House of Lords Business

Tuesday 1 November 2011 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*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.

†*Lord Collins of Highbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to act on the nearly 50 per cent rise, since 2005, in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the United Kingdom.

†Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 Earl Howe to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 October be approved. 29th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, considered in Grand Committee on 31 October

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, 19th Report from the Constitution Committee

Education Bill Report (day 4) [Lord Hill of Oareford] 20th 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)

Grand Committee in Committee Room 4A at 3.30pm

Welfare Reform Bill Committee (day 9) [Lord Freud] 17th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Future Business 

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.

†*Lord Ezra to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the prospects for carbon capture and storage after the withdrawal of the Longannet project.

†Procedure of the House The Chairman of Committees to move that Lord True be appointed an alternate member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Hunt of Wirral, resigned.

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

Health and Social Care Bill Committee (day 2) [Earl Howe] 19th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 18th Report from the Constitution Committee

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, 20th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

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.

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

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.

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

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. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

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.

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

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.

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

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.

*Lord Risby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking regarding the current situation in Syria through the United Nations and neighbouring countries.

Tuesday 22 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Renton of Mount Harry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to exploit further the United Kingdom’s natural resources of tidal power.

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for the outcome of the Durban climate change conference starting on 28 November, and what steps they have taken to ensure maximum possible global ownership of the agenda.

*Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they continue to support European Integration.

Wednesday 23 November at 3.00pm

*Lord Selkirk of Douglas to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will continue to make representatiions to the National Transitional Council of Libya to make available any evidence in their possession concerning the attack on Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie in 1988 to the Lord Advocate and the Scottish police to assist their investigation.

*Baroness Knight of Collingtree to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to fund research into more effective flu vaccines, in the light of the recent report in the Lancet.

*Baroness Walmsley to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to commence the duty on school governing bodies to invite and consider pupils’ views, introduced through section 187 of the Education and Skills Act 2008.

Thursday 24 November at 11.00am

*Baroness Gale to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will take to reduce the level of violence against women and girls in the United Kingdom.

*Lord Clinton-Davis to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have regarding the future of the law on unfair dismissal.

*Lord Steel of Aikwood to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to take action regarding the retail price of fuel at motorway service stations.

Friday 25 November at 10.00am

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Pearson of Rannoch]

Human Trafficking (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord McColl of Dulwich]

†Monday 28 November at 2.30pm

†*Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they are giving to provisions concerning the export and re-export of arms.

†*Baroness O’Loan to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking within the European Union to support the governments of Spain and France to secure peace following the declaration by ETA of a definitive cessation of all armed action.

†*Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recommendations by the Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency on how the Agency manages foreign national prisoners.

†*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment the Gambling Commission has undertaken of the contribution being made to good causes by The Health Lottery.

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.

Baroness King of Bow to call attention to the future of the adoption system in the United Kingdom; and to move for papers.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to call attention to the Report of the Joint Committee on the draft Defamation Bill (HL Paper 203); 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 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

Lord Fowler to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on HIV and AIDS in the United Kingdom (HL Paper 188). 1 September 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.

Motion relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House takes note of the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 1511). 40th Report from the Merits Committee

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.

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.

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.
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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.

Lord Skidelsky to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for securing economic growth.

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans for the future of the United Kingdom civil aviation industry.

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 31 October and due for answer by 14 November.

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 26 October (WA 154), whether HM Treasury has asked the Bank of England why it did not purchase eligible private sector assets under quantitative easing as it agreed to do in response to the letter sent by the previous Chancellor of the Exchequer to the Governor of the Bank on 29 January 2009; if so, what answer it received; and when.   HL12915

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the most recent announcements from the European Union and others on resolving the European financial crisis will lead to any increase in the United Kingdom’s revenue or capital exposures, direct or indirect, including guarantees and uncalled capital, to the European Central Bank or the European Investment Bank.   HL12916

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Green Investment Bank will become operational; and whether it will qualify as a bank for regulatory and capital and risk capital purposes. 
   HL12917

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the latest period of 12 months for which they possess the information, how many claims for child benefit took more than three months to determine; how many were outstanding at the end of each week beyond three months; and what proportion of the total number of claims these figures represent.   HL12918

