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Minutes for 28 April 2022

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Item number 5
Worldwide displacement of refugees A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 11:10)
Item number 6
Bilateral relations with Caribbean countries A question was asked by Lord Bellingham and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 11:20)
Item number 7
School governing bodies: diversity A question was asked by Baroness Blower and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 11:31)
Item number 8
NHS mental health patients in private hospitals A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 11:42)
Item number 9
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with to enable the motion to approve the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022 to be moved, notwithstanding that no report from the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments on the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:52)
Item number 10
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2022 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 30 March be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:53)
Item number 11
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 14 April be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 11:57)
Item number 12
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 28 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:58)
Item number 13
Homes for Ukrainians: visa application centres Lord Harrington of Watford repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 11:58)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:14)
Item number 14
Royal Commission The Lords Commissioners being seated, the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) in the middle with the Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) and Lord Judge on her right hand and Lord Newby and Baroness Smith of Basildon on her left and the Commons being present at the Bar with their Speaker, the Commission for Royal Assent and Prorogation dated this day… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:21)
Item number 15
Royal Assent The following Acts, passed by both Houses of Parliament, received Royal Assent: Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022 c.17 Down Syndrome Act 2022 c.18 Animals (Penalty Notices) Act 2022 c.19 Professional Qualifications Act 2022 c.20 Skills and Post-16 Education Act 2022 c.21 Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022 c.22 Subsidy Control Act 2022 c.23 Cultural… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:38)
Item number 16
Queen's Speech The Queen's Speech was delivered by the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park). (at 12:41)
Item number 17
Prorogation Parliament was prorogued at 12.49pm to 10 May.
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