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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 2 December 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Patient Safety Commissioner A question was asked by Baroness Cumberlege and answered by Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen. (at 11:06)
Item number 4
Oil and Gas Authority: remit A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:17)
Item number 5
Homes: environmental standards A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:28)
Item number 6
COVID-19: vaccination in developing countries A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 11:37)
Item number 7
Power outages: North of England A private notice question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:48)
Item number 8
Sub judice A statement on the waiver of the sub judice rule was made by the Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) in connection with the International Military Services Ltd case. (at 11:58)
Item number 9
BBC: government support (3-hour debate) Lord Bragg moved that this House takes note of the BBC's value to the United Kingdom and a wider global audience and the case for Her Majesty’s Government giving it greater support. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:59)
Item number 10
Adult social care Lord Kamall answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 1 December. (at 14:42)
Item number 11
Afghanistan A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:22)
Item number 12
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (2-hour debate) Lord Collins of Highbury moved that this House takes note of the detention of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and the case for further action by Her Majesty’s Government to secure her release. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:11)
Item number 13
Storm Arwen Lord Callanan answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 1 December. (at 17:54)
The House adjourned at 6.16pm until Friday 3 December at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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