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2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 8 January 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby.
Lord Rees-Mogg The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Rees-Mogg, a member of the House, had died on 29 December 2012.
Tributes Tributes were paid to Lord Strathclyde.

Select Committee Reports

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny
The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:
21st Report (HL Paper 99)
22nd Report, The Government’s New Approach to Consultation: "Work in Progress" (HL Paper 100).

Public Business

Airports: capacity A question was asked by Lord Spicer and answered by Earl Attlee.
Housing: new homes A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Baroness Hanham.
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2012 A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Lord McNally.
Economy: effect of United States "fiscal cliff" solution A question was asked by Lord Barnett and answered by Lord Newby.
Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to.
Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to.
10 Ibrahim Magag: disappearance Lord Taylor of Holbeach repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
11 National Health Service: South London Healthcare Trust Earl Howe repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
12 Public Service Pensions Bill Earl Attlee, on behalf of Lord Newby, moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Public Service Pensions Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clause 2
Schedule 2
Clause 3
Schedule 3
Clauses 4 to 15
Schedule 4
Clause 16
Schedule 5
Clause 17
Schedule 6
Clause 18
Schedule 7
Clauses 19 to 24
Schedule 8
Clauses 25 and 26
Schedule 9
Clauses 27 and 28
Schedule 10
Clauses 29 and 30
Schedule 11
Clauses 31 to 38.
The motion was agreed to.
13 Growth and Infrastructure Bill Baroness Hanham moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
14  Public Bodies (Abolition of British Shipbuilders) Order 2013
Public Bodies (Abolition of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal) Order 2013
Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
15 Armed forces: future size A question was asked by Lord Empey and, after debate, answered by Lord Astor of Hever.
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Wednesday 9 January at 3.00pm .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 Public Bodies (Abolition of British Shipbuilders) Order 2013 Lord Gardiner of Kimble, on behalf of Lord Marland, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of British Shipbuilders) Order 2013. The motion was agreed to.
 Public Bodies (Abolition of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal) Order 2013 Lord Gardiner of Kimble, on behalf of Lord Marland, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal) Order 2013. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012 Lord McNally moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012. The motion was agreed to.
Sri Lanka A question was asked by Lord Naseby and, after debate, answered by Baroness Warsi.
The Committee adjourned at 5.31pm.
Armed forces: future size
  • Question for Short Debate, 8 Jan 2013