ability to sell the investments.   HL6663

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to make the Association of Chief Police Officers subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.   HL6664

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to make the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000.   HL6665

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much is being transferred to each of the devolved administrations under the Barnett formula in relation to tuition fees paid by students; and whether the amount being paid varies according to whether students are charged for tuition fees in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland or according to the amount they are charged.   HL6666

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the populations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales used to calculate amounts under the Barnett formula; how often the figures are updated; and what source is used for compiling the population numbers.   HL6667

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the benefits of vitamin B1 for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.   HL6668

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people in the United Kingdom were treated for Charcot Foot in each year from 1996 to 2010.   HL6669

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many retinopathy screening examinations for people with diabetes were carried out by the National Health Service in each year from 1996 to 2010.   HL6670

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the regulation of nanotechnology.   HL6671

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the level of protection for consumers in the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and of any need to amend that Act. 
   HL6672

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the level of protection for consumers in the Consumer Credit Acts 1974 and 2006 and any need to amend those Acts.   HL6673

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government which British citizens or residents have appealed to the European Court of Human Rights against extradition to the United States; and how long each of their appeals has been pending.   HL6674

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of the United States about its ratifying the optional protocol of the UN Convention against Torture and accepting the right of individual petition to the Commission for the Prevention of Torture. 
   HL6675

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they and the European Union collectively have made representations to the government of Iran about the execution on 24 January at Evin prison of Jaafar Kazemi and Mohammed Ali Haj-Aqai, of the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran, and their alleged torture and trials.   HL6676

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many women have been removed from the United Kingdom under the Dublin Regulation EC No 343/2003; and what procedural changes they intend to introduce under the Dublin Regulation to address the findings of the European Court of Human Rights.   HL6677

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the governments of the United States and China on the inclusion of small arms ammunition in the Arms Trade Treaty. 
   HL6678

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 25 January (WA 129), whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of the materials they have provided to each country on the prevention and management of the consequences of abortion and safe abortion.   HL6679

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 25 January (WA 129), what support they provided to each country on (a) antenatal care, (b) safe birth, (c) emergency obstetric care, (d) post natal care, and (e) newborn care; and what support they plan to give during the next two years.   HL6680

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 25 January (WA 129), what materials they plan to provide to each country on the prevention and management of the consequences of abortion and safe abortion.   HL6681

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 25 January (WA 129), whether the Department for International Development collects figures on the causes of death of those who died following unsafe abortion in each country. 
   HL6682

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the funding for psychological therapies recently announced in the Department of Health’s mental health strategy will come from savings made elsewhere in the NHS budget; if so, how much will come from those savings; what mechanisms are in place to ensure that all that funding will be spent on training, employment and treatment costs for people with depression; and what systems have been, or will be, put in place to ensure that existing funding for therapy services will not be cut.   HL6683

Lord Beecham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider imposing a levy on transfer fees received by professional football clubs and using the proceeds to support sports facilities for young people.   HL6684

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the governments of (a) China, (b) Russia, and (c) India in preparation for the next preparatory negotiations on the Arms Trade Treaty.   HL6685

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what resources HM Revenue and Customs is dedicating to supporting and taking forward their approach to the Arms Trade Treaty in 2010–11 and 2011–12.   HL6686

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they do not support the inclusion of dual-use goods in the scope of the Arms Trade Treaty.   HL6687

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of provisions needed in the Arms Trade Treaty for ensuring state parties have the resources and technical assistance needed to implement it.   HL6688

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of provisions needed in the Arms Trade Treaty for settling disputes between states over suspected cases of non-compliance.   HL6689

Lord Birt to ask Her Majesty’s Government which departments were identified in Sir Philip Green’s efficiency review as paying the high price of £73 and the low price of £8 for a box of A4 paper. 
   HL6690

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that export sanctions on Côte D’Ivoire are being enforced.   HL6691

Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the Question for Written Answer on front line police services tabled by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 1 December 2010 has not been answered. 
   HL6692

Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government which Government departments, including the Prime Minister’s Office, and police forces, have been invited to comment on the response to be given to the Question for Written Answer on front line police services tabled by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 1 December 2010, and to which no reply has been given; and by when they were invited to comment. 
   HL6693

Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government which minister was responsible for ensuring that the Question for Written Answer on front line police services tabled by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 1 December 2010, and to which no reply has been given, was answered by the due date on 15 December 2010.   HL6694

Lord Rosser to ask the Leader of the House what discussions he has had with ministers in the Home Office about the length of time being taken to reply to the Question for Written Answer on front line police services tabled by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 1 December 2010.   HL6695

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have not categorised Delaware Forest as a heritage forest; and what benefits they forecast will come to residents of Cheshire from selling it. 
   HL6696

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of the productivity targets, and accompanying guidance, for interviewing clients at JobcentrePlus.   HL6697

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Hanham on 31 January (WA 234), and with reference to the speech made by the Prime Minister at the Munich Security Conference on 5 February, whether they have plans to enhance the role that Muslim chaplains play in universities and prisons.   HL6698

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to tackle and reduce the level of anti-Semitic incidents.   HL6699

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice is given to universities about policy and practice to tackle anti-Semitism and hate speech on higher education campuses.   HL6700

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the European Gendarmerie Force may be permitted to be deployed in the United Kingdom or dependent territories.   HL6701

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 2 February (WA 280), whether they will re-consider their decision not to re-examine the Landfill Directive with a view to extending the time scale for and proportion of waste sent to landfill and to examine the costs to local authorities of disposing household waste to landfill.   HL6702

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McNally on 24 January (WA 93–4), whether the commission to consider the "West Lothian question" will examine proposals for a referendum in England to test support for an English parliament. 
   HL6703

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the details of the 2011 census will be made available to all member states of the European Union.   HL6704

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their position on the proposal by the European Commission to make available to all police forces in member states United Kingdom air travellers’ telephone numbers, addresses, credit card details, and email addresses; and whether other details are to be required under the proposal.   HL6705

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of total installed generating capacity is required to preserve security of supply, including during periods of maximum demand; and what proportion is made up by wind power.   HL6706

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

1 December (15 December)

HL4848 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

10 January (24 January)

HL5654 The Countess of Mar [DfT]

11 January (25 January)

HL5779 Lord Condon [HO]

12 January (26 January)

HL5824 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

17 January (31 January)

HL5934 Lord Myners [HMT]

18 January (1 February)

HL5981 Lord Boateng [HO]

HL6001 Lord Laird [HMT]

20 January (3 February)

HL6086 Lord Laird [HO]

HL6112 Lord Hunt of Chesterton [DfT]

HL6124 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL6125 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL6126 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL6142 The Countess of Mar [DfT]

21 January (4 February)

HL6158 Lord Taylor of Warwick [CO]

HL6178 Baroness Butler-Sloss [HO]

24 January (7 February)

HL6191 Lord Laird [HO]

HL6192 Lord Laird [HO]

HL6194 Baroness Morgan of Drefelin [DfE]

HL6197 Baroness Morgan of Drefelin [DfE]

HL6199 Lord Greaves [DfE]

HL6202 Lord Greaves [DfE]

HL6207 Lord Taylor of Warwick [DfE]

HL6222 Lord Stoddart of Swindon [DfT]

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

[CO] 1

[DfE] 5

[DfT] 8

[HMT] 2

[HO] 7

Bills in Progress 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

Live Music [HL]

Private Member’s

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) [HL]

Private Member’s

Wind Turbines (Minimum Distance from Residential Premises) [HL]

Private Member’s

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

Demonstrations in the Vicinity of Parliament (Removal of Authorisation Requirements) [HL]

Private Member’s

Torture (Damages) [HL]

Private Member’s

Devolution (Time) [HL]

Private Member’s

Pensions [HL]

Government

Postal Services

Government

Fixed-term Parliaments

Government

Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) [HL]

Private Member’s

Parliament Square (Management) [HL]

Private Member’s

City of London (Various Powers) [HL]

Private

Transport for London [HL]

Private

10 February

Waiting for Commitment

Defamation [HL]

Private Member’s

Committed to a Select Committee

City of Westminster [HL]

Private

Leeds City Council

Private

Reading Borough Council

Private

Canterbury City Council

Private

Nottingham City Council

Private

Committed to a Grand Committee

Energy [HL]

Government

8 February

National Insurance Contributions

Government

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

Dog Control [HL]

Private Member’s

Building Regulations (Review) [HL]

Private Member’s

Public Bodies [HL]

Government

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

Marine Navigation Aids [HL]

Private Member’s

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Waiting for Report

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies

Government

8 February

Waiting for Third Reading

London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) [HL]

Private

Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL]

Private

Sent to the Commons

Contaminated Blood (Support for Infected and Bereaved Persons) [HL]

Private Member’s

Re-Export Controls [HL]

Private Member’s

Budget Responsibility and National Audit [HL]

Government

London Local Authorities [HL]

Private

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 Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Draft Online Infringement of Copyright (Initial Obligations) (Sharing of Costs) Order 2011

Draft Jobseeker’s Allowance (Work Experience) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Draft Financial Assistance Scheme (Revaluation and Indexation Amendments) Regulations 2011

Draft Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments to the Mobile Homes Act 1983) Order 2011

Draft Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Amendment of Schedule 1 and Consequential Amendments) (England) Order 2011

Draft Mobile Homes Act 1983 (Jurisdiction of Residential Property Tribunals) (England) Order 2011

Draft Road Vehicles (Powers to Stop) Regulations 2011

Draft Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Draft Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2011

Draft Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Social Work) (Amendment) Order 2011

Draft Family Procedure (Modification of Enactments) Order 2011

Draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Levy Ceiling) Order 2011

Draft Pension Protection Fund (Pension Compensation Cap) Order 2011

Draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Draft Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (Continuance in Force of Sections 1 to 9) Order 2011

Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2011

Draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating Order 2011)

Draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2011

Draft Social Security (Reduced Rates of Class 1 Contributions, Rebates and Minimum Contributions) Order 2011

Draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2011

Draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2011

Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority Order 2011

Draft Marine Licensing (Licence Application Appeals) Regulations 2011

Draft Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) Regulations 2011

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011

14 February

Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011

14th Report

8 February

Draft Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011

14 February

Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2011

Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2011

Draft Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011

Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010

Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010

Draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Offshore Chemicals (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Draft Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Praying time expires

To be considered

17th Report

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules

16 February

19th Report

Transfer of Functions (Dormant Accounts) Order 2010

17 February

20th Report

Social Fund Maternity Grant Amendment Regulations 2011

10 March

Legislative Reform Order in Progress 

Report

To be considered

Affirmative draft Order reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee, considered in Grand Committee and waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2011

4th Report

National Policy Statement 

Scrutiny time expires

To be considered

Draft National Policy Statement for Waste Water

17 May 2011

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

Draft order under paragraph 2 referred to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Draft Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 (Remedial) Order 2010 [17 March]

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.

Tuesday 8 February

HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom

Select Committee

10.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Select Committee

3.30pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Science and Technology

Sub-Committee I Behaviour Change

3.45pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 9 February

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs

11.00am

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 10 February

European Union

EU Sub-Committee C Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy

9.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee G Social Policy and Consumer Affairs

9.30am

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Monday 14 February

Procedure

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 15 February

Science and Technology

Select Committee

9.30am

House Committee

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 16 February

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment

10.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice and Institutions

noon

Wednesday 2 March

Audit

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 15 March

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 16 March

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 7 February 2011 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield.

1 Lord Stephen Nicol Ross Stephen, Esquire, having been created Baron Stephen, of Lower Deeside in the City of Aberdeen, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 2 February 2011, was introduced between Lord Steel of Aikwood and Lord Wallace of Tankerness, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Private Business

2 Transport for London Bill [HL] The following petition praying to be heard against the bill was deposited on or before 7 February 2011:

Name of Petitioner

Name of Agent acting for Petitioner

Date deposited

West London Line Group

Mark Balaam

7 February 2011

Public Business

3 Agriculture: dairy industry A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield and answered by Lord Henley.

4 International development aid A question was asked by Lord Sheikh and answered by Baroness Verma.

5 Disabled people: Disability Living Allowance A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Lord Freud.

6 Sudan A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

7 Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] Baroness Anelay of St Johns signified the Queen’s consent. The bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.

8 Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill Lord McNally moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 6 
Schedule 9 
Clauses 7 to 19

Schedules 1 to 8 
Schedules 10 and 11.

The motion was agreed to.

9 Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill After debate, the report was received. Amendment A1 was agreed to (see division list 1). Amendment 5 was disagreed to (see division list 2). Amendments were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 16H.

10 European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2011  
Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2011
 
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2011  
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011  
Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010  
Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010  
Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011

The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the instruments.

11 European Council and North Africa Lord Howell of Guildford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

The House adjourned at 10.00pm until Tuesday 8 February at 2.30pm.

Michael Pownall

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.

European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2011 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement) (Republic of Serbia) Order 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2011 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legislative Reform (Civil Partnership) Order 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2011 Earl Attlee moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011 Earl Attlee moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010 Lord Sassoon moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) Rules 2010. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010 Lord Sassoon moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment No. 3) 2010. The motion was agreed to.

Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011 Lord Shutt of Greetland moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 6.00pm.

Papers 

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

Instrument Withdrawn

The following instrument, laid before the House on 31 January, was withdrawn:

Draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2011.

