House of Lords Journal 239 (Session 2005-06)


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Tuesday 18th July 2006

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Hayman, B.
(Lord Speaker)

Acton, L.
Adams of Craigielea, B.
Addington, L.
Adebowale, L.
Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L.
Alderdice, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Amos, B.
Anderson of Swansea, L.
Andrews, B.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
Ashdown of Norton-sub-
Hamdon, L.
Ashton of Upholland, B.
Astor, V.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Bach, L.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
Barker, B.
Barnett, L.
Bassam of Brighton, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Best, L.
Bhatia, L.
Billingham, B.
Birt, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blaker, L.
Blood, B.
Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
Boothroyd, B.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
Boyd of Duncansby, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bradley, L.
Bragg, L.
Bramall, L.
Brennan, L.
Brett, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Burlison, L.
Burnett, L.
Buscombe, B.
Byford, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell-Savours, L.
Carey of Clifton, L.
Carter of Coles, L.
Chalker of Wallasey, B.
Chelmsford, Bp.
Chidgey, L.
Christopher, L.
Clark of Windermere, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cobbold, L.
Cohen of Pimlico, B.
Colville of Culross, V.
Colwyn, L.
Condon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
Corston, B.
Cotter, L.
Courtown, E.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crathorne, L.
Crawley, B.
Crickhowell, L.
Crisp, L.
Croham, L.
Cumberlege, B.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
De Mauley, L.
Dean of Harptree, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Dearing, L.
Deech, B.
Denham, L.
Desai, L.

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Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Donoughue, L.
D’Souza, B.
Dubs, L.
Dundee, E.
Dykes, L.
Eames, L.
Eatwell, L.
Elder, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Ezra, L.
Falkland, V.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Fearn, L.
Feldman, L.
Ferrers, E.
Flather, B.
Flowers, L.
Fookes, B.
Ford, B.
Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
Fowler, L.
Freeman, L.
Freyberg, L.
Fritchie, B.
Fyfe of Fairfield, L.
Gale, B.
Garden, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geddes, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Giddens, L.
Gilbert, L.
Glasgow, E.
Glenarthur, L.
Glentoran, L.
Golding, B.
Goodhart, L.
Goodlad, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goschen, V.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Brookwood, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Greengross, B.
Greenway, L.
Gregson, L.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Grocott, L.
Hamilton of Epsom, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanham, B.
Hannay of Chiswick, L.
Hanningfield, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Hart of Chilton, L.
Haskel, L.
Haworth, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Healey, L.
Henig, B.
Henley, L.
Higgins, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
Home, E.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Howard of Rising, L.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Howe, E.
Howe of Idlicote, B.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hylton, L.
Inge, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Joffe, L.
Jones, L.
Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Jones of Whitchurch, B.
Jopling, L.
Judd, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
Kilclooney, L.
Kimball, L.
King of Bridgwater, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsdown, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kingsmill, B.
Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Laird, L.
Laming, L.
Layard, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lee of Trafford, L.
Leicester, Bp.
Leitch, L.
Lewis of Newnham, L.
Lindsay, E.
Linklater of Butterstone, B.
Lipsey, L.
Listowel, E.
Liverpool, E.
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Lucas, L.
Ludford, B.
Luke, L.
McAlpine of West Green, L.
Macaulay of Bragar, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McDonagh, B.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
MacGregor of Pulham Market, 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.
Mackie of Benshie, L.
Maclennan of Rogart, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
Mar, C.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Methuen, L.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monson, L.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Montrose, D.
Moonie, L.
Moran, L.
Morgan, L.
Morgan of Drefelin, B.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Morris of Aberavon, L.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Morris of Handsworth, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Morris of Yardley, B.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Naseby, L.
Neuberger, B.
Newby, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Noakes, B.
Northbourne, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Northover, B.
Norton of Louth, L.
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
O’Cathain, B.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Onslow, E.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Oxburgh, L.
Palmer, L.
Parekh, L.
Patel, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Patten, L.
Paul, L.
Peel, E.
Pendry, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Peston, L.
Peterborough, Bp.

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Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Plumb, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prosser, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Quin, B.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Ramsbotham, L.
Rana, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees, L.
Rees of Ludlow, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
Rennard, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Rogan, L.
Rooker, L.
Roper, L.
Rosser, L.
Rosslyn, E.
Rotherwick, L.
Rowlands, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandberg, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selborne, E.
Selsdon, L.
Sewel, L.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Sheikh, L.
Sheldon, L.
Shephard of Northwold, B.
Shrewsbury, E.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Skidelsky, L.
Slim, V.
Slynn of Hadley, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Smith of Leigh, L.
Snape, L.
Soley, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Steinberg, L.
Stern, B.
Stewartby, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Tanlaw, L.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Taylor of Holbeach, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Tebbit, L.
Temple-Morris, L.
Tenby, V.
Teverson, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Winchester, B.
Thornton, B.
Tombs, L.
Tomlinson, L.
Tonge, B.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trefgarne, L.
Triesman, L.
Trimble, L.
Trumpington, B.
Truscott, L.
Tunnicliffe, L.
Turnberg, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Ullswater, V.
Verma, B.
Waddington, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wakeham, L.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walmsley, B.
Walpole, L.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Warnock, B.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Invergowrie, L.
Weatherill, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Whitaker, B.
Whitty, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Willoughby de Broke, L.
Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
Windlesham, L.
Woolf, L.
Worcester, Bp.
Young of Hornsey, B.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Leicester.

1.Baroness Jones of Whitchurch—Margaret Beryl Jones, having been created Baroness Jones of Whitchurch, of Whitchurch in the County of South Glamorgan, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 5th June 2006, was introduced between the Lord Sawyer and the Baroness Prosser, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and made and subscribed the solemn affirmation pursuant to statute (see Appendix 2).
2.Lord Bradley—The Right Honourable Keith John Charles Bradley, having been created Baron Bradley, of Withington in the County of Greater Manchester, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 12th June 2006, was introduced between the Lord Sheldon and the Baroness Taylor of Bolton, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute (see Appendix 3).

Judicial Business

3.Smithkline Beecham plc and others (Respondents) v. Apotex Europe Limited and others and others (Petitioners)—The petition of Apotex Inc and Apotex Pharmachem Inc praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.

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4.Carter (sued on his own on behalf of the other members of the Labour Party) (Respondent) v. Ahsan (Appellant)—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 27th July (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
5.Appeal Committee—The 118th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

El Ajou (Respondent) v. Stern and others (Petitioners) and others—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

Cook (Petitioner) v. J D Wetherspoon plc (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

Society of Lloyd’s (Respondents) v. Tropp (Petitioner)—That the petition be dismissed as inadmissible.

Mallett & Son (Antiques) Limited (Petitioners) v. Grosvenor West End Properties and others (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 1st August next.

Prazic (Petitioner) v. Prazic (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

London Borough of Redbridge (Respondent) v. Low (Petitioner)—That the petition be dismissed as inadmissible.

Papers

6.Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Prisons—Report for 2005–06 of the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman for England and Wales;
 (6873)
2.Law Commissions—Report of the Law Commission on Trustee Exemption Clauses;
 (6874)
3.Finance—Northern Ireland Department of Finance and Personnel Memorandum on the 46th Report from the Committee of Public Accounts.
 (6879)
7.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Divorce etc. (Pension Protection Fund) Regulations 2006, laid under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;
 (1932)
2.Dissolution etc. (Pension Protection Fund) Regulations 2006, laid under the Civil Partnership Act 2004;
 (1934)
3.Draft Code of Practice No. 9 of the Pensions Regulator, concerning internal controls, laid under the Pensions Act 2004, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.
 (—)
8.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Report for 2005–06 of the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office, laid under the Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005;
2. (i)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland—
(ii)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland—
(iii)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Rivers Agency—
(iv)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Social Security Agency—
 laid under the Northern Ireland Act 2000;
3.Report for 2005–06 of the Serious Fraud Office, laid under the Criminal Justice Act 1987;
4.Accounts for 2005–06 of the Crown’s Nominee, laid under the Treasury Solicitor Act 1876;
5.Report for 2005–06 of H M Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate, laid under the Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate Act 2000;
6.Report for 2005–06 of the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, laid under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000;
7.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Crown Prosecution Service, laid under the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985;

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8.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Arts Council England, laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993;
9. (i)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of ABRO, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General—
(ii)Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Royal Mint, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General—
 laid under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973;
10.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
11.Accounts for 2005–06 of the Pooling of Non-Domestic Rates and Redistribution to Local Authorities in England, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988;
12.Accounts for 2005–06 of the Research Councils’ Pension Scheme, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Science and Technology Act 1965.

Select Committee Reports

9.European Union—The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:

The Commission’s Green Paper, A European Strategy for Sustainable Competitive and Secure Energy; (41st Report-HL Paper 224)

The Criminal Law Competence of the European Community; (42nd Report-HL Paper 227)

Current Developments in European Foreign Policy; (43rd Report-HL Paper 228)

The Brussels European Union Council and the Priorities of the Finnish Presidency. (44th Report-HL Paper 229)

10.Merits of Statutory Instruments—The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed:

42nd Report, on the following affirmative instrument:

Draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2006. (HL Paper 234)

Public Business

11.Compensation Bill [HL]—The bill was returned from the Commons on 17th July with amendments; the Commons amendments were printed pursuant to Standing Order 51(2). (HL Bill 144)
12.National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 5th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
13.Housing Corporation (Delegation) etc. Bill—The bill was read a third time and passed.
14.Education and Inspections Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed for a statement; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to; the House was resumed.
15.Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.
16.Criminal Defence Service (Financial Eligibility) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.
17.Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders: Appeals etc.) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.
18.Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.
19.Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.
20.Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Consequential Amendment to Statutory Adoption Pay) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.

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21.Maternity and Parental Leave etc. and the Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Regulations.
22.Television Licensable Content Services Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.
23.Radio Multiplex Services (Required Percentage of Digital Capacity) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft Order.
24.Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2006—The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the Order.
25.Health Bill—The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.
26.Extraordinary rendition—The Lord Campbell of Alloway asked Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements have been made to enable the refuelling at military airfields of civilian aircraft with passengers destined for extraordinary rendition; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Triesman.
27.Education and Inspections Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed after amendment 146A.

The House was adjourned at five minutes past midnight on Wednesday 19th July
till later the same day, a quarter before ten o’clock for judicial business,
three o’clock for public business.


APPENDIX 1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND COMMITTEE (IN THE MOSES ROOM)

The Committee met at half-past three o’clock.

Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
Criminal Defence Service (Financial Eligibility) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Criminal Defence Service (Financial Eligibility) Regulations 2006; the motion was agreed to.
Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders: Appeals etc.) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders: Appeals etc.) Regulations 2006; the motion was agreed to.
Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2006—It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Consequential Amendment to Statutory Adoption Pay) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Consequential Amendment to Statutory Adoption Pay) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
Maternity and Parental Leave etc. and the Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2006—It was moved by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Maternity and Parental Leave etc. and the Paternity and Adoption Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2006; the motion was agreed to.
Television Licensable Content Services Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Television Licensable Content Services Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
Radio Multiplex Services (Required Percentage of Digital Capacity) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Radio Multiplex Services (Required Percentage of Digital Capacity) Order 2006; the motion was agreed to.

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Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2006—It was moved by the Lord Evans of Temple Guiting that the Grand Committee do consider the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2006; after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee was adjourned at twenty-four minutes before six o’clock.


APPENDIX 2

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our right trusty and well beloved Margaret Beryl Jones to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Jones of Whitchurch of Whitchurch in Our County of South Glamorgan

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto her the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Jones of Whitchurch to have and to hold unto her for her life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that she may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that she may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the forenoon of the fifth day of June in the fifty-fifth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


APPENDIX 3

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our right trusty and well beloved Counsellor Keith John Charles Bradley to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Bradley of Withington in Our County of Greater Manchester

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Bradley to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the forenoon of the twelfth day of June in the fifty-fifth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL