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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 11 January 2011

The House met at 2.15pm.

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. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  8. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  9. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  10. Archer of Sandwell, L.
  11. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  12. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  13. Arran, E.
  14. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  15. Astor, V.
  16. Astor of Hever, L.
  17. Attlee, E.
  18. Avebury, L.
  19. Bach, L.
  20. Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
  21. Ballyedmond, 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. Bew, L.
  30. Bichard, L.
  31. Bilimoria, L.
  32. Billingham, B.
  33. Bilston, L.
  34. Black of Brentwood, L.
  35. Blackstone, B.
  36. Blair of Boughton, L.
  37. Blood, B.
  38. Boateng, L.
  39. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  40. Boothroyd, B.
  41. Borrie, L.
  42. Boston of Faversham, L.
  43. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  44. Boyce, L.
  45. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  46. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  47. Bradley, L.
  48. Bradshaw, L.
  49. Bragg, L.
  50. Bramall, L.
  51. Brennan, L.
  52. Brett, L.
  53. Bridgeman, V.
  54. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  55. Brookeborough, V.
  56. Brookman, L.
  57. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  58. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  59. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  60. Browning, B.
  61. Burnett, L.
  62. Buscombe, B.
  63. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  64. Butler-Sloss, B.
  65. Caithness, E.
  66. Cameron of Dillington, L.
  67. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  68. Campbell-Savours, L.
  69. Carrington, L.
  70. Carter of Coles, L.
  71. Cathcart, E.
  72. Cavendish of Furness, L.
  73. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  74. Chester, Bp.
  75. Chidgey, L.
  76. Christopher, L.
  77. Clancarty, E.
  78. Clark of Windermere, L.
  79. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  80. Clement-Jones, L.
  81. Clinton-Davis, L.
  82. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  83. Colwyn, L.
  84. Condon, L.
  85. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  86. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  87. Corston, B.
  88. Cotter, L.
  89. Courtown, E.
  90. Coussins, B.
  91. Cox, B.
  92. Craig of Radley, L.
  93. Crawley, B.
  94. Crickhowell, L.
  95. Crisp, L.
  96. Cumberlege, B.
  97. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  98. Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
  99. Davies of Oldham, L.
  100. Davies of Stamford, L.
  101. De Mauley, L.
  102. Deben, L.
  103. Deech, B.
  104. Denham, L.
  105. Desai, L.
  106. Dholakia, L.
  107. Dixon, L.
  108. Dixon-Smith, L.
  109. Dobbs, L.
  110. Donaghy, B.
  111. Donoughue, L.
  112. Doocey, B.
  113. D'Souza, B.
  114. Dubs, L.
  115. Dundee, E.
  116. Dykes, L.
  117. Eames, L.
  118. Eaton, B.
  119. Eatwell, L.
  120. Eccles, V.
  121. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  122. Eden of Winton, L.
  123. Elder, L.
  124. Elton, L.
  125. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  126. Erroll, E.
  127. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  128. Falkland, V.
  129. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  130. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  131. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  132. Faulks, L.
  133. Fearn, L.
  134. Fellowes, L.
  135. Fookes, B.
  136. Ford, B.
  137. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  138. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  139. Fowler, L.
  140. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  141. Freeman, L.
  142. Freud, L.
  143. Gale, B.
  144. Garden of Frognal, B.
  145. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  146. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  147. Garel-Jones, L.
  148. Gavron, L.
  149. Geddes, L.
  150. German, L.
  151. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  152. Giddens, L.
  153. Gilbert, L.
  154. Glasgow, E.
  155. Glentoran, L.
  156. Gloucester, Bp.
  157. Golding, B.
  158. Goldsmith, L.
  159. Goodhart, L.
  160. Goodlad, L.
  161. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  162. Goschen, V.
  163. Goudie, B.
  164. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  165. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  166. Grantchester, L.
  167. Greaves, L.
  168. Greengross, B.
  169. Greenway, L.
  170. Grenfell, L.
  171. Grey-Thompson, B.
  172. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  173. Grocott, L.
  174. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  175. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  176. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  177. Harris of Haringey, L.
  178. Harris of Peckham, L.
  179. Harris of Richmond, B.
  180. Harrison, L.
  181. Hart of Chilton, L.
  182. Haskel, L.
  183. Haskins, L.
  184. Hastings of Scarisbrick, L.
  185. Hattersley, L.
  186. Haworth, L.
  187. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  188. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  189. Henig, B.
  190. Henley, L.
  191. Higgins, L.
  192. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  193. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  194. Hollick, L.
  195. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  196. Hooper, B.
  197. Howard of Rising, L.
  198. Howarth of Newport, L.
  199. Howe, E.
  200. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  201. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  202. Howell of Guildford, L.
  203. Howie of Troon, L.
  204. Hoyle, L.
  205. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  206. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  207. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  208. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  209. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  210. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  211. Hussein-Ece, B.
  212. Hutton of Furness, L.
  213. Hylton, L.
  214. Inge, L.
  215. Inglewood, L.
  216. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  217. James of Blackheath, L.
  218. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  219. Janvrin, L.
  220. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  221. Jay of Paddington, B.
  222. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  223. Jolly, B.
  224. Jones, L.
  225. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  226. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  227. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  228. Jopling, L.
  229. Jordan, L.
  230. Judd, L.
  231. Kakkar, L.
  232. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  233. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  234. Kilclooney, L.
  235. Kimball, L.
  236. King of Bridgwater, L.
  237. King of West Bromwich, L.
  238. Kingsmill, B.
  239. Kinnock, L.
  240. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  241. Kirkhill, L.
  242. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  243. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  244. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  245. Kramer, B.
  246. Laming, L.
  247. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  248. Lang of Monkton, L.
