Table of Contents for
Thursday 20 Mar 2003

Volume No. 646 Part No. 68

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Royal Assent

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill

European Union: Legal Personality

Regional Assemblies

Pakistan

Universal Banking Services

Iraq

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill

Apple and Pear Research Council (Dissolution) Order 2003

Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2003

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill

Written Answers

Ulster Scots Language

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the WEU Assembly:UK Delegation

China: Human Rights

Medical Research Council Facilities in the Gambia

Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's Honorary Knighthood

Iraq: Legality of Armed Force

Southern Lebanon

Terrorism Threat: Information

Iraqi Nationals Resident in UK

Local Authority Social Housing Grant

Titan Bridgelayer Vehicles

Armed Forces Pension Scheme: Unmarried Partners

Taxable Incomes



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Column: 339

Royal Assent [20 Mar 2003]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill [20 Mar 2003]

11.7 a.m.

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

Baroness Blatch

Column: 340

The Chairman of Committees

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Column: 341

Column: 342

11.15 a.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 343

Lord Waddington

Lord Dixon

Column: 344

Lord Elliott of Morpeth

Lord Rooker

Column: 345

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Column: 346

11.30 a.m.

Baroness Blatch

Column: 347

11.38 a.m.

Column: 348

Division No. 1 (Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill) [20 Mar 2003]

Column: 349

11.47 a.m.

The Chairman of Committees

Baroness Blatch

The Chairman of Committees

Baroness Blatch

Column: 350

Lord Waddington

Column: 351

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 352

Noon

Baroness Hanham

Lord Greaves

Column: 353

Lord Waddington

Lord Greaves

Lord Waddington

Lord Greaves

Lord Waddington

Lord Greaves

Lord Waddington

Lord Greaves

Baroness Blatch

Lord Greaves

Baroness Blatch

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Lord Greaves

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Column: 355

Lord Rooker

Column: 356

12.15 p.m.

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Column: 357

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 358

Lord Rooker

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 359

Lord Rooker

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Rooker

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 360

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Lord Rooker

12.30 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Column: 361

Lord Dixon

Baroness Blatch

Column: 362

Lord Elliott of Morpeth

12.38 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill) [20 Mar 2003]

Column: 364

12.47 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

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Column: 366

Lord Waddington

Column: 367

1 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 368

Lord Greaves

Column: 369

Baroness Blatch

Lord Greaves

Column: 370

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 371

1.15 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Rooker

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 372

Lord Dixon

Baroness Blatch

Lord Dixon

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Dixon

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 373

Lord Rooker

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 374

Lord Rooker

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Kirkhill

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Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

European Union: Legal Personality [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch — European Union: Legal Personality [20 Mar 2003]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Column: 376

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 377

Lord Howell of Guildford

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Lawson of Blaby

Noble Lords

Noble Lords

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 378

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Lawson of Blaby

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 379

Regional Assemblies [20 Mar 2003]

3.9 p.m.

Lord Renton of Mount Harry — Regional Assemblies [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Rooker

Lord Renton of Mount Harry

Lord Rooker

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Lord Rooker

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Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Lord Morgan

Lord Rooker

Lord Burnham

Lord Rooker

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

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Lord Rooker

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Williams of Mostyn — Regional Assemblies [20 Mar 2003]

Pakistan [20 Mar 2003]

3.16 p.m.

Lord Ahmed — Pakistan [20 Mar 2003]

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

Column: 382

Lord Ahmed

Baroness Amos

Lord Avebury

Baroness Amos

Lord Campbell of Croy

Column: 383

Baroness Amos

Lord Lamont of Lerwick

Baroness Amos

Baroness Rawlings

Baroness Amos

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Amos

Column: 384

Universal Banking Services [20 Mar 2003]

3.22 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

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

Baroness Blatch

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Razzall

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 385

Lord Clarke of Hampstead

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Byford

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Earl Russell

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 386

Baroness Blatch

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Iraq [20 Mar 2003]

3.31 p.m.

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

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3.37 p.m.

Lord Vivian

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Column: 390

3.42 p.m.

Lord Redesdale

3.45 p.m.

Lord Bach

Column: 391

3.50 p.m.

Lord Rea

Lord Bach

Column: 392

Lord Eden of Winton

Lord Bach

The Lord Bishop of Gloucester

Column: 393

Baroness Crawley

The Lord Bishop of Gloucester

Lord Bach

Lord Vincent of Coleshill

Lord Bach

Column: 394

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Bach

Lord King of Bridgwater

Column: 395

Lord Bach

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Bach

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

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Lord Bach

Lord Ackner

Lord Bach

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Bach

Lord Chalfont

Lord Bach

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill [20 Mar 2003]

4.10 p.m.

Column: 397

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 398

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Lord Rooker

4.15 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 399

Lord Rooker

Column: 400

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

Column: 401

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Column: 402

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

4.30 p.m.

Lord Rooker

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

Column: 403

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Rooker

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 404

Lord Rooker

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 405

Column: 406

4.45 p.m.

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Rooker

Column: 407

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 408

Baroness Blatch

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gould of Potternewton)

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 409

Column: 410

Lord Waddington

Lord Dixon

5 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Lord Dixon

Lord Waddington

Column: 411

Lord Greaves

Column: 412

Lord Elliott of Morpeth

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Column: 413

The Earl of Caithness

Baroness Hanham

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 414

5.15 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Greaves

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 415

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Column: 416

Baroness Scott of Needham Market

Lord Rooker

Column: 417

Lord Greaves

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 418

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

5.30 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 419

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 420

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gould of Potternewton)

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 421

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Waddington

Column: 422

Lord Hanningfield

5.45 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 423

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 424

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 425

Lord Hanningfield

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blatch

Column: 426

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Rooker

Column: 427

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 428

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 429

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Simon)

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 430

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

6.15 p.m.

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 431

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 432

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 433

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Blatch

Column: 434

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Hamwee

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 435

Column: 436

Lord Hanningfield

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 437

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 438

6.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 439

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hanham

Column: 440

Lord Greaves

Column: 441

Baroness Hanham

Column: 442

Lord Greaves

7 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Lord Greaves

Column: 443

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 444

Lord Rooker

Column: 445

Baroness Hanham

7.15 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 446

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Greaves

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 447

7.19 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill) [20 Mar 2003]

Column: 447

7.29 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 448

Apple and Pear Research Council (Dissolution) Order 2003 [20 Mar 2003]

7.30 p.m.

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

Column: 449

Baroness Byford

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: 450

The Earl of Courtown

Lord Whitty

Column: 451

Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 2003 [20 Mar 2003]

7.38 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Column: 452

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill [20 Mar 2003]

Column: WA39

Written Answers [20 Mar 2003]

Ulster Scots Language [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Laird — Ulster Scots Language [20 Mar 2003]

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the WEU Assembly:UK Delegation [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Dubs — Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the WEU Assembly:UK Delegation [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

China: Human Rights [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Hylton — China: Human Rights [20 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA40

Medical Research Council Facilities in the Gambia [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Turnberg — Medical Research Council Facilities in the Gambia [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Amos

Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's Honorary Knighthood [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Watson of Richmond — Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's Honorary Knighthood [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Amos

Column: WA41

Iraq: Legality of Armed Force [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Iraq: Legality of Armed Force [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Iraq: Legality of Armed Force [20 Mar 2003]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Southern Lebanon [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Turnberg — Southern Lebanon [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Terrorism Threat: Information [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Gould of Potternewton — Terrorism Threat: Information [20 Mar 2003]

Column: WA42

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

Column: WA43

Iraqi Nationals Resident in UK [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Greaves — Iraqi Nationals Resident in UK [20 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA44

Lord Greaves — Iraqi Nationals Resident in UK [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Filkin

Local Authority Social Housing Grant [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley — Local Authority Social Housing Grant [20 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA45

Titan Bridgelayer Vehicles [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Vivian — Titan Bridgelayer Vehicles [20 Mar 2003]

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

Armed Forces Pension Scheme: Unmarried Partners [20 Mar 2003]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale — Armed Forces Pension Scheme: Unmarried Partners [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Bach

Column: WA46

Taxable Incomes [20 Mar 2003]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Taxable Incomes [20 Mar 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA45


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