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Minutes for 2 March 2021
The House met at 12 noon . Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leeds. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Lord Khan of Burnley Wajid Iltaf Khan, having been created Baron Khan of Burnley, of Burnley in the County of Lancashire, for life by Letters Patent dated 4 February, was introduced between Lord Harris of Haringey and Baroness Hayman of Ullock, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:08)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Information paragraphs on the following instruments: 4 instruments relating to COVID-19 Fowey Harbour Revision Order 2021 Newport (Isl… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Ynys Môn: economy A question was asked by Baroness Humphreys and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 12:13)
Item number 4
Transport for London: financial settlement A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:24)
Item number 5
Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review: sodium valproate A question was asked by Lord O'Shaughnessy and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:35)
Item number 6
COVID-19: Universal Credit A question was asked by Baroness Sherlock and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:47)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:58)
Item number 7
COVID-19: Brazilian variant A private notice question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:04)
Item number 8
Vauxhall at Ellesmere Port and battery manufacturing strategy Lord Callanan answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the future of car manufacturing by Vauxhall at Ellesmere Port and Her Majesty’s Government’s strategy for battery manufacturing, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 1 March. (at 13:21)
Item number 9
COVID-19: ethnic minority disparities Baroness Berridge answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the second quarterly report to the Prime Minister and Health Secretary on progress to understand and tackle COVID-19 disparities experienced by individuals from an ethnic minority background, published on 26 February, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 1 March. (at 13:33)
Item number 10
Rough sleeping Lord Greenhalgh answered questions on a Ministerial statement on rough sleeping, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 25 February. (at 13:44)
Item number 11
Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (Juxtaposed Controls) (Amendment) Order 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 January 2021 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:19)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:10)
Item number 12
Authority to Carry Scheme and Civil Penalties Regulations 2021 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 January 2021 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:21)
Item number 13
Economic Partnership Agreement: Kenya Lord Goldsmith moved that this House takes note of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the one part, and the Republic of Kenya, a Member of the East African Community, of the other part, laid before the House on 17 December 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:01)
The House adjourned at 6.20pm until Wednesday 3 March at 12 noon.
The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
National Security and Investment Bill The Grand Committee considered the bill. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after amendment 14. (at 14:31)
The Committee adjourned at 7.29pm.
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