Table of Contents for
Thursday 5 Dec 2002

Volume No. 641 Part No. 14

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Message from the Queen

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Licensing Bill [HL]

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002

Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Applications for Patents) Order 2002

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreement on Trade, Development and Co-operation Between the European Community and its Member States and the Republic of South Africa) Order 2002

Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Designation of Public Authorities) Order 2002

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

Housing Support Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

Business

Environmental Regulatory Inspection Charges

Special Constables

Royal Navy and RFA: Satellite Television

Special Educational Needs

Local Government Settlement

Potato Industry Development Council (Amendment) Order 2002

Air Quality (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

Stem Cell Research: Select Committee Report

Biofuel Industry

Written Answers

Capita: Criminal Record Checks

Crime (International Co-operation) Bill: Schengen Convention

Hepatitis B: Transfusion Transmitted Infection

West Nile Fever Virus: Blood Transfusion Risk

Agency Workers Directive

European Studies: Higher Education Institutions

Department for Education and Skills Special Advisers

Overseas Residents' Visits

North/South Ministerial Council

Life Peerages

Speaker's Committee: Electoral Commmission Investigation into Compulsory Voting

Postal Votes

Age-related Tax Allowances

Census: Under-Enumeration of Males aged 20–44

DVLA: Dishonoured Cheques

Traffic Congestion: Heathrow Airport

Rural Proofing: CMPS Courses

"Best Practice" Training for Ministers

Fire Dispute: Performance of Armed Forces

QinetiQ

Typhoon



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Thursday 5 Dec 2002

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Message from the Queen [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Luce

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] [5 Dec 2002]

11.6 a.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Licensing Bill [HL] [5 Dec 2002]

The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Baroness Blackstone)

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Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

11.8 a.m.

The Earl of Onslow

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)

The Earl of Onslow

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11.22 a.m.

Baroness Noakes

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Lord Berkeley

Baroness Noakes

11.30 a.m.

Lord Walker of Doncaster

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Walker of Doncaster

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11.37 a.m.

Lord Selsdon

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11.45 a.m.

Lord Marsh

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Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Noble Lords

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

11.47 a.m.

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen

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11.53 a.m.

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

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11.54 a.m.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

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12.4 p.m.

Baroness Whitaker

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12.5 p.m.

Lord Marlesford

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Lord Elton

12.10 p.m.

Lord Hoyle

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Hoyle

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Lord Swinfen

Lord Hoyle

Baroness Noakes

12.15 p.m.

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

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Lord Skelmersdale

Earl Russell

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

12.19 p.m.

Earl Russell

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12.33 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

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The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

The Earl of Onslow

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham

The Earl of Onslow

Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

12.48 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

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Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Applications for Patents) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

12.49 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

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Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

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Lord Razzall

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Agreement on Trade, Development and Co-operation Between the European Community and its Member States and the Republic of South Africa) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

1.14 p.m.

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Howell of Guildford

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Baroness Crawley

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Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Designation of Public Authorities) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

1.29 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Lord Glentoran

Lord Smith of Clifton

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

1.35 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Lord Glentoran

Lord Smith of Clifton

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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

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Baroness Park of Monmouth

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Housing Support Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

1.48 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Lord Glentoran

Lord Smith of Clifton

Lord Rogan

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Business [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Environmental Regulatory Inspection Charges [5 Dec 2002]

3 p.m.

Lord Mackie of Benshie — Environmental Regulatory Inspection Charges [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Mackie of Benshie

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Lord Sewel

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Greaves

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Special Constables [5 Dec 2002]

3.7 p.m.

Lord Bradshaw — Special Constables [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Bradshaw

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Viscount Bridgeman

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Corbett of Castle Vale

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Viscount Tenby

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Roberts of Conwy

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Royal Navy and RFA: Satellite Television [5 Dec 2002]

3.15 p.m.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester — Royal Navy and RFA: Satellite Television [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Bach)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

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Lord Bach

Lord Glenarthur

Lord Bach

Lord Burnham

Lord Bach

Viscount Falkland

Lord Bach

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Lord Greenway

Lord Bach

Earl Ferrers

Lord Bach

Lord Puttnam

Lord Bach

Lord McNally

Lord Bach

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Special Educational Needs [5 Dec 2002]

3.22 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley — Special Educational Needs [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Baroness Ashton of Upholland)

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Astor of Hever

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Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Renton

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Addington

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

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Baroness Blatch

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Local Government Settlement [5 Dec 2002]

3.30 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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3.42 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

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3.51 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

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3.58 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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4.3 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Byford

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Greaves

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Greaves

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Potato Industry Development Council (Amendment) Order 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

4.19 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Baroness Byford

Lord Greaves

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Air Quality (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 [5 Dec 2002]

4.28 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Baroness Byford

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Lord Greaves

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Stem Cell Research: Select Committee Report [5 Dec 2002]

4.50 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Oxford

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5.2 p.m.

Lord Turnberg

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5.6 p.m.

Baroness Platt of Writtle

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5.17 p.m.

Lord Dahrendorf

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5.30 p.m.

Lord Alton of Liverpool

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5.41 p.m.

Lord Tombs

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5.47 p.m.

Baroness Warnock

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5.55 p.m.

Lord Brennan

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6.11 p.m.

Baroness Cox

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6.21 p.m.

Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

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6.32 p.m.

Lord Chan

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6.41 p.m.

Baroness Northover

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6.51 p.m.

Earl Howe

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7.6 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

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7.25 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Oxford

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Biofuel Industry [5 Dec 2002]

7.37 p.m.

Lord Carter

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7.48 p.m.

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

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7.55 p.m.

Lord Greaves

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8.6 p.m.

Baroness Byford

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8.15 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Whitty)

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Written Answers [5 Dec 2002]

Capita: Criminal Record Checks [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Blatch — Capita: Criminal Record Checks [5 Dec 2002]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Baroness Blatch — Capita: Criminal Record Checks [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Crime (International Co-operation) Bill: Schengen Convention [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns — Crime (International Co-operation) Bill: Schengen Convention [5 Dec 2002]

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Filkin)

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Hepatitis B: Transfusion Transmitted Infection [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Clement-Jones — Hepatitis B: Transfusion Transmitted Infection [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

West Nile Fever Virus: Blood Transfusion Risk [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Clement-Jones — West Nile Fever Virus: Blood Transfusion Risk [5 Dec 2002]

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Agency Workers Directive [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Noakes — Agency Workers Directive [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

European Studies: Higher Education Institutions [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Harrison — European Studies: Higher Education Institutions [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Baroness Ashton of Upholland)

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Department for Education and Skills Special Advisers [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Blatch — Department for Education and Skills Special Advisers [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Overseas Residents' Visits [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Fearn — Overseas Residents' Visits [5 Dec 2002]

The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Baroness Blackstone)

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North/South Ministerial Council [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Laird — North/South Ministerial Council [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Life Peerages [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Life Peerages [5 Dec 2002]

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The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

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Lord Monson — Life Peerages [5 Dec 2002]

The Lord Chancellor

Speaker's Committee: Electoral Commmission Investigation into Compulsory Voting [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Fearn — Speaker's Committee: Electoral Commmission Investigation into Compulsory Voting [5 Dec 2002]

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The Lord Chancellor

Postal Votes [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Graves — Postal Votes [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

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Age-related Tax Allowances [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Greengross — Age-related Tax Allowances [5 Dec 2002]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Greengross — Age-related Tax Allowances [5 Dec 2002]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Census: Under-Enumeration of Males aged 20–44 [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Smith of Leigh — Census: Under-Enumeration of Males aged 20–44 [5 Dec 2002]

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Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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DVLA: Dishonoured Cheques [5 Dec 2002]

Earl Attlee — DVLA: Dishonoured Cheques [5 Dec 2002]

The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)

Traffic Congestion: Heathrow Airport [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Byford — Traffic Congestion: Heathrow Airport [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

Rural Proofing: CMPS Courses [5 Dec 2002]

Baroness Byford — Rural Proofing: CMPS Courses [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

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"Best Practice" Training for Ministers [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Norton of Louth — "Best Practice" Training for Ministers [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston

Fire Dispute: Performance of Armed Forces [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Peston — Fire Dispute: Performance of Armed Forces [5 Dec 2002]

The Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (Lord Rooker)

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QinetiQ [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Kirkhill — QinetiQ [5 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Bach)

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Typhoon [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Kirkhill — Typhoon [5 Dec 2002]

Lord Bach


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