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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 March 2011

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Exeter.

Public Business

1 English language learning A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Hanham.

2 National Health Service: reorganisation A question was asked by Baroness Williams of Crosby and answered by Earl Howe.

3 European Court of Human Rights A question was asked by Lord Marlesford and answered by Lord Wallace of Tankerness.

4 Human trafficking: European Union Directive A question was asked by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon and answered by Baroness Neville-Jones.

5 Business of the House Lord Strathclyde moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Lawson of Blaby set down for today shall be limited to 4½ hours. The motion was agreed to.

6 Statutory Instruments The Chairman of Committees moved that Baroness Berridge be appointed a member of the Joint Committee in place of Lord Campbell of Alloway, resigned. The motion was agreed to.

7 Rebalancing the economy (4½-hour debate) Lord Lawson of Blaby moved for papers relating to Government policies to promote enterprise, growth and the fundamental rebalancing of the economy. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.

8 Adapting to climate change: European Union agriculture and forestry (EUC Report) Baroness Sharp of Guildford moved that this House takes note of the Report of the European Union Committee on Adapting to climate change: EU agriculture and forestry (8th Report, Session 2009–10, HL Paper 91). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 6.06pm until Monday 28 March at 2.30pm.