House of Lords Journal 234 (Session 2000-01)
Minutes and Order Papers
Tuesday 8 May 2001
The House met at half-past two oclock.
The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Dean of Harptree, L.|
Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Eccles of Moulton, B.
Eden of Winton, L.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Evans of Watford, L.
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Gladwin of Clee, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Gray of Contin, L.
Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
Hardy of Wath, L.
Harris of High Cross, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Hilton of Eggardon, B.
Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.|
Hogg of Cumbernauld, L.
Hope of Craighead, L.
Howe of Aberavon, L.
Howell of Guildford, L.
Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Chesterton, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Hurd of Westwell, L.
Janner of Braunstone, L.
Jay of Paddington, B.
Jenkin of Roding, L.
Jenkins of Putney, L.
Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Knight of Collingtree, B.
Laing of Dunphail, L.
Lamont of Lerwick, L.
Lane of Horsell, L.
Lang of Monkton, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Linklater of Butterstone, B.
Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
McColl of Dulwich, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
McIntosh of Haringey, L.
McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
Mackie of Benshie, L.
Mar and Kellie, E.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Mayhew of Twysden, L.|
Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
Moore of Wolvercote, L.
Morris of Manchester, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Newton of Braintree, L.
Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
Norton of Louth, L.
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
ONeill of Bengarve, B.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Patel of Blackburn, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Perry of Walton, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Phillips of Sudbury, L.
Platt of Writtle, B.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rendell of Babergh, B.
Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
Renton of Mount Harry, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Rogers of Riverside, L.
Roll of Ipsden, L.
Ryder of Wensum, L.
Sainsbury of Turville, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Shore of Stepney, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Steel of Aikwood, L.
Stoddart of Swindon, L.|
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Taylor of Warwick, L.
Thomas of Gresford, L.
Thomas of Gwydir, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Wade of Chorlton, L.|
Walker of Doncaster, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walton of Detchant, L.
Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
Watson of Richmond, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
Wright of Richmond, L.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Bradford.
|1.||In re B (a minor) (Respondent) (England)The appeal of the father was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 19th June next.|
|2.||Buchanan (Appellant) v. Alba Diagnostics Limited (Respondents) (Scotland)The appeal of Nigel Alexander Buchanan was presented and it was ordered that in accordance with Standing Order VI the statement and appendix thereto be lodged on or before 19th June next.|
|3.||DTE Financial Services Limited (Petitioners) v. Wilson (Her Majestys Inspector of Taxes) (Respondent)The petition of DTE Financial Services Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 2nd May).|
|4.||Loutchansky (Respondent) v. Times Newspapers Limited and others (Petitioners)The petition of Times Newspapers Limited, Peter Stothard, David Lister and James Bone praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 3rd May).|
|5.||Regina v. Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Petitioner) and others ex parte OByrne (Respondent)The petition of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 3rd May).|
|6.||Cerberus Software Limited (Petitioners) v. Rowley (Respondent)The petition of Cerberus Software Limited praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|7.||Shah (Respondent) v. Shah and another and others (Petitioners)The petition of Panachand Jivraj Shah and Dipak Panachand Shah praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|8.||Springsteen (Respondent) v. Masquerade Music Limited and another (Petitioners) and othersThe petition of Masquerade Music Limited and Ronald Winter praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|9.||In re Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (Petitioners) (Northern Ireland)The petition of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission praying for leave to appeal was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|10.||Regina v. Pope (Respondent)The petition of the Director of Public Prosecution praying for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal Act 1968 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee (lodged 24th April).|
|11.||Clinton (Respondent) v. Bradley (Petitioner) (Northern Ireland)The petition of John James Bradley praying for praying for an extension of time within which the petition may be lodged and for leave to appeal in accordance with the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|12.||Royal Brompton Hospital National Health Service Trust v. Hammond and others (Appellants) and Taylor Woodrow Construction (Holdings) Limited (Respondents)The appeal was set down for hearing and referred to an Appellate Committee.|
|13.||Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:|
Cabinet OfficeDepartmental Report 2001 of the Cabinet Office: Expenditure Plans 2001/2002 to 2003/2004 and Main Estimates 2001/2002.
