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Minutes for 25 February 2020


Item number 3
War widows' pension A question was asked by Baroness Crawley and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:37)
Item number 4
Housing insulation A question was asked by Lord Teverson and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:46)
Item number 5
Afghan interpreters: security clearance A question was asked by Baroness Coussins and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:53)
Item number 6
Flooding compensation A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 15:01)
Item number 7
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:08)
Item number 8
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that if a Bill in the same terms as those in which the High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill stood when it was brought to this House in the 2019 session is brought to this House from the House of Commons in this session— (a) the Bill shall be deemed to have been read a first and second time, (b) the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:09)
Item number 9
Flooding Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons on 24 February. (at 15:21)
Item number 10
Immigration: points based system Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons on 24 February. (at 16:01)
Item number 11
Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. The report was received. (at 16:46)
The House adjourned at 8.08pm until Wednesday 26 February at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.

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