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Minutes for 30 March 2022
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Stevens of Ludgate for the remainder of this Session.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Judicial Pensions Regulations 2022 Coronavirus Act 2020 (Delay in Expiry: Inquests, Courts and Tribunals, and Statutory Sick Pay) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 Draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2022 Dra… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pension) Bill British Sign Language Bill Glue Traps (Offences) Bill Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Pe… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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 2022 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.
In the Minutes of Proceedings of 29 March, item 11 should have been recorded as follows: Building Safety Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 15. Amendments 17 to 19, 21, 23 to 25, 27 to 34, 37, 38, 41 to 45, 48 to 114, 115 (see division 2), 117 (see division 3), 120 to 122, 125, 127 to 152, 154, 155 (see division 4), 161, 164, 166 t… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
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