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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 14 February 2013

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.

Public Business

1 Crime: domestic violence A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Baroness Northover.

2 Schools: academies A question was asked by Baroness Seccombe and answered by Lord Nash.

3 National Health Service: Healthcare UK A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Earl Howe.

4 Media: press regulation A question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.

5 Horsemeat and food fraud Lord De Mauley repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.

6 Deputy Chairmen of Committees The Chairman of Committees moved that Lord Bates be appointed to the panel of members to act as Deputy Chairmen of Committees for this session. The motion was agreed to.

7 Growth and Infrastructure Bill Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, on behalf of Baroness Hanham, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clauses 2 to 6
Schedule 2
Clauses 7 to 9

Schedule 3
Clauses 10 to 14
Schedule 4
Clauses 15 to 32.

The motion was agreed to.

8 Scotland Act 2012 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2013 Lord Wallace of Tankerness moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 10 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.

9 Succession to the Crown Bill Lord Wallace of Tankerness signified the Queen's consent. Then 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.

The House adjourned at 3.24pm until Monday 25 February at 2.30pm.