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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 6 February 2013

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Command Papers

The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:

1 Local Government—Government response to the 5th Report of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee on Mutual and co-operative approaches to delivering local services. () (8547)

2 Taxation—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Bahrain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital Gains. () (8550)

Affirmative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:

Draft Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Tax Billing, Collection and Enforcement Functions) (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2013, laid under the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994.

Papers not subject to Parliamentary Proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1 Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, Volumes 1–3, laid under the Inquiries Act 2005.

2 Executive Summary Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, laid under the Inquiries Act 2005.