Table of Contents for
Tuesday 28 Feb 2012

Volume No. 735Part No. 272

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House of Lords

Middle East: Quartet - Question

Local Authorities: Standards - Question

Devolution: Wales - Question

Schools: Curriculum - Question

St Albans and Welwyn Hatfield (Boundary Change) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

Public Services (Social Value) Bill - Third Reading

Scotland Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Clause 22 : Scottish Crown Estate Commissioner

Amendment 44B

Amendment 45

Clause 23 : Misuse of drugs

Amendment 46

Clause 24: Power to prescribe drink-driving limits

Amendment 47

Clause 25 : Speed limits

Clause 27 : Implementation of international obligations

Amendment 51

Clause 28 : Taxation: introductory

Amendment 51ZA

Health and Social Care Bill - Statement

Scotland Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued)

Clause 30 : Scottish rate of income tax

Amendment 52

Written Statements

Banking: Asset Protection Agency - Statement

Banking: Northern Rock - Statement

Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office - Statement

Education: Cultural Education - Statement

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

Government Departments: Regulation - Statement

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 - Statement

Railways: Crossrail - Statement

Small Businesses: Taxation - Statement

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands - Statement

Women: Peace and Security - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: Eggs - Question

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

Armed Forces: Fuel Resources - Question

Aviation: Air Traffic - Question

Aviation: Youth Movements - Question

Bovine Tuberculosis - Question

Broadcasting: Satellite Transmissions - Question

China: Yuan - Question

Crime: Motoring Convictions - Question

Cycling - Question

Cyclists: Penalties - Question

Dogs: Strays - Question

Enterprise Zones - Questions

EU: Sport - Question

Forestry Commission - Questions

Forests: Sport and Recreation - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Questions

Greece: Defence Procurement - Question

House of Lords: Appointments Commission - Question

Migration Advisory Committee - Question

National Commissioning Board - Question

NHS: Management Consultants - Question

Political Groups: Islamist Organisations - Question

Public Prayer - Question

Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Question

Railways: Brighton Main Line - Questions

Railways: Fares - Questions

Railways: Intercity Express Trains - Questions

Railways: Network Rail - Questions

Railways: Overcrowding - Questions

Railways: West Coast Franchise - Question

Roads: Traffic Lights - Question

Sport: Gambling - Questions

Sport: Match Fixing - Questions

Thames Tideway Tunnel - Questions

Transport: Taxis - Question

UN: Rio+20 - Questions

Vehicles: Semi-trailers - Questions

Zimbabwe - Questions



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 28 Feb 2012

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House of Lords [28 Feb 2012]

2.30 pm

Middle East: Quartet - Question

2.36 pm

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

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Lord Alderdice:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Tonge:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Local Authorities: Standards - Question

2.44 pm

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

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Tomlinson:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Hanham:

Devolution: Wales - Question

2.50 pm

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

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Wigley:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Gale:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Touhig:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Randerson:

Noble Lords:

Schools: Curriculum - Question

2.59 pm

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

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Lord Rennard:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Walmsley:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Adonis:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Avebury:

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Lord Hill of Oareford:

St Albans and Welwyn Hatfield (Boundary Change) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.07 pm

Public Services (Social Value) Bill - Third Reading

3.07 pm

Scotland Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

3.08 pm

Clause 22 : Scottish Crown Estate Commissioner

Amendment 44B

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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3.15 pm

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Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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The Earl of Mar and Kellie:

A noble Lord:

The Earl of Mar and Kellie:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

The Earl of Mar and Kellie:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Sanderson of Bowden:

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3.30 pm

Lord Curry of Kirkharle:

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Lyell:

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

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Curry of Kirkharle:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

3.45 pm

Lord Maxton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Amendment 45

Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

Clause 23 : Misuse of drugs

Amendment 46

Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

4 pm

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

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Clause 24: Power to prescribe drink-driving limits

Amendment 47

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

4.15 pm

Lord Maxton:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lady Saltoun of Abernethy:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

4.30 pm

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

Lord Sanderson of Bowden:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

4.45 pm

Lord Lyell:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

Lord Lyell:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Cameron of Lochbroom:

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Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan:

Lord Cameron of Lochbroom:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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5 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Sewel:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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The Marquess of Lothian:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

5.15 pm

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The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

The Duke of Montrose:

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Clause 25 : Speed limits

Clause 27 : Implementation of international obligations

Amendment 51

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

5.30 pm

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Lord Sewel:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Lyell:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Martin of Springburn:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lady Saltoun of Abernethy:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Maxton:

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

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5.45 pm

Lord Martin of Springburn:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Morgan:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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6 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

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Lord Sewel:

Lord Williamson of Horton:

Lord Stephen:

6.15 pm

Lord Wigley:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Boyd of Duncansby:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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6.30 pm

Lord Wigley:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

A noble Lord:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Morgan:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Morgan:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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6.45 pm

Clause 28 : Taxation: introductory

Amendment 51ZA

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux):

Lord Sewel:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sewel:

7 pm

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

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Lord Sewel:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Sewel:

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Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

7.15 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Sewel:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Lang of Monkton:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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7.30 pm

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Noble Lords:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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7.45 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Maxton:

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Lord Sassoon:

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8.15 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sewel:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Sassoon:

8.30 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Sassoon:

Noble Lords:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Lang of Monkton:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Steel of Aikwood:

8.45 pm

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Health and Social Care Bill - Statement

8.50 pm

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

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Baroness Thornton:

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9.04 pm

Earl Howe:

9.07 pm

Baroness Jolly:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Earl Howe:

Lord Crisp:

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Meacher:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Patel:

Earl Howe:

Lord Martin of Springburn:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Greaves:

Earl Howe:

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9.24 pm

Scotland Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued)

9.40 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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9.45 pm

Lord Lyell:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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10 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Maxton:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Lyell:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

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Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

Lord Sassoon:

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The Duke of Montrose:

10.15 pm

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

Clause 30 : Scottish rate of income tax

Amendment 52

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

10.30 pm

Lord Maxton:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Maxton:

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Baroness Adams of Craigielea:

Lord Maxton:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Noble Lords:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Written Statements [28 Feb 2012]

Banking: Asset Protection Agency - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Banking: Northern Rock - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WS106

Crown Prosecution Service and Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office - Statement

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

Education: Cultural Education - Statement

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

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Column: WS108

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

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

Column: WS109

Column: WS110

Column: WS111

Government Departments: Regulation - Statement

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

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 - Statement

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Column: WS113

Railways: Crossrail - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Column: WS114

Small Businesses: Taxation - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands - Statement

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

Column: WS115

Women: Peace and Security - Statement

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

Column: WS116

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Column: WA337

Written Answers [28 Feb 2012]

Agriculture: Eggs - Question

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

Armed Forces: Aircraft - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Armed Forces: Fuel Resources - Question

Column: WA338

Lord De Mauley:

Aviation: Air Traffic - Question

Earl Attlee:

Aviation: Youth Movements - Question

Lord De Mauley:

Column: WA339

Bovine Tuberculosis - Question

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

Broadcasting: Satellite Transmissions - Question

Baroness Rawlings:

China: Yuan - Question

Column: WA340

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Crime: Motoring Convictions - Question

Earl Attlee:

Cycling - Question

Earl Attlee:

Cyclists: Penalties - Question

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA341

Dogs: Strays - Question

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

Enterprise Zones - Questions

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

EU: Sport - Question

Column: WA342

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Forestry Commission - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Forests: Sport and Recreation - Question

Column: WA343

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

Government Departments: Staff - Questions

Earl Attlee:

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

Greece: Defence Procurement - Question

Column: WA344

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

House of Lords: Appointments Commission - Question

Baroness Verma:

Migration Advisory Committee - Question

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

National Commissioning Board - Question

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

Column: WA345

NHS: Management Consultants - Question

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

Political Groups: Islamist Organisations - Question

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

Public Prayer - Question

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

Column: WA346

Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Brighton Main Line - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Fares - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Intercity Express Trains - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA348

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Network Rail - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA349

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Overcrowding - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA350

Railways: West Coast Franchise - Question

Earl Attlee:

Roads: Traffic Lights - Question

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA351

Sport: Gambling - Questions

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Column: WA352

Sport: Match Fixing - Questions

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Thames Tideway Tunnel - Questions

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

Column: WA353

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Transport: Taxis - Question

Earl Attlee:

UN: Rio+20 - Questions

Column: WA354

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Vehicles: Semi-trailers - Questions

Column: WA355

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Zimbabwe - Questions

Column: WA356

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:



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