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Minutes for 16 October 2019

Chamber

Item number 3
Metropolitan Police: use of section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 A private notice question was asked by Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:07)
Item number 4
Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] Lord Duncan of Springbank presented a bill to establish the Historical Institutional Abuse Redress Board and to confer an entitlement to compensation in connection with children who were resident in certain institutions in Northern Ireland; and to establish the Commissioner for Survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:18)
Item number 5
Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 7–EN)
Item number 6

Business of the House Earl Howe, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved, pursuant to the resolutions of the House of 5 September and 9 September, that the Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] and the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] having been read a first time in the same form as they stood at the end of the last Session… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:19)

Item number 7

Committee of Selection The Senior Deputy speaker moved that in accordance with Standing Order 63 a Committee of Selection be appointed to select and propose to the House the names of the members to form each select committee of the House (except the Committee of Selection itself and any committee otherwise provided for by statute or by order of the House) or any other body not… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:19)

Item number 8
Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, Baroness Barran moved that the bill be now read a second time and that the bill be committed and reported from a Committee of the Whole House and that the report be received pro forma. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:19)
Item number 9
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, Lord Keen of Elie moved that the bill be now read a second time and that the bill be committed and reported from a Special Public Bill Committee and that the report be received pro forma. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:20)
Item number 10
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 17 October 2019. (at 15:21)
The House adjourned at 7.28pm until Thursday 17 October at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

Specific Food Hygiene (Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Specific Food Hygiene (Regulation (EC) No. 853/2004) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Agriculture (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Agriculture (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:25)
Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products and Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products and Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulat… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:23)
Import and Export Licences (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Import and Export Licences (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:23)
Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Transitional Arrangements etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Transitional Arrangements etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:23)
Common Agricultural Policy and Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Common Agricultural Policy and Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. The motion was… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:23)
Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:25)
Pesticides (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Pesticides (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:37)
Financial Services (Electronic Money, Payment Services and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Bethell moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Financial Services (Electronic Money, Payment Services and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:03)
Prospectus (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Bethell moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Prospectus (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:46)
The Committee adjourned at 7.28pm.
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