LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield.

Select Committee Report

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
25th Report:
Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council) Order 2013. (HL Paper 109)

Public Business

Kosovo A question was asked by the Earl of Sandwich and answered by Baroness Warsi.
Housing: New Homes Bonus A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Hanham.
Children: speech and language A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord Nash.
Legal Services Commission A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Lord McNally.
Mali Baroness Garden of Frognal repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
Succession to the Crown Bill A bill to make succession to the Crown not depend on gender; to make provision about Royal Marriages; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 81)
Succession to the Crown Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 81–EN)
Economy: growth Lord Deighton moved that this House takes note of the United Kingdom economy and the Government's role in promoting growth. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
10  Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013
National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012
Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013
Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013
Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2013
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
11 Electoral Registration and Administration Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.
12 Arts and culture: economic regeneration A question was asked by Baroness Quin and, after debate, answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
The House adjourned at 9.41pm until Wednesday 30 January at 3.00pm .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/2756) Lord McKenzie of Luton moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/2756). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013. The motion was agreed to.
 National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012 Baroness Northover moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 Baroness Randerson moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013 Baroness Randerson moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2013 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2013. The motion was agreed to.
 Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013. The motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 7.37pm.
Arts and culture: economic regeneration
  • Question for Short Debate, 29 Jan 2013