Table of Contents for
Tuesday 18 Nov 2014

Volume No. 757Part No. 58

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House of Lords

Local Authorities: Funding - Question

Strategic Defence and Security Review - Question

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - Question

Adoption - Question

Childcare Payments Bill - First Reading

Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill - Committee

Clause 1: When this Act applies

Amendment A1

Clause 1: When this Act applies

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Clause 2: Social action

Amendment 4

Clause 3: Responsibility

Amendment 6

Clause 4: Heroism

Amendment 8

Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Approve

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 - Motion to Approve

Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014 - Motion to Approve

Grand Committee

Deregulation Bill - Committee (7th Day)

Schedule 18: Poisons and explosives precursors

Amendment 82

Amendments 83 to 87

Clause 71: Reduction in regulation of providers of social work services

Clause 72: Electoral Commission: changes to facilitate efficient administration

Amendment 87ZA

Amendment 87B

Schedule 19: Removal of consultation requirements

Amendment 88

Clause 82: Legislation no longer of practical use

Amendment 89

Schedule 20: Legislation no longer of practical use

Amendment 91

Amendment 92

Amendment 92A

Amendment 92B

Written Statements

Department for Communities and Local Government: Recess Business - Statement

Ministerial Responsibilities - Statement

Pensions: NEST Corporation - Statement

Police Reform - Statement

Prisons: Competition and Efficiency - Statement

Social Justice: Transforming Lives Progress Report - Statement

Social Security Advisory Committee - Statement

Ukraine - Statement

Written Answers

Action on Smoking and Health - Questions

Africa - Question

Armed Forces: Credit Unions - Question

Asylum - Question

Asylum: Finance - Questions

Broadband - Question

Climate Change - Questions

Conflict Prevention - Questions

Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence - Question

Cycling - Question

Cycling: Helmets - Question

Education - Question

Electoral Register - Questions

EU Immigration: North Africa - Questions

Government Departments: Sick Leave - Questions

Illegal Immigrants: France - Question

In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

International Organization for Migration - Question

Iraq - Question

Malawi - Questions

Marriage - Questions

Mediterranean Sea - Questions

Military Decorations - Question

Oral Questions - Question

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome - Questions

Parliament Square - Question

Passports - Questions

Politics and Government - Question

Prerogative of Mercy - Question

Refuges - Question

Rights of Accused - Question

River Mersey: Wrecks - Question

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Question

Teachers: Recruitment - Question

Tobacco - Question

Tobacco: Packaging - Questions

Welfare State: Northern Ireland - Question

West Africa - Question

Wind Power: Planning Permission - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 18 Nov 2014

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House of Lords [18 Nov 2014]

2.30 pm

Local Authorities: Funding - Question

2.36 pm

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Laming (CB):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Shipley (LD):

Column: 368

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Column: 369

Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Strategic Defence and Security Review - Question

2.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: 370

Lord Alderdice (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Davies of Stamford (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Trefgarne (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Column: 371

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - Question

2.50 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Livingston of Parkhead) (Con):

Baroness Falkner of Margravine (LD):

Column: 372

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Baroness Coussins (CB):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Baroness Ludford (LD):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

Column: 373

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GP):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

The Countess of Mar (CB):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Column: 374

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Baroness Brinton (LD):

Lord Livingston of Parkhead:

Adoption - Question

3 pm

Column: 375

Column: 376

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Baroness Billingham (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Nash:

Lord Lexden (Con):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Childcare Payments Bill - First Reading

3.07 pm

Column: 377

Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill - Committee

3.07 pm

Clause 1: When this Act applies

Amendment A1

Lord Hunt of Wirral (Con):

Column: 378

3.15 pm

Lord Beecham (Lab):

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Column: 379

Lord Pannick (CB):

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Pannick:

Column: 380

Lord Beecham:

Lord Walton of Detchant (CB):


Column: 381

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

Column: 382

3.30 pm

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Column: 383

Lord Beecham:

Lord Kinnock (Lab):

Lord Beecham:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Clause 1: When this Act applies

Amendment 1

Lord Beecham:

Column: 384

Column: 385

Lord Pannick:

Lord Faulks:


Column: 386

3.45 pm

Lord Beecham:

Amendment 2

Lord Pannick:

Column: 387

Lord Beecham:

Column: 388

Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood (CB):

4 pm

Lord Faulks:


Column: 390


Column: 391

Lord Pannick:

Clause 2: Social action

Amendment 4

Column: 392

Lord Hunt of Wirral:


Column: 393

4.15 pm

Lord Beecham:


Column: 394

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Lord Faulks:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Faulks:


Column: 395

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Beecham:

Column: 396

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

4.30 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick (CB):


Column: 397


Column: 399

4.45 pm

Lord Pannick:

Column: 400

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:


Column: 402

5 pm

Lord Beecham:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Column: 403

Lord Pannick:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:


Column: 404

Lord Blair of Boughton (CB):


Column: 405

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

Column: 406

5.15 pm

Lord Faulks:


Column: 407

Lord Beecham:

Lord Faulks:


Column: 408


Column: 409

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Lord Faulks:

5.30 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Clause 3: Responsibility

Column: 410

Amendment 6

Lord Beecham:


Column: 411

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Column: 412

Lord Pannick:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Earl Attlee (Con):

Lord Faulks:


Column: 413

5.45 pm

Lord Beecham:

Clause 4: Heroism

Amendment 8

Earl Attlee:

Column: 415

Lord Pannick:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Pannick:

6 pm

Lord Aberdare (CB):

Column: 417


Column: 418

Lord Hope of Craighead:

Column: 419

Lord Beecham:

Lord Faulks:


Column: 420

Column: 421

6.15 pm

Earl Attlee:

Column: 422

Marriage of Same Sex Couples (Conversion of Civil Partnership) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Approve

6.19 pm

Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):


Column: 423


Column: 424

Lord Paddick (LD):

Lord Collins of Highbury (Lab):


Column: 425

6.30 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding (Con):


Column: 426

Baroness Thornton (Lab):


Column: 427


Column: 428

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

6.45 pm

Column: 429


Column: 430

Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (Consequential and Contrary Provisions and Scotland) and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 - Motion to Approve

6.50 pm

Consular Marriages and Marriages under Foreign Law (No. 2) Order 2014 - Motion to Approve

6.50 pm

Column: GC107

Grand Committee [18 Nov 2014]

Deregulation Bill - Committee (7th Day)

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (The Countess of Mar) (CB):

Schedule 18: Poisons and explosives precursors

Amendment 82

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: GC108

Lord Skelmersdale (Con):

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

Column: GC109

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Amendments 83 to 87

Column: GC110

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Column: GC111

3.45 pm

Column: GC112


Column: GC113

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Column: GC114

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

4 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: GC115

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Clause 71: Reduction in regulation of providers of social work services

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):


Column: GC116


Column: GC117

Baroness Meacher (CB):


Column: GC118

4.15 pm

Baroness King of Bow (Lab):


Column: GC119

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


Column: GC120

Baroness Donaghy:

Column: GC121

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Clause 72: Electoral Commission: changes to facilitate efficient administration

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):


Column: GC122

4.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: GC123

Lord Rooker (Lab):

Column: GC124

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: GC125

Amendment 87ZA

Column: GC126

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):


Column: GC127

4.45 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:


Column: GC128


Column: GC129

Earl Howe:

Lord Rooker:

Earl Howe:

Column: GC130

5 pm

Column: GC131

Amendment 87B

Baroness Scott of Needham Market (LD):


Column: GC132

Column: GC133

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: GC134

Baroness Scott of Needham Market:

Column: GC135

5.15 pm

Schedule 19: Removal of consultation requirements

Amendment 88

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Clause 82: Legislation no longer of practical use

Amendment 89

Column: GC136

Lord Sharkey:


Column: GC137


Column: GC138


Column: GC139

Lord Rooker:

5.30 pm

Column: GC140


Column: GC141

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:


Column: GC142


Column: GC143

5.45 pm

Column: GC144

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness) (LD):

Column: GC145

Column: GC146

Lord Rooker:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: GC148

6 pm

Lord Sharkey:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Sharkey:

Column: GC149

Schedule 20: Legislation no longer of practical use

Amendment 91

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: GC150

Amendment 92

Amendment 92A

Lord Grantchester (Lab):


Column: GC151


Column: GC152

6.15 pm

Lord Trees (CB):


Column: GC153

Lord Stoneham of Droxford (LD):

Lord Trees:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: GC154

Lord Grantchester:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: GC155

Lord Grantchester:

6.30 pm

Amendment 92B

Lord Grantchester:


Column: GC156

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: GC157

Lord Grantchester:

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC158

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: WS11

Written Statements [18 Nov 2014]

Department for Communities and Local Government: Recess Business - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):


Column: WS12

Ministerial Responsibilities - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: WS13

Pensions: NEST Corporation - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud) (Con):

Police Reform - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):


Column: WS14

Prisons: Competition and Efficiency - Statement

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):


Column: WS15

Social Justice: Transforming Lives Progress Report - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud) (Con):

Column: WS16

Social Security Advisory Committee - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud) (Con):

Column: WS17

Ukraine - Statement

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Column: WS18

Column: WA93

Written Answers [18 Nov 2014]

Action on Smoking and Health - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):


Column: WA94

Africa - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (Baroness Northover) (LD):

Armed Forces: Credit Unions - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

Asylum - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Asylum: Finance - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates):

Lord Bates:


Column: WA96

Lord Taylor of Holbeach (Con):

Broadband - Question

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Column: WA97

Climate Change - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord De Mauley) (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Conflict Prevention - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever) (Con):

Column: WA98

Lord Astor of Hever:

Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Column: WA99

Cycling - Question

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):

Cycling: Helmets - Question

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):

Education - Question

Column: WA100

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Nash) (Con):

Electoral Register - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

EU Immigration: North Africa - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Column: WA101

Government Departments: Sick Leave - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office (Baroness Randerson) (LD):

Baroness Randerson:

Illegal Immigrants: France - Question

Column: WA102

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):

International Organization for Migration - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates):

Iraq - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (Baroness Northover) (LD):

Column: WA103

Malawi - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Column: WA104

Lord Bates:

Marriage - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Mediterranean Sea - Questions

Column: WA105

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Lord Bates:

Column: WA106

Lord Bates:

Military Decorations - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever) (Con):

Oral Questions - Question

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Stowell of Beeston) (Con):

Column: WA107

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):

Column: WA108

Parliament Square - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Passports - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

Lord Bates:

Politics and Government - Question

Column: WA109

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Prerogative of Mercy - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

Column: WA110

Refuges - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):

Rights of Accused - Question

Column: WA111

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bates) (Con):

River Mersey: Wrecks - Question

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Question

Column: WA112

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord De Mauley) (Con):

Teachers: Recruitment - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Nash) (Con):

Tobacco - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):

Column: WA113

Tobacco: Packaging - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe) (Con):

Welfare State: Northern Ireland - Question

Column: WA114

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office (Baroness Randerson) (LD):

West Africa - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (Baroness Northover) (LD):

Wind Power: Planning Permission - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon):