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House of Lords Journal

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2012-13 (245)

Thursday 13 December 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Guildford.

Select Committee Report

Adoption
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Adoption: pre-legislative scrutiny. (1st Report, HL Paper 94)

Public Business

Police and crime commissioners A question was asked by Lord Blair of Boughton and answered by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.
Energy tariffs A question was asked by Lord Whitty and answered by Baroness Verma.
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Earl Attlee.
Civil service: Permanent Secretaries A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
BBC Trust Chairman (Election) Bill [HL] Lord Bates presented a bill to make provision for election of the BBC Trust Chairman by licence fee payers. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 71)
Banking Standards Lord Strathclyde moved that, notwithstanding the Resolution of this House of 17 July 2012, it be an instruction to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards that it should report on legislative action no later than 19 December 2012. The motion was agreed to.
Public Bodies (Abolition of British Shipbuilders) Order 2013 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
Public Bodies (Abolition of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal) Order 2013 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
10 Legislative Reform (Constitution of Veterinary Surgeons Preliminary Investigation and Disciplinary Committees) Order 2013 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
11  Credit unions (Balloted debate) Lord Kennedy of Southwark moved that this House takes note of the development of credit unions in the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
12 Personal Independence Payment Lord Freud repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
13  Israel: Arab citizens (Balloted debate) The Lord Bishop of Exeter moved that this House takes note of the issues of equality and discrimination affecting Israel's Arab citizens. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
14  Public Bodies (Water Supply and Water Quality Fees) Order 2012
Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012
Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2013
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
15 Care services: abuse of learning disabled A question was asked by Lord Rix and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
The House adjourned at 6.21pm until Friday 14 December at 10.00am .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 2.00pm.
 Public Bodies (Water Supply and Water Quality Fees) Order 2012 Lord De Mauley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Public Bodies (Water Supply and Water Quality Fees) Order 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed.
 Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2013 Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (EUC Report) Lord Boswell of Aynho moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on the Commission proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (COM(2012)617, Council Document 15865/12) (6th Report, HL Paper 87). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 4.32pm.
Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012