LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.

Select Committee Reports

Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
14th Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013.  (HL Paper 92)
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
10th Report, on the following bills:
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Part 6
Public Service Pensions Bill
Small Charitable Donations Bill
European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Bill
Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Bill
Disabled Persons’ Parking Badges Bill
Scrap Metal Dealers Billand on the following Legislative Reform Order:
Draft Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013. (HL Paper 93)

Private Business

Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 Lord Geddes, on behalf of the Chairman of the Joint Committee, reported that the Committee had adjourned until Wednesday 19 December being the next date that the Committee can meet.

Public Business

Driving: alcohol limit A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Earl Attlee.
Lobbyists: register A question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
Charities A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
National Health Service: clinical networks A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Earl Howe.
North Korea A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Warsi.
Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] The order of re-commitment was discharged.
10 Patrick Finucane Lord Strathclyde repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
11 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 116DA. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 119 was agreed to (see division). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 70)
12 Public services: voluntary sector involvement A question was asked by Lord Boateng and, after debate, answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
The House adjourned at 9.10pm until Thursday 13 December at 11.00am .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
 Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 24ZA. The committee adjourned after amendment 24BL.
The Committee adjourned at 7.47pm.