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

Minutes for 18 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 1
Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation (Freedom of Expression) Bill [HL] Lord Thomas of Gresford presented a bill to make provision about individual expression on matters of public interest; for participation in debates on matters of public interest; and for discouraging the use of litigation as a means of limiting expression on matters of public interest. It was read a… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 10:06)
Item number 2
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 10:06)
Item number 3
Onshore Wind Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 10:12)
Item number 4
Cigarette Stick Health Warnings Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 10:18)
Item number 5
Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Bill Lord Vaizey of Didcot 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 10:25)
Item number 6
Down Syndrome Bill Baroness Hollins 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 11:09)
Item number 7
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill Lord Robathan 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 12:56)
Item number 8
Animals (Penalty Notices) Bill Lord Randall of Uxbridge 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 13:18)
The House adjourned at 2.07pm until Monday 21 March at 2.30pm.
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