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Minutes for 17 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Housing: new developments A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:08)
Item number 3
COVID-19: vaccine production A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
COVID-19: care homes A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:30)
Item number 5
Standards in Public Life report A question was asked by Lord Tyler and answered by Lord True. (at 12:41)
Item number 6
Constitutional Convention Bill [HL] Lord Purvis of Tweed presented a Bill to make provision for a convention to consider the constitution of the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 35) (at 12:53)
Item number 7
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Sandhurst, the Earl of Leicester and Lord Altrincham had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancies created by the retirement of the Earl of Selborne, the retirement of Lord Denham and the non-attendance of Lord Selsdon among the Conservative pee… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:53)
Item number 8
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Londesborough had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Countess of Mar among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 12:53)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:54)
Item number 9
Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 10
Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 11
Carbon Budget Order 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 12
Contracts for Difference (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 13
Climate Change Act 2008 (Credit Limit) Order 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 14
Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) and Weights and Measures (Intoxicating Liquor) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:01)
Item number 15
Public Procurement (International Trade Agreements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord True moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:01)
Item number 16
G7 and NATO summits The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered Questions on a Ministerial Statement on the G7 and NATO Summits, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 June. (at 13:02)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:40)
Item number 17
COVID-19: children (5-hour debate) Baroness Morris of Yardley moved that this House takes note of the case for the urgent levelling up of opportunities available to the children of the United Kingdom which have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular with regard to (1) education and skills, (2) health, (3) inequality, and (4) the elimination of child poverty. After… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:51)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:04)
Item number 18
Ofsted review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges Baroness Berridge answered Questions on a Ministerial Statement on the Response to the Ofsted Review of sexual abuse in schools and colleges, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 June. (at 19:00)
The House adjourned at 7.41pm until Monday 21 June at 1.00pm.
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