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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 26 October 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 26 October 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Ofcom: appointment of Chair A question was asked by Lord Bassam of Brighton and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
HGV drivers A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:46)
Item number 4
Public services A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 14:55)
Item number 5
Insulate Britain A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:05)
Item number 6
Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:13)
Item number 7
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Order laid before the House on 6 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:13)
Item number 8
Heavy Commercial Vehicles in Kent (No. 1) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:13)
Item number 9
Organics (Equivalence and Control Bodies Listing) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Benyon, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:13)
Item number 10
Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Exit from Non-household Retail Market) (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 July be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:14)
Item number 11
Telecommunications (Security) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:15)
Item number 12
NHS England funding: announcement to media Lord Kamall answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Monday 25 October. (at 15:27)
Item number 13
Sexual misconduct in the police Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 20 October. (at 15:37)
Item number 14
Environment Bill The Commons reasons and amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 1 was not insisted on. Motion B Lords amendment 2 was not insisted on and amendment 2B in lieu was disagreed to (see division 1). Motion C Lords amendment 3 was not insisted on and amendment 3B in lieu was disagreed to (see division 2). Motion D Lords amendment 12 was not insisted on… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:49)
Item number 15
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 20:12)
The House adjourned at 11.56pm until Wednesday 27 October at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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