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Minutes for 6 April 2022

Chamber

Item number 2
Palestine: recognition A question was asked by Lord Hylton and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:06)
Item number 3
Folic acid fortification A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:17)
Item number 4
Employment Bill A question was asked by Lord Hendy, on behalf of Lord Woodley, and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:29)
Item number 5
COVID-19: financial support schemes A question was asked by Lord Sikka and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:40)
Item number 6
Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:51)
Item number 7
Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:51)
Item number 8
Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:52)
Item number 9
Legislative Reform (Renewal of National Radio Multiplex Licences) Order 2022 Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 31 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:53)
Item number 10
Boiler Upgrade Scheme (England and Wales) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 February be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:53)
Item number 11
Judicial Pensions Regulations 2022 Lord Wolfson of Tredegar moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 17 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:53)
Item number 12
Judicial Review and Courts Bill 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 15:54)
Item number 13
Elections Bill The report was received. received. Amendment 2 was negatived. Amendment 8 was agreed to (see division 1). Amendments 10 to 18 were agreed to. Amendments 20 to 38 were agreed to. Amendment 39 was disagreed to (see division 2). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 39. (at 16:05)
Item number 14
Highway Code (Rule 149) Baroness McIntosh of Pickering moved that this House regrets the Highway Code (Rule 149) because (1) of the piecemeal introduction to Parliament of proposed changes to the Code, and (2) it does not extend to handheld devices used by people on (a) bicycles, (b) e-bikes, and (c) e-scooters. After debate, the motion was withdrawn. (at 19:42)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:28)
Item number 15
Elections Bill The report was continued, beginning with amendment 40. Amendment 40 was disagreed to (see division 3). Amendment 42 was disagreed to (see division 4). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 44A. (at 20:31)
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Thursday 7 April at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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