Table of Contents for
Tuesday 6 Mar 2012

Volume No. 735Part No. 276

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Following the Table of Contents is a more detailed list which gives subject headings, timelines and names of speakers

House of Lords

Railways: Great Western Franchise - Question

Universities: Anti-Semitism - Question

Universities: European Languages - Question

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders

Schools (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Alternative Provision Academies (Consequential Amendments to Acts) (England) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Health and Social Care Bill - Report (5th Day)

Amendment 163AA

Amendment 163BZZA

Amendment 163BZZB (to Amendment 163BZZA)

Clause 60 : Monitor

Amendment 163BA

Schedule 8 : Monitor

Amendment 163C

Clause 61 : General duties

Amendment 165

Amendment 166B

Clause 62 : General duties: supplementary

Clause 63 : Power to give Monitor functions relating to adult social care services

Amendment 167A

Clause 64 : Matters to have regard to in exercise of functions

Amendments 168 to 171

Amendment 172

Amendments 173A to 173C

Clause 65 : Conflicts between functions

Clause 69 : Failure to perform functions

Amendments 175 and 176

Clause 73 : Requirements as to procurement, patient choice and competition

Amendment 178A

Clause 76 : Guidance

Amendments 179 and 180

Clause 77: Mergers involving NHS foundation trusts

Amendment 181

Amendments 182 and 183

Amendment 184

Clause 78 : Reviews by the Competition Commission

Amendment 185

Amendment 186

Clause 79 : Reviews under section 78: powers of investigation

Amendment 187

Clause 80 : Reviews under section 78: considerations relevant to publication

Amendment 188

Clause 87 : Licensing criteria

Amendment 190

Clause 95 : Standard conditions

Clause 97 : Limits on Monitor's functions to set or modify licence conditions

Amendments 193 to 195

Clause 98 : Conditions: supplementary

Amendment 196ZA

Clause 101 : Modification references to the Competition Commission

Clause 102 : Modification of conditions by order under other enactments

Clause 111 : Imposition of licence conditions on NHS foundation trusts

Amendment 196C

Amendments 197A to 197C

Clause 112 : Duration of transitional period

Amendments 198A and 198B

Clause 113 : Orders under section 112 that apply to only some trusts

Amendments 199A and 199B

Clause 114 : Repeal of sections 112 and 113

Amendment 200A

Clause 116 : The national tariff

Amendment 201A

Clause 117 : The national tariff: further provision

Amendment 201D

Clause 118 : Consultation on proposals for the national tariff

Amendments 202 to 204

Clause 119 : Consultation: further provision

Clause 120 : Responses to consultation

Amendments 205 to 211

Schedule 12 : Procedure on references under section 120

Amendment 212

Clause 121 : Determination on reference under section 120

Amendments 213 and 214

Clause 122 : Changes following determination on reference under section 120

Clause 123 : Power to veto changes proposed under section 122

Clause 124 : Local modifications of prices: agreements

Amendment 214G

Clause 126 : Correction of mistakes

Amendments 215 and 216

Clause 127 : Health special administration orders

Clause 128 : Objective of a health special administration

Clause 129 : Health special administration regulations

Clause 130 : Transfer schemes

Clause 131 : Indemnities

Clause 132 : Modification of this Chapter under Enterprise Act 2002

Clause 133 : Duty to establish mechanisms for providing financial assistance

Clause 134 : Power to establish fund

Clause 135 : Applications

Clause 136 : Grants and loans

Clause 137 : Power to impose charges on commissioners

Clause 138 : Imposition of levy

Clause 139 : Power of Secretary of State to set limit on levy and charges

Clause 140 : Consultation

Clause 141 : Responses to consultation

Clause 142 : Amount payable

Clause 143 : Investment principles and reviews

Clause 144 : Borrowing

Clause 145 : Shortfall or excess of available funds, etc.

Clause 146 : Secretary of State's duty as respects variation in provision of health services

Written Statements

HMS "Victory" - Statement

Office of Tax Simplification - Statement

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill [HL] - Statement

Written Answers

Abdel Hakim Belhadj - Question

Afghanistan - Question

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

CAFCASS - Question

Coastal Pathways - Question

Egypt - Question

Energy Act 2011 - Question

Energy: Fracking - Question

Energy: Oil - Questions

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

Energy: Wind Farms - Question

Finance: Guarantee Schemes - Questions

Government Departments: Running Costs - Question

Government Departments: Staff - Question

Iraq: Camp Liberty - Questions

Israel and Palestine - Questions

Libya - Question

Railways: Electrification - Question

Railways: Fares - Question

Railways: Procurement - Question

Renewable Heat Incentive - Questions

Somalia - Question

Turkey - Question

UK Trade and Investment - Questions

Water Supply: Waste Water - Question

Waterways: Canals - Question



This Table of Contents lists subject headings, timelines and
names of speakers in the Lords Hansard text for
Tuesday 6 Mar 2012

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House of Lords [6 Mar 2012]

2.30 pm

Railways: Great Western Franchise - Question

2.36 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Berkeley:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Bradshaw:

