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Minutes for 5 September 2023


Item number 4
Home Office: ODA-funded support A question was asked by Lord Bruce of Bennachie and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 14:36)
Item number 5
Zimbabwe: election A question was asked by Baroness Hoey and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 14:47)
Item number 6
2030 emissions reduction target: heating A question was asked by Lord Teverson and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 14:58)
Item number 7
National Air Traffic Services: operational failure A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 15:09)
Item number 8
Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments and reasons. It was ordered that the Commons amendments and reasons be printed. (HL Bill 166) (at 19:36)
Item number 9
Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill A bill to authorise the use for the public service of certain resources for the year ending 31 March 2024 (including income); to authorise the issue out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland of certain sums for the service of that year; to authorise the use of those sums for specified purposes; to authorise the Department of Finance in N… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:20)
Item number 10
Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 167–EN)
Item number 11

Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Lord True) moved that Standing Order 38(1) (Arrangement of the Order Paper) be dispensed with on Wednesday 6 September 2023 and Wednesday 13 September to enable Report stage of the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill to begin before oral questions on those days. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:21)

Item number 12
Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill The order of commitment was discharged. (at 15:25)
Item number 13
Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees Bill The bill was considered in Committee. An amendment was considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 15:26)
Item number 14
Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Bill The report was received. (at 15:38)
Item number 15
Police service of Northern Ireland: security and data protection breach Lord Caine answered questions on an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons on Monday 4 September. (at 15:39)
Item number 16
Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill The Commons amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendment 20 was not insisted on and Commons amendments 20A and 20B in lieu were agreed to. Motion B Lords amendment 44 was not insisted on. Commons amendments 44A, 44B, and 44C were agreed to, and Lords amendments 44D, 44E, 44F, 44G, 44H and 44J were agreed to (see… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:51)
Item number 17
Work Capability Assessment consultation Viscount Younger of Leckie repeated a statement made in the House of Commons. (at 17:32)
Item number 18
Lifelong Learning (Higher Education Fee Limits) Bill The report was received. Amendments were considered. (at 18:01)
Item number 19
Countess of Chester Hospital inquiry Lord Markham answered questions on a statement made in the House of Commons on Monday 4 September. (at 18:52)
Item number 20
Nutrient neutrality: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Baroness Scott of Bybrook repeated as a statement the answer given to an Urgent Question asked in the House of Commons. (at 19:21)
The House adjourned at 7.36pm until Wednesday 6 September at 11.00am.
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