Table of Contents for
Tuesday 24 Jul 2012

Volume No. 739Part No. 40

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House of Lords

Nigeria - Question

Chilcot Committee: Intercept Evidence - Question

Finance: Loan Guarantee Scheme - Question

Public and Commercial Services Union: Strike Action - Question

Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations - Private Notice Question

Procedure of the House - Motion to Agree

Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Support Maintenance (Changes to Basic Rate Calculation and Minimum Amount of Liability) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Public Bodies (Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission: Abolition and Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 - Motions to Approve

Social Security (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Clause 21 : Amendments and transition

Amendment 1

Clause 22 : Definitions

Amendment 2

Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Second Reading

Grand Committee

Local Government Finance Bill - Committee (6th Day)

Clause 13 : Regulations about powers to require information, offences and penalties

Amendment 93ZE

Amendment 93A

Amendment 93B

Amendment 94

Clause 15: Power for HMRC to supply information for purposes of council tax

Amendment 96ZA

Amendment 96A

Amendment 97

Amendments 98 and 99

Clause 19: Extent and short title

Amendments 100 to 102

In the Title

Amendment 103

Written Answers

Abortion - Questions

Armed Forces: Stations - Question

Assisted Dying - Question

Aviation: Air Quality - Questions

Aviation: Birmingham/Amritsar Flights - Question

Banks: Iceland - Question

Banks: Lending - Question

Bats - Questions

Care Homes: Deferred Payment Scheme - Questions

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Question

Courts: Sentencing - Question

Courts: Vulnerable Witnesses, Victims and Defendants - Question

Crime: Drugs - Question

Crime: Knife Crime - Question

Cyclists: Deaths and Injuries - Question

Data Protection - Question

Drones - Question

Energy: Prices - Question

EU: Taxation - Question

Fire and Rescue Services: Funding - Questions

Firearms: Licensing - Question

Government: Ministerial Visits - Question

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

Haemophilia Society - Question

Health: Coeliac Disease - Questions

Health: Multiple Sclerosis - Question

Health: Osteoporosis - Question

Health: Podiatry - Questions

Internet: Broadband - Question

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

NHS: Funding - Question

Olympic Games 2012 - Question

Overseas Aid - Question

Railways: East Coast - Question

Railways: Gatwick Express - Questions

Roads: Shared Space Schemes - Question

Schools: Attendance and Attainment - Question

Schools: Creationism - Question

Scotland Act 2012 - Question

Taxation: Avoidance - Question

UK Honours - Questions

UN: Rio+20 - Question

Young Offenders - Questions

Young Offenders: Interventions - Questions





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Tuesday 24 Jul 2012

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House of Lords [24 Jul 2012]

2.30 pm

Nigeria - Question

2.37 pm

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

Baroness Cox:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Chidgey:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Chidgey:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

The Lord Bishop of Durham:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Lord Clarke of Hampstead:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Elton:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Chilcot Committee: Intercept Evidence - Question

2.45 pm

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

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Henley:

Lord Dubs:

Lord Henley:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Henley:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Henley:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Henley:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Henley:

Finance: Loan Guarantee Scheme - Question

2.52 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Barnett:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Wigley:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Sharkey:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Peston:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Sassoon:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Lord Sassoon:

Public and Commercial Services Union: Strike Action - Question

3 pm

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

Baroness Fookes:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland:

Lord Henley:

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Henley:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Lord Henley:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Lord Henley:

Arms Trade Treaty Negotiations - Private Notice Question

3.06 pm

Lord Judd:

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

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Lord Judd:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord King of Bridgwater:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Triesman:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Procedure of the House - Motion to Agree

3.16 pm

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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


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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Barnett:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord King of Bridgwater:

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Lord Strathclyde:

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Support Maintenance Calculation Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Child Support Maintenance (Changes to Basic Rate Calculation and Minimum Amount of Liability) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

3.26 pm

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Public Bodies (Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission: Abolition and Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 - Motions to Approve

Social Security (Civil Penalties) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

3.27 pm

Equality Act 2010 (Age Exceptions) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.27 pm

House of Lords (Cessation of Membership) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.28 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.30 pm

Clause 21 : Amendments and transition

Amendment 1

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

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Clause 22 : Definitions

Amendment 2

Lord Knight of Weymouth:


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Viscount Eccles:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Baroness Wilcox:


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3.45 pm

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Lord Plumb:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

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Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Second Reading

3.52 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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4.11 pm

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:


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Lord Dobbs:

Lord Falconer of Thoroton:


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4.30 pm

Lord Baker of Dorking:


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Lord Wills:

Lord Baker of Dorking:


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4.44 pm

Lord Rennard:


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4.57 pm

Lord Trimble:

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5.07 pm

Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

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5.22 pm

Baroness O'Loan:

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5.31 pm

Lord Norton of Louth:


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5.39 pm

Lord Wills:


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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Wills:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Wills:


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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

6 pm

Lord Empey:


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6.11 pm

Lord Bates:

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6.24 pm

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port:

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6.34 pm

Lord Lexden:


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6.45 pm

Lord Tyler:


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6.59 pm

Lord Dobbs:

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Lord Baker of Dorking:

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Lord Dobbs:

7.08 pm

Lord Collins of Highbury:


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Lord Empey:

Lord Collins of Highbury:

7.22 pm

Baroness Eaton:

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Lord Wills:

Baroness Eaton:

7.27 pm

Lord Prescott:

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7.31 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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7.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Wills:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Lord Falconer of Thoroton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Empey:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wills:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wills:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Grand Committee [24 Jul 2012]

Local Government Finance Bill - Committee (6th Day)

3.30 pm

Clause 13 : Regulations about powers to require information, offences and penalties

Amendment 93ZE

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 93A

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Amendment 93B

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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3.45 pm

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Lord Shipley:

Lord Smith of Leigh:


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Baroness Meacher:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:


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4 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Amendment 94

Baroness Meacher:


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4.15 pm

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

4.30 pm

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Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord Best:

The Earl of Listowel:


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Lord Smith of Leigh:

4.45 pm

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Lord Lucas:

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Lucas:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Lucas:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord Lucas:

Lord Smith of Leigh:

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Lord Tope:

5 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:

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5.15 pm

Lord Lucas:

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Baroness Meacher:


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Clause 15: Power for HMRC to supply information for purposes of council tax

Amendment 96ZA

Baroness Hanham:


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Amendment 96A

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Baroness Hanham:


Column: GC289

5.30 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Amendment 97

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Baroness Sherlock:


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5.45 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Hanham:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

6 pm

Baroness Hanham:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Sherlock:

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Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Beecham:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Sherlock:

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Amendments 98 and 99

Clause 19: Extent and short title

Amendments 100 to 102

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In the Title

Amendment 103

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Written Answers [24 Jul 2012]

Abortion - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

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Armed Forces: Stations - Question

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

Column: WA132

Assisted Dying - Question

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

Aviation: Air Quality - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA133

Earl Attlee:

Aviation: Birmingham/Amritsar Flights - Question

Earl Attlee:

Banks: Iceland - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Banks: Lending - Question

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The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Bats - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

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Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

Care Homes: Deferred Payment Scheme - Questions

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Question

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

Column: WA137

Courts: Sentencing - Question

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

Courts: Vulnerable Witnesses, Victims and Defendants - Question

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

Crime: Drugs - Question

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

Column: WA138

Crime: Knife Crime - Question

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

Column: WA139

Cyclists: Deaths and Injuries - Question

Earl Attlee:

Column: WA140

Data Protection - Question

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

Drones - Question

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

Energy: Prices - Question

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

Column: WA141

EU: Taxation - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Fire and Rescue Services: Funding - Questions

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

Column: WA142

Firearms: Licensing - Question

Earl Attlee:

Government: Ministerial Visits - Question

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

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

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

Column: WA143

Haemophilia Society - Question

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

Health: Coeliac Disease - Questions

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

Health: Multiple Sclerosis - Question

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

Column: WA144

Health: Osteoporosis - Question

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

Health: Podiatry - Questions

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

Column: WA145

Internet: Broadband - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

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

NHS: Funding - Question

Column: WA146

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

Column: WA147

Olympic Games 2012 - Question

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

Overseas Aid - Question

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA148

Railways: East Coast - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Gatwick Express - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:


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Roads: Shared Space Schemes - Question

Earl Attlee:

Schools: Attendance and Attainment - Question

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

Column: WA150

Schools: Creationism - Question

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

Scotland Act 2012 - Question

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

Taxation: Avoidance - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA151

UK Honours - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

UN: Rio+20 - Question

Baroness Northover:

Young Offenders - Questions

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

Lord McNally:

Lord McNally:

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Young Offenders: Interventions - Questions

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

Column: WA154

Lord McNally: