Table of Contents for
Wednesday 9 Feb 2005

Volume No. 669 Part No. 38

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The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence

Driving Offences: Sarah McCaffery

Institute for Fiscal Studies: Green Budget Report

Sustainable Farming and Food

Householders: Use of Reasonable Force

Electoral Registration (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL]

Children (Contact) and Adoption

Parliament: Public Engagement

Children in Care

Terrorism Act 2000 (Continuance of Part VII) Order 2005

Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2005

Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2005

Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2005

Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2005

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the

Charities Bill [HL]

Written Statements

Asian Tsunami

Submarines: Decommissioning

BNFL

Written Answers

Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times

African Peer Review Mechanism

Iraq: Regional Majorities

Sudan: Darfur

Sinn Fein: Re-arming

Irish President

Minors with Indian Nationality

EU Constitutional Treaty

Planning Policy Statements

Schools: Attendance

Schools: Building Repair Work

Middle Schools

Schools: England/Wales Border

Stamp Duty

Worklessness Among Households

Tax: European Court of Justice

Benefit Payments: Fraud and Error

Lottery Fraud

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority: Research Applications

Health and Social Care: Deferred Payments Grant

NHS: Wheelchairs

Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis

EU Sugar Regime

Disability Discrimination Act 1995



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Column: 787

The Lord Chancellor: Leave of Absence [9 Feb 2005]

The Lord Chancellor (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

Driving Offences: Sarah McCaffery [9 Feb 2005]

2.36 p.m.

Earl Ferrers — Driving Offences: Sarah McCaffery [9 Feb 2005]

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

Earl Ferrers

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 788

Lord Dholakia

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Mackenzie of Framwellgate

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Inglewood

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Baroness Trumpington

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: 789

Lord Campbell-Savours

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Earl Attlee

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Institute for Fiscal Studies: Green Budget Report [9 Feb 2005]

2.44 p.m.

Lord Roberts of Conwy — Institute for Fiscal Studies: Green Budget Report [9 Feb 2005]

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

Lord Roberts of Conwy

Column: 790

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Sheldon

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Baroness Noakes

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Tomlinson

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Column: 791

Lord Newby

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord Northbrook

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Lord McKenzie of Luton

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Sustainable Farming and Food [9 Feb 2005]

2.51 p.m.

Lord Livsey of Talgarth — Sustainable Farming and Food [9 Feb 2005]

Column: 792

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

Lord Livsey of Talgarth

Lord Whitty

Earl Ferrers

Lord Whitty

Baroness Trumpington

Lord Whitty

Column: 793

Lord Hylton

Lord Whitty

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

Lord Whitty

Lord Inglewood

Lord Whitty

Column: 794

Lord Dixon-Smith

Lord Whitty

Householders: Use of Reasonable Force [9 Feb 2005]

2.58 p.m.

Lord Ackner — Householders: Use of Reasonable Force [9 Feb 2005]

The Attorney-General (Lord Goldsmith)

Lord Ackner

Column: 795

Lord Goldsmith

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale

Lord Goldsmith

Lord Henley

Lord Goldsmith

Column: 796

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Goldsmith

Lord Merlyn-Rees

Lord Goldsmith

Lord Lloyd of Berwick

Lord Goldsmith

Lord Campbell of Alloway

Lord Goldsmith

Column: 797

Lord Ackner

Lord Goldsmith

Electoral Registration (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] [9 Feb 2005]

3.8 p.m.

Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton

Children (Contact) and Adoption [9 Feb 2005]

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Column: 798

Parliament: Public Engagement [9 Feb 2005]

3.9 p.m.

Lord Norton of Louth

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Column: 800

Column: 801

Column: 802

3.22 p.m.

Lord Harrison

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Column: 804

3.30 p.m.

Lord Holme of Cheltenham

Column: 805

Column: 806

3.38 p.m.

Baroness Greenfield

Column: 807

Column: 808

3.45 p.m.

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon

Column: 809

Column: 810

3.53 p.m.

