Table of Contents for
Thursday 3 Apr 2003

Volume No. 646 Part No. 76

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Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Afghanistan: Security of Aid Workers

PFI Agreements

Countryside Agency Report

Iraq: Media Frontline Coverage

Iraq: Military Operations

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

Local Government Bill

Congo

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Water Bill [HL]

Written Answers

Fines Officers

Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland, and England and Wales

Northern Ireland: Smoking among Civil Servants

House of Lords: Hereditary Peers' By-election

Political Parties: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000

NASS: Independent Inquiry into Dealings with Landmark

Prison Service: Corporate and Business Plans

Market Renewal Pathfinders

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act: Section 55 Decisions

Iraq: Military Action and Humanitarian Law

Africa: UK Diplomatic Representation

Cote d'Ivoire: Northbridge Services Group

Ghana: Exemption to EU Arms Embargo

Regulatory Impact Assessments: Compliance

Iraq: Guidance to Civil Servants and Service Personnel

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
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Electricity (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Ezra

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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Baroness Miller of Hendon

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11.15 a.m.

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

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Lord Ezra

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Ezra

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Lord Jenkin of Roding

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11.30 a.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Ezra

Lord Tordoff

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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11.45 a.m.

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Noon

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

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Baroness Miller of Hendon

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] [3 Apr 2003]

12.7 p.m.

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Glentoran

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Lord Smith of Clifton

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12.30 p.m.

Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

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12.45 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Glentoran

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12.50 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]) [3 Apr 2003]

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1 p.m.

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Geddes)

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Lord Rogan

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Lord Fitt

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Baroness Park of Monmouth

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Lord Glentoran

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1.15 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Rogan

1.18 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]) [3 Apr 2003]

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1.27 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Afghanistan: Security of Aid Workers [3 Apr 2003]

The Earl of Sandwich — Afghanistan: Security of Aid Workers [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Crawley

The Earl of Sandwich

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Baroness Crawley

Lord Astor of Hever

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Whitaker

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Campbell of Alloway

Baroness Northover

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Baroness Northover

Baroness Crawley

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Baroness Crawley

PFI Agreements [3 Apr 2003]

3.8 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox — PFI Agreements [3 Apr 2003]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Baroness Wilcox

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Noble Lords

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Saatchi

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Noble Lords

Lord Glenarthur

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Glenarthur

Noble Lords

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Earl Russell

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Viscount Goschen

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Countryside Agency Report [3 Apr 2003]

3.16 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Countryside Agency Report [3 Apr 2003]

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

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

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Lord Monro of Langholm

Lord Whitty

Earl Peel

Lord Whitty

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Earl Russell

Lord Whitty

Lord Carter

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

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Lord Whitty

Iraq: Media Frontline Coverage [3 Apr 2003]

3.24 p.m.

Lord Glentoran — Iraq: Media Frontline Coverage [3 Apr 2003]

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

Lord Glentoran

Lord Bach

Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Lord Bach

Lord Taylor of Blackburn

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Lord Bach

Lord McNally

Lord Bach

Lord Howell of Guildford

Lord Bach

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Iraq: Military Operations [3 Apr 2003]

3.31 p.m.

Lord Bach

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3.43 p.m.

Lord Howell of Guildford

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3.48 p.m.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

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3.54 p.m.

Lord Bach

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4 p.m.

Lord Elton

Lord Bach

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The Lord Bishop of Oxford

Lord Bach

Lord Campbell-Savours

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Lord Bach

Lord Avebury

Lord Bach

Lord Campbell of Alloway

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Lord Bach

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Lord Bach

Lord Richard

A noble Lord

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Lord Richard

Lord Bach

Baroness Ludford

Lord Bach

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Lord Burnham

Lord Bach

Lord Hardy of Wath

Lord Bach

Lord Eden of Winton

Lord Bach

Baroness Walmsley

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] [3 Apr 2003]

4.20 p.m.

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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4.30 p.m.

Lord Glentoran

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Lord Rogan

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Glentoran

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Glentoran

Lord Rogan

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Baroness Park of Monmouth

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Glentoran

5 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]) [3 Apr 2003]

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5.10 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Rogan

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5.19 p.m.

Division No. 4 (Police (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]) [3 Apr 2003]

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5.28 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Rogan

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Smith of Clifton

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Williams of Mostyn

Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 [3 Apr 2003]

5.44 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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Lord Glentoran

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Lord Smith of Clifton

Local Government Bill [3 Apr 2003]

5.48 p.m.

