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Minutes for 16 July 2019

Chamber

Item number 4
Buses: rural services A question was asked by Baroness Scott of Needham Market, on behalf of Baroness Randerson, and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
Item number 5
European Union Settlement Scheme A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
Item number 6
United States: migrant detention camps A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by the Earl of Courtown.
Item number 7
National Health Service: health care advice A question was asked by Lord Patel and answered by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford.
Item number 8
Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.
Item number 9
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill A bill to make provision for a railway between a junction with Phase One of High Speed 2, near Fradley Wood in Staffordshire, and a junction with the West Coast Main Line near Crewe in Cheshire; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons, read a first time and referred to the Examiners. It was ordered that the bill be prin… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 10
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 193–EN)
Item number 11
High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith), acting as the Chairman of Committees and in accordance with Private Business Standing Order 101A (Limit of time for submitting petition relating to hybrid bill), has decided that the period during which petitions against the bill can be submitted in this House will begin on 17 July 2… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 12
Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) (No. 3) Bill Lord Young of Cookham 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.
Item number 13
Detainee mistreatment and rendition Lord Young of Cookham repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons on 15 July.
Item number 14
Relationship education lessons in schools Lord Agnew of Oulton repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
Item number 15
Domestic abuse Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 16
Lotteries regulation Lord Ashton of Hyde repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
Item number 17
Nuclear weapons (International Relations Committee Report) Lord Howell of Guildford moved that this House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee Rising nuclear risk, disarmament and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (7th Report, HL Paper 338). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 18
Brexit: European Investment Bank (European Union Committee Report) Baroness Falkner of Margravine moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: the European Investment Bank (25th Report, HL Paper 269). After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 9.07pm until Wednesday 17 July at 3.00pm.
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