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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 23 February 2022 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 23 February 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Defence: Type 45 destroyers A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:07)
Item number 5
Ireland: Russian naval military exercises A question was asked by Lord Godson and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:18)
Item number 6
COVID-19: effect on education in deprived communities A question was asked by Lord Storey and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:30)
Item number 7
Ukraine: OSCE Special Monitoring Mission A question was asked by Lord Browne of Ladyton and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:40)
Item number 8
Charities Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with a privilege amendment. The amendment was considered and agreed to. (at 22:50)
Item number 9
Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 118) (at 22:50)
Item number 10
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:51)
Item number 11
Elections Bill Lord True moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 15:52)
Item number 12
Elections Bill Lord True moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Elections Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 14 to 27 Clause 1 Schedule 1 Clause 2 Schedule 2 Clause 3 Schedule 3 Clauses 4 to 6 Schedule 4 Clauses 7 and 8 Schedule 5 Clauses 9 and 10 Schedule 6 Clauses 11 and 12S… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 22:12)
Item number 13
Passenger, Crew and Service Information (Civil Penalties) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 January be approved. Then Lord Berkeley moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that they remove the sunset clause from the 2015 Regulations, and therefore make… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 22:13)
The House adjourned at 10.50pm until Thursday 24 February at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:23)
Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2022. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:56)
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:57)
Occupational Pension Schemes (Collective Money Purchase Schemes) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Collective Money Purchase Schemes) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:15)
Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:18)
Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:52)
The Committee adjourned at 6.52pm.
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