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Minutes for 15 January 2024
The House met at 2.30pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 14:30)
Item number 1
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Goodlad under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 29 February.
Item number 2
Poverty: international development aid A question was asked by Lord Bruce of Bennachie and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:36)
Item number 3
Engineered stone and silicosis A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Driving licence: young and newly qualified drivers A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Lord Davies of Gower. (at 14:59)
Item number 5
BBC: Royal Charter A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 15:10)
Item number 6
Israel and Palestine Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 8 January. (at 15:21)
Item number 7
Civil nuclear roadmap Lord Callanan answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Thursday 11 January. (at 15:32)
Item number 8
Automated Vehicles Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 23. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 45 was agreed to. (at 16:05)
Item number 9
Defending the United Kingdom and Allies The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:03)
Item number 10
Automated Vehicles Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 38. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 19:05)
The House adjourned at 7.52pm until Tuesday 16 January at 2.30pm.
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