Earl Attlee:

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The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Cormack:

Earl Attlee:

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Baroness Corston:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Randerson:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Davies of Oldham:

Earl Attlee:

Lord West of Spithead:

Earl Attlee:

Universities: Anti-Semitism - Question

2.44 pm

Baroness Verma:

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Baroness Deech:

Noble Lords:

Baroness Deech:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Boswell of Aynho:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Lord Janner of Braunstone:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

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

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Lord Janner of Braunstone:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Boswell of Aynho:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Campbell-Savours:

Baroness Verma:

Lord Palmer of Childs Hill:

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Baroness Verma:

Universities: European Languages - Question

2.52 pm

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Coussins:

Baroness Verma:

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Lord Anderson of Swansea:

Baroness Verma:

The Lord Bishop of Chichester:

Baroness Verma:

Baroness Brinton:

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Baroness Verma:

Lord Quirk:

Baroness Verma:

Gypsies and Travellers - Question

2.59 pm

Earl Attlee:

Lord Avebury:

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Earl Attlee:

Baroness Whitaker:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Laming:

Earl Attlee:

Lord Hamilton of Epsom:

Earl Attlee:

The Lord Bishop of Exeter:

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Earl Attlee:

Lord Elystan-Morgan:

Earl Attlee:

Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Earl Attlee:

Baroness Sharples:

Earl Attlee:

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders

3.06 pm

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Schools (Specification and Disposal of Articles) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Alternative Provision Academies (Consequential Amendments to Acts) (England) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers' Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) Order 2012 - Motions to Refer to Grand Committee - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

3.07 pm

Health and Social Care Bill - Report (5th Day)

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3.08 pm

Amendment 163AA

Lord Warner:

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3.15 pm

Baroness Pitkeathley:

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Lord Skelmersdale:

Baroness Murphy:

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Baroness Barker:

Lord Campbell of Alloway:

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Lord Beecham:

3.30 pm

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Lord Patel:

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe):

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Baroness Meacher:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Meacher:

Earl Howe:

Lord Warner:

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3.45 pm
Division on Amendment 163AA.Contents 203; Not-Contents 261.Amendment 163AA disagreed.
Division No. 1 [] [6 Mar 2012]

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4 pm

Amendment 163BZZA

Baroness Thornton:

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Amendment 163BZZB (to Amendment 163BZZA)

Lord Clement-Jones:

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4.15 pm

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Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Thornton:

Earl Howe:

Lord Clement-Jones:

Earl Howe:

Lord Clement-Jones:

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4.41 pm
Division on Amendment 163BZZB, as an amendment to Amendment 163BZZAContents 188; Not-Contents 278.Amendment 163BZZB disagreed.
Division No. 2 [] [6 Mar 2012]

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4.58 pm

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Clement-Jones:

Baroness Thornton:

Lord Clement-Jones:

Baroness Thornton:

Clause 60 : Monitor

Amendment 163BA

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Warner:

Baroness Williams of Crosby:

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5.15 pm

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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Baroness Cumberlege:

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5.30 pm

Lord Walton of Detchant:

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Baroness Barker:

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames:

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Baroness Meacher:

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Lord Ribeiro:

Baroness Meacher:

5.45 pm

Lord Adebowale:

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Lord Turnberg:

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Baroness Wall of New Barnet:

Lord Turnberg:

Baroness Murphy:

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Earl Howe:

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6 pm

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Baroness Meacher:

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Thornton:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Baroness Thornton:

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6.18 pm
Division on Amendment 163BAContents 183; Not-Contents 255.Amendment 163BA disagreed.
Division No. 3 [] [6 Mar 2012]

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6.33 pm

Schedule 8 : Monitor

Amendment 163C

Clause 61 : General duties

Amendment 165

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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6.38 pm
Division on Amendment 165Contents 171; Not-Contents 221.Amendment 165 disagreed.
Division No. 4 [] [6 Mar 2012]

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6.51 pm

Amendment 166B

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Clause 62 : General duties: supplementary

Clause 63 : Power to give Monitor functions relating to adult social care services

Amendment 167A

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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Lord Beecham:

Baroness Northover:

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7 pm

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

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Clause 64 : Matters to have regard to in exercise of functions

Amendments 168 to 171

Amendment 172

Amendments 173A to 173C

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Clause 65 : Conflicts between functions

Clause 69 : Failure to perform functions

Amendments 175 and 176

Clause 73 : Requirements as to procurement, patient choice and competition

Amendment 178A

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Baroness Thornton:

7.09 pm
Division on Amendment 178AContents 157; Not-Contents 203.Amendment 178A disagreed.
Division No. 5 [] [6 Mar 2012]

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7.22 pm

Clause 76 : Guidance

Amendments 179 and 180

Clause 77: Mergers involving NHS foundation trusts

Amendment 181

Earl Howe:

Lord Clement-Jones:

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Lord Beecham:

Earl Howe:

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7.30 pm

Amendments 182 and 183

Amendment 184

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Clause 78 : Reviews by the Competition Commission

