LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Monday 25 February 2013

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Liverpool.
Barony of Fisher in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Patrick Vavasseur Fisher had established his succession to the Barony of Fisher. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Fisher on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).

Select Committee Report

Science and Technology
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
The implementation of open access. (3rd Report, HL Paper 122)

Public Business

Media and creative industries: equality A question was asked by Baroness Benjamin and answered by Baroness Stowell of Beeston.
Republic of Ireland: aids to navigation A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Earl Attlee.
Energy: prices A question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Baroness Verma.
Health: midwives A question was asked by Baroness Cumberlege and answered by Earl Howe.
Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] The report was received.
Defamation Bill The bill was read a third time. An amendment was agreed to. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill The bill was considered in Committee. An amendment was considered. The House resumed.
10 Economic policy Lord Deighton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
11 Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 2. Amendments were considered. The House resumed.
12 Health: anorexia A question was asked by Lord Giddens and, after debate, answered by Earl Howe.
13 Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 8. The House resumed after clause 2 was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 10.03pm until Tuesday 26 February at 2.30pm .