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Order Paper for 20 April 2021

Chamber at 12 noon

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*The Lord Bishop of St Albans to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the research by Dr Naomi Muggleton linking gambling and early mortality, published in Nature Human Behaviour on 4 February, what plans they have to transfer responsibility for gambling policy to the Department of Health and Social Care.
*Baroness Eaton to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to recognise National Marriage Week; and what account they take of the role of marriage in the development of policy.
*Lord Lucas to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Prime Minister’s statement on 20 November 2020 supporting a 50:50 gender-balanced Parliament, what plans they have to amend male primogeniture.
*Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the passing of a law by the National Assembly of France to prohibit domestic flights to destinations that can be reached by train in two and a half hours or less, what consideration they have given to reducing domestic air travel in the United Kingdom.
Audiovisual Media Services (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Barran to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February be approved. 48th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 13 April.
Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] Consideration of Commons amendments [Baroness Vere of Norbiton]
Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill Third Reading [Lord Greenhalgh]
Fire Safety Bill Consideration of Commons reasons [Lord Greenhalgh] 25th and 29th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee

Conduct Baroness Donaghy to move that the Report from the Select Committee Registration of members’ foreign interests: follow-up (9th Report, HL Paper 255) be agreed to.

Lord Garnier to move, as an amendment to the above motion, to leave out all the words after "that" and insert "this House thanks the Select Committee for its Report Registration of members’ foreign interests: follow-up (9th Report, HL Paper 255), but returns it to the Committee for further consideration."

Grand Committee at 2:30pm

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Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.