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Minutes for 29 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Gambling reform A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
Mortgages: EWS1 form A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:17)
Item number 5
Hospital waiting lists A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:28)
Item number 6
Climate Change A question was asked by Lord Teverson and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:49)
Item number 7
Security of ministers' offices and communications Lord True answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on security arrangements relating to ministerial offices and communications, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 28 June. (at 13:00)
Item number 8
Social care reform Lord Bethell answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on social care reform, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23 June. (at 13:12)
Item number 9
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 28 June. (at 13:23)
Item number 10
Charities Bill [HL] Baroness Barran moved that the bill be referred to a Second Reading Committee. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:17)
Item number 11
Telecommunications (Security) Bill Baroness Barran 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 14:17)
Item number 12
Republic of Cameroon: Economic Partnership Agreement Lord Grantchester moved that this House regrets the Economic Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cameroon given (1) the human rights abuses committed by President Biya’s regime, and (2) the lack of parliamentary scrutiny before trading arrangements came into force on 1 January. After debate, the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:20)
Item number 13
Republic of Ghana: Interim Trade Partnership Agreement  Lord Purvis of Tweed moved that this House takes note of the Interim Trade Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ghana. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:54)
The House adjourned at 6.55pm until Wednesday 30 June at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:30)
Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistance, Young Carer Grants, Short-term Assistance and Winter Heating Assistance) (Consequential Provision and Modifications) Order 2021 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistance, Young Carer Grants, Short-term Assistance and Winter Hea… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:30)
Space Industry (Appeals) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Space Industry (Appeals) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:50)
Space Industry Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Space Industry Regulations 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:44)
Spaceflight Activities (Investigation of Spaceflight Accidents) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Spaceflight Activities (Investigation of Spaceflight Accidents) Regulations 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:44)
Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Space) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Space) Order 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:44)
The Committee adjourned at 4.44pm.
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