Table of Contents for
Tuesday 4 Dec 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 78

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House of Lords

Abortion - Question

Banks: Funding for Lending Scheme - Question

Police and Crime Commissioners: Elections - Question

Schools: Performance - Question

Syria: Chemical Weapons - Private Notice Question

Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill - Third Reading

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day)

Amendment 79

Amendment 79AA, in substitution for Amendment 79A

Amendment 79B

Schedule 9 : Single county court in England and Wales

Amendments 80 and 81

Schedule 10 : The family court

Amendment 81A

Amendment 82

Clause 18 : Judicial appointments

Amendment 82A

Amendment 82B

Schedule 12 : Judicial appointments

Amendments 83 to 86

Amendment 86A

Amendments 87 to 89

Amendment 89A

Amendments 90 to 92

Amendment 93

Amendments 94 to 103A

Schedule 13 : Deployment of the judiciary

Amendments 104 and 105

Clause 20 : Payment of fines and other sums

Amendment 106

Amendments 107 and 108

Amendment 108ZA

Amendment 108AA

Clause 21 : Payment of fines and other sums

Amendment 109

Future Homes Commission Report - Question for Short Debate

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (Continued)

Amendment 109A

Amendment 110

Amendment 111

Amendment 112

Amendment 112A

Parliamentary Privilege - Message from the Commons

Second Reading Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] - Considered in Committee

Written Statements

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

Serious Fraud Office - Statement

Written Answers

Afghanistan - Question

Apprenticeships - Question

Armed Forces: 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - Question

Bahrain - Questions

BBC: Licence Fee - Question

Burma - Questions

Businesses: New Start-ups - Question

Cayman Islands - Question

Child Abuse: North Wales - Questions

Child Soldiers: UN Action Plan - Question

China - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Questions

Education: Careers Advice - Question

Education: Sex Education - Question

Elections: Police and Crime Commissioners - Questions

Embryology - Questions

Energy: Nuclear Industry - Question

Energy: Wind Turbines - Question

Exports - Question

Gaza - Question

Gibraltar - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Questions

Government: Special Advisers - Questions

Health: Autism Spectrum Disorder - Questions

Health: End of Life Care - Question

Health: In-vitro Diagnostic Tests - Question

Isles of Scilly: Transport Services - Questions

Israel - Question

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

Lead Shot - Question

NHS: Hospices - Question

NHS: Infection Control - Question

Pensions - Question

Planning - Question

Police: Riot Police - Question

Racism - Question

Railways: Fares - Question

Railways: Freight Charges - Questions

Railways: Public Holidays - Question

Regional Growth Fund - Questions

Roads: M4 - Question

Rwanda - Questions

Schools: Diabetes and Epilepsy - Question

Schools: National Curriculum - Questions

Schools: Sport - Questions

Turkey - Question

Uganda - Question

Young Offenders - Question

Young Offenders: Restraint - Question





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Tuesday 4 Dec 2012

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House of Lords [4 Dec 2012]

2.30 pm

Abortion - Question

2.37 pm

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

Baroness Knight of Collingtree:

Earl Howe:


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Lord Alton of Liverpool:

Earl Howe:

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Gould of Potternewton:

Earl Howe:

Banks: Funding for Lending Scheme - Question

2.47 pm

Lord Newby:

Lord Sharkey:

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Lord Newby:

Lord Barnett:

Lord Newby:

Lord Haskel:

Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Lord Newby:

Police and Crime Commissioners: Elections - Question

2.52 pm

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

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Waddington:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Schools: Performance - Question

3.01 pm

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

Lord Bates:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Sharp of Guildford:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

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Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Quirk:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Baroness Sharples:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

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Syria: Chemical Weapons - Private Notice Question

3.08 pm

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

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

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Wright of Richmond:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord King of Bridgwater:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Triesman:

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Alderdice:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Elton:

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Baroness Warsi:

Prisons (Interference with Wireless Telegraphy) Bill - Third Reading

3.19 pm

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day)

3.19 pm

Amendment 79

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Beecham:

Amendment 79AA, in substitution for Amendment 79A

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Lord Beecham:


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3.30 pm

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Lord Pannick:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord McNally:

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3.45 pm

Lord Beecham:

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3.48 pm

Division on Amendment 79AAContents 177; Not-Contents 218.Amendment 79AA disagreed.

Division No. 1 [] [4 Dec 2012]

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4.04 pm

Amendment 79B

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Lord Beecham:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Beecham:

Lord McNally:

Lord Beecham:

Amendment 79B withdrawn.
4.15 pm

Schedule 9 : Single county court in England and Wales

Amendments 80 and 81

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Schedule 10 : The family court

Amendment 81A

Lord Beecham:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord McNally:


Column: 561

Lord Beecham:

Lord McNally:


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4.30 pm

Lord Beecham:

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Amendment 82

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Clause 18 : Judicial appointments

Amendment 82A

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:


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Noble Lords:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

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4.45 pm

Lord Woolf:


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Lord Carswell:


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Baroness Butler-Sloss:


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5 pm

The Earl of Listowel:

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Lord Pannick:

Lord Howard of Lympne:

Lord Pannick:

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Lord Woolf:

Lord Pannick:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Pannick:

Baroness Warnock:

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Baroness Neuberger:

5.15 pm

Lord Clinton-Davis:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Beecham:

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Lord McNally:

5.30 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

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Lord McNally:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord McNally:


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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord McNally:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Amendment 82B

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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5.45 pm

Lord Beecham:

Schedule 12 : Judicial appointments

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Amendments 83 to 86

Amendment 86A

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:


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6 pm

Lord Pannick:

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Baroness Jay of Paddington:


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Baroness Prashar:

Baroness Neuberger:

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

6.15 pm

Lord Deben:


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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Beecham:


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Lord McNally:

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Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Amendments 87 to 89

6.30 pm

Amendment 89A

Lord Beecham:


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Baroness Seccombe:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Beecham:

Amendments 90 to 92

6.45 pm

Amendment 93

Lord McNally:

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Lord Pannick:

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Beecham:

Amendments 94 to 103A

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Schedule 13 : Deployment of the judiciary

Amendments 104 and 105

Clause 20 : Payment of fines and other sums

Amendment 106

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Lord Avebury:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Amendments 107 and 108

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Amendment 108ZA

Lord Avebury:


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7 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord Avebury:

Amendment 108AA

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Baroness Deech:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Clause 21 : Payment of fines and other sums

Amendment 109

Lord Touhig:

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7.15 pm

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The Earl of Listowel:

Lord McNally:


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7.30 pm

The Earl of Listowel:


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Lord Beecham:

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Lord McNally:


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Lord Touhig:

Lord McNally:

Lord Touhig:

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Future Homes Commission Report - Question for Short Debate

7.43 pm

Baroness Whitaker:


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7.50 pm

Baroness Maddock:


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7.56 pm

Lord Best:

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8.02 pm

Lord Sawyer:


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8.07 pm

Lord Greaves:

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8.13 pm

Lord Whitty:


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8.19 pm

Lord Stoneham of Droxford:


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8.24 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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8.30 pm

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


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Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) (Continued)

8.42 pm

Amendment 109A

Lord Beecham:


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8.45 pm

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


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Lord Beecham:

Amendment 110

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Amendment 111

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Baroness Meacher:

9 pm

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The Earl of Listowel:

Lord Beecham:


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9.15 pm

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Lord McNally:


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The Earl of Listowel:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Meacher:

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Lord McNally:

Baroness Meacher:

9.30 pm

Amendment 112

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Lord Pannick:

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Amendment 112A

Lord Pannick:


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Lord Mayhew of Twysden:

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9.45 pm

Lord Goldsmith:


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Lord Bach:

Lord Beecham:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord Pannick:


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Parliamentary Privilege - Message from the Commons

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Second Reading Committee [4 Dec 2012]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Haskel):

Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] - Considered in Committee

3.31 pm

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


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3.42 pm

The Duke of Montrose:

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3.46 pm

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

3.48 pm
3.58 pm

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke:

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4 pm

Lord Stephen:

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4.08 pm

Lord Cameron of Lochbroom:

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4.25 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:


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4.27 pm

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie:

4.29 pm

Lord McAvoy:

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4.35 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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The Duke of Montrose:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Written Statements [4 Dec 2012]

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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Serious Fraud Office - Statement

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

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Column: WA119

Written Answers [4 Dec 2012]

Afghanistan - Question

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

Apprenticeships - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Armed Forces: 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - Question

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

Column: WA121

Bahrain - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Column: WA122

BBC: Licence Fee - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Burma - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

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Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

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Businesses: New Start-ups - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Cayman Islands - Question

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


Column: WA127

Child Abuse: North Wales - Questions

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

Child Soldiers: UN Action Plan - Question

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

Column: WA128

China - Question

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

Democratic Republic of Congo - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Education: Careers Advice - Question

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

Education: Sex Education - Question

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

Elections: Police and Crime Commissioners - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Embryology - Questions

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

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

Column: WA132

Earl Howe:

Energy: Nuclear Industry - Question

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


Column: WA134

Energy: Wind Turbines - Question

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

Exports - Question

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

Gaza - Question

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


Column: WA135

Gibraltar - Question

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

Government Departments: Staff - Questions

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

Column: WA136

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

Column: WA137

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

Government: Special Advisers - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Health: Autism Spectrum Disorder - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Health: End of Life Care - Question

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

Column: WA139

Health: In-vitro Diagnostic Tests - Question

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

Isles of Scilly: Transport Services - Questions

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

Column: WA140

Earl Howe:

Israel - Question

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

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

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

Column: WA141

Lead Shot - Question

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

NHS: Hospices - Question

Column: WA142

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

NHS: Infection Control - Question

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

Pensions - Question

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

Planning - Question

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

Police: Riot Police - Question

Column: WA144

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

Racism - Question

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

Railways: Fares - Question

Column: WA145

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Freight Charges - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Public Holidays - Question

Earl Attlee:

Regional Growth Fund - Questions

Column: WA146

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

Lord Marland:

Roads: M4 - Question

Earl Attlee:

Rwanda - Questions

Column: WA147

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

Baroness Northover:

Schools: Diabetes and Epilepsy - Question

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA148

Schools: National Curriculum - Questions

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

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: WA149

Schools: Sport - Questions

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

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Column: WA150

Turkey - Question

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


Column: WA151

Uganda - Question

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

Young Offenders - Question

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

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Young Offenders: Restraint - Question

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


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