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Minutes for 27 January 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Horizon 2020 A question was asked by Lord Bassam of Brighton and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. (at 14:36)
Item number 4
National Health Service: children's emergency beds A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 14:44)
Item number 5
Schools: excluded children A question was asked by Baroness Meacher and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 14:51)
Item number 6
Agriculture Bill: food production A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 14:59)
Item number 7
Traffic Management (Amendment) Bill [HL] Baroness Pinnock presented a bill to make provision in relation to the civil enforcement of speeding contraventions. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 60) (at 15:06)
Item number 8
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill [HL] Baroness Hussein-Ece presented a bill to revoke parental or judicial consent which permits the marriage or civil partnership of a child and to criminalise child marriage or civil partnership under the age of 18; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 61) (at 15:07)
Item number 9
Traffic Management (Approved Devices) Bill [HL] Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe, on behalf of Baroness Massey of Darwen, presented a bill to make provision to enable the civil enforcement of moving traffic contraventions using approved devices. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 62) (at 15:07)
Item number 10
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 in the absence of a Northern Ireland Executive. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 63) (at 15:08)
Item number 11
Regulation of Political Opinion Polling Bill [HL] Lord Kennedy of Southwark, on behalf of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock, presented a bill to make provision for the regulation of political opinion polling in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 64) (at 15:08)
Item number 12
Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 15:09)
Item number 13
Huawei: United Kingdom's 5G network Baroness Morgan of Cotes repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 17:19)
Item number 14
Facial recognition surveillance Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 17:32)
Item number 15
Reserve Forces and Cadets' Associations A question was asked by Lord De Mauley and, after debate, answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 17:45)
The House adjourned at 7.07pm until Tuesday 28 January at 2.30pm.
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