Minutes for 14 January 2019

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Brexit: agriculture A question was asked by Lord Wigley and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.
    5
      Yemen: humanitarian situation A question was asked by Lord Ahmed and answered by Lord Bates.
    6
      Islamophobia A question was asked by Baroness Finn and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth.
    7
      Immigration: removal centres A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
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      Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration The adjourned debate on the motion that this House, for the purposes of section 13(1)(c) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, takes note of the negotiated withdrawal agreement laid before the House on Monday 26 November 2018 with the title ‘Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community’ and the framework for the future relationship laid before the House on Monday 26 November 2018 with the title ‘Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom’. was resumed. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
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      Leaving the European Union The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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      Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration Baroness Smith of Basildon moved that this House, while noting that it is for the House of Commons to determine the matter, considers that a no deal outcome to negotiations under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union must be emphatically rejected, and regrets that withdrawal from the European Union on the terms set out in the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration laid before Parliament would damage the future economic prosperity, internal security and global influence of the United Kingdom. The motion was agreed to (see division).
    The House adjourned at 10.19pm until Tuesday 15 January at 2.30pm.

    Grand Committee

    The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm