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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 15 January 2013

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. Adonis, L.
  6. Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.
  7. Ahmed, L.
  8. Allan of Hallam, L.
  9. Anderson of Swansea, L.
  10. Andrews, B.
  11. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  12. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  13. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  14. Arran, E.
  15. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  16. Astor of Hever, L.
  17. Attlee, E.
  18. Avebury, L.
  19. Bach, L.
  20. Bakewell, B.
  21. Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
  22. Barker, B.
  23. Barnett, L.
  24. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  25. Bates, L.
  26. Beecham, L.
  27. Benjamin, B.
  28. Berkeley, L.
  29. Best, L.
  30. Bew, L.
  31. Bhatia, L.
  32. Bichard, L.
  33. Billingham, B.
  34. Bilston, L.
  35. Birmingham, Bp.
  36. Black of Brentwood, L.
  37. Blackstone, B.
  38. Blackwell, L.
  39. Blair of Boughton, L.
  40. Blencathra, L.
  41. Blood, B.
  42. Boateng, L.
  43. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  44. Boothroyd, B.
  45. Bowness, L.
  46. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  47. Bradshaw, L.
  48. Bragg, L.
  49. Bridgeman, V.
  50. Brinton, B.
  51. Bristol, Bp.
  52. Brittan of Spennithorne, L.
  53. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  54. Brooke of Sutton Mandeville, L.
  55. Brookeborough, V.
  56. Brookman, L.
  57. Brooks of Tremorfa, L.
  58. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  59. Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, L.
  60. Browne of Belmont, L.
  61. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  62. Browning, B.
  63. Burnett, L.
  64. Buscombe, B.
  65. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  66. Caithness, E.
  67. Cameron of Dillington, L.
  68. Campbell of Alloway, L.
  69. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  70. Campbell-Savours, L.
  71. Carey of Clifton, L.
  72. Carlile of Berriew, L.
  73. Carter of Coles, L.
  74. Cathcart, E.
  75. Chester, Bp.
  76. Chidgey, L.
  77. Christopher, L.
  78. Clancarty, E.
  79. Clark of Windermere, L.
  80. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  81. Clinton-Davis, L.
  82. Cohen of Pimlico, B.
  83. Collins of Highbury, L.
  84. Colville of Culross, V.
  85. Colwyn, L.
  86. Condon, L.
  87. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  88. Cormack, L.
  89. Corston, B.
  90. Cotter, L.
  91. Courtown, E.
  92. Coussins, B.
  93. Coventry, Bp.
  94. Craigavon, V.
  95. Crathorne, L.
  96. Crawley, B.
  97. Crickhowell, L.
  98. Crisp, L.
  99. Currie of Marylebone, L.
  100. Curry of Kirkharle, L.
  101. Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
  102. Davies of Abersoch, L.
  103. Davies of Coity, L.
  104. Davies of Oldham, L.
  105. Davies of Stamford, L.
  106. De Mauley, L.
  107. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  108. Dear, L.
  109. Deben, L.
  110. Deech, B.
  111. Deighton, L.
  112. Denham, L.
  113. Desai, L.
  114. Dholakia, L.
  115. Dixon-Smith, L.
  116. Dobbs, L.
  117. Donaghy, B.
  118. Donoughue, L.
  119. Doocey, B.
  120. Dubs, L.
  121. Dundee, E.
  122. Dykes, L.
  123. Eames, L.
  124. Eaton, B.
  125. Eatwell, L.
  126. Eccles, V.
  127. Eden of Winton, L.
  128. Elder, L.
  129. Elton, L.
  130. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  131. Empey, L.
  132. Erroll, E.
  133. Evans of Parkside, L.
  134. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  135. Evans of Watford, L.
  136. Exeter, Bp.
  137. Falkland, V.
  138. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  139. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  140. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  141. Faulks, L.
  142. Fearn, L.
  143. Fellowes, L.
  144. Filkin, L.
  145. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  146. Flather, B.
  147. Flight, L.
  148. Fookes, B.
  149. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  150. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  151. Framlingham, L.
  152. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  153. Freeman, L.
  154. Freyberg, L.
  155. Gale, B.
  156. Garden of Frognal, B.
  157. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  158. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  159. Garel-Jones, L.
  160. Geddes, L.
  161. German, L.
  162. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  163. Giddens, L.
