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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 12 January 2011

The House met at 3.00pm.

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