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Order Paper for 29 October 2020

Chamber

Lord Johnson of Marylebone, and
Lord Davies of Brixton will be introduced.
Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Lord Cotter to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
*Lord Wallace of Saltaire to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of requiring greater transparency in sources of funding for charities based in the United Kingdom.
*Baroness Browning to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that civil servants engaged in public procurement declare any conflict of interest in an accessible public register.
*Lord Young of Cookham to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with Transport for London about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its revenue and funding.
†At 1.00pm
Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to protect asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking who are seeking refuge in the United Kingdom. (Private Notice Question, 15 minutes)
Baroness Falkner of Margravine to ask Her Majesty's Government whether any part of the National Health Service has operated under policy guidelines described as a ‘triage tool’ which determine intensive care treatment for patients with COVID-19; and what plans they have to use such guidelines in the future. (Private Notice Question, 15 minutes)
†At a convenient point after 1.30pm
†Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extension of the Relevant Period) Regulations 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the Regulations laid before the House on 24 September be approved. 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 27 October
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Order 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 13 July be approved. Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 24th Report. Considered in Grand Committee on 27 October
Infrastructure Planning (Electricity Storage Facilities) Order 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 July be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 27 October
Adjacent Waters Boundaries (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2020 Viscount Younger of Leckie to move that the draft Order laid before the House on 7 September be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 27 October
Sanctions (EU Exit) (Consequential Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 September be approved. (1 hour)
†At a convenient point after 2.30pm
Fire Safety Bill Committee [Lord Greenhalgh]

Grand Committee

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