Command Papers

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

1 Prisons-Monitoring Places of Detention: Report for 2009–10 of the UK’s National Preventive Mechanism. (7 February)   (8010)

2 Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)-Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the Draft Access to Justice Act 1999 (Destination of Appeals) (Family Proceedings) Order 2011, originally laid on 3 February. (4 February)   (-)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following negative instruments were laid before the House on 4 February:

1 School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the Education Act 2002.   (192)

2 Transport Act 2000 (Amendment of section 5 (4)) Regulations 2011, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.   (205)

3 Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Defence Disclosure Time Limits) Regulations 2011, laid under the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996.   (209)

4 Health Professions Council (Registration and Fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2010 Order of Council 2011, laid under the Health Professions Order 2001.   (210)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

2 Draft Greater Manchester Combined Authority Order 2011, laid under the Local Transport Act 2008.

3 (1) Draft Marine Licensing (Licence Application Appeals) Regulations 2011

(2) Draft Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) Regulations 2011

laid under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Harwich Haven Authority (Pension Fund) Harbour Revision Order 2011, laid under the Harbours Act 1964.   (207)

2 Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2006 and the Armed Forces Redundancy Etc. Schemes 2010 (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Act 2004.   (208)

3 (1) Apprenticeships (Specification of Apprenticeship Standards for England) Order 2011   (219)

(2) Apprenticeship Sectors (Specification) Order 2011   (220)

laid under the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.

4 Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.   (225)

5 Competition Act 1998 (Public Transport Ticketing Schemes Block Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the Competition Act 1998.   (227)

Divisions on 7 February 2011 

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Rooker moved amendment A1, in clause 1, page 1, line 5, at end to insert:

"( ) If less than 40% of the electorate vote in the referendum, the result shall not be binding.".

The House divided:

Contents 219

Not-contents 218

Contents

Adebowale, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Archer of Sandwell, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Best, L.

Bichard, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blackburn, Bp.

Blackwell, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Brett, L.

Bridges, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookman, L.

Brooks of Tremorfa, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chorley, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corbett of Castle Vale, L.

Coussins, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crawley, B.

Crisp, L.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davidson of Glen Clova, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dixon, L.

Dobbs, L.

Drake, B.

Drayson, L.

D’Souza, B.

Dubs, L.

Eames, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Falkender, B.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haworth, L.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Higgins, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Chesterton, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hylton, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kilclooney, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Leitch, L.

Levy, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Listowel, E.

Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mar, C.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Mawson, L.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mitchell, L.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Myners, L.

Neill of Bladen, L.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Puttnam, L.

Quin, B.

Quirk, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Rogan, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sandwich, E.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stair, E.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Swinfen, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Tenby, V.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warner, L.

Warnock, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Wright of Richmond, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Broers, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Courtown, E.

Cox, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Falkland, V.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Feldman, L.

Fellowes, L.

Flather, B.

Fookes, B.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glenarthur, L.

Glentoran, L.

Gold, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Imbert, L.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Kakkar, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Luce, L.

Luke, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

Macdonald of River Glaven, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mogg, L.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Neuberger, B.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Pilkington of Oxenford, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Powell of Bayswater, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Foscote, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selsdon, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stevenson of Coddenham, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Turnbull, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warsi, B.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Knight of Weymouth moved amendment 5, in clause 4, page 2, line 32, to leave out subsection (1). The House divided:

Contents 154

Not-contents 232

Contents

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Archer of Sandwell, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bannside, L.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bilston, L.

Blackstone, B.

Bragg, L.

Brennan, L.

Brett, L.

Brookman, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Christopher, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Crawley, B.

Cunningham of Felling, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dixon, L.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Gilbert, L.

Golding, B.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grabiner, L.

Graham of Edmonton, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Henig, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kilclooney, L.

Kingsmill, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mar, C.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Nye, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Paisley of St George’s, B.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Puttnam, L.

Quin, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Armstrong of Ilminster, L.

Arran, E.

Ashcroft, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, B.

Bates, L.

Benjamin, B.

Bew, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Bowness, L.

Boyce, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Caithness, E.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Clancarty, E.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Courtown, E.

Coussins, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

D’Souza, B.

Dykes, L.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Erroll, E.

Exeter, Bp.

Falkland, V.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glentoran, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Peckham, L.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Hollins, B.

Hooper, B.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Kakkar, L.

King of Bridgwater, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lang of Monkton, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mawson, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Neuberger, B.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Oxburgh, L.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel, L.

Patten of Barnes, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Pilkington of Oxenford, L.

Plumb, L.

Quirk, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rogan, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sandwich, E.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shrewsbury, E.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Trefgarne, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Wasserman, L.

Watson of Richmond, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.