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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 30 January 2012

The House met at 2.30pm.

The following Lords Spiritual and Temporal were present:

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