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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.

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Journal for 22 April 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. Adebowale, L.
  6. Adonis, L.
  7. Ahmad of Wimbledon, L.
  8. Ahmed, L.
  9. Alderdice, L.
  10. Allan of Hallam, L.
  11. Allenby of Megiddo, V.
  12. Alli, L.
  13. Alliance, L.
  14. Alton of Liverpool, L.
  15. Andrews, B.
  16. Anelay of St Johns, B.
  17. Armstrong of Hill Top, B.
  18. Armstrong of Ilminster, L.
  19. Arran, E.
  20. Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, L.
  21. Ashton of Hyde, L.
  22. Astor of Hever, L.
  23. Attlee, E.
  24. Avebury, L.
  25. Bach, L.
  26. Bakewell, B.
  27. Baldwin of Bewdley, E.
  28. Ballyedmond, L.
  29. Barker, B.
  30. Barnett, L.
  31. Bassam of Brighton, L.
  32. Bates, L.
  33. Beecham, L.
  34. Bell, L.
  35. Benjamin, B.
  36. Berkeley, L.
  37. Berkeley of Knighton, L.
  38. Berridge, B.
  39. Best, L.
  40. Bew, L.
  41. Bhatia, L.
  42. Bichard, L.
  43. Bilimoria, L.
  44. Billingham, B.
  45. Bilston, L.
  46. Birt, L.
  47. Black of Brentwood, L.
  48. Blackstone, B.
  49. Blackwell, L.
  50. Blair of Boughton, L.
  51. Blencathra, L.
  52. Blood, B.
  53. Boateng, L.
  54. Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury, B.
  55. Boothroyd, B.
  56. Borrie, L.
  57. Bottomley of Nettlestone, B.
  58. Bowness, L.
  59. Brabazon of Tara, L.
  60. Bradley, L.
  61. Bradshaw, L.
  62. Bragg, L.
  63. Bramall, L.
  64. Bridgeman, V.
  65. Brinton, B.
  66. Brittan of Spennithorne, L.
  67. Broers, L.
  68. Brooke of Alverthorpe, L.
  69. Brookeborough, V.
  70. Brookman, L.
  71. Brougham and Vaux, L.
  72. Browne of Belmont, L.
  73. Browne of Ladyton, L.
  74. Browne of Madingley, L.
  75. Browning, B.
  76. Burnett, L.
  77. Buscombe, B.
  78. Butler of Brockwell, L.
  79. Butler-Sloss, B.
  80. Byford, B.
  81. Caithness, E.
  82. Campbell of Surbiton, B.
  83. Campbell-Savours, L.
  84. Carter of Coles, L.
  85. Cathcart, E.
  86. Cavendish of Furness, L.
  87. Chadlington, L.
  88. Chalker of Wallasey, B.
  89. Chandos, V.
  90. Chidgey, L.
  91. Christopher, L.
  92. Clancarty, E.
  93. Clark of Windermere, L.
  94. Clarke of Hampstead, L.
  95. Clement-Jones, L.
  96. Clinton-Davis, L.
  97. Cobbold, L.
  98. Collins of Highbury, L.
  99. Colville of Culross, V.
  100. Colwyn, L.
  101. Condon, L.
  102. Cope of Berkeley, L.
  103. Cormack, L.
  104. Corston, B.
  105. Cotter, L.
  106. Courtown, E.
  107. Coussins, B.
  108. Cox, B.
  109. Craig of Radley, L.
  110. Craigavon, V.
  111. Crawley, B.
  112. Crickhowell, L.
  113. Crisp, L.
  114. Cunningham of Felling, L.
  115. Dannatt, L.
  116. Davidson of Glen Clova, L.
  117. Davies of Coity, L.
  118. Davies of Oldham, L.
  119. Davies of Stamford, L.
  120. De Mauley, L.
  121. Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, B.
