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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 15 November 2022 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 15 November 2022

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Item number 3

Counsellors of State The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) moved that an Humble Address be presented to His Majesty to return thanks to His Majesty for His most gracious message regarding the inclusion of Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal and His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex and Forfar among those who may be called upon to act as Counsellors of State under the terms of the R… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:37)

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Midlands Rail Hub A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:38)
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Swing bridges A question was asked by Lord Palmer of Childs Hill and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:46)
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Scammers A question was asked by Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown, on behalf of Lord Morrow, and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:54)
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Asylum seekers: accommodation A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Lord Murray of Blidworth. (at 15:04)
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Counsellors of State Bill [HL] The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) presented a bill to add His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex and Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to the persons to whom royal functions may be delegated as Counsellors of State. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 66) (at 15:15)
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Counsellors of State Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 66–EN)
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COP 27 The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 9 November. (at 15:23)
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Mali: UN Peacekeeping Mission Baroness Goldie answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 14 November. (at 16:05)
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European University Institute (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 Baroness Barran moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:38)
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Social Workers (Amendment and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2022 Baroness Barran moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:55)
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Pensions Dashboards Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:18)
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Financial Services (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:02)
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Police and Crime Commissioner Elections (Amendment) Order 2022 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:21)
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Assistance with Voting for Persons with Disabilities (Amendments) Regulations 2022 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 24 October 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:49)
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Prescribed Persons (Reports on Disclosures of Information) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 October 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:49)
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Climate Change (Targeted Greenhouse Gases) Order 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 October 2022 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:57)
Item number 20
Tigray province: ceasefire agreement A question was asked by Lord Browne of Ladyton and, after debate, answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 20:13)
The House adjourned at 9.21pm until Wednesday 16 November at 3.00pm.
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