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Tuesday 18 November 2008 at 2.30pm

The Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells will be introduced

*Oral questions, 30 minutes

*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they intend to work with other governments to ensure that offshore financial centres respect the principles of openness and disclosure with a view to restoring financial stability in international markets.

*Lord Foulkes of Cumnock to ask Her Majesty’s Government what consideration they have given to removing the need for citizens of the Republic of Macedonia to have a visa when visiting the United Kingdom.

*Lord Sheldon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the proportion of wealth currently held by the richest 10 per cent of the population.

*Lord Craig of Radley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to reduce the size of the Defence Intelligence Staff; and if so why.

Planning Bill Third Reading [Baroness Andrews]

Local Transport Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Lord Adonis] 14th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

The following two motions are expected to be debated together:

Lord Goodlad to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on Relations between the executive, the judiciary and Parliament (6th Report, Session 2006-07, HL Paper 151).

Lord Goodlad to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Constitution Committee on Relations between the executive, the judiciary and Parliament: Follow-up Report (11th Report, HL Paper 177).

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Lord Warner to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the proposals in Dignity in Dying’s Charter for Dignity at the End of Life will be taken into account as they take forward their end of life care strategy. (1½ hours)

Lord Luce to ask Her Majesty’s Government why they propose to end the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Scheme relating to the whole Commonwealth. (1½ hours)

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Future Business

Wednesday 19 November at 3.00pm

*Lord Bishop of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 10 June (HL Deb, cols 473-75), what discussions they have had with the British Medical Association about drug dependency in prisons.

*Baroness Linklater of Butterstone to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report of the Chief Inspector of Prisons The Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection: A Thematic Review.

*Baroness Perry of Southwark to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to change the funding arrangements for students pursuing a course in higher education which is lower than or equivalent to their existing qualification.

†*Lord Ramsbotham to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they propose to reduce the budget of the Probation Service.

†European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement) Order 2008 Lord Tunnicliffe to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 October be approved. 30th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Considered in Grand Committee on 17 November

Lord Bach intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.

†International Organization for Migration (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008 Lord Bach to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 October be approved. 30th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Considered in Grand Committee on 17 November

†Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008 Lord Bach to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 29 October be approved. 30th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Considered in Grand Committee on 17 November

Lord Patel of Bradford intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.

†Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Amendment) Order 2008 Lord Patel of Bradford to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 October be approved. 29th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Considered in Grand Committee on 17 November

†Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008 Lord Patel of Bradford to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 October be approved. 29th Report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, Considered in Grand Committee on 17 November

Pensions Bill Third Reading [Lord McKenzie of Luton]

Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons Amendments [Lord Davies of Oldham] 15th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee

Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the co-ordination of fire safety and emergency services across the European Union. (1½ hours)

Thursday 20 November at 11.00am

*Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what support and encouragement they are giving farmers in poor countries in view of the pressures on world food demand.

*Lord Harrison to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to reduce the incidence of diabetes amongst children.

*Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to enable the Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda to visit the United Kingdom.

Lord Adonis to move that this House takes note of the prospects for the future of the United Kingdom’s railways.

Lord Freeman to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The EU’s Target for Renewable Energy: 20% by 2020 (27th Report, HL Paper 175).

Monday 24 November at 2.30pm

*Baroness Howe of Idlicote to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that schools promote disability equality.

*Lord Morris of Aberavon to ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to other member states of the International Security Assistance Force to increase their contributions to the campaign in Afghanistan.

*Lord Lawson of Blaby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are their projections for the level of United Kingdom carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 on a business-as-usual basis; and what proportion those emissions would constitute of global emissions on the same basis.

*Lord Tyler to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether research by Dr Andy Thorpe of the University of Portsmouth into methane emissions from cows in relation to climate change received Government funding.

Baroness Taylor of Bolton to move that this House takes note of matters relating to Her Majesty’s armed forces and the Service Personnel Command Paper (Cm 7424).

Grand Committee in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights on Monitoring the Government’s Response to Human Rights Judgments: Annual Report 2008 (31st Report, HL Paper 173).

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood to move that this House takes note of the Report of the Science and Technology Committee on Air Travel and Health: an Update (First Report, HL Paper 7).

Tuesday 25 November at 2.30pm

*Lord Ashley of Stoke to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the report of the Coalition on Charging, Charging into Poverty?; and whether they propose to meet the Coalition.

*Lord Hamilton of Epsom to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they support the takeover of HBOS by Lloyds TSB.

†*Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage the teaching of Latin in schools.

Wednesday 26 November at 3.00pm

*Lord Eden of Winton to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assurances they have received from the government of Iraq that all residents of Ashraf City will be protected in the event of any withdrawal of American forces currently stationed there.

*Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government why processing of Sri Lankan and Maldive applicants for United Kingdom visas has been transferred from Colombo to Chennai in India.

*Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the first vehicles under the Future Rapid Effect System to come into service with Her Majesty’s armed forces.

Lord Malloch-Brown to move that this House takes note of the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Thursday 27 November at 11.00am

*Lord Hoyle to ask Her Majesty’s Government what responses they have received following the Public Sector Procurement Initiative in respect of the proportion of British pork and bacon purchased in Britain.

