Table of Contents for
Thursday 5 Dec 2013

Volume No. 750Part No. 82

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House of Lords

Mesothelioma - Question

EU: Membership - Question

Iran and Syria - Question

Press Regulation - Question

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Privileges and Conduct Committee - Membership Motion

Education: Contribution to Economic Growth - Motion to Take Note

Scotland: Independence - Question for Short Debate

Autumn Statement - Statement

Police: Independent Police Commission Report - Motion to Take Note

Banking: Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards - Motion to Take Note

Grand Committee

Ivory Trade - Question for Short Debate

Assisted Dying: Legislation - Question for Short Debate

Copyright - Question for Short Debate

Prisoners: Accommodation on Leaving Prison - Question for Short Debate

Dartford River Crossings - Question for Short Debate

Written Statements

Defence: Reform - Statement

EU: Telecommunications Council - Statement

Finance Bill 2014 - Statement

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Statement

Universal Credit - Statement

Written Answers

Banks: Royal Bank of Scotland - Question

Companies: Beneficial Ownership - Question

Data Protection - Question

Fluoridation - Questions

Health: Birth Defects - Questions

Health: Cardiology - Questions

Housing - Question

NHS: Hospital Admissions - Question

NHS: Salaries - Question

Railways: Bank Holidays - Question

Schools: Religious Tolerance - Question

Syria - Question

Taxation: Automatic Information Exchange - Question

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question





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Thursday 5 Dec 2013

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House of Lords [5 Dec 2013]

11 am

Mesothelioma - Question

11.06 am

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Earl Howe:

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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Lord Ribeiro (Con):

Earl Howe:

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Earl Howe:

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Lord Avebury (LD):

Earl Howe:

Lord Walton of Detchant (CB):

Earl Howe:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Noble Lords:

EU: Membership - Question

11.15 am

Lord Popat (Con):

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Baroness Quin (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Popat:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch (UKIP):

Lord Popat:

Lord Liddle (Lab):

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Lord Popat:

Lord Maclennan of Rogart (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville (Con):

Lord Popat:

Lord Dobbs (Con):

Lord Popat:

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Iran and Syria - Question

11.23 am

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

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Triesman (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Hylton (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Clarke of Hampstead (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Press Regulation - Question

11.29 am

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Baroness Deech (CB):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Clinton-Davis (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Lord Sharkey (LD):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Dykes (LD):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch (UKIP):

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Hunt of Wirral (Con):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.37 am

Privileges and Conduct Committee - Membership Motion

11.37 am

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Education: Contribution to Economic Growth - Motion to Take Note

11.38 am

Baroness Morgan of Huyton (Lab):


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11.51 am

Lord Baker of Dorking (Con):


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Noon

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe (Lab):


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12.07pm

Lord Storey (LD):

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12.15 pm

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:

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12.24 pm

The Earl of Listowel (CB):

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12.33 pm

Baroness Cohen of Pimlico (Lab):


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12.40 pm

Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury (Con):


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12.48 pm

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):

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12.57 pm

Lord Mawson (CB):


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1.06 pm

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde (Lab):


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1.14 pm

Baroness Sharp of Guildford (LD):

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1.24 pm

Lord Graham of Edmonton (Lab):


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1.32 pm

Lord Paul (Non-Afl):


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1.40 pm

Viscount Hanworth (Lab):


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1.48 pm

Baroness Taylor of Bolton (Lab):


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1.57 pm

Lord Liddle (Lab):


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2.08 pm

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

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2.28 pm

Scotland: Independence - Question for Short Debate

2.29 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

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Noble Lords:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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2.39 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):


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2.42 pm

Lord Steel of Aikwood (LD):


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2.44 pm

Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield (CB):

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2.47 pm

The Duke of Montrose (Con):

2.50 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart (LD):

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2.53 pm

Lord Selkirk of Douglas (Con):

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2.56 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

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3 pm

Lord Crickhowell (Con):


Column: 406

3.04 pm

Lord Purvis of Tweed (LD):


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3.07 pm

Lord Cormack (Con):


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3.11 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Column: 409

3.17 pm

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


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Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Autumn Statement - Statement

3.30 pm

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

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3.30 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):


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Baroness Thornton (Lab):

3.41 pm

Lord Deighton:


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3.51 pm

Lord Higgins (Con):


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Lord Deighton:

Lord Razzall (LD):

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Lord Deighton:

Lord Newby (LD):

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

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Lord Deighton:

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Lord Deighton:

Lord Crickhowell (Con):

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Lord Deighton:

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Lord Deighton:

Lord Hollick (Lab):

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Lord Deighton:

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Lab):

Lord Deighton:

Police: Independent Police Commission Report - Motion to Take Note

4.11 pm

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Lord Harris of Haringey (Lab):

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4.27 pm

Baroness Browning (Con):


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4.35 pm

Baroness Henig (Lab):

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4.44 pm

Baroness Harris of Richmond (LD):


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4.53 pm

Lord Condon (CB):


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5.02 pm

Lord Wasserman (Con):


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5.11 pm

Viscount Simon (Lab):


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5.16 pm

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GP):

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5.21 pm

Baroness Berridge (Con):


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5.29 pm

The Earl of Lytton (CB):


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5.37 pm

Lord Rosser (Lab):


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5.45 pm

Earl Attlee (Con):


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6.06 pm

Lord Harris of Haringey:


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Banking: Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards - Motion to Take Note

6.10 pm

The Archbishop of Canterbury:

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6.26 pm

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville (Con):


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6.33 pm

Lord Brennan (Lab):

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6.42 pm

Lord Razzall:


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6.51 pm

Lord Carrington of Fulham (Con):


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6.58 pm

The Lord Bishop of Birmingham:


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7.08 pm

Lord Sharkey (LD):

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7.17 pm

Lord Turnbull (CB):

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7.31 pm

Lord Eatwell (Lab):

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7.43 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Deighton):

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7.54 pm

The Archbishop of Canterbury:

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Grand Committee [5 Dec 2013]

1 pm

Ivory Trade - Question for Short Debate

Lord Faulks (Con):


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1.10 pm

Lord Jones of Cheltenham (LD):

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1.20 pm

Lord St John of Bletso (CB):


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1.30 pm

Lord Knight of Weymouth (Lab):

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1.38 pm

Baroness Northover (LD):


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1.50 pm

Assisted Dying: Legislation - Question for Short Debate

2 pm

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The Earl of Glasgow (LD):

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2.08 pm

Baroness Hollins (CB):

2.09 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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2.11 pm

Baroness O'Cathain (Con):

2.12 pm

Baroness Grey-Thompson (CB):

2.13 pm

Lord Judge (CB):

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2.13 pm

Lord Dubs (Lab):

2.14 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

2.15 pm

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (LD):

2.16 pm

Baroness Murphy (CB):

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2.18 pm

Lord Dobbs (Con):

2.19 pm

Viscount Craigavon (CB):

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2.20 pm

Lord Blair of Boughton (CB):

2.21 pm

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield:

2.22 pm

Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB):

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2.23 pm

Baroness Greengross (CB):

2.25 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

2.26 pm

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2.27 pm
2.28 pm

The Earl of Arran (Con):

2.30 pm

Baroness Meacher (CB):

2.31 pm

Baroness Wheeler (Lab):

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2.33 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Con):


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2.43 pm

Copyright - Question for Short Debate

3 pm

Baroness Buscombe (Con):


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3.10 pm

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe (Lab):

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3.15 pm

Lord Clement-Jones (LD):


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3.22 pm

Lord Berkeley of Knighton (CB):


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3.30 pm

Lord Stoneham of Droxford (LD):

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3.36 pm

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (CB):

3.37 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):


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3.43 pm

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


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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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3.57 pm

Prisoners: Accommodation on Leaving Prison - Question for Short Debate

4 pm

Baroness Rendell of Babergh (Lab):


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4.08 pm

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone (LD):

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4.13 pm

Baroness Massey of Darwen (Lab):

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4.18 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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4.24 pm

Lord Judd (Lab):

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4.29 pm

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

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4.35 pm

Lord Dubs (Lab):


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4.40 pm

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede (Lab):

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4.45 pm

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Con):


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Column: GC95

4.57 pm

Dartford River Crossings - Question for Short Debate

5 pm

Lord Hanningfield (Non-Afl):


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5.11 pm

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

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5.21 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):


Column: GC101

5.27 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):


Column: GC102

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Kramer:

Column: GC103

Lord Berkeley:

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Berkeley:

Baroness Kramer:


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Written Statements [5 Dec 2013]

Defence: Reform - Statement

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

Column: WS38

EU: Telecommunications Council - Statement

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Column: WS39

Finance Bill 2014 - Statement

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


Column: WS40

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Statement

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

Column: WS41

Universal Credit - Statement

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


Column: WS42

Column: WA59


Column: WA59

Written Answers [5 Dec 2013]

Banks: Royal Bank of Scotland - Question

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

Companies: Beneficial Ownership - Question

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

Data Protection - Question

Column: WA60

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

Fluoridation - Questions

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


Column: WA61


Column: WA62

Health: Birth Defects - Questions

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


Column: WA63

Health: Cardiology - Questions

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

Column: WA64

Housing - Question

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

NHS: Hospital Admissions - Question

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

NHS: Salaries - Question

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

Column: WA65

Railways: Bank Holidays - Question

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):


Column: WA66

Schools: Religious Tolerance - Question

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

Syria - Question

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

Column: WA67

Taxation: Automatic Information Exchange - Question

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

Column: WA68

Taxation: Corporation Tax - Question

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