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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 24 June 2010

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Liverpool.

1 Lord Gardiner of Kimble John Eric Gardiner, Esquire, having been created Baron Gardiner of Kimble, of Kimble in the County of Buckinghamshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 23 June 2010, was introduced between Lord Mancroft and Lord Kimball, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (See Appendix 1)

2 Lord Maples John Cradock Maples, Esquire, having been created Baron Maples, of Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwickshire, for life by Letters Patent dated 24 June 2010, was introduced between Lord Lamont of Lerwick and Baroness Shephard of Northwold, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (See Appendix 2)

3 Oath and affirmation The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct:

William Arthur Lord Waldegrave of North Hill

Jonathan Henry Lord Sacks

Acton, L., 21 Jun
Alli, L., 25 May
Ampthill, L., 16 Jun
Blyth of Rowington, L. 14 Jul
Boyd of Duncansby, L., 26 May
Bridges, L., 7 Jun
Brittan of Spennithorne, L., 25 May
Burns, L., 2 Jun
Butler of Brockwell, L., 25 May
Cameron of Lochbroom, L., 16 Jun
Carey of Clifton, L., 3 Jun
Carswell, L., 26 May
Carter of Barnes, L., 3 Jun
Chadlington, L., 25 May
Clement-Jones, L., 8 Jun
Coe, L., 16 Jun
Cohen of Pimlico, B., 18 May
Crisp, L., 26 May
Cullen of Whitekirk, L., 9 Nov
Darzi of Denham, L., 9 Jun
Davidson of Glen Clova, L., 27 May
Denham, L., 7 Jun
Drayson, L., 15 Nov
Evans of Parkside, L., 25 May
Exeter, Bp., 9 Jun
Gloucester, Bp., 10 Jun
Goldsmith, L., 7 Jun
Greengross, B., 25 May
Hastings of Scarisbrick, L., 26 May
Haworth, L., 2 Jun
Hayhoe, L., 2 Jun
Healey, L., 27 May
Heseltine, L., 2 Jun
Hoffmann, L., 9 Jul
Hooson, L., 2 Jun
Hunt of Chesterton, L., 25 May
Hurd of Westwell, L., 27 May
Jay of Paddington, B., 25 May
Kinnock, L., 26 May
Laming, L., 26 May
Lang of Monkton, L., 2 Jun
Levene of Portsoken, L., 25 May
Liverpool, Bp., 2 Jun
Lockwood, B., 14 Jul
Manchester, Bp., 9 Jun
Mandelson, L., 15 Jun
Mar, C., 2 Jun
Marshall of Knightsbridge, L., 2 Jun
May of Oxford, L., 14 Jun
McCluskey, L., 5 Jul
McColl of Dulwich, L., 2 Jun
Meacher, B., 2 Jun
Mitchell, L., 25 May
Mogg, L., 14 Jun
Monson, L., 25 May
Murphy, B., 25 May
Northbourne, L., 7 Jun
Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay, L., 26 May
O’Neill of Clackmannan, L., 25 May
Owen, L., 26 May
Palumbo, L., 21 Jun
Patel, L., 2 Jun
Plant of Highfield, L., 25 May
Prashar, B., 25 May
Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, L., 2 Jun
Rogers of Riverside, L., 12 Nov
Saatchi, L., 28 Jun
Sainsbury of Turville, L., 22 Dec
Saville of Newdigate, L., 28 Jun
Sewel, L., 25 May
Simpson of Dunkeld, L., 3 Jun
Stern of Brentford, L., 2 Jun
Sugar, L., 26 May
Swinfen, L., 25 May
Taverne, L., 2 Jun
Temple-Morris, L., 25 May
Triesman, L., 3 Jun
Turnberg, L., 7 Jun
Turner of Ecchinswell, L., 27 Apr
Vadera, B., 7 Dec
Vincent of Coleshill, L., 7 Jul
Vinson, L., 2 Jun
Waldegrave of North Hill, L., 24 Jun
Waverley, V., 7 Jun
Wilson of Tillyorn, L., 3 Jun
Young of Graffham, L., 14 Jun

Public Business

4 Government: savings A question was asked by Lord Eden of Winton and answered by Lord Sassoon.

5 Japanese knotweed A question was asked by Baroness Sharples and answered by Lord Henley.

6 Parliament: MP numbers and constituency review A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Lord McNally.

7 Daylight saving time A question was asked by Baroness Miller of Hendon and answered by Baroness Wilcox.

8 Business of the House Lord Strathclyde moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Viscount Montgomery of Alamein set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of Lord Mawson to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to.

9 Procedure of the House The Chairman of Committees moved that the First Report from the Select Committee (HL Paper 10) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to.

10 House of Lords: financial assistance to opposition parties Lord Strathclyde moved that, in the opinion of this House, the resolution of the House of 30 July 2002 (Financial Assistance to Opposition Parties) should have effect, in relation to the giving of financial assistance, with effect from 12 May 2010, as if—

(a) in paragraphs (1) and (2)(a) the references to the second largest opposition party were omitted, and

(b) paragraph (8)(b) were omitted.

After debate, the motion was agreed to.

11 Latin America (3-hour debate) Viscount Montgomery of Alamein moved for papers relating to recent developments in Latin America. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.

12 Health: primary and community care (2-hour debate) Lord Mawson moved for papers relating to practical lessons from changes in primary and community care during the last ten years. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.

The House adjourned at 4.43pm until Monday 28 June at 2.15pm.