Table of Contents for
Wednesday 9 Nov 2005

Volume No. 675 Part No. 57

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Empty Dwellings

Russia: Anti-terrorism and North Caucasus

Israel: West Bank

Local Government Finance

Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill [HL]

Business of the House: Standing Order 41

Transport (Wales) Bill [HL]

Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (Specified Organisations) Order 2005

Equality Bill [HL]

Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill [HL]

Grand Committee

Written Statements

EU: Education, Youth and Culture Council

Identity Cards

NHS Dentistry

Written Answers

Adoption: Looked-after Children

Asylum Seekers: Bail

Avian Flu

Biomass Task Force

British Consulate, Istanbul

British Overseas Citizenship

Council Tax

Court Fees

Croatia: Visa Regime

Elections: Sanctions

Government Buildings: Disposal

Hepatitis B

Hospital-Acquired Infections

Indian Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2003

Information Security: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Information Security: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

Joint Combat Aircraft

NHS Dentistry

NHS Dentistry: Wales

NHS Information Strategy

NHS Pension Scheme

Prisons: Chaplaincies

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Smoking in Public Places

Sudan: Darfur

Trafficked Women and Children

Turkey: Human Rights

Wales: Agricultural Workers

Wild Birds



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Column: 609

Empty Dwellings [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Knight of Collingtree — Empty Dwellings [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Column: 610

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 611

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Greaves

Lord Alton of Liverpool

The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (Lord Rooker)

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Greaves

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 612

Baroness Shephard of Northwold

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Naseby

Lord Rooker

Russia: Anti-terrorism and North Caucasus [9 Nov 2005]

2.44 pm

Lord Judd — Russia: Anti-terrorism and North Caucasus [9 Nov 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman)

Lord Judd

Lord Triesman

Column: 613

Lord Hylton

Lord Triesman

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Lord Triesman

Lord Howell of Guildford

Column: 614

Lord Triesman

Lord Rea

Lord Triesman

Lord Truscott

Lord Rooker

Israel: West Bank [9 Nov 2005]

2.52 pm

Lord Hylton — Israel: West Bank [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Triesman

Column: 615

Lord Hylton

Lord Triesman

Lord Archer of Sandwell

Lord Triesman

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Column: 616

Lord Triesman

Lord Turnberg

Lord Triesman

Baroness Tonge

Lord Triesman

Column: 617

Local Government Finance [9 Nov 2005]

3 pm

Baroness Scott of Needham Market — Local Government Finance [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Laming

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 618

Lord Tebbit

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Greaves

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Harris of Haringey

Column: 619

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Lord Bassam of Brighton

The Earl of Listowel

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill [HL] [9 Nov 2005]

3.7 pm

Lord Joffe

Column: 620

Business of the House: Standing Order 41 [9 Nov 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Transport (Wales) Bill [HL] [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (Specified Organisations) Order 2005 [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Rooker

Equality Bill [HL] [9 Nov 2005]

3.8 pm

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 621

Column: 622

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

3.15 pm

Column: 623

Lord Morgan

Column: 624

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Mackay of Clashfern

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

Noble Lords

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 625

Column: 626

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Morgan

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 627

Baroness Walmsley

Lord Alli

Column: 628

Lord Smith of Finsbury

Column: 629

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Bishop of Newcastle

Column: 630

Baroness O'Cathain

Column: 631

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

3.45 pm

Baroness Turner of Camden

Column: 632

Earl Ferrers

Column: 633

Baroness Lockwood

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Waddington

Lord Tunnicliffe

Column: 634

Lord Mackay of Clashfern

Baroness Richardson of Calow

4 pm

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 635

Earl Ferrers

Column: 636

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Alli

Column: 637

Lord Alli

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 638

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 639

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

4.15 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 640

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness O'Cathain

Column: 641

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 642

Column: 643

Column: 644

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Alli

4.30 pm

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 645

Baroness Darcy de Knayth

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 646

Column: 647

Column: 648

4.45 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 649

Column: 650

Column: 651

Column: 652

5 pm

Column: 653

Baroness O'Cathain

Column: 654

Column: 655

Lord Waddington

Column: 656

Baroness Turner of Camden

Column: 657

5.15 pm

The Lord Bishop of Newcastle

Earl Ferrers

Column: 658

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 659

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Column: 660

5.30 pm

Lord Mackay of Clashfern

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Lord Lyell of Markyate

Column: 661

Column: 662

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

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 663

Column: 664

5.45 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 665

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 666

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 667

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 668

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

6.2 pm

Division No. 1 (Equality Bill [HL]) [9 Nov 2005]

