House of Lords Journal 233 (Session 1999-00)

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Volume 233

Friday 20 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.
Alderdice, L.
Allenby of Megiddo, V.
Amos, B.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St. Johns, B.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Baker of Dorking, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Biffen, L.
Blatch, B.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Brett, L.
Bristol, Bp.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burnham, L.
Burns, L.
Buscombe, B.
Caithness, E.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carter, L.
Chalfont, L.
Clarke of Hampstead, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cocks of Hartcliffe, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Cox, B.
Craig of Radley, L.
Crathorne, L.
Crawley, B.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Dubs, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Falkland, V.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Fitt, L.
Fookes, B.
Freyberg, L.
Gale, B.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Glentoran, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goschen, V.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Gray of Contin, L.
Greengross, B.
Greenway, L.
Harris of Greenwich, L.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harrison, L.
Haskel, L.
Haslam, L.
Hooper, B.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Jacobs, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Lester of Herne Hill, L.
Liverpool, E.
Longford, E.
Lucas, L.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
McNally, L.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Masham of Ilton, B.
Massey of Darwen, B.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Milner of Leeds, L.
Mishcon, L.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Moynihan, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Noakes, B.
Northesk, E.
Northover, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Perry of Walton, L.
Pitkeathley, B.
Plumb, L.
Quirk, L.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Richardson of Calow, B.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
Sandwich, E.
Sawyer, L.
Seccombe, B.
Shrewsbury, E.
Simon, V.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Skelmersdale, L.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thornton, B.
Tomlinson, L.
Trefgarne, L.
Trumpington, B.
Uddin, B.
Vivian, L.
Waddington, L.
Walpole, L.
Warnock, B.
Whitaker, B.
Wigoder, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.


1.Command Papers—The following papers were presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Planning—Government Response to the 13th Report of the House of Commons Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Committee on the Planning Inspectorate and Public Inquiries;

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2.Double Taxation—Agreement between the United Kingdom and Kuwait for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, with Protocol.
2.Negative Instrument—The following instrument was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

Local Government Pension Scheme (Merseyside Transport Limited) Regulations 2000, laid under the Superannuation Act 1972.


Public Business

3.Countryside and Rights of Way Bill—It was moved by the Lord Carter, on behalf of the Lord Whitty, that the amendments for the Report Stage be marshalled and considered in the following order:
Clause 1
Schedule 1
Clause 2
Schedule 2
Clauses 3 to 8
Schedule 3
Clauses 9 to 43
Schedule 4
Clauses 44 to 48
Schedule 5
Clauses 49 to 54
Schedule 6
Clauses 55 to 64
Schedule 7
Clauses 65 to 68
Schedule 8
Clause 69
Schedule 9
Clause 70
Schedules 10 and 11
Clauses 71 to 75
Schedule 12
Clauses 76 to 79
Schedule 13
Clause 80
Schedule 14
Clauses 81 to 86
Schedule 15
Clauses 87 to 91
Schedule 16
Clauses 92 and 93;

the motion was agreed to.

4.Protection of Animals (Amendment) Bill—It was moved by the Baroness Fookes 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.Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty—The Baroness Williams of Crosby asked Her Majesty’s Government what they see as the future of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in the light of American and other proposals for the National Missile Defence System; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.

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