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Minutes for 8 March 2021
The House met at 1.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester. (at 13:00)
Item number 1
Lord Udny-Lister Sir Edward Julian Udny-Lister, having been created Baron Udny-Lister, of Wandsworth in the London Borough of Wandsworth, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 6 November 2020, was introduced between Lord Marland and Lord Kakkar, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 13:07)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Procedure and Privileges The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Private Members Bill ballots; Extending Secretary of State’s questions. (7th Report, HL Paper 237)
Item number 3
Ecclesiastical Committee Diocesan Boards of Education Measure Cathedrals Measure The Measures, and the 242nd report of the Ecclesiastical Committee, were laid before the House under section 4 of the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919. The Measures and the report were ordered to be printed. (HL Papers 238, 239 and 240)
Item number 5
Pension Credit A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 13:12)
Item number 6
COVID-19: care system A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Worcester and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 13:22)
Item number 7
COVID-19: working mothers A question was asked by Baroness Donaghy and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 13:33)
Item number 8
Women in Elected Office A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 13:43)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:54)
Item number 9
Hong Kong: democracy movement A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:16)
Item number 10
Domestic Abuse Bill The report was received. Amendments 4 (see division), 5, 6 and 14 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 16. (at 14:32)
The House adjourned at 12.12am on Tuesday 9 March until 12 noon the same day.
The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Financial Services Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 74. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after amendment 98. (at 14:30)
The Committee adjourned at 7.34pm.
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