Column: 670

6.15 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 671

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Lockwood)

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Dholakia

Column: 672

Column: 673

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 674

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Dholakia

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 675

Baroness Whitaker

6.30 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 676

Baroness Whitaker

Column: 677

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 678

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 679

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Alli

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 680

Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill [HL] [9 Nov 2005]

6.43 pm

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 681

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Column: 682

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 683

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Column: 684

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

7 pm

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 685

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 686

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 687

Lord Rowlands

7.15 pm

Column: 688

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 689

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 690

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Rowlands

Column: 691

7.30 pm

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 692

Column: 693

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 694

Lord Rowlands

Lord Roberts of Conwy

7.45 pm

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Carter)

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 695

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Column: 696

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 697

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 698

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

8 pm

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 699

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 700

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 701

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 702

Lord Roberts of Conwy

8.15 pm

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Prys-Davies

Column: 703

Lord Rowlands

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 704

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: 705

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 706

8.30 pm

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 707

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Prys-Davies

Column: 708

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 709

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

8.45 pm

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 710

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Lord Rowlands

Column: 711

Lord Prys-Davies

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Column: 712

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Rowlands

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 713

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 714

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 181

Grand Committee [9 Nov 2005]

Grand Committee [9 Nov 2005]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

Baroness Byford

Column: GC182

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC183

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

Column: GC184

Column: GC185

3.45 pm

Column: GC186

Earl Peel

Column: GC187

Lord Tyler

Column: GC188

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC189

Baroness Byford

4 pm

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC190

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Inglewood

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Inglewood

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: GC191

Lord Williams of Elvel

Column: GC192

The Duke of Montrose

Column: GC193

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

4.15 pm

Earl Peel

Lord Williams of Elvel

Column: GC194

Earl Peel

Lord Greaves

Lord Bach

Lord Greaves

Column: GC195

Lord Tyler

Column: GC196

Earl Peel

Column: GC197

4.30 pm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Chorley

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Bach

Column: GC198

Column: GC199

Column: GC200

Earl Peel

Noble Lords

Earl Peel

Lord Bach

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Chorley

Lord Bach

Column: GC201

4.45 pm

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Bach

Lord Williams of Elvel

Column: GC202

Lord Bach

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Inglewood

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Earl Peel

Column: GC203

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Bach

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: GC204

Lord Bach

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Bach

Column: GC205

5 pm

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Byford

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Bach

Column: GC206

Lord Bach

Lord Bach

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes)

Lord Bach

Column: GC207

The Duke of Montrose

Earl Peel

Lord Bach

Lord Inglewood

Lord Bach

Column: GC208

Lord Bach

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Column: GC209

5.15 pm

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Rotherwick

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC210

Lord Tyler

Lord Chorley

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC211

Lord Rotherwick

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC212

5.30 pm

Column: GC213

The Earl of Caithness

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Earl of Caithness

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Column: GC214

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Duke of Montrose

Column: GC215

Lord Williams of Elvel

Column: GC216

5.45 pm

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC217

Lord Chorley

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Inglewood

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC218

Column: GC219

Lord Inglewood

Column: GC220

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Williams of Elvel

The Earl of Caithness

Earl Peel

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC221

Lord Williams of Elvel

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Duke of Montrose

Column: GC222

Lord Bach

Lord Bach

Column: GC223

Column: GC224

6.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Elton)

