House of Lords Journal 241 (Session 2007-08)
Membership of the House
Minutes and Order Papers
Monday 3 November 2008
The House met at 2.30pm.
The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:
Hayman, B. (Lord Speaker)
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Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford.
1Lord Pannick David Philip Pannick, Esquire, QC, having been created Baron Pannick, of Radlett in the County of Hertfordshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 3 November 2008, was introduced between Lord Woolf and Lord Lester of Herne Hill, and took and subscribed the oath.(See Appendix)
2Lord Cuckney The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Cuckney, a member of the House, had died on 30 October 2008.
3Education: adult learning A question was asked by Baroness Sharp of Guildford and answered by Lord Young of Norwood Green.
4Nuclear Decommissioning Authority A question was asked by Lord Jenkin of Roding and answered by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath.
5Zimbabwe A question was asked by Lord Blaker and answered by Lord Malloch-Brown.
6Democratic Republic of Congo A question was asked by Lord Avebury and answered by Lord Malloch-Brown.
7Police 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
Lord Brett moved that the draft statutory instruments laid before the House on 22 July, 22 July, 7 October, 6 October and 6 October be approved en bloc. The motion was agreed to.
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8Wool Textile Industry (Export Promotion Levy) (Revocation) Order 2008 The Lord President (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon), on behalf of Baroness Vadera, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.
9Rail 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
Lord Davies of Oldham, on behalf of Lord Adonis, moved that the draft statutory instruments laid before the House on 9 October be approved en bloc. The motion was agreed to.
10Planning Bill Baroness Andrews moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
The motion was agreed to.
11Economy Lord Myners moved that this House takes note of the current economic situation. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 9.58pm until 2.30pm on Tuesday 4 November.
All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.
The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty:
1ExportsGovernment Response to the Reports of the House of Commons Business and Enterprise, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees on Strategic Export Controls. (7485)
2PlanningGovernment Response to the Report of the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee on Planning Matters. (7495)
3Contingent LiabilityMinute of the Department for Children, Schools and Families concerning a contingent liability in respect of claims against Lord Sutherland of Houndwoods inquiry into the delivery of National Curriculum tests in 2008. ()
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Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 71)
The following negative instruments, having been laid before the House on 31 October, were ordered to lie on the Table.
1Appointments Commission (Amendment) Regulations 2008, laid under the Health Act 2006.
2Immigration (Biometric Registration) (Objection to Civil Penalty) Order 2008, laid under the UK Borders Act 2007. (2830)
3Excise Warehousing (Etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2008, laid under the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979. (2832)
The following instruments were laid before the House:
1(1)Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Consequential Provisions) (No. 2) Order 2008 (2831)
(2)Transfer of Housing Corporation Functions (Modifications and Transitional Provisions) Order 2008 (2839)
laid under the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008.
2Allocation and Transfer of Proceedings Order 2008, laid under the Children Act 1989. (2836)
3Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008, laid under the Cremation Act 1952. (2841)
Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings
The following paper was laid before the House:
Accounts for 2007-08 of Northern Ireland Land Purchase, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Northern Ireland Land Purchase (Winding Up) Act 1935.
1In re Ignaoua and others (Petitioners) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus) The petition of Habib Ignaoua, Mohamed Salah Ben Hamadi Khemiri and Ali Ben Zidane Chehidi praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Extradition Act 2003 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
2Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (Petitioners) v IPCO (Nigeria) Limited (Respondents) The petition of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
3Ofulue and another (Appellant) v Bossert (FC) (Respondent) The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 14 November (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed (lodged 31 October).
4Appeal Committee The 118th Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made:
In re Ignaoua and others (Petitioners) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus) That leave to appeal be refused.
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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 trusty and well beloved David Philip Pannick Esquire one of Our Counsel learned in the Law to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Pannick of Radlett in Our County of Hertfordshire
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 Pannick 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 third day of November in the fifty-seventh year of Our Reign
BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEENS SIGN MANUAL