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House of Lords Journal

The Journal is the formal and authoritative summary record of the proceedings of the House of Lords. Each Journal contains the attendance, minutes (including voting lists) and papers, along with some committee reports, for every day the House sat during a parliamentary session. Each sessional volume is indexed.

Journal for 18 May 2010

The House met at 2.30pm.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. Hayman, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Aberdare, L.
  3. Adams of Craigielea, B.
  4. Addington, L.
  5. Adonis, L.
  6. Ahmed, L.
  7. Alderdice, L.
  8. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  9. Alliance, L.
  10. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  11. Andrews, B.
  12. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  13. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  14. Arran, E.
  15. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  16. Astor of Hever, L.
  17. Attlee, E.
  18. Avebury, L.
  19. Bach, L.
  20. Baker of Dorking, L.
  21. Barker, B.
  22. Barnett, L.
  23. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  24. Bates, L.
  25. Bath and Wells, Bp.
  26. Berkeley, L.
  27. Best, L.
  28. Bew, L.
  29. Bhatia, L.
  30. Bilimoria, L.
  31. Billingham, B.
  32. Bilston, L.
  33. Birt, L.
  34. Blackburn, Bp.
  35. Blackstone, B.
  36. Blood, B.
  37. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  38. Boothroyd, B.
  39. Boston of Faversham, L.
  40. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  41. Bowness, L.
  42. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  43. Bradford, Bp.
  44. Bragg, L.
  45. Brennan, L.
  46. Brett, L.
  47. Bridgeman, V.
  48. Bristol, Bp.
  49. Broers, L.
  50. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  51. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  52. Brookeborough, V.
  53. Brookman, L.
  54. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  55. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  56. Browne of Belmont, L.
  57. Burnett, L.
  58. Buscombe, B.
  59. Butler-Sloss, B.
  60. Byford, B.
  61. Caithness, E.
  62. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  63. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  64. Campbell-Savours, L.
  65. Canterbury, Abp.
  66. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  67. Carrington, L.
  68. Cathcart, E.
  69. Cavendish of Furness, L.
  70. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  71. Chester, Bp.
  72. Chidgey, L.
  73. Chilver, L.
  74. Christopher, L.
  75. Clark of Windermere, L.
  76. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  77. Clinton-Davis, L.
  78. Cobbold, L.
  79. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  80. Colwyn, L.
  81. Condon, L.
  82. Corston, B.
  83. Cotter, L.
  84. Coussins, B.
  85. Cox, B.
  86. Craigavon, V.
  87. Crathorne, L.
  88. Crawford and Balcarres, E.
  89. Crawley, B.
  90. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  91. Davies of Coity, L.
  92. Davies of Oldham, L.
  93. De Mauley, L.
  94. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  95. Dear, L.
  96. Deech, B.
  97. Dholakia, L.
  98. Dixon, L.
  99. Dixon-Smith, L.
  100. D'Souza, B.
  101. Dubs, L.
  102. Dundee, E.
  103. Eames, L.
  104. Eatwell, L.
  105. Eccles, V.
  106. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  107. Eden of Winton, L.
  108. Elder, L.
  109. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  110. Erroll, E.
  111. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  112. Evans of Watford, L.
  113. Falconer of Thoroton, L.
  114. Falkender, B.
  115. Falkland, V.
  116. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  117. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  118. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  119. Fearn, L.
  120. Feldman, L.
  121. Fellowes, L.
  122. Ferrers, E.
  123. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  124. Flather, B.
  125. Fookes, B.
  126. Ford, B.
  127. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  128. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  129. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  130. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  131. Freud, L.
  132. Fritchie, B.
  133. Fyfe of Fairfield, L.
  134. Gale, B.
  135. Garden of Frognal, B.
  136. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  137. Garel-Jones, L.
  138. Geddes, L.
  139. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  140. Giddens, L.
  141. Glasgow, E.
  142. Glenarthur, L.
  143. Glentoran, L.
  144. Golding, B.
  145. Goodhart, L.
  146. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  147. Goudie, B.
  148. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  149. Grabiner, L.
  150. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  151. Grantchester, L.
  152. Greaves, L.
  153. Greenway, L.
  154. Grey-Thompson, B.
  155. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  156. Grocott, L.
  157. Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.
  158. Hameed, L.
  159. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  160. Hanham, B.
  161. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  162. Hanningfield, L.
  163. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  164. Harris of Haringey, L.
  165. Harris of Peckham, L.
  166. Harris of Richmond, B.
  167. Harrison, L.
  168. Hart of Chilton, L.
  169. Henley, L.
  170. Hereford, Bp.
  171. Higgins, L.
  172. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  173. Hollick, L.
  174. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  175. Hooper, B.
  176. Howard of Rising, L.
  177. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  178. Howarth of Newport, L.
  179. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  180. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  181. Howell of Guildford, L.
  182. Howells of St Davids, B.
  183. Howie of Troon, L.
  184. Hoyle, L.
  185. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  186. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  187. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  188. Hutton, L.
  189. Hylton, L.
  190. Inge, L.
  191. Inglewood, L.
  192. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  193. James of Blackheath, L.
  194. James of Holland Park, B.
  195. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  196. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  197. Joffe, L.
  198. Jones, L.
  199. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  200. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  201. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  202. Jopling, L.
  203. Jordan, L.
  204. Judd, L.
  205. Kakkar, L.
  206. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  207. Kilclooney, L.
  208. King of Bridgwater, L.
  209. King of West Bromwich, L.
  210. Kingsmill, B.
  211. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  212. Kirkham, L.
  213. Kirkhill, L.
