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House of Lords debates

Wednesday, 17 November 2004

  • English Heritage

    18 speeches

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. In so doing, I declare my interest as a former chairman of English Heritage. The Question was as follows: To ask...

  • Palace of Westminster: Security

    12 speeches

    asked the Chairman of Committees: Whether he will issue instructions to security staff that they require all Members and officials of the House to wear their passes upon entering and whilst in...

  • Bowman System

    14 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is intended that the Ministry of Defence Major Projects Report will include a full updating on the Bowman project as on 31 March 2004 and details of...

  • Teenage Pregnancy

    18 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are their plans to reduce the pregnancy rate in 16 and 17 year-old girls.

  • Electoral System

    26 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to review the electoral system.

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, can I make a straightforward clarification about business for today? The Order Paper says, in italics: "It is expected that any message on the Hunting Bill will be considered this day"....

  • Armed Forces (Pensions and Compensation) Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons reason be now considered.

  • Commons Reason

    [The page and line references are to HL Bill 70, the Bill as first printed for the Lords.]

  • Lords Amendment

    11 speeches

    2 After Clause 6, insert the following new Clause— "Post-retirement marriages As of 6th April 2005 widows, widowers and surviving registered unmarried partners of all service personnel...

  • Civil Partnership Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons amendments be now considered.

  • Commons Amendments

    [The page and line references are to Bill 32, the Bill as first printed for the Commons]

  • Commons Amendment

    39 speeches

    1 Clause 1, page 1, line 4, leave out from "relationship" to "between" in line 5

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    2 Clause 2, page 2, line 1, leave out Clause 2 3 Clause 4, page 2, line 38, leave out "Subject to subsection (2)," 4 Page 3, line 5, leave out subsection (2)

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    5 Clause 6, page 3, line 29, leave out from "subject" to end of line 33 and insert "to— (a) section 21 (modified procedures for certain non-residents); (b) Schedule 4 (former spouses one of...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    15 Page 16, line 21, leave out paragraph (f) 16 Page 16, line 25, leave out subsection (4) 17 Page 16, line 33, leave out "subsection (4)" and insert "section (Power to assimilate provisions...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    18 Clause 54, page 26, line 8, leave out "by virtue of provision made under section 149," and insert "under section 169," 19 Page 26, line 10, leave out from "if" to end and insert "the...

  • Commons Amendment

    1 speech

    30 Clause 84, page 38, line 30, leave out "Subject to subsection (2),"

  • Commons Amendment

    1 speech

    31 Page 38, line 36, leave out "of understanding the nature of civil partnership" and insert "of— (i) understanding the nature of civil partnership, or (ii) validly consenting to its formation"

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    32 Page 38, line 37, leave out subsection (2) 33 Page 39, line 42, leave out "following modifications" and insert "modifications specified in subsections (7) and (8)" 34 Page 39, line 45, leave...

  • Commons Amendment

    1 speech

    51 Clause 133, page 67, line 22, leave out "civil partnership"

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    52 Clause 134, page 67, line 25, leave out "Subject to subsection (2)," 53 Page 67, line 33, leave out subsection (2) 54 Clause 155, page 75, line 29, leave out subsection (2) 55 After Clause...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    61 Clause 204, page 98, line 36, after "Act)" insert "with a responsible authority" 62 Clause 206, page 99, line 24, at end insert "and" 63 Page 99, line 27, leave out from "married" to end of...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    75 Before Clause 241, insert the following new Clause— "Immigration control and formation of civil partnerships Schedule (Immigration control and formation of civil partnerships) contains...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    77 Clause 245, page 119, line 41, at end insert ", and (b) may be made with a view to ensuring that pensions, allowances or gratuities take account of rights which accrued, service which occurred...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    80 Clause 250, page 123, line 16, leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert— "(1) Subsection (2) applies where any person, by Order in Council or regulations under section 2(2) of the...

  • Commons Amendments

    1 speech

    83 Clause 252, page 124, line 5, after "Wales)," insert "excluding section (Power to assimilate provisions relating to civil registration) but" 84 Page 124, line 21, at end insert— "( )...

  • Pensions Bill

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move that the Commons amendment and reason be now considered.

  • Commons Amendment and Reason

    [The page and line references are to HL Bill 73, the Bill as first printed for the Lords.]

  • Lords Amendment

    3 speeches

    283 Clause 166, page 114, line 42, after "liabilities," insert— "( ) the likelihood of an insolvency event occurring in relation to the employer in relation to a scheme," 283A The Commons...

  • Lords Amendment

    3 speeches

    298 Clause 168, leave out Clause 168 and insert the following new Clause—"Amounts to be raised by the pension protection levies (1) Before determining the pension protection levies for any...

  • Lords Amendment

    15 speeches

    359 Before Clause 229, insert the following new Clause—"Removal of compulsion to take annuities Notwithstanding any statutory provision or rule of law to the contrary, the requirement for...

  • Lords Amendment

    3 speeches

    416 Clause 274, page 207, line 26, after "payments" insert "entirely from public funds with no charges, levies or contributions to be made by the private sector" 416A The Commons disagree with...

  • Lords Amendment

    3 speeches

    417 Page 207, line 27, at end insert— "( ) Payments made under this section shall be made to eligible scheme members regardless of their income or capital." 417A The Commons...

  • Hunting Bill

    1 speech

    A message was brought from the Commons, That they have disagreed to the amendments made by the Lords to the Hunting Bill to which they assign reasons.

  • Commons Reasons for Disagreeing to Lords Amendments

  • [The page and line references are to HL Bill 112, the Bill as first printed for the Lords.]

  • Lords Amendment

    17 speeches

    1 Clause 1, page 1, line 5, after "is" insert— "(a) registered, or (b)" 1A The Commons disagree to this amendment for the following reason— Because it is undesirable to permit...

  • Lords Amendment

    2 Insert the following new Clause— "Registered hunting (1) Hunting by an individual is registered if he is the subject of individual registration in respect of— (a) wild mammals of...

  • Registration

    Introductory

  • Tests for registration: utility and least suffering

    3 speeches

    (1) The first test for registration in respect of proposed hunting of wild mammals is that it is likely to make a significant contribution to one or both of, firstly, the management of wildlife...

  • Lords Amendment

    10 Insert the following new Clause—

  • "The registrar

    3 speeches

    (1) The Secretary of State shall appoint a person ("the registrar") to maintain a register for the purposes of this Act. (2) The registrar shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the...

  • Lords Amendment

    11 Insert the following new Clause—

  • "The Hunting Tribunal

    3 speeches

    (1) There shall be a Hunting Tribunal. (2) Schedule (The Hunting Tribunal) (which makes provision about the Tribunal) shall have effect. (3) The Lord Chancellor may make rules— (a)...

  • Lords Amendment

    12 Insert the following new Clause—

  • "Prescribed animal welfare bodies

    3 speeches

    (1) The Secretary of State shall by regulations prescribe one or more bodies as prescribed animal welfare bodies for the purposes of this Part. (2) The Secretary of State may prescribe a body...

  • Lords Amendments

    3 speeches

    13 Insert the following new Clause— :TITLE3:"Advisory bodies (1) English Nature may provide advice on request to the registrar or the Tribunal about the exercise of a function under this...

  • Lords Amendment

    1 speech

    45 Insert the following new Clause— "Money (1) Any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown in connection with this Act shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament. (2) Money...

  • Lords Amendment

    10 speeches

    46 Leave out Clause 15 and insert the following new Clause— "Commencement (1) Parts 1, 1A and 2 and section 13 shall come into force on a day appointed by order made by the Secretary of...

  • Lords Amendments

    3 speeches

    47 Schedule 1, page 7, line 15, leave out from "(c. 69))" to end of line 16 47A The Commons disagree to this amendment for the following reason— Because it is undesirable to expand the...

  • Lords Amendment

    52 Insert the following new Schedule— Section (The Hunting Tribunal) "The Hunting Tribunal President and deputy 1 (1) The Lord Chancellor shall appoint a President of the Tribunal. (2) A...

  • Chairmen

    3 speeches

    4 (1) The Lord Chancellor shall appoint persons to a panel of chairmen of the Tribunal. (2) A person may be appointed under this paragraph only if— (a) he has a seven year general...

  • Lords Amendments

    11 speeches

    53 Schedule 2, page 10, line 25, after "is" insert "registered or" 53A The Commons disagree to this amendment for the following reason— Because it is consequential on Amendments Nos. 1 to...

  • Civil Contingencies Bill

    Bill returned from the Commons with certain amendments disagreed to with reasons for such disagreement; with certain other amendments disagreed to but with amendments proposed in lieu thereof;...

  • Housing Bill

    Bill returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. House adjourned at nine o'clock.

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