Skip to main content

House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

Minutes for 20 July 2022

Chamber

Item number 6
Leaseholders: service charges A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. [I] (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme A question was asked by Lord Harris of Haringey and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 15:19)
Item number 8
Scottish Parliament: independence referendum  A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 15:29)
Item number 9
Gambling White Paper A question was asked by Lord Foster of Bath and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:40)
Item number 10
Regulated and Other Activities (Mandatory Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse) Bill [HL] Baroness Grey-Thompson presented a bill to mandate those providing and carrying out regulated or other activities with responsibility for the care of children to report known and suspected child sexual abuse; to protect mandated reporters from detriment; to create a criminal offence of failing to… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:50)
Item number 11
Remote Observation and Recording (Courts and Tribunals) Regulations 2022 Lord Bellamy moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 27 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 12
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 13
Merchant Shipping (Additional Safety Measures for Bulk Carriers) 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 15:52)
Item number 14
Chemicals (Health and Safety) Trade and Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 June be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:52)
Item number 15
Contaminated blood scandal: interim payments for victims Baroness Penn answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 July. (at 15:53)
Item number 16
Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Grand Committee. (at 16:03)
Item number 17
Slavery and Human Trafficking (Definition of Victim) Regulations 2022 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 May be approved. Then Lord Coaker moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end insert “but this House regrets that the draft Regulations have not been subject to consultation, and give rise to concerns that the changes… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:57)
Item number 18
Republic of Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 30 June be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:07)
The House adjourned at 7.33pm until Thursday 21 July at 11.00am.
Legend for business item text
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.