Table of Contents for
Wednesday 25 Feb 2009

Volume No. 708Part No. 36

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House of Lords

Imprisonment: Lord Ahmed - Announcement

Economy: National Debt - Question

Public Bodies: Communications - Question

Business: Corporate Governance and Ethics - Question

Energy: Self-sufficiency - Question

Postal Services Bill [HL] - First Reading

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day)

Amendment 1

Amendment 2 (to Amendment 1)

Clause 1: General customs functions of the Secretary of State

Amendment 3

Amendment 4

Clause 3: Designation of general customs officials

Amendment 6

Clause 6: The Director of Border Revenue

Amendment 11

Clause 7: Customs revenue functions of the Director

Amendment 16

Clause 9: Delegation of Director’s functions

Amendment 19

Clause 11: Designation of customs revenue officials

Amendment 20

Clause 12: Designation: supplementary

Amendment 21

Clause 14: Use and disclosure of customs information

Amendment 23

Amendment 25

Clause 15 : Prohibition on disclosure of personal customs information

Amendment 27

Clause 18 : Offence of wrongful disclosure

Amendment 29

Clause 22: Investigations and detentions: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

Amendment 30

Amendment 32

Scotland: Public Service Broadcasting - Question for Short Debate

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

Amendment 33

Amendment 34

Clause 25 : Facilities and services

Amendment 35

Clause 26 : Inspections by the Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency

Amendment 36

Clause 28 : Complaints and misconduct

Amendment 37

Amendment 38

Amendment 39

Clause 33: Powers to modify enactments

Amendment 40

Clause 34: Power to make supplementary etc. provision

Amendment 41

Clause 35: Subordinate legislation

Amendments 42 to 44

Broads Authority Bill - Committee

Grand Committee

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

Unit Trusts (Electronic Communications) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Mutual Societies (Transfers) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Contracting Out (Highway Functions) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

Written Statements

Afghanistan: Air Support - Statement

Courts: Young Witnesses - Statement

EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council - Statement

Regional Development Agencies - Statement

Sport: Funding - Statement

Written Answers

Agriculture: Bluetongue - Question

Asylum Seekers - Question

Asylum Seekers: Congo - Question

Banking - Question

Banking: Bonuses - Question

Banking: Sweden - Question

Bees - Questions

British Citizenship - Questions

Courts: Warrants - Questions

Data Entry - Question

Drugs: Ecstasy - Question

Education: Home Schooling - Question

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Religions and Faiths - Question

Financial Services Authority - Question

Food: Pork and Bacon - Question

House of Lords: Staff - Question

NHS: Patients' Choice - Questions

NHS: Patients' Treatment - Question

Places of Religious Worship - Question

Questions for Written Answer: Unanswered Questions - Question

Recycling - Question

Schools: Water Supply - Questions

Sentencing Guidelines Council - Question

United Utilities - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Wednesday 25 Feb 2009

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House of Lords [25 Feb 2009]

3 pm

Imprisonment: Lord Ahmed - Announcement

The Lord Speaker (Baroness Hayman):

Economy: National Debt - Question

3.01 pm

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Baroness Perry of Southwark:

Lord Myners:

Column: 196

Baroness Noakes:

Lord Myners:

Lord Soley:

Lord Myners:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Myners:

Baroness Greengross:

Column: 197

Lord Myners:

Lord Roberts of Conwy:

Lord Myners:

Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Myners:

Public Bodies: Communications - Question

3.08 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Byford:

Column: 198

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Tyler:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Viscount Tenby:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Ryder of Wensum:

Column: 199

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Noble Lords:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Bates:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord Elton:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Noble Lords:

Column: 200

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Baroness Rawlings:

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Business: Corporate Governance and Ethics - Question

3.16 pm

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Lord Smith of Clifton:

Column: 201

Lord Myners:

Lord Barnett:

Lord Myners:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Column: 202

Lord Myners:

Lord Lawson of Blaby:

Lord Myners:

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay:

Lord Myners:

Energy: Self-sufficiency - Question

3.24 pm

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: 203

Lord Ezra:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Teverson:

Column: 204

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Broers:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Eden of Winton:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Column: 205

Postal Services Bill [HL] - First Reading

3.31 pm

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day)

3.32 pm

Amendment 1

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 206

Column: 207

Amendment 2 (to Amendment 1)

Lord Avebury:

Column: 208

3.45 pm

Lord Dear:

Column: 209

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Hylton:

Column: 211

Baroness Butler-Sloss:

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 212

Lord Avebury:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 213

Column: 214

Column: 215

4.15 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 216

Column: 217

Column: 218

Column: 219

Baroness Hanham:

4.30 pm

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 220

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 221

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Avebury:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 222

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 223

4.45 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 224

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 225

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 226

Column: 227

Column: 228

5 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 229

Column: 230

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Lord Avebury:

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 231

5.15 pm

Clause 1: General customs functions of the Secretary of State

Amendment 3

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 232

Lord Avebury:

Column: 233

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 234

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 235

5.30 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 236

Baroness Hanham:

Amendment 4

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 237

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 238

5.45 pm

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 239

Clause 3: Designation of general customs officials

Amendment 6

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Avebury:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 240

Column: 241

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 6: The Director of Border Revenue

Amendment 11

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 242

6 pm

Lord Avebury:

Column: 243

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 244

Clause 7: Customs revenue functions of the Director

Amendment 16

Viscount Bridgeman:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 245

Viscount Bridgeman:

Clause 9: Delegation of Director’s functions

Amendment 19

Viscount Bridgeman:

Lord West of Spithead:

6.15 pm

Viscount Bridgeman:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Clause 11: Designation of customs revenue officials

Amendment 20

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 247

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 12: Designation: supplementary

Amendment 21

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 248

Lord Avebury:

Lord Roberts of Llandudno:

Lord Hylton:

Column: 249

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 250

6.30 pm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 251

Lord Hylton:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 252

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 14: Use and disclosure of customs information

Amendment 23

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 253

Lord Avebury:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 254

6.45 pm

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 255

Column: 256

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 257

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Baroness Hanham:

7 pm

Amendment 25

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 258

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 259

Clause 15 : Prohibition on disclosure of personal customs information

Amendment 27

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 18 : Offence of wrongful disclosure

Column: 260

Amendment 29

Column: 261

Column: 262

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 263

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Avebury:

Column: 264

7.15 pm

The Earl of Sandwich:

Lord West of Spithead:

Clause 22: Investigations and detentions: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

Amendment 30

Lord Avebury:

Column: 265

Column: 266

Baroness Hanham:

The Earl of Sandwich:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 267

Column: 268

7.30 pm

Lord Avebury:

Amendment 32

Column: 269

Scotland: Public Service Broadcasting - Question for Short Debate

7.33 pm

Lord Macdonald of Tradeston:

Column: 270

Column: 271

7.43 pm

Lord Fraser of Carmyllie:

Column: 272

7.46 pm

Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Column: 273

Column: 274

7.52 pm

Lord Wilson of Tillyorn:

Column: 275

7.56 pm

Lord Gordon of Strathblane:

Column: 276

8 pm

Lord Steel of Aikwood:

Column: 277

8.03 pm

Lord Hope of Craighead:

Column: 278

Column: 279

8.09 pm

Lord Maclennan of Rogart:

Column: 280

8.13 pm

The Duke of Montrose:

Column: 281

8.18 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting (Lord Carter of Barnes):

Column: 282

Column: 283

Column: 284

Column: 285

8.31 pm

Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

8.33 pm

Amendment 33

Column: 286

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Avebury:

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

Column: 287

Baroness Hanham:

Amendment 34

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 288

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord Hylton:

Lord Avebury:

Column: 289

8.45 pm

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 290

Lord Avebury:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Lord Faulkner of Worcester):

Clause 25 : Facilities and services

Amendment 35

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 291

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 26 : Inspections by the Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency

Amendment 36

Baroness Hanham:

Column: 292

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Column: 293

9 pm

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Clause 28 : Complaints and misconduct

