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Minutes for 15 June 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Vaccinations A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, on behalf of Baroness Greengross, and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:06)
Item number 5
Fire and rehire A question was asked by Lord Woodley and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
Defibrillators A question was asked by Lord Aberdare and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:27)
Item number 7
Civil servants: reduction in numbers A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:38)
Item number 8
Private Burial Grounds and Cemeteries Bill [HL] Baroness Hussein-Ece presented a bill to make provision for the regulation of private burial grounds and cemeteries. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 31) (at 15:48)
Item number 9
Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill [HL] Lord Woodley presented a bill to amend the law relating to workplace information and consultation, employment protection and trade union rights to provide safeguards for workers against dismissal and re-engagement on inferior terms and conditions; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and orde… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:49)
Item number 10
Motor Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:49)
Item number 11
Contracts for Difference (Allocation) and Electricity Market Reform (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:50)
Item number 12
Construction Contracts (England) Exclusion Order 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:50)
Item number 13
Social Security (Special Rules for End of Life) Bill [HL] Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the order of commitment of 24 May committing the bill to a Grand Committee be discharged and the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 14
Migration and Economic Development Partnership with Rwanda Baroness Williams of Trafford repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 15:51)
Item number 15
Schools Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 59. Amendments 68 and 76 were agreed to. The House resumed after amendment 86A. (at 16:34)
Item number 16
Global energy sector A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and, after debate, answered by Lord Callanan. (at 19:38)
Item number 17
Schools Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 87. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 90. (at 20:38)
The House adjourned at 9.50pm until Thursday 16 June at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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