Skip to main content

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.

Minutes for 17 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 2
Barristers leaving criminal practice A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 11:05)
Item number 3
COVID-19: vaccinations: international athletes A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 11:12)
Item number 4
Young Audiences Content Fund: replacement A question was asked by Baroness Benjamin and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 11:19)
Item number 5
Ukraine: discussions with US and China A question was asked by Viscount Stansgate and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:28)
Item number 6
Healthy Homes Bill [HL] Lord Crisp presented a bill to make provision about the targets, plans and policies for the delivery of healthy homes and neighbourhoods; to set out the principles that define a “healthy home”; to make provision for statements and reports about healthy homes; to establish the office of the Healthy Homes Commissioner; to make provisions to ensure local housi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:39)
Item number 7
Healthy Homes Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 133–EN)
Item number 8

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 38(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Tuesday 22 March, Tuesday 29 March, and Tuesday 5 April to enable public bills, measures and delegated legislation to be taken before oral questions on each of those days. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:40)

Item number 9
Human Medicines (Coronavirus and Influenza) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Kamall moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:54)
Item number 10
Human Medicines (Amendments Relating to the Early Access to Medicines Scheme) Regulations 2022 Lord Kamall moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:54)
Item number 11
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 41. Amendments 43, 46 to 48 and 49 to 51 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 51. (at 11:54)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:27)
Item number 12
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation etc.) (Revocation) (England) Regulations 2022 Lord Kamall moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 February be approved. Then Baroness Brinton moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations are (1) contradictory to guidance provided by the UK Healt… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:30)
Item number 13

Iran detainees Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a statement on Iran detainees, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 March. (at 14:18)

Item number 14
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 52. The House resumed after amendment 60. (at 14:52)
The House adjourned at 7.20pm until Friday 18 March at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

Legend for business item text
Item that is new or altered.
[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.