House of Lords Journal 233 (Session 1999-00)

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Friday 16 June 2000

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Ackner, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Alderdice, L.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Archer of Weston-Super-Mare, L.
Astor of Hever, L.
Attlee, E.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Billingham, B.
Birmingham, Bp.
Birt, L.
Blatch, B.
Blease, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Bowness, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brennan, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Bridges, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burnham, L.
Buscombe, B.
Butler of Brockwell, L.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carter, L.
Chalfont, L.
Christopher, L.
Cledwyn of Penrhos, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cockfield, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Colwyn, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cox, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Elder, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Falkland, V.
Fitt, L.
Flather, B.
Gale, B.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geraint, L.
Gibson, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glentoran, L.
Goldsmith, L.
Goodhart, L.
Goudie, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Grenfell, L.
Hamwee, B.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Hattersley, L.
Healey, L.

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Hooper, B.
Hope of Craighead, L.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Joffe, L.
Kimball, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Laird, L.
Laming, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Levene of Port Soken, L.
Lipsey, L.
Liverpool, E.
Longford, E.
Luke, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNally, L.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Mishcon, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Monro of Langholm, L.
Monson, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Northesk, E.
Northover, B.
O’Cathain, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Rea, L.
Reay, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rennard, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Seccombe, B.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trumpington, B.
Uddin, B.
Vivian, L.
Wade of Chorlton, L.
Wakefield, Bp.
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Waverley, V.
Weatherill, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Whitaker, B.
Wilberforce, L.
Wilkins, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.

Public Business

1.Life Peerages (Appointments Commission) Bill [HL]—The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; the House was resumed and the bill was reported without amendment; the report was received.
2.Suspension of Hospital Medical Practitioners Bill [HL]—The report was received.
3.European Union Charter of Fundamental Rights (EUC Report)—It was moved by t he Lord Hope of Craighead that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (8th Report, HL Paper 67); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
4.Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—A bill to make new provision for public access to the countryside; to amend the law relating to public rights of way; to enable traffic regulation orders to be made for the purpose of conserving an area’s natural beauty; to make provision with respect to the driving of mechanically propelled vehicles elsewhere than on roads; to amend the law relating to nature conservation and the protection of wildlife; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 86)
5.Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—It was ordered that the Explanatory Notes relating to the bill be printed. (HL Bill 86–EN)

The House was adjourned at a quarter-past three o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.