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Minutes for 23 April 2024


Item number 6
COVID-19 vaccination: coronary disease A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:44)
Item number 7
Expansion of free childcare A question was asked by Baroness Twycross and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:54)
Item number 8
Care worker visa regime A question was asked by Baroness Pitkeathley and answered by Lord Sharpe of Epsom. (at 15:01)
Item number 9
Personal independence payments A question was asked by Baroness Hughes of Stretford and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:12)
Item number 10
Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) (Amendment, Surrender and Compensation) Order 2024 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 25 January be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:22)
Item number 11
Goods Vehicles (International Road Transport Permits and Haulage Within the EU) Regulations 2024 Lord Davies of Gower moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 March be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:22)
Item number 12
Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Commons Amendments 1 to 17 were agreed to. (at 15:23)
Item number 13
Victims and Prisoners Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 19. Amendment 19 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendments 20 to 22, 25, 28, 31, 33, 36 to 45, 48 to 54, 56, 57 (see division 2), 58 (see division 3), 63, 74 to 76 were agreed to. Amendment 77 was disagreed to (see division 4). Amendment 80 was disagreed to (see division 5). Amendments 81, 82,… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:38)
Item number 14
Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
Item number 15
Zoological Society of London (Leases) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 64–EN)
The House adjourned at 8.29pm until Wednesday 24 April at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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