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Minutes for 28 April 2021

Chamber

Item number 6
Northern Ireland: citizens' rights A question was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
Item number 7
Zimbabwe: human rights A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay.
Item number 8
Care home occupancy rate A question was asked by Baroness Greengross and answered by Lord Bethell.
Item number 9
Northern Ireland: flight passengers and COVID-19 A question was asked by Lord Dodds of Duncairn and answered by Lord Bethell.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 10
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A private notice question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 11
Whiplash Injury Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 12
Civil Liability Act 2018 (Financial Conduct Authority) (Whiplash) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 13
International Accounting Standards (Delegation of Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 14
Employment Rights Act 1996 (Protection from Detriment in Health and Safety Cases) (Amendment) Order 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 15
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (High-Risk Countries) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 25 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 16
Prisons (Substance Testing) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
Item number 17
Botulinum Toxin and Cosmetic Fillers (Children) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
Item number 18
Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
Item number 19
Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 20
National Security and Investment Bill The Commons Reason was considered. Motion A Lords amendments 11 and 15 were not insisted on, and Lords amendments 11B and 11C were proposed in lieu (see division 1). The bill was returned to the Commons with amendments.
Item number 21
Fire Safety Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 198)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 22
Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 23 March be approved. Then Baroness O'Loan moved, as an amendment to the motion in the name of Viscount Younger of Leckie, to leave out all the words after “that” and insert “this House declines to approve the Regulations laid before the House on 23 March be… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 23
Financial Services Bill The Commons reason and amendment were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 1 was not insisted on and Commons amendment 1A agreed to in lieu. Motion B Lords amendment 8 was not insisted on.
Item number 24
National Security and Investment Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 199)
Item number 25
Post Office Court of Appeal Judgment Lord Callanan answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on the Post Office Court of Appeal Judgment, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 27 April.
Item number 26
Carrier Strike Group Deployment Baroness Goldie answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Carrier Strike Group Deployment, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 27 April.
Item number 27
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill The Commons Reason and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 1S to 1U were not insisted on and Commons amendments 1V to 1Z in lieu were agreed to. Motion B Lords amendment 5B was not insisted on.
Item number 28
Fire Safety Bill The Commons reason was considered. Motion A2 was disagreed to (see division 5) and Lords amendment 4L was not insisted on.
Item number 29
National Security and Investment Bill The Commons reason was considered. Lords amendments 11C and 11D were not insisted on.
The House adjourned at 9.36pm until Thursday 29 April at 12.00 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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