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Minutes for 23 October 2019

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Item number 4
Sharia law: marriages A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 15:07)
Item number 5
EU Settlement Scheme A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:15)
Item number 6
Yazidis: attempted genocide A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:23)
Item number 7
ISIS: British people A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:29)
Item number 8
Organ Tourism and Cadavers on Display Bill [HL] Lord Hunt of Kings Heath presented a bill to amend the Human Tissue Act 2004 concerning consent to activities done for the purpose of transplantation outside the United Kingdom and consent for imported cadavers on display. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 23) (at 15:37)
Item number 9
Organ Tourism and Cadavers on Display Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 23–EN)
Item number 10
School Admissions for Children Adopted from Overseas Bill [HL] Baroness Whitaker, on behalf of Lord Triesman, presented a bill to make provision for children adopted from overseas to receive the same priority for admission to maintained schools as children looked after or previously looked after by a local authority in England. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:37)
Item number 11
Armed Forces (Posthumous Pardons) Bill [HL] Lord Cashman presented a bill to make provision to provide posthumous pardons to armed forces personnel convicted of, or cautioned for, certain abolished offences. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 25) (at 15:38)
Item number 12
Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] Lord Empey presented a bill to provide for the functions exercised by the Northern Ireland Department of Health to be exercised by the Secretary of State until the formation of a Northern Ireland Executive. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 26) (at 15:38)
Item number 13
Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill [HL] Lord Dholakia presented a bill to raise the age of criminal responsibility. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 27) (at 15:39)
Item number 14
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 draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:39)
Item number 15
Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Transitional Arrangements etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 16
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 draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 17
Agriculture (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 18
Import and Export Licences (Amendments etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 19
Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 20
Pesticides (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 July 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:40)
Item number 21
Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:40)
Item number 22
North East Syria Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:47)
Item number 23
Freedom of Establishment and Free Movement of Services (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 July 2019 be approved. Then Lord Stevenson of Balmacara moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end insert "but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations will remove certain rights for European Union, Eu… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:59)
Item number 24
Electricity Supplier Obligations (Excluded Electricity) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 September 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:33)
Item number 25
Waste and Environmental Protection (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 July 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:46)
Item number 26
Plant Health (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 July 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:06)
Item number 27
European Parliamentary Elections Etc. (Repeal, Revocation, Amendment and Saving Provisions) (United Kingdom and Gibraltar) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Earl Howe moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 July 2019 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:47)
The House adjourned at 7.23pm until Thursday 24 October at 11.00am.
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