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