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Minutes for 27 February 2020

Chamber

Item number 1
Single-use plastics A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 11:06)
Item number 2
Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 A question was asked by Baroness Burt of Solihull and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 11:14)
Item number 3
Housing: new homes A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 11:21)
Item number 4
Ministers: training A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord True. (at 11:29)
Item number 5
Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [HL] Lord Keen of Elie presented a bill to implement the Hague Conventions of 1996, 2005 and 2007 and to provide for the implementation of other international agreements on private international law. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 101) (at 11:36)
Item number 6
Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 101–EN)
Item number 7
European Union: future relationship Lord True repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 11:37)
Item number 8
 Children and families: early years interventions (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) The Lord Bishop of Gloucester moved that this House takes note of the case for improved early years interventions to support children and families. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:36)
Item number 9
Rough sleeping The Earl of Courtown repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 14:57)
Item number 10
Offender management: Checkpoint programme A question was asked by Lord Bates and, after debate, answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 15:39)
Item number 11
 Israel and Palestine: United States’ proposals for peace (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Baroness Tonge moved that this House takes note of the United States' proposals for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, announced on 28 January. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:30)
Item number 12
Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 24 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:45)
The House adjourned at 6.54pm until Monday 2 March at 2.30pm.
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