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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 1 July 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 1 July 2021

Chamber

Item number 7
Children's rights: digital environment A question was asked by Baroness Kidron and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:10)
Item number 8
Channel 4: funding and governance A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:21)
Item number 9
Crown Dependencies: contributions A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 12:31)
Item number 10
Government departments: non-executive directors A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord True. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 11
Deprived areas A private notice question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 13:00)
Item number 12
Certificate of Loss Bill [HL] Baroness Benjamin presented a Bill to make provision for a certificate to be issued to mothers in respect of miscarried and still-born children not eligible for registration under the Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; to establish a database for archiving the certificate and recording information about the miscarriage or still-birth; and for c… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:15)
Item number 13
Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Scott of Bybrook, on behalf of Lord Greenhalgh, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:16)
Item number 14
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 draft Order laid before the House on 17 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:16)
Item number 15
Space Industry (Appeals) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 16
Space Industry Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 17
Spaceflight Activities (Investigation of Spaceflight Accidents) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 18
Contracting Out (Functions in Relation to Space) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 24 May be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:17)
Item number 19
COVID-19: education attendance Baroness Berridge answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the impact of COVID-19 on children and young people’s attendance in educational settings, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 30 June. (at 13:18)
Item number 20
Emergency COVID contracts Lord True answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government’s use of emergency COVID-19 contracts, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 June. (at 13:30)
Item number 21
International travel Baroness Vere of Norbiton answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government’s plans for international travel, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 June. (at 13:40)
Item number 22
EU settlement scheme Baroness Williams of Trafford answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the EU Settlement Scheme, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 June. (at 13:51)
Item number 23
Military personnel overseas: vaccinations Baroness Goldie answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the vaccination of UK military personnel serving overseas, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23 June. (at 14:02)
Item number 24
UK foreign aid programme (3-hour debate) Lord Fowler moved that this House takes note of the importance of the UK foreign aid programme. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:12)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:30)
Item number 25
UK government union capability (1½-hour debate) The Earl of Kinnoull moved that this House takes note of (1) The Dunlop Review into UK Government Union capability, and (2) the progress update on the review of intergovernmental relations, both published on 24 March. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:51)
The House adjourned at 6.18pm until Monday 5 July at 1.00pm.
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