House of Lords Business

Contents

Items marked are new or have been altered

[I] indicates that the member concerned has a
relevant registered interest.

Bills marked § have been set down before the
expiry of the recommended minimum interval
between stages.

Tuesday 25 October 2011 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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.

*Lord Low of Dalston to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will set up an inquiry into the nature and extent of commercial lobbying of ministers, outside the normal processes of Government.

†Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Modifications of Enactments) Order 2011 Lord Wallace of Tankerness to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 July be approved. 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 17 October

§Health and Social Care Bill Committee [Earl Howe] 19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) Bill Committee [Baroness Garden of Frognal] 19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Future Business 

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.

†*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to offer St Paul’s cathedral any assistance in maintaining the right of access and passage to the cathedral.

†Privileges and Conduct The Chairman of Committees to move that Baroness Scotland of Asthal be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Graham of Edmonton, resigned.

Dog Control Bill [HL] Third Reading [Lord Redesdale]

†Education Bill Report (day 3) [Lord Hill of Oareford]

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)

Grand Committee in Committee Room 4A at 3.45pm

†Welfare Reform Bill Committee (day 8) [Lord Freud] 17th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

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.

Lord Strathclyde intends to move the following nine motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.

†European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement) Order 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) (No. 2) Order 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Al-Qaida (Asset-Freezing) Regulations 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Pupil Information by Welsh Ministers) Regulations 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Community Infrastructure Levy Functions) Order 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Legal Services Act 2007 (Appeals from Licensing Authority Decisions) (No. 2) Order 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 (Disclosure of Value Added Tax Information) Regulations 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

†West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Advertising and Trading) (England) Regulations 2011 Lord Strathclyde to move that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee.

Baroness Prosser to call attention to the changing world of employment; and to move for papers.

Lord Knight of Weymouth to call attention to the impact of Government policies on family budgets; and to move for papers.

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. (1½ hours)

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.

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011 Lord Sassoon to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 September be approved. 28th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 17 October

Pensions Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Lord Freud]

Localism Bill Third Reading [Baroness Hanham]

Grand Committee in Committee Room 4A at 3.30pm

Baroness Thornton to move that the Grand Committee do consider the Health Authorities (Membership and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2200).

†Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 Consideration in Grand Committee [Earl Howe] 29th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

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.

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill Committee (day 2) [Lord Henley] 16th and 20th Reports from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

†NHS Commissioning Board Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Order 2011 Baroness Thornton to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Order, laid before the House on 15 September, be annulled (SI 2011/2237). (Dinner break business)

†NHS Commissioning Board Authority Regulations 2011 Baroness Thornton to move that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Regulations, laid before the House on 15 September, be annulled (SI 2011/2250). (Dinner break business)

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

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.

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) Bill [HL] Report [Lord Dholakia]

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care Bill will continue.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

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; why funding has been arranged for an interim replacement project only in Scottish waters; and what provision they have made to protect the English coastline from oil spills.

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to call attention to the importance of the creative industries in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Newby to call attention to the Government’s role in supporting financial stability and economic growth in the European Union; and to move for papers.

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).

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

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.

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will consolidate all Landlord and Tenant legislation.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care Bill will continue.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Tuesday 8 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will issue the police with further advice or guidance on self-defence homicide cases, in the light of recent decisions by the Crown Prosecution Service.

*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are co-ordinating monetary and fiscal policy in the current economic climate.

*Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the devolved administrations concerning the future working of year-end financial flexibility.

Protection of Freedoms Bill Second Reading [Lord Henley] 18th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

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

Wednesday 9 November at 3.00pm

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to ensure that both the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities will be involved in Cyprus’s presidency of the European Union in the second half of 2012.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government which countries are actively involved alongside United Kingdom forces in action in both Afghanistan and Libya.

*Lord Hurd of Westwell to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to implement the recommendations identified in HM Chief Inspector of Prisons’ report of 10 August 2011 on HM Prison Wandsworth.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Health and Social Care Bill will continue.

Thursday 10 November at 11.00am

*Lord Elton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that Article 21 of the Convention on Cluster Munitions, incorporated in the Oslo Treaty of 2008, debars states party to that convention from promoting the adoption by other states of another convention containing weaker restrictions on the use of such weapons.

*Baroness Quin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what studies they have carried out on the trends in numbers of students studying for A levels and other further education qualifications.

*Lord Phillips of Sudbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce the volume of primary and secondary legislation being introduced in Parliament.

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).

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

Monday 14 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Sure Start centres have been closed since the Coalition came into power; and how many have had their funding cut in real terms.

*Lord Knight of Weymouth to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures are being taken to assist families in the United Kingdom to cope with increasing food prices.

*Baroness Morgan of Drefelin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the cancer drug fund.

*Baroness Scotland of Asthal to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the recent News Corporation bid for full ownership of BSkyB, what assessment they have made of the legislation relevant to the bid; and what deficiencies in the legislation they have identified.

Tuesday 15 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Grantchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will take to prevent journalists from citing the protection of sources as a means of avoiding prosecution for illegal activities such as phone hacking.

*Lord Glentoran to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the possible sale of British Midland International, what they are doing to protect Heathrow landing slots for flights to and from Northern Ireland.

*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what evaluation they have made of the impact of the new student visa rules on the intake of overseas students in United Kingdom universities for the academic year 2011–12.

Wednesday 16 November at 11.00am

*Lord Peston to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the level of youth unemployment to begin to fall.

*Lord Pannick to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to amend the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 so that the President of the Supreme Court is not required to chair the selection commission for the appointment of his successor.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to Bahrain regarding a fair retrial in the civilian courts for the 20 doctors and nurses detained in relation to the protests there.

†Monday 21 November at 2.30pm

†*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what provision there will be for national early diagnosis campaigns for serious diseases following the enactment of the Health and Social Care Bill.

†*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on 8 September (HC Deb, col 543), how they will ensure higher prominence for children’s public service channels on electronic programming guides.

†*Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that funds allocated to international development are spent in accordance with their objectives.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 29 November for debate on 15 December. 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.

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 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.

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to call attention to how Parliament is responding to the changes brought about by the continuing devolution of powers to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales; and to move for papers.

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 Alton of Liverpool to call attention to conflict, famine, and development issues in the Horn of Africa, Sudan, and the Great Lakes Region of Africa; and to move for papers.

Lord Browne of Ladyton to call attention to the NATO Deterrence and Defence Posture Review, the United Kingdom’s role in this process, and the implications of changing NATO’s deterrence posture for European security and the relationship with Russia; and to move for papers.

Lord Davies of Stamford to call attention to the future of the Eurozone and its implications for the United Kingdom economy; 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 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

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

Lord Hannay of Chiswick to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU Internal Security Strategy (17th Report, HL Paper 149). 24 May 2011

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU Financial Supervisory Framework: an update (20th Report, HL Paper 181). 21 July 2011

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Sovereign Credit Ratings: Shooting the Messenger? (21st Report, HL Paper 189). 21 July 2011

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope to move that this House takes note of the Annual Report for 2010–11 of the Information Committee (First Report, HL Paper 190). 21 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 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 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 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 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.

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 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.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are reviewing their guidelines in relation to the sentencing and imprisonment of former armed services personnel, in the light of the report published by the Howard League for Penal Reform on 23 June following an independent inquiry chaired by Sir John Nutting QC.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 24 October and due for answer by 7 November.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons, including children and prisoners held without charge or trial.   HL12702

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning action by the Israel Defence Force against a peaceful protest on 21 October at Bil’in near the separation barrier.   HL12703

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning the arrest of Ashraf Abu Rahmah, a demonstrator at Bil’in on 21 October.   HL12704

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last made representations to the government of Israel regarding Israel’s adherence to international law in the West Bank of Palestine. 
   HL12705

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance the Department for International Development provides ethnic women from Burma who have been raped by Burmese army soldiers. 
   HL12706

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much aid will be provided for cross-border assistance in Burma in the current financial year.   HL12707

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the Corporation of Trinity House spent on hosting table 30 at the Lloyd’s List Awards, Global 2011, held on 20 September; how many members of staff attended; how much Trinity House spent on subsistence at the event; and whether this was sanctioned by the Government.   HL12708

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government in what ways they expect credit easing to act differently from quantitative easing.   HL12709

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they expect each additional unit of quantitative easing to have declining marginal efficacy.   HL12710

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they plan to take to reduce the rate of inflation in United Kingdom.   HL12711

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to supply funding or guarantees to the European Financial Stability Fund (EFSF); and whether they will allow United Kingdom banks to benefit from the EFSF, either directly or indirectly.   HL12712

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom will subscribe additional funds to the International Monetary Fund to meet the demands of the European financial crisis.   HL12713

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of present uncertainty about bank regulation on the level of bids for the taxpayer’s investment in Northern Rock.   HL12714

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 19 October (WA 71–2), when research licence R0122 permitted the specific creation of human embryos for research papers.   HL12715

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 19 October (WA 71–2), on what date did the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority first notify gamete providers that their resulting embryos were used in research without their consent under Research Licence R0075 at Centre 0102; and at which other licensed centres this is known to have occurred.   HL12716

Lord Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to establish clinical networks for dementia in the light of the provisions of the Health and Social Care Bill.   [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
President, Flintshire Alzheimer’s Society
 HL12717

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Wilcox on 19 October (WA 72), which European Union member states are introducing day 1 rights for equal treatment under Article 5(4) of the European Union agency workers directive; and what discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland about (a) their plans for transposition of the directive, and (b) any proposed qualifying period before which equal treatment will not apply on an assignment.   HL12718

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 19 October (WA 78), how many confirmation of acceptance for studies visas were assigned in each of the last three years to Rayat London College and Lampton College in Hounslow; whether those colleges are trusted by the UK Border Agency; and whether they will review the position of the British Accreditation Council which accredited those colleges.   HL12719

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 20 October (WA 91), how much compensation has been repaid to Landsbanki depositors; what they estimate the shortfall to be between what may be recovered and the amount owing to HM Treasury on such deposits; and whether they intend to levy any such estimated amount on the United Kingdom financial services sector.   HL12720

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of proposals for individual electoral registration, whether they will review relevant procedures to ensure that non-British nationals who apply to register to vote are dealt with in a standardised manner; and whether they plan to make it a statutory duty that the necessary steps to check such applicants’ immigration status are taken in all cases.   HL12721

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to recover the costs of the trial from the compensation paid to Aidan McKeever following his High Court case against the Ministry of Defence.   HL12722

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will instruct the British Ambassador to Libya to visit Abdul Baset al Megrahi in Tripoli and ascertain his state of health.   HL12723

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence have any plans to produce clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C; and, if so, when they expect these will be published.   HL12724

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their reasons for reservations to the EU Commission’s proposal for a directive on the right of access to a lawyer in criminal proceedings and on the right to communicate on arrest.   HL12725

Lord Morris of Manchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to put in place a moratorium on the development of shale gas and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) pending further assessment of the environmental and health impacts of fracking.   HL12726

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were claiming jobseeker’s allowance in each of the London Boroughs and the City of London in the last period for which figures are available.   HL12727

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government which neighbourhoods in each of the London Boroughs and the City of London have qualified for Communities First Funding.   HL12728

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they make prior assessments of the levels of gendercide involving female babies in countries to which they propose to make foreign aid available. 
   HL12729

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom representative to the United Nations has raised the issue of gendercide in 2011 to date.   HL12730

Lord Patten to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are (a) considering availability for work surveys amongst those presently camping in support of the Occupy the Stock Exchange protests by St Paul’s Cathedral and Finsbury Square, City of London, and (b) making special arrangements for the payment of social benefits to those persons.   HL12731

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will lead negotiations with the National Transitional Council in Libya to secure compensation for the victims of IRA violence.   HL12732

Lord Empey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether negotiations with the National Transitional Council in Libya to secure compensation for victims of IRA violence will be left to private individuals or their legal representatives to initiate.   HL12733

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all out-of-court disposals are properly recorded on an offender’s criminal record.   HL12734

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many persistent offenders were given out-of-court settlements in 2010.   HL12735

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the same definitions of which offences can receive out-of-court disposals are used by all police forces; and who monitors whether that is the case.   HL12736

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps have been taken to ensure consistency across police forces for out-of-court disposals in general and community resolutions in particular.   HL12737

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government when national guidance will be issued on a reporting system for the public to know more about out-of-court disposals and community resolutions.   HL12738

The Lord Bishop of Hereford to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much the Magistrates’ Courts cost in (a) 2005, and (b) 2010.   HL12739

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on jobs in each region of the United Kingdom of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. 
   HL12740

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

5 September (19 September)

HL11639 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath [HO]

8 September (22 September)

HL11743 Lord Morris of Manchester [HO]

13 September (27 September)

HL11884 Lord Ahmed [MoD]

HL11885 Lord Ahmed [MoD]

15 September (29 September)

HL11942 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead [DfID]

HL11997 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

3 October (17 October)

HL12026 Lord Harrison [DEFRA]

4 October (18 October)

HL12093 Lord Sheikh [HO]

HL12112 Lord Dykes [DfT]

HL12132 Lord Roberts of Conwy [WO]

HL12133 Lord Roberts of Conwy [WO]

5 October (19 October)

HL12173 Viscount Simon [DfT]

HL12188 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12189 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12190 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12192 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12193 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12202 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

HL12203 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfID]

6 October (20 October)

HL12245 Lord Hylton [DfID]

HL12265 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12266 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

10 October (24 October)

HL12278 The Lord Bishop of Guildford [FCO]

HL12283 Lord Janner of Braunstone [FCO]

HL12296 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead [DfID]

HL12297 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead [DfID]

HL12305 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [FCO]

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

[DEFRA] 1

[DfID] 5

[DfT] 11

[FCO] 3

[HO] 3

[MoD] 2

[WO] 2

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

Company Remuneration [HL]

Private Member’s

Protection of Freedoms (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

8 November

Scrap Metal Dealers (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment)

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

Committed to a Select Committee

City of Westminster [HL]

Private

Leeds City Council

Private

2 November

Reading Borough Council

Private

2 November

Canterbury City Council

Private

2 November

Nottingham City Council

Private

2 November

Committed to a Grand Committee

Welfare Reform

Government

26 October

London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (Amendment) (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

25 October

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

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

Scotland (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures

Government

1 November

Health and Social Care (Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Consent Motion, Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)

Government

25 October

Waiting for Report

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

2 November

Charities [HL] (Consolidation Bill)

Government

Education

Government

26 October

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

Waiting for Third Reading

Dog Control [HL]

Private Member’s

26 October

Localism

Government

31 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

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

Government

Live Music [HL]

Private Member’s

London Local Authorities [HL]

Private

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

Private

Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL]

Private

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Amendments

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

Government

31 October

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Reason

Armed Forces

Government

Waiting for Royal Assent

Coinage (Measurement)

Private Member’s

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 Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Inspections etc.) Regulations 2011

Draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) (No. 2) Order 2011

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

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

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

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

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

25 October

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

31 October

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Disqualification from Parliament) Order 2011

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

Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Community Infrastructure Levy Functions) Order 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 Al-Qaida (Asset-Freezing) Regulations 2011

Negative Instruments 

Praying time expires

To be considered

Instrument not reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

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

31 October

26 October

Health Authorities (Membership and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2011

4 November

31 October

NHS Commissioning Board Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Order 2011

10 November

1 November

NHS Commissioning Board Authority Regulations 2011

10 November

1 November

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 reported from the Joint Committee on Human Rights

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

19th Report

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 25 October

European Union

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

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Communications

Select Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Select Committee

3.30pm

Science and Technology

Sub Committee I Higher Education in STEM subjects

3.30pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Draft Financial Services Bill

Joint Committee

3.30pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 26 October

Constitution

Select Committee

10.00am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs

10.30am

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice and Institutions

4.00pm

Thursday 27 October

European Union

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

10.00am

Audit

Domestic Committee

2.00pm

Monday 31 October

Privacy and Injunctions

Joint Committee

2.00pm
in the Moses Room

Tuesday 1 November

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 2 November

Canterbury City Council Bill Leeds City Council Bill Nottingham City Council Bill Reading Borough Council Bill

Select Committee

10.00am

Thursday 3 November

European Union

EU Sub-Committee G Social Policies and Consumer Protection

9.30am

Wednesday 23 November

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 24 October 2011 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds.

1 Lord Singh of Wimbledon Indarjit Singh, Esquire, CBE, having been created Baron Singh of Wimbledon, of Wimbledon in the London Borough of Merton, for life by Letters Patent dated 12 October 2011, was introduced between Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws and Lord Carey of Clifton, made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

2 Lord Curry of Kirkharle Sir Donald Thomas Younger Curry, Knight, CBE, having been created Baron Curry of Kirkharle, of Kirkharle in the County of Northumberland, for life by Letters Patent dated 13 October 2011, was introduced between Lord Plumb and Baroness Byford, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Select Committee Report

3 Procedure of the House 
The 7th Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 206)

Public Business

4 Health: cardiology A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds and answered by Earl Howe.

5 Health: healthcare assistants A question was asked by Baroness Wall of New Barnet and answered by Earl Howe.

6 Crime: youth justice A question was asked by Lord Warner and answered by Lord McNally.

7 Schools: sex and relationships education A question was asked by Baroness Gould of Potternewton and answered by Lord Hill of Oareford.

8 Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

9 Coinage (Measurement) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.

10 Education Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 55. Amendments were agreed to. Amendments 57A and 58 were disagreed to (see division lists 1 and 2). An amendment was negatived. The report stage was adjourned.

11 European Union Council Lord Strathclyde repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

12 Animals: experimentation A question was asked by Lord Wills and, after debate, answered by Lord Henley.

13 Education Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 62. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 63A was disagreed to (see division list 3). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 63A.

The House adjourned at 9.55pm until Tuesday 25 October at 2.30pm.

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 50A. The Committee adjourned after clause 14 was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 7.44pm.

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 10 October, was withdrawn:

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

Command Papers

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

1 Constitutional Reform-Government response to the Reports of the Constitution Committee, the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee and the House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee on the Cabinet Manual.    (8213)

2 Planning-Draft National Policy Statement for Ports.    (-)

Affirmative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:

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

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988.    (2516)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Strategic Plan for 2012–15 of the General Pharmaceutical Council, laid under the Pharmacy Order 2010.

2 Report for 2010–11 of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration on complaint handling by Government departments and public bodies, laid under the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967.

Divisions on 24 October 2011 

Education Bill

Division No. 1

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved amendment 57C, in clause 27, page 28, line 8, to leave out "during the relevant phase of their education" and insert "from the beginning of the school year in which the majority of pupils in the pupil’s class attain the age of 14". The House divided:

Contents 169

Not-contents 233

Contents

Adebowale, L.

Ahmed, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bilston, L.

Borrie, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Donaghy, B.

Drake, B.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gavron, L.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Gilbert, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Goudie, B.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hylton, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kestenbaum, L.

King of Bow, B.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kingsmill, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Layard, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Lister of Burtersett, B.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Mitchell, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Noon, L.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Puttnam, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Richard, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

Skidelsky, L.

Smith of Finsbury, L.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

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.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bannside, 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.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Clement-Jones, L.

Cobbold, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Coussins, B.

Cox, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Feldman, L.

Fink, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goodlad, L.

Greenway, L.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hollins, B.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Leicester, Bp.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Mar, C.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Meacher, B.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Murphy, B.

Naseby, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbourne, L.

Northover, B.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Paisley of St George’s, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Quirk, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ripon and Leeds, Bp.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Fawsley, L.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Sterling of Plaistow, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Tebbit, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tombs, L.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warnock, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Education Bill

Division No. 2

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved amendment 58, in clause 27, page 28, line 25, after "apprenticeships", to insert:

"( ) is provided by a person who attends the premises, and has a relevant qualification in careers guidance who meets such quality assurance standards as the Secretary of State shall require,"

The House divided:

Contents 161

Not-contents 225

Contents

Ahmed, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Barnett, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bilston, L.

Borrie, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Bragg, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Christopher, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Coity, L.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Desai, L.

Donaghy, B.

Drake, B.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Ford, B.

Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Gale, B.

Gavron, L.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Gilbert, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, L.

Harrison, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskel, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Healy of Primrose Hill, B.

Henig, B.

Hollick, L.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Howie of Troon, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Hylton, L.

Irvine of Lairg, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

King of Bow, B.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kingsmill, B.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, 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.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Martin of Springburn, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Drefelin, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prescott, L.

Prosser, B.

Puttnam, L.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Richard, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sheldon, L.

Sherlock, B.

Simon, V.

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.

Temple-Morris, L.

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.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Wigley, L.

Wilkins, B.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Aberdare, L.

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Allenby of Megiddo, V.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Bannside, L.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Bhatia, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blencathra, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bowness, L.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brookeborough, V.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Chester, Bp.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Coussins, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dundee, E.

Dykes, L.

Edmiston, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Feldman, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glendonbrook, L.

Gold, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grey-Thompson, B.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harries of Pentregarth, L.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hollins, B.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kramer, B.

Laming, L.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lucas, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Mar, C.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Meacher, B.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Mogg, L.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Murphy, B.

Naseby, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newby, L.

Newton of Braintree, L.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Paisley of St George’s, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Patel, L.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Ramsbotham, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Ripon and Leeds, Bp.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Fawsley, L.

Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stephen, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Tebbit, L.

Tenby, V.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tombs, L.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Waldegrave of North Hill, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walpole, L.

Warnock, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wilson of Tillyorn, L.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Education Bill

Division No. 3

Baroness Hughes of Stretford moved amendment 63A, in clause 34, page 33, line 24, at end to insert:

"( ) In section 84 (code for school admissions) in subsection (2) after "requirements" insert "which ensure fair access to opportunity for education",

( ) In section 84 (code for school admissions) in subsection (2) after "other matters" insert "which ensure fair access to opportunity for education"."

The House divided:

Contents 44

Not-contents 118

Contents

Bach, L.

Bannside, L.

Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Cobbold, L.

Coussins, B.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Foulkes of Cumnock, L.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Henig, B.

Hollis of Heigham, B.

Howarth of Newport, L.

Hughes of Stretford, B.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Listowel, E.

McAvoy, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Paisley of St George’s, B.

Prescott, L.

Puttnam, L.

Quirk, L.

Ripon and Leeds, Bp.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Snape, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Wigley, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Alderdice, L.

Alton of Liverpool, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Attlee, E.

Avebury, L.

Barker, B.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Blencathra, L.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Brinton, B.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Burnett, L.

Byford, B.

Caithness, E.

Cathcart, E.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Donoughue, L.

Dundee, E.

Edmiston, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Forsyth of Drumlean, L.

Fowler, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Garel-Jones, L.

Geddes, L.

Glasgow, E.

Glendonbrook, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Henley, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Loomba, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Marlesford, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.

Noakes, B.

Northbourne, L.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Redesdale, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sheikh, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Slim, V.

Steel of Aikwood, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trenchard, V.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Verma, B.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 25th October 2011