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    Minutes for 19 July 2017

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Crown Dependencies A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Goldie.
    8
      East Africa: refugee crisis A question was asked by the Earl of Sandwich and answered by Lord Bates.
    9
      Industrial strategy A question was asked by Lord Fox and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton.
    10
      Business rates hardship fund A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.
    11
      Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Vaux of Harrowden had been elected under Standing Order 10 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Lord Walpole among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999.
    12
      City of London Corporation (Open Spaces) Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that this House agrees with the order made by the Commons set out in their message of 11 July. The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.
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      New Southgate Cemetery Bill [HL] The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that the Commons message of 11 July be now considered; and that the promoters of the New Southgate Cemetery Bill [HL], which was originally introduced in the House of Lords in Session 2015–16 on 25 January 2016, may have leave to proceed with the Bill in the current Session according to the provisions of Private Business Standing Order 188B (Revival of bills). The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons.
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      Consolidation etc. Bills The Senior Deputy Speaker moved, in accordance with Standing Order 51, that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following Lords be appointed to join with a Committee of the Commons as the Joint Committee on Consolidation etc. Bills:Andrews, B. Armstrong of Ilminster, L. Bridgeman, V. Carswell, L. Eames, L. Eccles, V.Hanworth, V. Mallalieu, B. Plant of Highfield, L. Razzall, L. Seccombe, B. Thomas of Winchester, B. That the Committee have power to agree with the Committee appointed by the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman;That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

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      Human Rights The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that a Select Committee of six members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Commons as the Joint Committee on Human Rights:To consider:(a) matters relating to human rights in the United Kingdom (but excluding consideration of individual cases);(b) proposals for remedial orders, draft remedial orders and remedial orders made under section 10 of and laid under Schedule 2 to the Human Rights Act 1998; and(c) in respect of draft remedial orders and remedial orders, whether the special attention of the House should be drawn to them on any of the grounds specified in Standing Order 73 (Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments);To report to the House:(a) in relation to any document containing proposals laid before the House under paragraph 3 of the said Schedule 2, its recommendation whether a draft order in the same terms as the proposals should be laid before the House; or(b) in relation to any draft order laid under paragraph 2 of the said Schedule 2, its recommendation whether the draft order should be approved;and to have power to report to the House on any matter arising from its consideration of the said proposals or draft orders; andTo report to the House in respect of any original order laid under paragraph 4 of the said Schedule 2, its recommendation whether:(a) the order should be approved in the form in which it was originally laid before Parliament; or(b) the order should be replaced by a new order modifying the provisions of the original order; or(c) the order should not be approved;and to have power to report to the House on any matter arising from its consideration of the said order or any replacement order;That the following members be appointed to the Committee:Hamwee, B. Lawrence of Clarendon, B. O'Cathain, B.Prosser, B. Trimble, L. Woolf, L. That the Committee have power to agree with the Committee appointed by the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman;That the quorum of the Committee shall be two;That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;That the Committee have power to appoint specialist advisers;That the Committee have power to adjourn from place to place;That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House;That the evidence taken by the Committee in the last session of Parliament be referred to the Committee;That the evidence taken by the Committee be published, if the Committee so wishes. The motion was agreed to.

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      Statutory Instruments The Senior Deputy Speaker moved, in accordance with Standing Order 73 and the resolution of the House of 16 December 1997, that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to join with a Committee of the Commons as the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments:Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, B. Lexden, L. Meacher, B. Morris of Handsworth, L.Rowe-Beddoe, L. Rowlands, L. Scott of Needham Market, B. That the Committee have power to agree with the Committee appointed by the Commons in the appointment of a Chairman;That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers and records;That the Committee have leave to report from time to time;That the reports of the Committee be printed, regardless of any adjournment of the House. The motion was agreed to.

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      Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that Baroness Finn be appointed a member of the Select Committee in the place of Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts, resigned. The motion was agreed to.

    18
      Pensions Baroness Buscombe repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
    19
      Prisons and youth custody centres: safety Lord Keen of Elie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
    20
      Immigration Act 2016 Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
    21
      Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 1.  The House resumed.
    22
      Refugees A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Durham and, after debate, answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 8. The House resumed after amendment 18.
    The House adjourned at 10.17pm until Thursday 20 July at 11.00am.