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House of Lords Business: Thursday 6 December 2018

Lords Chamber

11:00am: Oral Questions

- Lord Balfe (Con) to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European External Action Service, as a result of leaving the European Union, on their ability to (1) shape European Union foreign policy, and (2) project their foreign policy objectives in countries that are not members of the European Union

- Baroness Cox (Crossbench) to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to revise their assessment of the situation in northern and central belt states of Nigeria, following the report by local church leaders of the killing and maiming of 6,000 civilians by Fulani Islamist terrorists between January and June and figures from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees that almost two million people have been displaced by jihadist attacks

- Lord Foster of Bat (Lib Dem) h to ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to the possibility of a flexible Value Added Tax regime to allow digital publications to be zero-rated; and whether they intend to make use of this flexibility should it come into effect

- Lord Addington (Lib Dem) to ask Her Majesty's Government on concerns raised by Ofsted about the education of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and improving its funding and delivery

Main business

Debate on the negotiated withdrawal agreement and the framework for the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom (day 2) (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park, Con)

Debate on Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community’ - motion to regret (day 2) (Baroness Smith of Basildon, Lab)

Lords Committees

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