LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 20 June 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Exeter.

Select Committee Reports

Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
3rd Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) Scheme 2012 (S.I.2012/1375)
Draft Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2012
Draft Broadcasting (Local Digital Television Programme Services and Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2012
Draft Designation of Features (Appeals) (England) Regulations 2012
Draft Education (Amendment of the Curriculum Requirements for Fourth Key Stage) (England) Order 2012
Draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2012
Draft Further Education Institutions and 16 to 19 Academies (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012
Draft Green Deal (Energy Efficiency Improvements) Order 2012
Draft Green Deal (Qualifying Energy Improvements) Order 2012
Draft Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) Regulations 2012
Draft Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
Draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 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 Public Bodies (Abolition of Crown Court Rule Committee and Magistrates’ Courts Rule Committee) Order 2012
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 Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012
Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (HL Paper 20)
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
4th Report, on the following bills:
Financial Services Bill
Local Government Finance Bill
Civil Aviation Bill. (HL Paper 21)

Private Business

Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 A message was received from the Commons that they have appointed a committee of three members to join with a committee of this House as the Joint Committee to which the Petitions of General Objection and Petitions of Amendment against the Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 stand referred.

Public Business

National Health Service: Liverpool Care Pathway A question was asked by Baroness Knight of Collingtree and answered by Earl Howe.
European Court of Justice: jurisdiction A question was asked by Lord Vinson and answered by Lord Henley.
Wales: Barnett Formula A question was asked by Lord Wigley and answered by Lord Sassoon.
Schools: curriculum A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch and answered by Lord Hill of Oareford.
Refreshment The Chairman of Committees moved that a Select Committee be appointed to advise on the refreshment services provided for the House, within the strategic framework and financial limits approved by the House Committee;
That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members together with the Chairman of Committees be appointed to the Committee:
L Colwyn
B Doocey
L Elder
B Gale
B Gould of Potternewton
B Henig
L Howard of Rising
B Jenkin of Kennington
L Mawson
L Newby
L Palmer of Childs Hill
L Skidelsky;
That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;
That the Committee have leave to report from time to time.
The motion was agreed to.
Broadcasting (Local Digital Television Programme Services and Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2012 Baroness Garden of Frognal moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
10 Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2012 Lord Astor of Hever moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
11 Community Right to Challenge (Fire and Rescue Authorities and Rejection of Expressions of Interest) (England) Regulations 2012 Baroness Hanham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 30 April be approved. The motion was agreed to.
12 Local Government Finance Bill Baroness Hanham moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Local Government Finance Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clause 2
Schedule 2
Clauses 3 to 5
Schedule 3
Clauses 6 to 9
Schedule 4
Clauses 10 to 19.
The motion was agreed to.
13 Financial Services Bill Lord Sassoon moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Financial Services Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clauses 1 to 3
Schedule 1
Clause 4
Schedule 2
Clause 5
Schedule 3
Clauses 6 to 10
Schedule 4
Clauses 11 to 13
Schedule 5
Clauses 14 to 20
Schedule 6
Clauses 21 to 27
Schedule 7
Clauses 28 to 32
Schedule 8
Clauses 33 and 34
Schedule 9
Clause 35
Schedule 10
Clause 36
Schedule 11
Clauses 37 and 38
Schedule 12
Clause 39
Schedule 13
Clauses 40 and 41
Schedule 14
Clause 42
Schedule 15
Clause 43
Schedule 16
Clauses 44 to 90
Schedule 17
Clauses 91 to 95
Schedules 18 and 19
Clauses 96 to 100
Schedules 20 and 21
Clauses 101 to 104.
The motion was agreed to.
14 Directors' pay Baroness Wilcox repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
15 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 28. Amendments were agreed to. The House resumed after Schedule 7 was agreed to.
16  Data protection in the areas of police and criminal justice (EU Directive) Lord McNally moved 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). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 9.06pm until Thursday 21 June at 11.00am .
Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2012