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Minutes for 14 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Broadcasting White Paper A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:36)
Item number 4
Building and fire safety: leaseholders A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. [I] (at 14:45)
Item number 5
COVID-19: restrictions A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:52)
Item number 6
Electric vehicles: charging points A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:02)
Item number 7
Saudi Arabia: mass execution A private notice question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 15:13)
Item number 8
Social Security Benefits Up-Rating Order 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:30)
Item number 9
Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:30)
Item number 10
Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:31)
Item number 11
Cumbria (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:31)
Item number 12
North Yorkshire (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:31)
Item number 13
Somerset (Structural Changes) Order 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:31)
Item number 14
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
Item number 15
Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 and Pubs Code etc. (Amendment) Regulations 2021 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 30 November 2021 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
Item number 16
Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Bill Baroness Penn moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 15:36)
Item number 17
Nationality and Borders Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 13 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:37)
Item number 18
National Insurance Contributions Bill The Commons Reasons were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 2 was not insisted on. Motion B Lords amendment 4 was not insisted on. (at 16:13)
Item number 19
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 16:26)
Item number 20
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill Lord Callanan moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered 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 agreed to. (at 21:15)
Item number 21
Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022 Lord Benyon moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 January be approved. Then Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle moved, as an amendment to the above motion, to leave out all the words after "that" and insert “this House declines to approve the draft Genetically Modified Or… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 21:16)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 00:21)
Item number 22
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 to 61 and 63 to 65 were agreed to. Lord Callanan made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then, Standing Order 47 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 23:11)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 22:36)
Item number 23
Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 00:20)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 23:44)
Item number 24
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord Lexden) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Supply and Appropriation (Anticipation and Adjustments) Act 2022 c. 8 National Insurance Contributions Act 2022 c. 9 Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 c. 10 (at 00:50)
The House adjourned at 12.51am on Tuesday 15 March until 2.30pm the same day.

Grand Committee

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

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