Table of Contents for
Wednesday 24 Jun 2009

Volume No. 711Part No. 96

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Following the Table of Contents is a more detailed list which gives subject headings, timelines and names of speakers

House of Lords

Justice: Northern Ireland - Question

Gaza - Question

Schools: Drop-out Rates - Question

Afghanistan: Improvised Explosive Devices - Question

Registered Foreign Lawyers Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Legal Services Act 2007 (Registered European Lawyers) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Probate Services (Approved Bodies) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Part 35) (Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Registrar of Companies and Applications for Striking Off Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Overseas Companies Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Accounts, Reports and Audit) Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 11 : English issuing authority

Amendment 15

Clause 12 : Issue of apprenticeship frameworks etc.: England

Amendment 21

Clause 13 : Recognised English frameworks: notification and publication requirements

Clause 14 : Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: England

Amendment 27

Amendment 28

Clause 15 : Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: England

Clause 17 : Issue of apprenticeship framework etc.: Wales

Clause 19 : Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: Wales

Clause 21 : Duty to prepare and submit draft specification of apprenticeship standards: England

Amendment 36

Amendment 38A

Amendment 41

Clause 22 : Order bringing specification of apprenticeship standards for England into effect

Clause 23 : Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

Clause 24 : Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards: recognised English frameworks

Clause 25 : Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

Amendment 56

Clause 26 : Specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

Clause 30 : Meaning of "apprenticeship agreement"

Amendment 63

Clause 34 : Crown servants and Parliamentary staff

Clause 35 : Careers education

Amendment 65

Amendment 72

Clause 37 : Apprenticeship sectors

Amendment 73

Amendment 74

Clause 38 : Interpretation of Chapter

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Dunfermline Building Society Compensation Scheme, Resolution Fund and Third Party Compensation Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Amendments to Law (Resolution of Dunfermline Building Society) (No. 2) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Statement

Armed Forces: People, Pay and Pensions Agency - Statement

Armed Forces: Rehabilitation - Statement

Civil Service (Management Functions) Act 1992 - Statement

Energy: Wind Generation - Statement

Financial Services Authority: Annual Report - Statement

Health: Cervical Smears - Statement

House of Lords: Financial Support for Members - Statement

Learning Disability: Employment - Statement

Northern Ireland: Consultative Group on the Past - Statement

Parliament: Standards - Statement

Sentencing Guidelines Council - Statement

Sport: Gambling - Statement

Written Answers

Anglo-US Defence Trade Treaty - Question

Apprenticeships - Question

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Question

Armed Forces: Compensation Scheme - Question

Arms Exports - Question

Benefits: Employment and Support Allowance - Questions

Census - Question

Civil Service: Performance Pay - Question

Civil Service: Redundancy - Question

Constitutional Renewal Bill - Question

Credit Cards - Question

Crime: Drugs and Guns - Question

Elections - Question

Elections: European Parliament - Question

Employment: Discrimination - Question

Gangmasters - Question

Gulf War Illnesses - Question

Health: Skin - Questions

HMS “Poseidon” - Question

Houses of Parliament: Select Committees - Question

Housing - Question

Immigration: Oakington Removal Centre - Question

National Policy Statements - Question

Northern Ireland: Security - Question

Nuclear Weapons: Trident - Question

Police: Northern Ireland - Question

Postbanks - Question

Prisons - Question

Prisons: Education - Question

Prisons: Northern Ireland - Question

Prisons: Officers - Question

Territorial Army - Question

UN: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Questions

Welfare Reform Bill - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 24 Jun 2009

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House of Lords [24 Jun 2009]

3 pm

Justice: Northern Ireland - Question

3.06 pm

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Lord Cope of Berkeley:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Harris of Richmond:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Laird:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Carlile of Berriew:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Kilclooney:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Baroness Paisley of St George's:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Swinfen:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Cope of Berkeley:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Gaza - Question

3.15 pm

Lord Brett:

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Lord Hylton:

Lord Brett:

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Brett:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Brett:

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Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Brett:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Brett:

Lord Winston:

Lord Brett:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

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Lord Brett:

Schools: Drop-out Rates - Question

3.22 pm

Lord Geddes:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Geddes:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Judd:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Baker of Dorking:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Baker of Dorking:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Sutherland of Houndwood:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Christopher:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Avebury:

Baroness Thornton:

Afghanistan: Improvised Explosive Devices - Question

3.30 pm

Column: 1579

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

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Lord Lee of Trafford:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord King of Bridgwater:

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Davies of Oldham):

Registered Foreign Lawyers Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Legal Services Act 2007 (Registered European Lawyers) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Probate Services (Approved Bodies) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

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Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Designation of Participating Countries) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Part 35) (Consequential Amendments, Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2009 - Motions to Approve

Registrar of Companies and Applications for Striking Off Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Overseas Companies Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

Companies Act 2006 (Accounts, Reports and Audit) Regulations 2009 - Motions to Approve

3.37 pm

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 11 : English issuing authority

Amendment 15

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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3.45 pm

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

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

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

4 pm

Clause 12 : Issue of apprenticeship frameworks etc.: England

Amendment 21

Lord Elton:

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Lord Rowlands:

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Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Lord Rowlands:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Lord Elton:

4.15 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Lord Elton:

Clause 13 : Recognised English frameworks: notification and publication requirements

Clause 14 : Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: England

Amendment 27

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Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

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Lord Elton:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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4.30 pm

Lord De Mauley:

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Amendment 28

Viscount Eccles:

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Baroness Perry of Southwark:

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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4.45 pm

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Viscount Eccles:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Viscount Eccles:

Clause 15 : Transitional provision for apprenticeship frameworks: England

Clause 17 : Issue of apprenticeship framework etc.: Wales

Clause 19 : Submission of draft apprenticeship framework for issue: Wales

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Clause 21 : Duty to prepare and submit draft specification of apprenticeship standards: England

Amendment 36

Lord Elton:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord De Mauley:

5 pm

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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

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Lord Elton:

Amendment 38A

Lord De Mauley:

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Baroness Perry of Southwark:

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Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Lord Ramsbotham:

5.15 pm

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Lord De Mauley:

5.30 pm

Amendment 41

Lord Elton:

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Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Lord Elton:

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Clause 22 : Order bringing specification of apprenticeship standards for England into effect

Clause 23 : Modification of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

Clause 24 : Replacement or modification of specification of apprenticeship standards: recognised English frameworks

Clause 25 : Contents of specification of apprenticeship standards for England

5.45 pm

Amendment 56

Lord Layard:

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Lord De Mauley:

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Column: 1617

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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Lord Young of Norwood Green:

6 pm

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Elton:

Lord Layard:

Baroness Blackstone:

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Column: 1620

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

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6.15 pm

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Baker of Dorking:

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Baroness Blackstone:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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Lord Lucas:

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6.30 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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6.45 pm

Lord Layard:

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Clause 26 : Specification of apprenticeship standards for Wales

Clause 30 : Meaning of "apprenticeship agreement"

Amendment 63

Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Lord Elton:

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Clause 34 : Crown servants and Parliamentary staff

Clause 35 : Careers education

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

Amendment 65

Lord Layard:

7 pm

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Lord Baker of Dorking:

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Baroness Morris of Yardley:

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7.15 pm

Baroness Blackstone:

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Lord De Mauley:

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

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7.30 pm

Lord Elton:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Lord Elton:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Lucas:

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The Earl of Listowel:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Lord Layard:

7.49 pm
8.49 pm

Amendment 72

Lord De Mauley:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein:

Lord Elton:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

9 pm

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Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Elton:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Lord De Mauley:

Clause 37 : Apprenticeship sectors

Amendment 73

Viscount Eccles:

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9.15 pm

Column: 1652

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Elton:

9.30 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Viscount Eccles:

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Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Viscount Eccles:

Amendment 74

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The Earl of Listowel:

Column: 1657

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

9.45 pm

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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The Earl of Listowel:

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Column: 1662

Clause 38 : Interpretation of Chapter

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Column: GC453

Grand Committee [24 Jun 2009]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Act 2009 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.46 pm

Lord Brett:

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The Duke of Montrose:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Brett:

Column: GC457

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Brett:

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Brett:

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European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.01 pm

Lord Brett:

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Lord Astor of Hever:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Brett:

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Dunfermline Building Society Compensation Scheme, Resolution Fund and Third Party Compensation Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.13 pm

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Column: GC463

Baroness Noakes:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Lord Kirkhill:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

Lord Kirkhill:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Lord Kirkhill:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Baroness Noakes:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Baroness Noakes:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Amendments to Law (Resolution of Dunfermline Building Society) (No. 2) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.58 pm

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.59 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Baroness Noakes:

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Written Statements [24 Jun 2009]

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Statement

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Armed Forces: People, Pay and Pensions Agency - Statement

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Column: WS114

Armed Forces: Rehabilitation - Statement

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Column: WS115

Civil Service (Management Functions) Act 1992 - Statement

The Minister for Economic Competitiveness and Small Business (Baroness Vadera):

Energy: Wind Generation - Statement

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WS117

Financial Services Authority: Annual Report - Statement

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

Column: WS118

Health: Cervical Smears - Statement

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

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House of Lords: Financial Support for Members - Statement

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Learning Disability: Employment - Statement

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

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Northern Ireland: Consultative Group on the Past - Statement

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: WS121

Parliament: Standards - Statement

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Column: WS122

Sentencing Guidelines Council - Statement

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

Sport: Gambling - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Davies of Oldham):

Column: WS123

Column: WS124

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Written Answers [24 Jun 2009]

Anglo-US Defence Trade Treaty - Question

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Apprenticeships - Question

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

Column: WA278

Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Bill - Question

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

Armed Forces: Compensation Scheme - Question

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Column: WA279

Arms Exports - Question

The Minister for Trade and Investment (Lord Davies of Abersoch):

Column: WA280

Benefits: Employment and Support Allowance - Questions

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

Column: WA281

Column: WA282

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Census - Question

Baroness Crawley:

Civil Service: Performance Pay - Question

Column: WA283

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

Column: WA284

Civil Service: Redundancy - Question

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

Column: WA285

Constitutional Renewal Bill - Question

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

Credit Cards - Question

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

Crime: Drugs and Guns - Question

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

Elections - Question

Column: WA286

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

Elections: European Parliament - Question

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

Column: WA287

Employment: Discrimination - Question

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

Gangmasters - Question

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Gulf War Illnesses - Question

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Health: Skin - Questions

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

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Column: WA289

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Lord Darzi of Denham:

HMS “Poseidon” - Question

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Column: WA290

Houses of Parliament: Select Committees - Question

Baroness Crawley:

Housing - Question

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

Immigration: Oakington Removal Centre - Question

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

Column: WA291

National Policy Statements - Question

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Northern Ireland: Security - Question

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Nuclear Weapons: Trident - Question

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Police: Northern Ireland - Question

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: WA292

Postbanks - Question

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

Prisons - Question

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

Prisons: Education - Question

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

Column: WA293

Prisons: Northern Ireland - Question

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Prisons: Officers - Question

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

Territorial Army - Question

Column: WA294

The Minister for International Defence and Security (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

UN: Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Questions

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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

Column: WA295

Welfare Reform Bill - Question

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

Column: WA296



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