Table of Contents for
Wednesday 23 Oct 2013

Volume No. 748Part No. 57

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House of Lords

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Carlisle

Employment: Zero-hour Contracts - Question

Schools: Careers Service - Question

Economic Inequality - Question

Armed Forces: Human Rights Legislation - Question

Grangemouth Refinery - Statement

Energy Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] - Second Reading

Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) Bill [HL] - Order of Commitment Discharged

Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Amendment 92

Amendment 93

Amendment 94

Amendment 95

Amendment 97

Millennium Development Goals - Question for Short Debate

Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill - Committee (3rd Day)(Continued)

Amendment 98

Amendment 98A (to Amendment 98)

Amendment 99

Amendment 101

Amendment 103

Amendment 104

Amendment 104A

Amendment 104B

Amendment 104E

Amendment 105

Amendments 106 to 110

Schedule 2: Minor amendments

Amendment 111

Amendment 112

Clause 17: Orders and regulations

Amendment 113A

Amendment 114

Clause 21: Commencement and short title

Amendment 115

In the Title

Amendment 118

Grand Committee

Children and Families Bill - Committee (5th Day)

Clause 15: Care plans

Amendment 65

Clause 18: Repeal of uncommenced provisions of Part 2 of the Family Law Act 1996

Clause 19: Local authority functions: supporting and involving children and young people

Amendment 65B

Amendment 65C

Amendment 65D

Amendment 66

Clause 20: When a child or young person has special educational needs

Amendment 70A

Written Statements

ECOFIN - Statement

Grangemouth Refinery - Statement

Insurance: Whiplash Claims - Statement

Taxation: Double Taxation - Statement

Taxation: Information Exchange Agreements - Statement

Terrorism: Finance - Statement

Written Answers

Armed Forces: Medals - Questions

Badgers - Question

Bahrain - Questions

Cabinet Office: Precedent Book - Question

Children: Early Intervention Grant - Question

Climate Change - Question

Education: Climate Change - Question

Energy: Heat Meters - Question

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

Energy: Nuclear Power Stations - Question

Energy: Prices - Question

Environment: National Pollinator Strategy - Question

EU: Defence - Question

Israel - Question

Northern Ireland: Military Covenant - Question

Russia - Question

World Trade Organisation - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 23 Oct 2013

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House of Lords [23 Oct 2013]

3 pm

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Carlisle

3.07 pm

Employment: Zero-hour Contracts - Question

3.11 pm

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):

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

Baroness Donaghy:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Razzall (LD):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness Morgan of Ely (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Lord Christopher (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon (Ind Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno (LD):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

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Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Schools: Careers Service - Question

3.19 pm

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

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):

Lord Nash:

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Baroness Brinton (LD):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Nye (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Lord Nash:

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Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):

Lord Nash:

Lord Wills (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord Willis of Knaresborough (LD):

Lord Nash:

Economic Inequality - Question

3.26 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

Lord Greaves (LD):

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Lord Newby:

Lord Morgan (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Lord Monks (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Lord Berkeley of Knighton (CB):

Lord Newby:

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The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds:

Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

Lord Newby:

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Armed Forces: Human Rights Legislation - Question

3.35 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns (Con):

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

Lord Craig of Radley (CB):

Lord Astor of Hever:

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Lord Rosser (Lab):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (LD):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

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Lord Astor of Hever:

Grangemouth Refinery - Statement

3.43 pm

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

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3.45 pm

Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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3.48 pm

Baroness Verma:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke (Lab):

Baroness Verma:

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Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):

Baroness Verma:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Baroness Verma:

Lord Steel of Aikwood (LD):

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

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Baroness Verma:

Energy Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

3.56 pm

Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] - Second Reading

3.56 pm

Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) Bill [HL] - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.57 pm

Lord Sharkey (LD):

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Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

3.58 pm

Amendment 92

Lord Lawson of Blaby (Con):

4 pm

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4.15 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):


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Lord Flight (Con):


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Lord Barnett (Lab):

4.30 pm

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Lord Hollick (Lab):


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

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Lord Blackwell (Con):

Lord Eatwell (Lab):

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4.45 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):


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Lord Lawson of Blaby:


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Amendment 93

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

5 pm

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Lord Eatwell:


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Lord Turnbull (CB):


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5.15 pm

Lord Blackwell:

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Lord Lawson of Blaby:

Lord Blackwell:

