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Minutes for 13 January 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
COVID-19: vaccine trials A question was asked by Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:06)
Item number 3
COVID-19: variant A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
Extradition arrangements: European Union member states A question was asked by Lord Thomas of Gresford and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:30)
Item number 5
COVID-19: small businesses A question was asked by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:52)
Item number 6

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Review of investigative and scrutiny committees: strengthening the thematic structure through the appointment of new committees (5th Report, HL Paper 193) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:00)

Item number 7

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee New special inquiry committee on youth unemployment (6th Report, HL Paper 194) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:25)

Item number 8
COVID-19: vaccinations Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 11 January. (at 13:26)
Item number 9
Antique Firearms Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:18)
Item number 10
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 12. Amendments 15 (see division 1), 22 (see division 3), 24 (see division 4), 33, 34 (see division 5), 36, 44 and 46 were agreed to. Amendments 17 (see division 2) and 42 (see division 6) were disagreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 16… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:20)
Item number 11

Joint Committee on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act A message was brought from the Commons that, notwithstanding the Resolution of that House of 10 November 2020, it be an instruction to the Joint Committee on the Fixed-term Parliaments Act that it should report by Wednesday 31 March 2021. (at 20:35)

The House adjourned at 8.35pm until Thursday 14 January at 12 noon.
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