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Minutes for 14 January 2021
Select Committee Reports
Item number 1
European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: Agreement on the mutual recognition and protection of designations for spirit drinks between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United Mexican States, reported for information. Partnership, Trade and Cooperation… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 2
Constitution, Democracy and Human Rights Commission A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord True. (at 12:07)
Item number 3
Foreign policy: United Kingdom and European Union dialogue A question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
Construction industry: retention payments A question was asked by Lord Aberdare and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:29)
Item number 5
Biodiversity: impact of neonicotinoids A question was asked by Lord Randall of Uxbridge and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 6
Free school meals: food parcels A private notice question was asked by Lord Watson of Invergowrie and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 13:00)
Item number 7
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: disruption to trade Lord True answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on disruption of trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland as a result of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 13 January. (at 13:17)
Item number 8
Elections: May 2021 Lord True answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the May 2021 elections, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 13 January. (at 13:28)
Item number 9
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2020 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 26 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:40)
Item number 10
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 16. Amendments 17, 18 (see division 1), 19, 22, 23, 25 to 33, 35 to 45, 47, 49, 50, 54 to 64, 70 to 77, 79 to 87, 88 to 90, 91, 92, 93 and 94 to 97 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 163) (at 13:42)
Item number 11
Financial Services Bill A bill to make provision about financial services and markets; to make provision about debt respite schemes; to make provision about Help-to-Save accounts; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 162) (at 18:28)
Item number 12
Financial Services Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 162–EN)
The House adjourned at 6.28pm until Monday 18 January at 1.00pm.
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:45)
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