Table of Contents for
Thursday 18 Mar 2004

Volume No. 659 Part No. 56

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European Constitution

Army: Compulsory Drugs Test

Afghanistan

Probation Service: Regional Offender Managers

Business of the House: Tuesday, 6 April

Patents Bill [HL]

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

Energy Bill [HL]

Social Security (Basic Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2004

Social Security (Intensive Activity Period 50 to 59 Pilot) Regulations 2004

Social Security (Intensive Activity Period 50 to 59 Pilot) (No. 2) Regulations 2004

Jobseeker's Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2004

Employment Zones (Allocation to Contractors) Pilot Regulations 2004

Energy Bill [HL]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Child Trust Funds Bill

Written Statements

Northern Ireland Housing Executive: Accounts 2002–03

Code for Crown Prosecutors

Service Personnel Process Review

Cottam Flue Gas Desulphurisation Plant

Equal Pay

Written Answers

Supreme Court

Supreme Court (Offices) Act 1997: Repeal

National Centre for Policing Excellence

Imitation Firearms

War Widows

Late Payment of Debts

Dental Services

TOXBASE

Food: Country of Origin Labelling

NHS: Consultant Toxicologists

vCJD Compensation Scheme

Alcohol

Mixed-sex Wards

Rimonabant

Genetically Modified Food

Data Protection Act 1998: Notifications by Agents

British-Irish Council: Minority Languages

Suez 1956: Law Officers' Advice

Cuba: Exports Credits Guarantee Department

Playing Fields and Community Green Spaces

School Sport

International Rail Regulator

West Coast Main Line



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Thursday 18 Mar 2004

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Column: 327

European Constitution [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Owen — European Constitution [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Crawley

Lord Owen

Baroness Crawley

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Column: 328

Baroness Crawley

Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Crawley

Lord Howell of Guildford

Column: 329

Baroness Crawley

Lord Grenfell

Baroness Crawley

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Baroness Crawley

Army: Compulsory Drugs Test [18 Mar 2004]

11.13 a.m.

Lord Astor of Hever — Army: Compulsory Drugs Test [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 330

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

Lord Astor of Hever

Lord Bach

Lord Redesdale

Lord Bach

Column: 331

Afghanistan [18 Mar 2004]

11.18 a.m.

Lord Avebury — Afghanistan [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Crawley

Lord Avebury

Baroness Crawley

Lord Elton

Column: 332

Baroness Crawley

Lord Marsh

Baroness Crawley

Noble Lords

Baroness Crawley

Lord Tomlinson

Baroness Crawley

Column: 333

Lord Bramall

Baroness Crawley

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Baroness Crawley

Baroness Rawlings

Baroness Crawley

Probation Service: Regional Offender Managers [18 Mar 2004]

11.27 a.m.

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale — Probation Service: Regional Offender Managers [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 334

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

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Stern

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Laming

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 335

Lord Carlisle of Bucklow

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Acton

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord McNally

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 336

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Business of the House: Tuesday, 6 April [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Grocott

Patents Bill [HL] [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Triesman

European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill [18 Mar 2004]

11.37 a.m.

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

Column: 337

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Lord Filkin

Column: 339

Lord Hoyle

Lord Filkin

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Column: 341

Baroness Hanham

Column: 342

Column: 343

Lord Filkin

Baroness Hanham

Column: 344

Noon

Lord Rennard

Column: 345

Lord Hoyle

Column: 346

Lord Rennard

Lord Hoyle

Lord Rennard

Lord Hoyle

Column: 347

12.17 p.m.

Lord Thomson of Monifieth

Column: 348

Lord Greaves

Column: 349

Lord Hoyle

Lord Greaves

Lord Filkin

Column: 350

Baroness Hanham

Column: 351

Lord Filkin

Lord Goodhart

Baroness Hanham

Lord Rennard

Baroness Hanham

Lord Filkin

Baroness Hanham

Column: 352

12.32 p.m.

Division No. 1 (European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill) [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 353

Column: 354

Lord Filkin

Lord Grocott

Energy Bill [HL] [18 Mar 2004]

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

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 355

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 356

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Lea of Crondall

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 357

Lord Dixon-Smith

1 p.m.

Lord Lea of Crondall

Baroness Byford

Lord Whitty

Column: 358

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 359

Lord Shaw of Northstead

Column: 360

Lord Lea of Crondall

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 361

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Whitty

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 362

Lord Whitty

Lord Cope of Berkeley

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 363

Social Security (Basic Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2004 [18 Mar 2004]

1.30 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Baroness Hollis of Heigham)

Column: 364

Column: 365

Lord Higgins

Column: 366

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Column: 367

1.45 p.m.

Baroness Barker

Column: 368

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 369

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 370

Column: 371

Social Security (Intensive Activity Period 50 to 59 Pilot) Regulations 2004 [18 Mar 2004]

1.56 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 372

Column: 373

Column: 374

2 p.m.

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Column: 375

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Baroness Barker

Column: 376

Column: 377

2.15 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 378

Column: 379

Social Security (Intensive Activity Period 50 to 59 Pilot) (No. 2) Regulations 2004 [18 Mar 2004]

2.24 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Jobseeker's Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2004 [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 380

Lord Higgins

Baroness Barker

Column: 381

2.30 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lord Higgins

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Column: 382

Employment Zones (Allocation to Contractors) Pilot Regulations 2004 [18 Mar 2004]

2.34 p.m.

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Energy Bill [HL] [18 Mar 2004]

2.35 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Column: 385

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 386

Column: 387

Lord Ezra

Column: 388

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Tombs

Column: 389

3 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Noble Lords

Column: 390

Lord Whitty

Lord Tombs

Lord Whitty

Column: 391

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Whitty

Lord Tombs

Lord Whitty

Column: 392

Lord Ezra

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 393

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

3.15 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Lord Tombs

Earl Attlee

Lord Whitty

Column: 394

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Whitty

Column: 395

Baroness Miller of Hendon

3.23 p.m.

Division No. 2 (Energy Bill [HL]) [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 397

3.34 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

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Column: 400

3.45 p.m.

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 401

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 402

Column: 403

Lord Ezra

Column: 404

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

4 p.m.

Lord Tombs

Column: 405

Lord Monro of Langholm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: 406

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 407

Lord Whitty

Column: 408

4.15 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Whitty

Column: 409

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

4.20 p.m.

Column: 410

Division No. 3 (Energy Bill [HL]) [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 411

4.31 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 412

Lord Brookman

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 413

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Earl Caithness

Column: 414

Lord Monro of Langholm

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 415

4.45 p.m.

Baroness Byford

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 416

Earl Attlee

Column: 417

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 418

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Davies of Oldham

5 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 419

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Davies of Oldham

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Davies of Oldham

Earl Attlee

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 420

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham

Earl Attlee

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 421

Noble Lords

Lord Triesman

Column: 422

5.15 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 423

Lord Whitty

Column: 424

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: 425

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 426

Lord Triesman

Column: 427

5.30 p.m.

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham

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Lord Dixon-Smith

Column: 429

Lord Monro of Langholm

Column: 430

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Baroness Byford

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 431

5.45 p.m.

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Column: 432

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Column: 433

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Lord Whitty

Column: 434

Lord Jenkin of Roding

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Column: 436

6.00 p.m.

Lord Campbell-Savours

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Column: 439

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Column: 440

Lord Woolmer of Leeds

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Baroness Byford

Column: 443

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 444

Column: 445

6.30 p.m.

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 446

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Davies of Oldham

Baroness Byford

Column: 447

Lord Davies of Oldham

6.45 p.m.

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Column: 448

Column: 449

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 450

Column: 451

Lord Jenkin of Roding

7 p.m.

Lord Whitty

Column: 452

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Lord Whitty

Column: 453

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Lord Whitty

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord Whitty

Column: 454

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Lord Whitty

Baroness Miller of Hendon

Column: 455

7.12 p.m.

Division No. 4 (Energy Bill [HL]) [18 Mar 2004]

Column: 456

Lord Triesman

Column: GC139

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [18 Mar 2004]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [18 Mar 2004]

Child Trust Funds Bill [18 Mar 2004]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC140

Lord Newby

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GC141

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

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC142

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC143

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC144

Baroness Noakes

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC145

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

3.45 p.m.

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC146

Column: GC147

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC148

Baroness Wilcox

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Wilcox

Lord Newby

Column: GC149

Column: GC150

4 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC151

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC152

Baroness Noakes

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC153

Lord Newby

Lord Newby

Column: GC154

Column: GC155

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

4.31 p.m.

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GC156

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC157

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC158

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Newby

4.45 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC159

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC160

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC161

Column: GC162

Column: GC163

5.p.m.

Lord Newby

Column: GC164

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC165

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC166

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC167

Baroness Noakes

Lord Newby

5.15 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC168

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Newby

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC169

Lord Newby

Column: GC170

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GC171

Column: GC172

5.30 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GC173

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC174

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Carter)

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC175

5.45 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC176

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC177

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC178

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC179

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC180

6 p.m.

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Wilcox

Noble Lords

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC181

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Wilcox

Column: GC182

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC183

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay

Baroness Wilcox

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC184

Baroness Wilcox

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC185

Column: GC186

6.15 p.m.

Baroness Hayman

Column: GC187

Lord Newby

Column: GC188

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC189

6.30 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC190

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC191

Baroness Noakes

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC192

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

7 p.m.

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC193

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Noakes

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Baroness Noakes

Column: GC194

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC195

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: GC196

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

The Deputy Chairman of Committees

Written Statements

Column: WS25

Northern Ireland Housing Executive: Accounts 2002–03 [18 Mar 2004]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Code for Crown Prosecutors [18 Mar 2004]

The Attorney-General (Lord Goldsmith)

Column: WS26

Service Personnel Process Review [18 Mar 2004]

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

Cottam Flue Gas Desulphurisation Plant [18 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WS27

Equal Pay [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Sainsbury of Turville

Column: WS28

[18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA59

Written Answers [18 Mar 2004]

Supreme Court [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Windlesham — Supreme Court [18 Mar 2004]

The Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Supreme Court (Offices) Act 1997: Repeal [18 Mar 2004]

Viscount Bridgeman — Supreme Court (Offices) Act 1997: Repeal [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

National Centre for Policing Excellence [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Bradshaw — National Centre for Policing Excellence [18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA60

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

Imitation Firearms [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Hylton — Imitation Firearms [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: WA61

War Widows [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Strange — War Widows [18 Mar 2004]

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

Late Payment of Debts [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Greengross — Late Payment of Debts [18 Mar 2004]

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

Dental Services [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Colwyn — Dental Services [18 Mar 2004]

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

Column: WA62

TOXBASE [18 Mar 2004]

The Countess of Mar — TOXBASE [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Food: Country of Origin Labelling [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer — Food: Country of Origin Labelling [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

NHS: Consultant Toxicologists [18 Mar 2004]

The Countess of Mar — NHS: Consultant Toxicologists [18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA63

Lord Warner

vCJD Compensation Scheme [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Lucas — vCJD Compensation Scheme [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Lord Lucas — vCJD Compensation Scheme [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner (a)

Column: WA64

Column: WA65

Lord Lucas — vCJD Compensation Scheme [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Column: WA66

Alcohol [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Chadlington — Alcohol [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Column: WA65

Column: WA65

Lord Chadlington — Alcohol [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Column: WA66

Mixed-sex Wards [18 Mar 2004]

Baroness Noakes — Mixed-sex Wards [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Column: WA67

Rimonabant [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Acton — Rimonabant [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Genetically Modified Food [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Hylton — Genetically Modified Food [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Warner

Data Protection Act 1998: Notifications by Agents [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Lucas — Data Protection Act 1998: Notifications by Agents [18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA68

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

British-Irish Council: Minority Languages [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Laird — British-Irish Council: Minority Languages [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Filkin

Suez 1956: Law Officers' Advice [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill — Suez 1956: Law Officers' Advice [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Filkin

Cuba: Exports Credits Guarantee Department [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Cuba: Exports Credits Guarantee Department [18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA69

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

Playing Fields and Community Green Spaces [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — Playing Fields and Community Green Spaces [18 Mar 2004]

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

Lord Moynihan — Playing Fields and Community Green Spaces [18 Mar 2004]

Column: WA70

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

School Sport [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Moynihan — School Sport [18 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Moynihan — School Sport [18 Mar 2004]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: WA71

International Rail Regulator [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Berkeley — International Rail Regulator [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: WA72

West Coast Main Line [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Bradshaw — West Coast Main Line [18 Mar 2004]

Lord Davies of Oldham


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