Table of Contents for
Tuesday 27 Nov 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 73

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House of Lords

BBC: World Service - Question

Welsh Government: Tax-varying Powers - Question

Justice: Legal Advice - Question

UK Border Agency - Question

Statutory Instruments - Membership Motion

Public Service and Demographic Change - Motion to Agree

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day)

Clause 1 : The National Crime Agency

Amendment 1

Schedule 1 : The NCA & NCA officers

Amendment 5

Amendment 9

Amendments 10 to 13

Clause 2 : Modification of NCA functions

Amendment 14

Clause 4 : Operations

Amendment 15

Schedule 2 : The framework document & annual report

Amendment 18

Clause 5 : Relationships between NCA and other agencies: tasking etc

Amendment 21

Schedule 3 : Relationships between NCA and other agencies

Amendment 24

Amendments 25 and 26

Amendment 27

Amendment 28

Amendment 31

Clause 9 : Director General: customs powers of Commissioners & operational powers

Amendment 31A

Schedule 5 : Police, customs and immigration powers

Amendments 32 to 34

Clause 11 : Inspections and complaints

Amendment 35

Clause 12 : Information: restrictions on disclosure etc

Amendment 36

Schedule 7 : Information: restrictions on disclosure

Amendment 37

Schedule 8 : Abolition of SOCA and NPIA

Amendments 39 to 55

Amendment 56

Amendments 59 to 70

Amendment 71

Amendments 73 to 77

Clause 16 : Interpretation of Part 1

Amendment 78

Small Charitable Donations Bill - First Reading

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Small Pension Funds - Question for Short Debate

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Electoral Registration Data Schemes (No. 2) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Correction to Commons Written Answer - Statement

Crime: Compensation - Statement

Education: Funding - Statement

Employment: Work Programme - Statement

EU: Balance of Competence Review - Statements

Justice: Jury Checks - Statement

National DNA Ethics Group - Statement

National Physical Laboratory - Statement

Roads: Speed Limits - Statement

Young People: Gang and Youth Violence - Statement

Written Answers

Apprenticeships - Question

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Building Regulations - Question

Burma - Questions

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Question

Child Abuse: North Wales - Question

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Question

Civil Service: Secondments - Questions

Employment: Health and Safety - Question

EU: Commissioner for Health and Consumers - Question

Extrajudicial Killings - Question

Fire and Rescue Service - Question

First-tier Social Security and Child Support Tribunals - Question

Gambling: Online Gambling - Question

Gaza - Question

Government Departments: Contractors - Question

Health: Medical Consultants - Questions

Hillsborough - Question

Houses of Parliament: Official Reports - Question

Housing Act 2004 - Question

Human Rights - Question

International Crimes Tribunal: Bangladesh - Question

Israel - Question

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

Legal Aid - Questions

Migrant Workers - Questions

NHS: Procurement - Question

Palestine - Questions

Pensions - Question

Prisoners: Women - Questions

Prisons: Strip Searches - Question

Public Sector: Contractors - Questions

Railways: Colne-Skipton - Question

Railways: Flooding - Question

Railways: Procurement - Question

Railways: Thameslink - Question

Religious Freedom - Question

Sport: Ethnic Minorities - Question

Sport: Gender Equality - Question

Sport: Public Spending - Question

Sport: Women - Question

Syria - Questions

Taxation: Avoidance - Questions

Telephone Calls: Unsolicited Calls - Question

Tourism - Question





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House of Lords [27 Nov 2012]

2.30 pm

BBC: World Service - Question

2.36 pm

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Noble Lords:

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Coussins:

Lord Soley:

Baroness Warsi:

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Baroness Coussins:

Lord Glenarthur:

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

Lord Glenarthur:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Bakewell:

Baroness Coussins:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Coussins:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Bakewell:

Lord Triesman:

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Baroness Warsi:

Welsh Government: Tax-varying Powers - Question

2.45 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Wales Office (Baroness Randerson):

Lord Wigley:

Baroness Randerson:

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Lord Mawhinney:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Morgan:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Bilston:

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Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Bilston:

Baroness Gale:

Baroness Randerson:

Justice: Legal Advice - Question

2.54 pm

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

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Lord Bach:

Lord McNally:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord McNally:

Lord Beecham:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord McNally:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord McNally:

UK Border Agency - Question

3 pm

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

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Lord Avebury:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

The Earl of Sandwich:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Statutory Instruments - Membership Motion

3.07 pm

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Public Service and Demographic Change - Motion to Agree

3.08 pm

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

Legal Services Act 2007 (The Law Society) (Modification of Functions) (Amendment) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.08 pm

District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.09 pm

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day)

3.09 pm

Clause 1 : The National Crime Agency

Amendment 1

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

3.15 pm

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Lord Blair of Boughton:

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Lord Harris of Haringey:


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Baroness Hamwee:


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3.30 pm

Lord Condon:


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


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3.45 pm

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Schedule 1 : The NCA & NCA officers

Amendment 5

Lord Rosser:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Rosser:

4 pm

Amendment 9

Earl Attlee:


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Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

4.15 pm

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Earl Attlee:


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Amendments 10 to 13

Clause 2 : Modification of NCA functions

Amendment 14

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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4.30 pm

Lord Blair of Boughton:


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Lord Condon:

Lord Dear:


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Lord Lloyd of Berwick:


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Lord Harris of Haringey:

4.45 pm

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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5 pm

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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5.07 pm

Division on Amendment 14Contents 222; Not-Contents 201.Amendment 14 agreed.

Division No. 1 [] [27 Nov 2012]

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5.27 pm

Clause 4 : Operations

Amendment 15

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Rosser:

5.30 pm

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Schedule 2 : The framework document & annual report

Amendment 18

Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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5.45 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Baroness Hamwee:

6 pm

Clause 5 : Relationships between NCA and other agencies: tasking etc

Amendment 21

Lord Rosser:


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Lord Harris of Haringey:


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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

6.15 pm

Lord Rosser:

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Schedule 3 : Relationships between NCA and other agencies

Amendment 24

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Amendments 25 and 26

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Amendment 27

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

6.30 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

Amendment 28

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Rosser:

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Earl Attlee:

6.45 pm

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Baroness Hamwee:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 31

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Clause 9 : Director General: customs powers of Commissioners & operational powers

Amendment 31A

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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7 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Schedule 5 : Police, customs and immigration powers

Amendments 32 to 34

Clause 11 : Inspections and complaints

Amendment 35

Clause 12 : Information: restrictions on disclosure etc

Amendment 36

Schedule 7 : Information: restrictions on disclosure

Amendment 37

Baroness Hamwee:

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Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Schedule 8 : Abolition of SOCA and NPIA

Amendments 39 to 55

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Amendment 56

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Amendments 59 to 70

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Amendment 71

Baroness Hamwee:


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7.15 pm

Lord Rosser:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Hamwee:


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Amendments 73 to 77

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Clause 16 : Interpretation of Part 1

Amendment 78

Small Charitable Donations Bill - First Reading

7.28 pm

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

7.29 pm

Baroness Northover:

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Small Pension Funds - Question for Short Debate

7.29 pm

Baroness Greengross:

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7.38 pm

Lord Patten:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Patten:

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7.46 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


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7.55 pm

Lord Stoneham of Droxford:

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8.02 pm

Lord Lipsey:


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8.11 pm

Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:


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8.20 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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8.30 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Grand Committee [27 Nov 2012]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes):

Electoral Registration Data Schemes (No. 2) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.31 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Rennard:

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3.45 pm

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Lord Maxton:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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4 pm

Lord Tyler:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Rennard:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.11 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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4.15 pm

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Lord Methuen:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

4.30 pm

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.43 pm

Green Deal Framework (Disclosure, Acknowledgment, Redress etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.44 pm

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


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Lord Grantchester:


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5 pm

Lord Moynihan:


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Lord Whitty:

Baroness Verma:

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

5.07 pm
5.17 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Verma:


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Lord Whitty:

Baroness Verma:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Moynihan:

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Baroness Verma:

Lord Grantchester:

Baroness Verma:

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Electricity and Gas (Energy Companies Obligation) Order 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.29 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

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Written Statements [27 Nov 2012]

Correction to Commons Written Answer - Statement

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

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Crime: Compensation - Statement

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


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Education: Funding - Statement

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


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Employment: Work Programme - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud):

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EU: Balance of Competence Review - Statements

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


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

Justice: Jury Checks - Statement

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

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National DNA Ethics Group - Statement

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

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National Physical Laboratory - Statement

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


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Roads: Speed Limits - Statement

Earl Attlee:


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Young People: Gang and Youth Violence - Statement

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

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Written Answers [27 Nov 2012]

Apprenticeships - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Building Regulations - Question

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


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Burma - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Northover:

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Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

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Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Northover:

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Question

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

Child Abuse: North Wales - Question

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud):

Civil Service: Secondments - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee:

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Employment: Health and Safety - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud):

EU: Commissioner for Health and Consumers - Question

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

Extrajudicial Killings - Question

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

Fire and Rescue Service - Question

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

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First-tier Social Security and Child Support Tribunals - Question

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

Gambling: Online Gambling - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Gaza - Question

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

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Government Departments: Contractors - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Health: Medical Consultants - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

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Hillsborough - Question

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

Houses of Parliament: Official Reports - Question

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

Housing Act 2004 - Question

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

Human Rights - Question

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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International Crimes Tribunal: Bangladesh - Question

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

Israel - Question

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

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Israel and Palestine - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

Baroness Northover:

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Legal Aid - Questions

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

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Migrant Workers - Questions

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

NHS: Procurement - Question

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

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Palestine - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

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Pensions - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Prisoners: Women - Questions

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

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

Prisons: Strip Searches - Question

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

Public Sector: Contractors - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Railways: Colne-Skipton - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Flooding - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Procurement - Question

Earl Attlee:


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Railways: Thameslink - Question

Earl Attlee:

Religious Freedom - Question

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

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Sport: Ethnic Minorities - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Sport: Gender Equality - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Sport: Public Spending - Question

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Sport: Women - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Syria - Questions

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

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Baroness Warsi:

Taxation: Avoidance - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Lord Sassoon:

Telephone Calls: Unsolicited Calls - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Tourism - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie: