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Table of Contents for
Wednesday 30 Jul 1997

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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

Message from the Queen: Succession to the Crown

Palestine: British Mandate

Gibraltar: Frontier Delays

Food Standards Agency

Kenya: Constitutional Reform

Business

British Nationality (St. Helena) Bill [H.L.]

Finance Bill

Business of the House: Finance Bill

House of Lords Offices: Select Committee Report

Devolution in Scotland and Wales

Salmon

Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill

Parliamentary Privilege: Joint Select Committee

Written Answers

Baltic States: Military Assistance

Cyprus: Treaties

Former Yugoslavia: Indicted War Criminals

Anglo-Faroese Delimitation Talks

Human Rights Abuses: Imposition of Sanctions

Foreign Affairs Mission Statement: Saudi Response

UNITA

Anti-Drug Initiatives

Intelligence and Security Committee

Privy Counsellor's Oath

Royal Courts of Justice: Wheelchair Access to Courts

Motability: Grants for Alterations

Asylum Seekers: Costs of Support

Employment Levels

NCIS and the Internet

NCIS and NCS: Chairman and Members

Hong Kong: Governor's Final Report

Dublin Convention

Horserace Betting Levy: Impact of National Lottery

Data Protection Legislation Proposals

Crime (Sentences) Act 1997: Implementation

Delay in the Criminal Justice System: Response to Review

Food Standards Agency: Response and Consultation

Gyrodactylus Salaris

Vitamin B6 Supplements

Vitamin B6 Supplements: Adverse Reactions

Vitamin B6: Limit in Dietary Supplements

Vitamin B6: Scientific Evidence for Limiting Supplementation

Veterinary Laboratories Agency: Annual Report and Accounts

BSE Selective Cull

Intervention Board: Performance and Key Targets

Radioactive Waste: Dumping at Sea

Veterinary Field Service

Government Reviews

Government Secure Intranet

Windfall Tax: Impact

Pension Funds and ACT

Lockerbie Investigation

Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979: Review

Asylum: Withdrawal

MMR Immunisation and Autism

Human Rights and Biomedicine Convention: Consultation

Opencast Coal Extraction

Blackwall Tunnel Closures

Chewing Gum as Litter

Marine Special Areas of Conservation

Discharges of Dangerous Substances into Controlled Waters

Partnership for Peace Exercises: Funding

Gulf War Illness: Group Captain Coker's Findings



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Wednesday 30 Jul 1997

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Column: 167

The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence [30 Jul 1997]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Message from the Queen: Succession to the Crown [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Airlie

Palestine: British Mandate [30 Jul 1997]

2.32 p.m.

Lord Chalfont

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Lord Chalfont

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 168

Lord Molloy

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Beloff

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Viscount Waverley

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Wyatt of Weeford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 169

Lord Chesham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Chalfont

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Gibraltar: Frontier Delays [30 Jul 1997]

2.38 p.m.

Lord Merrivale

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Merrivale

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Thomas of Swynnerton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Whaddon

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Monson

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Baroness Hooper

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord St. John of Bletso

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Chesham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Merrivale

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Food Standards Agency [30 Jul 1997]

2.47 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox

The Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Lord Donoughue)

Baroness Wilcox

Lord Donoughue

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Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes

Lord Donoughue

The Countess of Mar

Lord Donoughue

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

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Lord Donoughue

Lord Ezra

Lord Donoughue

Lord Lucas

Lord Donoughue

Kenya: Constitutional Reform [30 Jul 1997]

2.56 p.m.

Lord Steel of Aikwood

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Steel of Aikwood

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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The Lord Bishop of Oxford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Avebury

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Steel of Aikwood

The Duke of Norfolk

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Business [30 Jul 1997]

3.4 p.m.

Lord Carter

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

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Lord Carter

The Earl of Longford

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

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Lord Strathclyde

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Noble Lords

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Noble Lords

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Richard)

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Noble Lords

Lord Richard

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Lord Carter

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Lord Marsh

Lord Carter

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Noble Lords

Baroness Williams of Crosby

British Nationality (St. Helena) Bill [H.L.] [30 Jul 1997]

3.12 p.m.

The Earl of Iveagh

Finance Bill [30 Jul 1997]

Business of the House: Finance Bill [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Richard

Column: 181

House of Lords Offices: Select Committee Report [30 Jul 1997]

3.14 p.m.

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

3.15 p.m.

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

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Baroness Macleod of Borve

Lord Glenamara

The Chairman of Committees

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Devolution in Scotland and Wales [30 Jul 1997]

3.30 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office (Lord Sewel)

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The Earl of Onslow

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Lord Sewel

3.54 p.m.

