House of Lords Business

Tuesday 12 June 2012 at 2.30pm

*Oral Questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to review, after an appropriate interval, the comparative performances of public health information and advice campaigns under (1) the new, and (2) the former, NHS architectures; and, if so, when and whether the findings of that review will be made public.

*Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they propose to take in order to implement the provisions of European Council Directive 2010/32/EU, which is designed to prevent sharp (so called needlestick) injuries, prior to the implementation date of 11 May 2013.

*Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what principal issues they intend to raise in their forthcoming meetings with President Hollande and members of the new government of France.

†*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their estimate of the cost of the recent changes to the plans outlined in the Budget.

Constitution The Chairman of Committees to move that Lord Lang of Monkton be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Renton of Mount Harry, resigned.

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] Lord Henley to move that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Crime and Courts Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 to 4
Schedule 2
Clause 5
Schedule 3
Clauses 6 to 8
Schedule 4
Clause 9
Schedule 5
Clauses 10 and 11
Schedule 6
Clause 12
Schedule 7
Clauses 13 to 15
Schedule 8

Clauses 16 and 17
Schedules 9 to 11
Clause 18
Schedule 12
Clause 19
Schedule 13
Clauses 20 to 22
Clauses 24 to 26
Schedule 14
Clause 27
Schedule 15
Clause 23
Clause 28
Schedule 16
Clauses 29 to 31.

Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] Baroness Wilcox to move that the order of 22 May committing the bill to a Committee of the Whole House be discharged and that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.

If the above motion is agreed to:

Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] Baroness Wilcox to move that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:

Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 to 4
Schedule 2

Clauses 5 to 9
Schedule 3
Clauses 10 to 26.

Local Government Finance Bill Second Reading [Baroness Hanham]

If the bill is read a second time, Baroness Hanham to move that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.

Future Business 

Wednesday 13 June at 3.00pm

*Lord Roberts of Conwy to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will give shareholders in listed companies a binding vote on senior executives’ and directors’ pay and bonuses.

*Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will enforce nutritional standards for school food in academies and free schools in the light of new evidence that some schools are reintroducing junk food.

*Lord Kennedy of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the normal notice period that HM Revenue and Customs gives to businesses in relation to changes in their tax liability.

†*Lord Laming to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of responses to their consultation, Getting it right for victims and witnesses, what assessment they have made of the contribution of the central office of Victim Support to supporting victims of crime.

European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Howell of Guildford]

Civil Aviation Bill Second Reading [Earl Attlee]

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

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.45pm

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Health Research Authority (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1108). [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Health Research Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Amendment Order 2012 (SI 2012/1109). [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Rawlings] 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Community Right to Challenge (Fire and Rescue Authorities and Rejection of Expressions of Interest) (England) Regulations 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Baroness Hanham] 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

The following four motions are expected to be debated together:

Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Code of Practice for the Video Recording with Sound of Post-Charge Questioning) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Terrorism Act 2000 (Video Recording with Sound of Interviews and Associated Code of Practice) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, G and H) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Controlled Activity and Prescribed Criteria) Regulations 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

Thursday 14 June at 11.00am

*Lord Dear to ask Her Majesty’s Government what initiatives they intend to pursue to protect the welfare of animals, with special regard to the long-distance transport of horses. [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Trustee, World Horse Welfare (registered charity)

*Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will allow independent schools, particularly those which were formerly direct-grant grammar schools, to join the state sector on the basis of needs-blind admission.

†*The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they will take to protect public libraries from closure.

Lord Adonis to move that this House takes note of the level of youth unemployment and its social consequences.

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to move that this House takes note of the contribution of schools to the well-being and personal and social needs of children and young people.

Baroness O’Cathain to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Tunnel Vision? Completing the European rail market (24th Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 229).

Monday 18 June at 2.30pm

*Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their commitment to ensuring adequate mobile telephony services throughout the United Kingdom, what action they are taking to ensure that mobile phone operators provide and maintain services and coverage to rural populations.

*Baroness Hussein-Ece to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people from an ethnic minority background aged 16–24 are undertaking apprenticeships.

*Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they plan to implement the recommendations in the report Delivering Dignity.

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the re-organisation of employment tribunals.

†Statutory Auditors (Amendment of Companies Act 2006 and Delegation of Functions etc.) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] Committee [Lord Henley] 2nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to promote the Access to Work mental health support service. (Dinner break business, 1 hour)

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Green Paper on the future electoral arrangements for the National Assembly for Wales.

Tuesday 19 June at 2.30pm

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will meet representatives of non-governmental organisations, the tobacco industry and retailers to discuss tobacco control issues, publishing the minutes of such meetings, in line with both the requirements of Article 5.3 of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the practice of the European Commission and other member states.

*Lord Lea of Crondall to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the consequences for nuclear non-proliferation of proceeding with a Trident replacement programme.

*The Earl of Lytton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made to ensure that regulation is coherent and regulatory powers are efficiently exercised in accordance with objective assessments of need, risk, proportionality and cost benefits and with regard to the impact on businesses and individuals.

Justice and Security Bill [HL] Second Reading [Lord Wallace of Tankerness]

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Lord Boswell of Aynho to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Reports of the European Union Committee on the multiannual financial framework 2014–2020 (13th and 34th Reports, Session 2010–12, HL Papers 125 and 297).

Lord Krebs to move that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Nuclear Research and Development Capabilities (3rd Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 221).

Wednesday 20 June at 3.00pm

*Baroness Knight of Collingtree to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether use of the Liverpool Care Pathway in NHS hospitals is consistent with the outcome of parliamentary debates and votes on euthanasia.

*Lord Vinson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will exercise their right, as agreed in the Lisbon Treaty, to opt out of the extension to the United Kingdom from December 2014 of the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice over crime and policing laws.

*Lord Wigley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have received from the Welsh Government concerning the reform or replacement of the Barnett formula.

†Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Determination of Turnover for Monetary Penalties) Order 2012 Lord Hill of Oareford to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

†Broadcasting (Local Digital Television Programme Services and Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2012 Baroness Garden of Frognal to move that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee.

It is expected that the Committee stage of the Crime and Courts Bill [HL] will continue.

Lord McNally to move that this House takes note of European Union Document No. 5833/12 and Addenda 1 and 2, relating to a Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data; and takes note of the Government’s recommendation not to exercise its right to opt out of this draft Directive under Protocol 19 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (The Schengen Protocol). (Dinner break business)

Thursday 21 June at 11.00am

*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they propose to take to safeguard digital terrestrial television services when 4G mobile broadband is introduced.

