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

Minutes for 28 October 2021

Chamber

Item number 3
Migration A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:07)
Item number 4
Climate change: trade policy A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 11:19)
Item number 5
Police: recruits A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:30)
Item number 6
Buildings: cladding A question was asked by Baroness Pinnock and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:39)
Item number 7

Conduct Baroness Donaghy, on behalf of Lord Mance, moved that the Report from the Select Committee Revised Code of Conduct for House of Lords Members’ Staff; Minor changes to the Guide to the Code of Conduct (5th Report, HL Paper 74) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:48)

Item number 8
Afghan citizens resettlement scheme Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question made in the House of Commons on Monday 25 October. (at 11:53)
Item number 9
Health Incentives Scheme Lord Kamall answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Friday 22 October. (at 12:04)
Item number 10
 Land use framework (2½-hour debate) Baroness Young of Old Scone moved that this House takes note of the case for integrating the planning system with other infrastructure, landscape and agricultural land processes, under an overarching land use framework for all land uses. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:35)
Item number 11
Treasury Green Book A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and, after debate, answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:41)
Item number 12
 Homes: affordability (2½-hour debate) Lord Bird moved that this House takes note of the combined impact of (1) the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, (2) the reduction in Universal Credit, and (3) the upcoming rise in fuel prices, on people’s ability to afford to stay in their homes. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:21)
The House adjourned at 5.06pm until Monday 1 November at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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