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Minutes for 21 October 2021
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Lord Sedwill Sir Mark Philip Sedwill, K.C.M.G. having been created Baron Sedwill, of Sherborne in the County of Dorset, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 11 September 2020, was introduced between Lord Butler of Brockwell and Lord Boyce, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 11:07)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Cotton imports A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 11:12)
Item number 4
COVID-19: type 2 diabetes A question was asked by Baroness Merron and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 11:22)
Item number 5
Trade policy: environmental considerations A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 11:32)
Item number 6
Private equity takeovers A question was asked by Lord Sikka and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:43)
Item number 7
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: impact on trade A question to the Minster of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Lord Frost. (at 11:50)
Item number 8
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: European Union proposals A question to the Minster of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:02)
Item number 9
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: effect of renegotiation on other trade negotiations A question to the Minster of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:13)
Item number 10
Environment Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons and amendments. The Commons reasons and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 57) (at 20:02)
Item number 11
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Lord Callanan, on behalf of Lord Greenhalgh, moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 12:25)
Item number 12
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 35. Amendments 35 and 35A (see division 1) were agreed to. (at 12:28)
Item number 13
Integrity of electoral processes A question was asked by Lord Tyler and, after debate, answered by Lord True. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:28)
Item number 14
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 36. Amendments 37 to 39, 45 (see division 2), 45A (see division 3), 46 (see division 4), 49, 50 (see division 5), 51 to 59, 68, 69 and 71 to 75 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 58) (at 14:31)
Item number 15
COVID-19 update Lord Kamall answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Thursday 21 October. (at 19:25)
The House adjourned at 8.02pm until Friday 22 October at 10.00am.
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