*Lord Walton of Detchant to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to withdraw facilities for the dispensing of medicines from those dispensing general medical practices situated within one mile of a community pharmacist.

*Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the current bluetongue vaccination coverage is sufficient to protect livestock in England and Wales from infection.

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Motions relating to Select Committee Reports

The date on which the Report was published is in italics

Lord Grenfell to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The Commission’s Annual Policy Strategy for 2008 (23rd Report, HL Paper 151). 23 July 2008

Lord Mance to move that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Initiation of EU Legislation (22nd Report, HL Paper 150). 24 July 2008

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Motions relating to Delegated Legislation

Baroness Meacher to move that this House calls on Her Majesty’s Government to follow the recommendation of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs that cannabis should remain a Class C drug and to delay implementing the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2008 pending a further review of the Advisory Council.

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules Lord Avebury to move that the Statement, laid before the House on 4 November, be disapproved.

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Other Motions for Debate

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to call attention to developments in Latin America; and to move for papers.

Lord Northbourne to call attention to the role of parents in enabling their child to achieve good outcomes at school; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for improving the form in which legislation is presented to Parliament; and to move for papers.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s policies on multi-culturalism and community cohesion; and to move for papers.

Earl of Glasgow to call attention to the opportunities and challenges facing the United Kingdom tourism industry; and to move for papers.

Lord Norton of Louth to call attention to the case for more post-legislative scrutiny by Parliament; and to move for papers.

Lord Harrison to call attention to the British Humanist Association’s reports Quality and Equality: Human Rights, Public Services and Religious Organisations and The Case for Secularism: A Neutral State in an Open Society; and to move for papers.

Baroness Williams of Crosby to call attention to the impact of national tests and league tables on educational achievement; and to move for papers.

Baroness Uddin to call attention to efforts to support families of children with special educational needs; and to move for papers.

Lord Naseby to call attention to the new peace initiative in Sri Lanka; and to move for papers.

Baroness Cox to call attention to the protection of the freedoms of United Kingdom citizens offered by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; and to move for papers.

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale to call attention to the human rights situation in Iran; and to move for papers.

Lord Lamont of Lerwick to call attention to the values of tolerance and justice in Islam, the need to avoid a clash of civilisations and the role of British foreign policy in achieving this; and to move for papers.

Lord Cobbold to call attention to Her Majesty’s Government’s policy document Drugs: protecting families and communities; and to move for papers.

Lord Trefgarne to call attention to the role of the House of Lords in holding ministers to account, and to the effect of recent changes to the procedures of the House in that regard; and to move for papers.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester to call attention to recent developments in Taiwan; and to move for papers.

Baroness Valentine to call attention to the case for ensuring that Heathrow airport provides a world-class service; and to move for papers.

Lord Graham of Edmonton to call attention to the 60th anniversary of the creation of the National Health Service and its effects on the British people; and to move for papers.

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract to call attention to the conduct of solicitors in the British Coal litigation; and to move for papers.

Lord Selsdon to call attention to the future role of the Royal Navy; and to move for papers.

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Questions for Short Debate

Time limit 1 hour or 1½ hours

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they see as the eventual destination of the project of European Union.

Lord Best to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to remove barriers caused by housing benefit restrictions that prevent young people leaving hostels and supported housing projects.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will undertake a full analysis of the prospects for United Kingdom membership of the eurozone including the risk that further delay will make it harder to achieve United Kingdom membership.

Earl Howe to ask Her Majesty’s Government how implementation of the Musculoskeletal Services Framework is progressing, with particular emphasis on health and employment issues.

Baroness Trumpington to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will examine the present contributions of the police and the Home Office in the identification, prevention, solving and reduction of crime.

Lord Dykes to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will introduce legislation to ensure that, for customers with personal bank accounts, United Kingdom banks levy the same charges for transfers and payments between the United Kingdom and other European Union member states as they levy in domestic transactions, in accordance with European Commission objectives.

Lord Lyell of Markyate to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will review the workings of the Border and Immigration Agency in relation to visas for students whose courses include short periods of unpaid work experience.

Lord Filkin to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will take steps to allow for better post-legislative scrutiny by Parliament.

Baroness Scott of Needham Market to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are taking forward the recommendations of the Roberts Commission report Representing the future: The report of the Councillors Commission.

Baroness Tonge to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are taking forward the Improving Nutritional Care action plan published by the Department of Health in October 2007.

Baroness Cox to ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to ensure that every United Kingdom citizen is protected in the exercise of their freedoms as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in, and future prospects for, Kashmir.

Lord Naseby to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the constitutional developments in the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

Lord May of Oxford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS.

Countess of Mar to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will conduct an inquiry into the approach of the Environment Agency and the Environment Agency Wales in pursuing those liable for remediation of Brofiscin Quarry and other legacy sites.

Baroness Howells of St Davids to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take to ensure that the United Nations can act in accordance with the objectives outlined in the preamble to the Charter of the United Nations.

