All 1 Baroness Scott of Bybrook contributions to the National Security and Investment Bill 2019-21

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Thu 4th Feb 2021
National Security and Investment Bill
Lords Chamber

2nd reading (Hansard) & 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords & 2nd reading

National Security and Investment Bill

Baroness Scott of Bybrook Excerpts
2nd reading (Hansard) & 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords & 2nd reading
Thursday 4th February 2021

(1 year, 6 months ago)

Lords Chamber
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Lord McNally Portrait Lord McNally (LD) [V]
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My Lords, as ever, some very wise words from the noble Lord, Lord Reid, with his vast experience. Of course—[Inaudible.]

Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Con)
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I am afraid we cannot hear the noble Lord. Can he get closer to his microphone? We may have to come back to him.

Lord McNally Portrait Lord McNally (LD) [V]
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Is that close enough? Can you hear me now?

Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Con)
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Yes that is much better. Can the noble Lord start again, as we could not hear?

Lord McNally Portrait Lord McNally (LD) [V]
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Yes, so long as I get the time. My Lords—[Inaudible.]

Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Con)
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The noble Lord needs to point his head upwards. As soon as he speaks we cannot hear him again.

Lord McNally Portrait Lord McNally (LD) [V]
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I will try again. Any Bill with the phrase “national security”—[Inaudible.]

Baroness Scott of Bybrook Portrait Baroness Scott of Bybrook (Con)
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I am really sorry but we cannot hear the noble Lord. We will ask the broadcasters to check the connection and we will come back to him.

Baroness Henig Portrait The Deputy Speaker (Baroness Henig) (Lab)
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I call the next speaker, the noble Lord, Lord Leigh of Hurley.