Table of Contents for
Wednesday 23 Mar 2005

Volume No. 671 Part No. 58

Clicking on an entry will fetch the appropriate file and position it with the item at the top of the screen.

Following the Table of Contents is a more detailed list which gives subject headings, timelines and names of speakers

Human Rights Act 1998: The Monarchy

Avian Flu

Nepal

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Hereditary Peers' By-Election

Business of the House: Debates this Day

Railways Bill

Council Tax Capping

Schools: Pupil Behaviour

Planning Policies

Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Bill

Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2005

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2005

Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2005

Child Trust Funds (Appeals) Regulations 2005

Child Trust Funds (Appeals) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2005

Social Security Commissioners (Procedure) (Child Trust Funds) Regulations 2005

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

New Opportunities Fund (Specification of Initiative) Order 2005

Written Statements

World Bank

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Review of Intelligence

Corporate Manslaughter

Inspectorate for Justice and Community Safety

High Hedges

Digital Television Project

OGCbuying.solutions: Key Performance Targets 2005–06

Student Finance and Loans

NHS Foundation Trusts: Prudential Borrowing Code

Rural Strategy 2004: Integrated Agency

Written Answers

Northern Ireland: Departmental Underspend

Northern Ireland: Political Advisers

Northern Ireland: Child Protection

Waterways Ireland

Africa: Aid

Croatia: EU Membership

China: EU Arms Sales Embargo

Zimbabwe

Cyprus

Nepal: Human Rights

EU Constitutional Treaty

European Parliament: Mr Ashley Mote

Pakistan and India: US Arms Sales

Hong Kong: Indian Nationality

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Polygraph Tests

Ministerial Privileges: Mr David Blunkett

Anti-terrorism: Stop-and-search Powers

Home Office: Telephone Numbers

Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill: Religious Hatred

Iraq: Cost of Military Intervention

Defence: Responses to Debate

Army: Infantry Units

Iraq: Protection of Service Personnel

HM Customs and Excise: Heavy Goods Vehicles

Capital Gains Tax

European Anti-Fraud Office

Property Transactions

Energy Saving Trust and Carbon Trust

Salmon Fishing

Traffic Commissioners

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 23 Mar 2005

Clicking on an entry will fetch the appropriate file and position it with the item at the top of the screen.

Column: 237

Human Rights Act 1998: The Monarchy [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Lamont of Lerwick — Human Rights Act 1998: The Monarchy [23 Mar 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (Baroness Ashton of Upholland)

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Tebbit

Column: 238

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Column: 239

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Henley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

The Lord Bishop of Chester

Column: 240

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Avian Flu [23 Mar 2005]

2.44 p.m.

Baroness Masham of Ilton

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

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Lord Whitty

Column: 241

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Whitty

Lord Turnberg

Lord Whitty

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Lord Walton of Detchant

Lord Whitty

Column: 242

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes

Lord Whitty

Lord Davies of Coity

Noble Lords

Lord Davies of Coity

Lord Whitty

Nepal [23 Mar 2005]

2.52 p.m.

The Earl of Sandwich — Nepal [23 Mar 2005]

Column: 243

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

The Earl of Sandwich

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Howell of Guildford

Column: 244

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Bramall

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Avebury

Column: 245

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Sexually Transmitted Diseases [23 Mar 2005]

3 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes — Sexually Transmitted Diseases [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 246

Baroness Andrews

Lord Chan

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Column: 247

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Neuberger

Baroness Andrews

Hereditary Peers' By-Election [23 Mar 2005]

The Clerk of the Parliaments

Business of the House: Debates this Day [23 Mar 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Column: 248

Railways Bill [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Council Tax Capping [23 Mar 2005]

3.9 p.m.

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

Column: 249

Column: 250

Column: 251

3.15 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 252

3.20 p.m.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Column: 253

3.24 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 254

3.27 p.m.

Lord Greaves

Lord Rooker

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Column: 255

Lord Rooker

Schools: Pupil Behaviour [23 Mar 2005]

3.31 p.m.

Baroness Perry of Southwark

Column: 256

Column: 257

Column: 258

Column: 259

3.46 p.m.

Lord McKenzie of Luton

Column: 260

Column: 261

Column: 262

3.56 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 263

Column: 264

Column: 265

Column: 266

4.10 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Column: 267

Column: 268

Column: 269

4.21 p.m.

