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Minutes for 21 February 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Oath Ian David Patrick Macpherson, Lord Strathcarron, having received a Writ of Summons in accordance with Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections), following the retirement of the Viscount Ridley on 17 December 2021, sat first in Parliament having first taken and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Lord Chidgey The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House that Lord Chidgey, a member of the House, had died on 15 February 2022. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to the Duke of Norfolk was ended on 15 February 2022.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 5
Creative professionals: European Union tours A question was asked by Baroness Bull, on behalf of The Earl of Clancarty, and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:37)
Item number 6
Europe: foreign policy and defence co-operation A question was asked by Lord Liddle and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:48)
Item number 7
FCDO nutrition policy A question was asked by Baroness Merron, on behalf of Lord Collins of Highbury, and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:58)
Item number 8
State pension underpayments and arrears for women A question was asked by Baroness Altmann and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 15:09)
Item number 9
Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill Lord Callanan moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 15:20)
Item number 10
Government contracts: Randox Laboratories Lord Kamall answered Questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Government contracts: Randox Laboratories, asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 February. (at 17:25)
Item number 11
Judicial Review and Courts Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 2 was agreed to. (at 17:35)
The House adjourned at 10.03pm until Tuesday 22 February at 2.30pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
Building Safety Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after clause 37 was agreed to. (at 15:46)
The Committee adjourned at 7.12pm.
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