Minutes for 14 June 2017

    Chamber

    The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chester.
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      Speaker of the House of Commons The Lords Commissioners being seated, the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) in the middle with the Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) and Lord Newby on her right and Lord Hope of Craighead and Baroness Smith of Basildon on her left and the Commons being present at the Bar with the Speaker-Elect, the Right Honourable Mr John Bercow, the said Speaker-Elect was presented and approved by the Lords Commissioners (by command of Her Majesty).
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      Lord Thomas of Swynnerton The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Thomas of Swynnerton, a member of the House, had died on 7 May.
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      Retirements The Lord Speaker informed the House that the following members of the House had retired under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014: Lord May of Oxford on 2 May 2017 Lord Millett on 4 May 2017 Baroness Lockwood on 18 May 2017 Lord Hattersley on 19 May 2017 The Marquess of Salisbury on 8 June 2017 Lord Simon of Highbury on 9 June 2017 Lord Walpole on 13 June 2017

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      Cessation of membership The Lord Speaker informed the House that under section 2 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 he had certified that the following Lords at no time attended the House during session 2016-17 and that therefore they had ceased to be members of the House on 13 June: Baroness Turner of Camden Lord Wolfson of Sunningdale

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      Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from the following members of the House under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that they would retire from the House: Lord Feldman on 30 June 2017 Baroness Trumpington on 24 October 2017.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct:  John Tucker Mugabi Archbishop of York Timothy John Bishop of Winchester Michael Arthur Bishop of Bristol Peter Robert Bishop of Chester Timothy Martin Bishop of Truro Rachel Bishop of Gloucester Christopher John Bishop of Coventry James Edward George Viscount Younger of Leckie Charles Henry John Benedict Crofton Chetwynd Earl of Shrewsbury Anthony Paul Lord Bamford John David Lord Kilclooney David Martin Scott Lord Steel of Aikwood John Edward Michael Lord Moore of Lower Marsh Charles Alan Andrew Earl Cathcart David Anthony Llewellyn Lord Owen Walter Menzies Lord Campbell of Pittenweem Susan Lilian Primrose Baroness Masham of Ilton Trevor Arthur Lord Smith of Clifton Susan Veronica Baroness Kramer Robert Adam Ross Lord Maclennan of Rogart Nigel David Lord Jones of Cheltenham Donald Martin Lord Thomas of Gresford Audrey Caroline Baroness Emerton Joan Margaret Baroness Walmsley Ambrose Charles Drexel Lord Greenway David William George Lord Chidgey John Jacob Lord Astor of Hever Michael Lord Howard of Lympne Christine Mary Baroness Humphreys Jennifer Louise Baroness Tonge Reginald Norman Morgan Lord Empey Margaret Anne Baroness Ford David Lord Blunkett Karren Rita Baroness Brady Charles Lamb Lord Allen of Kensington Alan Michael Lord Sugar Lyndon Henry Arthur Lord Harrison Charles Ronald Llewelyn Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank Khalid Lord Hameed Fiona Ferelith Baroness Hodgson of Abinger Nosheena Shaheen Baroness Mobarik Arminka Baroness Helic Indarjit Lord Singh of Wimbledon Michael Goodall Lord Watson of Invergowrie Dominic Bryce Lord Addington John Stephen Lord Monks John Anthony Lord Bird Bruce Joseph Lord Grocott Andrew Lord Mawson Michael George Lord Bichard Ian Lord McColl of Dulwich Richard Stuart Lord Best John David James Earl of Stair (Lord Oxenfoord) Elizabeth Marie Baroness Redfern Jane Antoinette Baroness Scott of Bybrook Lorely Jane Baroness Burt of Solihull Kenneth John Lord Woolmer of Leeds Doreen Elizabeth Baroness Massey of Darwen Detta Baroness O'Cathain Norman Beresford Lord Tebbit Kenneth Wilfred Lord Baker of Dorking Andrew James Lord Dunlop David Hugh Alexander Lord Hannay of Chiswick Andrew Lord Lloyd-Webber Andrew Fleming Lord Green of Deddington Jonathan Douglas Lord Evans of Weardale Jonathan Peter Lord Marland Timothy Francis Lord Clement-Jones Alexander Andrew Macdonnell Lord Fraser of Corriegarth Margaret Theresa Baroness Prosser Roger Norman Lord Freeman Raymond Lord Plant of Highfield Lindsay Patricia Baroness Northover Kathryn Jane Baroness Parminter James Rudolph Lord Palumbo of Southwark Victor Olufemi Lord Adebowale George Leonard Lord Carey of Clifton Robert William Lord Dixon-Smith Hazel Baroness Byford Ann Elizabeth Oldfield Baroness Butler-Sloss Ian Anthony Lord Colwyn John Michael Edward Duke of Somerset Alan John Lord Watson of Richmond David Philip