Table of Contents for
Thursday 20 Apr 2000

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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

Energy Audits: Mortgage Surveys

Serbia: Effect of Sanctions

HM Chief Inspector of Prisons

Chechnya: Prime Minister's Discussions with Mr Putin

Utilities Bill

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

Freedom of Information Bill

Asylum Support Regulations 2000

Written Answers

Act of Union: Bicentenary

Zimbabwe

Danube Bridges: Clearance

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Municipal Elections

Criminal Justice: Royal Commission's Recommendations

Freedom of Information Bill: Public Bodies

Freedom of Information Bill

Identity Cards

Illegal Immigrants: Country of Origin

Kevin Chambers

Sex Offenders: Procedures on Release

Official Documents: Classification

Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Recommendations: Implementation

Magistrates' Courts: Civil Proceedings

Asylum Appeals: Disposal Rate

River Thames: Strategic Planning Guidance

Post Offices: Benefit Payments

Child Support Act 1991: Reduced Benefit Directions

Generic Medicines: Pricing Policy

"Envoy" and "Czar": Status

Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: Strategic Communications Unit

Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: No. 10 Internet Site

Strategic Communications Unit

Special Advisers: Commercial Interests

UK Online Initiative

Central Government Audit

Hotel Accommodation: VAT

ECOFIN Exchange Rate Discussions

Industry: Gross Output Figures 1948-99

Employment Changes 1948-98, by Industry

A.80 Motorway



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Thursday 20 Apr 2000

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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence [20 Apr 2000]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Energy Audits: Mortgage Surveys [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Ezra -- Energy Audits: Mortgage Surveys [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Lord Whitty)

Lord Ezra

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Lord Whitty

Lord Geddes

Lord Whitty

Lord Brabazon of Tara

Lord Whitty

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Whitty

Column: 815

Serbia: Effect of Sanctions [20 Apr 2000]

11.11 a.m.

Lord Hylton -- Serbia: Effect of Sanctions [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

Lord Hylton

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Rawlings

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Viscount Waverley

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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HM Chief Inspector of Prisons [20 Apr 2000]

11.16 a.m.

Lord Dholakia -- HM Chief Inspector of Prisons [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Lord Dholakia

Lord Bach

Lord Ackner

Lord Bach

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Lord Bach

Lord Harris of Greenwich

Lord Bach

Lord Lucas

Lord Bach

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Bach

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Lord Acton

Lord Bach

Chechnya: Prime Minister's Discussions with Mr Putin [20 Apr 2000]

11.23 a.m.

Lord Lamont of Lerwick -- Chechnya: Prime Minister's Discussions with Mr Putin [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Viscount Waverley

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Renton

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Williams of Crosby

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Rawlings

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Steel of Aikwood

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Wright of Richmond

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Waddington

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Viscount Waverley

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Utilities Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

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Freedom of Information Bill [20 Apr 2000]

11.33 a.m.

The Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

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11.57 a.m.

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

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12.12 p.m.

Lord McNally

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Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord McNally

12.31 p.m.

Lord Williamson of Horton

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12.40 p.m.

Lord Hunt of Wirral

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12.55 p.m.

Baroness Hilton of Eggardon

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1.2 p.m.

Lord Alexander of Weedon

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Alexander of Weedon

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1.18 p.m.

Baroness Thornton

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1.26 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Croy

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1.35 p.m.

Lord Young of Dartington

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1.50 p.m.

Lord Armstrong of Ilminster

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2.2 p.m.

Lord Tomlinson

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2.11 p.m.

Lord Norton of Louth

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Norton of Louth

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Norton of Louth

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2.21 p.m.

Lord Dubs

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2.32 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

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2.40 p.m.

Baroness Whitaker

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2.46 p.m.

Lord Lucas

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2.59 p.m.

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

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Lord Young of Dartington

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe

3.10 p.m.

Baroness Williams of Crosby

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3.21 p.m.

Lord Northbrook

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3.28 p.m.

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord McNally

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Baroness Williams of Crosby

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: 889

Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: 890

Baroness Whitaker

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Hilton of Eggardon

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Tomlinson

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Tomlinson

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Hanham

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: 893

Asylum Support Regulations 2000 [20 Apr 2000]

3.53 p.m.

Lord Dholakia

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4.14 p.m.

Lord Judd

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4.21 p.m.

Baroness Richardson of Calow

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4.24 p.m.

