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Lords considers new regulations and raises concerns
Members debate regulations relating to COVID-19 tests and the mandatory vaccination of care home staff, voting to 'regret' the lack of operational guidance and impact assessment. Catch up
22 July 2021
A row of houses
Lords votes on Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill
Members vote on ground rents and financial impact for leaseholders. Catch up
21 July 2021
Cabling and wires
Lords continues detailed check of Telecommunications (Security) Bill
Members discuss long-term strategy on telecommunications security and resilience and more as line by line examination continues. Catch up
16 July 2021
Secretary of State questioned on decarbonising heat in homes
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee examines the Government’s plans to significantly cut carbon emissions produced by heating systems in homes across the UK
15 July 2021
BEIS Secretary of State questioned on Liberty Steel
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee questions Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State
15 July 2021
Lords concludes line by line examination of Environment Bill
Members complete line by line check of the text. Find out more
14 July 2021
BEIS Committee calls on Sanjeev Gupta to answer questions on Liberty Steel & GFG Alliance
Darren Jones MP has written to Sanjeev Gupta about Liberty Steel & the future of the UK steel industry
14 July 2021
Commonwealth flags outside the houses of Parliament
Lords debates UK trade with Commonwealth
Learn more about the Lords debate on the progress in renewing trading relationships with Commonwealth countries
09 July 2021
Committee to hear from economics experts on ‘Jobs, Growth, and Productivity after Coronavirus’
Committee to hold the opening session of its inquiry into ‘Jobs, Growth, and Productivity after Coronavirus
08 July 2021
Concerns expressed about Government’s Plan for Growth
The Industry and Regulators Committee has written to the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Kemi Badenoch MP, with its initial concerns about the Government’s Plan for Growth.
05 July 2021
Mineworkers’ pensions – Government’s response ‘slap in the face’ for scheme members, says Business Committee Chair
Committee publishes Government response to their report on Mineworkers' Pension Scheme
05 July 2021
Lord Fowler speaking in the House of Lords chamber
Lords debates UK foreign aid
Members debate UK aid spending. Find out more
02 July 2021
Future of steel industry & Liberty Steel inquiry continues
Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee continues its inquiry into Liberty Steel & the future of steel industry in UK
02 July 2021
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