House of Lords Business

Tuesday 11 October 2011 at 11.00am

†Health and Social Care Bill Second Reading [Earl Howe] 18th Report from the Constitution Committee

Lord Rea to move, as an amendment to the motion that the bill be now read a second time, to leave out from "that" to the end and insert "this House declines to give the bill a second reading, in the light of the statement in the Coalition Agreement that ‘we will stop the top-down reorganisations of the NHS that have got in the way of patient care’."

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

Lord Owen to move, as an amendment to the above motion, at end to insert, "and that a Select Committee shall be appointed to examine and make recommendations to the House on the issues raised by the 18th Report of the Constitution Committee, namely the Government’s and Parliament’s constitutional responsibilities with regard to the NHS, in particular to clarify (a) the extent to which the Secretary of State remains responsible and accountable for the comprehensive health service, and (b) individual Ministerial responsibility to Parliament, and to report on the extent to which legal accountability to the courts is fragmented; that this House requests that the services of Parliamentary Counsel be available to the Committee; and that the Committee shall report no later than 19 December 2011."

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes (at 2.30pm)

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage small businesses by revisiting the qualification threshold for the Regional Growth Fund and by establishing a small business bank created with initial bonds funded by the Monetary Policy Committee.

*Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their definition of multiculturalism and what is their policy towards it.

*Baroness Bakewell to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the number of asylum decisions overturned on appeal, in particular among female asylum seekers, what steps they are taking to ensure that women fleeing gender-based persecution receive fair asylum decisions.

†*Lord McFall of Alcluith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to develop a growth strategy.

Coinage (Measurement) Bill Committee [Lord Risby]

Lord Risby to move that the order of commitment be discharged.

It is expected that the second reading of the Health and Social Care Bill will continue.

Future Business 

Wednesday 12 October at 11.00am

It is expected that the second reading of the Health and Social Care Bill will conclude, and that oral questions will be taken at 3.00pm. It is expected that the winders will not begin their speeches before 1.00pm.

*Lord Renton of Mount Harry to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that the work of the Rural Payments Agency is being of assistance to the farming industry. [I]Category 5: Land and property
Farmland and vineyard in Sussex owned jointly with wife, including residential properties

*Lord Ezra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the prospects for gas supplies during the coming winter.

*Lord James of Blackheath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to extending the cost-saving work of health charities by providing them with NHS premises free of charge.

†*Lord Bach to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they continue to support the Human Rights Act 1998.

†Localism Bill Report (day 6) [Baroness Hanham]

First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Fees Order 2011 Lord McNally to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 July be approved. 27th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments (Dinner break business)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that the Grand Committee do consider the Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/1736).

Proposed National Policy Statement for Hazardous Waste Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Taylor of Holbeach]

Thursday 13 October at 11.00am

*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Burma regarding their protection of the human rights of ethnic Burmese people.

*Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to improve the United Kingdom’s international standing in relation to patient access to new treatments for multiple sclerosis.

*Baroness Howells of St Davids to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to mark the United Nations International Year for People of African Descent.

†Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Lord Henley to move that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clauses 1 and 2
Schedule 1
Clauses 3 to 7
Schedule 2
Clauses 8 to 15
Schedule 3
Clauses 16 to 18
Schedule 4

Clauses 19 to 24
Schedule 5
Clause 25
Schedule 6
Clauses 26 to 29
Schedules 7 and 8
Clauses 30 and 31.

Lord Rooker to call attention to the Government’s consultation paper on proposed changes to the planning system; and to move for papers.

Lord Giddens to call attention to the impact of Government policy on universities; and to move for papers.

Lord Rotherwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the range of provisions and facilities available for general aviation. (1½ hours)

Grand Committee in Committee Room 4A at 2.00pm

†Welfare Reform Bill Committee (day 4) [Lord Freud] 17th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Monday 17 October at 2.30pm

*Baroness Prosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2012.

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Sure Start centres have been closed since the Coalition came into power.

*Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are supporting the new food nutritional labelling regulations approved by the European Parliament on 6 July; and, if so, why.

*Baroness Jenkin of Kennington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they hope to see achieved at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Localism Bill will conclude.

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Report of the European Union Committee on The Workload of the Court of Justice of the European Union (14th Report, HL Paper 128). (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in Committee Room 4A at 3.30pm

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Sassoon] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Medicines Act 1968 (Pharmacy) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Earl Howe] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authorities) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord McNally] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Second Agreement amending the Cotonou Agreement) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Northover] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Modifications of Enactments) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Wallace of Tankerness] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Incidental Flooding and Coastal Erosion (England) Order 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Taylor of Holbeach] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Marland] 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Tuesday 18 October at 2.30pm

*Baroness Hamwee to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in bringing forward proposals to end the Domestic Workers visa, what consideration they have given to the protection of the rights of domestic workers.

