12 January 2011: Lord Faulkner of Worcester: In moving amendment 37, (leave out "Football Licensing Authority") I shall speak to Amendment 91, which is grouped with Amendment 37. Both amendments refer to the future of the Football Licensing Authority. Those of your Lordships with long memories may recall that the FLA was originally set up under the Football Spectators Act 1989 to oversee the introduction of the compulsory membership scheme so beloved of the noble Baroness, Lady Thatcher, who believed that such a scheme was the right response to the football-related hooliganism of the 1980s....... read on

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: My Lords, I thank the Minister for her attempt to answer the debate. I have to say that this bit of the Bill is an indication of the problems the Government have with their whole approach, in that the Cabinet Office decided on a series of death sentences in advance of publishing the Bill, and then decided to put forward the trials and amass the cases in order to prove that those sentences are justified.... read on

Amendment 39 moved by Lord Faulkner of Worcester: leave out "Inland Waterways Advisory Council." ........ read on and later