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Minutes for 24 March 2022
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leeds. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Royal Assent The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Dissolution and Calling of Parliament Act 2022 c. 11 Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 c. 12 Highgate Cemetery Act 2022 c. i (at 11:06)
Item number 2
BAE Systems: Type 26 frigate A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 11:06)
Item number 3
Shared Prosperity Fund A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:17)
Item number 4
Civil servants: reduction of numbers A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord True. (at 11:27)
Item number 5
Gazprom Energy A question was asked by Lord Oates and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:37)
Item number 6
Petroleum (Amendment) Bill [HL] Baroness Sheehan presented a bill to prohibit licensing to search and bore for petroleum and onshore hydraulic fracturing activities; to amend the principal objective for the Oil and Gas Authority to be to meet the carbon reduction target for 2050 under the Climate Change Act 2008; and to provide for the Oil and Gas Authority to produce strategies w… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:49)
Item number 7
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2022 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 1 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:50)
Item number 8
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2022 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 1 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:50)
Item number 9
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 6) Regulations 2022 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 8 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:50)
Item number 10
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Commons amendments 1, 2, 3 (see division 1) and 4 to 14 were agreed to. Commons amendment 15 was agreed to and amendment 15B in lieu of the words left out was agreed to (see division 2). Commons amendment 16 was agreed to (see division 3). Commons amendment 17 was agreed to with amendments 17B and 17C.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:50)
Item number 11
Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill The report was received. Amendments 2 (see division 6) and 10 (see division 7) were disagreed to. (at 15:20)
Item number 12
Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on a statement on the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel Report, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 23 March. (at 18:07)
The House adjourned at 6.43pm until Friday 25 March at 10.00am.
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