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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 11 October 2011

The House met at 11.00am.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. D'Souza, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Adams of Craigielea, B.
  3. Addington, L.
  4. Adebowale, L.
  5. Adonis, L.
  6. Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.
  7. Ahmed, L.
  8. Alderdice, L.
  9. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  10. Alli, L.
  11. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  12. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  13. Andrews, B.
  14. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  15. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  16. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  17. Arran, E.
  18. Ashcroft, L.
  19. Astor of Hever, L.
  20. Attlee, E.
  21. Avebury, L.
  22. Bach, L.
  23. Baker of Dorking, L.
  24. Bakewell, B.
  25. Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
  26. Bannside, L.
  27. Barker, B.
  28. Barnett, L.
  29. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  30. Beecham, L.
  31. Benjamin, B.
  32. Berkeley, L.
  33. Berridge, B.
  34. Best, L.
  35. Bew, L.
  36. Bhatia, L.
  37. Bhattacharyya, L.
  38. Bilimoria, L.
  39. Billingham, B.
  40. Bilston, L.
  41. Birt, L.
  42. Black of Brentwood, L.
  43. Blackburn, Bp.
  44. Blackstone, B.
  45. Blair of Boughton, L.
  46. Blencathra, L.
  47. Blood, B.
  48. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  49. Boothroyd, B.
  50. Borrie, L.
  51. Boswell of Aynho, L.
  52. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  53. Bowness, L.
  54. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  55. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  56. Bradley, L.
  57. Bradshaw, L.
  58. Bragg, L.
  59. Bridgeman, V.
  60. Brinton, B.
  61. Bristol, Bp.
  62. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  63. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  64. Brookman, L.
  65. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  66. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  67. Browne of Belmont, 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. Cameron of Dillington, L.
  78. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  79. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  80. Campbell-Savours, L.
  81. Carter of Coles, L.
  82. Cathcart, E.
  83. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  84. Chester, Bp.
  85. Chidgey, L.
  86. Chorley, L.
  87. Clancarty, E.
  88. Clark of Windermere, L.
  89. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  90. Clement-Jones, L.
  91. Clinton-Davis, L.
  92. Cobbold, L.
  93. Collins of Highbury, L.
  94. Colwyn, L.
  95. Condon, L.
  96. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  97. Cormack, L.
  98. Corston, B.
  99. Cotter, L.
  100. Courtown, E.
  101. Coussins, B.
  102. Cox, B.
  103. Craig of Radley, L.
  104. Craigavon, V.
  105. Crawley, B.
  106. Crisp, L.
  107. Cumberlege, B.
  108. Currie of Marylebone, L.
  109. Dannatt, L.
  110. Darzi of Denham, L.
  111. Davies of Abersoch, L.
  112. Davies of Coity, L.
  113. Davies of Oldham, L.
  114. De Mauley, L.
  115. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  116. Deben, L.
  117. Deech, B.
  118. Denham, L.
  119. Dholakia, L.
  120. Dixon-Smith, L.
  121. Dobbs, L.
  122. Donaghy, B.
  123. Donoughue, L.
  124. Doocey, B.
  125. Drake, B.
  126. Drayson, L.
  127. Dundee, E.
  128. Eames, L.
  129. Eaton, B.
  130. Eatwell, L.
  131. Eccles, V.
  132. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  133. Eden of Winton, L.
  134. Edmiston, L.
  135. Elder, L.
  136. Elton, L.
  137. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  138. Emerton, B.
  139. Empey, L.
  140. Erroll, E.
  141. Evans of Parkside, L.
  142. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  143. Evans of Watford, L.
  144. Exeter, Bp.
  145. Falkland, V.
  146. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  147. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  148. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  149. Fearn, L.
  150. Fellowes, L.
  151. Fellowes of West Stafford, L.
  152. Filkin, L.
  153. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  154. Flather, 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. Freeman, L.
  165. Freyberg, L.
  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. German, L.
  173. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  174. Giddens, L.
  175. Gilbert, L.
  176. Glasman, L.
  177. Glenarthur, L.
  178. Gold, L.
  179. Golding, B.
  180. Goodhart, L.
  181. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  182. Grade of Yarmouth, L.
  183. Grantchester, L.
  184. Greaves, L.
  185. Greenway, L.
  186. Grenfell, L.
  187. Grey-Thompson, B.
  188. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  189. Grocott, L.
  190. Guildford, Bp.
  191. Hameed, L.
  192. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  193. Hamwee, B.
  194. Hanham, B.
  195. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  196. Hanworth, V.
  197. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  198. Harris of Haringey, L.
  199. Harris of Richmond, B.
  200. Harrison, L.
  201. Hart of Chilton, L.
  202. Haskel, L.
  203. Haskins, L.
  204. Haworth, L.
  205. Hayman, B.
  206. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  207. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  208. Henig, B.
  209. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  210. Higgins, L.
  211. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  212. Hollick, L.
  213. Hollins, B.
  214. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  215. Hooper, B.
  216. Howard of Rising, L.
  217. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  218. Howarth of Newport, L.
  219. Howe, E.
  220. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  221. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  222. Howell of Guildford, L.
  223. Howells of St Davids, B.
  224. Howie of Troon, L.
  225. Hoyle, L.
  226. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  227. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  228. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  229. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  230. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  231. Hussain, L.
  232. Hussein-Ece, B.
  233. Hutton of Furness, L.
  234. Inglewood, L.
  235. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  236. James of Blackheath, L.
  237. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  238. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  239. Jay of Paddington, B.
  240. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  241. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  242. Jolly, B.
  243. Jones, L.
  244. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  245. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  246. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  247. Jopling, L.
  248. Judd, L.
  249. Kakkar, L.
  250. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  251. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  252. Kilclooney, L.
  253. King of Bow, B.
  254. King of Bridgwater, L.
  255. King of West Bromwich, L.
  256. Kingsmill, B.
  257. Kinnock, L.
  258. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  259. Kirkham, L.
  260. Kirkhill, L.
  261. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  262. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  263. Kramer, B.
  264. Laird, L.
  265. Laming, L.
  266. Lang of Monkton, L.
  267. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  268. Lea of Crondall, L.
  269. Lee of Trafford, L.
  270. Leitch, L.
  271. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  272. Lewis of Newnham, L.
  273. Lexden, L.
  274. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  275. Liddle, L.
  276. Lindsay, E.
  277. Lingfield, L.
  278. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  279. Lipsey, L.
  280. Lister of Burtersett, B.
  281. Listowel, E.
  282. Liverpool, E.
  283. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  284. Loomba, L.
  285. Lothian, M.
  286. Low of Dalston, L.
  287. Lucas, L.
  288. Luce, L.
  289. Luke, L.
  290. Lyell, L.
  291. Lytton, E.
  292. McAvoy, L.
  293. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  294. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  295. McDonagh, B.
  296. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  297. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  298. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  299. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  300. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  301. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  302. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  303. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
  304. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  305. McNally, L.
  306. Maddock, B.
  307. Magan of Castletown, L.
  308. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  309. Manchester, Bp.
  310. Mancroft, L.
  311. Maples, L.
  312. Mar, C.
  313. Mar and Kellie, E.
  314. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  315. Marland, L.
  316. Marlesford, L.
  317. Martin of Springburn, L.
  318. Masham of Ilton, B.
  319. Massey of Darwen, B.
  320. Mawhinney, L.
  321. Mawson, L.
  322. Maxton, L.
  323. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  324. Meacher, B.
  325. Methuen, L.
  326. Mitchell, L.
  327. Monks, L.
  328. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  329. Montrose, D.
  330. Morgan, L.
  331. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  332. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  333. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  334. Morris of Bolton, B.
  335. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  336. Morris of Manchester, L.
  337. Morris of Yardley, B.
  338. Moser, L.
  339. Murphy, B.
  340. Myners, L.
  341. Naseby, L.
  342. Neill of Bladen, L.
  343. Neuberger, B.
  344. Neville-Jones, B.
  345. Newby, L.
  346. Newlove, B.
  347. Newton of Braintree, L.
  348. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  349. Noakes, B.
  350. Noon, L.
  351. Northbourne, L.
  352. Northbrook, L.
  353. Northover, B.
  354. Norton of Louth, L.
  355. Norwich, Bp.
  356. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  357. O'Cathain, B.
  358. O'Loan, B.
  359. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  360. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  361. Ouseley, L.
  362. Owen, L.
  363. Oxburgh, L.
  364. Paisley of St George's, B.
  365. Palmer, L.
  366. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  367. Pannick, L.
  368. Parekh, L.
  369. Parminter, B.
  370. Patel, L.
  371. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  372. Patel of Bradford, L.
  373. Patten of Barnes, L.
  374. Paul, L.
  375. Pendry, L.
  376. Perry of Southwark, B.
  377. Peston, L.
  378. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  379. Pitkeathley, B.
  380. Popat, L.
  381. Prashar, B.
  382. Prescott, L.
  383. Prosser, B.
  384. Puttnam, L.
  385. Quin, B.
  386. Quirk, L.
  387. Radice, L.
  388. Ramsbotham, L.
  389. Rana, L.
  390. Randerson, B.
  391. Rawlings, B.
  392. Razzall, L.
  393. Rea, L.
  394. Reay, L.
  395. Redesdale, L.
  396. Rees-Mogg, L.
  397. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  398. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  399. Rennard, L.
  400. Renton of Mount Harry, L.
  401. Ribeiro, L.
  402. Richard, L.
  403. Richardson of Calow, B.
  404. Risby, L.
  405. Rix, L.
  406. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  407. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  408. Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
  409. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  410. Rogan, L.
  411. Rooker, L.
  412. Rosser, L.
  413. Rosslyn, E.
  414. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  415. Rowlands, L.
  416. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  417. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  418. St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, Bp.
  419. St John of Bletso, L.
  420. St John of Fawsley, L.
  421. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  422. Sandwich, E.
  423. Sassoon, L.
  424. Sawyer, L.
  425. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  426. Scott of Foscote, L.
  427. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  428. Seccombe, B.
  429. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  430. Selsdon, L.
  431. Sewel, L.
  432. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  433. Sharkey, L.
  434. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  435. Sharples, B.
  436. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  437. Sheikh, L.
  438. Sheldon, L.
  439. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  440. Sherlock, B.
  441. Shipley, L.
  442. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  443. Simon, V.
  444. Skelmersdale, L.
  445. Smith of Basildon, B.
  446. Smith of Clifton, L.
  447. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  448. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  449. Snape, L.
  450. Soley, L.
  451. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  452. Spicer, L.
  453. Stedman-Scott, B.
  454. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  455. Stephen, L.
  456. Stern, B.
  457. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  458. Stewartby, L.
  459. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  460. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  461. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  462. Storey, L.
  463. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  464. Strasburger, L.
  465. Strathclyde, L.
  466. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  467. Swinfen, L.
  468. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  469. Tanlaw, L.
  470. Taverne, L.
  471. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  472. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  473. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  474. Temple-Morris, L.
  475. Tenby, V.
  476. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  477. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  478. Thomas of Walliswood, B.
  479. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  480. Thornton, B.
  481. Tombs, L.
  482. Tomlinson, L.
  483. Tonge, B.
  484. Tordoff, L.
  485. Touhig, L.
  486. Trefgarne, L.
  487. Triesman, L.
  488. Trimble, L.
  489. True, L.
  490. Trumpington, B.
  491. Truscott, L.
  492. Tugendhat, L.
  493. Tunnicliffe, L.
  494. Turnbull, L.
  495. Turner of Camden, B.
  496. Tyler, L.
  497. Tyler of Enfield, B.
  498. Ullswater, V.
  499. Verma, B.
  500. Vincent of Coleshill, L.
  501. Waddington, L.
  502. Wakefield, Bp.
  503. Wakeham, L.
  504. Walker of Aldringham, L.
  505. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  506. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  507. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  508. Walmsley, B.
  509. Walpole, L.
  510. Walton of Detchant, L.
  511. Warner, L.
  512. Warnock, B.
  513. Warsi, B.
  514. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  515. Wasserman, L.
  516. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  517. Wei, L.
  518. West of Spithead, L.
  519. Wheatcroft, B.
  520. Wheeler, B.
  521. Whitaker, B.
  522. Whitty, L.
  523. Wigley, L.
  524. Wilcox, B.
  525. Wilkins, B.
  526. Williams of Baglan, L.
  527. Williams of Crosby, B.
  528. Williams of Elvel, L.
  529. Williamson of Horton, L.
  530. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  531. Wills, L.
  532. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  533. Winston, L.
  534. Wolfson of Sunningdale, L.
  535. Wood of Anfield, L.
  536. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  537. Worthington, B.
  538. York, Abp.
  539. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  540. Younger of Leckie, V.