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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 4 February 2021 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 4 February 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Economy: remittances A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:07)
Item number 2
Rail fares: flexi-season tickets A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:20)
Item number 3
House of Lords: proceedings A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by the Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith). (at 12:30)
Item number 4
Biodiversity: Dasgupta Review A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 5
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: border controls A private notice question was asked by Lord Caine and answered by Lord True. (at 13:00)
Item number 6

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Quin be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Whitty. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:16)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:10)
Item number 7
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 2 February. (at 13:18)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 8
National Security and Investment Bill Lord Callanan moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 14:13)
Item number 9
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment. 
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 10
Health measures at United Kingdom borders Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on a Ministerial statement on health measures related to COVID-19 at the United Kingdom’s borders, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 27 January. (at 19:00)
The House adjourned at 7.47pm until Monday 8 February at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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