Find out what’s on today at the House of Commons and House of Lords. To regret that the regulations replace EU State Aid rules with an as yet undefined regime, and therefore call on the government to delay their implementation (non-fatal motion). To ensure that all EEA and Swiss nationals who request proof of pre-settled or settled status granted under the EU Settlement Scheme receive it. Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL], To allow all building societies to transfer funds to a charity that will apply them in the local area where the building society operates, To add a clause on parliamentary accountability requiring the Treasury to lay any directions issued to a reclaim fund before parliament, and similarly any accounts or report from a reclaim fund. To extend the provisions of the bill so that it is applicable to those who are held in police custody. To require that an independent examiner, rather than an accountant, fulfil the audit requirements. Below is an overview of these defeats, listed in chronological order. To expand the length of time between Boundary Commission reports after the dates set out in the bill from every eight to every ten years. To clarify the definition of leased premises in the bill to include premises where a tenant is in exclusive possession. To require imported products to comply with relevant domestic standards and regulations. House of Lords defeats government for second time on article 50 bill . Standard Note: SN/PC/03252 . Learn about their experience, knowledge and interests. To insert a clause to require that the government, in securing best value for the NHS in purchasing medical supplies, considers supporting the UK life sciences sector, and ensuring access for patients to new medicines and treatments approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. To remove a subsection allowing the Secretary of State to veto the Assembly's request for a referendum. To require that from 1st November 2007 or the commencement of the bill (whichever comes first) men and women can buy an extra nine 'qualifying years' for their state pension. To make supplying new psychoactive substances in prisons an aggravating offence. First reading is the first stage of a Bill's passage through the House of Commons - usually a formality, it takes place without debate. The short answer is no; the long answer is more interesting. To remove a clause that would prevent local authorities in England from forming companies with the purpose of providing local transport services. To require any report submitted to the Pensions Regulator by the trustees of a collective money purchase pension scheme under the Act to include an assessment of the fairness of the scheme to different cohorts of members. any organisation or individual that is not a political party or candidate) during election campaigns. Now, however, the Tories are in a minority in the Lords. To delete a clause allowing the Learning and Skills Council in England and Wales to intervene in the running of further education institutions. To move to regret the government's decision to proceed with Identity Cards regulations before the case for them has been put to the British people at a general election. The term is usually used only to describe occasions where the Government have been defeated in a whipped vote. To move that there be a delay to the enactment of the 'waiting days' amendment to universal credit regulations until universal credit has been fully rolled out. To insist on previous amendment to ensure that night aircraft noise is controlled by a combination of a movements limit and a noise quota system (not just the latter). To require that individuals suffering from a mental health disorder cannot be compulsorily detained unless the action is "likely to alleviate or prevent a deterioration in his condition". To insist that detention of pregnant women in immigration cases should apply only in the most exceptional circumstances, agreeing to the time limit of 72 hours, or up to 7 days days if detention is authorised by a minister, as proposed by the House of Commons. To insist on removal of a clause which allows employees to become "employee shareholders" when they receive £2000 or more in shares, and requires that in so doing they forego certain rights, including redundancy payment and the right to claim unfair dismissal. To add the threshold above which local authority tenants are regarded as high income tenants to the face of the bill, increasing it to £50,000 a year per household in London, and £40,000 outside London, rather than the £40,000 and £30,000 proposed by the government. To ensure that the emissions limit duty applies to those fossil fuel plants that upgrade their systems to stay within the laws relating to pollution. To insert a clause requiring that the Secretary of State must lay before each House of Parliament an annual report on child poverty based on measures of family income. See some of the sights you'll encounter on a tour of Parliament. To provide that new onshore wind development certificates may be issued after the currently proposed termination date of 31 March 2016 if planning permission for wind generating stations or for additional capacity was given on or before 18 June 2015. To regret that the draft regulations fail to fulfil the Prime Minister’s intention to maintain the UK’s participation in the European Chemicals Agency, and to call on the government to make participation in the ECA an objective in negotiations with the EU (non-fatal motion). To require that the Freedom of Information Act applies to the Independent Supervisor, who supervises the performance of each Auditor General in his/her capacity as a statutory auditor. To call again on the government to ensure that the UK does not leave the EU without a deal, and that the House of Commons can vote, and the House of Lords can take note of, the withdrawal agreement before the end of February 2019. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (References to Financial Investigators) (Amendment) Order 2009. To insist to allow local authorities to retain and spend payments from selling social housing on building similar properties, but accepting that agreement must first be reached with the Secretary of State regarding the need for such replacements. To amend government proposals criminalising the distribution of terrorist publications so that the individual commits an offence if he/she "directly or indirectly" encourages acts of terrorism. To insert a clause to enable parish councils and neighbourhood forums to appeal to the Secretary of State against the granting of planning permission by local authorities for housing developments that conflict with made or advanced neighbourhood plans. To remove a clause amending the Welfare Reform Act 2007 to remove the work-related activity group component of the employment and support allowance. To call on the government to ensure that the UK does not leave the EU without a deal, and that sufficient time is provided for the House of Lords to consider legislation necessary to implement any deal that is