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