*Lord Lee of Trafford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest estimate of the cost of their plans to reform the House of Lords.

*Lord Addington to ask the Leader of the House what is his assessment of current standards of behaviour in the Chamber of the House and whether he will make time available for a debate on this subject.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to move that this House takes note of the role of the voluntary sector and social enterprise.

Baroness Kramer to move that this House takes note of the importance of the Government’s growth strategy for the United Kingdom economy.

Monday 25 June at 2.30pm

*Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to create a lifeline passenger ferry link to the Isles of Scilly in line with the Scottish Government’s ferries policy.

*Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they had with the Silk Commission before publishing the Green Paper on constitutional change in Wales.

*Baroness Prosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans with regard to training and upskilling women workers.

*Lord Haskel to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the use of new technology in the United Kingdom through Government procurement.

Tuesday 26 June at 2.30pm

*Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many dentists are now providing National Health Service dental care under the general dental services contract introduced in 2006; and what is the annual cost of the care provided and the amount generated in patient charge revenues towards funding this care.

*Lord Stern of Brentford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the outcomes at the recent Rio+20 conference and the contribution made by the United Kingdom Government.

*Baroness Massey of Darwen to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they will respond to UNICEF’s recent report on international comparable data on child deprivation and relative child poverty.

†Wednesday 27 June at 3.00pm

†*Lord Northbourne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are satisfied that all young people, both girls and boys, when they leave secondary schools in England or Wales understand what their responsibilities will be if they become parents.

†*Lord Loomba to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to support widows who live in poverty in developing countries. [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Founder, Chairman Trustee, Shrimati Pushpa Wati Loomba Memorial Foundation

†*Lord Tunnicliffe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the levels of discrimination against serving and former members of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces.

†Thursday 28 June at 11.00am

†*Lord Barnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they remain of the opinion that their deficit reduction plan has been the right policy for the United Kingdom; and, if so, why.

†*Lord Rosser to ask Her Majesty’s Government what level of financial or other form of support they are providing for Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June.

†*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they provide to help small and medium sized enterprises which export their products and services to acquire foreign language expertise.

†Monday 2 July at 2.30pm

†*Baroness Tyler of Enfield to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reductions in Civil Service numbers and training budgets, and the closure of the National School of Government, what steps they are taking to ensure that civil servants receive the necessary training and development to provide high-quality policy advice to ministers.

†*Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress the National Offender Management Service prisoner co-ordination group is making in preparing individual release plans for those serving Indeterminate Sentences for Public Protection.

†*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to improve the flow of road traffic in the United Kingdom.

†*Baroness Masham of Ilton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the classification of an exceptional case needing surgical and medical cure through the National Health Service, and who makes the decision.

†Tuesday 3 July at 2.30pm

†*Baroness Quin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to make changes to the formula governing levels of NHS spending in the different NHS regions in England.

†*Lord Gavron to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose any action to assist first-time property buyers following the publication of the English Housing Survey Headline Report 2010–11 on 9 February showing that the level of owner-occupation in England has fallen to its lowest level since 1988.

†*Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to the benefits to the United Kingdom of ceasing to classify foreign university students as economic migrants.

†Wednesday 4 July at 3.00pm

†*Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the granting of visas to migrant domestic workers.

†*Lord Low of Dalston to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the success of their economic policies.

†*Lord Bilston to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will extend the provision of free school meals to 16–18 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds who study at a further education or sixth-form college.

†Thursday 5 July at 11.00am

†*Lord Whitty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will reconsider their decision to transfer responsibility for media, broadcasting, digital, telecommunications and oversight of Ofcom from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

†*Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to create a representative body to replace the Women’s National Commission, which was abolished in 2010.

†Monday 9 July at 2.30pm

†*Lord Clement-Jones to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the impact of restrictions on leafleting under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 on cultural and community events.

†*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their intentions regarding the future of Passport Personal Interview Offices.

Motions for Balloted Debate 

Ballot on 12 June for debate on 28 June. Time limit 2½ hours.

Lord Loomba to move that this House takes note of the second International Widows’ Day on 23 June and the socio-economic impact on poor widows in developing countries.

Lord Adonis to move that this House takes note of youth unemployment.

Baroness Randerson to move that this House takes note of the progress being made by the Commission on Devolution in Wales chaired by Paul Silk.

The Lord Bishop of Exeter to move that this House takes note of the issues of equality and discrimination affecting Israel’s Palestinian citizens.

Lord Alderdice to move that this House takes note of the significance of mental and emotional health in the wellbeing of the population.

Lord Chidgey to move that this House takes note of the humanitarian and conflict resolution situation in the states comprising the Great Lakes Region of Africa.

Lord Lexden to move that this House takes note of the treatment of homosexual men and women in the developing world and the application of international human rights laws in ensuring respect for their dignity, privacy and equality.

Lord Harrison to move that this House takes note of the contribution of atheists and humanists to United Kingdom society.

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to move that this House takes note of the provision, assessment and diagnosis of developmental care of children on the basis of practical and workable units, with special reference to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Lord Cormack to move that this House takes note of the future of English cathedrals.

Lord Jenkin of Roding to move that this House takes note of the international competitiveness of United Kingdom manufacturing industry, of its success in attracting inward investment and exporting to global markets, of the public’s perceptions of manufacturing in the United Kingdom, and of its role in strengthening the United Kingdom economy and in job creation.

Baroness Coussins to move that this House takes note of the implementation of the contract between the Ministry of Justice and Applied Language Solutions to provide interpreting and translation services for the police and the courts.

Lord Sharkey to move that this House takes note of the difficulties in bringing about the reunification of Cyprus and the prospects for progress.

Baroness Flather to move that this House takes note of the impact of the Millennium Development Goals after 12 years, with special reference to the needs of the poorest women.

Lord Dubs to move that this House takes note of the case for reviewing the efficiency and effectiveness of British immigration controls.

Lord Addington to move that this House takes note of accessible education and training for those with hidden disabilities such as dyslexia and autism.

The Earl of Glasgow to move that this House takes note of the case for a legal right for the terminally ill to choose how, when and where they will die, without legal ramifications for anyone assisting them.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to move that this House takes note of the significant increase in the number of cases of cancer of the head and neck, particularly in younger age groups.

Lord Lee of Trafford to move that this House takes note of the contribution of tourism to the United Kingdom economy.

Lord Boateng to move that this House takes note of the report by Scope Over-looked Communities, Over-due Change, on disability services for people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.

Lord Lucas to move that this House takes note of the place of trust in society.

The Lord Bishop of Chester to move that this House takes note of child development in the United Kingdom and its bearing on national wellbeing.

Lord McColl of Dulwich to move that this House takes note of the rate of obesity in the United Kingdom.

Lord Norton of Louth to move that this House takes note of the case for the appointment of a Constitutional Convention in the United Kingdom.

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to move that this House takes note of progress towards the successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals.

The Earl of Listowel to move that this House takes note of the case for ensuring a consistent standard of service for looked-after children, and in particular of the Government’s response to changes in residential childcare, in the light of recent child protection failures.

Lord Carlile of Berriew to move that this House takes note of the influence of the media in the increase in the prison population and of the case for additional statutory limitations on the use of custody.

Lord Avebury to move that this House takes note of the role and performance of the UK Border Agency.

Select Committee Reports 

The date on which the report was published is in italics.

Lord Inglewood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Communications Committee on The Future of Investigative Journalism (3rd Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 256). 16 February 2012

Baroness Neuberger to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Behaviour Change (2nd Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 179). 17 July 2011

Lord Krebs to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on The role and functions of departmental Chief Scientific Advisers (4th Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 264). 29 February 2012

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Economic Affairs Committee on The Economic Impact and Effectiveness of Development Aid (6th Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 278). 29 March 2012

Lord Teverson to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU: Sudan and South Sudan - follow-up report (28th Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 280). 22 March 2012

Lord Hannay of Chiswick to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU Drugs Strategy (26th Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 270). 16 March 2012

Baroness Young of Hornsey to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe (27th Report, Session 2010-12, HL Paper 275). 22 March 2012

Other Motions for Debate 

Lord Naseby to move that this House takes note of the implementation to date of the recommendations of the independent report from the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission in Sri Lanka and the challenges facing Sri Lanka in implementing recommendations still outstanding.

Lord Kennedy of Southwark to move that this House takes note of the number of police officers in England and Wales.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to move that this House regrets that the deadline for opting-out of the Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and the free movement of such data, passed on 14 May without the House being given the opportunity to debate and vote on the Government’s decision not to exercise its right to opt out.

Motion relating to Delegated Legislation 

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to move that this House takes note of the Care Quality Commission (Registration and Membership) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1186). [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Questions for Short Debate 

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours. The date on which the question was tabled is in italics; questions are removed from the list six months after tabling.

Lord Bach to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards the future funding and future expansion of the British Council. (9 May)

Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to provide support for people with dementia. (9 May)

Lord Mawson to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans for a co-ordinated approach towards regeneration, in particular in the new metropolitan districts emerging in north-west England and east London and, if so, what they are. (9 May)

Lord Greaves to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they are making on coastal access in England. (9 May)

Lord Lipsey to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will meet the funding needs of the United Kingdom’s conservatoires. (9 May)

Baroness Coussins to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they consider to be the role of the drinks industry in helping to prevent alcohol misuse and anti-social behaviour, and in promoting responsible drinking, in line with the Government’s alcohol strategy. (9 May) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Jean Coussins Consultancy Ltd (consultancy services to businesses on corporate strategies; current retained clients are Brown Forman, Heineken and Mars Chocolate UK; services provided are explicitly non-parliamentary)

Baroness Jolly to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the future of the work of the Advisory Group for National Specialised Services. (9 May)

Baroness Brinton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of access to water in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank. (9 May)

Lord Boateng to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to enable the voluntary sector to participate in the delivery of public services. (9 May)

Baroness Randerson to ask Her Majesty’s Government what opportunities will be provided to promote awareness of hepatitis C within the new structures of the National Health Service; and how the commissioning of services to identify and treat patients suffering from hepatitis C will be improved. (9 May)

Baroness Sharp of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the potential contribution of further education colleges to their local economies and communities. (9 May)

Baroness Ford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in improving neurological services, and in particular the provision of epilepsy services, in the United Kingdom. (9 May)

Viscount Astor to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in reviewing the economic viability, value for money and benefit-cost ratio of the High Speed 2 London to Birmingham, and London to Leeds and Manchester, lines. (9 May)

Lord Hussain to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the human rights situation in Bangladesh, in the light of reports of disappearances of well-known politicians. (9 May)

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in improving the performance of UK Trade and Investment in relation to small and medium-sized enterprises in the United Kingdom. (9 May)

Lord Adonis to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the strength of Britain’s industrial base. (9 May)

Lord Wills to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of recent reforms of the higher education system on university education and research in the arts, humanities and fundamental science. (9 May)

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the treatment and care of older people with cancer in the United Kingdom. (9 May) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chief Executive, Breast Cancer Campaign (registered charity)

Lord Fowler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for helping the development of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. (9 May)

Lord Chidgey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to assist the government of Sudan to consolidate the rule of law and to strengthen democratic and transparent governance and adherence to human rights, and to promote economic growth, particularly in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Abyei regions. (9 May)

Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they have in place to protect the residents of the United Kingdom against biological threats; and what measures they are taking to promote the international regulation of biological weapons and to ensure that security standards are sufficient in laboratories engaged in biological research around the world. (9 May)

Lord Bilimoria to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the economic and cultural benefits international students bring to the United Kingdom. (9 May)

Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of immigration controls at Heathrow Airport. (9 May)

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to recent developments in the Republic of South Sudan, with particular reference to humanitarian impacts. (9 May)

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans for changes regarding planning policy and the community infrastructure levy. (9 May)

Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment to date of the implementation of the independent report from the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission in Sri Lanka, and of the challenges facing Sri Lanka in implementing recommendations still outstanding. (9 May)

Lord Alderdice to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to strengthen the provision of mental health services in the National Health Service. (9 May)

Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they have in place to help young offenders find employment or training on release from prison. (9 May)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future of the bi-zonal, bi-communal approach to the Cyprus issue; and whether greater accommodation for the administration of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is under consideration. (9 May)

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to promote paediatric continence. (9 May)

Lord Singh of Wimbledon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of religion in society in the United Kingdom. (9 May)

Lord Grocott to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy in respect of directly elected mayors. (9 May)

Baroness Wheeler to ask Her Majesty’s Government what actions they will take in the light of the findings of the Stroke Association’s Daily Life Survey 2011–12 Struggling to recover. (9 May)

Baroness Worthington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to promote international collaboration to deliver sustainable green growth. (9 May)

