Table of Contents for
Tuesday 2 Apr 1996

Volume No. 571 Part No. 72

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Colombia: "Decertification" by US

UN Response to Emergencies

Community Health Councils: Functions

Construction Industry Training Board

Liaison: Select Committee Report

House of Lords Offices: Select Committee Report

Finance Bill

Marriage Ceremony (Prescribed Words) Bill

Trading Schemes Bill

Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]

Chemical Weapons Bill

Arbitration Bill [H.L.]

Deer (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill [H.L.]

Audit (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Rating (Caravans and Boats) Bill

Social Security (Reduced Rates of Class 1 Contributions) (Salary Related Contracted-out Schemes) Order 1996

Social Security (Reduced Rates of Class 1 Contributions and Rebates) (Money Purchase Contracted-out Schemes) Order 1996

Social Security (Minimum Contributions to Appropriate Personal Pension Schemes) Order 1996

Defamation Bill [H.L.]

Written Answers

Global Environment Facility: Annual Report

Zanzibar: Aid

Central and Eastern European States: Policing and Law Enforcement Training

Cyprus: Missing Persons

Saudi Arabia: Arrests of British Nationals

Passenger Railway Service Provision

CrossRail

Light Dues

Thameslink 2000

Transport Research Laboratory: Sale

Railways Act 1993: s.139 Grants

Civil Enforcement Agents

Marriage: Interdepartmental Working Party

The Ombudsman: Advisory Booklet

Remploy: Annual Performance Agreement

Bilingual Teaching Projects

Modern Language Teaching in Secondary Schools

Modern Language Skills

Grant-Maintained Schools

Downe Hall

Rough Sleepers, Gloucestershire

Common Agricultural Policy: Costs

Child Support Agency

National Debt

UK Current Revenue and Spending

UK Revenue and Spending

EU Common Visa List

Foreign Nationals: Application Forms for Leave to Enter or Remain

FBI: Representation in UK

Asylum Seekers: Benefits Disentitlement

Entry Clearance and Extension Applications: Primary Purpose Rule Refusals



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 2 Apr 1996

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Column: 133

Colombia: "Decertification" by US [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein -- Colombia: "Decertification" by US [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Chalker of Wallasey)

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Column: 134

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Viscount Waverley

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Richard

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 135

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

UN Response to Emergencies [2 Apr 1996]

2.45 p.m.

Lord Rea -- UN Response to Emergencies [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Rea

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Column: 136

Lord Redesdale

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Clark of Kempston

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Judd

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Column: 137

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Noble Lords

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Community Health Councils: Functions [2 Apr 1996]

2.52 p.m.

Baroness Masham of Ilton -- Community Health Councils: Functions [2 Apr 1996]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Baroness Cumberlege)

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Baroness Cumberlege

Lord Molloy

Column: 138

Baroness Cumberlege

Lord Rea

Baroness Cumberlege

Viscount Caldecote

Baroness Cumberlege

Baroness Hayman

Baroness Cumberlege

Baroness Jay of Paddington

Column: 139

Baroness Cumberlege

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Cumberlege

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Baroness Cumberlege

Construction Industry Training Board [2 Apr 1996]

2.58 p.m.

Baroness Turner of Camden -- Construction Industry Training Board [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Lord Henley)

Baroness Turner of Camden

Column: 140

Lord Henley

Viscount Ullswater

Lord Henley

Lord Rochester

Lord Henley

Column: 141

Liaison: Select Committee Report [2 Apr 1996]

3.2 p.m.

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

Lord Bruce of Donington

The Chairman of Committees

Column: 142

House of Lords Offices: Select Committee Report [2 Apr 1996]

The Chairman of Committees

Column: 143

Baroness David

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

Column: 144

Lord Strabolgi

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

Lord Boyd-Carpenter

Column: 145

Lord Shepherd

Lord Clark of Kempston

Lord Marsh

Column: 146

Lord Strabolgi

Lord Monkswell

Lord Harris of Greenwich

The Chairman of Committees

Column: 147

Column: 148

Lord Shepherd

The Chairman of Committees

Finance Bill [2 Apr 1996]

3.24 p.m.

Marriage Ceremony (Prescribed Words) Bill [2 Apr 1996]

Trading Schemes Bill [2 Apr 1996]

Dangerous Dogs (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] [2 Apr 1996]

Chemical Weapons Bill [2 Apr 1996]

3.26 p.m.

The Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Fraser of Carmyllie)

Column: 149

3.28 p.m.

Lord Peston

Column: 150

3.30 p.m.

Lord Redesdale

Lord Chalfont

Column: 151

Arbitration Bill [H.L.] [2 Apr 1996]

3.36 p.m.

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Column: 152

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Column: 153

3.45 p.m.

Lord Hacking

Column: 154

Lord Peston

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Column: 155

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Column: 156

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie

Column: 157

Lord Peston

Column: 158

Lord Hacking

Column: 159

Lord Donaldson of Lymington

Deer (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill [H.L.] [2 Apr 1996]

3.58 p.m.

Lord Strathclyde

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Scottish Office (The Earl of Lindsay)

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4 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Baroness Robson of Kiddington

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 162

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Earl of Lindsay

The Earl of Lindsay

Noble Lords

The Earl of Lindsay

The Earl of Lindsay

The Earl of Lindsay

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Lord Glenarthur

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove

Column: 164

4.15 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 165

The Earl of Woolton

Lord Taylor of Gryfe

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Column: 166

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 167

Lord Mackie of Benshie

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 168

4.30 p.m.

The Earl of Lindsay

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 169

The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Serota)

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 170

Column: 171

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove

Column: 172

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 173

4.45 p.m.

Lord Taylor of Gryfe

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 174

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 175

The Earl of Lindsay

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Column: 176

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Earl of Lindsay

5 p.m.

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Column: 177

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Viscount Massereene and Ferrard

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 178

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

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Viscount Mountgarret

The Earl of Woolton

Column: 181

5.15 p.m.

Lord Nickson

Viscount Massereene and Ferrard

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Lord Glenarthur

Column: 182

The Earl of Lindsay

Column: 183

Viscount Mountgarret

Column: 184

The Earl of Lindsay

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Column: 185

5.30 p.m.

The Earl of Lindsay

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Column: 187

Lord Carmichael of Kelvingrove

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Column: 188

Lord Forbes

5.45 p.m.

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Wilson of Tillyorn

Column: 189

Lady Saltoun of Abernethy

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 190

The Earl of Lindsay

Audit (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill [2 Apr 1996]

5.53 p.m.

The Minister of State, Department of the Environment (Earl Ferrers)

Column: 191

Lord Dubs

Column: 192

6 p.m.

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Column: 193

Earl Ferrers

Column: 194

Column: 195

Column: 196

Lord Dubs

6.15 p.m.

Earl Ferrers

Column: 197

Lord Dubs

Column: 198

Rating (Caravans and Boats) Bill [2 Apr 1996]

6.21 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Lord Lucas

Lord Dubs

Column: 199

Lord Lucas

Lord Lucas

Social Security (Reduced Rates of Class 1 Contributions) (Salary Related Contracted-out Schemes) Order 1996 [2 Apr 1996]

6.25 p.m.

The Minister of State, Department of Social Security (Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish)

Column: 200

Column: 201

Column: 202

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 203

Column: 204

Column: 205

Column: 206

Earl Russell

Column: 207

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: 208

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: 209

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: 210

Column: 211

Social Security (Reduced Rates of Class 1 Contributions and Rebates) (Money Purchase Contracted-out Schemes) Order 1996 [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Social Security (Minimum Contributions to Appropriate Personal Pension Schemes) Order 1996 [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Defamation Bill [H.L.] [2 Apr 1996]

7.10 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)

Column: 212

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 213

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 214

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 215

Lord Aldington

Column: 216

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 217

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Burnham)

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Elton

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 218

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 219

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 220

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 221

Lord Kilbracken

7.45 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 222

Lord Kilbracken

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Kilbracken

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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Column: 224

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Elton

Column: 225

The Lord Chancellor

8 p.m.

Lord Hoffmann

Column: 226

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Hoffmann

Column: 227

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 228

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 229

8.15 p.m.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 230

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 231

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 232

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 233

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 234

8.30 p.m.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 235

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 236

Column: 237

Lord Williams of Mostyn

8.45 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 238

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 239

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 240

Column: 241

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 242

9 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 243

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Hoffmann

Column: 244

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 245

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 246

9.15 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Hoffmann

Column: 247

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 248

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 249

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

9.30 p.m.

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 250

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Hoffmann

Column: 251

Column: 252

Column: 253

Lord Finsberg

Column: 254

Viscount Tonypandy

9.45 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

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Column: 256

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 257

Column: 258

Lord Hoffmann

10 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 259

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Aldington

Column: 260

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 261

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 262

10.15 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 263

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The Lord Chancellor

The Lord Chancellor

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 264

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Lord Chancellor

Column: 265

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Column: 266

The Lord Chancellor

Column: WA17

Written Answers [2 Apr 1996]

Global Environment Facility: Annual Report [2 Apr 1996]

The Earl of Clanwilliam -- Global Environment Facility: Annual Report [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Chalker of Wallasey)

Zanzibar: Aid [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein -- Zanzibar: Aid [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Central and Eastern European States: Policing and Law Enforcement Training [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Kennet -- Central and Eastern European States: Policing and Law Enforcement Training [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Column: WA18

Cyprus: Missing Persons [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Avebury -- Cyprus: Missing Persons [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Saudi Arabia: Arrests of British Nationals [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Avebury -- Saudi Arabia: Arrests of British Nationals [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

Passenger Railway Service Provision [2 Apr 1996]

The Viscount of Oxfuird -- Passenger Railway Service Provision [2 Apr 1996]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Transport (Viscount Goschen)

Column: WA19

CrossRail [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Harlech -- CrossRail [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Light Dues [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Seccombe -- Light Dues [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Thameslink 2000 [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Flather -- Thameslink 2000 [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Column: WA20

Transport Research Laboratory: Sale [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Montgomery of Alamein -- Transport Research Laboratory: Sale [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Railways Act 1993: s.139 Grants [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Berkeley -- Railways Act 1993: s.139 Grants [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Column: WA21

Lord Berkeley -- Railways Act 1993: s.139 Grants [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Goschen

Civil Enforcement Agents [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness O'Cathain -- Civil Enforcement Agents [2 Apr 1996]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Mackay of Clashfern)

Marriage: Interdepartmental Working Party [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Young -- Marriage: Interdepartmental Working Party [2 Apr 1996]

Column: WA22

The Lord Chancellor

The Ombudsman: Advisory Booklet [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- The Ombudsman: Advisory Booklet [2 Apr 1996]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Earl Howe)

Remploy: Annual Performance Agreement [2 Apr 1996]

The Earl of Orkney -- Remploy: Annual Performance Agreement [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Lord Henley)

Column: WA23

Bilingual Teaching Projects [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Hayman -- Bilingual Teaching Projects [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Henley

Modern Language Teaching in Secondary Schools [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Hayman -- Modern Language Teaching in Secondary Schools [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Henley

Column: WA24

Modern Language Skills [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Hayman -- Modern Language Skills [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Henley

Grant-Maintained Schools [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Dormand of Easington -- Grant-Maintained Schools [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Henley

Column: WA25

Downe Hall [2 Apr 1996]

The Earl of Sandwich -- Downe Hall [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Department of the Environment (Earl Ferrers)

Rough Sleepers, Gloucestershire [2 Apr 1996]

Earl Russell -- Rough Sleepers, Gloucestershire [2 Apr 1996]

Earl Ferrers

Common Agricultural Policy: Costs [2 Apr 1996]

The Earl of Kimberley -- Common Agricultural Policy: Costs [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lucas

Column: WA26

Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Department of Social Security (Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish)

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA27

Column: WA28

Column: WA27

Column: WA27

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA28

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA29

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA30

Earl Russell -- Child Support Agency [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA31

National Debt [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lawson of Blaby -- National Debt [2 Apr 1996]

Column: WA32

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

UK Current Revenue and Spending [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lawson of Blaby -- UK Current Revenue and Spending [2 Apr 1996]

Column: WA33

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

UK Revenue and Spending [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lawson of Blaby -- UK Revenue and Spending [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Column: WA34

EU Common Visa List [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Addison -- EU Common Visa List [2 Apr 1996]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Blatch)

Foreign Nationals: Application Forms for Leave to Enter or Remain [2 Apr 1996]

Viscount Addison -- Foreign Nationals: Application Forms for Leave to Enter or Remain [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Blatch

Column: WA35

FBI: Representation in UK [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Kennet -- FBI: Representation in UK [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Blatch

Asylum Seekers: Benefits Disentitlement [2 Apr 1996]

Earl Russell -- Asylum Seekers: Benefits Disentitlement [2 Apr 1996]

Column: WA36

Baroness Blatch

Entry Clearance and Extension Applications: Primary Purpose Rule Refusals [2 Apr 1996]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Entry Clearance and Extension Applications: Primary Purpose Rule Refusals [2 Apr 1996]

Baroness Blatch

Column: WA35


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