Minutes for 14 June 2018
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby.1
Oath Jonathan Hugh Lord Mance took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Housing: private rented sector A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.3
United Kingdom's territorial seas: incidents A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Earl Howe.4
Defence: helicopters A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, on behalf of Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, and answered by Earl Howe.5
Mediterranean Sea: rescue operations A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Baroness Goldie.6
European Union (Withdrawal) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Wednesday 13 June with reasons and amendments. The Commons reasons and amendments were printed in accordance with Standing Order 50(2). (HL Bill 111)7
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Bassam of Brighton set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of Baroness Prosser to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to.8
Immigration: hostile environment (3-hour debate) Lord Bassam of Brighton moved that this House takes note of the impact of the Government's "hostile environment" approach towards illegal immigration on those with residency and employment rights. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
A one-minute silence was observed to mark the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017.9
Scotland: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill Lord Duncan of Springbank repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.10
Trades Union Congress 150th Anniversary (2-hour debate) Baroness Prosser moved that this House takes note of the 150th anniversary of the first Trade Union Congress and the contribution made by trade unions to industrial, social and political reform in the United Kingdom and internationally. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 4.32pm until Monday 18 June at 2.30pm.11