Table of Contents for
Thursday 26 Feb 2009

Volume No. 708Part No. 37

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House of Lords

Schools: Primary Curriculum - Question

Legislation Committee: Constitutional Renewal Bill - Question

Pensions and National Insurance - Question

NHS: Clinical Trials - Question

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - First Reading

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

European Parliamentary Elections (Franchise of Relevant Citizens of the Union) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Representation of the People (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Business of the House - Timing of Debate

Foreign Policy - Debate

Armed Forces: Detention - Statement

Foreign Policy - Debate (Continued)

Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Approve

Child Support (Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Approve

Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

Grand Committee

Health Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 3: Availability, review and revision of NHS Constitution

Amendment 24

Clause 4: Availability, review and revision of Handbook

Amendment 26

Amendment 27

Clause 5: Report on effect of NHS Constitution

Clause 6: Duty of providers to publish information

Amendment 33

Amendment 35

Amendment 38

Amendment 39

Amendment 39A

Clause 7: Supplementary provision about the duty

Amendment 40

Amendment 42A

Amendment 44

Clause 8: Regulations under section 6

Amendment 45

Amendment 48

Written Statements

Defence: Technology - Statement

Elections: Candidates’ Addresses - Statement

EU: Energy Council - Statement

Olympic Games 2012: Safety and Security - Statement

World Bank - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: BSE - Question

Climate Change: Earth Hour - Question

Common Agricultural Policy: Single Farm Payment - Question

Conservation Regulations - Questions

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative - Question

Food: Eggs - Question

Food: Government Departments - Question

Forced Labour - Question

G20: Conference - Question

Gaza - Question

Government: Announcements to Parliament - Question

Health: Leprosy - Question

Health: Motor Neurone Disease - Question

Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Question

Northern Ireland Office: Travel - Question

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission - Questions

Pensions - Question

Police: Northern Ireland - Question

Prisoners: Dyslexia - Question

Smoking - Questions

Zoonoses Regulations - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 26 Feb 2009

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House of Lords [26 Feb 2009]

11 am

Schools: Primary Curriculum - Question

11.06 am

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

Baroness Walmsley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Soley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Northbourne:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Baroness Warnock:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Warnock:

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

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Legislation Committee: Constitutional Renewal Bill - Question

11.14 am

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

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

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Baroness Trumpington:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Baroness Trumpington:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Bach:

Lord Lang of Monkton:

Lord Bach:

Pensions and National Insurance - Question

11.20 am

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

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Baroness Greengross:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Neuberger:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

NHS: Clinical Trials - Question

11.27 am

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

Lord Patel:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

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

Lord Walton of Detchant:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Tonge:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord McColl of Dulwich:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Lyell of Markyate:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Arrangement of Business - Announcement

11.37 am

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Saving Gateway Accounts Bill - First Reading

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Registration of Regulated Activities) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

European Parliamentary Elections (Franchise of Relevant Citizens of the Union) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Representation of the People (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Parliamentary Constituencies (England) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Business of the House - Timing of Debate

11.38 am

Foreign Policy - Debate

11.38 am

Lord Marlesford:

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11.58 am

Baroness Amos:

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12.08 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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12.17 pm

Baroness D'Souza:

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12.25 pm

Lord Howe of Aberavon:

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12.36 pm

The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds:

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12.45 pm

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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12.55 pm

Lord McNally:

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1.06 pm

Lord Hurd of Westwell:

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1.16 pm

Lord Bramall:

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1.24 pm

Lord King of Bridgwater:

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1.35 pm

Lord Wright of Richmond:

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1.42 pm

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen:

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1.52 pm

Lord Chidgey:

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2.01 pm

The Earl of Sandwich:

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Armed Forces: Detention - Statement

2.10 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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2.23 pm

Baroness Neville-Jones:

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2.30 pm

Lord Lee of Trafford:

2.36 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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2.43 pm

Lord Hylton:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Ludford:

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Elton:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Elton:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Foreign Policy - Debate (Continued)

2.59 pm

Lord Blaker:

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3.08 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:

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3.18 pm

Lord Joffe:

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3.25 pm

Baroness Hooper:

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3.35 pm

Lord Weidenfeld:

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3.42 pm

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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3.53 pm

Lord Hylton:

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4 pm

Lord Ryder of Wensum:

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4.07 pm

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein:

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4.14 pm

Baroness Northover:

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4.26 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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4.43 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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5.13 pm

Lord Marlesford:

Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

5.14 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Lord Young of Norwood Green):

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Lord De Mauley:

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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5.30 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

5.41 pm

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Approve

5.42 pm

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

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Lord Skelmersdale:

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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

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6 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Child Support (Miscellaneous and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2009 - Motion to Approve

6.10 pm

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

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Viscount Eccles:

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6.30 pm

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

6.45 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Viscount Eccles:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

6.55 pm

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

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7 pm

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

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7.15 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2009 - Motion to Approve

7.26 pm

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Grand Committee [26 Feb 2009]

Health Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day)

2 pm

Clause 3: Availability, review and revision of NHS Constitution

Amendment 24

Baroness Barker:

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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

Baroness Barker:

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Clause 4: Availability, review and revision of Handbook

Amendment 26

Baroness Barker:

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2.15 pm

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Barker:

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Amendment 27

Baroness Barker:

Earl Howe:

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2.30 pm

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Baroness Young of Old Scone:

Baroness Pitkeathley:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Barker:

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Clause 5: Report on effect of NHS Constitution

Clause 6: Duty of providers to publish information

Amendment 33

Earl Howe:

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2.45 pm

Lord Patel:

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Lord Walton of Detchant:

Baroness Tonge:

3 pm

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Baroness Murphy:

Baroness Tonge:

Baroness Murphy:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Baroness Murphy:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Baroness Young of Old Scone:

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Baroness Emerton:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

3.15 pm

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Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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3.30 pm

Baroness Barker:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Earl Howe:

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Amendment 35

Baroness Murphy:

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3.45 pm

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Baroness Meacher:

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4 pm

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Murphy:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Young of Old Scone:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Murphy:

4.15 pm
4.25 pm

Amendment 38

Earl Howe:

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4.30 pm

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Baroness Young of Old Scone:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

4.45 pm

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Earl Howe:

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Amendment 39

Earl Howe:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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5 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Lord Walton of Detchant:

Baroness Barker:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Earl Howe:

Amendment 39A

Baroness Greengross:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Greengross:

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Clause 7: Supplementary provision about the duty

Amendment 40

Earl Howe:

5.15 pm

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Earl Howe:

Amendment 42A

Lord Patel:

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Earl Howe:

Baroness Murphy:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Barker:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Patel:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Barker:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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5.30 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Patel:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Patel:

Amendment 44

Earl Howe:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Earl Howe:

Clause 8: Regulations under section 6

Amendment 45

Amendment 48

Baroness Barker:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

5.45 pm

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Baroness Barker:

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Baroness Thornton:

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Written Statements [26 Feb 2009]

Defence: Technology - Statement

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

Elections: Candidates’ Addresses - Statement

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

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EU: Energy Council - Statement

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

Olympic Games 2012: Safety and Security - Statement

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

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World Bank - Statement

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Written Answers [26 Feb 2009]

Agriculture: BSE - Question

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

Climate Change: Earth Hour - Question

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

Common Agricultural Policy: Single Farm Payment - Question

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

Conservation Regulations - Questions

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

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: WA99

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative - Question

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Food: Eggs - Question

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

Column: WA100

Food: Government Departments - Question

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

Forced Labour - Question

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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G20: Conference - Question

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Gaza - Question

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Government: Announcements to Parliament - Question

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

Health: Leprosy - Question

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

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Health: Motor Neurone Disease - Question

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

Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Question

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

Northern Ireland Office: Travel - Question

Column: WA104

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission - Questions

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: WA105

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Pensions - Question

Lord Patel of Bradford:

Police: Northern Ireland - Question

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Prisoners: Dyslexia - Question

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Smoking - Questions

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

Zoonoses Regulations - Question

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



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