*Lord Palmer to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to support the use in the United Kingdom of sustainable biodiesel produced from waste products, such as used cooking oil, beyond April 2012.

*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider allowing more regular payments to legal aid practitioners in care and domestic violence proceedings involving vulnerable families where children’s wellbeing may be adversely affected.

†Live Music Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Clement-Jones]

Education Bill Report [Lord Hill of Oareford]

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Welfare Reform Bill will continue at 3.30pm in Committee Room 4A.

Wednesday 19 October at 3.00pm

*Lord McColl of Dulwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to address rising levels of obesity.

*Lord Haskel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that companies providing public services are financially secure.

*Lord Lea of Crondall to ask Her Majesty’s Government what evidence they used in deciding to introduce fees of up to £1,000 for access by workers to industrial tribunals.

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee [Lord Henley] 16th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Thursday 20 October at 11.00am

*Lord Morris of Handsworth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the conclusions in paragraph 18 of the recent report by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination which criticise the decision by the Home Office to remove the national requirement of the police to record "stop and account" activity.

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the proposed universal credit is included in the Treasury’s risk register of projects that are at risk of overspending, delay or failure.

*Baroness Byford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to encourage more research and development work in the areas of food, environment and rural affairs; and, if so, how.

Lord Blencathra to call attention to the protection of home and person from intrusion or assault; and to move for papers.

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

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Welfare Reform Bill will continue at 2.00pm in Committee Room 4A.

Friday 21 October at 10.00am

House of Lords Reform Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Steel of Aikwood]

Monday 24 October at 2.30pm

Indarjit Singh Esq CBE and  
Sir Donald Curry CBE will be introduced as Barons.

*The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making in the development of paediatric cardiac services in England.

*Baroness Wall of New Barnet to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to regulate healthcare assistants, by the establishment of minimum standards and a code of conduct, to ensure the protection of patients.

*Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have changed their policy regarding the abolition of the Youth Justice Board in the light of the public consultation and the Board’s assistance in dealing with the aftermath of recent street riots.

*Baroness Gould of Potternewton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve the teaching of sex and relationships education in schools.

It is expected that the Report stage of the Education Bill will continue.

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Welfare Reform Bill will continue at 3.30pm in Committee Room 4A.

Tuesday 25 October at 2.30pm

*Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to secure the provision of youth services.

*Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration was given by the Cabinet Secretary to the appointment of a new civil service post of Director General for External Affairs by the First Minister of Scotland, and the salary of more than £200,000; and whether it is correct that the duties of the post will include preparing for the break up of the United Kingdom.

*Lord Williams of Elvel to ask the Leader of the House who is responsible for ensuring that the provisions of the Companion to the Standing Orders are respected.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee [Baroness Garden of Frognal]

Wednesday 26 October at 3.00pm

*Lord Bach to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the reasons for their policy of making individual voter registration voluntary.

*Baroness Smith of Basildon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the recognition of Saudi Arabian driving licences in the United Kingdom.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are considering the use of restorative justice in dealing with the riots in August.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill will conclude.

Lord Bach to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011 (SI 2011/2066), laid before the House on 24 August, be annulled, on the grounds that the reduction in civil standard and graduated fees for Legal Help and Help at Court will seriously undermine access to justice because it threatens the financial viability of already hard-pressed community legal practitioners who carry out an essential service to those least able to afford it, including the most vulnerable in our society. (Dinner break business)

It is expected that the Grand Committee on the Welfare Reform Bill will continue at 3.45pm in Committee Room 4A.

Thursday 27 October at 11.00am

*Lord Howarth of Newport to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are seeking to safeguard the United Kingdom’s interests in discussions with European Union partners on the future of the euro.

*Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their proposals for a reformed House of Lords of 300 members, what they regard as an appropriate size for the House of Lords in the interim.

*Lord Roberts of Conwy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that funds allocated to the Welsh Government to enable them to freeze council tax rates are used solely for that purpose.

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 2.00pm

Draft National Planning Policy Framework Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Hanham]

Monday 31 October at 2.30pm

*Lord Jordan to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to reduce the cost to United Kingdom society of home and leisure accidents.

*Lord McAvoy to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions the Prime Minister has had with the First Minister of Scotland regarding a referendum on Scottish independence since the Scottish Parliamentary elections.

*Baroness McDonagh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the implications for the accuracy of the electoral register of the provisions of the White Paper on individual electoral registration.

†*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the increase in the population of the United Kingdom since 1945; and how many square miles of countryside have been used for (a) housing, and (b) industrial development, since that date.

