House of Lords Journal 232 (Session 1998-99)


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Monday 11 October 1999

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Aberdare, L.
Ackner, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Addison, V.
Ahmed, L.
Ailesbury, M.
Ailsa, M.
Aldington, L.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Alexander of Weedon, L.
Allen of Abbeydale, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Alli, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Annaly, L.
Annan, L.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Astor, V.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Bach, L.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Balfour of Inchrye, L.
Banbury of Southam, L.
Barker, B.
Barnett, L.
Bassam of Brighton, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Beaverbrook, L.
Belhaven and Stenton, L.
Bell, L.
Belstead, L.
Berkeley, L.
Berners, B.
Bethell, L.
Biddulph, L.
Birdwood, L.
Birmingham, Bp.
Blackstone, B.
Blaker, L.
Blatch, B.
Blease, L.
Blyth, L.
Boardman, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bradshaw, L.
Brentford, V.
Brett, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brightman, L.
Brigstocke, B.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Bruntisfield, L.
Buccleuch and Queensberry, D.
Buckinghamshire, E.
Burlison, L.
Burnham, L.
Buscombe, B.
Butler of Brockwell, L.
Butterfield, L.
Butterworth, L.
Byford, B.
Cadman, L.
Caithness, E.
Calverley, L.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carnarvon, E.
Carnock, L.
Carr of Hadley, L.
Carrick, E.
Carter, L.
Castle of Blackburn, B.
Chadlington, L.
Chalfont, L.
Chandos, V.
Chesham, L.
Chichester, Bp.
Christopher, L.
Clancarty, E.
Clanwilliam, E.
Clark of Kempston, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Clyde, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Coleraine, L.
Coleridge, L.
Colwyn, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E.
Cox, B.
Craigavon, V.
Cranborne, V.
Crathorne, L.
Crawley, B.
Crickhowell, L.
Cross, V.
Currie of Marylebone, L.
Dahrendorf, L.
Darcy de Knayth, B.
Dartmouth, E.
David, B.
Davidson, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
De L’Isle, V.
Dean of Harptree, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Denbigh, E.
Denman, L.
Denton of Wakefield, B.
Derwent, L.
Desai, L.
Devonport, V.
Dholakia, L.
Diamond, L.
Dilhorne, V.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Downshire, M.
Drogheda, E.
Dubs, L.
Dundonald, E.
Dunleath, L.
Dunrossil, V.
Durham, Bp.
Eames, L.
Eatwell, L.
Eccles, V.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Eden of Winton, L.
Effingham, E.
Elder, L.
Elibank, L.
Ellenborough, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Emerton, B.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Exmouth, V.
Ezra, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ferrers, E.
Fisher, L.
Fitt, L.
Fookes, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Freeman, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gainford, L.
Garel-Jones, L.
Geddes, L.

