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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 15 April 2024 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 15 April 2024

Chamber

Item number 3
Steel: Port Talbot A question was asked by Lord Roberts of Llandudno and answered by Lord Johnson of Lainston. (at 14:37)
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Schools and colleges: special educational needs A question was asked by Lord Addington and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:48)
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Police: Joe Anderson A question was asked by Lord Heseltine and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 14:58)
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Pandemic preparedness A question was asked by Baroness Deech and answered by Lord Markham. (at 15:09)
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Victims and Prisoners Bill Lord Roborough, on behalf of Lord Bellamy, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 42 The ScheduleClauses 43 to 62 Title. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:20)
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Litigation Funding Agreements (Enforceability) Bill [HL] Lord Stewart of Dirleton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 15:21)
Item number 9
Economic Growth (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2024 Lord Johnson of Lainston moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 6 March be approved. Then Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “but this House regrets that the new growth duty imposed on Ofwat could seriously impact its ability to take enforcement… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:29)
Item number 10
Iran and Israel The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 18:01)
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Economic Growth (Regulatory Functions) (Amendment) Order 2024 The debate on the amendment was resumed. After debate, the amendment was withdrawn. Then the original motion was agreed to. (at 19:02)
Item number 12
Growth Duty: Statutory Guidance Refresh Lord Johnson of Lainston moved that the draft Statutory Guidance laid before the House on 6 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 19:31)
The House adjourned at 7.32pm until Tuesday 16 April at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

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

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