Table of Contents for
Wednesday 8 Dec 2010

Volume No. 723Part No. 81

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House of Lords

Youth Justice Board - Question

Maritime and Coastguard Agency - Question

Youth Sport Trust - Question

World Cup: Football - Question

Energy Bill [HL] - First Reading

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Clause 1 : Referendum on the alternative vote system

Amendment 22

Amendment 24

Amendment 28

Amendment 29

Amendment 31

Tote - Question for Short Debate

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued)

Clause 2 : Entitlement to vote in the referendum

Amendment 34

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Military Covenant - Statement

Criminal Records Bureau: Independent Complaints Monitor - Statement

Drugs - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council (Defence Formation) - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council (Development) - Statement

Higher Education: Funding - Statement

Learning Disabilities - Statement

Shipping: Light Dues - Statement

Written Answers

Armed Forces: Childcare Facilities - Question

Banking: Bonuses - Questions

Diplomatic Service - Question

Disabled People: Employment - Question

Discrimination - Question

Education: Standards and Bureaucracy - Question

Embryology - Question

Energy: Carbon Reduction Commitment - Question

Father James Chesney - Question

Forestry Commission - Question

Health: Doctors - Question

Health: Krebs Cycle - Question

Israel - Questions

Morocco - Question

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights - Question

Post Office - Question

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Questions

Roads: Traffic Signs - Question

Safety: Standards - Question

Schools: Continence Issues - Question

Schools: Meals - Question

Schools: Nursery Education - Question

Spending Review 2010 - Questions

St Helena - Question

Taxation: Income Tax - Questions

Taxation: VAT - Question

Transport: London Buses - Question

Water Supply - Question

Waterways: Inland Waterways Advisory Council - Question

Women: Peace and Security - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 8 Dec 2010

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House of Lords [8 Dec 2010]

3 pm

Youth Justice Board - Question

3.05 pm

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool:

Lord McNally:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord McNally:

Column: 186

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord McNally:

Lord Elton:

Lord McNally:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal:

Lord McNally:

Column: 187

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord McNally:

Maritime and Coastguard Agency - Question

3.15 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Glentoran:

Column: 188

Earl Attlee:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Tyler:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Greenway:

Column: 189

Earl Attlee:

Lord West of Spithead:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Earl Attlee:

Noble Lords:

Earl Attlee:

Youth Sport Trust - Question

3.21 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

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Noble Lords:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Grey-Thompson:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Benjamin:

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Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Baroness Billingham:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

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World Cup: Football - Question

3.24 pm

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord Mawhinney:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Addington:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Billingham:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Inglewood:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Pannick:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Energy Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.37 pm

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

3.39 pm

Clause 1 : Referendum on the alternative vote system

Amendment 22

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Rooker:

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4 pm

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Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Greaves:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

Noble Lords:

Lord Greaves:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

A noble Lord:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

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Lord Howarth of Newport:

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Strathclyde):

Noble Lords:

Lord Strathclyde:

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4.30 pm

Lord Rooker:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Wills:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Amendment 24

Column: 211

Lord Rooker:

Amendment 28

Lord Snape:

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Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Wills:

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Lord Renton of Mount Harry:

Lord Wills:

Lord Monson:

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Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Rooker:

5 pm

Lord Norton of Louth:

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 217

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Snape:

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Amendment 29

Lord Snape:

Column: 219

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

5.15 pm

Lord Tyler:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

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Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Bach:

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Bach:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Bach:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Snape:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 224

Lord Snape:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Snape:

5.30 pm

Amendment 31

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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5.45 pm

Column: 228

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Palmer:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Column: 230

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

6 pm

Lord McAvoy:

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Lord MacKenzie of Culkein:

Column: 232

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

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Lord Bach:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Bach:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Strathclyde:

6.15 pm

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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6.22 pm
Division on Amendment 31Contents 135; Not-Contents 196.Amendment 31 disagreed.
Division No. 1 [] [8 Dec 2010]

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6.35 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

6.45 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Rennard:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Column: 243

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness):

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Column: 244

Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

7 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Column: 245

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Greaves:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Lipsey:

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7.15 pm

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

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Lord Garel-Jones:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

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Lord Elystan-Morgan:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Tote - Question for Short Debate

