House of Lords Journal 231 (Session 1997-98)
Alphabetical list of Lords
Minutes and Order Papers
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Allen of Abbeydale, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Banbury of Southam, L.
Barber of Tewkesbury, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carmichael of Kelvingrove, L.
Chalker of Wallasey, B.
Clark of Kempston, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Constantine of Stanmore, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Craig of Radley, L.
Dacre of Glanton, L.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
De Freyne, L.
Dean of Beswick, L.
Dean of Harptree, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Denton of Wakefield, B.
Donaldson of Kingsbridge, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Erroll of Hale, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Gray of Contin, L.
Hailsham of Saint Marylebone, L.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howie of Troon, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Johnston of Rockport, L.
King of Wartnaby, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lestor of Eccles, B.
Lloyd of Berwick, L.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackie of Benshie, L.
Macleod of Borve, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massereene and Ferrard, V.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Morris of Castle Morris, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Murray of Epping Forest, L.
Napier and Ettrick, L.|
Park of Monmouth, B.
Perry of Walton, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Phillips of Ellesmere, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Plummer of St. Marylebone, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Porter of Luddenham, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Rawlinson of Ewell, L.
Runciman of Doxford, V.
Saint Albans, D.
St. Davids, V.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sanderson of Bowden, L.
Sefton of Garston, L.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Sheffield.
|1.||Regina v. Westminster City Council and others and the Secretary of State for Health (Appellant) ex parte A, P, M and X (Respondents) (England)The appeal of the Secretary of State for Health was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th September next.|
|2.||Regina v. Chief Constable of Sussex (Respondent) ex parte International Traders Ferry Limited (Appellants) (England)The appeal of International Traders Ferry Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th September next.|
|3.||British Fuels Limited (Appellants) v. Baxendale and another (Respondents) (England)The appeal of British Fuels Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 8th September next.|
|4.||Appeal CommitteeThe 23rd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made|
In re Anthony (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)That leave to appeal be refused.
In re Yazici (A.P.) (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)That leave to appeal be refused; and that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988.
In re Kern (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)That leave to appeal be refused.
In re DellAglio (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)That leave to appeal be refused.
Chichester District Council (Respondents) v. Wood (Petitioner)That leave to appeal be refused.
Regina v. Brennan (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)That leave to appeal be refused.
Regina v. Bingham (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)That the respondents be invited to lodge objections by 11th August next.
Regina v. Cooke (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)That the respondents be invited to lodge objections by 11th August next.
Regina v. McAteer (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)That leave to appeal be refused.
|5.||Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) (English Heritage) Order 1997, laid under the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970;|
|2.||Road Traffic Fixed Penalties (Enforcement of Fines) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997, laid under the Road Traffic Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;|
|3.||Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;|
|4.||London Docklands Development Corporation (Alteration of Boundaries) Order 1997, laid under the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980;|
|5. (i)||Medicines (Sale or Supply) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Regulations 1997||(1831)|
|(ii)||Prescription Only Medicines (Human Use) Order 1997||(1830)|
|laid under the Medicines Act 1968;|
|6. (i)||Legal Aid (Assessment of Resources) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997||()|
|(ii)||Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997||()|
|laid under the Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;|
|7.||Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1997, laid under the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995;|
|8.||Countryside Stewardship (Amendment) Regulations 1997, laid under the Environment Act 1995.|
|6.||Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Report for 199697 of the Friendly Societies Commission, laid under the Friendly Societies Act 1992;|
|2. (i)||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the Central Science Laboratory|
|(ii)||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the Pesticides Safety Directorate|
|(iii)||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the Compensation Agency|
|(iv)||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the National Weights and Measures Laboratory|
|(v)||Accounts for 199596 of the Transport Research Laboratory|
|laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921;|
|3. (i)||Report for 199697 of the Arts Council of England on the National Lottery|
|(ii)||Accounts for April to December 1996 of the Sports Council National Lottery Distribution Fund, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|(iii)||Accounts for 199697 of the Scottish Arts Council National Lottery Distribution Fund, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|(iv)||Accounts for January to March 1997 of the English Sports Council National Lottery Distribution Fund, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|laid under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993;|
|4.||Accounts for 199697 of the Further Education Funding Council for England, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;|
|5.||Accounts for 199697, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, of the|
|(i)||Independent Television Commission Additional Payments and Financial Penalties by Licensees|
|(ii)||Radio Authority Additional Payments by Radio Programme Licensees|
|laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990;|
|6.||Accounts for 199697 of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the National Heritage Act 1983;|
|7.||Report and Financial Statements for 1996 of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board, laid under the Industrial Training Act 1982.|
|7.||Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons (Amendment) Bill [HL]The order of commitment was discharged.|
|8.||Amsterdam European CouncilIt was moved by the Lord Privy Seal (Lord Richard) that this House take note of the conclusions of the Amsterdam European Council in June; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|9.||HousingThe Lord Ezra asked Her Majestys Government whether they intend to increase the rate of renovation of domestic properties in order to reduce the number of unfit dwellings and help meet future housing needs; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton.|
The House was adjourned at half-past eight oclock
till tomorrow, half-past two oclock.