Table of Contents for
Thursday 30 Nov 2000

Volume No. 619 Part No. 177

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Detention Centre Rules

Firearms Register: Implementation

Sierra Leone: Aid Policy

Climate Conference, The Hague: Outcome

Protection of Animals (Amendment) Bill

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill

Message from the Commons

Disqualifications Bill

Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill

Royal Commission

Royal Assent

Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech

Written Answers

NMEC: Solvency

Millennium Dome Site: Sale

NMEC: Indebtedness

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Disqualifications Bill

Northern Ireland: Appointments

The Queen's Speech: Disclosure

Cabinet Office Website Search Engine

Minister for e-Commerce

e-Envoy: Responsibilities

European Union Committee Scrutiny

Game Meat from USA and Canada: Import Controls

Farm Incomes

MAFF Site, Tolworth: Disposal

European Union Sugar Regime

Zimbabwe: Government Funding

Albania: UN Weapons Collection Programme

Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Women

European Union Development Policy

European Development Assistance

Bailiff Law

Takeovers Directive: European Parliament Reaction

Miners' Compensation

Late Payments: Research Findings

European Security and Defence: Access to NATO Assets

Armed Forces: Strategic Sea-Lift Capability

Pension Credit

Winter Fuel Payments

Fire Safety Legislation

Fire Safety Inspections

Burglary: Repeat Offences

Tamil Asylum Seekers: Medical Foundation Report

Interception Warrants

Asylum Seekers: Appeal Procedure

Council of Europe Member Countries: Prisoners' Voting Rights

Israeli/Palestinian Peace Negotiations

Kuwaiti Prisoners of War in Iraq

Democratic Republic of Congo: Atrocities

Sudan: Human Rights

River Danube: Clearance

Human Rights: Measurement Criteria

UN/China Technical Co-operation Agreement: Human Rights

UK Veto and the European Commission

EU Single Market Issues: Use of Veto

Specified Risk Materials (Amendment) Regulations 2000

NHS Powered Wheelchairs and Vouchers

Infertility Treatment: Provision Variations

Employment and Social Policy Council, 27-28 November

Joint Committee on Human Rights

Looted Art

Commonwealth Games 2002: Shooting Event Arrangements



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Detention Centre Rules [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Avebury -- Detention Centre Rules [30 Nov 2000]

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

Lord Avebury

Lord Bassam of Brighton

The Earl of Sandwich

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Sharples

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Greaves

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Avebury

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Hylton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Firearms Register: Implementation [30 Nov 2000]

11.10 a.m.

Lord Marlesford -- Firearms Register: Implementation [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Marlesford

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Palmer

Noble Lords

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Monson

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Blatch

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Renton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Sierra Leone: Aid Policy [30 Nov 2000]

11.21 a.m.

Baroness Rawlings -- Sierra Leone: Aid Policy [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

Baroness Rawlings

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Baroness Amos

Lord Redesdale

Baroness Amos

Baroness Whitaker

Baroness Amos

Viscount Cranborne

Baroness Amos

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Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Amos

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Amos

Lord Avebury

Baroness Amos

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Climate Conference, The Hague: Outcome [30 Nov 2000]

11.30 a.m.

The Earl of Liverpool -- Climate Conference, The Hague: Outcome [30 Nov 2000]

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

The Earl of Liverpool

Lord Whitty

Lord Judd

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Lord Whitty

Lord Ezra

Lord Whitty

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Lord Whitty

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Protection of Animals (Amendment) Bill [30 Nov 2000]

Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill [30 Nov 2000]

11.37 a.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Goodhart

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Simon of Glaisdale

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Carter

Lord Carter

Message from the Commons [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Carter

Disqualifications Bill [30 Nov 2000]

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

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Noble Lords

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Richard

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Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Lord Rogan

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5 p.m.

Lord Smith of Clifton

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Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Fitt

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Column: 1482

5.15 p.m.

Viscount Cranborne

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Lord Dubs

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Lord Laird

Lord Dubs

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5.30 p.m.

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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5.34 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Disqualifications Bill) [30 Nov 2000]

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5.45 p.m.

Lord Carter

Lord Henley

Lord Carter

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Lord Henley

Noble Lords

Lord Henley

Lord Carter

Lord Henley

Lord Carter

Lord Carter

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Lord Carter

Criminal Justice and Court Services Bill [30 Nov 2000]

Royal Commission [30 Nov 2000]

7.30 p.m.

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

The Lord Chancellor

Royal Assent [30 Nov 2000]

The following Acts received the Royal Assent: [30 Nov 2000]

Race Relations (Amendment) Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Children (Leaving Care) Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Freedom of Information Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Countryside and Rights of Way Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Transport Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Insolvency Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act, [30 Nov 2000]

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Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Disqualifications Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act, [30 Nov 2000]

Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act. [30 Nov 2000]

Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech [30 Nov 2000]

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Written Answers [30 Nov 2000]

NMEC: Solvency [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Seccombe -- NMEC: Solvency [30 Nov 2000]

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

Baroness Blatch -- NMEC: Solvency [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- NMEC: Solvency [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Baroness Hanham -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Baroness Hanham -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Luke -- Millennium Dome Site: Sale [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

NMEC: Indebtedness [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Luke -- NMEC: Indebtedness [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Luke -- NMEC: Indebtedness [30 Nov 2000]

