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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 16 June 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 16 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Fishing industry A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:08)
Item number 4
Public representatives: online abuse A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Leeds and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:19)
Item number 5
Young people: post-pandemic employment A question was asked by Lord Rose of Monewden and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:30)
Item number 6
China: Muslims A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:42)
Item number 7
Digital Economy Act 2017 (Amendment) Bill [HL] Lord Foulkes of Cumnock presented a Bill to amend the Digital Economy Act 2017 in respect of TV licence fee concessions by reference to age. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 33) (at 12:53)
Item number 8
Front-loaded Child Benefit Bill [HL] Baroness Eaton, on behalf of Lord Farmer, presented a Bill to amend the Child Benefit (Rates) Regulations 2006 to make provision to vary the rate of child benefit over the course of childhood to enable eligible parents to receive a higher rate during a child’s early years and a correspondingly reduced rate when that child is older. It was read… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:54)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:55)
Item number 9
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 73 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with to allow motions to approve affirmative instruments laid before the House under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to be moved today, notwithstanding that no report from the Joint Committe… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:01)
Item number 10
Payment and Electronic Money Institution Insolvency Regulations 2021 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 26 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:05)
Item number 11
Financial Markets and Insolvency (Transitional Provision) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 12
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] Lord Benyon 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 13:06)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:19)
Item number 13
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps and Other Provisions) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 June be approved. Then Lord Robathan moved, as an amendment to the motion, to leave out all the words after “that” and insert “this House declines to approve the Regulations laid before the Ho… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:31)
Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps and Other Provisions) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 17 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:55)
The House adjourned at 6.56pm until Thursday 17 June at 12 noon.
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