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Minutes for 8 September 2022
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Oxford. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
Oath Clifton Hugh Lancelot de Verdon Wrottesley, Lord Wrottesley, having received a Writ of Summons in accordance with Standing Order 9 (Hereditary peers: by-elections), following the death of Lord Swinfen, sat first in Parliament having first taken and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 11:07)
Item number 2
Horizon Europe A question was asked by Viscount Stansgate and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:08)
Item number 3
Royal Navy: F35B A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:19)
Item number 4
NHS: end-of-life care A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 11:30)
Item number 5
Care homes: energy costs A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Kamall. (at 11:41)
Item number 6
Leasehold Reform (Tribunal Judgments and Legal Costs) Bill [HL] Baroness Hayman of Ullock presented a bill to amend the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 to limit the right of landlords to recover legal costs in excess of a prescribed scale; to make Tribunal judgments binding on all leaseholders and to require landlords to account to all… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 11:53)
Item number 7
Leasehold Reform (Tribunal Judgments and Legal Costs) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 56–EN)
Item number 8
Jagtar Singh Johal Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 7 September. (at 11:54)
Item number 9
Primary and community care: improving patient outcomes (Balloted debate, 3 hours) Lord Patel moved that this House takes note of (1) the role of primary and community care in improving patient outcomes, and (2) the need for reform. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:06)
Item number 10
GCSE and A-Level results: attainment gap A question was asked by Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top and, after debate, answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:43)
Item number 11
Climate change and biodiversity: food security (Balloted debate, 2 hours) Baroness Boycott moved that this House takes note of the impact of climate change and biodiversity loss on food security. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:35)
The House adjourned at 5.35pm until Friday 9 September at 12.00pm.
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