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Minutes for 28 February 2022

Chamber

Item number 1
Refugees and asylum seekers A question was asked by Baroness Chakrabarti and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:36)
Item number 2
Crypto currencies A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 14:47)
Item number 3
Public health: media advertising A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:58)
Item number 4
International Development: sexual and reproductive health A question was asked by Baroness Sugg and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Ukraine: visa restrictions for refugees A private notice question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:16)
Item number 6
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill A bill to make provision about the minimum age for marriage and civil partnership; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 121) (at 15:32)
Item number 7
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 121–EN)
Item number 8
Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill A bill to make provision about the amendment of pension schemes so as to provide for the conversion of rights to a guaranteed minimum pension was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 122) (at 15:32)
Item number 9
Tax Credits, Child Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance Up-rating Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:33)
Item number 10
Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:33)
Item number 11
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:33)
Item number 12
Nationality and Borders Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 (see division 1), 3 to 19, 20 (see division 2), 24 (see division 3) and 28 (see division 4) were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 28. (at 15:34)
Item number 13

Higher Education Reform Baroness Barran answered questions on a statement on Higher Education Reform, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 24 February. (at 20:46)

Item number 14
Nationality and Borders Bill The report was continued, beginning with amendment 29. Amendment 30 was agreed to (see division 5). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 30A. (at 21:29)
The House adjourned at 11.06pm until Tuesday 1 March at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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