Table of Contents for
Tuesday 25 Jan 2011

Volume No. 724Part No. 100

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House of Lords

Introduction: Lord Hussain

Introduction: Baroness Bakewell

Introduction: Baroness Heyhoe Flint

Iraq: Camp Ashraf - Question

Museums and Galleries - Question

Defence: Procurement - Question

Prisoners: Voting - Question

Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) Bill [HL] - First Reading

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (13th Day)

Clause 11 : Number and distribution of seats

Amendment 75

Amendment 75ZA

Amendment 77B

Amendment 79A

Amendment 79AA (to Amendment 79A)

Amendment 79B

Amendment 83

Amendment 88

Amendment 89

Amendment 89A

Amendment 89BZA

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Banking Act 2009 - Statement

Benefits - Statement

Correction to Commons Written Answer - Statement

Correction to Lords Written Answer - Statement

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

EU: Employment and Social Policy Informal Meeting - Statement

Media: Ownership - Statement

Written Answers

Abortion - Question

Airports: Heathrow - Question

Alcohol - Question

Armed Forces: Parachute Operations - Questions

Banks: Lending - Questions

Benefits: Disability - Questions

Broadcasting: Northern Ireland - Question

Buses - Question

Business Travel: Private Car Allowance - Question

Civil Service: Salaries - Question

Egypt - Question

Embryology - Question

Employment: New Mothers - Question

Employment: Women - Question

Energy: Electricity - Question

Energy: Gas - Questions

Energy: Microgeneration - Question

EU: Budget - Question

EU: Financial Stability - Question

Flooding: Australia - Questions

Gaza - Question

Government Departments: Official Meetings - Question

Health: Contaminated Blood Products - Question

Health: Influenza - Question

Health: Midwifery - Questions

Homeless People - Question

Homelessness: Rough Sleepers - Question

Housing: Rented Homes - Questions

Housing: Squatters - Question

Index-linked Savings Certificates - Question

Israel - Questions

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Lebanon - Question

Libya: Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi - Question

Local Government: Finance - Question

Non-executive Directors - Question

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

Overseas Representation - Question

Pensions - Question

Railways: Fares - Question

Railways: Sewage - Question

Retirement Age - Questions

Revenue and Customs: Approved Mileage Allowance - Questions

Roads: A1 - Question

Russia - Questions

Schools: GCSEs - Question

Schools: Sport - Question

Shipping: General Lighthouse Authorities - Questions

Shipping: THV "Patricia" - Questions

Sport: Cricket - Question

Transport: Nottingham Express Transit - Question

Unemployment - Question

Visas - Question



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Tuesday 25 Jan 2011

Column: 837

House of Lords [25 Jan 2011]

2.15 pm

Introduction: Lord Hussain

2.24 pm

Introduction: Baroness Bakewell

2.30 pm

Introduction: Baroness Heyhoe Flint

2.35 pm

Iraq: Camp Ashraf - Question

2.41 pm

Column: 838

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Noble Lords:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 839

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Elton:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 840

Viscount Tenby:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Museums and Galleries - Question

2.49 pm

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Sheldon:

Baroness Rawlings:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Column: 841

Baroness Rawlings:

The Earl of Clancarty:

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Myners:

Baroness Rawlings:

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool:

Baroness Rawlings:

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury:

Column: 842

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Baroness Rawlings:

Defence: Procurement - Question

2.56 pm

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

Lord Lee of Trafford:

Column: 843

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Touhig:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Burnett:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Column: 844

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Craig of Radley:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Column: 845

Prisoners: Voting - Question

3.05 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Knight of Collingtree:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: 846

Lord Bach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Noble Lords:

Lord Tebbit:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: 847

Remembrance Sunday (Closure of Shops) Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.11 pm

Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill - Committee (13th Day)

3.11 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Noble Lords:

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

Clause 11 : Number and distribution of seats

Amendment 75

Lord Lipsey:

Column: 848

3.15 pm

Column: 849

Column: 850

Column: 851

Lord Howarth of Newport:

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Lord Lipsey:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

3.30 pm

Column: 852

Lord Lipsey:

Lord Soley:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Column: 854

Column: 855

3.45 pm

Lord Bach:

Column: 856

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Bach:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 858

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Column: 859

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

4 pm

Column: 860

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 861

Lord Lipsey:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 862

Lord Lipsey:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Lipsey:

Column: 863

Amendment 75ZA

Baroness Morgan of Huyton:

Column: 864

4.15 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Column: 865

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Column: 866

Column: 867

Lord Cavendish of Furness:

Lord Dixon:

Column: 868

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Lord Dixon:

Lord Swinfen:

4.30 pm

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top:

Column: 869

Column: 870

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

4.45 pm

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Column: 871

Column: 872

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 873

Lord Grocott:

Column: 874

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

5 pm

Lord Judd:

Column: 875

Lord Cavendish of Furness:

Lord Judd:

Column: 876

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Soley:

Column: 877

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Soley:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Soley:

Column: 878

5.15 pm

Column: 879

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Lord Kinnock:

Column: 880

Lord Trimble:

A noble Lord:

Lord Trimble:

Lord Kinnock:

Baroness Nye:

Baroness Quin:

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

Baroness Quin:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Column: 882

Lord Bach:

5.30 pm

Column: 883

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 884

Column: 885

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 886

5.45 pm

Lord Wills:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 887

Baroness Morgan of Huyton:

Amendment 77B

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Column: 888

Lord Trimble:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Column: 889

Column: 890

6 pm

Lord Tyler:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Column: 891

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 892

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 893

6.15 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 894

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

Column: 895

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord McAvoy:

Noble Lords:

Lord McAvoy:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

7.21 pm

Amendment 79A

Column: 896

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 897

7.30 pm

Column: 898

Amendment 79AA (to Amendment 79A)

Lord Liddle:

Column: 899

Column: 900

7.45 pm

Lord Teverson:

Column: 901

Column: 902

Lord Crickhowell:

Column: 903

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Crickhowell:

8 pm

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Column: 904

Column: 905

Baroness D'Souza:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Column: 906

8.15 pm

Column: 907

Column: 908

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Myners:

Column: 909

Column: 910

Lord Teverson:

Lord Myners:

Column: 911

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Baroness O'Cathain:

A noble Lord:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Column: 912

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Trimble:

Lord Teverson:

Lord Myners:

Column: 913

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

8.45 pm

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Column: 914

Lord Touhig:

Column: 915

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 916

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

Lord Crickhowell:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Myners:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 917

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

9 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 918

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Teverson:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Liddle:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 919

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 920

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Column: 921

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Corston:

9.15 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 922

Column: 923

Lord Teverson:

Lord Liddle:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Liddle:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Liddle:

Column: 924

Amendment 79B

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 925

8.30 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 926

Noble Lords:

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 927

Lord Rennard:

Lord McAvoy:

Lord Rennard:

Lord McAvoy:

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Column: 928

Lord Trefgarne:

9.45 pm

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Column: 929

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Column: 930

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Lord Bach:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 931

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 932

10 pm

Amendment 83

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 933

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 934

Lord McAvoy:

Column: 935

Amendment 88

Lord Myners:

Column: 936

10.15 pm

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Myners:

Column: 937

Lord Taylor of Goss Moor:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Colwyn):

Lord Myners:

Column: 938

Lord Tyler:

Column: 939

Lord Taylor of Goss Moor:

Column: 940

10.30 pm

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Column: 941

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Baroness Corston:

Column: 942

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Column: 943

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Berkeley:

10.45 pm

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 944

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 945

Column: 946

Lord Myners:

Column: 947

11 pm

Lord Taylor of Goss Moor:

Column: 948

Lord Myners:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Myners:

