Table of Contents for
Thursday 6 May 2004

Volume No. 660 Part No. 79

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Libraries: Libri Report

Directory Inquiry Service: Competition

Palace of Westminster: Disability Legislation

Civil Partnership Bill [HL]

Children Bill [HL]

Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill

Business

Nuclear Power

Business of the House: Adjournment

Children Bill

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Fire and Rescue Services Bill

Written Statements

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (Disapplication of Part IV for Northern Ireland Parties, etc) Order 2001

Jamaica: Debt Relief

Effective Inquiries

Armenia and Azerbaijan: Export Licence Application

Buckingham Palace: Security Commission Report

Hutton Inquiry

Lottery Young People's Fund

Written Answers

Northern Ireland: Drumcree Marches

Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget 2004

Republic of Ireland: Official Languages Act

House of Lords: Grand Committees

Belfast: New Cultural and Educational Facility

Passports

Abortion: Cleft Lip and Palate

Higher Education Bill: Scottish Implications

Iraq: Deaths of Civilians Employed by British Forces

Cyprus

Iraq: Depleted Uranium Contamination

Joint Combat Aircraft

Licensing Act 1964: Section 77 Certificates

Subtitling, Signing and Audio Description

Anti-doping Agency

Inland Revenue: Outstanding Taxpayer Debt

Abortion: Costs

NHS: Working Time Directive

Foot and Mouth Disease

Electric Shock Dog Collars

Integrated Administration and Control System

Tidy Britain

Vital Villages

Channel Tunnel

Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Review



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Column: 1211

Libraries: Libri Report [6 May 2004]

Lord Harrison — Libraries: Libri Report [6 May 2004]

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

Lord Harrison

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 1212

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Viscount Falkland

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Mowbray and Stourton

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Acton

Column: 1213

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Harrison

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Directory Inquiry Service: Competition [6 May 2004]

11.8 a.m.

Lord Bradshaw — Directory Inquiry Service: Competition [6 May 2004]

Column: 1214

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

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Borrie

Column: 1215

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

The Countess of Mar

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Dubs

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 1216

Lord Ackner

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Palace of Westminster: Disability Legislation [6 May 2004]

11.17 a.m.

Lord Addington — Palace of Westminster: Disability Legislation [6 May 2004]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Lord Addington

The Chairman of Committees

Column: 1217

Baroness Masham of Ilton

The Chairman of Committees

Lord Cope of Berkeley

The Chairman of Committees

Civil Partnership Bill [HL] [6 May 2004]

11.20 a.m.

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 1218

Children Bill [HL] [6 May 2004]

11.21 a.m.

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

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1219

Baroness Byford

Column: 1220

Column: 1221

11.30 a.m.

Lord Pendry

Column: 1222

Column: 1223

Lord Rix

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Column: 1224

Column: 1225

1.45 p.m.

Lord Chan

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 1226

Lord Northbourne

Lord Elton

Column: 1227

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Column: 1228

Noon

Baroness Strange

Lord Adebowale

Column: 1229

Lord Wright of Richmond

Column: 1230

Noble Lords

The Lord Bishop of Oxford

12.15 p.m.

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1231

Column: 1232

Column: 1233

Column: 1234

Column: 1235

12.30 p.m.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1236

Lord Elton

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1237

Baroness Byford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1238

Baroness Byford

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1239

12.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Column: 1240

Column: 1241

Lord Rix

Column: 1242

Lord Elton

The Earl of Listowel

Column: 1243

Column: 1244

1 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1245

Column: 1246

Lord Laming

The Earl of Listowel

Baroness Stern

Column: 1247

Lord Chan

Column: 1248

1.15 p.m.

Baroness Thornton

Lord Northbourne

Lord Elton

Column: 1249

Lord Hylton

Column: 1250

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Baroness Howarth of Breckland

Column: 1251

1.30 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1252

Column: 1253

Column: 1254

Baroness Byford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1255

Column: 1256

1.45 p.m.

The Earl of Listowel

Column: 1257

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

1.49 p.m.

Baroness Andrews

Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill [6 May 2004]

Business [6 May 2004]

Baroness Andrews

Nuclear Power [6 May 2004]

1.50 p.m.

Lord Tombs

Column: 1258

Column: 1259

Column: 1260

2 p.m.

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 1261

Column: 1262

2.6 p.m.

Lord Bradshaw

Column: 1263

2.10 p.m.

Lord Oxburgh

Column: 1264

2.14 p.m.

Baroness O'Cathain

Column: 1265

Column: 1266

2.20 p.m.

Lord Ezra

Column: 1267

2.25 p.m.

Earl Attlee

Column: 1268

2.31 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 1269

Column: 1270

Column: 1271

Column: 1272

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Business of the House: Adjournment [6 May 2004]

2.44 p.m.

Lord Davies of Oldham

Earl Attlee

Lord Davies of Oldham

Baroness Byford

Column: 1273

Lord Davies of Oldham

Children Bill [6 May 2004]

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1274

Column: 1275

Earl Howe

Column: 1276

3 p.m.

Lord Rix

Baroness Andrews

Column: 1277

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 1278

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1279

Baroness Byford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Byford

3.15 p.m.

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes)

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1280

Baroness Byford

Column: 1281

Column: 1282

Baroness Whitaker

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Baroness David

Column: 1283

3.30 p.m.

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 1284

Column: 1285

Baroness Howarth of Breckland

Column: 1286

Baroness Thornton

Baroness Howarth of Breckland

3.45 p.m.

Lord Laming

Column: 1287

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1288

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Lord Elton

Column: 1289

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1290

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1291

4 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Column: 1292

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 1293

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1294

Column: 1295

The Lord Bishop of Oxford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

4.15 p.m.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1296

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1297

Baroness Howarth of Breckland

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Elton

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1298

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1299

Baroness Byford

4.30 p.m.

Lord Rix

Baroness Massey of Darwen

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Massey of Darwen

Baroness Andrews

Column: 1300

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Baroness Barker

Column: 1301

Column: 1302

The Earl of Northesk

Column: 1303

Column: 1304

4.45 p.m.

Lord Laming

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1305

Baroness Barker

Column: 1306

Baroness Byford

Column: 1307

5 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1308

Baroness Whitaker

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1309

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1310

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1311

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1312

Lord Lucas

Baroness Byford

Column: 1313

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Byford

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1314

Column: 1315

Lord Lucas

Lord Lucas

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1316

5.30 p.m.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1317

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1318

Lord Lucas

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1319

Lord Lucas

Column: 1320

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Column: 1321

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1322

Column: 1323

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1324

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1325

6 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 1326

Baroness Byford

Column: 1327

Column: 1328

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 1329

Baroness David

Column: 1330

6.15 p.m.

Baroness Whitaker

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Column: 1331

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1332

Column: 1333

Baroness Byford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Byford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1334

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Baroness Thornton

Column: 1335

Column: 1336

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Howarth of Breckland

Column: 1337

Earl Howe

Lord Tope

Baroness Andrews

Column: 1338

Column: 1339

6.45 p.m.

The Earl of Listowel

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Thornton

Column: 1340

Earl Howe

Column: 1341

Baroness Walmsley

Lord Elton

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 1342

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Elton

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 1343

Earl Howe

Column: 1344

Baroness Andrews

Column: GC237

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [6 May 2004]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [6 May 2004]

Fire and Rescue Services Bill [6 May 2004]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gould of Potternewton)

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC238

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

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC239

Column: GC240

Lord Rooker

Column: GC241

3.30 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC242

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GC243

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC244

Lord Rooker

Column: GC245

Baroness Hamwee

3.45 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC246

Baroness Maddock

Column: GC247

Lord Rooker

Column: GC248

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC249

Lord Hanningfield

4 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: GC250

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC251

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC252

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC253

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

4.15 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC254

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC255

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC256

Lord Rooker

Column: GC257

Baroness Hanham

4.30 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC258

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC259

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC260

Column: GC261

Lord McCarthy

Column: GC262

4.45 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GC263

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC264

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC265

Lord Bassam of Brighton

5 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC266

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Column: GC267

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC268

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Lyell)

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC269

Baroness Maddock

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GC270

5.15 p.m.

Baroness Maddock

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GC271

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC272

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Maddock

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC273

Column: GC274

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC275

5.30 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Lord McCarthy

Noble Lords

Lord McCarthy

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC276

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC277

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC278

Baroness Maddock

Column: GC279

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Turner of Camden

Lord Rooker

Column: GC280

Column: GC281

Baroness Maddock

Lord Rooker

Column: GC282

Baroness Maddock

Lord Hanningfield

6 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC283

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Column: GC284

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC285

Lord Rooker

Column: GC286

Column: GC287

6.15 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: GC288

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC289

Lord Rooker

Column: GC290

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC291

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Column: GC292

Lord Rooker

Column: GC293

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Column: GC294

6.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: GC295

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GC296

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff)

Written Statements

Column: WS67

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (Disapplication of Part IV for Northern Ireland Parties, etc) Order 2001 [6 May 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Jamaica: Debt Relief [6 May 2004]

Baroness Amos

Column: WS68

Effective Inquiries [6 May 2004]

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

Column: WS69

Armenia and Azerbaijan: Export Licence Application [6 May 2004]

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

Buckingham Palace: Security Commission Report [6 May 2004]

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

Column: WS70

Hutton Inquiry [6 May 2004]

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

Lottery Young People's Fund [6 May 2004]

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

Column: WS71

Column: WS72

[6 May 2004]

Column: WA125

Written Answers [6 May 2004]

Northern Ireland: Drumcree Marches [6 May 2004]

Lord Eames — Northern Ireland: Drumcree Marches [6 May 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget 2004 [6 May 2004]

Lord Laird — Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget 2004 [6 May 2004]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget 2004 [6 May 2004]

Baroness Amos

Republic of Ireland: Official Languages Act [6 May 2004]

Lord Laird — Republic of Ireland: Official Languages Act [6 May 2004]

Column: WA126

Baroness Amos

House of Lords: Grand Committees [6 May 2004]

The Earl of Northesk — House of Lords: Grand Committees [6 May 2004]

Baroness Amos

Belfast: New Cultural and Educational Facility [6 May 2004]

Lord Laird — Belfast: New Cultural and Educational Facility [6 May 2004]

Baroness Amos

Passports [6 May 2004]

Lord Marlesford — Passports [6 May 2004]

Column: WA127

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

Lord Marlesford — Passports [6 May 2004]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA128

Abortion: Cleft Lip and Palate [6 May 2004]

Lord Alton of Liverpool — Abortion: Cleft Lip and Palate [6 May 2004]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Higher Education Bill: Scottish Implications [6 May 2004]

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean — Higher Education Bill: Scottish Implications [6 May 2004]

Column: WA129

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

Iraq: Deaths of Civilians Employed by British Forces [6 May 2004]

Lord Astor of Hever — Iraq: Deaths of Civilians Employed by British Forces [6 May 2004]

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

Cyprus [6 May 2004]

Lord Kilclooney — Cyprus [6 May 2004]

Lord Bach

Column: WA130

Iraq: Depleted Uranium Contamination [6 May 2004]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Iraq: Depleted Uranium Contamination [6 May 2004]

Lord Bach

Joint Combat Aircraft [6 May 2004]

Lord Astor of Hever — Joint Combat Aircraft [6 May 2004]

Lord Bach

Licensing Act 1964: Section 77 Certificates [6 May 2004]

Lord Avebury — Licensing Act 1964: Section 77 Certificates [6 May 2004]

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

Column: WA131

Subtitling, Signing and Audio Description [6 May 2004]

Lord Laird — Subtitling, Signing and Audio Description [6 May 2004]

Column: WA132

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Anti-doping Agency [6 May 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Anti-doping Agency [6 May 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Inland Revenue: Outstanding Taxpayer Debt [6 May 2004]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Inland Revenue: Outstanding Taxpayer Debt [6 May 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA133

Abortion: Costs [6 May 2004]

Baroness Masham of Ilton — Abortion: Costs [6 May 2004]

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

Column: WA134

NHS: Working Time Directive [6 May 2004]

Earl Howe — NHS: Working Time Directive [6 May 2004]

Lord Warner

Foot and Mouth Disease [6 May 2004]

Baroness Byford — Foot and Mouth Disease [6 May 2004]

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

Electric Shock Dog Collars [6 May 2004]

Lord Harrison — Electric Shock Dog Collars [6 May 2004]

Lord Whitty

Column: WA135

Integrated Administration and Control System [6 May 2004]

Baroness Byford — Integrated Administration and Control System [6 May 2004]

Lord Whitty

Tidy Britain [6 May 2004]

Baroness Byford — Tidy Britain [6 May 2004]

Lord Whitty

Vital Villages [6 May 2004]

Baroness Byford — Vital Villages [6 May 2004]

Column: WA136

Lord Whitty

Channel Tunnel [6 May 2004]

Baroness Byford — Channel Tunnel [6 May 2004]

Lord Whitty

Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Review [6 May 2004]

Baroness Golding — Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Review [6 May 2004]

Lord Whitty


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