Tuesday 1 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer to ask Her Majesty’s Government what responses they have received on the draft Charter for the coroner service from organisations that represent the bereaved, and whether they anticipate making any substantial changes before they publish the Charter.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take action to ensure that there is no delay in funding medical treatment in hospitals in England for residents of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

*Baroness Coussins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the provision of translation and interpreting services for the legal system in the United Kingdom.

Wednesday 2 November at 3.00pm

*Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many police stations have been closed since May 2010.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conclusions they have reached from the discussions of European Union Finance Ministers in Luxembourg on 4 October concerning the case for member states to work together to solve their current economic problems.

*Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether general practitioner practices are permitted to advertise their own private healthcare services using the NHS logo.

Thursday 3 November at 11.00am

*Lord Soley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any proposals to inform the public about the advantages of maintaining the union of the United Kingdom.

*Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they propose to deal with high street lenders who charge excessive rates of interest, particularly to those on the lowest incomes.

†*Viscount Younger of Leckie to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they have decided to withdraw funding from emergency towing vessels; and what provision they have made to protect the coastline from future oil spills.

†Monday 7 November at 2.30pm

†*Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to change the rules under which citizens of other European Union member states have access to the United Kingdom benefits system.

†*Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to review the BBC licence fee.

†*Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to implement a hydration policy in hospitals and care homes.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 25 October for debate on 17 November. Time limit 2½ hours

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to call attention to the World Bank’s World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security and Development; and to move for papers.

Baroness Cox to call attention to developments in the Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan since the declaration of independence on 9 July; and to move for papers.

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

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton to call attention to the Sayce Review’s recommendations about the support for disabled people in employment provided by Access to Work; and to move for papers.

The Lord Bishop of Derby to call attention to the ability of developing countries to prevent tax abuse and other illicit financial flows; and to move for papers.

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to call attention to the efficacy of decision-making in the Home Office; and to move for papers.

Lord Hart of Chilton to call attention to the Government’s consultation paper on proposed changes to the planning system; and to move for papers.

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to call attention to the proposals for High Speed Rail 2; and to move for papers.

Baroness Valentine to call attention to the United Kingdom’s reputation in the light of the credit crisis and the recent riots; and to move for papers.

Baroness McDonagh to call attention to the Boundary Commission’s draft proposals for changes to constituency boundaries in England; and to move for papers.

The Earl of Glasgow to call attention to the rights of the terminally ill in making decisions about their death, and the legal position of those assisting them; and to move for papers.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics

Lord Hannay of Chiswick to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Money laundering: data protection for suspicious activity reports (6th Report, HL Paper 82). 20 January 2011

Lord Roper to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU Financial Framework from 2014 (13th Report, HL Paper 125). 5 April 2011

Baroness Young of Hornsey to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Grassroots Sport and the European Union (16th Report, HL Paper 130). 6 April 2011

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on Auditors: Market concentration and their role (2nd Report, HL Paper 119). 30 March 2011

Lord Inglewood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on The governance and regulation of the BBC (2nd Report, HL Paper 166). 29 June 2011

Lord Clement-Jones to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on Regulation of Television Advertising (First Report, HL Paper 99). 17 February 2011

Baroness Neuberger to move that the House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Select Committee on Behaviour Change (2nd Report, HL Paper 179). 17 July 2011

Baroness Jay of Paddington to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on The Process of Constitutional Change (15th Report, HL Paper 177). 18 July 2011

Lord Teverson to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU and Sudan: on the Brink of Change (18th Report, HL Paper 160). 22 June 2011

Lord Carter of Coles to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Innovation in EU Agriculture (19th Report, HL Paper 171). 7 July 2011

Other Motions for Debate 

The Earl of Sandwich to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s proposals for international development policy, including proposals on the situation of Dalits; 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.

The Earl of Clancarty to call attention to the case for increasing the amount of public space in the United Kingdom and improving access to it; 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.

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 Desai to call attention to the challenges posed by multiculturalism, in particular how to accommodate practices of diverse faiths; and to move for papers.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to call attention to the decision taken by the House Committee and the Administration and Works Committee to end without report to or discussion in the chamber the daily delivery of Hansard to members living in London; and to move for papers.

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone to call attention to the work of secure children’s homes in reducing children’s reoffending and the impact of budget cuts; and to move for papers.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the legacy of President Gorbachev and the development of democratic government; and to move for papers.

Lord Risby to call attention to the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident; and to move for papers.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to call attention to proposals for the National Health Service; and to move for papers.

Lord Morris of Aberavon to move to resolve that this House instructs the Clerk of the Parliaments to seek the advice of the Attorney General on whether a Bill which provided for a change in the composition of this House, and in respect of which the provisions of section 2 of the Parliament Act 1911 had been complied with, would, having received Royal Assent, be an Act of Parliament and be capable of having legal effect.

