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House of Lords Journal 231 (Session 1997-98)


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Tuesday 11 November 1997

The House met at a quarter-past two o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Aberdare, L.
Ackner, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Addison, V.
Ailesbury, M.
Ailsa, M.
Aldington, L.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Alexander of Weedon, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Annan, L.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Arran, E.
Ashbourne, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Astor, V.
Astor of Hever, L.
Avebury, L.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
Balfour, E.
Balfour of Burleigh, L.
Barber, L.
Barnett, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Beaverbrook, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Bellwin, L.
Beloff, L.
Berkeley, L.
Berners, B.
Birdwood, L.
Birkett, L.
Birmingham, Bp.
Blackstone, B.
Blake, L.
Blatch, B.
Blease, L.
Bledisloe, V.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bowness, L.
Boyd-Carpenter, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Braine of Wheatley, L.
Bramall, L.
Brentford, V.
Bridgeman, V.
Bridges, L.
Brightman, L.
Brigstocke, B.
Broadbridge, L.
Brookeborough, V.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Broughshane, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Bruntisfield, L.
Buckinghamshire, E.
Burlison, L.
Butterfield, L.
Butterworth, L.
Cadman, L.
Caldecote, V.
Callaghan of Cardiff, L.
Calverley, L.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carlisle, Bp.
Carlisle, E.
Carmichael of Kelvingrove, L.
Carnegy of Lour, B.
Carter, L.
Chalker of Wallasey, B.
Chandos, V.
Chapple, L.
Charteris of Amisfield, L.
Chesham, L.
Clancarty, E.
Clanwilliam, E.
Clark of Kempston, L.
Cledwyn of Penrhos, L.
Clifford of Chudleigh, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Clyde, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Coleraine, L.
Coleridge, L.
Colville of Culross, V.
Colwyn, L.
Congleton, L.
Constantine of Stanmore, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E.
Cox, B.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Cranborne, V.
Crickhowell, L.
Croham, L.
Cross, V.
Cuckney, L.
Cullen of Ashbourne, L.
Cumberlege, B.
Currie of Marylebone, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
David, B.
Davidson, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Dean of Beswick, L.
Dean of Harptree, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Denham, L.
Denton of Wakefield, B.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Diamond, L.
Dilhorne, V.
Dixon, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.

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Donaldson of Kingsbridge, L.
Donaldson of Lymington, L.
Donegall, M.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Downshire, M.
Dubs, L.
Dundonald, E.
Eatwell, L.
Effingham, E.
Elibank, L.
Elis-Thomas, L.
Ellenborough, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erne, E.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Ewing of Kirkford, L.
Exmouth, V.
Ezra, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Feversham, L.
Fitt, L.
Flather, B.
Flowers, L.
Fookes, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gainford, L.
Gainsborough, E.
Gallacher, L.
Geddes, L.
Geraint, L.
Gibson, L.
Gilbert, L.
Gilmour of Craigmillar, L.
Gisborough, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glenarthur, L.
Glentoran, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gormanston, V.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Grantley, L.
Gray of Contin, L.
Greenway, L.
Gregson, L.
Grenfell, L.
Grey, E.
Hacking, L.
Haddington, E.
Hailsham of Saint Marylebone, L.
Halsbury, E.
Hampden, V.
Hamwee, B.
Hankey, L.
Hanworth, V.
Hardie, L.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Hardwicke, E.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harlech, L.
Harmar-Nicholls, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Hayman, B.
Hayter, L.
Healey, L.
Hemphill, L.
Henderson of Brompton, L.
Henley, L.
Henniker, L.
Higgins, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Holderness, L.
Hollick, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Hope of Craighead, L.
Howe, E.
Howell, L.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hutchinson of Lullington, L.
Hylton, L.
Hylton-Foster, B.
Ilchester, E.
Inchcape, E.
Inge, L.
Inglewood, L.
Ironside, L.
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jeger, B.
Jellicoe, E.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Johnston of Rockport, L.
Jopling, L.
Judd, L.
Kenilworth, L.
Kennedy of the Shaws, B.
Kilbracken, L.
Kilmarnock, L.
Kimball, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kinloss, Ly.
Kinnoull, E.
Kintore, E.
Kirkhill, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Lang of Monkton, L.
Lauderdale, E.
Layton, L.
Leathers, V.
Leigh, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lestor of Eccles, B.
Levene of Port Soken, L.
Levy, L.
Lindsay, E.
Lindsey and Abingdon, E.
Liverpool, E.
Lockwood, B.
Long, V.
Longford, E.
Lucas, L.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
Ludford, B.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McCarthy, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackay of Drumadoon, L.
Mackie of Benshie, L.
MacLehose of Beoch, L.
Macleod of Borve, B.
McNair, L.
McNally, L.
Mar, C.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massereene and Ferrard, V.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Mersey, V.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Milverton, L.
Minto, E.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monkswell, L.
Monson, L.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montague of Oxford, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Moran, L.
Morris of Castle Morris, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mottistone, L.
Mountevans, L.
Mountgarret, V.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Munster, E.
Murray of Epping Forest, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Napier and Ettrick, L.
Napier of Magdâla, L.
Naseby, L.
Nelson, E.
Newall, L.
Newby, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicol, B.
Noel-Buxton, L.
Norrie, L.
Northbourne, L.
Northfield, L.
Northumberland, D.
O’Cathain, B.
Ogmore, L.
Oliver of Aylmerton, L.
Onslow, E.
Onslow of Woking, L.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Orme, L.
Orr-Ewing, L.

