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