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Minutes for 14 January 2020
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester.1
Oath and affirmation The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation, and signed an undertaking to abide by the code of Conduct: William Armand Thomas Tristan Lord Garel-Jones John Alfred Stoddard Lord Nash
Select Committee Reports
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on the following Public Bodies Order: Draft Public Bodies (Abolition of Public Works Loan Commissioners) Order 2019: revised report And on the following instruments: Accreditation of Forensic Service Providers (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Marriage (Same-sex Couples) and Civil Partnership (Opposite-sex Couples) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2019 Information paragraphs on certain instruments, including: Firearms Regulations 2019 M4 Motorway (Junctions 3 to 12) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2019 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2019 Water Abstraction (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019. (1st Report, HL Paper 6)
Nuclear power: emissions A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. [I]4
Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission: civil society A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Earl Howe.5
Health: vaping A question was asked by Baroness Redfern and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.6
Nuclear weapons programme A question was asked by Lord Tunnicliffe and answered by Baroness Goldie.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)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 and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 23)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)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)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)12
Flybe Baroness Vere of Norbiton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.13
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. The House resumed.14
Iran: joint comprehensive plan of action Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.15
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. The House resumed after amendment 17.
The House adjourned at 9.37pm until Wednesday 15 January at 11.00am.