Table of Contents for
Tuesday 26 Apr 2011

Volume No. 727Part No. 140

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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

Death of a Member: Lord Ampthill - Announcement

Clerk of the Parliaments - Retirement of Michael Graham Pownall

Clerk of the Parliaments - Introduction of David Richard Beamish

Clerk Assistant - Appointment of Edward Christopher Ollard

RAF Northolt: Commercial Flights - Question

NHS: Chiropody and Podiatry Services - Question

Finance: Hostile Takeover Bids - Question

NHS: Consultation on Reform - Question

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 3 : Amendment of TFEU under simplified revision procedure

Amendment 16A

Middle East and North Africa - Statement

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Amendment 17

Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Revocation, Savings and Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2011 - Motion to Regret

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Clause 4 : Cases where treaty or Article 48(6) decision attracts a referendum

Amendment 20ZA

Amendment 20ZB

Written Statements

Animal Health and Welfare Board for England - Statement

ECOFIN - Statement

House Of Lords: Working Practices - Statement

Immigration: Sham Marriages - Statement

International Criminal Tribunals - Statement

UK Convergence Programme - Statement

Welfare Reform Bill - Statement

Written Answers

Action on Smoking and Health - Question

Agriculture: Farming - Question

Airports: Gatwick - Question

Airports: Holding Rooms - Questions

Animal Welfare: Rabbits - Question

Animal Welfare: Sanctuaries - Question

Animals: Quarantine - Question

Anti-social Behaviour - Questions

Anti-social Behaviour: Databases - Questions

Armed Forces - Question

Armed Forces: Children - Question

Armed Forces: Depleted Uranium - Question

Armed Forces: High Threat Operatives - Question

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Arms Reduction - Question

Arms Trade - Question

Asylum Seekers - Question

Aviation: Card Payment Charges - Question

Aviation: Passenger Duty - Question

Azerbaijan - Question

Bank of England - Questions

Banking: Iceland - Question

Banking: Royal Bank of Scotland - Questions

Banks: Green Investment Bank - Question

Banks: Vetting - Question

Benefits - Questions

Blind and Partially Sighted People - Question

British Medical Association - Question

Budget 2010 - Question

Budget 2011 - Questions

Census - Question

Children: Care - Questions

Children: Street Children - Questions

China - Question

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Questions

Civil Partnership Act 2004 - Question

Civil Service: Redundancy - Question

Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 - Questions

Crime: Organised Crime - Question

Criminal Records Bureau - Questions

Croatia - Question

Dangerous Dogs - Questions

Death Penalty - Question

Debt - Question

Deficit Reduction - Questions

Deputy Prime Minister's Office - Questions

Directors of Public Health - Question

Disabled People: Mobility Scooters - Question

Drugs: Appraisals - Questions

Education: Careers Advice - Questions

Education: ESOL - Question

Education: Nurseries and Primary Schools - Question

Embryology - Questions

Employment: Northern Ireland - Questions

Employment: Work Programme - Question

Energy: Biofuels - Questions

Energy: Gas and Electricity Prices - Question

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

Energy: Oil and Gas - Questions

Energy: Prices - Questions

Enterprise Zones - Question

Equality - Questions

Equality Act 2010 - Questions

Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) Regulations 2011 - Questions

Ethiopia and Kenya - Question

EU: Budget - Question

EU: Legislation - Question

EU: Membership - Question

EU: Solvency II Directive - Question

EU: UK Members - Question

Fluoridation - Questions

Food: Chicken - Question

Food: Prices - Question

Forced Marriage - Questions

Gaza - Questions

Government Departments: Official Entertainment - Question

Government Departments: Regulations - Questions

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Government Departments: Travel Expenses - Questions

Gypsies and Travellers - Questions

Heads of State: Official Visits - Question

Health and Safety - Question

Health and Social Care Bill - Question

Health: Assessors - Question

Health: Bedsores - Question

Health: Contaminated Blood Products - Questions

Health: GP Commissioning Groups - Question

Health: Infection Control - Question

Health: Microbiology - Question

Health: Wales - Question

Health: Zoonoses - Question

Higher Education: Costs - Question

Higher Education: Funding - Questions

Higher Education: Student Loans - Questions

Homelessness - Question

House of Lords: Internet Access - Question

Houses of Parliament: Scrutiny Override - Question

Human Rights - Question

Immigration - Question

Indonesia - Question

Injunctions - Question

Isles of Scilly: Sea Link - Question

Israel - Questions

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Israel: Kidnapping - Question

Ivory Coast - Question

Justice: Interpreting and Translation Services - Questions

Kosovo - Question

Least Developed Countries - Questions

Legal Aid - Question

Libya - Questions

Middle East: Democracy - Question

Migrant Workers: Employment - Question

National Insurance - Question

NHS: Competition - Question

NHS: Primary Care Trusts - Question

Northern Ireland: Death of Constable Ronan Kerr - Question

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: Olympic Truce - Questions

Olympic Games 2012 - Question

Opiate Poppy Production - Questions

Pakistan - Question

Palestine - Question

Passports - Questions

Pensions - Questions

Police - Question

Police: Retirement - Questions

Prisoners: Children - Question

Prisons: Riots - Question

Public Sector: Spending Cuts - Question

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Railways: Crossrail - Question

Railways: Resignalling Projects - Question

Re-Export Controls Bill - Question

Republic of Ireland: Celebrations - Question

Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Questions

Roads: Speed Limits - Questions

Safeguarding Children - Question

Schools: Academies - Question

Schools: National Curriculum - Question

Schools: Special Educational Needs - Question

Schools: Teachers - Question

Schools: Transport - Questions

Scotland: Justice - Questions

Social Mobility - Question

Sri Lanka: Minefields - Question

St Helena: Airport - Question

Strategic Defence and Security Review - Question

Sudan - Question

Syria - Questions

Tax and National Insurance - Questions

Taxation - Questions

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Questions

Taxation: Non-domiciled Residents - Question

Taxation: Tax Returns - Question

Taxation: VAT - Questions

Teachers: Qualifications - Question

Terrorism Act 2000 - Questions

Thames Barrier - Question

Tobacco - Question

Travel: e-Borders Scheme - Questions

Tristan da Cunha - Question

Turkey - Question

Uganda - Question

Universities: Admissions - Question

Uzbekistan - Questions

Visas - Questions

Water Supply: Pipe Leakage - Question

West Bank: Labelling - Question

Western Sahara - Questions

Winter Fuel Payments - Questions



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 26 Apr 2011

Column: 1

House of Lords [26 Apr 2011]

2.30 pm

Death of a Member: Lord Ampthill - Announcement

2.36 pm

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Clerk of the Parliaments - Retirement of Michael Graham Pownall

2.36 pm

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

Column: 3

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: 4

2.45 pm

Column: 5

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

Column: 6

Baroness D'Souza:

Column: 7

The Lord Bishop of Gloucester:

Baroness Boothroyd:

Lord Boston of Faversham:

Baroness Boothroyd:

Column: 8

3 pm

Lord Boston of Faversham:

Column: 9

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Earl Ferrers:

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Column: 10

Clerk of the Parliaments - Introduction of David Richard Beamish

3.10 pm

Clerk Assistant - Appointment of Edward Christopher Ollard

3.15 pm

Column: 11

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

RAF Northolt: Commercial Flights - Question

3.15 pm

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

Lord Spicer:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: 12

Lord Astor of Hever:

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Glenarthur:

Column: 13

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Desai:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

Lord Astor of Hever:

NHS: Chiropody and Podiatry Services - Question

3.24 pm

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

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Column: 14

Earl Howe:

Lord Harrison:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Trumpington:

Earl Howe:

Lord Morris of Manchester:

Earl Howe:

Column: 15

Baroness Jolly:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

Finance: Hostile Takeover Bids - Question

3.32 pm

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

Column: 16

Lord Borrie:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Bilimoria:

Baroness Wilcox:

Column: 17

Lord Razzall:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Mandelson:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Elton:

Baroness Wilcox:

NHS: Consultation on Reform - Question

3.39 pm

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

Column: 18

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Earl Howe:

Column: 19

Lord Ribeiro:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

Column: 20

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

3.47 pm

Clause 3 : Amendment of TFEU under simplified revision procedure

Amendment 16A

Lord Liddle:

Column: 21

Column: 22

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

4 pm

Lord Waddington:

Column: 23

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Waddington:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 24

Lord Waddington:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Waddington:

Column: 25

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Risby:

Column: 26

4.15 pm

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Flight:

Column: 27

Lord Tomlinson:

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Lord Tomlinson:

Column: 28

Lord Waddington:

Noble Lords:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

A noble Lord:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Waddington:

Lord Tomlinson:

Column: 29

4.30 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Noble Lords:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Column: 30

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Column: 31

Baroness Rawlings:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 32

Noble Lords:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Dykes:

Column: 33

Column: 34

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 35

Lord Dykes:

Lord Janner of Braunstone:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Richard:

Column: 36

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Richard:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Richard:

Column: 37

5 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Richard:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Richard:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 38

Lord Richard:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Richard:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Richard:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

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

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 39

Lord Sewel:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 40

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 41

5.15 pm

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Column: 42

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Column: 43

Lord Waddington:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Goodhart:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 44

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Column: 45

5.30 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 46

Lord Radice:

Column: 47

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 48

5.45 pm

Column: 49

Column: 50

Column: 51

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 52

Lord Dykes:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

6 pm

Lord Liddle:

Column: 53

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Liddle:

Lord Waddington:

Column: 54

Lord Liddle:

Column: 55

Middle East and North Africa - Statement

6.12 pm

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

Column: 56

Column: 57

Column: 58

6.24 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: 59

Column: 60

Column: 61

6.34 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 62

Column: 63

6.41 pm

Lord King of Bridgwater:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 64

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 65

Lord Kilclooney:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 66

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Column: 67

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 68

Lord Teverson:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

7.04 pm

Amendment 17

Lord Liddle:

Column: 69

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 70

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

7.15 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Column: 71

Lord Empey:

Column: 72

Lord Mandelson:

Column: 73

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Mandelson:

Column: 74

7.30 pm

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 75

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Column: 76

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

Column: 77

7.45 pm

Column: 78

Column: 79

Column: 80

Column: 81

Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Revocation, Savings and Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2011 - Motion to Regret

7.59 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Hamwee:

Column: 83

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

Column: 84

8.15 pm

Column: 85

Column: 86

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: 87

8.28 pm

European Union Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

9 pm

Clause 4 : Cases where treaty or Article 48(6) decision attracts a referendum

Amendment 20ZA

Lord Liddle:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Column: 89

Lord Flight:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 90

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 91

9.15 pm

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Liddle:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Column: 92

Lord Liddle:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 93

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Liddle:

Column: 94

Amendment 20ZB

Lord Liddle:

Lord Waddington:

Column: 95

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Column: 96

Column: 97

Lord Flight:

Column: 98

9.45 pm

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Flight:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Column: 99

Lord Liddle:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Waddington:

Lord Risby:

Column: 100

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 101

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 102

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 103

Lord Liddle:

Column: 104

Column: WS1

Written Statements [26 Apr 2011]

Animal Health and Welfare Board for England - Statement

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

Column: WS2

ECOFIN - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WS3

Column: WS4

House Of Lords: Working Practices - Statement

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

Immigration: Sham Marriages - Statement

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

Column: WS5

International Criminal Tribunals - Statement

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

UK Convergence Programme - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WS6

Welfare Reform Bill - Statement

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

Column: WS7

Column: WS8

Column: WA1

Written Answers [26 Apr 2011]

