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Minutes for 12 September 2017
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Oath Harold Stanley Lord Kalms took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:36)
Select Committee Reports
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High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The Examiners certified that certain Standing Orders apply to the bill (currently before the House of Commons) and that, of those which are applicable, Standing Orders 4, 4A, 10, 10A, 11, 12A, 13, 27, 27A, 33, 34, 36, 39, 41, 42, 43, 45 and 47 have not been complied with. The Examiners’ Certificate was referred to the Standing Orders Com… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Domestic violence: victims A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 14:36)
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Mental and physical health: insurance A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Lord Bates. (at 14:44)
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Gaming machines A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde. (at 14:51)
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Universities: vice-chancellors’ pay A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:59)
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Finance The Senior Deputy speaker moved that Lord Colgrain be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Leigh of Hurley, resigned. The motion was agreed to.
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Update on proposed Fox–Sky merger process Lord Keen of Elie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:07)
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United Kingdom and European Union relations Baroness Anelay of St Johns moved that this House takes note of the position papers and future partnership papers published by Her Majesty’s Government on the United Kingdom’s future relationship with the European Union. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:30)
Item number 11
Hurricane Irma Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:48)
The House adjourned at 9.41pm until Wednesday 13 September at 3.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL] The Grand Committee considered the bill. Amendments were considered. It was ordered that the bill be reported without amendment. (at 15:30)
The Committee adjourned at 5.27pm.
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