7.27 pm

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7.38 pm

Lord Lipsey:

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7.44 pm

Viscount Falkland:

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7.54 pm

Lord Patten:

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8.03 pm

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting:

8.07 pm

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Column: 264

8.17 pm

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued)

8.27 pm

Lord Grocott:

Column: 265

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Grocott:

Column: 266

Lord Bach:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Grocott:

Column: 267

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Dubs:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Greaves:

Column: 269

Lord Grocott:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Rennard:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Browne of Belmont:

9 pm

Lord Tyler:

Column: 273

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Tyler:

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Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Rooker:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Greaves:

Column: 276

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Column: 277

9.15 pm

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

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The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Strathclyde):

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Adams of Craigielea:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Adams of Craigielea:

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9.30 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Grocott:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

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Clause 2 : Entitlement to vote in the referendum

Amendment 34

Lord Dubs:

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9.45 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Column: 286

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 287

Lord Grocott:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Column: 288

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord McNally:

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10 pm

Lord Rooker:

Lord McNally:

Lord Rooker:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Dubs:

Lord McNally:

Lord Dubs:

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Grand Committee [8 Dec 2010]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Harris of Richmond):

Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.45 pm

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

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Column: GC39

Baroness Quin:

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Column: GC41

4 pm

The Duke of Montrose:

Column: GC42

Baroness Parminter:

Lord Henley:

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Column: GC44

Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.14 pm

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

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Column: GC46

Baroness Quin:

Column: GC47

Column: GC48

4.30 pm

Baroness Parminter:

The Duke of Montrose:

Column: GC49

Lord Henley:

Column: GC50

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.39 pm

Earl Attlee:

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Column: GC52

Column: GC53

4.45 pm

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC54

Earl Attlee:

Column: GC55

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.58 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

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Column: GC57

Lord Cotter:

Lord Jones:

Column: GC58

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Column: GC59

5.15 pm

Baroness Wilcox:

Column: GC60

Lord Jones:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Jones:

Baroness Wilcox:

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.20 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

Column: GC61

Column: GC62

Column: GC63

Lord Cotter:

5.30 pm

Lord Myners:

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Lord Jones:

Column: GC65

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Column: GC67

5.45 pm

Baroness Wilcox:

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Lord Myners:

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Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Myners:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Myners:

Baroness Wilcox:

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Written Statements [8 Dec 2010]

Armed Forces: Military Covenant - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

Criminal Records Bureau: Independent Complaints Monitor - Statement

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Neville-Jones):

Drugs - Statement

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Neville-Jones):

Column: WS22

EU: Foreign Affairs Council (Defence Formation) - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

Column: WS23

EU: Foreign Affairs Council (Development) - Statement

Baroness Verma:

Column: WS24

Column: WS25

Higher Education: Funding - Statement

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

Column: WS26

Learning Disabilities - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

Column: WS27

Shipping: Light Dues - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Column: WS28

Column: WA51

Written Answers [8 Dec 2010]

Armed Forces: Childcare Facilities - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

Banking: Bonuses - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA52

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Diplomatic Service - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Column: WA53

Disabled People: Employment - Question

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

Discrimination - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Column: WA54

Education: Standards and Bureaucracy - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Embryology - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

Column: WA55

Energy: Carbon Reduction Commitment - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Lord Marland):

Father James Chesney - Question

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Column: WA56

Forestry Commission - Question

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

Health: Doctors - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

Column: WA57

Health: Krebs Cycle - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

Israel - Questions

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: WA58

Morocco - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights - Question

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Post Office - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

Column: WA59

Questions for Written Answer - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Earl Attlee:

Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA60

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Roads: Traffic Signs - Question

Earl Attlee:

Safety: Standards - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

Column: WA61

Schools: Continence Issues - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

Column: WA62

Schools: Meals - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Column: WA65

Column: WA66

Schools: Nursery Education - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Spending Review 2010 - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Earl Attlee:

Lord Sassoon:

St Helena - Question

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA68

Taxation: Income Tax - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Taxation: VAT - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA69

Transport: London Buses - Question

Earl Attlee:

Water Supply - Question

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

Column: WA70

Waterways: Inland Waterways Advisory Council - Question

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

Women: Peace and Security - Question

Lord Shutt of Greetland:



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