Table of Contents for
Tuesday 18 Dec 2012

Volume No. 741Part No. 87

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House of Lords

National Lottery - Question

Mali - Question

Syria: Humanitarian Aid - Question

Banks: Money-laundering - Question

Growth and Infrastructure Bill - First Reading

Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Amendment 3

Amendment 4

Clause 34 : Restriction on right of appeal from within the United Kingdom

Schedule 13 : Judicial appointments

Amendment 6

Amendment 8

Schedule 15 : Dealing non-custodially with offenders

Amendment 9

Amendment 10

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Third Reading (Continued)

Amendment 11

Motion

Small Charitable Donations Bill - Second Reading and Remaining Stages

Grand Committee

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - Committee (5th Day)

Schedule 5 : Amendments related to Part 3

Amendment 24C

Amendments 24D and 24E

Clause 22 : Transfer schemes

Amendment 24K

Amendment 24L

Clause 23 : Investigation powers: mergers

Amendment 24N

Clause 24 : Interim measures: pre-emptive action: mergers

Amendment 24P

Clause 25: Interim measures: financial penalties: mergers

Amendment 24PA

Clause 26: Time-limits etc: mergers

Amendment 24Q

Amendment 25

Schedule 8: Mergers: time-limits

Amendment 25A

Clause 27: Power of CMA to make cross-market references

Amendment 25B

Schedule 9 : Markets: cross-market references

Clause 29 : Public interest interventions in markets investigations

Clause 30 : Investigation powers: markets

Amendment 25F

Schedule 11 : Markets: investigation powers

Amendment 25H

Clause 31 : Interim measures: pre-emptive action: markets

Amendment 25M

Schedule 12 : Markets: time-limits

Amendment 25T

Clause 33 : Investigations: power to ask questions

Amendment 25X

Clause 34: Civil enforcement of investigation powers

Amendment 26

Clause 36: Part 1 of the 1998 Act: procedural matters

Amendment 26A

Clause 37: Threshold for interim measures

Amendment 26AB

Clause 41 : Cartel offence

Amendment 26AC

Clause 45: Powers of sector regulators

Amendment 26B

Amendment 26BA (to Amendment 26B)

Clause 46: Recovery of CMA’s costs in respect of price control references

Amendment 26BE

Clause 48: Review of certain provisions of Chapters 1 and 2

Schedule 15: Minor and consequential amendments: Part 4

Amendments 26C and 26D

Clause 50: Interpretation

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Red Arrows - Statement

Building Regulations - Statement

Commission on a Bill of Rights - Statement

Defence: Reform - Statement

Disabled People: Independent Living - Statement

Employment: Redundancy - Statement

Energy: Oil and Gas - Statement

Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme - Statement

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statements

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council and General Affairs Council - Statement

EU: Transport Council - Statement

Finance: Credit Unions - Statement

Government: Expenditure - Statement

Health: Medical Implants - Statement

Judicial Review - Statement

Justice: Compensation - Statement

Machinery of Government Change: Government Equalities Office - Statement

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Statement

Roads: Maintenance - Statement

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 - Statement

World Trade Organisation: Membership - Statement

Written Answers

Accession Declaration and Coronation Oath - Questions

Alcohol - Question

Banking - Question

Banks: HSBC - Question

Bill of Rights - Question

British Overseas Territories - Question

City Status - Question

Crime: Alcohol-related Crime - Question

Criminal Justice: Re-offenders - Questions

Criminal Records Bureau - Question

Education: Free School Meals - Question

Education: School and College Leavers - Question

Energy: Renewables Obligation Certificates - Question

EU: Balance of Competence Review - Question

EU: Salaries - Question

Gaza - Question

Health: Staff and Patient Personal Security - Question

HGV Road User Levy Bill - Question

Justice: Community Orders - Question

Overseas Conflict: Sexual Violence - Question

Railways: Fares - Question

Schools: Bullying - Question

Schools: Teachers - Question

Slovakia - Question

Syria - Question

Voluntary Organisations: Healthcare - Question

Young People: Self-harm and Suicide - Question





This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 18 Dec 2012

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House of Lords [18 Dec 2012]

2.30 pm

National Lottery - Question

2.35 pm

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Naseby:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Collins of Highbury:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Sharkey:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Taylor of Blackburn:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Mali - Question

2.44 pm

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Risby:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Chidgey:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Earl of Sandwich:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Syria: Humanitarian Aid - Question

2.48 pm

Baroness Northover:

Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Wright of Richmond:

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Baroness Northover:

Baroness Uddin:

Noble Lords:

Baroness Uddin:

Baroness Northover:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

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Baroness Northover:

Baroness Hussein-Ece:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Baroness Northover:


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Banks: Money-laundering - Question

2.58 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Hylton:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Sassoon:

Growth and Infrastructure Bill - First Reading

3.06 pm

Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.06 pm

Baroness Eaton:

Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.07 pm

Amendment 1

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Lord Avebury:


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3.15 pm

Lord Pannick:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Pannick:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

The Earl of Listowel:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Elton:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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


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3.30 pm

Lord Avebury:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Avebury:

Amendment 2

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Baroness Meacher:

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3.45 pm

Lord Lucas:


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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope:


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The Lord Bishop of Lichfield:

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4 pm

Lord Cormack:


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The Earl of Listowel:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Beecham:


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


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4.15 pm

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Baroness Meacher:

4.17 pm

Division on Amendment 2Contents 233; Not-Contents 191.Amendment 2 agreed.

Division No. 1 [] [18 Dec 2012]

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4.32 pm

Amendment 3

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers:


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Lord Pannick:

4.45 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

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Lord Goodhart:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

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Lord Goldsmith:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Woolf:

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5 pm

Baroness Jay of Paddington:


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Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood:

Lord Beecham:

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Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

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Lord McNally:


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5.15 pm

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Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers:

Amendment 4

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Lord Bradley:

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Lord Ramsbotham:

The Earl of Listowel:

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5.30 pm

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone:

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

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Lord Beecham:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord Ramsbotham:

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Bradley:

Clause 34 : Restriction on right of appeal from within the United Kingdom

Schedule 13 : Judicial appointments

Amendment 6

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

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5.45 pm

Lord McNally:

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Baroness Jay of Paddington:

Lord Pannick:

Baroness Prashar:

Baroness Benjamin:

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Baroness Neuberger:

Lord Beecham:

Lord McNally:

Lord Beecham:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Amendment 8

Schedule 15 : Dealing non-custodially with offenders

Amendment 9

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Lord Woolf:


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Baroness Corston:

6 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:


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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws:

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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The Earl of Listowel:

6.15 pm

Lord Rosser:

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Lord McNally:


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Lord Woolf:

Lord McNally:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

Lord Woolf:

6.32 pm

Division on Amendment 9Contents 187; Not-Contents 159.Amendment 9 agreed.

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Division No. 2 [] [18 Dec 2012]

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6.45 pm

Amendment 10

Lord Ramsbotham:

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

6.46 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Soley:

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Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Prescott:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Palmer:

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

The Earl of Erroll:

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Crime and Courts Bill [HL] - Third Reading (Continued)

6.52 pm

The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Fookes):

Amendment 11

Lord Goldsmith:

Lord Beecham:

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7 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Lord Goldsmith:

Motion

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Beecham:

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Small Charitable Donations Bill - Second Reading and Remaining Stages

7.04 pm

Lord Newby:

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7.10 pm

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7.19 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:


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7.31 pm

Baroness Barker:


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7.41 pm

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:


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7.47 pm

Lord Newby:


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Baroness Barker:

Lord Newby:


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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Newby:

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Grand Committee [18 Dec 2012]

Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill - Committee (5th Day)

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Ullswater):

Viscount Eccles:

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

Viscount Eccles:

The Deputy Chairman:

Schedule 5 : Amendments related to Part 3

Amendment 24C

Lord Marland:


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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:


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Lord Marland:

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3.45 pm

Amendments 24D and 24E

Clause 22 : Transfer schemes

Amendment 24K

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Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:


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Lord Whitty:

Amendment 24L

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Borrie:

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4 pm

Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

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Lord Whitty:

Clause 23 : Investigation powers: mergers

Amendment 24N

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

Clause 24 : Interim measures: pre-emptive action: mergers

Amendment 24P

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Lord Whitty:


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4.15 pm

Lord Marland:

Lord Borrie:

Lord Marland:

Lord Borrie:

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord Marland:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

4.18 pm
4.28 pm

Lord Marland:

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Lord Whitty:

Clause 25: Interim measures: financial penalties: mergers

Amendment 24PA

Viscount Eccles:


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Lord Marland:

Viscount Eccles:

Clause 26: Time-limits etc: mergers

Amendment 24Q

Lord Whitty:

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Viscount Eccles:

Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

4.45 pm

Viscount Eccles:

