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Minutes for 14 January 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Nuclear power: emissions A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. [I] (at 14:37)
Item number 4
Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission: civil society A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Earl Howe. (at 14:45)
Item number 5
Health: vaping A question was asked by Baroness Redfern and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford. (at 14:52)
Item number 6
Nuclear weapons programme A question was asked by Lord Tunnicliffe and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:01)
Item number 7
Online Harms Reduction Regulator (Report) Bill [HL] Lord McNally presented a bill to assign certain functions to OFCOM in relation to online harms regulation. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 22) (at 15:07)
Item number 8
Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] Baroness McIntosh of Pickering presented a bill to amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling, in particular applying to a pedal cycle, an electrically assisted pedal cycle, and an electric scooter. It was read a first time an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:07)
Item number 9
Schools (Mental Health and Wellbeing) Bill [HL] Baroness Tyler of Enfield presented a bill to amend the Education Act 2002 and the Academies Act 2010 to provide for schools under those Acts to promote the mental health and wellbeing of their pupils. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24) (at 15:08)
Item number 10
Heritage Railways and Tramways (Voluntary Work) Bill [HL] 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 25) (at 15:08)
Item number 11
Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (Amendment) (Siblings) Bill [HL] Lord Lexden presented a bill to amend the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 to make transfers between siblings exempt in certain circumstances. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 26) (at 15:09)
Item number 12
Flybe Baroness Vere of Norbiton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:10)
Item number 13
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. The House resumed. (at 15:22)
Item number 14
Iran: joint comprehensive plan of action Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:47)
Item number 15
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. The House resumed after amendment 17. (at 19:32)
The House adjourned at 9.37pm until Wednesday 15 January at 11.00am.
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