House of Lords Journal 232 (Session 1998-99)


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Friday 11 June 1999

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Ackner, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Ailsa, M.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Annaly, L.
Annan, L.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Bethell, L.
Biffen, L.
Birdwood, L.
Blackburn, Bp.
Blackstone, B.
Blaker, L.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bradford, Bp.
Brentford, V.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burlison, L.
Burnham, L.
Burns, L.
Cadman, L.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carnegy of Lour, B.
Carrick, E.
Carter, L.
Chalfont, L.
Charteris of Amisfield, L.
Christopher, L.
Clancarty, E.
Clanwilliam, E.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Coleraine, L.
Colwyn, L.
Cox, B.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crawley, B.
David, B.
Davidson, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Dholakia, L.
Dilhorne, V.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Ferrers, E.
Flather, B.
Flowers, L.
Fookes, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geraint, L.
Gilbert, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glanusk, L.
Glentoran, L.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Greenway, L.
Grenfell, L.
Grey, E.
Hacking, L.
Halsbury, E.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrowby, E.
Hayhoe, L.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hooper, B.
Howe, E.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Kenilworth, L.
Kennet, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kinloss, Ly.
Kinnoull, E.
Laming, L.
Lauderdale, E.
Layton, L.
Leigh, L.
Listowel, E.
Liverpool, E.
Longford, E.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
Luke, L.
McCarthy, L.
Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Drumadoon, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNair, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Mancroft, L.
Marsh, L.
Meston, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monkswell, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Morris, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mountevans, L.
Moynihan, L.
Munster, E.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Napier of Magdâla, L.
Naseby, L.
Nelson, E.
Newby, L.
Noel-Buxton, L.

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Norrie, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton, L.
Nunburnholme, L.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Oxfuird, V.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Peston, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Quirk, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rathcavan, L.
Rawlings, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Renton, L.
Renwick, L.
Richard, L.
Rix, L.
Russell, E.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Sawyer, L.
Seccombe, B.
Shannon, E.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Shaughnessy, L.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Shrewsbury, E.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skidelsky, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strange, B.
Strathcarron, L.
Swansea, L.
Swinfen, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Teviot, L.
Teynham, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Trefgarne, L.
Trumpington, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Tweeddale, M.
Uddin, B.
Vivian, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Westbury, L.
Wharton, B.
Whitty, L.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Wise, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bradford.

Papers

1.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Lands Tribunal (Salaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1974;
 (—)
2.Excise Goods (Sales on Board Ships and Aircraft) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.
 (1565)

Public Business

2. Protection of Children Bill—The House 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.
3.Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Bill—It was moved by the Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
4.Academic and Academic-Related Staff Pay and Conditions Bill [HL]—It was moved by the Lord McCarthy that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
5.Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Bill—A bill to make provision for giving effect to the Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption, concluded at the Hague on 29th May 1993; to make further provision in relation to adoptions with an international element; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 67)
6.Adoption (Intercountry Aspects) Bill—It was ordered that the Explanatory Notes relating to the bill be printed. (HL Bill 67–EN)
7.Football (Offences and Disorder) Bill—A bill to make further provision in relation to football-related offences; to make further provision for the purpose of preventing violence or disorder at or in connection with football matches; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 68)
8.Football (Offences and Disorder) Bill—It was ordered that the Explanatory Notes relating to the bill be printed. (HL Bill 68–EN)
9.Road Traffic (Vehicle Testing) Bill—It was moved by the Lord Lucas of Chilworth that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

The House was adjourned at twenty minutes before five o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.