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Minutes for 21 April 2021

Chamber

Item number 7
Mobile telephones: public emergency alert system A question was asked by Lord Harris of Haringey and answered by Lord True. (at 12:13)
Item number 8
Latin America: future foreign policy A question was asked by Baroness Coussins and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:23)
Item number 9
COVID-19: obesity A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:34)
Item number 10
Care homes: guidance A question was asked by Baroness Jolly and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:45)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:55)
Item number 11
Afghanistan Baroness Goldie answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Afghanistan, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 20 April. (at 13:01)
Item number 12
Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Baroness Berridge answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 20 April. (at 13:12)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:48)
Item number 13
Domestic Abuse Bill The Commons Reasons and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 1, 2 and 3 were not insisted on. Motion B Lords amendment 9 was not insisted on and Lords amendment 9B was proposed in lieu (see division 1). Motion C Lords amendment 33 was not insisted on. Motion D Lords amendments 37, 38 and 83 were not insisted on. Motion E Lords amendme… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:52)
Item number 14
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons and amendments. It was ordered that the Commons reasons and amendments be printed. (HL Bill 192). (at 19:14)
The House adjourned at 7.14pm until Thursday 22 April at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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