Action on Smoking and Health - Question

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

Agriculture: Farming - Question

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

Column: WA2

Airports: Gatwick - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Airports: Holding Rooms - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA3

Animal Welfare: Rabbits - Question

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

Animal Welfare: Sanctuaries - Question

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

Animals: Quarantine - Question

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

Column: WA4

Anti-social Behaviour - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Anti-social Behaviour: Databases - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Armed Forces - Question

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

Armed Forces: Children - Question

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

Armed Forces: Depleted Uranium - Question

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

Column: WA7

Armed Forces: High Threat Operatives - Question

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

Column: WA8

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

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

Arms Reduction - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA9

Arms Trade - Question

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

Asylum Seekers - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA10

Aviation: Card Payment Charges - 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):

Column: WA11

Azerbaijan - Question

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

Bank of England - Questions

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

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA12

Lord Sassoon:

Banking: Iceland - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Banking: Royal Bank of Scotland - Questions

Column: WA13

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Banks: Green Investment Bank - Question

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

Banks: Vetting - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Benefits - Questions

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

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA15

Lord Freud:

Column: WA16

Lord Freud:

Blind and Partially Sighted People - Question

Column: WA17

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

British Medical Association - Question

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

Budget 2010 - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA18

Budget 2011 - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Column: WA19

Census - Question

Baroness Northover:

Children: Care - Questions

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

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: WA20

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Children: Street Children - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA21

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

China - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA22

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Column: WA23

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

Lord Freud:

Civil Partnership Act 2004 - Question

Column: WA24

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Civil Service: Redundancy - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010 - Questions

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Column: WA25

Crime: Organised Crime - Question

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

Criminal Records Bureau - Questions

Column: WA26

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Croatia - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Dangerous Dogs - Questions

Column: WA27

Baroness Northover:

Lord De Mauley:

Death Penalty - Question

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

Debt - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA28

Deficit Reduction - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Column: WA29

Deputy Prime Minister's Office - Questions

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

Lord McNally:

Lord McNally:

Directors of Public Health - Question

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

Column: WA30

Disabled People: Mobility Scooters - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Drugs: Appraisals - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Column: WA32

Education: Careers Advice - Questions

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

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Education: ESOL - Question

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

Column: WA33

Education: Nurseries and Primary Schools - Question

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

Embryology - Questions

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

Column: WA34

Earl Howe:

Employment: Northern Ireland - Questions

Column: WA36

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Employment: Work Programme - Question

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

Energy: Biofuels - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA37

Lord De Mauley:

Energy: Gas and Electricity Prices - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Column: WA38

Energy: Oil and Gas - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Column: WA39

Energy: Prices - Questions

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

Lord Marland:

Column: WA40

Enterprise Zones - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Equality - Questions

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Column: WA41

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

Column: WA42

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

Equality Act 2010 - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord De Mauley:

Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) Regulations 2011 - Questions

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA44

Ethiopia and Kenya - Question

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

EU: Budget - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA45

EU: Legislation - Question

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

EU: Membership - Question

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

EU: Solvency II Directive - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA46

EU: UK Members - Question

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

Fluoridation - Questions

Column: WA47

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

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Column: WA48

Earl Howe:

Food: Chicken - Question

Column: WA49

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

Food: Prices - Question

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

Forced Marriage - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA51

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA52

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA53

Gaza - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Government Departments: Official Entertainment - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA54

Government Departments: Regulations - Questions

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

Baroness Wilcox:

Column: WA55

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Government Departments: Travel Expenses - Questions

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

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA56

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

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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

Column: WA57

Gypsies and Travellers - Questions

Baroness Northover:

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

Heads of State: Official Visits - Question

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

Health and Safety - Question

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

Column: WA59

Health and Social Care Bill - Question

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

Health: Assessors - Question

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

Column: WA60

Health: Bedsores - Question

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

Health: Contaminated Blood Products - Questions

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

Column: WA61

Earl Howe:

Column: WA62

Earl Howe:

Health: GP Commissioning Groups - Question

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

Health: Infection Control - Question

Column: WA63

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

Health: Microbiology - Question

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

Health: Wales - Question

Column: WA64

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

Health: Zoonoses - Question

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

Higher Education: Costs - Question

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

Column: WA65

Higher Education: Funding - Questions

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

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

Higher Education: Student Loans - Questions

Column: WA66

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

Lord Henley:

Column: WA67

Lord Henley:

Lord Henley:

Homelessness - Question

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

House of Lords: Internet Access - Question

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Column: WA68

Houses of Parliament: Scrutiny Override - Question

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

Human Rights - Question

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

Immigration - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Indonesia - Question

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint):

Injunctions - Question

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

Isles of Scilly: Sea Link - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Israel - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA71

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Column: WA72

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA73

Israel: Kidnapping - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Ivory Coast - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Justice: Interpreting and Translation Services - Questions

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

Kosovo - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA75

Least Developed Countries - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA76

Legal Aid - Question

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

Libya - Questions

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

Column: WA77

Baroness Northover:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA78

Lord De Mauley:

Middle East: Democracy - Question

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

Column: WA79

Migrant Workers: Employment - Question

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

National Insurance - Question

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

Column: WA80

NHS: Competition - Question

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

Column: WA81

NHS: Primary Care Trusts - Question

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

Column: WA82

Northern Ireland: Death of Constable Ronan Kerr - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA83

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: Olympic Truce - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA85

Olympic Games 2012 - Question

Baroness Northover:

Opiate Poppy Production - Questions

Column: WA86

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

Pakistan - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Palestine - Question

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

Column: WA87

Passports - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA90

Pensions - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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

Police - Question

Column: WA91

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

Police: Retirement - Questions

Lord De Mauley:

Prisoners: Children - Question

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

Column: WA92

Prisons: Riots - Question

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

Public Sector: Spending Cuts - Question

Column: WA93

Baroness Northover:

Questions for Written Answer - Question

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

Railways: Crossrail - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Railways: Resignalling Projects - Question

Column: WA94

Lord De Mauley:

Re-Export Controls Bill - Question

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

Republic of Ireland: Celebrations - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA95

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Roads: Speed Limits - Questions

Lord De Mauley:

Column: WA96

Safeguarding Children - Question

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

Schools: Academies - Question

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

Schools: National Curriculum - Question

Column: WA97

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

Schools: Special Educational Needs - Question

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

Schools: Teachers - Question

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

Column: WA98

Schools: Transport - Questions

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

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: WA99

Scotland: Justice - Questions

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

Social Mobility - Question

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

Column: WA100

Sri Lanka: Minefields - Question

Lord De Mauley:

St Helena: Airport - Question

Baroness Northover:

Strategic Defence and Security Review - Question

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

Column: WA101

Sudan - Question

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

Syria - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA102

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Tax and National Insurance - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Taxation - Questions

Column: WA103

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sassoon:

Column: WA104

Lord Sassoon:

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Column: WA105

Taxation: Non-domiciled Residents - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Taxation: Tax Returns - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Taxation: VAT - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA106

Lord Sassoon:

Teachers: Qualifications - Question

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

Terrorism Act 2000 - Questions

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

Baroness Neville-Jones:

Thames Barrier - Question

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

Column: WA108

Tobacco - Question

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

Travel: e-Borders Scheme - Questions

Column: WA109

Baroness Northover:

Tristan da Cunha - Question

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

Turkey - Question

Column: WA110

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Uganda - Question

Baroness Northover:

Universities: Admissions - Question

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

Uzbekistan - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: WA111

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Visas - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA112

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

Lord Freud:

Column: WA113

Water Supply: Pipe Leakage - Question

Lord De Mauley:

West Bank: Labelling - Question

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

Western Sahara - Questions

Column: WA114

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Winter Fuel Payments - Questions

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

Column: WA115

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

Column: WA116



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