Minutes for 30 October 2018

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Prisons: children of prisoners A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
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      Railways: East Coast Main Line A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Sugg.
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      Health: spectrum conditions A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton.
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      Gambling: fixed-odds betting machines A question was asked by Lord Griffiths of Burry Port and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
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      Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Tees Valley Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      West Midlands Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      West of England Combined Authority (Adult Education Functions) Order 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 23 July 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed.
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      Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill Lord Duncan of Springbank 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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      Extradition Treaty: United Kingdom and the State of Kuwait Lord Collins of Highbury moved that this House takes note of the Extradition Treaty between the United Kingdom and the State of Kuwait. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018 Baroness Manzoor moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 June 2018 be approved. Then Lord Paddick moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert "but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations fail to comply with the spirit of the ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union by failing to restrict the use of communications data to serious offences." After debate, the amendment was disagreed to (see division). Then the original motion was agreed to.
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      Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. The report was received.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill Lord Taylor of Holbeach signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed.
    The House adjourned at 12.09am on Wednesday 31 October until 3.00pm the same day.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm
    Further Education Bodies (Insolvency) Regulations 2018 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Further Education Bodies (Insolvency) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority (Establishment and Functions) Order 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Central Counterparties (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Central Counterparties (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Bates moved that the Grand Committee do consider the EEA Passport Rights (Amendment, etc., and Transitional Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. The motion was agreed to.
    Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Electricity and Gas (Powers to Make Subordinate Legislation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Electricity and Gas (Powers to Make Subordinate Legislation) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018 Baroness Buscombe moved that the Grand Committee do consider the Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The Committee adjourned at 8.06pm.