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Minutes for 26 May 2022

Chamber

Item number 1
Children: cancer A question was asked by Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 11:07)
Item number 2
Social homes for rent A question was asked by Lord Shipley and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:16)
Item number 3
Russia and Ukraine: settlement A question was asked by Lord Campbell-Savours and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:27)
Item number 4
Cost of living: pensioners A question was asked by Lord Sikka and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 11:38)
Item number 5
Healthy Homes Bill [HL] Lord Best, on behalf of Lord Crisp, presented a bill to make provision for the delivery of healthy homes and neighbourhoods; to set out the principles that define a “healthy home”; to establish the office of the Healthy Homes Commissioner; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 14) (at 11:49)
Item number 6
Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] Lord Hayward presented a bill to make provision for ensuring the secrecy of ballots cast in polling stations at elections; to require the Secretary of State to publish related guidance; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 15) (at 11:50)
Item number 7
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill A bill to make provision about the security of internet-connectable products and products capable of connecting to such products; to make provision about electronic communications infrastructure; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 16) (at 11:50)
Item number 8
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 16–EN)
Item number 9
Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 9) Regulations 2022 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 27 April be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:51)
Item number 10
Pollution Prevention and Control (Fees) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 April be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:51)
Item number 11

Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty to offer the heartfelt good wishes and loyal devotion of the House on the occasion of the Seventieth Anniversary of Her Accession to the Throne, expressing its deep gratitude for Her Majesty’s lifelong unstinting service, leadershi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:01)

Item number 12
Economy: update Baroness Penn answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 14:40)
Item number 13
Evacuations from Afghanistan Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 15:19)
The House adjourned at 3.33pm until Monday 6 June at 2.30pm.
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