Table of Contents for
Wednesday 10 Oct 2012

Volume No. 739Part No. 45

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House of Lords

NHS: Evidence-based Medicine - Question

Death Penalty: Global Abolition - Question

Energy: Hydropower - Question

BAE Systems and EADS - Question

Railways: Franchises - Private Notice Question

Scotland: Referendum - Private Notice Question

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - First Reading

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee - Membership Motion

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

Late Night Levy (Application and Administration) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Local Government Finance Bill - Report (1st Day)

Clause 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Amendment 4

Amendment 4A

Schedule 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 5

Amendment 6

Amendment 7

Amendments 8 and 9

Amendment 10

Amendment 16

Amendment 18

Amendment 19

Amendment 20

Amendment 21

Amendment 23

Amendment 24

Amendments 25 to 30

Education: Conservatoires - Question for Short Debate

Local Government Finance Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

Amendment 31

Amendments 32 to 36

Amendment 39

Amendments 41 to 43

Amendment 44

Amendments 45 and 46

Amendment 47

Amendment 51

Amendments 52 to 56

Amendments 59 to 62

Amendment 63

Amendments 64 to 66

Amendment 67

Amendment 70

Written Answers

Banks: British Business Bank - Question

Children: International Law and Rights - Question

European External Action Service - Question

Finance: Gilt-edged Securities - Question

Food: Self-sufficiency and Consumption - Question

Gambia - Question

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: British Business Embassy - Question

Plastic Bags - Question

Valuation Office: Appeals - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 10 Oct 2012

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House of Lords [10 Oct 2012]

3 pm

NHS: Evidence-based Medicine - Question

3.07 pm

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

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Meacher:

Earl Howe:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Patel of Bradford:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Earl Howe:

Death Penalty: Global Abolition - Question

3.15 pm

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

Lord Dubs:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Stern:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Whitaker:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Energy: Hydropower - Question

3.23 pm

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

Lord Trefgarne:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Clark of Windermere:

Baroness Verma:

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Baroness Parminter:

Baroness Verma:

The Countess of Mar:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Worthington:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Verma:

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Lord Avebury:

Baroness Verma:

BAE Systems and EADS - Question

3.28 pm

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

Lord Lee of Trafford:

Lord Marland:

Lord Craig of Radley:

Lord Marland:

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Lord Tebbit:

Lord Marland:

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Lord Marland:

Lord Dykes:

Lord Marland:

Lord Boateng:

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Lord Marland:

Railways: Franchises - Private Notice Question

3.34 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Earl Attlee:

Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Martin of Springburn:

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Earl Attlee:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Adonis:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Craig of Radley:

Earl Attlee:

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Scotland: Referendum - Private Notice Question

3.45 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord McAvoy:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Jopling:

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

Lord Tyler:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Jopling:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Cormack:

Lord McNally:

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.55 pm

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee - Membership Motion

3.56 pm

Jobseeker’s Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

Late Night Levy (Application and Administration) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Approve

3.56 pm

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Official Secrets Act 1989 (Prescription) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

3.57 pm

Local Government Finance Bill - Report (1st Day)

3.57 pm

Clause 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 1

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

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Amendment 2

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 4

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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4.15 pm

Lord Smith of Leigh:

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Lord Tope:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendment 4A

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Smith of Leigh:


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Lord Williamson of Horton:


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The Earl of Lytton:

4.45 pm

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Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

Lord True:


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Lord Tope:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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5.02 pm

Division on Amendment 4AContents 198; Not-Contents 220.Amendment 4A disagreed.

Division No. 1 [] [10 Oct 2012]

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Schedule 1 : Local retention of non-domestic rates

Amendment 5

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendment 6

Amendment 7

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Lord Shipley:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendments 8 and 9

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Amendment 10

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Shipley:

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Baroness Eaton:


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Lord Smith of Leigh:

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Lord Tope:

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Lord True:

6.15 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:


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6.30 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Amendment 16

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord True:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord True:

Lord Tope:


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Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

6.45 pm

Lord Tope:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendment 18

Lord Smith of Leigh:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Tope:

Baroness Hanham:


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7 pm

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Amendment 19

Amendment 20

Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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7.15 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Amendment 21

Amendment 23

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Amendment 24

Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Amendments 25 to 30

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Education: Conservatoires - Question for Short Debate

7.44 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Lipsey:

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7.54 pm

Lord Lexden:

7.56 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

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7.58 pm

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

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8.02 pm

Lord Low of Dalston:

8.04 pm

Lord Wills:

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8.06 pm

Lord Black of Brentwood:

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Lord Haskel:


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Lord German:

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Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe:


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8.16 pm

Lord Aberdare:


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8.18 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

8.20 pm

Lord Rowe-Beddoe:

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8.22 pm

Lord Grocott:

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8.25 pm

Lord Geddes:


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8.28 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

8.30 pm

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Local Government Finance Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued)

8.43 pm

Amendment 31

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

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendments 32 to 36

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Amendment 39

Lord Smith of Leigh:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Smith of Leigh:

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Amendments 41 to 43

Amendment 44

Lord Smith of Leigh:


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Lord Beecham:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Beecham:


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9 pm

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord Beecham:

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord Smith of Leigh:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Smith of Leigh:

Amendments 45 and 46

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Amendment 47

Amendment 51

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Amendments 52 to 56

Amendments 59 to 62

9.15 pm

Amendment 63

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendments 64 to 66

Amendment 67

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Baroness Kramer:

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Lord Shipley:


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Lord Beecham:

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9.30 pm

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Kramer:

Amendment 70

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

9.45 pm

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

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Written Answers [10 Oct 2012]

Banks: British Business Bank - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Children: International Law and Rights - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi):


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European External Action Service - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi):

Finance: Gilt-edged Securities - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Food: Self-sufficiency and Consumption - Question

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

Gambia - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government and Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi):

Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012: British Business Embassy - Question

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

Plastic Bags - Question

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

Valuation Office: Appeals - Question

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