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Minutes for 6 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 7
Bread and Flour Regulations: folic acid A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:07)
Item number 8
Thyroid patients: Liothyronine A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:18)
Item number 9
Shortage of workers A question was asked by Lord Londesborough and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 15:25)
Item number 10
Defence spending priorities: NATO summit A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:36)
Item number 11
Hereditary Peers' By-election The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that Lord Remnant and Lord Wrottesley had been elected under Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections) to fill the vacancies created by the retirement of Lord Brabazon of Tara and the death of Lord Swinfen among the peers excepted from section 1 of the House of Lords Act 1999. (at 15:47)
Item number 12
Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Viscount Younger of Leckie, on behalf of Baroness Vere of Norbiton, presented a bill to make provision in relation to the remuneration of seafarers who do not qualify for the national minimum wage. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 38) (at 15:52)
Item number 13
Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 38–EN)
Item number 14
Energy Bill [HL] Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, presented a bill to make provision about energy production and security and the regulation of the energy market, including provision about the licensing of carbon dioxide transport and storage; about commercial arrangements for industrial carbon capture and storage and for hydrogen production; abo… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:53)
Item number 15
Energy Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 39–EN)
Item number 16
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Overseas Territories) Bill [HL] Lord Cashman presented a bill to make provision for the marriage of same sex couples in certain Overseas Territories, and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 40) (at 15:54)
Item number 17
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) (Overseas Territories) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 40–EN)
Item number 18
High Speed Rail (Crewe–Manchester) Bill Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved— 1. That if— (a) a High Speed Rail (Crewe–Manchester) Bill is first brought to this House from the House of Commons in this Session of Parliament (“the current session”), and (b) the proceedings on the Bill in this House are not completed in the current session, further proceedings on the Bill shall be sus… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:54)
Item number 19
Identity and Language (Northern Ireland) Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 2, 3, 6 to 9, 11, 23, 26, and 30 to 35 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 41) (at 15:56)
Item number 20
Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Lister of Burtersett moved that this House, while welcoming the provisions in the Immigration and Nationality (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (1) to exempt children looked after by a local authority from the fee charged to register their right to citizenship, and (2) to introduce a discretionary waiver fo… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 18:27)
The House adjourned at 7.34pm until Thursday 7 July at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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