Table of Contents for
Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

Volume No. 742Part No. 103

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House of Lords

Kosovo - Question

Housing: New Homes Bonus - Question

Children: Speech and Language - Question

Legal Services Commission - Question

Mali - Statement

Succession to the Crown Bill - First Reading

Economy: Growth - Motion to Take Note

Arts and Culture: Economic Regeneration - Question for Short Debate

Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Take Note

Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Armed Forces: War Pensions and Allowances - Statement

Education: Early Education and Childcare - Statement

National Parks - Statement

Regional Strategies: Yorkshire and Humber - Statement

Written Answers

Admiralty Arch - Question

Banking: Bonuses - Question

Banks: HBOS - Question

Banks: HSBC - Question

Benefits - Questions

Burma - Questions

Burnley Street Pastors - Question

Courts: Magistrates’ Courts - Question

Debt - Questions

Dunfermline Building Society - Question

Economy - Question

Energy: Gas Prices - Question

Energy: Nuclear Waste - Questions

Energy: Prices - Question

Energy: Solar Parks - Question

Environment: Global Change - Question

EU: Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance - Question

EU: UK Membership - Questions

Fire and Rescue Service - Question

Food: Cheese - Questions

Food: Food Banks - Question

Food: Sell-by Dates - Question

Government Departments: Official Receptions - Question

Government Departments: Records - Question

House of Lords: Expenditure - Questions

House of Lords: Pork and Bacon - Question

Housing: First-time Buyers - Question

Human Trafficking - Question

Israel and Palestine - Question

Kenya - Question

Libya - Question

Living Wage - Question

Local Government - Question

Migration - Question

Nigeria - Questions

North Korea - Questions

Northern Ireland: Referendum - Question

Overseas Conflict: Sexual Violence - Questions

Pakistan - Question

Powers of Entry - Questions

Property: Leasehold Valuation Tribunal - Question

Raymond Gilbert - Question

Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012 - Question

Scotland: Referendum - Questions

Syria - Question

Turkey - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 29 Jan 2013

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House of Lords [29 Jan 2013]

2.30 pm

Kosovo - Question

2.36 pm

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

The Earl of Sandwich:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Dykes:

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Browne of Belmont:

Baroness Warsi:

Housing: New Homes Bonus - Question

2.45 pm

Lord Greaves:

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

Lord Greaves:

Noble Lords:

Lord Greaves:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Whitaker:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord Bates:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton:

Baroness Hanham:

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Baroness Brinton:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Greaves:

Baroness Hanham:

Children: Speech and Language - Question

2.53 pm

Lord Ramsbotham:

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

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Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Nash:

Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Nash:

Lord Storey:

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Lord Nash:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Nash:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Nash:

Legal Services Commission - Question

3 pm

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

Lord Bach:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord McNally:

Mali - Statement

3.07 pm

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Lord Rosser:

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Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Craig of Radley:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Lord Davies of Stamford:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Wright of Richmond:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Lord Soley:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Stirrup:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Succession to the Crown Bill - First Reading

3.21 pm

Economy: Growth - Motion to Take Note

3.21 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):


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3.34 pm

Lord Eatwell:


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Eatwell:

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3.51 pm

Lord Skidelsky:


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4.01 pm

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:


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Lord Skidelsky:

Lord Lamont of Lerwick:

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4.15 pm

Lord Hollick:


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4.25 pm

Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise:

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4.37 pm

Lord Mitchell:


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4.46 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:


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Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

5.04 pm

Lord Birt:

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5.17 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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5.30 pm

Lord Barnett:


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5.44 pm

Lord Lang of Monkton:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Lang of Monkton:

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5.55 pm

Lord Monks:


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6.05 pm

Lord Bilimoria:


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6.17 pm

Lord Higgins:

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6.28 pm

Viscount Hanworth:

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6.35 pm

Lord Northbrook:


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6.45 pm

The Earl of Listowel:

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6.53 pm

Lord Sheikh:

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7.04 pm

Lord Desai:


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7.20 pm

Lord Selsdon:

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7.29 pm

Lord Kirkham:

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7.37 pm

Lord Davies of Stamford:


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7.50 pm

Baroness Kramer:


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8.01 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

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8.12 pm

Lord Deighton:


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Deighton:


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Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Lord Deighton:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Arts and Culture: Economic Regeneration - Question for Short Debate

8.34 pm

Baroness Quin:


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Baroness Northover:

8.46 pm

Baroness Hooper:


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8.51 pm

Lord Shipley:


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9.02 pm

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield:

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9.10 pm

Lord Wigley:

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9.19 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:


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9.28 pm

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:


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Electoral Registration and Administration Bill - Returned from the Commons

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Grand Committee [29 Jan 2013]

3.30 pm

Employment and Support Allowance (Sanctions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motion to Take Note

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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3.45 pm

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Lord Wigley:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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The Countess of Mar:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Public Bodies (Abolition of the Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

4 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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4.15 pm

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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National Health Service (Clinical Commissioning Groups—Disapplication of Responsibility) Regulations 2012 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.29 pm

Baroness Northover:


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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Northover:

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4.45 pm

Baroness Jolly:


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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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5 pm

Baroness Northover:

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Northover:

Lord McAvoy:

Baroness Northover:


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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Northover:

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Control of Donations and Regulation of Loans etc. (Extension of the Prescribed Period) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.13 pm

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

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Lord Lexden:


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Lord Lyell:

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5.30 pm

Lord McAvoy:


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Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.45 pm

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

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Baroness Randerson:


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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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6 pm

Lord Wigley:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Lord Wigley:

Lord Jones:

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Baroness Gale:


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6.15 pm

Baroness Randerson:


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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

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Baroness Randerson:

Lord Wigley:

Baroness Randerson:

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Lord Wigley:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Jones:

Baroness Randerson:

Legislative Reform (Hallmarking) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

6.33 pm

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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6.45 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:


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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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7 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

7.04 pm

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


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Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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7.15 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

7.21 pm

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


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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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7.30 pm

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Written Statements [29 Jan 2013]

Armed Forces: War Pensions and Allowances - Statement

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

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Education: Early Education and Childcare - Statement

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

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National Parks - Statement

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

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Regional Strategies: Yorkshire and Humber - Statement

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

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Written Answers [29 Jan 2013]

Admiralty Arch - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Banking: Bonuses - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Banks: HBOS - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Banks: HSBC - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Benefits - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

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Lord Deighton:

Burma - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:


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Baroness Warsi:

Burnley Street Pastors - Question

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

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Courts: Magistrates’ Courts - Question

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

Debt - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Lord Deighton:

Dunfermline Building Society - Question

Lord Newby:


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Economy - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Energy: Gas Prices - Question

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

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Energy: Nuclear Waste - Questions

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

Baroness Verma:


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Baroness Verma:

Energy: Prices - Question

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

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Energy: Solar Parks - Question

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

Environment: Global Change - Question

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

EU: Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance - Question

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

EU: UK Membership - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Fire and Rescue Service - Question

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

Food: Cheese - Questions

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

Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint:

Food: Food Banks - Question

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

Food: Sell-by Dates - Question

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

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Government Departments: Official Receptions - Question

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

Government Departments: Records - Question

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


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House of Lords: Expenditure - Questions

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

The Chairman of Committees:

The Chairman of Committees:

House of Lords: Pork and Bacon - Question

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

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Housing: First-time Buyers - Question

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

Human Trafficking - Question

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

Israel and Palestine - Question

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

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Kenya - Question

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

Libya - Question

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

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Living Wage - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Local Government - Question

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

Migration - Question

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

Nigeria - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

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North Korea - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Northern Ireland: Referendum - Question

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

Overseas Conflict: Sexual Violence - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:


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Pakistan - Question

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

Powers of Entry - Questions

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

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Property: Leasehold Valuation Tribunal - Question

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

Raymond Gilbert - Question

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

Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012 - Question

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

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Scotland: Referendum - Questions

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

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Syria - Question

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

Turkey - Question

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