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Minutes for 10 December 2018
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales The Lord Chamberlain (Earl Peel) delivered Her Majesty's reply to the Address of 14 November 2018, as follows: I have received your Address about His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales on the occasion of His seventieth birthday. It gives me great pleasure to convey to the Prince of Wales the loyal and affectionate sentiments you express on b… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Baroness Richardson of Calow under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that she would retire from the House on 20 December 2018.
Item number 3
Barony of Wrenbury in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of William Edward Baron Wrenbury claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Wrenbury in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Wrenbury on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was present… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny (Sub-Committee A) The following Report from the Sub-Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Recommendations on the following proposed negatives: Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Intelligent Transport Systems (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Radio Spectrum (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 Veterinary Medicines and Ani… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 5
Privileges and Conduct The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Further report on the conduct of Lord Lester of Herne Hill. (3rd Report, HL Paper 252)
Item number 6
Freedom of religion or belief A question was asked by Baroness Berridge and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:37)
Item number 7
Sudan and South Sudan A question was asked by Lord Curry of Kirkharle and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:45)
Item number 8
Nuclear energy A question was asked by Viscount Hanworth and answered by Lord Henley. (at 14:53)
Item number 9
Disabled Student's Allowance: assistive technology A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. [I] (at 15:01)
Item number 10
EU Membership Bill [HL] Lord Saatchi presented a bill to require Her Majesty’s Government to negotiate with the European Union for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union, with enhanced voting rights and immigration controls. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 151) (at 15:07)
After debate, the House adjourned (see division). The House resumed. (at 15:33)
Item number 11
Exiting the European Union Baroness Evans of Bowes Park repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:32)
The House adjourned at 6.14pm until Tuesday 11 December at 2.30pm.
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