Table of Contents for
Wednesday 29 Nov 2000

Volume No. 619 Part No. 176

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Supermarkets: Competition Commission Report

NHS and the Euro

Community Law

Asylum Seekers

Business

Transport Bill

Insolvency Bill [H.L.]

Inherited SERPS

Millennium Dome

Countryside and Rights of Way Bill

Written Answers

Army Pay

Sierra Leone: UK Troops' Rules of Engagement

The South East: New Housing

Special Areas of Conservation

Disclosure of Information in Criminal Proceedings: Guidelines

Late Payment of Commercial Debt: Implementation of Directive

Coal Mines and Miners

Coal Industry: Operating Aid

Broadband Services in Rural Areas

Internet Participation by Developing Countries

Broadband Radio Spectrum Licence Awards

Medeva Polio Vaccine: Foetal Calf Serum History

NHS Estates Agency

Disability Information: Funding

Indonesia: Lasker Jihad Islamic Forces

Israel: Beit Sahour Shelling

European Rapid Reaction Force

European Court of Human Rights: Costs

EU-Israel Association Agreement: Possible Infringement

Ethiopia/Eritrea Conflict: Displaced Persons

European Charter of Fundamental Rights

UN Information and Communications Advisory Group

Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid

Treaty Compliance

The Irish Republic and the Commonwealth

Kosovo

US National Missile Defence System: UK Facilities

Diamonds and Conflict

Conflict Prevention and Resolution

European Defence Co-operation

South Eastern Europe Stability Pact

US National Missile Defence System

Stamp Duty Exemption Areas

UK Tourism Industry and the Euro

Share Dealing Costs

EC VAT System

Personal Incomes: Top Rate of Direct Tax

European Movement: EC Financial Support

British Museum: Trustees

Horseracing: Levy Board Abolition and Sale of Tote

Police Information Technology Organisation: Chairman

Police Authority Costs



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 29 Nov 2000

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Supermarkets: Competition Commission Report [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer -- Supermarkets: Competition Commission Report [29 Nov 2000]

The Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Baroness Hayman)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Hayman

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Lord Borrie

Baroness Hayman

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Baroness Hayman

Column: 1315

Baroness Byford

Baroness Hayman

NHS and the Euro [29 Nov 2000]

2.38 p.m.

Baroness Knight of Collingtree -- NHS and the Euro [29 Nov 2000]

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

Baroness Knight of Collingtree

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Marsh

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Noble Lords

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Harrison

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: 1317

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Elton

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Knight of Collingtree

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: 1318

Community Law [29 Nov 2000]

2.47 p.m.

Lord Waddington -- Community Law [29 Nov 2000]

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

Lord Waddington

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Bruce of Donington

Lord Clinton-Davis

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Howell of Guildford

Noble Lords

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Jay of Paddington)

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Asylum Seekers [29 Nov 2000]

2.54 p.m.

Earl Russell -- Asylum Seekers [29 Nov 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bassam of Brighton)

Earl Russell

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Hylton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Avebury

Column: 1322

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Business [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Carter

Transport Bill [29 Nov 2000]

3.1 p.m.

The Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)

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Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

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3.15 p.m.

Lord Richard

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Baroness Hogg

Lord Richard

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Earl Russell

Lord Richard

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge

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3.30 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge

Lord Brett

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Lord Clinton-Davis

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Lord Bradshaw

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Lord Shepherd

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Carter

Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Lord Bradshaw

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Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

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Lord Brabazon of Tara

Column: 1338

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Brabazon of Tara

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

4 p.m.

Lord Brabazon of Tara

Column: 1339

Lord Brabazon of Tara

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Brabazon of Tara

Lord Carter

Lord Brabazon of Tara

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The Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

Noble Lords

The Chairman of Committees

4.7 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Transport Bill) [29 Nov 2000]

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4.16 p.m.

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

Column: 1343

Insolvency Bill [H.L.] [29 Nov 2000]

4.18 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Baroness Buscombe

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Kingsland

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4.30 p.m.