  122. Dear, L.
  123. Deben, L.
  124. Deighton, L.
  125. Denham, L.
  126. Desai, L.
  127. Dholakia, L.
  128. Dixon-Smith, L.
  129. Dobbs, L.
  130. Donaghy, B.
  131. Donoughue, L.
  132. Doocey, B.
  133. Drake, B.
  134. Dubs, L.
  135. Dundee, E.
  136. Dykes, L.
  137. Eaton, B.
  138. Eatwell, L.
  139. Eccles, V.
  140. Eccles of Moulton, B.
  141. Eden of Winton, L.
  142. Elton, L.
  143. Elystan-Morgan, L.
  144. Empey, L.
  145. Erroll, E.
  146. Evans of Temple Guiting, L.
  147. Evans of Watford, L.
  148. Exeter, Bp.
  149. Falconer of Thoroton, L.
  150. Falkland, V.
  151. Falkner of Margravine, B.
  152. Farrington of Ribbleton, B.
  153. Faulkner of Worcester, L.
  154. Faulks, L.
  155. Fearn, L.
  156. Feldman of Elstree, L.
  157. Fellowes, L.
  158. Fellowes of West Stafford, L.
  159. Filkin, L.
  160. Fink, L.
  161. Finlay of Llandaff, B.
  162. Flather, B.
  163. Flight, L.
  164. Fookes, B.
  165. Ford, B.
  166. Forsyth of Drumlean, L.
  167. Foster of Bishop Auckland, L.
  168. Foulkes of Cumnock, L.
  169. Fowler, L.
  170. Framlingham, L.
  171. Fraser of Carmyllie, L.
  172. Freeman, L.
  173. Freud, L.
  174. Freyberg, L.
  175. Fritchie, B.
  176. Gale, B.
  177. Garden of Frognal, B.
  178. Gardiner of Kimble, L.
  179. Gardner of Parkes, B.
  180. Garel-Jones, L.
  181. Geddes, L.
  182. German, L.
  183. Gibson of Market Rasen, B.
  184. Giddens, L.
  185. Gilbert, L.
  186. Glasgow, E.
  187. Glasman, L.
  188. Glenarthur, L.
  189. Glendonbrook, L.
  190. Goodhart, L.
  191. Goodlad, L.
  192. Gordon of Strathblane, L.
  193. Goschen, V.
  194. Goudie, B.
  195. Gould of Potternewton, B.
  196. Grade of Yarmouth, L.
  197. Graham of Edmonton, L.
  198. Grantchester, L.
  199. Green of Hurstpierpoint, L.
  200. Greenfield, B.
  201. Greengross, B.
  202. Greenway, L.
  203. Grenfell, L.
  204. Griffiths of Burry Port, L.
  205. Griffiths of Fforestfach, L.
  206. Grocott, L.
  207. Guildford, Bp.
  208. Hameed, L.
  209. Hamilton of Epsom, L.
  210. Hamwee, B.
  211. Hanham, B.
  212. Hannay of Chiswick, L.
  213. Hanningfield, L.
  214. Hanworth, V.
  215. Hardie, L.
  216. Harries of Pentregarth, L.
  217. Harris of Haringey, L.
  218. Harris of Peckham, L.
  219. Harris of Richmond, B.
  220. Harrison, L.
  221. Hart of Chilton, L.
  222. Hastings of Scarisbrick, L.
  223. Haworth, L.
  224. Hayman, B.
  225. Hayter of Kentish Town, B.
  226. Healy of Primrose Hill, B.
  227. Henig, B.
  228. Henley, L.
  229. Hereford, Bp.
  230. Higgins, L.
  231. Hill of Oareford, L.
  232. Hilton of Eggardon, B.
  233. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.
  234. Hollins, B.
  235. Hollis of Heigham, B.
  236. Home, E.
  237. Hooper, B.
  238. Howard of Rising, L.
  239. Howarth of Breckland, B.
  240. Howarth of Newport, L.
  241. Howe, E.
  242. Howe of Aberavon, L.
  243. Howe of Idlicote, B.
  244. Howells of St Davids, B.
  245. Howie of Troon, L.
  246. Hoyle, L.
  247. Hughes of Stretford, B.
  248. Hughes of Woodside, L.
  249. Hunt of Kings Heath, L.
  250. Hunt of Wirral, L.
  251. Hurd of Westwell, L.
  252. Hussain, L.
  253. Hussein-Ece, B.
  254. Hylton, L.
  255. Inge, L.
  256. Inglewood, L.
  257. Irvine of Lairg, L.
  258. James of Blackheath, L.
  259. James of Holland Park, B.
  260. Janner of Braunstone, L.
  261. Janvrin, L.
  262. Jay of Ewelme, L.
  263. Jay of Paddington, B.
  264. Jenkin of Kennington, B.
  265. Jenkin of Roding, L.
  266. Joffe, L.
  267. Jolly, B.
  268. Jones, L.
  269. Jones of Birmingham, L.
  270. Jones of Cheltenham, L.
  271. Jones of Whitchurch, B.
  272. Jordan, L.
  273. Judd, L.
  274. Kakkar, L.
  275. Kennedy of Southwark, L.
  276. Kennedy of The Shaws, B.
  277. Kerr of Kinlochard, L.
  278. Kidron, B.
  279. Kilclooney, L.
  280. King of Bow, B.
  281. King of Bridgwater, L.
  282. Kingsmill, B.
  283. Kinnock, L.
  284. Kinnock of Holyhead, B.
  285. Kirkham, L.
  286. Kirkhill, L.
  287. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L.
  288. Knight of Collingtree, B.
  289. Knight of Weymouth, L.
  290. Kramer, B.
  291. Krebs, L.
  292. Laird, L.
  293. Laming, L.
  294. Lamont of Lerwick, L.
  295. Lane-Fox of Soho, B.
  296. Lang of Monkton, L.
  297. Lawson of Blaby, L.
  298. Layard, L.
  299. Lea of Crondall, L.
  300. Leach of Fairford, L.
  301. Lee of Trafford, L.
  302. Leitch, L.
  303. Lester of Herne Hill, L.
  304. Levy, L.
  305. Lewis of Newnham, L.
  306. Lexden, L.
  307. Liddell of Coatdyke, B.
  308. Liddle, L.
  309. Lindsay, E.
  310. Lingfield, L.
  311. Linklater of Butterstone, B.
  312. Lipsey, L.
  313. Lister of Burtersett, B.
  314. Listowel, E.
  315. Liverpool, E.
  316. Lloyd of Berwick, L.
  317. Loomba, L.
  318. Lothian, M.
  319. Low of Dalston, L.
  320. Lucas, L.
  321. Luce, L.
  322. Luke, L.
  323. Lyell, L.
  324. Lytton, E.
  325. McAvoy, L.
  326. McColl of Dulwich, L.
  327. McConnell of Glenscorrodale, L.
  328. McDonagh, B.
  329. Macdonald of Tradeston, L.
  330. McFall of Alcluith, L.
  331. Macfarlane of Bearsden, L.
  332. MacGregor of Pulham Market, L.
  333. McIntosh of Hudnall, B.
  334. Mackay of Clashfern, L.
  335. MacKenzie of Culkein, L.
  336. Mackenzie of Framwellgate, L.
  337. McKenzie of Luton, L.
  338. MacLaurin of Knebworth, L.
  339. Maclennan of Rogart, L.
  340. McNally, L.
  341. Maddock, B.
  342. Magan of Castletown, L.
  343. Maginnis of Drumglass, L.
  344. Mallalieu, B.
  345. Mancroft, L.
  346. Mar, C.
  347. Marks of Henley-on-Thames, L.
  348. Marland, L.
  349. Marlesford, L.
  350. Martin of Springburn, L.
  351. Masham of Ilton, B.
  352. Massey of Darwen, B.
  353. Mawson, L.
  354. Maxton, L.
  355. Mayhew of Twysden, L.
  356. Meacher, B.
  357. Miller of Chilthorne Domer, B.
  358. Mitchell, L.
  359. Monks, L.
  360. Montgomery of Alamein, V.
  361. Montrose, D.
  362. Moonie, L.
  363. Morgan, L.
  364. Morgan of Drefelin, B.
  365. Morgan of Ely, B.
  366. Morgan of Huyton, B.
  367. Morris of Aberavon, L.
  368. Morris of Bolton, B.
  369. Morris of Handsworth, L.
  370. Morris of Yardley, B.
  371. Moser, L.
  372. Moynihan, L.
  373. Myners, L.
  374. Naseby, L.
  375. Nash, L.
  376. Neuberger, B.
  377. Neville-Jones, B.
  378. Newby, L.
  379. Newlove, B.
  380. Nicholson of Winterbourne, B.
  381. Noakes, B.
  382. Noon, L.
  383. Northbourne, L.
  384. Northbrook, L.
  385. Northover, B.
  386. Norton of Louth, L.
  387. Nye, B.
  388. Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L.
  389. O'Cathain, B.
  390. O'Donnell, L.
  391. O'Loan, B.
  392. O'Neill of Bengarve, B.
  393. O'Neill of Clackmannan, L.
  394. Ouseley, L.
  395. Oxburgh, L.
  396. Palmer, L.
  397. Palumbo, L.
  398. Pannick, L.
  399. Parekh, L.
  400. Parkinson, L.
  401. Parminter, B.
  402. Patel, L.
  403. Patel of Blackburn, L.
  404. Patel of Bradford, L.
  405. Paul, L.
  406. Pearson of Rannoch, L.
  407. Pendry, L.
  408. Perry of Southwark, B.
  409. Peston, L.
  410. Phillips of Sudbury, L.
  411. Pitkeathley, B.
  412. Plant of Highfield, L.
  413. Ponsonby of Shulbrede, L.
  414. Popat, L.
  415. Powell of Bayswater, L.
  416. Prashar, B.
  417. Prosser, B.
  418. Puttnam, L.
  419. Quin, B.
  420. Quirk, L.
  421. Radice, L.
  422. Ramsay of Cartvale, B.
  423. Ramsbotham, L.
  424. Rana, L.
  425. Randerson, B.
  426. Rawlings, B.
  427. Razzall, L.
  428. Redesdale, L.
  429. Reid of Cardowan, L.
  430. Rendell of Babergh, B.
  431. Rennard, L.
  432. Ribeiro, L.
  433. Richard, L.
  434. Richardson of Calow, B.
  435. Risby, L.
  436. Rix, L.
  437. Roberts of Llandudno, L.
  438. Robertson of Port Ellen, L.
  439. Rogan, L.
  440. Rooker, L.
  441. Roper, L.
  442. Rosser, L.
  443. Rosslyn, E.
  444. Rowe-Beddoe, L.
  445. Rowlands, L.
  446. Royall of Blaisdon, B.
  447. Saatchi, L.
  448. Sandwich, E.
  449. Sassoon, L.
  450. Sawyer, L.
  451. Scott of Foscote, L.
  452. Scott of Needham Market, B.
  453. Seccombe, B.
  454. Selborne, E.
  455. Selkirk of Douglas, L.
  456. Selsdon, L.
  457. Sewel, L.
  458. Shackleton of Belgravia, B.
  459. Sharkey, L.
  460. Sharp of Guildford, B.
  461. Sharples, B.
  462. Shaw of Northstead, L.
  463. Sheikh, L.
  464. Sheldon, L.
  465. Shephard of Northwold, B.
  466. Sherlock, B.
  467. Shipley, L.
  468. Shrewsbury, E.
  469. Shutt of Greetland, L.
  470. Simon, V.
  471. Singh of Wimbledon, L.
  472. Skelmersdale, L.
  473. Skidelsky, L.
  474. Slim, V.
  475. Smith of Basildon, B.
  476. Smith of Clifton, L.
  477. Smith of Finsbury, L.
  478. Smith of Gilmorehill, B.
  479. Snape, L.
  480. Soley, L.
  481. Soulsby of Swaffham Prior, L.
  482. Spicer, L.
  483. Stedman-Scott, B.
  484. Steel of Aikwood, L.
  485. Stephen, L.
  486. Sterling of Plaistow, L.
  487. Stern, B.
  488. Stevens of Ludgate, L.
  489. Stevenson of Balmacara, L.
  490. Stewartby, L.
  491. Steyn, L.
  492. Stirrup, L.
  493. Stoddart of Swindon, L.
  494. Stone of Blackheath, L.
  495. Stoneham of Droxford, L.
  496. Storey, L.
  497. Stowell of Beeston, B.
  498. Strasburger, L.
  499. Swinfen, L.
  500. Symons of Vernham Dean, B.
  501. Tanlaw, L.
  502. Taverne, L.
  503. Taylor of Blackburn, L.
  504. Taylor of Bolton, B.
  505. Taylor of Goss Moor, L.
  506. Taylor of Holbeach, L.
  507. Taylor of Warwick, L.
  508. Temple-Morris, L.
  509. Tenby, V.
  510. Teverson, L.
  511. Thomas of Gresford, L.
  512. Thomas of Winchester, B.
  513. Thornton, B.
  514. Tonge, B.
  515. Tope, L.
  516. Touhig, L.
  517. Trefgarne, L.
  518. Trenchard, V.
  519. Triesman, L.
  520. Trimble, L.
  521. True, L.
  522. Trumpington, B.
  523. Truro, Bp.
  524. Truscott, L.
  525. Tugendhat, L.
  526. Tunnicliffe, L.
  527. Turnberg, L.
  528. Turnbull, L.
  529. Turner of Camden, B.
  530. Tyler, L.
  531. Uddin, B.
  532. Ullswater, V.
  533. Valentine, B.
  534. Vallance of Tummel, L.
  535. Verma, B.
  536. Waddington, L.
  537. Wade of Chorlton, L.
  538. Wakeham, L.
  539. Waldegrave of North Hill, L.
  540. Wall of New Barnet, B.
  541. Wallace of Saltaire, L.
  542. Wallace of Tankerness, L.
  543. Walmsley, B.
  544. Walpole, L.
  545. Walton of Detchant, L.
  546. Warner, L.
  547. Warnock, B.
  548. Warsi, B.
  549. Warwick of Undercliffe, B.
  550. Wasserman, L.
  551. Watson of Invergowrie, L.
  552. Watson of Richmond, L.
  553. West of Spithead, L.
  554. Wheatcroft, B.
  555. Wheeler, B.
  556. Whitaker, B.
  557. Whitty, L.
  558. Wigley, L.
  559. Wilcox, B.
  560. Wilkins, B.
  561. Williams of Baglan, L.
  562. Williams of Crosby, B.
  563. Williamson of Horton, L.
  564. Willis of Knaresborough, L.
  565. Willoughby de Broke, L.
  566. Wills, L.
  567. Wilson of Dinton, L.
  568. Winston, L.
  569. Wolfson of Aspley Guise, L.
  570. Wood of Anfield, L.
  571. Woolf, L.
  572. Woolmer of Leeds, L.
  573. Worcester, Bp.
  574. Worthington, B.
  575. Wright of Richmond, L.
  576. Young of Hornsey, B.
  577. Young of Norwood Green, L.
  578. Younger of Leckie, V.