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Minutes for 16 November 2022
The House met at 3.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of St Albans. (at 15:00)
Item number 1
Affirmation John Humphrey Arnott Pakington, Lord Hampton, having received a Writ of Summons in accordance with Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections), following the retirement of the Earl of Listowel on 21 July 2022, sat first in Parliament having first made and subscribed the solemn affirmation and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 15:06)
Item number 2
Oath David Lord Alliance took and subscribed the oath. (at 15:07)
Item number 3
Barony of Monk Bretton in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Lord Chancellor reported that Christopher Mark Dodson had established his claim to the Barony of Monk Bretton in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. The Clerk of the Parliaments was accordingly directed to enter Lord Monk Bretton on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 9(4).
Select Committee Reports
Item number 4
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 15) Regulations 2022 Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 16) Regulations 2022 Draft Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) Regulations 2022 Draft Immigration (Persons Desi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 5
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Counsellors of State Bill [HL] Health Promotion Bill [HL] School (Reform of Pupil Selection) Bill [HL]. (18th Report, HL Paper 98)
Item number 6
Russia in Georgia A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:07)
Item number 7
GPs: anti-depressants and alcohol A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:18)
Item number 8
Avian flu A question was asked by Lord Selkirk of Douglas and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 15:29)
Item number 9
Parliament: deferred peerages A question was asked by Lord Cormack and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 15:40)
Item number 10
Higher Education (Widening Access and Participation) Bill [HL] Lord Griffiths of Burry Port presented a bill to make provision in relation to widening access to and participation in higher education; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 67) (at 15:50)
Item number 11
Public Order Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 11. (at 15:51)
Item number 12
Social housing standards Baroness Scott of Bybrook repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 19:47)
Item number 13
Public Order Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 12. The House resumed after clause 8 was agreed to. (at 20:34)
Item number 14
Oath Diljit Singh Lord Rana took and subscribed the oath. (at 21:34)
The House adjourned at 9.36pm until Thursday 17 November at 11.00am.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.
Energy Bill Relief Scheme Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Energy Bill Relief Scheme Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:15)
Energy Bill Relief Scheme (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Energy Bill Relief Scheme (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:53)
Energy Prices (Domestic Supply) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Energy Prices (Domestic Supply) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:54)
The Committee adjourned at 5.13pm.
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