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Minutes for 17 October 2017

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Item number 6
British American Tobacco A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:37)
Item number 7
Home ownership A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 14:46)
Item number 8
Islamophobia A question was asked by Baroness Warsi and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 14:53)
Item number 9
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:01)
Item number 10
International Investment Lord Prior of Brampton repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:10)
Item number 11
Update on EU Exit Negotiations Baroness Goldie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:47)
Item number 12
Channel 4: privatisation (Communications Committee Report) Lord Best moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Communications Committee A privatised future for Channel 4? (1st Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 17). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:35)
Item number 13
Brexit: agriculture and farm animal welfare (European Union Committee Reports) Lord Teverson moved that this House takes note of the Reports from the European Union Committee Brexit: agriculture (20th Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 169) and Brexit: farm animal welfare (5th Report, HL Paper 15). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:15)
Item number 14
Nuclear Research and Technology (Science and Technology Committee Report) The Earl of Selborne moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Science and Technology Committee Nuclear research and technology: Breaking the cycle of indecision (3rd Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 160). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 21:20)
The House adjourned at 10.46pm until Wednesday 18 October at 3.00pm.
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