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Minutes for 5 December 2018


Item number 6
Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration Standing Order 40(1) having been dispensed with, the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that this House, for the purposes of section 13(1)(c) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, takes note of the negotiated withdrawal agreement laid before the House on Monday 26 November 2018 with the title ‘AgrItem text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:08)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:34)
Item number 7
Syria A question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Lord Bates. (at 15:00)
Item number 8
Diesel emissions: health A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 15:08)
Item number 9
Religious hate speech A question was asked by Lord Pearson of Rannoch and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:16)
Item number 10
Carbon emission reduction targets A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Henley. (at 15:23)
Item number 11
Scottish Election (Date) (2020) Bill [HL] Lord Foulkes of Cumnock presented a bill to make provision for the next election to the Scottish Parliament to take place in 2020. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 150) (at 15:29)
Item number 12
Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration The debate on the motion in the name of the Lord Privy Seal was resumed. After debate, the debate was further adjourned. (at 15:30)
The House adjourned at 9.16pm until Thursday 6 December at 11.00am.
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