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Minutes for 23 November 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Government contracts: Bain & Company A question was asked by Lord Hain and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 15:07)
Item number 4
Civil society and human rights defenders A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:15)
Item number 5
Tobacco Control Plan A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:26)
Item number 6
Counterterrorism: Martyn's Law A question was asked by Lord Harris of Haringey and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:36)
Item number 7
Energy Bill Relief Scheme Pass-through Requirement (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 31 October be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:46)
Item number 8
Energy Bills Support Scheme and Energy Price Guarantee Pass-through Requirement (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 31 October be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:46)
Item number 9
Energy Bill Relief Scheme Pass-through Requirement (Heat Suppliers) (England and Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 31 October be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:46)
Item number 10
Biocidal Products (Health and Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 18 October be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:47)
Item number 11
Cessation of EU Law Relating to Prohibitions on Grounds of Nationality and Free Movement of Persons Regulations 2022 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:47)
Item number 12
Subsidy Control (Subsidies and Schemes of Interest or Particular Interest) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:47)
Item number 13
Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] The report was received. (at 15:48)
Item number 14
Solihull murders Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 22 November. (at 15:49)
Item number 15
Counsellors of State Bill [HL] The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the Bill was reported without amendment. (at 16:00)
Item number 16
Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill Lord Caine moved that the bill be now read a second time. Then Baroness Smith of Basildon moved, as an amendment to the motion that the bill be read a second time, at the end to insert “but that this House regrets that the provisions contained in the bill do not command the confidence or support of groups and organisation… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:32)
Item number 17
Counsellors of State Bill [HL] The report was received. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, after debate the bill was read a third time and passed and sent to the Commons. (at 19:43)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:47)
Item number 18
Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill The debate on the amendment to the motion that the bill be read a second time was resumed. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to. Then Lord Caine moved that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and that it be an instruction to the Committee that they consider… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:15)
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Thursday 24 November at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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