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Minutes for 22 April 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
Overseas development assistance: budgets and awards A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:08)
Item number 5
E-scooters A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:19)
Item number 6
COVID-19: pupil referral units A question was asked by Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:30)
Item number 7
Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 A question was asked by Lord Tyler and answered by Lord True. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:13)
Item number 8
Russia: Alexei Navalny A private notice question was asked by Lord Walney and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:00)
Item number 9
Highgate Cemetery Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 13:16)
Item number 10
Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:16)
Item number 11
Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:17)
Item number 12
Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:18)
Item number 13
Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill The report was received. (at 13:19)
Item number 14
Forensic Science Regulator Bill The bill was read a third time and passed. (at 13:19)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:21)
Item number 15
National Security and Investment Bill The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 13:30)
Item number 16
Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 April be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:47)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:06)
Item number 17
Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy (5-hour debate) Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that this House takes note of the Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:15)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:32)
Item number 18
Diocesan Boards of Education Measure The Lord Bishop of Durham moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Diocesan Boards of Education Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:20)
Item number 19
Cathedrals Measure The Lord Bishop of Durham moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Cathedrals Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:32)
The House adjourned at 8.23pm until Monday 26 April at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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