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Minutes for 25 January 2022

Chamber

Item number 2
Water industry reform A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Rape trials A question was asked by Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Wet wipes: disposal A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
Ukraine: military and non-military support A question was asked by Lord Walney and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Coronavirus grants: fraud A private notice question was asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:19)
Item number 7
Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 101) (at 15:35)
Item number 8
Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 101–EN)
Item number 9
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Entry to Venues and Events) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Lord Kamall moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 December 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
Item number 10
Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 November 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
Item number 11
Data Protection Act 2018 (Amendment of Schedule 2 Exemptions) Regulations 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 December 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:36)
Item number 12
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford made a statement on Legislative Consent. The bill was read a third time. Amendments 2 and 6 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned with the Commons with amendments. (at 15:36)
Item number 13
Downing Street parties Lord True answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Downing Street parties, asked in the House of Commons. (at 17:00)
Item number 14
BBC funding Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay answered Questions on a Statement on BBC funding, made in the House of Commons on Monday 17 January. (at 17:14)
Item number 15
Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 17:50)
The House adjourned at 10.47pm until Wednesday 26 January at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.