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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 1998. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 24 January 2018 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 24 January 2018


Item number 4
Children: school attendance A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 15:07)
Item number 5
Brexit: economic analyses A question was asked by Lord Strasburger and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:15)
Item number 6
Hong Kong A question was asked by Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:22)
Item number 7
Prisons: action plans and special measures A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 15:30)
Item number 8
Official Development Assistance Target (Repeal) Bill [HL] Lord Willoughby de Broke presented a bill to repeal the International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Act 2015. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 80) (at 15:37)
Item number 9
Nuclear Safeguards Bill A bill to make provision about nuclear safeguards; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 81) (at 15:38)
Item number 10
Nuclear Safeguards Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 81–EN)
Item number 11
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 19:16)
Item number 12

Business of the House Lord Taylor of Holbeach, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 40(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Tuesday 30 January 2018 to enable the debate on the second reading of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill to begin before oral questions and, in the event of the debate ha… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:38)

Item number 13
Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:40)
Item number 14
Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 3 and 5 to 8 were agreed to and a privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:40)
Item number 15
Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 16:46)
Item number 16
Water: developing countries A question was asked by Lord Cameron of Dillington and, after debate, answered by Lord Bates. (at 18:01)
The House adjourned at 7.16pm until Thursday 25 January at 11.00am.
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