House of Lords Journal 232 (Session 1998-99)


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Volume 232      

Friday 16 July 1999

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Aberdare, L.
Ackner, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Ailsa, M.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Annaly, L.
Annan, L.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Avebury, L.
Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Birdwood, L.
Blatch, B.
Blyth, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burnham, L.
Cadman, L.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Carew, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carter, L.
Clancarty, E.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Crawley, B.
Davidson, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Denbigh, E.
Devonport, V.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Eames, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Exmouth, V.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Fitt, L.
Gainford, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geraint, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glanusk, L.
Glentoran, L.
Gloucester, Bp.
Goudie, B.
Grenfell, L.
Grey, E.
Hacking, L.
Halsbury, E.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Healey, L.
Henley, L.
Holderness, L.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hooson, L.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Ironside, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jellicoe, E.
Kennet, L.
Lauderdale, E.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNair, L.
Maddock, B.
Marsh, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Molloy, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monkswell, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mountevans, L.
Munster, E.
Newall, L.
Newby, L.
Norrie, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton of Louth, L.
Nunburnholme, L.
O’Cathain, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Peston, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rathcavan, L.
Reay, L.
Redesdale, L.
Richard, L.
Rotherwick, L.
Russell-Johnston, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Sawyer, L.
Seccombe, B.
Shannon, E.
Shaughnessy, L.
Shepherd, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trenchard, V.
Trumpington, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Watson of Invergowrie, L.
Westbury, L.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester.

Papers

1.Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

Investment Incentives—Agreement between the United Kingdom on behalf of the Turks and Caicos Islands and the United States of America relating to Investment Incentives.

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2.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the Scottish Hospital Trust, laid under the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978;
2.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the Highlands and Islands Enterprise Council, laid under the Enterprise and New Towns (Scotland) Act 1990;
3.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the Radiocommunications Agency, laid under the Exchequer and Audit Departments Act 1921.

Public Business

3.North/South Co-operation (Implementation Bodies) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999—It was moved by the Lord Dubs that the draft Order laid before the House on 28th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
4.Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Procedural Rules) Order 1999—
5.Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Guidelines) Order 1999—
6.Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Code of Conduct) Order 1999—It was moved by the Lord Dubs that the draft Orders laid before the House on 30th June be approved en bloc; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
7.Aeroplane Noise (Amendment) Regulations 1999—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
8.Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Highway Functions) Order 1999—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton that the draft Order laid before the House on 26th May be approved; the motion was agreed to
9.Stansted Airport Aircraft Movement Limit (Amendment) Order 1999—It was moved by the Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton that the draft Order laid before the House on 16th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
10.International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) Miscellaneous Provisions Order 1999—It was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, that the draft Order laid before the House on 1st July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
11.INTELSAT (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 1999—It was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, that the draft Order laid before the House on 5th July be approved; the motion was agreed to.
12.International Copper Study Group (Legal Capacities) Order 1999—It was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, that the draft Order laid before the House on 21st May be approved; the motion was agreed to.
13.Genetically Modified Crops Bill [HL]—The report was received; an amendment was agreed to; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 85)
14.Road Traffic (Enforcement Powers) Bill [HL]—The bill was read a third time and passed and sent to the Commons.
15.Road Traffic (Use of Mobile Telephones) Bill [HL]—The order of commitment was discharged.

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