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Minutes for 12 September 2023


Item number 3
New homes A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 14:36)
Item number 4
NHS: staff numbers A question was asked by Lord Clark of Windermere and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:47)
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Children's health: sugar A question was asked by Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:57)
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Mr Jagtar Singh Johal A question was asked by Lord Singh of Wimbledon and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:08)
Item number 7
Pensions (Extension of Automatic Enrolment) (No. 2) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:19)
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Firearms Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:20)
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Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees Bill The report was received. (at 15:20)
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Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill The bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 15:21)
Item number 11
Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill The bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 15:27)
Item number 12
Energy Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Amendments 1 to 165 and 166 to 187 were agreed to. Amendment 187A was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendments 188 to 259, 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268, 269, 270, 271 and 272 were agreed to. Amendment 272A was disagreed to (see division 2). Amendment 273 was agreed to. Amendment 274A was agreed to (see divisi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:38)
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Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill The Commons Reason was considered. Motion A was agreed to. (at 17:37)
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G20 summit The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) repeated a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 11 September. (at 18:03)
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Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendment 1 was disagreed to (see division 4). Amendment 5 was disagreed to (see division 5). Then the House resumed. (at 18:46)
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Restoration and Renewal Programme Board A message was brought from the Commons that they: (1) note the report from the House of Commons Commission and the House of Lords Commission on the membership of the Restoration and Renewal Programme Board, HC 1792, dated 6 September 2023; and (2) appoint Dr Michèle Dix as an external member of the Board.

The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Wednesday 13 September at 11.00am.
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