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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 21 November 2011

The House met at 2.30pm.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

  1. D'Souza, B. (Lord Speaker)
  2. Addington, L.
  3. Adonis, L.
  4. Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.
  5. Ahmed, L.
  6. Alderdice, L.
  7. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  8. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  9. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  10. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  11. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  12. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  13. Astor of Hever, L.
  14. Attlee, E.
  15. Avebury, L.
  16. Bach, L.
  17. Baker of Dorking, L.
  18. Bakewell, B.
  19. Barker, B.
  20. Barnett, L.
  21. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  22. Beecham, L.
  23. Benjamin, B.
  24. Berkeley, L.
  25. Berridge, B.
  26. Best, L.
  27. Bichard, L.
  28. Billingham, B.
  29. Bilston, L.
  30. Black of Brentwood, L.
  31. Blackwell, L.
  32. Blair of Boughton, L.
  33. Blencathra, L.
  34. Blood, B.
  35. Boateng, L.
  36. Boothroyd, B.
  37. Borrie, L.
  38. Boswell of Aynho, L.
  39. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  40. Bowness, L.
  41. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  42. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  43. Bradshaw, L.
  44. Brennan, L.
  45. Bridgeman, V.
  46. Brinton, B.
  47. Broers, L.
  48. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  49. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  50. Brookeborough, V.
  51. Brookman, L.
  52. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  53. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  54. Browne of Belmont, L.
  55. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  56. Browning, B.
  57. Burnett, L.
  58. Burns, L.
  59. Buscombe, B.
  60. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  61. Butler-Sloss, B.
  62. Byford, B.
  63. Caithness, E.
  64. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  65. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  66. Campbell-Savours, L.
  67. Carter of Coles, L.
  68. Cathcart, E.
  69. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  70. Chorley, L.
  71. Christopher, L.
  72. Clancarty, E.
  73. Clark of Windermere, L.
  74. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  75. Clement-Jones, L.
  76. Clinton-Davis, L.
  77. Cobbold, L.
  78. Collins of Highbury, L.
  79. Colville of Culross, V.
  80. Colwyn, L.
  81. Condon, L.
  82. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  83. Corbett of Castle Vale, L.
  84. Cormack, L.
  85. Corston, B.
  86. Cotter, L.
  87. Courtown, E.
  88. Coussins, B.
  89. Cox, B.
  90. Craig of Radley, L.
  91. Craigavon, V.
  92. Crickhowell, L.
  93. Cumberlege, B.
  94. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  95. Currie of Marylebone, L.
  96. Dannatt, L.
  97. Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
  98. Davies of Coity, L.
  99. Davies of Oldham, L.
  100. Davies of Stamford, L.
  101. De Mauley, L.
  102. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  103. Dear, L.
  104. Deben, L.
  105. Deech, B.
  106. Denham, L.
  107. Desai, L.
  108. Dholakia, L.
  109. Dixon, L.
  110. Dixon-Smith, L.
  111. Dobbs, L.
  112. Donaghy, B.
  113. Donoughue, L.
  114. Doocey, B.
  115. Drake, B.
  116. Dubs, L.
  117. Dykes, L.
  118. Eaton, B.
  119. Eatwell, L.
  120. Eccles, V.
  121. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  122. Elder, L.
  123. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  124. Emerton, B.
  125. Empey, L.
  126. Erroll, E.
  127. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  128. Falkland, V.
  129. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  130. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  131. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  132. Faulks, L.
  133. Fellowes, L.
  134. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  135. Flather, B.
  136. Flight, L.
  137. Fookes, B.
  138. Ford, B.
  139. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  140. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  141. Fowler, L.
  142. Framlingham, L.
  143. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  144. Freud, L.
  145. Gale, B.
  146. Garden of Frognal, B.
  147. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  148. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  149. Garel-Jones, L.
  150. Geddes, L.
  151. German, L.
  152. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  153. Gilbert, L.
