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House of Lords Business

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 10 June 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 10 June 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
United Nations Peacebuilding Fund: financial support A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:08)
Item number 3
Youth justice statistics A question was asked by Baroness Hussein-Ece and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:19)
Item number 4
Environment Bill: Royal Assent A question was asked by Baroness Young of Old Scone and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:31)
Item number 5
Carers: support A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 6
Official development assistance A private notice question was asked by Lord Purvis of Tweed and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:00)
Item number 7
Game Birds (Cage Breeding) Bill [HL] Lord Randall of Uxbridge presented a Bill to prohibit the use of raised laying or battery cages to keep certain game birds for the purpose of producing eggs; to set minimum space requirements for enclosures for such birds; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 27) (at 13:18)
Item number 8
Representation of the People (Young People's Enfranchisement) Bill [HL] Lord Adonis presented a Bill to reduce the voting age to 16 for UK parliamentary elections and all local elections in England. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 28) (at 13:18)
Item number 9

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Kennedy of Southwark be appointed to the following Select Committees in place of Lord McAvoy: Procedure and Privileges Selection The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:19)

Item number 10

Deputy Chairmen of Committees The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Kennedy of Southwark be appointed to the panel of members to act as Deputy Chairmen of Committees in place of Lord McAvoy. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:19)

Item number 11
COVID-19 The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Baroness Fraser of Craigmaddie and Lord Kamall be appointed members of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen and Lord Duncan of Springbank. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:19)
Item number 12

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Baroness Goudie be appointed an alternate member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:19)

Item number 13
UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2021 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 April be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:20)
Item number 14
Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 (Extension of Duration of Non-jury Trial Provisions) Order 2021 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 26 April be approved en bloc. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 15
Myanmar (Sanctions) Regulations 2021 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 April be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
Item number 16
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Pinnock moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021, laid before the House on 31 March, be annulled because it introduces a significant policy change wi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:21)
Item number 17
Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021 Lord Kennedy of Southwark moved that this House regrets that the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development etc.) (England) (Amendment) Order 2021 (SI 2021/428) will remove the voice of local communities, result in a new swathe of poor-quality housing, and detrimentally i… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:35)
Item number 18
Employment rights Lord Callanan answered Questions on a Ministerial statement on upholding employment rights, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 June. (at 13:51)
Item number 19
Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Committee Report Lord Krebs moved that this House takes note of the Report from the Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Committee Hungry for change: fixing the failures in food (Session 2019–21, HL Paper 85). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:20)
The House adjourned at 5.41pm until Monday 14 June at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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