House of Lords debates

Monday, 14 March 2022

  • Broadcasting White Paper - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the forthcoming broadcasting White Paper will make proposals about prominence in relation to (1) online radio services, and (2) smart speakers.

  • Building and Fire Safety: Leaseholders - Question

    13 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure leaseholders and others who have building and fire safety issues for which they are not responsible are not excluded from any...

  • Covid-19: Restrictions - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they made of any available scientific advice when implementing or removing COVID-19 restrictions in England.

  • Electric Vehicles: Charging Points - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to increase the number of charging points for electric vehicles.

  • Saudi Arabia: Mass Execution - Private Notice Question

    32 speeches

    Lord Collins of Highbury: Asked by Lord Collins of Highbury To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the mass execution of 81 people in Saudi Arabia on Saturday 12 March,...

  • Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2022 - Motions to Approve

    2 speeches

    Baroness Scott of Bybrook: Moved by Baroness Scott of Bybrook That the draft Orders laid before the House on 17 January be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 9 March.

  • Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 January be approved. Relevant document: 29th Report from the Secondary...

  • Cumbria (Structural Changes) Order 2022 - Motions to Approve

    6 speeches

    Lord Greenhalgh: Moved by Lord Greenhalgh That the draft Orders laid before the House on 24 January be approved. Relevant document: 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2022 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: Moved by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist That the draft Order laid before the House on 6 January be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 9...

  • Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 and Pubs Code etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Approve

    1 speech

    Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist: Moved by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 30 November 2021 be approved. Considered in Grand...

  • Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

    1 speech

    Baroness Penn: Moved by Baroness Penn That the Bill be now read a second time. Bill read a second time. Committee negatived. Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the Bill was read a...

  • Nationality and Borders Bill - Third Reading

    1 speech

    My Lords, before we move on, I will make some remarks about devolution and this Bill. I begin by placing on record my thanks to the devolved Administrations for their engagement at both official...

    • Amendment 1

      9 speeches

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 1: Clause 44, page 41, line 37, leave out “, (E1)”Member’s explanatory statementThis tidying-up amendment is consequential on Amendment 55 at...

    • Amendments 2 to 6

      1 speech

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 2: Clause 44, page 41, line 42, leave out paragraph (e)Member’s explanatory statementThis tidying-up amendment is consequential on Amendment 55 at report...

      Amendment 7

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 7: Clause 47, page 47, line 2, leave out “and “United Kingdom waters” have” and insert...

      Amendment 8

      1 speech

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 8: Clause 63, page 62, line 40, leave out from “date” to end of line 41Member’s explanatory statementThis tidying-up amendment is...

      Amendment 9

      1 speech

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 9: Clause 69, page 68, leave out lines 4 to 7Member’s explanatory statementThis is a tidying-up amendment. Amendment 9 agreed. Clause 70: Slavery and...

      Amendment 10

      1 speech

      Lord Rosser: Moved by Lord Rosser 10: Clause 70, page 68, line 31, leave out subsection (6)Member’s explanatory statementThis is a tidying up amendment. This subsection disapplied a Clause...

      Amendment 11

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 11: Schedule 2, leave out Schedule 2Member’s explanatory statementSchedule 2 was inserted by amendment at Report...

      Amendments 12 and 13

      1 speech

      Baroness Stroud: Moved by Baroness Stroud 12: Schedule 4, page 93, line 23, leave out paragraphs 1 and 2Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment leaves out paragraphs 1 and 2 of...

      Motion

      7 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford That the Bill do now pass.

  • National Insurance Contributions Bill - Commons Reasons

    • Motion A

      5 speeches

      Viscount Younger of Leckie: Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie That this House do not insist on its Amendment 2, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 2A. 2A: Because it affects...

    • Motion B

      2 speeches

      Viscount Younger of Leckie: Moved by Viscount Younger of Leckie That this House do not insist on its Amendment 4, to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason 4A. 4A: Because it affects...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the next business is Committee on the Economic Crime Bill, and it might be helpful for the House if I outline the plan for the rest of the day. As the House decided last Wednesday, the...

  • Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill - Committee

    Relevant documents: 22nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 14th Report from the Constitution Committee Clauses 1 to 3 agreed. Clause 4: Application for registration

    • Amendment 1

      13 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 1: Clause 4, page 2, line 19, at end insert “and, where applicable, the statement and information mentioned in subsection (2A)”Member’s...

    • Amendment 3

      38 speeches

      Lord Agnew of Oulton: Moved by Lord Agnew of Oulton 3: Clause 4, page 3, line 21, at end insert—“(3A) The registrar may request further information to be provided in a timely manner...

      Amendment 33

      21 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 33: Clause 9, page 7, line 23, leave out sub-paragraph (i) and insert—“(i) is entered, on or after 8 December 2014, as proprietor in the...

      Amendment 40

      10 speeches

      Baroness Kramer: Moved by Baroness Kramer 40: Clause 14, page 9, line 34, at end insert—“(1A) The Secretary of State must, within 6 months of this section coming into force, by...

      Amendment 42

      10 speeches

      Lord Eatwell: Moved by Lord Eatwell 42: Clause 16, page 10, line 24, at end insert—“(A1) All information delivered to the registrar for the purposes of sections 4(1)(c), 7(1)(d) and...

      Amendment 43

      6 speeches

      Lord Fox: Moved by Lord Fox 43: Clause 18, page 11, line 18, leave out paragraph (b)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes the ability of the Secretary of State to exempt an...

      Amendment 54

      7 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 54: Clause 32, page 19, line 13, at end insert—“(5A) The Secretary of State must consult the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland before...

      Amendment 90

      11 speeches

      Lord Clement-Jones: Moved by Lord Clement-Jones 90: Clause 47, leave out Clause 47 and insert the following new Clause—“Civil recovery: costs of proceedings After section 316 of the...

      Amendment 91

      17 speeches

      Baroness Neville-Rolfe: Moved by Baroness Neville-Rolfe 91: Clause 52, page 32, line 35, at end insert—“(2A) In section 1, after subsection (10) insert—“(11) Before...

  • Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

    1 speech

    Lord Sharpe of Epsom: Moved by Lord Sharpe of Epsom That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4, Schedules 1 and 2, Clauses 5 to...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, we have now concluded Committee on the Bill. As I hope my noble friend the Chief Whip explained earlier, Members now have until 9.45 pm to table their amendments. The time for Report...

  • Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve

    2 speeches

    Lord Benyon: Moved by Lord Benyon That the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 January be approved. Relevant document: 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee...

    • Amendment to the Motion

      17 speeches

      Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: Moved by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle Leave out all the words after “that” and insert “this House declines to approve the draft...

  • Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill - Report (and remaining stages)

    Relevant documents: 22nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 14th Report from the Constitution Committee Clause 4: Application for registration

    • Amendment 1

      3 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 1: Clause 4, page 2, line 19, at end insert “and, where applicable, the statement and information mentioned in subsection (2A)”Member’s...

    • Amendment 2

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 2: Clause 4, page 3, line 20, at end insert—“(2A) Where an application includes information that a registrable beneficial owner is a trustee...

      Amendments 3 to 5

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 3: Schedule 1, page 41, line 6, leave out “the table in section 4” and insert “sections 4, 7 and 9”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendment 6

      2 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 6: Schedule 1, page 42, line 21, at end insert—“(g) whether the entity is a designated person (within the meaning of section 9(2) of the...

      Amendments 7 to 10

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 7: Schedule 1, page 42, line 36, at end insert—“(h) whether the entity meets that condition by virtue of being a trustee.”Member’s...

      Amendments 11 to 15

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 11: Clause 7, page 4, line 13, at end insert “and, where applicable, the statement and information mentioned in subsection (2A)”Member’s...

      Amendments 16 to 20

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 16: Clause 9, page 6, line 14, at end insert “and, where applicable, the statement and information mentioned in subsection (2A)”Member’s...

      Amendment 21

      6 speeches

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 21: Clause 9, page 7, line 23, leave out sub-paragraph (i) and insert—“(i) is entered, on or after 8 December 2014, as proprietor in the...

      Amendments 22 to 24

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 22: Clause 9, page 7, line 33, leave out sub-paragraph (iii) and insert—“(iii) is the tenant under a lease that was registered in the Land...

      Amendments 25 and 26

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 25: Clause 12, page 8, line 28, leave out from “obtain” to end of line 29 and insert “, for the purposes of the application under section...

      Amendment 27

      3 speeches

      Lord Fox: Moved by Lord Fox 27: Clause 18, page 11, line 18, leave out paragraph (b)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment removes the ability of the Secretary of State to exempt an...

      Amendments 28 to 30

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 28: Clause 22, page 13, line 14, at end insert—“(ba) any required information about a trust delivered to the registrar by virtue of section...

      Amendment 31

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 31: After Clause 22, insert the following new Clause—“Disclosure of information about trusts(1) This section applies to information delivered to...

      Amendment 32

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 32: Clause 25, page 15, line 26, after “21” insert “, (Disclosure of information about trusts)”Member’s explanatory...

      Amendments 33 to 36

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 33: Clause 31, page 18, line 13, leave out “knowingly or recklessly” and insert “, without reasonable excuse,”Member’s...

      Amendment 37

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 37: Clause 32, page 19, line 13, at end insert—“(5A) The Secretary of State must consult the Department of Finance in Northern Ireland before...

      Amendments 38 to 42

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 38: Schedule 3, page 55, line 20, leave out “period of 6 months beginning with the commencement date” and insert “transitional...

      Amendments 43 to 59

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 43: Schedule 4, page 57, line 29, leave out “granted” and insert “delivered”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment...

      Amendment 60

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 60: After Clause 38, insert the following new Clause—“Sharing of information by HMRCSharing of information by HMRC(1) The Commissioners for Her...

      Amendment 61

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 61: After Clause 38, insert the following new Clause—“Applications in the transitional period: information about land transactions(1) This...

      Amendments 63 and 64

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 63: After Clause 38, insert the following new Clause—“Requirement for certain unregistered overseas entities to provide information(1) An...

      Amendment 65

      1 speech

      Lord Callanan: Moved by Lord Callanan 65: Clause 39, page 22, line 22, at end insert—“(2) A reference in section 12 or 13 to a person who is a registrable beneficial owner of an...

  • Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill - Third Reading

    Relevant documents: 22nd Report from the Delegated Powers Committee, 14th Report from the Constitution Committee

  • Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill - Returned from the Commons

    1 speech

    The Bill was returned from the Commons agreed to.

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    The following Acts were given Royal Assent: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act, National Insurance Contributions Act, Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act.

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