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

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6.3 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

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6.19 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

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6.33 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Guildford

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6.44 p.m.

Lord Alli

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6.49 p.m.

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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7 p.m.

Lord Shutt of Greetland

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7.10 p.m.

Baroness Gale

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7.12 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

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Lord Alli

Baroness Blatch

Lord Alli

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Baroness Blatch

7.30 p.m.

Earl Russell

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Earl Russell

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7.35 p.m.

Lord Smith of Leigh

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7.44 p.m.

Lord Sawyer

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7.49 p.m.

Baroness Maddock

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8.2 p.m.

Lord Hanningfield

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Earl Russell

Lord Hanningfield

8.20 p.m.

Lord Bassam of Brighton

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Congo [3 Apr 2003]

8.35 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Winchester

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8.51 p.m.

Baroness Park of Monmouth

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Baroness Crawley

Baroness Park of Monmouth

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9.12 p.m.

Lord Avebury

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9.23 p.m.

Baroness Northover

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9.33 p.m.

Lord Astor of Hever

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9.41 p.m.

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Avebury

Baroness Crawley

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Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [3 Apr 2003]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [3 Apr 2003]

Water Bill [HL] [3 Apr 2003]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Baroness Byford

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

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Howie of Troon

Lord Dixon-Smith

4 p.m.

Baroness Young of Old Scone

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Byford

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Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

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4.15 p.m.

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

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Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Noble Lords

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Duke of Montrose

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

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4.30 p.m.

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Byford

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

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The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Dixon-Smith

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Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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4.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Young of Old Scone

Lord Whitty

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The Duke of Montrose

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Earl Peel

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Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

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Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Byford

Baroness O'Cathain

5.15 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

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Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Dixon-Smith

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Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

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5.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

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Earl Peel

Lord Whitty

Earl Peel

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Young of Old Scone

6 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Duke of Montrose

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Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

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The Duke of Montrose

Lord Whitty

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Byford

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Borrie

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Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Carter)

Baroness Byford

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Byford

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord Whitty

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Column: GC188

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

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6.45 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Young of Old Scone

Baroness Byford

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Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

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The Duke of Montrose

Lord Borrie

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7 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: GC195

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC196

Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Byford

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: GC197

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Column: GC198

7.15 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Lord Dixon-Smith

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Lord Borrie

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Cox)

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Written Answers [3 Apr 2003]

Fines Officers [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Anelay of St Johns — Fines Officers [3 Apr 2003]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Irvine of Lairg)

Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland, and England and Wales [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Beaumont of Whitley — Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland, and England and Wales [3 Apr 2003]

The Lord Privy Seal (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

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Lord Beaumont of Whitley — Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland, and England and Wales [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Beaumont of Whitley — Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland, and England and Wales [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland: Smoking among Civil Servants [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland: Smoking among Civil Servants [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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House of Lords: Hereditary Peers' By-election [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Palmer — House of Lords: Hereditary Peers' By-election [3 Apr 2003]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Political Parties: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Tebbit — Political Parties: Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 [3 Apr 2003]

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

NASS: Independent Inquiry into Dealings with Landmark [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale — NASS: Independent Inquiry into Dealings with Landmark [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

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Prison Service: Corporate and Business Plans [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale — Prison Service: Corporate and Business Plans [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

Market Renewal Pathfinders [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Golding — Market Renewal Pathfinders [3 Apr 2003]

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

Column: WA145

Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act: Section 55 Decisions [3 Apr 2003]

Earl Russell — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act: Section 55 Decisions [3 Apr 2003]

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

Lord Laird — Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act: Section 55 Decisions [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Filkin

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Iraq: Military Action and Humanitarian Law [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Iraq: Military Action and Humanitarian Law [3 Apr 2003]

The Minister for Trade (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Africa: UK Diplomatic Representation [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Tomlinson — Africa: UK Diplomatic Representation [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Cote d'Ivoire: Northbridge Services Group [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Carter — Cote d'Ivoire: Northbridge Services Group [3 Apr 2003]

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Ghana: Exemption to EU Arms Embargo [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Ramsey of Cartvale — Ghana: Exemption to EU Arms Embargo [3 Apr 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Regulatory Impact Assessments: Compliance [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Burlison — Regulatory Impact Assessments: Compliance [3 Apr 2003]

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

Iraq: Guidance to Civil Servants and Service Personnel [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Iraq: Guidance to Civil Servants and Service Personnel [3 Apr 2003]

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

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome [3 Apr 2003]

Lord Woolmer of Leeds — Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome [3 Apr 2003]

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Baroness Andrews

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