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Minutes for 27 October 2021
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Bristol. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 27 October 2021 of Lord Puttnam under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 15:07)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Draft Antique Firearms (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Draft Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) (Construction Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Draft Motor Vehicles (Driving… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Climate change: global temperatures A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:08)
Item number 4
Social Care A question was asked by Lord Wood of Anfield and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:18)
Item number 5
COVID-19: vaccinations administered abroad A question was asked by Lord Paddick and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:30)
Item number 6
Health care and adult social care A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:40)
Item number 7
Critical Benchmarks (References and Administrators' Liability) Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:51)
Item number 8
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Monday 25 October. (at 15:51)
Item number 9
Arrest of Sudanese Prime Minister Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Monday 25 October. (at 16:02)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill A Bill to make provision about Ministerial appointments, extraordinary Assembly elections, the Ministerial Code of Conduct and petitions of concern in Northern Ireland was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 60) (at 16:06)
Item number 11
Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 60–EN)
Item number 12
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 36. Amendments 59 and 72 were agreed to. The House resumed. (at 16:06)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:24)
Item number 13
Overseas Development Aid: budget A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 19:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:24)
Item number 14
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 79. Amendments 81 to 88, 90, 91, 93, 98 to 101 and 105 were agreed to. The House resumed after clause 42 was agreed to. (at 20:30)
The House adjourned at 10.04pm until Thursday 28 October at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.
Armed Forces Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments 16, 17 to 24 and 25 to 37 were agreed to. The Committee adjourned after Schedule 2, as amended, was agreed to. (at 16:15)
The Committee adjourned at 8.13pm.
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