Minutes for 13 December 2017
Select Committee Reports
Statutory InstrumentsThe following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft Armed Forces Act 2006 (Amendment of Schedule 2) Order 2017 Draft Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (Amendments to Audit Requirements) Order 2017 Draft Higher Education (Access and Participation Plans) (England) Regulations 2017 Draft Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Banning Order Offences) Regulations 2017 Draft Judicial Pensions (Fee-Paid Judges) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 Draft Sub-national Transport Body (Transport for the North) Regulations 2017. (6th Report, HL Paper 52)2
International RelationsThe following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: The UK and the Future of the Western Balkans. (1st Report, HL Paper 53)
Commonwealth Summit 2018 A question was asked by Lord Chidgey and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.5
Recycling A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble.6
Student loans A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.7
Serious Fraud Office A question was asked by Baroness Chakrabarti and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.8
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 31. Amendments 31 and 42 were disagreed to (see divisions 1 and 2). Amendments 32, 43 to 46, 49 and 50 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned.9
Pensions A question was asked by Baroness Scott of Needham Market and, after debate, answered by Baroness Buscombe.10
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 53. Amendments 57, 61, 65 to 68, 70 to 78 and 79 and 80 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 81.
The House adjourned at 10.23pm until Thursday 14 December at 11.00am.