Minutes for 25 October 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Public sector television content A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
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      Border Force: Heathrow Airport A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Trident A question was asked by Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer and answered by Earl Howe.
    4
      Antimicrobial resistance A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.
    5
      Brexit: preparedness for European Union exit A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Callanan.
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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that, in the event of the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill having been brought from the Commons, Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 30 October 2018 to allow the Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. The motion was agreed to.

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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Campbell of Pittenweem set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of Lord Shipley to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to.
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      Brexit: People's Vote (3-hour debate) Lord Campbell of Pittenweem moved that this House takes note of the case for a People’s Vote on the outcome of the negotiations between the United Kingdom Government and the European Union on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill A bill to facilitate the formation of an Executive in Northern Ireland by extending the time for making Ministerial appointments following the election of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 2 March 2017; and to make provision about the exercise of governmental functions in, or in relation to, Northern Ireland in the absence of Northern Ireland Ministers was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 137)
    10
      Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 137–EN)
    11
      Immigration Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Affordable housing (2-hour debate) Lord Shipley moved that this House takes note of the case for building more affordable housing. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 5.27pm until Friday 26 October at 10.00am.