Minutes for 14 March 2018
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.1
Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde The Lord Speaker informed the House that Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, a member of the House, had died on 13 March.
Select Committee Reports
Ecclesiastical Committee Statute Law (Repeals) Measure Pensions (Pre-consolidation) Measure Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure Mission and Pastoral etc. (Amendment) Measure Legislative Reform Measure The Measures, and the 236th report of the Ecclesiastical Committee, were laid before the House under section 4 of the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919. The Measures and the report were ordered to be printed. (HL Papers 91, 92, 93, 94, 95 and 96)3
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instrument: Draft Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (Railways) Order 2018. (16th Report, HL Paper 101)4
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Smart Meters Bill Nuclear Safeguards Bill: Government Response Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill [HL]. (17th Report, HL Paper 102)
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 142. The debate on amendment 150 was adjourned. The House resumed.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.6
Universal Credit: free school meals A question was asked by Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope and answered by Baroness Buscombe.7
Rural bus services A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Sugg.8
Meetings with ministers A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.9
National debt A question was asked by Lord Bilimoria, on behalf of Lord Bird, and answered by Lord Bates.10
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the adjourned debate on amendment 150. Amendments were considered. The House resumed.11
Salisbury incident The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.12
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill After debate, the bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 167. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 213.
The House adjourned at 11.33pm until Thursday 15 March at 11.00am.