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Minutes for 15 March 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Racism A question was asked by Lord Woolley of Woodford and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 13:08)
Item number 2
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland A question was asked by Lord Hay of Ballyore and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 13:19)
Item number 3
India: restrictions on freedom A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 13:29)
Item number 4
Prisons: self-harm among women prisoners A question was asked by Baroness Eaton and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 13:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:52)
Item number 5
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that the National Security and Investment Bill be reported from the Grand Committee in respect of proceedings up to and including Tuesday 9 March; and that the order of commitment of 4 February be discharged and the remainder of the bill be committed to a Committee of… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:01)
Item number 6

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Private Members' Bills ballots; Extending Secretary of State’s questions (7th Report, HL Paper 237) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:02)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:04)
Item number 7
Domestic Abuse Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 66B. Amendments 67 (see division 1), 70 (see division 2), and 73 (see division 3) were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 14:31)
Item number 8
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord McNicol of West Kilbride) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2021 c.6 Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Act 2021  c.7 Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Act 2021  c.8 Contingencies Fund Act 2021  c.9 (at 20:14)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:14)
Item number 9
Domestic Abuse Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 75. Amendment 87 was objected to and the division was deferred. The report stage was adjourned after the debate on amendment 87A was adjourned. (at 20:30)
The House adjourned at 11.53pm until Tuesday 16 March at 12 noon.
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