House of Lords Journal 236 (Session 2002-03)


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Friday 20 June 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:


Ackner, L.
Acton, L.
Addington, L.
Ahmed, L.
Ampthill, L.
Anelay of St Johns, B.
Attlee, E.
Avebury, L.
Beaumont of Whitley, L.
Berkeley, L.
Bhatia, L.
Biffen, L.
Billingham, B.
Blackburn, Bp.
Blatch, B.
Borrie, L.
Boston of Faversham, L.
Brabazon of Tara, L.
Bridgeman, V.
Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
Brookman, L.
Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
Brougham and Vaux, L.
Bruce of Donington, L.
Burlison, L.
Burnham, L.
Buscombe, B.
Campbell of Alloway, L.
Campbell of Croy, L.
Carter, L.
Chalfont, L.
Chorley, L.
Clarke Hampstead, L.
Clement-Jones, L.
Clinton-Davis, L.
Cohen of Pimlico, B.
Colwyn, L.
Cooke of Thorndon, L.
Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
Cox, B.
Craigavon, V.
Davies of Coity, L.
Davies of Oldham, L.
Dholakia, L.
Donoughue, L.
Dormand of Easington, L.
Elles, B.
Elliott of Morpeth, L.
Elton, L.
Erroll, E.
Evans of Parkside, L.
Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
Faulkner of Worcester, L.
Fellowes, L.
Ferrers, E.
Filkin, L.
Fitt, L.
Flowers, L.
Fookes, B.
Fowler, L.
Freeman, L.
Freyberg, L.
Gale, B.
Gardner of Parkes, B.
Geddes, L.
Gibson, L.
Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
Glentoran, L.
Golding, B.
Goodhart, L.
Gordon of Strathblane, L.
Goudie, B.
Gould of Potternewton, B.
Graham of Edmonton, L.
Greengross, B.
Grenfell, L.
Grocott, L.
Hamwee, B.
Harris of Haringey, L.
Harris of Richmond, B.
Harrison, L.
Hayman, B.
Henley, L.
Holme of Cheltenham, L.
Home, E.
Hooper, B.
Howe, E.

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Howells of St. Davids, B.
Howie of Troon, L.
Hoyle, L.
Hughes of Woodside, L.
Hunt of Wirral, L.
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Judd, L.
Kilclooney, L.
King of West Bromwich, L.
Kingsland, L.
Laird, L.
Lawson of Blaby, L.
Lea of Crondall, L.
Luke, L.
Lyell, L.
Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
Maclennan of Rogart, L.
McNally, L.
Maddock, B.
Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
Marlesford, L.
Marsh, L.
Mason of Barnsley, L.
Massey of Darwen, B.
May of Oxford, L.
Merlyn-Rees, L.
Miller of Hendon, B.
Molyneaux of Killead, L.
Morgan, L.
Morris of Aberavon, L.
Mowbray and Stourton, L.
Murton of Lindisfarne, L.
Neill of Bladen, L.
Northbrook, L.
Northesk, E.
Northover, B.
Norton of Louth, L.
O’Cathain, B.
Parekh, L.
Paul, L.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Pendry, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Peston, L.
Peyton of Yeovil, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Plant of Highfield, L.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Prys-Davies, L.
Quirk, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Randall of St. Budeaux, L.
Rawlings, B.
Rea, L.
Redesdale, L.
Rees, L.
Rees-Mogg, L.
Rennard, L.
Renton, L.
Richard, L.
Roberts of Conwy, L.
Roper, L.
Rosslyn, E.
Russell, E.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Sawyer, L.
Scotland of Asthal, B.
Scott of Foscote, L.
Seccombe, B.
Selsdon, L.
Sharman, L.
Sheldon, L.
Simon, V.
Skelmersdale, L.
Skidelsky, L.
Slim, V.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
Stallard, L.
Stewartby, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Strabolgi, L.
Swinfen, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Temple-Morris, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Thomson of Monifieth, L.
Tope, L.
Turner of Camden, B.
Uddin, B.
Wakeham, L.
Wallace of Saltaire, L.
Walmsley, B.
Weatherill, L.
Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
Whitaker, B.
Wigoder, L.
Wilcox, B.
Wilkins, B.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn.

Papers

1.Instrument withdrawn—The following instrument, laid before the House on 19th June, was withdrawn:

Land Registry Trading Fund (Extension and Amendment) Order 2003.

2.Command Paper—The following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:

NATO—Protocols to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, the Slovak Republic and Slovenia, together with an Explanatory Memorandum.

(5850)

3.Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1. (i)Specified Sugar Products (England) Regulations 2003—(1563)
(ii)Fruit Juices and Fruit Nectars (England) Regulations 2003—(1564)
 laid under the Food Safety Act 1990;
2.Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2003, laid under the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;
 (1570)
3.Commission for Health Improvement (Functions) Regulations 2003, laid under the National Health Service Act 1977;
 (1587)
4.Fuel-testing Pilot Projects (Methanol Project) Regulations 2003, laid under the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979.
 (1597)
4.Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:
1.Report for 2002 of the Commission for Racial Equality, laid under the Race Relations Act 1976;

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2.Accounts for 2002–03 of Royal Mail Holdings plc, laid under the Post Office Act 1969.

Public Business

5.Broadcasting (Independent Productions) (Amendment) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the draft Order laid before the House on 1st May be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
6.Devolution—It was moved by the Lord Norton of Louth that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on the Constitution on Devolution: Inter-Institutional Relations in the United Kingdom (2nd Report, HL Paper 28); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
7.Charter of Fundamental Rights (EUC Report)—It was moved by the Lord Scott of Foscote that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on The Future Status of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (6th Report, HL Paper 48); after debate, the motion was agreed to.
8.Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) (Amendment) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the draft Order laid before the House on 5th June be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.
9.Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Exemption) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the draft Order laid before the House on 5th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
10.Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 1) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the Order laid before the House on 5th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.
11.Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2003—It was moved by the Lord Davies of Oldham that the Order laid before the House on 5th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.

The House was adjourned at twenty-eight minutes before four o’clock
to Monday next, half-past two o’clock.