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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 27 October 2010

The House met at 3.00pm.

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. Afshar, B.
  7. Ahmed, L.
  8. Alderdice, L.
  9. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  10. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  11. Andrews, B.
  12. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  13. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  14. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  15. Astor, V.
  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. Beecham, L.
  26. Benjamin, B.
  27. Berkeley, L.
  28. Best, L.
  29. Bew, L.
  30. Bhattacharyya, L.
  31. Bichard, L.
  32. Bilimoria, L.
  33. Bilston, L.
  34. Birt, L.
  35. Black of Brentwood, L.
  36. Blackburn, Bp.
  37. Blackstone, B.
  38. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  39. Boothroyd, B.
  40. Borrie, L.
  41. Boston of Faversham, L.
  42. Boswell of Aynho, L.
  43. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  44. Bradshaw, L.
  45. Bragg, L.
  46. Bramall, L.
  47. Brennan, L.
  48. Brett, L.
  49. Bridgeman, V.
  50. Broers, L.
  51. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  52. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  53. Brookeborough, V.
  54. Brookman, L.
  55. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  56. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  57. Browne of Belmont, L.
  58. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  59. Browne of Madingley, L.
  60. Browning, B.
  61. Burnett, L.
  62. Buscombe, B.
  63. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  64. Butler-Sloss, B.
  65. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  66. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  67. Campbell-Savours, L.
  68. Carey of Clifton, L.
  69. Carrington, L.
  70. Carswell, L.
  71. Cathcart, E.
  72. Chidgey, L.
  73. Chorley, L.
  74. Christopher, L.
  75. Clancarty, E.
  76. Clark of Windermere, L.
  77. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  78. Clement-Jones, L.
  79. Clinton-Davis, L.
  80. Cobbold, L.
  81. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  82. Colwyn, L.
  83. Condon, L.
  84. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  85. Cotter, L.
  86. Courtown, E.
  87. Coussins, B.
  88. Craig of Radley, L.
  89. Craigavon, V.
  90. Crathorne, L.
  91. Crawley, B.
  92. Cumberlege, B.
  93. Davies of Coity, L.
  94. Davies of Oldham, L.
  95. Davies of Stamford, L.
  96. De Mauley, L.
  97. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  98. Dear, L.
  99. Deben, L.
  100. Denham, L.
  101. Desai, L.
  102. Dholakia, L.
  103. Dixon, L.
  104. Dixon-Smith, L.
  105. Donaghy, B.
  106. Donoughue, L.
  107. Drake, B.
  108. D'Souza, B.
  109. Dubs, L.
  110. Dykes, L.
  111. Eames, L.
  112. Eatwell, L.
  113. Eccles, V.
  114. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  115. Eden of Winton, L.
  116. Elder, L.
  117. Elton, L.
  118. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  119. Erroll, E.
  120. Evans of Parkside, L.
  121. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  122. Evans of Watford, L.
  123. Falconer of Thoroton, L.
  124. Falkender, B.
  125. Falkland, V.
  126. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  127. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  128. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  129. Faulks, L.
  130. Feldman, L.
  131. Fellowes, L.
  132. Ferrers, E.
  133. Filkin, L.
  134. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  135. Flather, B.
  136. Fookes, B.
  137. Ford, B.
  138. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  139. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  140. Fowler, L.
  141. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  142. Freyberg, L.
  143. Fritchie, B.
  144. Gale, B.
  145. Garden of Frognal, B.
  146. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  147. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  148. Garel-Jones, L.
  149. Geddes, L.
  150. German, L.
  151. Giddens, L.
  152. Gilbert, L.
  153. Glasgow, E.
  154. Glenarthur, L.
  155. Glentoran, L.
  156. Goodlad, L.
  157. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  158. Goudie, B.
  159. Gould of Brookwood, L.
  160. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  161. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  162. Greaves, L.
  163. Greengross, B.
  164. Greenway, L.
  165. Grenfell, L.
  166. Grey-Thompson, B.
  167. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  168. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  169. Grocott, L.
  170. Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.
  171. Hameed, L.
  172. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  173. Hamwee, B.
  174. Hanham, B.
  175. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  176. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  177. Harris of Haringey, L.
  178. Harris of Richmond, B.
  179. Harrison, L.
  180. Hart of Chilton, L.
  181. Haskel, L.
  182. Haworth, L.
  183. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  184. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  185. Henig, B.
  186. Henley, L.
  187. Higgins, L.
  188. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  189. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  190. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  191. Hooper, B.
  192. Howard of Lympne, L.
  193. Howard of Rising, L.
  194. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  195. Howarth of Newport, L.
  196. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  197. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  198. Howell of Guildford, L.
  199. Howells of St Davids, B.
  200. Hoyle, L.
  201. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  202. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  203. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  204. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  205. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  206. Hussein-Ece, B.
  207. Hutton, L.
  208. Hylton, L.
  209. Inge, L.
  210. Inglewood, L.
  211. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  212. James of Blackheath, L.
  213. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  214. Janvrin, L.
  215. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  216. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  217. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  218. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  219. Jopling, L.
  220. Jordan, L.
  221. Judd, L.
  222. Kakkar, L.
  223. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  224. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  225. Kilclooney, L.
  226. Kimball, L.
  227. King of Bridgwater, L.
  228. King of West Bromwich, L.
  229. Kinnock, L.
  230. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  231. Kirkhill, L.
  232. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  233. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  234. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  235. Laird, L.
  236. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  237. Lang of Monkton, L.
  238. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  239. Layard, L.
  240. Lea of Crondall, L.
  241. Lee of Trafford, L.
  242. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  243. Levy, L.
  244. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  245. Liddle, L.
  246. Lipsey, L.
  247. Listowel, E.
  248. Liverpool, E.
  249. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  250. Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
  251. Low of Dalston, L.
  252. Lucas, L.
  253. Luce, L.
  254. Luke, L.
  255. Lyell, L.
  256. McAvoy, L.
  257. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  258. McDonagh, B.
  259. Macdonald of River Glaven, L.
  260. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  261. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  262. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  263. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  264. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  265. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  266. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  267. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  268. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  269. McNally, L.
  270. Maddock, B.
  271. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  272. Malloch-Brown, L.
  273. Mandelson, L.
  274. Maples, L.
  275. Mar, C.
  276. Marlesford, L.
  277. Martin of Springburn, L.
  278. Masham of Ilton, B.
  279. Massey of Darwen, B.
  280. Mawson, L.
  281. Maxton, L.
  282. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  283. Methuen, L.
  284. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  285. Miller of Hendon, B.
  286. Monson, L.
  287. Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
  288. Montrose, D.
  289. Moonie, L.
  290. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  291. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  292. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  293. Morris of Bolton, B.
  294. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  295. Morris of Manchester, L.
  296. Morris of Yardley, B.
  297. Morrow, L.
  298. Moser, L.
  299. Murphy, B.
  300. Naseby, L.
  301. Neuberger, B.
  302. Newby, L.
  303. Newlove, B.
  304. Newton of Braintree, L.
  305. Noakes, B.
  306. Northbourne, L.
  307. Northbrook, L.
  308. Northover, B.
  309. Norton of Louth, L.
  310. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  311. O'Cathain, B.
  312. O'Loan, B.
  313. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  314. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  315. Ouseley, L.
  316. Owen, L.
  317. Palmer, L.
  318. Parekh, L.
  319. Parkinson, L.
  320. Parminter, B.
  321. Patel, L.
  322. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  323. Patel of Bradford, L.
  324. Patten, L.
  325. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  326. Pendry, L.
  327. Perry of Southwark, B.
  328. Peston, L.
  329. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  330. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  331. Pitkeathley, B.
  332. Plant of Highfield, L.
  333. Plumb, L.
  334. Popat, L.
  335. Prashar, B.
  336. Prescott, L.
  337. Prosser, B.
  338. Puttnam, L.
  339. Quin, B.
  340. Quirk, L.
  341. Radice, L.
  342. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  343. Ramsbotham, L.
  344. Rana, L.
  345. Rawlings, B.
  346. Razzall, L.
  347. Rea, L.
  348. Redesdale, L.
  349. Rees of Ludlow, L.
  350. Rees-Mogg, L.
  351. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  352. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  353. Rennard, L.
  354. Renton of Mount Harry, L.
  355. Richard, L.
  356. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  357. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  358. Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
  359. Rogan, L.
  360. Rooker, L.
  361. Roper, L.
  362. Rosser, L.
  363. Rosslyn, E.
  364. Rotherwick, L.
  365. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  366. Rowlands, L.
  367. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  368. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  369. St John of Bletso, L.
  370. St John of Fawsley, L.
  371. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  372. Sassoon, L.
  373. Sawyer, L.
  374. Scott of Foscote, L.
  375. Seccombe, B.
  376. Selborne, E.
  377. Selsdon, L.
  378. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  379. Sharples, B.
  380. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  381. Sheikh, L.
  382. Sheldon, L.
  383. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  384. Sherlock, B.
  385. Shipley, L.
  386. Shrewsbury, E.
  387. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  388. Simon, V.
  389. Skelmersdale, L.
  390. Skidelsky, L.
  391. Slim, V.
  392. Smith of Basildon, B.
  393. Smith of Clifton, L.
  394. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  395. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  396. Snape, L.
  397. Soley, L.
  398. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  399. Stedman-Scott, B.
  400. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  401. Sterling of Plaistow, L.
  402. Stern, B.
  403. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
  404. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  405. Stewartby, L.
  406. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  407. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  408. Strabolgi, L.
  409. Strathclyde, L.
  410. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  411. Swinfen, L.
  412. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  413. Taverne, L.
  414. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  415. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  416. Taylor of Goss Moor, L.
  417. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  418. Tebbit, L.
  419. Temple-Morris, L.
  420. Tenby, V.
  421. Teverson, L.
  422. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  423. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  424. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  425. Thornton, B.
  426. Tomlinson, L.
  427. Tonge, B.
  428. Tope, L.
  429. Tordoff, L.
  430. Touhig, L.
  431. Trefgarne, L.
  432. Trenchard, V.
  433. Triesman, L.
  434. Trumpington, B.
  435. Truscott, L.
  436. Tunnicliffe, L.
  437. Turner of Camden, B.
  438. Tyler, L.
  439. Ullswater, V.
  440. Valentine, B.
  441. Verma, B.
  442. Waddington, L.
  443. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  444. Wakefield, Bp.
  445. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  446. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  447. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  448. Walmsley, B.
  449. Walpole, L.
  450. Walton of Detchant, L.
  451. Warner, L.
  452. Warnock, B.
  453. Warsi, B.
  454. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  455. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  456. Waverley, V.
  457. Wei, L.
  458. West of Spithead, L.
  459. Wheeler, B.
  460. Whitaker, B.
  461. Whitty, L.
  462. Wilcox, B.
  463. Wilkins, B.
  464. Williams of Crosby, B.
  465. Williams of Elvel, L.
  466. Williamson of Horton, L.
  467. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  468. Wills, L.
  469. Winston, L.
  470. Woolf, L.
  471. Wright of Richmond, L.
  472. Young of Hornsey, B.
  473. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  474. Younger of Leckie, V.