Table of Contents for
Monday 21 Mar 2011

Volume No. 726Part No. 128

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House of Lords

Agriculture: Pigs - Question

HMS "Endurance" - Question

Somalia - Question

Disabled People: Employment - Question

Wreck Removal Convention Bill - First Reading

Pensions Bill [HL] - Order of Consideration Motion

Marine Licensing (Licence Application Appeals) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Libya - Statement

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 1 : Polling days for parliamentary general elections

Amendment 11

Amendment 14

Amendment 14A

Amendment 15

European Council Decision: EUC Report - Motion to Approve

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Amendment 18

Amendment 26

Clause 2 : Early parliamentary general elections

Amendment 27

Amendment 30

Amendment 32

Written Statements

Armed Forces Pay Review Body - Statement

Banks: Big Society Bank - Statement

Bill of Rights - Statement

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 - Statement

Correction to Commons Oral Answer - Statement

Crime: Drink and Drug Driving - Statement

Cycling - Statement

Employment: Flexible Working - Statement

Energy: Feed-in Tariffs - Statement

EU: Energy Council - Statement

Health and Safety - Statement

Immigration - Statement

International Criminal Court - Statement

NHS: Foreign Nationals - Statement

NHS Pay Review Body - Statement

Prison Service Pay Review Body - Statement

School Teachers' Review Body - Statement

Senior Salaries Review Body - Statement

Transport: Urban Congestion - Statement

Written Answers

Apprenticeships - Questions

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

Armed Forces: Joint Military Exercise - Question

Burma - Question

Consumer Prices Index - Question

Crime: Burglary - Question

Criminal Justice: Women - Question

Donkeys - Question

Education: Dance and Drama - Question

Education: Overseas Students - Question

English Parliament - Question

Equal Pay - Question

EU: Legislation - Question

EU: UK Membership - Questions

Father James Chesney - Question

Finance: Short Selling - Questions

Financial Services Authority - Questions

Fluoridation - Question

Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 - Question

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Question

Government Departments: Energy Certificates - Questions

Government: Contracts - Question

Government: Efficiency Review - Questions

Government: Legislation - Question

Health: Research - Question

Higher Education: Funding - Questions

Higher Education: Transport - Question

International Planned Parenthood Federation - Question

Iraq - Question

Ivory Coast - Question

Legal Aid - Questions

Libya - Questions

Northern Ireland Office: Taxis - Question

Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration - Question

Police: Databases - Questions

Prisoners: Voting - Question

Railways: Freight - Question

Shipping: Ship-to-ship Transfers - Question

St Andrews Agreement - Questions

Sudan - Question

Tobacco - Question

Transport: Appraisals - Questions

Trees - Question

Turkey - Questions

Uganda - Question

Violence against Women Overseas - Question

Visas - Question



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Monday 21 Mar 2011

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House of Lords [21 Mar 2011]

2.30 pm

Agriculture: Pigs - Question

2.36 pm

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

Lord Hoyle:

Lord Henley:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 448

Lord Henley:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Henley:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

Lord Henley:

Baroness Quin:

Column: 449

Lord Henley:

Lord Tomlinson:

Noble Lords:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Henley:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Henley:

Lord Borrie:

Lord Henley:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Henley:

Column: 450

HMS "Endurance" - Question

2.45 pm

Baroness Hooper:

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

Baroness Hooper:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Column: 451

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Naseby:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Column: 452

Somalia - Question

2.52 pm

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

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 453

Lord Avebury:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Column: 454

Lord Howell of Guildford:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Disabled People: Employment - Question

3.01 pm

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

Column: 455

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Lord Freud:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Freud:

Lord Addington:

Lord Freud:

Column: 456

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Davies of Coity:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Lord Davies of Coity:

Lord Freud:

Wreck Removal Convention Bill - First Reading

3.08 pm

Column: 457

Pensions Bill [HL] - Order of Consideration Motion

3.08 pm

Marine Licensing (Licence Application Appeals) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