Earl of Dundee to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have beyond 2010 to achieve further road casualty reductions.

Lord Burnett to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that there are opportunities for service personnel severely wounded and disabled on active service to remain with their corps regiments or units in administrative or clerical roles.

Baroness Neuberger to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in light of the King’s Fund report Improving Choice at End of Life, they will consider recommending the adoption of the Marie Curie Delivering Choice Programme nationwide.

Lord Thomas of Gresford to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the investigation by the Crown Prosecution Service and West Midlands Police into the Channel 4 Dispatches programme “Undercover Mosque”; and whether this has affected policy on the prosecution of offences of incitement to racial hatred and incitement to religious hatred.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they view the change of government in Taiwan.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they are ensuring coordination between health services, the police and counselling services for child and adult victims of rape.

Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the performance of the Law Society (Legal Complaints Service and Solicitors Regulation Authority) in the British Coal litigation.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the implications of the projected increase in the population of the United Kingdom and of the world.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the fourth report on Restorative Justice, whether they plan to expand the role of restorative justice in the criminal justice system.

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the role of Privy Counsellors.

Earl of Selborne to ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the future funding of agricultural and food research.

Lord Borrie to ask Her Majesty’s Government what they hope to achieve through the publication of the Department of Health’s consultation paper on the future of tobacco control.

Lord Watson of Richmond to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the desirability, and viability, of further expansions at Heathrow airport.

Lord Hannay of Chiswick to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Nuclear Security Project launched in the United States and supported in the United Kingdom; and whether they will support a new drive for multilateral nuclear disarmament.

Lord Astor of Hever to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assistance they will give to enable the British Formula 1 Grand Prix to continue.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Centre for Policy Studies’ recent publication How to save the BBC by Sir Anthony Jay.

Baroness Prashar to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that those with autism benefit from enhanced social inclusion and are properly protected by disability discrimination legislation.

Baroness Turner of Camden to ask Her Majesty’s Government how they propose to enable older workers who are able and willing to continue working to do so.

Viscount Waverley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the situation in the Niger Delta.

Lord Blaker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current situation in Zimbabwe.

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the future of public service broadcasting in Scotland.

Lord Roberts of Llandudno to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that all non-British citizens resident in the United Kingdom are provided with adequate benefits, housing, health care and education.

Lord Skidelsky to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to alleviate the present financial situation.

Baroness Greengross to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have plans to reform default retirement ages.

Lord Judd to ask Her Majesty’s Government what research they are conducting on the relationship between school exclusions and criminal behaviour.

Viscount Falkland to ask Her Majesty’s Government why the National Health Service does not provide doctors to treat critically injured and ill patients outside hospital anywhere in the United Kingdom except for London.

Baroness Cohen of Pimlico to ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their response to the Report of the European Union Committee on The Future of EU Regional Policy (19th Report, HL Paper 141), what steps they are taking to promote their view to the European institutions.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the role of the International Criminal Court in helping to bring to justice those responsible for genocide and crimes against humanity in Africa.

Baroness Barker to ask Her Majesty’s Government what research has been conducted into the impact of economic crises on demand for health services; and what steps they are taking as a consequence.

Lord Richard to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will accord formal recognition to the men and women of Bomber Command during the Second World War.

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Questions for Written Answer

Tabled on 17 November.

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will press the United Nations Security Council to approve a reinforcement of the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo force in eastern Congo before the December mandate discussions. HL6424

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the likelihood of reinforcements reaching the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the next few weeks; and what considerations led the Prime Minister to state that 3,000 extra troops are required. HL6425

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether any countries have offered a specific number of troops for the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and, if so, what assessment they have made of the number offered, how well-equipped they are, and how soon they could be in place. HL6426

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment have they made of the timeframe needed for reinforcements to reach the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo. HL6427

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has sufficient capacity until any reinforcements have been deployed; and whether a European Union force could be deployed until such reinforcements are forthcoming. HL6428

Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty’s Government what efforts they are making to encourage other states (a) to contribute troops to the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) if its mandate is revised; and (b) to secure short-term reinforcements of MONUC. HL6429

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many appeals there were against refusal of planning permission for Gypsy and Traveller sites in the two years before and after the Department for Communities and Local Government issued Circular 1/2006; how many were granted; how many refused; and how many pitches there were in each case. HL6430

Lord Avebury to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they will take regarding supermarkets selling wine or beer at less than cost price. HL6431

Earl Howe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of clinical physiologists performing high risk procedures, both invasive and non-invasive, on patients; and what guidance they have issued to primary care trusts on clinical physiologists performing high risk procedures on patients. HL6432

Earl Howe to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the Modernising Scientific Careers programme on the voluntary registration system for clinical physiology. HL6433

Earl Howe to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 29 October (WA 171), what is the timetable for the publication of the next steps document and consultation on Modernising Scientific Careers. HL6434

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff in the Northern Ireland Office received redundancy or severance payments in the last three years; what the grades of those staff were; what the grounds were for the redundancies; how much was paid; and whether any such posts have since been filled. HL6435

