Table of Contents for
Thursday 24 Apr 2008

Volume No. 700Part No. 81

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House of Lords

Jodrell Bank Observatory

International Aid

Disabled People: UN Convention

Zimbabwe

Business

Business of the House: Debates Today

Post Offices

NHS: Dental Services

Fuel Supply: Grangemouth Refinery

House of Lords (Members’ Taxation Status) Bill [HL]

Written Statements

EU: NATO Heads of State Meeting

EU: Transport Council

House of Lords: Millbank Island Site

Immigration: Marriage

Iraq

Ministry of Defence: Northern Ireland Garrison Restructure

Pensions

Written Answers

British Coal Compensation

Computer Systems: Scotland Office

Computer Systems: Wales Office

Crime: Offences

Energy: Prices

IRA

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission

Northern Ireland: Youth Justice Agency

Northern Rock

Older People: Training

Police: Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland: Human Rights

Security Forces: Londonderry

Transport: Car Usage

Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 24 Apr 2008

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House of Lords [24 Apr 2008]

Jodrell Bank Observatory [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Harrison

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Lord Harrison:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Inglewood:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Hoyle:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

International Aid [24 Apr 2008]

11.13 am

Baroness Rawlings

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Rawlings:

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Lord Eden of Winton:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Disabled People: UN Convention [24 Apr 2008]

11.21 am

Lord Morris of Manchester

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

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Lord Morris of Manchester:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Addington:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Zimbabwe [24 Apr 2008]

11.29 am

Baroness Northover

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Malloch-Brown):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Malloch-Brown:

Lord Blaker:

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Lord Malloch-Brown:

Baroness Jay of Paddington:

Lord Malloch-Brown:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Malloch-Brown:

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Business

11.36 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Business of the House: Debates Today [24 Apr 2008]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Ashton of Upholland):

Post Offices [24 Apr 2008]

11.36 am

Baroness Byford

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11.51 am

Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan:

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11.57 am

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

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12.04 pm

Lord Dearing:

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12.10 pm

The Lord Bishop of Newcastle:

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12.16 pm

Baroness Shephard of Northwold:

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12.23 pm

Lord Whitty:

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12.29 pm

Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior:

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12.35 pm

The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford:

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12.41 pm

Lord Williams of Elvel:

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12.46 pm

Lord Cameron of Dillington:

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12.51 pm

Lord Hanningfield:

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12.58 pm

Lord Clarke of Hampstead:

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1.04 pm

The Duke of Montrose:

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1.10 pm

Lord Hoyle:

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1.17 pm

Lord Low of Dalston:

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1.24 pm

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

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1.31 pm

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Selsdon:

1.38 pm

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

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1.45 pm

Lord Cotter:

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Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Lord Cotter:

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1.55 pm

Baroness Wilcox:

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2.04 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Baroness Vadera):

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Baroness Shephard of Northwold:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Vadera:

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Lord Hanningfield:

Baroness Vadera:

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Lord Cotter:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan:

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Baroness Vadera:

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Lord Dearing:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Dearing:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Hoyle:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Clarke of Hampstead:

Baroness Crawley:

Lord Clarke of Hampstead:

Baroness Crawley:

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The Duke of Montrose:

Baroness Crawley:

2.27 pm

Baroness Byford:

NHS: Dental Services [24 Apr 2008]

2.30 pm

Lord Colwyn

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2.45 pm

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

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2.52 pm

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

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Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

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3.05 pm

Lord James of Blackheath:

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3.15 pm

Lord Desai:

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3.26 pm

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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3.37 pm

Lord Teverson:

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3.45 pm

Earl Howe:

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3.56 pm

Baroness Thornton:

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4.19 pm

Lord Colwyn:

Fuel Supply: Grangemouth Refinery [24 Apr 2008]

4.21 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (Baroness Vadera):

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4.25 pm

Baroness Wilcox:

4.28 pm

Lord Redesdale:

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4.31 pm

Baroness Vadera:

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4.35 pm

Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan:

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Baroness Vadera:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Baroness Vadera:

The Earl of Caithness:

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Baroness Vadera:

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Earl Attlee:

Baroness Vadera:

House of Lords (Members’ Taxation Status) Bill [HL] [24 Apr 2008]

4.46 pm

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Viscount Astor

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Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Viscount Astor:

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Lord Selsdon:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Selsdon:

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5 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Selsdon:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Selsdon:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Selsdon:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Selsdon:

Lord Goodhart:

Earl Ferrers:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Selsdon:

Noble Lords:

Lord Selsdon:

Noble Lords:

Lord Selsdon:

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A noble Lord:

Lord Selsdon:

Lord Desai:

5.15 pm

Lord Elton:

Lord Desai:

Lord Selsdon:

Noble Lords:

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord De Mauley:

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Earl Ferrers:

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

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Earl Ferrers:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Earl Ferrers:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Earl Ferrers:

5.30 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Earl Ferrers:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Elton:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Earl Ferrers:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Selsdon:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

5.45 pm

Lord Elton:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Elton:

Lord Desai:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Selsdon:

Viscount Astor:

Earl Ferrers:

Viscount Astor:

Earl Ferrers:

Viscount Astor:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Lord Selsdon:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Goodhart

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6 pm

Lord Howard of Rising

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Lord Desai:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Selsdon:

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Viscount Astor:

Lord De Mauley:

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Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord De Mauley:

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6.15 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Selsdon:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Earl Ferrers:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Earl Ferrers:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Goodhart:

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Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Goodhart:

Earl Ferrers:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

6.30 pm

Earl Ferrers:

Viscount Astor:

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Lord Goodhart:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Goodhart:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Howard of Rising:

6.33 pm
Division No. 1 [House of Lords (Members’ Taxation Status) Bill [HL]] [24 Apr 2008]

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6.44 pm

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Lord Goodhart:

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Viscount Astor:

Lord Goodhart:

Earl Ferrers:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Bach:

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Written Statements [24 Apr 2008]

EU: NATO Heads of State Meeting [24 Apr 2008]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Ashton of Upholland):

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EU: Transport Council [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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House of Lords: Millbank Island Site [24 Apr 2008]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Immigration: Marriage [24 Apr 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Iraq [24 Apr 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

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Column: WS166

Ministry of Defence: Northern Ireland Garrison Restructure [24 Apr 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Pensions [24 Apr 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

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Column: WA311

Written Answers [24 Apr 2008]

British Coal Compensation [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

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Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Lord Bach:

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Computer Systems: Scotland Office [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Harris of Haringey

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Davidson of Glen Clova):

Computer Systems: Wales Office [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Harris of Haringey

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Crime: Offences [24 Apr 2008]

Baroness Stern

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Energy: Prices [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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Lord Bach:

IRA [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

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Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

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Lord Rooker:

Northern Ireland: Youth Justice Agency [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Northern Rock [24 Apr 2008]

Baroness Noakes

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Older People: Training [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Ouseley

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

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Police: Northern Ireland [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Alderdice

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Lord Rooker:

Republic of Ireland: Human Rights [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Security Forces: Londonderry [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

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Transport: Car Usage [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Dykes

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles [24 Apr 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Bassam of Brighton:



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