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House of Lords Journal

The Journal is the formal and authoritative summary record of the proceedings of the House of Lords. Each Journal contains the attendance, minutes (including voting lists) and papers, along with some committee reports, for every day the House sat during a parliamentary session. Each sessional volume is indexed.

Journal for 25 May 2011

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn.

Public Business

1 British Summer Time A question was asked by Lord Spicer and answered by Baroness Wilcox.

2 Children: Ofsted report A question was asked by Baroness Walmsley and answered by Lord Hill of Oareford.

3 House of Lords: facilities A question was asked by Lord Lea of Crondall and answered by Lord Strathclyde.

4 Abyei A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Verma.

5 Debt Relief (Developing Countries) Act 2010 (Permanent Effect) Order 2011 Lord Sassoon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 28 March be approved. The motion was agreed to.

6 European Union Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 61. An amendment was considered. The bill was reported without amendment.

The House adjourned at 1.17pm until Monday 6 June at 2.30pm.