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the latest period of 12 months for which they possess the information, what were the main reasons for claims for child benefit taking longer than three months to process.   HL12919

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for the latest period of 12 months for which they possess the information, how many claimants with mental health conditions had their Employment and Support Allowance stopped as a result of failing to attend assessments.   HL12920

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the fairness and efficacy of the eight week extension for child benefit when the main carer for a child changes; and what are the reasons for this rule.   HL12921

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will publish the Eminent Persons Group’s report on human rights in the Commonwealth.   HL12922

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what has been the total public expenditure incurred by the Chilcot inquiry to date.   HL12923

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Chilcot inquiry is expected to be concluded.   HL12924

Baroness Coussins to ask Her Majesty’s Government why Government support has been withdrawn from the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz; and whether the views of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills were sought and taken into account before the decision was made.   HL12925

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they intend to reply to the letter sent by Mr David Whyte to the Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, Mr Andrew Robathan, concerning nuclear test veterans; and whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of their reply.   HL12926

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they are giving to the government of Southern Sudan to assist with expediting their application to join the Commonwealth. 
   HL12927

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what reports they have received on the levels of violence and the conditions which currently apply in Southern Kordofan.   HL12928

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the United Nations Mapping Exercise report published last October into war crimes committed in Congo. 
   HL12929

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of the international peace-keepers in Abyei; and what long-term consideration they are giving to the nature of peace-keeping in Africa, following recent events in Abyei, Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan.   HL12930

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Sudan about the citizenship and status of the country’s non-Arab minority. 
   HL12931

Lord Morris of Manchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have about the theft of a war memorial statue in Tidworth on 17 October; and what action they are planning to take. 
   HL12932

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many serious breaches of discipline have been established in the North Yorkshire police area over the past three years; and how many officers have been disciplined, been dismissed or have resigned prematurely during that period.   HL12933

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Professor Declan Murphy’s original evidential medical report relating to Gary McKinnon has been submitted and accepted in its entirety for consideration by the Home Secretary.   HL12934

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Autism Spectrum Disorder is regarded by the Department of Health as a lifelong condition irrespective of when the diagnosis is obtained or when that diagnosis comes into the public domain.   HL12935

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have had discussions with the government of South Africa concerning the rendition of Zimbabwean nationals who seek asylum in South Africa; and what information they have received about alleged deaths in police custody in Zimbabwe of those rendered.   HL12936

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the policy of the European Union that accession states must agree to adopt the Euro as their currency as a condition of membership. 
   HL12937

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take in response to the resumption of rocket attacks from Gaza on southern Israel that restarted on 26 October. 
   HL12938

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take in the light of the resumption of violence by Hamas if they continue to pursue violence rather than negotiations. 
   HL12939

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the results of the recent election in Tunisia.   HL12940

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of hate education within Palestinian Authority schools; and what action they intend to take as a result. 
   HL12941

Lord Janner of Braunstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the Arab League about the repression in Syria.   HL12942

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the National Quality Board has met recently to discuss musculoskeletal conditions.   HL12943

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent estimate they have made of the impact of musculoskeletal services on other NHS and social care services.   HL12944

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to bring forward new measures to encourage best practice in referral to physiotherapy.   HL12945

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to enable more patients with rheumatoid arthritis to self-refer to physiotherapy services.   HL12946

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the additional powers to be given to Commissioner Olli Rehn to supervise national fiscal policies, designed to centralise economic governance powers in Europe; whether they will apply to the United Kingdom; and, if so, whether they will be subject to approval by both Houses of Parliament and in a referendum.   HL12947

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the desirability of supporting the building of thorium-fuelled nuclear power stations in preference to uranium-fuelled stations.   HL12948

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McNally on 9 February (WA 74) concerning the West Lothian question, when the commission to consider the matter is likely to report its conclusions.   HL12949

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are considering to ensure that encampments are not allowed to be set up on public areas or private land.   HL12950

Lord Stoddart of Swindon to ask the Leader of the House, further to the Statement he repeated on 24 October concerning Libya and the European Council meeting (HL Deb, cols 550–3), whether in the future when two important and separate subjects are contained in one statement they will arrange that forty minutes are available for back-bench questions.   HL12951

