HL Deb 14 March 2005 vol 670 c1076
Lord Davies of Oldham

My Lords, with the leave of the House, following the speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Harris of Richmond, my noble friend Lord Triesman will repeat a Statement that is being made in another place on the Commission for Africa report.

As the House will know, the Second Reading debate has attracted 38 Back-Bench speakers. If each contribution were to last about seven minutes, the House should rise at around eleven o'clock; eight minutes and the House should rise by half-past eleven.