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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 15 July 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Railways: East Coast Main Line A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:08)
Item number 2
Bahrain: human rights abuses A question was asked by Baroness Northover, on behalf of Lord Scriven, and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:19)
Item number 3
Police and Crime Commissioner by-election A question was asked by Lord Thomas of Gresford and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:28)
Item number 4
Policing: European Championship final A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:38)
Item number 5
Post-Brexit financial settlement A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:52)
Item number 6
Ireland/ Northern Ireland Protocol A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:02)
Item number 7
Trade agreements A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Liddle and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:13)
Item number 8
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Harlech had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Lord Elton among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 13:23)
Item number 9
Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 13:25)
Item number 10
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 12 July. (at 13:26)
Item number 11
Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 July be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:17)
Item number 12
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 8. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 21 was agreed to. (at 14:44)
Item number 13
Telecommunications (Security) Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
The House adjourned at 8.42pm until Friday 16 July at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.