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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 2 February 2012

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. Alliance, L.
  10. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  11. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  12. Andrews, B.
  13. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  14. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  15. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  16. Astor, V.
  17. Astor of Hever, L.
  18. Attlee, E.
  19. Avebury, L.
  20. Bach, L.
  21. Baker of Dorking, L.
  22. Bakewell, B.
  23. Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
  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. Bew, L.
  33. Bhattacharyya, L.
  34. Bichard, L.
  35. Bilimoria, L.
  36. Billingham, B.
  37. Bilston, L.
  38. Blackstone, B.
  39. Blackwell, L.
  40. Blencathra, L.
  41. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  42. Boothroyd, B.
  43. Borrie, L.
  44. Bowness, L.
  45. Boyce, L.
  46. Boyd of Duncansby, L.
  47. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  48. Bradshaw, L.
  49. Bragg, L.
  50. Bridgeman, V.
  51. Brinton, B.
  52. Broers, L.
  53. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  54. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  55. Brookman, L.
  56. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  57. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  58. Browne of Belmont, L.
  59. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  60. Browning, B.
  61. Burnett, L.
  62. Buscombe, B.
  63. Butler-Sloss, B.
  64. Byford, B.
  65. Caithness, E.
  66. Cameron of Dillington, L.
  67. Cameron of Lochbroom, L.
  68. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  69. Campbell-Savours, L.
  70. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  71. Carter of Coles, L.
  72. Cathcart, E.
  73. Chidgey, L.
  74. Clancarty, E.
  75. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  76. Clement-Jones, L.
  77. Clinton-Davis, L.
  78. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  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. Crathorne, L.
  91. Crickhowell, L.
  92. Cullen of Whitekirk, L.
  93. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  94. Dannatt, 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-Smith, L.
  106. Dobbs, L.
  107. Donaghy, B.
  108. Donoughue, L.
  109. Doocey, B.
  110. Drake, B.
  111. Drayson, L.
  112. Dubs, L.
  113. Dundee, E.
  114. Dykes, L.
  115. Eames, L.
  116. Eaton, B.
  117. Eccles, V.
  118. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  119. Elder, L.
  120. Elton, L.
  121. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  122. Empey, L.
  123. Erroll, E.
  124. Evans of Parkside, L.
  125. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  126. Falkland, V.
  127. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  128. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  129. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  130. Fellowes, L.
  131. Filkin, L.
  132. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  133. Flather, B.
  134. Flight, L.
  135. Fookes, B.
  136. Ford, B.
  137. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  138. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  139. Fowler, L.
  140. Framlingham, L.
  141. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  142. Freeman, L.
  143. Freud, L.
  144. Fritchie, B.
  145. Gale, B.
  146. Garden of Frognal, B.
  147. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  148. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  149. Geddes, L.
  150. German, L.
  151. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  152. Giddens, L.
  153. Gilbert, L.
  154. Glasman, L.
  155. Glenarthur, L.
  156. Glentoran, L.
  157. Golding, B.
  158. Goodhart, L.
  159. Goodlad, L.
  160. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  161. Goschen, V.
  162. Goudie, B.
  163. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  164. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  165. Greengross, B.
  166. Greenway, L.
  167. Grenfell, L.
  168. Grey-Thompson, B.
  169. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  170. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  171. Grocott, L.
  172. Hameed, L.
  173. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  174. Hamwee, B.
  175. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  176. Hanworth, V.
  177. Harris of Haringey, L.
  178. Harris of Richmond, B.
  179. Harrison, L.
  180. Hart of Chilton, L.
  181. Hastings of Scarisbrick, L.
  182. Hattersley, L.
  183. Haworth, L.
  184. Hayman, B.
  185. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  186. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  187. Hennessy of Nympsfield, L.
  188. Higgins, L.
  189. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  190. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  191. Hollins, B.
  192. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  193. Hooper, B.
  194. Howard of Rising, L.
  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 Woodside, L.
  205. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  206. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  207. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  208. Hussain, L.
  209. Hussein-Ece, B.
  210. Hylton, L.
  211. Imbert, L.
  212. Inglewood, L.
  213. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  214. James of Blackheath, L.
  215. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  216. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  217. Jay of Paddington, B.
  218. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  219. Jolly, B.
  220. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  221. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  222. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  223. Jordan, L.
  224. Judd, L.
  225. Kakkar, L.
  226. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  227. Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
  228. Kilclooney, L.
  229. King of Bow, B.
  230. King of Bridgwater, L.
  231. King of West Bromwich, L.
  232. Kingsmill, B.
  233. Kinnock, L.
  234. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  235. Kirkhill, L.
  236. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  237. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  238. Kramer, B.
  239. Laird, L.
  240. Laming, L.
  241. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  242. Lang of Monkton, L.
  243. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  244. Lea of Crondall, L.
  245. Lee of Trafford, L.
  246. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  247. Levy, L.
  248. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  249. Liddle, L.
  250. Lingfield, L.
  251. Lipsey, L.
  252. Low of Dalston, L.
  253. Lucas, L.
  254. Luke, L.
  255. Lyell, L.
  256. McAvoy, L.
  257. McCluskey, L.
  258. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  259. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  260. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  261. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  262. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  263. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  264. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  265. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  266. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  267. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  268. McNally, L.
  269. Maddock, B.
  270. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  271. Mancroft, L.
  272. Maples, L.
  273. Mar, C.
  274. Mar and Kellie, E.
  275. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  276. Marland, L.
  277. Marlesford, L.
  278. Martin of Springburn, L.
  279. Masham of Ilton, B.
  280. Massey of Darwen, B.
  281. Mawson, L.
  282. May of Oxford, L.
  283. Methuen, L.
  284. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  285. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  286. Montrose, D.
  287. Morgan, L.
  288. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  289. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  290. Morris of Bolton, B.
  291. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  292. Morris of Manchester, L.
  293. Morris of Yardley, B.
  294. Moser, L.
  295. Myners, L.
  296. Naseby, L.
  297. Neville-Jones, B.
  298. Newby, L.
  299. Newton of Braintree, L.
  300. Nickson, L.
  301. Noakes, B.
  302. Northbourne, L.
  303. Northbrook, L.
  304. Northover, B.
  305. O'Cathain, B.
  306. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  307. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  308. Oppenheim-Barnes, B.
  309. Ouseley, L.
  310. Owen, L.
  311. Oxburgh, L.
  312. Palmer, L.
  313. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  314. Pannick, L.
  315. Parminter, B.
  316. Patel, L.
  317. Patel of Bradford, L.
  318. Paul, L.
  319. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  320. Pendry, L.
  321. Perry of Southwark, B.
  322. Peston, L.
  323. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  324. Pitkeathley, B.
  325. Plumb, L.
  326. Prosser, B.
  327. Puttnam, L.
  328. Quin, B.
  329. Quirk, L.
  330. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  331. Ramsbotham, L.
  332. Randerson, B.
  333. Rawlings, B.
  334. Razzall, L.
  335. Rea, L.
  336. Redesdale, L.
  337. Rees-Mogg, L.
  338. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  339. Rennard, L.
  340. Ribeiro, L.
  341. Richard, L.
  342. Richardson of Calow, B.
  343. Risby, L.
  344. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  345. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  346. Rogan, L.
  347. Rooker, L.
  348. Rosser, L.
  349. Rosslyn, E.
  350. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  351. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  352. St John of Bletso, L.
  353. Sanderson of Bowden, L.
  354. Sandwich, E.
  355. Sassoon, L.
  356. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  357. Seccombe, B.
  358. Selborne, E.
  359. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  360. Selsdon, L.
  361. Sewel, L.
  362. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  363. Sharkey, L.
  364. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  365. Sharples, B.
  366. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  367. Sheikh, L.
  368. Sheldon, L.
  369. Shipley, L.
  370. Shrewsbury, E.
  371. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  372. Simon, V.
  373. Singh of Wimbledon, L.
  374. Skelmersdale, L.
  375. Skidelsky, L.
  376. Slim, V.
  377. Smith of Basildon, B.
  378. Smith of Clifton, L.
  379. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  380. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  381. Smith of Kelvin, L.
  382. Snape, L.
  383. Soley, L.
  384. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  385. Spicer, L.
  386. Stair, E.
  387. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  388. Stephen, L.
  389. Stern, B.
  390. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  391. Stewartby, L.
  392. Stirrup, L.
  393. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  394. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  395. Storey, L.
  396. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  397. Strathclyde, L.
  398. Sugar, L.
  399. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  400. Swinfen, L.
  401. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  402. Taverne, L.
  403. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  404. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  405. Taylor of Goss Moor, L.
  406. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  407. Temple-Morris, L.
  408. Tenby, V.
  409. Teverson, L.
  410. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  411. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  412. Thornton, B.
  413. Tomlinson, L.
  414. Tonge, B.
  415. Tope, L.
  416. Touhig, L.
  417. Trefgarne, L.
  418. Trumpington, B.
  419. Truscott, L.
  420. Tugendhat, L.
  421. Tunnicliffe, L.
  422. Turnberg, L.
  423. Turner of Camden, B.
  424. Tyler, L.
  425. Ullswater, V.
  426. Verma, B.
  427. Wakeham, L.
  428. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  429. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  430. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  431. Walmsley, B.
  432. Walpole, L.
  433. Walton of Detchant, L.
  434. Warner, L.
  435. Warnock, B.
  436. Warsi, B.
  437. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  438. Wasserman, L.
  439. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  440. Waverley, V.
  441. Wei, L.
  442. West of Spithead, L.
  443. Wheatcroft, B.
  444. Wheeler, B.
  445. Whitaker, B.
  446. Wigley, L.
  447. Wilkins, B.
  448. Williams of Crosby, B.
  449. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  450. Wills, L.
  451. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  452. Wood of Anfield, L.
  453. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  454. Wright of Richmond, L.
  455. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  456. Younger of Leckie, V.