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Minutes for 21 February 2023


Item number 2
Prostitution A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Domestic abuse: defence for victims who commit an offence A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Gloucester and answered by Lord Bellamy. (at 14:46)
Item number 4
Disabled people: impact from policies and spending cuts A question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:56)
Item number 5
Asylum seekers: accommodation in hotels A question was asked by Lord Howarth of Newport and answered by Lord Murray of Blidworth. (at 15:07)
Item number 6
Fan-led review and Football White Paper Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 20 February. (at 15:18)
Item number 7
Public Order Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 17 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 15:29)
Item number 8
Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill Lord Callanan moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned. (at 15:50)
Item number 9
Security threat to UK-based journalists Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 20 February. (at 19:02)
Item number 10
Raid of BBC offices in India Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 19:32)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:44)
Item number 11
Strikes (Minimum Service Levels) Bill The debate on the second reading motion was resumed. After further debate, the motion was agreed to. Then Lord Callanan 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 the bill in the following order: Clause 1 ScheduleClauses 2 to 6 Title. The motion was… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 19:51)
The House adjourned at 9.27pm until Wednesday 22 February at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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