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Minutes for 2 November 2022
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Leeds. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Oaths and affirmations The following Lords took and subscribed the oath, or made and subscribed the solemn affirmation: Edward Duke of Norfolk Philip Lord Hammond of Runnymede Dick Lord Taverne (at 15:05)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Draft Armed Forces (Tri-Service Serious Crime Unit) (Consequential Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 Draft Biocidal Products (Health and Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Draft Investigatory Powers Commissioner (Oversight Functions) Regulations 2022 Draft Pres… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Water companies: pollution A question was asked by Baroness Hayman of Ullock and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:08)
Item number 4
Schools: resources A question was asked by Lord Watson of Invergowrie and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:19)
Item number 5
West Coast Main Line A question was asked by Lord Snape and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:29)
Item number 6
Ministers: government business A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 15:40)
Item number 7
Police: vetting, misconduct and misogyny A private notice question was asked by Lord Coaker and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:51)
Item number 8
Royal Navy: conduct towards women Baroness Goldie answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 31 October. (at 16:07)
Item number 9
National security Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered questions on a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 16:17)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 16. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 13 was agreed to. (at 16:42)
Item number 11
Merchant Shipping (Safety Standards for Passenger Ships on Domestic Voyages) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 July 2022 be approved. Then Lord Berkeley moved, as an amendment to the above motion, at the end insert “but that this House regrets the delay of up to 20 years in the introdu… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:34)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:07)
Item number 12
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 35A. (at 20:18)
The House adjourned at 10.20pm until Thursday 3 November at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill The Grand Committee further considered the bill, beginning with amendment 12. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after clause 3 was agreed to. (at 16:15)
The Committee adjourned at 8.16pm.
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