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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 19 July 2017 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 19 July 2017

Chamber

Item number 7
Crown Dependencies A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:07)
Item number 8
East Africa: refugee crisis A question was asked by the Earl of Sandwich and answered by Lord Bates. (at 15:14)
Item number 9
Industrial strategy A question was asked by Lord Fox and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton. (at 15:22)
Item number 10
Business rates hardship fund A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 15:30)
Item number 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. (at 15:38)
Item number 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. (at 15:38)
Item number 13
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 Bus… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:38)
Item number 14

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. Mall… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:38)

Item number 15

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 remedi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:39)

Item number 16

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. M… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:39)

Item number 17

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. (at 15:39)

Item number 18
Pensions Baroness Buscombe repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:39)
Item number 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. (at 16:16)
Item number 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. (at 16:32)
Item number 21
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 1The House resumed. (at 16:46)
Item number 22
Refugees A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Durham and, after debate, answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 19:47)
Item number 23
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 8. The House resumed after amendment 18. (at 20:48)
The House adjourned at 10.17pm until Thursday 20 July at 11.00am.
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