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Order Paper for 13 April 2021

Chamber at 12 noon

Clerk of the Parliaments On consideration of the letter from Ed Ollard announcing his retirement from the office of Clerk of the Parliaments The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) to move to resolve that this House has received with sincere regret the announcement of the retirement of Ed Ollard from the office of Clerk of the Parliaments and thinks it right to record… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Clerk of the Parliaments Simon Burton will make the declaration in the required form.
Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Teverson to ask Her Majesty's Government what preparations they are making for the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) to be held in Kunming, China, in October.
*The Lord Bishop of Leeds to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of new (1) visa, and (2) residence, permit regimes for United Kingdom citizens working in the European Union on the numbers of Church of England clergy securing such permits.
†*Lord Sarfraz to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of a Central Bank Digital Currency.
†*Lord Jordan to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made (1) to the authorities in Hong Kong, and (2) to the government of China, about the recent convictions of democracy campaigners in Hong Kong.
†At a convenient point after 1.00pm, Private Notice Question (15 minutes)
Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the ongoing violence in Northern Ireland, what representations they are making to the Northern Ireland Executive to uphold the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.
†At a convenient point after 1.30pm
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill Report [Baroness Goldie] 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 30th and 36th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee
†It is expected that the House will adjourn at around 7.30pm, and will resume at a convenient point after 7.45pm.

Grand Committee at 2:30pm

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