Table of Contents for
Tuesday 2 Mar 2010

Volume No. 717Part No. 48

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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

Health: Alcohol - Question

Israel and Palestine - Question

Sport: Clubs - Question

NHS: Staff - Question

Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments No. 2) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Registration of Local Authorities) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Service Voters' Registration Period Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Business of the House - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Poverty Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Equality Bill - Report

Clause 1 : Public sector duty regarding socio-economic inequalities

Amendment 1

Clause 2 : Power to amend section 1

Clause 3 : Enforcement

Schedule 1 : Disability: supplementary provision

Amendment 4

Clause 8: Marriage and civil partnership

Amendment 5

Clause 9 : Race

Amendment 10

Clause 13 : Direct discrimination

Clause 19 : Indirect discrimination

Clause 20 : Duty to make adjustments

Amendment 14

Clause 25 : References to particular strands of discrimination

Amendment 18

Clause 29 : Provision of services, etc.

Amendment 20

Schedule 2 : Services and public functions: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 3 : Services and public functions: exceptions

Amendment 22

Amendment 23

Clause 78 : Gender pay gap information

Amendment 28

Schedule 9 : Work: exceptions

Amendment 31

Amendment 33

Clause 84 : Application of this Chapter

Amendment 34

Clause 85 : Pupils: admission and treatment, etc.

Schedule 13 : Education: reasonable adjustments

Amendments 37 to 41

Clause 104 : Selection of candidates

Amendment 42

Amendment 43

Amendment 44

Schedule 15 : Associations: reasonable adjustments

Clause 113 : Jurisdiction

Amendment 45

Clause 148 : Public sector equality duty

Amendment 46

Amendment 47

Corporation Tax Bill - Second Reading

Equality Bill - Report (Continued)

Amendment 47A

Schedule 18: Public sector equality duty: exceptions

Clause 158 : Positive action: recruitment and promotion

Amendment 49

Clause 196 : Age

Amendment 50

Amendment 50A

Amendment 53

Clause 201 : Harmonisation

Schedule 24 : Harmonisation: exceptions

Amendment 57

Clause 206 : Ministers of the Crown, etc

Amendment 58

Schedule 26 : Amendments

Amendment 59

Clause 210 : General interpretation

Amendment 60

Clause 214 : Commencement

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Welsh Zone (Boundaries and Transfer of Functions) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Code of Audit Practice 2010 for Local Government Bodies - Considered in Grand Committee

Code of Audit Practice 2010 for Local NHS Bodies - Considered in Grand Committee

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Legislative Reform (Dangerous Wild Animals) (Licensing) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Extradition Act 2003 (Amendment to Designations) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Bangladesh - Statement

Bernard Lodge Inquiry - Statement

Energy: Efficiency - Statement

EU: General Affairs Council - Statement

Health: Nursing and Midwifery - Statement

Pensions - Statement

Transport: Urban Challenge Fund - Statement

Vehicles: Private Hire - Statement

Written Answers

Airports: Body Scanners - Questions

Alcohol - Questions

Armed Forces: Languages - Questions

Broadcasting: Impartiality - Question

Buying Solutions - Question

European Parliament: Hereditary Peers - Questions

Health: Medicines - Questions

Pensions - Question

Shipping: Piracy - Question

Stateless People - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 2 Mar 2010

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House of Lords [2 Mar 2010]

2.30 pm

Health: Alcohol - Question

2.36 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Walton of Detchant:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Alderdice:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Mancroft:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Thornton:

Israel and Palestine - Question

2.45 pm

Lord Brett:

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Lord Dykes:

Lord Brett:

Baroness Deech:

Lord Brett:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Brett:

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Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Noble Lords:

Lord Brett:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Brett:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Brett:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Brett:

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Sport: Clubs - Question

2.52 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Clement-Jones:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Addington:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Clement-Jones:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Howard of Rising:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

NHS: Staff - Question

2.59 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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Baroness Thornton:

Lord Morgan:

Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Alderdice:

A noble Lord:

Lord Alderdice:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Patel:

Baroness Thornton:

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

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Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Consequential Amendments No. 2) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Registration of Local Authorities) Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Service Voters' Registration Period Order 2010 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

