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

Minutes for 15 November 2021

Chamber

Item number 4
Levelling Up white paper A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 14:43)
Item number 5
Nagorno-Karabakh A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:52)
Item number 6
Charities: landmines A question was asked by Lord Campbell of Pittenweem and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:02)
Item number 7
Islamophobia A question was asked by Lord Sheikh and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:13)
Item number 8
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe A private notice question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:23)
Item number 9
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Hacking had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the death of Viscount Simon among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 15:39)
Item number 10

Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 38(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Wednesday 17 November to enable the third reading of the Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] and the continuation of the Committee stage of the  Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:43)

Item number 11
Telecommunications (Security) Bill The Commons Reasons were considered. Lords amendments 4 and 5 were not insisted on. (at 15:44)
Item number 12
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 208A. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 16:04)
Item number 13
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill The Bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. The Commons reasons were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 66) (at 00:18)
Item number 14
COVID-19 update Lord Kamall answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 15 November. (at 20:18)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 21:01)
Item number 15
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 214. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 219A. (at 21:04)
The House adjourned at 12.18am on Tuesday 16 November until 2.30pm the same day.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.