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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 14 September 2023 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 14 September 2023

Chamber

Item number 4
Employers: fire and rehire tactics A question was asked by Lord Woodley and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 11:12)
Item number 5
Africa: partnerships A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Mott. (at 11:23)
Item number 6
Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023 A question was asked by Lord Holmes of Richmond and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 11:33)
Item number 7
Dangerous Dogs Act 1991: new breeds A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Benyon. (at 11:44)
Item number 8
Bishop's Stortford Cemetery Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 11:55)
Item number 9

Conduct Baroness Manningham-Buller moved that the Report from the Select Committee Amendments to the Code of Conduct (4th Report, HL Paper 221) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:58)

Item number 10

Conduct Baroness Manningham-Buller moved that the Report from the Select Committee Parliamentary advice and services: proposed changes to the Code of Conduct and Guide to the Code of Conduct (5th Report, HL Paper 243) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:05)

Item number 11
Powers of Attorney Bill The bill was read a third time and passed. (at 12:05)
Item number 12
Combined sewer overflows Lord Benyon answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 13 September. (at 12:07)
Item number 13
Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2023 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 September 2023 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:18)
Item number 14
Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill Lord Caine made a statement on Legislative Consent. Then he moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 12:56)
Item number 15
Procurement Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons with a reason. It was ordered that the Commons reason be printed. (HL Bill 171) (at 16:42)
Item number 16
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. It was ordered that the Commons reasons be printed. (HL Bill 172) (at 16:42)
Item number 17
Courts (Prescribed Recordings) Order 2023 Lord Bellamy moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 July 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:46)
Item number 18
Private Parking Code of Practice A question was asked by Lord Lipsey and, after debate, answered by Baroness Swinburne. (at 14:55)
Item number 19
Climate change: migration A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and, after debate, answered by Lord Murray of Blidworth. (at 15:41)
The House adjourned at 4.42pm until Monday 18 September at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.00pm.

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