Minutes for 16 July 2019
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 Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointment Functions) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 Social Fund (Children's Funeral Fund for England) Regulations 2019 Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2019 Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Review of Maps) (England) Regulations 2019. (57th Report, HL Paper 407)2
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on the following bill: Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill. (59th Report, HL Paper 408)3
Science and Technology The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Science research funding in universities. (4th Report, HL Paper 409)
Buses: rural services A question was asked by Baroness Scott of Needham Market, on behalf of Baroness Randerson, and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.5
European Union Settlement Scheme A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.6
United States: migrant detention camps A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by the Earl of Courtown.7
National Health Service: health care advice A question was asked by Lord Patel and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.8
Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.9
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill A bill to make provision for a railway between a junction with Phase One of High Speed 2, near Fradley Wood in Staffordshire, and a junction with the West Coast Main Line near Crewe in Cheshire; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and referred to the Examiners. It was ordered that the bill be printed. (HL Bill 193)10
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 193–EN)11
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith), acting as the Chairman of Committees and in accordance with Private Business Standing Order 101A (Limit of time for submitting petition relating to hybrid bill), has decided that the period during which petitions against the bill can be submitted in this House will begin on 17 July 2019 and end at 1pm on 16 August 2019. He made this decision following consultation with the relevant Minister.12
Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) (No. 3) Bill Lord Young of Cookham 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.13
Detainee mistreatment and rendition Lord Young of Cookham repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on 15 July.14
Relationship education lessons in schools Lord Agnew of Oulton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.15
Domestic abuse Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.16
Lotteries regulation Lord Ashton of Hyde repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.17
Nuclear weapons (International Relations Committee Report) Lord Howell of Guildford moved that this House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee Rising nuclear risk, disarmament and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (7th Report, HL Paper 338). After debate, the motion was agreed to.18
Brexit: European Investment Bank (European Union Committee Report) Baroness Falkner of Margravine moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: the European Investment Bank (25th Report, HL Paper 269). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 9.07pm until Wednesday 17 July at 3.00pm.