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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 3 October 2019 as the Papers section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 3 October 2019

Chamber

Item number 1
Brexit: divergence from European Union standards A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:06)
Item number 2
Inequality A question was asked by Lord McNicol of West Kilbride and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:14)
Item number 3
British citizenship A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:22)
Item number 4
Brexit: parliamentary processes A question was asked by Lord Cormack and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:30)
Item number 5
Business of the House Earl Howe, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, on behalf of Earl Howe,), moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Ramsbotham set down for today shall be limited to 3 hours and that in the name of Lord Harries of Pentregarth to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:37)
Item number 6

Review of Investigative and Scrutiny Committees (Liaison Committee Report) The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Review of Investigative and Scrutiny Committees: Towards a new thematic committee structure (6th Report, HL Paper 398) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:38)

Item number 7

Services, Procedure and Selection Committees The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Ashton of Hyde be appointed to the following Select Committees in place of Lord Taylor of Holbeach: Services Procedure Selection. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 8

Deputy Chairmen of Committees The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Ashton of Hyde be appointed to the panel of members to act as Deputy Chairmen of Committees in place of Lord Taylor of Holbeach. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 9

House of Lords Commission, Services, Liaison, Procedure and Selection Committees The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Judge be appointed to the following Select Committees in place of Lord Hope of Craighead: House of Lords Commission Services Liaison Procedure Selection. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 10

Communications The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Scott of Bybrook and Baroness Meyer be appointed to the Select Committee in place of Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen and Lord Bethell. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 11

Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Mancroft be appointed to the Select Committee in place of Baroness Meyer. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 12

Science and Technology The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Rock be appointed to the Select Committee in place of Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 13

Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Newlove be appointed to the Select Committee in place of Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 14

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Earl Howe be appointed to the Select Committee in place of Baroness Evans of Bowes Park. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:04)

Item number 15
Offender management and treatment (3-hour debate) Lord Ramsbotham moved that this House takes note of the case for reforming the management and treatment of offenders in prison and the community. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:12)
Item number 16
Brexit: negotiations Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:58)
Item number 17
Human rights: future trade (2-hour debate) Lord Harries of Pentregarth moved that this House takes note of the case for ensuring that human rights are respected in any future trade deals with other countries. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:08)
The House adjourned at 6.45pm until Monday 7 October at 2.30pm.
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