Table of Contents for
Thursday 23 Oct 2008

Volume No. 704Part No. 145

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House of Lords

Parliament Square

Human Rights: Same-sex Relationships

Small Businesses

Income Inequality

Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 2008

Police (Performance) Regulations 2008

Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008

International Criminal Court (Remand Time) Order 2008

Wool Textile Industry (Export Promotion Levy) (Revocation) Order 2008

Rail Vehicle Accessibility Exemption Orders (Parliamentary Procedures) Regulations 2008

Rail Vehicle Accessibility (London Underground Victoria Line 09TS Vehicles) Exemption Order 2008

Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for Non-EASA Aircraft) Order 2008

Legislative Reform (Local Authority Consent Requirements) (England and Wales) Order 2008

Planning Bill

Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2008

First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Composition of Tribunal) Order 2008

Appeals from the Upper Tribunal to the Court of Appeal Order 2008

Planning Bill

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL]

Written Statements

Business Support

Cold Weather Payments

Crime: DNA Profiles Inquiry

Education and Skills Bill

Education: PSHE

Global Entrepreneurship Week

House of Lords: Privileges Committee

House of Lords: Sitting Fridays

Railways: Grayrigg Derailment

Written Answers

Alcohol

Arms Exports

Banking

Civil Partnerships

Colombia: Human Rights

Egypt: Eritrean Refugees

EU: Shipping

EU: Treaties

Foreign Policy

Georgia: Cluster Munitions

Government Departments: Websites

Government: Responses to Parliament

Hong Kong

Housing: Affordable Provision

Housing: Black and Ethnic Minority Housing Associations

Immigration: Children

Iraq: Turkish Bombing

Israel and Palestine: Gaza

Israel and Palestine: West Bank

Northern Ireland Office: Taxis

Northern Ireland Parades Commission: Taxis

Official Documents

Pakistan: Women

Planning: Eco-towns

Police: Northern Ireland

Population Growth

Prisons: Northern Ireland

Questions for Written Answer

Railways: Electrification

St Helena

Tibet

Transport: Overseas Lorries

Turkey: Leyla Zana

UN: Convention on Discrimination



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 23 Oct 2008

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House of Lords [23 Oct 2008]

Parliament Square [23 Oct 2008]

Baroness Hamwee

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Baroness Hamwee:

The Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Trumpington:

The Chairman of Committees:

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Noble Lords:

The Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Chairman of Committees:

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein:

The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Dykes:

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The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Avebury:

The Chairman of Committees:

Human Rights: Same-sex Relationships [23 Oct 2008]

11.13 am

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach):

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Noble Lords:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Noble Lords:

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Bach:

The Lord Bishop of Rochester:

Lord Bach:

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood:

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Lord Bach:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Bach:

Small Businesses [23 Oct 2008]

11.19 am

Lord Cotter

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

Lord Cotter:

Baroness Vadera:

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Lord Harrison:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Razzall:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Baroness Vadera:

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Vadera:

Baroness Sharples:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Cope of Berkeley:

Baroness Vadera:

Baroness Byford:

Baroness Vadera:

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Earl Ferrers:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Baroness Vadera:

Lord McIntosh of Haringey:

Noble Lords:

Lord Lang of Monkton:

Baroness Vadera:

Income Inequality [23 Oct 2008]

11.28 am

Lord Haskel

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Haskel:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Tebbit:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Lyell of Markyate:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Amos:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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The Earl of Listowel:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Police Appeals Tribunals Rules 2008

Police (Performance) Regulations 2008

Police (Conduct) Regulations 2008

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations 2008

International Criminal Court (Remand Time) Order 2008

Wool Textile Industry (Export Promotion Levy) (Revocation) Order 2008

Rail Vehicle Accessibility Exemption Orders (Parliamentary Procedures) Regulations 2008

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Rail Vehicle Accessibility (London Underground Victoria Line 09TS Vehicles) Exemption Order 2008

Air Navigation (Environmental Standards for Non-EASA Aircraft) Order 2008

11.37 am

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Legislative Reform (Local Authority Consent Requirements) (England and Wales) Order 2008

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

Planning Bill [23 Oct 2008]

11.38 am

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

The Earl of Caithness

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11.45 am

Baroness Ford:

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Baroness Valentine:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Noon

Lord Dixon-Smith:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Cameron of Dillington:

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12.15 pm

Lord Reay:

Lord Cobbold:

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

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Baroness Andrews:

Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

12.30 pm

Baroness Andrews:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Andrews:

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1 pm

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Lord Dixon-Smith:

The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

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Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

The Earl of Caithness

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Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

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Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

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Baroness Andrews:

Transfer of Tribunal Functions Order 2008

1.30 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach)

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1.45 pm

Lord Craig of Radley

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Lord Morris of Manchester:

