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Minutes for 19 December 2018

Chamber

Item number 2
High street banks A question was asked by Lord Lea of Crondall and answered by Lord Bates. (at 15:07)
Item number 3
Government policy: plain English A question was asked by Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 15:15)
Item number 4
Health: pancreatic cancer treatment A question was asked by Baroness Redfern and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 15:23)
Item number 5
China: Uighur Muslims A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:30)
Item number 6
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debates on the motions in the names of Lord Moynihan and Baroness Neville-Rolfe set down for today shall each be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:37)
Item number 7
Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:38)
Item number 8
Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:39)
Item number 9
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed. (at 15:40)
Item number 10
Bank Recovery and Resolution and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 October 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 11
Capital Requirements (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 November 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:42)
Item number 12
Payment Accounts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 November 2018 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:43)
Item number 13
Blood Safety and Quality (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord O'Shaughnessy moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 November 2018 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
Item number 14
Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Parental Orders) Regulations 2018 Lord O'Shaughnessy moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 November 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:54)
Item number 15
Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 (Remedial) Order 2018 Lord O'Shaughnessy moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:55)
Item number 16
Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 November 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:55)
Item number 17
Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (Amendment) Order 2018 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 December 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:55)
Item number 18
Yemen Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:56)
Item number 19
Sport, recreation and the arts (2½-hour debate) Lord Moynihan moved that this House takes note of how sport, recreation, and the arts contribute to wellbeing of society. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:32)
Item number 20
Future immigration Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:57)
Item number 21
Plastic: environmental threat and recycling (2½-hour debate) Baroness Neville-Rolfe moved that this House takes note of the threat to the environment posed by plastic and the case for improved recycling. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:43)
Item number 22
Ecumenical Relations Measure The Lord Bishop of Chichester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Ecumenical Relations Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 21:50)
Item number 23
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure The Lord Bishop of Chichester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. The motion was agreed to. (at 21:50)
Item number 24
Church Property Measure The Lord Bishop of Chichester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Church Property Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. The motion was agreed to. (at 21:50)
Item number 25
Church of England Pensions Measure The Lord Bishop of Chichester moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Church of England Pensions Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. The motion was agreed to. (at 21:50)
The House adjourned at 9.56pm until Thursday 20 December at 11.00am.
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