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Order Paper for 19 April 2021

Chamber at 1:00pm

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Farmer to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the remarks by the Lord Chancellor on 17 June 2020 (HC Deb, col 902), what progress they have made towards joining up family policy across government so that it is “fit for the 2020s”.
*Lord Ravensdale to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of nuclear energy in meeting the United Kingdom’s hydrogen production targets.
*Lord Woolley of Woodford to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that highly skilled migrants from Commonwealth countries who have lived in the United Kingdom for 10 or more years have been refused indefinite leave to remain.
*Baroness Sheehan to ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to revise planning rules to ensure that all planning decisions are aligned with the United Kingdom’s net zero emissions targets.
†At 2.00pm, Private Notice Question (15 minutes)
Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports that pro-democracy campaigners have been sentenced in Hong Kong for participating in pro-democracy protests.
Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist intends to move the following four motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Nuclear Safeguards (Fissionable Material and Relevant International Agreements) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 13 April
Recognised Auction Platforms (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 March be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 15 April
Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Wine) (Amendment, etc.) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 March be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 15 April
Plant Health etc. (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 March be approved. 50th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 15 April
†Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the return date given to university students and plans to provide financial compensation for lost teaching and rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on 15 April. (10 minutes)
†At a convenient point after 2.30pm
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill Third Reading [Baroness Goldie] 9th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 30th and 36th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee
†At a convenient point after 2.45pm
Financial Services Bill Report (day 3) (and remaining stages) [Earl Howe]

Grand Committee at 2:30pm

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