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Minutes for 11 February 2021

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Item number 4
Royal Assent The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Pension Schemes Act 2021 c. 1 High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Act 2021 c. 2 Medicines and Medical Devices Act 2021 c. 3
Item number 5
Learning disabilities: Child Trust Funds A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 12:18)
Item number 6
Dentists: COVID-19 A question was asked by Baroness Gardner of Parkes and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:30)
Item number 7
Schools: online teaching A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:41)
Item number 8
Refugees: Napier Barracks A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:52)
Item number 9
Operation Midland A private notice question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 13:04)
Item number 10
Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:20)
Item number 11
Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:20)
Item number 12
Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:20)
Item number 13
Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:20)
Item number 14
Bank for International Settlements (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2021 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
Item number 15
Electronic Commerce Directive (Education, Adoption and Children) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Berridge, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
Item number 16
Financial Services Bill The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Financial Services Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clause 1 Schedule 1 Clause 2 Schedule 2 Clauses 3 to 5 Schedule 3 Clauses 6 and 7 Schedule 4 Clauses 8 to 21 Schedule 5 Clause… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:22)
Item number 17
Myanmar Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a Ministerial statement on Myanmar, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 2 February. (at 13:22)
Item number 18
Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2021 Baroness Goldie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 January be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:04)
Item number 19
Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) (Claimants previously entitled to a severe disability premium) Amendment Regulations 2021 Baroness Sherlock moved that this House regrets that the Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) (Claimants previously entitled to a severe disability premium) Amendment Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/4) will result in claimants in receipt of the Seve… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:58)
Item number 20
Town and Country Planning (Border Facilities and Infrastructure) (EU Exit) (England) Special Development Order 2020 Baroness Randerson moved that this House regrets that the Town and Country Planning (Border Facilities and Infrastructure) (EU Exit) (England) Special Development Order 2020 (SI 2020/928) will have considerable implications for the haulage industry and the local are… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:00)
Item number 21
Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill A bill to make provision for payments to or in respect of Ministers and holders of Opposition offices on maternity leave was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 172) (at 19:53)
Item number 22
Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 172–EN)
Item number 23
COVID-19 vaccines deployment Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 vaccines deployment, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 4 February. (at 18:21)
Item number 24
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 9 February. (at 19:03)
The House adjourned at 7.53pm until Monday 22 February at 1.00pm.
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