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Minutes for 22 February 2018


Item number 1
NHS: charitable donations A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 11:06)
Item number 2
Northern Ireland: devolved government A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Duncan of Springbank. (at 11:14)
Item number 3
Sudan: human rights A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:23)
Item number 4
Prisons A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 11:30)
Item number 5
Syria: Eastern Ghouta A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:37)
Item number 6
Finance (No. 2) Bill A bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 86) (at 11:48)
Item number 7
Space Industry Bill [HL] A message was received from the Commons requesting that the bill be returned because the privilege amendment made to the bill in the Lords was not removed in the Commons. The bill was returned to the Commons. (at 16:56)
Item number 8
Medicines and medical devices safety review Lord O'Shaughnessy repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 11:48)
Item number 9
Nuclear Safeguards Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 12:23)
Item number 10
Space Industry Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 87)
Item number 11
Space Industry Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 87–EN)
Item number 12
Air quality Lord Gardiner of Kimble repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 14:02)
Item number 13
DfID projects: women and girls A question was asked by Lord Loomba and, after debate, answered by Lord Bates. (at 14:17)
Item number 14
Nuclear Safeguards Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 3. The House resumed after amendment 6. (at 15:11)
The House adjourned at 4.56pm until Friday 23 February at 10.00am.
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