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Minutes for 21 December 2017
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leeds. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Lord Quirk The Lord Speaker informed the House that Lord Quirk, a member of the House, had died on 20 December 2017. (at 11:07)
Item number 2
Retirement The Lord Speaker informed the House of the retirement with effect from 21 December 2017 of Lord Condon under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 11:07)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL]: Government Response Correspondence: Scrutiny of delegated legislation under the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. (10th Report, HL Paper 58)
Item number 4
Brexit: affordable housing A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 11:08)
Item number 5
Budget Statement: social housing A question was asked by Baroness Grender, on behalf of Lord Shipley, and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 11:16)
Item number 6
Brexit: equalities impact assessment A question was asked by Baroness Hussein-Ece and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:23)
Item number 7
Her Majesty's Prison Liverpool A question was asked by Lord Beecham and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 11:31)
Item number 8
Independent complaints and grievance policy Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 11:39)
Item number 9
Climate change: health (Balloted debate) Baroness Walmsley moved that this House takes note of the global effects of climate change on health. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:10)
Item number 10
Ivory trade (Balloted debate) Lord Carrington of Fulham moved that this House takes note of the impact of the trade in ivory on endangered species, and of the efforts being made to eliminate that trade while protecting the cultural heritage of antique ivory. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:32)
Item number 11
Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2017 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 December 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:28)
After debate, the House adjourned at 5.18pm until 8 January 2018 at 2.30pm.
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