House of Lords Journal 239 (Session 2005-06)


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Tuesday 25th July 2006

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Hayman, B.
(Lord Speaker)

Acton, L.
Adams of Craigielea, B.
Addington, L.
Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anderson of Swansea, L.
Andrews, B.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
Arran, E.
Ashdown of Norton-sub-
Hamdon, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Ashton of Upholland, B.
Astor, V.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Barker, B.
Barnett, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Bhatia, L.
Bhattacharyya, L.
Biffen, L.
Bilimoria, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blaker, L.
Bledisloe, V.
Blood, B.
Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
Boothroyd, B.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
Bowness, L.
Boyce, L.
Boyd of Duncansby, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bradley, L.
Bradshaw, L.
Bramall, L.
Brennan, L.
Brett, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Browne of Belmont, L.
Bruce-Lockhart, L.
Burlison, L.
Burnett, L.
Buscombe, B.
Butler of Brockwell, L.
Butler-Sloss, B.
Byford, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell-Savours, L.

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Carnegy of Lour, B.
Carswell, L.
Carter, L.
Chandos, V.
Chapman, B.
Chidgey, L.
Christopher, L.
Clark of Windermere, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cohen of Pimlico, B.
Colwyn, L.
Condon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Corston, B.
Cotter, L.
Courtown, E.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crawley, B.
Crickhowell, L.
Crisp, L.
Cumberlege, B.
Dahrendorf, L.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
De Mauley, L.
Dearing, L.
Denham, L.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Donoughue, L.
D’Souza, B.
Dubs, L.
Eatwell, L.
Eccles, V.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Elder, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Ezra, L.
Falkender, B.
Falkland, V.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Fearn, L.
Feldman, L.
Ferrers, E.
Filkin, L.
Finlay of Llandaff, B.
Flather, B.
Fookes, B.
Ford, B.
Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Freeman, 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.
Glenarthur, L.
Golding, B.
Goldsmith, L.
Goodhart, L.
Goodlad, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goschen, V.
Gould of Brookwood, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Greengross, B.
Greenway, L.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Grocott, L.
Hamilton of Epsom, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanham, B.
Hanningfield, L.
Harries of Pentregarth, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Haskel, L.
Haskins, L.
Haworth, L.
Healey, L.
Henig, B.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hoffmann, L.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
Home, E.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Hope of Craighead, L.
Howard of Rising, L.
Howarth of Breckland, B.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Howe, E.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hurd of Westwell, L.
Hylton, L.
Imbert, L.
Inge, L.
Inglewood, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
James of Blackheath, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jones, L.
Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Jones of Whitchurch, B.
Jopling, L.
Judd, L.
Kilclooney, L.
Kimball, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kingsmill, B.
Kinnock, L.
Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
Laird, L.
Laming, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Layard, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lee of Trafford, L.
Leitch, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lewis of Newnham, L.
Lindsay, E.
Linklater of Butterstone, B.
Lipsey, L.
Liverpool, E.
Lloyd of Berwick, L.
Lockwood, B.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Lucas, L.
Ludford, B.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McDonagh, B.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McKenzie of Luton, L.
Mackie of Benshie, L.
MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
Maclennan of Rogart, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
Mallalieu, B.
Mancroft, L.
Mar, C.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monson, L.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montrose, D.
Moonie, L.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Morgan, L.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Morris of Aberavon, L.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Morris of Handsworth, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Morris of Yardley, B.
Morrow, L.
Moser, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Murphy, B.
Naseby, L.

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Neuberger, B.
Newby, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Nicol, B.
Noakes, B.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton of Louth, L.
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
O’Cathain, B.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Ouseley, L.
Paisley of St George’s, B.
Palmer, L.
Parekh, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Patel, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Patel of Bradford, L.
Patten, L.
Paul, L.
Pendry, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Peston, L.
Peterborough, Bp.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Phillips of Worth Matravers, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Plumb, L.
Plummer of St. Marylebone, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prashar, B.
Prosser, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Quin, B.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Rees, L.
Rees of Ludlow, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Rix, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
Rogan, L.
Rooker, L.
Roper, L.
Rosser, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Saatchi, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandberg, L.
Sanderson of Bowden, L.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Scott of Foscote, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Sewel, L.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Sheffield, Bp.
Sheikh, L.
Sheldon, L.
Shephard of Northwold, B.
Shrewsbury, E.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Slynn of Hadley, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Finsbury, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Snape, L.
Southwark, Bp.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Steinberg, L.
Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
Stewartby, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Taylor of Holbeach, L.
Temple-Morris, L.
Tenby, V.
Teverson, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomas of Winchester, B.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trefgarne, L.
Trenchard, V.
Triesman, L.
Trimble, L.
Trumpington, B.
Truscott, L.
Tunnicliffe, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Tyler, L.
Uddin, B.
Ullswater, V.
Verma, B.
Waddington, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walmsley, B.
Walpole, L.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Warner, L.
Warnock, B.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Invergowrie, 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.
Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
Windlesham, L.
Woolf, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Sheffield.

1.Baroness Butler-Sloss—The Right Honourable Dame Ann Elizabeth Oldfield Butler-Sloss, GBE, having been created Baroness Butler-Sloss, of Marsh Green in the County of Devon, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 13th June 2006, was introduced between the Lord Woolf and the Lord Carswell, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute (see Appendix 1).
2.Lord Harries of Pentregarth—The Right Reverend Richard Douglas Harries, lately Bishop of Oxford, having been created Baron Harries of Pentregarth, of Ceinewydd in the County of Dyfed, for life by Letters Patent dated 30th June 2006, was introduced between the Lord Wilson of Tillyorn and the Baroness Neuberger, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute (see Appendix 2).

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Judicial Business

3.Stansell Limited (Petitioners) v. Co-operative Group (CWS) Limited (Respondents) and another—Upon application by the petitioners (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto), it was ordered that the petition be withdrawn and that there be no order as to costs.
4.Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 111th Report—

IDA Limited (Respondents) and others v. University of Southampton and others (Petitioners)—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.

5.Appeal Committee—The 119th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

R (on the application of National Grid Gas plc (Petitioners)) v. Environment Agency (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 8th August.

6.Appeal Committee—The 120th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

Dabas (Petitioner) v. High Court of Justice, Madrid, Spain (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 8th August.

Hosseini and others (Petitioners) v. Vice Prosecutor of the Courts of Higher Instance, Paris, France (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be refused.

7.Appeal Committee—The 121st Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

R v. Anderson (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

R v. Norris (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

8.Appeal Committee—The 122nd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

R (on the application of K) (Petitioner) v. West London Health NHS Trust (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Access to Justice Act 1999; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(c); and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

Oates (Petitioner) v. Stimson and another (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.

R v. HTM Limited (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused.

United Utilities Water plc (Petitioners) v. Environment Agency for England and Wales (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 8th August.

9.Appeal Committee—The 123rd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

Office of Fair Trading (Respondents) v. Lloyds TSB Bank plc and others (Petitioners) and others (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be given; and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 8th August.

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Petitioners) v. Edinburgh’s Telford College (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.

Akrill (as personal representative of the estate of George Gordon Akrill) (Petitioner) and others v. Derbyshire County Council and others (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.

10.Appeal Committee—The 124th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (Petitioners) v. Bookit Limited (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.

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11.Appeal Committee—The 125th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

Rothwell (Original Petitioner and Cross-respondent) v. Chemical and Insulating Company Limited and others (Original Respondents and Cross-petitioners)—That leave to cross-appeal be given; and that the petition of cross-appeal be lodged by 8th August.

Johnston (Original Petitioner and Cross-respondent) v. NEI International Combustion Limited (Original Respondents and Cross-petitioners)—That leave to cross-appeal be given; and that the petition of cross-appeal be lodged by 8th August.

Topping (Original Petitioner and Cross-respondent) v. Benchtown Limited (formerly Jones Bros. Preston Limited) (Original Respondents and Cross-petitioners)—That leave to cross-appeal be given; and that the petition of cross-appeal be lodged by 8th August.

Papers

12.Registration of Interests—It was ordered that the Register of Lords’ Interests, prepared by the Clerk of the Parliaments pursuant to the Code of Conduct adopted by the House on 2nd July 2001, be printed. (HL Paper 244)
13.Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill, Draft—Draft Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Bill;
 (6885)
2.Hong Kong—Report for the period 1st January to 30th June 2006 on the Implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on Hong Kong.
 (6891)
14.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Church of England (Legal Aid) (Amendment) Rules 2006, laid under the Church of England (Legal Aid) Measure 1994;
 (1939)
2. (i)Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2006—(1940)
(ii)Parochial Fees Order 2006—(1942)
(iii)Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2006—(1943)
 laid under the Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986;
3.Care of Cathedrals Rules 2006, laid under the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991;
 (1941)
4.Derelict Land Clearance Area (Briar’s Lane, Hatfield) Order 2006, laid under the Derelict Land Act 1982;
 (1950)
5.Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;
 (1998)
6.Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the Housing Act 1996;
 (2007)
7.Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2006, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;
 (2008)
8.Blood Safety and Quality (Amendment) Regulations 2006, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.
 (2013)
15.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. (i)Civil Service Compensation Scheme (Amendment) Scheme 2006 (No. 2)—
(ii)Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Amendment) Scheme 2006 (No. 2)—
(iii)Civil Service Additional Voluntary Contribution Scheme (Amendment) Scheme 2006 (No. 2)—
 laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;
2.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence, laid under the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002;
3.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Forestry Commission, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921;
4.Statement from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of remuneration and allowances payable to members of the British Waterways Board, laid under the Transport Act 1962;
5.Statement from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of remuneration and allowances payable to members of the Covent Garden Market Authority, laid under the Covent Garden Market Authority Act 1961;
6.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the Horticultural Development Council, laid under the Industrial Organisation and Development Act 1947;

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7.Report and Accounts for 2005–06 of the General Social Care Council, laid under the Care Standards Act 2000.

Select Committee Reports

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

43rd Report, on the following negative instrument:

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules. (HL Paper 242)

17.European Union—The 45th Report from the Select Committee, Correspondence with Ministers—March 2005 to January 2006, was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 243)

Private Business

18.London Local Authorities (Prohibition of Smoking in Places of Work) Bill [HL]—The Chairman of Committees informed the House that the Promoters do not intend to proceed further with the bill; it was ordered that the bill be withdrawn.

Public Business

19.Life Peerage (Disclaimer) Bill [HL]—A bill to authorise the disclaimer of a life peerage; and to establish a mechanism to replace a disclaimed life peerage was presented by the Lord Phillips of Sudbury, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 147)
20.Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2006—
21.Criminal Defence Service (Financial Eligibility) Regulations 2006—
22.Criminal Defence Service (Representation Orders: Appeals etc.) Regulations 2006—
23.Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive Personal Data) Order 2006—

It was moved by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland that the draft instruments laid before the House on 13th and 22nd June be approved en bloc; the motion was agreed to.

24.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 and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 149)
25.Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill—The bill was returned from the Commons with certain Lords amendments disagreed to with reasons for such disagreement, and with the remaining Lords amendments agreed to; the Commons reasons were considered forthwith; the Lords amendments were not insisted on.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

26.Royal Assent—The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman) notified the Queen’s Assent to the following Acts:
Compensation Actc. 29
Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Actc. 30
International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Actc. 31
Government of Wales Actc. 32
Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Actc. 33

The House was adjourned at twenty-four minutes past six o’clock
to Monday 9th October next, half-past two o’clock except for judicial business.


APPENDIX 1

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 Dame Ann Elizabeth Oldfield Butler-Sloss Dame Grand Cross of Our Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Butler-Sloss of Marsh Green in Our County of Devon

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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 Butler-Sloss 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 thirteenth day of June in the fifty-fifth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


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 the Right Reverend Richard Douglas Harries lately Bishop of Oxford to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Harries of Pentregarth of Ceinewydd in Our County of Dyfed

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 Harries of Pentregarth 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 the thirtieth day of June in the fifty-fifth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL