Minutes for 17 May 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      NHS workforce: mental health A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Baroness Manzoor.
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      Homosexual activities: Pardons A question was asked by Lord Cashman and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      United Kingdom–European Union Security Partnership A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Callanan.
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      Jerusalem and Gaza A question was asked by Baroness Warsi and answered by Baroness Goldie.
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      Intergenerational Fairness and Provision The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider the long-term implications of Government policy on intergenerational fairness and provision, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee:Bakewell, B. Bichard, L. Blackstone, B. Crawley, B. Greengross, B. Hollick, L.Holmes of Richmond, L. Jenkin of Kennington, B. Price, L. Thornhill, B. True, L. (Chairman) Tyler of Enfield, B. That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers; That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom; That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes; That the Committee do report by 31 March 2019; That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

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      Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider the regeneration of seaside towns and communities, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Bassam of Brighton, L. (Chairman) Cashman, L. Grade of Yarmouth, L. Knight of Weymouth, L. Lincoln, Bp. Lucas, L. McNally, L.Mawson, L. Shutt of Greetland, L. Smith of Hindhead, L. Valentine, B. Whitaker, B. Wyld, B. That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;  That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;  That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom;  That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes;  That the Committee do report by 31 March 2019;  That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

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      Rural Economy The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider the rural economy, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Caithness, E. Carter of Coles, L. Colgrain, L. Curry of Kirkharle, L. Dannatt, L. Foster of Bath, L. (Chairman)Humphreys, B. Mallalieu, B. O'Cathain, B. Pitkeathley, B. Rock, B. Young of Old Scone, B. That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers; That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom; That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes; That the Committee do report by 31 March 2019; That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

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      Bribery Act 2010 The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider and report on the Bribery Act 2010; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Empey, L. Fookes, B. Gold, L. Grabiner, L. Haskel, L. Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, L.Hutton of Furness, L. Plant of Highfield, L. Primarolo, B. Saville of Newdigate, L. (Chairman) Stunell, L. Thomas of Gresford, L. That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers; That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records; That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom; That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes; That the Committee do report by 31 March 2019; That the report of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Gaming machines and social responsibility Lord Ashton of Hyde repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 37. Amendments were considered. The House resumed.
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      Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) Order 2018 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 March be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Independent review of building regulations and fire safety: government response Lord Young of Cookham repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 51. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment.
    The House adjourned at 5.59pm until Monday 21 May at 2.30pm.