Table of Contents for
Wednesday 21 Mar 2007

Volume No. 690Part No. 63

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House of Lords

Schools: History Teaching

Houses of Parliament: Visitors’ Centre

Vulnerable Adults

Palestine: Unity Government

Serious Crime Bill [HL]

Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007

Grand Committee

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill

Written Statements

Cluster Munitions

Debt and Reserves Management Report

Intellectual Property Rights

Invest To Save Budget

Written Answers

Afghanistan: Civil Society Organisations

British Citizenship

Cement

Children: Community Sentences

China: Death Penalty

Coast

Compensation

Crime: Life-shortening Medication

Crime: Rape

Diplomatic Missions: Congestion Charge

Egypt: Identity Cards

Energy: Biofuels

Energy: Microgeneration

Flags

Freedom of Information

Government: Non-ministerial Departments

Houses of Parliament: Smoking

Immigration: Fast-track Decisions

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Immigration: Initial Decisions

Immigration: Treatment of Claimants

Iraq: Weapons of Mass Destruction

Kosovo: Small Arms Survey

Local Government: Unitary Authorities

Manchester

Namibia: Land Reform

Nepal: Consular Discussions

Passports: Interviews

People Trafficking

Police: IPCC

Prisoners: Supervision

Sentences

Somaliland: Millennium Development Goals

Translation

Transport: Accidents

Turkey: Human Rights

Young Offender Institutions: Huntercombe

Zimbabwe



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 21 Mar 2007

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House of Lords [21 Mar 2007]

Schools: History Teaching [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

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

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

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Lord Adonis:

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Adonis:

Baroness Walmsley:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Elton:

Lord Adonis:

Houses of Parliament: Visitors’ Centre [21 Mar 2007]

3.07 pm

Lord Greaves

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazonof Tara):

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Lord Greaves:

The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Lee of Trafford:

The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Naseby:

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The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Greaves:

The Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Trumpington:

The Chairman of Committees:

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Lady Saltoun of Abernethy:

The Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Darcy de Knayth:

The Chairman of Committees:

Vulnerable Adults [21 Mar 2007]

3.15 pm

Baroness Neuberger

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Neuberger:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Baroness Greengross:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

The Countess of Mar:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Harris of Haringey:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Christopher:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Swinfen:

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

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Palestine: Unity Government [21 Mar 2007]

3.23 pm

Lord Wright of Richmond

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

Lord Wright of Richmond:

Lord Triesman:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Hurd of Westwell:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Triesman:

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Lord Mackie of Benshie:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Triesman:

Serious Crime Bill [HL] [21 Mar 2007]

3.31 pm

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

Lord Henley

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Lord Dholakia:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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3.45 pm

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Baroness Carnegy of Lour:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Henley

Lord Dholakia:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Thomas of Gresford

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4 pm

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Henley:

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Mayhew of Twysden:

4.15 pm

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Henley

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Lord Burnett:

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Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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4.30 pm

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Lord Henley:

Lord Burnett:

Lord Henley:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord Henley:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Dholakia:

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Baroness Carnegy of Lour:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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4.45 pm

Lord Henley:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Dholakia:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

5 pm

Baroness Carnegy of Lour:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

5.15 pm

Baroness Carnegy of Lour:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Burnett:

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Lord Dholakia:

5.30 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Lord Burnett:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Henley

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Henley:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Henley:

Lord Henley

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

5.45 pm

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Lord Henley:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Burnett:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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6 pm

Lord Henley:

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The Duke of Montrose:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Dholakia:

6.15 pm

Lord Crickhowell:

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Lord Burnett:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Burnett:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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6.30 pm

Lord Crickhowell:

The Earl of Northesk:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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6.45 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Noble Lords:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Baroness Carnegy of Lour:

Lord Crickhowell:

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The Earl of Erroll:

7 pm

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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The Earl of Erroll:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Crickhowell:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Lord Crickhowell:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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7.15 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord James of Blackheath:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

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Column: 1288

Lord James of Blackheath:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007

7.30 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews)

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7.52 pm

Baroness O'Cathain

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8.05 pm

Baroness Massey of Darwen:

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8.11 pm

The Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham:

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8.17 pm

Lord Pilkington of Oxenford:

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8.21 pm

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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8.27 pm

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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8.30 pm

Lord Browne of Belmont:

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8.33 pm

Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

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8.40 pm

The Archbishop of York:

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8.49 pm

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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8.56 pm

Earl Ferrers:

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9.01 pm

Lord Smith of Finsbury:

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Viscount Bledisloe:

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Lord Alli:

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9.15 pm

The Lord Bishop of Winchester:

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Lord Blackwell:

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Noble Lords:

9.25 pm

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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9.27 pm

Lord Blackwell:

9.30 pm

Baroness Turner of Camden:

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9.33 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Noble Lords:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

9.47 pm

Baroness Hanham:

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9.56 pm

Baroness Andrews:

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10.08 pm

Baroness O'Cathain:

10.09 pm
Division No. 1 [Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007] [21 Mar 2007]

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Grand Committee [21 Mar 2007]

Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff):

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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Lord Glentoran:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

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Lord Rooker:

4 pm

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Rooker:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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4.15 pm

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

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Lord Rooker:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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4.30 pm

Lord Glentoran:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

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Lord Rooker:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

4.45 pm

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Lord Trimble:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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5 pm

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Lord Rooker:

Column: GC219

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Column: GC220

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

5.15 pm

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Lord Glentoran:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Rooker:

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5.30 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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Lord Rooker:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill

5.45 pm

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Lord Rooker:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Trimble:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Harris of Richmond

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Lord Glentoran:

Lord Rooker:

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Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Baroness Harris of Richmond

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Lord Glentoran:

6 pm

Lord Rooker:

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Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Lord Trimble

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6.15 pm

Lord Glentoran:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Paisley of St George's:

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Lord Rooker:

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Lord Trimble:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Trimble:

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Written Statements [21 Mar 2007]

Cluster Munitions [21 Mar 2007]

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Drayson):

Column: WS90

Debt and Reserves Management Report [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Intellectual Property Rights [21 Mar 2007]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Truscott):

Column: WS91

Column: WS92

Invest To Save Budget [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Written Answers [21 Mar 2007]

Afghanistan: Civil Society Organisations [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

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

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British Citizenship [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

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

Cement [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Lewis of Newnham

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

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Children: Community Sentences [21 Mar 2007]

The Earl of Listowel

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

Column: WA194

China: Death Penalty [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

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

Coast [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Greaves

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Compensation [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Hanningfield

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

Column: WA195

Crime: Life-shortening Medication [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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

Crime: Rape [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Campbell-Savours

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

Diplomatic Missions: Congestion Charge [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

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

Egypt: Identity Cards [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

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

Energy: Biofuels [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Rooker:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Rooker:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Column: WA199

Energy: Microgeneration [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Flags [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Freedom of Information [21 Mar 2007]

The Duke of Montrose

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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting:

Government: Non-ministerial Departments [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Noakes

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Houses of Parliament: Smoking [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Column: WA201

Immigration: Fast-track Decisions [21 Mar 2007]

The Earl of Sandwich

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

.

Immigration: Initial Decisions [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

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

Immigration: Treatment of Claimants [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

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

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Iraq: Weapons of Mass Destruction [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

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

Column: WA203

Kosovo: Small Arms Survey [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Hylton

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

Local Government: Unitary Authorities [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Andrews:

Column: WA204

Manchester [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Morris of Manchester

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Namibia: Land Reform [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

Column: WA205

Nepal: Consular Discussions [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

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

Passports: Interviews [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

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

People Trafficking [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Hylton

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

Police: IPCC [21 Mar 2007]

Viscount Simon

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

Prisoners: Supervision [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Hylton

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

Sentences [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Stern

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

Somaliland: Millennium Development Goals [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos):

Translation [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Verma

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Baroness Verma

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Baroness Andrews:

Transport: Accidents [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Berkeley

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Turkey: Human Rights [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Avebury

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

Young Offender Institutions: Huntercombe [21 Mar 2007]

Baroness Stern

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

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Baroness Stern

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Stern

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Baroness Stern

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Zimbabwe [21 Mar 2007]

Lord Elton

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

Baroness D'Souza

Lord Triesman:



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