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Minutes for 15 April 2021


Item number 4
Domestic animals A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and answered by Lord Goldsmith. (at 12:17)
Item number 5
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
Crown Court: outstanding cases A question was asked by Lord Thomas of Gresford, on behalf of Lord Beith, and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 12:39)
Item number 7
Higher education: new and returning students A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:51)
Item number 8
NATO: Russia and Ukraine A private notice question was asked by Lord Campbell of Pittenweem and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:02)
Item number 9

Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Monday 19 April 2021 to allow the Financial Services Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day and that therefore, in accordance with Standing Order 4… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:18)

Item number 10
Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Kyoto Protocol Registry) Regulations 2021 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:19)
Item number 11
British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:19)
Item number 12
Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:20)
Item number 13
Forensic Science Regulator Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 13:20)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:21)
Item number 14
National Security and Investment Bill The report was received. Amendments 3 to 5, 10, 21 to 23, 24 (see division 1), 25, 27, 32 and 33 were agreed to. Amendment 39 was disagreed to (see division 2). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 191) (at 13:31)
Item number 15
Domestic Abuse Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments and reasons. The Commons amendments and reasons were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 190) (at 19:19)
The House adjourned at 7.19pm until Friday 16 April at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.

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