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Minutes for 27 June 2023


Item number 2
E-scooters and e-bikes: battery fires A question was asked by Lord Foster of Bath and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Asylum: Channel crossings A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Murray of Blidworth. (at 14:47)
Item number 4
Deafblindness: emerging technologies A question was asked by Baroness Kennedy of Cradley and answered by Viscount Camrose. (at 14:58)
Item number 5
Animal torture: online videos A question was asked by Baroness Hayman of Ullock and answered by Viscount Camrose. (at 15:09)
Item number 6
National Security Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with an amendment and a reason. It was ordered that the Commons amendment and reason be printed. (HL Bill 155) (at 20:36)
Item number 7

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 Tuesday 4 July 2023 to allow the Finance (No. 2) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:19)

Item number 8
Illegal Migration Bill Lord Murray of Blidworth moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 5 Schedule 1 Clauses 6 to 14Schedule 2 Clauses 15 to 68 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:20)
Item number 9
Illegal Migration Bill: Economic Impact Assessment Lord Murray of Blidworth repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 15:20)
Item number 10
Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Commons amendments 1 to 12 were agreed to. Commons amendment 13 was disagreed to and amendment 13B in lieu was agreed to. Commons amendments 14 to 55 were agreed to. The bill was returned to the Commons with an amendment. (at 15:33)
Item number 11
Financial Services and Markets Bill The Commons Reason and Amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 7 was not insisted on, and Commons amendments 7A, 7B and 7C in lieu were agreed to. Motion B Lords amendment 10 was not insisted on. Motion C Lords amendment 36 was not insisted on, and Commons amendment 36A in lieu was agreed to. (at 16:04)
Item number 12
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 90. Amendments 90, 91A, 92A, 96, 98, 101 to 106, 109, 110 (see division 1), 112 to 116, 118 to 120, 122 to 124, 125A (see division 2), 129 (see division 3) and 137 to 145 were agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 156) (at 16:43)
Item number 13
Diocesan Stipends Funds (Amendment) Measure The Lord Bishop of Sheffield moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Diocesan Stipends Funds (Amendment) Measure be presented to His Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 20:21)
The House adjourned at 8.36pm until Wednesday 28 June at 3.00pm.
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