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Minutes for 23 October 2017
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Lord Agnew of Oulton Sir Theodore Thomas More Agnew, Knight, having been created Baron Agnew of Oulton, of Oulton in the County of Norfolk, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 19 October 2017, was introduced between the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) and Lord Nash, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Cond… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:37)
Item number 2
Oaths The following Lords took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the code of Conduct: Jean Alys Barker Baroness Trumpington Irene Tordoff Baroness Fritchie (at 14:43)
Item number 3
Consumer and personal debt A question was asked by Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke, on behalf of Lord Haskel, and answered by Lord Bates. (at 14:45)
Item number 4
Life science strategy A question was asked by Lord Crisp and answered by Lord Prior of Brampton. (at 14:54)
Item number 5
Armed forces: serious offences A question was asked by Lord Morris of Aberavon and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:01)
Item number 6
Banks: Immigration Act 2016 A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that Baroness Blackstone be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Gould of Potternewton, resigned. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:15)
Item number 8
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that Lord Cavendish of Furness be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Scott of Bybrook, resigned. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:16)
Item number 9
Space Industry Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the question that clauses 50 to 59 be agreed to. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 15:16)
Item number 10
European Council Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:46)
Item number 11
Science and innovation strategy A question was asked by Lord Patel and, after debate, answered by Lord Prior of Brampton. (at 17:39)
The House adjourned at 7.09pm until Tuesday 24 October at 2.30pm.
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