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Minutes for 2 February 2021
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Salisbury. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Lord Benyon The Rt Hon. Richard Henry Ronald Benyon, having been created Baron Benyon, of Englefield in the Royal County of Berkshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 26 January 2021, was introduced between Lord Strathclyde and Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:08)
Item number 2
Lord Cruddas Peter Andrew Cruddas, having been created Baron Cruddas, of Shoreditch in the London Borough of Hackney, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 27 January 2021, was introduced between Lord Leigh of Hurley and Baroness Stuart of Edgbaston, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:12)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Drivers’ Hours and Tachographs (Temporary Exceptions) Regulations 2021; Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 3) (Amendment) Order 2021 Information paragraphs on the following instruments: 4 instruments relating to CO… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
International Agreements The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: Economic Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the one part, and the Republic of Kenya, a Member of the East African Community, of the other part, reported for special attention.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 5
Schools: online learning A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:17)
Item number 6
Brexit: farmers A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 12:29)
Item number 7
COVID-19: youth unemployment A question was asked by Lord Rose of Monewden and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:40)
Item number 8
Schools: exam year pupils A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:52)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:03)
Item number 9
Burma: military coup A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:08)
Item number 10
Public Health (Coronavirus) (Protection from Eviction) (England) Regulations 2021 Lord Wolfson of Tredegar moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 8 January be approved. Then Lord Kennedy of Southwark moved, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Lord Wolfson of Tredegar, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations only provide protection… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:26)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:52)
Item number 11
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill The Commons Amendments were considered and agreed to. (at 15:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:11)
Item number 12
Trade Bill The Commons Reasons and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 1 and 5 were not insisted on, and amendment 1B in lieu was agreed to (see division 2). Motion B Lords amendment 2 was not insisted on, and amendment 2B in lieu was agreed to (see division 3). Motion C Lords amendment 3 was not insisted on, and amendment 3B in lieu was agreed to (see divis… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:32)
The House adjourned at 9.20pm until Wednesday 3 February at 12 noon.
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