Minutes for 7 May 2019
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Rochester.1
Barony of Somerton in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of James Shaun Christian Welbore Ellis claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Somerton in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Somerton on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presented and referred to the Lord Chancellor for a report to the House pursuant to Standing Order 11.2
Earldom of Normanton in the Peerage of Ireland The Petition of James Shaun Christian Welbore Ellis claiming to have succeeded to the Earldom of Normanton in the Peerage of Ireland was presented and referred to the Lord Chancellor for a report to the House pursuant to Standing Order 79.
Select Committee Reports
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Information paragraphs on certain instruments, including: Draft International Road Passenger Transport (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) Regulations 2019. (47th Report, HL Paper 354)4
European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Brexit: road, rail and maritime transport. (39th Report, HL Paper 355)
Electric vehicles: charging points A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.6
Yorkshire: devolution A question was asked by Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.7
Plastics: reduction in use A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.8
Climate emergency A question was asked by Lord Bird and answered by Lord Henley.9
Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.10
Financial Services (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 April be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.11
Severe Disability Premium: transfer to Universal Credit Baroness Buscombe repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.12
Atrial fibrillation A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and, after debate, answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.13
School exclusion: Timpson Review Lord Agnew of Oulton repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.14
Places of worship: protective security funding Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
The House adjourned at 7.31pm until Wednesday 8 May at 3.00pm.