Table of Contents for
Tuesday 20 May 2008

Volume No. 701Part No. 96

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House of Lords

Prisons: Oakhill Secure Training Centre

Roads: Litter Collection

Transport: Renewable Fuel Obligation

Bank of England: Inflation Target

European Union (Amendment) Bill

Environment Agency: Flood Management

European Union (Amendment) Bill

Grand Committee

Parliamentary Constituencies (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

Financial Assistance Scheme (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2008

Building Societies (Financial Assistance) Order 2008

Building Societies Act 1986 (Accounts, Audit and EEA State Amendments) Order 2008

Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2008

Land Registration (Network Access) Rules 2008

Compensation (Claims Management Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

Written Statements

Armed Forces: Future Aircraft Carriers

Armed Forces: Helicopters

Benefits

Education: Alternative Provision

Elections

International Labour Conference

Tax Credits

Terrorism: Finance

Written Answers

Advertising: Internet

Agriculture: Sheep

Crime: Homophobic Offences

Elections: Labour Party Deputy Leadership

Energy: North Sea Oil

EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny

EU: Savings Directive

Fishing: Obstruction of Government Agents

Food

Gold

Health: Pharmaceutical Price Regulation

House of Lords: Nominations

Immigration: Failed Asylum Seekers

Immigration: Indefinite Leave to Remain

Local Government: Leisure Facilities

NHS: Trainers

Northern Ireland: Former Paramilitary Weapons

Northern Ireland: Murder Prosecutions

Police: Murder

Police: Northern Ireland

Public Spending: Scotland

Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants

Railways: Franchises

Religious Freedom

Shipping: Tonnage Tax

Stateless People

Taxation: Income Tax

Taxation: Inheritance Tax

Taxation: Top Rates

Transport: Oil Prices

Waterways: Nitrate Pollution



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 20 May 2008

Column: 1347

House of Lords [20 May 2008]

Prisons: Oakhill Secure Training Centre [20 May 2008]

Baroness Stern

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Baroness Stern:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Linklater of Butterstone:

Column: 1348

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Sharples:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

The Earl of Listowel:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Corbett of Castle Vale:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: 1349

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Laming:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Low of Dalston:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Roads: Litter Collection [20 May 2008]

2.44 pm

Lord Marlesford

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Column: 1350

Lord Marlesford:

Noble Lords:

Lord Marlesford:

Lord Rooker:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Rooker:

Column: 1351

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Rooker:

Lord Greaves:

Lord Rooker:

Transport: Renewable Fuel Obligation [20 May 2008]

2.51 pm

Lord Willoughby de Broke

Column: 1352

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Palmer:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Column: 1353

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Viscount Simon:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Baroness Byford:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Column: 1354

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Bank of England: Inflation Target [20 May 2008]

2.59 pm

Lord Bilimoria

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Bilimoria:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: 1355

Lord Peston:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Column: 1356

Lord Davies of Oldham:

European Union (Amendment) Bill [20 May 2008]

3.07 pm

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Ashton of Upholland):

Lord Goodlad

Column: 1357

Column: 1358

Column: 1359

3.15 pm

Lord Morris of Aberavon:

Column: 1360

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Rowlands:

Column: 1361

Column: 1362

3.30 pm

Lord Roper:

Column: 1363

Lord Blackwell:

Column: 1364

Lord Harrison:

Column: 1365

Lord Jopling:

3.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 1366

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1367

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1368

Lord Grenfell:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

4 pm

Baroness Quin:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1369

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1370

Column: 1371

Column: 1372

4.15 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1373

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Lord Goodlad:

Column: 1374

Lord Blackwell

Column: 1375

Lord Tomlinson:

Column: 1376

4.30 pm

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

Column: 1377

Lord Vinson:

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Column: 1378

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Column: 1379

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Column: 1380

Lord Kinnock:

4.45 pm

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Column: 1381

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Column: 1382

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Clinton-Davis:

Column: 1383

Lord McNally:

5 pm

Lord Waddington:

Lord McNally:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord McNally:

The Earl of Liverpool:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Column: 1385

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Column: 1386

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 1387

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Hunt of Wirral:

5.15 pm

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1388

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Lord Blackwell:

Column: 1389

5.24 pm

Column: 1390

Division No. 1 [European Union (Amendment) Bill] [20 May 2008]

