Table of Contents for
Thursday 6 Dec 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 80

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House of Lords

UK-Israel Life Sciences Council - Question

Department of Health: Budget - Question

NHS: Hospital Services - Question

NHS: Hospital Beds - Question

Police (Complaints and Conduct) Bill - First Reading

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2013 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Public Bodies (Water Supply and Water Quality Fees) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Foreign Affairs: Global Role, Emerging Powers and New Markets - Motion to Take Note

Ugandan Asians - Motion to Take Note

Economy: Growth - Question for Short Debate

Written Statements

Agriculture: Single Payment Scheme - Statement

Armed Forces: Covenant Annual Report - Statement

EU: Balance of Competence Review - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council and General Affairs Council - Statement

Higher Education: Reform - Statement

Kosovo - Statement

Ministry of Defence: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

Planning - Statement

Railways: West Coast Franchise - Statement

Remploy - Statement

Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures - Statement

Trees: Chalara Fraxinea - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: Pesticides - Questions

Apprenticeships - Question

Atos Healthcare - Question

Banking - Question

BBC: World Service - Question

Bees - Questions

Burma - Question

Cyprus - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

Equality Act 2010 - Questions

Food: Aspartame - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Government of Wales Act 2006 - Question

Health: Controlled Trials - Question

Health: Mental Health - Questions

Internet: 4G Spectrum - Question

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

Legal Aid - Question

Libraries: Volunteer-run Libraries - Questions

Local Authorities: Art and Sculpture - Question

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

NHS: Procurement - Question

Overseas Aid - Question

Overseas Stability - Questions

Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 - Question

Railways: Fares - Question

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Railways: Intercity Express Trains - Question

Rights of Way - Question

Roads: Maintenance - Question

Schools: Funding - Question

Schools: Sport - Question

South Sudan - Question

Sudan - Question

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question

Young Offenders: Mental Health - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 6 Dec 2012

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House of Lords [6 Dec 2012]

11 am

UK-Israel Life Sciences Council - Question

11.07 am

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

Baroness Deech:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Dykes:

Baroness Warsi:

Department of Health: Budget - Question

11.15 am

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Earl Howe:

Lord Mawhinney:

Earl Howe:

Lord Warner:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Alderdice:

Earl Howe:

Lord Laming:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Flight:

Earl Howe:

NHS: Hospital Services - Question

11.23 am

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

Lord Warner:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Walton of Detchant:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Earl Howe:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Earl Howe:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

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Earl Howe:

NHS: Hospital Beds - Question

11.30 am

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

Lord Turnberg:

Earl Howe:

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The Earl of Listowel:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Barker:

Earl Howe:

Lord Tomlinson:

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Police (Complaints and Conduct) Bill - First Reading

11.38 am

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.38 am

Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2013 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

Public Bodies (Water Supply and Water Quality Fees) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee

11.39 am

Foreign Affairs: Global Role, Emerging Powers and New Markets - Motion to Take Note

11.39 am

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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11.55 am

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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12.03 pm

Lord Alderdice:


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12.11 pm

Lord Thomas of Swynnerton:


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12.16 pm

The Lord Bishop of Worcester:


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12.25 pm

Baroness Morris of Bolton:


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12.30 pm

Lord Judd:


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12.38 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:


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12.46 pm

Lord Bilimoria:


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12.52 pm

Lord Bates:

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1 pm

Lord Parekh:

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1.08 pm

Lord Dykes:

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1.16 pm

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

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1.24 pm

Lord Naseby:

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1.32 pm

Lord Soley:

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1.39 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:


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1.47 pm

Lord Selsdon:

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1.54 pm

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe:


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2 pm

Lord Williams of Baglan:


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Baroness Northover:

Lord Williams of Baglan:

2.05 pm

Lord Liddle:

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Lord Spicer:

Lord Liddle:


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2.16 pm

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


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2.38 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Ugandan Asians - Motion to Take Note

2.40 pm

Lord Popat:


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2.54 pm

Lord Parekh:


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3.02 pm

Lord Steel of Aikwood:


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3.08 pm

Lord Singh of Wimbledon:

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3.14 pm

Lord Cormack:


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3.22 pm

Lord Janner of Braunstone:

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3.29 pm

Lord Dykes:


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3.36 pm

Lord Bilimoria:


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3.45 pm

Lord Sheikh:


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3.53 pm

Lord Bach:


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4.03 pm

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


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4.15 pm

Lord Popat:

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Economy: Growth - Question for Short Debate

4.15 pm

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Heseltine:


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4.26 pm

Lord Mandelson:


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4.31 pm

Lord Shipley:

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4.36 pm

Lord Skidelsky:

4.38 pm

Lord Baker of Dorking:

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4.41 pm

Lord Haskel:

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4.45 pm

Lord Bilimoria:

4.48 pm

Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise:

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4.52 pm

Lord Hollick:

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4.55 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

4.57 pm

Lord Giddens:


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5 pm

The Earl of Lytton:


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5.03 pm

Lord Sheikh:


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5.07 pm

Lord Monks:


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5.10 pm

Lord Haskins:


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5.12 pm

Lord Northbrook:

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5.15 pm

Lord Desai:

5.18 pm

Lord Paul:


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5.21 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall:


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5.25 pm

Baroness Wilcox:

5.27 pm

Lord Wood of Anfield:

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5.31 pm

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


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Written Statements [6 Dec 2012]

Agriculture: Single Payment Scheme - Statement

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

Armed Forces: Covenant Annual Report - Statement

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

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EU: Balance of Competence Review - Statement

Baroness Northover:


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EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

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

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EU: Foreign Affairs Council and General Affairs Council - Statement

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


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Higher Education: Reform - Statement

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

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Kosovo - Statement

Baroness Northover:

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Ministry of Defence: Annual Report and Accounts - Statement

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

Planning - Statement


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Railways: West Coast Franchise - Statement

Earl Attlee:


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Remploy - Statement

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


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Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures - Statement

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

Trees: Chalara Fraxinea - Statement

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


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Written Answers [6 Dec 2012]

Agriculture: Pesticides - Questions

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

Lord De Mauley:


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Apprenticeships - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Atos Healthcare - Question

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

Banking - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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BBC: World Service - Question

Baroness Northover:

Bees - Questions

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

Lord De Mauley:

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Burma - Question

Baroness Northover:

Cyprus - Question

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

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Baroness Northover:

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

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

Equality Act 2010 - Questions

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Food: Aspartame - Question

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

Government Departments: Staff - Question

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

Government of Wales Act 2006 - Question

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

Health: Controlled Trials - Question

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

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Health: Mental Health - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

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Internet: 4G Spectrum - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

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

Legal Aid - Question

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

Libraries: Volunteer-run Libraries - Questions

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Local Authorities: Art and Sculpture - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

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

NHS: Procurement - Question

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

Overseas Aid - Question

Baroness Northover:


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Overseas Stability - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:


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Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 - Question

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Railways: Fares - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Railways: Intercity Express Trains - Question

Earl Attlee:

Rights of Way - Question

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

Roads: Maintenance - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Schools: Funding - Question

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

Schools: Sport - Question

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

South Sudan - Question

Baroness Northover:

Sudan - Question

Baroness Northover:


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Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Young Offenders: Mental Health - Question

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