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Minutes for 24 June 2021
Select Committee Reports
Item number 1
International Agreements The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: Treaty on the Mutual Recognition of Degrees between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Peru (with Exchange of Notes). (3rd Report, HL Paper 32)
Item number 2
COVID-19: death duties and inheritance tax A question was asked by Lord Truscott and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:06)
Item number 3
BBC: Freedom of Information legislation A question was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:16)
Item number 4
Criminal justice system: equal treatment of deaths and injuries A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 12:26)
Item number 5
Homeowners: cladding-related costs A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. [I] (at 12:36)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:47)
Item number 6
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland A question was asked by Lord Thomas of Gresford and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:01)
Item number 7
United Kingdom and European Union relations A question was asked by the Earl of Kinnoull and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:13)
Item number 8
Civil Society Forum: United Kingdom delegation A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:23)
Item number 9
Business of the House The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Baroness Jolly set down for today shall be limited to 2½ hours and that in the name of Baroness Doocey to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:34)
Item number 10
Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:34)
Item number 11
Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2021 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 18 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:35)
Item number 12
Scotland Act 2016 (Social Security) (Consequential Provision) (Miscellaneous Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:36)
Item number 13
Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 20 May be approved. Then Lord Paddick moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “but this House regrets that the draft Order is necessary to correct errors in the original Order; and furthe… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:37)
Item number 14
Free Trade Agreement Negotiations: Australia Lord Grimstone of Boscobel answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Free Trade Negotiations with Australia, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 17 June. (at 13:54)
Item number 15
Social care and the role of carers (2½-hour debate) Baroness Jolly moved that this House takes note of social care provision in the United Kingdom, and the role of carers in that provision. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:38)
Item number 16
Tourism (2-hour debate) Baroness Doocey moved that this House takes note of the need to promote tourism in the United Kingdom. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:02)
The House adjourned at 6.43pm until Friday 25 June at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and, after debate, answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 14:31)
Flood plains: housing development A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and, after debate, answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:35)
Official Development Assistance A question was asked by Lord Campbell of Pittenweem and, after debate, answered by Earl Howe. (at 16:40)
Child Maintenance Service A question was asked by Lord Farmer and, after debate, answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 17:46)
The Committee adjourned at 6.38pm.
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