Lord Dearing

Column: 270

Column: 271

Column: 272

4.34 p.m.

Lord Elton

Column: 273

Column: 274

Column: 275

Column: 276

Column: 277

4.50 p.m.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Column: 278

Column: 279

Lord Elton

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Column: 280

Column: 281

5.7 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 282

Column: 283

Column: 284

5.20 p.m.

Lord Filkin

Column: 285

Column: 286

Column: 287

Lord Elton

Lord Filkin

Column: 288

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Filkin

Column: 289

Column: 290

5.40 p.m.

Baroness Perry of Southwark

Column: 291

Planning Policies [23 Mar 2005]

5.42 p.m.

Lord Howard of Rising

Column: 292

Column: 293

5.54 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: 294

Column: 295

6.2 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Column: 296

Column: 297

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Lucas

Column: 298

6.13 p.m.

Lord Avebury

Column: 299

Column: 300

Column: 301

Column: 302

Column: 303

6.30 p.m.

Lord Cobbold

Column: 304

Column: 305

6.36 p.m.

Lord Greaves

Column: 306

Column: 307

Column: 308

6.52 p.m.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Column: 309

Column: 310

Column: 311

Column: 312

7.6 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 313

Column: 314

Column: 315

Lord Avebury

Baroness Hanham

Column: 316

7.20 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hanham

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 317

Column: 318

Column: 319

Column: 320

Column: 321

Column: 322

Column: 323

7.43 p.m.

Lord Howard of Rising

Column: 324

Income Tax (Trading and Other Income) Bill [23 Mar 2005]

7.46 p.m.

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

Column: 325

Column: 326

7.54 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Column: 327

Column: 328

Column: 329

8.3 p.m.

Lord Newby

Column: 330

8.8 p.m.

Lord Howe of Aberavon

Column: 331

Column: 332

8.17 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 333

Lord Howe of Aberavon

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 334

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 335

Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

8.29 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 336

Column: 337

Column: 338

Column: 339

Baroness Noakes

Column: 340

8.45 p.m.

Lord Newby

Column: 341

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 342

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Carrying on Regulated Activities by Way of Business) (Amendment) Order 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

8.52 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating and National Insurance Funds Payments) Order 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

8.53 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 343

Baroness Noakes

Column: 344

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Child Trust Funds (Appeals) Regulations 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

9.2 p.m.

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

Column: 345

Column: 346

Baroness Noakes

Column: 347

Column: 348

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 349

Column: 350

Column: 351

Child Trust Funds (Appeals) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

9.23 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 352

Social Security Commissioners (Procedure) (Child Trust Funds) Regulations 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 351

Column: 117

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [23 Mar 2005]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [23 Mar 2005]

New Opportunities Fund (Specification of Initiative) Order 2005 [23 Mar 2005]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gould of Potternewton)

Column: GC118

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

Column: GC119

Column: GC120

Lord Luke

Lord Addington

Column: GC121

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Luke

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC122

3.46 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC123

Column: GC124

Column: GC125

Lord Luke

Lord Addington

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC126

4.2 p.m.

The Countess of Mar

Column: GC127

Column: GC128

Column: GC129

Column: GC130

Column: GC131

4.15 p.m.

Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior

Column: GC132

4.23 p.m.

Lord Hylton

Column: GC133

Column: GC134

4.30 p.m.

Lord Plumb

Column: GC135

4.37 p.m.

Lord Cameron of Dillington

Column: GC136

Column: GC137

4.45 p.m.

Earl Peel

Column: GC138

Column: GC139

Column: GC140

4.55 p.m.

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC141

Column: GC142

5.3 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Column: GC143

Column: GC144

5.14 p.m.

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

Column: GC145

The Countess of Mar

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Column: GC146

Column: GC147

Earl Peel

Lord Whitty

Column: GC148

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Walmsley

Column: GC149

Column: GC150

Column: GC151

Column: GC152

5.57 p.m.

The Earl of Listowel

Column: GC153

Column: GC154

6.7 p.m.

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Column: GC155

Column: GC156

6.16 p.m.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Column: GC157

Column: GC158

Column: GC159

6.27 p.m.

Earl Howe

Column: GC160

Column: GC161

Column: GC162

6.40 p.m.

