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Minutes for 10 January 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury for the remainder of this Session.
Item number 2
Lord Hughes of Woodside The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House that Lord Hughes of Woodside, a member of the House, had died on Friday 7 January. (at 14:35)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
Care workers: professional register A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
Post Office: Horizon compensation A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:45)
Item number 6
Prime Minister: meetings with First Ministers of the devolved governments A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:56)
Item number 7
Authors, booksellers and libraries: economic recovery A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:07)
Item number 8
Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Debates before second reading in Grand Committee; Update on pass-reader voting; Leave of absence (5th Report, HL Paper 122) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:18)
Item number 9
Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows: Standing Order 21 (Leave of Absence) After paragraph (7) insert the following new paragraph: “(7A) The House may refuse or end leave of absence on the application of the Commissioner for Standards or… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:39)
Item number 10
Charities Bill [HL] The Queen's and Prince of Wales's consent were signified. 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 15:40)
Item number 11
National Insurance Contributions Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
Item number 12
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendment 1 was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was returned to the Commons with an amendment. (at 15:49)
Item number 13
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 90A. Amendment 90A was agreed to (see division 1). Amendments 91 and 92 to 95 were agreed to. Amendment 95A was agreed to (see division 2). Amendments 95B to 96C were agreed to. Amendment 97 was disagreed to (see division 3). The report stage was adjourned. (at 16:01)
Item number 14
Russia Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a Statement made in the House of Commons on Thursday 6 January. (at 20:42)
Item number 15
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 97ZB. Amendments 97ZB and 97ZC were agreed to. Amendment 97CA was disagreed to (see division 4). A motion to adjourn debate on amendment 102 was disagreed to (see division 5). Amendment 102 was disagreed to (see division 6). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 102. (at 21:24)
The House adjourned at 12.31am on Tuesday 11 January until 2.30pm the same day.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
National Insurance Contributions Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The bill was reported without amendment. (at 15:46)
The Committee adjourned at 5.26pm.
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