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

Minutes for 16 May 2024

Chamber

Item number 1
Folic acid fortification A question was asked by Lord Rooker and answered by Lord Evans of Rainow. (at 11:06)
Item number 2
Electricity: cost-competitiveness  A question was asked by Lord Frost and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:16)
Item number 3
Defence funding A question was asked by Baroness Goldie and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 11:27)
Item number 4
Whooping cough A question was asked by Baroness Merron and answered by Lord Evans of Rainow. (at 11:37)
Item number 5
Ukraine and Georgia The Earl of Minto answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 15 May. (at 11:49)
Item number 6
Conflict in Sudan: El Fasher Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 12:00)
Item number 7
People with disabilities: access to services (2½-hour debate) Baroness Hughes of Stretford moved that this House takes note of the challenges faced by those with disabilities including access to benefits, work, education, housing and healthcare. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:13)
Item number 8
Relationships, Sex and Health Education: statutory guidance Baroness Barran repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 14:37)
Item number 9
Community sports: impact on young people (2½-hour debate) Lord Wood of Anfield moved that this House takes note of the contribution of all sports to society and the economy, and in particular of the impact of community sport on young people’s health and well-being. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:16)
The House adjourned at 5.31pm until Friday 17 May at 10.00am.
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