Column: 1391

Column: 1392

5.34 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford

Column: 1393

Column: 1394

Lord Dykes:

Column: 1395

5.45 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Column: 1396

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Waddington:

Column: 1397

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 1398

6 pm

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord McNally:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Noble Lords:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 1399

Lord Blackwell:

Column: 1400

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 1401

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Column: 1402

Lord Higgins:

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Column: 1404

6.30 pm

The Lord Bishop of Chester:

Column: 1405

Lord Blaker:

Column: 1406

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Column: 1407

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Selsdon:

Column: 1408

6.45 pm

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Column: 1409

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1410

Lord Higgins:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1411

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1412

7 pm

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1413

Column: 1414

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1415

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

Column: 1416

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

7.15 pm

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Column: 1417

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Column: 1418

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 1419

Lord Bach:

Lord Bach:

Environment Agency: Flood Management [20 May 2008]

7.26 pm

Lord Rotherwick

Column: 1420

Column: 1421

7.36 pm

Lord Hunt of Chesterton:

Column: 1422

Column: 1423

7.43 pm

Lord Greaves:

Column: 1424

7.49 pm

Lord Sheikh:

Column: 1426

7.55 pm

Baroness Young of Old Scone:

Column: 1427

Column: 1428

8.02 pm

Lord Teverson:

Column: 1429

8.09 pm

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: 1430

Column: 1431

8.15 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: 1432

Column: 1433

European Union (Amendment) Bill [20 May 2008]

8.26 pm

Lord Radice:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Radice:

Column: 1434

8.30 pm

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Column: 1435

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Radice:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Column: 1436

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord McNally:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord McNally:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Column: 1438

8.45 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Column: 1439

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Column: 1440

Column: 1441

9 pm

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 1442

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord McNally:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

A noble Lord:

Column: 1443

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Sewel:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Lord Williamson of Horton:

Column: 1444

Lord Leach of Fairford:

Lord Williamson of Horton:

Column: 1445

9.15 pm

Viscount Astor:

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Viscount Astor:

Lord Radice:

Viscount Astor:

Column: 1446

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Viscount Trenchard:

Column: 1447

Lord Dykes:

Viscount Trenchard:

Column: 1448

Lord Stevens of Ludgate:

Column: 1449

9.30 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Stevens of Ludgate:

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Stevens of Ludgate:

A noble Lord:

Lord Stevens of Ludgate:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1450

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1451

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Kinnock:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1452

Lord McNally:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Column: 1453

9.45 pm

Baroness Ashton of Upholland:

Column: 1454

Column: 1455

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 1456

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

10 pm

A noble Lord:

Lord Pearson of Rannoch:

Column: 1457

Column: 1458

10.05 pm
Division No. 2 [European Union (Amendment) Bill] [20 May 2008]
10.15 pm

Column: GC483

Column: GC483

Grand Committee [20 May 2008]

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Viscount Allenby of Megiddo):

Parliamentary Constituencies (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

Lord Rooker

Column: GC484

Lord Glentoran:

Lord Smith of Clifton:

Lord Laird:

Column: GC485

Lord Browne of Belmont:

Lord Lyell:

Column: GC486

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC487

Lord Laird:

Lord Rooker:

Mutilations (Permitted Procedures) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

3.47 pm

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker)

Column: GC488

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: GC489

Column: GC490

Lord Redesdale:

Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior:

4 pm

Baroness Byford:

Column: GC491

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC492

Baroness Byford:

Lord Rooker:

Baroness Byford:

Lord Rooker:

Column: GC493

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord Rooker:

Financial Assistance Scheme (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2008

4.11 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton)

Column: GC494

4.15 pm

Column: GC495

Column: GC496

Column: GC497

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Column: GC498

Lord Newby:

Column: GC499

4.30 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Noakes:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Column: GC500

Lord Taylor of Holbeach:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Building Societies (Financial Assistance) Order 2008

4.37 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: GC501

Column: GC502

Column: GC503

4.45 pm

Baroness Noakes:

Column: GC504

Lord Newby:

Column: GC505

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC506

5 pm

Baroness Noakes:

Column: GC507

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Building Societies Act 1986 (Accounts, Audit and EEA State Amendments) Order 2008

5.05 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: GC508

Column: GC509

Column: GC510

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Newby:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC511

Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2008

5.17 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham

Column: GC512

Column: GC513

Baroness Noakes:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Haskel):

Baroness Noakes:

Column: GC514

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC515

Land Registration (Network Access) Rules 2008

5.44 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Column: GC516

Lord Henley:

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Column: GC518

Column: GC519

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

6 pm

Column: GC520

Column: GC521

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: GC522

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Henley:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Compensation (Claims Management Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

6.11 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath)

Column: GC523

Column: GC524

Column: GC525

Lord Henley:

Column: GC526

Lord Thomas of Gresford:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: GC527

Column: GC528

Column: WS79

Column: WS79

Written Statements [20 May 2008]

Armed Forces: Future Aircraft Carriers [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Armed Forces: Helicopters [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Baroness Taylor of Bolton):

Column: WS80

Column: WS81

Column: WS82

Benefits [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

Column: WS83

Education: Alternative Provision [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Lord Adonis):

Column: WS84

Elections [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Baroness Andrews):

Column: WS85

International Labour Conference [20 May 2008]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord McKenzie of Luton):

Tax Credits [20 May 2008]

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WS86

Terrorism: Finance [20 May 2008]

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WS87

Column: WS88

Column: WA173

Column: WA173

Written Answers [20 May 2008]

Advertising: Internet [20 May 2008]

The Earl of Northesk

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Agriculture: Sheep [20 May 2008]

Lord Vinson

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Column: WA174

Crime: Homophobic Offences [20 May 2008]

Lord Tebbit

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Elections: Labour Party Deputy Leadership [20 May 2008]

Lord Dubs

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Energy: North Sea Oil [20 May 2008]

Lord Barnett

Column: WA175

Lord Davies of Oldham:

EU: Parliamentary Scrutiny [20 May 2008]

Lord Pearson of Rannoch

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Ashton of Upholland):

EU: Savings Directive [20 May 2008]

Lord Marlesford

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WA176

Fishing: Obstruction of Government Agents [20 May 2008]

Baroness Byford

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):

Food [20 May 2008]

Lord Dykes

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham):

Gold [20 May 2008]

Lord Marlesford

Column: WA177

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Health: Pharmaceutical Price Regulation [20 May 2008]

Earl Howe

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham):

Column: WA178

House of Lords: Nominations [20 May 2008]

Lord Morris of Aberavon

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Ashton of Upholland):

Immigration: Failed Asylum Seekers [20 May 2008]

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Immigration: Indefinite Leave to Remain [20 May 2008]

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Column: WA179

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Local Government: Leisure Facilities [20 May 2008]

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Clement-Jones

Lord Davies of Oldham:

NHS: Trainers [20 May 2008]

Earl Howe

Column: WA180

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Darzi of Denham):

Earl Howe

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Earl Howe

Lord Darzi of Denham:

Northern Ireland: Former Paramilitary Weapons [20 May 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Northern Ireland: Murder Prosecutions [20 May 2008]

Lord Laird

Column: WA181

Lord Rooker:

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Police: Murder [20 May 2008]

Lord Laird

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Police: Northern Ireland [20 May 2008]

Lord Laird

Lord Rooker:

Column: WA182

Public Spending: Scotland [20 May 2008]

Lord Barnett

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Barnett

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants [20 May 2008]

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Column: WA183

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Lord Adonis):

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Rooker:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WA184

Railways: Franchises [20 May 2008]

Lord Berkeley

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Religious Freedom [20 May 2008]

Lord Hylton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord West of Spithead):

Column: WA185

Shipping: Tonnage Tax [20 May 2008]

Lord Dykes

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Stateless People [20 May 2008]

Lord Hylton

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Taxation: Income Tax [20 May 2008]

Lord Barnett

Column: WA186

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Taxation: Inheritance Tax [20 May 2008]

Lord Marlesford

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Taxation: Top Rates [20 May 2008]

Lord Marlesford

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WA187

Column: WA188

Transport: Oil Prices [20 May 2008]

Lord Berkeley

Lord Bassam of Brighton:

Waterways: Nitrate Pollution [20 May 2008]

Lord Inglewood

The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Rooker):



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