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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 7 May 2024 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 7 May 2024

Chamber

Item number 5
International Health Regulations A question was asked by Lord Strathcarron and answered by Lord Markham. (at 14:36)
Item number 6
Period poverty A question was asked by Baroness Verma and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:45)
Item number 7
Northern Ireland: legacy of the Troubles A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Caine. (at 14:55)
Item number 8
Faith schools: impact of removing admissions cap A question was asked by Baroness Burt of Solihull and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 15:05)
Item number 9
Israel and Gaza A private notice question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 15:16)
Item number 10
Education (Values of British Citizenship) Bill [HL] Lord Harries of Pentregarth presented a bill to make provision about statements related to values of British citizenship in education in England and Wales. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 78) (at 15:33)
Item number 11

Conduct The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Kennedy of Southwark and Baroness Kidron be appointed members of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Mallalieu and Lord Blair of Boughton. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:33)

Item number 12

Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Goodman of Wycombe be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:33)

Item number 13

International Agreements The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Lord Etherton be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Lord Geidt. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:33)

Item number 14

Justice and Home Affairs The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) moved that Baroness Hughes of Stretford be appointed a member of the Select Committee. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 15:33)

Item number 15
Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 18. The debate on amendment 20 was adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:35)
Item number 16
UK trade performance Lord Offord of Garvel answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 1 May. (at 18:46)
Item number 17
Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 20. The House resumed after amendment 26. (at 19:37)
The House adjourned at 10.09pm until Wednesday 8 May at 3.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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