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Minutes for 7 September 2021
Select Committee Reports
Item number 1
International Relations and Defence The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: The UK and China's security and trade relationship: a strategic void. (1st Report, HL Paper 62)
Item number 2
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2021 Drivers’ Hours and Tachographs (Temporary Exceptions) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Public Interest Merger Reference (Cobham Ultra Acquisitions Ltd. and Ultra Electronics Holdings plc) (… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Climate change A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:36)
Item number 4
Afghanistan: women and girls A question was asked by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:47)
Item number 5
Cash network A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 14:57)
Item number 6
Railways: bridge strikes A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 21 July 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:16)
Item number 8
Armed Forces Bill Baroness Goldie 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 15:17)
Item number 9
National Insurance Contributions Bill A Bill to make provision in relation to national insurance contributions was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 48) (at 18:40)
Item number 10
National Insurance Contributions Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 48–EN)
Item number 11
Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Viscount Younger of Leckie 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 18:41)
Item number 12
Afghanistan The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Afghanistan, made in the House of Commons on Monday 6 September. (at 20:25)
Item number 13
Afghanistan: FCDO update Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on Afghanistan, made in the House of Commons on Monday 6 September. (at 21:03)
The House adjourned at 9.44pm until Wednesday 8 September at 3.00pm.
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