Minutes for 5 July 2017

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Child welfare A question was asked by Baroness Massey of Darwen and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
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      National Stroke Strategy A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.
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      NHS: working conditions A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy.
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      Grenfell Tower: tenants A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and answered by Baroness Buscombe.
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      Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL] Baroness Finlay of Llandaff presented a bill to make provision for clinical commissioning groups to ensure that persons in their area have access to specialist and generalist palliative care and appropriate support services; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 33)
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      Cohabitation Rights Bill [HL] Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames presented a bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple as cohabitants; to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 34)
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      Voting Age (Reduction) Bill [HL] Lord Adonis, on behalf of Lord Whitty,, on behalf of Lord Adonis, presented a bill to extend the franchise for parliamentary and other elections to all citizens over the age of 16 years. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 35)
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      Abortion (Foetus Protection) Bill [HL] Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne presented a bill to lower the gestational time limit for abortion to twelve weeks. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 36)
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      Extension of Franchise (House of Lords) Bill [HL] Lord Naseby presented a bill to make provision for members of the House of Lords to vote in elections to the House of Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 37)
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      Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill A bill to authorise the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2018; to authorise both the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund and the application of income for that year; and to appropriate the supply authorised for that year by this Act and by the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2017, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons and read a first time.
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      Public sector pay cap Lord Bates repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Grenfell Tower: rehousing update Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] Baroness Buscombe moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
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      Balfour Declaration centenary A question was asked by Lord Turnberg and, after debate, answered by Baroness Goldie.
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      Registration of Marriage Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 19–EN)
    The House adjourned at 8.55pm until Thursday 6 July at 11.00am.