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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 4 April 2022

Chamber

Item number 2
Falkland Islands A question was asked by Lord Trefgarne and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Ethiopia A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:47)
Item number 4
Water companies: duties and accountability A question was asked by Lord Benyon and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
Live facial recognition: police guidance A question was asked by Lord Clement-Jones and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Ukraine: war crimes allegations A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:18)
Item number 7

Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, 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 Monday 25 April to allow the Elections Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day and that therefore, in accordance with Standing Order 47 (Amendments on Third Re… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:34)

Item number 8
Building Safety Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's and Prince of Wales's consents. Lord Greenhalgh made a statement on Legislative Consent. The bill was read a third time. Amendment 1 was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:44)
Item number 9
Nationality and Borders Bill The Commons Reasons and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords Amendment 1 was not insisted on and Commons amendments 1A and 1B in lieu were agreed to. Motion B Lords Amendment 4 was not insisted on, Commons amendments 4A to 4F in lieu were agreed to and Lords amendment 4G was proposed to the words so restored to the Bill (see division 1). Motio… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:13)
The House adjourned at 11.23pm until Tuesday 5 April at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

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