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 12 November (WA 130-31), what is the maximum annual payment that can be made to a Disability Living Allowance recipient; what information they collate on the types of illness suffered by Disability Living Allowance recipients; and why alcohol dependency is not included. HL6436

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 12 November (WA 130-31), whether they conduct any research on the health consequences of awarding benefits to those experiencing long-term excess alcohol consumption. HL6437

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 3 November (WA 20), whether carriers are to be paid for checking the identities of passengers and crew following a police request on domestic air or sea journeys on Northern Ireland-Great Britain routes. HL6438

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord President (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon) on 14 November (WA 155-56) concerning the membership of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, what is the basis for saying that the Secretary of State has complied with the obligation to secure, so far as is practical, that the Commissioners as a group are representative of the community in Northern Ireland; who made the judgment that he had so complied; and when this judgment was reached. HL6439

Lord Laird to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by the Lord President (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon) on 11 November (WA 123) concerning expenditure of the Northern Ireland Office on taxis, by whom each journey in the first four weeks of financial year 2007-08 was made; when it was made; to where; at what cost; and for what purpose. HL6440

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will institute independent investigations into the Hertfordshire Probation Area and the East of England Probation Training Consortium, following allegations of institutional discrimination, bullying and harassment. HL6441

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government how many complaints of discrimination, bullying, harassment and victimisation there were in each area of the National Probation Service since 2004. HL6442

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the National Probation Service has a race equality scheme; and whether such a scheme has been approved and monitored by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. HL6443

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Equality and Human Rights Commission has raised concerns about any institutional discrimination in the National Probation Service; what complaints it received about the National Probation Service in the past year; how it responded thereto; and whether it will undertake any formal investigations into the National Probation Service. HL6444

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether ethnic monitoring takes place in the National Probation Service; and whether this is part of any equality impact assessments. HL6445

Lord Ouseley to ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the equality data for the Hertfordshire Probation Area on staff recruitment, probation and leavers over the past three years. HL6446

Lord Taylor of Holbeach to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by the Minister of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Jane Kennedy, on 23 October (HC Deb, cols 535-39), whether the lessons learned in Morpeth about the operation of the early flood warning system will be applied to the rest of the United Kingdom. HL6447

Lord Taylor of Holbeach to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by the Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice, Michael Wills, on 23 October (HC Deb, 559-560W), what the impetus for the development of a Co-ordinated Online Record of Electors was; who will benefit from its existence; how it will be kept up-to-date; who will maintain it; what will be the annual running cost of the project; and how it will be funded. HL6448

Lord Taylor of Holbeach to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 5 November (WA 62), whether the consideration of the Mersey, Wyre and Thames estuaries indicated that any of those sites may be suitable for a tidal barrage or tidal lagoon; and when they intend to examine further the feasibility and cost of such a project. HL6449

Lord Taylor of Holbeach to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 5 November (WA 62), whether the consideration of the Mersey, Wyre and Thames estuaries indicated that any of those sites may be suitable for a tidal barrage that could generate electricity and provide flood defences. HL6450

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Adonis on 12 November (WA 140) on the capacity of trains serving Bristol and the west of England, how long the process will take until an order for new rolling stock is placed. HL6451

Lord Bradshaw to ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Adonis on 29 October (WA 178), whether they are planning to conduct a campaign to persuade the owners of the 100,000 heavy goods vehicles registered prior to 1 January 2000, which will not be required to comply with the new rules about the fitting of rear view mirrors, to fit such equipment voluntarily. HL6452

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what tax advantages accrue to a person residing in the United Kingdom who deposits monies in a sterling account on the Isle of Man or Guernsey. HL6453

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether agreements between the Manx authorities and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs provide for the disclosure of the names of all persons residing in the United Kingdom who have deposited money in sterling accounts in banks and building societies in the Isle of Man. HL6454

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what conversations took place on what dates between representatives of the government of Iceland and its banking industry and persons representing the interests of United Kingdom depositors in Icelandic banks on impending difficulties in the Icelandic banking sector; and whether they will place transcripts or reports of those conversations in the Library of the House. HL6455

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government on what date Kaupthing, Singer and Friedlander (KSF) Bank Isle of Man or KSF Bank United Kingdom first informed United Kingdom banking regulatory authorities of their concerns about the KSF parent’s banking operations in Iceland. HL6456

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the requirement on bank and building society operators in the United Kingdom for prospective depositors to maintain an address in the United Kingdom so as to comply with anti-terrorism and money laundering legislation on British citizens and residents of the United Kingdom making deposits in offshore accounts. HL6457

Lord Campbell-Savours to ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions have taken place, are taking place, and are planned with representatives of Iceland on financial support that can be given to Iceland to help that country during its period of difficulty in the banking sector. HL6458

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Questions unanswered after 14 days

The questions asked on the dates shown in bold were due for answer by the dates in brackets. The Government department responsible for answering each Question is shown in square brackets.

