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Minutes for 31 January 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 31 January of Lord Coe under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Middle East: human rights A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Intelligence: Russia A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:47)
Item number 4
NHS dentistry A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
COVID-19: antiviral pills A question was asked by Baroness Rawlings and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Bill A bill to extend the protection from seizure or forfeiture given to cultural objects was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 103) (at 15:18)
Item number 7
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill A bill to amend retained EU law relating to compulsory insurance for the use of motor vehicles; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 104) (at 15:18)
Item number 8
Economic crime: planned Government bill Lord Callanan answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Economic crime: planned Government bill, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 26 January. (at 15:19)
Item number 9
Health and Care Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 213A. The House resumed after the debate on amendment 224 was adjourned. (at 15:29)
Item number 10
Sue Gray report The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a Statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:02)
Item number 11
Data Protection: immigration exception Lord Paddick moved that this House takes note of (1) the Data Protection Act 2018 (Amendment of Schedule 2 Exemption) Regulations 2022 and the safeguards to protect individual data subject rights, and (2) the Court of Appeal judgment in Open Rights Group and another v the Secretary of State for the Home Department. After debate, the motion w… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:41)
Item number 12
Health and Care Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 224. Amendments 225A, 225B, 225C and 232 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 236B. (at 20:09)
The House adjourned at 12.10am on Tuesday 1 February until 2.30pm the same day.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
Subsidy Control Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after Schedule 2 was agreed to. (at 15:45)
The Committee adjourned at 7.41pm.
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