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Minutes for 21 June 2022
Select Committee Reports
Item number 1
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Draft Slavery and Human Trafficking (Definition of Victim) Regulations 2022 M56 Motorway (Junctions 6 to 7) (Variable Speed Limits) Regulations 2022 Includes information paragraphs on: Draft Building Safety (Leaseholder… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 2
Water companies: sewage discharge monitoring A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
New homes commitment A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 14:46)
Item number 4
Spousal visas: processing times A question was asked by Baroness Burt of Solihull and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
British Baccalaureate A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:07)
Item number 6
Public Procurement (International Trade Agreements) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord True moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 April 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:18)
Item number 7
Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 Lord Caine moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 19 May 2022 be approved.. Then Baroness O'Loan moved, as an amendment to the above motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations (1) disregard the statutory role of the Northern Ireland Assembly and ignore the devolution settlement, and (2) make… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:19)
Item number 8
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 25 was agreed to. (at 17:48)
Item number 9
Ukraine: UK and NATO military commitment Baroness Goldie answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 20 June. (at 19:27)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:39)
Item number 10
Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 14. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 59 was agreed to (at 19:47)
Item number 11
Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 5–EN)
The House adjourned at 8.47pm until Wednesday 22 June at 3.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
COVID-19 and the Use and Scrutiny of Emergency Powers (Constitution Report) Baroness Drake moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the Constitution Committee COVID-19 and the use and scrutiny of emergency powers (3rd Report, Session 2021–22, HL Paper 15). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Equality Act 2010: The Impact on Disabled People: Follow-Up Report (Liaison Report) Baroness Deech moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the Liaison Committee The Equality Act 2010: the impact on disabled people: Follow-up report (2nd Report, Session 2021–22, HL Paper 60). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:14)
The Committee adjourned at 6.21pm.
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