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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 20 December 2010

The House met at 2.15pm.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. Hayman, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Aberdare, L.
  3. Addington, L.
  4. Adebowale, L.
  5. Adonis, L.
  6. Ahmed, L.
  7. Alderdice, L.
  8. Allan of Hallam, L.
  9. Alliance, L.
  10. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  11. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  12. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  13. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  14. Astor of Hever, L.
  15. Attlee, E.
  16. Avebury, L.
  17. Bach, L.
  18. Baker of Dorking, L.
  19. Barker, B.
  20. Barnett, L.
  21. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  22. Bates, L.
  23. Beecham, L.
  24. Bell, L.
  25. Benjamin, B.
  26. Berkeley, L.
  27. Best, L.
  28. Bew, L.
  29. Bichard, L.
  30. Billingham, B.
  31. Bilston, L.
  32. Black of Brentwood, L.
  33. Blackburn, Bp.
  34. Blackstone, B.
  35. Boateng, L.
  36. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  37. Borrie, L.
  38. Boston of Faversham, L.
  39. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  40. Boyce, L.
  41. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  42. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  43. Bradley, L.
  44. Bragg, L.
  45. Brett, L.
  46. Brittan of Spennithorne, L.
  47. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  48. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  49. Brookman, L.
  50. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  51. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  52. Browning, B.
  53. Burnett, L.
  54. Buscombe, B.
  55. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  56. Caithness, E.
  57. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  58. Campbell-Savours, L.
  59. Carey of Clifton, L.
  60. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  61. Carter of Coles, L.
  62. Cathcart, E.
  63. Cavendish of Furness, L.
  64. Chadlington, L.
  65. Chidgey, L.
  66. Chorley, L.
  67. Clark of Windermere, L.
  68. Clement-Jones, L.
  69. Clinton-Davis, L.
  70. Colwyn, L.
  71. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  72. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  73. Cotter, L.
  74. Courtown, E.
  75. Coussins, B.
  76. Cox, B.
  77. Craigavon, V.
  78. Crathorne, L.
  79. Crickhowell, L.
  80. Crisp, L.
  81. Cumberlege, B.
  82. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  83. Davies of Coity, L.
  84. Davies of Oldham, L.
  85. Davies of Stamford, L.
  86. De Mauley, L.
  87. Deben, L.
  88. Deech, B.
  89. Derby, Bp.
  90. Dholakia, L.
  91. Dixon-Smith, L.
  92. Dobbs, L.
  93. Donaghy, B.
  94. Donoughue, L.
  95. Drake, B.
  96. D'Souza, B.
  97. Dubs, L.
  98. Dundee, E.
  99. Dykes, L.
  100. Eden of Winton, L.
  101. Elder, L.
  102. Elton, L.
  103. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  104. Erroll, E.
  105. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  106. Falconer of Thoroton, L.
  107. Falkland, V.
  108. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  109. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  110. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  111. Faulks, L.
  112. Fearn, L.
  113. Feldman, L.
  114. Feldman of Elstree, L.
  115. Fellowes, L.
  116. Flather, B.
  117. Fookes, B.
  118. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  119. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  120. Fowler, L.
  121. Freeman, L.
  122. Freud, L.
  123. Freyberg, L.
  124. Garden of Frognal, B.
  125. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  126. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  127. Gavron, L.
  128. Geddes, L.
  129. German, L.
  130. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  131. Giddens, L.
  132. Gilbert, L.
  133. Golding, B.
  134. Goodhart, L.
  135. Goodlad, L.
  136. Goudie, B.
  137. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  138. Grantchester, L.
  139. Greaves, L.
  140. Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.
  141. Greengross, B.
  142. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  143. Grocott, L.
  144. Guthrie of Craigiebank, L.
  145. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  146. Hamwee, B.
  147. Hanham, B.
  148. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  149. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  150. Harris of Haringey, L.
  151. Harris of Peckham, L.
  152. Harris of Richmond, B.
  153. Harrison, L.
  154. Hart of Chilton, L.
  155. Haskins, L.
  156. Hattersley, L.
  157. Haworth, L.
  158. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  159. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  160. Henig, B.
  161. Henley, L.
  162. Higgins, L.
  163. Hill of Oareford, L.
  164. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  165. Hollins, B.
  166. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  167. Howard of Rising, L.
  168. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  169. Howarth of Newport, L.
  170. Howe, E.
  171. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  172. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  173. Howell of Guildford, L.
  174. Howells of St Davids, B.
  175. Howie of Troon, L.
  176. Hoyle, L.
  177. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  178. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  179. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  180. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  181. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  182. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  183. Hussein-Ece, B.
  184. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  185. James of Blackheath, L.
  186. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  187. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  188. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  189. Jones, L.
  190. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  191. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  192. Jopling, L.
  193. Jordan, L.
  194. Judd, L.
  195. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  196. Kilclooney, L.
  197. King of Bridgwater, L.
  198. King of West Bromwich, L.
  199. Kinnock, L.
  200. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  201. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  202. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  203. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  204. Layard, L.
  205. Lea of Crondall, L.
  206. Leach of Fairford, L.
  207. Lee of Trafford, L.
  208. Leitch, L.
  209. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  210. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  211. Liddle, L.
  212. Lindsay, E.
  213. Lingfield, L.
  214. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  215. Lipsey, L.
  216. Listowel, E.
  217. Low of Dalston, L.
  218. Lucas, L.
  219. Luke, L.
  220. McAvoy, L.
  221. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  222. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  223. McDonagh, B.
  224. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  225. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  226. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  227. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  228. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  229. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  230. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  231. McNally, L.
  232. Maddock, B.
  233. Mancroft, L.
  234. Mandelson, L.
  235. Maples, L.
  236. Mar and Kellie, E.
  237. Marland, L.
  238. Marlesford, L.
  239. Masham of Ilton, B.
  240. Mawhinney, L.
  241. Mawson, L.
  242. Maxton, L.
  243. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  244. Meacher, B.
  245. Methuen, L.
  246. Monks, L.
  247. Moore of Lower Marsh, L.
  248. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  249. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  250. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  251. Morris of Bolton, B.
  252. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  253. Morris of Manchester, L.
  254. Morris of Yardley, B.
  255. Moynihan, L.
  256. Neuberger, B.
  257. Neville-Jones, B.
  258. Newby, L.
  259. Newton of Braintree, L.
  260. Noakes, B.
  261. Northbrook, L.
  262. Northover, B.
  263. Norton of Louth, L.
  264. Nye, B.
  265. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  266. O'Cathain, B.
  267. O'Loan, B.
  268. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  269. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  270. Owen, L.
  271. Palmer, L.
  272. Pannick, L.
  273. Parminter, B.
  274. Patel, L.
  275. Patel of Bradford, L.
  276. Patten, L.
  277. Patten of Barnes, L.
  278. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  279. Pendry, L.
  280. Perry of Southwark, B.
  281. Peston, L.
  282. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  283. Pitkeathley, B.
  284. Plumb, L.
  285. Popat, L.
  286. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  287. Prashar, B.
  288. Prosser, B.
  289. Quin, B.
  290. Quirk, L.
  291. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  292. Ramsbotham, L.
  293. Rawlings, B.
  294. Razzall, L.
  295. Rea, L.
  296. Reay, L.
  297. Redesdale, L.
  298. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  299. Rennard, L.
  300. Richard, L.
  301. Ritchie of Brompton, B.
  302. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  303. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  304. Rogan, L.
  305. Rooker, L.
  306. Roper, L.
  307. Rosser, L.
  308. Rosslyn, E.
  309. Rotherwick, L.
  310. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  311. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  312. St John of Bletso, L.
  313. St John of Fawsley, L.
  314. Sassoon, L.
  315. Sawyer, L.
  316. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  317. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  318. Seccombe, B.
  319. Selborne, E.
  320. Selsdon, L.
  321. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  322. Sheikh, L.
  323. Sheldon, L.
  324. Sherlock, B.
  325. Shipley, L.
  326. Shrewsbury, E.
  327. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  328. Simon, V.
  329. Skelmersdale, L.
  330. Slim, V.
  331. Smith of Basildon, B.
  332. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  333. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  334. Snape, L.
  335. Soley, L.
  336. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  337. Stern, B.
  338. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  339. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  340. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  341. Strathclyde, L.
  342. Tanlaw, L.
  343. Taverne, L.
  344. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  345. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  346. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  347. Tebbit, L.
  348. Temple-Morris, L.
  349. Teverson, L.
  350. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  351. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  352. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  353. Thornton, B.
  354. Tonge, B.
  355. Tope, L.
  356. Tordoff, L.
  357. Touhig, L.
  358. Trefgarne, L.
  359. Trenchard, V.
  360. Triesman, L.
  361. Trimble, L.
  362. Trumpington, B.
  363. Truscott, L.
  364. Tugendhat, L.
  365. Tunnicliffe, L.
  366. Turnberg, L.
  367. Ullswater, V.
  368. Valentine, B.
  369. Verma, B.
  370. Wakeham, L.
  371. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  372. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  373. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  374. Warner, L.
  375. Warnock, B.
  376. Warsi, B.
  377. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  378. Wei, L.
  379. West of Spithead, L.
  380. Wheeler, B.
  381. Whitaker, B.
  382. Wilcox, B.
  383. Williams of Crosby, B.
  384. Williams of Elvel, L.
  385. Williamson of Horton, L.
  386. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  387. Wills, L.
  388. Wilson of Dinton, L.
  389. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  390. Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L.
  391. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  392. Young of Hornsey, B.
  393. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  394. Younger of Leckie, V.