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Minutes for 24 March 2021

Chamber

Item number 7
Food waste A question was asked by Lord Palmer and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:07)
Item number 8
University of Bristol: Jewish students A question was asked by Lord Austin of Dudley and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:18)
Item number 9
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:29)
Item number 10
COVID-19: resuscitation orders A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 11
Tuberculosis A private notice question was asked by Lord Herbert of South Downs and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 13:01)
Item number 12
Business of the House The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 73 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Thursday 25 March to enable motions to approve affirmative instruments laid before the House under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to be moved whether or not the Joint Committee on… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:14)
Item number 13
Business of the House The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that, notwithstanding the resolutions of 4 June 2020 and 9 February 2021, the debate on the motions in the names of Lord Bethell and Baroness Brinton set down for Thursday 25 March shall be time-limited to 5 hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:15)
Item number 14
Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 February be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:15)
Item number 15
Defence and Security Industrial Strategy Baroness Goldie answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Future Defence and Security Industrial Strategy, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 23 March. (at 13:16)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:55)
Item number 16
Domestic Abuse Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendment 1 was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 14:01)
Item number 17
Financial Services Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 (see division 1). 8, 9 and 10 were agreed to. Amendment 3 was disagreed to in accordance with Standing Order 55 (see division 2). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 13 was agreed to. (at 14:34)
The House adjourned at 8.41pm until Thursday 25 March at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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