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Geraint, L.
Gilbert, L.
Gilmour of Craigmillar, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glanusk, L.
Glenarthur, L.
Glentoran, L.
Goodhart, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goschen, V.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Grantchester, L.
Gray, L.
Gray of Contin, L.
Greenway, L.
Grenfell, L.
Gretton, L.
Grey, E.
Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
Hacking, L.
Haddington, E.
Hampton, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hanham, B.
Hankey, L.
Hanningfield, L.
Hanworth, V.
Hardie, L.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Harlech, L.
Harmsworth, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Peckham, L.
Harrowby, E.
Haskel, L.
Haslam, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Hayman, B.
Hayter, L.
Healey, L.
Henley, L.
Hereford, Bp.
Higgins, L.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Holderness, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Hothfield, L.
Howe, E.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hylton-Foster, B.
Inge, L.
Inglewood, L.
Ironside, L.
Islwyn, L.
James of Holland Park, B.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jellicoe, E.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jenkins of Hillhead, L.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Jopling, L.
Kelvedon, L.
Kenilworth, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
Kennet, L.
Kenyon, L.
Kilbracken, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kinloss, Ly.
Kinnoull, E.
Kintore, E.
Kirkhill, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Knollys, V.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Laird, L.
Laming, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Lauderdale, E.
Lawrence, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L.
Layton, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Leathers, V.
Leigh, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Lichfield, Bp.
Linklater of Butterstone, B.
Listowel, E.
Liverpool, E.
Lockwood, B.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Long, V.
Longford, E.
Lovell-Davis, L.
Lucas, L.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McAlpine of West Green, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McFarlane of Llandaff, B.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackay of Drumadoon, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNair, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Mallalieu, B.
Malmesbury, E.
Manchester, Bp.
Mancroft, L.
Mar, C.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
May, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Merrivale, L.
Mersey, V.
Meston, L.
Methuen, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monckton of Brenchley, V.
Monk Bretton, L.
Monkswell, L.
Monro of Langholm, L.
Monson, L.
Montague of Oxford, L.
Monteagle of Brandon, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Moran, L.
Morris, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mountevans, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Munster, E.
Murray of Epping Forest, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Napier and Ettrick, L.
Naseby, L.
Nelson, E.
Newall, L.
Newby, L.
Noel-Buxton, L.
Norfolk, D.
Norrie, L.
Northbourne, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton, L.
Nunburnholme, L.
Ogmore, L.
Onslow, E.
Onslow of Woking, L.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Oxford, Bp.
Oxfuird, V.
Palmer, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Pender, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Peston, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Plummer of St. Marylebone, L.
Poole, L.
Prashar, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Pym, L.
Quirk, L.
Radnor, E.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rathcavan, L.
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Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Reay, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Rennard, L.
Rennell, L.
Renton, L.
Renwick, L.
Renwick of Clifton, L.
Richardson of Calow, B.
Rix, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Romney, E.
Rosslyn, E.
Rotherwick, L.
Rowallan, L.
Runcie, L.
Russell, E.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
Saatchi, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. Davids, V.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Salisbury, Bp.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Sandberg, L.
Sandford, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Seaford, L.
Seccombe, B.
Selborne, E.
Serota, B.
Sewel, L.
Shannon, E.
Sharples, B.
Shaughnessy, L.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shepherd, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Shrewsbury, E.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Spens, L.
Stallard, L.
Stern, B.
Stewartby, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strange, B.
Strathcarron, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Strathcona and Mt. Royal, L.
Swansea, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Tebbit, L.
Tenby, V.
Teviot, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thornton, B.
Thurlow, L.
Thurso, V.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Torrington, V.
Trefgarne, L.
Trenchard, V.
Trumpington, B.
Tryon, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Ullswater, V.
Varley, L.
Vivian, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Walker of Worcester, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Waterford, M.
Watson of Invergowrie, L.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Westbury, L.
Wharton, B.
Whitty, L.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Winchester, Bp.
Windlesham, L.
Winston, L.
Wise, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young, B.
Young of Old Scone, B.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Chichester.

1.Baroness Barker—Miss Elizabeth Jean Barker, having been created Baroness Barker, of Anagach in Highland, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 31st July 1999 (see appendix 1), was introduced between the Baroness Hamwee and the Lord Wallace of Saltaire, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
2.Baroness Wilkins—Rosalie Catherine Wilkins, having been created Baroness Wilkins, of Chesham Bois in the County of Buckinghamshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 30th July 1999 (see appendix 2), was introduced between the Lord Carter and the Lord Ashley of Stoke, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
3.Lord Seaford—Colin Humphrey Felton Lord Seaford sat first in Parliament after the death of his kinsman, John Osmael Lord Howard de Walden (Lord Seaford), having first taken and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
4.Leave of absence—It was ordered that the leave of absence granted to the Lord Milford be terminated.
5.Leave of absence—It was ordered that the leave of absence granted to the Lord Elystan-Morgan be terminated.

Papers

6.Instrument withdrawn—The following instrument, laid before the House on 22nd July, was withdrawn on 29th September:

Draft Tax Credit (New Category of Child Care Provider) Regulations 1999.

