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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 9 June 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 9 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Abolished offences A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:08)
Item number 3
Sudden Adult Death Syndrome A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
Criminal trials: intercept evidence A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:28)
Item number 5
Passport and visa measures A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:39)
Item number 6
Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] The Lord Bishop of St Albans presented a Bill to require the coroner or jury at an inquest to record an opinion as to gambling addiction and any other relevant factors in a case of death by suicide; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 25) (at 12:50)
Item number 7
Digital Economy Act 2017 (Commencement of Part 3) Bill [HL] Lord Morrow presented a Bill to bring into force the remaining sections of Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 26) (at 12:51)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:52)
Item number 8
Immigration (Collection, Use and Retention of Biometric Information and Related Amendments) Regulations 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 9
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 27 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 10
British Nationality Act 1981 (Immigration Rules Appendix EU) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 11
Ajax programme Viscount Younger of Leckie answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on progress being made on the Ajax programme, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 June. (at 13:01)
Item number 12
British Council Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on British Council closures, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 June. (at 13:12)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:25)
Item number 13
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments 2, 3 and 6 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 28. (at 13:30)
The House adjourned at 10.04pm until Thursday 10 June at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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