LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 27 November 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Liverpool.

Select Committee Report

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
16th Report. (HL Paper 77)

Private Business

Petitions for private bills The following petitions for private bills were deposited on or before 27 November 2012 in accordance with Private Business Standing Orders:
Name of Petition
By whom deposited
Hertfordshire County Council (Filming on Highways)
Sharpe Pritchard
Humber Bridge
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP

Public Business

BBC: World Service A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Warsi.
Welsh Government: tax-varying powers A question was asked by Lord Wigley and answered by Baroness Randerson.
Justice: legal advice A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Lord McNally.
UK Border Agency A question was asked by Lord Avebury and answered by Lord Taylor of Holbeach.
Statutory Instruments The Chairman of Committees moved that Lord Lyell be appointed a member of the Joint Committee in place of Lord Geddes, resigned. The motion was agreed to.
Public Service and Demographic Change The Chairman of Committees moved that, notwithstanding the Resolutions of this House of 21 and 29 May, it be an instruction to the Select Committee that it should report by 27 March 2013. The motion was agreed to.
Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012 Lord McNally moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 15 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012 Baroness Randerson moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 15 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Crime and Courts Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 14 was agreed to (see division list). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 78.
12  Electoral Registration Data Schemes (No. 2) Order 2012
Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012
Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012
Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012
Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012
The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.
13 Small Charitable Donations Bill A bill to provide for the making of payments to certain charities and clubs in respect of certain gifts made to them by individuals; and for connected purposes, certified by the Speaker as a Money Bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 58)
14 Small Charitable Donations Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 58–EN)
15 Small pension funds A question was asked by Baroness Greengross and, after debate, answered by Baroness Stowell of Beeston.
The House adjourned at 8.44pm until Wednesday 28 November at 3.00pm .

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
 Electoral Registration Data Schemes (No. 2) Order 2012 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electoral Registration Data Schemes (No. 2) Order 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012 Lord Wallace of Saltaire moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012. The motion was agreed to.
 Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Baroness Verma moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
 Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012 Baroness Verma moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012. The motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 5.30pm.
Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012