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Minutes for 1 December 2022

Chamber

Item number 4
Violence against women and domestic violence A question was asked by Baroness Gale and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 11:17)
Item number 5
Sri Lanka: truth commission A question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 11:26)
Item number 6
NHS Dental Contract A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Markham. (at 11:37)
Item number 7
Strategic Lawsuits against Public Participation A question was asked by Baroness Falkner of Margravine and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 11:48)
Item number 8
World Aids Day A private notice question was asked by Lord Fowler and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 11:58)
Item number 9
Leasehold Reform (Forfeiture) Bill [HL] Lord Young of Cookham presented a bill to make provision requiring landlords exercising a right of forfeiture or re-entry in relation to a property subject to a long lease to account to the tenant for the tenant’s equity in that property and to hold the tenant’s equity on trust; to restrict the landlord’s right to legal and administrative co… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:16)
Item number 10
Leasehold Reform (Forfeiture) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 76–EN)
Item number 11

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 Monday 5 December 2022 to allow the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day; and that, therefore, in accordance with Standing Order 47 (Amendments on Third Reading), ame… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:17)

Item number 12
Anti-lockdown protest in Shanghai: arrest and assault of Edward Lawrence Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 November. (at 12:17)
Item number 13
BBC World Service (2½-hour debate) Lord Alton of Liverpool moved that this House takes note of the importance of the BBC World Service and the impact of cuts to its services. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:29)
Item number 14
Finance Bill A bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons and read a first time. (at 14:46)
Item number 15
Metropolitan Police: crime and misconduct A question was asked by Lord Lexden and, after debate, answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:46)
Item number 16
Rail cancellations and service levels Baroness Vere of Norbiton repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 15:44)
Item number 17
Ukraine: tactical nuclear weapons (2½-hour debate) Lord Harries of Pentregarth moved that this House takes note of the war in Ukraine, including the threatened use of tactical nuclear weapons. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:00)
The House adjourned at 6.11pm until Friday 2 December at 10.00am.
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* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.