  154. Glasman, L.
  155. Glentoran, L.
  156. Gold, L.
  157. Golding, B.
  158. Goodhart, L.
  159. Goodlad, L.
  160. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  161. Goudie, B.
  162. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  163. Grantchester, L.
  164. Greengross, B.
  165. Greenway, L.
  166. Grenfell, L.
  167. Grey-Thompson, B.
  168. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  169. Grocott, L.
  170. Hall of Birkenhead, L.
  171. Hameed, L.
  172. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  173. Hamwee, B.
  174. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  175. Hanworth, V.
  176. Harris of Haringey, L.
  177. Harris of Richmond, B.
  178. Harrison, L.
  179. Hart of Chilton, L.
  180. Haskel, L.
  181. Haskins, L.
  182. Haworth, L.
  183. Hayman, B.
  184. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  185. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  186. Henig, B.
  187. Henley, L.
  188. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  189. Heyhoe Flint, B.
  190. Higgins, L.
  191. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  192. Hollins, B.
  193. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  194. Hooper, B.
  195. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  196. Howarth of Newport, L.
  197. Howe, E.
  198. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  199. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  200. Howell of Guildford, L.
  201. Howells of St Davids, B.
  202. Howie of Troon, L.
  203. Hoyle, L.
  204. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  205. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  206. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  207. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  208. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  209. Hussain, L.
  210. Hussein-Ece, B.
  211. Hylton, L.
  212. Inge, L.
  213. Inglewood, L.
  214. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  215. James of Blackheath, L.
  216. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  217. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  218. Jay of Paddington, B.
  219. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  220. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  221. Jolly, B.
  222. Jones, L.
  223. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  224. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  225. Jopling, L.
  226. Jordan, L.
  227. Judd, L.
  228. Kakkar, L.
  229. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  230. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  231. Kilclooney, L.
  232. King of Bow, B.
  233. King of West Bromwich, L.
  234. Kingsmill, B.
  235. Kinnock, L.
  236. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  237. Kirkhill, L.
  238. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  239. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  240. Kramer, B.
  241. Laird, L.
  242. Laming, L.
  243. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  244. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  245. Lea of Crondall, L.
  246. Lee of Trafford, L.
  247. Leicester, Bp.
  248. Leitch, L.
  249. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  250. Lewis of Newnham, L.
  251. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  252. Liddle, L.
  253. Lindsay, E.
  254. Lingfield, L.
  255. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  256. Lipsey, L.
  257. Lister of Burtersett, B.
  258. Listowel, E.
  259. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  260. Loomba, L.
  261. Lothian, M.
  262. Low of Dalston, L.
  263. Lucas, L.
  264. Luke, L.
  265. Lyell, L.
  266. McAvoy, L.
  267. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  268. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  269. McDonagh, B.
  270. Macdonald of River Glaven, L.
  271. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  272. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  273. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  274. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  275. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  276. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  277. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  278. McNally, L.
  279. Maddock, B.
  280. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  281. Mallalieu, B.
  282. Maples, L.
  283. Mar, C.
  284. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  285. Marlesford, L.
  286. Martin of Springburn, L.
  287. Masham of Ilton, B.
  288. Massey of Darwen, B.
  289. Mawson, L.
  290. Maxton, L.
  291. May of Oxford, L.
  292. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  293. Meacher, B.
  294. Monks, L.
  295. Montrose, D.
  296. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  297. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  298. Morris of Bolton, B.
  299. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  300. Morris of Manchester, L.
  301. Morris of Yardley, B.
  302. Murphy, B.
  303. Myners, L.
  304. Naseby, L.
  305. Newby, L.
  306. Newlove, B.
  307. Newton of Braintree, L.
  308. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  309. Noakes, B.
  310. Noon, L.
  311. Northbourne, L.
  312. Northbrook, L.
  313. Northover, B.
  314. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  315. O'Cathain, B.
  316. O'Loan, B.
  317. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  318. Owen, L.
  319. Palmer, L.
  320. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  321. Pannick, L.
  322. Parekh, L.
  323. Parminter, B.
  324. Patel, L.
  325. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  326. Patel of Bradford, L.
  327. Paul, L.
  328. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  329. Perry of Southwark, B.
  330. Peston, L.
  331. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  332. Pitkeathley, B.
  333. Plant of Highfield, L.
  334. Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
  335. Popat, L.
  336. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  337. Prescott, L.
  338. Prosser, B.
  339. Puttnam, L.
  340. Quin, B.
  341. Quirk, L.
  342. Radice, L.
  343. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  344. Ramsbotham, L.
  345. Randerson, B.
  346. Rawlings, B.
  347. Razzall, L.
  348. Rea, L.
  349. Reay, L.
  350. Rees-Mogg, L.
  351. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  352. Rennard, L.
  353. Ribeiro, L.
  354. Richard, L.
  355. Richardson of Calow, B.
  356. Ripon and Leeds, Bp.
  357. Risby, L.
  358. Rix, L.
  359. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  360. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  361. Rodgers of Quarry Bank, L.
  362. Rogan, L.
  363. Rooker, L.
  364. Rosser, L.
  365. Rosslyn, E.
  366. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  367. Rowlands, L.
  368. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  369. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  370. St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, Bp.
  371. St John of Bletso, L.
  372. St John of Fawsley, L.
  373. Saltoun of Abernethy, Ly.
  374. Sanderson of Bowden, L.
  375. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  376. Scott of Foscote, L.
  377. Seccombe, B.
  378. Selborne, E.
  379. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  380. Selsdon, L.
  381. Sewel, L.
  382. Sharkey, L.
  383. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  384. Sharples, B.
  385. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  386. Sheikh, L.
  387. Sheldon, L.
  388. Sherlock, B.
  389. Shipley, L.
  390. Shrewsbury, E.
  391. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  392. Simon, V.
  393. Singh of Wimbledon, L.
  394. Skelmersdale, L.
  395. Skidelsky, L.
  396. Slim, V.
  397. Smith of Basildon, B.
  398. Smith of Clifton, L.
  399. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  400. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  401. Snape, L.
  402. Soley, L.
  403. Stedman-Scott, B.
  404. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  405. Stephen, L.
  406. Stern, B.
  407. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  408. Stewartby, L.
  409. Stirrup, L.
  410. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  411. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  412. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  413. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  414. Strasburger, L.
  415. Strathclyde, L.
  416. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  417. Swinfen, L.
  418. Tanlaw, L.
  419. Taverne, L.
  420. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  421. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  422. Taylor of Goss Moor, L.
  423. Temple-Morris, L.
  424. Tenby, V.
  425. Teverson, L.
  426. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  427. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  428. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  429. Thornton, B.
  430. Tomlinson, L.
  431. Tope, L.
  432. Touhig, L.
  433. Trenchard, V.
  434. Triesman, L.
  435. Trimble, L.
  436. True, L.
  437. Trumpington, B.
  438. Truscott, L.
  439. Tunnicliffe, L.
  440. Turnberg, L.
  441. Turner of Camden, B.
  442. Tyler of Enfield, B.
  443. Ullswater, V.
  444. Verma, B.
  445. Vinson, L.
  446. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  447. Wakeham, L.
  448. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  449. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  450. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  451. Walmsley, B.
  452. Walpole, L.
  453. Walton of Detchant, L.
  454. Warner, L.
  455. Warnock, B.
  456. Warsi, B.
  457. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  458. Wasserman, L.
  459. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  460. Waverley, V.
  461. Wei, L.
  462. Wheatcroft, B.
  463. Wheeler, B.
  464. Whitaker, B.
  465. Whitty, L.
  466. Wigley, L.
  467. Williams of Crosby, B.
  468. Williams of Elvel, L.
  469. Williamson of Horton, L.
  470. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  471. Wills, L.
  472. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  473. Winston, L.
  474. Woolf, L.
  475. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  476. Worthington, B.
  477. Wright of Richmond, L.
  478. Young of Hornsey, B.
  479. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  480. Younger of Leckie, V.