On 7 December 2009, Members of the House of Lords discussed the EU Sub-Committee on Home Affairs' report on money laundering and the financing of terrorism, following a request from the committee calling on the government to investigate how piracy and laundering the proceeds of crime contribute to the financing of terrorism. Amongst other things, their Lordships noted that the government has agreed to submit the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) chairman's summary to Parliament after each plenary session.