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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 7 April 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Ukraine: Defence in a competitive age A question was asked by Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:06)
Item number 5
Mr Mike Veale A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:18)
Item number 6
Dasgupta Review A question was asked by Lord Randall of Uxbridge and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 11:29)
Item number 7
Newport Wafer Fab A question was asked by Lord Fox and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:40)
Item number 8
Energy Security Strategy A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:51)
Item number 9
Monken Hadley Common Bill The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 12:07)
Item number 10
British Sign Language Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 12:08)
Item number 11
Pension Schemes (Conversion of Guaranteed Minimum Pensions) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 12:09)
Item number 12
Glue Traps (Offences) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 12:09)
Item number 13
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 12:10)
Item number 14
Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 12:11)
Item number 15
Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] The Commons Reason was considered. Motion A Lords amendment 15B was not insisted on. (at 12:12)
Item number 16
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Commons amendments 1 and 2 were agreed to. (at 12:44)
Item number 17
Town and Country Planning (Napier Barracks) Special Development Order 2021 Lord Paddick moved that this House regrets that the Town and Country Planning (Napier Barracks) Special Development Order 2021 (SI 2021/962) extends the planning permission for the Napier Barracks to continue to be used as asylum accommodation despite (1) a High Court judgment on 3 June 2021, which found s… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:12)
The House adjourned at 1.45pm until Monday 25 April at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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