Lord Elton

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4.34 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Oxford

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4.39 p.m.

The Earl of Sandwich

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4.45 p.m.

Lord Joffe

4.46 p.m.

Baroness Williams of Crosby

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4.54 p.m.

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Judd

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Baroness Williams of Crosby

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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5.5 p.m.

Lord Bach

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Lord Elton

Lord Bach

Lord Elton

Lord Bach

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Lord Elton

Lord Bach

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Lord Elton

Lord Bach

Lord Judd

Lord Bach

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The Lord Bishop of Southwark

Lord Bach

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Lord Bach

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The Earl of Sandwich

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Lord Bach

5.33 p.m.

Lord Dholakia

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Written Answers [20 Apr 2000]

Act of Union: Bicentenary [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Laird -- Act of Union: Bicentenary [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

Lord Laird -- Act of Union: Bicentenary [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Zimbabwe [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- Zimbabwe [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Moynihan -- Zimbabwe [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Moynihan -- Zimbabwe [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Danube Bridges: Clearance [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Hylton -- Danube Bridges: Clearance [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Municipal Elections [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Hylton -- Bosnia and Herzegovina: Municipal Elections [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Criminal Justice: Royal Commission's Recommendations [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Windlesham -- Criminal Justice: Royal Commission's Recommendations [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Freedom of Information Bill: Public Bodies [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Lucas -- Freedom of Information Bill: Public Bodies [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

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Freedom of Information Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Lucas -- Freedom of Information Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

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Lord Lucas -- Freedom of Information Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Lord Lucas -- Freedom of Information Bill [20 Apr 2000]

Column: WA130

Lord Bach

Identity Cards [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Identity Cards [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Illegal Immigrants: Country of Origin [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Illegal Immigrants: Country of Origin [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

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Kevin Chambers [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Kevin Chambers [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Sex Offenders: Procedures on Release [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Sex Offenders: Procedures on Release [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Column: WA132

Official Documents: Classification [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Official Documents: Classification [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Recommendations: Implementation [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Whitaker -- Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Recommendations: Implementation [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Bach

Magistrates' Courts: Civil Proceedings [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Magistrates' Courts: Civil Proceedings [20 Apr 2000]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Asylum Appeals: Disposal Rate [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Asylum Appeals: Disposal Rate [20 Apr 2000]

Column: WA133

The Lord Chancellor

River Thames: Strategic Planning Guidance [20 Apr 2000]

Lords Dubs -- River Thames: Strategic Planning Guidance [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Lord Whitty)

Post Offices: Benefit Payments [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Byford -- Post Offices: Benefit Payments [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Social Security (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)

Column: WA134

Child Support Act 1991: Reduced Benefit Directions [20 Apr 2000]

Earl Russell -- Child Support Act 1991: Reduced Benefit Directions [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Earl Russell -- Child Support Act 1991: Reduced Benefit Directions [20 Apr 2000]

Column: WA135

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Generic Medicines: Pricing Policy [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Davies of Coity -- Generic Medicines: Pricing Policy [20 Apr 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Column: WA136

"Envoy" and "Czar": Status [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Patten -- "Envoy" and "Czar": Status [20 Apr 2000]

Column: WA137

The Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: Strategic Communications Unit [20 Apr 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: Strategic Communications Unit [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: No. 10 Internet Site [20 Apr 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Prime Minister's Official Spokesman: No. 10 Internet Site [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Strategic Communications Unit [20 Apr 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit [20 Apr 2000]

Column: WA138

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Special Advisers: Commercial Interests [20 Apr 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Special Advisers: Commercial Interests [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

UK Online Initiative [20 Apr 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- UK Online Initiative [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

The Earl of Northesk -- UK Online Initiative [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: WA139

Central Government Audit [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Grenfell -- Central Government Audit [20 Apr 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Hotel Accommodation: VAT [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Anelay of St. Johns -- Hotel Accommodation: VAT [20 Apr 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

ECOFIN Exchange Rate Discussions [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Shore of Stepney -- ECOFIN Exchange Rate Discussions [20 Apr 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA140

Industry: Gross Output Figures 1948-99 [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Industry: Gross Output Figures 1948-99 [20 Apr 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA141

Employment Changes 1948-98, by Industry [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Employment Changes 1948-98, by Industry [20 Apr 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA142

A.80 Motorway [20 Apr 2000]

Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld -- A.80 Motorway [20 Apr 2000]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale

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