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Minutes for 7 January 2019
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Deaths of Lords The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that the following members of the House had died: Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon on 22 December 2018 Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland on 6 January (at 14:37)
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Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 1 January 2019 of Lord Higgins under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 14:37)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny (Sub-Committee A) The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Recommendation on the following proposed negative: Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Report on certain instruments, including: Credit Rating Agencies (Amendment, etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. (1… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Transport: freight services A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 14:38)
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Migration: international students A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:45)
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Combustible cladding A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. [I] (at 14:53)
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Brexit: legislative timetable A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:59)
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Offensive Weapons Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 15:08)
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European Union Withdrawal Agreement Baroness Goldie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 17:47)
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NHS long-term plan Baroness Manzoor repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:02)
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Migrant crossings Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:50)
Item number 12
Drones: consultation response Baroness Sugg repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 20:23)
The House adjourned at 9.01pm until Tuesday 8 January at 2.30pm.
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