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the security, humanitarian, and human rights situation on the Korean Peninsula. (9 May)

Lord Ahmed to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support a peace process between India and Pakistan to resolve all outstanding disputes, including regarding the right of self-determination for the people of Kashmir. (9 May)

Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will support the long-term relationship with the Caribbean nations to help future sustainable growth in the region. (9 May)

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to promote the better running of zoos in the United Kingdom and the European Union. (9 May)

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the implementation and impact of the Building Stability Overseas Strategy. (9 May)

Lord Sharkey to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their current assessment of the prospects for the reunification of Cyprus. (10 May)

Lord Sheikh to ask Her Majesty’s Government what additional action they are taking to promote exports following the Prime Minister’s recent overseas trade mission; and what further action they will take. (10 May)

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to reduce piracy in the Indian Ocean and to help stabilise the neighbouring states in the Horn of Africa and South Arabia. (10 May)

Lord Dholakia to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their plans for the role of magistrates in modern society, both in the courtroom and in the community. (10 May)

Lord Hutton of Furness to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to develop the United Kingdom’s relations with Cuba. (10 May) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman, Cuba Initiative

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that students attending universities in Scotland from the rest of the United Kingdom are treated in the same way as those attending from other European Union member states. (10 May)

Lord Aberdare to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to promote the teaching of Classics in schools. (10 May) [I]Category 10: Non-financial interests (e)
Chairman, Cuba Initiative

Lord Addington to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps are being taken to make sure that all forms of training and education are made accessible throughout life to those with hidden disabilities such as dyslexia and autism. (10 May)

Baroness Gardner of Parkes to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the significant increase in cases of cancer of the head and neck, in particular in younger age groups. (14 May)

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made to enable more NHS patients to die at home and whether they have plans to strengthen the NHS Constitution in this area. (14 May)

The Earl of Dundee to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they took to benefit local democracy in Europe during the recent United Kingdom chairmanship of the Council of Europe. (15 May)

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have for further developments in the bus industry. (15 May)

Lord Willoughby de Broke to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom Representation to the European Union is adequately advancing British interests. (15 May)

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to develop a national plan for cultural education in the light of the Review of Cultural Education in England by Darren Henley. (15 May)

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to undertake legislative and policy changes to the park homes sector as a result of their recent consultation exercise. (16 May)

The Earl of Clancarty to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a long-term strategy for the arts and cultural sector; and, if so, what that strategy is. (17 May)

Lord Lexden to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the treatment of homosexual men and women in the developing world. (17 May)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of major retailers’ practice of threatening civil recovery against those accused of low-value shoplifting following the judgment in Oxford County Court on 9 May in the test case of A Retailer v Ms B and Ms K. (22 May)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their priorities for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and what assessment they have made of the capacity of the CQC to deliver on those priorities. (24 May) [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy

Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure access to good advice for people with small pension funds, and to maximise their retirement income. (28 May)

Baroness Cumberlege to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the findings and recommendations contained in the WRVS report into Ageing Across Europe, published in May. (29 May)

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their objectives for the successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals. (29 May)

The Lord Bishop of Guildford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their strategy for promoting freedom of religion and conscience internationally as a fundamental human right and as a source of stability for all countries. (11 June)

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in securing reconciliation in Afghanistan and between Afghanistan and its neighbours. (11 June)

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Azerbaijan and the South Caucasus. (11 June) [I]

Questions for Written Answer 

Tabled on 11 June and due for answer by 25 June.

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made by the National Health Service in the consolidation of NHS pathology services as recommended by the two independent reports by Lord Carter of Coles; how much of those reports’ estimated potential savings of up to £500m a year has been achieved; what plans they have to complete the implementation of the reports’ recommendations; and whether those plans include greater market-testing of NHS pathology services. 
   HL623

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many (1) residential care homes, (2) nursing homes, and (3) dual-registered care homes were registered with the Care Quality Commission as at 31 March in each of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012; how many homes in each category were deregulated in each of those years ending on 31 March; and what was the total registered capacity (measured by places) in each category of home on 31 March in each of those years.   HL624

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff were employed in (1) residential care homes, (2) nursing homes, (3) dual-registered homes, and (4) home care organised homes registered with the Care Quality Commission at the most appropriate date in 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11 and 2011–12.   HL625

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government how much local authorities spent on adult social care (in constant prices) in 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11 and 2011–12.   HL626

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proportion of the additional funding for rehabilitation and adult social care services made available to the National Health Service and local government following the 2010 budget has been spent on the services for which the money was intended; and what measures are in place to monitor whether that funding is used for the purposes intended.   HL627

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information is available to them on (1) the levels of occupancy in residential care and nursing homes registered with the Care Quality Commission; (2) the incidence of local authorities embargoing the use of such homes for publicly-funded residents in cases where there are no care quality concerns; and (3) the level of subsidy provided by privately-paying residents in such homes to the costs charged for publicly-funded residents.   HL628

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will undertake a consultation on the training of clinicians in the assessment of claimed victims of torture.   HL629

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the inclusion of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils within the Ofsted evaluation schedule for the inspection of maintained schools and academies as a specific group of vulnerable children, how they will ensure that Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools and registered inspectors are sufficiently well trained to be able to make informed judgements about the quality of policy, provision and practice in relation these pupils. 
   HL630

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will revise the UK Border Agency’s Enforcement Instructions and Guidance to ensure that decisions to initiate and maintain detention include an assessment of the likelihood of deportation being carried out within a period of detention that is lawful and reasonable.   HL631

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will synchronise in future the uprating of financial support provided under section 95 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 with the annual uprating of mainstream benefits and tax credits by (1) announcing the uprating in the Autumn Statement each year, and (2) implementing the uprating at the start of the following financial year. 
   HL632

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any talks agreed by the United Kingdom Prime Minister and the Prime Minister of Mauritius at their meeting on 8 June will cover the return of the Chagossian people, the restoration of Mauritian sovereignty over the Chagos Islands, and the ability of Mauritius to participate in the 2014 negotiations concerning the 1966 agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States which expires in 2016.   HL633

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the governments of Armenia and Azerbaijan about agreeing to a functioning Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe incident investigation mechanism on their common border.   HL634

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many judgments and decisions have been handed down following a closed material proceeding in the last 15 years by (1) the Employment Tribunal; (2) the Special Immigration Appeals Commission; (3) the High Court exercising its judicial review jurisdiction; and (4) any other court or tribunal empowered to use closed material proceedings.   HL635

