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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 16 September 2021 as the Committees section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 16 September 2021

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Item number 3
England: historic counties A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:06)
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Leasehold: building and fire safety A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. [I] (at 11:16)
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Devolved administrations A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Lord True. (at 11:26)
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Afghanistan: British equipment and training A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:38)
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Imports from the European Union to Great Britain: business preparation A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by the Earl of Kinnoull and answered by Lord Frost. (at 11:49)
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Imports from the European Union to the United Kingdom: grace period A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:00)
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Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: power-sharing A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:11)
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Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Monday 11 October to allow the Health and Social Care Levy Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:23)

Item number 11
Brexit opportunities Lord Frost made a ministerial statement. (at 12:23)
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 Net zero carbon emissions: behaviour change (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Baroness Blackstone moved that this House takes note of the role of behaviour change in helping the United Kingdom to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, as set out in the report by the Climate Change Committee Reducing emissions: 2021 Progress Report to Parliament, published on 26 June; and of the case… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:06)
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AUKUS Baroness Goldie repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons.
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Social care funding: intergenerational impact A question was asked by Baroness Greengross and, after debate, answered by Lord Bethell.
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 Government: leadership training (Balloted debate, 2½ hours) Lord Norton of Louth moved that this House takes note of the case for enhancing the quality of government through the introduction of training in core leadership skills for (1) ministers, and (2) senior civil servants. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:46)
Item number 16
Safeguarding (Code of Practice) Measure The Lord Bishop of Blackburn moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Safeguarding (Code of Practice) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 17
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (No. 2) (High-Risk Countries) Regulations 2021 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 12 July be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 18
Capital Requirements Regulation (Amendment) Regulations 2021 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), on behalf of Lord Agnew of Oulton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 12 July be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
Item number 19
Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), on behalf of Baroness Vere of Norbiton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July be approved. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 7.23pm until Monday 11 October at 2.30pm.
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