Table of Contents for
Wednesday 14 Jan 2015

Volume No. 758Part No. 84

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House of Lords

Georgia - Question

Education: Citizenship - Question

Employment: Internships - Question

Sri Lanka: Presidential Elections - Question

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] - First Reading

Terrorist Attack in Paris - Statement

Recall of MPs Bill - Committee (1st Day)

Clause 1: How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process

Amendment 1

Amendment 2

Amendment 3

Media Plurality: Communications Committee Report - Question for Short Debate

Recall of MPs Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

Amendment 5

Amendment 6

Amendments 9 to 11

Clause 2: The first recall condition: further provision

Amendment 14

Amendment 15

Amendment 17

Clause 3: The first recall condition: expiry of appeal period regarding conviction etc

Amendments 18 to 20

Clause 4: The first recall condition: courts to notify the Speaker

Amendments 21 to 24

Amendment 33

Clause 5: Speaker’s notice that first or second recall condition has been met

Amendment 34

Amendment 35

Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - Returned from the Commons

Grand Committee

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

Clause 38: Regulations about procurement

Amendment 35D

Amendment 35F

Amendment 35G

Amendment 35L

Amendment 35Q

Clause 39: Investigation of procurement functions

Amendment 35V

Clause 72: Exemption from requirement to register as early years provider

Amendment 35AA

Amendment 35Y

Clause 74: Registration of childcare: premises

Amendment 35AB

Amendment 35AC

Amendment 35AD

Amendment 35AE

Schedule 2: Registration of childcare: premises

Amendment 36

Amendment 36ZA

Written Statements

Gifting of Equipment (Pakistan) - Statement

National Policy Statement (National Networks) - Statement

War Pensions Scheme (Uprating) - Statement

Written Answers

Council Tax Reduction Schemes - Question

East Coast Railway Line - Question

English Language: Education - Questions

Freedom of Information - Question

Hospitals - Questions

International Assistance - Question

Judiciary - Question

Magistrates - Question

Poland - Question

Public Expenditure - Question

Public Finance - Question

Secure Accommodation - Question

Youth Custody - Question





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House of Lords [14 Jan 2015]

Georgia - Question

3.06 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Harries of Pentregarth (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Cromwell (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Hooper (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Education: Citizenship - Question

3.15 pm

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

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Lord Phillips of Sudbury (LD):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Massey of Darwen (Lab):

Lord Nash:

The Lord Bishop of Lichfield:

Lord Nash:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno (LD):

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Lord Nash:

Lord Grocott (Lab):

Noble Lords:

Lord Nash:

Baroness Eaton (Con):

Lord Nash:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

Lord Nash:

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

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Lord Nash:

Employment: Internships - Question

3.22 pm

Lord Popat (Con):

Lord Storey (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord Mitchell (Lab):

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Lord Popat:

Lord Winston (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Baroness Uddin (Non-Afl):

Lord Popat:

Lord Holmes of Richmond (Con):

Lord Popat:

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Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GP):

Lord Popat:

Sri Lanka: Presidential Elections - Question

3.29 pm

Lord Naseby (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Naseby:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Bach (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Dholakia (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Luce (CB):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Avebury (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Naseby:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.36 pm

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Terrorist Attack in Paris - Statement

3.36 pm

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


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3.45 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

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3.50 pm

Lord Bates:


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3.54 pm

Lord Jay of Ewelme (CB):

Lord Bates:

Baroness Hamwee (LD):

Lord Bates:

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Lord Davies of Stamford (Lab):

Lord Bates:

Lord Higgins (Con):

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Lord Bates:

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Baroness Ludford (LD):

Lord Bates:

Lord Empey (UUP):

Lord Bates:

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Lord Beecham (Lab):

Lord Bates:

Lord Marlesford (Con):

Lord Bates:

Lord Rooker (Lab):

Lord Bates:

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Baroness Hussein-Ece (LD):

Lord Bates:

Baroness Manningham-Buller (CB):

Lord Bates:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Lord Bates:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

Recall of MPs Bill - Committee (1st Day)

4.15 pm

Clause 1: How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process

Amendment 1

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

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Lord Grocott (Lab):

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):


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Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:


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Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Cormack (Con):

4.30 pm

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Lord Tyler (LD):

Lord Cormack:

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Baroness Taylor of Bolton (Lab):

Lord Finkelstein (Con):

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Davies of Stamford (Lab):


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Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Rogan (UUP):

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

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4.45 pm

Lord Cormack:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Noble Lords:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):


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Lord Martin of Springburn (CB):


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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

5 pm

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Snape (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Amendment 2

Lord Tyler:

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5.15 pm

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Column: 812

Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

5.30 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):


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Lord Soley (Lab):

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Lord Grocott:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Martin of Springburn:

Lord Cormack:


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5.45 pm

Lord Maxton (Lab):

Lord Cormack:

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Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes (Con):

Lord Cormack:

Lord Snape (Lab):

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Snape:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

A noble Lord:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

A noble Lord:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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6 pm

Lord Maxton:

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Lord Grocott:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Lexden (Con):


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Lord Stoddart of Swindon (Ind Lab):

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Kerr of Kinlochard (CB):

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6.15 pm

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:


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Lord Tyler:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Tyler:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Tyler:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

6.30 pm

Lord Tyler:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Hamilton of Epsom (Con):

Lord Tyler:

Amendment 3

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:


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Lord Grocott:

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6.45 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Grocott:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:


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Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Finkelstein:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

7 pm

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Cormack:

Lord Finkelstein:

Lord Soley:

Lord Finkelstein:

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Lord Cormack:

Lord Finkelstein:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:


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7.15 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Lord Cormack:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

7.30 pm

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Media Plurality: Communications Committee Report - Question for Short Debate

7.33 pm

Lord Inglewood (Con):


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Baroness Jolly (LD):

7.43 pm

Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill (Lab):

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7.45 pm

Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (LD):

7.48 pm

Baroness Kidron (CB):

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7.50 pm

Lord Patten (Con):

7.52 pm

Lord Parekh (Lab):


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7.54 pm

Lord Razzall (LD):


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7.56 pm

Viscount Colville of Culross (CB):

7.58 pm

Lord Black of Brentwood (Con):


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8 pm

Lord Gordon of Strathblane (Lab):


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8.02 pm

Lord St John of Bletso (CB):

8.04 pm

Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury (Con):

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8.05 pm

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston (Lab):

8.07 pm

Lord Cashman (Lab):


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8.10 pm

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

8.11 pm

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Con):


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8.22 pm

Recall of MPs Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

8.33 pm

Amendment 5

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock (Lab):

The Deputy Speaker (Viscount Ullswater) (Con):

Baroness Taylor of Bolton (Lab):


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Lord Tyler (LD):

8.45 pm

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Tyler:


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Cormack (Con):

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Lord Grocott (Lab):


Column: 866

9 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Grocott:

Lord Elystan-Morgan (CB):

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Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Maxton (Lab):

Lord Hamilton of Epsom (Con):

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Lord Maxton:

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):


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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

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9.15 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Soley:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Maxton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Taylor of Bolton:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Column: 874

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

9.30 pm

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Amendment 6

Amendments 9 to 11

Clause 2: The first recall condition: further provision

Amendment 14

Amendment 15

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Colwyn):

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Amendment 17

Clause 3: The first recall condition: expiry of appeal period regarding conviction etc

Amendments 18 to 20

Clause 4: The first recall condition: courts to notify the Speaker

Amendments 21 to 24

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Amendment 33

Lord Dubs (Lab):


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Lord Soley (Lab):

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9.45 pm

Lord Grocott:

Lord Tyler:

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Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):


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Lord Dubs:

Clause 5: Speaker’s notice that first or second recall condition has been met

Amendment 34

Amendment 35

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Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

10 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Lord Howarth of Newport:

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Lord Grocott:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Grocott:

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Lord Kennedy of Southwark:


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10.15 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Grocott:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock:

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Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - Returned from the Commons


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Grand Committee [14 Jan 2015]

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill - Committee (3rd Day)

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux) (Con):

Clause 38: Regulations about procurement

Amendment 35D

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):


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Lord Whitty (Lab):


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4 pm

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Con):


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Lord Young of Graffham (Con):


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4.15 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Neville-Rolfe) (Con):

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

4.30 pm

Amendment 35F

Lord Mendelsohn (Lab):


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Lord Cotter (LD):


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Baroness Neville-Rolfe:

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Lord Mendelsohn:

Amendment 35G

Lord Mendelsohn:


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4.45 pm

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Lord Young of Graffham:

Lord Deben (Con):


Column: GC197

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:


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5 pm

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Lord Mendelsohn:

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Amendment 35L

Lord Young of Norwood Green (Lab):

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5.15 pm

Lord Stoneham of Droxford (LD):

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Lord Cotter:

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts:

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Baroness Neville-Rolfe:


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5.30 pm

Lord Young of Norwood Green:

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Amendment 35Q

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Lord Mendelsohn:

Viscount Eccles (Con):

Column: GC208

Baroness Neville-Rolfe:


Column: GC209

Lord Mendelsohn:

5.45 pm

Clause 39: Investigation of procurement functions

Amendment 35V

Lord Mendelsohn:

Column: GC210

Column: GC211

Lord Popat (Con):


Column: GC212

Lord Mendelsohn:

Column: GC213

Clause 72: Exemption from requirement to register as early years provider

Amendment 35AA

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):

6 pm

Column: GC214

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


Column: GC215

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Amendment 35Y

Column: GC216

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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:


Column: GC218

Lord Nash:


Column: GC219

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

6.15 pm

Clause 74: Registration of childcare: premises

Amendment 35AB

Column: GC220

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Lord Nash:


Column: GC221

Lord Nash:

Column: GC222

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Lord Nash:

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Amendment 35AC

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:


Column: GC223

Lord Nash:

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6.30 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Amendment 35AD

Column: GC225

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Lord Nash:

Column: GC226

Column: GC227

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Amendment 35AE

Column: GC228

Lord Nash:


Column: GC229

6.45 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

Schedule 2: Registration of childcare: premises

Amendment 36

Column: GC230

Amendment 36ZA

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:


Column: GC231

Lord Freeman (Con):

Lord Stoneham of Droxford:

Column: GC232

Lord Nash:

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7 pm

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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch:

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Written Statements [14 Jan 2015]

Gifting of Equipment (Pakistan) - Statement

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

National Policy Statement (National Networks) - Statement

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


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War Pensions Scheme (Uprating) - Statement

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

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Written Answers [14 Jan 2015]

Council Tax Reduction Schemes - Question

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

East Coast Railway Line - Question

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

Column: WA248

English Language: Education - Questions

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

Column: WA249

Freedom of Information - Question

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

Hospitals - Questions

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

Column: WA250

International Assistance - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for International Development (Baroness Northover):

Judiciary - Question

Column: WA251

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

Magistrates - Question

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

Column: WA253

Poland - Question

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

Public Expenditure - Question

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

Column: WA254

Public Finance - Question

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

Column: WA255

Secure Accommodation - Question

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


Column: WA256

Youth Custody - Question

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