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Minutes for 25 April 2022

Chamber

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Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:37)
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English football: independent regulator A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:44)
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Humanist marriages A question was asked by Baroness Burt of Solihull and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 14:55)
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Malaria A question was asked by Baroness Sugg and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:05)
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United Kingdom-Rwanda asylum partnership arrangement A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:16)
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Building Safety Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Thursday 21 April with amendments. The Commons amendments were printed in accordance with Standing Order 49(2). (HL Bill 147) (at 21:40)
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Nationality and Borders Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Thursday 21 April with reasons. The Commons reasons were printed in accordance with Standing Order 49(2). (HL Bill 148) (at 21:40)
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Subsidy Control Bill The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to. (at 21:40)
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Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Bill The bill was read a third time and passed. (at 15:33)
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Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time and passed. (at 15:39)
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Elections Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 45. Amendment 45 was agreed to (see division 1). Amendments 46 and 47 and 49 to 57 were agreed to. Amendment 63 was disagreed to (see division 2). Amendment 69A was disagreed to (see division 3). Amendments 69C and 69D were agreed to. (at 15:40)
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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 149) (at 21:40)
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Health and Care Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments and reasons. It was ordered that the Commons amendments and reasons be printed. (HL Bill 150) (at 21:40)
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Elections Bill Lord True made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 20:56)
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Easter recess: Government update The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 April. (at 21:08)

The House adjourned at 9.40pm until Tuesday 26 April at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2022 Baroness Barran moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Coronavirus Act 2020 (Delay in Expiry: Inquests, Courts and Tribunals, and Statutory Sick Pay) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 Lord Stewart of Dirleton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Coronavirus Act 2020 (Delay in Expiry: Inquests, Courts and Tribunals, and Statutory Sick Pay) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:30)
Licensing Act 2003 (Platinum Jubilee Licensing Hours) Order 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Licensing Act 2003 (Platinum Jubilee Licensing Hours) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:47)
Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:03)
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:34)
The Committee adjourned at 6.08pm.
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