Minutes for 10 June 2019
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) for 14 June.
Select Committee Reports
National Health Service: pensions A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.4
Museums A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. [I]5
Nuclear energy: small modular reactors A question was asked by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist and answered by Lord Henley.6
Asylum seekers A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.7
Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendment 34 was agreed to. The House resumed and the bill was reported with an amendment. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 183)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.8
Ford in Bridgend Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.9
Grenfell response Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.10
National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Baroness Thornton moved that this House regrets that the National Health Service Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) (Amendment) Regulations 2019, in the rate increase that the National Health Service pays to care homes to cover the costs of services, include an unrealistic “efficiency expectation” of 3.1 per cent that may lead to further shortfalls in social care funding; and further regrets that Her Majesty's Government still do not have a long-term funding package for social care, which is urgently needed to alleviate financial instability in the care home sector (SI 2019/789). After debate, the motion was withdrawn.
The House adjourned at 7.43pm until Tuesday 11 June at 2.30pm.