We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 16 May 2018 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

    Minutes for 16 May 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Carers: back pay liability A question was asked by Baroness Richardson of Calow and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.
    5
      National autism and education strategy A question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton.
    6
      Immigration applications A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    7
      UK-US trade: Iran sanctions A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Fairhead.
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      Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill A bill to make provision, where two or more hereditaments occupied or owned by the same person meet certain conditions as to contiguity, for those hereditaments to be treated for the purposes of non-domestic rating as one hereditament; and to increase the percentage by which a billing authority in England may increase the council tax payable in respect of a long-term empty dwelling was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 107)
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      Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 107–EN)
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      European Union (Withdrawal) Bill Lord Taylor of Holbeach signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time.  Amendments 1 (see division), 3 to 6 and 10 to 13 were agreed to. Lord Callanan moved that the bill do now pass. Then Lord Adonis moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “and, in the light of the vital importance of the issues raised to the future of the United Kingdom, this House urges the Leader of the House to make representations to government colleagues to ensure amendments made by the House of Lords to the bill are considered as soon as possible." After debate, the amendment was withdrawn and the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
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      Social workers A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and, after debate, answered by Baroness Manzoor.
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      Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 105–EN)
    The House adjourned at 8.36pm until Thursday 17 May at 11.00am.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm