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Minutes for 19 January 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Middle East: Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps A question was asked by Lord Polak and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Colombia: human rights abuses A question was asked by Baroness Blower and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
Wales: coal tips A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:27)
Item number 7
Water companies: pollution A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:38)
Item number 8
Foreign interference: Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:45)
Item number 9

Communications and Digital The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Hall of Birkenhead, Baroness Harding of Winscombe and Lord Young of Norwood Green be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Viscount Colville of Culross, Lord Gilbert of Panteg, Lord Stevenson of Balmacara; and that Baroness… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:01)

Item number 10

Conduct The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Blair of Boughton, Lord Garnier and Baroness Manningham-Buller be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Anelay of St Johns, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and Lord Mance; and that Baroness Manningham-Buller be appointed chair of th… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:02)

Item number 11

Constitution The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Falconer of Thoroton and Lord King of Bridgwater be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Dunlop, Lord McAvoy and Baroness Taylor of Bolton; and that Baroness Drake be appointed chair of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)

Item number 12

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Cunningham of Felling, Lord McLoughlin and Lord Rooker be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Andrews, Lord Blencathra and Lord Rowlands; and that Lord McLoughlin be appointed chair of the Select Commi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)

Item number 13

Economic Affairs The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, Baroness Noakes and Lord Rooker be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, Baroness Harding of Winscombe and Baroness Kingsmill; and that Lord Bridges of Headley be appointed chair of… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)

Item number 14
Environment and Climate Change The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Grantchester and the Duke of Wellington be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Cameron of Dillington and Lord Puttnam. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 15
Finance The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Altrincham and Lord Tomlinson be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Campbell-Savours and Lord Colgrain. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 16
Industry and Regulators The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Cromwell and Lord Trefgarne be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Curry of Kirkharle and Baroness Noakes. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 17

International Agreements The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Udny-Lister be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Robathan. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)

Item number 18

International Relations and Defence The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Wood of Anfield be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Mendelsohn. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)

Item number 19

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Blencathra, Baroness Coussins and Lord Taylor of Holbeach be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, Lord Lang of Monkton and Lord Smith of Hindhead. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)

Item number 20

National Security Strategy The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Baroness Anelay of St Johns, Lord Butler of Brockwell, Baroness Crawley, Lord Dannatt, Lord Snape and Viscount Stansgate be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Brennan, Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill, Baroness Henig, Lord… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)

Item number 21

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Baroness Humphreys, Baroness Sanderson of Welton and Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Geddes, Baroness Thomas of Winchester and Viscount Ullswater. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)

Item number 22
Public Services The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Porter of Spalding and Baroness Sater be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Wyld and Lord Young of Cookham. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 23
Science and Technology The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Baroness Brown of Cambridge and Lord Rees of Ludlow be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Kakkar and Lord Patel; and that Baroness Brown of Cambridge be appointed chair of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 24

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord De Mauley, Lord Powell of Bayswater and Lord Rowlands be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Chartres, Lord Cunningham of Felling and Lord Sherbourne of Didsbury. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)

Item number 25
Services The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Haselhurst and Lord Howard of Rising be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Borwick and Baroness Morris of Bolton. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 26
Statutory Instruments The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, Lord Beith and Lord Chartres be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Rowe-Beddoe and Baroness Scott of Needham Market. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:27)
Item number 27
Adult Social Care The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider to consider the planning for and delivery of adult social care services in England, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Andrews, B. (Chair) Barker, B. Brad… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)
Item number 28
Children and Families Act 2014 The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider and report on the Children and Families Act 2014; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Bach, L. Bertin, B. Blower, B. Brownlow of Shurlock Row, L. Cruddas, L. Lawrence o… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)
Item number 29
Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider the Fraud Act 2006 and digital fraud, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee Allan of Hallam, L. Bowles of Berkhamsted, B. Browne of Ladyton, L.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)
Item number 30
Land Use in England The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider land use in England, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, B. Borwick, L. Cameron of Dillington, L. (Chair) Curry of Ki… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)
Item number 31
Nationality and Borders Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of Baroness Williams of Trafford, moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Nationality and Borders Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 8 Schedule 1 Clauses 9 to 22 Schedule 2 Clauses 23 to 28 Schedule 3 Clauses 29 to 41… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:27)
Item number 32
Northern Ireland (Ministers, Elections and Petitions of Concern) Bill The report was received. Amendments 3 and 9 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 97) (at 16:29)
Item number 33
Subsidy Control Bill Lord Callanan 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 19:18)
The House adjourned at 10.02pm until Thursday 20 January at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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