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See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 1 March 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 1 March 2021

Chamber

Item number 5
Cadet forces A question was asked by Lord Lingfield and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 13:18)
Item number 6
Domestic energy efficiency: retrofitting A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 13:30)
Item number 7
United States: diplomatic relations A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:40)
Item number 8
Commonwealth countries: reciprocal pension agreements A question was asked by Baroness Altmann, on behalf of Lord Randall of Uxbridge, and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 13:52)
Item number 9
COVID contracts: judicial review Lord Bethell answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the High Court’s judgment in the judicial review of Her Majesty’s Government’s publication of contracts related to the COVID-19 pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 24 February. (at 14:04)
Item number 10
Uber: Supreme Court ruling Lord Callanan answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the impact of the Supreme Court’s judgment in Uber BV and others v Aslam and others, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 24 February. (at 14:16)
Item number 11
Education return and awarding qualifications in 2021 Baroness Berridge answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the reopening of educational settings and the awarding of qualifications in 2021, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 25 February. (at 14:28)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:05)
Item number 12
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered. (at 15:10)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:17)
Item number 13
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers and Self-Isolation) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 29 January be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:46)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:00)
Item number 14
Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 19:16)
Item number 15
National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 February be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:16)
Item number 16
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Garden of Frognal) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Act 2021 c. 4 Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Act 2021 c. 5 (at 19:16)
The House adjourned at 7.16pm until Tuesday 2 March at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
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