Table of Contents for
Tuesday 31 Jan 2012

Volume No. 734Part No. 259

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House of Lords

Rail: Great Western Passenger Franchise - Question

Individual Savings Accounts: AIM Shares - Question

Legal Aid - Question

Companies: Executive Remuneration - Question

Welfare Reform Bill - Third Reading

Clause 10 : Responsibility for children and young persons

Amendment 1

EU Council - Statement

Welfare Reform Bill - Third Reading (Continued)

Clause 15 : Work-focused interview requirement

Clause 32 : Power to make supplementary and consequential provision etc

Amendment 3

Clause 40 : Interpretation of Part 1

Amendment 4

Clause 43 : Regulations: procedure

Amendments 5 and 6

Clause 46 : Sanctions

Amendment 7

Clause 70 : Housing benefit: determination of appropriate maximum

Amendment 8

Clause 93 : Power to make supplementary and consequential provision

Amendments 9 and 10

Clause 95 : Regulations

Amendments 11 to 13

Clause 146 : UK child poverty strategies

Amendment 14

Schedule 1 : Universal credit: supplementary regulation-making powers

Amendment 15

Protection of Freedoms Bill - Report

Clause 1 : Destruction of fingerprints and DNA profiles

Amendment 1

Clause 3 : Persons arrested for or charged with a qualifying offence

Amendment 4

Amendment 6

Clause 14 : Destruction of samples

Amendment 7

Clause 17 : Exclusions for certain regimes

Amendment 8

Clause 18 : Interpretation and minor amendments of PACE

Amendments 9 and 10

Schedule 1 : Amendments of regimes other than PACE

Amendments 11 to 13

Clause 21 : Reports by Commissioner

Amendment 14

Clause 24 : National DNA Database Strategy Board

Amendment 15

Amendment 16

Clause 25 : Material taken before commencement

Clause 26 : Requirement for consent before processing biometric information

Amendment 18A

Amendment 19

Amendment 20 (to Amendment 19)

Amendment 22

Clause 27 : Exceptions and further provision about consent

Amendments 25 to 28

Clause 28 : Interpretation: Chapter 2

Amendment 29

Clause 31 : Alteration or replacement of code

Amendment 30

Clause 33 : Effect of code

Amendment 31

Amendment 32

Clause 38 : Judicial approval for directed surveillance and covert human intelligence sources

Amendment 33

Amendment 34

Written Statements

Afghanistan - Statement

Armed Forces: Coroners' Inquests - Statement

Building Regulations - Statement

Energy: Electricity - Statement

Pensions: Automatic Enrolment - Statement

Police: Grants - Statement

Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Statement

Schools: Performance Tables - Statement

Transport: Local Authority Schemes - Statement

UK Border Agency - Statement

UK Trade and Investment - Statement

Waterways: Canal and River Trust - Statement

Written Answers

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Bangladesh - Question

Banking: Bonuses - Question

Banking: Bradford and Bingley - Questions

Benefits: Disability - Question

Civil Service: Retirement - Questions

Drugs: Trafficking - Question

Egypt, Tunisia and Libya: Frozen Funds - Question

Employment Tribunals - Question

Employment: Migrant Workers - Question

Energy: Suppliers - Question

EU: Association Agreements - Question

Finance: UK Financial Investments Ltd - Question

Gaza - Questions

Government Departments: Bonuses - Questions

Government Departments: Expenditure - Question

Government Departments: Freedom of Information - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Higher Education: Quality Standards - Questions

House of Lords: Catering - Question

Houses of Parliament: Legislation - Question

Independent Commission for Aid Impact - Question

Iran - Question

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

Middle East and North Africa - Question

People Trafficking - Question

Republic of Ireland: Foreign Nationals - Question

Scotland: Referendum - Questions

Syria - Question



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names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 31 Jan 2012

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House of Lords [31 Jan 2012]

2.30 pm

Rail: Great Western Passenger Franchise - Question

2.36 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Berkeley:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Touhig:

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Earl Attlee:

Lord Snape:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Wigley:

Earl Attlee:

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Lord Rosser:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Walpole:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Earl Attlee:

Individual Savings Accounts: AIM Shares - Question

2.44 pm

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Northbrook:

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Lord Sassoon:

Lord Peston:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Lee of Trafford:

Lord Sassoon:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Forsyth of Drumlean:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Eatwell:

Lord Sassoon:

Lord Barnett:

Lord Sassoon:

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Legal Aid - Question

2.52 pm

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

Lord Bach:

Lord McNally:

Lord Mackay of Clashfern:

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Lord McNally:

Lord Howarth of Newport:

Lord McNally:

Lord Phillips of Sudbury:

Lord McNally:

Noble Lords:

Lord McNally:

The Lord Bishop of Norwich:

Lord McNally:

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Companies: Executive Remuneration - Question

2.59 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

Lord Lea of Crondall:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Myners:

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Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Razzall:

Baroness Wilcox:

Lord Nickson:

Baroness Wilcox:

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Lord Monks:

Baroness Wilcox:

Welfare Reform Bill - Third Reading

3.07 pm

Clause 10 : Responsibility for children and young persons

Amendment 1

Baroness Meacher:

Baroness Garden of Frognal:

Baroness Meacher:

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3.15 pm

Baroness Wilkins:

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Baroness Thomas of Winchester:

Baroness Browning:

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Baroness Hollins:

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3.30 pm

The Countess of Mar:

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Lord Wigley:

Lord Walton of Detchant:

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Lord Newton of Braintree:

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Lord Peston:

3.45 pm

Baroness Howe of Idlicote:

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

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Lord German:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

4 pm

Lord Newton of Braintree:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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

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Baroness Meacher:

4.15 pm

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Wilkins:

Lord Freud:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Meacher:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Howarth of Breckland:

Lord Freud:

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4.30 pm

Lord Patel:

Lord Freud:

Baroness O'Cathain:

Lord Freud:

The Countess of Mar:

Lord Freud:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Trimble:

Lord Freud:

Baroness Meacher:

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4.38 pm
Division on Amendment 1Contents 246; Not-Contents 230.Amendment 1 agreed.
Division No. 1 [] [31 Jan 2012]

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EU Council - Statement

4.53 pm

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Strathclyde):

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5.01 pm

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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5.07 pm

Lord Strathclyde:

5.10 pm

Lord Brittan of Spennithorne:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Bilimoria:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Tomlinson:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Higgins:

Lord Strathclyde:

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Lord Clinton-Davis:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Dholakia:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Richard:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Noble Lords:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Willoughby de Broke:

Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Trimble:

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Lord Strathclyde:

Lord Stoddart of Swindon:

Lord Radice:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Welfare Reform Bill - Third Reading (Continued)

5.32 pm

The Countess of Mar:

Clause 15 : Work-focused interview requirement

Clause 32 : Power to make supplementary and consequential provision etc

Amendment 3

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

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 40 : Interpretation of Part 1

The Deputy Chairman of Committees (Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen):

Amendment 4

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

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5.45 pm

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Clause 43 : Regulations: procedure

Amendments 5 and 6

Clause 46 : Sanctions

Amendment 7

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Skelmersdale:

6 pm

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

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Lord Freud:

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town:

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Clause 70 : Housing benefit: determination of appropriate maximum

Amendment 8

Lord Best:

Lord Freud:

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Clause 93 : Power to make supplementary and consequential provision

Amendments 9 and 10

Clause 95 : Regulations

Amendments 11 to 13

Clause 146 : UK child poverty strategies

Amendment 14

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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6.15 pm

Baroness Lister of Burtersett:

Lord Freud:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

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Schedule 1 : Universal credit: supplementary regulation-making powers

Amendment 15

Lord Freud:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin:

6.30 pm

Lord German:

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Lord Wigley:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Freud:

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Baroness Hollis of Heigham:

Lord Freud:

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Protection of Freedoms Bill - Report

6.40 pm

Clause 1 : Destruction of fingerprints and DNA profiles

Amendment 1

Baroness Hamwee:

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6.45 pm

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

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The Earl of Erroll:

Lord Henley:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

Lord Henley:

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Clause 3 : Persons arrested for or charged with a qualifying offence

7 pm

Amendment 4

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

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Lord Hughes of Woodside:

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Lord Dear:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

7.15 pm

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Henley:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Henley:

Lord Harris of Haringey:

7.30 pm

Lord Henley:

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Lester of Herne Hill:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Henley:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Amendment 6

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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7.45 pm

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Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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8 pm

Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Clause 14 : Destruction of samples

Amendment 7

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord Rosser:

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Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

Clause 17 : Exclusions for certain regimes

Amendment 8

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Clause 18 : Interpretation and minor amendments of PACE

Amendments 9 and 10

Schedule 1 : Amendments of regimes other than PACE

Amendments 11 to 13

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Clause 21 : Reports by Commissioner

Amendment 14

8.15 pm

Clause 24 : National DNA Database Strategy Board

Amendment 15

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Baroness Hamwee:

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 16

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

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Lord Marlesford:

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8.30 pm

Lord Hughes of Woodside:

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Lord Desai:

The Earl of Erroll:

Baroness Royall of Blaisdon:

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Lord Henley:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

8.45 pm

Clause 25 : Material taken before commencement

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Clause 26 : Requirement for consent before processing biometric information

Amendment 18A

Lord Henley:

Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Lucas:

Lord Rosser:

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9 pm

The Earl of Erroll:

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Lord Henley:

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Lord Rosser:

Lord Henley:

The Earl of Erroll:

Lord Henley:

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Amendment 19

Amendment 20 (to Amendment 19)

Baroness Hamwee:

9.15 pm

Lord Henley:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 22

Clause 27 : Exceptions and further provision about consent

Amendments 25 to 28

Clause 28 : Interpretation: Chapter 2

Amendment 29

Clause 31 : Alteration or replacement of code

Amendment 30

Lord Henley:

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Clause 33 : Effect of code

Amendment 31

Lord Lucas:

Lord Henley:

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Lord Lucas:

Amendment 32

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

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9.30 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Lord Campbell-Savours:

Clause 38 : Judicial approval for directed surveillance and covert human intelligence sources

Amendment 33

Baroness Hamwee:

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9.45 pm

Baroness Stowell of Beeston:

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Baroness Hamwee:

Amendment 34

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Lord Henley:

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10 pm

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Baroness Hamwee:

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Written Statements [31 Jan 2012]

Afghanistan - Statement

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

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Armed Forces: Coroners' Inquests - Statement

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

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Building Regulations - Statement

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

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Energy: Electricity - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Lord Marland):

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Pensions: Automatic Enrolment - Statement

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

Police: Grants - Statement

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

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Republic of Ireland: Financial Support - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Schools: Performance Tables - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

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Transport: Local Authority Schemes - Statement

Earl Attlee:

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UK Border Agency - Statement

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

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UK Trade and Investment - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

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Waterways: Canal and River Trust - Statement

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

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Written Answers [31 Jan 2012]

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Bangladesh - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Banking: Bonuses - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Banking: Bradford and Bingley - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Benefits: Disability - Question

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

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Civil Service: Retirement - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

Drugs: Trafficking - Question

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The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Egypt, Tunisia and Libya: Frozen Funds - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Employment Tribunals - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

Employment: Migrant Workers - Question

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

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Energy: Suppliers - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Lord Marland):

EU: Association Agreements - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Finance: UK Financial Investments Ltd - Question

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Gaza - Questions

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

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Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

Baroness Northover:

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Baroness Northover:

Government Departments: Bonuses - Questions

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

Lord Sassoon:

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Government Departments: Expenditure - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Government Departments: Freedom of Information - Question

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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):

Government Departments: Staff - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

Higher Education: Quality Standards - Questions

Baroness Verma:

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Baroness Verma:

House of Lords: Catering - Question

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The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara):

Houses of Parliament: Legislation - Question

The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally):

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Independent Commission for Aid Impact - Question

Baroness Northover:

Iran - Question

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The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Israel and Palestine - Questions

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Israel and Palestine: West Bank - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

Middle East and North Africa - Question

Baroness Northover:

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People Trafficking - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford):

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Republic of Ireland: Foreign Nationals - Question

The Minister of State, Home Office (Lord Henley):

Scotland: Referendum - Questions

The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness):

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Lord Wallace of Tankerness:

Syria - Question

The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford):

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