House of Lords Journal 233 (Session 1999-00)


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Wednesday 17 November 1999

Parliament met at half-past eleven o’clock pursuant to the prorogation of Thursday 11th November.

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Aberdare, L.
Ackner, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Alderdice, L.
Aldington, L.
Alexander of Weedon, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Alli, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Annan, L.
Arran, E.
Ashley of Stoke, L.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Bach, L.
Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
Barnett, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Biffen, L.
Birmingham, Bp.
Blackburn, Bp.
Blaker, L.
Blatch, B.
Blease, L.
Bledisloe, V.
Boardman, L.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bradshaw, L.
Bragg, L.
Bridges, L.
Brightman, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookeborough, V.
Brookman, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Browne-Wilkinson, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burlison, L.
Burnham, L.
Buscombe, B.
Butterworth, L.
Byford, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carnegy of Lour, B.
Carrington, L.
Carter, L.
Charteris of Amisfield, L.
Chichester, Bp.
Christopher, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clyde, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Colville of Culross, V.
Colwyn, L.
Cope of Berkeley, L.
Courtown, E.
Cox, B.
Craig of Radley, L.
Craigavon, V.
Crathorne, L.
Crawley, B.
Crickhowell, L.
Cuckney, L.
David, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Denham, L.
Denton of Wakefield, B.
Dholakia, L.
Dixon-Smith, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Elder, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Ezra, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Feldman, L.
Ferrers, E.
Filkin, L.
Fitt, L.
Flather, B.
Fookes, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gale, B.
Gavron, L.
Geraint, L.
Gilbert, L.
Glenamara, L.
Glenarthur, L.
Glentoran, L.
Goff of Chieveley, L.
Goodhart, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Gray of Contin, L.
Greenway, L.
Gregson, L.
Hanham, B.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrison, L.
Haskel, L.
Hayhoe, L.
Healey, L.
Henley, L.
Hereford, Bp.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hooper, B.
Hooson, L.
Howe, E.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
Hutton, L.
Hylton, L.
Hylton- Foster, B.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jauncey of Tullichettle, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jeger, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jenkins of Hillhead, L.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Johnston of Rockport, L.
Jopling, L.
Judd, L.
Kimball, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Kirkham, L.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Laming, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lewis of Newnham, L.
Linklater of Butterstone, B.
Lipsey, L.
Listowel, E.
Liverpool, E.
Lockwood, B.
Longford, E.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McFarlane of Llandaff, B.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackay of Drumadoon, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.

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Mackie of Benshie, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Manchester, Bp.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Millett, L.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molloy, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monk Bretton, L.
Monro of Langholm, L.
Monson, L.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Montrose, D.
Moran, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Mustill, L.
Nicholls of Birkenhead, L.
Nicol, B.
Nolan, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Norton of Louth, L.
O’Cathain, B.
Onslow, E.
Oxford, Bp.
Oxfuird, V.
Palmer, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Peston, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Plumb, L.
Prashar, B.
Prys-Davies, L.
Puttnam, L.
Quinton, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Rea, L.
Reay, L.
Rees, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Rennard, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
Rogan, L.
Rosslyn, E.
Rotherwick, L.
Russell-Johnston, L.
Ryder of Warsaw, B.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
Sandberg, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sawyer, L.
Scanlon, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selborne, E.
Selsdon, L.
Sharples, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Shrewsbury, E.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Southwark, Bp.
Stevenson of Coddenham, L.
Stodart of Leaston, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strange, B.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Tebbit, L.
Templeman, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trumpington, B.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Varley, L.
Vivian, L.
Waddington, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wakefield, Bp.
Wakeham, L.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walpole, L.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Richmond, L.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Whaddon, L.
Whitaker, B.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Winchester, Bp.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
Young, B.
1.Queen’s Speech—The Queen being seated on the Throne, and the Commons being at the Bar with their Speaker, Her Majesty was pleased to make a Most Gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament, and then retired.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.
The House was resumed at half-past three o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.

2.Earl of Longford (Lord Pakenham of Cowley)—The Rt Hon. Francis Aungier Earl of Longford, having been created Baron Pakenham of Cowley, of Cowley in the County of Oxfordshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 6 o’clock in the evening of 16th November 1999 (see appendix 1), took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
3.Lord Carrington (Lord Carington of Upton)—The Rt Hon. Peter Alexander Rupert Lord Carrington, having been created Baron Carington of Upton, of Upton in the County of Nottinghamshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 3 o’clock in the afternoon of 17th November 1999 (see appendix 2), took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
4.Lord Aldington (Lord Low)—The Rt Hon. Austin Richard William Lord Aldington, having been created Baron Low, of Bispham in the County of Lancashire, for life by Letters Patent dated 9 o’clock in the forenoon of 16th November 1999 (see appendix 3), took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.
5.Members of the House—It was ordered that a list of members of the House, prepared by the Clerk of the Parliaments, be printed. (HL Paper 1)

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6.Select Vestries Bill—The Bill was presented by the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Jay of Paddington) and read a first time pro forma.
7.Queen’s Speech—The Queen’s Speech was reported by the Lord Chancellor; then it was moved by the Baroness Pitkeathley that an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows—

Most Gracious Sovereign,

 We, Your Majesty’s most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg leave to thank Your Majesty for the most gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

After the motion had been seconded by the Lord Bragg, the debate thereupon was adjourned till tomorrow.

8.Chairman of Committees—The Lord Boston of Faversham was appointed nemine dissentiente to take the Chair in all Committees for this Session.
9.Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees—The Lord Tordoff was appointed Principal Deputy Chairman of Committees for this Session nemine dissentiente.
10.Stoppages in the Streets—It was ordered that the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis do take care that during the Session of Parliament the passages through the streets leading to this House be kept free and open; and that no obstruction be permitted to hinder the passage of the Lords to and from this House; and that no disorder be allowed in Westminster Hall, or in the passages leading to this House, during the sitting of Parliament; and that there be no annoyance therein or thereabouts; and that the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House do communicate this Order to the Commissioner aforesaid.

Judicial Business

11.Appeal Committees—Two Appeal Committees were appointed pursuant to Standing Order.
12.Appellate Committees—Two Appellate Committees were appointed pursuant to Standing Order.
13.In re G (A.P.) (a minor) (by his mother and next friend) (Respondent) (England)—The appeal of the London Borough of Bromley was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next (lodged 11th November).
14.Johnson (A.P.) (Appellant) v. Unisys Limited (Respondents) (England)—The appeal of Fenton Barry Johnson was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next.
15.Twinsectra Limited (Respondents) v. Yardley and others (Appellants) (First Appeal) (England)—The appeal of Paul Leach and Company was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next.
16.Twinsectra Limited (Respondents) v. Yardley and others (Appellants) (Second Appeal) (England)—The appeal of Yardley Commercial Vehicles Limited, Maltsword Limited, Y C Sales Limited and Maltsword Properties Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next.
17.North Anderson Cars Limited (Appellants) v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise (Respondents) (Scotland)—The appeal of North Anderson Cars Limited was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next.
18.Johnson (A.P.) (Original Appellant and Cross-respondent) v. Gore Wood & Co (a firm) (Original Respondents and Cross-appellants) (England)—The cross-appeal of Gore Wood & Co. was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 29th December next.
19.Secretary of State for Social Security (Respondent) v. Morgan (Petitioner) (Scotland)—The petition of Eileen Mary Morgan praying for leave to present an appeal notwithstanding the time limited by Standing Order I has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.
20.Lister and others (A.P.) (Petitioners) v. Hesley Hall Limited (Respondents)—The petition of Konrad Morrice Lister, Steven Robert Bilcliffe and Maurice Christopher Loaring praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee. The second and third petitioners’ legal aid certificates were lodged (lodged 12th November).
21.Chief Adjudication Officer (Respondent) v. Stafford and another (Petitioner)—The petition of Daniel John Banks praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 10th November).

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22.Regina v. Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (Respondent) ex parte Mercury Personal Communications Limited and others and others (Petitioners)—The petition of Orange Personal Communications Services Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.
23.Knight (Petitioner) v. Sage Group plc (Respondents)—The petition of Miriam Knight praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.
24.National Westminster Bank plc (Respondents) v. Kitch (Petitioner)—The petition of John Stephen Kitch praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented without payment of the fee, such fee having been waived by the Appeal Committee pursuant to Standing Order XIII; the said petition was referred to an Appeal Committee.
25.United Wire Limited (Respondents) v. Screen Repair Services (Scotland) Limited and another (Appellants) and others—It was ordered that the appeal be dismissed in accordance with Standing Order V, the appellant having failed to give security for costs by 3rd November.
26.Miah and others (Respondents) v. Khan (A.P.) (Appellant) and one other action—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.
27.White (Appellant) v. White (Respondent) (First Appeal)—
28.White (Appellant) v. White (Respondent) (Second Appeal)—

(Conjoined Appeals)—
The appeals were set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.

29.UCB Home Loans Corporation Limited (Respondents) v. Moore and another (A.P.) (Appellant)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 1st December next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
30.Magill (Appellant) v. Porter (Respondent)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 29th December next or to the third sitting day after the next ensuing meeting of the House (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
31.Magill (Appellant) v. Weeks (Respondent)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 29th December next or to the third sitting day after the next ensuing meeting of the House (the agents for the respondent consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
32.Government of the United States of America (Respondents) v. Montgomery and another (Appellants)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 15th December next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
33.National Westminster Bank plc (Respondents) v. Gill and Gill (A.P.) (Appellant)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 27th December next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
34.Anderton (A.P.) (by her mother and next friend) (Appellant) v. Clwyd County Council (Respondents)—The petition of the appellant praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 27th December next or to the third sitting day after the next ensuing meeting of the House (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
35.National Grid Company plc (Appellants) v. Mayes and others (Respondents)—The petition of the appellants praying that the time for lodging the statement and appendix and setting down the cause for hearing might be extended to 20th December next (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.
36.Magill (Appellant) v. Porter (Respondent)—
37.Magill (Appellant) v. Weeks (Respondent)—

The petition of the appellant praying that the appeals be conjoined, that he be allowed to lodge one statement, case and appendix in respect of the two appeals and that the respondents have leave to lodge one case in respect of the two appeals and be separately represented (the agents for the respondents consenting thereto) was presented; and it was ordered as prayed.

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38.Appeal Committee—The following Order was made pursuant to the 67th Report, Session 1998–99—

Regina v. Mental Health Review Tribunal (Respondents) and others ex parte Hall (A.P.) (Petitioner)—That the petition be referred for hearing.

39.Appeal Committee—The First Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Order was made—

In re F (a minor) (1999)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.

40.Appeal Committee—The 2nd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

Colley (A.P.) (Petitioner) v. Secretary of State for the Environment and another (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(c) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and another (Respondents) ex parte Elshani (A.P.) (Petitioner) and another—That leave to appeal be refused; that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(c) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
Medforth (Respondent) v. Jones and another (Petitioners)—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 1st December next.
Krasniqi (A.P.) (Petitioner) v. Chief Adjudication Officer and another (Respondents)— That leave to appeal be refused; that the costs of the petitioner be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988; and that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(c) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
In re Moringiello (Petitioner) (application for a writ of Habeas Corpus)—That leave to appeal be refused.
Knight (Petitioner) v. Sage Group plc (Respondents)—That leave to appeal be refused.

41.Appeal Committee—The 3rd Report from the Appeal Committee was agreed to and the following Orders were made—

Cil and others (Respondents) v. First National Bank of Maryland (Petitioners)—That leave to appeal be refused; that the respondents be at liberty to apply for their costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
Millington (A.P.) (Respondent) v. Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Petitioner) and another—That leave to appeal be refused; and that the costs of the respondent be taxed in accordance with the Legal Aid Act 1988.
Smithkline Beecham Biologicals SA (Respondents) v. Connaught Laboratories Inc (Petitioners)—That the respondents be invited to lodge objections by 1st December next.
Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Adan (Respondent)—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 1st December next.
Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Petitioner) ex parte Aitseguer (Respondent)—That the respondent be invited to lodge objections by 1st December next.
Regina v. London Borough of Hillingdon (Petitioners) ex parte London Regional Transport (Respondents) and J.C. Decaux UK Limited (Interested Party)—That the petition be referred for hearing.
Secretary of State for Social Security (Respondent) v. Morgan (Petitioner) (Scotland)—That leave to present an appeal notwithstanding the time limited by standing order I has expired be refused; that the respondent be at liberty to apply for his costs in accordance with direction 5.1(d) and, if the application is granted, that the amount thereof be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties.
National Westminster Bank plc (Respondents) v. Kitch (Petitioner)—That leave to appeal be refused.

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Papers

42.Command Papers—The following papers, having been presented to the House by command of Her Majesty on the dates shown, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Health—Reform of the Mental Health Act 1983: Government consultation document; (16th November)
 (4480)
2.Maritime Boundaries—Agreement between the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Faroe Islands relating to Maritime Delimitation in the area between the United Kingdom and the Faroe Islands; (17th November)
 (4514)
3.Science and Technology—Amendment to the Protocol on Scientific and Technological Co–operation between the United Kingdom and China; (17th November)
 (4513)
4.Shipping—Agreement between Estonia, Finland and Sweden regarding the M/S Estonia with Additional Protocol; (17th November)
 (4512)
5.Headquarters Agreement—Headquarters Agreement between the United Kingdom and the International Mobile Satellite Organisation; (17th November)
 (4511)
6.Finance—Treasury Minutes on the 24th and 35th–38th Reports from the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts, session 1998–99. (17th November)
 (4515)
43.Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)—The following negative instruments, having been laid before the House on 15th November, were ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Housing Accommodation (Persons subject to Immigration Control) (Amendment) (England) Order 1999, laid under the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996;
 (3057)
2.Asylum Support (Interim Provisions) Regulations 1999, laid under the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.
 (3056)
44.Affirmative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House for approval by resolution and ordered to lie on the Table:

Draft Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000.

45.Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

Financial Services Act 1986 (Exemption) Order 1999, laid under the Financial Services Act 1986.

(3085)

46.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the Scottish Legal Aid Board, laid under the Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 1986;
2.Accounts for 1998–99 of the National Museum of Wales, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General, laid under the Museums and Galleries Act 1992;
3.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of Food From Britain, laid under the Agriculture Marketing Act 1983;
4.Report and Accounts for 1998–99 of the Scottish Transport Group, laid under the Transport Act 1962;
5.First Report of the Exercise of Functions by Enforcement Authorities under the Energy Information (Refrigerators and Freezers) Regulations 1994, laid under those Regulations.

The House was adjourned at a quarter before five o’clock
till tomorrow, two o’clock for judicial business,
three o’clock for public business.


APPENDIX 1

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our right trusty and well beloved Counsellor Francis Aungier Baron Pakenham (Commonly called Earl of Longford) Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Garter to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Pakenham of Cowley of Cowley in Our County of Oxfordshire

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Pakenham of Cowley to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use

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all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster at six o’clock in the evening of the sixteenth day of November in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


APPENDIX 2

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our right trusty and well beloved Counsellor Peter Alexander Rupert Baron Carrington Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Garter Knight Grand Cross of Our Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George Member of Our Order of the Companions of Honour upon whom has been conferred the Decoration of the Military Cross to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Carington of Upton of Upton in Our County of Nottinghamshire

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Carington of Upton to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster at three o’clock in the afternoon of the seventeenth day of November in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL


APPENDIX 3

ELIZABETH THE SECOND by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen Head of the Commonwealth Defender of the Faith To all Lords Spiritual and Temporal and all other Our Subjects whatsoever to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know Ye that We of Our especial grace certain knowledge and mere motion in pursuance of the Life Peerages Act 1958 and of all other powers in that behalf Us enabling do by these Presents advance create and prefer Our right trusty and well beloved Counsellor Austin Richard William Baron Aldington Knight Commander of Our Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George Commander of Our Most Excellent Order of the British Empire Companion of Our Distinguished Service Order upon whom has been conferred the Territorial Efficiency Decoration to the state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Low of Bispham in Our County of Lancashire

And for Us Our heirs and successors do appoint give and grant unto him the said name state degree style dignity title and honour of Baron Low to have and to hold unto him for his life

Willing and by these Presents granting for Us Our heirs and successors that he may have hold and possess a seat place and voice in the Parliaments and Public Assemblies and Councils of Us Our heirs and successors within Our United Kingdom amongst the Barons And also that he may enjoy and use all the rights privileges pre-eminences immunities and advantages to the degree of a Baron duly and of right belonging which Barons of Our United Kingdom have heretofore used and enjoyed or as they do at present use and enjoy

In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent Witness Ourself at Westminster at nine o’clock in the forenoon of the sixteenth day of November in the forty-eighth year of Our Reign

BY WARRANT UNDER THE QUEEN’S SIGN MANUAL