House of Lords Journal 237 (Session 2003-04)
Membership of the House
Minutes and Order Papers
Friday 12th November 2004
The House met at eleven oclock.
The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:
Falconer of Thoroton, L.
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
Perry of Southwark, B.
Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
Powell of Bayswater, L.
Roberts of Llandudno, L.
Royall of Blaisdon, B.
St. John of Bletso, L.|
St John of Fawsley, L.
Scott of Needham Market, B.
Sharp of Guildford, B.
Shaw of Northstead, L.
Sheppard of Didgemere, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Smith of Clifton, L.
Stone of Blackheath, L.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Wall of New Barnet, B.
Williams of Crosby, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williamson of Horton, L.
Wilson of Dinton, L.
Woolmer of Leeds, L.
Young of Norwood Green, L.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.
|1.||Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:|
Legal AidGovernment Response to the Report of the House of Commons Select Committee on Constitutional Affairs, on Civil Legal Aid.
|2.||Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Fines (Deductions from Income Support) (Amendment) Regulations 2004, laid under the Criminal Justice 1991;|
|2.||Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) (Amendment) Regulations 2004, laid under the European Communities Act 1972;|
|3.||Probate Services (Approved Body) Complaints Regulations 2004, laid under the Legal Services Act 1990.|
|3.||Ageing populationIt was moved by the Lord Peston that this House takes note of the Report of the Select Committee on Economic Affairs on Aspects of the Economics of an Ageing Population (4th Report, HL Paper 179); after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|4.||Asylum (EUC Report)The Baroness Harris of Richmond asked Her Majestys Government, further to the report from the Select Committee on the European Union, Handling EU asylum claims: new approaches examined (11th Report, HL Paper 74), what progress they have made in developing their proposals for regional protection areas and what view they take of the proposals of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for the determination of asylum claims on an European Union basis, including the establishment of European Union reception centres; after debate, the question was answered by the Lord Davies of Oldham.|
The House was adjourned at one minute past four oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.