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Minutes for 16 January 2018
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Baroness Nicol The Lord Speaker informed the House that Baroness Nicol, a member of the House, had died on 15 January 2018. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Personal statement Lord Keen of Elie made a personal statement. (at 14:37)
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 Investigatory Powers (Codes of Practice) Regulations 2018 and three related instruments. (16th Report, HL Paper 62)
Item number 4
European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Brexit: energy security. (10th Report, HL Paper 63)
Item number 5
Women: political and public office A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:37)
Item number 6
Brexit: women in the workplace A question was asked by Baroness Crawley and answered by Lord Henley. (at 14:46)
Item number 7
Syria: refugees A question was asked by Baroness Hodgson of Abinger and answered by Lord Bates. (at 14:52)
Item number 8
Rail franchises: Govia Thameslink A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 15:01)
Item number 9
Stronger charities for a stronger society (Charities Committee Report) Baroness Pitkeathley moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Select Committee on Charities Stronger charities for a stronger society (Session 2016–17, HL Paper 133). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 10
Brexit: deal or no deal (European Union Committee Report) Lord Whitty, on behalf of Lord Jay of Ewelme, moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: deal or no deal (7th Report, HL Paper 46). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:39)
The House adjourned at 9.35pm until Wednesday 17 January at 3.00pm.
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