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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 1 December 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 1 December 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
Water: sewage A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Early years interventions A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
HGV driving tests A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen. (at 15:28)
Item number 7
Ambulance response times A question was asked by Baroness Brinton and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:39)
Item number 8
HIV and AIDS A private notice question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:46)
Item number 9
Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] Baroness McIntosh of Pickering presented a Bill to amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling, in particular applying to a pedal cycle, an electrically assisted pedal cycle, and an electric scooter. It was read a first time an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:01)
Item number 10
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 73 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with to enable motions to approve the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) Regulations 2021 and the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) (… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:02)
Item number 11

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Speakers’ lists for oral questions and ‘Secretary of State’ questions; Divisions: passreaders (4th Report, HL Paper 104) be agreed to. Then Baroness Quin moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that the Lord Speaker be empowered to ca… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:03)

Item number 12

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Designation of responsible committee of the House of Lords for the purposes of section 3 of the Trade Act 2021 (3rd Report, HL Paper 78) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:11)

Item number 13

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the Report from the Select Committee New committee activity in 2022 (4th Report, HL Paper 97) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:20)

Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings) (England) Regulations 2021 Lord Kamall moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 29 November be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:20)
Item number 15
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2021 Lord Kamall moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 29 November be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:38)
Item number 16
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered. (at 18:39)
Item number 17
School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (England) Order 2021 Lord Watson of Invergowrie moved that this House regrets that the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions (England) Order 2021 (SI 2021/1101) represents a real terms pay cut for the vast majority of teachers; further regrets that it has been made following a consultation process which took place over the summer holidays; notes… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:40)
Item number 18
National Insurance Contributions Bill Viscount Younger of Leckie 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 20:18)
The House adjourned at 9.34pm until Thursday 2 December at 11.00am.
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