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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 9 March 2022 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 9 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Green skills A question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Trade talks with India, Greenland and Israel A question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
Horizon Europe A question was asked by Viscount Stansgate and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:28)
Item number 7
Ukraine: Disasters Emergency Committee appeal A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:39)
Item number 8

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that, in the event that the Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill has been brought from the Commons, Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Monday 14 March to allow the Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. The… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:49)

Item number 9

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Monday 14 March to allow the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day and that therefore, in accordance with Standing Order 47 (Amendments on Third… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:49)

Item number 10
Ukraine: urgent refugee applications Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question on Ukraine: urgent refugee applications, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 March. (at 15:50)
Item number 11
Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered and agreed to. (at 16:03)
Item number 12
Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill The report was received. Amendments 1, 6 and 7, and 16 to 25 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 128) (at 17:38)
Item number 13
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford 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 18:17)
Item number 14
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill Lord Callanan moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 4 Schedules 1 and 2 Clauses 5 to 32Schedules 3 to 5 Clauses 33 to 65 Title. The motion was agre… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 22:00)
Item number 15
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 104–EN)
The House adjourned at 10.01pm until Thursday 10 March at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:15)
Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2022. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:08)
Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:10)
Cumbria (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Cumbria (Structural Changes) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:45)
North Yorkshire (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft North Yorkshire (Structural Changes) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:58)
Somerset (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Somerset (Structural Changes) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:50)
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2022. The motion was agreed to. (at 20:22)
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 and Pubs Code etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 and Pubs Code etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2021. The motion was agreed to. (at 20:33)
The Committee adjourned at 8.48pm.
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