Lord Fowler to call attention to the case for an independent inquiry into phone hacking by the press; and to move for papers.

Lord Plant of Highfield to call attention to the role of rating agencies in the international financial system; and to move for papers.

Lord Alderdice to call attention to the Humanitarian Emergency Response Review and the United Kingdom Government Response; and to move for papers.

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood to call attention to the Dilnot report on Fairer Care Funding; and to move for papers.

Lord Eden of Winton to call attention to the protection of rainforests; 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.

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.

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.

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

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provisions they are making to support Sudan following the referendum in January 2011.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to reduce the number of mothers imprisoned 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 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 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: follow-up report.

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the availability of radiotherapy treatment for patients with cancers and how that affects outcomes in cancer patients.

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures in the Health and Social Care Bill will ensure early diagnosis of dementia.

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Morocco.

The Earl of Shrewsbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact Council Directive 1999/74/EC will have on the competitiveness of the United Kingdom egg industry from 1 January 2012.

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assist the governments of South and North Sudan to consolidate the rule of law and to strengthen democratic and transparent governance and adherence to human rights following their separation into two countries on 9 July.

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how relations with Pakistan have been affected by the end of military rule.

Lord Davies of Stamford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce any legal impediment or sanction on the payment of ransoms to pirates or terrorists in Somalia or elsewhere.

Lord Low of Dalston to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of Government policies on disabled people.

Lord Luke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for improving the teaching of history in schools.

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for improving transport links between London and the regions.

Baroness Young of Hornsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role that the arts and cultural and creative industries can play in international development, particularly in the Commonwealth.

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the Strategic Foresight Group’s report The Blue Peace on transforming water from a source of conflict into a basis for co-operation in the Middle East.

Lord St John of Fawsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the importance of the ecumenical movement to promote understanding and tolerance between different churches and different faiths.

Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with Ministers of the National Assembly for Wales relating to year-end financial flexibility.

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will encourage the rebalancing of the Northern Ireland economy in order to stimulate private sector growth.

Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what account they will take of the Faculty of Public Health Report Thinking Ahead: Why we need to improve children’s mental health and wellbeing in planning prioritisation for children’s services.

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they propose to the requirements for pension fund managers to disclose environmental, social and governance policies.

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the possibility of extending the proposed High Speed 2 railway from Birmingham to Manchester, the East Midlands, Sheffield and Leeds with appropriate connections beyond to the West and East Coast Mainlines.

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of budget cuts on the work of secure children’s homes in reducing children’s reoffending rates.

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of human rights and the political situation in Saudi Arabia.

Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government how extensions in the scope of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and their transparency agenda will affect the availability of government records to the public.

The Earl of Glasgow to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to establish a legal right for the terminally ill to choose how, when and where they will die, without legal ramifications for anyone assisting them.

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are meeting the mental health needs of children in the care of local authorities.

Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the final report of the Independent Monitoring Commission for Northern Ireland.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the International Labour Organisation report Decent work for domestic workers.

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to support the victims of sex trafficking.

The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to support the work of voluntary groups receiving public funding in deprived areas in the light of cuts in local authority budgets.

Lord Lamont of Lerwick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of their involvement in the European Financial Stability Mechanism and the consequences of the eurozone debt costs for the United Kingdom economy.

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they can enhance the United Kingdom’s role in United Nations specialised agencies through clarifying objectives and better communications.

Lord Flight to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the debt problems of Greece, Ireland and Portugal and of the United Kingdom’s potential obligations to provide financial support.

Lord German to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the issues arising from the common law nature of the concept of fiduciary duty.

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for developing the role of the magistracy in the Big Society.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the Fraud Investigation Service of the Department for Work and Pensions and other government anti-fraud agencies.

Baroness Cumberlege to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent fractures resulting from osteoporosis in the light of the Royal College of Physicians’ national audit of falls and bone health in older people.

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the statement on behalf of the co-authors of the Medical Research Council PACE Trial paper that it "does not purport to be studying Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)", (a) whether the trial has met the objectives set for it, (b) of what value the study will be to those suffering from CFS/ME, and (c) what impact the findings of the PACE trial will have on (1) the eligibility of patients suffering from CFS/ME to claim social security benefits, and (2) the dependence of medical practitioners and others upon the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines for CFS/ME.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the effects of paramedical intervention in the National Health Service.

Lord Thomas of Gresford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of current and proposed wind farms and their supporting infrastructures on the communities and landscape of mid-Wales and Shropshire.

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s current relationship with Mongolia.

Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote and measure wellbeing and what role public policy should play in shaping national wellbeing.

Lord Noon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the implications for integration and extremism in the United Kingdom of their Prevent strategy.

Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to measure the extent of phone hacking by newspapers.

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the environmental and economic impact of feeding food waste to livestock.

