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Minutes for 23 May 2022


Item number 2
Senior citizens: means-tested benefits A question was asked by Lord Dodds of Duncairn and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Long Covid A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:47)
Item number 4
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence A question was asked by Baroness Morgan of Drefelin and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
Inflation A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Universal Credit (Removal of Two Child Limit) Bill [HL] The Lord Bishop of Durham presented a bill to remove the limit on the number of children or qualifying young persons included in the calculation of an award of Universal Credit. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 7) (at 15:18)
Item number 7
Refugees (Family Reunion) Bill [HL] Baroness Ludford presented a bill to make provision for leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom to be granted to the family members of refugees and of people granted humanitarian protection; and to provide for legal aid to be made available in such cases. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 8) (at 15:19)
Item number 8
Schools Bill [HL] Baroness Barran moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned. (at 15:20)
Item number 9
North East Ambulance Service Lord Kamall answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 18:04)
Item number 10
Schools Bill [HL] The debate on the motion for second reading was resumed. After further debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 18:20)
Item number 11
Schools Bill [HL] Baroness Barran moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Schools Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 3 Schedule 1 Clauses 4 to 7 Schedule 2 Clauses 8 to 44 Schedule 3 Clauses 45 to 51 Schedule 4 Clause 52 to 62 Schedule 5 Clauses 63 to 69 Title.… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:15)
The House adjourned at 8.15pm until Tuesday 24 May at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

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