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Minutes for 7 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Food strategy white paper A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 11:06)
Item number 4
Household waste recycling A question was asked by Baroness Humphreys and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 11:16)
Item number 5
Winter heating initiatives  A question was asked by Baroness Worthington and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:27)
Item number 6
Horizon Europe A question was asked by Viscount Stansgate and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:38)
Item number 7
Road Traffic Offences (Cycling) Bill [HL] Baroness McIntosh of Pickering presented a bill to amend the Road Traffic Act 1988 and the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 to create criminal offences relating to dangerous, careless or inconsiderate cycling, in particular applying to a pedal cycle, an electrically assisted pedal cycle, and an electric scooter. It was read a first time and… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:48)
Item number 8
Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (Amendment) (Siblings) Bill [HL] Lord Lexden presented a bill to amend the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 to make transfers between siblings exempt in certain circumstances. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 43) (at 11:49)
Item number 9
Sewage disposal in rivers and coastal waters (3-hour debate) Lord Oates moved that this House takes note of the impact of the current sewage disposal rates in rivers and coastal waters and the responsibility of water companies to alleviate these impacts. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:49)
Item number 10
Functioning of Government Lord True repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 14:14)
Item number 11
Prime Minister's meeting with Alexander Lebedev Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 14:28)
Item number 12
Malaria and neglected tropical diseases A question was asked by Lord Trees and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:40)
Item number 13
NATO accession: Sweden and Finland Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 6 July. (at 15:37)
Item number 14
Health improvement and food production (2-hour debate) Baroness Walmsley moved that this House takes note of the relationship between improving the overall health of the nation and food production. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:05)
The House adjourned at 5.35pm until Friday 8 July at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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