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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 24 May 2024 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 24 May 2024

Chamber

Item number 7
Finance (No. 2) Bill Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 10:07)
Item number 8
Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 18:38)
Item number 9
Media Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with the amendments agreed to. (at 18:38)
Item number 10
Pet Abduction Bill The order of commitment was discharged. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 10:53)
Item number 11
Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 10:55)
Item number 12
Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed. (at 10:57)
Item number 13
British Nationality (Irish Citizens) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 10:59)
Item number 14
Zoological Society of London (Leases) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. Baroness Williams of Trafford signified the King's consent. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and, after debate, passed. (at 11:01)
Item number 15
Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (Risk of Being Drawn into Terrorism) (Revised Guidance) Regulations 2024 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 May be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:08)
Item number 16
Licensing Act 2003 (UEFA European Football Championship Licensing Hours) Order 2024 Lord Sharpe of Epsom moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 May be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:14)
Item number 17
Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments (2019 Hague Convention etc.) Regulations 2024 Lord Bellamy moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 April be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:23)
Item number 18
Coroners (Suspension of Requirement for Jury at Inquest: Coronavirus) Regulations 2024 Lord Bellamy moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 2 May be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 11:38)
Item number 19
Tribunal Procedure (Upper Tribunal) (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) (Amendment) Rules 2024 Lord Bellamy moved that the Rules laid before the House on 1 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:49)
Item number 20
Energy Act 2023 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2024 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:52)
Item number 21
Human Medicines (Amendments relating to Registered Dental Hygienists, Registered Dental Therapists and Registered Pharmacy Technicians) Regulations 2024 Lord Markham moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 April be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:58)
Item number 22
Code of Practice on Fair and Transparent Distribution of Tips Lord Johnson of Lainston, on behalf of Lord Offord of Garvel, moved that the draft Code of Practice laid before the House on 22 April be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:08)
Item number 23
Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) Regulations 2024 Lord Harlech, on behalf of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 May be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:22)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 11:02)
Item number 24
Victims and Prisoners Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments and reasons. It was ordered that the Commons amendments and reasons be printed in accordance with Standing Order 49(2). (HL Bill 91). The Commons amendments and reasons were considered forthwith. Motion A Lords amendment 32 was not insisted on and Commons amendment 32A in lieu was agreed to. Moti… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:00)
Item number 25
Holocaust Memorial Bill A message was brought from the Commons that they have made the following Order: That the following provisions shall apply in respect of the Holocaust Memorial Bill: Suspension at end of this Parliament (1) If proceedings on the Bill are not completed before the day on which this Session of Parliament (“the current Session”) ends, further proceedings on t… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 18:38)
Item number 26
Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill The report was received. Amendments 1 to 7, 10 to 12, 14, 18, 26 to 28, 38, 39, 41 to 43, 54 to 61, and 64 and 65 were agreed to. Baroness Williams of Trafford signified the King's and Prince of Wales' consent. Lord Gascoigne made a statement on legislative consent. Then, Standing Order 44 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third tim… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:32)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:39)
Item number 27
Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to. (at 19:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:38)
Item number 28
Royal Commission The Lords Commissioners being seated, the Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) in the middle with the Lord Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) and Lord Dholakia on his right hand and Lord Laming and Baroness Smith of Basildon on his left and the Commons being present at the Bar with their Speaker, the Commission for Royal Assent and Prorogation dated this day was read. (at 20:15)
Item number 29
Royal Assent The following Acts, passed by both Houses of Parliament, received Royal Assent: Finance (No. 2) Act 2024 c 12 Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Act 2024 c 13 Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Act 2024 c 14 Media Act 2024 c 15 Pet Abduction Act 2024 c 16 Paternity Leave (Bereavement) Act 2024 c 17 Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Act 2024 c 1… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:32)
Item number 30
King's Speech The King's Speech was delivered by the Lord Privy Seal (Lord True). (at 20:35)
Item number 31
Prorogation Parliament was prorogued at 8.46pm to 31 May 2024.
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 19:41)
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