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Azerbaijan and the South Caucasus. [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Advisory Board, European Azerbaijan Society

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing the commitments made in their Response to the Humanitarian Emergency Response Review.

Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote and support the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, designated by the United Nations General Assembly for 25 November each year.

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what opportunities will be provided to promote awareness of hepatitis C within the new structures proposed for the National Health Service; and how commissioning of services to identify and treat patients suffering from hepatitis C will be improved.

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to mark the 35th anniversary of the introduction of the Mobility Allowance.

Lord Bowness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the present role of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe and whether they have plans to increase awareness of its work.

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report Community or Custody published by Make Justice Work.

Lord Risby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the Olympic authorities about the route of the Olympic torch next year, in order to ensure maximum exposure in market towns.

Baroness Jay of Paddington to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they assess the application of the Director of Public Prosecutions’ Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide.

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they have in place to monitor the impact on humanitarian aid for the population of Gaza of the blockade by the government of Israel; and what representations they have made to the government of Israel about the blockade.

Lord McFall of Alcluith to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reinvigorate occupational pensions.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to implement the recommendations of the report Guiding patients through complexity: modern medical generalism.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 10 October and due for answer by 24 October.

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish in full the responses they have received to their consultation on the Public Bodies Bill regarding the Youth Justice Board immediately after the consultation closes, and in time for the report stage on that bill in the House of Commons.   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Michael Sieff Foundation (child welfare charity)
 HL12274

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the names of those who responded to their consultation on the Public Bodies Bill regarding the Youth Justice Board.   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Michael Sieff Foundation (child welfare charity)
 HL12275

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (a) individual members of the public, (b) charities, (c) public bodies, and (d) other bodies, responded to their consultation on the Public Bodies Bill regarding the Youth Justice Board.   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Michael Sieff Foundation (child welfare charity)
 HL12276

The Earl of Listowel to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many responses to their consultation on the Public Bodies Bill were (a) in favour of, and (b) against, the abolition of the Youth Justice Board.
   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, Michael Sieff Foundation (child welfare charity)
 HL12277

The Lord Bishop of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for their Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers from November 2011 to May 2012. 
   HL12278

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to legislate for gay marriage; and, if so, when.   HL12279

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of the progress of the Middle East peace process.   HL12280

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the crackdowns on dissidents in Syria.   HL12281

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take further measures against the government of Syria.   HL12282

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the European Union will be taking further measures against Iran in relation to its nuclear programme.   HL12283

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will be taking action in consultation with the BBC to protect individuals and their families who work for the BBC Farsi service from being harassed by the Iranian authorities.   HL12284

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the impact of the most recent round of quantitative easing on (a) inflation, and (b) incomes.   HL12285

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they share the view expressed by the Governor of the Bank of England that the current financial situation in the United Kingdom represents "the most serious crisis we have seen at least since the 1930s, if not ever".   HL12286

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have estimated the cost to savers of lower interest rates since the introduction of quantitative easing.   HL12287

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consider appointing an independent party to review the Bank of England’s approach to and success in forecasting inflation. 
   HL12288

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government how public accounts will treat the Government, through quantitative easing, owning as an asset a public sector liability.   HL12289

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether payments made by News International to alleged victims of unauthorised hacking and their associates, including legal advisers, will, all other factors being equal, lead to lower corporation tax payments by News International.   HL12290

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the responsibilities of chief scientists in Government departments include monitoring and reporting to the Secretary of State on the technical and scientific standards of the work of their staff and that of external consultants employed by the departments.   [I]Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
25% share of Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd
 HL12291

Lord Hunt of Chesterton to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are consulting the responsible United Nations technical agencies about plans to initiate geo-engineering climate-related field experiments in the atmosphere, ocean and on land, such as the Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council or distributing iron particles in the ocean funded by the Natural Environment Research Council. 
   [I]Category 4: Shareholdings (b)
25% share of Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants Ltd
 HL12292

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 11 August (WA 405), whether the mean figure of 2.13 which they cited for decayed, missing and filled teeth among 12-year-olds within the unfluoridated Manchester Primary Care Trust area was derived from the correct table, or whether 1.12 is the correct figure from the website they cited. 
   HL12293

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government why reserved places for Church of England bishops are included in a partially appointed and smaller House of Lords in their draft House of Lords Reform Bill.   HL12294

Lord Patel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are going to take to protect the public from any adverse affects arising from commercialisation and marketisation within the National Health Service.   HL12295

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures, including funding and technical assistance programmes, the United Kingdom is taking to support the work of South Sudan’s Audit Chamber.   HL12296

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures, including funding and technical assistance programmes, the United Kingdom is taking to assist South Sudan in building the capacity of South Sudan’s National Legislative Assembly both generally and specifically for oversight of government revenues and expenditures.   HL12297

