Minutes for 16 May 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Social workers: recruitment and retention A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.
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      Education: climate change science A question was asked by Lord Redesdale and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton.
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      Japanese knotweed A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
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      Brexit: cross-party discussions A question was asked by Lord Dykes and answered by Lord Callanan.
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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Baroness Royall of Blaisdon and Baroness Grender set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to.
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      Mental health of children and young adults (2½-hour debate) Baroness Royall of Blaisdon moved that this House takes note of the mental health of children and young adults in the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Veterans: investigations Viscount Younger of Leckie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Probation reform Lord Keen of Elie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Equality of opportunity for young people (2½-hour debate) Baroness Grender moved that this House takes note of the case for delivering equality of opportunity and beneficial quality of life for young people. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill Lord Bethell 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 6.36pm until Monday 20 May at 2.30pm.