|14.||Statutory Instruments (Standing Order 70)The following negative instruments, having been laid before the House on 4th May, were ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1. (i)||Agricultural or Forestry Tractors and Tractor Components (Type Approval) (Amendment) Regulations 2001||(1710)|
|(ii)||Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Marketing of Meat, Minced Meat and Meat Preparations) Regulations 2001||(1739)|
|laid under the European Communities Act 1972;|
|2.||Sex Offenders (Notification Requirements) (Prescribed Police Stations) Regulations 2001, laid under the Sex Offenders Act 1997;|
|3.||Elections Act 2001 (Supplemental Provisions) Order 2001, laid under the Elections Act 2001;|
|4.||Medicines (Veterinary Drugs) (Prescription Only) Order 2001, laid under the Medicines Act 1968;|
|5.||Vaccine Damage Payments (Specified Disease) Order 2001, laid under the Vaccine Damage Payments Act 1979;|
|6. (i)||Education (Student Support) Regulations 2001 (Amendment) Regulations 2001||(1730)|
|(ii)||Education (Induction Arrangements for School Teachers) (Amendment No. 3) (England) Regulations 2001||(1642)|
|laid under the Teaching and Higher Education Act 1998;|
|7.||Education (Mandatory Awards) Regulations 2001, laid under the Education Act 1962;|
|8.||Education (Student Loans) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2001, laid under the Student Loans Act 1990.|
|15.||Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Rail Vehicle Accessibility (Great Western Trains Company Class 180 Vehicles) Exemption Order 2001, laid under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995;|
|2.||Dismissal Procedures Agreement Designation (Electrical Contracting Industry) Order 1991 Revocation Order 2001, laid under Employment Rights Act 1996;|
|3.||Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001 laid under the European Communities Act 1972;|
|4. (i)||National Health Service (General Dental Services) Amendment (No 4) Regulations 2001||(1746)|
|(ii)||National Blood Authority (Establishment and Constitution) Amendment Order 2001||(1745)|
|laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;|
|5.||General Social Care Council (Appointments and Procedure) Regulations 2001, laid under the Care Standards Act 2000;|
|6.||Tobacco Products Regulations 2001, laid under Customs and Excise Management Act 1979;|
|7.||Social Security (Breach of Community Order) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2001, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;|
|8. (i)||Statute made by the University of Oxford on 28th November 2000||()|
|(ii)||Statute made by Girton College, Cambridge on 1st December 2000||()|
|(iii)||Statute made by the University of Cambridge on 17th January 2001||()|
|laid under Universities of Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923.|
|16.||Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Report for 2001 on Library and Information Matters, laid under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964;|
|2.||Report and Financial Statements for 2000 of the Radio Authority, laid under the Broadcasting Act 1990;|
|3.||Report and Accounts for 2000 of the Port of London Authority, laid under the Port of London Act 1968;|
|4. (i)||Accounts of the North Gillingham Education Action Zone for 19992000, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|(ii)||Accounts of the Coventry Education Action Zone for 19992000, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|(iii)||Accounts of the Downham and Bellingham Education Action Zone for 19992000, together with the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General|
|laid under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998.|
Select Committee Reports
|17.||Statutory InstrumentsThe 16th Report from the Joint Committee was made on certain statutory instruments; it was ordered that the Report be printed. (HL Paper 78)|
|18.||European UnionThe 14th Report from the Select Committee, Reducing Air Traffic Delays: Civil and Military Management of Airspace in Europe, was made; it was ordered that the Report be printed, together with the Minutes of Evidence. (HL Paper 79)|
|19.||Criminal Justice and Police BillAfter debate, the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed for a statement; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; an amendment was moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; the House was again resumed for a statement; the House again resolved itself into a Committee upon the bill; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the House was resumed.|
|20.||Sex Offenders (Notice Requirements) (Foreign Travel) Regulations 2001It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23rd April be approved; the motion was agreed to.|
|21.||Financial Investigations (Northern Ireland) Order 2001It was moved by the Lord Falconer of Thoroton that the draft Order laid before the House on 23rd April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|22.||Broadcasting (Subtitling) Order 2001It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the draft Order laid before the House on 3rd April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|23.||Financial Services Act 1986 (Extension of Scope of Act and Meaning of Collective Investment Scheme) Order 2001It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the Order laid before the House on 10th April be approved; the motion was agreed to.|
|24.||Advisory Centre on WTO Law (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2001It was moved by the Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale that the draft Order laid before the House on 10th April be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|25.||Criminal Justice and Police BillThe House again 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 and the bill was reported with amendments; it was ordered that the bill be printed as amended. (HL Bill 48)|
The House was adjourned at twenty-three minutes past eleven oclock
till tomorrow, two oclock for judicial business,
half-past two oclock for public business.