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Volume 698: debated on Monday 21 January 2008

My Lords, at a convenient time after 6.45 pm, my noble friend Lord Davies of Oldham will repeat a Statement made in another place on Northern Rock.

In response to observations that we have had from all sides of the House about the normal conventions of debate at different stages of Bills, I remind the House that, when we come to debate the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, the advisory rules for debate from the Companion state that,

“Arguments fully deployed in Committee of the whole House should not be repeated at length on report”.