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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Lunae 18° Octobris 1999

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

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Lichfield.

1. Baroness Gale—Anita Gale, having been created Baroness Gale, of Blaenrhondda in the County of Mid Glamorgan, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 4th August 1999, was introduced between the Baroness Gould of Potternewton and the Lord Davies of Coity, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.

2. Lord Waldegrave of North Hill—The Right Honourable William Arthur Waldegrave, having been created Lord Waldegrave of North Hill, of Chewton Mendip in the County of Somerset, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 28th July 1999, was introduced between the Lord Hussey of North Bradley and the Lord Butler of Brockwell, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.

Judicial Business

3. Bullerwell (Petitioner) v. Darlington Insulation Company Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Lawrence Bullerwell praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The petitioner’s legal aid certificate was lodged (lodged 16th July).

4. Lancashire County Council and another (Respondents) v. Barlow and another (Petitioners) and one other action—The petition of Lisa Barlow and Paul Brown praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 27th August).

5. Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 50th Report—

    Regina v. District Court Martial at Bulford and another (Respondents) ex parte Bowyer (A.P.) (Petitioner)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

6. Appeal Committee—The following Orders were made pursuant to the 54th Report—

    Regina v. The Family Health Services Appeal Authority and Boots the Chemists (Respondents) ex parte E Moss Limited (Petitioner)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

    Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Gashi (A.P.) (Respondent)—That leave to appeal be given, and that the petition of appeal be lodged by 1st November next.

Papers

7. Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Statistics—Building Trust in Statistics: Government Proposals;      (4412)

    2. Prisons—1998 Prison Statistics for England and Wales.      (4430)

8. Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Road Traffic (Traffic Wardens) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999, laid under the Northern Ireland Act 1974;      (—)

    2. Crown Court (Amendment) Rules 1999, laid under the Supreme Court Act 1981.      (2838)

9. Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Summary Data for 1997 concerning Production and Construction Inquiries, laid under the Transfer of Functions (Economic Statistics) Order 1989.

Select Committee Report

10. Committee for Privileges—The First Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed. (HL Paper 106)

Public Business

11. Immigration and Asylum Bill—After debate, 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 1); further consideration on report was adjourned.

12. Road traffic: speeding—The Viscount Tenby asked Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to raise public awareness of the dangers of excessive speeding; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Whitty.

13. Immigration and Asylum 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 105.

The House was adjourned at twenty-five minutes before two o’clock

in the morning of Tuesday 19th October till later the same day,

half-past two o’clock in the afternoon.

MICHAEL DAVIES

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