Minutes for 10 October 2018
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.1
Affirmation Michael David Lord Wills made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Select Committee Reports
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Draft Electricity and Gas (Powers to Make Subordinate Legislation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Draft European Union (Definition of Treaties) (Economic Partnership Agreements and Trade Agreement) (Eastern and Southern Africa States, Southern African Development Community States, Ghana and Ecuador) Order 2018 Draft Further Education Bodies (Insolvency) Regulations 2018 Draft Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018 and special attention drawn to the following instrument: Draft Freedom of Information (Designation as Public Authority and Amendment) Order 2018. (33rd Report, HL Paper 192)3
Constitution The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Trade Bill. (13th Report, HL Paper 193)4
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Agriculture Bill. (34th Report, HL Paper 194)5
Human Rights The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Second Legislative Scrutiny Report: Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill. (11th Report, HL Paper 195)
Infrastructure and Projects Authority A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.7
NHS: staffing A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.8
Brexit: EU Commission A question was asked by Lord Dykes and answered by Lord Callanan.9
Personal Independence Payment A question was asked by Baroness Thomas of Winchester and answered by Baroness Buscombe.10
NHS: dangerous waste and body parts disposal Lord O'Shaughnessy repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.11
Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill The order of commitment was discharged.12
Tenant Fees Bill Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee.13
Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendments Relating to Flexible Working) Regulations 2018 Earl Howe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 July be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.14
Armed Forces (Specified Aviation and Marine Functions) Regulations 2018 Earl Howe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 July be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 6.53pm until Thursday 11 October at 11.00am.