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Minutes for 5 November 2019


Item number 5
Health and social care: malnutrition A question was asked by Lord Aberdare and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford. (at 14:49)
Item number 6
Housebuilding: accidents in the home A question was asked by Lord Jordan and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:57)
Item number 7
Digital Competition A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 15:05)
Item number 8
Health: tick-borne encephalitis A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford. (at 15:11)
Item number 9
Mental disorder: autism and learning disabilities A private notice question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford. (at 15:20)
Item number 10
Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to.
Item number 11
Intelligence and Security Committee Report Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:44)
Item number 12
Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) Regulations 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 October 2019 be approved. Then Lord Collins of Highbury moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end insert “, and while this House agrees with the general principle of the Regulations, nevertheless regrets that Her Majesty’s Governm… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:57)
Item number 13
Thomas Cook Lord Duncan of Springbank repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:09)
Item number 14
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord Brougham and Vaux) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Act: Historical Institutional Abuse (Northern Ireland) Act 2019 c. 31 (at 17:38)
The House adjourned at 5.39pm.
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