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House of Lords Business

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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 13 October 2021 as the Retirements section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 13 October 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Energy prices: electricity bills A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Callanan. [I] (at 15:07)
Item number 2
Nutrition for Growth Summit A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:18)
Item number 3
United Kingdom fashion industry A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:27)
Item number 4
United Kingdom property ownership: overseas jurisdictions A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:38)
Item number 5
Northern Ireland Protocol A private notice question was asked by Baroness Ludford and answered by Lord Frost. (at 15:49)
Item number 6

Communications and Digital The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Foster of Bath be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Grender. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 16:05)

Item number 7

Constitution The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord McAvoy be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Corston. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 16:05)

Item number 8

Special Public Bill Committee (Charities Bill) The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Sharpe of Epsom be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Barran. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 16:05)

Item number 9
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 10 Schedule 1 Clause 11 Schedule 2 Clauses 12 to 42 Schedule 3 Clause 43 Schedule 4 Clauses 4… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:06)
Item number 10
Environment Bill Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park signified the Queen's and Prince of Wales's consent. The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 16:06)
Item number 11
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 16:28)
Item number 12
Critical Benchmarks (References and Administrators' Liability) Bill [HL] Lord Agnew of Oulton 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 19:26)
The House adjourned at 8.55pm until Thursday 14 October at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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Item that is new or altered.
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* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.