  249. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  250. Layard, L.
  251. Lea of Crondall, L.
  252. Leach of Fairford, L.
  253. Lee of Trafford, L.
  254. Leicester, Bp.
  255. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  256. Lewis of Newnham, L.
  257. Lexden, L.
  258. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  259. Liddle, L.
  260. Lindsay, E.
  261. Lingfield, L.
  262. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  263. Lipsey, L.
  264. Liverpool, Bp.
  265. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  266. Low of Dalston, L.
  267. Lucas, L.
  268. Luce, L.
  269. Luke, L.
  270. Lyell, L.
  271. McAvoy, L.
  272. McColl of Dulwich, 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. Mandelson, L.
  288. Manningham-Buller, B.
  289. Maples, L.
  290. Mar, C.
  291. Marland, L.
  292. Marlesford, L.
  293. Martin of Springburn, L.
  294. Masham of Ilton, B.
  295. Massey of Darwen, B.
  296. Mawhinney, L.
  297. Mawson, L.
  298. Maxton, L.
  299. May of Oxford, L.
  300. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  301. Methuen, L.
  302. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  303. Miller of Hendon, B.
  304. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  305. Montrose, D.
  306. Moonie, L.
  307. Moran, L.
  308. Morgan, L.
  309. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  310. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  311. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  312. Morris of Bolton, B.
  313. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  314. Morris of Manchester, L.
  315. Moynihan, L.
  316. Myners, L.
  317. Naseby, L.
  318. Neill of Bladen, L.
  319. Neville-Jones, B.
  320. Newby, L.
  321. Newton of Braintree, L.
  322. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  323. Noakes, B.
  324. Northbourne, L.
  325. Northbrook, L.
  326. Northover, B.
  327. Norton of Louth, L.
  328. Norwich, Bp.
  329. Nye, B.
  330. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  331. O'Cathain, B.
  332. O'Loan, B.
  333. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  334. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  335. Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
  336. Ouseley, L.
  337. Oxburgh, L.
  338. Palmer, L.
  339. Parkinson, L.
  340. Parminter, B.
  341. Patel, L.
  342. Patel of Bradford, L.
  343. Patten, L.
  344. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  345. Pendry, L.
  346. Perry of Southwark, B.
  347. Peston, L.
  348. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  349. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  350. Pitkeathley, B.
  351. Popat, L.
  352. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  353. Prashar, B.
  354. Prosser, B.
  355. Puttnam, L.
  356. Quirk, L.
  357. Radice, L.
  358. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  359. Ramsbotham, L.
  360. Rawlings, B.
  361. Razzall, L.
  362. Rea, L.
  363. Reay, L.
  364. Redesdale, L.
  365. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  366. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  367. Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
  368. Rennard, L.
  369. Ribeiro, L.
  370. Richard, L.
  371. Richardson of Calow, B.
  372. Risby, L.
  373. Ritchie of Brompton, B.
  374. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  375. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  376. Rogan, L.
  377. Rooker, L.
  378. Rosser, L.
  379. Rosslyn, E.
  380. Rotherwick, L.
  381. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  382. Rowlands, L.
  383. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  384. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  385. St John of Bletso, L.
  386. St John of Fawsley, L.
  387. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  388. Sandwich, E.
  389. Sassoon, L.
  390. Sawyer, L.
  391. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  392. Scott of Foscote, L.
  393. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  394. Seccombe, B.
  395. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  396. Selsdon, L.
  397. Sewel, L.
  398. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  399. Sharkey, L.
  400. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  401. Sharples, B.
  402. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  403. Sheikh, L.
  404. Sheldon, L.
  405. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  406. Sherlock, B.
  407. Shipley, L.
  408. Shrewsbury, E.
  409. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  410. Simon, V.
  411. Skelmersdale, L.
  412. Skidelsky, L.
  413. Slim, V.
  414. Smith of Basildon, B.
  415. Smith of Clifton, L.
  416. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  417. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  418. Smith of Leigh, L.
  419. Snape, L.
  420. Soley, L.
  421. Stedman-Scott, B.
  422. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  423. Stevens of Ludgate, L.
  424. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  425. Stewartby, L.
  426. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  427. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  428. Strathclyde, L.
  429. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  430. Swinfen, L.
  431. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  432. Taverne, L.
  433. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  434. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  435. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  436. Taylor of Warwick, L.
  437. Temple-Morris, L.
  438. Tenby, V.
  439. Teverson, L.
  440. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  441. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  442. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  443. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  444. Thornton, B.
  445. Tonge, B.
  446. Tope, L.
  447. Tordoff, L.
  448. Touhig, L.
  449. Trefgarne, L.
  450. Trimble, L.
  451. True, L.
  452. Trumpington, B.
  453. Truscott, L.
  454. Tunnicliffe, L.
  455. Turner of Camden, B.
  456. Tyler, L.
  457. Valentine, B.
  458. Verma, B.
  459. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  460. Wakeham, L.
  461. Walker of Aldringham, L.
  462. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  463. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  464. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  465. Walmsley, B.
  466. Walpole, L.
  467. Walton of Detchant, L.
  468. Warnock, B.
  469. Warsi, B.
  470. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  471. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  472. Waverley, V.
  473. Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
  474. Wei, L.
  475. West of Spithead, L.
  476. Wheatcroft, B.
  477. Wheeler, B.
  478. Whitaker, B.
  479. Whitty, L.
  480. Wilcox, B.
  481. Williams of Crosby, B.
  482. Williams of Elvel, L.
  483. Williamson of Horton, L.
  484. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  485. Willoughby de Broke, L.
  486. Wills, L.
  487. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  488. Winston, L.
  489. Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L.
  490. Woolf, L.
  491. Wright of Richmond, L.
  492. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  493. Younger of Leckie, V.