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Minutes for 6 February 2018


Item number 2
Women: economic freedom A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:35)
Item number 3
Refugees: teaching of English A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:43)
Item number 4
Health: pelvic mesh implants A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 14:51)
Item number 5
Schools: indoctrination  A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 14:56)
Item number 6
Smart Meters Bill A bill to extend the period for the Secretary of State to exercise powers relating to smart metering; to provide for a special administration regime for a smart meter communication licensee; and to make provision enabling half-hourly electricity imbalances to be calculated using information obtained from smart meters was brought from the Commons. It was read a f… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:07)
Item number 7
Smart Meters Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 83–EN)
Item number 8
Northamptonshire County Council Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:08)
Item number 9
Palace of Westminster: Restoration and Renewal The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that this House concurs with the House of Commons in their resolution of 31 January, and accordingly resolves that this House— (1) affirms its commitment to the historic Palace of Westminster and its unique status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Royal Palace and home of our H… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:21)
The House adjourned at 8.53pm until Wednesday 7 February at 3.00pm.
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