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 26 October (WA 168), once commercial negotiations have been completed between the manufacturer and the financier of the new stock for London Midland, why further negotiations involving the Department for Transport are necessary.   HL12952

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in their consideration of longer railway franchises lasting for up to fifteen years, how much flexibility there will be for the franchisee in organising train services to keep them relevant to changing demand.   HL12953

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McNally on 27 October (WA 175–6), in the light of more sophisticated means of detecting the use of vehicles which are not insured through the increased use of police vehicles equipped with automatic number plate recognition equipment, to what they attribute the fall in numbers of convictions.   HL12954

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government when the Restraint Advisory Board will report back on its assessment of the safety and appropriateness of all restraint techniques used in the under-18 secure estate; and whether its report will be made public.   HL12955

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Ministry of Justice, the Youth Justice Board and the Restraint Advisory Board have sought or obtained legal advice on the lawfulness of pain compliant restraint techniques in the under-18 secure estate.   HL12956

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the official criteria for the completion of exception incident reports relating to children held in Young Offender Institutions, Secure Training Centres and Secure Children’s Homes.   HL12957

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many exception incident reports have been submitted to the Youth Justice Board in each of the last seven years by (a) Young Offender Institutions, (b) Secure Training Centres, and (c) Secure Children’s Homes.   HL12958

Baroness Stern to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many exception incident reports have been submitted to Ministers in each of the last seven years by (a) Young Offender Institutions, (b) Secure Training Centres, and (c) Secure Children’s Homes.   HL12959

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many NHS service reconfigurations have been referred to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel since May 2010; how many of those reconfigurations have been referred back to the Secretary of State for Health for final decisions; on how many occasions his decision has disagreed with the Panel’s recommendation; and how many decisions has he made on service reconfigurations without reference to the Panel.   HL12960

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what basis they decide which bills should be submitted for the Prince of Wales’s or Queen’s consent.   HL12961

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government which bills in the last five years they have submitted for the Prince of Wales’s or Queen’s consent, or both; and, in each case, what was the prerogative or interest affected on the basis of which consent was sought.   HL12962

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any bill in the last five years has been altered as a result of comments from the Prince of Wales or the Queen; and in what way.   HL12963

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will, in future, publish all correspondence between Ministers and the Prince of Wales and the Queen in connection with bills for which their consent is sought.   HL12964

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are supporting the efforts of Egypt to restore comprehensive ceasefires in and around Gaza.   HL12965

Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are giving to the government of the Isle of Man in aligning their business tax system with the European Union Code of Conduct for Business Taxation.   HL12966

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role played by minerals mined in rebel-held territories in fuelling, funding or sustaining the wars in Congo.   HL12967

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to prevent minerals mined in rebel-held territories in Congo being sold in the United Kingdom. 
   HL12968

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to identify neighbourhoods with a high risk of social disturbances similar to those which occurred in August 2011; and what measures are in place or being prepared to deal with identified risks.   HL12969

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made an assessment of whether the Metropolitan Police have adequate intelligence about the gangs in Greater London, where they are located, and who their leaders are.   HL12970

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being taken to prevent members of gangs in Greater London from being involved in criminal activity.   HL12971

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action is being pursued to reduce or eliminate the adverse effects for involvement in crime of truancy, school exclusion, low educational attainment and socially deprived neighbourhoods.   HL12972

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people died in police custody in 2010 and 2011 to date; and what are the ethnic origins of the deceased.   HL12973

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have evidence of a higher prevalence of mental illness among the United Kingdom’s African, Caribbean and mixed race communities; and why there is a disproportionality of detention rates under the Mental Health Act 1983 affecting men of African or Caribbean origin.   HL12974

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Nick Clegg, receives a pension from the European Commission; and, if so, what is the annual amount of that pension, and whether the terms of that pension constrain his actions.   HL12975

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the expected increase in caesarean section rates in the United Kingdom which would result from women being given the right to choose a caesarean section.   HL12976

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the expected increased cost to the National Health Service which would result from women being given the right to choose a caesarean section.   HL12977

