LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells.

Select Committee Reports

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
15th Report, on the following Public Bodies Orders:
Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013
Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of the Railway Heritage Committee) Order 2013
and on the following instrument:
Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. (HL Paper 66)
Human Rights
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Legislative Scrutiny: Crime and Courts Bill [HL]. (5th Report, HL Paper 67)

Public Business

First World War: centenary A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.
Employment: science and technology A question was asked by Lord Cotter and answered by Lord Marland.
International law: use of drones A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and answered by Baroness Warsi.
Banking: offshore accounts A question was asked by Baroness Williams of Crosby and answered by Lord Newby.
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill Lord Marland moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order:
Clauses 1 to 7
Schedule 1
Clause 8
Schedule 2
Clauses 9 to 14
Schedule 3
Clauses 15 to 20
Schedule 4
Clause 21
Schedules 5 and 6
Clauses 22 to 24
Schedule 7
Clauses 25 and 26
Schedule 8
Clauses 27 and 28
Schedule 9
Clause 29
Schedule 10
Clause 30
Schedule 11
Clauses 31 and 32
Schedule 12
Clauses 33 to 35
Schedule 13
Clauses 36 to 45
Schedule 14
Clauses 46 to 49
Schedule 15
Clauses 50 to 52
Schedule 16
Clauses 53 to 55
Schedule 17
Clauses 56 to 63
Schedules 18 and 19
Clause 64
Schedule 20
Clauses 65 to 68
Schedule 21
Clauses 69 to 80.
The motion was agreed to.
Crime and Courts Bill [HL] Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 to 4
Schedule 2
Clause 5
Schedule 3
Clauses 6 to 8
Schedule 4
Clause 9
Schedule 5
Clauses 10 and 11
Schedule 6
Clause 12
Schedule 7
Clauses 13 to 15
Schedule 8
Clauses 16 and 17
Schedules 9 to 11
Clause 18
Schedule 12
Clause 19
Schedule 13
Clauses 20 to 24
Schedule 16
Clause 25
Schedule 17
Clauses 26 to 28
Schedule 14
Clause 29
Schedule 15
Clause 30
Schedule 18
Clauses 31 to 33.
The motion was agreed to.
Caravan Sites Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged.
10 Middle East: Gaza and Syria Baroness Warsi repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
11 Financial Services Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 70. Amendments were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 79AA.
12 Draft Care and Support Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they concur with the Lords that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider the draft Care and Support Bill presented to both Houses on 11 July 2012 (Cm 8386), and that they have ordered:
that a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with any Committee appointed by the Lords to consider the draft Bill;
that the Committee should report on the draft Bill by 7 March 2013; and
that the Committee shall have the power
(i) to send for persons, papers and records,
(ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House,
(iii) to report from time to time,
(iv) to appoint specialist advisers, and
(v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom.
13 Civil Aviation Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the Lords amendments agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
14 Health: neurological services A question was asked by Baroness Ford and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
15  Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2012
Housing Act 1996 (Additional Preference for Armed Forces) (England) Regulations 2012
Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012
Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012
Child Support Management of Payments and Arrears (Amendment) Regulations 2012
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
The House adjourned at 8.48pm until Wednesday 21 November at 3.00pm .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2012 Earl Howe moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Contracting Out (Local Authorities Social Services Functions) (England) (Amendment) Order 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Housing Act 1996 (Additional Preference for Armed Forces) (England) Regulations 2012 Baroness Hanham moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Housing Act 1996 (Additional Preference for Armed Forces) (England) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012 Lord McNally moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012. The motion was agreed to.
 Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012 Baroness Randerson moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Child Support Management of Payments and Arrears (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Child Support Management of Payments and Arrears (Amendment) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 7.15pm.