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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

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

Minutes for 8 September 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Government departments: non-executive directors A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord True. (at 15:06)
Item number 4
National Health Service: nursing workforce A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 15:17)
Item number 5
Sheffield Forgemasters A question was asked by Lord Walney and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:29)
Item number 6
Football grounds: safe standing A question was asked by Lord Mann and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:40)
Item number 7
Critical Benchmarks (References and Administrators' Liability) Bill [HL] Lord Agnew of Oulton presented a Bill to make provision about the meaning of references to Article 23A benchmarks in contracts and other arrangements; and to make provision about the liability of administrators of Article 23A benchmarks. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 49) (at 15:45)
Item number 8
Critical Benchmarks (References and Administrators' Liability) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 49–EN)
Item number 9
Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2021 Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 July be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
Item number 10
Alcohol Licensing (Coronavirus) (Regulatory Easements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:47)
Item number 11
Pensions Regulator (Employer Resources Test) Regulations 2021 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:48)
Item number 12
Occupational Pension Schemes (Administration, Investment, Charges and Governance) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:49)
Item number 13
Environment Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 11. Amendment 11 was agreed to (see division 1), amendment 20 was agreed to (see division 2), amendments 22 and 23 were agreed to, amendment 24 was agreed to (see division 3), amendment 27 was agreed to (see division 4) and amendment 30 was agreed to The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:49)
Item number 14
Universal Credit: people with mental health problems A question was asked by Lord Davies of Brixton and, after debate, answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 20:03)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:43)
Item number 15
Environment Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 33. Amendment 34 was agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 39. (at 21:03)
The House adjourned at 9.51pm until Thursday 9 September at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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