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Minutes for 12 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Schools: financial education A question was asked by Baroness Sater and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:37)
Item number 5
Cannabis: medicinal use A question was asked by Baroness Meacher and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 14:48)
Item number 6
International development strategy: volunteering A question was asked by Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:58)
Item number 7
General Practitioners: shortage A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Kamall. [I] (at 15:09)
Item number 8

Draft Mental Health Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they concur with the Lords message of 5 July that it is expedient that a Joint Committee of Lords and Commons be appointed to consider and report on the draft Mental Health Bill (CP 699) presented to both Houses on 27 June, and that they have ordered: That a Select Committee of six Members be appointed to… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 22:03)

Item number 9
Energy (Oil and Gas) Profits Levy Bill A bill to make provision for, and in connection with, imposing a charge on ring fence profits of companies, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons and read a first time. (at 15:20)
Item number 10
Schools Bill [HL] After debate, the report was received. Amendments 4, 6 to 9, 11 to 29, 35, 36, 39, 40, 48 to 56 and 61 were agreed to. Amendments 30 and 58 were disagreed to (see divisions 1 and 2). The report stage was adjourned after amendment 61. (at 15:21)
Item number 11
Building etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022 Baroness Hayman of Ullock moved that this House regrets that the Building etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2022 will not apply to a significant number of buildings and that it has taken five years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy for the regulations to be laid (SI 2022/603). After debate, the motion was withdrawn. (at 20:07)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:32)
Item number 12
Schools Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 62. Amendments were considered. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 64. (at 20:52)
The House adjourned at 10.03pm until Wednesday 13 July at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2022 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:45)
Legislative Reform (Provision of Information etc. Relating to Disabilities) Order 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legislative Reform (Provision of Information etc. Relating to Disabilities) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:32)
Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:54)
Register of Overseas Entities (Delivery, Protection and Trust Services) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Register of Overseas Entities (Delivery, Protection and Trust Services) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:50)
Occupational Pension Schemes (Governance and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Occupational Pension Schemes (Governance and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 18:35)
The Committee adjourned at 7.31pm.
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