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Minutes for 30 November 2022


Item number 4
UEFA Euro 2020 final A question was asked by Lord Bassam of Brighton and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:07)
Item number 5
Financial inclusion in England A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:17)
Item number 6
Education system A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:27)
Item number 7
Care homes: severely disabled people A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:39)
Item number 8
Bank Holidays (Wales) Bill [HL] Baroness Humphreys presented a bill to amend the Government of Wales Act 2006 and to devolve powers to set bank holidays. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 73) (at 15:50)
Item number 9
Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill A bill to make provision to extend the period following the Northern Ireland Assembly election of 5 May 2022 during which Ministers may be appointed and after which the Secretary of State must propose a date for another election; about the exercise of functions in the absence of Northern Ireland Ministers; to confer powers on the Sec… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:50)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 74–EN)
Item number 11
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford, on behalf of Earl Howe, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 11 ScheduleClauses 12 to 14 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 12
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) (Terms of Agreement) Regulations 2022 Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 19 October 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:52)
Item number 13
Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Special Public Bill Committee. (at 15:52)
Item number 14
Ballot Secrecy Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:53)
Item number 15
COVID-19: PPE procurement Lord Markham answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Thursday 24 November. (at 15:54)
Item number 16
Independent Adviser on Ministerial Interests Baroness Neville-Rolfe repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 16:05)
Item number 17
Procurement Bill [HL] The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 72. Amendment 72 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendments 74 to 78, 80, 84 to 88 and 90 were agreed to. Amendment 91 was agreed to (see division 2). Amendments 92 and 93 were agreed to. Amendment 94 was agreed to (see division 3). Amendments 98 to 104, 106 to 112, 114 to 122, 124 to 126, 128 and 12… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:20)
The House adjourned at 8.16pm until Thursday 1 December at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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