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2012-13 (245)

Monday 18 June 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Exeter.
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the following members of the House for the remainder of this Parliament:
Lord Malloch-Brown
Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge.

Private Business

City of Westminster Bill [HL] Further to the resolution of the House on 21 May, the Chairman of Committees informed the House that the Promoters do not intend to proceed further with the bill.

Public Business

Telecommunications: mobile phone services A question was asked by Lord Redesdale, on behalf of Lord Alderdice, and answered by Baroness Garden of Frognal.
Apprenticeships: ethnic minorities A question was asked by Baroness Hussein-Ece and answered by Baroness Wilcox.
Older people: health and social care A question was asked by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff and answered by Earl Howe.
Employment tribunals A question was asked by Lord Hoyle and answered by Baroness Wilcox.
Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012 Lord Henley moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 10 May be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Code of Practice for the Video Recording with Sound of Post-Charge Questioning) Order 2012 Lord Henley moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 10 May be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Terrorism Act 2000 (Video Recording with Sound of Interviews and Associated Code of Practice) Order 2012 Lord Henley moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 10 May be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, G and H) Order 2012 Lord Henley moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 10 May be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Statutory Auditors (Amendment of Companies Act 2006 and Delegation of Functions etc.) Order 2012 Baroness Wilcox moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
12 Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Determination of Turnover for Monetary Penalties) Order 2012 Lord Hill of Oareford moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
13 Financial Services Bill Lord Strathclyde, on behalf of Lord Sassoon, moved that
(a) the following provisions of the Financial Services Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House:
(i) Clauses 1 to 4 (the Bank of England);
(ii) Clause 5 (the new regulators);
(iii) Schedules 1 to 3 (Schedules relating to the Bank of England and the new regulators); and
(b) the remainder of the bill be committed to a Grand Committee.
Then Lord Hamilton of Epsom moved, as an amendment to the original motion, to leave out from "that" to the end and insert "the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House". After debate, the amendment was agreed to (see division list). Then the original motion, as amended, was agreed to.
14 Civil Aviation Bill Earl Attlee moved that the bill be committed to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
15 Civil Aviation Bill Earl Attlee moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Civil Aviation Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clauses 1 to 13
Schedule 1
Clauses 14 to 30
Schedule 2
Clauses 31 to 47
Schedule 3
Clauses 48 and 49
Schedule 4
Clauses 50 to 55
Schedule 5
Clauses 56 to 59
Schedule 6
Clauses 60 to 72
Schedule 7
Clauses 73 to 76
Schedules 8, 9 and 10
Clauses 77 and 78
Schedule 11
Clauses 79 to 82
Schedule 12
Clauses 83 to 91
Schedule 13
Clauses 92 to 99
Schedule 14
Clauses 100 to 112.
The motion was agreed to.
16 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were agreed to. The House resumed.
17 Mental health: Access to Work support service A question was asked by Baroness Thomas of Winchester and, after debate, answered by Lord Freud.
18 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the question that clause 2 be agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 27A.
The House adjourned at 10.06pm until Tuesday 19 June at 2.30pm .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 National Assembly for Wales Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Green Paper on the future electoral arrangements for the National Assembly for Wales. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 6.33pm.