Table of Contents for
Wednesday 12 Mar 2014

Volume No. 752Part No. 127

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House of Lords

BBC World Service - Question

Banks: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises - Question

Scottish Independence: Currency Union - Question

Justice: Academic Research on Jury Decision-making - Question

Pensions Bill - Third Reading

Clause 23: Amendments

Amendment 1

Clause 44: Disclosure of information about transaction costs to members etc

Amendment 2

Amendments 3 to 5

Schedule 20: Pension Protection Fund: increased compensation cap for long service

Amendment 6

Immigration Bill - Committee (4th Day)

Schedule 3: Excluded residential tenancy agreements

Amendment 54ZZA

Clause 16: Persons disqualified by immigration status or with limited right to rent

Amendment 55A

Clause 33: Immigration health charge

Amendment 58

Amendment 61

Bletchley Park - Question for Short Debate

Immigration Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued)

Amendment 62

Clause 34: Related provision: charges for health services

Clause 35: Prohibition on opening current accounts for disqualified persons

Amendment 66G

Clause 36: Regulation by Financial Conduct Authority

Care Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Returned from the Commons

Intellectual Property Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Written Statements

City Deals - Statement

Export Guarantee Advisory Council: Triennial Review - Statement

Government Diamond Office: Fees and Charges - Statement

National Minimum Wage - Statement

Parish Councils - Statement

Pensions - Statement

Security: G4S - Statement

Written Answers

Aviation: General Aviation Unit - Question

Aviation: Safety - Question

Benefits - Question

Cyclists - Question

Dogs: Dangerous Dogs - Question

Education: Healthcare - Questions

Education: National Pupil Database - Questions

Employment: Mental Health - Questions

Food: Flour Fortification - Question

Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 - Question

Gaza - Question

Genetic Modification - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Questions

Immigration: Eurostar - Questions

Israel - Questions

Police: Black and Ethnic Minority Officers - Question

Prisoners: Disabled Prisoners - Question

Prisoners: Education - Question

Prisons: Cleanliness - Question

Railways: Delays - Question

Railways: Electrification - Question

Railways: Flooding - Question

Railways: Infrastructure - Question

Railways: Repairs - Question

Railways: Replacement Buses - Question

Railways: Refunds - Question

Railways: Trans-Pennine Express - Questions

Roads: Potholes and Weather Damage - Question

Sudan - Question

Toll Crossings - Question

Transport: Buses - Question

Transport: Trolleybus - Question

Turkey - Question

Young Offenders: Custody - Question





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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 12 Mar 2014

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House of Lords [12 Mar 2014]

3 pm

BBC World Service - Question

3.06 pm

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

Baroness Rawlings (Con):

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Lord Morris of Aberavon (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Lord Kinnock (Lab):

Baroness Warsi:

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Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB):

Baroness Warsi:

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (LD):

Baroness Warsi:

Banks: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises - Question

3.15 pm

Lord Popat (Con):

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Lord Sharkey (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Mitchell (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Baroness Wheatcroft (Con):

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Lord Popat:

Lord Cotter (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Haskel (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Flight (Con):

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Lord Popat:

Scottish Independence: Currency Union - Question

3.22 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury (Con):

Lord Newby:

Lord Wigley (PC):

Lord Newby:

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Lord Stephen (LD):

Lord Newby:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Newby:

Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):

Lord Newby:

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Lord McAvoy (Lab):

Lord Newby:

The Duke of Montrose (Con):

Lord Newby:

Justice: Academic Research on Jury Decision-making - Question

3.30 pm

Lord Blair of Boughton (CB):

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

Lord Blair of Boughton:

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Lord Faulks:

Lord Thomas of Gresford (LD):

Lord Faulks:

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

Lord Faulks:

Lord Beecham (Lab):

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Lord Faulks:

Lord Taverne (LD):

Lord Faulks:

Pensions Bill - Third Reading

3.37 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

Clause 23: Amendments

Amendment 1

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Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

3.45 pm

Lord German (LD):

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Baroness Sherlock (Lab):

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


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4 pm

Baroness Hollis of Heigham (Lab):

Lord Freud:


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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 44: Disclosure of information about transaction costs to members etc

Amendment 2

Lord Freud:

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Lord Lawson of Blaby (Con):

Baroness Drake (Lab):

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4.15 pm

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Baroness Sherlock (Lab):


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Lord Freud:

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Baroness Drake:

4.30 pm

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Drake:

Lord Freud:

Noble Lords:

Lord Freud:

Amendments 3 to 5

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Schedule 20: Pension Protection Fund: increased compensation cap for long service

Amendment 6

Lord Freud:


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Baroness Sherlock:

Lord German:


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Immigration Bill - Committee (4th Day)

4.43 pm

Schedule 3: Excluded residential tenancy agreements

Amendment 54ZZA

Lord Best (CB):

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Baroness Hamwee (LD):

5 pm

Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):


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Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

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Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Con):


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5.15 pm

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

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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5.30 pm

The Earl of Caithness (Con):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Best:


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Clause 16: Persons disqualified by immigration status or with limited right to rent

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Amendment 55A

Baroness Hamwee:

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5.45 pm

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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6 pm

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Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Avebury (LD):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

The Lord Bishop of Newcastle:

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Hamwee:

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6.15 pm

Clause 33: Immigration health charge

Amendment 58

Lord Patel (CB):

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Lord Avebury:

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

Lord Leigh of Hurley (Con):


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Lord Rosser (Lab):

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6.30 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Tonge (Ind LD):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Willis of Knaresborough (LD):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Hope of Craighead (CB):

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Barker (LD):

6.45 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Patel:

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Amendment 61

Lord Rosser:

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Baroness Barker:

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7 pm

Baroness Meacher (CB):


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Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Lord Leigh of Hurley:

Baroness Barker:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:


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7.15 pm

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Meacher:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Barker:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Rosser:

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Bletchley Park - Question for Short Debate

7.28 pm

Earl Attlee (Con):

Baroness Trumpington (Con):

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7.35 pm

Baroness Andrews (Lab):


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7.39 pm

Lord Addington (LD):

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7.43 pm

Lord Higgins (Con):

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7.48 pm

Lord Stirrup (CB):

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7.52 pm

Viscount Astor (Con):

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7.55 pm

Lord Sharkey (LD):

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7.59 pm

Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho (CB):

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8.03 pm

Lord Cormack (Con):

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8.07 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):


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8.12 pm

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8.22 pm

Immigration Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued)

8.27 pm

Amendment 62

Baroness Meacher (CB):

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (CB):


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Baroness Cumberlege (Con):

8.45 pm

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Baroness Barker (LD):

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9 pm

Baroness Hamwee (LD):

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):


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


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9.15 pm

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

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Baroness Barker:

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9.30 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Baroness Meacher:

Clause 34: Related provision: charges for health services

Clause 35: Prohibition on opening current accounts for disqualified persons

Amendment 66G

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Baroness Hamwee:


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Lord Avebury (LD):


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9.45 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:


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Earl Attlee (Con):


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Baroness Hamwee:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Clause 36: Regulation by Financial Conduct Authority

Care Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Returned from the Commons

Intellectual Property Bill [HL] - Returned from the Commons

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Written Statements [12 Mar 2014]

City Deals - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Export Guarantee Advisory Council: Triennial Review - Statement

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Livingston of Parkhead) (Con):


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Government Diamond Office: Fees and Charges - Statement

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

National Minimum Wage - Statement

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


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Parish Councils - Statement

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


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Pensions - Statement

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

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Security: G4S - Statement

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

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Written Answers [12 Mar 2014]

Aviation: General Aviation Unit - Question

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

Aviation: Safety - Question

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

Benefits - Question

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

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Cyclists - Question

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

Dogs: Dangerous Dogs - Question

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

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Education: Healthcare - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

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Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Education: National Pupil Database - Questions

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

Lord Nash:

Employment: Mental Health - Questions

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

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Lord Freud:

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Lord Freud:

Food: Flour Fortification - Question

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

Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 - Question

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

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Gaza - Question

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

Genetic Modification - Question

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

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Government Departments: Staff - Questions

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

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

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Immigration: Eurostar - Questions

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

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Israel - 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:

Police: Black and Ethnic Minority Officers - Question

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

Prisoners: Disabled Prisoners - Question

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

Prisoners: Education - Question

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

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Prisons: Cleanliness - Question

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

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Railways: Delays - Question

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

Railways: Electrification - Question

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

Railways: Flooding - Question

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

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Railways: Infrastructure - Question

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

Railways: Repairs - Question

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

Railways: Replacement Buses - Question

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

Railways: Refunds - Question

Column: WA390

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

Railways: Trans-Pennine Express - Questions

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

Baroness Kramer:

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Roads: Potholes and Weather Damage - Question

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

Sudan - Question

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

Toll Crossings - Question

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

Transport: Buses - Question

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

Transport: Trolleybus - Question

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

Column: WA393

Turkey - Question

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

Column: WA394

Young Offenders: Custody - Question

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