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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 27 April 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 27 April 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Cycling: bells A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:07)
Item number 3
Transport: zero carbon target A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
Kalifa Review of UK Fintech A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 12:28)
Item number 5
Music festivals: COVID-19-related cancellations A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:39)
Item number 6
COVID-19: Support for India A private notice question was asked by Lord Popat and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:00)
Item number 7
Ministerial Code Lord True answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the Ministerial Code, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 26 April. (at 13:17)
Item number 8
Overseas Development Assistance: budget Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Reductions to the Overseas Development Assistance budget, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 26 April. (at 13:28)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:27)
Item number 9
Financial Services Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 26 April with a reason and an amendment. The Commons reason and amendment were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 193) (at 20:35)
Item number 10
Domestic Abuse Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 26 April with a reason and amendments. The Commons reason and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 194)
Item number 11
National Security and Investment The bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 26 April with a reason. The Commons reason was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 195) (at 20:35)
Item number 12
Domestic Abuse Bill The Commons Reasons and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 9B was not insisted on and Commons amendments 9C, 9D and 9E were agreed to in lieu. Motion B Lords amendments 40B and 40C were not insisted on and Commons amendments 40D, 40E, 40F, 40G, 40H, 40J and 40K were agreed to in lieu. Motion C Lords amendment 41B was not insisted on. M… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:47)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:35)
Item number 13
Global anti-corruption sanctions Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Global anti-corruption sanctions, made in the House of Commons on Monday 26 April. (at 16:00)
Item number 14
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason and amendments. The Commons reason and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 197) (at 20:35)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:55)
Item number 15
Fire Safety Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 196)
Item number 16
Fire Safety Bill Lord Adonis moved, as an amendment to the motion that the Commons reason be considered, to leave out all the words after “that” and insert “this House declines to consider the Commons reason before a Hansard record of the House of Commons debate on this vital Bill, held only minutes ago, is available and can be properly considered by members”. The amendment was w… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:11)
The House adjourned at 8.35pm until Wednesday 28 April at 12.00 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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