Table of Contents for
Wednesday 15 Jan 2014

Volume No. 751Part No. 97

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House of Lords

Shipping: Passenger Safety - Question

Employment - Question

Taxation: Fuel Duty - Question

Education: Academy Chains - Question

Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - Membership Motion

Joint Human Rights Committee - Membership Motion

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Report (2nd Day)

Clause 26: Meaning of “controlled expenditure”

Amendment 34

Amendment 35

Amendment 36

Amendments 37 and 38

Amendment 39

Schedule 3: Controlled expenditure: qualifying expenses

Amendments 41 to 44

Amendment 45

Clause 27: Changes to existing limits

Amendment 46

Amendments 47 and 48

Clause 28: Constituency limits

Amendments 49 to 51

Amendment 52

Amendment 52A

Amendments 53 to 62

Clause 29: Targeted expenditure limits

Amendments 63 to 65

Clause 30: Extension of power to vary specified sums

Amendments 66 and 67

Clause 31: Notification requirements for recognised third parties

Amendment 68

Amendments 69 to 73

Clause 32: Reporting of donations to recognised third parties

Amendment 74

Amendments 75 to 97

Amendment 98

Schedule 4: Requirements of quarterly and weekly donation reports

Amendments 99 to 106

Clause 33: Statements of accounts by recognised third parties

Amendments 108 to 116

Amendment 117

Amendment 118

Amendment 119

Amendment 119ZA

Clause 41: Commencement

Amendment 126

Amendment 127

Clause 42: Transitional provision

Amendments 128 to 134

Clause 43: Extent

Amendment 135

Clause 44: Short title

Offender Rehabilitation Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Pensions Bill - Committee (5th Day)

Clause 27: State pension credit: phasing out assessed income periods

Clause 29: Bereavement support payment

Amendment 59

Amendment 62

Schedule 15: Bereavement support payment: amendments

Clause 32: Automatic transfer of pension benefits etc

Amendment 62ZC

Schedule 16: Automatic transfer of pension benefits etc

Amendment 62A

Amendment 62B

Written Statement

EU: Environment Council - Statement

Written Answers

Aviation: UK Operations Abroad - Question

Bullying: Cyber and Racist Bullying - Question

Charities - Question

Climate Change - Question

DVLA: Medical Advisers - Question

Employment: Training and Rehabilitation - Question

Energy Act 2013 - Question

Energy: Biodiesel - Question

Energy: Electricity - Questions

Energy: Fracking - Question

Energy: Nuclear Power Stations - Question

Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committees - Questions

Government Departments: Administrative Costs and Salaries - Question

Housing: Funding - Questions

Israel - Question

Israel and Palestine - Question

Public Documents: Retention - Question

Schools: Academies - Question

Schools: Asbestos - Question

Schools: Free Schools - Question

Schools: Ofsted Report - Questions

Schools: Sulivan Primary School - Question

South Sudan - Question

Syria: Chemical Weapons - Questions

UK Honours - Question

United Arab Emirates - Question

Universal Credit - Question

Vehicles: Taxation - Question





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House of Lords [15 Jan 2014]

3 pm

Shipping: Passenger Safety - Question

3.06 pm

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

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Higgins (Con):

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Baroness Kramer:

Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Greenway (CB):

Baroness Kramer:

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Lord Swinfen (Con):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Wigley (PC):

Baroness Kramer:

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):

Baroness Kramer:

Employment - Question

3.15 pm

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

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Lord Holmes of Richmond (Con):

Lord Freud:

Lord Peston (Lab):

Lord Freud:

Lord Freud:

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Lord Low of Dalston (CB):

Lord Freud:

Lord Soley (Lab):

Lord Freud:

The Lord Bishop of Newcastle:

Lord Freud:

Taxation: Fuel Duty - Question

3.22 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

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The Earl of Shrewsbury (Con):

Lord Newby:

Lord Barnett (Lab):

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Lord Newby:

Education: Academy Chains - Question

3.28 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):

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Lord Nash:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Nash:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Perry of Southwark (Con):

Lord Nash:

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Lord Whitty (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord Edmiston (Con):

Lord Nash:

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Hussein-Ece (LD):

Lord Nash:

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Lord Peston (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Draft Modern Slavery Bill Committee - Membership Motion

3.37 pm

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Joint Human Rights Committee - Membership Motion

3.38 pm

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Report (2nd Day)

3.39 pm

Clause 26: Meaning of “controlled expenditure”

Amendment 34

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


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3.45 pm

Lord Morris of Aberavon (Lab):

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Lord Wigley (PC):

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Lord Cormack (Con):

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Lord Tyler (LD):


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4 pm

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Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

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Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Lord Horam (Con):

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4.15 pm

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

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

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Lord Wigley:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Morris of Aberavon:

4.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Rooker (Lab):

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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4.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Amendment 35

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Amendment 36

Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):


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Lord Tyler:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

5 pm

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Lord Rooker:

Noble Lords:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:


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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:


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Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Con):

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Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Lab):

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

5.15 pm.

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Low of Dalston (CB):

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Lord Best (CB):

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Noble Lords:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Lord Rooker:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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5.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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Amendments 37 and 38

Amendment 39

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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5.45 pm

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Lord Tyler:

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


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6 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

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The Earl of Sandwich (CB):

Baroness Tyler of Enfield (LD):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Schedule 3: Controlled expenditure: qualifying expenses

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Amendments 41 to 44

Amendment 45

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


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6.15 pm

Lord Tyler:

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Lord Cormack:


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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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6.29 pm

Division on Amendment 45Contents 236; Not-Contents 193.[The name of a Member who voted in both Lobbies has been removed from the Division Lists.]Amendment 45 agreed.

Division No. 1 [] [15 Jan 2014]

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6.45 pm

Clause 27: Changes to existing limits

Amendment 46

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Hardie (CB):


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7 pm

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Cormack:

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Cormack:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

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7.15 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Hardie:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Hardie:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Amendments 47 and 48

Clause 28: Constituency limits

Amendments 49 to 51

7.30 pm

Amendment 52

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Lord Cormack:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Tyler:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

7.45 pm

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8.15 pm

Amendment 52A

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Amendments 53 to 62

Clause 29: Targeted expenditure limits

Amendments 63 to 65

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Clause 30: Extension of power to vary specified sums

Amendments 66 and 67

Clause 31: Notification requirements for recognised third parties

Amendment 68

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Amendments 69 to 73

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Clause 32: Reporting of donations to recognised third parties

Amendment 74

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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8.30 pm

Lord Tyler:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Amendments 75 to 97

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Amendment 98

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Schedule 4: Requirements of quarterly and weekly donation reports

Amendments 99 to 106

Clause 33: Statements of accounts by recognised third parties

Amendments 108 to 116

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Amendment 117

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Amendment 118

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

8.45 pm

Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


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Lord Tyler:

Lord Cormack:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Amendment 119

Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

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Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Cormack:

9.15 pm

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Cormack:

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Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Baroness Corston (Lab):

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:


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9.30 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Campbell-Savours:


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9.37 pm

Division on Amendment 119Contents 28; Not-Contents 148.Amendment 119 disagreed.

Division No. 2 [] [15 Jan 2014]

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9.48 pm

Amendment 119ZA

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Lord Horam:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Lord Cormack:

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

Clause 41: Commencement

Amendment 126

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Amendment 127

Clause 42: Transitional provision

Amendments 128 to 134

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Clause 43: Extent

Amendment 135

Clause 44: Short title

Offender Rehabilitation Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

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Grand Committee [15 Jan 2014]

Pensions Bill - Committee (5th Day)

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Skelmersdale):

Clause 27: State pension credit: phasing out assessed income periods

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


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham (Lab):

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4 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

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Baroness Meacher (CB):

4.15 pm

Baroness Sherlock (Lab):


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Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

4.30 pm

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

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Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Clause 29: Bereavement support payment

Amendment 59

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


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4.45 pm

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Baroness Meacher:


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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (CB):


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5 pm

Lord German (LD):


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Lord Browne of Ladyton (Lab):

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5.15 pm

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Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


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5.30 pm

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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Lord Freud:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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5.45 pm

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

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6 pm

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Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:


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Amendment 62

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Schedule 15: Bereavement support payment: amendments

Clause 32: Automatic transfer of pension benefits etc

Amendment 62ZC

Baroness Sherlock:


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6.15 pm

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Lord Turner of Ecchinswell (CB):


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Lord Stoneham of Droxford (LD):

Baroness Drake (Lab):

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6.29 pm
6.41 pm

Baroness Drake:


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Baroness Turner of Camden (Lab):

Lord Bates (Con):


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7 pm

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Baroness Drake:

Lord Bates:

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Baroness Drake:

Lord Bates:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Bates:

Baroness Drake:

Lord Bates:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Bates:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Bates:

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Baroness Drake:

Lord Bates:

7.15 pm

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Baroness Sherlock:


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Lord Bates:

Baroness Sherlock:


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Schedule 16: Automatic transfer of pension benefits etc

Amendment 62A

Amendment 62B

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Written Statement [15 Jan 2014]

EU: Environment Council - Statement

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


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Written Answers [15 Jan 2014]

Aviation: UK Operations Abroad - Question

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

Bullying: Cyber and Racist Bullying - Question

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


Column: WA16

Charities - Question

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

Climate Change - Question

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

Column: WA17

DVLA: Medical Advisers - Question

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

Employment: Training and Rehabilitation - Question

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

Column: WA18

Energy Act 2013 - Question

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

Energy: Biodiesel - Question

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

Column: WA19

Energy: Electricity - Questions

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

Baroness Verma:


Column: WA20

Baroness Verma:

Energy: Fracking - Question

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


Column: WA21

Energy: Nuclear Power Stations - Question

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

Baroness Verma:

Column: WA22

Forestry and Woodlands Advisory Committees - Questions

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

Column: WA23

Government Departments: Administrative Costs and Salaries - Question

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

Housing: Funding - Questions

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

Lord Freud:

Israel - Question

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

Israel and Palestine - Question

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

Public Documents: Retention - Question

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

Schools: Academies - Question

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

Schools: Asbestos - Question

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

Schools: Free Schools - Question

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

Schools: Ofsted Report - Questions

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


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Lord Nash:

Lord Nash:

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Schools: Sulivan Primary School - Question

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

South Sudan - Question

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

Syria: Chemical Weapons - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:

UK Honours - Question

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

United Arab Emirates - Question

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

Column: WA32

Universal Credit - Question

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

Vehicles: Taxation - Question

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