Amendment 37

Lord Avebury:

Column: 294

Column: 295

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 296

Lord Hylton:

Lord West of Spithead:

Lord Avebury:

Column: 297

Lord West of Spithead:

9.15 pm

Lord Avebury:

Amendment 38

Amendment 39

Column: 298

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 299

Column: 300

Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville:

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 301

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Column: 302

Clause 33: Powers to modify enactments

Amendment 40

Baroness Hanham:

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer:

Lord West of Spithead:

Baroness Hanham:

Clause 34: Power to make supplementary etc. provision

Amendment 41

Lord West of Spithead:

Column: 303

Clause 35: Subordinate legislation

Amendments 42 to 44

Column: 304

Broads Authority Bill - Committee

Column: GC117

Grand Committee [25 Feb 2009]

Arrangement of Business - Announcement

3.45 pm

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Fookes):

Unit Trusts (Electronic Communications) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.46 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC118

Column: GC119

Lord Howard of Rising:

Lord Razzall:

Column: GC120

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC121

Open-Ended Investment Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.58 pm

Mutual Societies (Transfers) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

3.59 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC122

Lord Howard of Rising:

Lord Razzall:

Column: GC123

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC124

Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000 (Audit of Non-profit-making Companies) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.10 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC125

Column: GC126

Lord James of Blackheath:

Lord Howard of Rising:

Lord Razzall:

Column: GC127

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Lord James of Blackheath:

Column: GC128

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Child Trust Funds (Amendment) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.26 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC129

Column: GC130

Lord Howard of Rising:

Column: GC131

Lord Razzall:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC132

Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

4.40 pm

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC133

Lord Howard of Rising:

Column: GC134

Baroness Thomas of Winchester:

Column: GC135

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: GC136

Column: GC137

Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.01 pm

Contracting Out (Highway Functions) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.02 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Earl Attlee:

Column: GC138

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Skelmersdale:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC139

Lord Bradshaw:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) Order 2009 - Considered in Grand Committee

5.11 pm

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC140

Column: GC141

Earl Attlee:

Column: GC142

Lord Bradshaw:

Column: GC143

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Lord Bradshaw:

Column: GC144

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC145

Earl Attlee:

Lord Tunnicliffe:

Column: GC146

Column: WS21

Written Statements [25 Feb 2009]

Afghanistan: Air Support - Statement

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

Courts: Young Witnesses - Statement

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

EU: Justice and Home Affairs Council - Statement

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

Column: WS22

Column: WS23

Regional Development Agencies - Statement

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Davies of Abersoch):

Column: WS24

Sport: Funding - Statement

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Column: WS25

Column: WS26

Column: WA81

Written Answers [25 Feb 2009]

Agriculture: Bluetongue - Question

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Asylum Seekers - Question

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

Asylum Seekers: Congo - Question

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

Column: WA82

Banking - Question

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Banking: Bonuses - Question

Column: WA83

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Banking: Sweden - Question

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Bees - Questions

Column: WA84

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

British Citizenship - Questions

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

Lord West of Spithead:

Courts: Warrants - Questions

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

Lord Bach:

Data Entry - Question

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

Column: WA87

Drugs: Ecstasy - Question

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

Education: Home Schooling - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Equality and Human Rights Commission: Religions and Faiths - Question

Column: WA88

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Royall of Blaisdon):

Financial Services Authority - Question

The Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Myners):

Food: Pork and Bacon - Question

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

Column: WA89

House of Lords: Staff - Question

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

NHS: Patients' Choice - Questions

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

Column: WA90

Lord Darzi of Denham:

NHS: Patients' Treatment - Question

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

Column: WA91

Places of Religious Worship - Question

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

Questions for Written Answer: Unanswered Questions - Question

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Recycling - Question

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):

Column: WA94

Schools: Water Supply - Questions

Column: WA95

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Children, Schools and Families (Baroness Morgan of Drefelin):

Sentencing Guidelines Council - Question

Column: WA96

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

United Utilities - Question

The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change & Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath):



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