2 pm

Lord Walton of Detchant:

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Lord Newton of Braintree:

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Lord Cope of Berkeley:

Lord Lee of Trafford:

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Lord Henley:

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2.15 pm

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Henley:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Craig of Radley:

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First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Composition of Tribunal) Order 2008

2.27 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach):

Appeals from the Upper Tribunal to the Court of Appeal Order 2008

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach):

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Planning Bill [23 Oct 2008]

Baroness Hamwee

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The Earl of Caithness:

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Lord Cameron of Dillington:

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Baroness Valentine:

2.45 pm

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

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Baroness Ford:

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Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

Baroness Ford:

3 pm

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Lord Dixon-Smith:

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Dixon-Smith:

Baroness Andrews:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Andrews:

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3.15 pm

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Lord Berkeley:

Baroness Andrews:

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Noble Lords:

Baroness Andrews:

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3.30 pm

Lord Dearing:

Baroness Andrews:

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The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews:

Lord Greaves:

Baroness Andrews:

Baroness Ford:

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Baroness Andrews:

Lord Dearing:

Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Cameron of Dillington

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3.45 pm

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Baroness Andrews:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

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The Lord Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham:

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4.15 pm

Lord Best:

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Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Greaves:

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4.30 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Lord Cameron of Dillington:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord Dixon-Smith:

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The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Berkeley:

The Earl of Caithness:

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4.45 pm

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Greaves:

Baroness Andrews:

Lord Dixon-Smith:

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Baroness Andrews:

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5 pm

Lord Berkeley:

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Dixon-Smith:

Baroness Andrews:

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5.15 pm

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Cameron of Dillington:

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Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

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Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

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Lord Patel of Bradford

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The Earl of Caithness:

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5.45 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

Baroness Valentine:

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Lord Patel of Bradford:

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Baroness Hamwee:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Patel of Bradford:

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Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

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Baroness Andrews

6.15 pm

Lord Reay

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Baroness Andrews:

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The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Andrews:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Baroness Andrews:

Lord Reay:

Baroness Andrews

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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6.30 pm

Baroness Hamwee:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Woolmer of Leeds:

Lord Dixon-Smith:

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Baroness Andrews:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Baroness Andrews

The Earl of Caithness

6.45 pm

Baroness Andrews:

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The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

Baroness Andrews:

The Earl of Caithness:

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Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

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Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Baroness Andrews

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill [HL]

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Written Statements [23 Oct 2008]

Business Support [23 Oct 2008]

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

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Cold Weather Payments [23 Oct 2008]

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

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Crime: DNA Profiles Inquiry [23 Oct 2008]

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

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Education and Skills Bill [23 Oct 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

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Education: PSHE [23 Oct 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

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Global Entrepreneurship Week [23 Oct 2008]

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

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House of Lords: Privileges Committee [23 Oct 2008]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

House of Lords: Sitting Fridays [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Railways: Grayrigg Derailment [23 Oct 2008]

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Lord Adonis):

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Written Answers [23 Oct 2008]

Alcohol [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

Lord West of Spithead:

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Lord Jones of Cheltenham

Lord West of Spithead:

Arms Exports [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Banking [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Blackwell

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The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Civil Partnerships [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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

Colombia: Human Rights [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

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Lord Avebury

Lord Malloch-Brown:

Egypt: Eritrean Refugees [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

EU: Shipping [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

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The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Lord Adonis):

EU: Treaties [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Foreign Policy [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Tebbit

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

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Georgia: Cluster Munitions [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Dubs

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

Government Departments: Websites [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Tebbit

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

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Government: Responses to Parliament [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Jopling

Lord Patel of Bradford:

Hong Kong [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

Lord Avebury

Lord Malloch-Brown:

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Housing: Affordable Provision [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Housing: Black and Ethnic Minority Housing Associations [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Ouseley

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

Immigration: Children [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Roberts of Llandudno

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

Iraq: Turkish Bombing [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Israel and Palestine: Gaza [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Lord Hylton

Lord Malloch-Brown:

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Israel and Palestine: West Bank [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Northern Ireland Office: Taxis [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Northern Ireland Parades Commission: Taxis [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Official Documents [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach):

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Pakistan: Women [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Planning: Eco-towns [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Police: Northern Ireland [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Tebbit

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Population Growth [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Prisons: Northern Ireland [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Laird

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Bach):

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Lord Laird

Lord Bach:

Questions for Written Answer [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Jopling

Lord Patel of Bradford:

Railways: Electrification [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Lord Adonis):

St Helena [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Tibet [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Alton of Liverpool

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

Transport: Overseas Lorries [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Lord Adonis):

Turkey: Leyla Zana [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

UN: Convention on Discrimination [23 Oct 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

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