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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.

Journal for 10 October 2011

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Wakefield.

1 Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Lord Williams of Baglan was ended.

Public Business

2 Media: ownership A question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Baroness Rawlings.

3 Economy: tourism A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Baroness Garden of Frognal.

4 Banking: quantitative easing A question was asked by Lord Barnett and answered by Lord Sassoon.

5 Death penalty A question was asked by Baroness Stern and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

6 Business of the House Baroness Anelay of St Johns, on behalf of Lord Strathclyde, moved that Standing Order 40(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Tuesday 11 October and Wednesday 12 October to enable proceedings on the Health and Social Care Bill to take place before oral questions. The motion was agreed to.

7 Live Music Bill [HL] The report was received.

8 Armed Forces Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments were agreed to. Amendments 2 and 8 were agreed to (see division lists 1 and 2). The bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.

9 Localism Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 190. Amendments were agreed to.  Amendment 199 was disagreed to (see division list 3). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 203J.

The House adjourned at 10.54pm until Tuesday 11 October at 11.00am.

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 4A at 3.30pm.

Welfare Reform Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 22A. The Committee adjourned after amendment 30.

The Committee adjourned at 7.26pm.