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Minutes for 19 December 2022

Chamber

Item number 7
Hospital beds: social care A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:49)
Item number 8
Prime Minister: trade unions A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 15:00)
Item number 9
Military personnel: strike action cover A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 15:11)
Item number 10
Plastics: health research A question was asked by Baroness Meacher and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:21)
Item number 11
Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:30)
Item number 12
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Transfer of Functions) Order 2023 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:30)
Item number 13
Product Safety and Metrology (Amendment and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:31)
Item number 14
Conformity Assessment (Mutual Recognition Agreements) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 November 2022 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:31)
Item number 15
National Security Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 12 was agreed to. (at 15:31)
Item number 16
Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill A Bill to make provision for the setting of levelling-up missions and reporting on progress in delivering them; about local democracy; about town and country planning; about Community Infrastructure Levy; about the imposition of Infrastructure Levy; about environmental outcome reports for certain consents and plans; about nutrient pollution stand… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:43)
Item number 17
Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 84–EN)
Item number 18
Central America: trade and investment A question was asked by Baroness Hooper and, after debate, answered by Lord Johnson of Lainston. (at 19:44)
The House adjourned at 9.01pm until Tuesday 20 December at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 3.45pm.

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