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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 10 January 2012

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester.

Private Business

1 Special Procedure Order The following memorials against petitions praying to be heard against the Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 were deposited on 10 January 2012:

Petition No.

Name of Petitioner

Memorialist

By whom deposited

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

1. Ampthill Town Council [General Objection]

2. Aspley Guise Parish Council [General Objection]

3. Aspley Guise Parish Council [Amendment]

4. Aspley Heath Parish Council [General Objection]

5. Brogborough Parish Council [General Objection] 6. Brogborough Parish Council [Amendment]

7. Cranfield Parish Council [General Objection]

8. Cranfield Parish Council [Amendment]

9. Flitwick Town Council [General Objection]

10. Harlington Parish Council [General Objection]

11. Hockcliffe Parish Council [General Objection]

12. Houghton Conquest Parish Council [General Objection]

13. Houghton Regis Town Council [General Objection]

14. Hulcote and Salford Parish Council [General Objection]

15. Hulcote and Salford Parish Council [Amendment]

16. Husborne Crawley Parish Council [General Objection]

17. Husborne Crawley Parish Council [Amendment]

18. Kempston Town Council [General Objection]

19. Leighton-Linslade Town Council [General Objection]

20. Lidlington Parish Council [General Objection]

21. Lidlington Parish Council [Amendment]

22. Marston Moreteyne Parish Council [General Objection]

23. Marston Moreteyne Parish Council [Amendment]

24. Millbrook Parish Meeting [General Objection]

25. Millbrook Parish Meeting [Amendment]

26. Ridgmont Parish Council [General Objection]

27. Ridgmont Parish Council [Amendment]

28. Stewartby Parish Council [General Objection]

29. Stewartby Parish Council [Amendment]

30. Toddington Parish Council [General Objection]

31. Woburn Parish Council [General Objection]

32. Woburn Sands Town Council [General Objection]

33. Wootton Parish Council [General Objection]

34. Wootton Parish Council [Amendment]

35. Waste Recycling Group Limited, WRG Waste Services Limited and Anti Waste Limited [Amendment]

36. Central Bedfordshire Council [General Objection]

37. Central Bedfordshire Council [Amendment]

38. Bedford Borough Council [General Objection]

39. Bedford Borough Council [Amendment]

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Covanta Rookery South Ltd

b. The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

a. Winckworth Sherwood

b. Bircham Dyson Bell

Public Business

2 Payday loans A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Baroness Wilcox.

3 Company cars A question was asked by Lord Sheldon and answered by Earl Attlee.

4 Eurozone agreement A question was asked by Lord Dykes and answered by Lord Howell of Guildford.

5 Health: influenza vaccination A question was asked by Lord Young of Norwood Green and answered by Earl Howe.

6 Jobseeker’s Allowance (Jobseeking and Work for Your Benefit) (Amendment and Revocation) Regulations 2012 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Regulations be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

7 Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (Dissolution) Order 2012 Lord Strathclyde moved that the draft Order be referred to a Grand Committee. The motion was agreed to.

8 Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 5. The House resumed after amendment 6.

9 Railways: high-speed rail Earl Attlee repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

10 Scotland: constitutional future Lord Wallace of Tankerness repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.

11 Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 7. The House resumed after clause 7 was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 10.05pm until Wednesday 11 January at 3.00pm.