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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 19 October 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 19 October 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
GPs: in-person appointments A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
Drugs: Black review A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:46)
Item number 6
Child poverty: Nuffield Foundation review A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Durham and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 14:57)
Item number 7
France: AUKUS A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:07)
Item number 8
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that, for the purposes of Standing Order 38 (Arrangement of the order paper), on Thursday 21 October the balloted topical question for short debate in the name of Lord Tyler be treated as if it were a question for short debate so that it may be taken as lunch break bus… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:19)
Item number 9
Compensation (London Capital & Finance plc and Fraud Compensation Fund) Bill Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 15:19)
Item number 10
Telecommunications (Security) Bill The report was received. Amendment 1 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendments 3 to 5, 8 (see division 2) and 11 (see division 3) were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 56) (at 16:45)
Item number 11
Iran A question was asked by Lord Dubs and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 19:18)
The House adjourned at 8.40pm until Wednesday 20 October at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.

Organics (Equivalence and Control Bodies Listing) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Benyon moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Organics (Equivalence and Control Bodies Listing) (Amendment) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from Non-household Retail Market) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2021 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from Non-household Retail Market) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:25)
Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) (No. 2) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:55)
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) (Amendment) Order 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:26)
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 18:11)
Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the bill before Second Reading. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:13)
The Committee adjourned at 7.58pm.
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