Minutes for 13 September 2018
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham.1
Royal Assent The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 c. 22 Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 c. 23 Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 c. 24
Children: covert human intelligence sources A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.3
Visas: Certificates of Sponsorship A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.4
Housing: local plans A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.5
Russia: Vostok-2018 military exercises A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Baroness Goldie.6
Third-party election campaigning (Balloted debate) Lord Harries of Pentregarth moved that this House takes note of Part II of the Transparency in Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 and the effect it has had on third-party election campaigning. After debate, the motion was agreed to.7
Anti-Semitism A question was asked by Lord Popat and, after debate, answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.8
In vitro fertilisation: 40th anniversary (Balloted debate) Baroness Deech moved that this House takes note of the 40th anniversary of the first baby born using in vitro fertilisation. After debate, the motion was agreed to.9
Genocide and crimes against humanity A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and, after debate, answered by Baroness Goldie.
The House adjourned at 5.48pm until Tuesday 9 October at 2.30pm.