Table of Contents for
Thursday 24 Jul 2014

Volume No. 755Part No. 32

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House of Lords

Qatar: Migrant Workers - Question

Royal Gallery: Restoration - Question

Asylum: Afghanistan Interpreters - Question

Israel and Palestine: Humanitarian Aid - Question

Welfare of Cats Bill [HL] - First Reading

Procedure Committee - Motion to Agree

Procedure Committee - Motion to Agree

Standing Orders (Private Business) - Motion to Approve

Insurance Bill [HL] - Motion to Refer to Second Reading Committee

Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Motion to Take Note

Health: Organic Food - Question for Short Debate

Agriculture and Food Industry - Motion to Take Note

European Union Committee: Report on 2013-14 (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note

Grand Committee

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Electricity Capacity Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Electricity Market Reform (General) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Contracts for Difference (Allocation) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Contracts for Difference (Definition of Eligible Generator) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Contracts for Difference (Standard Terms) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

Renewables Obligation Closure Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Local Government (Transparency) (Descriptions of Information) (England) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

Written Statements

Heavy Good Vehicles: Speed Limit - Statement

Waste Management: Radioactive Waste - Statement

Written Answers

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 - Question

Arthritis - Question

Asylum - Question

Cyprus - Questions

Dementia - Questions

Developing Countries: Abortion - Question

General Practitioners - Question

Government Departments: Air Travel - Question

Higher Education: Appeals - Question

In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

Iraq - Question

Israel - Question

Libya - Question

Lyme Disease - Questions

Middle East - Questions

Occupational Pensions - Question

Offences against Children - Questions

Pakistan - Question

Palestinians - Questions

Postal Services: Competition - Question

Regional Planning and Development - Question

Roads - Questions

Severn River Crossing - Questions

Social Security Benefits - Question

Stabilisation Unit - Question

Syria - Question

Thailand - Question

Universal Credit - Questions





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Thursday 24 Jul 2014

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House of Lords [24 Jul 2014]

11 am

Qatar: Migrant Workers - Question

11.06 am

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Baroness Williams of Crosby (LD):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):

Lord Clinton-Davis (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Baroness Gardner of Parkes (Con):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Bach (Lab):

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Bach:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Dubs (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Royal Gallery: Restoration - Question

11.14 am

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

Baroness Trumpington (Con):

Noble Lords:

Baroness Trumpington:

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The Chairman of Committees:

Lord West of Spithead (Lab):

The Chairman of Committees:

Lord Cormack (Con):

The Chairman of Committees:

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Lord Morgan (Lab):

The Chairman of Committees:

Baroness Maddock (LD):

The Chairman of Committees:

Asylum: Afghanistan Interpreters - Question

11.22 am

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

Lord Lee of Trafford (LD):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Baroness Coussins (CB):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Reid of Cardowan (Lab):

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Lord Astor of Hever:

Earl Attlee (Con):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Tunnicliffe (Lab):

Lord Astor of Hever:

Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon (LD):

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Lord Astor of Hever:

Israel and Palestine: Humanitarian Aid - Question

11.30 am

Baroness Northover (LD):

The Earl of Courtown (Con):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Turnberg (Lab):

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Baroness Northover:

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (LD):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Sacks (CB):

Baroness Northover:

Lord Campbell-Savours (Lab):

Baroness Northover:

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Lord Grocott (Lab):

Lord Dykes (LD):

Noble Lords:

Lord Dykes:

Baroness Northover:

Welfare of Cats Bill [HL] - First Reading

11.37 am

Procedure Committee - Motion to Agree

11.37 am

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

The Chairman of Committees (Lord Sewel):

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Procedure Committee - Motion to Agree

11.38 am

Standing Orders (Private Business) - Motion to Approve

11.39 am

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Insurance Bill [HL] - Motion to Refer to Second Reading Committee

11.39 am

Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Motion to Take Note

11.40 am

Lord Alton of Liverpool (CB):

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11.55 am

Lord Patten (Con):


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Noon

Lord Anderson of Swansea (Lab):

12.05 pm

Lord Avebury (LD):


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12.10 pm

Baroness Cox (CB):

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12.15 pm

Lord Cormack (Con):


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12.21 pm

Lord Parekh (Lab):

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12.26 pm

Lord Hylton (CB):


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12.32 pm

The Lord Bishop of Coventry:


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12.38 pm

Baroness Berridge (Con):


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12.43 pm

Lord Desai (Lab):


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12.48 pm

Lord Singh of Wimbledon (CB):

12.53 pm

Lord Haskel (Lab):

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12.58 pm

Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho (CB):


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1.03 pm

Viscount Bridgeman (Con):


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1.08 pm

Lord Lea of Crondall (Lab):


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1.14 pm

Lord Morrow (DUP):

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1.20 pm

Lord Elton (Con):

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1.26 pm

Lord Clarke of Hampstead (Lab):


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1.32 pm

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne (LD):

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1.38 pm

Lord Sacks (CB):


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1.43 pm

Lord Bach (Lab):


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1.53 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):


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The Lord Bishop of Coventry:

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Lord Reid of Cardowan (Lab):

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Clarke of Hampstead:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

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Lord Lea of Crondall:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

2.09 pm

Lord Alton of Liverpool:


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Lord Newby (LD):

Lord Alton of Liverpool:

The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Morris of Bolton) (Con):

Health: Organic Food - Question for Short Debate

2.11 pm

Lord Taverne (LD):

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2.20 pm

Viscount Ridley (Con):

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2.25 pm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (LD):

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2.31 pm

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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath:

2.40 pm

Baroness Jolly (LD):


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Viscount Ridley:

Baroness Jolly:

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Lord Reid of Cardowan (Lab):

Baroness Jolly:

Agriculture and Food Industry - Motion to Take Note

2.53 pm

Lord Plumb (Con):

Lord Reid of Cardowan (Lab):

Lord Plumb:


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3.08 pm

Baroness Parminter (LD):


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3.17 pm

Lord Palmer (CB):


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3.22 pm

The Earl of Selborne (Con):

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3.31 pm

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer (LD):


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3.38 pm

Lord Bilimoria (CB):

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3.47 pm

The Duke of Montrose (Con):

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3.54 pm

Baroness Scott of Needham Market (LD):


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4.02 pm

Lord Trees (CB):


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4.10 pm

Lord Marlesford (Con):


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4.18 pm

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (LD):


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4.26 pm

The Earl of Caithness (Con):


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Lord Williams of Elvel (Lab):

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4.33 pm

Lord Curry of Kirkharle (CB):


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4.42 pm

Viscount Ridley (Con):


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4.50 pm

Lord Grantchester (Lab):


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5.02 pm

Baroness Northover (LD):


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Lord Grantchester:

Baroness Northover:

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5.23 pm

Lord Plumb:

European Union Committee: Report on 2013-14 (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note

5.24 pm

Lord Boswell of Aynho (Non-Afl):


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5.38 pm

Lord Tugendhat (Con):


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5.46 pm

Lord Harrison (Lab):


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6.02 pm

Baroness O'Cathain (Con):


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6.13 pm

Baroness Scott of Needham Market (LD):


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6.21 pm

The Earl of Caithness (Con):

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6.28 pm

Lord Hannay of Chiswick (CB):

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6.37 pm

Baroness Hooper (Con):

Lord Boswell of Aynho:

Baroness Hooper:


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6.43 pm

Baroness Valentine (CB):


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6.48 pm

Lord Bowness (Con):


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6.57 pm

Lord Bach (Lab):


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7.06 pm

Lord Wallace of Saltaire (LD):

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Baroness Scott of Needham Market:

Lord Wallace of Saltaire:


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Lord Hannay of Chiswick:

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Lord Wallace of Saltaire:

Lord Bach:

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Lord Boswell of Aynho:


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Grand Committee [24 Jul 2014]

Road Safety (Financial Penalty Deposit) (Appropriate Amount) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

2 pm

Lord Popat (Con):

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Lord Tunnicliffe (Lab):

Lord Popat:

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Drug Driving (Specified Limits) (England and Wales) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

2.08 pm

Lord Popat (Con):


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2.15 pm

Lord Berkeley (Lab):

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Lord Whitty (Lab):

Lord Berkeley:

Lord Whitty:

Lord Tunnicliffe (Lab):

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2.30 pm

Lord Popat:


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Electricity Capacity Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

2.36 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Baroness Verma) (Con):


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2.45 pm

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Baroness Worthington (Lab):

Baroness Verma:

Lord Jenkin of Roding (Con):

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3 pm

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3.15 pm

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Viscount Hanworth (Lab):

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Lord Deben (Con):


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3.30 pm

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Lord Whitty (Lab):


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3.45 pm

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Lord Oxburgh (CB):


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Baroness Worthington:

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4 pm

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4.15 pm

Baroness Verma:


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Lord Jenkin of Roding:

Baroness Verma:


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4.30 pm

Baroness Worthington:

Baroness Verma:


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Baroness Worthington:

Baroness Verma:


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Electricity Market Reform (General) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.37 pm

Contracts for Difference (Allocation) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.38 pm

Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.38 pm

Contracts for Difference (Definition of Eligible Generator) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.39 pm

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Contracts for Difference (Standard Terms) Regulations 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.39 pm

Renewables Obligation Closure Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.40 pm

Baroness Verma (Con):


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4.45 pm

Lord Deben (Con):

Baroness Verma:

Lord Whitty (Lab):

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Baroness Worthington (Lab):


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Baroness Verma:

Lord Whitty:

Baroness Verma:

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Local Government (Transparency) (Descriptions of Information) (England) Order 2014 - Motion to Consider

4.57 pm

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon):


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5 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton (Lab):


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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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5.15 pm

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Lord McKenzie of Luton:

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon:

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Written Statements [24 Jul 2014]

Heavy Good Vehicles: Speed Limit - Statement

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):


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Waste Management: Radioactive Waste - Statement

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change (Baroness Verma) (Con):


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Written Answers [24 Jul 2014]

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach) (Con):

Arthritis - Question

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

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Asylum - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Cyprus - Questions

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Baroness Warsi:

Dementia - Questions

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


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Earl Howe:

Developing Countries: Abortion - Question

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The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

General Practitioners - Question

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

Government Departments: Air Travel - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

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Higher Education: Appeals - Question

Lord Bates (Con):

In Vitro Fertilisation - Question

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

Iraq - Question

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The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Israel - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Libya - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

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Lyme Disease - Questions

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

Earl Howe:

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Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

Earl Howe:

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Earl Howe:

Middle East - Questions

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Baroness Warsi:

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Baroness Warsi:

Occupational Pensions - Question

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

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Offences against Children - Questions

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Taylor of Holbeach) (Con):

Pakistan - Question

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Palestinians - Questions

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Baroness Northover (LD):

The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Baroness Warsi:

Postal Services: Competition - Question

Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Con):

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Regional Planning and Development - Question

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government (Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon) (Con):

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Roads - Questions

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):

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Baroness Kramer:

Severn River Crossing - Questions

The Minister of State, Department for Transport (Baroness Kramer) (LD):

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Baroness Kramer:

Social Security Benefits - Question

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

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Stabilisation Unit - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Syria - Question

Baroness Northover (LD):

Thailand - Question

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The Senior Minister of State, Department for Communities and Local Government & Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Warsi) (Con):

Universal Credit - Questions

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