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Amendment 25

Lord Hunt of Wirral:


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Lord Berkeley:

Viscount Eccles:

Lord Mitchell:

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Lord Marland:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

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Schedule 8: Mergers: time-limits

Amendment 25A

5 pm

Clause 27: Power of CMA to make cross-market references

Amendment 25B

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:


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Schedule 9 : Markets: cross-market references

Clause 29 : Public interest interventions in markets investigations

Lord Whitty:

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Viscount Eccles:

5.15 pm

:

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Viscount Eccles:

Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

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Clause 30 : Investigation powers: markets

Amendment 25F

Lord Whitty:

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

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Schedule 11 : Markets: investigation powers

Amendment 25H

Lord Whitty:

Viscount Eccles:

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Viscount Eccles:

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Marland:

5.30 pm

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Whitty:

Clause 31 : Interim measures: pre-emptive action: markets

Amendment 25M

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

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Lord Whitty:

Schedule 12 : Markets: time-limits

Amendment 25T

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Whitty:

Clause 33 : Investigations: power to ask questions

Amendment 25X

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Borrie:

5.45 pm

Lord Marland:


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Lord Whitty:

Clause 34: Civil enforcement of investigation powers

Amendment 26

Viscount Eccles:

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Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

Viscount Eccles:

Clause 36: Part 1 of the 1998 Act: procedural matters

Amendment 26A

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Lord Berkeley:

6 pm

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

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Clause 37: Threshold for interim measures

Amendment 26AB

Lord Whitty:

Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

Clause 41 : Cartel offence

Amendment 26AC

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Lord Whitty:

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Lord Marland:

6.15 pm

Lord Whitty:

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Clause 45: Powers of sector regulators

Amendment 26B

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Lord Marland:


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Amendment 26BA (to Amendment 26B)

Lord Whitty:


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Lord Berkeley:

6.30 pm

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Faulkner of Worcester):

6.32 pm
6.42 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Bradshaw:

6.45 pm

Lord Marland:

Lord Berkeley:

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Lord Marland:

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:

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Clause 46: Recovery of CMA’s costs in respect of price control references

Amendment 26BE

Lord Whitty:

7 pm

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Lord Marland:

Lord Whitty:


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Clause 48: Review of certain provisions of Chapters 1 and 2

Schedule 15: Minor and consequential amendments: Part 4

Amendments 26C and 26D

Clause 50: Interpretation

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Written Statements [18 Dec 2012]

Armed Forces: Red Arrows - Statement

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

Building Regulations - Statement

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


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Commission on a Bill of Rights - Statement

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

Defence: Reform - Statement

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

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Disabled People: Independent Living - Statement

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

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Employment: Redundancy - Statement

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


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Energy: Oil and Gas - Statement

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


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Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme - Statement

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

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EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statements

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

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Lord De Mauley:

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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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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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EU: Transport Council - Statement

Earl Attlee:

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Finance: Credit Unions - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Government: Expenditure - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):


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Health: Medical Implants - Statement

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

Judicial Review - Statement

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

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Justice: Compensation - Statement

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

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Machinery of Government Change: Government Equalities Office - Statement

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

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Statement

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

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Roads: Maintenance - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010 - Statement

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

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World Trade Organisation: Membership - Statement

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


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Written Answers [18 Dec 2012]

Accession Declaration and Coronation Oath - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Alcohol - Question

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

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Banking - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Banks: HSBC - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Bill of Rights - Question

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

British Overseas Territories - Question

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

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City Status - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Crime: Alcohol-related Crime - Question

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

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Criminal Justice: Re-offenders - Questions

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

Lord McNally:

Lord McNally:

Criminal Records Bureau - Question

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


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Education: Free School Meals - Question

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

Education: School and College Leavers - Question

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

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Energy: Renewables Obligation Certificates - Question

Earl Attlee:

EU: Balance of Competence Review - Question

Baroness Northover:

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EU: Salaries - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Gaza - Question

Baroness Northover:

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Health: Staff and Patient Personal Security - Question

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

HGV Road User Levy Bill - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Justice: Community Orders - Question

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

Overseas Conflict: Sexual Violence - Question

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

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Railways: Fares - Question

Earl Attlee:

Schools: Bullying - Question

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


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Schools: Teachers - Question

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

Slovakia - Question

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

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Syria - Question

Baroness Northover:

Voluntary Organisations: Healthcare - Question

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

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Young People: Self-harm and Suicide - Question

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

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