We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 17 July 2018 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.
Minutes for 17 July 2018
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark.1
Baroness Bull Deborah Clare Bull, CBE, having been created Baroness Bull, of Aldwych in the City of Westminster, for life by Letters Patent dated 11 July 2018, was introduced between Baroness D'Souza and Lord Hall of Birkenhead, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.2
House of Lords Annual Report and Resource Accounts 2017–18 It was ordered that the Annual Report and the Resource Accounts of the House of Lords Administration for the year 2017–18 be published. (HL Paper 175)
Select Committee Reports
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain instruments, including: Court of Protection, Civil Proceedings and Magistrates’ Courts Fees (Amendment) Order 2018 (SI 2018/ 812). (36th Report, HL Paper 173) Sifting “proposed negative instruments” laid under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: criteria and working arrangements. (37th Report, HL Paper 174)
Nigeria: Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Baroness Goldie.5
Kashmir: human rights A question was asked by Lord Ahmed and answered by Baroness Goldie.6
Railways: timetables A question was asked by Lord Bradshaw and answered by Baroness Sugg.7
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A question was asked by Baroness Afshar and answered by Baroness Goldie.8
Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill A bill to impose and regulate a duty of customs by reference to the importation of goods into the United Kingdom; to confer a power to impose and regulate a duty of customs by reference to the export of goods from the United Kingdom; to make other provision in relation to any duty of customs in connection with the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU; to amend the law relating to value added tax, and the law relating to any excise duty on goods, in connection with that withdrawal; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 125)9
Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 125–EN)10
Home Education (Duty of Local Authorities) Bill [HL] The report was received.11
Registration of Marriage Bill [HL] The report was received.12
Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill The order of commitment was discharged.13
Electoral Commission Lord Young of Cookham repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.14
Ivory Bill Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
The House adjourned at 7.27pm until Wednesday 18 July at 3.00pm.