Minutes for 22 March 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Media: press sustainability A question was asked by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara and answered by Lord Keen of Elie.
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      NHS: United States companies A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
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      Media advertising A question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.
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      Gambling: fixed-odds betting terminals A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen.
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      Police: emergency calls A private notice question was asked by Lord Paddick and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill A bill to make provision about the regional rate in Northern Ireland for the year ending 31 March 2019; and amend the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 93)
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      Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 93–EN)
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      Northern Ireland Assembly Members (Pay) Bill A bill to confer power on the Secretary of State to determine salaries and other benefits for Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly in respect of periods when there is no Executive was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 94)
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      Northern Ireland Assembly Members (Pay) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 94–EN)
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      Middle Level Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Select Committee.
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      Business of the House Lord Taylor of Holbeach, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that, in the event of any of the Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill, the Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill, or the Northern Ireland Assembly Members (Pay) Bill having been brought from the Commons, Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 27 March to allow any of the Bills to be taken through their remaining stages that day. The motion was agreed to.

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      Passport (Fees) Regulations 2018 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 January 2018 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2018 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 29 January 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Electronic Commerce Directive (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2018 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 30 January 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 February 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that this House takes note of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Grenfell Tower Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (International Relations Committee Report) Lord Howell of Guildford moved that this House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (2nd Report, HL Paper 74). The motion was agreed to.
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      Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [HL] The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment. 
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      Legislative Reform Measure The Lord Bishop of Rochester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Legislative Reform Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Mission and Pastoral etc. (Amendment) Measure The Lord Bishop of Rochester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Mission and Pastoral etc. (Amendment) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Pensions (Pre-consolidation) Measure The Lord Bishop of Rochester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Pensions (Pre-consolidation) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Statute Law (Repeals) Measure The Lord Bishop of Rochester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Statute Law (Repeals) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. The motion was agreed to.
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      Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure The Lord Bishop of Rochester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. The motion was agreed to.
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      Domestic abuse A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and, after debate, answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    The House adjourned at 7.11pm until Friday 23 March at 10.00am.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 2.00pm