Table of Contents for
Tuesday 14 Dec 2010

Volume No. 723Part No. 84

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House of Lords

EU: Repatriation of Powers - Question

Remembrance Sunday - Question

British Indian Ocean Territory - Question

Houses of Parliament: Access during Demonstrations - Question

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010 - Motions to Approve

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 - Motions to Approve

Public Bodies Bill [HL] - Committee (4th Day)

Schedule 1 : Power to abolish: bodies and offices

Amendment 25

Amendment 25 withdrawn.

Amendment 26

Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Approve

Amendment to the Motion

Motion to Approve

Amendment to the Motion

Motion to Resolve

Superannuation Bill - Returned from the Commons

Written Statements

Afghanistan - Statement

Afghanistan: Roulement - Statement

Cabinet Office: Draft Manual - Statement

EU: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Statement

EU: Telecoms Council - Statement

Financial Advice - Statement

Forensic Science Service - Statement

Railways: Crossrail - Statement

Taxation: Information Exchange Agreements - Statement

Written Answers

Abortion - Question

Afghanistan - Question

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

Armed Forces: Commemoration - Question

Arms Trade - Question

Aviation: Passenger Duty - Question

Banking - Question

Banking: Bonuses - Question

Benefits - Questions

Burma - Question

Care Homes: Mobility - Question

Cayman Islands - Question

Children: Care - Question

Consumer Prices Index: Housing Costs - Question

Defence: UK-France - Question

Economy: National Debt - Question

Education Maintenance Allowance - Question

Education: Teacher Training - Question

Education: Training and Development Agency - Question

Embryology - Question

Equality: Gay Rights - Question

EU: Cohesion Funds - Questions

EU: External Action Service - Question

EU: Gendarmerie Force - Question

EU: Research and Development - Question

EU: Salaries - Question

Government Departments: Salaries - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Gulf War Illnesses - Question

Health: Funding - Question

Health: Multiple Sclerosis - Question

Higher Education: Student Loans - Question

Homelessness - Question

House of Lords: Life Peerages - Question

House of Lords: Publications - Question

Housing Benefit - Questions

Iran - Question

Museums: Funding - Question

NHS: Debt - Question

NHS: Staff - Question

Northern Ireland Office: Website - Question

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission - Questions

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

Overseas Territories: Debt - Question

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Railways: Colne-Skipton - Question

Railways: Intercity Trains - Question

Schools: Academies - Question

Schools: Teaching Schools - Question

Sport: Coaching Certificates - Question

Taxation: Patents - Question

Telephone Helplines - Question

Turkey - Question

Universities: Drop-out Rates - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 14 Dec 2010

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House of Lords [14 Dec 2010]

2.30 pm

EU: Repatriation of Powers - Question

2.37 pm

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

Lord Spicer:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

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Lord Tebbit:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Noble Lords:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Lord Dykes:

Noble Lords:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Remembrance Sunday - Question

2.45 pm

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

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Lord Davies of Coity:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Naseby:

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Baroness Wilcox:

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Elton:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Baroness Wilcox:

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British Indian Ocean Territory - Question

2.53 pm

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

Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Avebury:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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The Earl of Sandwich:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Houses of Parliament: Access during Demonstrations - Question

3 pm

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

Lord Soley:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Marlesford:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Lord Strathclyde:

Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2010 - Motions to Approve

National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2010 - Motions to Approve

3.08 pm

Public Bodies Bill [HL] - Committee (4th Day)

3.09 pm

Schedule 1 : Power to abolish: bodies and offices

Amendment 25

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Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord Rosser:

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3.15 pm

Lord Greaves:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Amendment 25 withdrawn.

Amendment 26

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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3.30 pm

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Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Ramsbotham:

The Lord Bishop of Lincoln:

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Lord Craig of Radley:

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3.45 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Christopher:

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Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

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4 pm

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Lord Boswell of Aynho:

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Viscount Slim:

Viscount Eccles:

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4.15 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Pannick:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Pannick:

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Lord Newton of Braintree:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Bach:

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4.30 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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4.45 pm

Lord Pannick:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

4.51 pm
Division on Amendment 26Contents 277; Not-Contents 165.Amendment 26 agreed.
Division No. 1 [] [14 Dec 2010]

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Higher Education (Basic Amount) (England) Regulations 2010 - Motion to Approve

5.08 pm

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

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5.15 pm

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Henley:

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Amendment to the Motion

Lord Triesman:

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5.30 pm

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5.45 pm

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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Lord Triesman:

Noble Lords:

Lord Triesman:

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Lord Browne of Madingley:

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Lord Bilimoria:

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6 pm

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The Lord Bishop of Lincoln:

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6.15 pm

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Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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Lord Giddens:

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6.30 pm

Baroness Shephard of Northwold:

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Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

Baroness Shephard of Northwold:

Baroness Blackstone:

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6.45 pm

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Lord Krebs:

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7 pm

Lord Patten of Barnes:

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Baroness Blackstone:

Lord Patten of Barnes:

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Lord Giddens:

Lord Patten of Barnes:

Lord Winston:

7 pm

Lord Patten of Barnes:

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The Lord Bishop of Chichester:

Lord Winston:

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Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

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Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Baroness O'Loan:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

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Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Lord Giddens:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Baroness Hollins:

Lord Morris of Handsworth:

Lord Henley:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Broers:

Noble Lords:

7.30 pm

Lord Henley:

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Baroness Blackstone:

Lord Henley:

Baroness Blackstone:

Lord Henley:

Noble Lords:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Henley:

Lord Wills:

Lord Henley:

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Lord May of Oxford:

Lord Henley:

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve:

Lord Henley:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord Triesman:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Lord Triesman:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Triesman:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Triesman:

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7.56 pm
Division on the amendment to the Motion.Contents 215; Not-Contents 283.Amendment to the Motion disagreed.
Division No. 2 [] [14 Dec 2010]

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8.14 pm

Motion to Approve

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Lord Henley:

Amendment to the Motion

Lord Triesman:

8.16 pm
Division on the amendment to the Motion.Contents 200; Not-Contents 273.Amendment to the Motion disagreed.
Division No. 3 [] [14 Dec 2010]

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Motion to Resolve

8.31 pm

Lord Bilimoria:

Superannuation Bill - Returned from the Commons

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Written Statements [14 Dec 2010]

Afghanistan - Statement

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

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Afghanistan: Roulement - Statement

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

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Cabinet Office: Draft Manual - Statement

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

EU: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Statement

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

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

EU: Telecoms Council - Statement

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

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Financial Advice - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Forensic Science Service - Statement

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

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Railways: Crossrail - Statement

Earl Attlee:

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Taxation: Information Exchange Agreements - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Written Answers [14 Dec 2010]

Abortion - Question

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

Afghanistan - Question

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

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

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

Armed Forces: Commemoration - Question

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

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Arms Trade - Question

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

Aviation: Passenger Duty - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Banking - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Banking: Bonuses - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Benefits - Questions

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

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The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Burma - Question

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

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Care Homes: Mobility - Question

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

Cayman Islands - Question

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

Children: Care - Question

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

Consumer Prices Index: Housing Costs - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Defence: UK-France - Question

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

Economy: National Debt - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Education Maintenance Allowance - Question

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

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Education: Teacher Training - Question

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

Education: Training and Development Agency - Question

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

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Embryology - Question

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

Equality: Gay Rights - Question

Baroness Verma:

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EU: Cohesion Funds - Questions

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

Baroness Wilcox:

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EU: External Action Service - Question

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

EU: Gendarmerie Force - Question

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

EU: Research and Development - Question

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

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EU: Salaries - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Government Departments: Salaries - Question

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

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Government Departments: Staff - Question

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

Gulf War Illnesses - Question

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

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Health: Funding - Question

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

Health: Multiple Sclerosis - Question

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

Higher Education: Student Loans - Question

Column: WA169

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

Homelessness - Question

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

House of Lords: Life Peerages - Question

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

House of Lords: Publications - Question

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Housing Benefit - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

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Lord Freud:

Iran - Question

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

Museums: Funding - Question

Baroness Rawlings:

NHS: Debt - Question

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

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NHS: Staff - Question

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

Northern Ireland Office: Website - Question

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Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission - Questions

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Overseas Territories: Debt - Question

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

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Railways: Colne-Skipton - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Intercity Trains - Question

Earl Attlee:

Schools: Academies - Question

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

Schools: Teaching Schools - Question

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

Sport: Coaching Certificates - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Taxation: Patents - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Telephone Helplines - Question

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

Turkey - Question

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

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Universities: Drop-out Rates - Question

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



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