LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leicester.

Select Committee Reports

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny
The following Reports from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
30th Report, on the following instruments:
National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) Regulations 2013
Correspondence: Rights of Passengers in Bus and Coach Transport (Exemptions) Regulations 2013 (HL Paper 136)
31st Report, Public Bodies Orders – One Year On: Government Response. (HL Paper 137)
Banking Standards
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Proprietary trading. (3rd Report, HL Paper 138)
Economic Affairs
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Draft Finance Bill 2013. (1st Report, HL Paper 139)
Public Service and Demographic Change
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Ready for Ageing? (HL Paper 140)

Public Business

European Union: subsidiarity scrutiny A question was asked by Lord Kakkar and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
Probation service: community-sentenced offenders A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord McNally.
Referendums A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
European Union: Eurozone financial transaction tax A question was asked by Lord Willoughby de Broke and answered by Lord Newby.
Health and Social Care Act 2012 Earl Howe repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
10 Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2013 Lord McNally moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013 Lord McNally moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
12 Criminal Legal Aid (Determinations by a Court and Choice of Representative) Regulations 2013 Lord McNally moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
13 Legal Aid (Information about Financial Resources) Regulations 2013 Lord McNally moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
14 Civil Legal Aid (Costs) Regulations 2013 Lord McNally moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
15 Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Tax Billing, Collection and Enforcement Functions) (Amendment) (England) Order 2013 Baroness Hanham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
16 Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2013 Baroness Hanham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
17 Gateshead and Northumberland (Boundary Change) Order 2013 Baroness Hanham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
18 East Hertfordshire and Stevenage (Boundary Change) Order 2013 Baroness Hanham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
19 Presumption of Death Bill Lord Wallace of Saltaire signified the Queen's consent. Then the bill was read a third time and passed.
20 Mobile Homes Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
21 Armed forces: Army Basing Plan Lord Astor of Hever repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
22 Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 11. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment.
23  Strengthened statutory procedures for the scrutiny of delegated legislation (Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee Report) Baroness Thomas of Winchester moved that this House takes note of the Report of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on Strengthened Statutory Procedures for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation (3rd Report, HL Paper 19). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 10.17pm until Wednesday 6 March at 3.00pm .
Armed forces: Army Basing Plan
  • Ministerial statement, 5 Mar 2013