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Minutes for 1 February 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 1 February 2022 of Lord Rotherwick under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Plant of Highfield for the remainder of this Session.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Includes information paragraphs on: 1 instrument relating to COVID-19 Occupational Pension Schemes (Collective Money Purchase Schemes) Regulations 2022 Ammonium Nitrate Materials (High Nitrogen Content) Safety (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Limited Liability Partne… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
Social Welfare Law cases: legal aid A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
European Union: imports A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 14:47)
Item number 6
Railway stations: facilities A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:57)
Item number 7
Ministers: overseas travel A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:07)
Item number 8
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 105) (at 23:06)
Item number 9
Dormant Assets Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 106) (at 23:06)
Item number 10
Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Lord Grimstone of Boscobel moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 15:18)
Item number 11
Russia: sanctions Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered Questions on a Statement on Russia: sanctions, made in the House of Commons on Monday 31 January. (at 15:19)
Item number 12
Nationality and Borders Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 34. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 16:00)
Item number 13
Ambulance response times A question was asked by Baroness Barker and, after debate, answered by Baroness Penn. (at 20:44)
Item number 14
Nationality and Borders Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 40. The House resumed after clause 11 was agreed to. (at 21:29)
The House adjourned at 11.06pm until Wednesday 2 February at 3.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
CPTPP (International Agreements Committee Report) Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the International Agreements Committee UK accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP): Scrutiny of the Government's Negotiating Objectives (10th Report, HL Paper 94). After debate, the moti… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:45)
The Committee adjourned at 5.57pm.
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