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Minutes for 5 January 2021
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Rochester. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 1 January 2021 of Lord Cavendish of Furness under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 12:06)
Item number 2
Barony of Renwick in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Robert James Renwick had established his claim to the Barony of Renwick in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Renwick on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5).
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Proposed Negative Statutory Instruments under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 Drawn to the special attention of the House: Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (361) Correspondence: Test to Release Scheme Information paragraphs on the following ins… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
P&O Ferries A question was asked by Lord Newby and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:07)
Item number 5
Obesity A question was asked by Baroness Walmsley and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:17)
Item number 6
Housing: leasehold A question was asked by Lord Truscott and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:28)
Item number 7
Education: Turing scheme A question was asked by Baroness Garden of Frognal and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:36)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:47)
Item number 8
House of Lords Appointments Commission A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Lord True. (at 13:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:16)
Item number 9
Domestic Abuse Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 14:16)
The House adjourned at 9.44pm until Wednesday 6 January at 12 noon.
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