Minutes for 14 December 2017

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Budget: north east of England A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.
    4
      Paradise Papers A question was asked by Lord Anderson of Swansea and answered by Lord Bates.
    5
      Disabled Students' Allowance A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
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      Grenfell Tower A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.
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      Probation Service A private notice question was asked by Lord Laming and answered by Lord Keen of Elie.
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      Business of the House Earl Howe, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 40(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Tuesday 19 December 2017 to enable the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Burns to begin before oral questions. The motion was agreed to.

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      Business of the House Earl Howe, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde and Lord Bach set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to.
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      Vulnerable children (2½-hour debate) Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde moved that this House takes note of the report by the Children’s Commissioner for England, On measuring the number of vulnerable children in England, published in July. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Poverty and disadvantage A question was asked by Lord Bird and, after debate, answered by Baroness Buscombe.
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      Bach Commission: the Right to Justice (2½-hour debate) Lord Bach moved that this House takes note of the report of the Bach Commission, The Right to Justice, published in September. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 5.39pm until Friday 15 December at 10.00am.