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Minutes for 22 May 2019
Select Committee Reports
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Draft Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 Draft Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Draft Consumer Rights Act 2015 (Enforcement) (Amendment) Order 2019. (60th Report, HL Paper 367)2
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on the following bill: Census (Return Particulars and Removal of Penalties) Bill [HL]. (53rd Report, HL Paper 368)3
Liaison The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Summary of House of Lords investigative and scrutiny committee activity in 2018–19. (5th Report, HL Paper 369)
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills reported that the following report, prepared by the Independent Assessor appointed under House of Commons Private Business Standing Order 224A(6)(a) (Comments on environmental statement), had been submitted to that House by the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills on 22 May 2019 in accordance with House of Commons Private Business Standing Order 224A(6)(b) and (8): High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill: Additional Provision—Summary of issues raised by comments on the Environmental Statement. (HC 2227)
Office for Environmental Protection A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.6
Schools: British Sign Language A question was asked by Lord Bruce of Bennachie and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.7
Schools: free school meals A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton.8
Political parties: donation rules A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Young of Cookham.9
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Lord Keen of Elie presented a bill to give effect to Law Commission recommendations relating to commencement of enactments relating to sentencing law and to make provision for pre-consolidation amendments of sentencing law. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 178)10
Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 178–EN)11
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 40(4) (so far as it relates to Thursdays) and (5) be suspended until the end of the session so far as it is necessary to enable notices and orders relating to Public Bills initiated by Her Majesty's Government concerning the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union to have precedence over other motions and orders on Thursdays. The motion was agreed to.12
Leaving the European Union The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.13
British Steel Lord Henley repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.14
Devolved administrations: 20th anniversary Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that this House takes note of the 20th anniversary of devolution in the United Kingdom and the role of the devolved administrations in the governance of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 9.39pm until Thursday 23 May at 11.00am.