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Minutes for 29 November 2021
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to Lord Warner was ended on Tuesday 9 November.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
COVID-19: vaccine donations A question was asked by Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:37)
Item number 4
Rivers and coastal waters: sewage A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:46)
Item number 5
Football clubs: ownership test A question was asked by Lord Bassam of Brighton and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:57)
Item number 6
Ukraine: military equipment A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Independent fan-led review of football governance Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 25 November. (at 15:19)
Item number 8
Public Authority Algorithm Bill [HL] Lord Clement-Jones presented a Bill to regulate the use of automated decision-making in the public sector; to require a public authority to complete an algorithmic impact assessment in prescribed form where it procures or develops an automated decision-making system; to establish a Minister for standards in algorithm use; and for connected pur… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:30)
Item number 9
Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill [HL] Lord McColl of Dulwich presented a Bill to make provision about supporting victims of modern slavery. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 74) (at 15:30)
Item number 10
Armed Forces Bill The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons. (at 15:31)
Item number 11
Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1 to 39, 41 to 113, 115 to 120, 123 to 125, 203 and 204 were agreed to. Amendment 126 was disagreed to (see division). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 75) (at 15:40)
Item number 12
COVID-19 update Lord Kamall repeated a Statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:38)
Item number 13
Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill Lord Caine 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 19:33)
The House adjourned at 10.05pm until Tuesday 30 November at 2.30pm.
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