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Minutes for 20 October 2021
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Royal Assent The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts and Measure: Health and Social Care Levy Act 2021 c. 28 Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Act 2021 c. 29 Safeguarding (Code of Practice) Measure 2021 No. 3 (at 15:06)
Item number 2
Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Baroness Ford was ended.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Amendment of Schedule 10) Regulations 2021 Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2021 Draft Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistan… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
Procedure and Privileges The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Virtual participation in Grand Committee; Divisions: pass-readers; Leave of Absence. (3rd Report, HL Paper 81)
Item number 5
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Assisted Dying Bill [HL] Telecommunications (Security) Bill: Second Government Response (9th Report, HL Paper 83)
Item number 6
Gambling Commission: data A question was asked by Lord Foster of Bath and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:06)
Item number 7
Regulation of Property Agents Working Group A question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:17)
Item number 8
Prime Minister: meeting with first ministers A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:25)
Item number 9
Shortages: protection for the vulnerable A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:35)
Item number 10
COVID-19: Plan B A private notice question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:46)
Item number 11
Armed Forces Bill The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Goldie, moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Armed Forces Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 and 2 Schedule 1 Clauses 3 to 9 Schedule 2 Clause 10 Schedule 3Clause 11 Schedule 4 Clauses 12 to 15 Schedule 5 Clauses 16 to 26 Title… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:02)
Item number 12
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 16:03)
Item number 13
Net Zero Strategy and Heat and Buildings Strategy Lord Callanan answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 October. (at 18:47)
Item number 14
COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America A question was asked by Baroness Coussins and, after debate, answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 19:24)
Item number 15
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. The House resumed after amendment 21. (at 20:14)
The House adjourned at 10.30pm until Thursday 21 October at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.
Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living (Science and Technology Committee Report) Lord Patel moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the Science and Technology Committee Ageing: Science, Technology and Healthy Living (1st Report, Session 2019–21, HL Paper 183). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:15)
The Committee adjourned at 7.31pm.
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