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Table of Contents for
Tuesday 21 Oct 2003

Volume No. 653 Part No. 54

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European Union Legislation

House of Lords: Appointment of Peers

General Practitioners: Performance Tables

State Visits to the United Kingdom

National Grid: Security of Supply

Business of the House: 23rd and 27th October

Sustainable Energy Bill

Hunting Bill

Personal Debt

Hunting Bill

Transas Group Bill

Gambling

Courts Bill [HL]

Written Answers

Northern Ireland: Action Mental Health

Prime Minister: Contact with Mr Rupert Murdoch

WTO: Food Security Policy

Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Teams

Crown Prosecution Service: Staffing

Bagram Airbase: Detainees

Weapons of Mass Destruction

British Citizens in Prison in EU

Iraq and Kuwait

European Union: Forthcoming Council Business

Intergovernmental Conference

Iraq: UN Arms Embargo

Works of Art Loaned to British Council: Indemnity Arrangements

Firearms

Affordable Housing

Afghanistan: UK Activity and ISAF

Driving at Work

Jobseekers Act 1995: Actively Seeking Work Obligation

New Deal for Lone Parents

National Insurance Numbers

Paralympic Games 2004: Women's Wheelchair Basketball

UK and EU Parliaments: Costs

Death Certificates

Culture Online

Countryside Agency: Access Rights and Maps

Bovine TB Testing

Traffic Regulation Orders

Motorists: VED Evasion and Non-insurance

Network Rail



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Tuesday 21 Oct 2003

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Column: 1491

European Union Legislation [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Willoughby de Broke — European Union Legislation [21 Oct 2003]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Baroness Amos

Column: 1492

Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Amos

Lord Tebbit

Baroness Amos

Lord Marsh

Baroness Amos

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Column: 1493

Baroness Amos

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Amos

House of Lords: Appointment of Peers [21 Oct 2003]

2.44 p.m.

Lord Barnett — House of Lords: Appointment of Peers [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Barnett

Column: 1494

Baroness Amos

Lord Strathclyde

Baroness Amos

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Baroness Amos

Column: 1495

Lord Peston

Baroness Amos

Lord Smith of Clifton

Baroness Amos

Lord Craig of Radley

Baroness Amos

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 1496

Baroness Amos

General Practitioners: Performance Tables [21 Oct 2003]

2.52 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Croy — General Practitioners: Performance Tables [21 Oct 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Warner)

Lord Campbell of Croy

Lord Warner

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Warner

Column: 1497

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Warner

Lord Colwyn

Lord Warner

Earl Howe

Lord Warner

Lord Walton of Detchant

Column: 1498

Lord Warner

State Visits to the United Kingdom [21 Oct 2003]

2.58 p.m.

Lord Marlesford — State Visits to the United Kingdom [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Crawley

Lord Marlesford

Baroness Crawley

Lord Acton

Column: 1499

Baroness Crawley

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Strange

Baroness Crawley

Lord Avebury

Baroness Crawley

Lord Campbell of Croy

Column: 1500

Baroness Crawley

Lord Carter

Baroness Crawley

Lord Monro of Langholm

Baroness Crawley

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Crawley

National Grid: Security of Supply [21 Oct 2003]

3.5 p.m.

Lord Ezra — National Grid: Security of Supply [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 1501

Lord Ezra

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 1502

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Howell of Guildford

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 1503

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Davies of Oldham

The Lord Bishop of Chester

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 1504

Business of the House: 23rd and 27th October [21 Oct 2003]

3.16 p.m.

Lord Grocott

Lord Strathclyde

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Column: 1505

Lord Grocott

Column: 1506

Sustainable Energy Bill [21 Oct 2003]

3.24 p.m.

Hunting Bill [21 Oct 2003]

3.26 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Whitty)

Baroness Mallalieu

Column: 1507

Column: 1508

Column: 1509

Column: 1510

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: 1511

Column: 1512

Column: 1513

Lord Graham of Edmonton

Lord Crickhowell

Column: 1514

Column: 1515

4 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Column: 1516

Lord Eden of Winton

Lord Hooson

Column: 1517

Lord Elton

Column: 1518

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

4.15 p.m.

Lord Donoughue

Column: 1519

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Viscount Ullswater

Column: 1520

Lord Eden of Winton

Viscount Ullswater

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1521

Column: 1522

4.30 p.m.

Lord Skidelsky

Earl Peel

Column: 1523

Lord Palmer

Viscount Astor

Column: 1524

Lord Whitty

Column: 1525

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

Lord Waddington

Lord Whitty

Column: 1526

Baroness Mallalieu

4.45 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Lord Donoughue

Column: 1527

Noble Lords

Lord Donoughue

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Whitty

Column: 1528

Earl Ferrers

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Kirkhill

Lord Whitty

Earl Ferrers

Column: 1529

Lord Whitty

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 1530

Lord Whitty

Lord Lloyd of Berwick

Lord Whitty

Lord Lloyd of Berwick

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Whitty

Lord King of Bridgwater

Column: 1531

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

5 p.m.

The Countess of Mar

Lord Whitty

Column: 1532

Earl Peel

Noble Lords

Earl Peel

Viscount Astor

Lord Whitty

Lord Elton

Lord Whitty

Lord Elton

Column: 1533

Lord Whitty

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Lord Whitty

Lord Waddington

Lord Whitty

Column: 1534

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: 1535

Viscount Astor

Lord Whitty

Baroness Mallalieu

5.15 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Hunting Bill) [21 Oct 2003]

Column: 1538

5.32 p.m.

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes)

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Mallalieu

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Lloyd of Berwick

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1539

Column: 1540

Column: 1541

Column: 1542

Column: 1543

Baroness Byford

Column: 1544

Column: 1545

Column: 1546

6 p.m.

Lord Hoyle

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1547

Lord Hoyle

Lord Waddington

Lord Hoyle

Lord Davies of Coity

Lord Hoyle

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Donoughue

Column: 1548

Column: 1549

6.15 p.m.

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Warnock

Column: 1550

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Alli

Column: 1551

Column: 1552

Lord Eden of Winton

6.30 p.m.

Lord Brennan

Column: 1553

Column: 1554

Lord Waddington

Lord Brennan

The Lord Bishop of Chester

Column: 1555

Lord Sanderson of Bowden

6.45 p.m.

Lord Elton

Column: 1556

Baroness Golding

Column: 1557

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Lord Whitty

Column: 1558

Column: 1559

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

7 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Column: 1560

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1561

7.5 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Hunting Bill) [21 Oct 2003]

Column: 1563

7.20 p.m.

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Lockwood)

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: 1564

Baroness Byford

The Countess of Mar

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Baroness Mallalieu

Column: 1565

Lord Renton

Lord Carlile of Berriew

Column: 1566

Noble Lords

Lord Carlile of Berriew

7.30 p.m.

The Countess of Mar

Viscount Bledisloe

Lord Whitty

Column: 1567

Lord Carlile of Berriew

Lord Whitty

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Mancroft

Lord Whitty

Column: 1568

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Earl Ferrers

Lord Whitty

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

Column: 1569

Baroness Byford

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Personal Debt [21 Oct 2003]

7.42 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox

Column: 1570

Column: 1571

Column: 1572

7.51 p.m.

Lord Borrie

Column: 1573

7.55 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Sheffield

Column: 1574

8.1 p.m.

Baroness Sharples

Column: 1575

8.3 p.m.

The Earl of Erroll

Column: 1576

8.8 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Worcester

Column: 1577

Column: 1578

8.14 p.m.

Lord Newby

Column: 1579

8.20 p.m.

Lord Saatchi

Column: 1580

Column: 1581

Column: 1582

8.28 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

Column: 1583

Column: 1584

Column: 1585

Lord Davies of Oldham

Hunting Bill [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Column: 1586

Column: 1587

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Turner of Camden)

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 1588

Lord Carlile of Berriew

Lord Northbrook

Column: 1589

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 1590

9 p.m.

Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Monro of Langholm

Column: 1591

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Byford

Column: 1592

Lord Palmer

Lord Graham of Edmonton

Column: 1593

9.15 p.m.

Baroness Mallalieu

Column: 1594

Column: 1595

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1596

Column: 1597

Lord Graham of Edmonton

Lord Mancroft

Column: 1598

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Whitty

Noble Lords

Lord Whitty

Column: 1599

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Lord Whitty

Lord Northbrook

Lord Whitty

Lord Northbrook

Lord Whitty

The Countess of Mar

Column: 1600

Lord Whitty

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 1601

9.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Baroness Blatch

Lord Whitty

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Column: 1602

Baroness Byford

9.50 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Hunting Bill) [21 Oct 2003]

Column: 1604

10 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Transas Group Bill [21 Oct 2003]

Gambling [21 Oct 2003]

Courts Bill [HL] [21 Oct 2003]

Column: WA157

Written Answers [21 Oct 2003]

Northern Ireland: Action Mental Health [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Action Mental Health [21 Oct 2003]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Prime Minister: Contact with Mr Rupert Murdoch [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Avebury — Prime Minister: Contact with Mr Rupert Murdoch [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Amos

WTO: Food Security Policy [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Hylton — WTO: Food Security Policy [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Amos

Column: WA158

Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Teams [21 Oct 2003]

The Earl of Sandwich — Afghanistan: Provincial Reconstruction Teams [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Amos

Crown Prosecution Service: Staffing [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Bradshaw — Crown Prosecution Service: Staffing [21 Oct 2003]

The Attorney-General (Lord Goldsmith)

Bagram Airbase: Detainees [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Hylton — Bagram Airbase: Detainees [21 Oct 2003]

Column: WA159

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Weapons of Mass Destruction [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Laird — Weapons of Mass Destruction [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

British Citizens in Prison in EU [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Lamont of Lerwick — British Citizens in Prison in EU [21 Oct 2003]

Column: WA160

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Iraq and Kuwait [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Rea — Iraq and Kuwait [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Rea — Iraq and Kuwait [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA161

European Union: Forthcoming Council Business [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Billingham — European Union: Forthcoming Council Business [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA162

Intergovernmental Conference [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Faulkner of Worcester — Intergovernmental Conference [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA163

Iraq: UN Arms Embargo [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Whitaker — Iraq: UN Arms Embargo [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA164

Works of Art Loaned to British Council: Indemnity Arrangements [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Christopher — Works of Art Loaned to British Council: Indemnity Arrangements [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA165

Firearms [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Hylton — Firearms [21 Oct 2003]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

Affordable Housing [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Burlison — Affordable Housing [21 Oct 2003]

The Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Lord Rooker)

Column: WA166

Column: WA167

Column: WA168

Afghanistan: UK Activity and ISAF [21 Oct 2003]

The Earl of Sandwich — Afghanistan: UK Activity and ISAF [21 Oct 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Bach)

Driving at Work [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Berkeley — Driving at Work [21 Oct 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)

Column: WA169

Lord Berkeley — Driving at Work [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Jobseekers Act 1995: Actively Seeking Work Obligation [21 Oct 2003]

Earl Russell — Jobseekers Act 1995: Actively Seeking Work Obligation [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: WA170

New Deal for Lone Parents [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Roberts of Conwy — New Deal for Lone Parents [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

National Insurance Numbers [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Northbrook — National Insurance Numbers [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Paralympic Games 2004: Women's Wheelchair Basketball [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Paralympic Games 2004: Women's Wheelchair Basketball [21 Oct 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)

Column: WA171

UK and EU Parliaments: Costs [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Marlesford — UK and EU Parliaments: Costs [21 Oct 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA172

Column: WA171

Column: WA171

Death Certificates [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Laird — Death Certificates [21 Oct 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA172

Culture Online [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Gordon of Strathblane — Culture Online [21 Oct 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA173

Countryside Agency: Access Rights and Maps [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Byford — Countryside Agency: Access Rights and Maps [21 Oct 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Whitty)

Bovine TB Testing [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Byford — Bovine TB Testing [21 Oct 2003]

Column: WA174

Lord Whitty

Traffic Regulation Orders [21 Oct 2003]

Baroness Byford — Traffic Regulation Orders [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Whitty

Motorists: VED Evasion and Non-insurance [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Bradshaw — Motorists: VED Evasion and Non-insurance [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WA175

Column: WA176

Network Rail [21 Oct 2003]

Earl Attlee — Network Rail [21 Oct 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham


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