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Minutes for 21 January 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
G7 Summit A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord True. (at 12:08)
Item number 2
Heritage organisations: coal supplies A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 12:20)
Item number 3
Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Coventry and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:31)
Item number 4
Alexei Navalny A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 5
Overseas Development Aid: COVID-19 vaccination A private notice question was asked by Lord Sarfraz and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:00)
Item number 6
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 9 December 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 7
Plant Health (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 December 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 8
Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food, Plant Health etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 December 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 9
Customs Miscellaneous Non-fiscal Provisions and Amendments etc. (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 December 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 10
Airports Slot Allocation (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 December 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 11
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Stewart of Dirleton, moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clause 1 Schedule 1 Clause 2 Schedule 2 Clause 3 Schedule 3 Clauses 4 to 6 Sch… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:18)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:18)
Item number 12
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 8 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:58)
Item number 13
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford made a statement on Legislative Consent. The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 8 were agreed to. Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that this bill do now pass. Then Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb moved, as an amendment to the motion, to leave out from “that” to the end and insert “th… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:01)
Item number 14
Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 12, 12A, 18, 18B and 21 to 44 were agreed to. Amendment 14 was disagreed to (see division 2). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 166) (at 15:08)
The House adjourned at 6.37pm until Monday 25 January at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm
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