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Minutes for 14 November 2022
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Lord Hintze Sir Michael Hintze, having been created Baron Hintze, of Dunster in the County of Somerset, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 3 November, was introduced between Lord Strathclyde and Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:38)
Item number 2
Baroness Twycross Fiona Ruth Twycross, having been created Baroness Twycross, of Headington in the City of Oxford, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 7 November, was introduced between Lord Kennedy of Southwark and Baroness Smith of Basildon, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 14:42)
Item number 3
Counsellors of State The Lord Chamberlain (Lord Parker of Minsmere) delivered a Message from His Majesty, as follows: “To ensure continued efficiency of public business when I am unavailable, such as while I am undertaking official duties overseas, I confirm that I would be most content, should Parliament see fit, for the number of people who may be called upon to act as Couns… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:47)
Item number 4
Lord Jones of Cheltenham The Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) informed the House that Lord Jones of Cheltenham, a member of the House, had died on 7 November 2022. (at 14:49)
Item number 5
Government departments: communication with industry and commerce A question was asked by Lord Naseby and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:49)
Item number 6
Kinship care A question was asked by Baroness Drake and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:00)
Item number 7
Jet Zero strategy A question was asked by Baroness Scott of Needham Market and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:10)
Item number 8
Sewage discharges A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:20)
Item number 9
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 48. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 15:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:13)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland Elections Lord Caine answered questions on a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:30)
Item number 11
Oath Bernard Lord Donoughue took and subscribed the oath. (at 20:08)
The House adjourned at 8.09pm until Tuesday 15 November at 2.30pm.
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