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Minutes for 30 March 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Prisons: death statistics A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Wolfson of Tredegar. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Housebuilding: target A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
British Museum: Ethiopian sacred altar tablets A question was asked by Lord Carey of Clifton and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:29)
Item number 7
The future of the Northern Ireland Assembly A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Caine. (at 15:39)
Item number 8
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Viscount Camrose had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Lord Rotherwick among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 15:50)
Item number 9
Social Security (Contributions) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:55)
Item number 10
Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed. (at 15:55)
Item number 11
National Insurance Contributions (Increase of Thresholds) Bill Baroness Penn 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 15:58)
Item number 12

Ukraine Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a statement on Ukraine, made in the House of Commons on Monday 28 March. (at 17:02)

Item number 13

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Review Baroness Barran answered questions on a statement on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Review, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 March. (at 17:44)

Item number 14
National Insurance Contributions (Increase of Thresholds) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The report was received. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 18:20)
Item number 15

Ockenden Report Lord Kamall repeated a statement on the Ockenden Report, made in the House of Commons. (at 18:54)

The House adjourned at 7.47pm until Thursday 31 March at 11.00am.
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