Lord Dean of Harptree

Column: 811

A noble Lord

Lord Dean of Harptree

Column: 812

3.59 p.m.

Lord Parekh

Column: 813

Column: 814

4.6 p.m.

Lord Lucas

Column: 815

Column: 816

4.13 p.m.

Lord Puttnam

Column: 817

Column: 818

4.19 p.m.

Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

Column: 819

Column: 820

4.29 p.m.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 821

Column: 822

Column: 823

4.37 p.m.

Lord Desai

Column: 824

4.44 p.m.

Lord Sewel

Column: 825

Column: 826

4.50 p.m.

Lord Wallace of Saltaire

Column: 827

Column: 828

Column: 829

5 p.m.

Lord Howell of Guildford

Column: 830

Column: 831

Column: 832

5.12 p.m.

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: 833

Column: 834

Column: 835

Column: 836

Column: 837

5.32 p.m.

Lord Norton of Louth

Column: 838

Children in Care [9 Feb 2005]

5.35 p.m.

The Earl of Listowel

Column: 839

Column: 840

Column: 841

Column: 842

5.50 p.m.

Baroness Barker

Column: 843

Column: 844

6.1 p.m.

The Lord Bishop of Chelmsford

Column: 845

Column: 846

6.9 p.m.

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: 847

Column: 848

Column: 849

6.19 p.m.

Lord Dearing

Column: 850

Column: 851

Column: 852

6.32 p.m.

Lord Northbourne

Column: 853

Column: 854

6.43 p.m.

Baroness Murphy

Column: 855

Column: 856

Column: 857

6.52 p.m.

Lord Hylton

Column: 858

7 p.m.

Baroness Walmsley

Column: 859

Column: 860

Column: 861

7.10 p.m.

Earl Howe

Column: 862

Column: 863

Column: 864

Column: 865

7.23 p.m.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lord Filkin)

Column: 866

Column: 867

Column: 868

Column: 869

Column: 870

Column: 871

7.43 p.m.

The Earl of Listowel

Column: 872

Terrorism Act 2000 (Continuance of Part VII) Order 2005 [9 Feb 2005]

7.45 p.m.

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Column: 873

7.52 p.m.

Viscount Bridgeman

Column: 874

Column: 875

Column: 876

8 p.m.

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Rogan

Column: 877

Column: 878

Baroness Amos

Column: 879

Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (Amnesty Period) Order 2005 [9 Feb 2005]

8.11 p.m.

Baroness Amos

Column: 880

Viscount Bridgeman

Column: 881

Column: 882

Baroness Harris of Richmond

Column: 883

Lord Rogan

Column: 884

Lord Shutt of Greetland

Lord Mayhew of Twysden

Baroness Amos

Column: 885

Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) Order 2005 [9 Feb 2005]

8.34 p.m.

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 886

Column: 887

Column: 888

The Duke of Montrose

Column: 889

Lord Maclennan of Rogart

Column: 890

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Column: 891

The Earl of Mar and Kellie

Column: 892

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: 893

Column: 894

Scotland Act 1998 (Modifications of Schedule 5) (No. 2) Order 2005 [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 2005 [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Evans of Temple Guiting

Column: GC57

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [9 Feb 2005]

Official Report of the Grand Committee on the [9 Feb 2005]

Charities Bill [HL] [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC58

Column: GCGC59

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC60

The Lord Bishop of Southwell

Column: GCGC61

3.45 p.m.

Lord Dubs

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Dubs

Column: GCGC62

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Lord Swinfen

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

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

Column: GCGC63

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC64

Column: GCGC65

4 p.m.

Column: GCGC66

Column: GCGC67

Column: GCGC68

Column: GCGC69

4.15 p.m.

Lord Campbell-Savours

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GCGC70

Column: GCGC71

Column: GCGC72

The Earl of Onslow

Column: GCGC73

4.30 p.m.

Baroness Turner of Camden

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe

Column: GCGC74

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brougham and Vaux)

The Earl of Caithness

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Carnegy of Lour

Column: GCGC75

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC76

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

4.45 p.m.

