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Minutes for 11 May 2022

Chamber

The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby. (at 15:00)
Item number 1

Leave of Absence The leave of absence granted to the following members was ended with effect from 28 April 2022. The Marquess of Cholmondeley Baroness Clark of Kilwinning Lord Collins of Mapesbury Lord Davies of Abersoch Lord Fink Lord Hanningfield Lord Harrison Baroness Howarth of Breckland Lord Irvine of Lairg Lord Lawson of Blaby The Earl of Listowel Lord Magan o… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Item number 2
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the following members of the House for the remainder of this Session: The Marquess of Cholmondeley Lord Collins of Mapesbury Lord Fink
Item number 3
Barony of Simon of Wythenshawe in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of Matilda Simon claiming to have succeeded to the Barony of Simon of Wythenshawe in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as Lord Simon of Wythenshawe on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Orde… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
Viscountcy of Norwich in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Jason Charles Duff Bede Cooper had established his claim to the Viscountcy of Norwich in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Viscount Norwich on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 9(4).
Item number 6
Schools Bill [HL] Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of Baroness Barran, presented a bill to make provision for the regulation of Academies; about school and local education funding; about the attendance of children at school; about the regulation of independent educational institutions; about teacher misconduct; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be p… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:07)
Item number 7
Schools Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 1–EN)
Item number 8
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of Baroness Stedman-Scott, presented a bill to provide for certain social security rules which apply where life expectancy is 6 months or less to apply instead where life expectancy is 12 months or less. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 2) (at 15:08)
Item number 9
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 2–EN)
Item number 10
UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] Baroness Penn presented a bill to make provision about the UK Infrastructure Bank. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 3) (at 15:08)
Item number 11
UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 3–EN)
Item number 12
Procurement Bill [HL] Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of Lord True, presented a bill to make provision about procurement. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 4) (at 15:09)
Item number 13
Procurement Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 4–EN)
Item number 14
Ukraine: UK military support Baroness Goldie repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:09)
Item number 15
Jim Fitton: detention in Iraq Lord Sharpe of Epsom repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 15:22)
Item number 16
Queen's Speech The debate on the motion that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty was resumed and, after further debate, was again adjourned until 12 May 2022. (at 15:26)
The House adjourned at 8.14pm until Thursday 12 May at 11.00am.
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