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of what the health impact would be to a woman demanding an unplanned caesarean section in the first or second stage of labour.   HL12978

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate they have made of the impact on maternity unit staff which would result from women being given the right to choose a caesarean section.   HL12979

Lord Watson of Invergowrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, prior to, at, or subsequent to the meeting of United Nations member states held at the World Health Organisation headquarters in Geneva on 7 September they submitted any amendments to the draft text of the Political Declaration on Social Determinants of Health.   HL12980

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they do not support the proposed moving of Heathrow Airport to the Thames Estuary; and under what conditions they would support such a move.   HL12981

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Saltaire on 26 October (WA 168) concerning the promotion of the Irish language, whether they will place in the Library of the House a copy of their memorandum of understanding with the government of Ireland of 1 February 2000.   HL12982

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what annual budget has been set aside for the report into the death of Patrick Finucane.   HL12983

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House all of the correspondence during September and October 2011 between the Northern Ireland Office and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.   HL12984

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether following the Belfast Agreement of 1998 and the St Andrews Agreement the Irish language and the Ulster Scots language are expected to be treated with equality in the United Kingdom.   HL12985

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have discussed with Ofcom when it will publish the outcome of the appeals by news and magazine websites against The Authority for Television On Demand’s decision that they are On-Demand Programme Services as defined in section 368A of the Communications Act 2003.   HL12986

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many complaints The Authority for Television On Demand has received about editorial content on On-Demand Services in each month in 2010 and in January–October 2011.   HL12987

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government what estimate The Authority for Television On Demand has made of the financial cost incurred in investigating and dealing with each complaint. 
   HL12988

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many complaints about editorial content on On-Demand Services have resulted in a decision that The Authority for Television On Demand’s code has been breached.   HL12989

Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff and board members are employed by The Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD); and what were (a) the salary costs, (b) the recruitment costs, (c) the pension contributions, and (d) the office running costs for ATVOD for the years 2010 and 2011 to date.   HL12990

Lord Stevens of Ludgate to ask Her Majesty’s Government how long, on average, is the time taken for the Financial Services Authority to approve a non-executive director appointment for an authorised firm (a) between the receipt of the application and the granting of an interview, and (b) between the granting of an interview and the date of final approval.   HL12991

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]

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]

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]

6 October (20 October)

HL12245 Lord Hylton [DfID]

HL12265 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12266 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

11 October (25 October)

HL12332 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12333 Lord Bradshaw [DfT]

HL12342 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DEFRA]

HL12355 Lord Ashcroft [DfID]

HL12357 Lord Ashcroft [DfID]

12 October (26 October)

HL12376 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [WO]

HL12379 Lord Morris of Manchester [DCMS]

HL12396 Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town [DfT]

HL12399 Lord Janner of Braunstone [MoD]

HL12418 Lord Laird [DWP]

13 October (27 October)

HL12444 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DfT]

17 October (31 October)

HL12488 Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay [MoD]

HL12500 Lord Kennedy of Southwark [DWP]

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

[DCMS] 1

[DEFRA] 2

[DfID] 4

[DfT] 13

[DWP] 2

[HO] 3

[MoD] 2

[WO] 3

Bills in Progress 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Referred to the Examiners

Bank of Ireland (UK) plc

Private

Waiting for Second Reading

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) [HL]

Private Member’s

25 November

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

Torture (Damages) [HL]

Private Member’s

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

Private Member’s

25 November

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

1 November

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

2 November

Waiting for Report

Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

2 November

Charities [HL] (Consolidation Bill)

Government

Education

Government

1 November

House of Lords Reform [HL]

Private Member’s

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

Government

15 November

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

Dog Control [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

Returned to the Commons Amended

Localism

Government

Waiting for Consideration of Commons Amendments

Public Bodies [HL]

Government

Waiting for Royal Assent

Coinage (Measurement)

Private Member’s

Armed Forces

Government

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

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 Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Inspections etc.) Regulations 2011

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

Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011

Draft Water Supply (Amendment to the Threshold Requirement) Regulations 2011

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

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

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

Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

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

1 November

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

Draft Insolvency Act 1986 (Disqualification from Parliament) Order 2011

Negative Instruments 

Instruments reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

Praying time expires

To be considered

40th Report

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (HC 1511)

18 November

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

18 November

Instruments not reported by the Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee

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 Committee Bulletin.