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

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4.3 p.m.

Lord Steel of Aikwood

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4.12 p.m.

Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

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The Duke of Montrose

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4.25 p.m.

Lord Sempill

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4.32 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Croy

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4.44 p.m.

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale

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4.53 p.m.

Lord Crickhowell

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5.2 p.m.

Lord Monson

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5.10 p.m.

Viscount Weir

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Lord Mackie of Benshie

Viscount Weir

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5.18 p.m.

Lord Prys-Davies

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Baroness Carnegy of Lour

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5.37 p.m.

Lord Elis-Thomas

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Lord Sewel

Lord Elis-Thomas

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5.47 p.m.

Lord Renton

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Lord Campbell of Croy

Lord Sewel

Lord Renton

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5.55 p.m.

Lord Mackie of Benshie

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Mackie of Benshie

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6 p.m.

Lord Rees

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6.11 p.m.

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

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6.18 p.m.

Lord Hamilton of Dalzell

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6.27 p.m.

Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill

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6.31 p.m.

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

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6.44 p.m.

The Earl of Buchan

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6.50 p.m.

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

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7.5 p.m.

The Earl of Lauderdale

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Lord Kirkhill

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7.22 p.m.

Lord Clifford of Chudleigh

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7.26 p.m.

Lord Gisborough

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7.33 p.m.

Lord Nickson

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7.41 p.m.

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

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Noble Lords

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

7.50 p.m.

Lord Gray

Lord Kirkhill

Lord Gray

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Lord Sewel

Lord Gray

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8 p.m.

The Earl of Onslow

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8.10 p.m.

Lord Taylor of Gryfe

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8.20 p.m.

Lord Rowallan

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8.31 p.m.

Lord Lyell

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8.42 p.m.

Lord Thomas of Gresford

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8.57 p.m.

Lord Lucas

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Lord Sewel

Lord Lucas

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9.11 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Home Office (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

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Noble Lords

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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The Earl of Lauderdale

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Campbell of Croy

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Salmon [30 Jul 1997]

9.40 p.m.

Lord Nickson -- Salmon [30 Jul 1997]

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9.51 p.m.

Lord Mason of Barnsley

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9.56 p.m.

Lord Thomas of Gresford

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10.1 p.m.

Lord Sanderson of Bowden

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10.6 p.m.

The Duke of Roxburghe

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10.12 p.m.

Lord Moran

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10.16 p.m.

Earl Haig

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10.21 p.m.

Lord Burton

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10.26 p.m.

Lord Tryon

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10.32 p.m.

Viscount Mills

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10.39 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

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10.45 p.m.

Viscount Thurso

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Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

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10.56 p.m.

Lord Sewel

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Referendums (Scotland and Wales) Bill [30 Jul 1997]

Column: 304

Parliamentary Privilege: Joint Select Committee [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA37

Written Answers [30 Jul 1997]

Baltic States: Military Assistance [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Carlisle -- Baltic States: Military Assistance [30 Jul 1997]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Cyprus: Treaties [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Monson -- Cyprus: Treaties [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Former Yugoslavia: Indicted War Criminals [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Kennet -- Former Yugoslavia: Indicted War Criminals [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA38

Anglo-Faroese Delimitation Talks [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Moynihan -- Anglo-Faroese Delimitation Talks [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Human Rights Abuses: Imposition of Sanctions [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Moynihan -- Human Rights Abuses: Imposition of Sanctions [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Foreign Affairs Mission Statement: Saudi Response [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Moynihan -- Foreign Affairs Mission Statement: Saudi Response [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

UNITA [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Hooson -- UNITA [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA39

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Hooson -- UNITA [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Hooson -- UNITA [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Anti-Drug Initiatives [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Shepherd -- Anti-Drug Initiatives [30 Jul 1997]

The Lord Privy Seal (The Lord Richard)

Column: WA40

Intelligence and Security Committee [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Dean of Beswick -- Intelligence and Security Committee [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Richard

Privy Counsellor's Oath [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- Privy Counsellor's Oath [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA41

Lord Richard

Royal Courts of Justice: Wheelchair Access to Courts [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Royal Courts of Justice: Wheelchair Access to Courts [30 Jul 1997]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Motability: Grants for Alterations [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish -- Motability: Grants for Alterations [30 Jul 1997]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Social Security (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)

Column: WA42

Asylum Seekers: Costs of Support [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Sandwich -- Asylum Seekers: Costs of Support [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Employment Levels [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Lucas -- Employment Levels [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: WA43

NCIS and the Internet [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Northesk -- NCIS and the Internet [30 Jul 1997]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Column: WA44

