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Minutes for 9 June 2022
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chichester. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Queen's Speech The Lord Chamberlain, Lord Parker of Minsmere, delivered Her Majesty's reply to the Address of 18 May, as follows: "I have received with great satisfaction the dutiful and loyal expression of your thanks for the speech which His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales opened the present session of Parliament on my behalf." (at 11:06)
Item number 2
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to the following members of the House for the remainder of this Session: Baroness Scotland of Asthal Lord Davies of Abersoch
Item number 3
Probation and Court Services: workload A question was asked by Baroness Blower and answered by Lord Stewart of Dirleton. (at 11:07)
Item number 4
Male victims of crime: support A question was asked by Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 11:18)
Item number 5
Retrofitting buildings: national strategy A question was asked by Baroness Blackstone and answered by Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist. (at 11:25)
Item number 6
Ryanair: Afrikaans language test A question was asked by Baroness Chakrabarti and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 11:36)
Item number 7
Health Promotion Bill [HL] Lord Addington presented a bill to re-establish the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities as the Office of Health Promotion; to establish a National Plan for Sport to coordinate, support and maintain access to sporting and recreational facilities essential to public health; and for connected purposes. It was read a first time and ordered to be pr… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:45)
Item number 8
Public Advocate Bill [HL] Lord Wood of Anfield, on behalf of Lord Wills, presented a bill to establish a public Advocate to provide advice to, and act as data controller for, representatives of the deceased after major incidents. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 25) (at 11:45)
Item number 9
Ukraine: defence relationships (3-hour debate) Lord Liddle moved that this House takes note of (1) the impact of the conflict in Ukraine, (2) the implications for the Integrated Defence Review, and (3) the case for the United Kingdom strengthening (a) its relationships with the European Union and other European allies, and (b) its commitment to NATO. After debate, the motion was a… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:46)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland Protocol: First Treasury Counsel Lord Stewart of Dirleton repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 14:35)
Item number 11
Travel disruption at UK airports and ferry ports A question was asked by Lord Davies of Brixton and, after debate, answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 14:47)
Item number 12
Cost of living (2-hour debate) Lord Eatwell moved that this House takes note of (1) the increasing cost of living, (2) the level of economic resilience in the social capital of the United Kingdom, and (3) the case for Her Majesty’s Government to take further steps to address these issues. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:37)
Item number 13
Health and Social Care leadership review Lord Kamall answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 8 June. (at 17:24)
The House adjourned at 5.59pm until Monday 13 June at 2.30pm.
The Grand Committee met in the Moses Room at 1.05pm.
Constitutional commission A question was asked by Lord Wigley and, after debate, answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 13:06)
Tree health in England A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and, after debate, answered by Lord Benyon. (at 14:03)
NHS: Respiratory Syncytial Virus infections A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and, after debate, answered by Lord Kamall. (at 15:00)
Neurological conditions A question was asked by Lord Dubs and, after debate, answered by Lord Kamall. (at 16:00)
The Committee adjourned at 4.56pm.
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed. (at 14:57)
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed. (at 15:35)
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