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Minutes for 21 October 2019
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Baroness Penn Joanna Carolyn Penn, having been created Baroness Penn, of Teddington in the London Borough of Richmond, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 10 October 2019, was introduced between the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) and Lord Taylor of Holbeach, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Lord Woolley of Woodford Sir Simon Andrew Woolley, Knight, having been created Baron Woolley of Woodford, of Woodford in the London Borough of Redbridge, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon 14 October 2019, was introduced between Baroness Young of Hornsey and Baroness Hussein-Ece, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:42)
Item number 3
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Carswell under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 29 October 2019.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
European Union The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: treaties considered on 21 October 2019, including the following which is drawn to the special attention of the House: Free Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Korea (with Exchan… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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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