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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.

Minutes for 7 September 2017

Chamber

Item number 2
Schools: children in care A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Nash. (at 11:06)
Item number 3
Pension schemes: universities A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 11:13)
Item number 4
Brexit: negotiations A question was asked by Lord Spicer and answered by Baroness Anelay of St Johns. (at 11:21)
Item number 5
Bell Pottinger A question was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 11:29)
Item number 6
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:36)
Item number 7

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that Lord Blencathra be appointed Chairman of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee in place of Baroness Fookes, resigned. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:36)

Item number 8
Prisons: overcrowding (2½ hours debate) Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood moved that this House takes note of the level of overcrowding in prisons.. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:37)
Item number 9
Digital understanding (2½ hours debate) Baroness Lane-Fox of Soho moved that this House takes note of the case for improved digital understanding at all levels of United Kingdom society.. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:03)
The House adjourned at 4.33pm until Friday 08 September at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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