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Minutes for 10 March 2020
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Portsmouth. (at 14:30)
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Affirmation John Edward Lord Tomlinson made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:35)
Select Committee Reports
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Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Proposed Negative Statutory Instruments under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 Drawn to the special attention of the House: Draft Human Tissue (Permitted Material: Exceptions) (England) Regulations 2020 and two related Draft Codes of Practice Information p… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Women's refuges A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 14:37)
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Equal pay legislation A question was asked by Baroness Prosser and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 14:45)
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Education: gender equality A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 14:52)
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Household income A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 15:00)
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Refugee crisis: Greece and Turkey Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:07)
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International Women's Day Baroness Berridge moved that this House takes note of International Women's Day and the United Kingdom's role in advancing equalities for women everywhere. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:21)
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Joint Committee on Consolidation etc. Bills A message was brought from the Commons that they have appointed a Select Committee of 11 Members to join with the Committee appointed by the Lords as the Joint Committee on Consolidation etc. Bills. (at 20:37)
The House adjourned at 8.37pm until Wednesday 11 March at 3.00pm.
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