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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 3 November 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 3 November 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Benefit cap: review A question was asked by Baroness Lister of Burtersett and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 15:06)
Item number 3
Education: teacher departures A question was asked by Viscount Hanworth and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:17)
Item number 4
Railways: East Coast Main Line A question was asked by Lord Beith and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:28)
Item number 5
Net-zero emissions target: fossil fuel extraction projects A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:39)
Item number 6

International Agreements The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Razzall be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Foster of Bath. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)

Item number 7
Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Collins of Highbury and Baroness Scott of Needham Market be appointed members of the Select Committee in place of Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and Lord Tyler. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 8
National Security and Investment Act 2021 (Monetary Penalties) (Turnover of a Business) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 9
National Security and Investment Act 2021 (Notifiable Acquisition) (Specification of Qualifying Entities) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 10
Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 The Earl of Courtown moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 14 October be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 11
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 124. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 15:51)
Item number 12
G20 and COP26 world leaders summit The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a Statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 3 November. (at 19:21)
Item number 13
Chalk Stream Restoration Strategy A question was asked by Lord Chidgey and, after debate, answered by Lord Benyon. (at 19:56)
Item number 14
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 132A. Amendments 134, 146 and 148 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 149. (at 20:40)
The House adjourned at 11.28pm until Thursday 4 November at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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