We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 15 May 2018 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

    Minutes for 15 May 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Syria A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
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      Buses: wheelchair users A question was asked by Baroness Deech and answered by Baroness Sugg.
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      Overseas Development Assistance: fossil fuel subsidies A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and answered by Lord Bates.
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      Hereditary peers: by-elections A question was asked by Lord Grocott and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.
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      Asylum seekers A private notice question was asked by Lord Beecham and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Commons message of 17 April be considered and that a Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on the draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill presented to both Houses on 14 September 2017 (Cm 9497) and that the Committee should report on the draft Bill by 24 July;That, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Billingham, B. Chisholm of Owlpen, B. Eaton, B.Elder, L. Kirkwood of Kirkhope, L. Watkins of Tavistock, B. That the Committee have power to agree with the Committee appointed by the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman; That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers; That the Committee have leave to report from time to time; That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom; That the reports of the Committee from time to time shall be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House; That the evidence taken by the Committee shall, if the Committee so wishes, be published; and That the quorum of the Committee shall be two. The motion was agreed to.

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      Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Chartres be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Watkins of Tavistock, resigned. The motion was agreed to.

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      Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Andrews be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde, deceased. The motion was agreed to.

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      European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (Immunities and Privileges) (Amendment) Order 2018 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 29 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Gaza Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Smart Meters Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered.
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      Civil Liability Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 52. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment.
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      Data Protection Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. The Commons Amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 106)
    The House adjourned at 8.07pm until Wednesday 16 May at 3.00pm.