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House of Lords Business

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Minutes for 24 July 2023


Item number 3
Cabinet Manual A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Ukraine: ammunition and missiles A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 14:58)
Item number 5
Digital economy agreements A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by the Earl of Minto. (at 15:09)
Item number 6
Stroke care A question was asked by Baroness Wheeler and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:15)
Item number 7
Housing and planning: policy changes A private notice question was asked by Baroness Taylor of Stevenage and answered by Baroness Swinburne. (at 15:25)
Item number 8
International Higher Education and Research Bill [HL] The Earl of Dundee presented a bill to make provision in relation to introducing an international element and greater course choice in higher education and research in the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 165) (at 15:41)
Item number 9
Official Statistics Order 2023 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Neville-Rolfe, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 19 June 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:42)
Item number 10
Contest: UK Strategy for Countering Terrorism 2023 Lord Sharpe of Epsom answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19 July. (at 15:42)
Item number 11
Advanced artificial intelligence (3-hour debate) Lord Ravensdale moved that this House takes note of the ongoing development of advanced artificial intelligence, associated risks and potential approaches to regulation within the UK and internationally. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:53)
Item number 12
Housing crisis: rural and coastal communities A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Exeter and, after debate, answered by Baroness Swinburne. (at 18:50)
Item number 13
Climate change (2-hour debate) Lord Krebs moved that this House takes note of the level of preparation by His Majesty’s Government in adapting to the impacts that climate change will have on health, the economy, food security, and the environment. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 19:51)
The House adjourned at 9.45pm until Tuesday 25 July at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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