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Minutes for 16 October 2017
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Norwich. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Lloyd-Webber under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 17 October 2017.
Item number 2
Equality and Human Rights Commission A question was asked by Baroness Prosser and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Care homes: hospital discharge A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, on behalf of Lord Dubs, and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 14:44)
Item number 4
Slavery and human trafficking statements A question was asked by Baroness Kennedy of Cradley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:52)
Item number 5
Yorkshire: devolution A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 15:00)
Item number 6
Space Industry Bill [HL] Lord Callanan moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Space Industry Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 12 Schedule 1 Clauses 13 to 17 Schedule 2 Clause 18 Schedule 3 Clauses 19 to 21 Schedule 4 Clause 22 Schedule 5 Clauses 23 to 40 Schedule 6 Clauses 41 a… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:07)
Item number 7
Space Industry Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. The House resumed after amendment 33. (at 15:08)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:09)
Item number 8
Iran: future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 19:15)
Item number 9
Northern Cyprus A question was asked by Lord Sharkey and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 19:25)
The House adjourned at 8.27pm until Tuesday 17 October at 2.30pm.
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