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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 16 December 2010

The House met at 11.00am.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. Hayman, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Adams of Craigielea, B.
  3. Addington, L.
  4. Ahmed, L.
  5. Alderdice, L.
  6. Allan of Hallam, L.
  7. Alli, L.
  8. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  9. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  10. Andrews, B.
  11. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  12. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  13. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  14. Ashcroft, L.
  15. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  16. Astor, V.
  17. Astor of Hever, L.
  18. Attlee, E.
  19. Avebury, L.
  20. Bach, L.
  21. Baker of Dorking, L.
  22. Barker, B.
  23. Barnett, L.
  24. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  25. Bates, L.
  26. Beecham, L.
  27. Benjamin, B.
  28. Berkeley, L.
  29. Best, L.
  30. Bew, L.
  31. Bhattacharyya, L.
  32. Bilimoria, L.
  33. Billingham, B.
  34. Bilston, L.
  35. Boateng, L.
  36. Boothroyd, B.
  37. Borrie, L.
  38. Boston of Faversham, L.
  39. Bowness, L.
  40. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  41. Bradshaw, L.
  42. Bramall, L.
  43. Brett, L.
  44. Bridgeman, V.
  45. Bristol, Bp.
  46. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  47. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  48. Brookman, L.
  49. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  50. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  51. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  52. Browning, B.
  53. Burnett, L.
  54. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  55. Butler-Sloss, B.
  56. Caithness, E.
  57. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  58. Campbell-Savours, L.
  59. Carrington, L.
  60. Carter of Coles, L.
  61. Cathcart, E.
  62. Chidgey, L.
  63. Chorley, L.
  64. Christopher, L.
  65. Clark of Windermere, L.
  66. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  67. Clement-Jones, L.
  68. Clinton-Davis, L.
  69. Cobbold, L.
  70. Colwyn, L.
  71. Condon, L.
  72. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  73. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  74. Cotter, L.
  75. Courtown, E.
  76. Coussins, B.
  77. Cox, B.
  78. Craig of Radley, L.
  79. Craigavon, V.
  80. Crawley, B.
  81. Crickhowell, L.
  82. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  83. Currie of Marylebone, L.
  84. Davies of Coity, L.
  85. Davies of Oldham, L.
  86. Davies of Stamford, L.
  87. De Mauley, L.
  88. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  89. Deben, L.
  90. Deech, B.
  91. Denham, L.
  92. Desai, L.
  93. Dholakia, L.
  94. Dixon, L.
  95. Dixon-Smith, L.
  96. Donaghy, B.
  97. Donoughue, L.
  98. Drake, B.
  99. D'Souza, B.
  100. Dundee, E.
  101. Dykes, L.
  102. Eames, L.
  103. Eatwell, L.
  104. Eccles, V.
  105. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  106. Eden of Winton, L.
  107. Elder, L.
  108. Elton, L.
  109. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  110. Evans of Parkside, L.
  111. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  112. Falkland, V.
  113. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  114. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  115. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  116. Ferrers, E.
  117. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  118. Fookes, B.
  119. Ford, B.
  120. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  121. Fowler, L.
  122. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  123. Freeman, L.
  124. Gale, B.
  125. Garden of Frognal, B.
  126. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  127. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  128. Geddes, L.
  129. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  130. Giddens, L.
  131. Gilbert, L.
  132. Glentoran, L.
  133. Golding, B.
  134. Goodlad, L.
  135. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  136. Goudie, B.
  137. Gould of Brookwood, L.
  138. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  139. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  140. Grantchester, L.
  141. Greaves, L.
  142. Greengross, B.
  143. Greenway, L.
  144. Grenfell, L.
  145. Grey-Thompson, B.
  146. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  147. Grocott, L.
  148. Hamwee, B.
  149. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  150. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  151. Harris of Haringey, L.
  152. Harrison, L.
  153. Hart of Chilton, L.
  154. Haworth, L.
  155. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  156. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  157. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  158. Hereford, Bp.
  159. Higgins, L.
  160. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  161. Hollins, B.
  162. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  163. Hooper, B.
  164. Howard of Lympne, L.
  165. Howard of Rising, L.
  166. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  167. Howarth of Newport, L.
  168. Howe, E.
  169. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  170. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  171. Howell of Guildford, L.
  172. Howells of St Davids, B.
  173. Howie of Troon, L.
  174. Hoyle, L.
  175. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  176. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  177. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  178. Hussein-Ece, B.
  179. Hylton, L.
  180. Inglewood, L.
  181. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  182. James of Blackheath, L.
  183. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  184. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  185. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  186. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  187. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  188. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  189. Jordan, L.
  190. Judd, L.
  191. Kakkar, L.
  192. Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
  193. Kilclooney, L.
  194. Kimball, L.
  195. King of Bridgwater, L.
  196. King of West Bromwich, L.
  197. Kingsmill, B.
  198. Kinnock, L.
  199. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  200. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  201. Laird, L.
  202. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  203. Lang of Monkton, L.
  204. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  205. Lea of Crondall, L.
  206. Lee of Trafford, L.
  207. Leicester, Bp.
  208. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  209. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  210. Lipsey, L.
  211. Listowel, E.
  212. Liverpool, Bp.
  213. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  214. Lothian, M.
  215. Low of Dalston, L.
  216. Lucas, L.
  217. Luce, L.
  218. Luke, L.
  219. McAvoy, L.
  220. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  221. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  222. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  223. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  224. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  225. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  226. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  227. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  228. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
  229. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  230. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  231. Mancroft, L.
  232. Mar, C.
  233. Marland, L.
  234. Marlesford, L.
  235. Masham of Ilton, B.
  236. Massey of Darwen, B.
  237. Mawhinney, L.
  238. Mawson, L.
  239. Maxton, L.
  240. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  241. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  242. Miller of Hendon, B.
  243. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  244. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  245. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  246. Morris of Bolton, B.
  247. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  248. Morris of Manchester, L.
  249. Morris of Yardley, B.
  250. Moser, L.
  251. Moynihan, L.
  252. Naseby, L.
  253. Neuberger, B.
  254. Neville-Jones, B.
  255. Newby, L.
  256. Newton of Braintree, L.
  257. Noakes, B.
  258. Northbourne, L.
  259. Northbrook, L.
  260. Northover, B.
  261. Norton of Louth, L.
  262. Nye, B.
  263. O'Cathain, B.
  264. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  265. Oxburgh, L.
  266. Palmer, L.
  267. Palumbo, L.
  268. Parekh, L.
  269. Patel, L.
  270. Patel of Bradford, L.
  271. Patten of Barnes, L.
  272. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  273. Pendry, L.
  274. Perry of Southwark, B.
  275. Peston, L.
  276. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  277. Pitkeathley, B.
  278. Prashar, B.
  279. Prosser, B.
  280. Quirk, L.
  281. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  282. Ramsbotham, L.
  283. Rawlings, B.
  284. Razzall, L.
  285. Rea, L.
  286. Reay, L.
  287. Redesdale, L.
  288. Rees of Ludlow, L.
  289. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  290. Rennard, L.
  291. Richard, L.
  292. Richardson of Calow, B.
  293. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  294. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  295. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  296. Rogan, L.
  297. Rooker, L.
  298. Roper, L.
  299. Rosser, L.
  300. Rosslyn, E.
  301. Rotherwick, L.
  302. St John of Bletso, L.
  303. St John of Fawsley, L.
  304. Sandwich, E.
  305. Sassoon, L.
  306. Sawyer, L.
  307. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  308. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  309. Seccombe, B.
  310. Selsdon, L.
  311. Sharples, B.
  312. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  313. Sheikh, L.
  314. Sheldon, L.
  315. Sherlock, B.
  316. Shipley, L.
  317. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  318. Simon, V.
  319. Skelmersdale, L.
  320. Skidelsky, L.
  321. Slim, V.
  322. Smith of Basildon, B.
  323. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  324. Snape, L.
  325. Soley, L.
  326. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  327. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  328. Stern, B.
  329. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
  330. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  331. Stewartby, L.
  332. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  333. Strabolgi, L.
  334. Strathclyde, L.
  335. Swinfen, L.
  336. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  337. Taverne, L.
  338. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  339. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  340. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  341. Temple-Morris, L.
  342. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  343. Thornton, B.
  344. Tonge, B.
  345. Tope, L.
  346. Touhig, L.
  347. Trenchard, V.
  348. Triesman, L.
  349. Trimble, L.
  350. Trumpington, B.
  351. Truscott, L.
  352. Tunnicliffe, L.
  353. Turnberg, L.
  354. Turner of Camden, B.
  355. Tyler, L.
  356. Ullswater, V.
  357. Verma, B.
  358. Waddington, L.
  359. Wakeham, L.
  360. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  361. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  362. Warner, L.
  363. Warnock, B.
  364. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  365. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  366. Wei, L.
  367. West of Spithead, L.
  368. Wheeler, B.
  369. Whitaker, B.
  370. Wilkins, B.
  371. Williams of Crosby, B.
  372. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  373. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  374. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  375. Wright of Richmond, L.
  376. Young of Norwood Green, L.