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Minutes for 17 November 2022


Item number 4
Carer's allowance A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 11:18)
Item number 5
Childhood obesity A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Markham. (at 11:29)
Item number 6
Peerages: Letters Patent A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 11:40)
Item number 7
Stock markets A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 11:51)
Item number 8

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) moved that Standing Order 44 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Wednesday 23 November 2022 to enable the Counsellors of State Bill [HL] to be taken through its remaining stages that day, and that, in accordance with Standing Order 47 (Amendments on Third Reading), amendmen… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:01)

Item number 9
Missile incident in Poland Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 November. (at 12:02)
Item number 10
Long Covid (2½-hour debate) Baroness Thornton moved that this House takes note of the short and long term challenges presented by Long Covid. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:32)
Item number 11
National Security Bill A bill to make provision about threats to national security from espionage, sabotage and persons acting for foreign powers; about the extra-territorial application of Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007; for the registration of certain arrangements with, and activities of, specified persons and foreign principals; about the award of damages in proceedings r… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:46)
Item number 12
National Security Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 68–EN)
Item number 13
National women's sports A question was asked by Lord Addington and, after debate, answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:47)
Item number 14
Housing market (2½-hour debate) Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe moved that this House takes note of the multiple problems affecting all tenures in the housing market in England; and the case for a coherent strategy to encompass the social, economic, and environmental aspects of housing and construction. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:44)
Item number 15
G20 The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:44)
The House adjourned at 6.25pm until Friday 18 November at 10.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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