Lord Sharman

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Kingsland

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 1353

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Buscombe

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Kingsland

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Inherited SERPS [29 Nov 2000]

4.50 p.m.

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

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4.57 p.m.

Lord Higgins

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5.4 p.m.

Lord Goodhart

Column: 1362

5.11 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Lord Goodhart

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Goodhart

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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5.17 p.m.

Lord Brett

Baroness Greengross

Column: 1366

Baroness Amos

5.21 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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Baroness Turner of Camden

Millennium Dome [29 Nov 2000]

5.25 p.m.

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

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5.49 p.m.

Lord Crickhowell

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Crickhowell

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Lord Crickhowell

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Crickhowell

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6.7 p.m.

Lord Sharman

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6.19 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Southwark

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6.28 p.m.

Lord Puttnam

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6.37 p.m.

Lord Marlesford

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Marlesford

6.47 p.m.

Lord Grabiner

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6.58 p.m.

Baroness Greengross

Column: 1394

7.1 p.m.

Lord Lea of Crondall

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7.9 p.m.

Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall

Column: 1397

7.14 p.m.

Lord Trefgarne

Column: 1398

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Trefgarne

Lord Puttnam

Lord Trefgarne

Lord Puttnam

Lord Trefgarne

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Lord Grabiner

Lord Trefgarne

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7.25 p.m.

Lord Dubs

Column: 1401

Lord Trefgarne

Lord Dubs

Lord Trefgarne

Lord Dubs

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7.31 p.m.

Lord Tomlinson

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7.39 p.m.

Lord Jacobs

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7.50 p.m.

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen

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7.56 p.m.

Lord Harris of Haringey

Noble Lords

Lord Harris of Haringey

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8.2 p.m.

Lord Lyell

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Lord Lyell

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Lord Tomlinson

Lord Lyell

Lord Grabiner

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Lord Lyell

8.20 p.m.

Lord Sawyer

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8.26 p.m.

Baroness O'Cathain

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8.35 p.m.

Lord Bruce of Donington

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Noble Lords

Lord Bruce of Donington

8.52 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: 1424

Baroness Noakes

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Noakes

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Grabiner

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Lord Grabiner

Lord Trefgarne

Baroness Noakes

Column: 1425

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Noakes

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Noakes

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Noakes

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9.3 p.m.

Lord Varley

Lord Graham of Edmonton

Lord Varley

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Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Varley

Baroness Blatch

Lord Varley

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9.14 p.m.

Earl Attlee

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9.21 p.m.

Baroness Crawley

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9.26 p.m.

Viscount Chandos

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9.32 pm

Lord Selsdon

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9.45 p.m.

Lord Graham of Edmonton

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9.51 p.m.

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde

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Lord Selsdon

Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde

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10.1 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Lichfield

10.3 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

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Column: 1445

10.15 p.m.

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Column: 1446

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Noble Lords

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

Column: 1449

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Jay of Paddington)

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

10.33 p.m.

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Lord Crickhowell

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Crickhowell

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: 1456

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Column: 1458

Countryside and Rights of Way Bill [29 Nov 2000]

Column: WA133

Written Answers [29 Nov 2000]

Army Pay [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts -- Army Pay [29 Nov 2000]

The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Sierra Leone: UK Troops' Rules of Engagement [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Tebbit -- Sierra Leone: UK Troops' Rules of Engagement [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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The South East: New Housing [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Ezra -- The South East: New Housing [29 Nov 2000]

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

Special Areas of Conservation [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- Special Areas of Conservation [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Whitty

Disclosure of Information in Criminal Proceedings: Guidelines [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Thornton -- Disclosure of Information in Criminal Proceedings: Guidelines [29 Nov 2000]

The Attorney-General (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

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Late Payment of Commercial Debt: Implementation of Directive [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Harrison -- Late Payment of Commercial Debt: Implementation of Directive [29 Nov 2000]

The Minister for Science, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

Coal Mines and Miners [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Mason of Barnsley -- Coal Mines and Miners [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Coal Industry: Operating Aid [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Mason of Barnsley -- Coal Industry: Operating Aid [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Broadband Services in Rural Areas [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Broadband Services in Rural Areas [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Internet Participation by Developing Countries [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Internet Participation by Developing Countries [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Broadband Radio Spectrum Licence Awards [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Broadband Radio Spectrum Licence Awards [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

The Earl of Northesk -- Broadband Radio Spectrum Licence Awards [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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The Earl of Northesk -- Broadband Radio Spectrum Licence Awards [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Medeva Polio Vaccine: Foetal Calf Serum History [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Lucas -- Medeva Polio Vaccine: Foetal Calf Serum History [29 Nov 2000]

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

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NHS Estates Agency [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Morris of Castle Morris -- NHS Estates Agency [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Thornton -- NHS Estates Agency [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Disability Information: Funding [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Tebbit -- Disability Information: Funding [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: WA140

Indonesia: Lasker Jihad Islamic Forces [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Cox -- Indonesia: Lasker Jihad Islamic Forces [29 Nov 2000]

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

Israel: Beit Sahour Shelling [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Alton of Liverpool -- Israel: Beit Sahour Shelling [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

European Rapid Reaction Force [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon -- European Rapid Reaction Force [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA141

European Court of Human Rights: Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon -- European Court of Human Rights: Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

EU-Israel Association Agreement: Possible Infringement [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hylton -- EU-Israel Association Agreement: Possible Infringement [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Ethiopia/Eritrea Conflict: Displaced Persons [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Hylton -- Ethiopia/Eritrea Conflict: Displaced Persons [29 Nov 2000]

Column: WA142

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

European Charter of Fundamental Rights [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Shore of Stepney -- European Charter of Fundamental Rights [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

UN Information and Communications Advisory Group [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- UN Information and Communications Advisory Group [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA143

Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Earl of Northesk -- Strategic Communications Unit and the European News Grid [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA144

Treaty Compliance [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- Treaty Compliance [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Irish Republic and the Commonwealth [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- The Irish Republic and the Commonwealth [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Kosovo [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- Kosovo [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

US National Missile Defence System: UK Facilities [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- US National Missile Defence System: UK Facilities [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA145

Diamonds and Conflict [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- Diamonds and Conflict [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Conflict Prevention and Resolution [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- Conflict Prevention and Resolution [29 Nov 2000]

Column: WA146

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

European Defence Co-operation [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- European Defence Co-operation [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA147

South Eastern Europe Stability Pact [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- South Eastern Europe Stability Pact [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

US National Missile Defence System [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- US National Missile Defence System [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA148

Lord Moynihan -- US National Missile Defence System [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Stamp Duty Exemption Areas [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay -- Stamp Duty Exemption Areas [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

UK Tourism Industry and the Euro [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Harrison -- UK Tourism Industry and the Euro [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Share Dealing Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Harrison -- Share Dealing Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA148

EC VAT System [29 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- EC VAT System [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA148

Personal Incomes: Top Rate of Direct Tax [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- Personal Incomes: Top Rate of Direct Tax [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA149

Column: WA149

European Movement: EC Financial Support [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- European Movement: EC Financial Support [29 Nov 2000]

Column: WA150

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA151

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- European Movement: EC Financial Support [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

British Museum: Trustees [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Jeger -- British Museum: Trustees [29 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Horseracing: Levy Board Abolition and Sale of Tote [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Graham of Edmonton -- Horseracing: Levy Board Abolition and Sale of Tote [29 Nov 2000]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Bassam of Brighton)

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Police Information Technology Organisation: Chairman [29 Nov 2000]

Baroness Gould of Potternewton -- Police Information Technology Organisation: Chairman [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Column: WA175

Police Authority Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate -- Police Authority Costs [29 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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