Minutes for 24 May 2018
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.1
The Lord Bishop of London Sarah Elisabeth the Lord Bishop of London was introduced between the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury and the Lord Bishop of Chichester, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.2
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Glentoran under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 1 June 2018.
Forced marriage A question was asked by Baroness Berridge and answered by Lord Bates.4
Israel: racial discrimination A question was asked by Baroness Tonge and answered by Baroness Goldie.5
Sharia law A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Baroness Manzoor.6
Railways: disabled passengers A question was asked by Baroness Brinton and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.7
Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 16 April 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.8
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] The report was received.9
Brexit: competition and State aid (European Union Committee Report) Lord Whitty moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: competition and State aid (12th Report, HL Paper 67). After debate, the motion was agreed to.10
The UK and the future of the Western Balkans (International Relations Committee Report) Lord Hannay of Chiswick, on behalf of Lord Howell of Guildford, moved that this House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee The UK and the future of the Western Balkans (1st Report, HL Paper 53). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 3.57pm until Monday 4 June at 2.30pm.