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7.Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Sport—
(i)Accounts for 1998–99 of the
(a)United Kingdom Sports Council; (20th July)(—)
(b)Scottish Sports Council Group; (25th August)(—)
(ii)Report for 1998–99 of UK Sport; (28th September)(—)
2.Nuclear Safety—Convention on Nuclear Safety; (4th August)
 (4422)
3.DETR Expenditure—Government Response to the 15th Report of the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Select Committee: Departmental Annual Report 1999 and Expenditure Plans 1999/2000; (10th August)
 (4424)
4.Merchant Shipping—Protocols of 1988 relating to the:
(i)International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, together with an Explanatory Memorandum; (11th August)(4420)
(ii)International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, together with an Explanatory Memorandum; (11th August)(4419)
5.Maritime and Coastguard Agency—
(i)Government Response to the 6th Report by the Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee: The Maritime and Coastguard Agency; (12th August)(4433)
(ii)Review of the Five Year Strategy for HM Coastguard (Closure and Co-location of Co-ordination Centres); (12th August)(4432)
6.Marine Pollution—
(i)1996 Amendments to the Annex to the Protocol Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution by Substances other then Oil, 1973; (18th August)(4426)
(ii)Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto, together with an Explanatory Memorandum; (18th August)(4427)
7.Environment—Government Response to the 11th Report of the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on Reducing the Environmental Impact of Consumer Products; (19th August)
 (4435)
8.Prisons—Report for 1998–99 of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland; (25th August)
 (4428)
9.Treaty of Amsterdam—Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related Acts; (25th August)
 (4434)
10.Science and Technology—
(i)Statistics for 1999 concerning Science, Engineering and Technology; (26th August)(4409)
(ii)Agreement between the United Kingdom and Brazil on Cooperation in Science and Technology; (13th August)(4429)
11.Immigration—Statistics for 1998 concerning Control of Immigration in the United Kingdom; (26th August)
 (4431)
12.Investment Protection—
(i)Exchange of Notes between the United Kingdom and Slovenia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments; (4th August)(4425)
(ii)Exchange of Notes extending the Agreements for the Promotion and Protection of Investments between the United Kingdom and—
(a)Romania; (1st September)(4438)
(b)Turkmenistan; (1st September)(4439)
(c)Ecuador; (1st September)(4437)
(d)Nepal; (1st September)(4440)
 to the Isle of Man and Guernsey and Jersey;
13.Contingent Liability—Reporting of Contingent Liabilities under the Government Indemnity Scheme relating to the British Museum loan for the “Gilded Dragons: Buried Treasures from China’s Golden Age” Exhibition; (2nd September)
 (—)
14.Defence—Agreement to amend the Agreement to Supplement the Agreement between the Parties to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Status of their Forces with respect to Foreign Forces stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany; (3rd September)
 (4441)
15.Visas—Exchange of notes between the United Kingdom and Brazil on the abolition of visas; (10th September)
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16.Law Commission—Report of the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission: Company Directors: Regulating conflicts of interests and formulating a statement of duties; (21st September)
 (4436)
17.Welfare—Report on opportunity for all: tackling poverty and social exclusion; (21st September)
 (4445)
18.Education—Statement and summary of the Education and Library Boards’ accounts for 1997–98; (22nd September)
 (4442)
19.Treaty Series—2nd supplementary list of ratifications, accessions, withdrawals etc. for 1999; (29th September)
 (4448)
20.Devolution—Memorandum of Understanding and supplementary agreements between the United Kingdom Government, Scottish Ministers and the Cabinet of the National Assembly for Wales; (1st October)
 (4444)
21.Manuscripts—Report for 1991–99 of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts: Archives at the Millennium; (1st October)
 (—)
22.Social Security—Report by the Social Security Advisory Committee and statement by the Secretary of State for Social Security on the Housing Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 1999; (5th October)
 (4459)
23.Finance—Treasury Minute concerning the 18th–22nd Reports of the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts; (6th October)
 (4456)
24.Customs and Excise—United Nations Convention on Temporary Admission; (6th October)
 (4450)
25.Shipping—
(i)1994 Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Annex 2) (Resolution MSC 31(63)); (8th October)(4451)
(ii)1992 Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) (Resolution MSC.30(61)); (8th October)(4452)
(iii)1994 Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) (Resolution MSC.32(63)). (8th October)(4453)
8.Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)—The following instruments, having been laid before the House on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:
Negative instruments
Education (Teachers’ Qualifications and Health Standards) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Education Reform Act 1988;216630th July
Education (School Government) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;216330th July
(i) Education (Transfer of Functions Concerning School Lunches etc.) (England) (No. 2) Order 1999—216430th July
(ii) Education Maintenance Allowance (Pilot Areas) Regulations 1999—216830th July
laid under the Education Act 1996;
Social Security Amendment (Sports Awards) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;21652nd August
Land Registration (No. 2) Rules 1999, laid under the Land Registration Act 1925;20972nd August
Unfair Arbitration Agreements (Specified Amount) Order 1999, laid under the Arbitration Act 1996;21672nd August
Environmental Protection (Restriction on Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Environmental Protection Act 1990;21703rd August
Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Housing Act 1996;21353rd August

