Minutes for 11 October 2017


    Public Business
      Brexit: European Union students A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
      Burma: Rohingya people A question was asked by Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
      Smoking: broadcasting code A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Ashton of Hyde.
      Brexit: World Trade Organisation A question was asked by Lord Mendelsohn and answered by Baroness Sugg.
     Operation Conifer A private notice question was asked by Lord Armstrong of Ilminster and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
      Student finance Viscount Younger of Leckie repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons.
      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)
      Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
      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 conclusion of an agreement between the European Union and Canada regarding the application of their competition laws was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 67)
      European Union (Approvals) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 67–EN)
      Farmer review A question was asked by Lord Farmer and, after debate, answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
    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