Table of Contents for
Tuesday 4 Nov 2008

Volume No. 705Part No. 151

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House of Lords

Leave of Absence: The Lord Speaker

Railways

Gold Reserves

Japanese Knotweed

Air Quality

Business

Economy

Counter-Terrorism Bill

NHS: Access to Medicines

Counter-Terrorism Bill

Local Elections (Ordinary Day of Elections in 2009) Order 2008

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL]

Written Statements

Government: Ministerial Responsibilities

Children and Adoption Act 2006

Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act 2006

Criminal Cases Review Commission

Democratic Republic of Congo

ECOFIN

EU: General Affairs and External Relations Council

Immigration: Points-based System

Planning: Eco-towns

Written Answers

Afghanistan: Women

Armed Forces: Pipers

Armed Forces: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Children: Care Orders

Civil Partnerships

Courts: Northern Ireland

Cyprus

Education: Commonwealth Scholarships

Employment: Exploitation

Empty Properties

Energy: Biofuels

Energy: Carbon Capture and Storage

Energy: Electricity Generation

Energy: Geothermal Projects

Energy: Infrastructure

Energy: Lithuania

Energy: Severn Barrage

Food: Pork and Bacon

Government: IT Equipment

Hong Kong

India: Dalits

Iraq and Afghanistan: Friendly Fire

Maritime Strategy

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007

Niger

Parades: Northern Ireland

Planning

Planning: Inquiries

Planning: Websites

Police: Northern Ireland

Post Offices

Prisons: Northern Ireland

Questions for Written Answer: Late Answers

Questions for Written Answer: Unanswered Questions

Railways: Engineering

Railways: First Great Western

Railways: Overcrowding

Railways: Pacer Fleet

Railways: Rolling Stock

Railways: Spark Guards

Railways: Time-keeping

Railways: Track Safety

Railways: Travelling Times

Roads: Pedestrians

Russia: Gas Supply

St Andrews Agreement

Sudan

Taxation: Methane and Nitrous Oxide

Taxation: Paper Returns

Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles

Turks and Caicos Islands

Vehicles: Foreign-registered

War Criminals

Young Offender Institution: Zahid Mubarek



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 4 Nov 2008

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House of Lords [4 Nov 2008]

Leave of Absence: The Lord Speaker

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Railways [4 Nov 2008]

2.36 pm

Lord Bradshaw

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

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Adonis:

Viscount Tenby:

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Lord Adonis:

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Tanlaw:

Lord Adonis:

Column: 117

Earl Attlee:

Lord Adonis:

The Earl of Mar and Kellie:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Glentoran:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 118

Lord Adonis:

Gold Reserves [4 Nov 2008]

2.44 pm

Lord Glentoran

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Glentoran:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Higgins:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Newby:

Column: 119

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Dykes:

Noble Lords:

Column: 120

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Japanese Knotweed [4 Nov 2008]

2.52 pm

Baroness Sharples

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Baroness Sharples:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Lord Krebs:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Greaves:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Byford:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: 123

Air Quality [4 Nov 2008]

3 pm

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

The Earl of Listowel:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Business

3.07 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Economy [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Myners:

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Lord Bilimoria:

Lord Myners:

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Myners:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Noble Lords:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Myners:

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Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Myners:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Myners:

Column: 128

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Myners:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Myners:

Counter-Terrorism Bill

3.19 pm

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

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Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Lord West of Spithead:

The Earl of Onslow:

Lord West of Spithead:

3.30 pm

Baroness Hanham

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

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Viscount Bledisloe:

3.45 pm

Lord West of Spithead:

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Baroness Hanham:

Column: 138

3.57 pm
Division No. 1 [Counter-Terrorism Bill] [4 Nov 2008]

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4.10 pm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Lord West of Spithead:

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4.15 pm

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

NHS: Access to Medicines [4 Nov 2008]

4.23 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham):

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4.35 pm

Earl Howe:

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Column: 149

4.43 pm

Baroness Barker:

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4.50 pm

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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4.59 pm

Lord Naseby:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Knight of Collingtree:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Viscount Bledisloe:

Lord Winston:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Viscount Bledisloe:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Pitkeathley:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Tonge:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Counter-Terrorism Bill

5.20 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

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5.30 pm

Baroness Neville-Jones:

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Lord Mayhew of Twysden:

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Viscount Colville of Culross:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

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Lord Dear:

The Earl of Onslow:

Baroness Manningham-Buller:

5.45 pm

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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Lord Goldsmith:

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

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Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord West of Spithead:

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Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

6 pm

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes):

Lord West of Spithead

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Lord Lloyd of Berwick

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6.15 pm

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Baroness Neville-Jones:

The Earl of Onslow:

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Lord Howarth of Newport:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Goldsmith:

Column: 177

6.30 pm

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

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Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 180

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

6.42 pm
Division No. 2 [Counter-Terrorism Bill] [4 Nov 2008]

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Column: 182

6.56 pm

The Deputy Speaker:

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes):

