LORDS

House of Lords Journal

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2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.
Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Lord Browne-Wilkinson was ended.

Select Committee Reports

Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
22nd Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
Draft Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2013
Draft Companies Act 2006 (Amendment of Part 18) Regulations 2013
Draft CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013
Draft Official Statistics Order 2013
Draft Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2013. (HL Paper 148)
House of Lords Business Plan
It was ordered that the House of Lords Business Plan 2013–14, as authorised by the House Committee, be printed. (HL Paper 149)

Public Business

Marine Conservation Areas A question was asked by Lord Eden of Winton and answered by Lord De Mauley.
Children: care A question was asked by the Earl of Listowel and answered by Lord Nash.
Health: Cancer Drugs Fund A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Earl Howe.
Pesticides: bees A question was asked by Lord Moynihan and answered by Lord De Mauley.
Global Green Growth Institute (Legal Capacities) Order 2013 Baroness Northover moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 29 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 Earl Howe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 Earl Howe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Succession to the Crown Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered.
12 Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] The Commons amendments were considered. Commons amendments were agreed to. Amendment 14A as an amendment to Commons amendment 14 was agreed to. The privilege amendment was agreed to and the bill was returned to the Commons with an amendment.
13 HIV/AIDS: Commonwealth countries A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
The House adjourned at 8.06pm until Thursday 14 March at 11.00am .