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Minutes for 25 May 2021

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Item number 3
Net migration A question was asked by Lord Green of Deddington and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:14)
Item number 4
COP 26 A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:26)
Item number 5
Pesticides A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 12:36)
Item number 6
Heathrow airport: border control passenger safety A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:47)
Item number 7
Belarus: Roman Protasevich A private notice question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 13:03)
Item number 8
Organ Tourism and Cadavers on Display Bill [HL] Lord Hunt of Kings Heath presented a Bill to make amendments to the Human Tissue Act 2004 concerning consent to activities for the purposes of transplantation outside the United Kingdom and consent for imported cadavers to be on display. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 10) (at 13:19)
Item number 9
Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill [HL] Lord Knight of Weymouth presented a Bill to make provision in the national curriculum regarding sustainable citizenship and protection of the environment. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 11) (at 13:19)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:58)
Item number 10
BBC: Dyson report Baroness Barran answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the findings of Lord Dyson’s report into the BBC, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 24 May. (at 13:20)
Item number 11
Daniel Morgan: independent panel report Baroness Williams of Trafford answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the timetable for the publication of the report of the Independent Panel into the death of Daniel Morgan, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 24 May. (at 13:31)
Item number 12
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Lord Grimstone of Boscobel moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 13:40)
Item number 13
Finance Bill A Bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 12) (at 18:21)
The House adjourned at 6.21pm until Wednesday 26 May at 12 noon.
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