  164. Glasgow, E.
  165. Glasman, L.
  166. Glenarthur, L.
  167. Glentoran, L.
  168. Golding, B.
  169. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  170. Goudie, B.
  171. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  172. Grade of Yarmouth, L.
  173. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  174. Grantchester, L.
  175. Greaves, L.
  176. Greengross, B.
  177. Greenway, L.
  178. Grenfell, L.
  179. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  180. Grocott, L.
  181. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  182. Hanningfield, L.
  183. Hanworth, V.
  184. Hardie, L.
  185. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  186. Harris of Haringey, L.
  187. Harris of Richmond, B.
  188. Harrison, L.
  189. Hart of Chilton, L.
  190. Hattersley, L.
  191. Haworth, L.
  192. Hayman, B.
  193. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  194. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  195. Henig, B.
  196. Henley, L.
  197. Higgins, L.
  198. Hill of Oareford, L.
  199. Hollick, L.
  200. Hollins, B.
  201. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  202. Hooper, B.
  203. Howard of Rising, L.
  204. Howarth of Newport, L.
  205. Howe, E.
  206. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  207. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  208. Howell of Guildford, L.
  209. Howie of Troon, L.
  210. Hoyle, L.
  211. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  212. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  213. Hunt of Chesterton, L.
  214. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  215. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  216. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  217. Hussain, L.
  218. Hussein-Ece, B.
  219. Hutton, L.
  220. Hutton of Furness, L.
  221. Hylton, L.
  222. Inglewood, L.
  223. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  224. James of Blackheath, L.
  225. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  226. Janvrin, L.
  227. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  228. Jay of Paddington, B.
  229. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  230. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  231. Jolly, B.
  232. Jones, L.
  233. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  234. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  235. Jopling, L.
  236. Judd, L.
  237. Kakkar, L.
  238. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  239. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  240. Kilclooney, L.
  241. King of Bow, B.
  242. King of Bridgwater, L.
  243. Kingsmill, B.
  244. Kinnock, L.
  245. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  246. Kirkham, L.
  247. Kirkhill, L.
  248. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  249. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  250. Kramer, B.
  251. Laird, L.
  252. Laming, L.
  253. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  254. Lea of Crondall, L.
  255. Lee of Trafford, L.
  256. Leicester, Bp.
  257. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  258. Levene of Portsoken, L.
  259. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  260. Liddle, L.
  261. Lindsay, E.
  262. Lingfield, L.
  263. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  264. Lister of Burtersett, B.
  265. Listowel, E.
  266. Liverpool, Bp.
  267. Liverpool, E.
  268. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  269. Loomba, L.
  270. Low of Dalston, L.
  271. Lucas, L.
  272. Luce, L.
  273. Luke, L.
  274. Lyell, L.
  275. Lytton, E.
  276. McAvoy, L.
  277. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  278. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  279. McDonagh, B.
  280. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  281. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  282. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  283. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  284. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  285. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  286. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  287. McNally, L.
  288. Maddock, B.
  289. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  290. Mancroft, L.
  291. Mar, C.
  292. Mar and Kellie, E.
  293. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  294. Marlesford, L.
  295. Martin of Springburn, L.
  296. Masham of Ilton, B.
  297. Massey of Darwen, B.
  298. Mawhinney, L.
  299. Mawson, L.
  300. Maxton, L.
  301. May of Oxford, L.
  302. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  303. Meacher, B.
  304. Methuen, L.
  305. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  306. Miller of Hendon, B.
  307. Mitchell, L.
  308. Monks, L.
  309. Montagu of Beaulieu, L.
  310. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  311. Montrose, D.
  312. Moonie, L.
  313. Morgan, L.
  314. Morgan of Ely, B.
  315. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  316. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  317. Morris of Bolton, B.
  318. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  319. Morris of Yardley, B.
  320. Morrow, L.
  321. Myners, L.
  322. Naseby, L.
  323. Neuberger, B.
  324. Neville-Jones, B.
  325. Newby, L.
  326. Newlove, B.
  327. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  328. Noakes, B.
  329. Noon, L.
  330. Northbourne, L.
  331. Northbrook, L.
  332. Northover, B.
  333. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  334. O'Cathain, B.
  335. O'Loan, B.
  336. Ouseley, L.
  337. Oxburgh, L.
  338. Palmer, L.
  339. Palmer of Childs Hill, L.
  340. Pannick, L.
  341. Parekh, L.
  342. Parminter, B.
  343. Patel, L.
  344. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  345. Patel of Bradford, L.
  346. Patten, L.
  347. Paul, L.
  348. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  349. Pendry, L.
  350. Perry of Southwark, B.
  351. Peston, L.
  352. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  353. Pitkeathley, B.
  354. Plumb, L.
  355. Popat, L.
  356. Prashar, B.
  357. Prescott, L.
  358. Puttnam, L.
  359. Quin, B.
  360. Quirk, L.
  361. Radice, L.
  362. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  363. Ramsbotham, L.
  364. Randerson, B.
  365. Rawlings, B.
  366. Rea, L.
  367. Redesdale, L.
  368. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  369. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  370. Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L.
  371. Rennard, L.
  372. Ribeiro, L.
  373. Roberts of Conwy, L.
  374. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  375. Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
  376. Rogan, L.
  377. Rooker, L.
  378. Roper, L.
  379. Rosser, L.
  380. Rosslyn, E.
  381. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  382. Rowlands, L.
  383. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  384. Ryder of Wensum, L.
  385. St John of Bletso, L.
  386. Sandwich, E.
  387. Sawyer, L.
  388. Scotland of Asthal, B.
  389. Scott of Foscote, L.
  390. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  391. Seccombe, B.
  392. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  393. Selsdon, L.
  394. Sewel, L.
  395. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  396. Sharkey, L.
  397. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  398. Sharples, B.
  399. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  400. Sheikh, L.
  401. Sheldon, L.
  402. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  403. Sherlock, B.
  404. Shipley, L.
  405. Shrewsbury, E.
  406. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  407. Simon, V.
  408. Singh of Wimbledon, L.
  409. Skelmersdale, L.
  410. Slim, V.
  411. Smith of Basildon, B.
  412. Smith of Clifton, L.
  413. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  414. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  415. Snape, L.
  416. Soley, L.
  417. Spicer, L.
  418. Stedman-Scott, B.
  419. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  420. Stephen, L.
  421. Stern, B.
  422. Stevens of Kirkwhelpington, L.
  423. Stevens of Ludgate, L.
  424. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  425. Stewartby, L.
  426. Stirrup, L.
  427. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  428. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  429. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  430. Storey, L.
  431. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  432. Strasburger, L.
  433. Strathclyde, L.
  434. Sutherland of Houndwood, L.
  435. Swinfen, L.
  436. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  437. Taverne, L.
  438. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  439. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  440. Taylor of Goss Moor, L.
  441. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  442. Taylor of Warwick, L.
  443. Tebbit, L.
  444. Temple-Morris, L.
  445. Teverson, L.
  446. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  447. Thomas of Swynnerton, L.
  448. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  449. Thornton, B.
  450. Tombs, L.
  451. Tomlinson, L.
  452. Tonge, B.
  453. Tope, L.
  454. Touhig, L.
  455. Trees, L.
  456. Trenchard, V.
  457. Triesman, L.
  458. Trimble, L.
  459. True, L.
  460. Trumpington, B.
  461. Truscott, L.
  462. Tunnicliffe, L.
  463. Turnberg, L.
  464. Turner of Camden, B.
  465. Tyler, L.
  466. Tyler of Enfield, B.
  467. Uddin, B.
  468. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  469. Wakefield, Bp.
  470. Wakeham, L.
  471. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  472. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  473. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  474. Walmsley, B.
  475. Walpole, L.
  476. Walton of Detchant, L.
  477. Warner, L.
  478. Warnock, B.
  479. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  480. Wasserman, L.
  481. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  482. Waverley, V.
  483. Wei, L.
  484. West of Spithead, L.
  485. Wheatcroft, B.
  486. Wheeler, B.
  487. Whitaker, B.
  488. Whitty, L.
  489. Wigley, L.
  490. Wilcox, B.
  491. Wilkins, B.
  492. Williams of Baglan, L.
  493. Williams of Crosby, B.
  494. Williams of Elvel, L.
  495. Williams of Oystermouth, L.
  496. Williamson of Horton, L.
  497. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  498. Willoughby de Broke, L.
  499. Wills, L.
  500. Wilson of Tillyorn, L.
  501. Winston, L.
  502. Wood of Anfield, L.
  503. Woolf, L.
  504. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  505. Worthington, B.
  506. Wright of Richmond, L.
  507. Young of Old Scone, B.