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Minutes for 24 October 2018

Chamber

Item number 5
Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services A question was asked by Baroness Tyler of Enfield and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 15:07)
Item number 6
Brexit: economic forecasts A question was asked by Lord Strasburger and answered by Lord Bates. (at 15:15)
Item number 7
Freedom of religion or belief A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:23)
Item number 8
Brexit: civil service impartiality A question was asked by Lord Luce and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 15:30)
Item number 9
Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty A private notice question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:38)
Item number 10
Civil Liability Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons Amendments be printed. (HL Bill 135) (at 21:41)
Item number 11
Civil Liability Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons Amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 135–EN)
Item number 12
Financial Regulators’ Powers (Technical Standards etc.) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations  2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
Item number 13
Building Societies Legislation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
Item number 14
Department for Transport (Fees) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Baroness Sugg moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
Item number 15
Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 (Consequential Amendment of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2018 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 June 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:48)
Item number 16
Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed. (at 15:48)
Item number 17
Ivory Bill The report was received. Amendments 2, 24 and 40 were disagreed to (see divisions 1 to 3). Amendments 7 to 12, 14 to 21, 29 to 31, 33, 34 and 38 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 42. (at 15:50)
Item number 18
Discontinuing seasonal changes of time (EUC Report) Lord Whitty moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee on the Commission Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC (COM(2018)639, Council Document 12118/18) (22nd Report, HL Paper 200). Aft… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:09)
Item number 19
Subsidiarity assessment: discontinuing seasonal changes of time Lord Whitty moved to resolve that this House considers that the Commission Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing Directive 2000/84/EC (COM(2018)639, Council Document 12118/18) does not comply with the principle of subsidiarity, for… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 21:04)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 21:04)
Item number 20
Ivory Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 43. Amendments 43 to 75 and 79 to 103 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 136) (at 21:10)
The House adjourned at 9.41pm until Thursday 25 October at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.

Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018 Baroness Manzoor moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Baroness Sugg moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Civil Aviation (Insurance) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:36)
Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Baroness Sugg moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:12)
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:45)
Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
Tees Valley Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Tees Valley Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
West Midlands Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the West Midlands Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:31)
International Solar Alliance: Framework Agreement Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Framework Agreement on the establishment of the International Solar Alliance. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:19)
The Committee adjourned at 8.11pm.
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