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A creative future – inquiry launch
The Communications and Digital Committee is launching an inquiry into the future of the UK’s creative industries. The Committee invites written contributions by 2 September. 
28 July 2022
Where have all the workers gone? Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry
Economic Affairs Committee launches new inquiry on labour shortages
28 July 2022
UK and EU urged to reset dialogue on the Protocol to rebuild trust and damaged relationships
The Sub-Committee on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland has published a follow-up report on the impact of the Protocol. The report finds that the Protocol is having a ‘feast or famine’ economic impact
27 July 2022
UK-India trade deal must not be rushed as securing improvements to India's business environment is key
International Agreements Committee publishes its report on the UK-India free trade agreement
22 July 2022
Call for evidence launched on the UK-EU relationship
European Affairs Committee launches call for evidence on the UK-EU relationship
21 July 2022
Lords considers Seafarers' Wages Bill
Members consider the scope of the draft law and its enforcement in main Lords debate on bill. Catch up
21 July 2022
Energy security and net zero delivery plan needed, says Lords report
Economic Affairs Committee publishes its report 'Investing in energy: price, security, and the transition to net zero'
21 July 2022
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Call for evidence launched on family migration
The Justice and Home Affairs Committee invites written contributions to its inquiry into family migration. 
20 July 2022
People and skills in UK science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – inquiry launched
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee lanches an inquiry into people and skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the UK.
20 July 2022
Lords debates Energy Bill at second reading
On the day the UK recorded its highest temperature, members discuss draft law to reform energy systems and meet UK climate targets. Catch up
20 July 2022
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Lords continues further scrutiny of Schools Bill at report stage
Members discuss making defibrillators available in schools and more as detailed examination continues. Catch up
19 July 2022
Public services workforce at “breaking point”
The Public Services Committee publishes its report “Fit for the Future? Rethinking the public services workforce
19 July 2022
Life Peers' Life Stories
Learn about the very different backgrounds of members of the Lords and the value their experience brings to the House's work as the UK Parliament's second chamber
18 July 2022
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