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Minutes for 10 January 2018
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Retirement The Lord Speaker informed the House of the retirement with effect from 10 January 2018 of Lord Clinton-Davis under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 15:06)
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 Financial Assistance Scheme (Increased Cap for Long Service) Regulations 2018 Draft Gambling Act 2005 (Amendment of Schedule 6) Order 2018 Draft Human Fertilisation and Embryol… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Human Rights The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Human Rights and Business 2017: Promoting responsibility and ensuring accountability: Government Response to the Committee’s Sixth Report of Session 2016–17. (1st Special Report, HL Paper 61)
Item number 4
Agency nurses A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord O'Shaughnessy. (at 15:07)
Item number 5
Local congestion: investment A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 15:15)
Item number 6
Georgia A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:23)
Item number 7
House of Lords: membership A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Young of Cookham. (at 15:30)
Item number 8
Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4 Schedule 1 Clauses 5 to 41 Schedule 2 Clauses 42 to 47 Schedule 3 Clauses 48 to 53 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:38)
Item number 9
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 82. Amendments 90, 97, 99, 103, 104 and 105, 107B (see division 1), 108 to 116, 118, 119 to 124, 126, 127A (see division 2), 130 and 131, 133, to 136, 138 to 146, 147 (see division 3), and 148 to 150 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:39)
Item number 10
Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2017 Lord Duncan of Springbank moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 September 2017 be approved. Then Lord Foulkes of Cumnock moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert "but that this House regrets that the draft Order includes provisions relating to the British Transport Police; an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:23)
Item number 11
Data Protection Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 151A. Amendments 151A to 173, 182, 184 to 184B, 187 to 214, and 216 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 77) (at 20:49)
The House adjourned at 9.54pm until Thursday 11 January at 11.00am.
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