House of Lords Journal 233 (Session 1999-00)

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Friday 13 October 2000

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

Irvine of Lairg, L.
(Lord Chancellor)

Aberdare, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Bach, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Blatch, B.
Blease, L.
Boardman, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brett, L.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burnham, L.
Buscombe, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carter, L.
Chadlington, L.
Chalker of Wallasey, B.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Cledwyn of Penrhos, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Colwyn, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cox, B.
Craigavon, V.
Crickhowell, L.
Davies of Coity, L.
Dholakia, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Eatwell, L.
Elis-Thomas, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Ezra, L.
Falkland, V.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Ferrers, E.
Fitt, L.
Fookes, B.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gale, B.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geraint, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glentoran, L.
Goschen, V.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Greaves, L.
Greengross, B.
Grenfell, L.
Hanham, B.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harrison, L.
Hereford, Bp.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
Hooper, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Islwyn, L.
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Judd, L.
Kingsland, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lipsey, L.
Liverpool, E.
Longford, E.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
Mackay of Ardbrecknish, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Marsh, L.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Mishcon, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Moynihan, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Northover, B.
O’Cathain, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Paul, L.
Peston, L.

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Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Quirk, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees, L.
Rennard, L.
Richard, L.
Rix, L.
Rosslyn, E.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Seccombe, B.
Selborne, E.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Slim, V.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Stewartby, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Strathclyde, L.
Swinfen, L.
Taverne, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Tope, L.
Tordoff, L.
Trumpington, B.
Vivian, L.
Walpole, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Weatherill, L.
Whitaker, B.
Whitty, L.
Wigoder, L.
Wilberforce, L.
Wilkins, B.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Hereford.

Judicial Business

1.Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA (in compulsory liquidation) (Appellants) v. Ali and others and another (FC) (Respondents)—The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.


2.Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

Treaty Series—Second supplementary list of ratifications, accessions, withdrawals, etc. for 2000.


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

Greater London Magistrates’ Courts Authority (Financial Administration) Regulations 2000, laid under the Justices of the Peace Act 1997.


Public Business

4.Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill—It was moved by the Lord McColl of Dulwich, on behalf of the Lord Newton of Braintree, that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
5.Biodiversity (EUC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Walpole that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Biodiversity in the European Union Final Report: International Issues (22nd Report, Session 1998–99, HL Paper 119); after debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at fourteen minutes before two o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.