Minutes for 28 February 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
    1
      World Bank: selection process for President A question was asked by Lord Stern of Brentford and answered by Lord Bates.
    2
      Theatre tickets: London A question was asked by the Earl of Glasgow and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
    3
      Islamic ceremony: civil marriage registration A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Keen of Elie.
    4
      Nord Stream 2 pipeline A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
    5
      Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill A bill to authorise the use of resources for the years ending with 31 March 2018, 31 March 2019 and 31 March 2020; to authorise the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund for those years; and to appropriate the supply authorised by this Act for the years ending with 31 March 2018 and 31 March 2019, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons and read a first time.
    6

      Draft Domestic Abuse Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they have come to the following resolution to which they desire the agreement of the Lords: That it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Domestic Abuse Bill presented to both Houses on Monday 21 January 2019 (CP 15); That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to join with a Committee appointed by the Lords for this purpose. That the Committee should report on the draft Bill by Friday 17 May 2019. That the Committee shall have power: (i) to send for persons, papers and records; (ii) to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House; (iii) to report from time to time; (iv) to appoint specialist advisers; and (v) to adjourn from place to place within the United Kingdom. That the quorum of the Committee shall be two.

    7
      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord O'Shaughnessy set down for today shall be limited to 2½ hours. The motion was agreed to.
    8
      Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 December 2018 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    9
      Fertilisers and Ammonium Nitrate Material (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    10
      Aquatic Animal Health and Alien Species in Aquaculture (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    11
      Equine (Records, Identification and Movement) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    12
      Aquatic Animal Health and Plant Health (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    13
      Animals (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
    14
      Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 25 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    15
      Safety of medicines and medical devices (2½-hour debate)  Lord O'Shaughnessy moved that this House takes note of the steps being taken to improve the safety of medicines and medical devices. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    16
      Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team A question was asked by Lord Burnett and, after debate, answered by Baroness Barran.
    The House adjourned at 4.17pm until Friday 1 March at 10.00am.