Table of Contents for
Wednesday 27 Feb 2013

Volume No. 743Part No. 117

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House of Lords

Economy: Rating Agencies - Question

Dr David Livingstone - Question

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Question

Overseas Aid - Question

Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills - Motion to Agree

Procedure Committee: Fourth Report - Motion to Agree

Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Antarctic Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

Growth and Infrastructure Bill - Report (1st Day)

Clause 1 : Option to make planning application directly to Secretary of State

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Amendment 4

Amendment 5

Amendments 7 and 8

Amendment 9

Amendments 11 and 12

Amendment 16

Amendment 17

Amendment 18

Schedule 1 : Planning applications made to Secretary of State: further amendments

Amendment 19

Clause 4 : Permitted development rights for changes of use: prior approvals

Amendment 21

Clause 6 : Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements

Amendment 22

Amendment 23

Amendment 24

Amendment 25

Amendments 26 and 27

Amendment 29

Amendment 30

Amendment 32

Schedule 2 : Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements: related amendments

Amendments 33 and 34

Forestry: Independent Panel Report - Question for Short Debate

Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Charities (Incorporated Church Building Society) (England and Wales) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

Elections: Voting Age - Question for Short Debate

Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile - Question for Short Debate

Written Statements

Bovine Tuberculosis - Statement

Drivers: Uninsured and Untraced Drivers - Statement

Energy: Renewable Heat - Statement

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

EU: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Statement

Written Answers

Alcohol - Question

Armed Forces: Post-service Welfare - Questions

Armed Forces: Type 45 Destroyers - Question

Bats - Question

Burma - Questions

Courts: Disabled People - Questions

Credit Unions - Question

Education: Early Years - Question

Education: GCSEs - Question

Education: Vocabulary Enrichment - Question

Egypt - Question

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

Environment: Protected Landscapes - Question

EU: Regulation - Question

EU: Town and City Twinning - Question

Flooding - Questions

Fluoridation - Questions

Food: Healthy Food - Question

Food: Security and Nutrition - Questions

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

Habitual Residence Test - Questions

Health: International Classification of Diseases - Questions

Health: Respiratory Disease - Question

Housing - Questions

Justice: Sentencing - Question

Local Government: Finance - Questions

Mental Health Act 1983 - Questions

National Audit Office - Questions

National Crime Agency - Question

NHS: Patient Mortality - Question

North Korea - Questions

Overseas Aid - Question

Pensions - Question

Police: National Computer - Question

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Saudi Arabia - Questions

Schools: Careers Advice - Question

Telecommunications: Overhead Lines - Question

Violence Against Women - Questions





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Wednesday 27 Feb 2013

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House of Lords [27 Feb 2013]

3 pm

Economy: Rating Agencies - Question

3.06 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

Lord Barnett:

Lord Deighton:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Deighton:

Lord Peston:

Lord Deighton:

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Deighton:

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Lord Eatwell:

Lord Deighton:

Dr David Livingstone - Question

3.15 pm

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

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Morgan:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Selkirk of Douglas:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord McAvoy:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Question

3.21 pm

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

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Lord Wills:

Lord McNally:

Lord Dubs:

Lord McNally:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

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Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

Lord McNally:

Baroness Uddin:

Lord McNally:

Lord Lloyd of Berwick:

Lord McNally:

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Overseas Aid - Question

3.30 pm

Baroness Northover:

The Lord Bishop of Liverpool:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead:

Baroness Northover:

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Lord Alderdice:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Collins of Highbury:

Baroness Northover:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

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Baroness Northover:

Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills - Motion to Agree

3.37 pm

Procedure Committee: Fourth Report - Motion to Agree

3.37 pm

Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.38 pm

Antarctic Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.39 pm

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein:

Growth and Infrastructure Bill - Report (1st Day)

3.39 pm

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Clause 1 : Option to make planning application directly to Secretary of State

Amendment 1

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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3.45 pm

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


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Baroness Whitaker:


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Lord Best:

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Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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4 pm

Lord True:

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Lord Tope:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord True:

Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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4.15 pm

Amendment 2

Lord Tope:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Hanham:

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4.30 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord Tope:

Amendment 4

Amendment 5

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord True:

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Lord Deben:

4.45 pm

Lord Tope:

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Baroness Hanham:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendments 7 and 8

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5 pm

Amendment 9

Lord Judd:


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Lord Deben:


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5.15 pm

Lord Liddle:


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Lord Deben:

Lord Liddle:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Hanham:


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Lord Judd:


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5.30 pm

Amendments 11 and 12

Amendment 16

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Baroness Hanham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendment 17

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Amendment 18

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Lord Beecham:

Lord True:

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Lord Judd:

5.45 pm

Lord Deben:


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Lord Tope:


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Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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6.02 pm

Division on Amendment 18Contents 176; Not-Contents 201.Amendment 18 disagreed.

Division No. 1 [] [27 Feb 2013]

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6.13 pm

Schedule 1 : Planning applications made to Secretary of State: further amendments

Amendment 19

Clause 4 : Permitted development rights for changes of use: prior approvals

Amendment 21

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

6.15 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 6 : Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements

Amendment 22

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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Lord Best:


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Lord Shipley:

6.30 pm

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:


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6.38 pm

Division on Amendment 22Contents 147; Not-Contents 184.Amendment 22 disagreed.