  214. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  215. Krebs, L.
  216. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  217. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  218. Lea of Crondall, L.
  219. Lee of Trafford, L.
  220. Levy, L.
  221. Lewis of Newnham, L.
  222. Lichfield, Bp.
  223. Lincoln, Bp.
  224. Lindsay, E.
  225. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  226. Lipsey, L.
  227. Liverpool, E.
  228. Livsey of Talgarth, L.
  229. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  230. Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
  231. Lucas, L.
  232. Luke, L.
  233. Lyell, L.
  234. Lyell of Markyate, L.
  235. Macaulay of Bragar, L.
  236. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  237. McIntosh of Haringey, L.
  238. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  239. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  240. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  241. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  242. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
  243. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  244. McNally, L.
  245. Maddock, B.
  246. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  247. Malloch-Brown, L.
  248. Mancroft, L.
  249. Mar and Kellie, E.
  250. Marland, L.
  251. Martin of Springburn, L.
  252. Masham of Ilton, B.
  253. Massey of Darwen, B.
  254. Mawson, L.
  255. Maxton, L.
  256. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  257. Methuen, L.
  258. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  259. Miller of Hendon, B.
  260. Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
  261. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  262. Montrose, D.
  263. Moonie, L.
  264. Moore of Lower Marsh, L.
  265. Moran, L.
  266. Morgan, L.
  267. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  268. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  269. Morris of Bolton, B.
  270. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  271. Morris of Manchester, L.
  272. Morrow, L.
  273. Moser, L.
  274. Myners, L.
  275. Naseby, L.
  276. Neuberger, B.
  277. Newcastle, Bp.
  278. Newton of Braintree, L.
  279. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  280. Nickson, L.
  281. Noakes, B.
  282. Norfolk, D.
  283. Northover, B.
  284. Norton of Louth, L.
  285. O'Cathain, B.
  286. O'Loan, B.
  287. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  288. Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
  289. Ouseley, L.
  290. Oxburgh, L.
  291. Paisley of St George's, B.
  292. Palmer, L.
  293. Pannick, L.
  294. Parekh, L.
  295. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  296. Patel of Bradford, L.
  297. Patten, L.
  298. Patten of Barnes, L.
  299. Paul, L.
  300. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  301. Peel, E.
  302. Pendry, L.
  303. Perry of Southwark, B.
  304. Peston, L.
  305. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  306. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  307. Pitkeathley, B.
  308. Plumb, L.
  309. Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
  310. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  311. Prosser, B.
  312. Puttnam, L.
  313. Quin, B.
  314. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  315. Ramsbotham, L.
  316. Rana, L.
  317. Rawlings, B.
  318. Razzall, L.
  319. Rea, L.
  320. Reay, L.
  321. Redesdale, L.
  322. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  323. Rennard, L.
  324. Richard, L.
  325. Rix, L.
  326. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  327. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  328. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  329. Rogan, L.
  330. Rooker, L.
  331. Roper, L.
  332. Rosser, L.
  333. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  334. Rowlands, L.
  335. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  336. Salisbury, Bp.
  337. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  338. Sanderson of Bowden, L.
  339. Sandwich, E.
  340. Sawyer, L.
  341. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  342. Scott of Foscote, L.
  343. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  344. Seccombe, B.
  345. Selborne, E.
  346. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  347. Selsdon, L.
  348. Sharman, L.
  349. Sharples, B.
  350. Sheikh, L.
  351. Sheldon, L.
  352. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  353. Sheppard of Didgemere, L.
  354. Shrewsbury, E.
  355. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  356. Simon, V.
  357. Skelmersdale, L.
  358. Slim, V.
  359. Smith of Clifton, L.
  360. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  361. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  362. Smith of Leigh, L.
  363. Snape, L.
  364. Soley, L.
  365. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  366. Sterling of Plaistow, L.
  367. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
  368. Stevenson of Coddenham, L.
  369. Stewartby, L.
  370. Steyn, L.
  371. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  372. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  373. Strabolgi, L.
  374. Strathclyde, L.
  375. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  376. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  377. Tanlaw, L.
  378. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  379. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  380. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  381. Taylor of Warwick, L.
  382. Tebbit, L.
  383. Tenby, V.
  384. Teverson, L.
  385. Thatcher, B.
  386. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  387. Thomas of Macclesfield, L.
  388. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  389. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  390. Thornton, B.
  391. Tomlinson, L.
  392. Tope, L.
  393. Tordoff, L.
  394. Trimble, L.
  395. Trumpington, B.
  396. Truscott, L.
  397. Tugendhat, L.
  398. Tunnicliffe, L.
  399. Turnbull, L.
  400. Turner of Camden, B.
  401. Tyler, L.
  402. Uddin, B.
  403. Valentine, B.
  404. Verma, B.
  405. Waddington, L.
  406. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  407. Wakeham, L.
  408. Walker of Aldringham, L.
  409. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  410. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  411. Walmsley, B.
  412. Walpole, L.
  413. Walton of Detchant, L.
  414. Warnock, B.
  415. Warsi, B.
  416. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  417. Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
  418. Weidenfeld, L.
  419. West of Spithead, L.
  420. Whitty, L.
  421. Wilcox, B.
  422. Wilkins, B.
  423. Williams of Elvel, L.
  424. Williamson of Horton, L.
  425. Willoughby de Broke, L.
  426. Winchester, Bp.
  427. Winston, L.
  428. Woolf, L.
  429. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  430. Wright of Richmond, L.
  431. York, Abp.
  432. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  433. Young of Old Scone, B.