Table of Contents for
Wednesday 29 Apr 2009

Volume No. 710Part No. 67

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House of Lords

Data Collection: Travel Plans - Question

Low-carbon Economy - Question

Social Care - Question

Swine Flu - Question

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Business Rate Supplements Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Order of Consideration Motion

Afghanistan and Pakistan - Statement

Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Amendment 1

Clause 51 : Boundary Committee for England

Amendment 2

Amendments 3 to 6

Clause 52 : Review of electoral arrangements

Amendments 7 to 12

Clause 53 : Requests for review of single-member electoral areas

Amendments 13 to 17

Clause 54 : Review procedure

Amendments 18 to 22

Clause 55 : Implementation of review recommendations

Amendments 23 to 25

Clause 56 : Transfer of functions relating to boundary change

Amendments 26 to 28

Clause 58 : Transfer schemes

Amendments 29 to 32

Clause 59 : Continuity of functions

Amendments 33 to 38

Clause 61 : Electoral changes consequential on boundary change in England

Amendments 39 to 47

Clause 64 : Interpretation

Amendment 48

Clause 65 : Local authority economic assessment

Amendment 49

Clause 66 : Partner Authorities

Amendment 50

Clause 68 : Leaders' Boards

Amendment 51

Clause 71 : Community involvement

Clause 77 : Implementation

Clause 80 : Sustainable development

Amendment 54

Clause 142 : Repeals

Amendment 55

Clause 143 : Extent

Amendment 56

Clause 144 : Commencement: general

Amendments 57 and 58

Schedule 1 : Boundary Committee for England

Amendments 59 to 122

Schedule 2 : Electoral change in England: considerations on review

Amendments 123 to 136

Schedule 4 : Boundary and electoral change: amendments

Amendments 137 to 179

Schedule 6 : EPBs and combined authorities: amendments

Amendment 180

Amendments 181 and 182

Schedule 7 : Repeals

Amendments 183 and 184

In the Title

Amendment 185

Motion

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Welfare Reform Bill - Second Reading

Grand Committee

Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee (1st Day)

Clause 1 : Compliance with controls imposed by the 2000 Act etc

Amendment 1

Schedule 1 : Investigatory powers of Commission

Amendment 2

Amendment 3

Amendment 4

Amendment 5

Amendment 6

Amendment 7

Amendment 9

Amendment 11

Amendments 12 to 14

Amendment 15

Amendments 24 and 25

Clause 3 : Civil sanctions

Amendment 26

Amendment 27

Schedule 2 : Investigatory powers of Commission

Amendment 28

Amendment 29

Amendment 40

Written Statements

Afghanistan: Troops Levels - Statement

Autism - Statement

Engaging Communities in Criminal Justice - Statement

Afghanistan: Country Plan 2009-2013 - Statement

Local Transport Act - Statement

Sri Lanka - Statement

Veterinary Medicines Directorate - Statement

Transport: Travel Plans - Statement

Schools: Special Educational Needs - Statement

Questions for Written Answer: Correction to Commons Answer - Statement

Written Answers

Government: IT Contracts - Questions

Immigration - Questions

Internet: Social Networking Sites - Question

Police: Identification - Questions

Railways: Wheelchair Users - Question

Turkey - Question

Window Blind Safety - Question

Worker Registration Scheme - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 29 Apr 2009

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House of Lords [29 Apr 2009]

3 pm

Data Collection: Travel Plans - Question

3 pm

Lord Brett:

Lord Geddes:

Lord Brett:

Lord Strabolgi:

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Lord Brett:

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth:

Lord Brett:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Brett:

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy:

Lord Brett:

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Earl Ferrers:

Lord Brett:

Lord Glentoran:

Lord Brett:

Viscount Bridgeman:

Lord Brett:

Low-carbon Economy - Question

3.08 pm

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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The Lord Bishop of Liverpool:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Barnett:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Teverson:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Judd:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

The Earl of Onslow:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Wilcox:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Social Care - Question

3.16 pm

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Ashley of Stoke:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Rix:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Wilkins:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Waddington:

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Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Barker:

Baroness Thornton:

Swine Flu - Question

3.23 pm

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

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord May of Oxford:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Kirkhill:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Tonge:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

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Lord Crickhowell:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.31 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Business Rate Supplements Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

3.32 pm

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Marine and Coastal Access Bill [HL] - Order of Consideration Motion

3.32 pm

Afghanistan and Pakistan - Statement

3.32 pm

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

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3.47 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

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3.55 pm

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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4.01 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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4.09 pm

The Lord Bishop of Rochester:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Hurd of Westwell:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Ramsbotham:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Robertson of Port Ellen:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Judd:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Clark of Windermere:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Ryder of Wensum:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

The Earl of Sandwich:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Parekh:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Bill [HL] - Third Reading

4.30 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Amendment 1

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

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Lord Tope:

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Clause 51 : Boundary Committee for England

Amendment 2

Lord Patel of Bradford:

Lord Tope:

Lord Patel of Bradford:

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Amendments 3 to 6

Clause 52 : Review of electoral arrangements

Amendments 7 to 12

Clause 53 : Requests for review of single-member electoral areas

Amendments 13 to 17

Clause 54 : Review procedure

Amendments 18 to 22

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Clause 55 : Implementation of review recommendations

Amendments 23 to 25

Clause 56 : Transfer of functions relating to boundary change

Amendments 26 to 28

Clause 58 : Transfer schemes

Amendments 29 to 32

Clause 59 : Continuity of functions

Amendments 33 to 38

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Clause 61 : Electoral changes consequential on boundary change in England

Amendments 39 to 47

Clause 64 : Interpretation

Amendment 48

Clause 65 : Local authority economic assessment

Amendment 49

Lord Patel of Bradford:

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Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Lord Tope:

4.45 pm

Clause 66 : Partner Authorities

Amendment 50

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Clause 68 : Leaders' Boards

Amendment 51

Lord Judd:

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Lord Tope:

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Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Judd:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Andrews:

5 pm

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Lord Judd:

5.15 pm

Clause 71 : Community involvement

Clause 77 : Implementation

Clause 80 : Sustainable development

Amendment 54

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Clause 142 : Repeals

Amendment 55

Clause 143 : Extent

Amendment 56

Clause 144 : Commencement: general

Amendments 57 and 58

Schedule 1 : Boundary Committee for England

Amendments 59 to 122

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Schedule 2 : Electoral change in England: considerations on review

Amendments 123 to 136

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Schedule 4 : Boundary and electoral change: amendments

Amendments 137 to 179

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Schedule 6 : EPBs and combined authorities: amendments

Amendment 180

Baroness Andrews:

Amendments 181 and 182

Schedule 7 : Repeals

Amendments 183 and 184

In the Title

Amendment 185

Motion

Baroness Andrews:

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Lord Tope:

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Arrangement of Business - Announcement

5.21 pm

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Welfare Reform Bill - Second Reading

5.22 pm

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

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5.41 pm

Lord Skelmersdale:

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5.58 pm

Baroness Thomas of Winchester:

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6.12 pm

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton:

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Baroness D'Souza:

6.23 pm

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth:

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6.29 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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6.39 pm

Lord Sheikh:

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6.50 pm

Lord Rix:

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Baroness Meacher:

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7.11 pm

Lord Watson of Invergowrie:

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7.23 pm

Lord Northbourne:

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7.31 pm

The Duke of Montrose:

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7.35 pm

Baroness Murphy:

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7.46 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:

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7.55 pm

Baroness Wilkins:

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8.02 pm

The Countess of Mar:

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8.09 pm

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

8.14 pm

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

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8.28 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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8.38 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

The Duke of Montrose:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Grand Committee [29 Apr 2009]

Political Parties and Elections Bill - Committee (1st Day)

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall):

Clause 1 : Compliance with controls imposed by the 2000 Act etc

Amendment 1

Lord Bates:

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Lord Tyler:

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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

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4 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Lord Borrie:

Lord Marland:

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

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4.15 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Bates:

Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

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Lord Bates:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Schedule 1 : Investigatory powers of Commission

Amendment 2

Lord Bach:

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4.30 pm

Lord Bates:

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Lord Rennard:

Lord Bach:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Bach:

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Amendment 3

Amendment 4

Lord Bates:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

Lord Bates:

Lord Rennard:

4.45 pm

Lord Bach:

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Lord Bates:

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Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Amendment 5

Lord Bates:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Bates:

Lord Borrie:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Bach:

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5 pm

Lord Bates:

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Amendment 6

Lord Bates:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Bates:

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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

Lord Bates:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

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5.15 pm

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

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Amendment 7

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Rennard:

Amendment 9

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Haskel):

Lord Henley:

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5.30 pm

Lord Tyler:

Amendment 11

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Lord Henley:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Amendments 12 to 14

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

5.41 pm
5.51 pm

Amendment 15

Lord Henley:

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Lord Tyler:

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Lord Borrie:

6 pm

Lord Bach:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Bach:

Lord Henley:

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Amendments 24 and 25

Clause 3 : Civil sanctions

Amendment 26

Lord Bach:

Lord Henley:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

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Lord Bach:

6.15 pm

Amendment 27

Lord Norton of Louth:

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Lord Tyler:

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Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Henley:

Lord Marland:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

6.30 pm

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Lord Norton of Louth:

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Schedule 2 : Investigatory powers of Commission

Amendment 28

Lord Bates:

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Lord Rennard:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

6.45 pm

Lord Bach:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Bach:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

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Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

Amendment 29

Lord Bates:

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7 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Bach:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Bach:

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7.15 pm

Lord Bates:

Lord Bach:

Lord Bates:

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Amendment 40

Lord Bates:

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Lord Bach:

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7.30 pm

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Lord Bates:

:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen):

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Written Statements [29 Apr 2009]

Afghanistan: Troops Levels - Statement

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

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Autism - Statement

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

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Engaging Communities in Criminal Justice - Statement

The Attorney-General (Baroness Scotland of Asthal):

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Afghanistan: Country Plan 2009-2013 - Statement

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Local Transport Act - Statement

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

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Sri Lanka - Statement

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Veterinary Medicines Directorate - Statement

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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Transport: Travel Plans - Statement

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

Schools: Special Educational Needs - Statement

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

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Questions for Written Answer: Correction to Commons Answer - Statement

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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Written Answers [29 Apr 2009]

Government: IT Contracts - Questions

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

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

Immigration - Questions

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

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Lord West of Spithead:

Lord West of Spithead:

Internet: Social Networking Sites - Question

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

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Police: Identification - Questions

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

Railways: Wheelchair Users - Question

Lord Adonis:

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Turkey - Question

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

Window Blind Safety - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting (Lord Carter of Barnes):

Worker Registration Scheme - Question

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



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