Table of Contents for
Thursday 18 Oct 2012

Volume No. 739Part No. 50

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House of Lords

Scotland - Question

Slavery - Question

Police: Strike Action - Question

Fire Services: Funding - Question

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - First Reading

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Education: Development of Excellence - Motion to Take Note

Antarctica: Centenary of Scott Expedition - Motion to Take Note

Bus Industry - Question for Short Debate

Written Statements

Business Rates - Statement

Companies: Narrative Reporting - Statement

Courts: Closures - Statement

Employment - Statement

Equality and Human Rights Commission - Statement

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

Human Trafficking - Statement

NATO Parliamentary Assembly - Statement

NHS: Modernisation - Statement

Syria - Statement

Written Answers

Abortion - Questions

Afghanistan - Question

Aviation: Regulations - Question

Department for Communities and Local Government: Research - Question

Disabled People: Blue Badges - Question

Energy: Renewables Obligation Certificates - Question

Eritrea - Question

Forced Marriage - Questions

Government Departments: Overseas Offices - Question

Haqqani Network - Question

Health: Family Planning - Question

Housing: Private Rented Sector - Question

Libya - Question

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

Overseas Aid - Questions

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Railways: Passenger Research - Question

Rape - Question

Roads: High Visibility Jackets - Question

Roads: Unnumbered Junctions - Question

Rwanda - Question

Severe Winter Weather - Questions

Shipping: Ship-to-Ship Transfers - Question

Sport: Aston Arena - Question

Syria - Question





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Thursday 18 Oct 2012

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House of Lords [18 Oct 2012]

11 am

Scotland - Question

11.06 am

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

Lord McAvoy:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Martin of Springburn:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Stephen:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Gordon of Strathblane:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Strathclyde:

Slavery - Question

11.15 am

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach):

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Corston:

A noble Lord:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Young of Hornsey:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Whitty:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Police: Strike Action - Question

11.22 am

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach):

Lord Blair of Boughton:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Hurd of Westwell:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Doocey:

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Lord Lea of Crondall:

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

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Doocey:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Fire Services: Funding - Question

11.30 am

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Shipley:

Baroness Hanham:

The Lord Bishop of Manchester:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - First Reading

11.37 am

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders

11.38 am

Lord Newby:

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Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.38 am

Lord Newby:

Education: Development of Excellence - Motion to Take Note

11.38 am

Baroness Perry of Southwark:


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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

11.53 am

Baroness Morris of Yardley:

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11.57 am

Baroness Walmsley:

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12.01 pm

Lord Broers:

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12.04 pm

The Lord Bishop of Manchester:

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12.08 pm

Lord Baker of Dorking:


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12.13 pm

Baroness Howells of St Davids:


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12.18 pm

Baroness Benjamin:

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12.22 pm

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood:


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12.27 pm

Lord Harris of Peckham:

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12.32 pm

Lord Lloyd-Webber:

12.35 pm

Lord Lingfield:


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12.39 pm

Lord Bichard:


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12.43 pm

Baroness Whitaker:

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12.47 pm

Baroness Buscombe:

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12.52 pm

Lord Addington:

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12.57 pm

Lord Lucas:

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1.02 pm

The Earl of Clancarty:

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1.05 pm

Lord Bates:

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1.10 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall:

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1.15 pm

Baroness Wheatcroft:


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1.19 pm

Lord Rees of Ludlow:


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1.24 pm

Lord Cormack:


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1.28 pm

Lord Lexden:

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1.33 pm

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

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1.38 pm

Baroness Brinton:


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1.43 pm

Lord Northbourne:


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1.47 pm

Lord Framlingham:


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1.51 pm

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:


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2.02 pm

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


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Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

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2.23 pm

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Antarctica: Centenary of Scott Expedition - Motion to Take Note

2.25 pm

Baroness Hooper:


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2.37 pm

Baroness Worthington:


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2.42 pm

Lord Willis of Knaresborough:

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2.48 pm

Baroness Andrews:

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2.53 pm

Lord Oxburgh:


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3 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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3.05 pm

Lord Hunt of Chesterton:

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3.10 pm

Lord Avebury:

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3.15 pm

Lord Giddens:

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3.19 pm

The Earl of Selborne:

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3.25 pm

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe:

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3.30 pm

Baroness Walmsley:


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3.36 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall:


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3.41 pm

Baroness Sharples:

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3.44 pm

Lord Gilbert:


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3.49 pm

Lord Mitchell:


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4 pm

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


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Lord Hunt of Chesterton:

Baroness Warsi:

4.13 pm

Baroness Hooper:

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Bus Industry - Question for Short Debate

4.15 pm

Lord Bradshaw:


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4.26 pm

Lord Snape:

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Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Snape:

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4.38 pm

Lord Rosser:


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Lord Snape:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Rosser:

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Lord Snape:

Lord Rosser:

4.49 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Snape:

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Lord Snape:

Earl Attlee:


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Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:

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Written Statements [18 Oct 2012]

Business Rates - Statement

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

Companies: Narrative Reporting - Statement

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


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Courts: Closures - Statement

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

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Employment - Statement

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

Equality and Human Rights Commission - Statement

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

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


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Human Trafficking - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach):

NATO Parliamentary Assembly - Statement

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

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NHS: Modernisation - Statement

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

Syria - Statement

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


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Written Answers [18 Oct 2012]

Abortion - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Afghanistan - Question

Baroness Northover:

Aviation: Regulations - Question

Earl Attlee:

Department for Communities and Local Government: Research - Question

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

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Disabled People: Blue Badges - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Energy: Renewables Obligation Certificates - Question

Earl Attlee:

Eritrea - Question

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Baroness Northover:

Forced Marriage - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Government Departments: Overseas Offices - Question

Baroness Northover:

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Haqqani Network - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach):

Health: Family Planning - Question

Baroness Northover:

Housing: Private Rented Sector - Question

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

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Libya - Question

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

Office for Budget Responsibility - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Overseas Aid - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

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Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Passenger Research - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Rape - Question

Baroness Northover:

Roads: High Visibility Jackets - Question

Earl Attlee:

Roads: Unnumbered Junctions - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Rwanda - Question

Baroness Northover:

Severe Winter Weather - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

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Shipping: Ship-to-Ship Transfers - Question

Earl Attlee:

Sport: Aston Arena - Question

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


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Syria - Question

Baroness Northover: