Table of Contents for
Thursday 6 Feb 2014

Volume No. 752Part No. 112

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House of Lords

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

Electoral Fraud - Question

Prisons: Deaths of Young People - Question

Flooding: Somerset - Question

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

Water Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

Amendment 109

Clause 22: Primary duty to secure resilience

Amendment 110

Amendment 112A

Clause 23: General duty as regards undue preference in the provision of services

Winter Floods - Statement

NHS: Seven-day Working - Question for Short Debate

Water Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

Amendment 115

Clause 24: Strategic priorities and objectives

Amendment 117

Amendment 118

Amendment 119

Amendment 120

Amendment 122A

Clause 27: Water resources management plans for England: resilience

Amendment 123

Clause 28: Frequency of water resources management and drought plans

Clause 31: Interim duty: water supply

Amendment 125

Amendment 126

Clause 32: Interim duty: sewerage resources

Amendments 127 to 130

Clause 33: Notice of agreements within section 142(2)(b)

Clause 42: Consumer redress

Amendment 134

Amendment 137

Clause 43: Modification of appointment and licence conditions

Schedule 7: Further amendments

Amendments 147 to 152

Clause 47: Maps of waterworks

Amendment 153

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Health: Neglected Tropical Diseases - Question for Short Debate

Pre-emption of Parliament: Constitution Committee Report - Question for Short Debate

Social Mobility - Question for Short Debate

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Red Arrows - Statement

ECOFIN - Statement

Housing - Statement

Local Authorities: Bellwin Scheme - Statement

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - Statement

Offenders: Deaths in Custody - Statement

Railways: Infrastructure - Statement

Schools: Kings Science Academy - Statement

Transforming Rehabilitation - Statement

Westminster Foundation for Democracy: Triennial Review - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: Non-genetically Modified Crops - Question

BBC World Service - Question

Burma - Question

Central African Republic - Questions

Commissioning Support Units - Questions

Crime: Hate Crime - Question

Democratic Republic of Congo - Questions

Embryology - Question

Genetic Modification - Questions

Government Departments: Research and Development - Questions

Government: Ministerial Meetings - Question

Government: Ministerial Visits - Question

Government: Regulations - Question

Immigration - Question

Israel and Palestine - Question

Official Secrets Act - Question

Piracy - Question

Prisoners: Ethnic Minorities - Question

Railways: South West Trains - Question

Romania - Question

Syria - Question

Waterways: Dredging - Question

Young Offenders: Transfers - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 6 Feb 2014

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House of Lords [6 Feb 2014]

11 am

Introduction: The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

11.08 am

Electoral Fraud - Question

11.12 am

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Baroness Hanham (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Tyler (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Glentoran (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Prisons: Deaths of Young People - Question

11.21 am

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

Lord Ramsbotham (CB):

Lord Faulks:

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Lord Patel of Bradford (Lab):

Lord Faulks:

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone (LD):

Lord Faulks:


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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Lord Faulks:

Earl Cathcart (Con):

Lord Faulks:

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Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

Lord Faulks:

Lord Shutt of Greetland (LD):

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Lab):

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

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall:

Lord Faulks:

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Lord Shutt of Greetland:

Lord Faulks:

Flooding: Somerset - Question

11.33 am

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

Lord Skelmersdale:

Noble Lords:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord King of Bridgwater (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Jenkin of Roding (Con):

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Lord De Mauley:

The Countess of Mar (CB):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (LD):

Lord De Mauley:

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.42 am

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Water Bill - Committee (2nd Day)

11.43 am

Amendment 109

Lord Whitty (Lab):

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Lord Redesdale (LD):

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

Lord Whitty:

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Clause 22: Primary duty to secure resilience

Amendment 110

Lord Redesdale:


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Noon

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The Earl of Selborne (Con):

Lord Crickhowell (Con):


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Baroness Parminter (LD):

Lord Whitty:


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12.15 pm

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Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Redesdale:


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Amendment 112A

Lord Oxburgh (CB):

12.30 pm

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Baroness Parminter:


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Lord Curry of Kirkharle (CB):


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Earl Cathcart:

12.45 pm

The Earl of Selborne:


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Earl Cathcart:

Baroness Northover (LD):


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Lord Oxburgh:

Baroness Northover:

Lord Oxburgh:

Baroness Northover:

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Lord Oxburgh:

Clause 23: General duty as regards undue preference in the provision of services

Winter Floods - Statement

1 pm

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


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1.07 pm

Lord Whitty (Lab):


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1.16 pm

Lord De Mauley:

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Lord Oxburgh (CB):

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Lord De Mauley:

1.21 pm

Lord King of Bridgwater (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Faulkner of Worcester (Lab):


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Lord De Mauley:

Lord May of Oxford (CB):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Parminter (LD):

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Lord De Mauley:

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Lab):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Crickhowell (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Curry of Kirkharle (CB):

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Skelmersdale (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (LD):

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Browning (Con):

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Grade of Yarmouth (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

NHS: Seven-day Working - Question for Short Debate

1.40 pm

Lord Ribeiro (Con):


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Baroness Jolly (LD):

1.52 pm

Lord Warner (Lab):


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1.56 pm

Baroness Brinton (LD):

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2 pm

Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB):


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2.04 pm

Lord Parekh (Lab):


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2.08 pm

Baroness Barker (LD):

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2.13 pm

Viscount Bridgeman (Con):

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2.17 pm

Baroness Manzoor (LD):


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2.21 pm

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

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2.26 pm

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


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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Water Bill - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued)

2.39 pm

Amendment 115

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2.45 pm

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The Earl of Selborne (Con):


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Lord Crickhowell (Con):

Lord Whitty (Lab):

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

3 pm

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Lord Moynihan:

Clause 24: Strategic priorities and objectives

Amendment 117

Baroness Parminter (LD):

Lord Whitty:

Baroness Northover (LD):

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Baroness Parminter:

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3.15 pm

Amendment 118

Lord Grantchester:

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Viscount Hanworth (Lab):

Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Grantchester:

Amendment 119

Lord Whitty:

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3.30 pm

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Lord De Mauley:


Column: 328

Lord Whitty:

Lord De Mauley:

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Lord Whitty:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Whitty:

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Amendment 120

Lord Whitty:

3.45 pm

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Lord Spicer (Con):

Lord Whitty:

Lord Spicer:

Lord Whitty:

Baroness Parminter:

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The Earl of Selborne:

Baroness Byford (Con):

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Lord De Mauley:


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4 pm

Lord Whitty:

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Amendment 122A

Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Con):

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Lord Crickhowell:

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The Earl of Selborne:

4.15 pm

Lord Spicer:

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Lord Moynihan:

Lord Whitty:


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Lord De Mauley:


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4.30 pm

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:


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Clause 27: Water resources management plans for England: resilience

Amendment 123

Lord Whitty:


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Baroness Northover:

Lord Spicer:

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Baroness Northover:

Lord Whitty:

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4.45 pm

Clause 28: Frequency of water resources management and drought plans

Clause 31: Interim duty: water supply

Amendment 125

Amendment 126

Baroness Northover:

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Clause 32: Interim duty: sewerage resources

Amendments 127 to 130

Clause 33: Notice of agreements within section 142(2)(b)

Clause 42: Consumer redress

Amendment 134

Lord Whitty:

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Lord Spicer:

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:

Baroness Northover:


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5 pm

Lord Whitty:

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Amendment 137

Lord Whitty:

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Baroness Neville-Rolfe:

Lord Moynihan:

5.15 pm

Lord De Mauley:


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Lord Whitty:


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Clause 43: Modification of appointment and licence conditions

Schedule 7: Further amendments

Amendments 147 to 152

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Clause 47: Maps of waterworks

Amendment 153

Lord Whitty:


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Baroness Northover:

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Lord Whitty:

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Grand Committee [6 Feb 2014]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

2 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Bichard) (CB):

Health: Neglected Tropical Diseases - Question for Short Debate

2 pm

Baroness Hayman (CB):


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2.09 pm

Lord Stone of Blackheath (Lab):


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2.13 pm

Lord Chidgey (LD):

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Column: GC132

2.17 pm

Lord Patel (CB):

2.21 pm

Lord Sheikh (Con):

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2.25 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

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Column: GC135

2.29 pm

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe (Lab):


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2.33 pm

Lord Trees (CB):

Column: GC137

2.37 pm

Lord Crisp (CB):


Column: GC138

2.43 pm

Lord Collins of Highbury (Lab):


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2.46 pm

Lord Bates (Con):


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Column: GC142

Pre-emption of Parliament: Constitution Committee Report - Question for Short Debate

3.01 pm

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Baroness Jay of Paddington (Lab):


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Column: GC145

3.10 pm

Lord Norton of Louth (Con):

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Column: GC147

3.15 pm

Baroness Andrews (Lab):

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3.22 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart (LD):

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3.25 pm

Lord Lexden (Con):


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3.31 pm

Lord Hart of Chilton (Lab):


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Column: GC153

3.38 pm

Lord Beecham (Lab):

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Column: GC155

3.44 pm

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


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Column: GC157

Column: GC158

3.56 pm

Social Mobility - Question for Short Debate

4 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):


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Column: GC160

4.10 pm

Baroness Eaton (Con):


Column: GC161

4.14 pm

Lord McNally (LD):


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4.20 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:


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Column: GC164

4.25 pm

Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):


Column: GC165

4.30 pm

Lord Giddens (Lab):


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Column: GC167

4.36 pm

Baroness Tyler of Enfield (LD):


Column: GC168

4.42 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):

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Column: GC170

4.46 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: GC171

Lord Giddens:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Giddens:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Written Statements [6 Feb 2014]

Armed Forces: Red Arrows - Statement

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

ECOFIN - Statement

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

Column: WS36

Housing - Statement

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


Column: WS37

Column: WS38

Local Authorities: Bellwin Scheme - Statement

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

Column: WS39

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority - Statement

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

Offenders: Deaths in Custody - Statement

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

Column: WS40

Railways: Infrastructure - Statement

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


Column: WS41

Schools: Kings Science Academy - Statement

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


Column: WS42

Transforming Rehabilitation - Statement

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

Westminster Foundation for Democracy: Triennial Review - Statement

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

Column: WA71

Written Answers [6 Feb 2014]

Agriculture: Non-genetically Modified Crops - Question

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

BBC World Service - Question

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

Column: WA72

Burma - Question

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

Central African Republic - Questions

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

Column: WA73

Baroness Warsi:

Commissioning Support Units - Questions

Column: WA74

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


Column: WA75

Crime: Hate Crime - Question

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

Democratic Republic of Congo - Questions

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

Column: WA76

Embryology - Question

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

Genetic Modification - Questions

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


Column: WA77

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Government Departments: Research and Development - Questions

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

Column: WA79

Lord Astor of Hever:

Government: Ministerial Meetings - Question

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


Column: WA80

Government: Ministerial Visits - Question

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

Government: Regulations - Question

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

Column: WA81

Immigration - Question

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

Israel and Palestine - Question

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

Official Secrets Act - Question

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

Piracy - Question

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

Column: WA83

Prisoners: Ethnic Minorities - Question

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

Railways: South West Trains - Question

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

Column: WA84

Romania - Question

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

Syria - Question

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

Waterways: Dredging - Question

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

Column: WA85

Young Offenders: Transfers - Question

Column: WA86

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