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to give effect to the Court of Appeal’s recommendation, in its judgment in Lamichhane v Secretary of State for the Home Department on 7 March, on the need for a clear codification of statute law on immigration rights, restrictions, administrative procedures and appeals.   HL636

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the provision of sanitary bins in primary schools for use by older girls.   HL637

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the new school premises regulations will include provisions to ensure that toilet facilities used by girls over the age of 8 will be deemed to be unsuitable unless they contain receptacles for disposing of sanitary dressings.   HL638

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the new school premises regulations will include provisions to ensure that suitable washing facilities are defined as those that provide soap and drying facilities.   HL639

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the new school premises regulations will include provisions to ensure that suitable toilet facilities are defined as those that provide cubicles with lockable doors and toilet paper.   HL640

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the new school premises regulations will include a ratio to clarify what constitutes a suitable number of toilets and washbasins for schools to provide for a given number of pupils.   HL641

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in dealing with the extradition case involving Gary McKinnon, they have given consideration to the comments made by the New Zealand judge David Harvey, in the Megaupload case, that in considering extradition to the United States he recognised "the need not only for a fair hearing but a fair hearing properly informed". 
   HL642

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom’s extradition arrangements with the United States are substantially different from those of other Commonwealth countries; and, if so, to what extent the differences are influenced by international security arrangements rather than judicial considerations.   HL643

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there have been any substantive alterations made to the United Kingdom’s extradition arrangements with the United States in the past two years; whether terms for extradition are reciprocal; and whether any new safeguards have been implemented since June 2010.   HL644

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 7 November 2011 (WA 10), what further medical reports they have received regarding Gary McKinnon; what assessment they have made of the potential psychological impact on Gary McKinnon due to the uncertainty about his potential extradition to the United States; and for how long they believe it would be acceptable for that uncertainty to continue.   HL645

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many United States citizens were extradited to the United Kingdom between January 2004 and April 2012 for crimes allegedly committed whilst the person was in the United States; and how many such applications for extradition are pending.   HL646

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many United Kingdom citizens were extradited to the United States between January 2004 and April 2012 for crimes allegedly committed whilst the person was in the United Kingdom; and how many such applications for extradition are pending.   HL647

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what criteria they use to decide whether to employ private armed contractors to protect Government officials when travelling to hostile environments overseas, rather than relying on British military personnel.   HL648

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have regarding the regulation of UK-registered and UK-based private military and security companies.   HL649

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield to ask Her Majesty’s Government which Government Department has lead responsibility for organising the food security summit during the 2012 Olympic Games. 
   HL650

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, as part of their proposals to abolish BRB (Residuary) Ltd (BRBR) under the Public Bodies Act 2011, they will transfer current BRBR land holdings at Uckfield Sussex necessary for any reopening of the line to Lewes, new station and car park, to Network Rail so that it can be retained for any future line reopening.   HL651

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the total estimated cost of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, including security, policing and temporary constructions; and who funded the celebrations.   HL652

Lord Berkeley to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 30 April (WA 421), how the proposed grants to the port of Falmouth and Mersey/Liverpool for dredging comply with their policy that ports operate in a market-led sector; what is the source of those grants; whether such grants are for maintenance or new dredging; and whether such grants have been cleared under European Union state aid rules.   HL653

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Afghanistan regarding the implementation in areas they control of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women 2009.   HL654

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the estimate by Human Rights Watch in their report I Had To Run Away that in January 2012 there were approximately 400 women and girls in prison in Afghanistan for "moral crimes", such as deserting a husband, reporting honour killings, and reporting female genital mutilation; and whether they will make representations to the government of Afghanistan on these issues.   HL655

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the level of (1) mental illness, and (2) HIV infection among (a) African, and (b) other women in United Kingdom detention and removal centres, and of the adequacy of treatment available in those centres for such conditions. 
   HL656

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what initiatives they are taking within the Commonwealth to promote full civilian control over Pakistan’s military and intelligence forces.   HL657

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have proposals for encouraging detente between India and Pakistan.   HL658

Lord Hylton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to enlist the support of countries adjacent to Afghanistan to promote solutions within that country which accord with those countries’ reasonable national interests.   HL659

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the adequacy of the current regime for insuring nuclear risk in the United Kingdom in maintaining a fair market, especially for new entrants.   HL660

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of capacity in the United Kingdom nuclear risk insurance market and the possible impact on the nuclear new build programme.   HL661

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase capacity in the United Kingdom nuclear risk market to facilitate the future nuclear new build programme.   HL662

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what meetings ministers from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have had since May 2010 with representatives of (1) Nuclear Risk Insurers Ltd, and (2) other United Kingdom nuclear risk insurers.   HL663

Lord Morris of Manchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have made any recent re-assessment of the safety of vaccines administered to service personnel deployed in the first Gulf War; and whether they are taking action to review the use of the Official Secrets Acts in relation to the treatment of veterans of the conflict.   HL664

Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the membership of the Restraint Advisory Board; and whether any members of the Restraint Advisory Board have personal experience of the use of restraint techniques.   HL665

Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any expert advisers have been appointed to the Restraint Advisory Board; and, if so, what is the professional background of each expert adviser appointed to the Restraint Advisory Board.   HL666

Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to include in the NHS outcomes framework an indicator identifying the mortality from cardiovascular disease in individuals over 75 years of age.   HL667

Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether clinical commissioning groups will be required to monitor over time the outcomes achieved in the management of atrial fibrillation and of acute episodes of cardiac ischaemia and infarction.   HL668

Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether clinical commissioning groups will be required to monitor over time the incidence of episodes of venous thromboembolism.   HL669

Baroness Quin to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation was undertaken before the decision was taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to embark on research involving the destruction of empty buzzard nests and other measures to discourage buzzards in selected areas of England; and who were the consultees.   HL670

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government what proposals they have discussed regarding the construction of a light aircraft landing strip on Pitcairn to promote tourism.   HL671

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what terms the contract has been placed with a supplier to market the Pitcairn internet domain, ".pn".   HL672

Lord Ashcroft to ask Her Majesty’s Government to detail the terms on which they have let the contract to enable the MV Claymore II to provide shipping services to Pitcairn.   HL673

Lord Myners to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the identification and selection of the three independent reviewers commissioned by the Court of the Bank of England and announced by the Bank on 21 May was made under the advice of the Governor or his officials; and whether the reviewers were approached by, or discussed their terms of reference with, the Chairman of the Court or the Governor and his officials prior to their appointment.   HL674

Lord Hollick to ask Her Majesty’s Government to what extent the provision by G4S plc of security services to Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank was taken into account when awarding the contract for the provision of security services at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games to G4S plc.   HL675

Lord Laird to ask the Chairman of Committees whether the Procedure Committee’s recommendation to the House that Questions for Written Answer be restricted to 12 per Member each week took into account the issue of whether the Government’s answers to Questions for Written Answer are acceptable and do not cause the same Questions to be tabled again; if it did, who monitors the answers; and if such a process is not in place, whether the Committee will give it consideration.   HL676

Lord Laird to ask the Chairman of Committees whether there are proposals to place restrictions on members of the media who ask the House of Lords for information on more than 12 occasions a week; whether questions by members of the media are monitored and counted; and, if so, by whom.   HL677

Lord Laird to ask the Chairman of Committees whether, at the request of a Member, a question asked of a Government Department in letter form by a Member, together with its answer, can be printed in the Official Report.   HL678

Lord Trefgarne to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will place in the Library of the House the latest draft of the proposed arms control treaty.   HL679

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what information they have received on the consultation exercise carried out by the directors of the proposed Chorley Sixth Form and Career Academy.   HL680

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 28 May (WA 113), when the European Union will decide whether to implement the ban on protection and identity insurance on ships carrying Iranian oil.   HL681

Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 28 May (WA 113), what advice they have given to shipowners planning to carry Iranian oil from July onwards.   HL682

Baroness Thomas of Winchester to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will change the guidance on signage about parking for blue badge holders in red route parking bays to make such signs more easily understood from a moving vehicle.   HL683

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government why mitochondrial function testing is not generally available through the National Health Service.   HL684

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many United Kingdom residents received (1) a positive serology test result, (2) an equivocal test result, and (3) a negative test result, for Lyme borreliosis from tests carried out by all National Health Service microbiology laboratories using ELISA or C6 ELISA test kits, including Primary Care Trust laboratories, Health Protection Agency collaborating laboratories and Health Protection Scotland laboratories, for the years 2005 to 2010 inclusive.   HL685

The Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government which regulatory authority in the United Kingdom has the authority and responsibility for pre-market evaluation and approval of Lyme borreliosis test kits; and, if there is not one, how they ensure that the manufacturers’ performance claims are met or exceeded and that test accuracy is clearly communicated to clinicians.   HL686

Lord Boswell of Aynho to ask Her Majesty’s Government, for each Department, from July to December 2011, (1) on how many occasions the scrutiny reserve resolution in the House of Lords was overridden, (2) on how many occasions the scrutiny reserve resolution in the House of Commons was overridden, and (3) in respect of how many documents an override occurred in (a) both Houses or (b) either House.   HL687

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in (1) each primary care trust, (2) England, and (3) each Parliamentary constituency in each of the last five years for which data are available.   HL688

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people with symptoms of multiple sclerosis have been diagnosed with (1) relapsing remitting, (2) secondary progressive, and (3) primary progressive multiple sclerosis, in (a) each primary care trust, (b) England, and (c) each parliamentary constituency, in each of the last five years for which data are available.   HL689

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people died as a result of multiple sclerosis in (1) each primary care trust, and (2) England, in each of the last five years for which data are available.   HL690

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will develop a national patient experience survey for neurological conditions, and if so, how.   HL691

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce a new national clinical audit to collect data about the quality of care provided to people with multiple sclerosis.   HL692

Lord Jones of Cheltenham to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to collect data on patient report outcome measures for people with multiple sclerosis.   HL693

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what guidance they will issue to local authorities with reference to possible local connection rules applied to the replacement for the discretionary social fund.   HL694

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals were in receipt of section 4 asylum support in each of the last five years; and how many of those (1) were lone parents, (2) were dependent children, and (3) had a disability.   HL695

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last five years, how many families with dependent children (1) applied for section 4 asylum support, (2) were granted the support, and (3) were refused support.   HL696

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many asylum-seeking children in receipt of section 4 asylum support lived in hostel accommodation in the last five years; and for what average length of time.   HL697

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals, including dependents, were in receipt of section 95 asylum support in each of the last five years, broken down by age.   HL698

Baroness Lister of Burtersett to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many individuals, including dependents, who had a disability were in receipt of section 95 asylum support in each of the last five years, broken down by age.   HL699

Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support will be provided to clinical commissioning groups to enable them to commission high quality cost-effective services for people with neurological conditions.   HL700

Baroness Harris of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the NHS Commissioning Board will support the work of specialist clinical networks for neurological conditions.   HL701

Lord Pendry to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation regarding their promotion of Robert Mugabe as a "leader for tourism".   HL702

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government why clinical commissioning groups are on average larger than the primary care trusts they will replace in south west England, north east England and London.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL703

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government how procurement rules will ensure that social enterprises have fair opportunities to bid for NHS contracts.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL704

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the King’s Fund monitoring report for the first quarter of 2011–12.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL705

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the recommendations of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation for a universal flu vaccination programme for children.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL706

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government why clinical commissioning groups that decide against putting services out to tender could face legal challenges from private companies as suggested by the Director of NHS Provider Transition in May 2012.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL707

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to consult on procurement regulations in the National Health Service.   [I]Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Chairman, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham (wef 1 April 2011)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Consultant and Trainer, Cumberlege Connections Ltd (NHS leadership/awareness programmes)
Category 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Self-employed consultant on NHS and wider health issues, t/a Philip Hunt Consultancy
 HL708

Questions unanswered after 10 working days 

15 May (29 May)

HL175 Lord Willoughby de Broke [CO]

17 May (31 May)

HL273 Lord Clement-Jones [DCMS]

HL281 Lord Ashcroft [CO]

HL295 Lord Pearson of Rannoch [DEFRA]

HL307 Lord Laird [CO]

21 May (6 June)

HL312 Lord Judd [MoD]

HL314 Lord Judd [DCMS]

HL315 Lord Beecham [DfE]

HL360 Lord Fearn [DfE]

22 May (7 June)

HL384 Lord Beecham [DfE]

HL385 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL386 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL387 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL389 Lord Hoyle [MoD]

HL415 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [MoD]

HL416 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [MoD]

HL417 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [MoD]

23 May (8 June)

HL420 Lord Norton of Louth [CO]

HL421 Lord Norton of Louth [CO]

HL433 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL434 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL435 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL437 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL438 Lord Storey [DfE]

HL442 Baroness Parminter [BIS]

HL450 Lord Morris of Aberavon [CO]

HL456 The Countess of Mar [DfE]

HL457 The Countess of Mar [DWP]

HL462 Lord Laird [CO]

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

[BIS] 1

[CO] 7

[DCMS] 2

[DEFRA] 1

[DfE] 9

[DWP] 1

[MoD] 8

         

Bills in Progress 

 

Type of Bill

To be considered

Waiting for Second Reading

   

Inheritance (Cohabitants) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Company Remuneration [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Online Safety [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Smoke-free Private Vehicles [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Airports (Amendment) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Presumption of Death and Provisions Relating to Missing Persons [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Mental Health (Discrimination) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marine Navigation [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Marriage (Approved Organisations) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Interception of Communications (Admissibility of Evidence) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Caravan Sites [HL]

Private Member’s

 

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

Private Member’s

 

House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Higher Education (Fees) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Electric Personal Vehicles (Use on Highways) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Local Government Finance

Government

12 June

Civil Aviation

Government

13 June

Justice and Security [HL]

Government

19 June

Referendum (European Union) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Hereditary Peerages (Succession) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Membership of the House of Lords (Elections) [HL]

Private Member’s

 

European Parliamentary Elections [HL]

Private Member’s

 

Waiting for Commitment

   

Financial Services

Government

 

Committed to a Special Public Bill Committee

   

Trusts (Capital and Income) [HL] (Law Commission Bill)

Government

 

Committed to a Committee of the Whole House

   

Groceries Code Adjudicator [HL]

Government

 

European Union (Approval of Treaty Amendment Decision) [HL]

Government

13 June

Crime and Courts [HL]

Government

18 June

Affirmative Instruments in Progress 

The Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated.

 

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

To be considered

Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

   

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012

3rd Report

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Crown Court Rule Committee and Magistrates’ Courts Rule Committee) Order 2012

3rd Report

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Environment Protection Advisory Committees) Order 2012

   

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Regional and Local Fisheries Advisory Committees) Order 2012

   

Draft Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2012

   

Draft Broadcasting (Local Digital Television Programme Services and Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2012

   

Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) Scheme 2012

   

Draft Further Education Institutions and 16 to 19 Academies (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Designation of Features (Appeals) (England) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Education (Amendment of the Curriculum Requirements for Fourth Key Stage) (England) Order 2012

   

Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2012

   

Draft Police and Crime Panels (Modification of Functions) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Green Deal (Qualifying Energy Improvements) Order 2012

   

Draft Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Green Deal (Energy Efficiency Improvements) Order 2012

   

Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2012

   

Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Community Right to Challenge (Fire and Rescue Authorities and Rejection of Expressions of Interest) (England) Regulations 2012

 

13 June

Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Code of Practice for the Video Recording with Sound of Post-Charge Questioning) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, G and H) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Video Recording with Sound of Interviews and Associated Code of Practice) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Controlled Activity and Prescribed Criteria) Regulations 2012

 

13 June

Draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012

 

13 June

Draft Electoral Registration Data Schemes Order 2012

   

Waiting for Affirmative Resolution

   

Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Authority to Carry) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Social Security (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2012

   

Draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2012

   

Draft Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2012

3rd Report

 

Draft Statutory Auditors (Amendment of Companies Act 2006 and Delegation of Functions etc.) Order 2012

   

Draft Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Functions of Returning Officers) Regulations 2012

3rd Report

 

Draft Police and Crime Commissioner Elections Order 2012

3rd Report

 

Draft Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Determination of Turnover for Monetary Penalties) Order 2012

   

Negative Instruments 

Instruments not reported by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee.

 

Praying time expires

To be considered

     

Health Research Authority (Amendment) Regulations 2012

20 June

13 June

Health Research Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Amendment Order 2012

20 June

13 June

Legislative Reform Order in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

Parliamentary procedure

Draft Order reported from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee

   

Draft Legislative Reform (Annual Review of Local Authorities) Order 2012

10 May

Affirmative

Special Procedure Order in Progress 

 

Date of Laying

 

Referred to a Joint Committee

   

Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011

29 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

Draft order under paragraph 2 reported by the Joint Committee on Human Rights

   

Draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2012 [28 May]

19th Report, Session 2010–12; 1st Report

 

Public Bodies Orders 

 

Scrutiny period expires

To be considered

Draft Orders waiting for consideration by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

   

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Environment Protection Advisory Committees) Order 2012

16 July

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Regional and Local Fisheries Advisory Committees) Order 2012

16 July

 

Draft Orders reported from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

   

Draft Public Bodies (Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission: Abolition and Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 1st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee; 1st Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

25 June

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Courts Administration and the Public Guardian Board) Order 2012 2nd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee; 2nd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

5 July

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012 3rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

11 July

 

Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Crown Court Rule Committee and Magistrates’ Courts Rule Committee) Order 2012 3rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee

12 July

 

Draft Orders reported from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly the Merits Committee) under the enhanced affirmative procedure

   

Draft British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 58th Report from the Merits Committee, Session 2010–12; 43rd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Session 2010–12; 1st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, referred to a Grand Committee

17 June

 

Draft Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012 58th Report from the Merits Committee, Session 2010–12; 43rd Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Session 2010–12; 1st Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, referred to a Grand Committee

17 June

 

Committees 

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

Tuesday 12 June

   

European Union

EU Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs

10.30am

Science and Technology

Select Committee

10.30am

Adoption

Select Committee

11.00am

Human Rights

Joint Committee

2.00pm

Communications

Select Committee

3.15pm

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny

Select Committee

3.30pm

European Union

Select Committee

4.00pm

Privileges and Conduct

Domestic Committee

4.15pm

Wednesday 13 June

   

Constitution

Select Committee

10.15am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee F Home Affairs, Health and Education

10.30am

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform

Select Committee

10.30am

European Union

EU Sub-Committee D Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy

10.30am

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Select Committee

4.00pm

European Union

EU Sub-Committee E Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection

4.00pm

Thursday 14 June

   

European Union

EU Sub-Committee C External Affairs

9.30am

Public Service Provision

Select Committee

10.30am

Tuesday 19 June

   

Science and Technology

Sub Committee I Higher Education in STEM subjects

3.15pm

Administration and Works

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Wednesday 20 June

   

Information

Domestic Committee

3.45pm

Statutory Instruments

Joint Committee

3.45pm

Monday 25 June

   

National Security Strategy

Joint Committee

4.00pm

Thursday 28 June

   

Refreshment

Domestic Committee

2.00pm
in Committee Room G

Monday 2 July

   

Procedure of the House

Domestic Committee

4.15pm

Tuesday 10 July

   

Works of Art

Domestic Committee

4.15pm
in Committee Room G

Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 11 June 2012 

The House met at 2.30pm.

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chester.

1 Viscountcy of Ridley in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Matthew White Ridley had established his succession to the Viscountcy of Ridley. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Viscount Ridley on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).

2 Barony of Suffield in the Peerage of Great Britain The Lord Chancellor reported that Charles Anthony Assheton Harbord-Hamond had established his succession to the Barony of Suffield. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Suffield on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).

3 Barony of Hemphill in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Charles Andrew Martyn Martyn-Hemphill had established his succession to the Barony of Hemphill. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Hemphill on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).

4 Lord Maples The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Maples, a member of the House, had died on 9 June 2012.

5 Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the following members of the House for the remainder of this Parliament:

Lord Chitnis

Lord Millett

Baroness Nicol

The Duke of Norfolk

Lord Sandberg

Lord Simpson of Dunkeld

Lord Vincent of Coleshill.

Public Business

6 Social care: legislation A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler and answered by Earl Howe.

7 Health: local HealthWatch organisations A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Earl Howe.

8 Justice: sentencing of young offenders A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Lord McNally.

9 Education: 16–19 bursary fund A question was asked by Baroness Benjamin and answered by Lord Hill of Oareford.

10 Hereditary Peerages (Succession) Bill [HL] Lord Lucas presented a bill to enable the succession of female heirs to hereditary peerages; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 29)

11 Membership of the House of Lords (Elections) Bill [HL] Lord Selsdon presented a bill to provide for the Standing Orders of the House of Lords to designate certain members of the House of Lords as elected peers. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 30)

12 European Parliamentary Elections Bill [HL] Lord Teverson presented a bill to amend the European Parliamentary Elections Act 2002 so as to alter the method used in Great Britain and Gibraltar for electing members of the European Parliament. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 31)

13 Business of the House Lord Strathclyde moved that Standing Order 40 (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Thursday 14 June to enable the motion standing in the name of Lord Adonis to be taken before the motion standing in the name of Baroness Jones of Whitchurch. The motion was agreed to.

14 Electoral Registration Data Schemes Order 2012 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

15 Infrastructure Planning (Waste Water Transfer and Storage) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Taylor of Holbeach, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 26 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.

16 Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Taylor of Holbeach, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 27 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.

17 British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Taylor of Holbeach, moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

18 Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley, on behalf of Lord Taylor of Holbeach, moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

19 Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Lord McNally moved that the bill be committed to a Special Public Bill Committee. The motion was agreed to.

20 Financial Services Bill Lord Sassoon moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to. Then it was moved that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.

21 Syria Lord Howell of Guildford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

The House adjourned at11.02pm until Tuesday 12 June at 2.30pm.

David Beamish

Clerk of the Parliaments

Papers 

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

Command Papers

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

1 Terrorism-Government Response to the Nineteenth Report of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee, Session 2010–12, on the roots of violent radicalisation. (7 June)   (8368)

2 Explanatory Memorandum (Revised)-Replacement Explanatory Memorandum to the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Amendment Regulations 2012, originally laid on 30 May. (6 June)   (-)

Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)

The following instruments were laid before the House on the dates shown:

       
Title, etc.

SI No

Date of laying

Negative Instruments

   

(1) Cattle Compensation (England) Order 2012

  1379

30 May

(2) Individual Ascertainment of Value (England) Order 2012

  1380

30 May

laid under the Animal Health Act 1981.

   

National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Amendment Regulations 2012, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

1399

30 May

Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988.

1404

30 May

Adoption Agencies (Panel and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2012, laid under the Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Act 1999.

1410

1 June

Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amount of Penalty) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001.

1431

1 June

(1) National Patient Safety Agency (Establishment and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2012

  1424

7 June

(2) National Patient Safety Agency (Amendment) Regulations 2012

  1425

7 June

laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

   

Police and Crime Panels (Nominations, Appointments and Notifications) Regulations 2012, laid under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

1433

7 June

Family Procedure (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2012, laid under the Courts Act 2003.

1462

7 June

Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, laid under the Localism Act 2011.

1464

8 June

National Health Service (Local Pharmaceutical Services) Amendment Regulations 2012, laid under the National Health Service Act 2006.

1467

8 June

Football Spectators (Seating) Order 2012, laid under the Football Spectators Act 1989.

1470

8 June

Public Bodies Act 2011 (Transitional Provision) Order 2012, laid under the Public Bodies Act 2011.

1471

8 June

Instrument not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

   

Iran (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) (Amendment) Order 2012, laid under the Saint Helena Act 1833.

1389

7 June

Affirmative Instruments

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

1 Draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012, laid under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2 Draft Designation of Features (Appeals) (England) Regulations 2012, laid under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010.

3 Draft Education (Amendment of the Curriculum Requirements for Fourth Key Stage) (England) Order 2012, laid under the Education Act 2002.

4 Draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2012, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

5 Draft Police and Crime Panels (Modification of Functions) Regulations 2012, laid under the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.

6 (1) Draft Green Deal (Qualifying Energy Improvements) Order 2012

(2) Draft Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) Regulations 2012

(3) Draft Green Deal (Energy Efficiency Improvements) Order 2012

laid under the Energy Act 2011.

7 Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2012, laid under the Energy Act 2008.

Negative Instruments

The following instruments were laid before the House:

1 (1) Medical Devices (Amendment) Regulations 2012   (1426)

(2) Iraq (Asset-Freezing) Regulations 2012   (1489)

laid under the European Communities Act 1972.

2 Supervision of Accounts and Reports (Prescribed Body) and Companies (Defective Accounts and Directors’ Reports) (Authorised Person) Order 2012, laid under the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004.   (1439)

3 Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2012, laid under the Pensions Act 2004.   (1477)

4 Social Security (Information-sharing in relation to Welfare Services etc.) Regulations 2012, laid under the Welfare Reform Act 2012.   (1483)

5 Statute made by Saint John Baptist College, Oxford on 11 January, laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.   (-)

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report and Accounts for 2011 of the British Hallmarking Council, laid under the Hallmarking Act 1973.

2 Report and Accounts for 2011–2012 of the Office of Rail Regulation, laid under the Railways Act 1993.

Prepared 12th June 2012