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Minutes for 13 September 2021
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Baroness Casey of Blackstock Dame Louise Casey, CB, having been created Baroness Casey of Blackstock, of Finsbury in the London Borough of Islington, for life by Letters Patent dated 30 October 2020, was introduced between Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top and Baroness Grender, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:39)
Item number 2
Armed forces: gambling disorders A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Blackburn, on behalf of The Lord Bishop of St Albans, and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:43)
Item number 3
Transport: hydrogen A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:53)
Item number 4
Social care: family carers A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler, on behalf of Baroness Pitkeathley, and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 15:04)
Item number 5
Human rights priority countries A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:12)
Item number 6
Environment Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 40. Amendment 40 was agreed to (see division 1), amendments 42 to 50 were agreed to, amendment 52 was disagreed to (see division 2), amendment 53 was agreed to (see division 3), amendment 60 was agreed to (see division 4), and amendments 61 to 63 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:24)
Item number 7
HGV driver shortages Baroness Vere of Norbiton answered repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 20:20)
Item number 8
Ajax armoured cavalry programme Baroness Goldie answered questions on a ministerial statement, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 9 September. (at 20:34)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:54)
Item number 9
Environment Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 64. Amendments 76 to 81, 84, 86, 88, 89, 93, and 95 to 97 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 98. (at 21:19)
The House adjourned at 11.29pm until Tuesday 14 September at 2.30pm.
The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland (European Union Report) The Earl of Kinnoull moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee The Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland (9th Report, Session 2019–21, HL Paper 66). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: Introductory report (European Union Report) Lord Jay of Ewelme moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Report from the Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: Introductory report (2nd Report, HL Paper 55). The motion was agreed to. (at 19:09)
The Committee adjourned at 7.09pm.
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