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Minutes for 24 October 2017
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Baroness Fairhead Rona Alison Fairhead, CBE, having been created Baroness Fairhead, of Yarm in the County of North Yorkshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 19 October 2017, was introduced between Lord Burns and Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:38)
Item number 2
Retirement The Lord Speaker informed the House of the retirement with effect from 24 October 2017 of Baroness Trumpington under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 14:43)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
Animal welfare offences A question was asked by Lord Allen of Kensington and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 14:44)
Item number 5
Parliamentary Voting and Constituencies Act 2011 A question was asked by Lord Rennard and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 14:52)
Item number 6
Brexit: devolved administrations A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Baroness Anelay of St Johns. (at 14:59)
Item number 7
Daphne Caruana Galizia A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:08)
Item number 8
Data Protection Bill [HL] Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Data Protection Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 9 Schedule 1 Clauses 10 to 14 Schedules 2 to 4 Clauses 15 and 16 Schedule 5 Clauses 17 to 20 Schedule 6 Clauses 21 to 28 Schedule 7 Clauses 29… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:14)
Item number 9
Raqqa and Daesh Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:14)
Item number 10
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1 and 2 (see divisions 1 and 2), 3 and 5 to 7 were agreed to. Amendment 12 was disagreed to (see division 3). The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:27)
Item number 11
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
Item number 12
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 July 2017 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:16)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:43)
Item number 13
Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 13. The report stage was adjourned after amendent 21. (at 20:01)
The House adjourned at 8.46pm until Wednesday 25 October at 3.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.30pm.
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Bill The Grand Committee considered the bill. Amendments were considered. It was ordered that the bill be reported without amendment. (at 15:30)
The Committee adjourned at 4.21pm.
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