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Minutes for 3 September 2019
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Birmingham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Baroness Ashton of Upholland was ended.
Item number 2
Oath Catherine Margaret, Baroness Ashton of Upholland took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:35)
Item number 3
Lord Bell The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that Lord Bell, a member of the House, had died on 25 August 2019. (at 14:37)
Item number 4
Retirements The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that the following members of the House had retired under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014: Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market with effect from 26 July Lord Palumbo with effect from 2 September (at 14:37)
Item number 5
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The following petitions objecting to the bill were submitted on or before 16 August 2019: Petitioner 1 Philip and Susan Proudlove 2 Bernard McNulty 3 Anthony, Jane, Sam and Sarah Parrott 4 Mrs Julie Williams and Exors of Richard Williams (Deceased) 5 Dennis and Mary Witter 6 Edward Nield 7 Messrs Richard and Colin Smith… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 6
Sterling A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 14:38)
Item number 7
Prosecutions and sentencing A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 14:48)
Item number 8
Queen's Speech A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Earl Howe. (at 14:54)
Item number 9
Prorogation recall A question was asked by Lord Cormack and answered by Earl Howe. (at 15:02)
Item number 10
Hong Kong A private notice question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:10)
Item number 11
Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 to 6 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 201) (at 15:36)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:37)
Item number 12
Banking: standards and reform A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and, after debate, answered by Lord Bethell. (at 16:42)
Item number 13
G7 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:55)
Item number 14
No-deal update Lord Callanan repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:43)
Item number 15
Education funding Lord Agnew of Oulton repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:35)
The House adjourned at 8.16pm until Wednesday 4 September at 3.00pm.
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