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Minutes for 4 July 2019

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Item number 2
Sharia law: marriages A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Keen of Elie.
Item number 3
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse A question was asked by Lord Campbell-Savours and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
Item number 4
Railways: South Eastern franchise A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
Item number 5
Councils: funding A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. [I]
Item number 6
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 Brooke of Alverthorpe set down for today shall be limited to 2 hours and that in the name of Lord Young of Norwood Green to 3 hours. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 7

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Tope be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Tyler. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 8

Human Rights The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Dubs be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Morris of Handsworth. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 9

National Security Strategy The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Neville-Jones be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Neville-Rolfe. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 10

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Viscount Hanworth be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Haskel. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 11
Serco Lord Keen of Elie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
Item number 12
National Health Service: future United Kingdom trade deals (2-hour debate) Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe moved that this House takes note of the case for protecting the National Health Service in future trade deals entered into by the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 13
Work Capability Assessment Baroness Buscombe repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
Item number 14
Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) (No.3) Bill A bill to authorise the use of resources for the year ending with 31 March 2020; to authorise both the issue of sums out of the Consolidated Fund and the application of income for that year; and to appropriate the supply authorised for that year by this Act and by the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 15
Mental illness: job security and inequality A question was asked by Lord Bird and, after debate, answered by Baroness Buscombe.
Item number 16
Apprenticeships (3-hour debate) Lord Young of Norwood Green moved that this House takes note of the Apprenticeship Levy and the case for the effective delivery of workplace opportunities for young people. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 5.35pm until Monday 8 July at 2.30pm.
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