Table of Contents for
Tuesday 17 Dec 2002

Volume No. 642 Part No. 20

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Royal Assent

Strategic Defence Review

NHS: Staffing

Overseas Hauliers: Charges

Postal Services and Competition

Financial Services Authority

Business

Licensing Bill [HL]

Pensions

Transport Investment Plan

Licensing Bill [HL]

Access to Justice Act 1999 (Solicitors' Practising Certificates) Order 2002

Licensing Bill [HL]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL]

Written Answers

[The first Written Answer should have been printed in the Official Report of Monday 16th December.]

Firefighters: Rates of Pay

Glasgow: Fire Service

Challenge Fund Homes

NMEC: Ministerial Responsibility

Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme

Afghanistan: ISAF

Viktar Ivashkevich

Offenders on Licence

Communications Data Retention

Justice and Home Affairs Council,28-29 November

Yarl's Wood Detention Centre

Scotland: Race Equality

Turkish Air Bases

Animal Rights Activists: Protection of Medical Research Companies

Rehab UK Tyne and Wear Brain Injury Centre

Small Accommodation Providers

DCMS: Outside Consultants

Common Land

Northern Ireland:Public Administration Review

MPs' and Civil Servants' Pension Schemes: Survivor Benefits

Northern Ireland Railway Heritage

PEACE I Programme

Afghanistan: ISAF

Fylingdales



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Column: 525

Royal Assent [17 Dec 2002]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Act, [17 Dec 2002]

Appropriation (No. 2) Act. [17 Dec 2002]

Strategic Defence Review [17 Dec 2002]

Earl Attlee — Strategic Defence Review [17 Dec 2002]

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

Earl Attlee

Noble Lords

Lord Bach

Noble Lords

Lord Bach

Column: 526

Lord Redesdale

Lord Bach

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

Lord Bach

Viscount Slim

Lord Bach

Column: 527

Lord Clark of Windermere

Lord Bach

Lord Walton of Detchant

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Noble Lords

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Lord Bach

Lord Walton of Detchant

Lord Bach

Baroness Sharples

Lord Bach — Strategic Defence Review [17 Dec 2002]

Column: 528

NHS: Staffing [17 Dec 2002]

2.43 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes — NHS: Staffing [17 Dec 2002]

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

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: 529

The Lord Bishop of Hereford

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Pitkeathley

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Masham of Ilton

Column: 530

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Skelmersdale

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: 531

Overseas Hauliers: Charges [17 Dec 2002]

2.53 p.m.

Lord Bradshaw — Overseas Hauliers: Charges [17 Dec 2002]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Bradshaw

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Clinton-Davis

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Berkeley

Column: 532

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Earl Attlee

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Methuen

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Postal Services and Competition [17 Dec 2002]

2.58 p.m.

Lord Hoyle — Postal Services and Competition [17 Dec 2002]

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

Column: 533

Lord Hoyle

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Clarke of Hampstead

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 534

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Newby

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Tebbit

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Hoyle

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Berkeley

Column: 535

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Financial Services Authority [17 Dec 2002]

3.6 p.m.

Lord Newby — Financial Services Authority [17 Dec 2002]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: 536

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Earl Russell

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

The Earl of Sandwich

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 537

Lord Saatchi

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Business [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Grocott

Licensing Bill [HL] [17 Dec 2002]

3.14 p.m.

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

Column: 538

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 539

Lord Redesdale

Column: 540

Lord Tope

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 541

Baroness Buscombe

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Redesdale

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 542

Column: 543

3.30 p.m.

Lord Redesdale

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 544

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Redesdale

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 545

Baroness Buscombe

3.45 p.m.

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 546

Column: 547

Viscount Falkland

Column: 548

Column: 549

The Earl of Onslow

Viscount Falkland

Column: 550

4 p.m.

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 551

Lord Borrie

Column: 552

Lord Cobbold

Lord Clarke of Hampstead

Column: 553

4.15 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: 554

Column: 555

Column: 556

Lord Monson

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Column: 557

Lord Lea of Crondall

Lord Tope

Column: 558

Column: 559

4.30 p.m.