Amendment 185

Earl Howe:

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Lord Clement-Jones:

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Lord Newton of Braintree:

Baroness Hollins:

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7.45 pm

Baroness Thornton:

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Earl Howe:

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Amendment 186

Lord Clement-Jones:

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Clause 79 : Reviews under section 78: powers of investigation

Amendment 187

Clause 80 : Reviews under section 78: considerations relevant to publication

Amendment 188

7.55 pm

8.26 pm

Clause 87 : Licensing criteria

Amendment 190

Earl Howe:

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8.30 pm

Lord Patel:

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Baroness Cumberlege:

Lord Warner:

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Lord Clement-Jones:

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Earl Howe:

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8.45 pm

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff:

Earl Howe:

Clause 95 : Standard conditions

Clause 97 : Limits on Monitor's functions to set or modify licence conditions

Amendments 193 to 195

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Clause 98 : Conditions: supplementary

Amendment 196ZA

Lord Warner:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby:

Lord Patel:

Baroness Murphy:

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Lord Beecham:

9 pm

Earl Howe:

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Lord Warner:

Clause 101 : Modification references to the Competition Commission

Clause 102 : Modification of conditions by order under other enactments

Clause 111 : Imposition of licence conditions on NHS foundation trusts

Amendment 196C

Earl Howe:

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Lord Clement-Jones:

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Baroness Murphy:

Earl Howe:

9.15 pm

Amendments 197A to 197C

Clause 112 : Duration of transitional period

Amendments 198A and 198B

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Clause 113 : Orders under section 112 that apply to only some trusts

Amendments 199A and 199B

Clause 114 : Repeal of sections 112 and 113

Amendment 200A

Clause 116 : The national tariff

Amendment 201A

Baroness Thornton:

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Lord Davies of Stamford:

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9.30 pm

Lord Warner:

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Baroness Murphy:

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Earl Howe:

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Lord Davies of Stamford:

9.45 pm

Earl Howe:

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Baroness Thornton:

Clause 117 : The national tariff: further provision

Amendment 201D

Lord Davies of Stamford:

The Deputy Speaker (Lord Haskel):

Lord Davies of Stamford:

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Baroness Anelay of St Johns:

Lord Davies of Stamford:

Clause 118 : Consultation on proposals for the national tariff

Amendments 202 to 204

Clause 119 : Consultation: further provision

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Clause 120 : Responses to consultation

Amendments 205 to 211

Schedule 12 : Procedure on references under section 120

Amendment 212

Clause 121 : Determination on reference under section 120

Amendments 213 and 214

Clause 122 : Changes following determination on reference under section 120

Clause 123 : Power to veto changes proposed under section 122

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Clause 124 : Local modifications of prices: agreements

Amendment 214G

Clause 126 : Correction of mistakes

Amendments 215 and 216

Clause 127 : Health special administration orders

Clause 128 : Objective of a health special administration

Clause 129 : Health special administration regulations

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Clause 130 : Transfer schemes

Clause 131 : Indemnities

Clause 132 : Modification of this Chapter under Enterprise Act 2002

Clause 133 : Duty to establish mechanisms for providing financial assistance

Clause 134 : Power to establish fund

Clause 135 : Applications

Clause 136 : Grants and loans

Clause 137 : Power to impose charges on commissioners

Clause 138 : Imposition of levy

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Clause 139 : Power of Secretary of State to set limit on levy and charges

Clause 140 : Consultation

Clause 141 : Responses to consultation

Clause 142 : Amount payable

Clause 143 : Investment principles and reviews

Clause 144 : Borrowing

Clause 145 : Shortfall or excess of available funds, etc.

Clause 146 : Secretary of State's duty as respects variation in provision of health services

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Written Statements [6 Mar 2012]

HMS "Victory" - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

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Office of Tax Simplification - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill [HL] - Statement

The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon):

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Written Answers [6 Mar 2012]

Abdel Hakim Belhadj - Question

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

Afghanistan - Question

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

Armed Forces: Medals - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever):

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CAFCASS - Question

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

Coastal Pathways - Question

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

Egypt - Question

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

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Energy Act 2011 - Question

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

Energy: Fracking - Question

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

Energy: Oil - Questions

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

Lord Marland:

Energy: Smart Meters - Question

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

Energy: Wind Farms - Question

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

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Finance: Guarantee Schemes - Questions

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

Baroness Wilcox:

Government Departments: Running Costs - Question

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

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Government Departments: Staff - Question

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

Iraq: Camp Liberty - Questions

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

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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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:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

Lord Howell of Guildford:

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Libya - Question

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

Railways: Electrification - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Railways: Fares - Question

Earl Attlee:

Railways: Procurement - Question

Earl Attlee:

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Renewable Heat Incentive - Questions

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

Lord Marland:

Somalia - Question

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

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Turkey - Question

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

UK Trade and Investment - Questions

The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint):

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Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint:

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Water Supply: Waste Water - Question

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

Waterways: Canals - Question

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



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