Division No. 2 [] [27 Feb 2013]

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6.50 pm

Amendment 23

Lord Shipley:


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Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

7 pm

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord Shipley:

Amendment 24

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Tope:

Amendment 25

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Best:

Baroness Hanham:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Amendments 26 and 27

Amendment 29

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7.15 pm

Amendment 30

Lord Best:

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Lord Deben:

Lord Best:

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Lord Shipley:

Lord Deben:

Lord Shipley:

7.30 pm

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Lord Deben:

Earl Attlee:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Baroness Hanham:

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Lord Best:

7.45 pm

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Baroness Hanham:

Lord Best:

Amendment 32

Schedule 2 : Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements: related amendments

Amendments 33 and 34

Forestry: Independent Panel Report - Question for Short Debate

7.47 pm

Earl Attlee:

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The Lord Bishop of Liverpool:

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7.56 pm

Lord Eden of Winton:


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8.02 pm

Baroness Parminter:

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8.07 pm

The Earl of Courtown:

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8.16 pm

Lord Framlingham:


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8.23 pm

Lord Lyell:

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8.32 pm

The Earl of Caithness:


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8.40 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:


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8.48 pm

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

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Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

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Grand Committee [27 Feb 2013]

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Harris of Richmond):

Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.45 pm

Earl Attlee:


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Lord Berkeley:


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Lord Bradshaw:

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The Duke of Montrose:

4 pm

Baroness Worthington:


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Earl Attlee:

Lord Berkeley:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Worthington:

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Earl Attlee:

Lord Berkeley:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Worthington:

Earl Attlee:


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Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:


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4.15 pm

Lord Berkeley:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Worthington:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Worthington:

Earl Attlee:

Health and Social Care Act 2012 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.20 pm

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

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Lord Jones:

Earl Howe:

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4.30 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

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Lord Jones:

Earl Howe:

Lord Jones:

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Earl Howe:

Charities (Incorporated Church Building Society) (England and Wales) Order 2013 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.40 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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4.45 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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Lord Jones:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Elections: Voting Age - Question for Short Debate

4.56 pm

Lord Tyler:


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5.05 pm

Lord Norton of Louth:

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5.10 pm

Lord Wills:

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5.16 pm

Lord Adonis:


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5.20 pm

Baroness Young of Hornsey:


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5.25 pm

Lord Parekh:


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5.31 pm

The Earl of Mar and Kellie:

5.34 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


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5.39 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile - Question for Short Debate

5.51 pm

Baroness Cox:


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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Colwyn):

6.02 pm

Lord Avebury:

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees:

6.02 pm
6.12 pm

Lord Avebury:


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6.20 pm

The Earl of Sandwich:


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6.26 pm

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

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6.31 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:


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6.39 pm
6.46 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

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6.47 pm

Lord Triesman:


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6.55 pm

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


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Written Statements [27 Feb 2013]

Bovine Tuberculosis - Statement

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

Drivers: Uninsured and Untraced Drivers - Statement

Earl Attlee:

Column: WS98

Energy: Renewable Heat - Statement

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


Column: WS99

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

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

Column: WS100

Column: WS101

EU: Competitiveness Council - Statement

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


Column: WS102


Column: WS103

EU: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council - Statement

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

Column: WS104

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Column: WA315

Written Answers [27 Feb 2013]

Alcohol - Question

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

Armed Forces: Post-service Welfare - Questions

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

Column: WA316

Baroness Hanham:

Armed Forces: Type 45 Destroyers - Question

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

Bats - Question

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

Burma - Questions

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

Column: WA318

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

Courts: Disabled People - Questions

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


Column: WA319

Credit Unions - Question

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

Education: Early Years - Question

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


Column: WA320

Education: GCSEs - Question

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

Education: Vocabulary Enrichment - Question

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

Column: WA321

Egypt - Question

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

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

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

Column: WA322

Environment: Protected Landscapes - Question

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

EU: Regulation - Question

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


Column: WA323

EU: Town and City Twinning - Question

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

Flooding - Questions

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

Column: WA324

Lord De Mauley:

Fluoridation - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Column: WA325

Earl Howe:

Food: Healthy Food - Question

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

Column: WA326

Food: Security and Nutrition - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

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

Column: WA327

Habitual Residence Test - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Column: WA328

Health: International Classification of Diseases - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Column: WA329

Health: Respiratory Disease - Question

Earl Howe:

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

Housing - Questions

Column: WA330

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

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

Justice: Sentencing - Question

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


Column: WA331

Local Government: Finance - Questions

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

Baroness Hanham:

Column: WA332

Mental Health Act 1983 - Questions

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

National Audit Office - Questions

Column: WA333

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

National Crime Agency - Question

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

Column: WA334

NHS: Patient Mortality - Question

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

North Korea - Questions

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

Column: WA337

Baroness Warsi:

Overseas Aid - Question

Baroness Northover:

Pensions - Question

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

Column: WA338

Police: National Computer - Question

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

Questions for Written Answer - Question

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

Saudi Arabia - Questions

Column: WA339

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

Schools: Careers Advice - Question

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


Column: WA340

Telecommunications: Overhead Lines - Question

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

Violence Against Women - Questions

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

Column: WA341

Baroness Warsi:

Column: WA342

Baroness Warsi: