Minutes for 7 March 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Female genital mutilation A question was asked by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Equality Act 2010: commencement of section 106 A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Universities: BAME Women in leadership positions A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
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      Yemen: women and girls A question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
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      Brexit: import of radioisotopes A private notice question was asked by Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.
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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 12 March to allow the Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill and the Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill to be taken through their remaining stages that day. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

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      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Thursday 14 March to allow the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. The motion was agreed to.

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      Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
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      Trade in Animals and Related Products (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.
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      Import of and Trade in Animals and Animal Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Veterinary Medicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Ozone-Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Brexit: protection for workers Lord Henley repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      European Qualifications (Health and Social Care Professions) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 December 2018 be approved. Then Baroness Thornton moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert "but that this House regrets that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the additional administrative burdens for many qualifications and the prohibition of European Economic Area temporary and occasional healthcare professionals that are proposed by the draft Regulations could be detrimental to the National Health Service." After debate, the motion was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to.
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      European Qualifications (Pharmacists) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 December 2018 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Human Medicines (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor, on behalf of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 January be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor, on behalf of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Medical Devices (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Manzoor, on behalf of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      International Women's Day Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that this House takes note of International Women's Day and the United Kingdom's role in advancing gender equality globally. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 6.11pm until Monday 11 March at 2.30pm.