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Minutes for 19 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Carer's leave: government departments  A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Lord True. (at 14:37)
Item number 5
Employment rights A question was asked by Lord Woodley and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:48)
Item number 6
Airports and airlines: staff A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:58)
Item number 7
Water companies: environmental pollution A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:08)
Item number 8
Marriage Act 1949 (Amendment) Bill [HL] Baroness Cox presented a bill to amend the Marriage Act 1949 to create an offence of purporting to solemnize an unregistered marriage. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 50) (at 15:19)
Item number 9

Draft Mental Health Bill The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that the Commons message of 12 July be considered and that a Committee of six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee appointed by the Commons to consider and report on the draft Mental Health Bill presented to both Houses on 27 June (CP 699) and that the Committee should report on the dra… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:20)

Item number 10
Airports Slot Allocation (Alleviation of Usage Requirements) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:20)
Item number 11
Extreme heat preparedness Lord True answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 18 July. (at 15:20)
Item number 12
Energy Bill [HL] Lord Callanan moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to. Then Lord Callanan moved that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and that it be an instruction to the Committee that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 16 Schedule 1 Clauses 17 to 21 Schedule 2 Clauses 22 to 52 S… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:31)
Item number 13
Ambulance pressures Baroness Penn answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 18 July. (at 19:02)
Item number 14
Building Safety (Leaseholder Protections) (Information etc.) (England) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:34)
The House adjourned at 8.02pm until Wednesday 20 July at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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