Column: GCGC77

Lord Campbell-Savours

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC78

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC79

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC80

5 p.m.

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC81

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Viscount Chandos

Column: GCGC82

Baroness Howe of Idlicote

Column: GCGC83

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC84

Lord Bassam of Brighton

5.15 p.m.

Column: GCGC85

Viscount Chandos

Column: GCGC86

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC87

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC88

5.30 p.m.

Column: GCGC89

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GCGC90

Column: GCGC91

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC92

5.45 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Column: GCGC93

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Noble Lords

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC94

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC95

Column: GCGC96

6 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC97

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Column: GCGC98

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC99

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

The Lord Bishop of Southwell

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC100

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

6.15 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Best

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Lord Best

Column: GCGC101

Column: GCGC102

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Wedderburn of Charlton

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC103

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC104

6.30 p.m.

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC105

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC106

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC107

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC108

6.45 p.m.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC109

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Swinfen

Column: GCGC110

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC111

Column: GCGC112

7 p.m.

Column: GCGC113

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Column: GCGC114

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Lord Swinfen

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Column: GCGC115

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC116

7.15 p.m.

Lord Swinfen

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Column: GCGC117

Column: GCGC118

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC119

Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Column: GCGC120

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara)

Written Statements

Column: WS31

Asian Tsunami [9 Feb 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Column: WS32

Column: WS33

Column: WS34

Submarines: Decommissioning [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WS35

BNFL [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WS36

Column: WA113

Written Answers [9 Feb 2005]

Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Jopling — Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times [9 Feb 2005]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

Lord Jopling — Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Amos

African Peer Review Mechanism [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Avebury — African Peer Review Mechanism [9 Feb 2005]

Column: WA114

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

Iraq: Regional Majorities [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Acton — Iraq: Regional Majorities [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Sudan: Darfur [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Avebury — Sudan: Darfur [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA115

Sinn Fein: Re-arming [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Laird — Sinn Fein: Re-arming [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Irish President [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Laird — Irish President [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Minors with Indian Nationality [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Avebury — Minors with Indian Nationality [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Column: WA116

EU Constitutional Treaty [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Stoddart of Swindon — EU Constitutional Treaty [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

Planning Policy Statements [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Greaves — Planning Policy Statements [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WA117

Schools: Attendance [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Hanningfield — Schools: Attendance [9 Feb 2005]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills (Lord Filkin)

Schools: Building Repair Work [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Hanningfield — Schools: Building Repair Work [9 Feb 2005]

Column: WA118

Lord Filkin

Middle Schools [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Sharp of Guildford — Middle Schools [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Filkin

Schools: England/Wales Border [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Sharp of Guildford — Schools: England/Wales Border [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Filkin

Stamp Duty [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay — Stamp Duty [9 Feb 2005]

Column: WA119

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

Worklessness Among Households [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Howell of Guildford — Worklessness Among Households [9 Feb 2005]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Tax: European Court of Justice [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Noakes — Tax: European Court of Justice [9 Feb 2005]

Column: WA120

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Benefit Payments: Fraud and Error [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Noakes — Benefit Payments: Fraud and Error [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WA121

Baroness Noakes — Benefit Payments: Fraud and Error [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Hollis of Heigham

Lottery Fraud [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Hoyle — Lottery Fraud [9 Feb 2005]

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

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority: Research Applications [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Winston — Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority: Research Applications [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WA123

Health and Social Care: Deferred Payments Grant [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Lipsey — Health and Social Care: Deferred Payments Grant [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Warner

NHS: Wheelchairs [9 Feb 2005]

Lord McColl of Dulwich — NHS: Wheelchairs [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Warner

Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Byford — Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis [9 Feb 2005]

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

Column: WA124

Baroness Byford — Badgers and Bovine Tuberculosis [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Whitty

EU Sugar Regime [9 Feb 2005]

Baroness Byford — EU Sugar Regime [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Whitty

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Skelmersdale — Disability Discrimination Act 1995 [9 Feb 2005]

Lord Davies of Oldham


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