Table of Contents for
Monday 24 Mar 2003

Volume No. 646 Part No. 69

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Gulf War Illnesses

Rail Freight: Working Time Directive

Heavy Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence

Emergency Telephone Calls

Business

London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill [HL]

Corruption: Committee

Voting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill [HL]

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill

European Council: Iraq

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill

Local Authorities (Charges for Specified Welfare Services) (England) Regulations 2003

Regulatory Reform (Housing Management Agreements) Order 2003

Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988) (England) Order 2003

Town and Country Planning (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2003

Paternity and Adoption Leave (Adoption from Overseas) Regulations 2003

Employment Rights Act 1996 (Application of Section 80B to Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2003

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill

Written Answers

China: Aid

Cayman Islands Attorney-General

Prisoners: Resettlement

Corruption Bill

Immigration Officers: Checking Validityof Passports

OGC: Design of Public Buildings

Pensions

Indices of Deprivation

Unitary Structures of Local Government

US Customs: Airline Passenger Information

Ram Doctrine

Army Manpower Requirement

Iraq: War Correspondents

Brazil: Poultry Meat Imports to UK

Brazil: UK Exports

ESPHCA Council, 6 March

University Admissions

Calthorpe Clinic, Edgbaston

Food Supplements

Works of Art: Government Indemnity Scheme

Northern Ireland: LMC Levy

Intelligence Services Commissioner



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Column: 453

Gulf War Illnesses [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Morris of Manchester

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

Lord Morris of Manchester

Lord Bach

Column: 454

Lord Campbell of Croy

Lord Bach

Lord Redesdale

Lord Bach

The Lord Bishop of Manchester

Lord Bach

Column: 455

Baroness Walmsley

Lord Bach

Rail Freight: Working Time Directive [24 Mar 2003]

2.44 p.m.

Lord Bradshaw — Rail Freight: Working Time Directive [24 Mar 2003]

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

Lord Bradshaw

Column: 456

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Blatch

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Berkeley

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 457

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Brookman

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Heavy Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence [24 Mar 2003]

2.51 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley — Heavy Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence [24 Mar 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 458

Baroness Walmsley

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Bradshaw

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 459

Lord Bradshaw

Noble Lords

Lord Bradshaw

Lord McIntosh of Haringey — Heavy Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence [24 Mar 2003]

Emergency Telephone Calls [24 Mar 2003]

2.55 p.m.

Baroness Sharples — Emergency Telephone Calls [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Sharples

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 460

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Addington

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord McNally

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Greengross

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Viscount Astor

Column: 461

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Bradshaw

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Business [24 Mar 2003]

3.1 p.m.

Lord Grocott

London Local Authorities and Transport for London Bill [HL] [24 Mar 2003]

Corruption: Committee [24 Mar 2003]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Column: 462

Voting Age (Reduction to 16) Bill [HL] [24 Mar 2003]

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill [24 Mar 2003]

3.2 p.m.

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

Lord Greaves

Column: 463

Baroness Blatch

Column: 464

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Rooker

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Rooker

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Column: 465

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

3.15 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 466

Lord Greaves

Column: 467

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 468

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hanham

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 469

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

The Earl of Onslow

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

3.30 p.m.

Lord Waddington

Column: 470

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 471

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Waddington

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Hanham

Column: 472

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 473

Lord Hanningfield

3.45 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 474

Lord Rooker

A noble Lord

Lord Rooker

Column: 475

The Earl of Onslow

Column: 476

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Baroness Blatch

Column: 477

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 478

European Council: Iraq [24 Mar 2003]

4.1 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 479

Column: 480

Column: 481

4.10 p.m.

Lord Strathclyde

Column: 482

Column: 483

4.17 p.m.

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Column: 484

Column: 485

4.25 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 486

Column: 487

4.33 p.m.

Lord Richard

Column: 488

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Baroness Northover

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 489

Baroness Rawlings

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 490

The Lord Bishop of Manchester

Column: 491

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Clinton-Davis

Column: 492

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Hooson

Lord Eden of Winton

Noble Lords

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Craig of Radley

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Column: 493

Lord Hooson

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill [24 Mar 2003]

4.54 p.m.

Lord Greaves

Column: 494

5 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 495

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 496

Lord Greaves

Baroness Hanham

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 497

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 498

Baroness Blatch

5.15 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hanham

Column: 499

5.14 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill) [24 Mar 2003]

Column: 500

5.25 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 501

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Column: 502

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 503

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Hanham

Column: 504

Baroness Hanham

Column: 505

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 506

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 507

Baroness Hanham

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 508

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Column: 509

Column: 510

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

6 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Column: 511

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 512

Baroness Hanham

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Rooker

Column: 513

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 514

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Baroness Hanham

6.15 p.m.

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 515

Baroness Hanham

6.20 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill) [24 Mar 2003]

Column: 517

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 518

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 519

Lord Waddington

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 520

Baroness Hanham

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Geddes)

Baroness Hanham

Column: 521

6.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 522

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 523

Column: 524

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Hanham

Column: 525

7 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 526

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 527

Column: 528

Column: 529

7.15 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Column: 530

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 531

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 532

7.30 p.m.

