Table of Contents for
Tuesday 25 Feb 2014

Volume No. 752Part No. 118

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House of Lords

Introduction: Lord Richards of Herstmonceux

Businesses: Town-centre Parking - Question

Schools: Careers Guidance - Question

Local Authorities: Local Plans - Question

NHS: Patient Data - Question

Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] - First Reading

House Committee - Membership Motions

Liaison Committee - Membership Motions

Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

International Development (Gender Equality) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

Deep Sea Mining Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Third Reading

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Report

Amendment 1

Clause 10: Civil Service Commissioners for Northern Ireland

Amendment 2

Clause 11: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Amendment 2A

Amendment 3

Amendment 4

Social Welfare Law - Question for Short Debate

Grand Committee

Defence Reform Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Clause 13: Single Source Regulations Office (or “SSRO”)

Schedule 4: Single Source Regulations Office

Clause 14: Regulations relating to qualifying defence contracts

Amendment 18J

Clause 18: Contract profit rate: supplementary

Amendment 18L

Clause 19: Rates etc relevant to determining contract profit rate

Amendment 18P

Clause 20: Allowable costs

Clause 21: Final price adjustment

Clause 26: Duty to report relevant events, circumstances and information

Amendment 18R

Clause 33: Amount of penalty

Amendment 19

Amendments 20 and 21

Clause 39: Review of Part and regulations under it

Amendment 22

Clause 42: Single source contract regulations: general

Amendment 23

Clause 49: Commencement

Amendment 24

Written Statements

ECOFIN - Statement

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

EU: Small Claims - Statement

Northern Ireland Office: High Court Judgment - Statement

Written Answers

Abortion - Questions

Asylum Seekers - Question

Compensation: Personal Injury - Question

Crime: Weapons - Question

Education: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - Questions

Embryology: Animal Testing - Question

Energy: Prices - Question

Environment: Land Management Scheme - Questions

Environment: Village Greens - Question

Female Genital Mutilation - Question

Flooding - Question

Government Departments: Payroll Services - Question

Health: Patient Records - Questions

Human Trafficking - Question

Immigration - Question

Immigration Bill - Question

Intelligence and Security Committee - Question

Law: Jurisdiction - Question

Legal Aid - Question

National Probation Service: Staff - Questions

NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Managers - Question

NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Nurses - Questions

Offenders: Re-offending - Questions

Pensions - Question

Police: Private Prosecutions - Question

Prisons: HMP Norwich - Question

Quangos and Non-governmental Organisations - Question

Questions for Written Answer - Question

Scotland: Block Grants - Question

Sellafield - Question

Taxation - Question

Thames Tideway Tunnel - Question

Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

Violence Against Women and Girls - Questions

Visas - Question





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House of Lords [25 Feb 2014]

2.30 pm

Introduction: Lord Richards of Herstmonceux

2.38 pm

Businesses: Town-centre Parking - Question

2.44 pm

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

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Noble Lords:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Bradshaw (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

The Lord Bishop of Wakefield:

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Hughes of Woodside (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Marlesford (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Schools: Careers Guidance - Question

2.52 pm

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

Baroness Humphreys (LD):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Bakewell (Lab):

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Lord Nash:

Baroness O'Cathain (Con):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho (CB):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford (Lab):

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Lord Nash:

Lord Storey (LD):

Lord Nash:

Local Authorities: Local Plans - Question

3.01 pm

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

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Lord Tyler (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Avebury (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Teverson (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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NHS: Patient Data - Question

3.08 pm

Lord Turnberg (Lab):

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

Lord Turnberg:

Earl Howe:

Lord Kakkar (CB):

Earl Howe:

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Lord Walton of Detchant (CB):

Lord Cormack (Con):

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

Lord Cormack:

Earl Howe:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Baroness Brinton (LD):

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Earl Howe:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

Earl Howe:

Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.15 pm

House Committee - Membership Motions

Liaison Committee - Membership Motions

3.15 pm

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Citizenship (Armed Forces) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.16 pm

Lord Trefgarne (Con):

International Development (Gender Equality) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.16 pm

Lord McColl of Dulwich (Con):

Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.17 pm

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Deep Sea Mining Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged

3.18 pm

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Baroness Wilcox (Con):

National Insurance Contributions Bill - Third Reading

3.18 pm

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Report

3.18 pm

Amendment 1

Lord Empey (UUP):


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3.30 pm

Lord Lexden (Con):


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Lord Trimble (Con):

Lord Alderdice (LD):

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Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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3.45 pm

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


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Lord Kilclooney (CB):

Baroness Randerson:


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4 pm

Lord Empey:


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Clause 10: Civil Service Commissioners for Northern Ireland

Amendment 2

Lord Empey:

Lord Bew (CB):

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Lord Alderdice:

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4.15 pm

Lord Butler of Brockwell (CB):

Lord Lester of Herne Hill (LD):

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

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Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville (Con):

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Baroness Randerson:


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4.30 pm

Lord Butler of Brockwell:

Baroness Randerson:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Randerson:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Baroness Randerson:

Lord Alderdice:

Baroness Randerson:

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4.45 pm

Lord Empey:

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Lord Trimble:

Lord Empey:

Clause 11: Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Amendment 2A

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Lord Alderdice:


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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:


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Baroness O'Loan (CB):

5 pm

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Baroness Randerson:


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5.15 pm

Lord Alderdice:

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Amendment 3

Lord Lexden:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:


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5.30 pm

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Lord Pannick (CB):

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Lord Black of Brentwood (Con):

5.45 pm

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Lord Browne of Belmont (DUP):

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Lord Carswell (CB):


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Viscount Colville of Culross (CB):

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6 pm

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Hope of Craighead:

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Lord Bew:

Lord King of Bridgwater (Con):

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Lord Trimble:


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6.15 pm

Lord Empey:

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Lord McAvoy:

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6.30 pm

Baroness Randerson:


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Lord Lexden:

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Baroness Randerson:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Randerson:


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6.45 pm

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Lord Kilclooney:

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Lexden:


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Amendment 4

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Lord Trimble:

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7 pm

Lord Empey:

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Lord Kilclooney:

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Lord Browne of Belmont:

Lord Alderdice:

Lord Browne of Belmont:

Lord Bew:

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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass (Non-Afl):

7.15 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Baroness Randerson:

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Lord Trimble:

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Social Welfare Law - Question for Short Debate

7.30 pm

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Lord Low of Dalston (CB):


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7.41 pm

Lord Bach (Lab):


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7.50 pm

Lord Thomas of Gresford (LD):


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7.57 pm

Lord Woolf (CB):


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8.07 pm

The Lord Bishop of Peterborough:


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8.14 pm

Baroness Grey-Thompson (CB):


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8.21 pm

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):


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8.29 pm

Baroness Howe of Idlicote (CB):


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8.37 pm

Lord Gold (Con):

Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Con):

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Gold:


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8.40 pm

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

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8.45 pm

Lord Beecham (Lab):


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8.53 pm

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

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord Faulks:

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Grand Committee [25 Feb 2014]

Defence Reform Bill - Committee (4th Day)

3.30 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes) (Con):

Clause 13: Single Source Regulations Office (or “SSRO”)

Lord Tunnicliffe (Lab):


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3.45 pm

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (LD):


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Baroness Jolly (LD):


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4 pm

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4.15 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Baroness Jolly:

Schedule 4: Single Source Regulations Office

Clause 14: Regulations relating to qualifying defence contracts

Amendment 18J

Lord Tunnicliffe:


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Baroness Jolly:


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4.30 pm

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Column: GC341

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Jolly:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Jolly:


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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Clause 18: Contract profit rate: supplementary

Amendment 18L

Lord Tunnicliffe:

4.45 pm

Baroness Jolly:


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5 pm

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Lord Tunnicliffe:

Clause 19: Rates etc relevant to determining contract profit rate

Amendment 18P

Lord Tunnicliffe:

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Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

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Lord Roper:

Baroness Jolly:


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5.15 pm

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5.30 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Clause 20: Allowable costs

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Clause 21: Final price adjustment

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC357

Baroness Jolly:


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Column: GC359

5.45 pm

Clause 26: Duty to report relevant events, circumstances and information

Amendment 18R

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Jolly:

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Column: GC361


Column: GC362

6 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC363

Clause 33: Amount of penalty

Amendment 19

Baroness Jolly:

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Lord Roper:

Column: GC365

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Baroness Jolly:

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6.15 pm

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Amendments 20 and 21

Clause 39: Review of Part and regulations under it

Amendment 22

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Clause 42: Single source contract regulations: general

Amendment 23

Clause 49: Commencement

Amendment 24

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Written Statements [25 Feb 2014]

ECOFIN - Statement

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

Column: WS98

EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

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

Column: WS99

EU: Small Claims - Statement

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

Column: WS100

Northern Ireland Office: High Court Judgment - Statement

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

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Written Answers [25 Feb 2014]

Abortion - Questions

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

Asylum Seekers - Question

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

Column: WA238

Compensation: Personal Injury - Question

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

Crime: Weapons - Question

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

Education: Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - Questions

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

Column: WA239

Lord Nash:

Embryology: Animal Testing - Question

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

Column: WA240

Energy: Prices - Question

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

Environment: Land Management Scheme - Questions

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

Lord De Mauley:

Column: WA241

Lord De Mauley:

Lord De Mauley:

Environment: Village Greens - Question

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

Column: WA242

Female Genital Mutilation - Question

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

Flooding - Question

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

Government Departments: Payroll Services - Question

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

Column: WA243

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Health: Patient Records - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

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Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Human Trafficking - Question

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


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Immigration - Question

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

Immigration Bill - Question

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

Column: WA248

Intelligence and Security Committee - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Law: Jurisdiction - Question

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

Legal Aid - Question

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

Column: WA249

National Probation Service: Staff - Questions

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

NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Managers - Question

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

Column: WA250

NHS: Black and Minority Ethnic Nurses - Questions

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

Column: WA251

Offenders: Re-offending - Questions

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


Column: WA252

Lord Faulks:

Pensions - Question

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

Column: WA253

Police: Private Prosecutions - Question

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

Prisons: HMP Norwich - Question

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

Column: WA254

Quangos and Non-governmental Organisations - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Questions for Written Answer - Question

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

Column: WA255

Scotland: Block Grants - Question

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

Sellafield - Question

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

Taxation - Question

Column: WA256

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

Thames Tideway Tunnel - Question

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

Transforming Rehabilitation - Question

Column: WA257

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

Violence Against Women and Girls - Questions

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

Column: WA258

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Visas - Question

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