Tuesday 1 November

European Union

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

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Economic Affairs

Select Committee

3.30pm

Draft Financial Services Bill

Joint Committee

3.30pm
in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

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

Constitution

Select Committee

10.00am

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 3 November

European Union

EU Sub-Committee G Social Policies and Consumer Protection

9.30am

European Union

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

10.00am

Monday 7 November

Privacy and Injunctions

Joint Committee

2.00pm
in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House

European Union

EU Sub-Committee B Internal Market, Energy and Transport

4.00pm

House of Lords draft Reform Bill

Joint Committee

4.30pm
in the Moses Room

Tuesday 8 November

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Select Committee

3.30pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Wednesday 23 November

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Tuesday 29 November

Science and Technology

Sub-Committee I STEM Higher Education

3.30pm
in the Archbishop’s Room, Millbank House

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Monday 5 December

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Procedure of the House

Domestic Committee

4.00pm

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 31 October 2011 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells.

Select Committee Report

1 Privileges and Conduct  
The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

8th Report (HL Paper 210)  
9th Report (HL Paper 211) 
10th Report. (HL Paper 212)

Private Business

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

The Chairman of Committees informed the House that he had appointed Viscount Eccles and Lord Strasburger as members of the Select Committee on the bills in place of Lord Brougham and Vaux and Lord Methuen.

Public Business

3 Accidents: costs A question was asked by Lord Jordan and answered by Earl Howe.

4 Scotland: referendum A question was asked by Lord McAvoy and answered by Lord Strathclyde.

5 Electoral register A question was asked by Baroness McDonagh and answered by Lord McNally.

6 Population: United Kingdom A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Baroness Hanham.

7 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2011 Lord Sassoon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.

8 Pensions Bill [HL] The Commons amendments were considered. Amendment 1A as an amendment to Commons Amendment 1 was disagreed to (see division list 1). Then the Commons amendments were agreed to and the privilege amendment was agreed to.

9 Energy: feed-in tariffs Lord Marland repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

10 Localism Bill Lord Shutt of Greetland signified the Queen’s and Prince of Wales’s consents. The bill was read a third time. Amendments 3 and 16 were disagreed to (see division lists 2 and 3). Amendments were agreed to. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.

The House adjourned at 11.13pm until Tuesday 1 November at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

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

Health Authorities (Membership and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2011 Baroness Thornton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Health Authorities (Membership and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2200). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 Earl Howe moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2011. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 4.49pm.

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

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Pensions Bill [HL]

Division No. 1

Lord McKenzie of Luton moved Amendment 1A, as an amendment to the motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 1, to leave out from "House" to the end and insert "do disagree with the Commons in their Amendment 1 and do propose Amendment 1B as an amendment in lieu and Amendments 1C and 1D as consequential amendments." The House divided:

Contents 183

Not-contents 235

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

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. [Teller]

Bath and Wells, Bp.

Beecham, L.

Berkeley, L.

Bhattacharyya, L.

Bichard, L.

Billingham, B.

Bilston, L.

Blackstone, B.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Boothroyd, B.

Bradley, L.

Bristol, Bp.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Brooks of Tremorfa, L.

Campbell-Savours, L.

Clancarty, E.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clarke of Hampstead, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.

Donaghy, B.

Drake, B.

Dubs, L.

Eatwell, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Evans of Temple Guiting, L.

Evans of Watford, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Gale, B.

Gavron, L.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Glasman, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Griffiths of Burry Port, L.

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.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Janner of Braunstone, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddle, L.

Lipsey, L.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.

McDonagh, B.

Macdonald of Tradeston, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Mallalieu, B.

Mar, C.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mitchell, L.

Monks, L.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Manchester, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Noon, L.

Northbourne, L.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Palmer, L.

Patel, L.

Patel of Blackburn, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Pendry, L.

Pitkeathley, B.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Prashar, B.

Prosser, B.

Quin, B.

Ramsay of Cartvale, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Richard, L.

Richardson of Calow, B.

Robertson of Port Ellen, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Sewel, L.

Sheldon, L.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Snape, L.

Soley, L.

Stern, B.

Stevenson of Balmacara, L.

Stoddart of Swindon, L.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Symons of Vernham Dean, B.

Taylor of Blackburn, L.

Taylor of Bolton, B.

Temple-Morris, L.

Thornton, B.

Tomlinson, L.

Triesman, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Turner of Camden, B.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Warnock, B.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

Watson of Invergowrie, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Williams of Elvel, L.

Woolmer of Leeds, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Allan of Hallam, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Arran, E.

Ashcroft, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Barker, B.

Bell, L.

Benjamin, B.

Berridge, B.

Best, L.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Blackwell, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bowness, L.

Bradshaw, L.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Broers, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Buscombe, B.

Butler-Sloss, B.

Byford, B.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Campbell of Alloway, L.

Campbell of Surbiton, B.

Carlile of Berriew, L.

Cathcart, E.

Chadlington, L.

Chorley, L.

Clement-Jones, L.

Colwyn, L.

Condon, L.

Cormack, L.

Courtown, E.

Cox, B.

Craigavon, V.

Crathorne, L.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Denham, L.

Dholakia, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eames, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fellowes, L.

Fink, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Framlingham, L.

Freeman, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Goodhart, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greengross, B.

Greenway, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Lympne, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Janvrin, L.

Jay of Ewelme, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jenkin of Roding, L.

Jolly, B.

Jones of Cheltenham, L.

Jopling, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kilclooney, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lester of Herne Hill, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Listowel, E.

Liverpool, E.

Loomba, L.

Lothian, M.

Luce, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

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.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Morrow, L.

Moynihan, L.

Murphy, B.

Naseby, L.

Neville-Jones, B.

Newlove, B.

Northover, B.

O’Cathain, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Pannick, L.

Parminter, B.

Patten, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Plumb, L.

Popat, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Redesdale, L.

Rees-Mogg, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Ritchie of Brompton, B.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, 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.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Slim, V.

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stewartby, L.

Stirrup, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strasburger, L.

Strathclyde, L.

Sutherland of Houndwood, L.

Swinfen, L.

Taverne, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Teverson, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Trumpington, B.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Valentine, B.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Saltaire, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Walton of Detchant, L.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Wilcox, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Wright of Richmond, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Localism Bill

Division No. 2

Lord Pannick moved amendment 3, in clause 25, page 36, line 37, to leave out subsection (2) and insert:

"(2) In deciding whether a decision-maker had, or appeared to have had, a closed mind to any extent when making the decision:

(a) the relevant time at which that issue is to be assessed is when the decision of the relevant authority was formally taken;

(b) an earlier statement or conduct by the decision-maker that amounts to predisposition is irrelevant; and

(c) an earlier statement or conduct by the decision-maker that amounts to predetermination shall be taken into account and given such weight as is appropriate in the circumstances of the case."

The House divided:

Contents 152

Not-contents 196

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

Anderson of Swansea, L.

Andrews, B.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Bakewell, B.

Bassam of Brighton, L.

Bath and Wells, Bp.

Beecham, L.

Bichard, L.

Blood, B.

Boateng, L.

Bradley, L.

Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.

Brookman, L.

Browne of Ladyton, L.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Clark of Windermere, L.

Clinton-Davis, L.

Collins of Highbury, L.

Corston, B.

Craig of Radley, L.

Crawley, B.

Davies of Oldham, L.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Donaghy, B.

Donoughue, L.

Dubs, L.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Falkland, V.

Farrington of Ribbleton, B.

Faulkner of Worcester, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Ford, B.

Gale, B.

Gibson of Market Rasen, B.

Giddens, L.

Glasman, L.

Gordon of Strathblane, L.

Gould of Potternewton, B.

Grantchester, L.

Grenfell, L.

Grocott, L.

Hanworth, V.

Harris of Haringey, 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.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howells of St Davids, B.

Hoyle, L.

Hughes of Woodside, L.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Jay of Paddington, B.

Jones, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kakkar, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Kerr of Kinlochard, L.

King of Bow, B.

King of West Bromwich, L.

Kinnock, L.

Kinnock of Holyhead, B.

Kirkhill, L.

Knight of Weymouth, L.

Laming, L.

Lea of Crondall, L.

Liddell of Coatdyke, B.

Liddle, L.

Listowel, E.

Low of Dalston, L.

McAvoy, L.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

MacKenzie of Culkein, L.

McKenzie of Luton, L.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Masham of Ilton, B.

Massey of Darwen, B.

Maxton, L.

Meacher, B.

Mitchell, L.

Montgomery of Alamein, V.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morgan of Ely, B.

Morris of Aberavon, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Morrow, L.

Murphy, B.

Nye, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Bengarve, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Pannick, L. [Teller]

Patel, L.

Patel of Bradford, L.

Plant of Highfield, L.

Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.

Quin, B.

Rea, L.

Reid of Cardowan, L.

Richard, L.

Rooker, L.

Rosser, L.

Rowlands, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Scotland of Asthal, B.

Simon, V.

Smith of Basildon, B.

Soley, L.

Stern, B.

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.

Touhig, L.

Tunnicliffe, L. [Teller]

Turnberg, L.

Wall of New Barnet, B.

Walpole, L.

Warner, L.

Warwick of Undercliffe, B.

West of Spithead, L.

Wheeler, B.

Whitaker, B.

Whitty, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Wills, L.

Wood of Anfield, L.

Worthington, B.

Young of Hornsey, B.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashcroft, L.

Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Baker of Dorking, L.

Barker, 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.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Buscombe, B.

Byford, B.

Cathcart, E.

Chadlington, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Colwyn, L.

Cormack, L.

Cotter, L.

Craigavon, V.

Crickhowell, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dykes, L.

Eaton, B.

Eccles, V.

Eccles of Moulton, B.

Edmiston, L.

Elton, L.

Empey, L.

Erroll, E.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Faulks, L.

Feldman of Elstree, L.

Fink, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Framlingham, L.

Freud, L.

Freyberg, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Glasgow, E.

Gold, L.

Goodlad, L.

Goschen, V.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greaves, L.

Greenway, L.

Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Harris of Richmond, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Higgins, L.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe, E.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

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.

Jopling, L.

Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.

Kramer, B.

Lamont of Lerwick, L.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Liverpool, E.

Lothian, M.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.

Mackay of Clashfern, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Mancroft, L.

Maples, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Marlesford, L.

Mawhinney, L.

Mayhew of Twysden, L.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Moynihan, L.

Naseby, L.

Newby, L.

Newlove, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Palumbo, L.

Parminter, B.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Reay, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.

Rowe-Beddoe, L.

Ryder of Wensum, L.

St John of Bletso, L.

St John of Fawsley, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selsdon, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Sharp of Guildford, B.

Sharples, B.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shephard of Northwold, B.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Smith of Clifton, L.

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stephen, L.

Stewartby, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Strathclyde, L.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Thomas of Winchester, B.

Tonge, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

True, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Vallance of Tummel, L.

Verma, B.

Wade of Chorlton, L.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wasserman, L.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L.

Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Localism Bill

Division No. 3

Lord Marlesford moved amendment 16, after clause 47, to insert the new clause Litter deposited from motor vehicles. The House divided:

Contents 59

Not-contents 140

Contents

Ahmed, L.

Alli, L.

Armstrong of Hill Top, B.

Bach, L.

Beecham, L.

Best, L.

Boyd of Duncansby, L.

Bradley, L.

Cameron of Dillington, L.

Carter of Coles, L.

Cormack, L.

Craigavon, V.

Davies of Stamford, L.

Donoughue, L.

Drake, B.

Elder, L.

Elystan-Morgan, L.

Falconer of Thoroton, L.

Finlay of Llandaff, B.

Giddens, L.

Grenfell, L.

Hart of Chilton, L.

Haskins, L.

Haworth, L.

Hayter of Kentish Town, B.

Hunt of Kings Heath, L.

Inglewood, L.

Jones of Whitchurch, B.

Jordan, L.

Judd, L.

Kennedy of Southwark, L.

Lawson of Blaby, L.

McAvoy, L.

McDonagh, B.

McFall of Alcluith, L.

McIntosh of Hudnall, B.

Marlesford, L. [Teller]

Masham of Ilton, B.

Moonie, L.

Morgan, L.

Morris of Handsworth, L.

Morris of Yardley, B.

Morrow, L.

Murphy, B.

O’Loan, B.

O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.

Reay, L. [Teller]

Richard, L.

Rooker, L.

Royall of Blaisdon, B.

Sawyer, L.

Sewel, L.

Stewartby, L.

Touhig, L.

Walpole, L.

Wasserman, L.

Whitty, L.

Williamson of Horton, L.

Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not-contents

Addington, L.

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.

Anelay of St Johns, B. [Teller]

Ashton of Hyde, L.

Astor of Hever, L.

Attlee, E.

Barker, B.

Berridge, B.

Black of Brentwood, L.

Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.

Boswell of Aynho, L.

Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.

Bridgeman, V.

Brinton, B.

Brittan of Spennithorne, L.

Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.

Brougham and Vaux, L.

Browning, B.

Burnett, L.

Byford, B.

Cathcart, E.

Cavendish of Furness, L.

Chalker of Wallasey, B.

Cotter, L.

De Mauley, L.

Dear, L.

Denham, L.

Dixon-Smith, L.

Dobbs, L.

Doocey, B.

Dundee, E.

Eaton, B.

Edmiston, L.

Empey, L.

Falkner of Margravine, B.

Fink, L.

Flight, L.

Fookes, B.

Fowler, L.

Fraser of Carmyllie, L.

Freud, L.

Garden of Frognal, B.

Gardiner of Kimble, L.

Gardner of Parkes, B.

Geddes, L.

German, L.

Goodlad, L.

Grade of Yarmouth, L.

Greenway, L.

Hamilton of Epsom, L.

Hamwee, B.

Hanham, B.

Henley, L.

Heyhoe Flint, B.

Hill of Oareford, L.

Home, E.

Hooper, B.

Howard of Rising, L.

Howe of Aberavon, L.

Howe of Idlicote, B.

Howell of Guildford, L.

Hunt of Wirral, L.

Hussain, L.

Hussein-Ece, B.

James of Blackheath, L.

Jenkin of Kennington, B.

Jolly, B.

Kirkham, L.

Kramer, B.

Leach of Fairford, L.

Lee of Trafford, L.

Lexden, L.

Lindsay, E.

Lingfield, L.

Luke, L.

Lyell, L.

McColl of Dulwich, L.

McNally, L.

Maddock, B.

Maginnis of Drumglass, L.

Mancroft, L.

Maples, L.

Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.

Marland, L.

Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.

Montrose, D.

Morris of Bolton, B.

Noakes, B.

Northover, B.

Norton of Louth, L.

O’Cathain, B.

Oppenheim-Barnes, B.

Palmer of Childs Hill, L.

Patel, L.

Perry of Southwark, B.

Phillips of Sudbury, L.

Randerson, B.

Rawlings, B.

Razzall, L.

Rennard, L.

Ribeiro, L.

Risby, L.

Roberts of Conwy, L.

Roberts of Llandudno, L.

Sassoon, L.

Scott of Needham Market, B.

Seccombe, B.

Selborne, E.

Selkirk of Douglas, L.

Shackleton of Belgravia, B.

Sharkey, L.

Shaw of Northstead, L.

Sheikh, L.

Shipley, L.

Shutt of Greetland, L. [Teller]

Spicer, L.

Stedman-Scott, B.

Stone of Blackheath, L.

Stoneham of Droxford, L.

Storey, L.

Stowell of Beeston, B.

Taylor of Holbeach, L.

Thomas of Gresford, L.

Thomas of Walliswood, B.

Tope, L.

Trefgarne, L.

Trimble, L.

Tugendhat, L.

Tyler of Enfield, B.

Ullswater, V.

Verma, B.

Wakeham, L.

Wallace of Tankerness, L.

Walmsley, B.

Warsi, B.

Wei, L.

Wheatcroft, B.

Williams of Crosby, B.

Willis of Knaresborough, L.

Younger of Leckie, V.

Prepared 1st November 2011