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Minutes for 12 March 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) (No. 2) Bill Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 11:05)
Item number 2
Budget statement (5-hour debate) Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that this House takes note of the economy in light of the Budget statement. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:07)
Item number 3
Contingencies Fund (No. 2) Bill Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 16:00)
Item number 4
Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill A bill to make provision for guidance to schools about the costs aspects of school uniform policies was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 176) (at 16:00)
Item number 5
Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 176–EN)
Item number 6
British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill A bill to provide the British Library Board with a power to borrow money was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 177) (at 16:00)
Item number 7
British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 177–EN)
Item number 8
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill A bill to impose duties on certain education and training providers in relation to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 178) (at 16:00)
Item number 9
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 178–EN)
Item number 10
Forensic Science Regulator Bill A bill to make provision for the appointment of the Forensic Science Regulator; to make provision about the Regulator and about the regulation of forensic science; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 179) (at 16:00)
Item number 11
Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill A bill to make provision about the administration to persons under the age of 18 of botulinum toxin and of other substances for cosmetic purposes; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 180) (at 16:00)
Item number 12
Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 180–EN)
Item number 13
Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill A bill to make provision about substance testing in prisons and similar institutions was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 181) (at 16:00)
Item number 14
Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 181–EN)
Item number 15
Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill A bill to make provision about the mode of trial and maximum penalty for certain offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 182) (at 16:00)
The House adjourned at 4.00pm until Monday 15 March at 1.00pm.
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