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Minutes for 17 April 2024

Chamber

Item number 3
EU borders: hand and face scanning A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom.
Item number 4
Russia: war crimes in Ukraine A question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
Item number 5
School inspections: funding A question was asked by Lord Watson of Invergowrie and answered by Baroness Barran.
Item number 6
Middle East: deployment of British Armed Forces A question was asked by Viscount Stansgate and answered by the Earl of Minto.
Item number 7
Rail manufacturing: job losses Lord Davies of Gower answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 16 April.
Item number 8
Gaza: humanitarian situation Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons.
Item number 9
Afghan refugees Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons.
Item number 10
Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 10. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after the debate on amendment 15 was adjourned.
Item number 11
Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with reasons. It was ordered that the Commons reasons be printed. (HL Bill 61). The Commons reasons were considered forthwith. Motion A Amendment 1D was not insisted on. Motion B Amendment 3E was not insisted on and Amendment 3G in lieu was agreed to (see division 1) Motion C Amendment 6D wa… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 12
Cass review Lord Markham answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 15 April.
Item number 13
Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 15. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 17.
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Thursday 18 April at 11.00am.

Grand Committee

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

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