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Minutes for 15 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Housing for older people A question was asked by Baroness Greengross and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 14:42)
Item number 5
Payments to train operating companies A question was asked by Lord Snape and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:53)
Item number 6
No-fault divorce A question was asked by Baroness Deech and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 15:03)
Item number 7
Ukrainian refugees A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:14)
Item number 8
Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 129) (at 22:00)
Item number 9
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 130) (at 22:00)
Item number 10
Professional Qualifications Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 130–EN)
Item number 11
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 131) (at 22:00)
Item number 12
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 131–EN)
Item number 13
Scotland Act 2016 (Social Security) (Adult Disability Payment and Child Disability Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Scott of Bybrook, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:24)
Item number 14
Early Legal Advice Pilot Scheme Order 2022 Lord Wolfson of Tredegar moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:25)
Item number 15
Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) Regulations 2022 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:25)
Item number 16
Social Security (Scotland) Act 2018 (Disability Assistance and Information Sharing) (Consequential Provision and Modifications) Order 2022 Lord Offord of Garvel moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:26)
Item number 17
National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:26)
Item number 18
Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time. The amendment was agreed to. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:27)
Item number 19
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 20. Amendments 21 to 24, 26 to 28, 29 and 30 were agreed to. The House resumed after clause 21 was agreed to. (at 15:41)
Item number 20
Shale gas production Baroness Goldie repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question on Shale Gas production, asked in the House of Commons. (at 19:40)
Item number 21

National Shipbuilding Strategy Baroness Goldie answered questions on a statement on the National Shipbuilding Strategy, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 March. (at 19:52)

Item number 22
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 31B. Amendments 33, 34, 36 to 38 and 40 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 40. (at 20:34)
The House adjourned at 10.00pm until Wednesday 16 March at 3.00pm.
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[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.