Minutes for 8 March 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Domestic violence: women A question was asked by Baroness Bertin and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Brexit: employment protection for women A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Lord Henley.
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      Undersea cables A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
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      Russia: threats to individuals in the United Kingdom A question was asked by Lord Faulks and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 40(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Wednesday 14 March, Wednesday 21 March and Wednesday 28 March to enable the Committee stage of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to continue before oral questions on those days. The motion was agreed to.

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      Children and young people: mental health services Lord O'Shaughnessy repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Finance (No. 2) Bill Lord Bates moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed.
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      Incident in Salisbury Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      International Women's Day: progress on global gender equality Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that this House takes note of International Women's Day and the steps being taken to press for progress on gender equality globally. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 5.01pm until Monday 12 March at 2.30pm.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm