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Minutes for 21 October 2019

Chamber

Item number 5
Visas A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:47)
Item number 6
Psychiatrists A question was asked by Baroness Parminter and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 14:55)
Item number 7
National Health Service: Babylon's GP at hand app A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 15:03)
Item number 8
Frequent flyer airmiles schemes A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. (at 15:10)
Item number 9
Genocide Determination Bill [HL] Lord Alton of Liverpool presented a bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:17)
Item number 10
Heritage Railways and Tramways (Voluntary Work) Bill [HL] Lord Grocott, on behalf of Lord Faulkner of Worcester, presented a bill to permit young persons to carry out voluntary work on a heritage railway or tramway. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 14) (at 15:18)
Item number 11
Well-being of Future Generations Bill [HL] Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, on behalf of Lord Bird, presented a bill to make provision for requiring public bodies to act in pursuit of the environmental, social, economic and cultural well-being of the United Kingdom in a way that accords with the future generations principle; to require public bodies to establish and meet well-being… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:19)
Item number 12
Goods Mortgages Bill [HL] Lord Stevenson of Balmacara presented a bill to repeal the Bills of Sale Acts 1878 and 1882 and to make provision for a new form of non-possessory security that may be created over goods owned by individuals; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 16) (at 15:20)
Item number 13
Financial Services (Electronic Money, Payment Services and Miscellaneous Amendments) (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 15:21)
Item number 14
Prospectus (Amendment etc.) (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 15:21)
Item number 15
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 22 October 2019. (at 15:21)
Item number 16
Brexit Lord Callanan repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 18:33)
Item number 17
Brexit: preparations Lord Callanan repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:44)
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Tuesday 22 October at 2.30pm.
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