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Minutes for 28 March 2022


Item number 2
NHS: gambling treatment services A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Police and Crime Commissioners: budget A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Schools: extremism and intolerance A question was asked by Lord Godson and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:58)
Item number 5
COP 26 A question was asked by Baroness Blackstone and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:10)
Item number 6
Homes for Ukraine scheme A private notice question was asked by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff and answered by Lord Harrington of Watford. (at 15:20)
Item number 7

Business of the House The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Wednesday 30 March to allow the National Insurance Contributions (Increase of Thresholds) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day and that therefore… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:36)

Item number 8
Down Syndrome Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:36)
Item number 9
Animals (Penalty Notices) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:37)
Item number 10
Subsidy Control Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. Lord Callanan made a statement on Legislative Consent. The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:37)
Item number 11
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 152. Amendments 157 to 160, 162 to 167, 169, 173 to 180, 181 to 194, 195 and 196 were agreed to. The House resumed after clauses 52 to 59 were agreed to. (at 16:00)
Item number 12
Code of Practice for Private Parking Lord Lucas moved that this House regrets the Code of Practice for Private Parking, laid before the House on 7 February, because Her Majesty’s Government have not made adequate provision for swiftly improving the legislation if problems emerge. After debate, the motion was withdrawn. (at 20:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:26)
Item number 13
Elections Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 197. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 141) (at 20:45)
The House adjourned at 10.58pm until Tuesday 29 March at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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