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