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 533

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 534

7.37 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Local Authorities (Charges for Specified Welfare Services) (England) Regulations 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

7.37 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 535

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Maddock

Column: 536

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Regulatory Reform (Housing Management Agreements) Order 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

7.46 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 537

Column: 538

Baroness Hanham

Column: 539

Baroness Maddock

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988) (England) Order 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

7.57 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 540

Baroness Hanham

Column: 541

Baroness Maddock

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Town and Country Planning (Electronic Communications) (England) Order 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

8.3 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 542

Baroness Hanham

Column: 543

Baroness Maddock

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Paternity and Adoption Leave (Adoption from Overseas) Regulations 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

8.12 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 544

Column: 545

Column: 546

Baroness Wilcox

Baroness Maddock

Column: 547

The Earl of Courtown

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 548

Employment Rights Act 1996 (Application of Section 80B to Adoptions from Overseas) Regulations 2003 [24 Mar 2003]

8.25 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Davies of Oldham

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Blatch

Column: 549

Lord Rooker

Column: 550

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 551

8.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 552

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 553

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 554

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 555

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 556

9 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 557

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Column: 558

Baroness Blatch

Column: 559

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 560

Column: 561

Baroness Blatch

Column: 562

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 563

Lord Waddington

Lord Rooker

9.30 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 564

Baroness Blatch

Lord Elton

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Blatch

Column: 565

Baroness Hanham

Column: 566

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 567

Column: 568

9.45 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 569

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Cox)

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Column: 570

Column: 571

10 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 572

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 573

Lord Rooker

Lord Greaves

Lord Rooker

Column: 574

Lord Greaves

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 575

Baroness Hanham

Column: 576

Column: 577

Baroness Hamwee

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Rooker

Column: 578

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 579

Column: 580

10.30 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 581

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Column: 582

Baroness Hanham

Column: 583

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Noble Lords

Lord Rooker

Column: 584

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

10.45 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

Column: 585

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 586

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 587

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 588

11 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 589

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hanham

Column: 590

Lord Rooker

Column: 591

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Hanham

Column: 592

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

11.15 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 593

Lord Greaves

Column: 594

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 595

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Column: 596

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 597

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 598

Column: 599

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 600

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 601

11.45 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 602

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Column: 603

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 604

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Greaves

Column: 605

Midnight

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 606

Lord Greaves

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 607

Baroness Blatch

Column: 608

12.15 a.m.

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 609

Lord Greaves

Column: 610

Baroness Hanham

Column: 611

Lord Rooker

Column: 612

Column: 613

Noble Lords

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 614

Lord Greaves

Baroness Blatch

Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Column: 615

Baroness Blatch

Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Baroness Blatch

The Earl of Caithness

Column: 616

Baroness Blatch

Column: 617

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff)

Noble Lords

12.46 a.m.

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Blatch

Column: 618

Lord Rooker

Column: 619

1 a.m.

Baroness Blatch

Column: 620

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Blatch

Column: 621

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 622

Baroness Blatch

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Blatch

Column: 623

Column: 624

1.15 a.m.

Lord Greaves

Column: 625

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 626

Lord Rooker

Column: 627

Column: 628

Lord Greaves

1.30 a.m.

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Column: 629

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 630

Baroness Blatch

Column: 631

Baroness Blatch

Column: 632

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 633

Baroness Blatch

Column: 634

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 635

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Baroness Blatch

Lord Rooker

Column: 636

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Hanham

Column: 637

2 a.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 638

Column: 639

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 640

Baroness Hanham

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 641

Column: 642

Baroness Hanham

Column: WA47

Written Answers [24 Mar 2003]

China: Aid [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Chan — China: Aid [24 Mar 2003]

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

Lord Chan — China: Aid [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Amos

Cayman Islands Attorney-General [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale — Cayman Islands Attorney-General [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Amos

Column: WA48

Prisoners: Resettlement [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Dholakia — Prisoners: Resettlement [24 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA49

Column: WA50

Column: WA51

Corruption Bill [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Massey of Darwen — Corruption Bill [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Column: WA52

Column: WA53

Immigration Officers: Checking Validityof Passports [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Marlesford — Immigration Officers: Checking Validityof Passports [24 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA54

OGC: Design of Public Buildings [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Freyberg — OGC: Design of Public Buildings [24 Mar 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Pensions [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Pensions [24 Mar 2003]

Column: WA55

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Pensions [24 Mar 2003]

Column: WA56

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Indices of Deprivation [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Gould of Potternewton — Indices of Deprivation [24 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA57

Unitary Structures of Local Government [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Acton — Unitary Structures of Local Government [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Rooker

Column: WA58

US Customs: Airline Passenger Information [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — US Customs: Airline Passenger Information [24 Mar 2003]

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

Column: WA59

Ram Doctrine [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Ram Doctrine [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA60

Army Manpower Requirement [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Vivian — Army Manpower Requirement [24 Mar 2003]

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

Iraq: War Correspondents [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Vivian — Iraq: War Correspondents [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Bach

Column: WA61

Brazil: Poultry Meat Imports to UK [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Byford — Brazil: Poultry Meat Imports to UK [24 Mar 2003]

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

Brazil: UK Exports [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Byford — Brazil: UK Exports [24 Mar 2003]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Brazil: UK Exports [24 Mar 2003]

ESPHCA Council, 6 March [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Acton — ESPHCA Council, 6 March [24 Mar 2003]

Column: WA62

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

Column: WA63

University Admissions [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Pilkington of Oxenford — University Admissions [24 Mar 2003]

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

Calthorpe Clinic, Edgbaston [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Alton of Liverpool — Calthorpe Clinic, Edgbaston [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Andrews

Column: WA64

Food Supplements [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Clement-Jones — Food Supplements [24 Mar 2003]

Baroness Andrews

Works of Art: Government Indemnity Scheme [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley — Works of Art: Government Indemnity Scheme [24 Mar 2003]

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

Northern Ireland: LMC Levy [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Skelmersdale — Northern Ireland: LMC Levy [24 Mar 2003]

Column: WA65

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Column: WA66

Intelligence Services Commissioner [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Peston — Intelligence Services Commissioner [24 Mar 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn


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