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Minutes for 18 March 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Housing Delivery Test A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy drugs A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 15:14)
Item number 6
Higher and further education: rural and coastal areas A question was asked by Lord Watson of Invergowrie, on behalf of Lord Bassam of Brighton, and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 15:21)
Item number 7
Metropolitan Police Service: Operation Midland A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:29)
Item number 8
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill [HL] The Earl of Courtown presented a bill to make provision to change the dates on which non-domestic rating lists must be compiled; to change the dates by which proposed lists must be sent to billing authorities, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bil… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:36)
Item number 9
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 109–EN)
Item number 10
National Minimum Wage (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:37)
Item number 11
Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 January 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:37)
Item number 12
Client Money Protection for Property Agents (Approval and Designation of Schemes) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:37)
Item number 13
Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Goldie, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 3 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:37)
Item number 14
Civil Liability (Information Requirements) and Risk Transformation (Amendment) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:37)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:38)
Item number 15
Budget statement Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that this House takes note of the economy in the light of the Budget statement. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
The House adjourned at 7.58pm until Thursday 19 March at 11.00am.
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