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Minutes for 13 June 2022

Chamber

Item number 6
Bain & Company: public sector contracts A question was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Lord True. (at 14:40)
Item number 7
Food security A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Southwark, on behalf of The Lord Bishop of St Albans, and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:50)
Item number 8
Fuel poverty A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Callanan. [I] (at 15:01)
Item number 9
Sewel Convention A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:12)
Item number 10
School (Reform of Pupil Selection) Bill [HL] Baroness Blower presented a bill to prohibit state-funded schools from admitting students wholly or partially on the basis of criteria relating to ability or aptitude; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 26) (at 15:20)
Item number 11
Protection for Whistleblowing Bill [HL] Baroness Kramer presented a bill to establish an Office of the Whistleblower to protect whistleblowers and whistleblowing and to uphold the public interest in relation to whistleblowing; to create offences relating to the treatment of whistleblowers and the handling of whistleblowing cases; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998;… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:21)
Item number 12
Schools Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 30. Amendments 30 and 40 were agreed to. The House resumed after clause 7 was agreed to. (at 15:22)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
The Government Food Strategy Lord Benyon repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:31)
Item number 14
Schools Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 41. Amendments 42 to 48 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 58A. (at 20:17)
The House adjourned at 9.55pm until Tuesday 14 June at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:20)
Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice for Examining Officers and Review Officers) Order 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice for Examining Officers and Review Officers) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:38)
Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:54)
Contracts for Difference (Allocation) and Electricity Market Reform (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Contracts for Difference (Allocation) and Electricity Market Reform (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:19)
Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:43)
The Committee adjourned at 6.13pm.
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