House of Lords debates

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

  • Prayers

    The House met in a Hybrid Sitting.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. A limited number of Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing. Other Members will participate remotely but all...

  • Marriage and Religious Weddings - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper, published on 14 May 2018, what progress they have made on their commitment to “explore...

  • Covid-19: Universities - Question

    18 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support they are providing to universities to assist them in dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Covid-19: Women’s Sport - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support women’s sport after the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Korea - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the situation on the border between North Korea and South Korea; and what residual responsibilities they have, if any, in...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the proceedings will now commence. Some Members are here in the Chamber, others are participating virtually, but all Members will be treated equally. I ask noble Lords to be patient if...

  • David Frost - Private Notice Question

    27 speeches

    Lord Robertson of Port Ellen: Asked by Lord Robertson of Port Ellen To ask Her Majesty’s Government (1) when they expect David Frost to be introduced to the House; and (2) whether he will...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, some Members are here in the Chamber, others are participating virtually, but all Members will be treated equally. I ask noble Lords to be patient if there are any short delays between...

  • Covid-19: Support and Accommodation for Asylum Seekers - Commons Urgent Question

    13 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given on Monday 29 June in the House of Commons. “My thoughts and those of the Home Secretary and, I am sure, the entire House are with the...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, a limited number of Members are here in the Chamber, respecting social distancing, and if the capacity of the Chamber is exceeded, I will immediately adjourn the House. Other Members...

  • Pension Schemes Bill [HL] - Report

    Relevant documents: 4th, 7th, 8th and 16th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee and 2nd Report from the Constitution Committee Clause 11: Fit and proper persons requirement

    • Amendment 1

      20 speeches

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 1: Clause 11, page 7, line 16, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

    • Amendment 3

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 3: Clause 11, page 7, line 18, leave out “Subsequent regulations under subsection (3)(a), and”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 4 and 5

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 4: Clause 12, page 7, line 30, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 6 and 7

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 6: Clause 13, page 8, line 28, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendment 8

      12 speeches

      Baroness Drake: Moved by Baroness Drake 8: Clause 14, page 9, line 9, at end insert—“(c) specifying requirements to be met by an employer using or intending to use a qualifying...

      Amendments 9 and 10

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 9: Clause 14, page 9, line 10, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statement This amendment and the...

      Amendments 11 and 12

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 11: Clause 15, page 9, line 41, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 14 and 15

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 14: Clause 16, page 10, line 29, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 16 and 17

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 16: Clause 17, page 11, line 18, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 18 and 19

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 18: Clause 62, page 47, line 6, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statement This amendment and the...

      Amendments 20 and 21

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 20: Clause 63, page 47, line 20, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 22 and 23

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 22: Clause 64, page 48, line 19, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 24 and 25

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 24: Clause 65, page 49, line 1, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 26 and 27

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 26: Clause 66, page 49, line 31, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 28 and 29

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 28: Clause 67, page 50, line 20, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendments 30 and 31

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 30: Clause 68, page 51, line 7, leave out “The first”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the...

      Amendment 32

      3 speeches

      Lord Sharkey: Moved by Lord Sharkey 32: Clause 27, page 18, line 10, leave out “The notice” and insert “Any such notice must include the requirement that trustees make an...

      Amendment 34

      14 speeches

      Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: Moved by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle 34: Clause 46, page 37, line 14, at end insert—“( ) require information to be published relating to...

      Amendments 35 to 38

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 35: Clause 47, page 37, line 31, leave out subsection (2)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the Minister’s other...

      Amendments 39 to 42

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 39: Clause 98, page 77, line 25, leave out subsection (2)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment and the Minister’s other...

      Amendment 43

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 43: Schedule 3, page 130, line 4, at end insert—“3A_ In section 186 (Parliamentary control of orders and regulations), in...

      Amendment 44

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 44: Schedule 6, page 138, line 30, at end insert—“3A_ In section 181 (Assembly, etc. control of regulations and orders), in...

      Amendment 46

      10 speeches

      Baroness Noakes: Moved by Baroness Noakes 46: Clause 107, page 90, line 36, at end insert “, and(d) the person was—(i) an employer in relation to the scheme, or(ii) a person...

      Amendment 50

      10 speeches

      Lord Vaux of Harrowden: Moved by Lord Vaux of Harrowden 50: Clause 109, page 95, line 15, at end insert—“( ) In particular, the declaration of a share buy-back by the employer is a...

      Amendment 52

      12 speeches

      Baroness Drake: Moved by Baroness Drake 52: Clause 118, page 105, line 9, at end insert—“( ) Requirements prescribed under subsection (2) must include a requirement that a pensions...

      Amendment 53

      12 speeches

      Lord Young of Cookham: Moved by Lord Young of Cookham 53: Clause 118, page 106, leave out line 32Member’s explanatory statementThis is a probing amendment, following the debate in...

      Amendments 54 and 55

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 54: Clause 119, page 108, line 32, leave out “any” and insert “the”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential upon...

      Amendments 57 and 58

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 57: Schedule 9, page 177, line 33, leave out “any” and insert “the”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment corresponds to the...

      Amendments 60 and 61

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 60: Clause 121, page 113, line 16, leave out “any” and insert “the”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential upon...

      Amendment 62

      2 speeches

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 62: Clause 122, page 117, line 6, at end insert—“(A1) The single financial guidance body must provide a pensions dashboard service by means of...

      Amendment 63 (to Amendment 62)

      3 speeches

      Baroness Drake: Moved by Baroness Drake 63: Clause 122, after inserted subsection (A2) insert—“(A3) Before any other pension dashboard services can qualify under section 238A of the...

      Amendment 64

      1 speech

      Earl Howe: Moved by Earl Howe 64: Clause 122, page 117, leave out lines 7 to 25Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential upon the Minister’s amendments at page...

      Amendments 66 and 67

      Moved by Earl Howe 66: Clause 122, page 117, line 25, at end insert—“(1A) The single financial guidance body may carry out other functions relating to pensions dashboard services,...

      Amendments 69 and 70

      1 speech

      Moved by Earl Howe 69: Clause 122, page 117, line 26, leave out “Subsection (1) is” and insert “Subsections (A1) to (1B) are”Member’s explanatory statementThis...

      Amendment 71

      14 speeches

      Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted: Moved by Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted 71: Clause 123, page 118, line 4, at end insert—“(2) In exercising any powers to make regulations, or...

      Amendments 75 to 78

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 75: Clause 124, page 118, line 33, leave out from “require” to the end of line 36 and insert “—(a) that assets are...

      Amendments 81 to 84

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 81: Clause 125, page 120, line 16, at end insert—“(c) the member obtaining information or guidance about exercising the option...

      Amendments 85 to 92

      1 speech

      Baroness Stedman-Scott: Moved by Baroness Stedman-Scott 85: Schedule 11, page 190, line 1, leave out from “require” to the end of line 4 and insert “—(a) that assets are...

  • Business and Planning Bill - First Reading

    The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. House adjourned at 9.17 pm.

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Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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