Baroness Andrews

Column: GC163

Column: GC164

Column: GC165

Column: GC166

Column: GC167

Column: GC168

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (The Countess of Mar)

Written Statements

Column: WS33

World Bank [23 Mar 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Review of Intelligence [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WS34

Column: WS35

Corporate Manslaughter [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WS36

Inspectorate for Justice and Community Safety [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WS37

High Hedges [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WS38

Digital Television Project [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WS39

OGCbuying.solutions: Key Performance Targets 2005–06 [23 Mar 2005]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Student Finance and Loans [23 Mar 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lord Filkin)

Column: WS40

NHS Foundation Trusts: Prudential Borrowing Code [23 Mar 2005]

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

Rural Strategy 2004: Integrated Agency [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WS41

Column: WS42

Column: WA29

Written Answers [23 Mar 2005]

Northern Ireland: Departmental Underspend [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Departmental Underspend [23 Mar 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Northern Ireland: Political Advisers [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Political Advisers [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Amos

Northern Ireland: Child Protection [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Blood — Northern Ireland: Child Protection [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Amos

Column: WA30

Waterways Ireland [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Laird — Waterways Ireland [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — Waterways Ireland [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Amos

Africa: Aid [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Owen — Africa: Aid [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Amos

Croatia: EU Membership [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Astor of Hever — Croatia: EU Membership [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WA31

China: EU Arms Sales Embargo [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Willoughby de Broke — China: EU Arms Sales Embargo [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Zimbabwe [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Steinberg — Zimbabwe [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Synmons of Vernham Dean

Lord Steinberg — Zimbabwe [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA32

Cyprus [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass — Cyprus [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Nepal: Human Rights [23 Mar 2005]

The Earl of Sandwich — Nepal: Human Rights [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA33

The Earl of Sandwich — Nepal: Human Rights [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

EU Constitutional Treaty [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch — EU Constitutional Treaty [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

European Parliament: Mr Ashley Mote [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Greaves — European Parliament: Mr Ashley Mote [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA34

Pakistan and India: US Arms Sales [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Hylton — Pakistan and India: US Arms Sales [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Hong Kong: Indian Nationality [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Avebury — Hong Kong: Indian Nationality [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Dykes — Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA35

Polygraph Tests [23 Mar 2005]

Earl Howe — Polygraph Tests [23 Mar 2005]

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

Ministerial Privileges: Mr David Blunkett [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Hanningfield — Ministerial Privileges: Mr David Blunkett [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA36

Anti-terrorism: Stop-and-search Powers [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Anti-terrorism: Stop-and-search Powers [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Home Office: Telephone Numbers [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Avebury — Home Office: Telephone Numbers [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA37

Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill: Religious Hatred [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill: Religious Hatred [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Iraq: Cost of Military Intervention [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno — Iraq: Cost of Military Intervention [23 Mar 2005]

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

Defence: Responses to Debate [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Astor of Hever — Defence: Responses to Debate [23 Mar 2005]

Column: WA38

Lord Bach

Army: Infantry Units [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Astor of Hever — Army: Infantry Units [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Bach

Iraq: Protection of Service Personnel [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Dykes — Iraq: Protection of Service Personnel [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Bach

HM Customs and Excise: Heavy Goods Vehicles [23 Mar 2005]

Earl Attlee — HM Customs and Excise: Heavy Goods Vehicles [23 Mar 2005]

Column: WA39

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

Earl Attlee — HM Customs and Excise: Heavy Goods Vehicles [23 Mar 2005]

Column: WA40

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Earl Attlee — HM Customs and Excise: Heavy Goods Vehicles [23 Mar 2005]

Column: WA41

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Capital Gains Tax [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Steinberg — Capital Gains Tax [23 Mar 2005]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

European Anti-Fraud Office [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — European Anti-Fraud Office [23 Mar 2005]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA42

Property Transactions [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Property Transactions [23 Mar 2005]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Energy Saving Trust and Carbon Trust [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Howell of Guildford — Energy Saving Trust and Carbon Trust [23 Mar 2005]

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

Column: WA43

Salmon Fishing [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Mason of Barnsley — Salmon Fishing [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Whitty

Traffic Commissioners [23 Mar 2005]

Viscount Astor — Traffic Commissioners [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WA44

Viscount Astor — Traffic Commissioners [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Viscount Astor — Traffic Commissioners [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Viscount Astor — Traffic Commissioners [23 Mar 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WA45

Column: WA46

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Goudie — Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [23 Mar 2005]

Baroness Andrews

Column: WA45


Lords Hansard Home Page