House of Lords Journal 231 (Session 1997-98)
Alphabetical list of Lords
Minutes and Order Papers
Friday 18 July 1997
The House met at eleven oclock.
The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:
Irvine of Lairg, L.
Park of Monmouth, B.
Pearson of Rannoch, L.
Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
Porter of Luddenham, L.
Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
Rodger of Earlsferry, L.
Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
St. John of Bletso, L.
St. John of Fawsley, L.
Simon of Glaisdale, L.
Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
Taylor of Blackburn, L.
Thomas of Walliswood, B.
Williams of Elvel, L.
Williams of Mostyn, L.
PRAYERS were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.
|1.||Flood (Petitioner) v. Shand Construction Limited and others (Respondents)The petition of David Charles Flood praying for leave to appeal notwithstanding that the time limited by Standing Order II has expired was presented and referred to an Appeal Committee.|
|2.||Command PaperThe following paper was presented to the House by command of Her Majesty and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||AgricultureGovernment Response to the 3rd Report of the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: The BSE Crisis and the Export Ban on Northern Ireland Beef.|
|3.||Negative InstrumentsThe following instruments were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Education (Mandatory Awards) (Amendment) Regulations 1997, laid under the Education Act 1962;|
|2. (i)||Protection of Wrecks (Designation No. 2) Order 1997||(1717)|
|(ii)||Protection of Wrecks (Designation No. 3) Order 1997||(1718)|
|laid under the Protection of Wrecks Act 1973;|
|3.||Return of Cultural Objects (Amendment) Regulations 1997, laid under the European Communities Act 1972.|
|4.||Papers not subject to parliamentary proceedingsThe following papers were laid before the House and ordered to lie on the Table:|
|1.||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the Development Board for Rural Wales, laid under the Development of Rural Wales Act 1976;|
|2.||Report and Accounts for 199697 of the London Pensions Fund Authority, laid under the Local Government Act 1985;|
|3.||Review for 199697 of the Housing Corporation, laid under the Housing Associations Act 1985.|
|5.||Plant Varieties BillIt was moved by the Lord Carter that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.|
|6.||Fossil Fuel Levy Bill [HL]It was moved by the Lord Haskel that the bill be now read a second time; after debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.|
|7.||Contracting Out (Metropolitan Police and Civil Staffs Pensions) Order 1997It was moved by the Lord Williams of Mostyn that the draft Order laid before the House on 30th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.|
|8.||Supply of Beer (Tied Estate) (Amendment) Order 1997It was moved by the Lord Haskel that the draft Order laid before the House on 26th June be approved; the motion was agreed to.|
|9.||Further Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1997It was moved by the Lord Dubs that the draft Order laid before the House on 3rd July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|10.||Commissioner for Complaints (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1997It was moved by the Lord Dubs that the draft Order laid before the House on 7th July be approved; after debate, the motion was agreed to.|
|11.||TurkeyThe Lord Avebury asked Her Majestys Government what reports they have received about the state of human rights in Turkey, and what action they propose to take; after debate, the question was answered by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.|
The House was adjourned at three oclock
to Monday next, half-past two oclock.