Table of Contents for
Wednesday 9 Jul 2003

Volume No. 651 Part No. 126

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The Lord Bishop of Coventry

Afghanistan

Schools: Teacher Numbers

Natural Disaster Reduction Initiatives

Post Office Closure Proposals

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi

Business

Clerk of the Parliaments

Speakership of the House

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill

Sunday Working (Scotland) Bill

Aviation (Offences) Bill

Skills Strategy

Water Bill [HL]

Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No. 2) Order 2003

Taxation (Information) Bill [HL]

Water Bill [HL]

Railways and Transport Safety Bill

Licensing Bill [HL]

Written Answers

Questions for Written Answer

Northern Ireland Office: Cost of Government Publications

Road Network: Emergency and Civil Protection Arrangements

Hi-tech Crime

Assets Recovery Agency: Business Plan

North of England: Regional Investment

UNHCR: UK Government Funding

Indonesia: Emergency Aid in Aceh

Iraq: Medical Status of Service Personnel

Defence Procurement Agency: Key Targets 2003–04

Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002

Healthcare Workers: Smallpox Immunisation

NHS: Specialised Commissioning

Water Fluoridation

Royal Parks: Performance Targets



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The Lord Bishop of Coventry [9 Jul 2003]

Afghanistan [9 Jul 2003]

2.41 p.m.

The Earl of Sandwich — Afghanistan [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Crawley

The Earl of Sandwich

Baroness Crawley

Column: 264

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Crawley

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Crawley

Column: 265

Lord Ahmed

Baroness Crawley

Lord Hannay of Chiswick

The Lord President of the Council (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Schools: Teacher Numbers [9 Jul 2003]

2.50 p.m.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford — Schools: Teacher Numbers [9 Jul 2003]

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

Column: 266

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Blatch

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 267

The Lord Bishop of Portsmouth

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Hardy of Wath

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Lord Smith of Clifton

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

The Earl of Listowel

Column: 268

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Natural Disaster Reduction Initiatives [9 Jul 2003]

2.57 p.m.

Lord Hunt of Chesterton — Natural Disaster Reduction Initiatives [9 Jul 2003]

The Secretary of State for International Development (Baroness Amos)

Lord Hunt of Chesterton

Baroness Amos

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 269

Baroness Amos

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Amos

Post Office Closure Proposals [9 Jul 2003]

3.1 p.m.

Lord Greaves — Post Office Closure Proposals [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Greaves

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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Clarke of Hampstead

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

A noble Lord

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Baroness Byford

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Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hoyle

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Razzall

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 272

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Berkeley

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 273

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Swinfen

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi [9 Jul 2003]

3.14 p.m.

Lord Alton of Liverpool — Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Crawley

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Column: 274

Baroness Crawley

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Cox

Baroness Crawley

Lord Avebury

Column: 275

Baroness Crawley

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Baroness Crawley

Business [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Grocott

Column: 276

Clerk of the Parliaments [9 Jul 2003]

3.23 p.m.

Lord Williams of Mostyn

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3.30 p.m.

Lord Strathclyde

Column: 279

Baroness Williams of Crosby

Column: 280

Lord Craig of Radley

Column: 281

The Lord Bishop of Chester

Column: 282

Lord Windlesham

Column: 283

Speakership of the House [9 Jul 2003]

3.48 p.m.

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Lord Naseby

Column: 284

The Chairman of Committees

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill [9 Jul 2003]

Sunday Working (Scotland) Bill [9 Jul 2003]

Aviation (Offences) Bill [9 Jul 2003]

Skills Strategy [9 Jul 2003]

3.50 p.m.

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

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4 p.m.

Baroness Blatch

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4.7 p.m.

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

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4.13 p.m.

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

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4.19 p.m.

Lord Haskel

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

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Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: 295

Water Bill [HL] [9 Jul 2003]

4.26 p.m.

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

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Tordoff)

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Warner)

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Baroness O'Cathain

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Noble Lords

Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Dixon-Smith

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Column: 306

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 307

Lord Warner

Baroness Byford

Lord Warner

Column: 308

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5 p.m.

Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Column: 310

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

The Countess of Mar

Column: 311

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Baroness O'Cathain

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: 312

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 313

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Column: 314

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Column: 315

Lord Chan

Baroness Andrews

Lord Chan

Column: 316

5.30 p.m.

Lord Fowler

The Countess of Mar

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Lord Monson

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Lord Dixon-Smith

Earl Howe

Column: 318

Baroness Byford

Lord Dixon

Lord Warner

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Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 320

5.45 p.m.

Lord Warner

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Warner

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The Countess of Mar

Lord Warner

Baroness Byford

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Warner

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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5.54 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Water Bill [HL]) [9 Jul 2003]

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6.6 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

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The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Boston of Faversham)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Noble Lords

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Noble Lords

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

The Countess of Mar

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

The Countess of Mar

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Baroness Trumpington

The Countess of Mar

Column: 328

6.15 p.m.

Lord Fowler

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Fowler

The Countess of Mar

Lord Fowler

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Fowler

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: 331

6.30 p.m.

Lord Tordoff

Column: 332

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Trumpington

The Countess of Mar

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Monson

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Lord Beaumont of Whitley

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Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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6.45 p.m.

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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Lord Turnberg

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Lord Turnberg

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7 p.m.

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Lord Turnberg

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Lord Turnberg

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

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Lord Rea

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Lord Rea

Lord Chan

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7.15 p.m.

Lord King of West Bromwich

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The Lord Bishop of Newcastle

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Baroness Cumberlege

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Column: 348

7.30 p.m.

The Countess of Mar

Baroness Cumberlege

The Countess of Mar

Baroness Cumberlege

Lord Monson

Baroness Cumberlege

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

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Baroness Byford

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Lord Colwyn

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Colwyn

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Noble Lords

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

7.45 p.m.

Lord Colwyn

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Column: 353

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 354

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Byford

Noble Lords

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Baroness Byford

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

8 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Baroness Byford

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Lord Warner

Column: 358

Baroness Byford

Column: 359

Lord Warner

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Lord Warner

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8.15 p.m.

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Lord Warner

8.17 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Water Bill [HL]) [9 Jul 2003]

Column: 362

8.27 p.m.

Baroness Crawley

Baroness

Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) (No. 2) Order 2003 [9 Jul 2003]

8.30 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

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The Duke of Montrose

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Column: 366

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

8.45 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 367

The Duke of Montrose

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 368

The Earl of Northesk

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Taxation (Information) Bill [HL] [9 Jul 2003]

8.53 p.m.

Lord Saatchi

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9.3 p.m.

Lord Vinson

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9.14 p.m.

The Earl of Northesk

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9.25 p.m.

Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach

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9.33 p.m.

Lord Northbrook

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9.41 p.m.

Lord Newby

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9.47 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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A noble Lord

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 385

Lord Saatchi

Water Bill [HL] [9 Jul 2003]

9.54 p.m.

The Countess of Mar

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Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Column: 387

Baroness O'Cathain

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

Baroness Gardner of Parkes

10 p.m.

Baroness O'Cathain

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Turnberg

Lord Warner

The Countess of Mar

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10.5 p.m.

Lord Grocott

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Whitty

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Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

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Lord Whitty

Column: 394

10.15 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Baroness O'Cathain

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Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

10.23 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Water Bill [HL]) [9 Jul 2003]

Column: 397

10.32 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Baroness Byford

Lord Borrie

Lord Whitty

Column: 399

Baroness Byford

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Column: 400

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 401

10.45 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Howie of Troon

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Lord Berkeley

Column: 403

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Column: 404

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

11 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

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Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Column: 406

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Howie of Troon

Column: 407

Noble Lords

Lord Howie of Troon

Lord Berkeley

Lord Howie of Troon

Column: 408

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

11.15 p.m.

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Column: 410

Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Whitty

Column: 411

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Column: 412

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Column: 413

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Baroness Byford

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: 414

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Column: 415

Lord Whitty

Baroness O'Cathain

Column: 416

11.30 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Column: 417

Baroness O'Cathain

Lord Dixon-Smith

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Lord Whitty

Column: 420

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

11.45 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Column: 421

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Column: 422

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Column: 423

Lord Whitty

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

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Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Column: 425

Lord Dixon-Smith

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 426

Midnight

Lord Whitty

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

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Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford

Column: 428

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Railways and Transport Safety Bill [9 Jul 2003]

Licensing Bill [HL] [9 Jul 2003]

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Written Answers [9 Jul 2003]

Questions for Written Answer [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Laird — Questions for Written Answer [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Northern Ireland Office: Cost of Government Publications [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Hylton — Northern Ireland Office: Cost of Government Publications [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Road Network: Emergency and Civil Protection Arrangements [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Jopling — Road Network: Emergency and Civil Protection Arrangements [9 Jul 2003]

The Lord President of the Council (Lord Williams of Mostyn)

Column: WA40

Hi-tech Crime [9 Jul 2003]

The Earl of Northesk — Hi-tech Crime [9 Jul 2003]

The Minister of State, Home Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

Assets Recovery Agency: Business Plan [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Gould of Potternewton — Assets Recovery Agency: Business Plan [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA41

North of England: Regional Investment [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Greaves — North of England: Regional Investment [9 Jul 2003]

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

UNHCR: UK Government Funding [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Lamont of Lerwick — UNHCR: UK Government Funding [9 Jul 2003]

The Secretary of State for International Development (Baroness Amos)

Indonesia: Emergency Aid in Aceh [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Hylton — Indonesia: Emergency Aid in Aceh [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Amos

Column: WA42

Iraq: Medical Status of Service Personnel [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Morris of Manchester — Iraq: Medical Status of Service Personnel [9 Jul 2003]

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

Defence Procurement Agency: Key Targets 2003–04 [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Hogg of Cumbernauld — Defence Procurement Agency: Key Targets 2003–04 [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Bach

Column: WA43

Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Morris of Manchester — Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 [9 Jul 2003]

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

Lord Morris of Manchester — Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Healthcare Workers: Smallpox Immunisation [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Jopling — Healthcare Workers: Smallpox Immunisation [9 Jul 2003]

Column: WA44

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Warner)

NHS: Specialised Commissioning [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Ashley of Stoke — NHS: Specialised Commissioning [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Warner

Water Fluoridation [9 Jul 2003]

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley — Water Fluoridation [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Warner

Earl Baldwin of Bewdley — Water Fluoridation [9 Jul 2003]

Lord Warner

Column: WA45

Royal Parks: Performance Targets [9 Jul 2003]

Baroness Turner of Camden — Royal Parks: Performance Targets [9 Jul 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)

Column: WA46


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