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Minutes for 20 December 2017
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leeds. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Oath Sebastian Newbold Lord Coe took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 15:05)
Item number 2
Barony of Cochrane of Cults in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Thomas Hunter Vere Cochrane had established his claim to the Barony of Cochrane of Cults in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Cochrane of Cults on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain instruments, including: Draft Higher Education (Access and Participation Plans) (England) Regulations 2018 and three related instruments Draft Transfer of Responsibility for Relevant Children (Extension to Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) Re… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Draft European Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Draft European Parliamentary Electio… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 5
Carbon Capture and Storage A question was asked by Lord Oxburgh and answered by Lord Henley. (at 15:06)
Item number 6
Syria A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:14)
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Brexit: Revocability A question was asked by Lord Thomas of Gresford and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:23)
Item number 8
Royal Navy: Operational Capability A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Earl Howe. (at 15:31)
Item number 9
Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses? (European Union Committee Report) Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses? (17th Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 134). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:38)
Item number 10
Licensing Act 2003: post-legislative scrutiny (Licensing Act 2003 Committee Report) Baroness McIntosh of Pickering moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 The Licensing Act 2003: post-legislative scrutiny (Session 2016–17, HL Paper 146). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:22)
Item number 11
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (Science and Technology Committee Report) The Earl of Selborne moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Science and Technology Committee Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? (2nd Report, Session 2016–17, HL Paper 115). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:26)
The House adjourned at 9.26pm until Thursday 21 December at 11.00am.
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