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Minutes for 5 February 2020

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Item number 4
Trade deals: animal welfare A question was asked by Lord Trees and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Crime: support for children and young people A question was asked by Baroness Benjamin and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 15:15)
Item number 6
Greenhouse gas emissions A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. (at 15:21)
Item number 7
Health: Tinnitus A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford. (at 15:29)
Item number 8
BBC: television licence evasion A private notice question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:36)
Item number 9
Provision of Personal Care Bill [HL] Lord Forsyth of Drumlean presented a bill to make provision for access to free personal care. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 91) (at 15:47)
Item number 10
Goods Mortgages Bill [HL] Lord Grantchester, on behalf of Lord Stevenson of Balmacara, presented a bill to repeal the Bills of Sale Acts 1878 and 1882; to make provision for a new form of non-possessory security that may be created over goods owned by individuals; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 92) (at 15:47)
Item number 11
Policing Resources Bill [HL] Lord Wigley presented a bill to make provision to ensure that the police forces in England and Wales have sufficient resources to deliver police services; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 93) (at 15:48)
Item number 12
Genocide Determination Bill [HL] Lord Hylton, on behalf of Lord Alton of Liverpool, presented a bill to provide for the High Court of England and Wales to make a preliminary finding on cases of alleged genocide, crimes against humanity or war crimes; and for the subsequent referral of such findings to the International Criminal Court or a special tribunal. It was read a first tim… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:48)
Item number 13
School Admissions for Children Adopted from Overseas Bill [HL] 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. (HL Bill 95) (at 15:49)
Item number 14
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill [HL] Lord Keen of Elie 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 15:50)
Item number 15
NHS Funding Bill A bill to make provision regarding the funding of the health service in England in respect of each financial year until the financial year that ends with 31 March 2024, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 96) (at 19:13)
Item number 16
NHS Funding Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 96–EN)
Item number 17
Wales: European Structural Funds A question was asked by Lord Wigley and, after debate, answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 19:14)
Item number 18
Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 30–EN)
The House adjourned at 8.36pm until Thursday 6 February at 11.00am.
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