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Minutes for 24 May 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Social housing A question was asked by Lord Shipley and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 13:10)
Item number 2
Fire safety: leaseholder bankruptcies A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn, on behalf of The Lord Bishop of St Albans, and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 13:21)
Item number 3
Post Brexit: small service businesses A question was asked by Lord Aberdare and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 13:31)
Item number 4
Environmental land management schemes A question was asked by the Earl of Devon and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 13:43)
Item number 5
Higher Education Cheating Services Prohibition Bill [HL] Lord Storey presented a Bill to make it an offence to provide or advertise cheating services for Higher Education assessments. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 8) (at 13:54)
Item number 6
Elderly Social Care (Insurance) Bill [HL] Lord Lilley presented a Bill to establish a publicly owned body to provide insurance for home owners at cost against selling their homes to pay for elderly social care; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 9) (at 13:54)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:55)
Item number 7
Post Office update Lord Callanan answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on the Post Office, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 May. (at 14:01)
Item number 8
Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] Lord Greenhalgh moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 14:34)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:16)
Item number 9
Britain's railways Baroness Vere of Norbiton answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on the Future of Britain’s railways, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 20 May. (at 18:00)
The House adjourned at 6.43pm until Tuesday 25 May at 12 noon.
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* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.