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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 January 2011

The House met at 10.45am.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. Hayman, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Adams of Craigielea, B.
  3. Addington, L.
  4. Adonis, L.
  5. Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.
  6. Ahmed, L.
  7. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  8. Andrews, B.
  9. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  10. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  11. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  12. Arran, E.
  13. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  14. Astor of Hever, L.
  15. Attlee, E.
  16. Avebury, L.
  17. Bach, L.
  18. Barker, B.
  19. Barnett, L.
  20. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  21. Bates, L.
  22. Bath and Wells, Bp.
  23. Beecham, L.
  24. Benjamin, B.
  25. Berridge, B.
  26. Best, L.
  27. Bew, L.
  28. Billingham, B.
  29. Bilston, L.
  30. Blackburn, Bp.
  31. Blackwell, L.
  32. Boothroyd, B.
  33. Borrie, L.
  34. Boston of Faversham, L.
  35. Boswell of Aynho, L.
  36. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  37. Bowness, L.
  38. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  39. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  40. Bradshaw, L.
  41. Brett, L.
  42. Bridgeman, V.
  43. Bristol, Bp.
  44. Broers, L.
  45. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  46. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  47. Brookman, L.
  48. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  49. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  50. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  51. Browning, B.
  52. Burnett, L.
  53. Buscombe, B.
  54. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  55. Caithness, E.
  56. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  57. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  58. Campbell-Savours, L.
  59. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  60. Cathcart, E.
  61. Chidgey, L.
  62. Chorley, L.
  63. Christopher, L.
  64. Clancarty, E.
  65. Clark of Windermere, L.
  66. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  67. Clinton-Davis, L.
  68. Colwyn, L.
  69. Condon, L.
  70. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  71. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  72. Cotter, L.
  73. Courtown, E.
  74. Coussins, B.
  75. Cox, B.
  76. Craigavon, V.
  77. Crathorne, L.
  78. Crawley, B.
  79. Crickhowell, L.
  80. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  81. Currie of Marylebone, L.
  82. Davies of Oldham, L.
  83. Davies of Stamford, L.
  84. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  85. Dear, L.
  86. Deech, B.
  87. Denham, L.
  88. Derby, Bp.
  89. Desai, L.
  90. Dholakia, L.
  91. Dixon, L.
  92. Dixon-Smith, L.
  93. Donaghy, B.
  94. Donoughue, L.
  95. Drake, B.
  96. D'Souza, B.
  97. Dubs, L.
  98. Dykes, L.
  99. Eatwell, L.
  100. Eccles, V.
  101. Elder, L.
  102. Elton, L.
  103. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  104. Emerton, B.
  105. Empey, L.
  106. Erroll, E.
  107. Evans of Parkside, L.
  108. Exeter, Bp.
  109. Falkland, V.
  110. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  111. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  112. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  113. Fellowes, L.
  114. Ferrers, E.
  115. Filkin, L.
  116. Fink, L.
  117. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  118. Flight, L.
  119. Fookes, B.
  120. Ford, B.
  121. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  122. Fowler, L.
  123. Framlingham, L.
  124. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  125. Freeman, L.
  126. Gale, B.
  127. Garden of Frognal, B.
  128. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  129. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  130. Garel-Jones, L.
  131. Gavron, L.
  132. Geddes, L.
  133. German, L.
  134. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  135. Giddens, L.
  136. Gilbert, L.
  137. Glasgow, E.
  138. Glenarthur, L.
  139. Golding, B.
  140. Goodhart, L.
  141. Goodlad, L.
  142. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  143. Goschen, V.
  144. Goudie, B.
  145. Gould of Brookwood, L.
  146. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  147. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  148. Grantchester, L.
  149. Greaves, L.
  150. Greengross, B.
  151. Greenway, L.
  152. Grenfell, L.
  153. Grey-Thompson, B.
  154. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  155. Grocott, L.
  156. Hameed, L.
  157. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  158. Hamwee, B.
  159. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  160. Harris of Haringey, L.
  161. Harris of Peckham, L.
  162. Harris of Richmond, B.
  163. Harrison, L.
  164. Hart of Chilton, L.
  165. Haworth, L.
  166. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  167. Healey, L.
  168. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  169. Henig, B.
  170. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  171. Higgins, L.
  172. Hollick, L.
  173. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  174. Howard of Lympne, L.
  175. Howard of Rising, L.
  176. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  177. Howarth of Newport, L.
  178. Howe, E.
  179. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  180. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  181. Howell of Guildford, L.
  182. Howie of Troon, L.
  183. Hoyle, L.
  184. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  185. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  186. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  187. Hussein-Ece, B.
  188. Hutton of Furness, L.
  189. Inglewood, L.
  190. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  191. James of Blackheath, L.
  192. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  193. Janvrin, L.
  194. Jay of Paddington, B.
  195. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  196. Jolly, B.
  197. Jones, L.
  198. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  199. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  200. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  201. Jopling, L.
  202. Jordan, L.
  203. Judd, L.
  204. Kakkar, L.
  205. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  206. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  207. Kilclooney, L.
  208. Kimball, L.
  209. King of Bridgwater, L.
  210. King of West Bromwich, L.
  211. Kingsmill, B.
  212. Kinnock, L.
  213. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  214. Kirkhill, L.
  215. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  216. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  217. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  218. Kramer, B.
  219. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  220. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  221. Lea of Crondall, L.
  222. Lee of Trafford, L.
  223. Levy, L.
  224. Lexden, L.
  225. Lichfield, Bp.
  226. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  227. Liddle, L.
  228. Lincoln, Bp.
  229. Lingfield, L.
  230. Lipsey, L.
  231. Listowel, E.
  232. Liverpool, Bp.
  233. Liverpool, E.
  234. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  235. Lofthouse of Pontefract, L.
  236. Loomba, L.
  237. Low of Dalston, L.
  238. Lucas, L.
  239. Luce, L.
  240. Luke, L.
  241. Lyell, L.
  242. McAvoy, L.
  243. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  244. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  245. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  246. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  247. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  248. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  249. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  250. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  251. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  252. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  253. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  254. McNally, L.
  255. Maddock, B.
  256. Mancroft, L.
  257. Maples, L.
  258. Mar, C.
  259. Mar and Kellie, E.
  260. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  261. Marland, L.
  262. Marlesford, L.
  263. Martin of Springburn, L.
  264. Masham of Ilton, B.
  265. Massey of Darwen, B.
  266. Mawhinney, L.
  267. Mawson, L.
  268. Maxton, L.
  269. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  270. Methuen, L.
  271. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  272. Mogg, L.
  273. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  274. Moonie, L.
  275. Morgan, L.
  276. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  277. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  278. Morris of Bolton, B.
  279. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  280. Morris of Manchester, L.
  281. Morris of Yardley, B.
  282. Moynihan, L.
  283. Naseby, L.
  284. Neuberger, B.
  285. Neville-Jones, B.
  286. Newby, L.
  287. Newton of Braintree, L.
  288. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  289. Noakes, B.
  290. Northbrook, L.
  291. Northover, B.
  292. Norton of Louth, L.
  293. Nye, B.
  294. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  295. O'Cathain, B.
  296. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  297. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  298. Owen, L.
  299. Oxburgh, L.
  300. Palmer, L.
  301. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  302. Pannick, L.
  303. Patel, L.
  304. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  305. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  306. Pendry, L.
  307. Peston, L.
  308. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  309. Pilkington of Oxenford, L.
  310. Plant of Highfield, L.
  311. Plumb, L.
  312. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  313. Prashar, B.
  314. Prescott, L.
  315. Prosser, B.
  316. Puttnam, L.
  317. Quin, B.
  318. Quirk, L.
  319. Radice, L.
  320. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  321. Ramsbotham, L.
  322. Razzall, L.
  323. Rea, L.
  324. Redesdale, L.
  325. Rees-Mogg, L.
  326. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  327. Rennard, L.
  328. Ribeiro, L.
  329. Richard, L.
  330. Ritchie of Brompton, B.
  331. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  332. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  333. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  334. Rogan, L.
  335. Rooker, L.
  336. Roper, L.
  337. Rosser, L.
  338. Rosslyn, E.
  339. Rowlands, L.
  340. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  341. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  342. St John of Fawsley, L.
  343. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  344. Sandwich, E.
  345. Sassoon, L.
  346. Sawyer, L.
  347. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  348. Scott of Foscote, L.
  349. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  350. Seccombe, B.
  351. Selborne, E.
  352. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  353. Selsdon, L.
  354. Sewel, L.
  355. Sharkey, L.
  356. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  357. Sharples, B.
  358. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  359. Sheikh, L.
  360. Sheldon, L.
  361. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  362. Sherlock, B.
  363. Shrewsbury, E.
  364. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  365. Simon, V.
  366. Skelmersdale, L.
  367. Skidelsky, L.
  368. Slim, V.
  369. Smith of Basildon, B.
  370. Smith of Clifton, L.
  371. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  372. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  373. Snape, L.
  374. Soley, L.
  375. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  376. Stern, B.
  377. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
  378. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  379. Stevenson of Coddenham, L.
  380. Stewartby, L.
  381. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  382. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  383. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  384. Strathclyde, L.
  385. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  386. Swinfen, L.
  387. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  388. Taverne, L.
  389. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  390. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  391. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  392. Temple-Morris, L.
  393. Teverson, L.
  394. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  395. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  396. Thornton, B.
  397. Tomlinson, L.
  398. Tonge, B.
  399. Tope, L.
  400. Touhig, L.
  401. Trefgarne, L.
  402. Triesman, L.
  403. True, L.
  404. Trumpington, B.
  405. Truscott, L.
  406. Tunnicliffe, L.
  407. Turnberg, L.
  408. Turnbull, L.
  409. Turner of Camden, B.
  410. Tyler, L.
  411. Ullswater, V.
  412. Verma, B.
  413. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  414. Wakefield, Bp.
  415. Wakeham, L.
  416. Waldegrave of North Hill, L.
  417. Walker of Aldringham, L.
  418. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  419. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  420. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  421. Walmsley, B.
  422. Walpole, L.
  423. Walton of Detchant, L.
  424. Warnock, B.
  425. Warsi, B.
  426. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  427. Wasserman, L.
  428. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  429. Waverley, V.
  430. Wei, L.
  431. West of Spithead, L.
  432. Wheatcroft, B.
  433. Wheeler, B.
  434. Whitaker, B.
  435. Whitty, L.
  436. Wilcox, B.
  437. Wilkins, B.
  438. Williams of Crosby, B.
  439. Williamson of Horton, L.
  440. Wills, L.
  441. Woolf, L.
  442. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  443. Wright of Richmond, L.
  444. Young of Hornsey, B.
  445. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  446. Younger of Leckie, V.