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House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 1998. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 29 January 2024 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 29 January 2024

Chamber

Item number 2
Cancer research: funding gap A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Viscount Camrose. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Care of critically ill children A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Emergency Services Network: critical communications system A question was asked by Lord Harris of Haringey and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:56)
Item number 5
RAF Aerobatic Team: historical allegations A question was asked by Baroness Anderson of Stoke-on-Trent and answered by the Earl of Minto. (at 15:04)
Item number 6
Representation of the People (Postal and Proxy Voting etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2024 Baroness Penn moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:09)
Item number 7
Financial Services Act 2021 (Overseas Funds Regime and Recognition of Parts of Schemes) (Amendment and Modification) Regulations 2024 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Vere of Norbiton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:10)
Item number 8
Local Government Finance Act 1988 (Prescription of Non-Domestic Rating Multipliers) (England) Regulations 2023 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Vere of Norbiton, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:10)
Item number 9
Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill Lord Stewart of Dirleton, on behalf of Lord Sharpe of Epsom, moved that the bill be now read a second time. Then Lord German moved, as an amendment to the motion, to leave out from “that” to the end and insert “this House declines to give the bill a second reading because it (1) places the United Kingdom at risk of breaching its inte… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:10)
The House adjourned at 9.44pm until Tuesday 30 January at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

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