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Minutes for 20 April 2021


Item number 3
Gambling: early mortality A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:08)
Item number 4
National Marriage Week A question was asked by Baroness Eaton and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
Gender-balanced Parliament and male primogeniture A question was asked by Lord Lucas and answered by Lord True. (at 12:30)
Item number 6
Domestic air travel A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 7
Football: European Super League A private notice question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 13:00)
Item number 8
Audiovisual Media Services (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Barran moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 February 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:16)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:16)
Item number 9
Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] The Commons amendments were considered and agreed to. (at 13:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:37)
Item number 10
Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed. (at 14:15)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:24)
Item number 11
Fire Safety Bill The Commons reasons were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 4B and 4C were not insisted on, and Lords amendment 4J was proposed in lieu (see division). Motion B Lords amendment 4D was not insisted on. Motion C Lords amendment 4E was not insisted on. (at 14:32)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:21)
Item number 12
COVID-19: update Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 Update, made in the House of Commons on Monday 19 April. (at 16:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:14)
Item number 13

Conduct Baroness Donaghy moved that the Report from the Select Committee Registration of members’ foreign interests: follow-up (9th Report, HL Paper 255) be agreed to. Then Lord Garnier moved, as an amendment to the motion, to leave out all the words after "that" and insert "this House thanks the Select Committee for its Report Registration of members’ foreign interest… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:20)

The House adjourned at 8.42pm until Wednesday 21 April at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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