Amendment 89

Amendment 89A

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 950

Column: 951

Column: 952

11.15 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 953

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Amendment 89BZA

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 954

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: GC173

Column: GC173

Grand Committee [25 Jan 2011]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.32 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes):

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes A, B and D) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.32 pm

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

Column: GC174

Column: GC175

Column: GC176

Column: GC177

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Lord Rosser:

Column: GC178

Column: GC179

Column: GC180

4 pm

Column: GC181

Lord Bradshaw:

Baroness Neville-Jones:

Column: GC182

Column: GC183

Lord Rosser:

Baroness Neville-Jones:

Column: GC184

Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.16 pm

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

Column: GC185

Column: GC186

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Column: GC187

The Duke of Montrose:

Baroness Walmsley:

Column: GC188

4.30 pm

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: GC189

Breaks for Carers of Disabled Children Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.36 pm

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

Column: GC190

Column: GC191

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Column: GC192

Lord Rix:

Column: GC193

Baroness Walmsley:

Column: GC194

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: GC195

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Column: GC196

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: WS31

Column: WS31

Written Statements [25 Jan 2011]

Banking Act 2009 - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Benefits - Statement

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

Column: WS32

Correction to Commons Written Answer - Statement

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

Correction to Lords Written Answer - Statement

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

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

Column: WS35

EU: Employment and Social Policy Informal Meeting - Statement

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

Column: WS36

Media: Ownership - Statement

Baroness Rawlings:

Column: WS37

Column: WS38

Column: WA129

Written Answers [25 Jan 2011]

Abortion - Question

Baroness Verma:

Airports: Heathrow - Question

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA130

Alcohol - Question

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

Armed Forces: Parachute Operations - Questions

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

Lord Astor of Hever:

Banks: Lending - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Benefits: Disability - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Column: WA132

Broadcasting: Northern Ireland - Question

Baroness Rawlings:

Buses - Question

Earl Attlee:

Business Travel: Private Car Allowance - Question

Column: WA133

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Civil Service: Salaries - Question

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Egypt - Question

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

Column: WA134

Embryology - Question

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

Employment: New Mothers - Question

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

Column: WA135

Employment: Women - Question

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

Energy: Electricity - Question

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

Column: WA136

Energy: Gas - Questions

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

Lord Marland:

Energy: Microgeneration - Question

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

Column: WA137

EU: Budget - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

EU: Financial Stability - Question

Column: WA138

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Flooding: Australia - Questions

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

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Gaza - Question

Column: WA139

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

Government Departments: Official Meetings - Question

Baroness Rawlings:

Health: Contaminated Blood Products - Question

Column: WA140

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

Health: Influenza - Question

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

Health: Midwifery - Questions

Column: WA141

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

Earl Howe:

Column: WA142

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Homeless People - Question

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

Column: WA143

Homelessness: Rough Sleepers - Question

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

Housing: Rented Homes - Questions

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

Column: WA144

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

Housing: Squatters - Question

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

Index-linked Savings Certificates - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA145

Israel - Questions

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

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Israel and Palestine - Questions

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

Column: WA146

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: WA147

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lebanon - Question

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

Libya: Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi - Question

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

Column: WA148

Local Government: Finance - Question

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

Non-executive Directors - Question

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: WA149

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Overseas Representation - Question

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

Pensions - Question

Column: WA150

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

Railways: Fares - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Sewage - Question

Column: WA151

Earl Attlee:

Retirement Age - Questions

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

Baroness Wilcox:

Column: WA152

Revenue and Customs: Approved Mileage Allowance - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Roads: A1 - Question

Earl Attlee:

Russia - Questions

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

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Schools: GCSEs - Question

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

Schools: Sport - Question

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

Column: WA155

Shipping: General Lighthouse Authorities - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA156

Earl Attlee:

Shipping: THV "Patricia" - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Sport: Cricket - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Transport: Nottingham Express Transit - Question

Column: WA159

Earl Attlee:

Unemployment - Question

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

Visas - Question

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

Column: WA160

Column: WA162



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