HOUSE OF LORDS
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Die Martis 12° Octobris 1999
The House met at half-past two oclock.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Chichester.
1. Lord Carlile of BerriewAlexander Charles Carlile, QC, having been created Lord Carlile of Berriew, of Berriew in the County of Powys, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 27th July 1999, was introduced between the Lord Hooson and the Lord Geraint, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
2. Lord OxburghSir Ernest Ronald Oxburgh, Knight, having been created Baron Oxburgh, of Liverpool in the County of Merseyside, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 27th July 1999, was introduced between the Lord Flowers and the Lord Porter of Luddenham, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
3. Earl CathcartCharles Alan Andrew Earl Cathcart sat first in Parliament after the death of his father, Alan Earl Cathcart, having first taken and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
4. OathMalcolm Frank Lord Penrhyn took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
5. Negative InstrumentThe following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
Justices Clerks (Qualifications of Assistants) (Amendment) Rules 1999, laid under the Magistrates Courts Act 1980. (2814)
6. Greater London Authority BillAfter debate, the report was received; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to (see division lists 1 and 2); further amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned.
7. Art collegesThe Lord Freyberg asked Her Majestys Government what are their plans for the funding and role of art colleges in the United Kingdom; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Blackstone.
The House was adjourned during pleasure.
The House was resumed.
8. Greater London Authority BillThe bill was further considered on report; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 112.
The House was adjourned at five minutes past midnight
in the morning of Wednesday 13th October till later the same day,
half-past two oclock in the afternoon.
Food Standards BillThe bill was considered in a Grand Committee; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the Committee was adjourned after clause 8 stood part.