Lord Redesdale

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 560

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 561

Column: 562

The Earl of Onslow

4.45 p.m.

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 563

Column: 564

Column: 565

Lord Monson

Baroness Blackstone

5 p.m.

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 566

Column: 567

Column: 568

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Buscombe

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 569

Pensions [17 Dec 2002]

5.12 p.m.

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

Column: 570

Column: 571

Column: 572

Column: 573

Column: 574

5.26 p.m.

Lord Higgins

Column: 575

Column: 576

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Column: 577

Baroness Andrews

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

5.40 p.m.

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Column: 578

Column: 579

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 580

Column: 581

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 582

5.55 p.m.

Lord Fowler

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Baroness Turner of Camden

Column: 583

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 584

Baroness Barker

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 585

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 586

Earl Russell

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 587

Lord Blackwell

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Baroness Noakes

Column: 588

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Transport Investment Plan [17 Dec 2002]

6.17 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 589

Column: 590

Column: 591

6.24 p.m.

Viscount Astor

Column: 592

Column: 593

Lord Bradshaw

Column: 594

Lord Cobbold

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 595

Column: 596

6.44 p.m.

Lord Jones

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Cobbold

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Monro of Langholm

Column: 597

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Clinton-Davis

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Monro of Langholm

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Column: 598

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Berkeley

Column: 599

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Lea of Crondall

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 600

Licensing Bill [HL] [17 Dec 2002]

6.58 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Buscombe

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Buscombe

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 601

Baroness Buscombe

Viscount Falkland

Baroness Buscombe

Lord Redesdale

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 602

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 603

Baroness Buscombe

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 604

7.15 p.m.

Lord Avebury

Column: 605

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Avebury

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 606

Lord Davies of Oldham

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 607

Column: 608

7.30 p.m.

Lord Avebury

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Davies of Oldham

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 609

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 610

Access to Justice Act 1999 (Solicitors' Practising Certificates) Order 2002 [17 Dec 2002]

7.28 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 611

Lord Goodhart

Column: 612

Lord Hunt of Wirral

Column: 613

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 614

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Licensing Bill [HL] [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 615

Lord Redesdale

Column: 616

Lord Avebury

Column: 617

8.45 p.m.

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 618

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 619

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 620

9 p.m.

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 621

Column: 622

Lord Chan

Lord Avebury

Column: 623

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Beaumont of Whitley

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Column: 625

Baroness Buscombe

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes)

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 626

Column: 627

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Column: 628

9.30 p.m.

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Column: 629

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Lord Redesdale

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 630

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Column: 631

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 632

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

9.45 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Avebury

Column: 633

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Buscombe

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 634

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 635

Column: 636

10 p.m.

Lord Redesdale

Lord Cobbold

Column: 637

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Column: 638

Baroness Blackstone

Column: 639

Column: 640

Column: 641

Lord Norton of Louth

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Buscombe

Column: 642

Baroness Blackstone

Baroness Buscombe

Column: GC1

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [17 Dec 2002]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [17 Dec 2002]

Waste and Emissions Trading Bill [HL] [17 Dec 2002]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff)

Lord Greaves

Column: GC2

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC3

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

Column: GC4

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

3.45 p.m.

Lord Glentoran

Column: GC5

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Greaves

Column: GC6

Lord Whitty

Column: GC7

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC8

Lord Whitty

4 p.m.

Lord Greaves

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC9

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Whitty

Column: GC10

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC11

Lord Greaves

Lord Whitty

Column: GC12

4.15 p.m.

Lord Glentoran

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: GC13

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC14

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC15

4.30 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: GC16

Lord Whitty

Column: GC17

Lord Glentoran

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC18

4.45 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC19

Column: GC20

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: GC21

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Whitty

Column: GC22

5 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC23

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Column: GC24

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC25

5.15 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Greaves

Column: GC26

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Greaves

Column: GC27

Lord Glentoran

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC28

5.30 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC29

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: GC30

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Greaves

Column: GC31

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Greaves

Column: GC32

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Greaves

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC33

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC34

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC35

Lord Greaves

Column: GC36

6 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: GC37

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: GC38

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC39

6.15 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Greaves

Column: GC40

Lord Whitty

Lord Greaves

Lord Whitty

Column: GC41

Lord Greaves

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: GC42

Lord Whitty

Lord Hanningfield

6.30 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC43

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: GC44

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Whitty

Column: GC45

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Whitty

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC46

6.45 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: GC47

Lord Whitty

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Column: GC48

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC49

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

7 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Column: GC50

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC51

Lord Greaves

Column: GC52

Lord Whitty

Column: GC53

7.15 p.m.

