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Minutes for 8 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
Disability benefit claimants A question was asked by Baroness Thomas of Winchester and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:07)
Item number 5
Clean energy transition guidance A question was asked by Baroness Blackstone and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 12:19)
Item number 6
Destination management organisations A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:29)
Item number 7
NHS Digital: primary medical care records A question was asked by Baroness Cumberlege and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:52)
Item number 8
G7 global tax agreement A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 13:01)
Item number 9
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] Baroness Ludford presented a Bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and of people granted humanitarian protection; and to provide for legal aid to be made available in such cases. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 22) (at 13:16)
Item number 10
Onshore Wind Bill [HL] Baroness Hayman presented a Bill to make provision about planning applications for onshore wind installations. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 23) (at 13:17)
Item number 11
Agricultural exports from Australia: tariffs Lord Grimstone of Boscobel answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government’s proposed tariff offer to the government of Australia on their agricultural exports, asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 27 May. (at 13:18)
Item number 12
COVID-19: Government handling and preparedness Lord Bethell answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak and the Department of Health and Social Care’s level of preparedness prior to the pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 27 May. (at 13:30)
Item number 13
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 7 June. (at 13:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:23)
Item number 14
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Pinnock moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021, laid before the House on 31 March, be annulled because it introduces a significant policy change wi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:26)
Item number 15
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill A Bill to make provision for and in connection with the establishment of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24) (at 20:17)
Item number 16
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 24–EN)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:46)
Item number 17
Finance Bill Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 16:01)
Item number 18
HMRC: new powers (Economic Affairs Committee Report) Lord Bridges of Headley moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee New powers for HMRC: fair and proportionate? (4th Report, Session 2019–21, HL Paper 198). The motion was agreed to. (at 18:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:55)
Item number 19
Education recovery Baroness Berridge answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on education recovery, made in the House of Commons on Monday 7 June. (at 19:40)
The House adjourned at 8.17pm until Wednesday 9 June at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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