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Minutes for 17 November 2021


Item number 4
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] Lord Grimstone of Boscobel made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then the bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 11:05)
Item number 5
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 219B. Amendments 222 and 223 were agreed to. The debate on amendment 224 was adjourned. The House resumed. (at 11:23)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:54)
Item number 6
Royal Assent The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Telecommunications (Security) Act 2021 c. 31 Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Act 2021 c. 32 (at 15:00)
Item number 7
Offenders: pregnant women A question was asked by Baroness Hussein-Ece and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 15:00)
Item number 8
National Food Strategy report A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:11)
Item number 9
Independent Commission on the constitutional future of Wales A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 15:22)
Item number 10
Stop and search powers A question was asked by Baroness Chakrabarti and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:33)
Item number 11
Armed Forces Bill Baroness Goldie moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 and 2 Schedule 1 Clauses 3 to 9 Schedule 2 Clause 10 Schedule 3 Clause 11Schedule 4 Clause 12 Schedule 5 Clauses 13 to 16 Schedule 6 Clauses 17 to 27 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:42)
Item number 12
Terrorist incident at Liverpool Women's Hospital Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 16 November. (at 15:43)
Item number 13
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 224. Amendments 232, 243 to 245, 246 to 255, 256 to 259, 260, 261 and 262 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 267. (at 15:56)
The House adjourned at 10.02pm until Thursday 18 November at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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