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: GC54

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Greaves

Column: GC55

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: GC56

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Greaves

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC57

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Column: GC58

Lord Hanningfield

Column: GC59

Lord Greaves

Column: GC60

Lord Whitty

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Whitty

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Lyell)

Column: GC59

Column: WA85

Written Answers [17 Dec 2002]

[The first Written Answer should have been printed in the Official Report of Monday 16th December.] [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Tomlinson — [The first Written Answer should have been printed in the Official Report of Monday 16th December.] [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Rooker

Firefighters: Rates of Pay [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Jacobs — Firefighters: Rates of Pay [17 Dec 2002]

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

Glasgow: Fire Service [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Jacobs — Glasgow: Fire Service [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Rooker

Challenge Fund Homes [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Hamwee — Challenge Fund Homes [17 Dec 2002]

Column: WA86

Lord Rooker

Column: WA88

NMEC: Ministerial Responsibility [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Desai — NMEC: Ministerial Responsibility [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Rooker

Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme [17 Dec 2002]

The Earl of Northesk — Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Rooker

Column: WA89

The Earl of Northesk — Electoral Modernisation Pilot Programme [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Rooker

Afghanistan: ISAF [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Moynihan — Afghanistan: ISAF [17 Dec 2002]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Amos)

Column: WA90

Viktar Ivashkevich [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Moynihan — Viktar Ivashkevich [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Amos

Offenders on Licence [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Temple-Morris — Offenders on Licence [17 Dec 2002]

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

Column: WA91

Column: WA92

Communications Data Retention [17 Dec 2002]

The Earl of Northesk — Communications Data Retention [17 Dec 2002]

Column: WA93

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

The Earl of Northesk — Communications Data Retention [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Justice and Home Affairs Council,28-29 November [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Temple-Morris — Justice and Home Affairs Council,28-29 November [17 Dec 2002]

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

Column: WA94

Column: WA95

Column: WA96

Yarl's Wood Detention Centre [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Dholakia — Yarl's Wood Detention Centre [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Filkin

Scotland: Race Equality [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Cohen of Pimlico — Scotland: Race Equality [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Filkin

Turkish Air Bases [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Moynihan — Turkish Air Bases [17 Dec 2002]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Animal Rights Activists: Protection of Medical Research Companies [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Burlison — Animal Rights Activists: Protection of Medical Research Companies [17 Dec 2002]

Column: WA97

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

Rehab UK Tyne and Wear Brain Injury Centre [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale — Rehab UK Tyne and Wear Brain Injury Centre [17 Dec 2002]

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

Small Accommodation Providers [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Fearn — Small Accommodation Providers [17 Dec 2002]

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

Column: WA98

DCMS: Outside Consultants [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Buscombe — DCMS: Outside Consultants [17 Dec 2002]

Baroness Blackstone

Common Land [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Williams of Elvel — Common Land [17 Dec 2002]

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

Column: WA99

Northern Ireland:Public Administration Review [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland:Public Administration Review [17 Dec 2002]

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

MPs' and Civil Servants' Pension Schemes: Survivor Benefits [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — MPs' and Civil Servants' Pension Schemes: Survivor Benefits [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA100

Northern Ireland Railway Heritage [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Shutt of Greetland — Northern Ireland Railway Heritage [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

PEACE I Programme [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Laird — PEACE I Programme [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Afghanistan: ISAF [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Moynihan — Afghanistan: ISAF [17 Dec 2002]

Column: WA101

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

Fylingdales [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Tomlinson — Fylingdales [17 Dec 2002]

Lord Bach

Column: WA102


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