House of Lords Journal 239 (Session 2005-06)


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Friday 12th May 2006

The House met at ten o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Falconer of Thoroton, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Acton, L.
Adams of Craigielea, B.
Addington, L.
Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Alli, L.
Alton of Liverpool, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anderson of Swansea, L.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
Arran, E.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Bach, L.
Ballyedmond, L.
Barker, B.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Bernstein of Craigweil, L.
Bhatia, L.
Bhattacharyya, L.
Biffen, L.
Billingham, B.
Bilston, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blaker, L.
Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bradshaw, L.
Bragg, L.
Brennan, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Bridges, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Buscombe, B.
Butler of Brockwell, L.
Byford, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell-Savours, L.
Canterbury, Abp.
Carey of Clifton, L.
Carlile of Berriew, L.
Carter, L.
Carter of Coles, L.
Cavendish of Furness, L.
Chapman, B.
Chelmsford, Bp.
Chester, Bp.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cobbold, L.
Colwyn, L.
Condon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
Courtown, E.
Coventry, Bp.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crawford and Balcarres, E.
Crickhowell, L.
Cumberlege, B.
Cunningham of Felling, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
De Mauley, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Dearing, L.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Donoughue, L.
D’Souza, B.
Dubs, L.
Dykes, L.
Eatwell, L.
Elder, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Emerton, B.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Falkender, B.
Falkland, V.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ferrers, E.
Filkin, L.
Finlay of Llandaff, B.
Flather, B.
Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
Freeman, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gale, B.
Garden, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geddes, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Giddens, L.
Gilmour of Craigmillar, L.
Glasgow, E.
Glenarthur, L.
Golding, B.
Goodhart, L.
Goodlad, L.
Goschen, V.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Brookwood, L.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Greengross, B.
Greenway, L.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Grocott, L.
Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.
Habgood, L.
Hamilton of Epsom, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanham, B.
Hannay of Chiswick, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Haskel, L.
Haskins, L.
Haworth, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Hayman, B.
Henig, B.
Henley, L.
Higgins, L.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hogg, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Home, E.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Howe, E.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howe of Idlicote, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Chesterton, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hurd of Westwell, L.
Hutton, L.
Hylton, L.
Inge, L.
Jacobs, L.
James of Holland Park, B.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Joffe, L.

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Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Kalms, L.
Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
Kilclooney, L.
Kimball, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kinnock, L.
Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Laird, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Layard, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Leicester, Bp.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Levy, L.
Lewis of Newnham, L.
Lipsey, L.
Liverpool, Bp.
Liverpool, E.
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Lockwood, B.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
London, Bp.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
Mackay of Clashfern, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McKenzie of Luton, L.
McNally, L.
Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
Mallalieu, B.
Manchester, Bp.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Mawhinney, L.
Maxton, L.
May of Oxford, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Methuen, L.
Mitchell, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monson, L.
Moonie, L.
Moore of Lower Marsh, L.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Morgan of Drefelin, B.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Moser, L.
Murphy, B.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Naseby, L.
Neill of Bladen, L.
Newby, L.
Newcastle, Bp.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Nickson, L.
Noakes, B.
Norfolk, D.
Northover, B.
Norwich, Bp.
O’Cathain, B.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Onslow, E.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Oxford, Bp.
Palumbo, L.
Parekh, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Patten, L.
Patten of Barnes, L.
Paul, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Peel, E.
Pendry, L.
Peston, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Portsmouth, Bp.
Powell of Bayswater, L.
Prashar, B.
Prior, L.
Prosser, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Ramsbotham, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Reay, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees of Ludlow, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Richardson of Calow, B.
Rix, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Rogan, L.
Rooker, L.
Roper, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
Russell-Johnston, L.
St. Albans, Bp.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandberg, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sawyer, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selborne, E.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Sheldon, L.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Smith of Finsbury, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Snape, L.
Soley, L.
Southwark, Bp.
Southwell and Nottingham, Bp.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Temple-Morris, L.
Tenby, V.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thornton, B.
Tombs, L.
Tonge, B.
Tordoff, L.
Truscott, L.
Turnberg, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Vincent of Coleshill, L.
Vinson, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wakeham, L.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walpole, L.
Warner, L.
Warnock, B.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Richmond, L.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Whitaker, B.
Whitty, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Wilson of Dinton, L.
Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
Winchester, Bp.
Winston, L.
Wolfson, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Worcester, Bp.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans.

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Judicial Business

1.Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Respondents) v. William Grant & Sons Distillers Limited (Appellants) (Scotland)—
2.Small (Her Majesty’s Inspector of Taxes) (Respondent) v. Mars UK Limited (Appellants)—

(Conjoined Appeals)—

The appeals were set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee (lodged 11th May).

3.Whaley and another (Appellant) v. Advocate General for Scotland and another and others (Respondents) (Scotland)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 22nd June (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed (lodged 21st April).

Papers

4.Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Petroleum—Framework Agreement between the United Kingdom and Norway concerning Cross-Boundary Petroleum Co-operation, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;
 (6792)
2.Sentenced Persons—Agreement between the United Kingdom and India on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons;
 (6793)
3.Environment—European Landscape Convention, together with an Explanatory Memorandum;
 (6794)
4.Trade and Industry—Departmental Report for 2006 of the Department of Trade and Industry;
 (6826)
5.National Savings—Departmental Report for 2006 of National Savings and Investments;
 (6837)
6.National Statistics—Departmental Report for 2006 of the Office for National Statistics.
 (6838)
5.Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

Statute made by Churchill College, Cambridge on 17th March 2006, laid under the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.

(—)

Public Business

6.Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]—The bill was read a third time and passed and sent to the Commons.
7.Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Lord Joffe that the bill be now read a second time; then it was moved by the Lord Carlile of Berriew, as an amendment thereto, to leave out “now” and at end insert “this day six months”; after debate, the amendment was agreed to (see division list).
8.Housing Corporation (Delegation) etc. Bill—A bill to make provision about the delegation of functions by the Housing Corporation and Housing for Wales and about the validation of things done or evidenced by, and the authentication of the fixing of, their seals was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 105)
9.Housing Corporation (Delegation) etc. Bill—It was ordered that the Explanatory Notes relating to the bill be printed. (HL Bill 105-EN)
10.Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill—A bill to make provision about the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases, the alleviation of fuel poverty, the promotion of microgeneration and the use of heat produced from renewable sources, compliance with building regulations relating to emissions of greenhouse gases and the use of fuel and power, the renewables obligation relating to the generation and supply of electricity and the adjustment of transmission charges for electricity; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 106)
11.Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill—It was ordered that the Explanatory Notes relating to the bill be printed. (HL Bill 106-EN)

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

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DIVISION

ASSISTED DYING FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL BILL [HL]

It was moved by the Lord Joffe that the bill be now read a second time; then it was moved by the Lord Carlile of Berriew, as an amendment thereto, to leave out “now” and at end insert “this day six months”; which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the House divided:

Contents..............148

Not-Contents..............100

CONTENTS

Acton, L.
Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Alton of Liverpool, L.
Ampthill, L.
Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
Attlee, E.
Ballyedmond, L.
Biffen, L.
Bilston, L.
Blaker, L.
Brennan, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Bridges, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Byford, B.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Canterbury, Abp.
Carey of Clifton, L.
Carlile of Berriew, L.
Carter, L. [Teller]
Cavendish of Furness, L.
Chapman, B.
Chester, Bp.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Condon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E.
Coventry, Bp.
Cumberlege, B. [Teller]
D’Souza, B.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
De Mauley, L.
Dixon, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Emerton, B.
Falkender, B.
Falkland, V.
Finlay of Llandaff, B.
Freeman, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.
Habgood, L.
Hanham, B.
Hannay of Chiswick, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Henley, L.
Higgins, L.
Hogg, B.
Home, E.
Hooper, B.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howe of Idlicote, B.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hutton, L.
Hylton, L.
James of Holland Park, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Kimball, L.
Kingsland, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Leicester, Bp.
Lewis of Newnham, L.
Liverpool, Bp.
Liverpool, E.
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
London, Bp.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Mackay of Clashfern, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
McNally, L.
Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
Manchester, Bp.
Marlesford, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mawhinney, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Methuen, L.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Naseby, L.
Neill of Bladen, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Nickson, L.
Norfolk, D.
O’Cathain, B.
Onslow, E.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Oxford, Bp.
Patten, L.
Peel, E.
Pendry, L.
Portsmouth, Bp.
Prys-Davies, L.
Ramsbotham, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Renton, L.
Rix, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
St. Albans, Bp.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandberg, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Selborne, E.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Southwark, Bp.
Southwell and Nottingham, Bp.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Tenby, V.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Tombs, L.
Tordoff, L.
Turnberg, L.
Uddin, B.
Walpole, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Wilson of Dinton, L.
Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
Winchester, Bp.
Winston, L.
Wolfson, L.
Worcester, Bp.

NOT-CONTENTS

Addington, L.
Alli, L.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Arran, E.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Avebury, L.
Barker, B.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Bernstein of Craigweil, L.
Bhattacharyya, L.
Blackstone, B.
Borrie, L.
Bowness, L.
Bradshaw, L.

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Butler of Brockwell, L.
Carter of Coles, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cobbold, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crawford and Balcarres, E.
David, B.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dubs, L.
Dykes, L.
Eatwell, L.
Erroll, E.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Flather, B.
Garden, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Giddens, L.
Gilmour of Craigmillar, L.
Glasgow, E.
Goodhart, L. [Teller]
Goschen, V.
Gould of Brookwood, L.
Greengross, B.
Hamwee, B.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayman, B.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Jacobs, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Joffe, L. [Teller]
Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
Kinnock, L.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Layard, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lipsey, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mallalieu, B.
Marsh, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
May of Oxford, L.
Mitchell, L.
Monson, L.
Moore of Lower Marsh, L.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Moser, L.
Murphy, B.
Noakes, B.
Northover, B.
Palumbo, L.
Prashar, B.
Prior, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rea, L.
Reay, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees of Ludlow, L.
Richard, L.
Richardson of Calow, B.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Roper, L.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sheldon, L.
Soley, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Taverne, L.
Temple-Morris, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thornton, B.
Tonge, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Warnock, B.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Whitaker, B.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.