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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 18 October 2010

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn.

1 Lord Williams of Baglan Michael Charles Williams, Esquire, having been created Baron Williams of Baglan, of Neath Port Talbot in Glamorgan, for life by Letters Patent dated 23 July 2010, was introduced between Lord Dubs and Lord Malloch-Brown, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (See Appendix 1)

Select Committee Reports

2 Privileges and Conduct
The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed:
The Conduct of Lord Paul (4th Report, HL Paper 37) (See Appendix 2)
The Conduct of Lord Bhatia (5th Report, HL Paper 38) (See Appendix 3)
The Conduct of Baroness Uddin. (6th Report, HL Paper 39) (See Appendix 4)

Public Business

3 Education: Marshall Scholarships A question was asked by Lord Hannay of Chiswick and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

4 Railways: north-west A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Earl Attlee.

5 Prisoners: voting A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord McNally.

6 Allotments A question was asked by Baroness Sharples and answered by Baroness Hanham.

7 Identity Documents Bill Baroness Neville-Jones moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee.

8 Divorce A question was asked by Baroness Deech and, after debate, answered by Lord McNally.

The House adjourned at 6.26pm until Tuesday 19 October at 2.30pm.