House of Lords
Session 2002 - 03
Publications on the internet
Minutes and Order Papers

Minutes and Order Paper - Minutes of Proceedings


 

HOUSE OF LORDS

MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS

Die Jovis 26° Junii 2003

The House met at eleven o’clock.

PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Peterborough.

1.  Leave of Absence—Leave of absence was granted to the Lord Chancellor for Monday 7th and Thursday 10th July.

Papers

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

    Police—Report for 2002-03 of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.    (—)

3.  Negative Instruments—The following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    1.    (i)  Rycotewood College, Oxford College of Further Education and North Oxfordshire College and School of Art (Dissolution) Order 2003—    (1610)

      (ii)  Merrist Wood College (Dissolution) Order 2003—  (1611)

      laid under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992;

    2.  Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2003, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;    (1636)

    3.  Tax Credits (Provision of Information) (Functions Relating to Health) (No. 2) Regulations 2003, laid under the Tax Credits Act 2002.    (1650)

4.  Paper not subject to parliamentary proceedings—The following paper was laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:

    Report for 2002-03 on the exercise of powers under the Industrial Development Act 1982, laid under that Act.

Public Business

5.  Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) (No. 2) Bill—It was moved by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey that the bill be now read a second time; the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived.

6.  Communications Bill—The bill was further considered on report; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Judicial Business

7.  Regina v. Secretary of State for the Home Department and another (Respondents) ex parte Anufrijeva (FC) (Appellant)—It was moved by the Lord Bingham of Cornhill, That the 42nd Report from the Appellate Committee be agreed to; the motion was agreed to. It was ordered and adjudged that the Order of the Court of Appeal of 22nd March 2002 and the Order of Sir Christopher Bellamy (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Queen’s Bench Division) of 25th October 2001 be set aside in respect of the claims relating to Income Support; that it be declared that “The appellant is entitled to recover Income Support until proper notification of the determination on 25th April 2000.”; and that the question as to costs be adjourned sine die. [2003] UKHL 36

8.  Parochial Church Council of the Parish of Aston Cantlow and Wilmcote with Billesley, Warwickshire (Appellants) v. Wallbank and another (Respondents)—It was moved by the Lord Hope of Craighead, on behalf of the Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, That the 43rd Report from the Appellate Committee be agreed to; the motion was agreed to. It was ordered and adjudged that the Order of the Court of Appeal of 17th May 2001 be set aside and that the declaration and Order of Mr Justice Ferris of 29th March 2000 be restored; and that the respondents do pay to the appellants their costs before Mr Justice Ferris and in the Court of Appeal and that there be no order as to costs before this House. [2003] UKHL 37

9.  Regina v. Her Majesty’s Attorney General (Appellant) ex parte Rusbridger and another (Respondents)—It was moved by the Lord Steyn, That the 44th Report from the Appellate Committee be agreed to; the motion was agreed to. It was ordered and adjudged that the Order of the Court of Appeal of 21st March 2002 be set aside and the Order of the Divisional Court of the Queen’s Bench Division of 22nd June 2001 be restored and the claim for judicial review dismissed; that there be no order as to costs in the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal; and that the respondents do pay to the appellant his costs before this House, the amount thereof to be certified by the Clerk of the Parliaments if not agreed between the parties. [2003] UKHL 38

10.  Regina v. Camberwell Green Youth Court (Respondents) ex parte D (a minor) (by his mother and litigation friend) (FC) (Appellant) (Criminal Appeal from Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice)—The appeal of D was presented and ordered to be prosecuted subject to the procedures applicable thereto.

The House was adjourned during pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Public Business

11.  Communications Bill—The bill was further considered on report; amendments were moved and (by leave of the House) withdrawn; amendments were agreed to; further consideration on report was adjourned after amendment 108.

12.  Cuba—The Lord Moynihan asked Her Majesty’s Government how they view the state of the United Kingdom’s relations with Cuba; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Crawley.

The House was adjourned at twelve minutes past nine o’clock

till tomorrow, eleven o’clock.

MICHAEL DAVIES

  Cler: Parliamentor:

APPENDIX

PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND COMMITTEE (IN COMMITTEE ROOMS 3A AND 4B)

The Committee met at a quarter before four o’clock.

    Extradition Bill—The bill was further considered in the Grand Committee; amendments were moved and (by leave of the Committee) withdrawn; the Committee was adjourned after clause 39 stood part.

The Committee was adjourned at twenty-eight minutes before eight o’clock.

 
 
 
continue to Order Paper
 
House of Lords home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Commons home page search page enquiries ordering index


© Parliamentary copyright 2003
Prepared: 27 june 2003