17 June 2008 (1 July)

HL4300 Lord Patten [FCO]

2 July 2008 (16 July)

HL4584 Lord Alton of Liverpool [FCO]

HL4599 Lord Hanningfield [FCO]

HL4622 Lord Dykes [FCO]

HL4624 Lord Dykes [FCO]

10 July 2008 (24 July)

HL4868 Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer [DfBERR]

17 July 2008 (31 July)

HL5068 Lord Dykes [FCO]

1 September 2008 (15 September)

HL5305 Lord Tebbit [FCO]

29 September 2008 (13 October)

HL5348 Lord Bradshaw [DfBERR]

HL5375 Lord Hylton [FCO]

HL5385 Lord Maginnis of Drumglass [FCO]

6 October 2008 (20 October)

HL5424 Lord Chadlington [DfBERR]

HL5430 Lord Browne of Madingley [DECC]

HL5434 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [DECC]

HL5437 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [HMT]

8 October 2008 (22 October)

HL5516 Lord Hylton [DECC]

HL5520 Lord Jones of Cheltenham [FCO]

13 October 2008 (27 October)

HL5589 Lord Clement-Jones [FCO]

14 October 2008 (28 October)

HL5638 Lord Laird [NIO]

15 October 2008 (29 October)

HL5651 Lord Roberts of Llandudno [DfBERR]

HL5655 Lord Roberts of Conwy [HMT]

HL5666 Lord Vinson [DECC]

16 October 2008 (30 October)

HL5727 Earl of Sandwich [DfID]

20 October 2008 (3 November)

HL5745 Lord Ouseley [DCMS]

HL5760 Lord Laird [DfBERR]

HL5761 Lord Roberts of Conwy [FCO]

HL5765 Lord Patten [FCO]

21 October 2008 (4 November)

HL5787 Lord Barnett [DfBERR]

HL5790 Lord Laird [DfBERR]

HL5792 Lord Laird [DECC]

HL5793 Lord Laird [DECC]

22 October 2008 (5 November)

HL5810 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [DECC]

HL5823 Lord Dykes [DfBERR]

HL5831 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

23 October 2008 (6 November)

HL5871 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [HO]

27 October 2008 (10 November)

HL5885 Lord Laird [MoJ]

28 October 2008 (11 November)

HL5945 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [DECC]

HL5956 Lord Hylton [FCO]

HL5957 Lord Hylton [FCO]

HL5959 Lord Hylton [FCO]

29 October 2008 (12 November)

HL5992 Lord Alton of Liverpool [FCO]

HL5996 Lord Dykes [CO]

HL6020 Lord Mawhinney [DCMS]

HL6024 Lord Dear [DEFRA]

HL6029 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

HL6030 Baroness Byford [HO]

HL6031 Baroness Byford [HO]

30 October 2008 (13 November)

HL6037 Lord Avebury [HO]

HL6058 Lord Hylton [FCO]

3 November 2008 (17 November)

HL6065 Lord Steel of Aikwood [FCO]

HL6066 Lord Steel of Aikwood [FCO]

HL6071 Lord Glentoran [NIO]

HL6072 Lord Lester of Herne Hill [MoJ]

HL6074 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [DEFRA]

HL6075 Lord Taylor of Holbeach [DEFRA]

HL6077 Lord Clement-Jones [DCMS]

HL6078 Lord Clement-Jones [DCMS]

HL6080 Lord Clement-Jones [DCMS]

HL6085 Lord Laird [DCMS]

HL6088 Baroness Uddin [FCO]

HL6089 Baroness Uddin [FCO]

HL6090 Baroness Uddin [HMT]

HL6091 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

HL6092 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

HL6093 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

HL6094 Baroness Byford [DEFRA]

Number of questions allocated to each department which are unanswered after 14 days.

[CO] 1 [DCMS] 6 [DECC] 8 [DEFRA] 9 [DfBERR] 8 [DfID] 1
[FCO] 22 [HMT] 3 [HO] 4 [MoJ] 2 [NIO] 2

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Bills in Progress

Type of Bill To be considered
Waiting for Second Reading
Iraq War Inquiry [HL] Private Member’s
Borough Freedom (No. 2) [HL] Private Member’s
Bank of England (Amendment) [HL] Private Member’s
Re-committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee
London Local Authorities [HL] Private
Committed to a Select Committee
London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No. 2) [HL] Private
Broads Authority Private
Committed to a Committee of the Whole House
House of Lords [HL] Private Member’s
Kidney Transplant [HL] Private Member’s
House of Lords (Amendment) [HL] Private Member’s
House of Lords (Members’ Taxation Status) [HL] Private Member’s
Safety Deposit Current Accounts [HL] Private Member’s
Sunday Trading (Horticulture) [HL] Private Member’s
Waiting for Third Reading
Pensions Government 19 November
Planning Government 18 November
Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) [HL] Private
Sent to the Commons
Disabled Persons (Independent Living) [HL] Private Member’s
Alcohol Labelling [HL] Private Member’s
Retail Development [HL] Private Member’s
Powers of Entry etc. [HL] Private Member’s
Immigration (Discharged Gurkhas) [HL] Private Member’s
Torture (Damages) [HL] Private Member’s
Bournemouth Borough Council [HL] Private
Manchester City Council [HL] Private
Returned to the Commons amended
Energy (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion) Government
Education and Skills (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion) Government
Counter-Terrorism Government
Climate Change [HL] (Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion) Government
Waiting for consideration of Commons amendments
Local Transport [HL] Government 18 November
Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts [HL]
(Scottish Parliament Legislative Consent Motion)
Government 19 November

