LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Wednesday 10 October 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby.

Public Business

National Health Service: evidence-based medicine A question was asked by Lord Taverne and answered by Earl Howe.
Death penalty: global abolition A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Wallace of Tankerness.
Energy: hydropower A question was asked by Lord Trefgarne and answered by Baroness Verma.
BAE Systems and EADS A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Lord Marland.
Railways: franchises A private notice question was asked by Lord Davies of Oldham and answered by Earl Attlee.
Scotland: referendum A private notice question was asked by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean and answered by Lord Wallace of Tankerness.
Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] Lord McNally presented a bill to promote the reform of the statute law by the repeal, in accordance with recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission, of certain enactments which (except in so far as their effect is preserved) are no longer of practical utility. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 42)
Small and Medium Sized Enterprises The Chairman of Committees moved that Lord Evans of Watford be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Mitchell, resigned. The motion was agreed to.
Jobseeker's Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 July be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Late Night Levy (Application and Administration) Regulations 2012 Baroness Stowell of Beeston moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 July be approved. The motion was agreed to.
11 Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) (Amendment) Order 2012 Lord McNally moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
12 Local Government Finance Bill The report was received. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 4A was disagreed to (see division list). The report stage was adjourned.
13 Education: conservatoires A question was asked by Lord Lipsey and, after debate, answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
14 Local Government Finance Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 31. Amendments were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 70.
The House adjourned at 9.53pm until Thursday 11 October at 11.00am .
Education: conservatoires
  • Question for Short Debate, 10 Oct 2012