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Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Lord Laird -- Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Lord Laird -- Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Disqualifications Bill [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- Disqualifications Bill [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Northern Ireland: Appointments [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Laird -- Northern Ireland: Appointments [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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The Queen's Speech: Disclosure [30 Nov 2000]

Viscount Goschen -- The Queen's Speech: Disclosure [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Cabinet Office Website Search Engine [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Cabinet Office Website Search Engine [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Minister for e-Commerce [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Minister for e-Commerce [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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e-Envoy: Responsibilities [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- e-Envoy: Responsibilities [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

European Union Committee Scrutiny [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Shore of Stepney -- European Union Committee Scrutiny [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Game Meat from USA and Canada: Import Controls [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Lucas -- Game Meat from USA and Canada: Import Controls [30 Nov 2000]

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

Farm Incomes [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Randall of St Budeaux -- Farm Incomes [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Hayman

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MAFF Site, Tolworth: Disposal [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Blatch -- MAFF Site, Tolworth: Disposal [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Hayman

Baroness Blatch -- MAFF Site, Tolworth: Disposal [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Hayman

Baroness Blatch -- MAFF Site, Tolworth: Disposal [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Hayman

European Union Sugar Regime [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- European Union Sugar Regime [30 Nov 2000]

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Baroness Hayman

Zimbabwe: Government Funding [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Rotherwick -- Zimbabwe: Government Funding [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

Lord Rotherwick -- Zimbabwe: Government Funding [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

Lord Rotherwick -- Zimbabwe: Government Funding [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

Albania: UN Weapons Collection Programme [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Judd -- Albania: UN Weapons Collection Programme [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

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Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Women [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Hylton -- Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of Women [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

European Union Development Policy [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Sandwich -- European Union Development Policy [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

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European Development Assistance [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Sandwich -- European Development Assistance [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Amos

Bailiff Law [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Morris of Manchester -- Bailiff Law [30 Nov 2000]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Takeovers Directive: European Parliament Reaction [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch -- Takeovers Directive: European Parliament Reaction [30 Nov 2000]

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

Miners' Compensation [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- Miners' Compensation [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Late Payments: Research Findings [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Harrison -- Late Payments: Research Findings [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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European Security and Defence: Access to NATO Assets [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Marlesford -- European Security and Defence: Access to NATO Assets [30 Nov 2000]

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

Armed Forces: Strategic Sea-Lift Capability [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Shore of Stepney -- Armed Forces: Strategic Sea-Lift Capability [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Pension Credit [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Castle of Blackburn -- Pension Credit [30 Nov 2000]

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

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Winter Fuel Payments [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Morris of Manchester -- Winter Fuel Payments [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Fire Safety Legislation [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Howie of Troon -- Fire Safety Legislation [30 Nov 2000]

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

Fire Safety Inspections [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Howie of Troon -- Fire Safety Inspections [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Burglary: Repeat Offences [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Windlesham -- Burglary: Repeat Offences [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Tamil Asylum Seekers: Medical Foundation Report [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Sandwich -- Tamil Asylum Seekers: Medical Foundation Report [30 Nov 2000]

Column: WA173

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Interception Warrants [30 Nov 2000]

The Earl of Northesk -- Interception Warrants [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Asylum Seekers: Appeal Procedure [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Asylum Seekers: Appeal Procedure [30 Nov 2000]

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Council of Europe Member Countries: Prisoners' Voting Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Dholakia -- Council of Europe Member Countries: Prisoners' Voting Rights [30 Nov 2000]

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

Israeli/Palestinian Peace Negotiations [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Hylton -- Israeli/Palestinian Peace Negotiations [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Kuwaiti Prisoners of War in Iraq [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Morris of Manchester -- Kuwaiti Prisoners of War in Iraq [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Atrocities [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Alton of Liverpool -- Democratic Republic of Congo: Atrocities [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Sudan: Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- Sudan: Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA176

River Danube: Clearance [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- River Danube: Clearance [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Human Rights: Measurement Criteria [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- Human Rights: Measurement Criteria [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

UN/China Technical Co-operation Agreement: Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Moynihan -- UN/China Technical Co-operation Agreement: Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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UK Veto and the European Commission [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Vivian -- UK Veto and the European Commission [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

EU Single Market Issues: Use of Veto [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Harrison -- EU Single Market Issues: Use of Veto [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Harrison -- EU Single Market Issues: Use of Veto [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Specified Risk Materials (Amendment) Regulations 2000 [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Lucas -- Specified Risk Materials (Amendment) Regulations 2000 [30 Nov 2000]

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

Column: WA178

NHS Powered Wheelchairs and Vouchers [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Morris of Manchester -- NHS Powered Wheelchairs and Vouchers [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Infertility Treatment: Provision Variations [30 Nov 2000]

Baroness Howells of St Davids -- Infertility Treatment: Provision Variations [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

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Employment and Social Policy Council, 27-28 November [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Goldsmith -- Employment and Social Policy Council, 27-28 November [30 Nov 2000]

The Minister of State, Department for Education and Employment (Baroness Blackstone)

Joint Committee on Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Joint Committee on Human Rights [30 Nov 2000]

The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Jay of Paddington)

Looted Art [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Janner of Braunstone -- Looted Art [30 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Commonwealth Games 2002: Shooting Event Arrangements [30 Nov 2000]

Lord Tebbit -- Commonwealth Games 2002: Shooting Event Arrangements [30 Nov 2000]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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