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Minutes for 4 July 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Manchester. (at 14:30)
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Tributes A tribute was paid to Lord Trefgarne as the longest-serving member to mark 60 years since he first took his seat in the House of Lords. (at 14:36)
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Working from home A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 14:36)
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Tigray A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler, on behalf of Lord Collins of Highbury, and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:47)
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Paramedic services A question was asked by Lord Young of Norwood Green and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:59)
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West Coast Main Line A question was asked by Lord Snape and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:09)
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Draft Mental Health Bill Earl Howe, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Mental Health Bill presented to both Houses on 27 June 2022 (CP 699), and that the Committee should report on the draft Bill by 16 December 2022 2022. The moti… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:29)
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UK Infrastructure Bank Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendment 6A was agreed to (see division 1). Amendment 8 was agreed to. Amendment 12 was agreed to (see division 2). Amendment 21 was disagreed to (see division 3). Amendments 22 and 23, 25 to 29, 31 and 33 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 36) (at 15:30)
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CHOGM, G7 and NATO summits The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:52)
The House adjourned at 7.36pm until Tuesday 5 July at 2.30pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
Procurement Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after Schedule 1 was agreed to. (at 15:45)
The Committee adjourned at 7.50pm.
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