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Trade Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 10:30 pm on 30th January 2019.

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Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development 10:30 pm, 30th January 2019

I reassure my noble friend the Chief Whip that I have no problem in keeping it going for as long as he indicates is necessary—such has been the quality of the debate.

I have had a note passed to me which might be important. On Amendment 39, on mutual recognition of professional qualifications, I may have said “Ireland” but I meant to say “Iceland”. I thank the officials for being so attentive.