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Minutes for 15 October 2019

Chamber

Item number 4
Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] Baroness Barran presented a bill to make provision about the Commonwealth Games that are to be held principally in Birmingham in 2022; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 1) (at 14:49)
Item number 5
Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 1–EN)
Item number 6
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Lord Keen of Elie presented a bill to give effect to Law Commission recommendations relating to commencement of enactments relating to sentencing law and to make provision for pre-consolidation amendments of sentencing law. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 2) (at 14:50)
Item number 7
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 2–EN)
Item number 8
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] Lord Keen of Elie presented a bill to make in relation to marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales provision about divorce, dissolution and separation; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 3) (at 14:50)
Item number 9
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 3–EN)
Item number 10
Health Service Safety Investigations Bill [HL] Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford presented a bill to establish the Health Service Safety Investigations Body and to confer the function of carrying out investigations and other functions on that body; to make provision in connection with investigations carried out by that body; to make provision about medical examiners; and for con… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:51)
Item number 11
Health Service Safety Investigations Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 4–EN)
Item number 12
Pension Schemes Bill [HL] Baroness Stedman-Scott presented a bill to make provision about pension schemes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 5) (at 14:51)
Item number 13
Pension Schemes Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 5–EN)
Item number 14
Northern Syria: Turkish incursion Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 14:52)
Item number 15
Football: racism Baroness Barran repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:06)
Item number 16
Queen's Speech The debate on the motion that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty was resumed and, after further debate, was again adjourned until 16 October 2019. (at 15:18)
Item number 17
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The bill, having been brought from the Commons was, pursuant to the resolution of 9 September, deemed to have been read a first and second time; the Bill was ordered to be printed (HL Bill 6).
Item number 18
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 6–EN)
Item number 19
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The petition against the bill from Colwich Parish Council (No. 26) was withdrawn.
The House adjourned at 7.39pm until Wednesday 16 October at 3.00pm.
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