Minutes for 26 February 2019

    Chamber

    Select Committee Reports
    2
      Secondary Legislation Scrutiny (Sub-Committee B) The following Report from the Sub-Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Information paragraphs on certain instruments, including: Draft Aviation Statistics (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Detergents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Detergents (Safeguarding) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions Rules etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Rural Development (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Rural Development (Rules and Decisions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Trade etc. in Dual-Use Items, Firearms and Torture etc. Goods (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. (18th Report, HL Paper 298)
    3
      Communications The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Regulating in a digital world. (2nd Report, HL Paper 299)
    4
      European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: treaties considered on 26 February 2019, including the following which are drawn to the special attention of the House: Agreement establishing an Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern and Southern Africa States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Free Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands Agreement establishing an Association between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Chile And the following which are reported for information: Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America on the Mutual Recognition of certain distilled Spirits/Spirit Drinks Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America on Trade in Wine Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Agreement for the Establishment of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Convention on Future Multilateral Cooperation in North-East Atlantic Fisheries Convention for the Conservation of Salmon in the North Atlantic Ocean Agreement to Promote Compliance with International Conservation and Management Measures by Fishing Vessels on the High Seas International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas Convention on Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries. (31st Report, HL Paper 300)
    Public Business
    5
      Short-term lettings A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.
    6
      Online safety A question was asked by Baroness Massey of Darwen and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
    7
      HS2: electricity supply A question was asked by Viscount Ridley and answered by Baroness Sugg.
    8
      Social mobility: regional attainment gap A question was asked by Baroness Tyler of Enfield and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton.
    9
      Chagos Archipelago A private notice question was asked by Lord Luce and answered by Baroness Goldie.
    10
      Stalking Protection Bill The order of commitment was discharged.
    11
      Parking (Code of Practice) Bill The order of commitment was discharged.
    12
      Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed.
    13
      Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Commons Amendment 1 was disagreed to and Amendment 1B in lieu thereof was agreed to (see division 1). Commons Amendments 2 to 24 and 26 to 56 were agreed to. Amendment 25A to Commons Amendment 25 was agreed to (see division 2). The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.
    14
      Leaving the European Union Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
    15
      Offensive Weapons Bill The report was received. Amendments 8 to 11, 33, 35 (see division 3), 36 to 52, 61 and 62 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 73.
    The House adjourned at 9.53pm until Wednesday 27 February at 3.00pm.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm
    Shipments of Radioactive Substances (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Shipments of Radioactive Substances (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Electricity and Gas etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity and Gas etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Gas (Security of Supply and Network Codes) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Gas (Security of Supply and Network Codes) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to.
    Electricity Network Codes and Guidelines (Markets and Trading) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity Network Codes and Guidelines (Markets and Trading) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to.
    Electricity Network Codes and Guidelines (System Operation and Connection) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity Network Codes and Guidelines (System Operation and Connection) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to.
    Electricity and Gas (Market Integrity and Transparency) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity and Gas (Market Integrity and Transparency) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to.
    Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The Committee adjourned at 5.49pm.