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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 30° Maii 2002

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of St. Albans.

Judicial Business

1.  Lloyds TSB General Insurance Holdings Limited and others (Respondents) v. Lloyds Bank Group Insurance Company Limited (Appellants) (England)—The appeal of Lloyds Bank Group Insurance Company Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 11th July next.

2.  Burdis (Respondent) v. Livsey (Petitioner) and four other actions—The petition of Eric Livsey praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

3.  Sepet (FC) and another (FC) (Appellants) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)—The petition of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees praying for leave to intervene in the said appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

4.  In re S (a child) (FC)—The petitioner’s certificate of public funding was lodged.

5.  Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 80th Report:

    Regina v. Dietschmann (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 13th June next.

6.  Appeal Committee—The following Orders were made pursuant to the 81st Report:

    Family Housing Association (Petitioners) v. Donnellan and another (Respondents) and another—That the petition be referred for hearing.

    Skidmore (Respondent) v. Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust (Petitioners)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 13th June next.

    Thoburn (Petitioner) v. Sunderland City Council (Respondents)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

    A (a male) (Petitioner) v. B (a company) (Respondents) and another—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

7.  Appeal Committee—The 89th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

    Pfizer Limited (Petitioners) v. Lilly Icos llc (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Audergon (Petitioner) v. La Baguette Limited and others (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

    Regina v. Wood (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

    Montrod Limited (Petitioners) v. Grundkotter Fleischvertriebs GmbH and others (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

8.  Appeal Committee—The 90th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

    In re S (a child) (FC)—That leave to appeal be refused and that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Access to Justice Act 1999.

Papers

9.  Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.      Competition Commission—Report on the merger between Cargill Incorporated and Cerestar SA;      (5521)

    2.      European Union—Developments under the Belgian Presidency for July-December 2001.      (5534)

10.  Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.      Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2002, laid under the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;      (—)

    2.      Social Security (Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2002, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;      (1406)

    3.      Commission Areas (West Mercia) Order 2002), laid under the Justice of the Peace Act 1997.      (1440)

Private Business

11.  London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill [HL]—The petitions against the bill from Cable and Wireless Communications (No.5), Colt Telecommunications (No. 6), Fibernet Group Plc (No.8), Global Crossing (UK) Telecommunications Limited (No. 9), London Power Networks Plc and EPN Distribution Limited (No.10), The National Grid Company Plc (No.12), SEEBOARD Power Networks Plc (No.14), Telewest Communications Plc (No.15), Thames Water Utilities Limited (No.16), Transco Plc (No.17), Thus Plc (No.18) and Your Communications Limited (No.19) were withdrawn.

Public Business

12.  Education Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:

Clauses 1 to 18
Schedule 1
Clauses 19 to 35
Schedule 2
Clauses 36 to 38
Schedule 3
Clauses 39 to 48
Schedule 4
Clauses 49 to 53
Schedule 5
Clauses 54 to 56
Schedule 6
Clauses 57 to 62
Schedule 7
Clauses 63 to 66
Schedule 8
Clauses 67 and 68
Schedule 9
Clauses 69 to 71
Schedule 10
Clauses 72 to 115

Schedule 11
Clauses 116 to 144
Schedule 12
Clauses 145 to 148
Schedule 13
Clauses 149 to 151
Schedule 14
Clauses 152 to 181
Schedule 15
Clause 182
Schedule 16
Clause 183
Schedule 17
Clauses 184 to 189
Schedule 18
Clauses 190 to 193
Schedule 19
Clauses 194 to 200
Schedule 20
Clauses 201 to 211
Schedules 21 and 22;

    the motion was agreed to.

13.  Employment Bill—The report was received; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 33.

14.  Kazakhstan—The Viscount Waverley asked Her Majesty’s Government what is the state of the United Kingdom’s relations with Kazakhstan; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.

The House was adjourned at seven minutes past five o’clock

to Monday 10th June, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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