Lord West of Spithead

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Lord West of Spithead

7 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness

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Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 185

Lord West of Spithead

Lord West of Spithead

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Baroness Neville-Jones:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord West of Spithead

Lord Wallace of Tankerness

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Lord West of Spithead:

7.15 pm

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 190

Lord West of Spithead

Column: 191

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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Lord Thomas of Gresford:

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Lord West of Spithead

Lord West of Spithead

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Lord West of Spithead

Lord Brett:

Local Elections (Ordinary Day of Elections in 2009) Order 2008

7.30 pm

Baroness Andrews

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7.45 pm

Earl Cathcart:

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Lord Greaves:

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8 pm

Column: 203

Lord Teverson:

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Baroness Andrews:

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8.15 pm

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Lord Greaves:

Baroness Andrews:

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Earl Cathcart:

Baroness Andrews:

Earl Cathcart:

Baroness Andrews:

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL]

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Column: WS7

Written Statements [4 Nov 2008]

Government: Ministerial Responsibilities [4 Nov 2008]

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

Children and Adoption Act 2006 [4 Nov 2008]

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

Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act 2006 [4 Nov 2008]

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WS8

Column: WS9

Column: WS10

Criminal Cases Review Commission [4 Nov 2008]

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

Democratic Republic of Congo [4 Nov 2008]

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

Column: WS11

ECOFIN [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WS12

Column: WS13

EU: General Affairs and External Relations Council [4 Nov 2008]

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

Column: WS14

Immigration: Points-based System [4 Nov 2008]

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

Column: WS15

Column: WS16

Column: WS17

Column: WS18

Planning: Eco-towns [4 Nov 2008]

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

Column: WS19

Column: WS20

Column: WA25

Column: WA25

Written Answers [4 Nov 2008]

Afghanistan: Women [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Hylton

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

Armed Forces: Pipers [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Morris of Manchester

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

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Armed Forces: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Moonie

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

Children: Care Orders [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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

Column: WA27

Civil Partnerships [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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

Courts: Northern Ireland [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Laird

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

Cyprus [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

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

Column: WA29

Education: Commonwealth Scholarships [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Morris of Manchester

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

Employment: Exploitation [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Rana

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

Column: WA30

Empty Properties [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Taylor of Warwick

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

Energy: Biofuels [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Energy: Carbon Capture and Storage [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WA31

Energy: Electricity Generation [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Energy: Geothermal Projects [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Judd

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WA32

Energy: Infrastructure [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Jenkin of Roding

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Energy: Lithuania [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Teverson

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WA33

Energy: Severn Barrage [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Rowe-Beddoe

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Food: Pork and Bacon [4 Nov 2008]

Baroness Byford

Column: WA34

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Government: IT Equipment [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Hong Kong [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

India: Dalits [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Hylton

Column: WA35

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

Iraq and Afghanistan: Friendly Fire [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Dykes

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

Maritime Strategy [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Selsdon

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

Column: WA36

Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 [4 Nov 2008]

Lord MacKenzie of Culkein

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

Niger [4 Nov 2008]

Viscount Waverley

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

Column: WA37

Parades: Northern Ireland [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Planning [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Hanningfield

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

Column: WA38

Planning: Inquiries [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Burnett

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

Planning: Websites [4 Nov 2008]

Baroness Hamwee

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

Police: Northern Ireland [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Morrow

Column: WA39

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Morrow

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Post Offices [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Greaves

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

Lord Greaves

Column: WA40

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Greaves

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Greaves

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Greaves

Baroness Vadera:

Lord Dykes

Baroness Vadera:

Column: WA41

Prisons: Northern Ireland [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Questions for Written Answer: Late Answers [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Jopling

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

Questions for Written Answer: Unanswered Questions [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Railways: Engineering [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Railways: First Great Western [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Column: WA43

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Adonis:

Railways: Overcrowding [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Railways: Pacer Fleet [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Column: WA44

Railways: Rolling Stock [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Adonis:

Railways: Spark Guards [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Column: WA45

Railways: Time-keeping [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Railways: Track Safety [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Dykes

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

Railways: Travelling Times [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

Column: WA46

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

Roads: Pedestrians [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Russia: Gas Supply [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Hylton

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WA47

Lord Hylton

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Hylton

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Hylton

Column: WA48

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Hylton

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Hylton

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

St Andrews Agreement [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Laird

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Sudan [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Avebury

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

Taxation: Methane and Nitrous Oxide [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

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

Taxation: Paper Returns [4 Nov 2008]

Baroness Byford

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

Column: WA50

Baroness Byford

Lord Myners:

Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Lord Adonis:

Column: WA51

Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Lord Adonis:

Turks and Caicos Islands [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Jones of Cheltenham

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

Vehicles: Foreign-registered [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Bradshaw

Column: WA52

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

War Criminals [4 Nov 2008]

Baroness Northover

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

Young Offender Institution: Zahid Mubarek [4 Nov 2008]

Lord Ouseley

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

Column: WA53

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