Lord Williams of Elvel

Lord Tyler

Column: GC225

Baroness Byford

Earl Peel

Lord Bach

Lord Bach

Column: GC226

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC227

Baroness Byford

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: GC228

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

6.45 pm

Column: GC229

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Lord Bach

Column: GC230

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC231

Lord Tyler

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Bach

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC232

Lord Greaves

Column: GC233

7 pm

Baroness Byford

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Bach

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC234

Lord Bach

Column: GC235

Column: GC236

7.15 pm

Lord Greaves

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Column: GC237

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Bach

Column: GC238

Baroness Byford

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Bach

Column: GC239

The Duke of Montrose

Column: GC240

Lord Bach

Written Statements

Column: WS57

EU: Education, Youth and Culture Council [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WS58

Identity Cards [9 Nov 2005]

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

NHS Dentistry [9 Nov 2005]

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Lord Warner)

Column: WS59

Column: WS60

Column: WA75

Written Answers [9 Nov 2005]

Adoption: Looked-after Children [9 Nov 2005]

Earl Howe — Adoption: Looked-after Children [9 Nov 2005]

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

Asylum Seekers: Bail [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Asylum Seekers: Bail [9 Nov 2005]

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

Avian Flu [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Morris of Manchester — Avian Flu [9 Nov 2005]

Column: WA76

The Minister of State, Department of Health (Lord Warner)

Lord Roberts of Conwy — Avian Flu [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Baroness Masham of Ilton — Avian Flu [9 Nov 2005]

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

Column: WA77

Biomass Task Force [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Byford — Biomass Task Force [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bach

British Consulate, Istanbul [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Strathclyde — British Consulate, Istanbul [9 Nov 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Triesman)

British Overseas Citizenship [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Avebury — British Overseas Citizenship [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA78

Council Tax [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Hanningfield — Council Tax [9 Nov 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Baroness Andrews)

Court Fees [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Ackner — Court Fees [9 Nov 2005]

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

Croatia: Visa Regime [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Croatia: Visa Regime [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA79

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Croatia: Visa Regime [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Elections: Sanctions [9 Nov 2005]

Viscount Waverley — Elections: Sanctions [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Triesman

Government Buildings: Disposal [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Kilclooney — Government Buildings: Disposal [9 Nov 2005]

Column: WA80

Lord McKenzie of Luton

Hepatitis B [9 Nov 2005]

Earl Howe — Hepatitis B [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Hospital-Acquired Infections [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Lucas — Hospital-Acquired Infections [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Column: WA81

Indian Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2003 [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Avebury — Indian Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2003 [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Information Security: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Harris of Haringey — Information Security: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bach

Information Security: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Harris of Haringey — Information Security: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Andrews

Joint Combat Aircraft [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Astor of Hever — Joint Combat Aircraft [9 Nov 2005]

Column: WA82

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

NHS Dentistry [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Colwyn — NHS Dentistry [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

NHS Dentistry: Wales [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno — NHS Dentistry: Wales [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: WA83

NHS Information Strategy [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin — NHS Information Strategy [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin — NHS Information Strategy [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Column: WA84

NHS Pension Scheme [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Noakes — NHS Pension Scheme [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Baroness Noakes — NHS Pension Scheme [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Prisons: Chaplaincies [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Avebury — Prisons: Chaplaincies [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA85

Sexually Transmitted Diseases [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Sexually Transmitted Diseases [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Smoking in Public Places [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Faulkner of Worcester — Smoking in Public Places [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Warner

Sudan: Darfur [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Avebury — Sudan: Darfur [9 Nov 2005]

Column: WA86

Lord Triesman

Trafficked Women and Children [9 Nov 2005]

The Earl of Sandwich — Trafficked Women and Children [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Turkey: Human Rights [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Patten — Turkey: Human Rights [9 Nov 2005]

Column: WA87

Lord Triesman

Column: WA88

Wales: Agricultural Workers [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno — Wales: Agricultural Workers [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: WA87

Column: WA87

Column: WA87

Wild Birds [9 Nov 2005]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Wild Birds [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bach

Column: WA88

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Wild Birds [9 Nov 2005]

Lord Bach


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