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Table of Contents for
Thursday 2 Apr 1998

Volume No. 588 Part No. 134

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Languages: A-level Courses

Iraq: Military Policy

Sir Walter Raleigh: Statue

Cross-Media Ownership

Business

Regional Development Agencies Bill

Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill

Maze Prison: Narey Report

Social Security Bill

The Lindisfarne Gospels

Social Security Bill

Written Answers

Baltic States and Russia: Aid

European Council: Forthcoming Business for April

General Affairs Council, 30 and 31 March

Bahrain: Ratification of Convention against Torture

Bahrain: Children's Rights

Bahrain: Committee for Popular Petition

Bahrain: Independence of Lawyers and Judiciary

Bahrain: Opposition Detainees

Bahrain: Military Equipment

Rent Restriction: Impact of Changes

Engineering Steels: Unfair Trading

Tamil Tigers and Drug Trafficking in UK

Association of Chief Police Officers

Firearms Compensation Payments

Immigration and Nationality Directorate Complaints Audit Committee

European Union: Educational Material

Class Size Pledge for 5-7 year-olds

Family Law Act 1996: Part II Implementation

Cigarette Prices: Deterrent Effect

Children at Nursery School: LEA Information Gathering

Disabled Civil Servants

Special Waste Regulations 1996

Policy Appraisal and the Environment Guidance

Planning Inspectorate Agency: Performance Targets

Severn Rail Tunnel: Emergency Train

Falkland Islands and South Atlantic: British Naval Presence



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Languages: A-level Courses [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Baroness Blackstone)

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Blackstone

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Blackstone

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Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Flather

Baroness Blackstone

The Earl of Halsbury

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Blackstone

Lord Elis-Thomas

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Hooper

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Baroness Blackstone

Lord Taylor of Gryfe

Baroness Blackstone

Lord Tebbit

Iraq: Military Policy [2 Apr 1998]

3.8 p.m.

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Lord Whitty

Lord Jenkins of Putney

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Lord Whitty

Lord Burnham

Lord Whitty

Lord Randall of St. Budeaux

Lord Whitty

Sir Walter Raleigh: Statue [2 Apr 1998]

3.11 p.m.

Lord Annan

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Annan

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

The Earl of Carlisle

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Annan

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Kennet

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Cross-Media Ownership [2 Apr 1998]

3.17 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Haskel

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Lord Haskel

Lord Borrie

Lord Haskel

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Lord Haskel

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Lord McNally

Noble Lords

Lord McNally

Lord Haskel

Lord Naseby

Lord Haskel

Lord Peston

Lord Haskel

Lord Steel of Aikwood

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Lord Haskel

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes

Lord Haskel

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Haskel

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Lord Haskel

Baroness Park of Monmouth

Lord Haskel

Business [2 Apr 1998]

3.30 p.m.

Lord Carter

Regional Development Agencies Bill [2 Apr 1998]

Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Bill [2 Apr 1998]

3.31 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (Lord Dubs)

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Lord Holme of Cheltenham

Lord Molyneaux of Killead

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Lord Cooke of Islandreagh

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Lord Dubs

Maze Prison: Narey Report [2 Apr 1998]

3.52 p.m.

Lord Dubs

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4.3 p.m.

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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4.5 p.m.

Lord Holme of Cheltenham

4.9 p.m.

Lord Dubs

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4.11 p.m.

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Dubs

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Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Lord Dubs

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Social Security Bill [2 Apr 1998]

4.17 p.m.

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

Lord Higgins

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Lord Higgins

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Higgins

Noble Lords

4.30 p.m.

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Earl Russell

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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4.45 p.m.

Lord Archer of Sandwell

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Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Earl Russell

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Earl Russell

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Goodhart

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5 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox

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Lord Borrie

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Lord Higgins

The Lord Advocate (Lord Hardie)

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Lord Goodhart

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Goodhart

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Earl Russell

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Goodhart

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Goodhart

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Lord Goodhart

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Lord Higgins

Earl Russell

Lord Williams of Elvel

Earl Russell

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Lord Borrie

Lord Goodhart

Lord Borrie

Lord Hardy of Wath

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5.45 p.m.

Lord Hardie

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Earl Russell

Lord Hardie

Lord Goodhart

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Lord Goodhart

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

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Lord Higgins

Lord Hardie

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6.15 p.m.

Lord Archer of Sandwell

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Lord Goodhart

Earl Russell

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Lord Hardie

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Earl Russell

Lord Hardie

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6.30 p.m.

Lord Hardie

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Lord Haskel

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Lord Goodhart

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Lord Higgins

Lord Hardie

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Lord Hardie

6.45 p.m.

Lord Goodhart

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Lord Hardie

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Goodhart

Lord Hardie

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Lord Hardie

7 p.m.

Lord Hardie

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Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Lord Goodhart

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Lord Higgins

Lord Hardie

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Lord Goodhart

7.15 p.m.

Lord Hardie

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Earl Russell

Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Lord Archer of Sandwell

Noble Lords

Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Hardie

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

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Earl Russell

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7.30 p.m.

Lord Higgins

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Higgins

Lord Hardie

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Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Haskel

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The Lindisfarne Gospels [2 Apr 1998]

7.45 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Durham -- The Lindisfarne Gospels [2 Apr 1998]

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7.56 p.m.

Lord Strabolgi

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8 p.m.

Baroness Rawlings

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8.5 p.m.

Lord Birkett

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8.10 p.m.

The Earl of Carlisle

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8.15 p.m.

Lord Murton of Lindisfarne

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8.21 p.m.

Lord Quirk

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8.25 p.m.

The Viscount of Falkland

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8.31 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Social Security Bill [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Hardie

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Baroness Anelay of St. Johns

Lord Goodhart

Lord Hardie

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Earl Russell

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Lord Hardie

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9.15 p.m.

Earl Russell

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Lord Hardie

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Allenby of Megiddo)

Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

Lord Hardie

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Lord Hardie

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Lord Hardie

Lord Goodhart

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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9.30 p.m.

Lord Higgins

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Earl Russell

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Lord Higgins

Earl Russell

Lord Higgins

Earl Russell

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9.45 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Lord Higgins

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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10 p.m.

Lord Higgins

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Earl Russell

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Morris of Manchester

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Earl Russell

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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10.15 p.m.

Earl Russell

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Written Answers [2 Apr 1998]

Baltic States and Russia: Aid [2 Apr 1998]

The Earl of Carlisle -- Baltic States and Russia: Aid [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Whitty

European Council: Forthcoming Business for April [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- European Council: Forthcoming Business for April [2 Apr 1998]

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

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General Affairs Council, 30 and 31 March [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Peston -- General Affairs Council, 30 and 31 March [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Bahrain: Ratification of Convention against Torture [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Peston -- Bahrain: Ratification of Convention against Torture [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bahrain: Children's Rights [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Children's Rights [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Children's Rights [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bahrain: Committee for Popular Petition [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Committee for Popular Petition [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bahrain: Independence of Lawyers and Judiciary [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Independence of Lawyers and Judiciary [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bahrain: Opposition Detainees [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Opposition Detainees [2 Apr 1998]

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bahrain: Military Equipment [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Avebury -- Bahrain: Military Equipment [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Rent Restriction: Impact of Changes [2 Apr 1998]

Earl Russell -- Rent Restriction: Impact of Changes [2 Apr 1998]

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

Engineering Steels: Unfair Trading [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- Engineering Steels: Unfair Trading [2 Apr 1998]

The Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Simon of Highbury)

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Tamil Tigers and Drug Trafficking in UK [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Lucas -- Tamil Tigers and Drug Trafficking in UK [2 Apr 1998]

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

Association of Chief Police Officers [2 Apr 1998]

The Earl of Haddington -- Association of Chief Police Officers [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Firearms Compensation Payments [2 Apr 1998]

The Earl of Haddington -- Firearms Compensation Payments [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Immigration and Nationality Directorate Complaints Audit Committee [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Graham of Edmonton -- Immigration and Nationality Directorate Complaints Audit Committee [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

European Union: Educational Material [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- European Union: Educational Material [2 Apr 1998]

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The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Baroness Blackstone)

Class Size Pledge for 5-7 year-olds [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Blatch -- Class Size Pledge for 5-7 year-olds [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Blackstone

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Family Law Act 1996: Part II Implementation [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Acton -- Family Law Act 1996: Part II Implementation [2 Apr 1998]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Cigarette Prices: Deterrent Effect [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Braine of Wheatley -- Cigarette Prices: Deterrent Effect [2 Apr 1998]

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

Children at Nursery School: LEA Information Gathering [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Blatch -- Children at Nursery School: LEA Information Gathering [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Jay of Paddington

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Disabled Civil Servants [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Morris of Manchester -- Disabled Civil Servants [2 Apr 1998]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Special Waste Regulations 1996 [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Young of Old Scone -- Special Waste Regulations 1996 [2 Apr 1998]

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

Column: WA70

Policy Appraisal and the Environment Guidance [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe -- Policy Appraisal and the Environment Guidance [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Hayman

Planning Inspectorate Agency: Performance Targets [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe -- Planning Inspectorate Agency: Performance Targets [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Hayman

Column: WA71

Severn Rail Tunnel: Emergency Train [2 Apr 1998]

The Earl of Haddington -- Severn Rail Tunnel: Emergency Train [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Hayman

Column: WA72

The Earl of Haddington -- Severn Rail Tunnel: Emergency Train [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Hayman

The Earl of Haddington -- Severn Rail Tunnel: Emergency Train [2 Apr 1998]

Baroness Hayman

Falkland Islands and South Atlantic: British Naval Presence [2 Apr 1998]

Lord Kennet -- Falkland Islands and South Atlantic: British Naval Presence [2 Apr 1998]

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


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