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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.

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Journal for 4 April 2011

The House met at 2.30pm.

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. Alderdice, L.
  8. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  9. Alli, L.
  10. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  11. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  12. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  13. Archer of Sandwell, L.
  14. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  15. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  16. Arran, E.
  17. Astor, V.
  18. Astor of Hever, L.
  19. Attlee, E.
  20. Avebury, L.
  21. Bach, L.
  22. Baker of Dorking, L.
  23. Bakewell, B.
  24. Ballyedmond, L.
  25. Barker, B.
  26. Barnett, L.
  27. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  28. Bates, L.
  29. Bath and Wells, Bp.
  30. Beecham, L.
  31. Benjamin, B.
  32. Berkeley, L.
  33. Berridge, B.
  34. Best, L.
  35. Bew, L.
  36. Bhattacharyya, L.
  37. Bichard, L.
  38. Billingham, B.
  39. Bilston, L.
  40. Black of Brentwood, L.
  41. Blackstone, B.
  42. Blackwell, L.
  43. Blencathra, 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. Bowness, L.
  52. Boyce, L.
  53. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  54. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  55. Bradshaw, L.
  56. Bridgeman, V.
  57. Brinton, B.
  58. Brittan of Spennithorne, L.
  59. Broers, L.
  60. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  61. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  62. Brookman, L.
  63. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  64. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  65. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  66. Browning, B.
  67. Burnett, L.
  68. Buscombe, B.
  69. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  70. Butler-Sloss, B.
  71. Caithness, E.
  72. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  73. Campbell-Savours, L.
  74. Carey of Clifton, L.
  75. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  76. Carter of Coles, L.
  77. Cathcart, E.
  78. Cavendish of Furness, L.
  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. Cobbold, L.
  88. Collins of Highbury, L.
  89. Colwyn, L.
  90. Condon, L.
  91. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  92. Cormack, L.
  93. Corston, B.
  94. Cotter, L.
  95. Courtown, E.
  96. Coussins, B.
  97. Craig of Radley, L.
  98. Craigavon, V.
  99. Crathorne, L.
  100. Crawley, B.
  101. Crickhowell, L.
  102. Crisp, L.
  103. Cumberlege, B.
  104. Dannatt, L.
  105. Davies of Abersoch, L.
  106. Davies of Coity, L.
  107. Davies of Oldham, L.
  108. Davies of Stamford, L.
  109. De Mauley, L.
  110. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  111. Deech, B.
  112. Dholakia, L.
  113. Dixon, L.
  114. Dixon-Smith, L.
  115. Dobbs, L.
  116. Donaghy, B.
  117. Donoughue, L.
  118. Doocey, B.
  119. Drake, B.
  120. D'Souza, B.
  121. Dubs, L.
  122. Dykes, L.
  123. Eames, L.
  124. Eaton, B.
  125. Eatwell, L.
  126. Eccles, V.
  127. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  128. Eden of Winton, L.
  129. Edmiston, L.
  130. Elder, L.
  131. Elis-Thomas, L.
  132. Elton, L.
  133. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  134. Empey, L.
  135. Evans of Parkside, L.
  136. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  137. Evans of Watford, L.
  138. Exeter, Bp.
  139. Falkender, B.
  140. Falkland, V.
  141. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  142. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  143. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  144. Faulks, L.
  145. Fearn, L.
  146. Feldman, L.
  147. Feldman of Elstree, L.
  148. Fellowes, L.
  149. Ferrers, E.
  150. Filkin, L.
  151. Fink, L.
  152. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  153. Flather, B.
  154. Flight, L.
  155. Fookes, B.
  156. Ford, B.
  157. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  158. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  159. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  160. Fowler, L.
  161. Framlingham, L.
  162. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  163. Freeman, L.
  164. Freud, L.
  165. Fritchie, B.
  166. Gale, B.
  167. Garden of Frognal, B.
  168. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  169. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  170. Garel-Jones, L.
  171. Gavron, L.
  172. Geddes, L.
  173. German, L.
  174. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  175. Giddens, L.
  176. Gilbert, L.
  177. Glasgow, E.
  178. Glasman, L.
  179. Glendonbrook, L.
  180. Glentoran, L.
  181. Gold, L.
  182. Goldsmith, L.
  183. Goodhart, L.
  184. Goodlad, L.
  185. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  186. Goschen, V.
  187. Goudie, B.
  188. Gould of Brookwood, L.
  189. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  190. Grade of Yarmouth, L.
  191. Grantchester, L.
  192. Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.
  193. Greengross, B.
  194. Greenway, L.
  195. Grenfell, L.
  196. Grey-Thompson, B.
  197. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  198. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  199. Grocott, L.
  200. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  201. Hamwee, B.
  202. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  203. Hanningfield, L.
  204. Hanworth, V.
  205. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  206. Harris of Haringey, L.
  207. Harris of Peckham, L.
  208. Harris of Richmond, B.
  209. Harrison, L.
  210. Hart of Chilton, L.
  211. Haskel, L.
  212. Haskins, L.
  213. Haworth, L.
  214. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  215. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  216. Henig, B.
  217. Henley, L.
  218. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  219. Hereford, Bp.
  220. Heyhoe Flint, B.
  221. Hill of Oareford, L.
  222. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  223. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  224. Hollick, L.
  225. Hollins, B.
  226. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  227. Hooper, B.
  228. Howard of Lympne, L.
  229. Howarth of Newport, L.
  230. Howe, E.
  231. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  232. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  233. Howell of Guildford, L.
  234. Howells of St Davids, B.
  235. Hoyle, L.
  236. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  237. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  238. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  239. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  240. Hussain, L.
  241. Hussein-Ece, B.
  242. Hylton, L.
  243. Imbert, L.
  244. Inglewood, L.
  245. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  246. James of Blackheath, L.
  247. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  248. Jay of Paddington, B.
  249. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  250. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  251. Jolly, B.
  252. Jones, L.
  253. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  254. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  255. Jopling, L.
  256. Jordan, L.
  257. Judd, L.
  258. Kakkar, L.
  259. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  260. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  261. Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
  262. Kestenbaum, L.
  263. Kilclooney, L.
  264. King of Bow, B.
  265. King of West Bromwich, L.
  266. Kingsmill, B.
  267. Kinnock, L.
  268. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  269. Kirkhill, L.
  270. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  271. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  272. Kramer, B.
  273. Laird, L.
  274. Laming, L.
  275. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  276. Layard, L.
  277. Lea of Crondall, L.
  278. Lee of Trafford, L.
  279. Leitch, L.
  280. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  281. Lexden, L.
  282. Lichfield, Bp.
  283. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  284. Liddle, L.
  285. Lindsay, E.
  286. Lingfield, L.
  287. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  288. Listowel, E.
  289. Liverpool, E.
  290. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  291. Loomba, L.
  292. Lothian, M.
  293. Lucas, L.
  294. Luke, L.
  295. Lyell, L.
  296. McAvoy, L.
  297. McCluskey, L.
  298. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  299. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  300. McDonagh, B.
  301. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  302. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  303. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  304. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  305. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  306. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  307. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  308. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  309. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
  310. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  311. McNally, L.
  312. Maddock, B.
  313. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  314. Mallalieu, B.
  315. Manchester, Bp.
  316. Mancroft, L.
  317. Manningham-Buller, B.
  318. Maples, L.
  319. Mar, C.
  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. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  331. Miller of Hendon, B.
  332. Montrose, D.
  333. Moore of Lower Marsh, L.
  334. Morgan, L.
  335. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  336. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  337. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  338. Morris of Bolton, B.
  339. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  340. Morris of Manchester, L.
  341. Morris of Yardley, B.
  342. Moynihan, L.
  343. Murphy, B.
  344. Myners, L.
  345. Naseby, L.
  346. Neill of Bladen, L.
  347. Neuberger, B.
  348. Neville-Jones, B.
  349. Newby, L.
  350. Newlove, B.
  351. Nickson, L.
  352. Noakes, B.
  353. Northbrook, L.
  354. Northover, B.
  355. O'Cathain, B.
  356. O'Loan, B.
  357. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  358. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  359. Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
  360. Ouseley, L.
  361. Oxburgh, L.
  362. Palmer, L.
  363. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  364. Pannick, L.
  365. Parekh, L.
  366. Parminter, B.
  367. Patel, L.
  368. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  369. Patel of Bradford, L.
  370. Paul, L.
  371. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  372. Pendry, L.
  373. Perry of Southwark, B.
  374. Peston, L.
  375. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  376. Pitkeathley, B.
  377. Plant of Highfield, L.
  378. Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
  379. Popat, L.
  380. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  381. Prashar, B.
  382. Prescott, L.
  383. Prosser, B.
  384. Puttnam, L.
  385. Quin, B.
  386. Quirk, L.
  387. Radice, L.
  388. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  389. Ramsbotham, L.
  390. Randerson, B.
  391. Razzall, L.
  392. Rea, L.
  393. Reay, L.
  394. Redesdale, L.
  395. Rees of Ludlow, L.
  396. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  397. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  398. Rennard, L.
  399. Ribeiro, L.
  400. Richard, L.
  401. Richardson of Calow, B.
  402. Risby, L.
  403. Ritchie of Brompton, B.
  404. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  405. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  406. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  407. Rogan, L.
  408. Rooker, L.
  409. Rosser, L.
  410. Rosslyn, E.
  411. Rowlands, L.
  412. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  413. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  414. St John of Bletso, L.
  415. St John of Fawsley, L.
  416. Sassoon, L.
  417. Sawyer, L.
  418. Scott of Foscote, L.
  419. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  420. Seccombe, B.
  421. Selborne, E.
  422. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  423. Selsdon, L.
  424. Sewel, L.
  425. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  426. Sharkey, L.
  427. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  428. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  429. Sheikh, L.
  430. Sheldon, L.
  431. Sherlock, B.
  432. Shipley, L.
  433. Shrewsbury, E.
  434. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  435. Simon, V.
  436. Skelmersdale, L.
  437. Skidelsky, L.
  438. Slim, V.
  439. Smith of Basildon, B.
  440. Smith of Clifton, L.
  441. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  442. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  443. Snape, L.
  444. Soley, L.
  445. Spicer, L.
  446. Stephen, L.
  447. Sterling of Plaistow, L.
  448. Stern, B.
  449. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  450. Stewartby, L.
  451. Stirrup, L.
  452. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  453. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  454. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  455. Storey, L.
  456. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  457. Strasburger, L.
  458. Strathclyde, L.
  459. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  460. Swinfen, L.
  461. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  462. Tanlaw, L.
  463. Taverne, L.
  464. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  465. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  466. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  467. Temple-Morris, L.
  468. Teverson, L.
  469. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  470. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  471. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  472. Thornton, B.
  473. Tomlinson, L.
  474. Tonge, B.
  475. Tope, L.
  476. Tordoff, L.
  477. Touhig, L.
  478. Trefgarne, L.
  479. Trenchard, V.
  480. Triesman, L.
  481. Trimble, L.
  482. True, L.
  483. Trumpington, B.
  484. Truscott, L.
  485. Tugendhat, L.
  486. Turner of Camden, B.
  487. Tyler, L.
  488. Tyler of Enfield, B.
  489. Ullswater, V.
  490. Verma, B.
  491. Waddington, L.
  492. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  493. Wakefield, Bp.
  494. Wakeham, L.
  495. Waldegrave of North Hill, L.
  496. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  497. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  498. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  499. Walmsley, B.
  500. Walpole, L.
  501. Walton of Detchant, L.
  502. Warner, L.
  503. Warnock, B.
  504. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  505. Wasserman, L.
  506. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  507. Wedderburn of Charlton, L.
  508. Wei, L.
  509. West of Spithead, L.
  510. Wheatcroft, B.
  511. Wheeler, B.
  512. Whitaker, B.
  513. Whitty, L.
  514. Wigley, L.
  515. Wilcox, B.
  516. Wilkins, B.
  517. Williams of Crosby, B.
  518. Williams of Elvel, L.
  519. Williamson of Horton, L.
  520. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  521. Willoughby de Broke, L.
  522. Wills, L.
  523. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  524. Winston, L.
  525. Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.
  526. Wood of Anfield, L.
  527. Woolf, L.
  528. Wright of Richmond, L.
  529. Young of Hornsey, B.
  530. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  531. Younger of Leckie, V.