House of Lords Journal 231 (Session 1997-98)
Alphabetical list of Lords
Minutes and Order Papers
Howie of Troon, L.
James of Holland Park, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jenkins of Hillhead, L.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lestor of Eccles, B.
Lindsey and Abingdon, E.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
McAlpine of West Green, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McFarlane of Llandaff, B.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Macleod of Borve, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Morris of Castle Morris, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Murray of Epping Forest, L.
Napier and Ettrick, L.
Oliver of Aylmerton, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Perry of Walton, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Plummer of St. Marylebone, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Renton of Mount Harry, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Rogers of Riverside, L.
Saint Albans, D.
St. Davids, V.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sefton of Garston, L.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Slynn of Hadley, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Stanley of Alderley, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Strathcona and Mount Royal, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Wallace of Coslany, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.|
Wright of Richmond, L.
Wyatt of Weeford, L.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.
|1.||Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Appellants) v. Willoughby (Respondent) (First Appeal)|
|2.||Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Appellants) v. Willoughby (Respondent) (Second Appeal)|
The Report from the Appellate Committee was agreed to; it was ordered and adjudged that the Orders of the Court of Appeal of 16th December 1994 be affirmed and the appeals dismissed; and that the Appellants do pay to the Respondents their costs in this House, the amounts thereof to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
|3.||Beaufort Developments (NI) Limited (Appellants) v. Gilbert-Ash NI Limited and others (Respondents) (Northern Ireland)The appeal of Beaufort Developments (NI) Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 21st August next.|
|4.||Credit Suisse Fides Trust SA (Respondents) v. Cuoghi (Petitioner)The petition of Sergio Cuoghi praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
The House was adjourned during pleasure.The House was resumed.
|5.||Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:|
EducationGovernment Response to the 2nd Report (Session 199697) of the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee on Underachievement in Northern Ireland Secondary Schools.
|6.||Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Energy Information (Combined Washer-driers) Regulations 1997, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;|
|2.||Companies (1986 Order) (Miscellaneous Accounting Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1974;|
|3.||Education (Student Loans) Regulations 1997, laid under the Education (Student Loans) Act 1990;|
|4.||National Health Service (Fund-holding Practices) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1997, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;|
|5.||Football Spectators (Seating) Order 1997, laid under the Football Spectators Act 1989;|
|6.||Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1997, laid under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.|
|7.||Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Report and Accounts for 199697, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, of|
|(i)||the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency|
|laid under the Government Trading Funds Act 1973;|
|2.||Review for 199697 of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, laid under the Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954;|
|3.||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the|
|(i)||Driving Standards Agency|
|(ii)||Ordnance Survey Northern Ireland|
|laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921;|
|4.||Report for 199697 of the Office of the Rail Regulator, laid under the Railways Act 1993;|
|5.||Report for 199596 of the Law Society and of the Lord Chancellors Advisory Committee, laid under the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;|
|6.||Report for 199697 of the Gaming Board for Great Britain, laid under the Gaming Act 1968;|
|7.||Report and Financial Statements for 199697 of the London Docklands Development Corporation, laid under the Local Government Planning and Land Act 1980;|
|8.||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the Crown Estate, laid under the Crown Estate Act 1961.|
|8.||Magistrates Courts (Procedure) Bill [HL]A bill to amend section 12 of the Magistrates Courts Act 1980; to make further provision, in relation to certain criminal proceedings in magistrates courts, about the proof of previous convictions and orders; and for connected purposes, was presented by the Lord Chancellor, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 23)|
|9.||Nuclear Explosions (Prohibition and Inspections) Bill [HL]A bill to enable effect to be given to certain provisions of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty adopted in New York on 10th September 1996 and the Protocol to that Treaty; and for connected purposes, was presented by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24)|
|10.||Parliamentary PrivilegeA message was brought from the Commons that they have come to the following resolution to which they desire the concurrence of this House: That it is desirable that a Joint Committee of both Houses be appointed to review Parliamentary privilege and to make recommendations thereon.|
|11.||Education (Schools) BillThe House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed for a statement; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.|
|12.||Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers Compensation) (Payment of Claims) Amendment Regulations 1997It was moved by the Baroness Hayman that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|13.||Legal Advice and Assistance (Scope) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1997It was moved by the Lord Chancellor that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
The House was adjourned during pleasure.
The House was resumed.
|14.||Education (Schools) BillThe House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed and the bill was reported without amendment.|
The House was adjourned at twelve minutes before ten oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.