Lord Pannick Onora Sylvia Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve David John Lord Ramsbotham Rita Margaret Baroness Donaghy Kathryn Mary Baroness Pinnock James Henry Bishop of Rochester Elizabeth Conway Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Lucius Edward William Plantagenet Viscount Falkland Sharmishta Baroness Chakrabarti Herman George Lord Ouseley John Quentin Lord Davies of Stamford Helen Lawrie Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke Leslie Arnold Lord Turnberg Richard Thomas James Lord Wilson of Dinton Simon Gordon Jared Lord Russell of Liverpool William Lord Haughey William Peter Lord Bradshaw Rachel Trixie Anne Baroness Gardner of Parkes Nicholas Edward Lord True Robert Lord Fellowes Raymond Hervey Lord Hylton Charles Randolph Lord Quirk James Meyer Lord Sassoon Simon Mark Lord Glenarthur John Edward Lord Tomlinson Derek Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland Rajinder Paul Lord Loomba Norman Reginald Lord Warner Ralph Matthew Lord Lucas Harry Kenneth Lord Woolf John Richard Earl of Cork and Orrery (Lord Boyle) Patrick Robin Archibald Earl of Glasgow John Patrick Aubone Lord Burnett Mark Oliver Lord Saville of Newdigate Michael Stahel Lord Farmer Stephen Lord Gilbert of Panteg Gail Ruth Baroness Rebuck Julie Elizabeth Baroness Smith of Newnham Alastair Robertson Lord Goodlad Jeremy John Durham Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon Graham Norman Lord Tope Kathleen Margaret Baroness Richardson of Calow Hilary Camilla Baroness Cavendish of Little Venice Sally Rachel Baroness Hamwee Euan Michael Ross Lord Geddes Elizabeth Rose Baroness Berridge Steven John Lindsey Bishop of Oxford  Molly Christine Baroness Meacher Barbara Lillian Baroness Janke Janet Evelyn Baroness Fookes Jennifer Helen Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb  Andrew Lord Adonis Matthew Alan Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay Gloria Dorothy Baroness Hooper Philip Roland Lord Smith of Hindhead Peter Gerald Lord Hain Pamela Baroness Sharples John Rhodes Lord Horam Nicholas Addison Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers Paul Anthony Elliott Lord Bew Peter Selwyn Lord Chadlington Glenys Elizabeth Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead Jeremy Lord Purvis of Tweed Neil Gordon Lord Kinnock Christopher Robert Lord Smith of Finsbury Jeffrey Richard de Corban Lord Mountevans Deborah Baroness Stedman-Scott
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct: Daniel Joseph Lord Brennan Jan David Viscount Simon Martin John Lord Callanan Jonathan Hopkin Lord Hill of Oareford Ian Paul Lord Livingston of Parkhead Jack Wilson Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale Ivor Seward Lord Richard Ian Warwick Lord Blair of Boughton Brian Leonard Lord Paddick Nicholas Henry Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth Brenda Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde Nathanael Ming-Yan Lord Wei Delyth Jane Baroness Morgan of Drefelin George Samuel Knatchbull Lord Young of Cookham Thomas Jeremy Lord King of Bridgwater Thomas Galloway Dunlop du Roy de Blicquy Lord Strathclyde Claire Baroness Tyler of Enfield Doreen Delceita Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon John Haggitt Charles Lord Patten Ian William Lord Wrigglesworth Thomas Murray Lord Elder Peter Richard Grenville Lord Layard William David Lord McKenzie of Luton Elizabeth Kay Baroness Andrews Paul Clive Lord Deighton Kamlesh Kumar Lord Patel of Bradford Michael Maurice Lord Cashman Janet Baroness Cohen of Pimlico Anna Mary Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill Peter Earl of Rosslyn Jane Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct:  John Selwyn Lord Deben John Roundell Earl of Selborne John Robert Louis Lord Lee of Trafford Ruby Baroness McGregor-Smith Nicholas Ian Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court Caroline Anne Baroness Cox
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct:  Michael Ian Lord Grade of Yarmouth Anthony Ian Lord Young of Norwood Green Anthony Tudor Lord St John of Bletso Charles James Lord Crathorne Frederick Richard Penn Earl Howe John Matthew Patrick Lord Hutton of Furness Brian Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate William Lord Howie of Troon
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct: Celia Marjorie Baroness Thomas of Winchester Swraj Lord Paul Alison Margaret Baroness Wolf of Dulwich Paul Rudd Lord Drayson William James Robert Earl Peel Alistair Basil Lord Lexden Lucy Jeanne Baroness Neville-Rolfe Brian Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach Virginia Hilda Brunette Maxwell Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct: Leonard Hubert Lord Hoffmann Richard Andrew Lord Ryder of Wensum Rosalind Mary Baroness Grender Anthony William Lord Hall of Birkenhead Francis Thomas Lord Northbrook Giles John Harry Viscount Goschen Rumi Lord Verjee
    The House adjourned at 7.30pm.