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Minutes for 5 September 2017

Chamber

The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Affirmation Richard Hubert Gordon Lord Vaux of Harrowden having received a Writ of Summons in accordance with Standing Order 10 (Hereditary peers: by-elections), following the retirement of Lord Walpole, sat first in Parliament having first made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:34)
Item number 2
Lord Hart of Chilton The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Hart of Chilton, a member of the House, had died on 3 August 2017. (at 14:35)
Item number 3
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the following members of the House for the remainder of this Parliament: Lord Black of Crossharbour Lord Graham of Edmonton Lord Oates
Item number 4
Barony of Crofton in the Peerage of Ireland The Lord Chancellor reported that Edward Harry Piers Crofton had established his claim to the Barony of Crofton in the Peerage of Ireland.
Item number 5
Barony of Bridges in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of Mark Thomas Bridges claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Bridges in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Bridges on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presented and referr… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 6
Barony of Ravensdale in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of Daniel Nicholas Mosley claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Ravensdale in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Ravensdale on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presente… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 7
Barony of Wigram in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of Andrew Francis Clive Wigram claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Wigram in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Wigram on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presented and r… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 9
Roads: congestion A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:36)
Item number 10
Armed forces: serious crime A question was asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon, on behalf of Lord Morris of Aberavon, and answered by Earl Howe. (at 14:43)
Item number 11
End of life care A question was asked by Baroness Walmsley and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 14:51)
Item number 12
Korean Peninsula A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:59)
Item number 13
 Myanmar: Rohingya People A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:07)
Item number 14
Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill Lord Callanan 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. (at 15:16)
Item number 15
 Brexit: UK–Irish relations (European Union Committee Report) Lord Jay of Ewelme moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: UK–Irish relations (6th Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 76). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:12)
Item number 16
Update on the progress of European Union exit negotiations Baroness Anelay of St Johns repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:34)
Item number 17
Update on Grenfell response and building safety Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:28)
Item number 18
Korean Peninsula Baroness Goldie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:11)
The House adjourned at 10.28pm until Wednesday 06 September at 3.00pm.
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