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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 31 January 2024 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 31 January 2024

Chamber

Item number 2
Homelessness: veterans A question was asked by Baroness Taylor of Stevenage and answered by Baroness Neville-Rolfe. (at 15:07)
Item number 3
Prisons: suicides A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 15:18)
Item number 4
UK-EU trade: small and medium-sized enterprises A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Offord of Garvel. (at 15:29)
Item number 5
Temporary accommodation costs A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Manchester and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 15:39)
Item number 6
Media Bill A bill to make provision about public service television; about the sustainability of, and programme-making by, C4C; about the name, remit, powers, governance and audit of S4C; about the regulation of television selection services; about the regulation of on-demand programme services; about the regulation of radio services; about the regulation of radio selection servic… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:50)
Item number 7
Media Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 44–EN)
Item number 8
Post Office Network Subsidy Scheme (Amendment) Order 2024 Lord Offord of Garvel moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 9
Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave and Shared Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations 2024 Lord Offord of Garvel moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 10
Combined Authorities (Mayors) Filling of Vacancies Order 2017 (Amendment) Regulations 2024 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 11
Combined Authorities (Mayoral Elections) Order 2017 (Amendment) Regulations 2024 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 11 December 2023 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:50)
Item number 12
Telegraph Media Group: proposed sale to RedBird IMI Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 30 January. (at 15:51)
Item number 13
Victims and Prisoners Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 13. The House resumed after amendment 22. (at 16:02)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:22)
Item number 14
Schools: financial education A question was asked by Baroness Sater and, after debate, answered by Baroness Barran. (at 19:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 20:20)
Item number 15
Victims and Prisoners Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 23. The House resumed after the debate on amendment 30 was adjourned. (at 20:30)
The House adjourned at 9.58pm until Thursday 1 February at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 4.15pm.

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