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11amOral questions
Ensuring long-term viability of upland farming - Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
Oral questions
Reducing the number of households in fuel poverty - Baroness Donaghy
Oral questions
Current assessment of freedom of religion in China - The Lord Bishop of St Albans
Oral questions
Decision by some teachers to take a 20 per cent pay cut in order to prevent staff redundancies - Lord Watson of Invergowrie
Motion
To move, further to the resolution of the House of 28 January that Her Majesty’s Government should provide sufficient time for this House to ensure the timely passage of legislation necessary to implement any deal or proposition that has commanded the support of the majority of the House of Commons, that: (1) Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with to allow the European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill to be taken through all its stages this day; and (2) Standing Order 39 (Order of Business) be dispensed with to enable that Bill to be considered after the motions on Economic Affairs Committee reports in the name of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean. - Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town
Motion
As an amendment to the above motion, to leave out from “move” to the end and to insert “that the Standing Orders of the House relating to public business shall apply to all proceedings on the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill - Lord Forsyth of Drumlean
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “move” to the end nd to insert “notwithstanding the non-binding resolution of the House of 28 January that Her Majesty’s Government should provide sufficient ime for this House to ensure the timely passage of legislation necessary to implement any deal or proposition that has commanded the support of the majority of the House of Commons, that this House does not consider it is in keeping with the traditions and procedures of the House of Lords, its proper scrutinising role or its function as a safeguard of the constitution to apply unprecedented procedures to this Bill, and therefore declines to dispense with normal Standing Orders - Lord True
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “move” to the end and to insert “notes that the Prime Minister has already indicated her ntention to ask for a delay in the date for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union and considers it unnecessary, as well as undesirable and unprecedented, to apply exceptional procedures to the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5 Bill) and therefore regrets the proposal by Her Majesty’s Opposition to do so - Baroness Noakes
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from first “that” to the end and to insert “the attempt to accelerate procedures on the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill is not in accordance with normal practice in either House of Parliament and the provisions of Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) should be dispensed with only to the extent necessary to allow the First and Second Readings of the Bill to be taken on one day, the Committee stage on a subsequent day, and the Report and Third Reading to be taken on the same day subsequently - Viscount Ridley
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, to leave out from “Commons,” to the end and to insert “notes that more than one day is required for this House to have sufficient time to scrutinise the European Union (Withdrawal) (No.5) Bill received from the House of Commons that has had less than one day of consideration in that House, and had not been received by this House by the end of business on 3 April - Lord Robathan
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, at the end to insert “but in view of the exceptional constitutional implications of the proposal put forward, regrettably without agreement in the Usual Channels, for its exceptional consideration in the House of Lords, the House shall not resolve itself into a Committee on the bill until at least 24 hours after a report from the Constitution Committee on the bill has been laid before the House - Lord Hamilton of Epsom
Motion
To move, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town, at the end to insert “but the House shall not resolve itself into a Committee on the bill until at least 24 hours after a report from the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee on the bill has been laid before the House.” - Lord Blencathra
Legislation
European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - second reading - Lord Rooker
Statement
Final implementation of Sharia Penal Code in Brunei Darussalam - Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon
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