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Minutes for 31 October 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Southwark. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Lord Soames of Fletching The Rt Hon. Arthur Nicholas Winston Soames, having been created Baron Soames of Fletching, of Fletching in the County of East Sussex, for life by the Letters Patent dated the forenoon of the 28 October, was introduced between Lord Maude of Horsham and Lord Benyon, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:37)
Item number 2
Baroness Taylor of Stevenage Sharon Jane Taylor, OBE, having been created Baroness Taylor of Stevenage, of Stevenage in the County of Hertfordshire, for life by the Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 28 October, was introduced between Lord Kennedy of Southwark and Baroness Wilcox of Newport, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Condu… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:43)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
Estonia: United Kingdom troop levels A question was asked by Lord Coaker and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:47)
Item number 5
European Political Community A question was asked by Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:58)
Item number 6
Incomes and prices A question was asked by Lord Hendy and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:09)
Item number 7
Police and Crime Commissioners and Panels A question was asked by Lord Bach and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:20)
Item number 8
Environmental targets A private notice question was asked by Lord Randall of Uxbridge and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:31)
Item number 9
Exclusivity Terms for Zero Hours Workers (Unenforceability and Redress) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:47)
Item number 10
Trade Marks (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 July 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:47)
Item number 11
Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] Baroness Scott of Bybrook made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then the bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. After debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:47)
Item number 12
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 4. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 8 was agreed to. (at 15:56)
Item number 13
Police and Crime Commissioners A question was asked by Lord Lexden and, after debate, answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 19:59)
Item number 14
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 11 was agreed to. (at 20:55)
The House adjourned at 10.00pm until Tuesday 1 November at 2.30pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after the debate on amendment 12 was adjourned. (at 15:45)
The Committee adjourned at 7.43pm.
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