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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 1 December 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. Allan of Hallam, L.
  10. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  11. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  12. Andrews, B.
  13. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  14. Archer of Sandwell, L.
  15. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  16. Arran, E.
  17. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  18. Astor of Hever, L.
  19. Attlee, E.
  20. Avebury, L.
  21. Bach, L.
  22. Baker of Dorking, L.
  23. Ballyedmond, L.
  24. Barker, B.
  25. Barnett, L.
  26. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  27. Bates, L.
  28. Bell, L.
  29. Benjamin, B.
  30. Berkeley, L.
  31. Best, L.
  32. Bew, L.
  33. Bichard, L.
  34. Bilimoria, L.
  35. Billingham, B.
  36. Bilston, L.
  37. Black of Brentwood, L.
  38. Blackstone, B.
  39. Blackwell, L.
  40. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  41. Boothroyd, B.
  42. Borrie, L.
  43. Boswell of Aynho, L.
  44. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  45. Boyce, L.
  46. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  47. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  48. Bradley, L.
  49. Bradshaw, L.
  50. Bragg, L.
  51. Bramall, L.
  52. Brennan, L.
  53. Brett, L.
  54. Bridgeman, V.
  55. Broers, L.
  56. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  57. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  58. Brookeborough, V.
  59. Brookman, L.
  60. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  61. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  62. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  63. Browning, B.
  64. Burnett, L.
  65. Burns, L.
  66. Buscombe, B.
  67. Butler-Sloss, B.
  68. Caithness, E.
  69. Cameron of Dillington, L.
  70. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  71. Campbell-Savours, L.
  72. Canterbury, Abp.
  73. Carey of Clifton, L.
  74. Carter of Coles, L.
  75. Cathcart, E.
  76. Chadlington, L.
  77. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  78. Chester, Bp.
  79. Chorley, L.
  80. Clancarty, E.
  81. Clark of Windermere, L.
  82. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  83. Clement-Jones, L.
  84. Clinton-Davis, L.
  85. Cobbold, L.
  86. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  87. Colwyn, L.
  88. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  89. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  90. Corston, B.
  91. Cotter, L.
  92. Courtown, E.
  93. Coussins, B.
  94. Craig of Radley, L.
  95. Craigavon, V.
  96. Crathorne, L.
  97. Crawley, B.
  98. Crickhowell, L.
  99. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  100. Davies of Coity, L.
  101. Davies of Oldham, L.
  102. De Mauley, L.
  103. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  104. Denham, L.
  105. Derby, Bp.
  106. Desai, L.
  107. Dholakia, L.
  108. Dixon, L.
  109. Dixon-Smith, L.
  110. Donaghy, B.
  111. Donoughue, L.
  112. D'Souza, B.
  113. Dubs, L.
  114. Dykes, L.
  115. Eames, L.
  116. Eaton, B.
  117. Eatwell, L.
  118. Eccles, V.
  119. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  120. Eden of Winton, L.
  121. Elder, L.
  122. Elton, L.
  123. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  124. Erroll, E.
  125. Evans of Parkside, L.
  126. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  127. Evans of Watford, L.
  128. Exeter, Bp.
  129. Falconer of Thoroton, L.
  130. Falkender, B.
  131. Falkland, V.
  132. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  133. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  134. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  135. Faulks, L.
  136. Feldman, L.
  137. Fellowes, L.
  138. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  139. Flather, B.
  140. Fookes, B.
  141. Ford, B.
  142. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  143. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  144. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  145. Fowler, L.
  146. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  147. Freeman, L.
  148. Freud, L.
  149. Freyberg, L.
  150. Fritchie, B.
  151. Gale, B.
  152. Garden of Frognal, B.
  153. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  154. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  155. Garel-Jones, L.
  156. Geddes, L.
  157. German, L.
  158. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  159. Giddens, L.
  160. Gilbert, L.
  161. Glasgow, E.
  162. Glentoran, L.
  163. Golding, B.
  164. Goodhart, L.
  165. Goodlad, L.
  166. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  167. Goudie, B.
  168. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  169. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  170. Grantchester, L.
  171. Greaves, L.
  172. Greengross, B.
  173. Greenway, L.
  174. Grenfell, L.
  175. Grey-Thompson, B.
  176. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  177. Grocott, L.
  178. Hameed, L.
  179. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  180. Hamwee, B.
  181. Hanham, B.
  182. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  183. Harris of Haringey, L.
  184. Harris of Richmond, B.
  185. Harrison, L.
  186. Hart of Chilton, L.
  187. Haskel, L.
  188. Hastings of Scarisbrick, L.
  189. Haworth, L.
  190. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  191. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  192. Henig, B.
  193. Henley, L.
  194. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  195. Higgins, L.
  196. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  197. Hollick, L.
  198. Hollins, B.
  199. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  200. Hooper, B.
  201. Howard of Lympne, L.
  202. Howard of Rising, L.
  203. Howarth of Newport, L.
  204. Howe, E.
  205. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  206. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  207. Howell of Guildford, L.
  208. Howie of Troon, L.
  209. Hoyle, L.
  210. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  211. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  212. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  213. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  214. Hussein-Ece, B.
  215. Inglewood, L.
  216. James of Blackheath, L.
  217. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  218. Janvrin, L.
  219. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  220. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  221. Jones, L.
  222. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  223. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  224. Jopling, L.
  225. Jordan, L.
  226. Judd, L.
  227. Kakkar, L.
  228. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  229. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  230. Kilclooney, L.
  231. Kimball, L.
  232. King of Bridgwater, L.
  233. King of West Bromwich, L.
  234. Kingsmill, B.
  235. Kinnock, L.
  236. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  237. Kirkhill, L.
  238. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  239. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  240. Laird, L.
  241. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  242. Lang of Monkton, L.
  243. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  244. Layard, L.
  245. Lea of Crondall, L.
  246. Leicester, Bp.
  247. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  248. Liddle, L.
  249. Lindsay, E.
  250. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  251. Lipsey, L.
  252. Listowel, E.
  253. Liverpool, Bp.
  254. Liverpool, E.
  255. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  256. Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
  257. Lothian, M.
  258. Low of Dalston, L.
  259. Lucas, L.
  260. Luce, L.
  261. Luke, L.
  262. Lyell, L.
  263. McAvoy, L.
  264. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  265. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  266. McDonagh, B.
  267. Macdonald of River Glaven, L.
  268. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  269. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  270. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  271. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  272. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  273. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  274. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  275. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  276. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  277. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  278. McNally, L.
  279. Maddock, B.
  280. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  281. Manchester, Bp.
  282. Mandelson, L.
  283. Maples, L.
  284. Mar and Kellie, E.
  285. Marland, L.
  286. Marlesford, L.
  287. Masham of Ilton, B.
  288. Massey of Darwen, B.
  289. Mawson, L.
  290. Maxton, L.
  291. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  292. Meacher, B.
  293. Methuen, L.
  294. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  295. Mitchell, L.
  296. Mogg, L.
  297. Monson, L.
  298. Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
  299. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  300. Montrose, D.
  301. Moonie, L.
  302. Moran, L.
  303. Morgan, L.
  304. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  305. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  306. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  307. Morris of Bolton, B.
  308. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  309. Morris of Yardley, B.
  310. Moser, L.
  311. Myners, L.
  312. Naseby, L.
  313. Neuberger, B.
  314. Neville-Jones, B.
  315. Newby, L.
  316. Newcastle, Bp.
  317. Newlove, B.
  318. Newton of Braintree, L.
  319. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  320. Noakes, B.
  321. Northbourne, L.
  322. Northover, B.
  323. Norton of Louth, L.
  324. Nye, B.
  325. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  326. O'Cathain, B.
  327. O'Loan, B.
  328. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  329. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  330. Ouseley, L.
  331. Oxford, Bp.
  332. Palmer, L.
  333. Palumbo, L.
  334. Pannick, L.
  335. Parekh, L.
  336. Parkinson, L.
  337. Parminter, B.
  338. Patel, L.
  339. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  340. Patel of Bradford, L.
  341. Patten, L.
  342. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  343. Pendry, L.
  344. Perry of Southwark, B.
  345. Peston, L.
  346. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  347. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  348. Pitkeathley, B.
  349. Plumb, L.
  350. Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
  351. Popat, L.
  352. Prashar, B.
  353. Prescott, L.
  354. Prosser, B.
  355. Quin, B.
  356. Quirk, L.
  357. Radice, L.
  358. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  359. Ramsbotham, L.
  360. Rana, L.
  361. Rawlings, B.
  362. Razzall, L.
  363. Rea, L.
  364. Reay, L.
  365. Redesdale, L.
  366. Rees of Ludlow, L.
  367. Rees-Mogg, L.
  368. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  369. Rennard, L.
  370. Richard, L.
  371. Richardson of Calow, B.
  372. Ritchie of Brompton, B.
  373. Rix, L.
  374. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  375. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  376. Rogan, L.
  377. Rooker, L.
  378. Rosser, L.
  379. Rosslyn, E.
  380. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  381. Rowlands, L.
  382. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  383. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  384. St John of Fawsley, L.
  385. Sandwich, E.
  386. Sassoon, L.
  387. Sawyer, L.
  388. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  389. Scott of Foscote, L.
  390. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  391. Seccombe, B.
  392. Selborne, E.
  393. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  394. Sewel, L.
  395. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  396. Sharples, B.
  397. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  398. Sheikh, L.
  399. Sheldon, L.
  400. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  401. Sherlock, B.
  402. Shipley, L.
  403. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  404. Simon, V.
  405. Skelmersdale, L.
  406. Skidelsky, L.
  407. Slim, V.
  408. Smith of Basildon, B.
  409. Smith of Clifton, L.
  410. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  411. Snape, L.
  412. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  413. Spicer, L.
  414. Stedman-Scott, B.
  415. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  416. Sterling of Plaistow, L.
  417. Stern of Brentford, L.
  418. Stevens of Ludgate, L.
  419. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  420. Stevenson of Coddenham, L.
  421. Stewartby, L.
  422. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  423. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  424. Strathclyde, L.
  425. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  426. Tanlaw, L.
  427. Taverne, L.
  428. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  429. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  430. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  431. Temple-Morris, L.
  432. Teverson, L.
  433. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  434. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  435. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  436. Thornton, B.
  437. Tomlinson, L.
  438. Tonge, B.
  439. Tope, L.
  440. Tordoff, L.
  441. Touhig, L.
  442. Trefgarne, L.
  443. Trenchard, V.
  444. Triesman, L.
  445. Trimble, L.
  446. Trumpington, B.
  447. Truscott, L.
  448. Tugendhat, L.
  449. Tunnicliffe, L.
  450. Turnbull, L.
  451. Tyler, L.
  452. Ullswater, V.
  453. Verma, B.
  454. Waddington, L.
  455. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  456. Wakefield, Bp.
  457. Wakeham, L.
  458. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  459. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  460. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  461. Walmsley, B.
  462. Walpole, L.
  463. Walton of Detchant, L.
  464. Warner, L.
  465. Warnock, B.
  466. Warsi, B.
  467. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  468. Watson of Richmond, L.
  469. Waverley, V.
  470. Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
  471. Wei, L.
  472. West of Spithead, L.
  473. Wheeler, B.
  474. Whitaker, B.
  475. Whitty, L.
  476. Wilcox, B.
  477. Wilkins, B.
  478. Williams of Crosby, B.
  479. Williams of Elvel, L.
  480. Williamson of Horton, L.
  481. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  482. Wills, L.
  483. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  484. Winston, L.
  485. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  486. Young of Hornsey, B.
  487. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  488. Younger of Leckie, V.