We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 10 December 2018 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.
Minutes for 10 December 2018
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans.1
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales The Lord Chamberlain (Earl Peel) delivered Her Majesty's reply to the Address of 14 November 2018, as follows: I have received your Address about His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales on the occasion of His seventieth birthday. It gives me great pleasure to convey to the Prince of Wales the loyal and affectionate sentiments you express on behalf of my Lords.2
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Baroness Richardson of Calow under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that she would retire from the House on 20 December 2018.3
Barony of Wrenbury in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of William Edward Baron Wrenbury claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Wrenbury in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Wrenbury on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presented and referred to the Lord Chancellor for a report to the House pursuant to Standing Order 11.
Select Committee Reports
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny (Sub-Committee A) The following Report from the Sub-Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Recommendations on the following proposed negatives: Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Intelligent Transport Systems (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Radio Spectrum (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Veterinary Medicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Report on certain instruments, including: Aviation Safety (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018. (9th Report, HL Paper 251)5
Privileges and Conduct The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Further report on the conduct of Lord Lester of Herne Hill. (3rd Report, HL Paper 252)
Freedom of religion or belief A question was asked by Baroness Berridge and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.7
Sudan and South Sudan A question was asked by Lord Curry of Kirkharle and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.8
Nuclear energy A question was asked by Viscount Hanworth and answered by Lord Henley.9
Disabled Student's Allowance: assistive technology A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. [I]10
EU Membership Bill [HL] Lord Saatchi presented a bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate with the European Union for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union, with enhanced voting rights and immigration controls. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 151)
After debate, the House adjourned (see division). The House resumed.11
Exiting the European Union Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
The House adjourned at 6.14pm until Tuesday 11 December at 2.30pm.