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Minutes for 25 September 2019
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Lord Speaker's statement The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that, in the light of the judgment of the Supreme Court of 24 September, the Clerk of the Parliaments would delete the following items of business from the minutes of proceedings of 9 September: Royal Commission, Royal Assent, Queen’s Speech and Prorogation. Instead the minutes would record that the House… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:08)
Item number 2
The extension of Article 50 A private notice question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire, on behalf of Lord Wallace of Tankerness, and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:14)
Item number 3
Thomas Cook Baroness Vere of Norbiton repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:24)
Item number 4
Attorney General’s legal advice Earl Howe repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 16:06)
Item number 5
Brexit readiness and Operation Yellowhammer Lord Callanan repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:19)
Item number 6
Spending Round 2019 Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that this House takes note of the Spending Round 2019. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:09)
Item number 7
Update to Parliament The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:55)
Item number 8
Iran The Earl of Courtown repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 20:04)
The House adjourned at 9.35pm until Thursday 26 September at 11.00am.
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