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2012-13 (245)

Monday 25 March 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.

Public Business

Infrastructure: expenditure A question was asked by Lord Hollick and answered by Lord Deighton.
Prisons: suicide A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Lord McNally.
House of Lords: debates A question was asked by Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer and answered by Lord Hill of Oareford.
United Kingdom: poverty A question was asked by Baroness Seccombe and answered by Lord Freud.
Guardian's Allowance Up-rating Order 2013 Lord Freud moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Guardian's Allowance Up-rating (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 Lord Freud moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Tax Credits Up-rating, etc. Regulations 2013 Lord Freud moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Loss of Tax Credits Regulations 2013 Lord Freud moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Official Statistics Order 2013 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Electoral Registration (Disclosure of Electoral Registers) Regulations 2013 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Electoral Registration (Postponement of 2013 Annual Canvass) Order 2013 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 25 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
12 Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill The bill was read a third time. An amendment was considered. Then the bill was passed.
13 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] After debate, the Commons Amendments were considered. Amendment 1A as an amendment to Commons amendment 1 was disagreed to (see division 1). Commons amendments were agreed to. Amendments to Commons amendments were agreed to. The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.
14  Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) Order 2013
Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2013
CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013
Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
15 Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments 2 and 5A were disagreed to (see divisions 2 and 3). The bill was reported without amendment. Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the report was received. Then the bill was read a third time and passed.
The House adjourned at 1.28am on Tuesday 26 March until 2.30pm the same day .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) Order 2013 Lord Astor of Hever moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2013 Baroness Verma moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2013. The motion was agreed to.
 CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013 Baroness Verma moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013. The motion was agreed to.
Global health A question was asked by Lord Crisp and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
The Committee adjourned at 6.25pm.
Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) Order 2013