Table of Contents for
Tuesday 16 Mar 2004

Volume No. 659 Part No. 54

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Following the Table of Contents is a more detailed list which gives subject headings, timelines and names of speakers

Circuses: Entertainment Licences

Wind Generators: Low-flying Aircraft

Palestinian Communities: Healthcare

Zimbabwe: Assets Freeze and Travel Ban

Science

Fire and Rescue Services Bill

Business of the House: Standing Order 47

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

Business

Agricultural Statistics (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill

Abortion

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Bill [HL]

Written Statements

Water Cannon

School Teachers' Review Body

Universities

Consolidated Fund Bill

Patent Office: Performance Targets 2004–05

Written Answers

Peers: House of Commons Select Committees

Armed Forces: Cannabis

Speed Cameras

Railways: Selective Door Opening

Channel Tunnel: Train Paths

Railways: Bridge Strengthening at Plumpton and Salwick

Playing Fields

Elite Sport Funding Review

Licensing Act 2003: Premises Licences

Community Sports Coaches

Biodiesel: Duty Income

National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes

National Lottery: Proposed Olympic Games

Trading Balances

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council: Sports Expenditure

Colchester City Council: Sports Expenditure

Teenage Pregnancies

Horserace Betting Levy Board: Assets

Boundary Committee: Lancashire Recommendations

Planning Appeals: Knotts Drive, Colne

Adventure Capital Fund

Fire Safety: Legislation

NAO Report: Success in the Regions

Accident and Emergency Departments:Violent Patients

Intermediate Care for the Elderly

Cormorants and Fisheries

Coastal Protection Schemes

Pesticides: Withdrawn Products

Imidacloprid and Bees



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Column: 125

Circuses: Entertainment Licences [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Redesdale — Circuses: Entertainment Licences [16 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Redesdale

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 126

Baroness Buscombe

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Tebbit

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Redesdale

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 127

Wind Generators: Low-flying Aircraft [16 Mar 2004]

2.41 p.m.

Lord Tanlaw — Wind Generators: Low-flying Aircraft [16 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Tanlaw

Lord Bach

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale

Column: 128

Lord Bach

Lord Astor of Hever

Lord Bach

Lord Ezra

Lord Bach

Lord Higgins

Lord Bach

Baroness Strange

Lord Bach

Column: 129

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Bach

Lord Mackie of Benshie

Lord Bach

Baroness Byford

Lord Bach

Lord Redesdale

Lord Bach

Lord Rotherwick

Lord Bach

Column: 130

Palestinian Communities: Healthcare [16 Mar 2004]

2.50 p.m.

The Earl of Sandwich — Palestinian Communities: Healthcare [16 Mar 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

The Earl of Sandwich

Baroness Amos

Baroness Northover

Baroness Amos

Column: 131

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale

Baroness Amos

Lord Wright of Richmond

Baroness Amos

Lord Clarke of Hampstead

Column: 132

Baroness Amos

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Baroness Amos

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Amos

Lord Rea

Column: 133

Baroness Amos

Zimbabwe: Assets Freeze and Travel Ban [16 Mar 2004]

3 p.m.

Lord Howell of Guildford — Zimbabwe: Assets Freeze and Travel Ban [16 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Howell of Guildford

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 134

Lord Avebury

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Renton

Baroness Symons of Vernham

Lord Renton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Blaker

Column: 135

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Lord Acton

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Earl Peel

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: 136

Science [16 Mar 2004]

3.10 p.m.

Lord Haskel — Science [16 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Haskel

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Tanlaw

Column: 137

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Sharples

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Baroness Sharp of Guildford

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: 138

Fire and Rescue Services Bill [16 Mar 2004]

Business of the House: Standing Order 47 [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Amos

Consolidated Fund (No. 2) Bill [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill [16 Mar 2004]

3.17 p.m.

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

Column: 139

Lord Filkin

Column: 140

Column: 141

Column: 142

3.30 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 143

Column: 144

Lord Rennard

Column: 145

Lord Filkin

Lord Rennard

Column: 146

Column: 147

3.45 p.m.

Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Lord Smith of Leigh

Column: 148

Column: 149

Lord Hoyle

Lord Smith of Leigh

Baroness Hanham

Lord Filkin

Column: 150

Baroness Hanham

Lord Filkin

Baroness Hanham

Column: 151

4.2 p.m.

Division No. 1 (European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill) [16 Mar 2004]

Column: 153

4.13 p.m.

Lord Filkin

Column: 154

Column: 155

Lord Rennard

Column: 156

Column: 157

Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen

Baroness Hanham

Lord Greaves

Column: 158

Column: 159

4.30 p.m.

