Select Committee Reports
1 Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
17th Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
Draft Civil Legal Aid (Costs) Regulations 2013
Draft Conditional Fee Agreements Order 2013
Draft Damages-Based Agreements Regulations 2013
Draft East Hertfordshire and Stevenage (Boundary Change) Order 2013
Draft Gateshead and Northumberland (Boundary Change) Order 2013
Draft Legal Aid (Information about Financial Resources) Regulations 2013
Draft Local Government Finance Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013
Draft National Employment Savings Trust (Amendment) Order 2013
Draft Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2013
Draft Universal Credit Regulations 2013. (HL Paper HL 110)
2 Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:
12th Report, on the following bill:Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill
: Government Response: clause 74. (HL Paper 111)
3 Government: economic policies A question was asked by Lord Mitchell and answered by Lord Deighton.
4 Tourism A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
5 Ethiopia and Eritrea A question was asked by Lord Chidgey and answered by Baroness Warsi.
6 Energy: Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation A question was asked by Lord Ezra and answered by Baroness Verma.
7 HGV Road User Levy Bill A bill to make provision charging a levy in respect of the use or keeping of heavy goods vehicles on public roads in the United Kingdom, 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 published. (HL Bill 82)
8 HGV Road User Levy Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be published. (HL Bill 82–EN)
9 Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
10 Public Service Pensions Bill Lord Newby moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
Clauses 4 to 17
Clauses 21 to 26
Clauses 27 and 28
Clauses 29 and 30
Clauses 31 and 32
Clauses 33 to 40.
The motion was agreed to.
11 Growth and Infrastructure Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 58. Amendments were considered. The House resumed.
12 Health: neglected tropical diseases A question was asked by Baroness Hayman and, after debate, answered by Baroness Northover.
13 Growth and Infrastructure Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 64. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 71B.