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Minutes for 11 December 2017

Chamber

Item number 1
Brexit: European Union citizenship A question was asked by Lord Teverson and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:37)
Item number 2
Local welfare assistance A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and answered by Baroness Buscombe. (at 14:45)
Item number 3
Kinship carers: two-child limit policy A question was asked by Baroness Sherlock and answered by Baroness Buscombe. (at 14:53)
Item number 4
Foreign and Commonwealth Office: ministerial guidance A question was asked by Lord Soley and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:01)
Item number 5
Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (Amendment) Order 2017 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Young of Cookham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Pharmacy (Preparation and Dispensing Errors—Registered Pharmacies) Order 2018 Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 8
Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 9
Electronic Communications Code (Jurisdiction) Regulations 2017 Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 10
Communications Act 2003 and the Digital Economy Act 2017 (Consequential Amendments to Primary Legislation) Regulations 2017 Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 November 2017 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 11
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1 (see division 1) and 3 to 6 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:10)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:47)
Item number 12
Brexit negotiations Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:30)
Item number 13
Visit to Oman, UAE and Iran Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:37)
Item number 14
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 7. The report stage was adjourned. (at 18:20)
Item number 15
Sudan and South Sudan A question was asked by Baroness Cox and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 19:49)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:26)
Item number 16
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 9. Amendments 9, 11 and 12, 18 and 30 were agreed to The report stage was adjourned after amendment 30. (at 20:49)
The House adjourned at 10.15pm until Tuesday 12 December at 2.30pm.
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