supported by the House of Commons. To insert a clause to require the Secretary of State to set up an independent body titled the BBC Licence Fee Commission, which would make recommendations to the Secretary of State regarding the level of licence fee required to fund the BBC. To require that investigations under the redress scheme must be conducted "in accordance with natural justice [so] the person overseeing the investigation is independent of the body … underinvestigation" and to insist that it be "confined to the facts". To insert a clause to require the Prime Minister to commission an independent inquiry into the operation of the police complaints system with respect to allegations of corrupt relationships between the police and newspaper organisations. To remove the power to make arrangements for the provision of probation services from the Secretary of State and give it to local probation boards and probation trusts. To insert a clause enabling the Secretary of State to make it illegal for drivers to fail to prevent smoking in cars carrying children. Click within the grid for more detail about a particular defeat. To require the government to lay before parliament a National Food Strategy, outlining its proposed steps to improve food production sustainability, support food production and consumption, and reduce obesity. To require that any statement of policy issued by the Legal Services Board must respect that the primary responsibility for regulation lies with the approved regulators. To insert that the 'forum rules' (from the 1957 European Convention on Terrorism) are incorporated: judges shall not order the extradition of a person if an act was partly committed in the UK unless in the interests of justice. To ensure that powers of entry into property are only exercised upon agreement with the premises occupier or where there is a warrant. To require that the Parole Board provide ongoing information about the applications of murderers for parole to the families of their victims, where the Board does not know where or how the victim's remains were disposed of. To insist on the clause exempting those making claims related to industrial respiratory diseases specifically from the obligation to use their damages to pay part of their legal fees. Conservative: 2019-2019 : 1: Conservative: 2017-2019: 69: Conservative: … To insist that negotiations on future trade agreements containing provisions related to agri-foods shall have as an objective securing equal standards for imports as domestic producers but not that those imports must comply with domestic standards, To regret that Part 5 of the bill - which empowers ministers to breach the UK domestic and international obligations to implement the Northern Ireland Protocol and places those powers largely beyond the scrutiny of the courts - undermines the rule of law. The UK government was defeated 61 times in the House of Lords during the parliamentary session of 2005-06. To retain civil legal services for benefits claimants who wish to challenge cuts to their allowances at a first-tier tribunal. To insert a clause to clarify, for the avoidance of doubt, that the Act does not allow the Secretary of State to extend the maximum period of pre-charge detention beyond 28 days. Ongoing research on the strength, legitimacy, influence and membership of the House of Lords, including a record of all defeats in the Lords from 2005 to present. To regret the changes in entitlement to free school meals proposed through the regulations, and to call on the government not to implement the regulations until a full poverty impact assessment has been completed and considered by both Houses. To replace the clause imposing a deadline for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens currently resident in the UK to apply for settled status, instead giving an automatic right, and ensuring they can receive physical documentation to prove their right of residence. 8) (England and Wales) Order 2007. To allow appeals against a decision by the Office for Students to revoke degree-awarding powers on the grounds that the decision was wrong, rather than that it was based on error of fact, wrong in law, or unreasonable, as the bill states. To remove a clause that would limit the legislative competence of the devolved legislatures to regulate the provision of certain subsidies by public authorities. To establish the Trade and Agriculture Commission in law, and require it to make recommendations to the Secretary of State to promote, maintain and safeguard current standards of food production through international trade policy. To require the Information Commissioner to maintain a register of personal data of national significance that is controlled by public bodies, and to prepare a code of practice setting out practical guidance in relation to such data. To insert a clause establishing a Defamation Recognition Commission. The UK government was defeated 14 times in the House of Lords during the parliamentary session of 2009-10. To require that agreements made through the common frameworks process which allow divergence from existing rules are excluded by ministers from the market access principles, but not to insist on removing ministers’ powers to override these agreements. Take a tour of Parliament and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea by the River Thames. To require that a local authority may not make an order designating a locality as an alcohol disorder zone if an action plan is being put into effect. To insist to ask that the government, in securing best value for the NHS in purchasing medical supplies, considers supporting the UK life sciences sector, and ensuring access for patients to new medicines and treatments approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. To insert a clause requiring that both Houses of parliament approve of draft negotiating objectives before trade negotiations can begin, and draft trade agreements before they can be ratified. To move to adjourn the debate on the EU Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration for the Prime Minister's Statement in the House of Commons. MPs and Members of the Lords sit in the two Chambers of Parliament scrutinising the Government and debating legislation. To insert a clause ensuring that where there is a proposed development to alter/introduce level crossings, that the local planning authority is required to consult with the Secretary of State, rail safety authority and operator of the network. To clarify that 'involvement' of each parent in the child's life refers to involvement that specifically 'promotes the welfare of the child', and does not refer to 'any particular division of a child's time'. To insert a clause enabling local authorities to ringfence the spending of money received from speeding fines on local road safety measures. To provide that when the High Court makes a preliminary determination that a country with which the UK has signed a trade agreement has committed genocide, that trade agreement is revoked. Moving Westminster into a multi-parliament world: the Commons takes a fresh look at devolution, MPs are right. To insert a clause specifying conditions, such as humanitarian aid or journalistic work, under which persons who enter an overseas area designated by the bill as linked to terrorist activity are not committing an offence under the bill. To ensure that the same characteristics of security and reliability for the ascertainment and verification of registrable facts should apply to the recording and storage of the registrable facts. To insert a clause preventing owners of buildings from passing on costs of any work required by provisions of the Act to leaseholders and tenants of that building. To require that an investigation takes place into the impact (on justice) of alternative business structures. To require the Lord Chancellor to ensure that the process for appointing the Director of Legal Aid Casework guarantees his or her independence. To insert a clause repealing the offence of use of insulting words that are likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. How many times has the Government been defeated in the House of Lords this session? To insert a clause lowering the age for voting in local government elections from 18 to 16. Find out what’s on today at the House of Commons and House of Lords. To insist to insert a clause requiring the government to ensure that new heavy goods vehicles should be fitted with retro-reflective tape but that the government should make regulations by 31st December 2007. To exclude staffing costs from the financial restrictions placed on third parties (i.e. To insert a new clause: 'Financial Assistance Scheme: Scheme Manager' which will set up a 'lifeboat' fund to enable the financial assistance scheme to compensate pensioners whose retirement savings are lost through occupational schemes. Government defeats have been caused by backbench rebellions and by opposition parties voting against a government when they had more MPs present in the House of Commons. Below is an overview of these defeats, listed in chronological order. To insist on parliamentary approval for the outcome of UK-EU negotiations, but, in line with Dominic Grieve's amendment at CCLA, to require the government, in case no agreement has been reached  by 21 January 2019, to make a statement regarding their proposed strategy subject to a motion to approve in the House of Commons, rather than to a motion in neutral terms, as proposed by the government. To insist to enable parish councils and neighbourhood forums to appeal against the granting of planning permission by local authorities for housing developments that conflict with existing neighbourhood plans, but conceding not to include emerging plans. To remove clauses giving the Secretary of State the power to direct if a police force is failing (given the absence of any objective judgment of failure). To require that ministers should seek approval by Parliament of a mandate to negotiate the UK's future relationship with the EU. To require that the Statistics Board monitors the arrangements for the release of government statistics. To insert a clause to require the Secretary of State to establish within three months of the passing of the Act an inquiry into allegations of data protection breaches committed by, or on behalf of, news publishers. To insist on previous amendment to ensure that large aerodrome operators shall (not "may") have a duty to monitor noise and to fix charges in respect of aircraft which exceed noise limits. This page lists all government defeats in the House of Lords since the start of the 2019 parliamentary session, in reverse order. To require the Secretary of State to lay an independent report before Parliament on the operation of the new assessments of capacity to work annually for the first five years after these sections come into effect. To provide that planning permission in principle should apply specifically to housing led development, rather than to general development of land, as the bill currently allows. Braking the law: is there, and should there be, an executive veto over laws made by parliament? To require that any statutory instruments under the bill should be approved by resolution in both Houses. To move to regret the early closing of the Renewables Obligation to small solar photovoltaic installations, noting the detrimental effect on solar energy schemes, and calling on the government to reinstate the Obligation. To insert a clause requiring authorities to carry out an assessment of and record those who cannot read when they enter youth detention, and those who cannot read when they leave youth detention. To insert a clause ensuring that charities are able to dispose of their assets in a way that is consistent with their charitable purposes. Readers have asked us about the significance of these votes, in particular whether the government has to abide by what the Lords have voted for. To require the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority to develop a relative price cap for suppliers, setting the difference between the cheapest rate and the most expensive standard variable or default rate as a specified proportion of the cheapest rate. To change the definition of a miscarriage of justice, for the purposes of compensation, to a situation in which a newly discovered fact would make a conviction impossible, rather than proving the innocence of the wrongly-convicted person. To require all fishing vessels over 10 metres in length that fish in UK waters to use remote electronic monitoring of their fishing activities, and that plans be published to extend this to all vessels. Monday 05 October 2020 23:47. Click within the grid for more detail about a particular defeat. To insert an amendment to the motion to annul the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2015, adding that the motion should be annulled because it goes against the advice of the Electoral Commission. Parliaments and COVID-19: principles and practice; challenges and opportunities. Sign up for the Your Parliament newsletter to find out how you can get involved. Paving amendment to allow members of the public to make complaints to the Parliamentary Ombudsman about lack of observance by the police of the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime, and to allow the Parliamentary Ombudsman to conduct investigations. To require the Office for Students to ensure, in granting degree-awarding powers to higher education providers, that providers have functioned to required standards for at least four years, or have the approval of the proposed Quality Assessment Committee. To insist on previous amendment to prevent any female, or male under the age of fifteen, being placed in a secure college. To insist to require that an individual "may" not "must" apply to enter onto the National Register and obtain an ID card when applying for or renewing a passport. To remove a (‘Henry VIII’) power that would allow ministers to amend the Act by regulations in order to change what laws are within the scope of the non-discrimination market access principle. 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