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Minutes for 14 July 2021

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Item number 3
National Lottery A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:08)
Item number 4
Global Education Summit A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
Domestic abuse: older people A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
Northern Ireland: Jewish community A question was asked by Lord Dodds of Duncairn and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 12:39)
Item number 7
Overseas Development Assistance A private notice question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 12:51)
Item number 8
House of Lords (Peerage Nominations) Bill [HL] Lord Norton of Louth presented a Bill to make provision for the appointment of a Commission to advise the Prime Minister on recommendations to the Crown for the creation of life peerages; to establish principles to be followed in making recommendations; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:07)
Item number 9
Market Surveillance (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:08)
Item number 10
Bank of England Act 1998 (Macro-prudential Measures) (Amendment) Order 2021 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:08)
Item number 11
Road Vehicle Carbon Dioxide Emission Performance Standards (Cars and Vans) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:09)
Item number 12
Railway (Licensing of Railway Undertakings) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:09)
Item number 13
Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) and the Biofuel (Labelling) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:09)
Item number 14
Business and Planning Act 2020 (Pavement Licences) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 June be approved. Then Lord Faulkner of Worcester moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end to insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations were not revised to take account of the evidence of t… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:09)
Item number 15
Charities Bill [HL] Baroness Barran moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Special Public Bill Committee. (at 13:45)
Item number 16
Environment Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 262A. Amendments 278, and 298 to 300 were agreed to. The House resumed and the bill was reported with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 43) (at 13:46)
Item number 17
Armed Forces Bill A bill to continue the Armed Forces Act 2006; to amend that Act and other enactments relating to the armed forces; to make provision about service in the reserve forces; to make provision about pardons for certain abolished service offences; to make provision about war pensions; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:27)
Item number 18
Armed Forces Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 42–EN)
The House adjourned at 7.27pm until Thursday 15 July at 12 noon.
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