Minutes for 12 March 2019

    Chamber

    Select Committee Reports
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      Secondary Legislation Scrutiny (Sub-Committee B) The following Report from the Sub-Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain instruments, including: Draft Common Rules for Access to the International Market for Coach and Bus Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2019 (SI 2019/261) Information paragraphs on certain instruments, including: Draft Flags (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/334) Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) Regulations 2019 (SI 2019/392). (20th Report, HL Paper 314)
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      European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: treaties considered on 12 March 2019, including the following which is drawn to the special attention of the House: Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Swiss Confederation And the following which are reported for information: 1994 Agreement on Government Procurement Revised Agreement on Government Procurement Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Conformity for Marine Equipment Agreement on Mutual Recognition Between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America. (33rd Report, HL Paper 315)
    Public Business
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      Children: oral health A question was asked by Baroness Benjamin and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.
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      Prisons: rehabilitation A question was asked by Baroness Pidding and answered by Lord Keen of Elie.
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      Unpaid internships A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Lord Henley.
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      Fracking: planning guidance A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.
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      Children Act 1989 (Amendment) (Female Genital Mutilation) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to.
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      Intellectual Property (Copyright and Related Rights) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 December 2018 be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Designs and International Trade Marks (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      General Food Law (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Contaminants in Food (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      General Food Hygiene (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Specific Food Hygiene (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 (see division 1), 2, 5 (see division 2), 6 to 9, 11 to 13, 15, 16, 18 to 20, 24, 25 and 27 to 29 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 166)
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      Withdrawal Agreement: Attorney General's legal opinion on the Joint Instrument and Unilateral Declaration Lord Keen of Elie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Northern Ireland Budget (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed.
    The House adjourned at 9.15pm until Wednesday 13 March at 3.00pm.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm
    Aviation Safety (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Aviation Safety (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Aviation Noise (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Aviation Noise (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Aviation Statistics (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Aviation Statistics (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    Local Government (Structural and Boundary Changes) (Supplementary Provision and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2019 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Local Government (Structural and Boundary Changes) (Supplementary Provision and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    International Accounting Standards and European Public Limited-Liability Company (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Henley moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft International Accounting Standards and European Public Limited-Liability Company (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The Committee adjourned at 7.21pm.