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Merchant Shipping (Reporting Requirements for Ships carrying Dangerous or Polluting Goods) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;21213rd August
Cereal Seeds (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964;21965th August
Motor Vehicles (Type Approval and Approval Marks) (Fees) Regulations 1999, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;21495th August
Magistrates’ Courts Committees (South Yorkshire) Amalgamation Order 1999, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;22095th August
(i) Paying Agency (National Assembly for Wales) Regulations 1999—22236th August
(ii) Countryside Access (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999—21976th August
laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
(i) Education (Maintained Special Schools) (England) Regulations 1999—22126th August
(ii) Education (School Organisation Proposals) Regulations 1999—22136th August
laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;
Arnold and Carlton College, Nottingham (Dissolution) Order 1999, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;22206th August
(i) National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Establishment and Constitution) Amendment Order 1999—22196th August
(ii) National Institute for Clinical Excellence (Amendment) Regulations 1999—22186th August
laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;
(i) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (England) Designation Orders (Revocation of Specified Provisions) Regulations 1999—22319th August
(ii) Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999—22289th August
laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
Health Service Medicines (Consent to Voluntary Scheme) Regulations 1999, laid under the Health Act 1999;22299th August
(i) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Essex Coast) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22329th August
(ii) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Blackdown Hills) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22339th August
(iii) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Cotswold Hills) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22349th August
(iv) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Shropshire Hills) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22359th August
(v) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Upper Thames Tributaries) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22379th August
(vi) Environmentally Sensitive Areas (Dartmoor) Designation (Amendment) Order 1999—22369th August
laid under the Agriculture Act 1986;
Railway Safety Regulations 1999, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;224410th August
Motor Vehicles (Tests) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Road Traffic Act 1988;219910th August

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Education (National Curriculum) (Modern Foreign Languages) (Amendment) Order 1999, laid under the Education Act 1996;221410th August
Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;221110th August
(i) Child Benefit (Northern Ireland Reciprocal Arrangements) Amendment Regulations 1999—222511th August
(ii) Social Security (Northern Ireland Reciprocal Arrangements) Amendment Regulations 1999—222711th August
laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;
Dartford–Thurrock Crossing (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Dartford–Thurrock Crossing Act 1988;220811th August
Assured and Protected Tenancies (Lettings to Students) (Amendment) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Housing Act 1988;226811th August
Civil Aviation (Route Charges for Navigation Services) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982;227611th August
(i) Education (New Schools) (Wales) Regulations 1999—224311th August
(ii) Education (School Government) (Wales) Regulations 1999—224211th August
(iii) Education Act 1996 (Modification of Section 517) Regulations 1999—226011th August
(iv) Education (School Meals Staff) (England) Regulations 1999—225811th August
(v) Education (Schedule 32 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 1999—227111th August
(vi) Education (Change of Category of Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 1999—225911th August
(vii) Education (New Schools) (England) Regulations 1999—226211th August
(viii) Education (Transition to New Framework) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 1999—226711th August
(ix) Education (Modification of Enactments Relating to Employment) Order 1999—225611th August
laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;
(i) Education (Student Support) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—226611th August
(ii) Education (Student Support) (Dance and Drama) Regulations 1999—226311th August
(iii) Education (Student Fees) (Exceptions) (England) Regulations 1999—226511th August
(iv) Education (Student Support) (European Institutions) Regulations 1999—227011th August
laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;
(i) Education (Grants) (Dance and Drama) (England) Regulations 1999—226411th August
(ii) Education (Non–Maintained Special Schools) (England) Regulations 1999—225711th August
(iii) Education (School Sessions and Charges and Remissions Policies) (Information) (England) Regulations 1999—225511th August
laid under the Education Act 1996;

