Table of Contents for
Thursday 17 Jan 2013

Volume No. 742Part No. 96

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House of Lords

Electoral Register: Young People - Question

Severn Barrage - Question

EU: Budget - Question

Food: Waste - Question

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Standing Orders (Public Business) - Motion to Approve

Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Taxation: Families - Motion to Take Note

Local Government: Finance Settlement - Motion to Take Note

Unemployment: Young People - Question for Short Debate

Grand Committee

Defamation Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Clause 7 : Reports etc protected by privilege

Amendment 39

Amendment 39A

Amendment 40

Amendment 43

Clause 8 : Single publication rule

Amendment 44A

Clause 9 : Action against a person not domiciled in the UK or a Member State etc

Amendment 48

Amendment 49

Amendment 50A, in substitution for Amendment 50

Clause 10 : Action against a person who was not the author, editor etc

Amendment 50B

Clause 11 : Trial to be without a jury unless the court orders otherwise

Amendment 51

Clause 13 : Order for removal of defamatory statement from website

Amendment 51A

Amendment 51C

Amendment 51E

Amendment 52

Amendment 53

Written Statements

Committee on Standards in Public Life - Statement

Employment Law - Statement

Employment: Sickness Absence - Statement

EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

Finance Bill 2013 - Statement

Machinery of Government Change: URENCO - Statement

Plasma Resources UK Limited - Statement

Regional Growth Fund - Statement

Written Answers

Asylum Seekers - Question

Badgers - Question

BBC Media Action - Question

Benefits - Question

British Antarctic Territory - Question

Civil Servants: Political Activity - Questions

Courts: Security - Question

Debt - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Economy - Question

Energy: Renewable Energy - Question

EU: Birth Rates - Question

EU: Membership - Question

Government: Correspondence - Question

Government: Official Visits - Question

India - Question

Legal Aid - Question

Migration - Question

Religious Faith - Questions

Trees - Questions

UK Business Overseas - Question

Water Management: Urban Waste Water - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 17 Jan 2013

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House of Lords [17 Jan 2013]

11 am

Electoral Register: Young People - Question

11.07 am

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Elton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Trumpington:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Severn Barrage - Question

11.15 am

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

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Lord Hylton:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Crickhowell:

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Baroness Verma:

Lord Wigley:

Baroness Verma:

Lord German:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Cope of Berkeley:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Baroness Verma:

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EU: Budget - Question

11.23 am

Baroness Northover:

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Chidgey:

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Baroness Northover:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Collins of Highbury:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

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Baroness Northover:

Lord Collins of Highbury:

Baroness Northover:

Food: Waste - Question

11.31 am

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

Lord Greaves:

Lord De Mauley:

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The Countess of Mar:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Grantchester:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Knight of Collingtree:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

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Lord De Mauley:

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.37 am

Standing Orders (Public Business) - Motion to Approve

11.37 am

Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

11.38 am

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Taxation: Families - Motion to Take Note

11.41 am

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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11.56 am

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington:


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12.05 pm

Lord German:

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12.15 pm

Baroness Pitkeathley:


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12.25 pm

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

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12.34 pm

Lord Bates:


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12.45 pm

Baroness Donaghy:


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12.56 pm

Lord Greaves:

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1.07 pm

Baroness Massey of Darwen:

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1.16 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:


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1.26 pm

Baroness Prosser:


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1.33 pm

Lord Touhig:

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1.40 pm

Lord Stoneham of Droxford:


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1.49 pm

Lord Graham of Edmonton:

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1.59 pm

Baroness Sherlock:


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2.09 pm

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

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


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2.29 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Local Government: Finance Settlement - Motion to Take Note

2.36 pm

Lord Smith of Leigh:


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2.51 pm

Lord Tope:


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3.02 pm

Lord Beecham:


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3.13 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

3.24 pm

Lord Greaves:


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3.35 pm

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top:


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3.43 pm

Lord Shipley:

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3.53 pm

Baroness Donaghy:

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4 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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4.11 pm

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


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4.28 pm

Lord Smith of Leigh:


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Unemployment: Young People - Question for Short Debate

4.35 pm

Lord Chadlington:

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4.44 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:


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4.53 pm

Lord Mitchell:


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5.05 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Grand Committee [17 Jan 2013]

2 pm

Defamation Bill - Committee (4th Day)

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

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Clause 7 : Reports etc protected by privilege

Amendment 39

Lord Mawhinney:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

2.15 pm

Lord Mawhinney:

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Amendment 39A

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord McNally:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord McNally:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Amendment 40

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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2.30 pm

Lord Mawhinney:

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Lord Bew:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord Bew:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Bew:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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2.45 pm

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord McNally:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord McNally:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

3 pm

Lord McNally:

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Lord Mawhinney:

Lord McNally:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Amendment 43

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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3.15 pm

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Lord McNally:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Clause 8 : Single publication rule

Amendment 44A

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

3.30 pm

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Noble Lords:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:


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Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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3.45 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:


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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

4 pm

Clause 9 : Action against a person not domiciled in the UK or a Member State etc

Amendment 48

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Lord Mawhinney:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Singh of Wimbledon:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord Singh of Wimbledon:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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4.15 pm

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord McNally:


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4.30 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord McNally:

Lord Mawhinney:


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Amendment 49

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Amendment 50A, in substitution for Amendment 50

Lord Singh of Wimbledon:

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Clause 10 : Action against a person who was not the author, editor etc

Amendment 50B

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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4.45 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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5 pm

Clause 11 : Trial to be without a jury unless the court orders otherwise

Amendment 51

Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:


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5.15 pm

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Mawhinney:

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Clause 13 : Order for removal of defamatory statement from website

Amendment 51A

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

5.30 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Amendment 51C

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord McNally:

5.45 pm

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

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Amendment 51E

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

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Lord Mawhinney:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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6 pm

Lord McNally:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Amendment 52

Lord Mawhinney:


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Lord Browne of Ladyton:

6.15 pm

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Lord Mawhinney:

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Amendment 53

Lord Mawhinney:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

Lord Mawhinney:

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Written Statements [17 Jan 2013]

Committee on Standards in Public Life - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Employment Law - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Viscount Younger of Leckie):


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Employment: Sickness Absence - Statement

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


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EU: Foreign Affairs Council - Statement

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

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Finance Bill 2013 - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Machinery of Government Change: URENCO - Statement

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Hill of Oareford):

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Plasma Resources UK Limited - Statement

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

Regional Growth Fund - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Viscount Younger of Leckie):

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Written Answers [17 Jan 2013]

Asylum Seekers - Question

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

Badgers - Question

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

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BBC Media Action - Question

Baroness Northover:

Benefits - Question

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

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British Antarctic Territory - Question

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

Civil Servants: Political Activity - Questions

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

Courts: Security - Question

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

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Debt - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

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

Column: WA147

Economy - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Energy: Renewable Energy - Question

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

EU: Birth Rates - Question

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

EU: Membership - Question

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

Government: Correspondence - Question

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

Government: Official Visits - Question

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

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India - Question

Baroness Northover:

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Legal Aid - Question

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

Migration - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Religious Faith - Questions

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

Column: WA152

Baroness Warsi:

Trees - Questions

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

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UK Business Overseas - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth

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Office (Baroness Warsi):

Water Management: Urban Waste Water - Question

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