LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 14 November 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds.
Earldom of Kilmorey and Viscountcy of Newry and Mourne in the Peerage of Ireland The Lord Chancellor reported that Sir Richard Francis Needham had established his succession to the Earldom of Kilmorey and Viscountcy of Newry and Mourne in the Peerage of Ireland.

Select Committee Report

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
9th Report, on the following bills:
Arbitration and Mediation Services (Equality) Bill [HL]
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL]
and on the following Legislative Reform Order:
Draft Legislative Reform (Constitution of Veterinary Surgeons Preliminary Investigation and Disciplinary Committees) Order 2012. (HL Paper 64)

Public Business

European Union–United Kingdom balance of trade A question was asked by Lord Spicer and answered by Baroness Warsi.
Retail prices index A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
Energy: draft Energy Bill A question was asked by Baroness Worthington and answered by Baroness Verma.
Child abuse: Waterhouse Inquiry A question was asked by Lord Lloyd of Berwick and answered by Lord McNally.
Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (Disclosure and Barring Service Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
Disabled People's Right to Control (Pilot Scheme) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
10 Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Lord Marland moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee.
The House adjourned at 5.54pm until Monday 19 November at 2.30pm .
Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012