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Thursday 16 Dec 1999

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Rolls-Royce Nuclear Energy Services Ltd

Heathrow: Flight Path Changes

UN Security Council: UK Veto

RN and RAF Patrols: Christmas

Business

Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.]

Census (Amendment) Bill [H.L.]

Business of the House: Consolidated Fund Bill

Armed Forces Discipline Bill [H.L.]

ECHR Judgment: Thompson and Venables

Armed Forces Discipline Bill [H.L.]

Christmas Adjournment

Consolidated Fund Bill

Royal Assent

Written Answers

Consolidated Fund Bill: Human Rights Statement

UK Productivity

European-wide Withholding Tax

Legally Aided Criminal Cases: Green Form Assistance

Public Law Work: New Legal Aid Contracts

General Pinochet

Angola

Chinese Embassy Bombing in Belgrade

China: Human Rights

Democratic Republic of Congo

British Prisoners Abroad

Orissa

Interception of Communications Consultation Paper

Coastal By-laws

Criminal Records Bureau

Young People Remanded to Local Authority Secure Accommodation

Social Inclusion Action Plan

Television Licence Concessions Review

Include Me In Report

Museums and Galleries: Funding and Entry Charges

Regional Theatres

Bosnia: UK Troop Levels

Gulf Veterans: Number and Causes of Deaths

Football Teaching to Girls in Schools

Student Support

Sexual Orientation: Anti-discrimination Policies

Students: Meningococcal Vaccine

Great Ormond Street Hospital:Cardiac Operations

NHS Charter Review

Direct Payments to People Over 65

Glenthorne Youth Treatment Centre

Organophosphate Exposure: Treatment Recommendations

DHS: Human Rights Act Audit

People Disentitled to Benefit

Local Transport Infrastructure

Objective 2 Designation: Cumbria

Vodafone/Mannesmann Takover Bid

Organophosphate Sheep Dips: Suspected Adverse Reactions

Over Thirty Months Scheme for Cattle

Meat Industry Red Tape Working Group

Badger Culling Trial

Medicines (Exemptions for Merchants in Veterinary Drugs) Order

GMOs

Beef on the Bone

Secretary of State for Scotland: Residence

Peers: Provision of Official Papers

House of Lords Staff Working on 31 December/1 January



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Column: 301

Rolls-Royce Nuclear Energy Services Ltd [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Methuen

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

Lord Methuen

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 302

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Heathrow: Flight Path Changes [16 Dec 1999]

11.9 a.m.

Lord Annan -- Heathrow: Flight Path Changes [16 Dec 1999]

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

Lord Annan

Column: 303

Lord Whitty

Lord Elton

Lord Whitty

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Lord Whitty

Column: 304

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Lord Whitty

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Whitty

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 305

Lord Whitty

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Noble Lords

Lord Whitty

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Whitty

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Whitty

Lord Weatherill

Lord Whitty

Column: 306

UN Security Council: UK Veto [16 Dec 1999]

11.21 a.m.

Lord Marlesford -- UN Security Council: UK Veto [16 Dec 1999]

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

Lord Marlesford

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Stewartby

Column: 307

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Moynihan

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

RN and RAF Patrols: Christmas [16 Dec 1999]

11.26 a.m.

Lord Burnham -- RN and RAF Patrols: Christmas [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 308

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord McNally

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Jenkins of Putney

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Monson

Column: 309

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

The Earl of Northesk

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 310

Business [16 Dec 1999]

11.33 a.m.

Lord Carter

Learning and Skills Bill [H.L.] [16 Dec 1999]

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

Census (Amendment) Bill [H.L.] [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Weatherill

Business of the House: Consolidated Fund Bill [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Carter

Armed Forces Discipline Bill [H.L.] [16 Dec 1999]

11.34 a.m.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 311

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 312

Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Lord Renton

Lord Elton

Column: 313

Lord Craig of Radley

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Renton

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

Column: 314

Lord Annan

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Burnham

Column: 315

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 316

Lord Elton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Noon

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 317

Lord Burnham

Column: 318

Column: 319

12.15 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 320

Lord Carver

Lord Bramall

Column: 321

Lord Burnham

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

Column: 322

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Column: 323

12.30 p.m.

Earl Attlee

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 324

Lord Bramall

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 325

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Craig of Radley

12.45 p.m.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 326

Column: 327

Lord Renton

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 328

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 329

Lord Burnham

Lord Burlison

ECHR Judgment: Thompson and Venables [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Burlison

Column: 330

1 p.m.

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

Column: 331

Column: 332

1.8 p.m.

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Column: 333

1.15 p.m.

Lord McNally

Column: 334

1.18 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 335

The Earl of Longford

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Kirkhill

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Dholakia

Column: 336

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Ackner

Column: 337

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Richard

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

Column: 338

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Harris of Greenwich

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Monson

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Jopling

Column: 339

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Armed Forces Discipline Bill [H.L.] [16 Dec 1999]

1.36 p.m.

Lord Burlison

Lord Burnham

The noble Lord said

Column: 340

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 341

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 342

Column: 343

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 344

Lord Burnham

Column: 345

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Bramall

Lord Burnham

Lord Renton

Column: 346

Lord Mackay of Drumadoon

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 347

Column: 348

Lord Burnham

Lord Renton

Column: 349

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

2.15 p.m.

Lord Craig of Radley

Lord Renton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 350

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Renton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 351

Lord Craig of Radley

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 352

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 353

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 354

2.30 p.m.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 355

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 356

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 357

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

2.45 p.m.

Earl Attlee

Column: 358

Lord Bramall

Column: 359

Lord Burnham

Lord Lea of Crondall

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Column: 360

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 361

Column: 362

Earl Attlee

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Earl Attlee

Lord Carver

Column: 363

Column: 364

Lord Craig of Radley

Column: 365

3.15 p.m.

Lord Bramall

Column: 366

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 367

Baroness Thomas of Walliswood

Column: 368

3.30 p.m.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 369

Column: 370

Lord Bramall

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 371

3.45 p.m.

Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 372

Lord Carver

Column: 373

Lord Burnham

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 374

4 p.m.

Lord Burnham

Column: 375

Earl Attlee

Column: 376

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Lord Glenarthur

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 377

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 378

Column: 379

Lord Craig of Radley

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 380

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 381

Lord Renton

4.30 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 382

Earl Attlee

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Renton

Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Column: 383

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 384

Lord Renton

Lord Carver

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 385

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 386

4.45 p.m.

Earl Attlee

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Attlee

Column: 387

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Christmas Adjournment [16 Dec 1999]

4.53 p.m.

Lord Carter

Column: 388

Lord Henley

Column: 389

Viscount Falkland

Column: 390

5 p.m.

Lord Craig of Radley

Lord Carter

Column: 391

Consolidated Fund Bill [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Bach

Column: 392

Royal Assent [16 Dec 1999]

The Deputy Speaker (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act. [16 Dec 1999]

House adjourned for the Christmas Recess at twenty-nine minutes past seven o'clock until Monday 10th January next. [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA45

Written Answers [16 Dec 1999]

Consolidated Fund Bill: Human Rights Statement [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Massey of Darwen -- Consolidated Fund Bill: Human Rights Statement [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

UK Productivity [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Shore of Stepney -- UK Productivity [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

European-wide Withholding Tax [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Barnett -- European-wide Withholding Tax [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA46

Lord Barnett -- European-wide Withholding Tax [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Barnett -- European-wide Withholding Tax [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Legally Aided Criminal Cases: Green Form Assistance [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Windlesham -- Legally Aided Criminal Cases: Green Form Assistance [16 Dec 1999]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Public Law Work: New Legal Aid Contracts [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill -- Public Law Work: New Legal Aid Contracts [16 Dec 1999]

The Lord Chancellor

Column: WA47

General Pinochet [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Lamont of Lerwick -- General Pinochet [16 Dec 1999]

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lamont of Lerwick -- General Pinochet [16 Dec 1999]

The Lord Chancellor

Lord Lamont of Lerwick -- General Pinochet [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA48

The Lord Chancellor

Angola [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Judd -- Angola [16 Dec 1999]

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

Chinese Embassy Bombing in Belgrade [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Judd -- Chinese Embassy Bombing in Belgrade [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

China: Human Rights [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Judd -- China: Human Rights [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA49

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Democratic Republic of Congo [16 Dec 1999]

The Earl of Sandwich -- Democratic Republic of Congo [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

British Prisoners Abroad [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Pitkeathley -- British Prisoners Abroad [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA50

Orissa [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Judd -- Orissa [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Amos

Interception of Communications Consultation Paper [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hughes of Woodside -- Interception of Communications Consultation Paper [16 Dec 1999]

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

Column: WA51

Coastal By-laws [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- Coastal By-laws [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Criminal Records Bureau [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- Criminal Records Bureau [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: WA52

Young People Remanded to Local Authority Secure Accommodation [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness David -- Young People Remanded to Local Authority Secure Accommodation [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: WA53

Social Inclusion Action Plan [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Social Inclusion Action Plan [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Television Licence Concessions Review [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Television Licence Concessions Review [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA54

Include Me In Report [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Include Me In Report [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Museums and Galleries: Funding and Entry Charges [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Freyberg -- Museums and Galleries: Funding and Entry Charges [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Regional Theatres [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Regional Theatres [16 Dec 1999]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA55

Bosnia: UK Troop Levels [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Harris of Haringey -- Bosnia: UK Troop Levels [16 Dec 1999]

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

Gulf Veterans: Number and Causes of Deaths [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe -- Gulf Veterans: Number and Causes of Deaths [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA56

Football Teaching to Girls in Schools [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns -- Football Teaching to Girls in Schools [16 Dec 1999]

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

Column: WA57

Student Support [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Harris of Haringey -- Student Support [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Blackstone

Sexual Orientation: Anti-discrimination Policies [16 Dec 1999]

The Earl of Sandwich -- Sexual Orientation: Anti-discrimination Policies [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Blackstone

Column: WA58

Students: Meningococcal Vaccine [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Clement-Jones -- Students: Meningococcal Vaccine [16 Dec 1999]

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

Column: WA59

Great Ormond Street Hospital:Cardiac Operations [16 Dec 1999]

Earl Howe -- Great Ormond Street Hospital:Cardiac Operations [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

NHS Charter Review [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Clement-Jones -- NHS Charter Review [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Direct Payments to People Over 65 [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Wilkins -- Direct Payments to People Over 65 [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: WA60

Glenthorne Youth Treatment Centre [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Massey of Darwen -- Glenthorne Youth Treatment Centre [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Organophosphate Exposure: Treatment Recommendations [16 Dec 1999]

The Countess of Mar -- Organophosphate Exposure: Treatment Recommendations [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA61

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

DHS: Human Rights Act Audit [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Clement-Jones -- DHS: Human Rights Act Audit [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

People Disentitled to Benefit [16 Dec 1999]

Earl Russell -- People Disentitled to Benefit [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA62

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

Local Transport Infrastructure [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe -- Local Transport Infrastructure [16 Dec 1999]

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

Column: WA63

Objective 2 Designation: Cumbria [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Inglewood -- Objective 2 Designation: Cumbria [16 Dec 1999]

-- Objective 2 Designation: Cumbria [16 Dec 1999]

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

Vodafone/Mannesmann Takover Bid [16 Dec 1999]

The Earl of Northesk -- Vodafone/Mannesmann Takover Bid [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: WA64

Organophosphate Sheep Dips: Suspected Adverse Reactions [16 Dec 1999]

The Countess of Mar -- Organophosphate Sheep Dips: Suspected Adverse Reactions [16 Dec 1999]

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

Over Thirty Months Scheme for Cattle [16 Dec 1999]

The Countess of Mar -- Over Thirty Months Scheme for Cattle [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Hayman

Meat Industry Red Tape Working Group [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Graham of Edmonton -- Meat Industry Red Tape Working Group [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Hayman

Column: WA65

Badger Culling Trial [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Graham of Edmonton -- Badger Culling Trial [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Hayman

Medicines (Exemptions for Merchants in Veterinary Drugs) Order [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hughes of Woodside -- Medicines (Exemptions for Merchants in Veterinary Drugs) Order [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Hayman

GMOs [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hardy of Wath -- GMOs [16 Dec 1999]

Column: WA66

Baroness Hayman

Beef on the Bone [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Hughes of Woodside -- Beef on the Bone [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Hayman

Secretary of State for Scotland: Residence [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Selkirk of Douglas -- Secretary of State for Scotland: Residence [16 Dec 1999]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale

Column: WA67

Peers: Provision of Official Papers [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Mason of Barnsley -- Peers: Provision of Official Papers [16 Dec 1999]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

Column: WA68

House of Lords Staff Working on 31 December/1 January [16 Dec 1999]

Lord Cocks of Hartcliffe -- House of Lords Staff Working on 31 December/1 January [16 Dec 1999]

The Chairman of Committees


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