House of Lords debates

Thursday, 21 January 2021

  • Prayers

    The House met in a hybrid proceeding.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now begin. Some Members are here in the Chamber, others are participating remotely, but all Members will be treated equally. I ask all Members to...

  • G7 Summit - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what outcomes they hope to achieve at the G7 Summit due to be held in the United Kingdom in 2021.

  • Heritage Organisations: Coal Supplies - Question

    20 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure that heritage organisations have access to sufficient supplies of locally produced coal to continue operating after 2021.

  • Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

  • Alexei Navalny - Question

    21 speeches

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the Government of Russia about the arrest of Alexei Navalny.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask Members to respect social distancing.

  • Overseas Development Aid: Covid-19 Vaccination - Private Notice Question

    22 speeches

    Lord Sarfraz: Asked by Lord Sarfraz To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that access to Covid-19 vaccination is available as part of their overseas...

  • Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 - Motions to Approve

    1 speech

    The Earl of Courtown: Moved by The Earl of Courtown That the Regulations laid before the House on 1, 9 and 22 December 2020 be approved. Relevant documents: 38th, 40th and 41st Reports from the...

  • Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill - Order of Consideration Motion

    1 speech

    The Earl of Courtown: Moved by The Earl of Courtown That it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill has been committed that they...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, I will call Members to speak in the order listed in today’s list. Interventions during speeches or “before the noble Lord sits down” are not permitted, and uncalled...

  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Third Reading

    Relevant documents: 19th and 33rd Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee, 10th Report from the Constitution Committee Clause 17: Power to make regulations about medical devices

    • Amendment 1

      4 speeches

      Lord Sharkey: Moved by Lord Sharkey 1: Clause 17, page 12, line 4, leave out from “subject” to end of line 8 and insert “to the super-affirmative procedure set out in section...

    • Amendment 2

      1 speech

      Lord Sharkey: Moved by Lord Sharkey 2: Clause 21, page 14, line 21, leave out from “subject” to end of line 25 and insert “to the super-affirmative procedure set out in section...

      Amendments 3 to 8

      1 speech

      Lord Sharkey: Moved by Lord Sharkey 3: Clause 52, page 34, line 32, leave out “section 11(1), section 17(1) and section 21(1)” and insert “and section...

      Motion

      9 speeches

      Lord Bethell: Moved by Lord Bethell That the Bill do now pass.

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    My Lords, the Hybrid Sitting of the House will now resume. I ask all Members to respect social distancing. I will call Members to speak in the order given in Today’s List. Interventions...

  • Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill - Third Reading

    3 speeches

    Relevant documents: 10th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, 19th Report from the Constitution Committee

    • Amendment 1

      5 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 1: Clause 4, leave out Clause 4Member’s explanatory statementThis is one of 8 drafting amendments needed because at...

    • Amendments 2 to 4

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 2: Clause 5, page 7, line 36, leave out “or (g)”Member’s explanatory statementThis is one of 8 drafting...

      Amendment 5

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 5: Clause 8, page 8, line 25, leave out subsection (3)Member’s explanatory statementThis is one of 8 drafting...

      Amendment 6

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 6: Schedule 1, leave out Schedule 1Member’s explanatory statementThis is one of 8 drafting amendments needed because...

      Amendments 7 and 8

      1 speech

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford 7: Schedule 2, page 13, line 11, at end insert—“(b) after subsection (4) insert—“(5) No person may...

      Motion

      2 speeches

      Baroness Williams of Trafford: Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford That the Bill do now pass.

      Amendment to the Motion

      13 speeches

      Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Moved by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb “Leave out from “that” to the end and insert “this House declines to allow the bill to pass because...

  • Arrangement of Business - Announcement

    1 speech

    I will call Members to speak in the order listed in the annexe to today’s list. Interventions during speeches or before the noble Lord sits down are not permitted and uncalled speakers will...

  • Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill [HL] - Report

    • Amendment 1

      7 speeches

      Lord Tunnicliffe: Moved by Lord Tunnicliffe 1: Before Clause 1, insert the following new Clause—“General dutyThe Secretary of State must exercise his or her functions under this Part...

    • Amendment 3

      6 speeches

      Lord Tunnicliffe: Moved by Lord Tunnicliffe 3: Clause 2, page 2, line 25, at end insert—“( ) If a direction given to a person under subsection (1) is predominantly or wholly to...

      Amendment 12

      6 speeches

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 12: Clause 10, page 9, line 25, at end insert—“(5A) In section 34 (investigations), for subsections (1) and (2)...

      Amendment 12A

      7 speeches

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 12A: After Clause 11, insert the following new Clause—“Airport slot allocation(1) Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 of...

      Amendment 14

      11 speeches

      Baroness Randerson: Moved by Baroness Randerson 14: After Clause 16, insert the following new Clause—“Review of legislation relating to unmanned aircraft(1) Within six months of the...

      Amendment 16

      7 speeches

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 16: Clause 17, page 10, line 31, leave out “exit day” and insert “IP completion day”Member’s...

      Amendment 17

      7 speeches

      Lord Randall of Uxbridge: Moved by Lord Randall of Uxbridge 17: Before Clause 18, insert the following new Clause—“Prohibiting aircraft noise over designated sitesCivil aviation...

      Amendment 18

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 18: Clause 18, page 11, line 14, leave out from “paragraph” to end of line 15 and insert “1(2) of Schedule 11 that...

      Amendment 18A

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 18A: Clause 19, page 11, line 20, after “Ireland” insert “, except that section (Airport slot allocation) (airport...

      Amendment 18B

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 18B: Clause 20, page 11, line 25, at end insert—“(aa) section (Airport slot allocation);”Member’s...

      Amendment 21

      2 speeches

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 21: Schedule 7, page 62, line 11, leave out paragraph 6Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment is consequential on the...

      Amendment 22

      6 speeches

      Lord Tunnicliffe: Moved by Lord Tunnicliffe 22: Schedule 8, page 64, line 20, after “may” insert “destroy the aircraft or”

      Amendments 23 to 34

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 23: Schedule 8, page 65, line 7, leave out “or 240” and insert “, 240, 265A(2) or 265B(2)”Member’s...

      Amendment 35

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 35: Schedule 9, leave out Schedule 9 and insert the following new Schedule—“SCHEDULEUNMANNED AIRCRAFT: POWERS OF POLICE...

      Amendment 36

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 36: Schedule 10, page 81, line 40, leave out from beginning to “this” in line 2 on page 82 and insert—“(3)...

      Amendments 37 to 43

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 37: Schedule 11, page 88, line 31, leave out from second “make” to end of line 8 on page 89 and insert “any...

      Amendment 44

      1 speech

      Baroness Vere of Norbiton: Moved by Baroness Vere of Norbiton 44: In the Title, line 2, after “2000” insert “and about airport slot allocation”Member’s explanatory...

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Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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