Table of Contents for
Thursday 9 Jan 2003

Volume No. 642 Part No. 25

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Business of the House: Standing Order 41

National Minimum Wage (Enforcement Notices) Bill [HL]

Voting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill [HL]

High Hedges Bill [HL]

Transport for London

Tobacco: EU Production

Armed Forces Communication Systems

Cricket World Cup

High Hedges Bill [HL]

Public Services (Disruption) Bill [HL]

Health (Wales) Bill

Public Health Laboratory Service

Soap and Detergent Industry

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Written Answers

Prisoners: Mental Health Care

Custody Plus Scheme

Prison Service Rules and Regulations

Firearms Register

Crimes of Violence in the West End

Immigration Detainees

Deer Management on Exmoor

Hunting Bill: Background Research

Hunting Bill: Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

St Andrews Golf Club

NHS: Delayed Discharge and EmergencyRe-admission

Diabetes National Service Framework Delivery Strategy

Free Prescriptions and Tax Credits

Irish Government: Respect for Traditions

Belfast Agreement

Irish Government: Human Rights Commission

Ireland: Reference to the Two States

Northern Ireland: Learning Disabilities

North/South Ministerial Council: Equality Scheme

Use of Irish in Official Business Guidance

Northern Ireland: Weston Park Discussions

Northern Ireland: Post-primary Arrangements

Belfast Agreement: Cross-Border Bodies

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Belfast Agreement: Implementation Bodies

Northern Ireland: Linguistic Diversity

North/South Ministerial Council: Reports and Statements

Northern Ireland: Language Implementation Body

North/South Ministerial Council: Terminology

North/South Ministerial Council:Suspension of Assembly

Government Policy Statements 1997–2001

Ulster-Scots Agency Interim Chief Executive

Northern Ireland: Digital Hearing Aids

Waterways Ireland: Canal Development

Saints and Scholars IntegratedPrimary School

Waterways Ireland: Date of Establishment

Central African Republic: Assistance toHIV Sufferers

Belfast Agreement: Letter from Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Committee

Management of Private Office Papers



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Business of the House: Standing Order 41 [9 Jan 2003]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

National Minimum Wage (Enforcement Notices) Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

11.8 a.m.

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

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Lord Razzall

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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11.15 a.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Razzall

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 1106

Voting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

11.24 a.m.

Lord Lucas

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Column: 1108

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Lucas

11.32 a.m.

Lord Rennard

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11.37 a.m.

Lord Renton

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11.43 a.m.

Lord Monson

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11.49 a.m.

The Earl of Selborne

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11.55 a.m.

Lord Goodhart

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Goodhart

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12.1 p.m.

Lord Roberts of Conwy

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12.13 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Monson

Lord Bassam of Brighton

12.27 p.m.

Lord Lucas

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High Hedges Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

12.29 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Lord Monson

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Trumpington

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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12.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

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Lord Monson

Lord Methuen

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Methuen

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1 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Methuen

Lord Methuen

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Lord Methuen

1.15 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

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Lord Monson

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Hamwee

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Monson

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Lord Methuen

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Davies of Oldham

Transport for London [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Burnham — Transport for London [9 Jan 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Burnham

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Strabolgi

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Viscount Astor

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Chalfont

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Berkeley

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Hamwee

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Pilkington of Oxenford

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Tobacco: EU Production [9 Jan 2003]

3.8 p.m.

Lord Dubs — Tobacco: EU Production [9 Jan 2003]

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

Lord Dubs

Lord Whitty

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Whitty

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

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Lord Whitty

Lord Williamson of Horton

Lord Bruce of Donington

Noble Lords

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Lord Williamson of Horton

Lord Whitty

Lord Bruce of Donington

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Hayman

Lord Whitty

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Lord Whitty

Armed Forces Communication Systems [9 Jan 2003]

3.16 p.m.

The Earl of Onslow — Armed Forces Communication Systems [9 Jan 2003]

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

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The Earl of Onslow

Lord Bach

Lord Campbell of Croy

Lord Bach

Lord Methuen

Lord Bach

Lord Vivian

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Lord Bach

Lord Marlesford

Lord Bach

Cricket World Cup [9 Jan 2003]

3.22 p.m.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester — Cricket World Cup [9 Jan 2003]

Column: 1146

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

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Baroness Amos

Baroness Trumpington

Baroness Amos

Lord Blaker

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Baroness Amos

Viscount Falkland

Baroness Amos

Lord Roberts of Conwy

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Baroness Amos

Baroness Buscombe

Baroness Amos

High Hedges Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

3.30 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1149

Lord Monson

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Lord Graham of Edmonton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1151

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1152

Lord Graham of Edmonton

3.45 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 1153

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1154

Lord Graham of Edmonton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1155

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Graham of Edmonton

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4 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1158

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1159

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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4.15 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Graham of Edmonton

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Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1162

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 1163

Lord Bassam of Brighton

4.30 p.m.

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 1164

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 1165

Baroness Hamwee

Public Services (Disruption) Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

4.35 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Alloway

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Column: 1168

4.55 p.m.

Lord McNally

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Column: 1171

5.9 p.m.

Lord Roberts of Conwy

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Column: 1173

5.19 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Column: 1175

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

5.31 p.m.

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Column: 1176

Health (Wales) Bill [9 Jan 2003]

Public Health Laboratory Service [9 Jan 2003]

5.34 p.m.

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

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5.46 p.m.

Lord Lucas

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5.50 p.m.

Lord Clement-Jones

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6 p.m.

Earl Howe

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6.14 p.m.

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

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Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

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Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

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Soap and Detergent Industry [9 Jan 2003]

6.37 p.m.

Lord Harrison

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6.49 p.m.

Lord Razzall

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Column: 1198

6.58 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

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7.9 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [9 Jan 2003]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [9 Jan 2003]

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Rogan

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

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Lord Glentoran

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Rogan

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Glentoran

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Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Shutt of Greetland

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Lord Williams of Mostyn

4 p.m.

Viscount Brookeborough

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

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Column: GC54

4.15 p.m.

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC55

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Smith of Clifton

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Column: GC57

4.30 p.m.

Lord Smith of Clifton

Lord Fitt

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Column: GC59

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Glentoran

Column: GC60

Lord Williams of Mostyn

4.45 p.m.

Lord Smith of Clifton

Column: GC61

Lord Rogan

Column: GC62

Lord Glentoran

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC63

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC64

Lord Rogan

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Lord Glentoran

5 p.m.

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Column: GC65

Column: GC66

Viscount Brookeborough

Column: GC67

5.15 p.m.

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Column: GC68

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC69

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC70

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

5.30 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC71

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC72

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC73

Viscount Brookeborough

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: GC74

Lord Glentoran

5.45 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Glentoran

Column: GC75

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Lord Glentoran

Column: GC76

Baroness Harris of Richmond

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Baroness Harris of Richmond

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Baroness Harris of Richmond

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Baroness Harris of Richmond

Column: GC80

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Written Answers [9 Jan 2003]

Prisoners: Mental Health Care [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Avebury — Prisoners: Mental Health Care [9 Jan 2003]

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

Custody Plus Scheme [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns — Custody Plus Scheme [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Prison Service Rules and Regulations [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Lamont of Lerwick — Prison Service Rules and Regulations [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Firearms Register [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Blatch — Firearms Register [9 Jan 2003]

Column: WA225

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Crimes of Violence in the West End [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Avebury — Crimes of Violence in the West End [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Immigration Detainees [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Avebury — Immigration Detainees [9 Jan 2003]

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

Deer Management on Exmoor [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Mancroft — Deer Management on Exmoor [9 Jan 2003]

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

Column: WA226

Hunting Bill: Background Research [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Golding — Hunting Bill: Background Research [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Whitty

Column: WA227

Hunting Bill: Rio Declaration on Environment and Development [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Hardy of Wath — Hunting Bill: Rio Declaration on Environment and Development [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Whitty

St Andrews Golf Club [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Faulkner of Worcester — St Andrews Golf Club [9 Jan 2003]

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

Column: WA228

NHS: Delayed Discharge and EmergencyRe-admission [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Greengross — NHS: Delayed Discharge and EmergencyRe-admission [9 Jan 2003]

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

Diabetes National Service Framework Delivery Strategy [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Burlison — Diabetes National Service Framework Delivery Strategy [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: WA229

Free Prescriptions and Tax Credits [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Tomlinson — Free Prescriptions and Tax Credits [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: WA230

Irish Government: Respect for Traditions [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Irish Government: Respect for Traditions [9 Jan 2003]

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Lord Laird — Irish Government: Respect for Traditions [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Belfast Agreement [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Belfast Agreement [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA231

Irish Government: Human Rights Commission [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Irish Government: Human Rights Commission [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Laird — Irish Government: Human Rights Commission [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Ireland: Reference to the Two States [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Ireland: Reference to the Two States [9 Jan 2003]

Column: WA232

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Learning Disabilities [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Learning Disabilities [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

North/South Ministerial Council: Equality Scheme [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Ministerial Council: Equality Scheme [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA233

Use of Irish in Official Business Guidance [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Use of Irish in Official Business Guidance [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Weston Park Discussions [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Weston Park Discussions [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Post-primary Arrangements [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Post-primary Arrangements [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA234

Belfast Agreement: Cross-Border Bodies [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Belfast Agreement: Cross-Border Bodies [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Belfast Agreement: Implementation Bodies [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Belfast Agreement: Implementation Bodies [9 Jan 2003]

Column: WA235

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Linguistic Diversity [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Linguistic Diversity [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

North/South Ministerial Council: Reports and Statements [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Ministerial Council: Reports and Statements [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA236

Northern Ireland: Language Implementation Body [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Language Implementation Body [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

North/South Ministerial Council: Terminology [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Ministerial Council: Terminology [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

North/South Ministerial Council:Suspension of Assembly [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Ministerial Council:Suspension of Assembly [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Government Policy Statements 1997–2001 [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — Government Policy Statements 1997–2001 [9 Jan 2003]

Column: WA237

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Ulster-Scots Agency Interim Chief Executive [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Ulster-Scots Agency Interim Chief Executive [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Digital Hearing Aids [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Digital Hearing Aids [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Waterways Ireland: Canal Development [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Waterways Ireland: Canal Development [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA238

Saints and Scholars IntegratedPrimary School [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Kilclooney — Saints and Scholars IntegratedPrimary School [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Waterways Ireland: Date of Establishment [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Waterways Ireland: Date of Establishment [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: WA239

Central African Republic: Assistance toHIV Sufferers [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Rawlings — Central African Republic: Assistance toHIV Sufferers [9 Jan 2003]

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

Belfast Agreement: Letter from Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Committee [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Laird — Belfast Agreement: Letter from Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Committee [9 Jan 2003]

Column: WA240

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

Management of Private Office Papers [9 Jan 2003]

Lord Henley — Management of Private Office Papers [9 Jan 2003]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA239


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