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Minutes for 7 October 2019

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Item number 4
Asylum seekers: employment A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of London and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:45)
Item number 6
Railways: TransPennine freight A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:52)
Item number 7
Elections and referenda: protection against corruption A question was asked by Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve and answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 14:59)
Item number 8
Hong Kong: emergency powers A private notice question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:08)
Item number 9

European travel on Parliamentary business (House of Lords Commission Report) The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the House of Lords Commission European travel on Parliamentary business (3rd Report, HL Paper 423) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:19)

Item number 10
Product Safety, Metrology and Mutual Recognition Agreement (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 9 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:22)
Item number 11
Trade in Animals and Animal Products (Legislative Functions) and Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. Then Baroness Jones of Whitchurch moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end insert “but that this House regrets that the Trade in Animals and Animal… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:51)
Item number 12
Animal Health and Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:07)
Item number 13
Capital Requirements (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:09)
Item number 14
Risk Transformation and Solvency 2 (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:51)
Item number 15
Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration Lord Callanan repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 17:52)
Item number 16
Brexit: no-deal tariff schedules Lord Callanan repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 18:08)
Item number 17
United States' imposed trade tariffs Lord Gardiner of Kimble repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 18:23)
Item number 18
Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:38)
Item number 19
Draft Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) Order 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 4 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:15)
Item number 20
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 2) Order 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Order laid before the House on 4 September 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 20:21)
Item number 21
Air Services (Competition) (Amendment and Revocation) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 20:21)
Item number 22
Operation Midland Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 20:37)
Item number 23
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 20:48)
The House adjourned at 9.02pm until Tuesday 8 October at 2.30pm.
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