Table of Contents for
Wednesday 12 Dec 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 83

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House of Lords

Driving: Blood Alcohol Limit - Question

Lobbyists: Register - Question

Charities - Question

NHS: Clinical Networks - Question

North Korea - Private Notice Question

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - Order of Recommitment Discharged

Patrick Finucane - Statement

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (4th Day)

Schedule 17 : Deferred prosecution agreements

Amendment 116DA

Amendment 117

Amendment 118

Clause 26 : Appeals against refusal of entry clearance to visit the UK

Amendment 118ZA

Clause 27 : Restriction on right of appeal from within the United Kingdom

Amendment 118C

Clause 29 : Drugs and driving

Amendment 118E

Amendment 118N

Amendment 119

Clause 30 : Orders and regulations

Amendments 120 and 120A

Clause 33 : Short title, commencement and extent

Amendments 121 and 122

Amendment 122A

Amendment 122AA

Amendment 122B

Amendments 122C to 124

Public Services - Question for Short Debate

Grand Committee

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Clause 20 : The Competition and Markets Authority

Amendment 24ZA

Amendment 24ZB

Amendment 24ZD

Schedule 4 : The Competition and Markets Authority

Amendment 24A

Amendment 24AA

Amendment 24BA

Amendment 24BC

Amendment 24BD

Amendment 24BFA

Amendment 24BH

Clause 21 : Abolition of the Competition Commission and the OFT

Schedule 5 : Amendments related to Part 3

Written Statements

Afghanistan - Statement

Data: Open Data - Statement

ECOFIN - Statement

Elections and Referendums - Statement

Employment: Youth Contract - Statement

Environment Agency and Natural England - Statement

Immigration Rules - Statement

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders 2012 - Statement

Piracy - Statement

Written Answers

Afghanistan - Question

Banking: Levy - Questions

Benefits - Question

Crime: Victim Support - Question

Disabled People: Severe Disability Premium - Questions

Economy: Growth - Question

Elections: Local Elections - Question

Elections: Police and Crime Commissioners - Questions

Energy: Biomass - Question

Flooding - Question

Flooding: Insurance - Questions

Fluoridation - Questions

Gangmasters - Question

Gaza - Question

Government: Official Photographs - Question

Health: Pathology - Question

Health: Patient Transfer Services - Questions

Health: Self-monitoring Technology - Questions

Health: Warfarin - Question

Isles of Scilly - Question

Israel - Questions

Lead Shot - Question

Libya - Question

Malaysia - Question

NHS: Nursing Care - Question

Northern Ireland Office: Staff - Question

Nuclear Weapons - Question

Palestine - Question

Police: Tasers - Question

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 - Question

Public Bodies: Appointments - Question

Research: Data Sharing - Questions

St Helena: Airport - Question

Sudan and South Sudan - Question

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question

UK Border Agency: Custody - Question

Universal Credit - Questions

Water Supply: Thames Water - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 12 Dec 2012

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House of Lords [12 Dec 2012]

3 pm

Driving: Blood Alcohol Limit - Question

3.07 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Sherlock:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Attlee:

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Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Swinfen:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Earl Attlee:

Viscount Simon:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Hayman:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Cormack:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Earl Attlee:

Lobbyists: Register - Question

3.15 pm

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Martin of Springburn:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Dubs:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Hughes of Woodside:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Swinfen:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Greaves:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Charities - Question

3.23 pm

Baroness Pitkeathley:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Baroness Pitkeathley:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Barker:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Baroness Berridge:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Best:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Uddin:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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NHS: Clinical Networks - Question

3.31 pm

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

Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Sharkey:

Earl Howe:

Lord Kakkar:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Earl Howe:

The Countess of Mar:

Earl Howe:

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Lord Patel:

Earl Howe:

North Korea - Private Notice Question

3.38 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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Baroness Warsi:

The Lord Bishop of Hereford:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Triesman:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Soley:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Marlesford:

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Grenfell:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

Baroness Warsi:

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - Order of Recommitment Discharged

3.49 pm

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

Patrick Finucane - Statement

3.50 pm

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


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4.05 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:


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4.10 pm

Lord Strathclyde:


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Earl Attlee:

4.16 pm

Lord Alderdice:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Strathclyde:


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Lord King of Bridgwater:


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Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness O'Loan:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Dubs:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Empey:

Lord Strathclyde:

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Report (4th Day)

4.38 pm

Schedule 17 : Deferred prosecution agreements

Amendment 116DA

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Lord Beecham:


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4.45 pm

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Lord Beecham:

Amendment 117

Amendment 118

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

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5 pm

Lord Avebury:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Clause 26 : Appeals against refusal of entry clearance to visit the UK

Amendment 118ZA

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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5.15 pm

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Lord Avebury:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

5.30 pm

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Lord Avebury:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Clause 27 : Restriction on right of appeal from within the United Kingdom

Amendment 118C

Lord Avebury:


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5.45 pm

Lord Pannick:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Pannick:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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6 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Gilbert:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Woolf:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Lord Avebury:

Clause 29 : Drugs and driving

Amendment 118E

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Baroness Meacher:

6.15 pm

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Baroness Hamwee:


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Lord Walton of Detchant:


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6.30 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Earl Attlee:


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6.45 pm

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Meacher:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Meacher:

7 pm

Amendment 118N

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Baroness Hamwee:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 119

Lord Dear:

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:


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7.30 pm

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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7.45 pm

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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass:

Lord Dear:

7.57 pm

Division on Amendment 119Contents 150; Not-Contents 54.Amendment 119 agreed.

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Division No. 1 [] [12 Dec 2012]

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8.08 pm

Clause 30 : Orders and regulations

Amendments 120 and 120A

Clause 33 : Short title, commencement and extent

Amendments 121 and 122

Amendment 122A

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Amendment 122AA

Amendment 122B

Amendments 122C to 124

Public Services - Question for Short Debate

8.09 pm

Lord Boateng:


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8.20 pm

Baroness Stedman-Scott:


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8.25 pm

Baroness Barker:

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8.30 pm

Lord Adebowale:


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8.37 pm

Lord Judd:

8.40 pm

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

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8.44 pm

Lord Mawson:

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8.50 pm

Lord Best:


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8.54 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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8.59 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Grand Committee [12 Dec 2012]

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - Committee (4th Day)

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Ullswater):

Clause 20 : The Competition and Markets Authority

Amendment 24ZA

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Lucas:


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4 pm

Lord Borrie:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Lord Whitty:


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4.15 pm

Amendment 24ZB

Lord Whitty:


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Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Baroness Crawley:


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Lord Borrie:

4.30 pm

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Lord Whitty:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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4.45 pm

Lord Whitty:


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Viscount Eccles:


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Lord Razzall:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Razzall:

5 pm

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:


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5.15 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:


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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

5.30 pm

Viscount Eccles:

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Lord Razzall:

Viscount Eccles:

Amendment 24ZD

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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5.45 pm

Lord Borrie:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Column: GC344

Schedule 4 : The Competition and Markets Authority

Amendment 24A

Viscount Eccles:

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6 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Viscount Eccles:

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Amendment 24AA

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

6.15 pm

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Amendment 24BA

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

6.30 pm

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Amendment 24BC

Lord Mitchell:


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6.45 pm

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Mitchell:

Amendment 24BD

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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7 pm

Amendment 24BFA

Lord Whitty:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Whitty:

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7.15 pm

Amendment 24BH

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Clause 21 : Abolition of the Competition Commission and the OFT

Viscount Eccles:


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Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

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7.30 pm

Lord Deben:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Viscount Eccles:

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Viscount Eccles:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Viscount Eccles:

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Schedule 5 : Amendments related to Part 3

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Written Statements [12 Dec 2012]

Afghanistan - Statement

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


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Data: Open Data - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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ECOFIN - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Elections and Referendums - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Employment: Youth Contract - Statement

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


Column: WS131

Environment Agency and Natural England - Statement

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

Column: WS132

Immigration Rules - Statement

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

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders 2012 - Statement

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


Column: WS133

Piracy - Statement

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


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Written Answers [12 Dec 2012]

Afghanistan - Question

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

Banking: Levy - Questions

Lord Newby:

Benefits - Question

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

Column: WA226

Crime: Victim Support - Question

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

Disabled People: Severe Disability Premium - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Column: WA227

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

Economy: Growth - Question

Lord Newby:

Elections: Local Elections - Question

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

Column: WA229

Elections: Police and Crime Commissioners - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Energy: Biomass - Question

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

Flooding - Question

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

Column: WA230

Flooding: Insurance - Questions

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

Fluoridation - Questions

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

Column: WA231

Earl Howe:

Gangmasters - Question

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

Gaza - Question

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

Column: WA232

Government: Official Photographs - Question

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

Health: Pathology - Question

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

Health: Patient Transfer Services - Questions

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

Column: WA233

Earl Howe:

Health: Self-monitoring Technology - Questions

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

Earl Howe:


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

Health: Warfarin - Question

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

Isles of Scilly - Question

Column: WA235

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

Israel - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Lead Shot - Question

Column: WA236

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

Libya - Question

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

Malaysia - Question

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

Column: WA237

NHS: Nursing Care - Question

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

Northern Ireland Office: Staff - Question

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

Column: WA238

Nuclear Weapons - Question

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

Palestine - Question

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

Police: Tasers - Question

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

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Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 - Question

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

Public Bodies: Appointments - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Research: Data Sharing - Questions

Column: WA241

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

Column: WA242

Lord Marland:

St Helena: Airport - Question

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA243

Sudan and South Sudan - Question

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

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Column: WA244

UK Border Agency: Custody - Question

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

Universal Credit - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

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Water Supply: Thames Water - Question

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