Table of Contents for
Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Volume No. 758Part No. 77

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House of Lords

Dog Licensing - Question

Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill - Question

Academies: Special Educational Needs - Question

CIA: Torture - Question

Privileges and Conduct Committee - Motion to Agree

Personal Statement

Mutuals’ Deferred Shares Bill [HL] - Third Reading

Implications of Devolution for England - Statement

Pension Schemes Bill - Second Reading

Pension Schemes Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

Taxation of Pensions Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Written Statements

Annual Reports (Home Office) - Statement

Armed Forces Covenant - Statement

Banking Act 2009 - Statement

Counter-terrorist Asset Freezing Regime - Statement

ECOFIN - Statement

Employment Intermediaries: Temporary Workers - Statement

EU Energy Council - Statement

House Building - Statement

Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council - Statement

Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme - Statement

Post Office Card Account - Statement

Prison (Inception of Communications) - Statement

Written Answers

23andMe - Questions

Acts of Supremacy - Question

Aircraft Carriers - Questions

Arts: Secondary Education - Question

Asylum: Finance - Questions

Borders: Personal Records - Question

British Nationals Abroad: Armed Conflict - Question

Children: Marriage - Question

Churches: Repairs and Maintenance - Question

Climate Change - Question

Corporation Tax - Questions

Cyprus - Question

Diabetes - Question

Disabled Students’ Allowances - Questions

DNA: Screening - Question

Energy: Meters - Questions

Entry Clearances: Israel - Questions

European Union - Question

Flood Control - Questions

Fraud - Question

Freedom of Expression - Question

Government Departments: Disabled Staff - Question

Green Belt - Question

Health Professions - Question

Homelessness - Question

Housing: Taxation - Question

Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination - Question

Immigration Controls - Question

Immigration: Poland - Question

In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

Income Tax: Northern Ireland - Question

Israel - Questions

Local Government: Pensions - Questions

M4 - Question

Mental Health Services - Questions

Middle East - Question

Mordechal Kedar - Question

Mortality Rates - Question

NHS: Finance - Question

NHS: Standards - Question

Northern Ireland Government - Question

Nurses - Question

Nurses: Student Wastage - Question

Offences against Children: Internet - Questions

Offences against Children: Rotherham - Question

Outdoor Education - Questions

Pakistan - Question

Palestinians - Questions

Parliament - Question

Pensioners: Health Services - Questions

Pensions: Taxation - Question

Personal Income - Question

Postgraduate Education - Questions

Radicalism - Question

Shipping: Exhaust Emissions - Question

Smith Commission - Question

Sudan - Question

Telecommunications - Question

Terrorism: Northern Ireland - Question

Thailand - Question

Tobacco: Packaging - Questions

UK Membership of EU - Question





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House of Lords [16 Dec 2014]

2.30 pm

Dog Licensing - Question

2.37 pm

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

Lord Hoyle (Lab):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Renton of Mount Harry (Con):

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Lord De Mauley:

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate (Non-Afl):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Redesdale (LD):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Lexden (Con):

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Harris of Haringey (Lab):

Lord De Mauley:

Baroness Fookes (Con):

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Lord De Mauley:

Lord Greaves (LD):

Lord De Mauley:

Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill - Question

2.44 pm

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

Baroness Knight of Collingtree (Con):

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton (Lab):

Earl Howe:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:

Earl Howe:

Lord Steel of Aikwood (LD):

Earl Howe:

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

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Earl Howe:

Baroness Scotland of Asthal (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

Earl Howe:

Academies: Special Educational Needs - Question

2.53 pm

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

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Baroness King of Bow (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Evans of Bowes Park (Con):

Lord Nash:

Lord Storey (LD):

Lord Nash:

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The Countess of Mar (CB):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Uddin (Non-Afl):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

Lord Nash:

Lord Elton (Con):

Lord Nash:

Baroness King of Bow:

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Lord Nash:

CIA: Torture - Question

2.59 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Sheikh (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

Lord Bach (Lab):

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Bach:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Deben (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Singh of Wimbledon (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Avebury (LD):

Lord Thomas of Gresford (LD):

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Stowell of Beeston):

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Avebury:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Goldsmith (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Privileges and Conduct Committee - Motion to Agree

3.08 pm

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

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Personal Statement

3.10 pm

Lord Redesdale (LD):

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Mutuals’ Deferred Shares Bill [HL] - Third Reading

3.11 pm

Implications of Devolution for England - Statement

3.12 pm

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Stowell of Beeston) (Con):

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3.24 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

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3.30 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

3.37 pm

Lord Tyler (LD):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Soley (Lab):

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Soley:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Kilclooney (CB):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord Elis-Thomas (PC):

Lord Richard (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Elis-Thomas:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Lang of Monkton (Con):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

The Countess of Mar (CB):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Richard:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord King of Bridgwater (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Taylor of Goss Moor (LD):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (CB):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Pension Schemes Bill - Second Reading

3.58 pm

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Con):

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Noble Lords:

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth:


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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth:

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4.23 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham (Lab):


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4.33 pm

Lord German (LD):

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4.46 pm

Baroness Greengross (CB):


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4.53 pm

Lord Hutton of Furness (Lab):


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5.06 pm

Lord Jenkin of Roding (Con) (Valedictory Speech):

Noble Lords:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:


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5.19 pm

Lord Freeman (Con):

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Noble Lords:

Lord Freeman:


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5.29 pm

Baroness Drake (Lab):


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5.43 pm

Lord Holmes of Richmond (Con):


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5.51 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):

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6.03 pm

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

6.05 pm

Lord Bradley (Lab):


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6.21 pm

Lord Newby (LD):

Noble Lords:

Lord Newby:


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Baroness Drake:

Lord Newby:

Lord Hutton of Furness:

Lord Newby:


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Baroness Drake:

Lord Newby:

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Pension Schemes Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

6.46 pm

Taxation of Pensions Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

6.47 pm

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Written Statements [16 Dec 2014]

Annual Reports (Home Office) - Statement

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

Armed Forces Covenant - Statement

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


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Banking Act 2009 - Statement

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

Column: WS14

Counter-terrorist Asset Freezing Regime - Statement

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

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ECOFIN - Statement

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

Column: WS18

Employment Intermediaries: Temporary Workers - Statement

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

EU Energy Council - Statement

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

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House Building - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):


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Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council - Statement

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme - Statement

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

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Post Office Card Account - Statement

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

Prison (Inception of Communications) - Statement

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

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Written Answers [16 Dec 2014]

23andMe - Questions

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

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Acts of Supremacy - Question

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

Aircraft Carriers - Questions

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

Lord Astor of Hever:

Arts: Secondary Education - Question

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

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Asylum: Finance - Questions

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

Borders: Personal Records - Question

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

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British Nationals Abroad: Armed Conflict - Question

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

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Children: Marriage - Question

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

Churches: Repairs and Maintenance - Question

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

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Climate Change - Question

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

Corporation Tax - Questions

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

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Cyprus - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Diabetes - Question

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

Disabled Students’ Allowances - Questions

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

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Baroness Williams of Trafford:

DNA: Screening - Question

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

Energy: Meters - Questions

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

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Baroness Verma:

Baroness Verma:

Entry Clearances: Israel - Questions

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

Lord Bates:

Lord Bates:

European Union - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Flood Control - Questions

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

Lord De Mauley:

Fraud - Question

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

Freedom of Expression - Question

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

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Government Departments: Disabled Staff - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Green Belt - Question

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):

Health Professions - Question

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

Homelessness - Question

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):

Housing: Taxation - Question

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

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Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination - Question

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

Immigration Controls - Question

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

Immigration: Poland - Question

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


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In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

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

Income Tax: Northern Ireland - Question

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

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Israel - Questions

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Local Government: Pensions - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):


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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

Lord Ahmad of

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M4 - Question

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

Mental Health Services - Questions

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

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Earl Howe:


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Middle East - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Mordechal Kedar - Question

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

Column: WA55

Mortality Rates - Question

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

NHS: Finance - Question

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

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NHS: Standards - Question

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

Northern Ireland Government - Question

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

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Nurses - Question

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

Nurses: Student Wastage - Question

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

Column: WA58

Offences against Children: Internet - Questions

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

Offences against Children: Rotherham - Question

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

Outdoor Education - Questions

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

Lord Nash:

Lord Nash:

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Pakistan - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Palestinians - Questions

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Parliament - Question

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

Pensioners: Health Services - Questions

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

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Pensions: Taxation - Question

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

Personal Income - Question

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

Column: WA65

Postgraduate Education - Questions

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Radicalism - Question

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

Column: WA66

Shipping: Exhaust Emissions - Question

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

Smith Commission - Question

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

Column: WA67

Sudan - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Telecommunications - Question

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

Terrorism: Northern Ireland - Question

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

Column: WA68

Thailand - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Anelay of St Johns) (Con):

Tobacco: Packaging - Questions

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

Column: WA69

Earl Howe:

UK Membership of EU - Question

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

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