Minutes for 18 March 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Children: covert human intelligence sources A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Festival of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 2022 A question was asked by Lord Goddard of Stockport and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
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      Cycling: licences and insurance A question was asked by Lord Winston and answered by Baroness Barran.
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      Northern Ireland: devolved government A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank.
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      Local Government (Structural and Boundary Changes) (Supplementary Provision and Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2019 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 16 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 January be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Merchant Shipping (Passengers’ Rights) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to.
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      Licensing of Operators and International Road Haulage (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Sugg moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to.
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      Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill A bill to prevent the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 from expiring on 11 November 2019 was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 168)
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      Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 168–EN)
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      Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill A bill to make provision about rivers authorities; to make provision about the expenses of internal drainage boards; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 169)
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      Rivers Authorities and Land Drainage Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 169–EN)
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      Law Enforcement and Security (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 January be approved. Then Lord Paddick moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations cover policy areas that are individually of such significant concern to the House that they should not be considered together, and that Her Majesty’s Government have provided insufficient information in relation to the statutory instrument’s policy objectives and intended implementation”. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Immigration (European Economic Area Nationals) (EU Exit) Order 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 February be approved. Then Lord Kennedy of Southwark moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Order provides for changes to the status of European Economic Area nationals entering or resident in the United Kingdom that should be made with the full scrutiny of both Houses in the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill; and that Her Majesty’s Government have failed to provide details on the practicalities of the varying types of leave to remain, including how they will be enforced, the length of an application process for extended leave to remain, and the impact on individuals who may be asked to prove their status”. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to.
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      Immigration, Nationality and Asylum (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Terrorist attack: New Zealand Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Brexit: Article 50 period extension procedure Lord Callanan repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
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      Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention and Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) and (Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) Regulations 2019 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Services of Lawyers and Lawyer’s Practice (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Jurisdiction and Judgments (Family) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2019 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The House adjourned at 7.46pm until Tuesday 19 March at 2.30pm.