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Minutes for 24 May 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Oxford. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Baroness Clark of Kilwinning for the remainder of this Session.
Item number 2
Baroness Sharples The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House that Baroness Sharples, a retired member of the House, had died on 19 May 2022. (at 14:37)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Correspondence Aviation Security (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Draft Highway Code Amendment (Self-Driving-Vehicles) 2022 Includes information paragraphs on: Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2022 Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendmen… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
Court of Justice of the European Union: comprehensive sickness insurance A question was asked by Baroness Ludford and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 14:37)
Item number 5
Zoonoses research centre A question was asked by Lord Trees and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:44)
Item number 6
Safeguarding of young children A question was asked by Lord Laming and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:54)
Item number 7
NHS dental services A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:05)
Item number 8
Local Authority (Housing Allocation) Bill [HL] Lord Mann presented a bill to make provision for local authorities to determine their short-term housing needs and housing allocation numbers; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 9) (at 15:15)
Item number 9
Domestic Premises (Electrical Safety Certificate) Bill [HL] Lord Foster of Bath presented a bill to require an electrical safety certificate to be provided to a prospective purchaser of domestic premises in specified circumstances; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 10) (at 15:15)
Item number 10
Conduct Baroness Manningham-Buller moved that the Report from the Select Committee Amendments to the Code of Conduct (7th Report, Session 2021–22, HL Paper 188) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:16)
Item number 11
Independent Review of Children's Social Care Baroness Barran answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 23 May. (at 15:30)
Item number 12
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 16:08)
Item number 13
UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] Baroness Penn moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 17:16)
Item number 14
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: forced confession Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 19:58)
The House adjourned at 8.11pm until Wednesday 25 May at 3.00pm.
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