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Minutes for 12 September 2018


Item number 2
Eating disorders: medical training A question was asked by Baroness Parminter and answered by Baroness Manzoor. (at 15:06)
Item number 3
Health: neural tube defects A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Baroness Manzoor. (at 15:14)
Item number 4
Gambling advertising A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:21)
Item number 5
Windrush A question was asked by Baroness Finn and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:29)
Item number 6
Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill A bill to make provision in relation to terrorism; to make provision enabling persons at ports and borders to be questioned for national security and other related purposes; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 131) (at 15:35)
Item number 7
Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 131–EN)
Item number 8
Middle Level Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:35)
Item number 9
Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill Lord Young of Cookham, on behalf of Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, moved that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:36)
Item number 10
House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] Lord Grocott moved that the bill be reported from the Committee of the Whole House in respect of proceedings up to amendment 35A; and that, for the remainder of the bill, the order of commitment of 8 September 2017 be discharged and the bill be committed to a Grand Committee. After debate, the motion was agree… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:36)
Item number 11
Police: financial stability Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:46)
Item number 12
Ivory Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 36. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 16:00)
Item number 13
Justice: women's centres A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and, after debate, answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 18:45)
The House adjourned at 7.48pm until Thursday 13 September at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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