Minutes for 30 November 2017
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.1
Earldom of Carnarvon in the Peerage of Great Britain The Lord Chancellor reported that George Reginald Oliver Molyneux Herbert had established his claim to the Earldom of Carnarvon in the Peerage of Great Britain. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter the Earl of Carnarvon on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).2
Earldom of Annesley in the Peerage of Ireland The Lord Chancellor reported that Michael Robert Annesley had established his claim to the Earldom of Annesley in the Peerage of Ireland.
HIV: global response and young people A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Bates.4
HIV prevention services: public health funding A question was asked by Lord Cashman and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.5
Health and social care: falls prevention A question was asked by Lord Jordan and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.6
Brexit: cultural and educational programmes A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.7
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Clark of Windermere and Lord Liddle set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to.8
Online hate speech Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.9
NHS: staff (2½-hour debate) Lord Clark of Windermere moved that this House takes note of the impact of Her Majesty's Government's fiscal policies on the recruitment, retention and conditions of NHS staff. After debate, the motion was agreed to.10
Improving Lives: the future of work, health and disability Baroness Buscombe repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.11
Inequalities (2½-hour debate) Lord Liddle moved that this House takes note of the case for a comprehensive agenda to address regional and national inequalities within the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to.12
Renewables Obligation (Amendment) (Energy Intensive Industries) Order 2017 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 July 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.13
Scotland Act 2016 (Onshore Petroleum) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2017 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 6.01pm until Monday 04 December at 2.30pm.