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House of Lords Journal

The Journal is the formal and authoritative summary record of the proceedings of the House of Lords. Each Journal contains the attendance, minutes (including voting lists) and papers, along with some committee reports, for every day the House sat during a parliamentary session. Each sessional volume is indexed.

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Journal for 22 March 2011

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Exeter.

1 Lord Glendonbrook Sir Michael David Bishop, Knight, CBE, having been created Baron Glendonbrook, of Bowdon in the County of Cheshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 1 February 2011, was introduced between Lord Tugendhat and Lord Baker of Dorking, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (See Appendix)

Ahmad of Wimbledon, L., 17 Jan
Allan of Hallam, L., 26 Jul
Armstrong of Hill Top, B., 6 Jul
Bakewell, B., 25 Jan
Bannside, L., 5 Jul
Beecham, L., 27 Jul
Benjamin, B., 28 Jun
Berridge, B., 20 Jan
*Birmingham, Bp., 26 Oct
Black of Brentwood, L., 13 Jul
Blair of Boughton, L., 26 Jul
Blencathra, L., 10 Mar
Boateng, L., 1 Jul
Boswell of Aynho, L., 19 Jul
Brinton, B., 10 Feb
Browne of Ladyton, L., 27 Jul
Browning, B., 13 Jul
Collins of Highbury, L., 24 Jan
Cormack, L., 21 Dec
Curry of Kirkharle, L., 24 Oct
Dannatt, L., 24 Jan
Davies of Stamford, L., 8 Jul
Deben, L., 21 Jun
*Derby, Bp. 15 Jun
Dobbs, L., 20 Dec
Donaghy, B., 1 Jul
Doocey, B., 22 Dec
Drake, B., 5 Jul
Durham, Bp., 12 Jan
Eaton, B., 22 Jul
Edmiston, L., 18 Jan
Empey, L., 19 Jan
Faulks, L., 28 Jul
Feldman of Elstree, L. 20 Dec
Fellowes of West Stafford, L., 13 Jan
Fink, L., 20 Jan
Flight, L., 17 Jan
Framlingham, L., 18 Jan
Gardiner of Kimble, L., 24 Jun
German, L., 29 Jun
Glasman, L., 8 Mar
Gold, L., 3 Feb
Grade of Yarmouth, L., 27 Jan
Green of Hurstpierpoint, L., 22 Nov
*Guildford, Bp., 27 May
Hayter of Kentish Town, B., 22 Jun
Healy of Primrose Hill, B., 21 Jul
Hennessy of Nympsfield, L., 25 Nov
Heyhoe Flint, B., 25 Jan
Hill of Oareford, L., 27 May
Hollins, B., 15 Nov
Howard of Lympne, L., 20 Jul
Hughes of Stretford, B., 26 Jul
Hussain, L., 25 Jan
Hussein-Ece, B., 29 Jun
Hutton of Furness, L., 1 Jul
Jenkin of Kennington, B., 27 Jan
Jolly, B., 11 Jan
Kennedy of Southwark, L., 28 Jun
Kestenbaum, L., 26 Jan
King of Bow, B., 31 Jan
Knight of Weymouth, L. 23 Jun
Kramer, B., 10 Jan
Lexden, L., 10 Jan
Liddell of Coatdyke, B., 13 Jul
Liddle, L., 21 Jun
Lingfield, L., 20 Dec
Lister of Burtersett, B., 1 Feb
Loomba, L., 17 Jan
Lothian, M. (Kerr of Monteviot, L.), 22 Nov
Macdonald of River Glaven, L., 20 Jul
Magan of Castletown, L., 27 Jan
Maples, L., 24 Jun
Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L., 13 Jan
McAvoy, L., 22 Jun
McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L., 28 Jun
McFall of Alcluith, L., 6 Jul
Monks, L., 11 Oct
Morgan of Ely, B., 26 Jan
Newlove, B., 15 Jul
Noon, L., 31 Jan
Nye, B., 20 Jul
O’Donnell, L., 12 Jan
*Oxford, Bp., 25 Nov
Palmer of Childs Hill, L., 19 Jan
Parminter, B., 19 Jul
Popat, L., 12 Jul
Prescott, L., 8 Jul
Randerson, B., 31 Jan
Reid of Cardowan, L., 22 Jul
Ribeiro, L., 21 Dec
Risby, L., 11 Jan
Ritchie of Brompton, B., 29 Jun
Sassoon, L., 3 Jun
Shackleton of Belgravia, B., 22 Dec
Sharkey, L., 21 Dec
Sherlock, B., 5 Jul
Shipley, L., 15 Jul
Singh of Wimbledon, L., 24 Oct
Smith of Basildon, B., 8 Jul
Spicer, L., 12 Jul
*St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, Bp., 8 Mar
Stedman-Scott, B., 19 Jul
Stephen, L., 7 Feb
Stevenson of Balmacara, L., 15 Jul
Stirrup, L., 1 Feb
Stoneham of Droxford, L., 20 Jan
Storey, L., 3 Feb
Stowell of Beeston, B., 12 Jan
Strasburger, L., 12 Jan
Taylor of Goss Moor, L., 22 Jul
Touhig, L., 30 Jun
True, L., 11 Jan
Tyler of Enfield, B., 1 Feb
Wasserman, L., 13 Jan
Wei, L., 3 Jun
Wheatcroft, B., 10 Jan
Wheeler, B., 14 Jul
Wigley, L., 24 Jan
Williams of Baglan, L., 18 Oct
Willis of Knaresborough, L., 7 Jul
Wills, L., 12 Jul
*Winchester, Bp., 26 Mar
Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L., 6 Jul
Wood of Anfield, L., 18 Jan
Worthington, B., 2 Feb

Select Committee Reports

2 Merits of Statutory Instruments
The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

26th Report, on the following negative instrument:
Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Revocation, Savings and Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2011. (HL Paper 122)

3 Human Rights
The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

Facilitating Peaceful Protest. (10th Report, HL Paper 123)

4 European Union
The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

The Future of Economic Governance in the European Union (12th Report, HL Paper 124)
The EU Financial Framework from 2014. (13th Report, HL Paper 125)

Public Business

5 Agriculture: farming A question was asked by Lord Harrison and answered by Lord Henley.

6 Arms trade A question was asked by Lord Judd and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

7 Great War: centenary commemoration A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Lord Astor of Hever.

8 Transport: Penzance and Isles of Scilly ferry service A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Earl Attlee.

9 Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2011 Lord Sassoon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 3 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.

10 Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2011 Lord Sassoon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 3 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.

11 Greater Manchester Combined Authority Order 2011 Lord Taylor of Holbeach moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.

12 National Insurance Contributions Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.

13 European Union Bill Lord Howell of Guildford signified the Queen's consent. Then he moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned.

14 Student visas Earl Attlee repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

15 Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with a privilege amendment. The amendment was considered and agreed to.

16 Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes) notified the Queen’s Assent to the following Acts:

National Insurance Contributions Act

c 3

Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act

c 4

17 European Union Bill The second reading debate was resumed. After further debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House adjourned at 12.08am on Wednesday 23 March until 3.00pm the same day.