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Minutes for 25 October 2017
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Affirmation Kenneth Donald John Lord Macdonald of River Glaven made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 15:06)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Terrorism: perpetrator creed A question was asked by Baroness Afshar and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:07)
Item number 4
Armed forces: inquiries A question was asked by Lord Trefgarne and answered by Earl Howe. (at 15:15)
Item number 5
House of Lords: Register of Hereditary Peers A question was asked by Lord Grocott and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 15:24)
Item number 6
Housing: planning laws A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 15:30)
Item number 7
Middle Level Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that this House do agree with the order made by the Commons set out in their message of 17 October. The motion was agreed to and a message was sent to the Commons. (at 15:38)
Item number 8
City of London Corporation (Open Spaces) Bill The bill was read a second time and committed to an Unopposed Bill Committee. (at 15:45)
Item number 9
Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:45)
Item number 10
Air Travel Organisers' Licensing Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered. (at 16:00)
Item number 11
European Union (Approvals) Bill Lord Prior of Brampton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 16:38)
Item number 12
Electricity Capacity (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Prior of Brampton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 March 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:07)
Item number 13
Electricity Supplier Obligations (Amendment and Excluded Electricity) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Prior of Brampton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 March 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:27)
The House adjourned at 5.47pm until Thursday 26 October at 11.00am.
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