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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 25 March 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 25 March 2021

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Item number 5
Bahrain: human rights abuses A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:12)
Item number 6
Child Trust Funds: children with learning disabilities A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 12:25)
Item number 7
Yemen A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:35)
Item number 8
Gypsies, Travellers and Roma: racism and discrimination A question was asked by Lord Woolley of Woodford and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:46)
Item number 9
Post Brexit: economic and political opportunities A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Frost. (at 12:57)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland and Great Britain: trade A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:08)
Item number 11
Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Crawley and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:19)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:30)
Item number 12
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill The Commons Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 18 was not insisted on, and Commons amendments 18A, 18B, 18C, 18D and 18E in lieu were agreed to. (at 13:37)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:07)
Item number 13
COVID-19: One year report Lord Bethell moved that, for the purposes of section 99 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, this House takes note of the One year report on the status of the non-devolved provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020, published on 22 March 2021. The House adjourned. The House resumed. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:30)
Item number 14
COVID-19 pandemic and the Coronavirus Act 2020 Baroness Brinton moved that this House expresses its sorrow at the 126,000 deaths in the United Kingdom caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; regrets that Her Majesty’s Government failed to learn the lessons from the earlier stages of the pandemic in order to prepare for the winter of 2020/21 and is therefore continuing to treat each deve… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:00)
Item number 15
Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place and Restrictions: All Tiers) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 5 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:14)
Item number 16
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps) (England) Regulations 2021 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:14)
The House adjourned at 7.14pm until Monday 12 April at 1.00pm.
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:24)
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