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HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Martis 17° Octobris 2000

The House met at half-past two o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol.

1. Lord Jordan—William Brian Jordan Esquire, CBE, having been created Baron Jordan, of Bournville in the County of West Midlands, for life by Letters Patent dated 5th June 2000, was introduced between the Lord Christopher and the Lord Faulkner of Worcester, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.

2. Lord Luce—The Right Honourable Sir Richard Napier Luce, Knight, having been created Baron Luce, of Adur in the County of West Sussex, for life by Letters Patent dated 2nd October 2000, was introduced between the Lord Weatherill and the Lord Fellowes, the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding; and took and subscribed the oath pursuant to statute.

Papers

3. Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1. Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2000 (Amendment) Regulations 2000, laid under the Education Act 1962;      (2825)

    2. Legal Aid in Criminal and Care Proceedings (General) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2000, laid under the Legal Aid Act 1988.      (2824)

Public Business

4. Freedom of Information Bill—After debate, the House resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was resumed.

5. Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill—The bill was reported from a Grand Committee with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 117)

6. Housing—The Baroness Maddock asked Her Majesty’s Government what steps they propose to take to implement the proposals in the Housing Green Paper; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Whitty.

7. Freedom of Information Bill—The House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were agreed to; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; an amendment was agreed to (see division list); the House was resumed after amendment 96.

The House was adjourned at twenty-six minutes before midnight

till tomorrow, half-past two o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

Cler: Parliamentor:

APPENDIX

    Fur Farming (Prohibition) Bill—The bill was considered in a Grand Committee; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; it was ordered that the bill be reported with amendments.

 
 
 
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