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Minutes for 9 February 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill The Commons Reason was considered. Motion A Lords Amendment 1 was not insisted on. (at 11:07)
Item number 4
Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill The report was received. Amendment 1 was agreed to (see division 1). Amendment 5 was disagreed to (see division 2). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 112) (at 11:41)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:51)
Item number 5
The Lord Bishop of Guildford Andrew John the Lord Bishop of Guildford was introduced between the Lord Bishop of Carlisle and the Lord Bishop of Birmingham, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 15:01)
Item number 6
Knife crime A question was asked by Lord Laming and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:05)
Item number 7
Gambling Act 2005 A question was asked by Lord Foster of Bath and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:15)
Item number 8
Parliamentary estate: electric vehicle charging points A question was asked by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean and answered by Lord Touhig, Chair of the Services Committee, on behalf of the Senior Deputy Speaker. (at 15:26)
Item number 9
COVID-19: lockdowns A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:36)
Item number 10
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Strathcarron had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Viscount Ridley among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 15:48)
Item number 11
Dormant Assets Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered and agreed to. (at 15:53)
Item number 12
Health and Care Bill After debate, the bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 284. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 16:11)
Item number 13
Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: UK response Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered repeated the answer to an Urgent Question on whether Her Majesty's Government will make a statement on the UK response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, asked in the House of Commons. (at 19:45)
Item number 14
Health and Care Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 293. Amendments 312, 312B to D, 306AA, 227A, 231A to 231U, 313ZA to 313ZM, 313A to 313C, 314ZB. 314A and 314B, 315A and 316 were agreed to. The House resumed and the bill was reported with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 114) (at 20:15)
Item number 15
Subsidy Control Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 113)
The House adjourned at 1.04am on Thursday 10 February until 11.00am the same day.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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