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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 9 November 2021 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 9 November 2021

Chamber

Item number 2
Sport: transgender inclusion A question was asked by Lord Triesman and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Sarah Everard: Home Office inquiry A question was asked by Baroness Chakrabarti and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Gametes and embryos: storage limit A question was asked by Baroness Deech and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:58)
Item number 5
Ministerial Code A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord True. (at 15:06)
Item number 6
Telecommunications (Security) Bill The Bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. The Commons reasons were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 64)
Item number 7
Afghanistan: food shortages A private notice question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:18)
Item number 8
Environment Bill The Commons Reasons and Amendments were considered. Motion A  Motion A1 as an amendment to motion A was withdrawn. Motion A was agreed to. Commons Amendments 31A and 31B were agreed to and Lords Amendments 31C was not insisted on. Motion B  Lords Amendment 33B was not insisted on, and Commons Amendments 33C and 33D in lieu were agreed to. Motion C  Lords Amend… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:35)
Item number 9
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendment 1 was agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 17:15)
Item number 10
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord McNicol of West Kilbride) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Act: Environment Act 2021 c. 30 (at 19:47)
Item number 11
David Fuller case Lord Kamall answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 8 November. (at 19:48)
Item number 12
Public Health England (Dissolution) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2021 Baroness Merron moved that this House regrets that the Public Health England (Dissolution) (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/974) have been introduced further to (1) the dissolution of Public Health England, and (2) the establishment of the UK Health Security Agency, via secondary l… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:15)
Item number 13
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 11. Amendments 12 and 13 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 65) (at 21:03)
The House adjourned at 10.07pm until Wednesday 10 November at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.

Green Gas Support Scheme Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Green Gas Support Scheme Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Amendment of Schedule 10) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Amendment of Schedule 10) (No. 2) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:14)
Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistance for Children and Young People) (Consequential Modifications) (No. 2) Order 2021 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistance for Children and Young People) (Consequential Modifications) (No. 2) Order 2021. After debate, the motion… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:39)
Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2021. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:58)
Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:51)
School Admissions Code 2021 Lord Lucas moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the draft School Admissions Code 2021 and the School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/570). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:53)
The Committee adjourned at 6.33pm.
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