Minutes for 3 July 2017

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Education: English Baccalaureate A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Nash.
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      Youth Services A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
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      Overseas Development Assistance A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Bates.
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      Fire safety: schools A question was asked by Baroness Walmsley and answered by Lord Nash.
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     Inshore fisheries A private notice question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
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      Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL] Lord Cormack presented a bill to make provision to enhance the protection available for bat habitats in the vicinity of a building site and to limit the protection for bat habitats in buildings used for public worship. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24)
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      Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill [HL] Lord Lexden presented a bill to amend the Civil Partnership Act 2004 to include sibling couples. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 25)
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      Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] Baroness Deech presented a bill to amend the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and make provision in connection with financial settlements following divorce. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 26)
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      Duchy of Cornwall Bill [HL] Lord Berkeley presented a bill to amend the succession to the title of the Duke of Cornwall; to remove various powers, exemptions and immunities from the Duchy of Cornwall; to make provisions relating to the Treasury Solicitor and any solicitor or attorney appointed in the affairs of the Duchy; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 27)
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      Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] Lord Berkeley of Knighton presented a bill to amend the Children Act 1989 to state that proceedings under section 5A of and Schedule 2 to the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 are family proceedings. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 28)
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       Development aid budget (Balloted debate) Baroness D'Souza moved that this House takes note of the case for measuring the impact of the United Kingdom's development aid budget. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Northern Ireland political situation Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Grenfell Tower update Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Energy price caps Lord Prior of Brampton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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       Air quality: London (Balloted debate) Lord Borwick moved that this House takes note of the case for improving air quality in London. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 9.51pm until Tuesday 4 July at 2.30pm.