Lord Hollick:

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Baroness Noakes (Con):

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Lord McFall of Alcluith:

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5.30 pm

Lord Flight:

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Viscount Trenchard (Con):

Lord Brennan (Lab):

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Lord Deighton:


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Lord Eatwell:

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Lord Deighton:

5.45 pm

Lord Eatwell:

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Lord Deighton:

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

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Amendment 94

Column: 1037

Lord Lawson of Blaby:


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6 pm

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Higgins (Con):

Column: 1039

Lord Turnbull:

Lord Deighton:

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Lord Higgins:

Lord Deighton:

Lord Lawson of Blaby:


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6.15 pm

Amendment 95

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Lord Turnbull:

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Lord Eatwell:

6.30 pm

The Lord Bishop of Birmingham:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Lord McFall of Alcluith:


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6.45 pm

Viscount Trenchard:


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Lord Lawson of Blaby:

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Viscount Trenchard:

7 pm

Lord Higgins:

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Lord Newby (LD):


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7.15 pm

Lord Turnbull:


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Amendment 97

Lord Turnbull:

Lord Newby:

Column: 1060

7.30 pm

Lord Turnbull:

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Earl Attlee (Con):

Millennium Development Goals - Question for Short Debate

7.32 pm

Baroness Jenkin of Kennington (Con):


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7.43 pm

Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale (Lab):

7.45 pm

Lord Dholakia (LD):

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7.47 pm

The Earl of Sandwich (CB):


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7.49 pm

The Lord Bishop of Ripon and Leeds:

7.51 pm

Lord Patten (Con):

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7.53 pm

Lord Boateng (Lab):


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Earl Attlee (Con):

7.56 pm

Lord Jay of Ewelme (CB):

7.58 pm

Baroness Prosser (Lab):

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8 pm

Lord Crisp (CB):

8.02 pm

Lord Judd (Lab):

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8.04 pm

Lord St John of Bletso (CB):

8.06 pm

Baroness Tonge (Ind LD):


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8.08 pm

Viscount Craigavon (CB):

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8.10 pm

Lord Collins of Highbury (Lab):

8.12 pm

Lord Bates (Con):


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8.27 pm

Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill - Committee (3rd Day)(Continued)

8.32 pm

Amendment 98

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Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):


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8.45 pm

Amendment 98A (to Amendment 98)

Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

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Lord Eatwell (Lab):

Column: 1081

Lord Brennan (Lab):


Column: 1082

9 pm

Lord Watson of Invergowrie (Lab):


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Lord Newby (LD):

Lord Lawson of Blaby (Con):

Lord Newby:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Newby:

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9.15 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Newby:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:


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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Amendment 99

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

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Column: 1089

9.30 pm

Lord Garel-Jones (Con):


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Baroness Noakes (Con):

Lord Turnbull (CB):

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):


Column: 1091

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

Amendment 101

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Lord Eatwell:

Baroness Noakes:

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9.45 pm

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:


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Lord Brennan:

Lord Deighton:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Deighton:

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Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Lord Deighton:

10 pm

Lord Eatwell:


Column: 1097

Amendment 103

Column: 1098

Lord Eatwell:

Column: 1099

Lord Deighton:


Column: 1100

Lord Turnbull (CB):

Lord Deighton:

Lord Turnbull:

Lord Deighton:

Lord Eatwell:


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10.15 pm

Amendment 104

Lord Eatwell:


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Lord Newby:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

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Lord Newby:


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Lord Eatwell:

Lord Newby:

Lord Eatwell:

Amendment 104A

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Lord Sharkey (LD):

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10.30 pm

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Lord Eatwell:


Column: 1108

Lord Newby:


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10.45 pm

Lord Sharkey:

Amendment 104B

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

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Lord Eatwell:

Lord Newby:


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Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Amendment 104E

Column: 1114

Lord Turnbull:

11 pm

Lord Eatwell:

Earl Attlee (Con):

Lord Turnbull:

Lord Eatwell:

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Lord Turnbull:

Lord Newby:

Lord Turnbull:

Amendment 105

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Amendments 106 to 110

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Schedule 2: Minor amendments

Amendment 111

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Lord Newby:

Amendment 112

Column: 1167

Clause 17: Orders and regulations

Amendment 113A

Lord Newby:


Column: 1168

Lord Eatwell:

Column: 1169

Lord Brennan:

Column: 1170

11.15 pm

Lord Turnbull:

Lord Newby:

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Newby:

Lord McFall of Alcluith:

Column: 1171

Lord Newby:

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Newby:

Amendment 114

Clause 21: Commencement and short title

Amendment 115

In the Title

Amendment 118

Lord Newby:

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Grand Committee [23 Oct 2013]

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Pitkeathley) (Lab):

Children and Families Bill - Committee (5th Day)

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Butler-Sloss (CB):

Baroness Northover:

Clause 15: Care plans

Amendment 65

Column: GC360

Baroness Hughes of Stretford (Lab):


Column: GC361

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

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


Column: GC362

4 pm

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Column: GC363

Clause 18: Repeal of uncommenced provisions of Part 2 of the Family Law Act 1996

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Column: GC364

Lord McNally:

Column: GC365

Column: GC366

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

4.15 pm

Clause 19: Local authority functions: supporting and involving children and young people

Amendment 65B

Lord Low of Dalston (CB):


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Column: GC368

Lord Storey (LD):

Column: GC369

4.30 pm

Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):


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4.45 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):


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Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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Lord Patel (CB):

Baroness Brinton (LD):

Column: GC377

5 pm

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Baroness Grey-Thompson (CB):


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Baroness Benjamin (LD):

Column: GC380

Baroness Young of Old Scone (Non-Afl):


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5.15 pm

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Lord Northbourne (CB):

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):


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Baroness Sharp of Guildford (LD):

5.30 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):


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Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

5.45 pm

Lord Nash:

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Baroness Benjamin:

Lord Nash:

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Lord Storey:

Lord Nash:

Lord Nash:

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

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Lord Nash:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Lord Nash:

6 pm

Column: GC393

Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

Lord Nash:

Column: GC394

Lord Low of Dalston:

Amendment 65C

Lord Low of Dalston:


Column: GC395

Baroness Northover:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Column: GC396

Amendment 65D

Lord Low of Dalston:

6.15 pm

Column: GC397


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Baroness Eaton (Con):


Column: GC400

6.30 pm

Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Lab):

Baroness Brinton:


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Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Nash:


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6.45 pm

Column: GC405

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Column: GC406

Lord Nash:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Column: GC407

Amendment 66

Lord Storey:


Column: GC408

7 pm

Baroness Massey of Darwen (Lab):


Column: GC409

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Column: GC410

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Baroness Northover:

Column: GC411

7.15 pm

Column: GC412

Lord Storey:

Lord Lucas (Con):

Clause 20: When a child or young person has special educational needs

Amendment 70A

Lord Ramsbotham:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Ramsbotham:

Column: GC413

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Morris of Bolton) (Con):

Lord Ramsbotham:

Column: GC414

Column: GC415

7.30 pm

Lord Touhig (Lab):

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Column: GC417

Lord Addington (LD):


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Baroness Whitaker:

Lord Storey:

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7.45 pm

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

Lord Lucas:

Lord Ramsbotham:

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Lord Lucas:


Column: GC421

Lord Ramsbotham:

Lord Nash:


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Column: GC423


Column: GC424

Lord Ramsbotham:

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Written Statements [23 Oct 2013]

ECOFIN - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):

Column: WS100

Grangemouth Refinery - Statement

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

Insurance: Whiplash Claims - Statement

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


Column: WS101

Column: WS102

Taxation: Double Taxation - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):

Taxation: Information Exchange Agreements - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):


Column: WS103

Terrorism: Finance - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton) (Con):

Column: WS105

Column: WS106

Column: WA173


Column: WA173

Written Answers [23 Oct 2013]

Armed Forces: Medals - Questions

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

Lord Astor of Hever:

Badgers - Question

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

Column: WA174

Bahrain - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Cabinet Office: Precedent Book - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: WA175

Children: Early Intervention Grant - Question

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

Climate Change - Question

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


Column: WA176

Education: Climate Change - Question

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

Energy: Heat Meters - Question

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

Column: WA177

Energy: Nuclear Power - Question

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

Energy: Nuclear Power Stations - Question

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

Energy: Prices - Question

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

Column: WA178

Environment: National Pollinator Strategy - Question

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

EU: Defence - Question

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

Column: WA179

Israel - Question

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

Northern Ireland: Military Covenant - Question

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

Column: WA180

Russia - Question

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

World Trade Organisation - Question

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