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Minutes for 7 December 2022

Chamber

Item number 3
Aviation: cost of travel A question was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:08)
Item number 4
Scottish independence A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 15:19)
Item number 5
Nigeria A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:29)
Item number 6
Strike action A question was asked by Lord Walney and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 15:40)
Item number 7
Extraterritorial US Legislation (Sanctions against Cuba, Iran and Libya) (Protection of Trading Interests) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2022 Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:51)
Item number 8
Immigration Skills Charge (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Murray of Blidworth moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 October 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 9
Immigration (Persons Designated under Sanctions Regulations) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Murray of Blidworth moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 1 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 10
Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 11
Social Security (Class 2 National Insurance Contributions Increase of Threshold) Regulations 2022 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:52)
Item number 12
Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill The report was received. Amendments 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22 (see division 1), 24 and 31 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 79) (at 15:53)
The House adjourned at 8.22pm until Thursday 8 December at 11.00am.
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