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Minutes for 29 November 2018

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Item number 4
Sexual health services A question was asked by Lord Cashman and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 11:06)
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Health: tuberculosis A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Bates. (at 11:14)
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Environment Plan A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 11:22)
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Health: cancer A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 11:29)
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Brexit: Bank of England report A private notice question was asked by Baroness Kramer and answered by Lord Bates. (at 11:37)
Item number 9
Goods Mortgages Bill [HL] Lord Stevenson of Balmacara presented a bill to make provision for a new form of non-possessory security that may be created over goods owned by individuals; to repeal the Bills of Sale Acts 1878 and 1882; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 148) (at 11:48)
Item number 10

Business of the House Lord Taylor of Holbeach, 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 Wednesday 5 December 2018 to enable the debate on the motion in the name of the Lord Privy Seal to begin before oral questions. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:49)

Item number 11
Business of the House Lord Taylor of Holbeach, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Baroness Morris of Yardley and Lord Harris of Haringey set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:49)
Item number 12

Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Commons message of 27 November be considered and that a Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on the Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill presented to bot… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:49)

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Brexit: Attorney General's advice Lord Keen of Elie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 11:49)
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Schools: funding (2½-hour debate) Baroness Morris of Yardley moved that this House takes note of the impact on schools of Her Majesty's Government’s approach to school funding. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:00)
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Offensive Weapons Bill A bill to make provision for and in connection with offences relating to offensive weapons was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 149) (at 14:15)
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Offensive Weapons Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 149–EN)
Item number 17
Violent crime (2½-hour debate) Lord Harris of Haringey moved that this House takes note of the recent increase in violent crime and the case for a cross-Governmental response that includes not only policing, law enforcement and policies on gangs and drugs but also health services, youth provision and opportunities for young people. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:15)
The House adjourned at 4.46pm until Monday 3 December at 2.30pm.
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