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Minutes for 16 December 2021
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Liverpool. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Freud for the remainder of this Session.
Item number 2
School curriculum: first aid training and home nursing A question was asked by Baroness Rawlings and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 11:06)
Item number 3
Environmental Land Management Schemes A question was asked by Lord Addington, on behalf of Baroness Scott of Needham Market, and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 11:15)
Item number 4
Children and young people in care: accommodation A question was asked by Lord Laming and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 11:24)
Item number 5
Uyghurs in Xinjiang A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:34)
Item number 6
EU–UK Partnership Council A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Frost. (at 11:45)
Item number 7
Retained European Union law A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Ludford and answered by Lord Frost. (at 11:55)
Item number 8
European Union: border control checks A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Purvis of Tweed and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:06)
Item number 9
Emissions Reduction (Local Authorities in London) Bill [HL] Lord Tope presented a bill to enable London Borough Councils and the Common Council of the City of London to achieve reductions in airborne emissions from specified plant in their areas and to make provision for the Secretary of State to set emission limits for such plant; to provide for fixed penalty notices in specifie… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:17)
Item number 10
International development strategy (2½-hour debate) Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale moved that this House takes note of the plans by Her Majesty’s Government to announce a new international development strategy for the United Kingdom in 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:31)
Item number 11
School openings: January 2022 Baroness Barran answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 15 December. (at 14:56)
Item number 12
Ajax Noise and Vibration Review Baroness Goldie answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 15 December. (at 15:07)
Item number 13
Integrated Rail Plan: Northern Powerhouse area A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and, after debate, answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:35)
Item number 14
Prisons strategy Lord Wolfson of Tredegar answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 7 December. (at 16:34)
Item number 15
Bosnia-Herzegovina (2½-hour debate) Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth moved that this House takes note of the importance of the constitutional integrity of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and of upholding the Dayton Agreement. After debate, the motion was agreed to. [I] (at 17:03)
Item number 16
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office staffing Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 18:47)
Item number 17
Delivering justice for victims Lord Wolfson of Tredegar answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Thursday 9 December. (at 18:55)
The House adjourned at 7.16pm until Wednesday 5 January 2022 at 3.00pm.
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