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Minutes for 29 April 2021

Chamber

Item number 1
Leaseholders and property management companies A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:07)
Item number 2
COVID-19: Syria A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:17)
Item number 3
Office for Health Promotion A question was asked by Lord Moynihan and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:28)
Item number 4
Kickstart Scheme A question was asked by Baroness Sherlock and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:09)
Item number 5
UKEU Trade and Co-operation Agreement A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:01)
Item number 6
Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:12)
Item number 7
Vice-President of the European Commission A question to the Minister of State at the Cabinet Office was asked by Lord Adonis and answered by Lord Frost. (at 13:23)
Item number 8
COVID-19: status certification A private notice question was asked by Baroness Brinton and answered by Lord True. (at 13:34)
Item number 9

Conduct Lord Mance moved that the Report from the Select Committee Lords office-holders’ interests (11th Report, HL Paper 274) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:50)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:50)
Item number 10
Royal Commission The Lords Commissioners being seated, the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) in the middle with the Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) on her right hand and Baroness Smith of Basildon on her left and the Commons being present at the Bar with their Speaker, the Commission for Royal Assent and Prorogation dated this day was read. (at 14:21)
Item number 11
Royal Assent The following Acts and Measures, passed by both Houses of Parliament, received Royal Assent: Trade Act 2021 c. 10 Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Act 2021 c. 11 Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Act 2021 c. 12 Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Act 2021 c. 13 Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 c. 14 British Library Board (Power to Borrow) Act… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:37)
Item number 12
Queen's Speech The Queen's Speech was delivered by the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park). (at 14:41)
Item number 13
Prorogation Parliament was prorogued at 2.51pm to Tuesday 11 May 2021.
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