House of Lords Journal 231 (Session 1997-98)

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Friday 6 November 1998

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Ailsa, M.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Annaly, L.
Annan, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Berkeley, L.
Birdwood, L.
Blatch, B.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Braine of Wheately, L.
Bridges, L.
Brightman, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burlison, L.
Butterworth, L.
Byford, B.
Cadman, L.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carter, L.
Chalfont, L.
Christopher, L.
Clancarty, E.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E.
Cullen of Ashbourne, L.
David, B.
Davidson, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
De Freyne, L.
Dean of Beswick, L.
Denbigh, E.
Denton of Wakefield, B.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dundee, E.
Effingham, E.
Elibank, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Enniskillen, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Fitt, L.
Flather, B.
Freyberg, L.
Gainford, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geraint, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Goodhart, L.
Gormanston, V.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Greenway, L.
Halsbury, E.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrowby, E.
Haskel, L.
Headfort, M.
Henley, L.
Hoffmann, L.
Holderness, L.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Howe, E.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Islwyn, L.
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.

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Kenilworth, L.
Kennet, L.
Kinnoull, E.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lauderdale, E.
Layton, L.
Leathers, V.
Leigh, L.
Lichfield, Bp.
Liverpool, E.
Longford, E.
Lowry, L.
Ludford, B.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
Macleod of Borve, B.
McNair, L.
Maddock, B.
Marsh, L.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monkswell, L.
Monteagle of Brandon, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Mountevans, L.
Munster, E.
Nathan, L.
Nelson, E.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Nolan, L.
Norrie, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Peston, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Renton, L.
Renwick, L.
Richard, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
Seccombe, B.
Shannon, E.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slynn of Hadley, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strange, B.
Strathclyde, L.
Swansea, L.
Swinfen, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Teviot, L.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thornton, B.
Tope, L.
Trumpington, B.
Uddin, B.
Vivian, L.
Waddington, L.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Weatherill, L.
Westbury, L.
Wharton, B.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Wise, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Lichfield.


1.Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
Hong Kong—Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China for the transfer of sentenced persons.
2.Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1998, laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988.

Public Business

3.Waste Minimisation Bill—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed and the bill was reported without amendment; the report was received.
4.Schengen Acquis (ECC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Wallace of Saltaire that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Incorporating the Schengen Acquis into the European Union (31st Report, HL Paper 139); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
5.Europol (ECC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Hoffmann that this House take note of the Report of the European Communities Committee on Europol: Third Country Rules (29th Report, HL Paper 135); the motion was agreed to.
6.Local Government (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton, on behalf of the Lord Dubs, that the draft Order laid before the House on 21st July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
7.Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton, on behalf of the Lord Dubs, that the draft Order laid before the House on 23rd July be approved; the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at twenty-one minutes past two o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.