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Further Education Funding Council for England (Supplementary Functions) Order 1999, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;226911th August
Education (School Teacher Appraisal) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Education (No. 2) Act 1986;226111th August
Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government, etc.) (Modification) Order 1999, laid under the Employment Rights Act 1996;227711th August
(i) Judicial Pensions (Qualifying Judicial Offices) (President of the Competition Commission Appeals Tribunals) Order 1999—228311th August
(ii) Competition Act 1998 (Definition of Appropriate Person) Regulations 1999—228211th August
(iii) Competition Act 1998 (Provisional Immunity from Penalties) Regulations 1999—228111th August
laid under the Competition Act 1998;
Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Personal Protective Equipment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995;220512th August
Social Security (Incapacity Benefit and Jobseeker’s Allowance) Amendment Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;222612th August
Central Manchester Healthcare National Health Service Trust (Transfer of Trust Property) Order 1999, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;229813th August
Licensing of Air Carriers Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;224516th August
(i) Hamilton Oxford Schools Partnership Education Action Zone Order 1999—231216th August
(ii) Education (Modification of Instruments Relating to Voluntary Schools) Regulations 1999—231416th August
(iii) Greenwich – Time to Succeed Education Action Zone Order 1999—231316th August
laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;
Companies (Contents of Annual Return) Regulations 1999, laid under the Companies Act 1985;232217th August
Food (Animals and Animal Products from Belgium) (Emergency Control) (England and Wales) (No. 2) Order 1999, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990;233217th August
(i) Animal Feedingstuffs from Belgium (Control) (England and Wales) (No. 2) Regulations 1999—233317th August
(ii) Feeding Stuffs (Enforcement) Regulations 1999—232517th August
laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
Primary Care Trusts (Consultation on Establishment, Dissolution and Transfer of Staff) Regulations 1999, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;233718th August
Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 1999, laid under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986;223019th August
Local Government (Discretionary Payments) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972;231120th August
Asbestos (Prohibitions) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;237324th August

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Moorland (Livestock Extensification) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;236124th August
Motor Vehicles (EC Type Approval) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;232425th August
Education (School Performance Information) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Education Act 1996;238725th August
Social Security (Claims and Payments) Amendment Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;235826th August
Motor Vehicles (Third Party Risks) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994;239227th August
M61 Motorway (Kearsley Spur) (Speed Limit) Regulations 1999, laid under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984;235931st August
(i) Magistrates’ Courts Committees (Constitution) Regulations 1999—23951st September
(ii) Justices of the Peace (Size and Chairmanship of Bench) (Amendment) Rules 1999—23961st September
(iii) Justices’ Chief Executives and Justices’ Clerks (Appointment) Regulations 1999—23971st September
laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;24022nd September
Housing Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;24012nd September
Magistrates’ Courts Committees (Greater Manchester) Amalgamation Order 1999, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;24263rd September
Rail Vehicle Accessibility (South West Trains Class 458 Vehicles) Exemption Order 1999, laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;24043rd September
(i) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (Standard Schedules) Regulations 1999—24506th September
(ii) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (Mobile Public Telecommunication Operators) Regulations 1999—24526th September
(iii) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (Fixed Voice Telephony and International Facilities Operator Licences) Regulations 1999—24516th September
(iv) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (Kingston Communications (Hull) PLC) Regulations 1999—24556th September
(v) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (Cable and Local Delivery Operator Licences) Regulations 1999—24546th September
(vi) Telecommunications (Licence Modification) (British Telecommunications plc) Regulations 1999—24536th September
laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
Public Order (Domestic Football Banning) Order 1999, laid under the Public Order Act 1986;24606th September
Football Spectators (Designation of Football Matches in England and Wales) Order 1999, laid under the Football Spectators Act 1989;24616th September
Football (Offences) (Designation of Football Matches) Order 1999, laid under the Football (Offences) Act 1991;24626th September

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Spreadable Fats (Marketing Standards) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990;24577th September
Civil Aviation (Canadian Navigation Services) (Second Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Civil Aviation Act 1982;24587th September
Tax Credits Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;24878th September
Tax Credits Schemes (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;24888th September
Education (Special Educational Needs) (Information) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Education Act 1996;25068th September
(i) Court of Protection (Amendment) Rules 1999—25048th September
(ii) Court of Protection (Enduring Powers of Attorney) (Amendment) Rules 1999—25058th September
laid under the Mental Health Act 1983;
National Health Service (Travelling Expenses and Remission of Charges) Amendment Regulations 1999, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;25078th September
Medicines (Sale or Supply) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Medicines Act 1968;25109th September
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Rent Officer Service) Regulations 1999, laid under the Employment Relations Act 1999;25119th September
Administration of the Rent Officer Service (England) Order 1999, laid under the Rent Act 1977;24039th September
(i) Goods Vehicle Operators (Qualifications) Regulations 1999—24309th September
(ii) Public Service Vehicle Operators (Qualifications) Regulations 1999—24319th September
laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
Magistrates’ Courts Committees (Sussex) Amalgamation Order 1999, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997;254210th September
Competition Act 1998 (Application for Designation of Professional Rules) Regulations 1999, laid under the Competition Act 1998;254610th September
Medicines (Products for Animal Use—Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Medicines Act 1968;251210th September
Health Act 1999 (Fund–holding Practices) (Transfer of Assets, Savings, Rights and Liabilities and Transitional Provisions) Order 1999, laid under the Health Act 1999;254110th September
County Court Fees (Amendment) Order 1999, laid under the County Courts Act 1984;254810th September
Education (School Inspection) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the School Inspections Act 1996;254510th September
Bilston Community College (Dissolution) Order 1999, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;254410th September
Occupational Pension Schemes (Preservation of Benefit) Amendment Regulations 1999, laid under the Pension Schemes Act 1993;254310th September
Electrical Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres (Certification) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;255010th September

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Rail Vehicle Accessibility (ScotRail Class 170/4 Vehicles) Exemption Order 1999, laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;254713th September
Mines (Control of Ground Movement) Regulations 1999, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;246313th September
Merger Reference (Universal Foods Corporation and Pointing Holdings Limited) (Interim Provision) Order 1999, laid under the Fair Trading Act 1973;256013th September
(i) Income Support (General) Amendment Regulations 1999—255413th September
(ii) Social Security Amendment (Personal Allowances for Children and Young Persons) Regulations 1999—255513th September
(iii) Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 1999—255613th September
laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
(i) Civil Legal Aid (General) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 1999—256514th September
(ii) Legal Aid (Mediation in Family Matters) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—257614th September
(iii) Legal Advice and Assistance (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 1999—257514th September
(iv) Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No.4) Regulations 1999—257714th September
laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988;
Welfare Food (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Act 1988;256114th September
Social Security and Child Support (Tax Credits) Consequential Amendments Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;256614th September
Supreme Court Fees (Amendment) Order 1999, laid under the Supreme Court Act 1981;256914th September
Housing Renewal Grants (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996;256814th September
(i) National Health Service (Optical Charges and Payments) and (General Ophthalmic Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—256214th September
(ii) National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 1999—256314th September
laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;
(i) Tax Credits (Claims and Payments) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—257214th September
(ii) Tax Credits (Payments on Account, Overpayments and Recovery) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—257114th September
laid under the Social Security Administration Act 1992;
Tax Credits (Decisions and Appeals) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Act 1998;257014th September
(i) Tax Credits (Decisions and Appeals) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—258814th September
(ii) Tax Credits (Claims and Payments) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—257414th September

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(iii) Tax Credits (Payments on Account, Overpayments and Recovery) (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—257314th September
laid under the Tax Credits Act 1999;
Financial Services Act 1986 (Gas Industry Exemption) Order 1999, laid under the Financial Services Act 1986;258615th September
Salaries (Comptroller and Auditor General) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1974;16th September
Health and Safety (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974;259716th September
Broadcasting (Unlicensed Television Services) Exemption (Revocation) Order 1999, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990;262820th September
Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations 1999, laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995;256721st September
Organic Farming (Wales) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;261121st September
Education (Further Education Institutions Information) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;257822nd September
New School (Admissions) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998;266622nd September
Gas Act 1986 (Exemptions) Order 1999, laid under the Gas Act 1986;263922nd September
Social Security and Child Support (Decisions and Appeals), Vaccine Damage Payments and Jobseeker’s Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;267727th September
Rates and Precepts (Final Adjustments) (Amendment) (England) Order 1999, laid under the Local Government Finance Act 1988;262928th September
National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;271429th September
Social Security Amendment (Notional Income and Capital) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;264029th September
Seeds (Fees) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 1999, laid under the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964;269830th September
Consumer Credit (Content of Quotations) and Consumer Credit (Advertisements) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Consumer Credit Act 1974;27251st October
Organic Farming (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;27354th October
Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations (Northern Ireland), laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1974;4th October
Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;27364th October
Housing Benefit (General) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;27345th October
(i) Legal Aid (Mediation in Family Matters) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999—27386th October
(ii) Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 1999—27376th October
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Magistrates’ Courts (Miscellaneous Amendments) Rules 1999, laid under the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980;27657th October
Children (Protection from Offenders) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the Adoption Act 1976;27688th October
Companies (Investment Companies) (Distribution of Profits) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;27708th October
(i) Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances For Ships Other Than Ships Of Classes III to VI(A)) Regulations 1999—27218th October
(ii) Merchant Shipping (Musters, Training and Decision Support Systems) Regulations 1999—27228th October
(iii) Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances For Passenger Ships Of Classes III To VI(A)) Regulations 1999—27238th October
laid under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995;
(i) Changing of School Session Times (England) Regulations 1999—27338th October
(ii) Funding Agency for Schools Dissolution Order 1999—27678th October
laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.
Instruments not subject to parliamentary proceedings
Films (Certification) (Amendment) Regulations, laid under the Films Act 1985;22246th August
Films (Certification) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, laid under the Films Act 1985.233418th August
Plant Health (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Order 1999, laid under the Plant Health Act 1967;27267th October
Army Terms of Service (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Armed Forces Act 1966;27648th October
National Savings Stock Register (Amendment) Regulations 1999, laid under the National Debt Act 1972.27718th October
9.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Social Fund Cold Weather Payments (General) Amendment Regulations 1999, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
 (2781)
2. (i)Health Act 1999 (Supplementary and Consequential Provisions) Order 1999—(2795)
(ii)National Health Service (Penalty Charge) Regulations 1999—(2794)
 laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;
3.Justices’ Clerks Rules 1999, laid under the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980;
 (2784)
4. (i)Prosecution of Offences (Youth Courts Time Limits) Regulations 1999—(2743)
(ii)Prosecution of Offences (Custody Time Limits) (Amendment) Regulations 1999—(2744)
 laid under the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985;
5.Commission for Health Improvement (Membership and Procedure) Regulations 1999, laid under the Health Act 1999;
 (2801)
6.Animal Feedingstuffs from Belgium (Control) (England and Wales) (No. 3) Regulations 1999, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;
 (2799)
7.Food (Animals and Animal Products from Belgium) (Emergency Control) (England and Wales) (No. 3) Order 1999, laid under the Food Safety Act 1990.
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10.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 Gaelic Broadcasting Committee, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990;
2.Report for 1997–99 of the Mental Health Act Commission, laid under the Mental Health Act 1983;
3.Amendment 21 to the Territorial Army Amendment Regulations 1978, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;
4.Statement by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food concerning remuneration and allowances payable to the Chairman and members of the Covent Garden Market Authority, laid under the Covent Garden Market Act 1961;
5.Third edition of the Royal Air Force Manual of Assessment of Medical Fitness AP1269A, laid under the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917;
6.Change 2 to BR 60 of the Regulations for the Royal Naval Reserve, laid under the Reserve Forces Act 1996;
7.Report for 1998–99 of the National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting for Scotland, laid under the Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Act 1997;
8.Report for 1998–99 of the National Museums of Scotland, laid under the National Heritage (Scotland) Act 1985;
9.Report for 1998–99 of Scottish Homes, laid under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.
10.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the General Osteopathic Council, laid under the Osteopaths Act 1993;
11.Accounts for 1997 of the General Medical Council, laid under the Medical Act 1983;
12.Army Act 1955 (Part I) (Regular Army) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1999, laid under the Army Act 1955;
13.Regulations for the Royal Air Force Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air Force, laid under the Air Force Constitution Act 1917.

Private Business

11.City of Newcastle upon Tyne Bill [HL]—The petition against the bill from the Tenpin Bowling Proprietors’ Association of Great Britain (No.1) was withdrawn. The order made on 18th February last was discharged and the bill was committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee.

Public Business

12.Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill—The report was received; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to (see division list); further consideration on report was adjourned.
13.European Council: policing, immigration and judicial co-operation—The Lord Wallace of Saltaire asked Her Majesty’s Government what will be the significance of the European Council at Tampere on 15th and 16th October for United Kingdom policing, immigration control and judicial co-operation; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Bassam of Brighton.
14.Welfare Reform and Pensions Bill—The bill was further considered on report; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 93.

The House was adjourned at twenty-three minutes past two o’clock
in the morning of Tuesday 12th October till later the same day,
half-past two o’clock in the afternoon.

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DIVISION

WELFARE REFORM AND PENSIONS BILL

It was moved by the Lord Higgins, in page 1, line 21, at end insert (“but there shall be no requirement to take out a stakeholder pension in the form of an annuity by a specified age”); which being objected to, the question was put thereupon, and the House divided:

Contents.............145

Not-Contents.............137

CONTENTS

Addison, V.
Alexander of Tunis, E.
Alexander of Weedon, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Astor, V.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Belstead, L.
Berners, B.
Bethell, L.
Biddulph, L.
Birdwood, L.
Blaker, L.
Blatch, B.
Boardman, L.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brentford, V.
Bridgeman, V.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Buccleuch and Queensberry, D.
Buckinghamshire, E.
Buscombe, B.
Byford, B.
Cadman, L.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Carnock, L.
Carr of Hadley, L.
Chadlington, L.
Chesham, L.
Clanwilliam, E.
Clark of Kempston, L.
Coleridge, L.
Colwyn, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E. [Teller]
Cranborne, V.
Cross, V.
De L’Isle, V.
Dean of Harptree, L.
Denbigh, E.
Denman, L.
Derwent, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Downshire, M.
Dundonald, E.
Eames, L.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Eden of Winton, L.
Elibank, L.
Elles, B.
Elton, L.
Fookes, B.
Geddes, L.
Glenarthur, L.
Glentoran, L.
Gray, L.
Greenway, L.
Haddington, E.
Harding of Petherton, L.
Harmsworth, L.
Henley, L. [Teller]
Higgins, L.
Holderness, L.
HolmPatrick, L.
Hothfield, L.
Ironside, L.
James of Holland Park, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jopling, L.
Kelvedon, L.
Kenilworth, L.
Kintore, E.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Leigh, L.
Liverpool, E.
Lucas, L.
Lucas of Chilworth, L.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mancroft, L.
Marsh, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.
Merrivale, L.
Mersey, V.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Monk Bretton, L.
Monro of Langholm, L.
Monson, L.
Monteagle of Brandon, L.
Montgomery of Alamein, V.
Morris, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Munster, E.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Napier and Ettrick, L.
Naseby, L.
Newall, L.
Norfolk, D.
Norrie, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton, L.
Nunburnholme, L.
Onslow, E.
Onslow of Woking, L.
Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pender, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Radnor, E.
Rawlings, B.
Reay, L.
Renton, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Romney, E.
Rotherwick, L.
Rowallan, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
St. Davids, V.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Seccombe, B.
Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Stewartby, L.
Strathcarron, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swansea, L.
Swinfen, L.
Tebbit, L.
Teviot, L.
Torrington, V.
Trefgarne, L.
Trumpington, B.
Vivian, L.
Windlesham, L.
Wise, L.
Young, B.

NOT-CONTENTS

Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Alli, L.
Amos, B.
Archer of Sandwell, L.
Bach, L.
Barker, B.
Barnett, L.
Bassam of Brighton, L.
Berkeley, L.
Blackstone, B.
Blease, L.
Brett, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.

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Burlison, L.
Carlisle, E.
Carter, L. [Teller]
Castle of Blackburn, B.
Chandos, V.
Christopher, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Crawley, B.
Currie of Marylebone, L.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Desai, L.
Dholakia, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Dunleath, L.
Elder, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Gilbert, L.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Goodhart, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Grantchester, L.
Grey, E.
Hacking, L.
Hampton, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayman, B.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hollis of Heigham, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)
Islwyn, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
(Lord Privy Seal)
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
Kennet, L.
Kilbracken, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kirkhill, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lockwood, B.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
Longford, E.
Lovell-Davis, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L. [Teller]
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNair, L.
Mallalieu, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Monkswell, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Murray of Epping Forest, L.
Palmer, L.
Peston, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Razzall, L.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Renwick of Clifton, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Russell, E.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Serota, B.
Sewel, L.
Shepherd, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Highbury, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strange, B.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Gryfe, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thornton, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Varley, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Weatherill, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Whitty, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.


APPENDIX 1

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our trusty and well beloved Miss Elizabeth Jean Barker to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Barker of Anagach in Highland

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto her the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Barker to have and to hold unto her for her life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that she may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that she may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the afternoon of the thirty-first day of July in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign

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APPENDIX 2

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our trusty and well beloved Rosalie Catherine Wilkins to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Wilkins of Chesham Bois in Our County of Buckinghamshire

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto her the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baroness Wilkins to have and to hold unto her for her life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that she may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that she may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster in the afternoon of the thirtieth day of July in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL