Table of Contents for
Tuesday 4 Feb 2014

Volume No. 752Part No. 110

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House of Lords

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Peterborough

Electoral Registration: National Voter Registration Day - Question

Georgia: Islamophobia - Question

West Lothian Question - Question

Police: Private Prosecutions - Question

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

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

India: 1984 Operation in Sri Harmandir Sahib - Statement

Water Bill - Committee (1st Day)

Clause 1: Types of water supply licence and arrangements with water undertakers

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Amendment 3

Schedule 1: Water supply licences: authorisations

Amendment 5

Schedule 2: Water undertakers’ duties as regards water supply licensees

Amendment 9

Amendment 12

Amendments 22 and 23

Amendments 36 and 37

Amendment 39

Amendment 41

Amendment 44

Amendment 47

Clause 3: The threshold requirement

Amendment 49

Schedule 3: Sewerage licences: authorisations

Schedule 4: Sewerage undertakers' duties as regards sewerage licensees

Amendment 53

Amendment 60

Amendment 64

Schedule 5: Extension of licensing provisions in relation to Wales

Amendments 65 to 72

Clause 8: Bulk supply of water by water undertakers

Amendment 73

Amendment 74

Amendment 75

Clause 9: Main connections into sewerage systems

Amendments 77 and 78

Clause 10: Agreements by water undertakers to adopt infrastructure

Amendments 79 to 86

Clause 11: Agreements by sewerage undertakers to adopt infrastructure

Amendments 87 to 94

Clause 12: Arrangements for water undertakers to take water from other persons

Amendment 96

Standards in Public Life - Question for Short Debate

Water Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

Amendment 98

Clause 16: Charges schemes

Amendment 101

Amendment 108

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4 and Consequential Provision) Order 2013 - Motion to Consider

Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Legislative Reform (Overseas Registration of Births and Deaths) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Localism Act 2011 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Child Support Fees Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Child Support (Ending Liability in Existing Cases and Transition to New Calculation Rules) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Consumer Credit Act 1974 (Green Deal) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Written Statements

Advisory Group on Military Medicine: Triennial Review - Statement

Azerbaijan - Statement

Flooding - Statement

Local Authorities: Expenditure - Statement

Pensions - Statement

Written Answers

Afghanistan: Women - Question

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Aviation: Air Passenger Duty - Questions

Benefits - Question

Benefits: Crisis Loan - Question

Britons Living and Working Abroad - Questions

Child Maintenance - Question

Children: Social Care - Question

Cyprus and Northern Cyprus - Questions

Employment: Young People - Question

Environment: Odour Nuisance - Question

Food: Flour Fortification - Question

Government Departments: Asbestos - Question

Government Departments: Payroll Services - Question

Health: Polio - Question

Holocaust - Question

Houses of Parliament: Scrutiny Override - Question

Insurance: Elderly People - Question

Intelligence Services - Question

International Youth Foundation - Question

Israel and Palestine - Question

Kenya - Questions

London Underground: Signalling - Question

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

Overseas Aid - Questions

Pakistan - Question

Palestine - Question

Pensions - Question

Planning - Question

Post-2015 Development Framework - Question

Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals - Question

Prisoners: Suicide and Murder - Question

Prisoners: Suicide and Self-harm - Question

Public Records: Colonial Documents - Question

Railways: Crossrail - Question

Railways: InterCity East Coast Franchise - Question

Roads: Litter - Question

Roads: Motorway Service Stations - Question

Shipbuilding - Question

Shipping: Maritime Training - Questions

Somaliland - Questions

South Sudan - Questions

Special Educational Needs - Question

Teachers - Question

Teachers and Teaching Assistants - Question

Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

Uganda - Questions

UK Honours - Question

Universal Credit - Questions





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Tuesday 4 Feb 2014

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House of Lords [4 Feb 2014]

2.30 pm

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Peterborough

2.37 pm

Electoral Registration: National Voter Registration Day - Question

2.41 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Patel of Bradford (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Geddes (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Georgia: Islamophobia - Question

2.49 pm

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

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield:

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Berridge (Con):

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Hussein-Ece (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Willoughby de Broke (UKIP):

Noble Lords:

West Lothian Question - Question

2.57 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Baroness Miller of Hendon (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Wigley (PC):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Hughes of Woodside (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Purvis of Tweed (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Police: Private Prosecutions - Question

3.04 pm

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

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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Clinton-Davis (Lab):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Hamwee (LD):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Richard (Lab):

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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

3.08 pm

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

3.09 pm

India: 1984 Operation in Sri Harmandir Sahib - Statement

3.09 pm

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


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3.20 pm

Lord Bach (Lab):


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3.30 pm

Baroness Warsi:


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3.33 pm

Lord Dholakia (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):


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Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Berridge (Con):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Desai (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Butler of Brockwell (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

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Baroness Warsi:

Lord Avebury (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Richard (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

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Baroness Warsi:

Water Bill - Committee (1st Day)

3.51 pm

Clause 1: Types of water supply licence and arrangements with water undertakers

Amendment 1

Lord Whitty (Lab):


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

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4 pm

Lord Crickhowell (Con):


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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Whitty:


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Amendment 2

Viscount Hanworth (Lab):


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The Earl of Selborne (Con):

Baroness Parminter (LD):

4.15 pm

Lord Whitty:

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Baroness Northover (LD):

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Viscount Hanworth:

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Amendment 3

Lord Whitty:

4.30 pm

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Baroness Northover:

Lord Whitty:

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Schedule 1: Water supply licences: authorisations

Amendment 5

The Earl of Selborne:


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Lord Moynihan (Con):


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4.45 pm

Lord Crickhowell:

Lord Whitty:

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Lord De Mauley:


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The Earl of Selborne:

5 pm

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Schedule 2: Water undertakers’ duties as regards water supply licensees

Amendment 9

Lord Whitty:

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Lord Cameron of Dillington (CB):

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Lord Moynihan:


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5.15 pm

The Earl of Selborne:

Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Whitty:


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Amendment 12

Lord De Mauley:

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5.30 pm

Lord Whitty:

Lord De Mauley:

Amendments 22 and 23

Amendments 36 and 37

Amendment 39

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Lord Moynihan:


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Lord Grantchester (Lab):


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5.45 pm

The Earl of Selborne:

Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Moynihan:

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Amendment 41

The Earl of Selborne:


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6 pm

Lord Whitty:

Lord De Mauley:


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The Earl of Selborne:

Amendment 44

The Earl of Selborne:


Column: 141

Lord De Mauley:


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The Earl of Selborne:

Amendment 47

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Clause 3: The threshold requirement

6.15 pm

Amendment 49

Lord Whitty:


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Lord De Mauley:


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6.30 pm

Lord Whitty:


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Schedule 3: Sewerage licences: authorisations

Schedule 4: Sewerage undertakers' duties as regards sewerage licensees

Amendment 53

Amendment 60

Amendment 64

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Schedule 5: Extension of licensing provisions in relation to Wales

Amendments 65 to 72

Clause 8: Bulk supply of water by water undertakers

Amendment 73

Amendment 74

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Baroness Parminter:

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Lord Crickhowell:


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6.45 pm

Lord Whitty:

Lord Crickhowell:

Lord Whitty:

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Baroness Northover:


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Baroness Parminter:

Amendment 75

Clause 9: Main connections into sewerage systems

Amendments 77 and 78

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Clause 10: Agreements by water undertakers to adopt infrastructure

Amendments 79 to 86

Clause 11: Agreements by sewerage undertakers to adopt infrastructure

Amendments 87 to 94

Clause 12: Arrangements for water undertakers to take water from other persons

Amendment 96

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Baroness Parminter:

7 pm

Lord Cameron of Dillington:

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Lord Crickhowell:


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Earl Cathcart (Con):


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7.15 pm

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Lord Whitty:


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Lord De Mauley:


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7.30 pm

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Baroness Parminter:


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Standards in Public Life - Question for Short Debate

7.37 pm

Lord Bew (CB):

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7.46 pm

Lord Patten (Con):

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7.50 pm

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):

7.52 pm

Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):


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7.56 pm

Lord Tyler (LD):

7.59 pm

Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield (CB):

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8.02 pm

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):


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8.05 pm

Lord Norton of Louth (Con):


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8.08 pm

The Earl of Lytton (CB):

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8.11 pm

Viscount Colville of Culross (CB):


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8.15 pm

Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

8.18 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):

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8.20 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

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8.33 pm

Water Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

8.37 pm

Amendment 98

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Lord Whitty (Lab):


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8.45 pm

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Lord Moynihan (Con):


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9 pm

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The Earl of Selborne (Con):

Lord Crickhowell (Con):


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


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9.15 pm

Lord Whitty:


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Clause 16: Charges schemes

Amendment 101

Lord Grantchester (Lab):


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Baroness Northover (LD):

Lord Grantchester:

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Amendment 108

The Earl of Selborne:


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Lord De Mauley:


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The Earl of Selborne:

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Grand Committee [4 Feb 2014]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.30 pm

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

Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Commencement No. 4 and Consequential Provision) Order 2013 - Motion to Consider

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):


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Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

3.45pm

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Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

3.48 pm

Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Legislative Reform (Overseas Registration of Births and Deaths) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

3.49 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):


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Column: GC49

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Localism Act 2011 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.02 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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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Child Support Fees Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.16 pm

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

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4.30 pm

Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Con):

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Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):

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Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope (LD):


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4.45 pm

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Baroness Sherlock (Lab):


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5 pm

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Lord Freud:


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5.15 pm

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Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Child Support (Ending Liability in Existing Cases and Transition to New Calculation Rules) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

5.30 pm

Column: GC72

Consumer Credit Act 1974 (Green Deal) (Amendment) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

5.31 pm

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


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Column: GC75

5.45 pm

Lord Teverson (LD):

Baroness Worthington (Lab):

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Baroness Verma:


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6 pm

Baroness Worthington:

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Baroness Verma:

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Written Statements [4 Feb 2014]

Advisory Group on Military Medicine: Triennial Review - Statement

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

Azerbaijan - Statement

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

Column: WS20

Flooding - Statement

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

Column: WS21

Local Authorities: Expenditure - Statement

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


Column: WS22

Pensions - Statement

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

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Column: WA23

Written Answers [4 Feb 2014]

Afghanistan: Women - Question

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

Column: WA24

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

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

Aviation: Air Passenger Duty - Questions

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

Benefits - Question

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

Column: WA25

Benefits: Crisis Loan - Question

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

Britons Living and Working Abroad - Questions

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

Column: WA26

Baroness Warsi:

Column: WA27

Child Maintenance - Question

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

Children: Social Care - Question

Column: WA28

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

Cyprus and Northern Cyprus - Questions

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

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

Employment: Young People - Question

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

Environment: Odour Nuisance - Question

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

Column: WA30

Food: Flour Fortification - Question

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

Government Departments: Asbestos - Question

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

Column: WA31

Government Departments: Payroll Services - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Health: Polio - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Holocaust - Question

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

Column: WA32

Houses of Parliament: Scrutiny Override - Question

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

Insurance: Elderly People - Question

Column: WA33

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

Intelligence Services - Question

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

International Youth Foundation - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Israel and Palestine - Question

Column: WA34

Baroness Northover (LD):

Kenya - Questions

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

Baroness Warsi:

London Underground: Signalling - Question

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

Column: WA35

NHS: Clinical Commissioning Groups - Question

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

Overseas Aid - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA36

Pakistan - Question

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

Palestine - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Pensions - Question

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

Column: WA37

Planning - Question

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

Post-2015 Development Framework - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Column: WA38

Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Prisoners: Suicide and Murder - Question

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

Column: WA39

Prisoners: Suicide and Self-harm - Question

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

Public Records: Colonial Documents - Question

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

Column: WA40

Railways: Crossrail - Question

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

Column: WA41

Railways: InterCity East Coast Franchise - Question

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

Roads: Litter - Question

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

Roads: Motorway Service Stations - Question

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

Column: WA42

Shipbuilding - Question

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

Shipping: Maritime Training - Questions

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

Column: WA43

Baroness Kramer:

Somaliland - Questions

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

Column: WA44

Baroness Warsi:

South Sudan - Questions

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

Column: WA45

Baroness Warsi:

Column: WA46

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Warsi:


Column: WA47

Special Educational Needs - Question

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

Teachers - Question

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

Teachers and Teaching Assistants - Question

Column: WA48

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

Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

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

Uganda - Questions

Baroness Northover (LD):

Column: WA49

Baroness Northover:

Column: WA50

Baroness Northover:

UK Honours - Question

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

Universal Credit - Questions

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