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Minutes for 5 December 2018
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Carlisle. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Cullen of Whitekirk under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 1 February 2019.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft Aviation Safety (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 Draft Interchange Fee (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Draft Justification Decision Power (Amendment) (EU Exit)… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Departmental support of secondary legislation. (43rd Report, HL Paper 248)
Item number 4
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on the following Legislative Reform Order: Draft Legislative Reform (Horserace Betting Levy) Order 2018. (41st Report, HL Paper 249)
Item number 5
International Relations The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: UK foreign policy in a shifting world order. (5th Report, HL Paper 250)
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 ‘Agr… Item 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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