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Minutes for 6 December 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Hate crimes: misogyny A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:40)
Item number 2
Gambling: children and young people A question was asked by Lord Foster of Bath and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:50)
Item number 3
Newport Wafer Fab A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:58)
Item number 4
Ministerial Code A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord True. (at 15:08)
Item number 5
Football: Casey Review A private notice question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:19)
Item number 6
Companies (Strategic Report) (Climate-related Financial Disclosure) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 October 2021 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:31)
Item number 7
Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (Amendment to Schedule 3) (England) Order 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 1 November 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
Item number 8
Network and Information Systems (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 26 October 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:36)
Item number 9
Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 (Continuation) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 2 November 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:36)
Item number 10
Coronavirus Act 2020 (Early Expiry) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Lord Kamall moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 October 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:37)
Item number 11
Financial Services Act 2021 (Prudential Regulation of Credit Institutions and Investment Firms) (Consequential Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2021 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 October 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:38)
Item number 12
Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 November 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:38)
Item number 13
Electric Vehicles (Smart Charge Points) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 October 2021 be approved. Then Lord Berkeley moved, as an amendment to the motion, “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations fail to include a requirement for all charging points to be fully interoperable". After debate, the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:40)
Item number 14
Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Viscount Younger of Leckie made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then, after debate, the bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:55)
Item number 15
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The report was received. An amendment was considered. The report stage was resumed. (at 16:05)
Item number 16
Child safeguarding Baroness Barran repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:52)
Item number 17
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 2. Amendments were considered. The report stage was adjourned. (at 17:39)
Item number 18
Health and Social Care Lord Kamall answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Friday 3 December. (at 19:29)
Item number 19
Drivers' Hours and Tachographs (Temporary Exceptions) (No. 4) Regulations 2021 Earl Attlee moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Drivers' Hours and Tachographs (Temporary Exceptions) (No. 4) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/1207), laid before the House on 29 October 2021, be annulled because they fail to address the underlying cause of the shortage of… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:03)
Item number 20
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 7. Amendment 27 was disagreed to (see division). Amendments 36, 39 and 43 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 79) (at 20:50)
Item number 21
Armed Forces Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. It was ordered that the Commons reasons be printed. (HL Bill 78) (at 23:03)
The House adjourned at 11.03pm until Tuesday 7 December at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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