Minutes for 14 March 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Council tax A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. [I]
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      Local authorities: fair funding review A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.
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      Public authorities: algorithms A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
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      Brexit: non-disclosure agreements A question was asked by Baroness Wheatcroft and answered by Lord Callanan.
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      Brexit: date of exit A private notice question was asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon and answered by Lord Callanan.
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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 19 March to allow the Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

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    Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House. The motion was agreed to.
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      Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill Lord Bates moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed.
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      Adjournment Lord Adonis moved that the House be adjourned. After debate, the motion was withdrawn.
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      State Aid (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 January be approved. Then Lord Stevenson of Balmacara moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations are not accompanied by a strategy or consultation on the use of state aid after the United Kingdom has left the European Union”. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to.
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      European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions and Common Provision Rules etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Mobile Roaming (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. Then Lord Stevenson of Balmacara moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations do not, contrary to the recommendation of several consumer bodies, make provision for the maintenance of surcharge-free roaming for customers in the United Kingdom”. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to.
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      Food and Feed (Chernobyl and Fukushima Restrictions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 March be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Food and Feed (Maximum Permitted Levels of Radioactive Contamination) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Food and Feed Imports (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 5 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Official Controls for Feed, Food and Animal Health and Welfare (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Challenges to Validity of EU Instruments (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Public Procurement (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Public Procurement (Electronic Invoices etc.) Regulations 2019 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 4.27pm until Friday 15 March at 10.00am.