Table of Contents for
Thursday 22 Jan 2015

Volume No. 758Part No. 90

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House of Lords

Introduction: Lord Lisvane

Libraries: Funding - Question

United Nations Secretary-General: Selection - Question

Welsh Government: Fracking - Question

Channel Tunnel - Question

Child Abuse Inquiry - Statement

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

National Infrastructure - Motion to Take Note

Criminal Justice System: Autism - Question for Short Debate

Local Government Finance Settlement - Motion to Take Note

Scotland: Draft Legislation - Statement

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2015 - Motion to Approve

Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure - Motion to Direct

Ecclesiastical Property Measure - Motion to Direct

Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure - Motion to Direct

Grand Committee

Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Code A) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

Motor Vehicles (Variation of Speed Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

State Pension Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

Universal Credit (Work-Related Requirements) In Work Pilot Scheme and Amendment Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

Films (Definition of “British Film”) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

Written Statements

Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

Consular Assistance: Murder and Manslaughter - Statement

National Minimum Wage - Statement

Ordnance Survey: Change in Operating Model - Statement

Parole Board for England and Wales - Statement

Tobacco: Packaging - Statement

Written Answers

Aircraft Carriers - Question

Asylum: Detainees - Question

Asylum: Females - Question

Credit Unions - Question

Driving: Licensing - Question

Electoral Register - Questions

Entry Clearances: Israel - Question

Exclusion Orders - Question

House of Lords: Restaurants - Question

In Vitro Fertilisation - Questions

India - Question

Inquiries - Questions

Iran - Question

Israel - Questions

Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft - Questions

Mesothelioma: Compensation - Question

Military Decorations - Question

Milk - Question

Ministers: Pay - Question

Overseas Students - Question

Palestinians - Question

Pupils: Travellers - Question

Railways - Question

Railways: Finance - Question

Turkey - Question





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Thursday 22 Jan 2015

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House of Lords [22 Jan 2015]

11 am

Introduction: Lord Lisvane

11.07 am

Libraries: Funding - Question

11.12 am

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill (LD):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

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Lord Howarth of Newport (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Suri (Con):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Collins of Highbury (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Walmsley (LD):

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Harrison (Lab):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

Baroness Howells of St Davids (Lab):

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:

United Nations Secretary-General: Selection - Question

11.22 am

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

Baroness Falkner of Margravine (LD):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Dykes (LD):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

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Lord Dubs (Lab):

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Welsh Government: Fracking - Question

11.28 am

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

Lord Wigley (PC):

Baroness Randerson:

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Lord Thomas of Gresford (LD):

Baroness Randerson:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Lab):

Baroness Randerson:

Channel Tunnel - Question

11.32 am

Lord Popat (Con):

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

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Lord Popat:

Lord Bradshaw (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord Hunt of Chesterton (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Noble Lords:

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Lord Popat:

Lord Mawhinney (Con):

Lord Popat:

Lord Dykes (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser (Lab):

Lord Popat:

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Lord Teverson (LD):

Lord Popat:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Tomlinson (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Lord Harris of Haringey (Lab):

Lord Popat:

Child Abuse Inquiry - Statement

11.42 am

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

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11.45 am

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

Lord Bates:

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11.47 am

Baroness Howarth of Breckland (CB):

Lord Bates:

Baroness Walmsley (LD):

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Lord Bates:

Lord Pannick (CB):

Lord Bates:

Lord Rogan (UUP):

Lord Bates:

Lord Richard (Lab):

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Lord Bates:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Lord Bates:

Business of the House - Timing of Debates

11.56 am

Lord Taylor of Holbeach (Con):

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Maxton (Lab):

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (Lab):

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National Infrastructure - Motion to Take Note

12.01 pm

Lord Adonis (Lab):


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12.16 pm

Lord Sassoon (Con):

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12.20 pm

Lord Bhattacharyya (Lab):


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12.29 pm

Baroness Maddock (LD):


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12.29 pm

Lord Freeman (Con):

12.33 pm

Lord Rogers of Riverside (Lab):


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Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):

Lord Rogers of Riverside:

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12.39 pm

Earl Attlee (Con):


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12.43 pm

Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

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12.47 pm

Lord Marland (Con):


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12.51 pm

Lord Hollick (Lab):

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12.56 pm

Baroness O'Cathain (Con):


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1 pm

Lord Berkeley (Lab):


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1.04 pm

Viscount Ridley (Con):


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1.08 pm

Lord Graham of Edmonton (Lab):


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1.13 pm

Lord Bradshaw (LD):

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1.17 pm

Lord Liddle (Lab):


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1.22 pm

Lord Flight (Con):

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1.26 pm

Lord Maxton (Lab):

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A noble Lord:

Lord Maxton:

1.31 pm

Baroness Mobarik (Con):

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1.35 pm

Lord Hunt of Chesterton (Lab):

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1.40 pm

Lord Cavendish of Furness (Con):


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1.44 pm

Lord Morris of Handsworth (Lab):

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1.49 pm

Lord Horam (Con):

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1.52 pm

Lord Rooker (Lab):


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1.56 pm

Lord Teverson (LD):

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2.01 pm

Lord Whitty (Lab):


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2.05 pm

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


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Lord Hunt of Chesterton:

Lord Deighton:


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2.26 pm

Lord Adonis:


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Criminal Justice System: Autism - Question for Short Debate

2.28 pm

Baroness Uddin (Non-Afl):


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2.38 pm

Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede (Lab):


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2.45 pm

Lord Addington (LD):


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2.51 pm

The Lord Bishop of St Albans:


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2.58 pm

Lord Touhig (Lab):

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3.04 pm

Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Lab):

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3.10 pm

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


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Local Government Finance Settlement - Motion to Take Note

3.25 pm

Lord Beecham (Lab):

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3.39 pm

Lord Tope (LD):


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3.44 pm

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth:


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3.50 pm

Lord True (Con):


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3.56 pm

Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (Lab):

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4.02 pm

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4.09 pm

Lord Whitty (Lab):


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4.15 pm

The Lord Bishop of Southwark (Maiden Speech):

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4.21 pm

Baroness Donaghy (Lab):

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4.27 pm

Baroness Eaton (Con):


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4.32 pm

Lord Liddle (Lab):


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4.38 pm

Baroness Janke (LD):


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4.44 pm

Lord Rooker (Lab):

4.49 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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4.50 pm

Lord Whitby (Con):


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5 pm

Viscount Hanworth (Lab):


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5.05 pm

Lord Shipley (LD):

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5.10 pm

Lord Smith of Leigh (Lab):


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5.16 pm

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch (Lab):


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5.22 pm

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Lab):

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5.26 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):


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5.37 pm

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

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Lord Beecham:

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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5.55 pm

Lord Beecham:

Scotland: Draft Legislation - Statement

5.57 pm

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

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6.05 pm

Lord McAvoy (Lab):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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6.19 pm

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (Con):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord Stephen (LD):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:


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Baroness Adams of Craigielea (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Cormack (Con):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Maxton (Lab):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Steel of Aikwood (LD):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Lord McFall of Alcluith (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Empey (UUP):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Lord Lexden (Con):

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2015 - Motion to Approve

6.40 pm

Lord Bates (Con):

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6.45 pm

Lord Marlesford (Con):


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Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):


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Lord Judd (Lab):

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

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Lord Elton (Con):

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Bates:

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7 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Bates:

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Lord Judd:

Lord Bates:

Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure - Motion to Direct

7.07 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:


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Lord Marlesford (Con):

7.15 pm

Lord Judd (Lab):

Lord Cormack (Con):

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Lord Elton (Con):

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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Ecclesiastical Property Measure - Motion to Direct

7.21 pm

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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Lord Judd (Lab):

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure - Motion to Direct

7.25 pm

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The Lord Bishop of Derby:

Lord Judd (Lab):

The Lord Bishop of Derby:

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Grand Committee [22 Jan 2015]

Crime and Courts Act 2013 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

2 pm

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):

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Lord Rosser (Lab):

Baroness Williams of Trafford:

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Code A) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

2.04 pm

Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con):


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Lord Paddick (LD):

Lord Rosser (Lab):


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Baroness Williams of Trafford:

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Motor Vehicles (Variation of Speed Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

2.14 pm

Lord Rosser (Lab):

Lord Popat (Con):

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Baroness Sherlock (Lab):

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Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

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2.30 pm

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Lord Popat:


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Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

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Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:


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Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

Lord Rosser:

Lord Popat:

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State Pension Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

2.48 pm

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Con):

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3 pm

Lord German (LD):

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Baroness Sherlock (Lab):

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3.15 pm

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth:


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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth:

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Universal Credit (Work-Related Requirements) In Work Pilot Scheme and Amendment Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

3.25 pm

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

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3.30 pm

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Lord Farmer (Con):

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Lord German (LD):

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3.45 pm

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Baroness Sherlock (Lab):

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4 pm

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Lord Freud:

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4.15 pm

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Baroness Sherlock:


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Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

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4.30 pm

Baroness Sherlock:

Lord Freud:

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Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

4.39 pm

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


Column: GC457

4.45 pm

Baroness Smith of Basildon (Lab):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness (LD):

Baroness Smith of Basildon:

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

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Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 - Motion to Consider

4.51 pm

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


Column: GC460

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (LD):

Column: GC461

5 pm

Lord Trees (CB):

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Lord Grantchester (Lab):


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5.15 pm

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Lord De Mauley:

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Lord Grantchester:

Lord De Mauley:

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara:

Lord De Mauley:


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Films (Definition of “British Film”) Order 2015 - Motion to Consider

5.30 pm

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Con):


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Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (LD):

Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Lab):

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5.45 pm

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Lord Gardiner of Kimble:


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Written Statements [22 Jan 2015]

Agriculture and Fisheries Council - Statement

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

Consular Assistance: Murder and Manslaughter - Statement

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


Column: WS110

National Minimum Wage - Statement

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

Ordnance Survey: Change in Operating Model - Statement

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

Column: WS111

Parole Board for England and Wales - Statement

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

Column: WS112

Tobacco: Packaging - Statement

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

Column: WS113


Column: WS114

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Written Answers [22 Jan 2015]

Aircraft Carriers - Question

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

Asylum: Detainees - Question

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

Asylum: Females - Question

Baroness Garden of Frognal (LD):

Column: WA329

Credit Unions - Question

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

Driving: Licensing - Question

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

Column: WA330

Electoral Register - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Entry Clearances: Israel - Question

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

Column: WA331

Exclusion Orders - Question

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

House of Lords: Restaurants - Question

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

In Vitro Fertilisation - Questions

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

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

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India - Question

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

Inquiries - Questions

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Iran - Question

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

Israel - Questions

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

Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft - Questions

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

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Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Astor of Hever:

Mesothelioma: Compensation - Question

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

Military Decorations - Question

Column: WA336

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

Milk - Question

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

Ministers: Pay - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Column: WA337

Overseas Students - Question

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

Palestinians - Question

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

Pupils: Travellers - Question

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

Railways - Question

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

Railways: Finance - Question

Column: WA339

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

Turkey - Question

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

Column: WA340