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Minutes for 14 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
COVID-19 lockdown: fixed penalty notices A question was asked by Lord Strathcarron and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 11:06)
Item number 4
Northern Ireland: Operation Kenova A question was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Lord Caine. (at 11:16)
Item number 5
American War of Independence: semiquincentennial commemorations  A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 11:27)
Item number 6
Energy: prices and supply A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:38)
Item number 7
Leasehold Reform (Disclosure and Insurance Commissions) Bill [HL] Lord Kennedy of Southwark presented a bill to amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 to prevent landlords recovering service charges where they have failed to comply with their disclosure obligations under that Act; to commence section 21A of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 insofar as is it not already in force; to… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:49)
Item number 8
Leasehold Reform (Disclosure and Insurance Commissions) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 47–EN)
Item number 9
Afghanistan: British Special Forces Baroness Goldie repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 11:49)
Item number 10
Women and girls: economic well-being, welfare, safety and opportunities (2½-hour debate) Baroness Gale moved that this House takes note of the status of women and girls in the United Kingdom since 2010 with regards to their economic wellbeing, welfare, safety and opportunities. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:05)
Item number 11
Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord Duncan of Springbank) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Act 2022 c.39 Energy (Oil and Gas) Profits Levy Act 2022 c.40 (at 14:18)
Item number 12
China A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and, after debate, answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:18)
Item number 13
Human Rights Act 1998 (2½-hour debate) Baroness Whitaker moved that this House takes note of the practical impact of the Human Rights Act 1998. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:16)
The House adjourned at 5.34pm until Friday 15 July at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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Item that is new or altered.
[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.