Table of Contents for
Wednesday 18 Dec 2013

Volume No. 750Part No. 90

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House of Lords

Royal Assent

Small Businesses: Late Payments - Question

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

Health: Birth Defects - Question

North Korea - Question

Syria: Aid - Private Notice Question

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill [HL] - First Reading

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Ninth Report - Motion to Agree

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Ninth Report - Motion to Resolve

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Tenth Report - Motion to Agree

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Tenth Report - Motion to Resolve

European Union Committee - Membership Motion

Procedure Committee - Membership Motion

Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - Motion to Agree

Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (Scotland) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (Provision of Information Regarding Proxies) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 - Motion to Approve

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Clause 26: Meaning of “controlled expenditure”

Schedule 3: Controlled expenditure: qualifying expenses

Clause 27: Changes to existing limits

Amendment 166

Amendment 169

Clause 28: Constituency limits

Amendment 170A

First World War: Personnel from the Indian Subcontinent - Question for Short Debate

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued)

Clause 29: Targeted expenditure limits

Amendment 170H

Amendment 170J

Amendment 170L

Amendment 170N

Clause 31: Notification requirements for recognised third parties

Amendment 171

Clause 32: Reporting of donations to recognised third parties

Amendment 176

Clause 41: Commencement

Amendment 181

In the Title

Motion to Adjourn

Local Audit and Accountability Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Pensions Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Clause 2: Entitlement to state pension at full or reduced rate

Amendment 9

Amendment 10

Amendment 11

Amendment 12

Amendment 13

Amendment 14

Amendment 15

Clause 3: Full and reduced rates of state pension

Amendment 18

Clause 4: Entitlement to state pension at transitional rate

Amendment 19

Written Statements

Assisted Areas Map - Statement

Banking: Reform - Statement

Education: Funding - Statement

Electoral Registration - Statement

Energy: Oil and Gas - Statement

Energy: Smart Meters - Statement

EU: Energy Council - Statement

EU: Health Council - Statement

Local Government: Finance - Statement

Office of Fair Trading: Contingencies Fund - Statement

Parliamentary Privilege - Statement

Pensions - Statement

Police: Funding - Statement

State Aid - Statement

UK Commission for Employment and Skills - Statement

Wales Bill - Statement

World Trade Organisation - Statement

Written Answers

Anti-Social Behaviour - Question

Apprenticeships - Questions

Asylum Seekers - Question

Banking: Bitcoins - Question

Companies: Public and Private - Question

Drugs: Prescribed Drug Addiction - Question

Emergency Vehicles: Red Light Signals - Question

Energy: Nuclear Industry - Question

EU: Debt - Question

EU: Emissions Trading Scheme - Question

EU: Fracking - Question

EU: Migration - Question

EU: Overseas Aid - Question

EU: REACH Regulation - Question

EU: UK Contribution - Question

Families: Troubled Families - Question

Finance: Financial Stability - Question

Food: Saturated Fat - Questions

Gaza - Questions

Genetic Modification - Questions

Government Departments: Management Information Reports - Questions

Government Departments: Expenditure - Question

Government: Ministerial Visits - Questions

Health: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Questions

Health: Healthcare Assistants - Question

Health: Hospital Passports - Question

Health: Human Papilloma Virus - Question

Health: Medical Schools - Questions

Health: Ophthalmology - Question

Health: Quality and Outcomes Framework - Questions

Health: Walk-in Centres - Question

Hillsborough Castle - Question

Homeless Families - Questions

Immigration - Questions

Iraq: Chilcot Inquiry - Questions

Israel - Question

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence - Question

Nature Conservation: Game - Question

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Questions

NHS: East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust - Question

NHS: General Practitioners - Question

NHS: Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust - Question

NHS: Staff - Question

North Korea - Question

Northern Ireland Assembly - Question

Overseas Aid - Questions

Palestine - Question

Parades Commission - Question

Persecution of Christians - Question

Railways: Network Rail - Questions

Rainforests - Question

Small Businesses: Export - Question

St Helena: Airport - Question

Sudan - Question

Transport: Cross-border Projects - Questions

Unemployment: Young People - Questions

Universal Credit - Question





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House of Lords [18 Dec 2013]

11 am

Royal Assent

11.07 am

Small Businesses: Late Payments - Question

11.07 am

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

Lord Harrison (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Baroness Maddock (LD):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Peston (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

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Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho (CB):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Baroness O'Cathain (Con):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Wills (Lab):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Methuen (LD):

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Lord Young of Norwood Green (Lab):

Column: 1258

Viscount Younger of Leckie:

Railways: High Speed 2 - Question

11.17 am

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

Lord Roberts of Llandudno (LD):

Baroness Kramer:

Column: 1259

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Baroness Kramer:

The Earl of Listowel (CB):

Baroness Kramer:

Column: 1260

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Kramer:

Health: Birth Defects - Question

11.24 am

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

Column: 1261

Lord Rooker (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Baroness Brinton (LD):

Earl Howe:

Lord Patel (CB):

Earl Howe:

Column: 1262

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Lord Turnberg (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Baroness Hayman (CB):

Earl Howe:

North Korea - Question

11.31 am

Column: 1263

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

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Bach (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Column: 1264

Lord Alderdice (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Cox (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Kinnock (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Column: 1265

Syria: Aid - Private Notice Question

11.38 am

Baroness Boothroyd (CB):

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Boothroyd:

Baroness Northover:

Column: 1266

Baroness Northover:

Lord Wright of Richmond (CB):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Reid of Cardowan (Lab):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Alderdice (LD):

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Baroness Northover:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean (Lab):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Elton (Con):

Baroness Northover:

The Earl of Sandwich (CB):

Baroness Northover:

Column: 1268

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill [HL] - First Reading

11.48 am

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Ninth Report - Motion to Agree

11.48 am

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):


Column: 1269

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Ninth Report - Motion to Resolve

11.51 am

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Tenth Report - Motion to Agree

11.52 am

Privileges and Conduct Committee: Tenth Report - Motion to Resolve

11.52 am

European Union Committee - Membership Motion

11.52 am

Column: 1270

Procedure Committee - Membership Motion

11.52 am

Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - Motion to Agree

11.53 am

Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (England and Wales) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (Scotland) (Description of Electoral Registers and Amendment) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

Representation of the People (Provision of Information Regarding Proxies) Regulations 2013 - Motions to Approve

11.53 am

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Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation Scheme) (Consequential Provisions: Primary Legislation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2013 - Motion to Approve

11.53 am

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

11.54 am

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee (4th Day)

11.55 am

Clause 26: Meaning of “controlled expenditure”

Schedule 3: Controlled expenditure: qualifying expenses

Column: 1272

Clause 27: Changes to existing limits

Amendment 166

Lord Hardie (CB):

Noon

Column: 1273

Column: 1274

Lord Tyler (LD):

Column: 1275

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Lord Tyler:

Column: 1276

12.15 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Column: 1277

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):


Column: 1278


Column: 1279

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

12.30 pm

Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

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Column: 1281

The Earl of Sandwich (CB):

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Column: 1282

Column: 1283

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


Column: 1284

12.45 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1285

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Baroness Mallalieu:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1286

Baroness Mallalieu:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Tyler:

Column: 1287

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1288

Lord Hardie:

1 pm

Amendment 169

Lord Hardie:

Column: 1289

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


Column: 1290

Lord Tyler:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Horam (Con):


Column: 1291

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Horam:

1.15 pm

Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

Column: 1292

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


Column: 1293

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1294

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1295

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

1.30 pm

Column: 1296

Lord Aberdare (CB):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Hardie:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Column: 1297

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1298

Clause 28: Constituency limits

Amendment 170A


Column: 1299

1.45 pm

Column: 1300


Column: 1301

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1302

Baroness Mallalieu:

Column: 1303

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Mallalieu:

2 pm

Lord Horam:


Column: 1304

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1305

Lord Horam:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Horam:

Lord Ramsbotham:


Column: 1306


Column: 1307

Lord Hardie:

2.15 pm

Column: 1308

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


Column: 1309

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1310

Lord Tyler:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1311

2.30 pm

Lord Hardie (CB):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1312

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1313

Column: 1314

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Tyler:

First World War: Personnel from the Indian Subcontinent - Question for Short Debate

2.41 pm

Lord Sheikh (Con):

Column: 1315

Column: 1316

2.53 pm

Lord Parekh (Lab):

Column: 1318

2.59 pm

Lord Shipley (LD):


Column: 1319


Column: 1320

3.04 pm

Baroness Flather (CB):


Column: 1321

3.10 pm

Lord Lexden (Con):


Column: 1322


Column: 1323

3.16 pm

Lord Morgan (Lab):


Column: 1324

3.22 pm

Viscount Slim (CB):


Column: 1325

3.28 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):


Column: 1326

3.30 pm

Lord Bates (Con):


Column: 1327


Column: 1328

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued)

3.40 pm

Clause 29: Targeted expenditure limits

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):

Column: 1329

Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

Lord Cormack (Con):

Column: 1330

3.45 pm

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


Column: 1331

Amendment 170H

Lord Tyler (LD):


Column: 1332

Column: 1333

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1334

4 pm

Baroness Tyler of Enfield (LD):


Column: 1335

Baroness Mallalieu:

Column: 1336

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

Baroness Pitkeathley (Lab):

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):


Column: 1337

The Earl of Sandwich (CB):

4.15 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


Column: 1338


Column: 1339

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1341

4.30 pm

Lord Tyler:

Column: 1342

Lord Hardie (CB):

Lord Tyler:

Amendment 170J

Column: 1343

Lord Hardie:

Column: 1344


Column: 1345

4.45 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):


Column: 1347

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1348


Column: 1349

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

5 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1350

Lord Hardie:

Amendment 170L

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1351

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

Lord Tyler (LD):


Column: 1352

Lord Deben (Con):

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:


Column: 1353

5.15 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1354

The Earl of Sandwich:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Column: 1355

Amendment 170N

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Column: 1356

Column: 1357

Lord Deben:

5.30 pm

Lord Berkeley of Knighton (CB):

Column: 1358

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1359


Column: 1360

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Clause 31: Notification requirements for recognised third parties

Amendment 171

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:


Column: 1361

5.45 pm

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):


Column: 1363

Lord Harries of Pentregarth

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Column: 1364

Clause 32: Reporting of donations to recognised third parties

Amendment 176

Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):


Column: 1365


Column: 1366

6 pm

Lord Tyler:


Column: 1367

Lord Marland (Con):


Column: 1368

Lord Cormack:

Column: 1369

Lord Finkelstein (Con):

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Finkelstein:

6.15 pm

Lord Marland:

Lord Finkelstein:

Column: 1370

Lord Cormack:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Deben:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Deben:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Deben:

Lord Finkelstein:

Column: 1371

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:


Column: 1372

Lord Deben:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Deben:

Column: 1373

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


Column: 1374

6.30 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1375

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Clause 41: Commencement

Amendment 181

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Column: 1376

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


Column: 1377

Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

Lord Cormack:

Column: 1378

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Alderdice (LD):

Lord Cormack:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 1379

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Column: 1380

In the Title

Motion to Adjourn

6.53 pm

Baroness Anelay of St Johns (Con):


Column: 1381

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Column: 1382


Column: 1383

Lord Alderdice (LD):


Column: 1384

Lord Laming (CB):


Column: 1385


Column: 1386

Lord Brougham and Vaux (Con):

Local Audit and Accountability Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Column: GC305

Grand Committee [18 Dec 2013]

Pensions Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Noon

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall):

Clause 2: Entitlement to state pension at full or reduced rate

Amendment 9

Baroness Hollis of Heigham (Lab):


Column: GC306

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

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Column: GC307

Lord Browne of Ladyton (Lab):


Column: GC308

Column: GC309

12.15 pm

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

Column: GC310

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


Column: GC311

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Column: GC312

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

12.30 pm

Column: GC313

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Amendment 10

Baroness Turner of Camden (Lab):

Column: GC314

Lord Whitty (Lab):

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):


Column: GC315

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


Column: GC316

12.45 pm

Lord Freud:

Column: GC317

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC318

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Baroness Sherlock:

Column: GC319

Baroness Turner of Camden:

1 pm

Amendment 11

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


Column: GC320


Column: GC321


Column: GC322

Baroness Drake (Lab):


Column: GC323

1.15 pm

Column: GC324


Column: GC325

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Column: GC326


Column: GC327

1.30 pm

Column: GC328

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Column: GC329

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:


Column: GC330

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

1.45 pm

Lord Freud:

Lord Browne of Ladyton:

Lord Freud:

Column: GC331

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


Column: GC332

Lord Freud:

Column: GC333

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

2 pm

Amendment 12

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Column: GC335


Column: GC336

Baroness Sherlock:


Column: GC338

2.15 pm

Column: GC339

Lord Freud:

Column: GC340

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Column: GC341

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Column: GC342

2.30 pm

Lord Freud:


Column: GC343

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


Column: GC344

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Amendment 13

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Column: GC346

2.45 pm

Baroness Sherlock:

Column: GC347

Lord Freud:


Column: GC348

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Column: GC349

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

3 pm

Amendment 14

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


Column: GC350

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Lord Freud:

Column: GC351

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Amendment 15

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC352


Column: GC353

Lord Freud:

3.15 pm

Column: GC354


Column: GC355

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


Column: GC356

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 3: Full and reduced rates of state pension

Amendment 18

Lord McKenzie of Luton:


Column: GC357

3.30 pm

Baroness Sherlock:


Column: GC358

Lord Whitty:

Lord Freud:


Column: GC359

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 4: Entitlement to state pension at transitional rate

Amendment 19


Column: GC360


Column: GC361

3.45 pm

Column: GC362

Column: GC363

Baroness Turner of Camden:

Lord German:


Column: GC364

Column: GC365

4 pm

Lord Flight (Con):

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC366

Lord Browne of Ladyton:


Column: GC367

Lord Freud:


Column: GC368

4.15 pm

Column: GC369

Lord Whitty:

Column: GC370

Column: WS143


Column: WS143

Written Statements [18 Dec 2013]

Assisted Areas Map - Statement

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


Column: WS144

Banking: Reform - Statement

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

Education: Funding - Statement

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


Column: WS145


Column: WS146

Electoral Registration - Statement

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):


Column: WS147

Energy: Oil and Gas - Statement

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


Column: WS148

Energy: Smart Meters - Statement

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

Column: WS149

EU: Energy Council - Statement

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


Column: WS150

EU: Health Council - Statement

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


Column: WS151

Local Government: Finance - Statement

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

Column: WS152

Column: WS153

Office of Fair Trading: Contingencies Fund - Statement

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


Column: WS154

Parliamentary Privilege - Statement

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

Column: WS155

Pensions - Statement

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

Police: Funding - Statement

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

Column: WS156


Column: WS157

Column: WS159


Column: WS160

State Aid - Statement

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

Column: WS163


Column: WS164

UK Commission for Employment and Skills - Statement

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

Column: WS165

Wales Bill - Statement

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

Column: WS166

World Trade Organisation - Statement

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

Column: WS167


Column: WS168

Column: WA201


Column: WA201

Written Answers [18 Dec 2013]

Anti-Social Behaviour - Question

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

Apprenticeships - Questions

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

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

Column: WA202

Asylum Seekers - Question

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

Banking: Bitcoins - Question

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

Companies: Public and Private - Question

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

Column: WA203

Drugs: Prescribed Drug Addiction - Question

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

Emergency Vehicles: Red Light Signals - Question

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

Energy: Nuclear Industry - Question

Column: WA204

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

EU: Debt - Question

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

Column: WA205

EU: Emissions Trading Scheme - Question

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

EU: Fracking - Question

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


Column: WA206

EU: Migration - Question

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

Column: WA207

EU: Overseas Aid - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

EU: REACH Regulation - Question

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

EU: UK Contribution - Question

Column: WA208

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

Families: Troubled Families - Question

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

Finance: Financial Stability - Question

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


Column: WA209

Food: Saturated Fat - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Column: WA210

Gaza - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Genetic Modification - Questions

Column: WA211

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

Government Departments: Management Information Reports - Questions

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

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

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

Baroness Northover (LD):


Column: WA213

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

Column: WA214

Government Departments: Expenditure - Question

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

Government: Ministerial Visits - Questions

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

Column: WA215

Lord Hill of Oareford:

Health: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Questions

Column: WA216

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

Health: Healthcare Assistants - Question

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

Health: Hospital Passports - Question

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


Column: WA217

Health: Human Papilloma Virus - Question

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

Health: Medical Schools - Questions

Column: WA218

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

Health: Ophthalmology - Question

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

Health: Quality and Outcomes Framework - Questions

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

Column: WA219

Health: Walk-in Centres - Question

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

Hillsborough Castle - Question

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

Homeless Families - Questions

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


Column: WA220

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Immigration - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: WA221

Iraq: Chilcot Inquiry - Questions

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

Israel - Question

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

Column: WA222

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence - Question

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

Nature Conservation: Game - Question

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

Column: WA223

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Questions

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

NHS: East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust - Question

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

NHS: General Practitioners - Question

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

NHS: Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust - Question

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

Column: WA225

NHS: Staff - Question

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

North Korea - Question

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

Column: WA226

Northern Ireland Assembly - Question

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

Overseas Aid - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA227

Baroness Northover:

Palestine - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Parades Commission - Question

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

Column: WA228

Persecution of Christians - Question

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

Railways: Network Rail - Questions

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

Baroness Kramer:

Column: WA229

Rainforests - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Small Businesses: Export - Question

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

St Helena: Airport - Question

Column: WA230

Baroness Northover (LD):

Sudan - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Transport: Cross-border Projects - Questions

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

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

Column: WA231

Unemployment: Young People - Questions

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

Column: WA232

Universal Credit - Question

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