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Affirmative Instruments in Progress

The Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee has drawn attention to certain instruments in the reports indicated

Merits Committee To be considered
Waiting for consideration by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments
Draft Northern Ireland Assembly (Elections) (Amendment) Order 2008
Draft Companies (Trading Disclosures) (Amendment) Regulations 2008
Draft Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Criteria and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2008
Draft Local Authorities (England) (Charges for Property Searches) Regulations 2008
Draft Local Government (Structural Changes) (Areas and Membership of Public Bodies in Bedfordshire and Cheshire) Order 2008
Referred to a Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Visiting Forces and International Headquarters (Application of Law) (Amendment) Order 2008
Draft International Headquarters and Defence Organisations (Designation and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2008
Draft European Union Military Staff (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008
Considered in Grand Committee and Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Amendment) Order 2008 19 November
Draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008 19 November
Draft International Organization for Migration (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008 19 November
Draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement) Order 2008 19 November
Draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008 19 November
Waiting for Affirmative Resolution
Draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2008

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Legislative Reform Orders in Progress

Regulatory Reform Committee To be considered
Affirmative draft Order reported by the Regulatory Reform Committee
Draft Legislative Reform (Verification of Weighing and Measuring Equipment) Order 2008 14th Report

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Committees

Unless otherwise indicated, Committees meet in the Lords’ rooms in the Committee Corridor as indicated in the daily broadsheet. Only the next meeting of each Committee is listed below. Further details of these meetings, and of planned further meetings, may be found in the House of Lords Committees Weekly Bulletin.

Tuesday 18 November
European Union Sub-Committee A Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade 10.30am
Human Rights Joint Committee 1.30pm
Economic Affairs Select Committee 3.30pm
Merits of Statutory Instruments Select Committee 3.30pm
Wednesday 19 November
Communications Select Committee 10.00am
European Union Sub-Committee D Environment and Agriculture 10.30am
Science and Technology Sub-Committee II Genomic Medicine 10.30am
in Committee Room G
Constitution Select Committee 10.30am
Statutory Instruments Joint Committee 3.45pm
Information Domestic Committee 3.45pm
European Union Sub-Committee E Law and Institutions 4.15pm
Thursday 20 November
European Union Sub-Committee G Social Policy and Consumer Affairs 10.00am
European Union Sub-Committee C Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy 10.30am
Science and Technology Select Committee 10.30am
Monday 24 November
European Union Sub-Committee B Internal Market 4.00pm
Tuesday 25 November
Privileges Domestic Committee 11.30am
European Union Select Committee 4.15pm
Wednesday 26 November
European Union Sub-Committee F Home Affairs 10.30am

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Minutes of Proceedings of Monday 17 November 2008

The House met at 2.30pm
Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough

Public Business

1   Privacy: mobile telephones and internet records A question was asked by Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer and answered by Lord West of Spithead.

2   Energy: wind farms A question was asked by Lord James of Blackheath and answered by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath.

3   India: Orissa A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Bach.

4   Taxation: inheritance tax A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Lord Davies of Oldham.

5   London Local Authorities Bill [HL] The Chairman of Committees moved that this House resolves that the promoters of the London Local Authorities Bill [HL] which was originally introduced in this House on 22 January 2008 should have leave to suspend any further proceedings on the bill in order to proceed with it, if they think fit, in the next session of Parliament according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 150A (Suspension of bills). The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.

6   London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No.2) Bill [HL] The Chairman of Committees moved that this House resolves that the promoters of the London Local Authorities and Transport for London (No.2) Bill [HL] which was originally introduced in this House on 22 January 2008 should have leave to suspend any further proceedings on the bill in order to proceed with it, if they think fit, in the next session of Parliament according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 150A (Suspension of bills). The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.

7   Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) Bill [HL] The Chairman of Committees moved that this House resolves that the promoters of the Transport for London (Supplemental Toll Provisions) Bill [HL] which was originally introduced in this House in session 2006-07 on 22 January 2007 should have leave to suspend any further proceedings on the bill in order to proceed with it, if they think fit, in the next session of Parliament according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 150A (Suspension of bills). The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.

8   Broads Authority Bill The Chairman of Committees moved that this House resolves that the promoters of the Broads Authority Bill which was originally introduced in the House of Commons in session 2006-07 on 23 January 2007 should have leave to suspend any further proceedings on the bill in order to proceed with it, if they think fit, in the next session of Parliament according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 150A (Suspension of bills). The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.

9   Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills The Chairman of Committees moved that, in accordance with Private Business Standing Order 69 (Appointment of Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills), Mr Liam Cledwyn Laurence Smyth be appointed an Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills in place of Mr Alan Sandall. The motion was agreed to.

10   Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008

Legislative Reform (Lloyd’s) Order 2008

National Assembly for Wales (Legislative Competence) (Social Welfare and Other Fields) Order 2008

Lord Davies of Oldham moved that the draft Orders laid before the House on 21 July, 17 July and 15 October be approved en bloc. The motion was agreed to.

11   Social Security (Lone Parents and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2008 Lord Tunnicliffe, on behalf of Lord McKenzie of Luton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

12   Medical Profession (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2008

Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (Amendment of List of Responders) Order 2008

Baroness Thornton moved that the draft Orders laid before the House on 16 and 29 October be approved en bloc. The motion was agreed to.

13   Armed Forces (Alignment of Service Discipline Acts) (No. 2) Order 2008 Lord Tunnicliffe moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 October be approved. The motion was agreed to.

14   Counter-Terrorism Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments were agreed to. Amendment 11 was disagreed to (see division list 1). Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.

15   World leaders’ summit The Lord President (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

16   European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement) Order 2008

International Organization for Migration (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Amendment) Order 2008

Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008

The Grand Committee reported that it had considered the draft statutory instruments.

17   Climate Change Bill [HL] The Commons amendments were considered. Commons amendment 1 was agreed to (see division list 2). Further Commons amendments were agreed to. Commons amendments were disagreed to but amendments in lieu thereof were agreed to. A Commons amendment was agreed to and amendments in lieu of the words left out were agreed to. A Commons amendment was agreed to with an amendment. A privilege amendment was agreed to. The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.

The House adjourned at 7.55pm until 2.30pm on Tuesday 18 November.

Michael Pownall

Clerk of the Parliaments

Grand Committee Business

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement) Order 2008 Lord Tunnicliffe moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (2006 International Tropical Timber Agreement) Order 2008. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

International Organization for Migration (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008 Lord Bach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft International Organization for Migration (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2008. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008 Lord Bach moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2008. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Amendment) Order 2008 Lord Patel of Bradford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (Amendment) Order 2008. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008 Lord Patel of Bradford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Functions of a Designated Regulator) Order 2008. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The Committee adjourned at 5.07pm.

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Papers

All statutory instruments laid before the House are accompanied by an Explanatory Memorandum presented by command of Her Majesty, unless otherwise indicated.

Affirmative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution:

Draft Local Government (Structural Changes) (Areas and Membership of Public Bodies in Bedfordshire and Cheshire) Order 2008, laid under the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.

Negative Instrument

The following instrument was laid before the House:

Children Act 1989 (Contact Activity Directions and Conditions: Financial Assistance) (England) Regulations 2008, laid under the Children Act 1989.   (2940)

Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings

The following papers were laid before the House:

1   Accounts for 2007-08 of the Local Probation Boards, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000.

2   Report and Accounts for 2007-08 of the Churches Conservation Trust, laid under the Pastoral Measure 1983.

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Judicial Business

Monday 17 November

1   Ofulue and another (Appellant) v Bossert (FC) (Respondent) The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee (lodged 14 November).

2   Generics (UK) Limited and others (Appellants) v H Lundbeck A/S (Respondents) The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 1 December (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

Tuesday 18 November at 2.00pm
In Committee Room No 1

Hearing by the Appellate Committee in the following cause:

R (on the application of Wright and others) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for Health and another (Respondents)

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Divisions on 17 November 2008

Counter-Terrorism Bill

Division No. 1

Lord Marlesford moved amendment 11, in Schedule 7, page 94, line 28, to leave out paragraph 20. The House divided:

   Contents   125

   Not-contents   130

Contents

Addington, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
Astor of Hever, L.
Avebury, L.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Bates, L.
Bledisloe, V.
Bradshaw, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Bridges, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Cathcart, E.
Colwyn, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crickhowell, L.
De Mauley, L.
Denham, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Dundee, E.
Eames, L.
Eccles, V.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Emerton, B.
Erroll, E.
Exeter, Bp.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Finlay of Llandaff, B.
Fookes, B.
Fowler, L.
Freeman, L.
Garden of Frognal, B.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Glentoran, L.
Goodhart, L.
Hamilton of Epsom, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanham, B.
Hanningfield, L.
Henley, L.
Howe, E.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howe of Idlicote, B.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hurd of Westwell, L.
James of Blackheath, L.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jones of Cheltenham, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Laird, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Lee of Trafford, L.
Leicester, Bp.
Lindsay, E.
Liverpool, Bp.
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Lloyd of Berwick, L.
London, Bp.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Maddock, B.
Mar, C.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Marlesford, L. [Teller]
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mawhinney, L.
May of Oxford, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Monson, L.
Montrose, D.
Morris of Bolton, B.
Murphy, B.
Neville-Jones, B.
Newby, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Onslow, E.
Powell of Bayswater, L.
Reay, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Rogan, L.
Roper, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
St John of Fawsley, L.
Sandberg, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selsdon, L.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shephard of Northwold, B.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L. [Teller]
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Holbeach, L.
Teverson, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomas of Winchester, B.
Tonge, B.
Tordoff, L.
Trumpington, B.
Ullswater, V.
Verma, B.
Waddington, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Wallace of Tankerness, L.
Walmsley, B.
Warnock, B.
Wilcox, B.
Windlesham, L.

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Adonis, L.
Anderson of Swansea, L.
Andrews, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Bach, L.
Barnett, L.
Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]
Bernstein of Craigweil, L.
Billingham, B.
Bilston, L.
Boothroyd, B.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Boyd of Duncansby, L.
Brett, L.
Broers, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Campbell-Savours, L.
Carter of Barnes, L.
Carter of Coles, L.
Christopher, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
Cox, B.
D’Souza, B.
Darzi of Denham, L.
Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L. [Teller]
Deech, B.
Desai, L.
Dixon, L.
Drayson, L.
Elystan-Morgan, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ford, B.
Fyfe of Fairfield, L.
Gale, B.
Gavron, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Golding, B.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Gregson, L.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Grocott, L.
Hannay of Chiswick, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrison, L.
Hart of Chilton, L.
Haskel, L.
Haworth, L.
Henig, B.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Jones, L.
Jones of Whitchurch, B.
Jordan, L.
Judd, L.
Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kinnock, L.
Lipsey, L.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
McDonagh, B.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mandelson, L.
Marsh, L.
Maxton, L.
Morgan of Drefelin, B.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Morris of Aberavon, L.
Morris of Handsworth, L.
Morris of Yardley, B.
Moser, L.
Myners, L.
O’Neill of Bengarve, B.
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Patel of Bradford, L.
Paul, L.
Pendry, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prosser, B.
Puttnam, L.
Quin, B.
Ramsbotham, L.
Richard, L.
Rooker, L.
Rosser, L.
Rowlands, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Simon, V.
Snape, L.
Soley, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Temple-Morris, L.
Tenby, V.
Thornton, B.
Truscott, L.
Tunnicliffe, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Warner, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
West of Spithead, L.
Whitaker, B.
Whitty, L.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Winston, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

Climate Change Bill [HL]

Division No. 2

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved that Commons amendment 1 be agreed to. The House divided:

   Contents   190

   Not-contents   16

Contents

Adams of Craigielea, B.
Addington, L.
Adebowale, L.
Adonis, L.
Ahmed, L.
Anderson of Swansea, L.
Andrews, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Barker, B.
Barnett, L.
Bassam of Brighton, L. [Teller]
Bernstein of Craigweil, L.
Bhattacharyya, L.
Billingham, B.
Bilston, L.
Blackstone, B.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Boyd of Duncansby, L.
Bradshaw, L.
Brett, L.
Broers, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Campbell-Savours, L.
Carlile of Berriew, L.
Carter of Barnes, L.
Carter of Coles, L.
Chandos, V.
Chidgey, L.
Christopher, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cobbold, L.
Colville of Culross, V.
Colwyn, L.
Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crawley, B.
D'Souza, B.
Darzi of Denham, L.
Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L. [Teller]
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dykes, L.
Elder, L.
Elystan-Morgan, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Falkender, B.
Falkner of Margravine, B.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ford, B.
Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
Fyfe of Fairfield, L.
Gale, B.
Garden of Frognal, B.
Gavron, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Golding, B.
Goodhart, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Greengross, B.
Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
Grocott, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hannay of Chiswick, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Hart of Chilton, L.
Haskel, L.
Haworth, L.
Henig, B.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Howarth of Breckland, B.
Howarth of Newport, L.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jones, L.
Jordan, L.
Judd, L.
Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Leitch, L.
Lipsey, L.
Listowel, E.
Liverpool, Bp.
Liverpool, E.
Livsey of Talgarth, L.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
London, Bp.
Luce, L.
McDonagh, B.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
McKenzie of Luton, L.
Maddock, B.
Mandelson, L.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Maxton, L.
Meacher, B.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Morgan of Drefelin, B.
Morgan of Huyton, B.
Morris of Handsworth, L.
Morris of Yardley, B.
Murphy, B.
Myners, L.
Neuberger, B.
O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Patel of Bradford, L.
Pendry, L.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prosser, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Quin, B.
Radice, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Richard, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
Rooker, L.
Roper, L.
Rosser, L.
Rowlands, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
St. John of Bletso, L.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Shutt of Greetland, L.
Simon, V.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Snape, L.
Soley, L.
Southwark, Bp.
Southwell and Nottingham, Bp.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Bolton, B.
Temple-Morris, L.
Teverson, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Winchester, B.
Thornton, B.
Tonge, B.
Tordoff, L.
Triesman, L.
Tunnicliffe, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Vadera, B.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Wallace of Tankerness, L.
Walmsley, B.
Warner, L.
Watson of Invergowrie, L.
West of Spithead, L.
Whitaker, B.
Whitty, L.
Wilkins, B.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.

Not Contents

Blackwell, L. [Teller]
Craig of Radley, L.
Denham, L.
Dundee, E.
Laird, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L. [Teller]
Marlesford, L.
Monson, L.
Ramsbotham, L.
Reay, L.
Rogan, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Waddington, L.
Walpole, L.

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