Table of Contents for
Wednesday 17 Dec 2003

Volume No. 655 Part No. 13

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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

Royal Assent

Iraqi Citizens: Civilian and Military Casualties

European Union: Common Embassies

Government Key Performance Targets

Stem Cell Research: EU Tissues Directive

Middle East Peace Process

Business

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

Administration and Works

Merits of Statutory Instruments

Disability Discrimination

Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report

Business

vCJD: Blood Transfusion Incident

Maritime Policy

Road Deaths and Casualties

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Euro–Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Lebanon) Order 2003

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Euro–Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria) Order 2003

Fishery Limits (United Kingdom) Bill [HL]

Written Answers

Land Registry: Revised Framework Document

Postal Voting: Pilots for June 2004

Drug Couriers

Armed Forces Pay Review Body

C Vehicle Capability: Preferred Bidder

Project Aquatrine: Preferred Bidder

Universities: Media Studies Enrolments

Higher Education: Student Numbers

Schools: ICT

Olympic Games 2012: London Bid and Transport System

Capital Modernisation Programme

Crystal Palace Stadium and Sports Centre

Sports Boards: Appointments

Domesday Book: MoD and NHS Sports Facilities

Playing Pitch Strategies

Export of Works of Art: Reviewing Committee's 2002–03 Annual Report

Fishing Licences: Spanish Interests

Carbon Emissions: EU Trading Arrangements

Cattle Passports

Audit Scotland

A1 Roundabouts

Motorway Widening Programme: Cost Per Mile



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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence [17 Dec 2003]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Royal Assent [17 Dec 2003]

The Lord Chancellor

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act. [17 Dec 2003]

Iraqi Citizens: Civilian and Military Casualties [17 Dec 2003]

2.36 p.m.

Lord Judd — Iraqi Citizens: Civilian and Military Casualties [17 Dec 2003]

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

Lord Judd

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Lord Bach

Baroness Rawlings

Lord Bach

Lord Redesdale

Lord Bach

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The Lord Bishop of Rochester

Lord Bach

Baroness Turner of Camden

Lord Bach

Lord Clinton-Davis

Lord Bach

European Union: Common Embassies [17 Dec 2003]

2.46 p.m.

Lord Harrison — European Union: Common Embassies [17 Dec 2003]

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

Lord Harrison

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Wright of Richmond

Noble Lords

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Wright of Richmond

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Government Key Performance Targets [17 Dec 2003]

2.55 p.m.

Lord Renton of Mount Harry — Government Key Performance Targets [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Lord Renton

Lord Davies of Oldham

Baroness Noakes

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord McColl of Dulwich

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Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Newby

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Stem Cell Research: EU Tissues Directive [17 Dec 2003]

3.2 p.m.

Lord Jenkin of Roding — Stem Cell Research: EU Tissues Directive [17 Dec 2003]

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

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Warner

Lord Clement-Jones

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Lord Warner

The Lord Bishop of Rochester

Lord Warner

Lord Walton of Detchant

Lord Warner

Lord Turnberg

Lord Warner

Lord Patel

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Lord Warner

Earl Howe

Lord Warner

Middle East Peace Process [17 Dec 2003]

3.10 p.m.

Lord Wright of Richmond — Middle East Peace Process [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Wright of Richmond

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Steel of Aikwood

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

The Lord Bishop of St Albans

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Kilclooney

Business [17 Dec 2003]

3.18 p.m.

Lord Grocott

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill [17 Dec 2003]

Administration and Works [17 Dec 2003]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Merits of Statutory Instruments [17 Dec 2003]

The Chairman of Committees

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Disability Discrimination [17 Dec 2003]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

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Lord Higgins

Baroness Amos

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Lord Higgins

Baroness Amos

Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report [17 Dec 2003]

3.25 p.m.

The Chairman of Committees

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Lord Carter

Lord Strathclyde

Lord Carter

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Lord Strathclyde

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Lord Roper

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Lord Monson

The Chairman of Committees

Lord Carter

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3.46 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report) [17 Dec 2003]

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Business [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Grocott

vCJD: Blood Transfusion Incident [17 Dec 2003]

3.58 p.m.

Lord Warner

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4.12 p.m.

Earl Howe

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4.16 p.m.

Lord Clement-Jones

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4.22 p.m.

Lord Warner

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4.29 p.m.

Lord Chan

Lord Warner

Lord Williamson of Horton

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Lord Warner

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Lord Warner

Baroness Hayman

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Lord Warner

The Countess of Mar

Lord Warner

Lord McColl of Dulwich

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Lord Warner

Maritime Policy [17 Dec 2003]

4.41 p.m.

The Earl of Caithness

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4.57 p.m.

Lord Clinton-Davis

Lord Berkeley

Lord Clinton-Davis

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5.8 p.m.

Lord Moynihan

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Lord Patten

Lord Moynihan

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5.22 p.m.

Lord Boyce

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5.30 p.m.

Lord Berkeley

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5.41 p.m.

Lord Greenway

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5.59 p.m.

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

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6.8 p.m.

Viscount Astor

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Lord Clinton-Davis

Viscount Astor

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6.19 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Clinton-Davis

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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6.38 p.m.

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Berkeley

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The Earl of Caithness

Road Deaths and Casualties [17 Dec 2003]

6.42 p.m.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

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6.56 p.m.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

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7.7 p.m.

The Earl of Caithness

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7.15 p.m.

Lord St John of Bletso

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7.27 p.m.

Lord Berkeley

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7.38 p.m.

The Earl of Courtown

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7.44 p.m.

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen

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7.52 p.m.

The Earl of Erroll

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Lord Berkeley

The Earl of Erroll

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8.4 p.m.

Viscount Simon

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8.16 p.m.

Earl Attlee

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Noble Lords

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Earl Attlee

The Earl of Erroll

Earl Attlee

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8.29 p.m.

Lord Davies of Oldham

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The Earl of Erroll

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Earl Attlee

Lord Davies of Oldham

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8.52 p.m.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Euro–Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Lebanon) Order 2003 [17 Dec 2003]

8.53 p.m.

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Astor of Hever

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9.1 p.m.

Lord Avebury

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Lord Hylton

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Avebury

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Lord Hylton

Baroness Crawley

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European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Euro–Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States and the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria) Order 2003 [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Crawley

Fishery Limits (United Kingdom) Bill [HL] [17 Dec 2003]

9.26 p.m.

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

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9.35 p.m.

Lord Mackie of Benshie

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9.41 p.m.

Lord Palmer

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9.45 p.m.

Lord Kimball

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9.48 p.m.

The Earl of Erroll

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9.51 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

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10 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

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10.7 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

10.15 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox

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10.25 p.m.

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

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Whitty

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Lord Palmer

Lord Whitty

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10.42 p.m.

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

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Written Answers [17 Dec 2003]

Land Registry: Revised Framework Document [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness David — Land Registry: Revised Framework Document [17 Dec 2003]

The Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Postal Voting: Pilots for June 2004 [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Dubs — Postal Voting: Pilots for June 2004 [17 Dec 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (Lord Filkin)

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Drug Couriers [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Avebury — Drug Couriers [17 Dec 2003]

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

Armed Forces Pay Review Body [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Hilton of Eggardon — Armed Forces Pay Review Body [17 Dec 2003]

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

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C Vehicle Capability: Preferred Bidder [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Williams of Elvel — C Vehicle Capability: Preferred Bidder [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Bach

Project Aquatrine: Preferred Bidder [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Nicol — Project Aquatrine: Preferred Bidder [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Bach

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Universities: Media Studies Enrolments [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Baker of Dorking — Universities: Media Studies Enrolments [17 Dec 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Department for Education and Skills (Baroness Ashton of Upholland)

Higher Education: Student Numbers [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Barnett — Higher Education: Student Numbers [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

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Schools: ICT [17 Dec 2003]

The Earl of Northesk — Schools: ICT [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

The Earl of Northesk — Schools: ICT [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Olympic Games 2012: London Bid and Transport System [17 Dec 2003]

Earl Attlee — Olympic Games 2012: London Bid and Transport System [17 Dec 2003]

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

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Capital Modernisation Programme [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Capital Modernisation Programme [17 Dec 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Crystal Palace Stadium and Sports Centre [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Crystal Palace Stadium and Sports Centre [17 Dec 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Sports Boards: Appointments [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Sports Boards: Appointments [17 Dec 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Domesday Book: MoD and NHS Sports Facilities [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Domesday Book: MoD and NHS Sports Facilities [17 Dec 2003]

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Playing Pitch Strategies [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Moynihan — Playing Pitch Strategies [17 Dec 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Export of Works of Art: Reviewing Committee's 2002–03 Annual Report [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness David — Export of Works of Art: Reviewing Committee's 2002–03 Annual Report [17 Dec 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Fishing Licences: Spanish Interests [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Mason of Barnsley — Fishing Licences: Spanish Interests [17 Dec 2003]

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

Carbon Emissions: EU Trading Arrangements [17 Dec 2003]

The Duke of Montrose — Carbon Emissions: EU Trading Arrangements [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Whitty

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The Duke of Montrose — Carbon Emissions: EU Trading Arrangements [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Whitty

Cattle Passports [17 Dec 2003]

Baroness Byford — Cattle Passports [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford — Cattle Passports [17 Dec 2003]

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Lord Whitty

Audit Scotland [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Roberts of Conwy — Audit Scotland [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

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A1 Roundabouts [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Marlesford — A1 Roundabouts [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Motorway Widening Programme: Cost Per Mile [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Berkeley — Motorway Widening Programme: Cost Per Mile [17 Dec 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham


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