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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 6 February 2024 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 6 February 2024


Item number 2
Allied health professionals: prescribing responsibilities A question was asked by Lord Bradley and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:37)
Item number 3
Met Office: 2023 temperatures A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Douglas-Miller. (at 14:48)
Item number 4
Premature deaths: heart and circulatory conditions A question was asked by Baroness Merron and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:59)
Item number 5
Local authority finances A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 15:09)
Item number 6
Finance Bill A bill to make provision in connection with finance, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 45) (at 15:20)
Item number 7
Pedicabs (London) Bill [HL] The bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 15:21)
Item number 8
Automated Vehicles Bill [HL] The report was received. Amendments 3, 6, 7, 11, 25 and 26 were agreed to. Amendment 28 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendment 31 was agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 46) (at 15:31)
Item number 9
Electoral Commission Strategy and Policy Statement Baroness Penn moved that the draft Strategy and Policy Statement laid before the House on 14 December 2023 be approved. Then Lord Khan of Burnley moved, as an amendment to the original motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Strategy and Policy Statement has been laid, despite significant concerns rais… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 18:06)
Item number 10
Pharmacy First Lord Markham answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 31 January. (at 19:19)
Item number 11
Disability Action Plan Viscount Younger of Leckie answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 5 February. (at 19:54)
The House adjourned at 8.24pm until Wednesday 7 February at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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