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Minutes for 18 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Economic downturn A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 14:37)
Item number 5
European Convention on Human Rights A question was asked by Baroness Humphreys, on behalf of Lord Roberts of Llandudno, and answered by Lord Bellamy. (at 14:48)
Item number 6
Her Majesty The Queen: "The Faithful" A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Lord True. (at 14:58)
Item number 7
Mr Mike Veale A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:04)
Item number 8
House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) (No.2) Bill [HL] Lord Grocott presented a bill to amend the House of Lords Act 1999 so as to abolish the system of by-elections for hereditary peers. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 48) (at 15:15)
Item number 9
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:15)
Item number 10
Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:16)
Item number 11
Register of Overseas Entities (Delivery, Protection and Trust Services) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 June be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:16)
Item number 12
Business and Planning Act 2020 (Pavement Licences) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:17)
Item number 13
Cat and Dog Fur (Control of Movement etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:17)
Item number 14
Schools Bill [HL] After debate, the report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 64B. Amendment 64B was negatived. Amendments 68 to 72, 73, 86, 93, 98 and 99 were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned after amendment 103. (at 15:18)
Item number 15
Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 27 June be approved. Then Lord Collins of Highbury moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations have been introduced without required or sufficient consultation, a… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:15)
Item number 16
Schools Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 104. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 49) (at 21:21)
The House adjourned at 10.11pm until Tuesday 19 July at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

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