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Minutes for 2 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Music education in state schools A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and answered by Baroness Barran. [I] (at 15:07)
Item number 4
Cryptocurrencies A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:18)
Item number 5
Investments: Environmental, Social and Governance criteria A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:28)
Item number 6
National Farmers' Union A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Exeter and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:39)
Item number 7
Coroners (Determination of Suicide) Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:50)
Item number 8
Cigarette Stick Health Warnings Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:50)
Item number 9
Onshore Wind Bill [HL] The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:51)
Item number 10
Occupational Pension Schemes (Collective Money Purchase Schemes) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 11
Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 12
Pneumoconiosis etc. (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 13
Nationality and Borders Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 31. Amendment 32 was agreed to (see division 1). Amendment 35 was agreed to (see division 2). Amendment 48 was agreed to (see division 3). Amendment 49 was agreed to (see division 4). Amendment 51 was agreed to (see division 5). The report stage was adjourned. (at 15:52)
Item number 14
National Insurance Contributions Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. The Commons reasons were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 124) (at 23:22)
Item number 15
Building Safety Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 125)
Item number 16

Ukraine Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered questions on a statement on Ukraine, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 1 March. (at 21:00)

Item number 17
Nationality and Borders Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 52. Amendment 55 was agreed to (see division 6). Amendment 59 was agreed to (see division 7). Amendment 62 was agreed to (see division 8). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 63. (at 21:43)
The House adjourned at 11.22pm until Thursday 3 March at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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