Table of Contents for
Monday 17 Dec 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 86

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House of Lords

NHS: Research and Development - Question

Magna Carta: 800th Anniversary - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Health: Hearing Loss - Question

Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012 - Motion to Approve

Caravan Sites Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Public Bodies (Abolition of the Railway Heritage Committee) Order 2013 - Motion to Approve

Amendment to the Motion

EU Council - Statement

Business of the House

European Union: Recent Developments - Motion to Take Note

European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Bill - Second Reading

European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] - Second Reading

Health: Active Lifestyles - Question for Short Debate

Grand Committee

Defamation Bill - Committee

Clause 1 : Serious harm

Amendment 1

Amendment 3A

Amendment 4

Amendment 5

Amendment 9

Clause 2 : Truth

Written Statements

Arab Spring: Asset Recovery - Statement

EU: Health Council - Statement

EU: Telecommunications Council - Statement

Fire and Rescue Services - Statement

Health: Consultants and Doctors - Statement

Ministry of Defence: Spectrum Release - Statement

Regulation - Statement

Security: Private Companies - Statement

Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 - Statement

Written Answers

Abortion - Questions

Apprenticeships - Question

Arts: Funding - Question

Banking - Questions

Benefits - Question

Broadcasting: Television Licences - Question

Care Homes: Nutrition - Question

Channel Tunnel - Question

Children and Families Bill - Question

China - Question

Claims Management Companies - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Drones - Question

Economy: Growth - Question

Education: Funding - Question

Egypt - Questions

Employment: Statistics - Question

Health: Diabetes - Question

Health: Loneliness - Question

Health: Personal Health Budgets - Question

Health: Warfarin - Question

Health: Whooping Cough - Question

Higher Education: Chartered Status - Question

Homelessness - Question

Housing - Question

India - Question

Internet: 4G Spectrum - Question

Life Sciences - Question

NHS: GP Accreditation - Questions

NHS: Women Doctors - Question

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 - Question

Public Health - Questions

Roads: Funding - Question

Roads: New Roads - Questions





This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Monday 17 Dec 2012

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House of Lords [17 Dec 2012]

2.30 pm

NHS: Research and Development - Question

2.36 pm

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

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Earl Howe:

Lord Winston:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Patel:

Earl Howe:

Lord Ribeiro:

Earl Howe:

Lord Davies of Coity:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Stoneham of Droxford:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Masham of Ilton:

Earl Howe:

Magna Carta: 800th Anniversary - Question

2.45 pm

Lord Mitchell:

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

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Lord Mitchell:

Lord McNally:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord McNally:

The Lord Bishop of Lichfield:

Lord McNally:

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Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale:

Lord McNally:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord McNally:

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

2.52 pm

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

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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Chidgey:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead:

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Avebury:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Warsi:

Health: Hearing Loss - Question

2.58 pm

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

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Baroness Wilkins:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Bakewell:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Earl Howe:

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Earl Howe:

Lord Collins of Highbury:

Earl Howe:

Lord McColl of Dulwich:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

Earl Howe:

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Charging Orders (Orders for Sale: Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Refer to Grand Committee

3.07 pm

Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.07 pm

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012 - Motion to Approve

3.07 pm

Caravan Sites Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.08 pm

Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.09 pm

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Public Bodies (Abolition of the Railway Heritage Committee) Order 2013 - Motion to Approve

3.09 pm

Earl Attlee:


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3.15 pm

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Amendment to the Motion

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:


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Lord Bradshaw:

3.30 pm

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Snape:


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Lord Cormack:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

3.45 pm

Lord Snape:

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Lord Davies of Oldham:

Earl Attlee:

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Lord Faulkner of Worcester:

Lord Snape:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester:


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EU Council - Statement

3.55 pm

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


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4.02 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:


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Lord Strathclyde:


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4.11 pm

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Harrison:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Williamson of Horton:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Baroness Quin:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Strathclyde:

Baroness Wheatcroft:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Business of the House

4.32 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

European Union: Recent Developments - Motion to Take Note

4.35 pm

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


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Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Baroness Warsi:


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4.48 pm

Lord Liddle:

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5.01 pm

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:


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Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Baroness Falkner of Margravine:

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5.12 pm

Lord Williamson of Horton:


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5.21 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:


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5.28 pm

Lord Giddens:

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5.35 pm

Lord Roper:

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Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Roper:


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5.43 pm

Lord Empey:


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5.51 pm

Lord Tugendhat:

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5.58 pm

Lord Grenfell:

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6.05 pm

Lord Taverne:

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6.12 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard:


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6.24 pm

Lord Renton of Mount Harry:


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6.30 pm

Lord Monks:


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6.37 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

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6.45 pm

The Earl of Sandwich:


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6.54 pm

Lord Jopling:

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7.03 pm

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

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7.12 pm

Lord Risby:


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7.21 pm

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:


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7.31 pm

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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7.40 pm

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:


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7.51 pm

Lord Judd:

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8 pm

Lord Owen:

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8.09 pm

Lord Dobbs:


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8.17 pm

Lord Davies of Stamford:


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Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

8.28 pm

Lord Willoughby de Broke:


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8.37 pm

Lord Framlingham:


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8.42 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall:

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Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

A noble Lord:

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Lord Lea of Crondall:


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8.52 pm

Lord Alderdice:


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9.02 pm

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:


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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:


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Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

9.18 pm

Baroness Quin:

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9.26 pm

Baroness Warsi:

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European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Bill - Second Reading

9.38 pm

European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] - Second Reading

9.39pm

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

Health: Active Lifestyles - Question for Short Debate

9.40 pm

Baroness Heyhoe Flint:


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9.51 pm

Baroness Massey of Darwen:


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10 pm

Lord Addington:

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10.08 pm

Baroness Byford:

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10.18 pm

Baroness Billingham:


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10.30 pm

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


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Grand Committee [17 Dec 2012]

Defamation Bill - Committee

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Colwyn):

Clause 1 : Serious harm

Amendment 1

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


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3.45 pm

Lord Mawhinney:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Mawhinney:


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Lord Scott of Foscote:

Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Scott of Foscote:

4 pm

Lord Faulks:

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Lord May of Oxford:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

4.15 pm

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Lord Mawhinney:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:


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4.30 pm

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord May of Oxford:


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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Amendment 3A

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

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4.45 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Bakewell:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Faulks:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

5 pm

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Scott of Foscote:

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Lord McNally:


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5.15 pm

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

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Amendment 4

Lord Mawhinney:

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5.30 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Mawhinney:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Lord Triesman:


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5.45 pm

Lord Faulks:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:


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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord May of Oxford:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:


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6 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord McNally:


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Lord Mawhinney:

Lord McNally:


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6.15 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord McNally:

Lord Mawhinney:


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Amendment 5

Lord Mawhinney:

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6.30 pm

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


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Lord Faulks:

Lord May of Oxford:

Lord McNally:

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6.45 pm

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Lord Triesman:

Lord McNally:

Lord Faulks:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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7 pm

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes):

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Mawhinney:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Amendment 9

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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7.15 pm

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:


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Lord Lucas:


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Lord Faulks:

Lord Lucas:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Clause 2 : Truth

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Written Statements [17 Dec 2012]

Arab Spring: Asset Recovery - Statement

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

EU: Health Council - Statement

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

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EU: Telecommunications Council - Statement

Viscount Younger of Leckie:


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Fire and Rescue Services - Statement

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

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Health: Consultants and Doctors - Statement

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


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Ministry of Defence: Spectrum Release - Statement

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

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Regulation - Statement

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

Security: Private Companies - Statement

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


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Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Written Answers [17 Dec 2012]

Abortion - Questions

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

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Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Apprenticeships - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Arts: Funding - Question

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Banking - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Lord Sassoon:

Benefits - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Broadcasting: Television Licences - Question

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

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Care Homes: Nutrition - Question

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


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Channel Tunnel - Question

Earl Attlee:

Children and Families Bill - Question

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

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China - Question

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

Claims Management Companies - Question

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

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Baroness Northover:

Drones - Question

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

Economy: Growth - Question

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The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Education: Funding - Question

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

Egypt - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Employment: Statistics - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Health: Diabetes - Question

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

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Health: Loneliness - Question

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

Health: Personal Health Budgets - Question

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

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Health: Warfarin - Question

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

Health: Whooping Cough - Question

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


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Higher Education: Chartered Status - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Homelessness - Question

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

Housing - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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India - Question

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

Internet: 4G Spectrum - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Life Sciences - Question

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

NHS: GP Accreditation - Questions

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

NHS: Women Doctors - Question

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

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Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 - Question

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

Public Health - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Roads: Funding - Question

Earl Attlee:

Roads: New Roads - Questions

Earl Attlee:

Earl Attlee: