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Minutes for 14 December 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
Maldives: tariffs A question was asked by Baroness Mobarik and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
COVID-19: vaccine donations A question was asked by Baroness Sugg and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:47)
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Breast screening A question was asked by Baroness Meacher, on behalf of Baroness Morgan of Drefelin, and answered by Lord Kamall. [I] (at 14:57)
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COVID-19: entertainment and arts venues A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:08)
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Subsidy Control Bill A Bill to make provision regulating the giving of subsidies out of public resources; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 84) (at 15:19)
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Subsidy Control Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 84–EN)
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Armed Forces Bill The Commons Reasons were considered. Motion A Amendment 1B was not insisted on. Motion B Amendment 2B was not insisted on. (at 15:19)
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Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill [HL] The report was received. (at 16:01)
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Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Lord Kamall moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 November 2021 be approved. Then Baroness Noakes moved, as an amendment to the motion, leave out from “that” to the end and insert “this House declines to approve the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:01)
Item number 13
Metropolitan Police: Stephen Port murders inquest Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Monday 13 December. (at 17:23)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:31)
Item number 14
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 (see division 1) and 16 were agreed to. Amendments 6 (see division 2), 11 and 13 were disagreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 85) (at 17:36)
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Charities Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 1 and 5 to 12 were agreed to. Amendment 2 was disagreed to (see division 3). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 86) (at 21:38)
The House adjourned at 10.43pm until Wednesday 15 December at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (2005 Hague Convention and 2007 Hague Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Stewart of Dirleton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (2005 Hague Convention and 2007 Hague Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:45)
Wine (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Benyon moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Wine (Amendment) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:00)
Consumer Scotland Act 2020 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2022 Viscount Younger of Leckie, on behalf of Lord Offord of Garvel, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Consumer Scotland Act 2020 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:25)
Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020 and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2022 Viscount Younger of Leckie, on behalf of Lord Offord of Garvel, moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020 and Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modifications) Order 202… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:40)
The Committee adjourned at 5.58pm.
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