3.07 pm

Business of the House - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Poverty Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

3.08 pm

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Equality Bill - Report

3.09 pm

Clause 1 : Public sector duty regarding socio-economic inequalities

Amendment 1

Baroness Warsi:

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3.15 pm

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Baroness Northover:

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

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Lord Avebury:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Baroness Warsi:

3.26 pm
Division on Amendment 1Contents 107; Not-Contents 197.Amendment 1 disagreed.
Division No. 1 [] [2 Mar 2010]

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3.40 pm

Clause 2 : Power to amend section 1

Clause 3 : Enforcement

Schedule 1 : Disability: supplementary provision

Amendment 4

Baroness Warsi:

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3.45 pm

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

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Lord Low of Dalston:

Baroness Thornton:

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4 pm

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Baroness Warsi:

Clause 8: Marriage and civil partnership

Amendment 5

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Baroness Coussins:

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Baroness Afshar:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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4.15 pm

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Ouseley:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Coussins:

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Clause 9 : Race

Amendment 10

Lord Avebury:

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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4.30 pm

Baroness Flather:

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The Earl of Sandwich:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Avebury:

Clause 13 : Direct discrimination

Clause 19 : Indirect discrimination

Clause 20 : Duty to make adjustments

Amendment 14

Clause 25 : References to particular strands of discrimination

Amendment 18

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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4.45 pm

Baroness Wilkins:

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Lord Avebury:

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

5 pm

Clause 29 : Provision of services, etc.

Amendment 20

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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Column: 1358

Lord Waddington:

Baroness O'Loan:

5.15 pm

Lord Patten:

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Baroness Afshar:

The Lord Bishop of Bradford:

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5.30 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Baroness Murphy:

Lord Low of Dalston:

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5.45 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Patten:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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6 pm

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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Schedule 2 : Services and public functions: reasonable adjustments

Schedule 3 : Services and public functions: exceptions

Amendment 22

Baroness Thornton:

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Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Amendment 23

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Column: 1374

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

6.15 pm

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Column: 1378

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Clause 78 : Gender pay gap information

6.30 pm

Amendment 28

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Lord Rosser:

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Column: 1381

Lord Clinton-Davis:

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Earl Attlee:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

6.45 pm

Earl Attlee:

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Lord Greenway:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Baroness Crawley:

Lord Greenway:

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Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Rosser:

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Schedule 9 : Work: exceptions

Amendment 31

Baroness Turner of Camden:

7 pm

Baroness Thornton:

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Column: 1388

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Amendment 33

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Warsi:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

7.15 pm

Clause 84 : Application of this Chapter

Amendment 34

Clause 85 : Pupils: admission and treatment, etc.

Schedule 13 : Education: reasonable adjustments

Amendments 37 to 41

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Clause 104 : Selection of candidates

Amendment 42

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Northover:

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Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Graham of Edmonton:

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7.30 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Amendment 43

Amendment 44

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Schedule 15 : Associations: reasonable adjustments

Clause 113 : Jurisdiction

Amendment 45

Clause 148 : Public sector equality duty

Amendment 46

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Lord Ouseley:

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Lord Low of Dalston:

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Baroness Young of Hornsey:

Baroness Coussins:

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Baroness Thornton:

7.45 pm

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Lord Low of Dalston:

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Ouseley:

Amendment 47

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Warsi:

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8 pm

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The Lord Bishop of Bradford:

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Baroness Thornton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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8.10 pm
Division on Amendment 47Contents 46; Not-Contents 132.Amendment 47 disagreed.
Division No. 2 [] [2 Mar 2010]

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Corporation Tax Bill - Second Reading

8.20 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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8.27 pm

Baroness Noakes:

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8.32 pm

Lord Newby:

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8.33 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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8.37 pm

Equality Bill - Report (Continued)

9.20 pm

Amendment 47A

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

9.30 pm

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

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Schedule 18: Public sector equality duty: exceptions

Clause 158 : Positive action: recruitment and promotion

Amendment 49

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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9.45 pm

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

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Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Clause 196 : Age

Amendment 50

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Baroness Morris of Bolton:

Amendment 50A

Baroness Meacher:

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Baroness Thornton:

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Baroness Meacher:

Baroness Thornton:

Baroness Meacher:

10 pm

Amendment 53

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Lord Alli:

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton:

Baroness Noakes:

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

The Lord Bishop of Bradford:

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10.15 pm

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey:

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The Lord Bishop of Bradford:

Lord Waddington:

Baroness Neuberger:

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10.30 pm

Baroness Morris of Bolton:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

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Viscount Astor:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord Tebbit:

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Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Tebbit:

10.45 pm

Lord Fowler:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Fowler:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Smith of Finsbury:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Viscount Astor:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

A noble Lord:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Alli:

Noble Lords:

Lord Alli:

10.59 pm
Division on Amendment 53Contents 95; Not-Contents 21.Amendment 53 agreed.
Division No. 3 [] [2 Mar 2010]

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11.09 pm

Clause 201 : Harmonisation

Schedule 24 : Harmonisation: exceptions

Amendment 57

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Clause 206 : Ministers of the Crown, etc

Amendment 58

Schedule 26 : Amendments

Amendment 59

Clause 210 : General interpretation

Amendment 60

Clause 214 : Commencement

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Grand Committee [2 Mar 2010]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.40 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Pitkeathley):

Welsh Zone (Boundaries and Transfer of Functions) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.41 pm

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

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Lord Glentoran:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord Glentoran:

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Lord Jones:

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Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Jones:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

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Lord Roberts of Conwy:

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

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Column: GC367

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Code of Audit Practice 2010 for Local Government Bodies - Considered in Grand Committee

4.15 pm

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

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Column: GC369

Earl Cathcart:

Lord Rennard:

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Lord Adebowale:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Code of Audit Practice 2010 for Local NHS Bodies - Considered in Grand Committee

Column: GC372

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.32 pm

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

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Column: GC375

4.45 pm

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Lord Rennard:

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

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5 pm

The Earl of Selborne:

Lord Teverson:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

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5.15 pm

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Column: GC384

Legislative Reform (Dangerous Wild Animals) (Licensing) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.30 pm

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

Column: GC385

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Rennard:

Column: GC386

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC387

Extradition Act 2003 (Amendment to Designations) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.44 pm

Lord Brett:

Column: GC388

Baroness Neville-Jones:

Column: GC389

Column: GC390

Baroness Hamwee:

Column: GC391

Column: GC392

Lord Brett:

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Column: GC394

Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Brett:

Lord Brett:

Column: GC395

Gambling Act 2005 (Operating Licence Conditions) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

6.17 pm

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

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Column: GC397

Lord Howard of Rising:

Lord Clement-Jones:

Column: GC398

6.30 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC399

Lord Clement-Jones:

Column: GC400

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Column: WS165

Written Statements [2 Mar 2010]

Bangladesh - Statement

Lord Brett:

Column: WS166

Bernard Lodge Inquiry - Statement

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

Energy: Efficiency - Statement

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

Column: WS167

Column: WS168

EU: General Affairs Council - Statement

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead):

Column: WS169

Column: WS170

Health: Nursing and Midwifery - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

Column: WS171

Pensions - Statement

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

Transport: Urban Challenge Fund - Statement

The Secretary of State for Transport (Lord Adonis):

Column: WS172

Column: WS173

Vehicles: Private Hire - Statement

The Secretary of State for Transport (Lord Adonis):

Column: WS174

Column: WA335

Written Answers [2 Mar 2010]

Airports: Body Scanners - Questions

The Secretary of State for Transport (Lord Adonis):

Lord Adonis:

Lord Adonis:

Column: WA336

Lord Adonis:

Lord Adonis:

Alcohol - Questions

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WA337

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WA338

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

Armed Forces: Languages - Questions

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

Broadcasting: Impartiality - Question

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

Column: WA339

Buying Solutions - Question

The Secretary of State for Transport (Lord Adonis):

Column: WA340

European Parliament: Hereditary Peers - Questions

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

Lord Bach:

Health: Medicines - Questions

Column: WA341

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Thornton):

Pensions - Question

Column: WA342

Baroness Crawley:

Shipping: Piracy - Question

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

Stateless People - Question

Baroness Crawley:



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