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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 19 June 2012

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Exeter.

Public Business

1 Tobacco: control A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Earl Howe.

2 Defence: Trident A question was asked by Lord Lea of Crondall and answered by Lord Astor of Hever.

3 Businesses: regulation A question was asked by the Earl of Lytton and answered by Lord Wallace of Saltaire.

4 UK Border Agency: visa applications A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Henley.

5 Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] The Chairman of Committees moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be appointed to the Special Public Bill Committee on the Trusts (Capital and Income)Bill [HL]:

  1. L Beecham
  2. L Davies of Stamford
  3. B Drake
  4. L Faulks
  5. V Hanworth
  6. L Higgins
  7. L Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
  8. L Lloyd of Berwick (Chairman)
  9. L McNally
  10. B Northover
  11. B Wheatcroft;

That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;

That the evidence taken by the Committee shall, if the Committee so wishes, be published.

The motion was agreed to.

6 Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2012 Baroness Verma, on behalf of Baroness Rawlings, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 30 April be approved. The motion was agreed to.

7 Justice and Security Bill [HL] Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

8 Civil Service reform Lord Wallace of Saltaire repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

The House adjourned at 9.39pm until Wednesday 20 June at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.

Financial framework (EUC Reports) Lord Boswell of Aynho moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Reports of the European Union Committee on the multiannual financial framework 2014–2020 (13th and 34th Reports, Session 2010–12, HL Papers 125 and 297). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Nuclear Research and Development (S&T Report) Lord Krebs moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Nuclear Research and Development Capabilities (3rd Report, Session 2010–12, HL Paper 221). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 7.48pm.