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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 1998. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 7 March 2023 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 7 March 2023

Chamber

Item number 2
Green investment A question was asked by Lord Teverson and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Creative and cultural sector: social mobility A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 14:46)
Item number 4
Myanmar: health workers A question was asked by Lord Crisp and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 14:57)
Item number 5
Windsor Framework A question was asked by Lord Dodds of Duncairn and answered by Lord Caine. (at 15:08)
Item number 6
Social Security (Additional Payments) (No. 2) Bill A bill to make provision about additional payments to recipients of means-tested benefits, tax credits and disability benefits, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 114) (at 15:19)
Item number 7
Social Security (Additional Payments) (No. 2) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 114–EN)
Item number 8
Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 20:55)
Item number 9

Horticultural sector The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Watson of Wyre Forest be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:20)

Item number 10

Liaison The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Bach be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:20)

Item number 11

Statutory Instruments The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Baroness Sater be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:20)

Item number 12
Civil Service impartiality Baroness Neville-Rolfe answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 6 March. (at 15:20)
Item number 13
National Security Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 87. Amendments 87 to 90, 92 to 95, 97 to 104, 107 to 110A, 112 and 113, 115 to 120, 122 to 153, 154A to 166, 167, 169 to 173, 177 and 181 to 184 were agreed to. Amendment 185 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendment 186 was agreed to. Amendment 188A was disagreed to (see division 2). Amendment 191… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:19)
Item number 14
Israel and Palestine A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and, after debate, answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 19:30)
The House adjourned at 8.55pm until Wednesday 8 March at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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