House of Lords Journal 239 (Session 2005-06)


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Friday 14th October 2005

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Adams of Craigielea, B.
Addington, L.
Alton of Liverpool, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Attlee, E.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Bhatia, L.
Biffen, L.
Billingham, B.
Bilston, L.
Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brennan, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Buscombe, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Chidgey, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cohen of Pimlico, B.
Colwyn, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Coventry, Bp.
Cuckney, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
Davies of Coity, L.
Dholakia, L.
D’Souza, B.
Dubs, L.
Dykes, L.
Eccles, V.
Elles, B.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Falkland, V.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ferrers, E.
Filkin, L.
Fowler, L.
Gale, B.
Garden, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Giddens, L.
Glentoran, L.
Golding, B.
Goodlad, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gould of Brookwood, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Greenway, L.
Grenfell, L.
Grocott, L.
Hamilton of Epsom, L.
Hamwee, B.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Haskel, L.
Haworth, L.
Hayman, B.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Hooper, B.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Chesterton, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Inglewood, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Joffe, L.
Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Judd, L.
Kilclooney, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kinnock, L.
Kirkhill, L.
Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Laird, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lipsey, L.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Clashfern, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McKenzie of Luton, L.
Maclennan of Rogart, L.
McNally, L.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Maxton, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Morgan of Drefelin, B.
Morris of Aberavon, L.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Newby, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Noakes, B.
Northesk, E.
Northover, B.
O’Cathain, B.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Parekh, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Pendry, L.
Peston, L.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Ramsbotham, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Richard, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Rogan, L.
Roper, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Sawyer, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selsdon, L.
Sewel, L.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Sheldon, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Smith of Leigh, L.

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Snape, L.
Soley, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stern, B.
Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Stratford, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Temple-Morris, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Tomlinson, L.
Tonge, B.
Tope, L.
Truscott, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Waddington, L.
Wakeham, L.
Warnock, B.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Waverley, V.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Whitaker, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.

Judicial Business

1.Wiltshire County Council (Petitioners) v. Crest Estates Limited and others (Respondents)—The petition of Wiltshire County Council praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 2nd September).
2.Oxfordshire County Council (Respondents) v. Oxford City Council (Respondents) and another (Appellant) (2005)—It was ordered that the appellant be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.
3.Oxfordshire County Council (Respondents) v. Oxford City Council (Appellants) and another (Respondent) (2005)—It was ordered that the appellants be allowed to prosecute the appeal without giving the usual security for costs as required by Standing Order.
4.A (FC) and others (FC) (Appellants) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent) (2004)—
5.A and others (Appellants) (FC) and others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)—

(Conjoined Appeals)—

The appellants’ certificates of public funding in the first appeal were lodged.

6.Appeal Committee—The 38th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

Crofts (Respondent) and others v. Veta Limited (Petitioners) and others and one other action—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 28th October.

Papers

7.Command Paper—The following paper, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, was ordered to lie on the Table:

Foreign and Commonwealth Office—Departmental Minute concerning the gifting of equipment to Kosovo.

(—)

8.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Social Landlords (Additional Purposes or Objects) (Amendment) (England) Order 2005, laid under the Housing Act 1996;
 (2863)
2.Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2005, laid under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986.
 (2867)

Public Business

9.Internal Market in Services (EUC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Woolmer of Leeds that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Completing the Internal Market in Services (6th Report, HL Paper 23); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
10.Education and aid programme—The Lord Thomson of Monifieth asked Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy on the role of education in their overseas aid programme; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Royall of Blaisdon.

The House was adjourned at five minutes before two o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.