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any pressure is being put by the United Kingdom on the negotiating teams from Sudan and South Sudan to agree a transparent and independently verified new oil export arrangement.   HL12298

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord De Mauley on 3 October (WA 131), whether the flexible early retirement terms being provided for Hilary Jackson, the director-general of the Northern Ireland Office, are generally available to staff on voluntary indication of their intention to leave the civil service; and what is the capitalised value of the proposed package. 
   HL12299

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the reason for the £5,914 million downward revision in public sector net borrowing in 2010–11 announced in September 2011; and how variations on this scale will be avoided in future.   HL12300

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 3 October (WA 112), given that The Review of the Effectiveness of Treatment for Alcohol Problems of the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse indicated that almost 75 per cent of those alcoholic clients who participated in the United Kingdom Alcohol Treatment Trials did not show a successful outcome, whether they will institute research into the proportion and amount of social security benefits expended by alcohol dependent claimants on their addiction.   HL12301

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Rayat London College remains a UK Border Agency Highly Trusted Sponsor; and which education oversight body last inspected, audited and approved the college, and when.   HL12302

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Confirmations of Acceptance for Studies for foreign students under tier 4 of the points-based system were filed with the UK Border Agency in 2010 by (a) privately funded institutions, and (b) publicly funded institutions; and how many of each were accepted.   HL12303

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Freud on 3 October (WA 178–9), whether they will instruct a civil servant in the course of his official duty to release publicly details of the social security benefits paid to the late Mahmoud Abu Rideh. 
   HL12304

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider the community in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to be at peace or at war since the 1974 Turkish intervention that followed the Nicos Sampson-led EOKA-B overthrow of President Makarios; and on what grounds the United Kingdom has maintained the subsequent unilateral embargo on the Turkish Cypriot community.   HL12305

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

5 September (19 September)

HL11585 Lord Warner [DfID]

HL11589 Lord Avebury [MoJ]

HL11639 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

HL11640 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

6 September (20 September)

HL11691 Lord Chidgey [DfT]

HL11695 Lord Chidgey [DfT]

7 September (21 September)

HL11713 Lord Adonis [HO]

HL11714 Lord Laird [HO]

8 September (22 September)

HL11743 Lord Morris of Manchester [HO]

HL11775 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [MoJ]

HL11786 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [MoJ]

HL11793 Lord Laird [DWP]

12 September (26 September)

HL11797 Lord Chidgey [CO]

HL11798 Lord Chidgey [CO]

HL11799 Lord Chidgey [CO]

HL11803 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

HL11804 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

13 September (27 September)

HL11852 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

HL11853 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

HL11884 Lord Ahmed [MoD]

HL11885 Lord Ahmed [MoD]

15 September (29 September)

HL11933 Lord Harrison [DfT]

HL11937 Baroness Smith of Basildon [HO]

HL11942 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead [DfID]

HL11957 Lord Tebbit [HO]

HL11988 Lord Boswell of Aynho [DWP]

HL11997 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL11998 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

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

[CO] 3

[DfID] 2

[DfT] 9

[DWP] 2

[HO] 7

[MoD] 2

[MoJ] 3

Bills in Progress 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) [HL]

Private Member’s

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

Torture (Damages) [HL]

Private Member’s

Electric Personal Vehicles (Use on Highways) [HL]

Private Member’s

Human Trafficking (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) [HL]

Private Member’s

Mental Health (Discrimination) [HL]

Private Member’s

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill [HL]

Private Member’s

Social Care Portability [HL]

Private Member’s

Marine Navigation [HL]

Private Member’s

Health and Social Care

Government

11 October

Company Remuneration [HL]

Private Member’s

Transport for London [HL]

Private

Waiting for Commitment

Defamation [HL]

Private Member’s

Committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee

City of London (Various Powers) [HL]

Private

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

11 October

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

Welfare Reform

Government

13 October

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment)

Government

25 October

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

21 October

Marine Navigation Aids [HL]

Private Member’s

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

Private Member’s

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

Private Member’s

Devolution (Time) [HL]

Private Member’s

Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) [HL]

Private Member’s

Parliament Square (Management) [HL]

Private Member’s

Coinage (Measurement)

Private Member’s

11 October

Scotland (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures

Government

19 October

Waiting for Report

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Localism

Government

12 October

Charities [HL] (Consolidation Bill)

Government

Education

Government

18 October

Waiting for Third Reading

Dog Control [HL]

Private Member’s

Live Music [HL]

Private Member’s

18 October

Sent to the Commons

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

Private Member’s

Re-Export Controls [HL]

Private Member’s

Building Regulations (Review) [HL]

Private Member’s

Pensions [HL] (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

Public Bodies [HL] (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

London Local Authorities [HL]

Private

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

Private

Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL]

Private

Returned to the Commons amended

Armed Forces

Government

Waiting for Royal Assent

Sovereign Grant

Government

Energy [HL]

Government

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 European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement) Order 2011

Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Community Infrastructure Levy Functions) Order 2011

Draft Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Inspections etc.) Regulations 2011

Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Appeals from Licensing Authority Decisions) (No. 2) Order 2011

Draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Value Added Tax Information) Regulations 2011

West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2011

Draft London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Advertising and Trading) (England) Regulations 2011

Draft Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Electoral Regions (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2011

Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Modifications of Enactments) Order 2011

17 October

Draft Medicines Act 1968 (Pharmacy) Order 2011

17 October

Draft Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2011

17 October

Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Second Agreement amending the Cotonou Agreement) Order 2011

17 October

Draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011

17 October

Draft Incidental Flooding and Coastal Erosion (England) Order 2011

17 October

Draft Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authorities) Order 2011

17 October

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Disqualification from Parliament) Order 2011

Draft First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Fees Order 2011

12 October

Draft Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Pupil Information by Welsh Ministers) Regulations 2011

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Praying time expires

To be considered

37th Report

Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

17 October

38th Report

Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2011

28 October

12 October

Instrument not reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Community Legal Service (Funding) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011

31 October

26 October

Legislative Reform Order in Progress 

Date of Laying

Report

Second-stage super-affirmative draft Order laid before the House and referred to the Regulatory Reform Committee

Draft Legislative Reform (Industrial and Provident Societies and Credit Unions) Order 2011

19 July

18th Report

National Policy Statement 

Scrutiny time expires

Consideration

Proposed National Policy Statement for Hazardous Waste

20 October

12 October

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

The date in brackets is the date of expiry of the statutory period

Report

To be considered

Proposal for order under paragraph 3 referred to the Joint Committee on Human Rights

Proposal for the Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2011 [14 October]

Committees 

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

Tuesday 11 October

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

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

10.30am

Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL]

Special Public Bill Committee

11.15am

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

Draft Financial Services Bill

Joint Committee

3.30pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 12 October

Draft Defamation Bill

Joint Committee

9.15am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment

10.00am

Constitution

Select Committee

10.00am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.00am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice and Institutions

4.00pm

Thursday 13 October

European Union

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

10.00am

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Monday 17 October

Draft House of Lords Reform Bill

Joint Committee

5.00pm
in the Moses Room

Tuesday 18 October

House Committee

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 19 October

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Thursday 20 October

European Union

EU Sub-Committee G Social Policies and Consumer Protection

9.30am

Monday 24 October

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Tuesday 25 October

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Tuesday 1 November

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 10 October 2011 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield.

1 Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Lord Williams of Baglan was ended.

Public Business

2 Media: ownership A question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Baroness Rawlings.

3 Economy: tourism A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Baroness Garden of Frognal.

4 Banking: quantitative easing A question was asked by Lord Barnett and answered by Lord Sassoon.

5 Death penalty A question was asked by Baroness Stern and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

6 Business of the House Baroness Anelay of St Johns, on behalf of Lord Strathclyde, moved that Standing Order 40(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Tuesday 11 October and Wednesday 12 October to enable proceedings on the Health and Social Care Bill to take place before oral questions. The motion was agreed to.

7 Live Music Bill [HL] The report was received.

8 Armed Forces Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments were agreed to. Amendments 2 and 8 were agreed to (see division lists 1 and 2). The bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.

9 Localism Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 190. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 199 was disagreed to (see division list 3). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 203J.

The House adjourned at 10.54pm until Tuesday 11 October at 11.00am.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 4A at 3.30pm.

Welfare Reform Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 22A. The Committee adjourned after amendment 30.

The Committee adjourned at 7.26pm.

Papers 

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

Command Paper

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

Hong Kong-Six-monthly Report on Hong Kong 1 January–30 June 2011.    (8196)

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.

2 Draft London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Advertising and Trading) (England) Regulations 2011, laid under the London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006.

3 Draft Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Electoral Regions (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2011, laid under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986.

4 Draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fees and Education, Registration and Registration of Appeals) (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2011, laid under the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001.   (2297)

2 Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 2011, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.   (2419)

3 (1) Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment Regulations 2011   (2423)

(2) Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 3) Regulations 2011   (2425)

laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992.

4 Social Security (Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Carer’s Allowance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011, laid under the European Communities Act 1972. 
     (2426)

5 Social Security (Work-focused Interviews for Lone Parents and Partners) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992.   (2428)

6 Education (Student Support) (European University Institute) Regulations 2010 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2011, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998.   (2430)

7 Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions Designation Order 2011, laid under the Traffic Management Act 2004.   (2431)

8 Child Trust Funds (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2011, laid under the Child Trust Funds Act 2004.   (2447)

9 Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules, laid under the Immigration Act 1971.   (-)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Boundary Commission for Wales Reports with Respect to the Areas Comprised in the Constituencies of Brecon and Radnorshire, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney; Ogmore and Pontypridd; Cardiff North, Cardiff South and Penarth; and Cardiff South, Penarth and Vale of Glamorgan, laid under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986.

2 Amendment List 35 to the Territorial Army Regulations 1978, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996.

Divisions on 10 October 2011 

Armed Forces Bill

Division No. 1

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff moved amendment 2, in clause 2, page 2, line 11, after "housing;" to insert:

"( ) in the operation of inquests;".

The House divided:

Contents 210

Not-contents 186

Contents

Aberdare, L.

Adebowale, L.

Adonis, L.

Ahmed, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Best, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Boyce, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Butler of Brockwell, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Chorley, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cobbold, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Coussins, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crawley, B.

Crisp, L.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Deech, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Eames, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B. [Teller]

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gavron, L.

Giddens, L.

Glasman, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Greenway, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Grocott, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollins, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kilclooney, L.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Lytton, E.

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.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mar, C.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Moonie, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Moser, L.

Murphy, B.

Myners, L.

Noon, L.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Ramsbotham, L. [Teller]

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Rogan, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sawyer, L.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Slim, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Sugar, L.

Swinfen, L.

Tanlaw, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Swynnerton, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wakefield, Bp.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warner, L.

Warnock, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Wedderburn of Charlton, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashcroft, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Ballyedmond, L.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Byford, B.

Campbell of Alloway, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fookes, B.

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.

German, L.

Gold, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greaves, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Loomba, L.

Lothian, M.

Lucas, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

Maddock, B.

Mancroft, L.

Maples, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Hendon, B.

Montrose, D.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Newby, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Popat, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Redesdale, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tordoff, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Waddington, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Armed Forces Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Craig of Radley moved amendment 8, after clause 23, to insert the new clause Commonwealth medals. The House divided:

Contents 208

Not-contents 194

Contents

Adebowale, L.

Adonis, L.

Ahmed, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bilston, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Borrie, L.

Boyce, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brooks of Tremorfa, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carey of Clifton, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Cobbold, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Condon, L.

Corston, B.

Coussins, B.

Craig of Radley, L. [Teller]

Craigavon, V.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Eames, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Erroll, E.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Fellowes, L.

Filkin, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gavron, L.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Glasman, L.

Golding, B.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Greenway, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Grocott, L.

Hannay of Chiswick, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayman, B.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hilton of Eggardon, B.

Hollick, L.

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.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kennedy of The Shaws, B.

Kestenbaum, L.

King of Bow, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laird, L.

Laming, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Leitch, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Listowel, E.

Low of Dalston, L.

Lytton, E.

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.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mar, C.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Huyton, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Noon, L.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Pannick, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Ramsbotham, L. [Teller]

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Rendell of Babergh, B.

Richard, L.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Rogan, L.

Rogers of Riverside, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sawyer, L.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Slim, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Smith of Gilmorehill, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thornton, B.

Touhig, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warner, L.

Warnock, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wedderburn of Charlton, L.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Winston, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Old Scone, B.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E. [Teller]

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Ballyedmond, L.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Campbell of Alloway, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chidgey, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Edmiston, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Fearn, L.

Fookes, B.

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.

German, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Greaves, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hooper, B.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hurd of Westwell, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkham, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

Maclennan of Rogart, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Magan of Castletown, L.

Mancroft, L.

Maples, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Hendon, B.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Montrose, D.

Moonie, L.

Moore of Lower Marsh, L.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Murphy, B.

Newby, L.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Parminter, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Popat, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Reay, L.

Rees of Ludlow, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L.

Skelmersdale, L.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Goss Moor, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Tordoff, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Waddington, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Localism Bill

Division No. 3

Lord Wills moved amendment 199, after clause 74, to insert the new clause Freedom of information and contracts. The House divided:

Contents 17

Not-contents 136

Contents

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Beecham, L.

Bradley, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Crawley, B.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

McAvoy, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Whitaker, B.

Wills, L. [Teller]

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Alderdice, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Ballyedmond, L.

Barker, B.

Best, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Browne of Belmont, L.

Browning, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Colville of Culross, V.

Cope of Berkeley, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

De Mauley, L.

Deben, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Eaton, B.

Eden of Winton, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

German, L.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greaves, L.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hooper, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

Inglewood, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mancroft, L.

Maples, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Parminter, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Popat, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Reay, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Skelmersdale, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stephen, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tope, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Verma, B.

Wakefield, Bp.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wigley, L.

Wilcox, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 11th October 2011