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Minutes for 21 September 2023

Chamber

Item number 2
Housebuilding A question was asked by Lord Snape and answered by Lord Evans of Rainow. (at 11:07)
Item number 3
Armed forces: troop levels A question was asked by Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:17)
Item number 4
Cost of living: food waste A question was asked by Baroness Walmsley and answered by Lord Harlech. (at 11:27)
Item number 5
Sustainable Development Goals Summit A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord Mott. (at 11:38)
Item number 6
Nagorno-Karabakh A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Chichester and answered by the Earl of Courtown. (at 11:48)
Item number 7
Representation of the People (Postal and Proxy Voting etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 Lord Mott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 12:04)
Item number 8
Local Elections (Northern Ireland) Order 2023 Lord Mott moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 4 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 12:04)
Item number 9
Representation of the People and Recall Petition (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 Lord Mott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 September be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 12:04)
Item number 10
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) Order 2023 Lord Davies of Gower, on behalf of Lord Sharpe of Epsom, moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 September be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:04)
Item number 11
Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) signified the King's and the Prince of Wales's consent. Earl Howe made a statement on Legislative Consent. The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 55 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and was returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 12:05)
Item number 12
Ukraine Baroness Goldie moved that this House takes note of the situation in Ukraine. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:43)
The House adjourned at 5.05pm until Monday 16 October at 2.30pm.
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