NCIS and NCS: Chairman and Members [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Merlyn-Rees -- NCIS and NCS: Chairman and Members [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA45

Column: WA46

Hong Kong: Governor's Final Report [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Kirkhill -- Hong Kong: Governor's Final Report [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Dublin Convention [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Parry -- Dublin Convention [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA47

Horserace Betting Levy: Impact of National Lottery [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Shepherd -- Horserace Betting Levy: Impact of National Lottery [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Data Protection Legislation Proposals [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Bruce of Donington -- Data Protection Legislation Proposals [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Crime (Sentences) Act 1997: Implementation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Serota -- Crime (Sentences) Act 1997: Implementation [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA48

Column: WA49

Delay in the Criminal Justice System: Response to Review [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Serota -- Delay in the Criminal Justice System: Response to Review [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA50

Food Standards Agency: Response and Consultation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Nicol -- Food Standards Agency: Response and Consultation [30 Jul 1997]

The Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Lord Donoughue)

Column: WA51

Column: WA52

Gyrodactylus Salaris [30 Jul 1997]

Viscount Ridley -- Gyrodactylus Salaris [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Vitamin B6 Supplements [30 Jul 1997]

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley -- Vitamin B6 Supplements [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA53

Lord Donoughue

Column: WA54

Vitamin B6 Supplements: Adverse Reactions [30 Jul 1997]

Earl Kitchener -- Vitamin B6 Supplements: Adverse Reactions [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Column: WA55

Vitamin B6: Limit in Dietary Supplements [30 Jul 1997]

Earl Kitchener -- Vitamin B6: Limit in Dietary Supplements [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Vitamin B6: Scientific Evidence for Limiting Supplementation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Wharton -- Vitamin B6: Scientific Evidence for Limiting Supplementation [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Column: WA56

Veterinary Laboratories Agency: Annual Report and Accounts [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Rea -- Veterinary Laboratories Agency: Annual Report and Accounts [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

BSE Selective Cull [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill -- BSE Selective Cull [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Column: WA57

Intervention Board: Performance and Key Targets [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Smith of Gilmorehill -- Intervention Board: Performance and Key Targets [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Radioactive Waste: Dumping at Sea [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Peston -- Radioactive Waste: Dumping at Sea [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA58

Lord Donoughue

Column: WA59

Veterinary Field Service [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Peston -- Veterinary Field Service [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Donoughue

Government Reviews [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Chesham -- Government Reviews [30 Jul 1997]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA63

Government Secure Intranet [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Northesk -- Government Secure Intranet [30 Jul 1997]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA64

Windfall Tax: Impact [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Tebbit -- Windfall Tax: Impact [30 Jul 1997]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Pension Funds and ACT [30 Jul 1997]

The Earl of Lindsey and Abingdon -- Pension Funds and ACT [30 Jul 1997]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lockerbie Investigation [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Avebury -- Lockerbie Investigation [30 Jul 1997]

The Lord Advocate (Lord Hardie)

Column: WA65

Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979: Review [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove -- Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1979: Review [30 Jul 1997]

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Baroness Jay of Paddington)

Asylum: Withdrawal [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Avebury -- Asylum: Withdrawal [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Jay of Paddington

MMR Immunisation and Autism [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Darcy de Knayth -- MMR Immunisation and Autism [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA66

Baroness Jay of Paddington

Human Rights and Biomedicine Convention: Consultation [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Ashbourne -- Human Rights and Biomedicine Convention: Consultation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Jay of Paddington

Column: WA67

Lord Ashbourne -- Human Rights and Biomedicine Convention: Consultation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Jay of Paddington

Opencast Coal Extraction [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Brooks of Tremorfa -- Opencast Coal Extraction [30 Jul 1997]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Baroness Hayman)

Blackwall Tunnel Closures [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Braine of Wheatley -- Blackwall Tunnel Closures [30 Jul 1997]

Column: WA68

Baroness Hayman

Column: WA70

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Column: WA72

Column: WA73

Chewing Gum as Litter [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Colwyn -- Chewing Gum as Litter [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Hayman

Marine Special Areas of Conservation [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley -- Marine Special Areas of Conservation [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Hayman

Discharges of Dangerous Substances into Controlled Waters [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove -- Discharges of Dangerous Substances into Controlled Waters [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Hayman

Column: WA74

Partnership for Peace Exercises: Funding [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Kennet -- Partnership for Peace Exercises: Funding [30 Jul 1997]

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Gilbert)

Column: WA75

Gulf War Illness: Group Captain Coker's Findings [30 Jul 1997]

Baroness Park of Monmouth -- Gulf War Illness: Group Captain Coker's Findings [30 Jul 1997]

Lord Gilbert

Column: WA76


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