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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 20 December 2018


Item number 6
Brexit: healthy and nutritious food A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 11:08)
Item number 7
Housebuilding: target A question was asked by Lord Shipley and answered by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth. (at 11:16)
Item number 8
Prisoners: imprisonment for public protection sentences A question was asked by Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 11:23)
Item number 9
Yemen A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Bates. (at 11:31)
Item number 10
Gatwick Airport A private notice question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 11:39)
Item number 11
Homelessness Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 11:50)
Item number 12
 Islamophobia (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Lord Sheikh moved that this House takes note of the impact of Islamophobia in the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:04)
Item number 13
Royal Navy: Type 31e frigates A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and, after debate, answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:26)
Item number 14
 Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Lord Campbell-Savours moved that this House takes note of the remit of, and arrangements for the handling of evidence by, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:15)
Item number 15
House of Lords: sittings Lord Adonis moved to resolve that, notwithstanding the announcement by Lord Taylor of Holbeach on 4 September (HL Deb, col 1707), following the adjournment on this day the House do next sit on Wednesday 2 January. After debate, the motion was withdrawn. (at 17:00)
After debate, the House adjourned at 5.54pm until Monday 7 January at 2.30pm.
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