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Minutes for 6 June 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chichester. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Prior of Brampton for the remainder of this Session.
Item number 2
Barony of Remnant in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Philip John Remnant had established his claim to the Barony of Remnant in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Remnant on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 9(4).
Item number 3
Lord Swinfen The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House that Lord Swinfen, a member of the House, had died on 5 June 2022. (at 14:36)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 5
Electric vehicles: supporting access A question was asked by Baroness Worthington and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:37)
Item number 6
Schools: biometric technologies A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:48)
Item number 7
Child poverty strategy A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Durham and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 14:53)
Item number 8
International development strategy A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:04)
Item number 9
Government of Wales (Devolved Powers) Bill [HL] Lord Wigley presented a bill to provide that powers devolved to Senedd Cymru must not be amended or withdrawn without a super-majority vote of its elected members; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 17) (at 15:15)
Item number 10
OFCOM (Duty regarding Prevention of Serious Self-harm and Suicide) Bill [HL] Baroness Finlay of Llandaff presented a bill to require OFCOM to establish a unit to advise the Secretary of State regarding the use of social media platforms to encourage or assist serious self-harm and activities associated with risk of suicide; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and o… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:16)
Item number 11
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay 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 15:16)
Item number 12
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 66 Schedule Clauses 67 to 79 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 17:45)
Item number 13
Champions League final Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 17:46)
Item number 14
Nigeria: killing of church worshippers Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 17:59)
The House adjourned at 6.12pm until Tuesday 7 June at 2.30pm.
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