Table of Contents for
Tuesday 28 Jan 2014

Volume No. 751Part No. 105

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House of Lords

Housing: Underoccupancy Charge - Question

Social Fund - Question

Economy - Question

Children: Online Safety - Question

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments

Motion A

Motion B

Motion B1

Motion C

Motion C1

Children and Families Bill - Report (4th Day)

Clause 73: Interpretation of Part 3

Amendment 51

Amendments 52ZA to 52A

Amendment 53

Amendment 53ZA

Amendment 53ZAA

Amendment 53ZAAA

Amendment 53ZAAB

Schedule 4: Childminder agencies: amendments

Amendment 53ZAB

Amendments 53AA to 53AD

Clause 76: Repeal of local authority's duty to assess sufficiency of childcare provision

Amendment 53B

Amendment 54

Amendment 55

Amendment 57

Amendment 57ZA

Amendment 57A

European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

County Court Jurisdiction Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

District Electoral Areas (Northern Ireland) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Scottish Parliament (Constituencies and Regions) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Commons (Town and Village Greens) (Trigger and Terminating Events) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Written Statements

Boundary Commission for England - Statement

ECOFIN - Statement

Office of Fair Trading: Contingencies Fund Advance - Statement

Terrorism: Finance - Statement

Written Answers

Africa - Question

Asylum Seekers - Questions

Bullying: Racist Bullying - Question

Central African Republic - Questions

Coroner Services - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

Economy - Question

Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2601) - Question

Employment: Zero-hours Contracts - Question

Energy: Plutonium - Question

EU: UK Interests - Question

Gaza - Questions

Government Departments: Management Information Reports - Questions

Government Departments: Research and Development - Question

HMS “Prince of Wales” and HMS “Repulse” - Question

Housing: Rented Sector - Question

Immigration - Questions

Immigration: Deportation - Question

Insurance: Fraud - Question

Islam - Question

Legal High Substances - Questions

Local Authorities: Bellwin Scheme and Barnett Formula - Question

Offenders: Dependants - Question

Pakistan - Questions

Palestine - Question

Rape - Question

Saudi Arabia - Questions

Schools: Free Meals - Question

Small Businesses - Question

Somaliland - Questions

Somaliland and Somalia - Questions

Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

Turkey - Questions

Universal Credit - Question





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House of Lords [28 Jan 2014]

2.30 pm

Housing: Underoccupancy Charge - Question

2.37 pm

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

Baroness Quin (Lab):

Lord Freud:

Lord Geddes (Con):

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham (Lab):

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock (Lab):

Lord Freud:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (LD):

Lord Freud:

Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

Lord Freud:

Social Fund - Question

2.45 pm

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

Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord German (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness Wilkins (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

The Lord Bishop of Leicester:

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Beecham (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Economy - Question

2.53 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

Baroness Seccombe (Con):

Lord Newby:

Lord Razzall (LD):

Lord Newby:

Lord Harrison (Lab):

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Lord Newby:

Lord Howell of Guildford (Con):

Lord Newby:

Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

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Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):

Lord Newby:

Children: Online Safety - Question

3.01 pm

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Lord Cormack (Con):

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Massey of Darwen (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Benjamin (LD):

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill - Commons Reasons and Amendments

3.07 pm

Motion A

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

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Lord Tyler (LD):

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3.15 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

Motion B

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


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Motion B1

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):

3.30 pm

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Lord Tyler:

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Lord Cormack (Con):

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Baroness Mallalieu (Lab):

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

3.45 pm

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

3.55 pm

Division on Motion B1Contents 231; Not-Contents 249.Motion B1 disagreed.

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Division No. 1 [] [28 Jan 2014]

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4.09 pm

Motion C

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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4.15 pm

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Motion C1

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:


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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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Lord Tyler:


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Lord Rooker (Lab):

Lord Tyler:

4.30 pm

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Baroness Mallalieu:

Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

Lord Horam (Con):


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Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

Lord Walton of Detchant (CB):

Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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4.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

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5 pm

Lord Martin of Springburn:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth:

5.01 pm

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Bichard):

Motion C1 disagreed.

Division No. 2 [] [28 Jan 2014]

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Children and Families Bill - Report (4th Day)

5.15 pm

Clause 73: Interpretation of Part 3

Amendment 51

The Countess of Mar (CB):

Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB):

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

The Countess of Mar:

Amendments 52ZA to 52A

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Amendment 53

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):

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Lord Knight of Weymouth (Lab):

5.30 pm

Baroness Walmsley:


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Baroness Kidron (CB):


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Baroness Perry of Southwark (Con):


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5.45 pm

Baroness Tyler of Enfield (LD):

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The Lord Bishop of Leicester:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:


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Baroness Tonge (Ind LD):


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Lord Berkeley of Knighton (CB):

Baroness Tonge:

Lord Berkeley of Knighton:

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6 pm

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws (Lab):


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Baroness Massey of Darwen (Lab):

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Lord Northbourne (CB):

Baroness Knight of Collingtree (Con):

Baroness Eaton (Con):

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6.15 pm

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

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Baroness Brinton (LD):

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Lord Storey (LD):


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Baroness Hughes of Stretford (Lab):

Lord Storey:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Storey:

Lord Knight of Weymouth:

Lord Storey:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Lord Nash:

Lord Storey:


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Lord Nash:


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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

6.45 pm

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Amendment 53ZA

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Baroness Massey of Darwen:


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Baroness Walmsley:

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Lord Storey:


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7 pm

Baroness Sharp of Guildford (LD):

Lord Northbourne:

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Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

Lord Hylton (CB):

Baroness Benjamin (LD):

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

Lord Nash:

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7.15 pm

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Baroness Massey of Darwen:

Lord Nash:

Amendment 53ZAA

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Lord Northbourne:

Lord Nash:

Lord Northbourne:

Amendment 53ZAAA

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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

7.28 pm

Division on Amendment 53ZAAAContents 142; Not-Contents 209.Amendment 53ZAAA disagreed.

Division No. 3 [] [28 Jan 2014]

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7.39 pm

Amendment 53ZAAB

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):


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7.45 pm

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Baroness Benjamin:

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Lord Harris of Haringey (Lab):

8 pm

The Earl of Listowel (CB):

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

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Lord Lucas (Con):


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Lord Sutherland of Houndwood (CB):

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

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Baroness Northover (LD):


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8.15 pm

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

8.27 pm

Division on Amendment 53ZAABContents 118; Not-Contents 153.Amendment 53ZAAB disagreed.

Division No. 4 [] [28 Jan 2014]

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8.37 pm

Schedule 4: Childminder agencies: amendments

Amendment 53ZAB

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:


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Baroness Walmsley:

8.45 pm

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

The Earl of Listowel:

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Lord Nash:


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Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Amendments 53AA to 53AD

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Clause 76: Repeal of local authority's duty to assess sufficiency of childcare provision

Amendment 53B

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:


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9 pm

Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

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Baroness Northover:


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Baroness Hughes of Stretford:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

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Amendment 54

Baroness Walmsley:


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9.15 pm

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Baroness Northover:


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Baroness Walmsley:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Walmsley:


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Amendment 55

The Earl of Listowel:

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9.30 pm

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Baroness Northover:


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The Earl of Listowel:

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Amendment 57

Baroness Walmsley:

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9.45 pm

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Baroness Howarth of Breckland:


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Baroness Benjamin:

Baroness Northover:


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Baroness Walmsley:

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10 pm

Amendment 57ZA

Baroness Pitkeathley (Lab):


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Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Lab):

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Baroness Tyler of Enfield:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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Lord Nash:

10.15 pm

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Baroness Pitkeathley:

Amendment 57A

Lord Nash:


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Baroness Benjamin (LD):


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Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

Lord Nash:

European Union (Approvals) Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

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Grand Committee [28 Jan 2014]

3.30 pm

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

Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

3.30 pm

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

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Lord Bilimoria (CB):

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Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):


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3.45 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Bilimoria:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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3.55 pm

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.05 pm

Lord Popat (Con):

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Lord Bradshaw (LD):

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Lord Rosser (Lab):

4.15 pm

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Lord Popat:

Lord Bradshaw:

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Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

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Lord Popat:

County Court Jurisdiction Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.30 pm

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

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Lord Beecham (Lab):


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4.45 pm

Lord Faulks:


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District Electoral Areas (Northern Ireland) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.50 pm

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


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Lord Empey (UUP):

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Lord Browne of Belmont (DUP):

Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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Baroness Randerson:

5.01 pm
5.11 pm

Baroness Randerson:

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Scottish Parliament (Constituencies and Regions) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

5.15 pm

Earl Attlee (Con):


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The Earl of Mar and Kellie (LD):

The Duke of Montrose (Con):

Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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Earl Attlee:

Commons (Town and Village Greens) (Trigger and Terminating Events) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

5.25 pm

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

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Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:


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Written Statements [28 Jan 2014]

Boundary Commission for England - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

ECOFIN - Statement

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

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Office of Fair Trading: Contingencies Fund Advance - Statement

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

Terrorism: Finance - Statement

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

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Written Answers [28 Jan 2014]

Africa - Question

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

Asylum Seekers - Questions

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

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Bullying: Racist Bullying - Question

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):


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Central African Republic - Questions

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

Baroness Northover (LD):

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Baroness Northover:

Coroner Services - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

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Democratic Republic of Congo - Question

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

Economy - Question

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

Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/2601) - Question

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

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Employment: Zero-hours Contracts - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Energy: Plutonium - Question

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

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EU: UK Interests - Question

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

Gaza - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

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

Government Departments: Management Information Reports - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Northover:

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

Baroness Warsi:

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Government Departments: Research and Development - Question

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


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HMS “Prince of Wales” and HMS “Repulse” - Question

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

Housing: Rented Sector - Question

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

Immigration - Questions

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

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Immigration: Deportation - Question

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

Insurance: Fraud - Question

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

Islam - Question

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

Column: WA219

Legal High Substances - Questions

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

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Local Authorities: Bellwin Scheme and Barnett Formula - Question

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

Column: WA221

Offenders: Dependants - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

Pakistan - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

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Palestine - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Rape - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Saudi Arabia - 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:

Schools: Free Meals - Question

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

Small Businesses - Question

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

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Somaliland - Questions

Baroness Northover:

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Somaliland and Somalia - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Northover:

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


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Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Faulks) (Con):

Turkey - Questions

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

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Baroness Warsi:

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Universal Credit - Question

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