LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leicester.

Select Committee Reports

Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
21st Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
Draft Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2013
Draft Electoral Registration (Disclosure of Electoral Registers) Regulations 2013
Draft Electoral Registration (Postponement of 2013 Annual Canvass) Order 2013. (HL Paper 141)
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
16th Report, on the following bills:
Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL]
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Government Amendments. (HL Paper 142)
Care and Support Bill
The Report from the Joint Committee on the draft Care and Support Bill was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 143)

Public Business

Taxation: income tax A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Newby.
Health: cardiology A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Earl Howe.
European Union: salaries A question was asked by Lord Flight and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
Syria A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013 Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013 Earl Howe moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2013 Earl Attlee moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 December 2012 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2013 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
12 Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2013 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
13 National Employment Savings Trust (Amendment) Order 2013 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
14 Antarctic Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
15 Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 80A. Amendments 80A and 81A were agreed to (see divisions 1 and 2). Amendment 83A was disagreed to (see division 3). The report stage was adjourned.
16  Global Green Growth Institute (Legal Capacities) Order 2013
Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2013
Electronic Commerce Directive (Trafficking People for Exploitation) Regulations 2013
Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
17 Crime: sexual violence A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
18 Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 84. Amendments were considered. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 84ZB.
The House adjourned at 10.12pm until Thursday 7 March at 11.00am .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
 Global Green Growth Institute (Legal Capacities) Order 2013 Baroness Northover moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft  Global Green Growth Institute (Legal Capacities) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed.
 Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2013 Baroness Verma moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Electronic Commerce Directive (Trafficking People for Exploitation) Regulations 2013 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electronic Commerce Directive (Trafficking People for Exploitation) Regulations 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations 2013. The motion was agreed to.
Care services: elderly people A question was asked by Lord Turnberg and, after debate, answered by Earl Howe.
The Committee adjourned at 6.17pm.