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Oxfuird, V.
Palmer, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Patten, L.
Paul, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Pender, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Peston, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Pike, B.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prentice, L.
Prior, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Pym, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rankeillour, L.
Rathcavan, L.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
Rennell, L.
Renton, L.
Renton of Mount Harry, L.
Renwick, L.
Richard, L.
Ripon, Bp.
Ritchie of Dundee, L.
Rix, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Robson of Kiddington, B.
Rochester, L.
Rogers of Riverside, L.
Roll of Ipsden, L.
Rotherwick, L.
Rowallan, L.
Runciman of Doxford, V.
Russell, E.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. Davids, V.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandford, L.
Sandwich, E.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Seccombe, B.
Sefton of Garston, L.
Selborne, E.
Selkirk of Douglas, L.
Sempill, L.
Serota, B.
Sewel, L.
Shannon, E.
Sharples, B.
Shaughnessy, L.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shepherd, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Smith, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soper, L.
Spens, L.
Stallard, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stewartby, L.
Stockton, E.
Stodart of Leaston, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strafford, E.
Strange, B.
Strathcona and Mount Royal, L.
Suffolk and Berkshire, E.
Swansea, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Tenby, V.
Teviot, L.
Teynham, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thurso, V.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Ullswater, V.
Varley, L.
Vinson, L.
Vivian, L.
Waddington, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wakeham, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walpole, L.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Wedgwood, L.
Westbury, L.
Wharton, B.
Whitelaw, V.
Whitty, L.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Wilcox, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Windlesham, L.
Winston, L.
Wise, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young, B.
Zouche of Haryngworth, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.

1.Lord Jacobs—Sir David Anthony Jacobs, Knight, having been created Baron Jacobs, of Belgravia in the City of Westminster, for life by Letters Patent dated 18th October 1997 (see appendix 1), was introduced between the Lord Wigoder and the Lord Steel of Aikwood, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
2.Lord Naseby—The Right Honourable Michael Wolfgang Laurence Morris, having been created Baron Naseby, of Sandy in the County of Bedfordshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 28th October 1997 (see appendix 2), was introduced between the Lord Pym and the Lord Weatherill, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
3.Lord Newton of Braintree—The Right Honourable Antony Harold Newton OBE, having been created Baron Newton of Braintree, of Coggeshall in the County of Essex, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 31st October 1997 (see appendix 3), was introduced between the Baroness Platt of Writtle and the Lord Dixon-Smith, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
4.Oath—Ralph Algernon George Duke of Northumberland took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.

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Judicial Business

5.Manifest Shipping Company Limited (Respondents) v. Uni-Polaris Shipping Company Limited and others (Appellants) (lodged 10th November) (England)—The appeal of Uni-Polaris Shipping Company Limited and La Reúunion Europeúene was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 23rd December next.
6.Shepherd and another (Petitioners) v. Secretary of State for the Environment and others (Respondents) (lodged 6th November)—The petition of Mark Adrian Shepherd and Lucia Shepherd praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
7.Labsystems OY and others (Respondents) v. Biohit Limited and others (Petitioners) (lodged 7th November)—The petition of Biohit Limited, Alpha Laboratories Limited, Jencons (Scientific) Limited and Conway Laboratory Industries Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
8.Biotrading & Financing OY and others (Respondents) v. Biohit Limited and others (Petitioners) (lodged 7th November)—The petition of Biohit Limited, Alpha Laboratories Limited, Jencons (Scientific) Limited and Biohit OY praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
9.International Credit & Investment Company Overseas Limited and others (Respondents) v. Adham and others and Djouhri and another (Petitioners)—The petition of Farid Djouhri and Laith Pharaon praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
10.Regina v. Comerford (Petitioner)—The petition of Thomas Anthony Comerford praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
11.Chief Adjudication Officer (Petitioner) v. Kenyon (Respondent)—Upon application by the petitioner (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.

Papers

12.Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

Non-Departmental Public Bodies—Report for 1997 on Executive Non-Departmental Public Bodies.

(3712)

13.Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

Draft Air Quality Regulations 1997.

14.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (Gibraltar) Order 1997, laid under the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982;
 (2602)
2.Child Abduction and Custody (Cayman Islands) Order 1997, laid under the Child Abduction and Custody Act 1985;
 (2574)
3.European Communities (Designation) (No. 3) Order 1997, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
 (2563)
4. (i)Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution) (Intervention) (Foreign Ships) Order 1997—(2568)
(ii)Merchant Shipping (Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage) (Transitional Provisions) (Revocation) Order—(2566)
(iii)Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution) (Amendment) Order 1997—(2569)
(iv)Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution Preparedness and Co-operation Convention, Response) Order 1997—(2567)
 laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995.
15.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Amendments to Air Publications 400B–0001 (1st Edition) relating to the Regulations for the Royal Air Force Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, laid under the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917;
2.Report and Accounts for 1996–97 of the Health and Safety Commission, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;

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3.Report for 1996–97 of the English Sports Council, laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993.

Private Business

16.Lloyds TSB Bill [HL]—The petition against the bill from Lloyds TSB Group Union (No. 1) was withdrawn; the order made on 12th June last was discharged and the bill was committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee.

Select Committee Report

17.Statutory Instruments—The 12th Report from the Joint Committee was made on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments:
 Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Dounreay Nuclear Establishment) Order 1997;
 Draft Carriage by Air Acts (Application of Provisions) (Fourth Amendment) Order 1997;
 Draft Copyright and Rights in Database Regulations 1997;

it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 33)

Public Business

18.Plant Varieties Bill—The bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
19.Parliamentary Privilege—The order of 27th October was discharged, and it was ordered that a message be sent to the Commons to propose that the Committee appointed by them do meet with the Committee appointed by this House as the Joint Committee on Parliamentary Privilege at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday 25th November in Committee Room 4.
20.Firearms (Amendment) Bill—The Commons reasons were considered; a motion that the House do insist on a Lords amendment was disagreed to (see division list 1) and the amendment was not insisted on; a motion that the House do insist on the remaining Lords amendment was disagreed to (see division list 2) and that amendment was not insisted on.
21.Parliamentary Privilege—A message was brought from the Commons, that they have ordered that the Committee appointed by them do meet the Lords Committee on Tuesday 25th November at 10.30 a.m. in Committee Room 4, as proposed by this House.
22.Environmental Law (ECC Report)—It was moved by the Baroness Hilton of Eggardon that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Community Environmental Law: Making it Work (2nd Report, HL Paper 12); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
23.Freedom of Access to Information on the Environment (ECC Report)—It was moved by the Baroness Hilton of Eggardon that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Freedom of Access to Information on the Environment (1st Report, Session 1996–97, HL Paper 9); the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at eleven minutes before seven o’clock
till tomorrow, a quarter-past two o’clock.


DIVISIONS

Division No. 1

FIREARMS (AMENDMENT) BILL

It was moved by the Lord Stoddart of Swindon that this House do insist on their Amendment No. 1 to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason No. 1A; which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the House divided:

Contents.............36

Not-Contents.............161

CONTENTS

Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Blake, L.
Broadbridge, L.
Brookeborough, V.
Clanwilliam, E.
Clifford of Chudleigh, L.
Congleton, L.
Craig of Radley, L.
Cross, V.
Donegall, M.
Exmouth, V.
Grantley, L.
Harmar-Nicholls, L.
Ilchester, E.
Inchcape, E.
Lindsey and Abingdon, E.
Liverpool, E.
Massereene and Ferrard, V.

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Milverton, L.
Monson, L.
Mottistone, L.
Mountgarret, V.
Munster, E.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Rennell, L.
Renton of Mount Harry, L.
Sharples, B.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Stallard, L.
Stewartby, L.
Stockton, E.
Stodart of Leaston, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L. [Teller]
Swansea, L. [Teller]
Swinfen, L.

NOT-CONTENTS

Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Aldington, L.
Ampthill, L.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Avebury, L.
Barnett, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Boyd-Carpenter, L.
Bridges, L.
Burlison, L.
Callaghan of Cardiff, L.
Calverley, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carmichael of Kelvingrove, L.
Carter, L. [Teller]
Chandos, V.
Charteris of Amisfield, L.
Cledwyn of Penrhos, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Coleridge, L.
Currie of Marylebone, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Diamond, L.
Dixon, L.
Donaldson of Kingsbridge, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Elis-Thomas, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Ewing of Kirkford, L.
Ezra, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Fitt, L.
Gallacher, L.
Geraint, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Gregson, L.
Grenfell, L.
Hailsham of Saint Marylebone, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanworth, V.
Hardie, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayman, B.
Hayter, L.
Henderson of Brompton, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollick, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Hooson, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hutchinson of Lullington, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L. (Lord Chancellor)
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jeger, B.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Judd, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
Kirkhill, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lestor of Eccles, B.
Levy, L.
Lockwood, B.
Longford, E.
Ludford, B.
McCarthy, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L. [Teller]
Mackie of Benshie, L.
McNair, L.
McNally, L.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Montague of Oxford, L.
Morris of Castle Morris, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Nelson, E.
Nicol, B.
Northbourne, L.
Northfield, L.
Ogmore, L.
Orme, L.
Paul, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Richard, L. (Lord Privy Seal)
Ritchie of Dundee, L.
Robson of Kiddington, B.
Rochester, L.
Rogers of Riverside, L.
Roll of Ipsden, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
Serota, B.
Sewel, L.
Shepherd, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strafford, E.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Tenby, V.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Varley, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walpole, L.
Westbury, L.
Whitelaw, V.
Whitty, L.
Wigoder, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Windlesham, L.
Winston, L.

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Division No. 2

FIREARMS (AMENDMENT) BILL

It was moved by the Lord Stoddart of Swindon that this House do insist on their Amendment No. 3 to which the Commons have disagreed for their Reason No. 3A; which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the House divided:

Contents.............20

Not-Contents.............151

CONTENTS

Berners, B.
Blake, L.
Carlisle, Bp.
Congleton, L.
Cross, V.
Grantley, L.
Inchcape, E.
Lindsey and Abingdon, E.
Massereene and Ferrard, V.
Monson, L.
Munster, E.
Newall, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Prior, L.
Rennell, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Stockton, E.
Stoddart of Swindon, L. [Teller]
Swansea, L. [Teller]

NOT-CONTENTS

Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ampthill, L.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Avebury, L.
Barnett, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Bridges, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Burlison, L.
Callaghan of Cardiff, L.
Calverley, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carmichael of Kelvingrove, L.
Carter, L. [Teller]
Chandos, V.
Charteris of Amisfield, L.
Cledwyn of Penrhos, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Currie of Marylebone, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Dean of Beswick, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Desai, L.
Diamond, L.
Dixon, L.
Dholakia, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Elis-Thomas, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Ewing of Kirkford, L.
Ezra, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Gallacher, L.
Geraint, L.
Gilmour of Craigmillar, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Gregson, L.
Grenfell, L.
Hailsham of Saint Marylebone, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanworth, V.
Hardie, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayman, B.
Henderson of Brompton, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
Hooson, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L. (Lord Chancellor)
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jeger, B.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
Kilmarnock, L.
Kirkhill, L.
Leathers, V.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lestor of Eccles, B.
Levy, L.
Lockwood, B.
Longford, E.
Ludford, B.
McCarthy, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L. [Teller]
Mackie of Benshie, L.
McNair, L.
McNally, L.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Montague of Oxford, L.
Morris of Castle Morris, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Nelson, E.
Newby, L.
Nicol, B.
Northfield, L.
Ogmore, L.
Orme, L.
Paul, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Richard, L. (Lord Privy Seal)
Ritchie of Dundee, L.
Robson of Kiddington, B.
Rochester, L.
Rogers of Riverside, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Selborne, E.
Serota, B.
Sewel, L.
Shepherd, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strafford, E.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Turner of Camden, B.

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Walker of Doncaster, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walpole, L.
Whitty, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Winston, L.


APPENDIX 1

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our trusty and well beloved Sir David Anthony Jacobs Knight to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Jacobs of Belgravia in Our City of Westminster

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Jacobs to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster the eighteenth day of October in the forty-sixth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


APPENDIX 2

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our trusty and well beloved Counsellor Michael Wolfgang Laurence Morris to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Naseby of Sandy in Our County of Bedfordshire

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Naseby to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the forenoon of the twenty-eighth day of October in the forty-sixth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


APPENDIX 3

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our trusty and well beloved Counsellor Antony Harold Newton Officer of Our Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Newton of Braintree of Coggeshall in Our County of Essex

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Newton of Braintree to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs

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and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the afternoon of the thirty-first day of October in the forty-sixth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL