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Minutes for 14 June 2022

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Item number 6
Carers: unpaid leave A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:42)
Item number 7
Fur: import and sale A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:52)
Item number 8
Elections: multiple voting A question was asked by Lord Razzall, on behalf of Baroness Featherstone, and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 15:00)
Item number 9
Personal Protective Equipment: waste A question was asked by Baroness Merron and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:11)
Item number 10
Water Safety (Curriculum) Bill [HL] Baroness Janke, on behalf of Lord Storey, presented a bill to require the Secretary of State to include water safety and training in prevention of drowning as a compulsory part of the curriculum for all schools in England. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 28) (at 15:21)
Item number 11
Education (Non-religious Philosophical Convictions) Bill [HL] Baroness Hamwee, on behalf of Baroness Burt of Solihull, presented a bill to make provision to include non-religious philosophical convictions within the school curriculum; to require that persons who hold non-religious philosophical convictions must be represented at standing advisory councils on religious education an… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:22)
Item number 12
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill A bill to make provision in relation to freedom of speech and academic freedom in higher education institutions and in students’ unions; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 30) (at 15:23)
Item number 13
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 30–EN)
Item number 14
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:23)
Item number 15
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 (Consequential Provision) Regulations 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:24)
Item number 16
Terrorism Act 2000 (Code of Practice for Examining Officers and Review Officers) Order 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:24)
Item number 17
Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] Lord Caine moved that it be an instruction to the Grand Committee to which the Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clause 1 Schedule 1 Clause 2 Schedule 2Clause 3 Schedule 3 Clauses 4 to 11 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:24)
Item number 18
UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 11. (at 15:25)
Item number 19
Asylum seekers: removal to Rwanda Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 13 June. (at 18:08)
Item number 20
UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 18:18)
The House adjourned at 10.10pm until Wednesday 15 June at 3.00pm.
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