We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 8 October 2019 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

    Minutes for 8 October 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
    1
      Falkland Islands: land mines A question was asked by Lord Trefgarne and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
    2
      Sale of knives A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    3
      Museums and galleries: financial sustainability A question was asked by Lord Lee of Trafford and answered by Baroness Barran. [I]
    4
      Visa applications: Dr Mu-Chun Chiang A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    5
      Road closures in central London A private notice question was asked by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    6
      Sir Richard Henriques report A private notice question was asked by Lord Cormack and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
    7
      Brexit: preparations Lord Callanan repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
    8
      Syria: withdrawal of United States troops Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
    9
      Customs legislation and amendments: impact analysis Lord Bethell repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
    10
      Rural economy (Rural Economy Committee Report) Lord Foster of Bath moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Select Committee on the Rural Economy Time for a strategy for the rural economy (HL Paper 330). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
    11
      Royal Commission The Lords Commissioners being seated, the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) in the middle with the Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) and Lord Judge on her right hand and Lord Newby and Baroness Smith of Basildon on her left and the Commons being present at the Bar with their Speaker, the Commission for Royal Assent and Prorogation dated this day was read.
    12
      Royal Assent The following Acts, passed by both Houses of Parliament, received Royal Assent: Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Act 2019 c. 27 Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Act 2019 c. 28
    13
      Queen's Speech The Queen's Speech was delivered by the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park).
    14
      Prorogation Parliament was prorogued at 8.20pm to Monday 14 October.