Table of Contents for
Thursday 20 Nov 2003

Volume No. 654 Part No. 174

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Equitable Life: Penrose Inquiry

Electricity Supply

Driving without Insurance/Road Fund Disc

EU Draft Constitutional Treaty

Criminal Justice Bill

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill

Istanbul: Terrorist Attack

Business

Criminal Justice Bill

Adjournment

Royal Commission

Royal Assent

Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech

Written Answers

Immigration Detainees: Visits

Gulf War 1990–91: Vaccines

Iraq: Prisoners Held by Allied Forces

War Memorials

BAE Systems and Al Yamamah Arms Contracts

Armed Forces Pension Scheme

Criminal Appeal Office: Waiting Times

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Civil Courts

Credit Card Interchange Fees:OFT Investigation

Business Competitiveness Rankings

Broadband

Food Supplements

NHS Foundation Trusts: Private Patient Income

Nutrition

UNAIDS: Questionnaire

London Railway Lines: Power Supply

Independent International Commission on Decommissioning

North/South Implementation Bodies

North/South Language Body: Budget

Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure

Ulster-Scots Community: Parity of Esteem

Northern Ireland Prison Service: Security

Police Service of Northern Ireland

UK Bilateral and Multilateral Aid

Northern Ireland Office: Questions for Written Answer

Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget

Iraq: Legality of Armed Force

Sudan: Human Rights

UK-China Human Rights Dialogue

Guantanamo Bay: British Detainees

Iraq: Death Penalty

Bovine Tuberculosis

Farms: Tuberculosis Testing

European Union Fishing Laws: UK Breaches

Potatoes: Disease

Publicly Owned Utility Companies

Migrant Workers: Protection

EU Draft Constitutional Treaty

Belarus: Religious Freedom



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Thursday 20 Nov 2003

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Equitable Life: Penrose Inquiry [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Higgins

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

Lord Higgins

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

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Lord Higgins

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Higgins

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McNally

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Electricity Supply [20 Nov 2003]

11.9 a.m.

Lord Ezra — Electricity Supply [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Ezra

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Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Bridges

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Lord Davies of Oldham

Earl Ferrers

Noble Lords

The Lord Bishop of Worcester

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Tomlinson

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Lord Peyton of Yeovil

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Avebury

Lord Davies of Oldham

The Lord Bishop of Hereford

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Lord Davies of Oldham

Driving without Insurance/Road Fund Disc [20 Nov 2003]

11.22 a.m.

Lord Dubs — Driving without Insurance/Road Fund Disc [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Dubs

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Viscount Tenby

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Faulkner of Worcester

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Jacobs

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Lord Jacobs

Lord Davies of Oldham

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The Earl of Onslow

Lord Davies of Oldham

The Earl of Erroll

Lord Davies of Oldham

EU Draft Constitutional Treaty [20 Nov 2003]

11.29 a.m.

Baroness Park of Monmouth — EU Draft Constitutional Treaty [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Park of Monmouth

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Baroness Crawley

Lord Lea of Crondall

Baroness Crawley

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Baroness Crawley

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Lord Grenfell

Baroness Crawley

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Crawley

Criminal Justice Bill [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Grocott

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Lord Cope of Berkeley

Noon

Lord Grocott

Lord Grocott

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Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Grocott

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Roper

The Earl of Onslow

Lord Cope of Berkeley

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Lord Elton

Lord Grocott

Lord Grocott

Lord Grocott

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Lord Thomas of Gresford

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Earl Russell

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

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns

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Lord Hunt of Wirral

1.31 p.m.

Division No. 1 (Criminal Justice Bill) [20 Nov 2003]

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1.42 p.m.

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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1.45 p.m.

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Hunt of Wirral

1.48 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Criminal Justice Bill) [20 Nov 2003]

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1.58 p.m.

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

The Deputy Speaker

Noble Lords

The Deputy Speaker

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Hunt of Wirral

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Lord Kingsland

2.15 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Criminal Justice Bill) [20 Nov 2003]

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Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Bill [20 Nov 2003]

2.26 p.m.

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

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Lord Warner

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2.30 p.m.

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Lord Clement-Jones

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Lord Elton

Lord Warner

Earl Ferrers

Lord Warner

Earl Ferrers

Lord Warner

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Earl Ferrers

Lord Warner

Earl Ferrers

Lord Elton

Column: 2090

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Lord Warner

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Istanbul: Terrorist Attack [20 Nov 2003]

2.45 p.m.

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

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2.50 p.m.

Lord Howell of Guildford

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2.54 p.m.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

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2.57 p.m.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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3.4 p.m.

Lord Wright of Richmond

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Jopling

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Elton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Elton

Noble Lords

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Judd

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Avebury

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Eden of Winton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Lord Sandberg

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Chalfont

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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Business [20 Nov 2003]

3.28 p.m.

Lord Grocott

Criminal Justice Bill [20 Nov 2003]

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Noble Lords

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Hunt of Wirral

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Lord Thomas of Gresford

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Walmsley

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Hunt of Wirral

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Adjournment [20 Nov 2003]

8.30 p.m.

Lord Grocott

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Roper

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Royal Commission [20 Nov 2003]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

The Lord Chancellor

Royal Assent [20 Nov 2003]

The following Acts received the Royal Assent: [20 Nov 2003]

Water Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Anti-social Behaviour Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Courts Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Ragwort Control Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Extradition Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Sexual Offences Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Criminal Justice Act, [20 Nov 2003]

Transas Group Act. [20 Nov 2003]

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Prorogation: Her Majesty's Speech [20 Nov 2003]

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Written Answers [20 Nov 2003]

Immigration Detainees: Visits [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Avebury — Immigration Detainees: Visits [20 Nov 2003]

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

Lord Avebury — Immigration Detainees: Visits [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

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Gulf War 1990–91: Vaccines [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Morris of Manchester — Gulf War 1990–91: Vaccines [20 Nov 2003]

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

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Lord Morris of Manchester — Gulf War 1990–91: Vaccines [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Bach

Iraq: Prisoners Held by Allied Forces [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Hylton — Iraq: Prisoners Held by Allied Forces [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Bach

War Memorials [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Tebbit — War Memorials [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Bach

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BAE Systems and Al Yamamah Arms Contracts [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Ludford — BAE Systems and Al Yamamah Arms Contracts [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Bach

Armed Forces Pension Scheme [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Morris of Manchester — Armed Forces Pension Scheme [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Bach

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Criminal Appeal Office: Waiting Times [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Kingsland — Criminal Appeal Office: Waiting Times [20 Nov 2003]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (Lord Filkin)

Freedom of Information Act 2000 [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Freedom of Information Act 2000 [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Filkin

Civil Courts [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Civil Courts [20 Nov 2003]

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Lord Filkin

Credit Card Interchange Fees:OFT Investigation [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Taylor of Warwick — Credit Card Interchange Fees:OFT Investigation [20 Nov 2003]

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

Business Competitiveness Rankings [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Taylor of Warwick — Business Competitiveness Rankings [20 Nov 2003]

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Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Broadband [20 Nov 2003]

The Earl of Northesk — Broadband [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

The Earl of Northesk — Broadband [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Food Supplements [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Clement-Jones — Food Supplements [20 Nov 2003]

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

Earl Howe — Food Supplements [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Warner

NHS Foundation Trusts: Private Patient Income [20 Nov 2003]

Earl Howe — NHS Foundation Trusts: Private Patient Income [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Warner

Nutrition [20 Nov 2003]

Earl Howe — Nutrition [20 Nov 2003]

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Lord Warner

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The Countess of Mar — Nutrition [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Warner

UNAIDS: Questionnaire [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Northover — UNAIDS: Questionnaire [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Warner

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London Railway Lines: Power Supply [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Christopher — London Railway Lines: Power Supply [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Independent International Commission on Decommissioning [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Kilclooney — Independent International Commission on Decommissioning [20 Nov 2003]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

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Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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Lord Laird — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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Lord Laird asked Her Majesty's Government — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — North/South Implementation Bodies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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North/South Language Body: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — North/South Language Body: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — North/South Language Body: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — North/South Language Body: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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Column: WA356

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Ulster-Scots Community: Parity of Esteem [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Ulster-Scots Community: Parity of Esteem [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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Northern Ireland Prison Service: Security [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Prison Service: Security [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Police Service of Northern Ireland [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Police Service of Northern Ireland [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

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UK Bilateral and Multilateral Aid [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — UK Bilateral and Multilateral Aid [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Northern Ireland Office: Questions for Written Answer [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Northern Ireland Office: Questions for Written Answer [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Amos

Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Laird — Ulster-Scots Agency: Budget [20 Nov 2003]

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Baroness Amos

Iraq: Legality of Armed Force [20 Nov 2003]

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

Baroness Amos

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

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean)

Sudan: Human Rights [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Uddin — Sudan: Human Rights [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

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UK-China Human Rights Dialogue [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Avebury — UK-China Human Rights Dialogue [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Guantanamo Bay: British Detainees [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Guantanamo Bay: British Detainees [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Iraq: Death Penalty [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Iraq: Death Penalty [20 Nov 2003]

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Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Bovine Tuberculosis [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Byford — Bovine Tuberculosis [20 Nov 2003]

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

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Column: WA363

Farms: Tuberculosis Testing [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Byford — Farms: Tuberculosis Testing [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

European Union Fishing Laws: UK Breaches [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Mason of Barnsley — European Union Fishing Laws: UK Breaches [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

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Column: WA365

Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

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Baroness Byford — Potatoes: Disease [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Whitty

Publicly Owned Utility Companies [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — Publicly Owned Utility Companies [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Crawley

Migrant Workers: Protection [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Migrant Workers: Protection [20 Nov 2003]

Baroness Crawley

EU Draft Constitutional Treaty [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — EU Draft Constitutional Treaty [20 Nov 2003]

Column: WA367

Baroness Crawley

Belarus: Religious Freedom [20 Nov 2003]

Lord Avebury — Belarus: Religious Freedom [20 Nov 2003]

Column: WA368

Baroness Crawley


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