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House of Lords Journal

The Journal is the formal and authoritative summary record of the proceedings of the House of Lords. Each Journal contains the attendance, minutes (including voting lists) and papers, along with some committee reports, for every day the House sat during a parliamentary session. Each sessional volume is indexed.

Journal for 16 March 2012

Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle.

Public Business

1 Airports (Amendment) Bill [HL] Lord Empey moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

2 Middle East (3½-hour debate) Lord Howell of Guildford moved that this House takes note of recent developments in the Middle East. After debate, the motion was agreed to.

The House adjourned at 3.03pm until Monday 19 March at 2.30pm.