Table of Contents for
Thursday 5 Jul 2012

Volume No. 738Part No. 29

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House of Lords

Media Oversight: Transfer of Responsibilities - Question

Women’s National Commission - Question

Universities: VAT on Alterations to Listed Buildings - Question

Ulster Bank - Question

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Public Service Provision Committee - Membership Motion

Further Education Institutions and 16 to 19 Academies (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

UK Industry: International Competitiveness - Motion to Take Note

Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill - First Reading

Horses: Transportation - Motion to Take Note

Army 2020 - Statement

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Approve

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) Scheme 2012 - Motion to Approve

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Local Government Finance Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Schedule 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 18

Amendment 19

Amendment 26

Amendment 35

Amendment 37

Amendment 41

Amendment 47

Amendment 50

Amendment 54

Clause 2 : Revenue support grant

Amendment 56

Schedule 2 : Amendment of provisions about revenue support grant

Amendment 56A

Clause 3 : Additional grant

Clause 4 : General GLA grant

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Reserve Forces - Statement

Asset Protection Agency: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

City Deals - Statement

Diplomatic Immunity: Alleged Offences - Statement

Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations: Unpaid Congestion Charge Fines - Statement

Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations: Unpaid Parking Fines - Statement

Diplomatic Missions: Unpaid Non-Domestic Rates - Statement

European Union Act 2011 - Statement

Identity and Passport Service: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

Legal Services Board and Office for Legal Complaints - Statement

Tobacco - Statement

Written Answers

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

China - Question

Commonwealth: Ministerial Task Force - Question

Department for International Development: Reports - Question

Education: GCSEs - Question

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

Equal Pay - Question

EU: Data Protection - Question

EU: Republic of Cyprus - Questions

Forced Marriage - Question

Government Departments: Legal Payments - Question

Government Departments: Apprentices - Questions

Government Departments: Food Waste - Question

Government: Air Travel - Question

Higher Education: Women - Question

Imports - Questions

Independent Commission for Aid Impact - Question

Intelligence and Security Committee - Question

Iraq: Chilcot Inquiry - Questions

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Rwanda - Question

Turks and Caicos - Questions





This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 5 Jul 2012

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House of Lords [5 Jul 2012]

11 am

Media Oversight: Transfer of Responsibilities - Question

11.06 am

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Whitty:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Fowler:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Sugar:

Noble Lords:

Lord Sugar:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Northbourne:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Women’s National Commission - Question

11.14 am

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Greengross:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Browning:

Baroness Verma:

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Lord Rooker:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Rooker:

Noble Lords:

The Lord Bishop of Blackburn:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Trumpington:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

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Baroness Verma:

Universities: VAT on Alterations to Listed Buildings - Question

11.22 am

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Baroness Deech:

Lord Sassoon:

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Baroness Brinton:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Eatwell:

Lord Sassoon:

Ulster Bank - Question

11.29 am

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord McAvoy:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Rogan:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Alderdice:

Lord Sassoon:

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Baroness Kingsmill:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Browne of Belmont:

Lord Sassoon:

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Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.37 am

Public Service Provision Committee - Membership Motion

11.37 am

Further Education Institutions and 16 to 19 Academies (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

11.37 am

UK Industry: International Competitiveness - Motion to Take Note

11.38 am

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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11.54 am

Lord Liddle:


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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Liddle:

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12.06 pm

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne:


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12.18 pm

Lord Kakkar:

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12.30 pm

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

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12.42 pm

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12.52 pm

Lord Haskel:


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1.02 pm

Lord Flight:

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1.13 pm

Lord Campbell of Alloway:


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1.22 pm

Lord Sheikh:

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1.33 pm

Lord Bates:

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1.45 pm

Lord Selsdon:


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1.55 pm

Lord Paul:


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2.05 pm

Lord Cavendish of Furness:


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2.18 pm

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe:


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2.21 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

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2.31 pm

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


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Lord Haskel:

Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint:

2.55 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill - First Reading

2.58 pm

Horses: Transportation - Motion to Take Note

2.59 pm

Lord Higgins:

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3.11 pm

Baroness Mallalieu:


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Baroness Verma:

3.22 pm

Lord Addington:

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3.28 pm

Baroness Trumpington:


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3.32 pm

Lord Dear:


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3.40 pm

The Earl of Caithness:

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3.47 pm

Lord Knight of Weymouth:


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3.54 pm

Lord De Mauley:

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4.06 pm

Lord Higgins:

Army 2020 - Statement

4.10 pm

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

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4.27 pm

Lord Rosser:

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4.37 pm

Lord Astor of Hever:


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4.43 pm

Lord Touhig:

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Lord Lee of Trafford:

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Crickhowell:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Crickhowell:

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Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Dannatt:

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Burnett:


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Lord Astor of Hever:

The Earl of Caithness:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Stirrup:

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Remedial) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

5.04 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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5.15 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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5.30 pm

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Baroness Hamwee:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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5.45 pm

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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6 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Approve

6.12 pm

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

6.13 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) Scheme 2012 - Motion to Approve

6.33 pm

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Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Hunt of Chesterton:

Lord De Mauley:


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Grand Committee [5 Jul 2012]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

2 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Colwyn):

Local Government Finance Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Schedule 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 18

The Earl of Lytton:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Lord Shipley:

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


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2.15 pm

The Earl of Lytton:

Amendment 19

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Shipley:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Shipley:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Shipley:


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Lord Beecham:

Lord True:

Noble Lords:

Lord True:


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The Earl of Lytton:

2.30 pm

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Hanham:

Earl Attlee:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendment 26

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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2.45 pm

The Earl of Lytton:

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Baroness Hanham:


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The Earl of Lytton:

Lord True:

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3 pm

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 35

Lord Tope:


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3.15 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

The Earl of Lytton:

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Lord True:

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Baroness Hanham:


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3.30 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Tope:

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Amendment 37

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Lord Shipley:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Donaghy:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Shipley:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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3.45 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendment 41

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

4 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord True:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord True:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Donaghy:

The Earl of Lytton:

4.15 pm

Lord Beecham:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 47

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

Baroness Hanham:

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The Earl of Lytton:

4.30 pm

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Amendment 50

Baroness Kramer:


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4.45 pm

Lord Best:

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Lord Shipley:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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The Earl of Lytton:

5 pm

Baroness Kramer:

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The Earl of Lytton:

Lord Beecham:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Lord Beecham:


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5.15 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Kramer:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Donaghy:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Donaghy:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Kramer:


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Amendment 54

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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5.30 pm

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 2 : Revenue support grant

Amendment 56

Lord Warner:


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5.45 pm

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

Lord Best:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


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Lord True:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord True:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Warner:

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Lord Beecham:

6 pm

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord Warner:

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Schedule 2 : Amendment of provisions about revenue support grant

Amendment 56A

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Earl Attlee:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:


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6.15 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 3 : Additional grant

Clause 4 : General GLA grant

Earl Attlee:

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Written Statements [5 Jul 2012]

Armed Forces: Reserve Forces - Statement

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

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Asset Protection Agency: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

City Deals - Statement

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

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Diplomatic Immunity: Alleged Offences - Statement

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

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Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations: Unpaid Congestion Charge Fines - Statement

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

Diplomatic Missions and International Organisations: Unpaid Parking Fines - Statement

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

Diplomatic Missions: Unpaid Non-Domestic Rates - Statement

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

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European Union Act 2011 - Statement

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

Identity and Passport Service: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

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

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Legal Services Board and Office for Legal Complaints - Statement

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


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Tobacco - Statement

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

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Written Answers [5 Jul 2012]

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

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

China - Question

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

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Commonwealth: Ministerial Task Force - Question

Baroness Northover:

Department for International Development: Reports - Question

Baroness Northover:

Education: GCSEs - Question

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

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

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

Equal Pay - Question

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


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EU: Data Protection - Question

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

EU: Republic of Cyprus - Questions

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

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Forced Marriage - Question

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

Government Departments: Legal Payments - Question

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

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Government Departments: Apprentices - Questions

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

Lord McNally:

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

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

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

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

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Government Departments: Food Waste - Question

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

Government: Air Travel - Question

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

Higher Education: Women - Question

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

Imports - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Sassoon:

Independent Commission for Aid Impact - Question

Baroness Northover:

Intelligence and Security Committee - Question

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


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Iraq: Chilcot Inquiry - Questions

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

Lord Strathclyde:

Questions for Written Answer - Question

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

Rwanda - Question

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

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Turks and Caicos - Questions

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

Lord Howell of Guildford: