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Minutes for 11 October 2017


Item number 2
Brexit: European Union students A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:07)
Item number 3
Burma: Rohingya people A question was asked by Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:15)
Item number 4
Smoking: broadcasting code A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde. (at 15:22)
Item number 5
Brexit: World Trade Organisation A question was asked by Lord Mendelsohn and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 15:25)
Item number 6
 Operation Conifer A private notice question was asked by Lord Armstrong of Ilminster and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:37)
Item number 7
Student finance Viscount Younger of Leckie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:49)
Item number 8
Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1, 2, 4 and 10 were agreed to. Amendment 3 was disagreed to (see division). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 68) (at 16:03)
Item number 9
Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
Item number 10
European Union (Approvals) Bill A bill to make provision approving for the purposes of section 8 of the European Union Act 2011 draft decisions under Article 352 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union on the participation of the Republic of Albania and the Republic of Serbia in the work of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and on the signing and con… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:51)
Item number 11
European Union (Approvals) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 67–EN)
Item number 12
Farmer review A question was asked by Lord Farmer and, after debate, answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 17:51)
The House adjourned at 7.16pm until Thursday 12 October at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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