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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 8 July 2021 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 8 July 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Non-fatal strangulation and suffocation A question was asked by Baroness Newlove and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 12:06)
Item number 4
Independent Office for Police Conduct A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
International Freedom of Religion or Belief A question was asked by Lord Singh of Wimbledon and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
COVID-19: co-ordination with devolved administrations A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Lord True. (at 12:41)
Item number 7
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord Howell of Guildford set down for today shall be limited to 2½ hours and that in the name of Baroness Jenkin of Kennington to 2 hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:51)
Item number 8
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 enable a motion to approve the draft Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Championship Licensing Hours) Order 2021 to be moved today, notwithstanding that no report from the Joint Committee on Sta… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:52)
Item number 9
European Union and European Atomic Energy Community (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2021 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:52)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 10
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 6 July. (at 13:00)
Item number 11
United Kingdom–Commonwealth trading relationship (2½-hour debate) Lord Howell of Guildford moved that this House takes note of the progress made in renewing the United Kingdom’s trading relationship with Commonwealth countries. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:54)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:03)
Item number 12
Women's health outcomes (2-hour debate) Baroness Jenkin of Kennington moved that this House takes note of the steps taken to improve women’s health outcomes. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:20)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:11)
Item number 13
Licensing Act 2003 (2020 UEFA European Championship Licensing Hours) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 July be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:20)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:36)
Item number 14
COVID-19: education settings Baroness Berridge answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19: Easing Restrictions in Education Settings, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 6 July. (at 18:50)
The House adjourned at 7.19pm until Monday 12 July at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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