Marine Licensing (Notices Appeals) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 - Motions to Approve

3.08 pm

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.09 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Libya - Statement

3.09 pm

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

Column: 458

Column: 459

3.18 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: 461

Column: 462

Column: 463

3.29 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 464

Column: 465

3.37 pm

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord St John of Fawsley:

Column: 466

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Dholakia:

Column: 467

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Howe of Aberavon:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 468

Lord Judd:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 469

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Trefgarne:

Lord McNally:

Column: 470

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

Lord Trefgarne:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Column: 471

4 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Column: 472

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Chidgey:

Lord McNally:

Lord Craig of Radley:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 473

Lord Reid of Cardowan:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Chidgey:

Lord Strathclyde:

Column: 474

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Touhig:

Column: 475

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Bates:

Lord Strathclyde:

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

4.17 pm

Clause 1 : Polling days for parliamentary general elections

Amendment 11

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 476

Column: 477

Column: 478

4.30 pm

Column: 479

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Column: 480

Column: 481

Lord Stirrup:

4.45 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Column: 482

Column: 483

Lord Martin of Springburn:

Column: 484

Column: 485

5 pm

Lord Cormack:

Column: 486

Lord Grocott:

Column: 487

Column: 488

5.15 pm

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Column: 489

Lord Bach:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Column: 490

Lord Cormack:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Column: 491

5.30 pm

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Column: 492

Column: 493

Lord Wills:

Column: 494

Lord Dobbs:

Column: 495

Noble Lords:

5.45 pm

Lord Dobbs:

Column: 496

Lord Bach:

Column: 497

Lord Dobbs:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Dobbs:

Lord Desai:

Column: 498

Lord Rennard:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 499

Lord Rennard:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Rennard:

6 pm

Lord Wills:

Lord Rennard:

Column: 500

Lord Tyler:

Lord Rennard:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Lord Rennard:

Column: 501

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Column: 502

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 503

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

6.15 pm

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

Column: 504

Column: 505

Lord Wills:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 507

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

6.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Noble Lords:

Column: 508

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 509

Lord Martin of Springburn:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 510

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 511

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Noble Lords:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 512

6.45 pm

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 513

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Pitkeathley):

Column: 514

Amendment 14

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 515

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 516

Lord Howarth of Newport:

7 pm

Amendment 14A

Column: 517

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 519

Lord Rennard:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

7.15 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Bach:

Column: 520

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 521

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Amendment 15

Lord Grocott:

Column: 522

Column: 523

Lord Cormack:

Lord McAvoy:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 524

7.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 525

Lord Bach:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 526

Lord Grocott:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Grocott:

Column: 527

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Grocott:

European Council Decision: EUC Report - Motion to Approve

7.43 pm

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

Column: 529

Column: 530

Column: 531

Lord Harrison:

8 pm

Column: 532

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

Noble Lords:

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

Column: 533

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 534

Column: 535

8.15 pm

Lord Newby:

Column: 536

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Newby:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 537

Column: 538

8.30 pm

Lord Liddle:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Liddle:

Column: 539

Column: 540

Lord Eatwell:

Column: 541

8.45 pm

Column: 542

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 543

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 544

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Liddle:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 545

9 pm

Column: 546

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 547

Fixed-term Parliaments Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

9.10 pm

Amendment 18

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 548

Column: 549

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

9.15 pm

Lord Norton of Louth:

Column: 550

Lord Rennard:

Column: 551

Column: 552

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Rennard:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Column: 553

9.30 pm

Lord Rennard:

Lord Cormack:

Column: 554

Lord Desai:

Lord Bach:

Column: 555

Lord Rennard:

Lord Bach:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Bach:

Column: 556

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

9.45 pm

Column: 557

Column: 558

Column: 559

Column: 560

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 561

10 pm

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 562

Amendment 26

Column: 563

Clause 2 : Early parliamentary general elections

Amendment 27

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Empey:

