LORDS

House of Lords Journal

Select a session:

2012-13 (245)

Tuesday 16 October 2012

Minutes of Proceedings

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Manchester.

Select Committee Report

Human Rights
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
Appointment of the Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. (3rd Report, HL Paper 48)

Public Business

Unemployment: older women : A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Freud.
Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: trade and investment A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Marland.
Riots, Communities and Victims Panel A question was asked by Baroness Tyler of Enfield and answered by Baroness Hanham.
Energy: costs A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Baroness Verma.
Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill A bill to make provision in connection with the giving of financial assistance in respect of the provision of infrastructure, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be published. (HL Bill 43)
Infrastructure (Financial Assistance) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be published. (HL Bill 43–EN)
Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012 Lord De Mauley moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.
Extradition Lord Taylor of Holbeach repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
10 Local Government Finance Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 71. Amendments were agreed to. Amendments 98A and 103ZA were disagreed to (see divisions 1 and 2). The report stage was adjourned.
11 National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1631) Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved that this House deplores the fact that the National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1631), involve the exclusion from membership of a Clinical Commissioning Group of (1) a member of a local authority, and (2) a registered nurse or a secondary care specialist if employed by a body which provides any relevant service to a person for whom the Clinical Commissioning Group has responsibilities. After debate, the motion was disagreed to (see division 3).
12 Local Government Finance Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 103A. Amendments were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 44)
The House adjourned at 10.42pm until Wednesday 17 October at 3.00pm .
National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1631)