Lord Smith of Leigh

Lord Greaves

Column: 160

Lord Filkin

Lord Rennard

Column: 161

4.38 p.m.

Division No. 2 (European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill) [16 Mar 2004]

Column: 163

Business [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Grocott

Agricultural Statistics (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 [16 Mar 2004]

4.50 p.m.

Baroness Amos

Column: 164

Lord Glentoran

Baroness Harris of Richmond

Baroness Amos

Column: 165

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill [16 Mar 2004]

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

Baroness Hanham

Column: 166

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 167

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 168

5.29 p.m.

Division No. 3 (Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill) [16 Mar 2004]

Column: 170

5.39 p.m.

Baroness Maddock

Column: 171

5.45 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 172

Lord Rooker

Column: 173

Column: 174

Column: 175

Column: 176

6 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 177

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 178

Baroness Hanham

Baroness Maddock

Column: 179

Lord Rooker

Baroness Maddock

Lord Rooker

Column: 180

6.15 p.m.

Baroness Maddock

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 181

Lord Chorley

Column: 182

Lord Bridges

Column: 183

Lord Lucas

Lord Rooker

Column: 184

Column: 185

Column: 186

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 187

Column: 188

Column: 189

6.45 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 190

Lord Lucas

Column: 191

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 192

Column: 193

Column: 194

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 195

7.8 p.m.

Division No. 4 (Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill) [16 Mar 2004]

Column: 196

7.18 p.m.

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Lyell)

Baroness Hanham

Column: 197

The Deputy Speaker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Column: 198

Column: 199

Column: 200

Column: 201

Column: 202

Column: 203

7.30 p.m.

Lord Avebury

Column: 204

Column: 205

Column: 206

Baroness Whitaker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 207

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 208

Lord Lucas

Column: 209

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 210

Column: 211

Column: 212

8 p.m.

Lord Avebury

Lord Rooker

Lord Avebury

Column: 213

Baroness Hanham

Column: 214

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Column: 215

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hanham

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Abortion [16 Mar 2004]

8.15 p.m.

Lord Alton of Liverpool

Column: 216

Column: 217

Column: 218

Column: 219

8.26 p.m.

Baroness Masham of Ilton

8.30 p.m.

Lord Chan

Column: 220

Column: 221

8.35 p.m.

Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Column: 222

8.40 p.m.

Lord Tombs

Column: 223

8.45 p.m.

Viscount Craigavon

Column: 224

8.50 p.m.

Lord Clement-Jones

Column: 225

8.55 p.m.

Earl Howe

Column: 226

Column: 227

9.1 p.m.

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

Column: 228

Column: 229

Column: 230

Baroness Andrews

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Maddock

Column: 231

Column: 232

Lord Rooker

Baroness Maddock

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 233

Lord Lucas

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 234

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

9.30 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 235

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rooker

Lord Bridges

Column: 236

Lord Rooker

Column: 237

Lord Bridges

Baroness Hanham

Column: 238

Column: 239

Lord Rooker

9.45 p.m.

Baroness Hanham

Column: 240

Lord Rooker

Column: 241

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 242

Lord Rooker

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 243

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 244

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 245

Baroness Hamwee

10 p.m.

Lord Rooker

Column: 246

Column: 247

Lord Hanningfield

Column: 248

Lord Rooker

Lord Rooker

Column: 249

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Rooker

Column: 250

Lord Hanningfield

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Baroness Wilkins

Column: 251

10.15 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Column: 252

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: 253

Column: 254

Baroness Wilkins

Lord Rooker

Lord Hanningfield

Baroness Hamwee

Column: 255

Lord Rooker

10.30 p.m.

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 256

Column: 257

Lord Rooker

Lord Rooker

Baroness Hamwee

Lord Rooker

Column: 258

Lord Rooker

Lord Rooker

Lord Rooker

Column: GC13

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [16 Mar 2004]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [16 Mar 2004]

Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Bill [HL] [16 Mar 2004]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Cox)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC14

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

Column: GC15

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC16

Column: GC17

Column: GC18

3.45 p.m.

Lord Freeman

Column: GC19

Lord Sharman

Column: GC20

Lord Borrie

Column: GC21

4 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC22

Column: GC23

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC24

4.15 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC25

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC26

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC27

Column: GC28

4.30 p.m.

Lord Borrie

Lord Freeman

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC29

Column: GC30

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC31

Lord Sharman

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC32

Column: GC33

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC34

5 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC35

Lord Sharman

Column: GC36

Lord Borrie

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC37

Column: GC38

5.15 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Freeman

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC39

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Borrie

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC40

Lord Borrie

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC41

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC42

Lord Sharman

Lord Sharman

Lord Borrie

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC43

Column: GC44

5.45 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC45

Column: GC46

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC47

Column: GC48

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

6 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC49

Column: GC50

Column: GC51

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC52

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC53

Column: GC54

6.15 p.m.

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC55

Column: GC56

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC57

Column: GC58

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

6.30 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC59

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Borrie

Noble Lords

Lord Borrie

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC60

Lord Sharman

Column: GC61

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC62

Column: GC63

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

6.45 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC64

Lord Freeman

Column: GC65

Lord Sharman

Lord Freeman

Column: GC66

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC67

7 p.m.

Lord Sharman

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC68

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC69

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC70

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Simon)

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC71

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC72

Lord Sharman

Lord Borrie

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: GC73

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GC74

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Simon)

Written Statements

Column: WS13

Water Cannon [16 Mar 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

School Teachers' Review Body [16 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WS14

Column: WS15

Column: WS16

Column: WS17

Column: WS18

Column: WS19

Universities [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Ashton of Upholland

Column: WS20

Consolidated Fund Bill [16 Mar 2004]

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

Patent Office: Performance Targets 2004–05 [16 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WS21

Column: WS22

[16 Mar 2004]

Column: WA29

Written Answers [16 Mar 2004]

Peers: House of Commons Select Committees [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Noakes — Peers: House of Commons Select Committees [16 Mar 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Armed Forces: Cannabis [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Astor of Hever — Armed Forces: Cannabis [16 Mar 2004]

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

Speed Cameras [16 Mar 2004]

Viscount Astor — Speed Cameras [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WA30

Viscount Astor — Speed Cameras [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Railways: Selective Door Opening [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Berkeley — Railways: Selective Door Opening [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Channel Tunnel: Train Paths [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — Channel Tunnel: Train Paths [16 Mar 2004]

Column: WA31

Lord Davies of Oldham

Railways: Bridge Strengthening at Plumpton and Salwick [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Berkeley — Railways: Bridge Strengthening at Plumpton and Salwick [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Playing Fields [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Pendry — Playing Fields [16 Mar 2004]

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

Elite Sport Funding Review [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Elite Sport Funding Review [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA32

Licensing Act 2003: Premises Licences [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Avebury — Licensing Act 2003: Premises Licences [16 Mar 2004]

Column: WA33

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Community Sports Coaches [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Community Sports Coaches [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Biodiesel: Duty Income [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Byford — Biodiesel: Duty Income [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA34

National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Byford — National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Byford — National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Byford — National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes [16 Mar 2004]

Column: WA35

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Byford — National Insurance Contributions: Deficiency Notes [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

National Lottery: Proposed Olympic Games [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — National Lottery: Proposed Olympic Games [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA36

Trading Balances [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Byford — Trading Balances [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA35

Column: WA37

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council: Sports Expenditure [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council: Sports Expenditure [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Colchester City Council: Sports Expenditure [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Colchester City Council: Sports Expenditure [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA38

Teenage Pregnancies [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Chadlington — Teenage Pregnancies [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA37

Column: WA37

Horserace Betting Levy Board: Assets [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Horserace Betting Levy Board: Assets [16 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA38

Boundary Committee: Lancashire Recommendations [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Greaves — Boundary Committee: Lancashire Recommendations [16 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Greaves — Boundary Committee: Lancashire Recommendations [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Rooker

Column: WA39

Planning Appeals: Knotts Drive, Colne [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Greaves — Planning Appeals: Knotts Drive, Colne [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Rooker

Adventure Capital Fund [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Byford — Adventure Capital Fund [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Rooker

Column: WA40

Fire Safety: Legislation [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Howie of Troon — Fire Safety: Legislation [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Rooker

NAO Report: Success in the Regions [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Freeman — NAO Report: Success in the Regions [16 Mar 2004]

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

Accident and Emergency Departments:Violent Patients [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Avebury — Accident and Emergency Departments:Violent Patients [16 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WA41

Intermediate Care for the Elderly [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Lipsey — Intermediate Care for the Elderly [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Cormorants and Fisheries [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Mason of Barnsley — Cormorants and Fisheries [16 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WA42

Coastal Protection Schemes [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Fearn — Coastal Protection Schemes [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Whitty

Pesticides: Withdrawn Products [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Pesticides: Withdrawn Products [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Whitty

Column: WA43

Column: WA44

Imidacloprid and Bees [16 Mar 2004]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Imidacloprid and Bees [16 Mar 2004]

Lord Whitty


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