Column: 564

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 565

10.15 pm

Column: 566

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 568

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 569

10.30 pm

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 570

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 571

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Norton of Louth:

Column: 573

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Norton of Louth:

Amendment 30

10.45 pm

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Column: 574

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 575

Column: 576

11 pm

Lord Norton of Louth:

Column: 577

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Column: 578

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 579

Column: 580

Column: 581

11.15 pm

Column: 582

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 583

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Column: 584

Amendment 32

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: 585

11.30 pm

Column: 586

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Norton of Louth:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 587

Column: 588

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Column: WS35

Column: WS35

Written Statements [21 Mar 2011]

Armed Forces Pay Review Body - Statement

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

Banks: Big Society Bank - Statement

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: WS36

Bill of Rights - Statement

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

Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 - Statement

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

Correction to Commons Oral Answer - Statement

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

Column: WS38

Crime: Drink and Drug Driving - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Column: WS39

Column: WS40

Cycling - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Employment: Flexible Working - Statement

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

Column: WS41

Energy: Feed-in Tariffs - Statement

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

Column: WS42

EU: Energy Council - Statement

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

Column: WS43

Health and Safety - Statement

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

Column: WS44

Immigration - Statement

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

Column: WS45

International Criminal Court - Statement

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

NHS: Foreign Nationals - Statement

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

Column: WS46

Column: WS47

NHS Pay Review Body - Statement

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

Prison Service Pay Review Body - Statement

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

Column: WS48

School Teachers' Review Body - Statement

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

Column: WS49

Senior Salaries Review Body - Statement

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

Column: WS50

Column: WS51

Transport: Urban Congestion - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Column: WS52

Column: WA101

Column: WA101

Written Answers [21 Mar 2011]

Apprenticeships - Questions

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

Baroness Wilcox:

Column: WA102

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

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

Armed Forces: Joint Military Exercise - Question

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

Burma - Question

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA104

Consumer Prices Index - Question

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Crime: Burglary - Question

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

Column: WA105

Criminal Justice: Women - Question

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

Column: WA106

Donkeys - Question

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

Education: Dance and Drama - Question

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

Column: WA107

Education: Overseas Students - Question

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

English Parliament - Question

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

Column: WA108

Equal Pay - Question

Baroness Verma:

EU: Legislation - Question

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

EU: UK Membership - Questions

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

Column: WA109

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Father James Chesney - Question

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Finance: Short Selling - Questions

Column: WA110

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Financial Services Authority - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Fluoridation - Question

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

Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 - Question

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

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Question

Column: WA112

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

Government Departments: Energy Certificates - Questions

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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

Government: Contracts - Question

Column: WA113

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Government: Efficiency Review - Questions

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: WA114

Government: Legislation - Question

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

Health: Research - Question

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

Higher Education: Funding - Questions

Column: WA115

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

Column: WA116

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Higher Education: Transport - Question

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

International Planned Parenthood Federation - Question

Baroness Verma:

Iraq - Question

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

Ivory Coast - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA118

Legal Aid - Questions

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

Lord McNally:

Libya - Questions

Column: WA119

Baroness Verma:

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA120

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA121

Northern Ireland Office: Taxis - Question

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration - Question

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Police: Databases - Questions

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

Baroness Neville-Jones:

Prisoners: Voting - Question

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

Railways: Freight - Question

Earl Attlee:

Shipping: Ship-to-ship Transfers - Question

Earl Attlee:

St Andrews Agreement - Questions

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Column: WA124

Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Sudan - Question

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

Tobacco - Question

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

Transport: Appraisals - Questions

Column: WA125

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Trees - Question

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

Turkey - Questions

Column: WA126

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

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Uganda - Question

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA127

Violence against Women Overseas - Question

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA128

Visas - Question

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



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