Table of Contents for
Wednesday 14 Dec 2011

Volume No. 733Part No. 241

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House of Lords

Royal Assent

Justice: Pre-trial Publicity - Question

Armed Forces: Housing - Question

Business: Ethical Values - Question

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Question

Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2011 - Motion to Approve

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) Bill [HL] - Order of Commitment Discharged

Welfare Reform Bill - Report (2nd Day)

Clause 11 : Housing costs

Amendment 12

Amendment 13

Amendment 14

Amendment 14ZZA (to Amendment 14)

Amendment 14A

Amendment 15

Amendment 17

Amendment 17A

Amendment 19

Amendment 20

Amendment 21

National Well-being - Question for Short Debate

Welfare Reform Bill - Report (2nd Day) (Continued)

Clause 12 : Other particular needs or circumstances

Amendment 21A

Clause 13 : Work-related requirements: introductory

Clause 15 : Work-focused interview requirement

Amendment 23

Clause 18 : Work availability requirement

Clause 19 : Claimants subject to no work-related requirements

Amendment 24

Clause 24 : Imposition of requirements

Clause 26 : Higher-level sanctions

Amendment 27

Clause 27 : Other sanctions

Motion

Schedule 1 : Universal credit: supplementary regulation-making powers

Amendment 32

Amendment 32A

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions and Community Energy Saving) (Amendment) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Elected Local Policing Bodies (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Local Policing Bodies (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Accession (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Crime: Domestic Violence - Statement

Employment Tribunals - Statement

Energy: Oil and Gas Regulatory Regime - Statement

EU: Budget - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

NHS: Primary Care Trusts - Statement

Schools: Studio Schools - Statement

Shipping: Insurance - Statement

Transport: Local Authority Schemes - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: Eggs - Question

Autumn Statement - Questions

Banks: Lending - Question

Court: Closures - Question

Credit Default Swaps - Questions

Education: Music - Question

Embryology - Questions

Energy: Nuclear Waste - Question

Government Departments: Procurement - Questions

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Health: Dentistry - Questions

Health: Ophthalmology - Question

Horses - Question

House of Commons: Members' Remuneration - Question

Housing - Questions

Independent Schools Inspectorate - Question

Justice: Criminal Cases Review Commission - Questions

Money: Counterfeit Coins - Question

Music: Youth Orchestras - Question

National Loan Guarantee Scheme - Question

Pensions - Question

Schools: Nutrition - Question

State Recognition - Question



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 14 Dec 2011

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House of Lords [14 Dec 2011]

3 pm

Royal Assent

3.06 pm

Justice: Pre-trial Publicity - Question

3.07 pm

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

Baroness Quin:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord McNally:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Lord McNally:

Lord Cormack:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Pannick:

Lord McNally:

Lord Richard:

Lord McNally:

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve:

Lord McNally:

Armed Forces: Housing - Question

3.15 pm

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Dubs:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Sharples:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Dannatt:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Touhig:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Business: Ethical Values - Question

3.23 pm

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

Lord Haskel:

Baroness Wilcox:

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Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood:

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Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Tebbit:

Baroness Wilcox:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Question

3.30 pm

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

Lord Naseby:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

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Earl Howe:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Earl Howe:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2011 - Motion to Approve

3.37 pm

European Union Membership (Economic Implications) Bill [HL] - Order of Commitment Discharged

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

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Welfare Reform Bill - Report (2nd Day)

3.38 pm

Clause 11 : Housing costs

Amendment 12

Lord Best:

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3.45 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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4 pm

The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:

4.15 pm

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Lord Wigley:

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Lord Newton of Braintree:

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Lord Stoneham of Droxford:

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Lord German:

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

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

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5 pm

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Lord Best:

5.09 pm
Division on Amendment 12Contents 258; Not-Contents 190.Amendment 12 agreed.

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Division No. 1 [] [14 Dec 2011]

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5.25 pm

Amendment 13

Baroness Turner of Camden:

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5.30 pm

Baroness Wilkins:

Baroness Thomas of Winchester:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Turner of Camden:

Amendment 14

Amendment 14ZZA (to Amendment 14)

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The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes):

5.45 pm

Amendment 14A

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 15

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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6 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Amendment 17

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Baroness Meacher:

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6.15 pm

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Amendment 17A

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 19

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

6.30 pm

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Baroness Meacher:

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Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

6.45 pm

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

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7 pm

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Amendment 20

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord Best:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

7.15 pm

Amendment 21

Lord Best:

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

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Lord Cormack:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Freud:

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7.45 pm

Baroness Drake:

Lord Freud:

Lord Cormack:

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Lord Freud:

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Lord Best:

National Well-being - Question for Short Debate

7.54 pm

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

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8.04 pm

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

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8.14 pm

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

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8.18 pm

Lord Layard:

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Baroness Verma:

Lord Layard:

8.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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8.45 pm

Welfare Reform Bill - Report (2nd Day) (Continued)

8.54 pm

Clause 12 : Other particular needs or circumstances

Amendment 21A

Baroness Meacher:

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9 pm

Baroness Grey-Thompson:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

9.15 pm

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Baroness Meacher:

Clause 13 : Work-related requirements: introductory

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Clause 15 : Work-focused interview requirement

Amendment 23

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Baroness Drake:

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9.30 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

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9.45 pm

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Drake:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Turner of Camden:

Clause 18 : Work availability requirement

Clause 19 : Claimants subject to no work-related requirements

Amendment 24

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Lord Freud:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

Clause 24 : Imposition of requirements

Clause 26 : Higher-level sanctions

Amendment 27

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Meacher:

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10.30 pm

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 27 : Other sanctions

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Motion

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord De Mauley:

Schedule 1 : Universal credit: supplementary regulation-making powers

Amendment 32

Baroness Donaghy:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

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11 pm

Baroness Donaghy:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Donaghy:

Amendment 32A

Baroness Hollins:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollins:

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Lord De Mauley:

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Grand Committee [14 Dec 2011]

3.45 pm

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions and Community Energy Saving) (Amendment) Order 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.45 pm

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

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Baroness Parminter:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Lord Marland:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Marland:

Noble Lords:

Lord Marland:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Marland:

Elected Local Policing Bodies (Complaints and Misconduct) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

4 pm

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Henley:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Henley:

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Local Policing Bodies (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.42 pm

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

Accession (Immigration and Worker Authorisation) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.43 pm

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Henley:

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Written Statements [14 Dec 2011]

Crime: Domestic Violence - Statement

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

Employment Tribunals - Statement

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

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Energy: Oil and Gas Regulatory Regime - Statement

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

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EU: Budget - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

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

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NHS: Primary Care Trusts - Statement

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

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Schools: Studio Schools - Statement

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

Shipping: Insurance - Statement

Earl Attlee:

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Transport: Local Authority Schemes - Statement

Earl Attlee:

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Written Answers [14 Dec 2011]

Agriculture: Eggs - Question

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

Autumn Statement - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Lord Sassoon:

Banks: Lending - Question

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

Court: Closures - Question

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

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Credit Default Swaps - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

Education: Music - Question

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

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Embryology - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Energy: Nuclear Waste - Question

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

Government Departments: Procurement - Questions

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

Baroness Rawlings:

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

Government Departments: Staff - Question

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The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Health: Dentistry - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

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Health: Ophthalmology - Question

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

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Horses - Question

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

House of Commons: Members' Remuneration - Question

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

Housing - Questions

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

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Baroness Hanham:

Independent Schools Inspectorate - Question

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

Justice: Criminal Cases Review Commission - Questions

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

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Money: Counterfeit Coins - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Music: Youth Orchestras - Question

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

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National Loan Guarantee Scheme - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Pensions - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Schools: Nutrition - Question

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

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State Recognition - Question

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



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