Order Paper for 22 October 2020

    Chamber

    The Lord Archbishop of York will be introduced.
    Royal Assent
    Oral questions (40 minutes)
    *Baroness Wilcox of Newport, on behalf of Lord Kennedy of Southwark, to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the role of alms houses in the provision of housing for the elderly. [I]
    *The Lord Bishop of Oxford to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the gig economy.
    *Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick to ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Commission for Victims and Survivors for Northern Ireland regarding proposals to address the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
    *Lord Touhig to ask Her Majesty's Government what military (1) activities, (2) deployments, and (3) training, they plan to end following any reduction in the number of armed forces personnel.
    †At 1.00pm, Private Notice Question (15 minutes)
    Baroness D'Souza to ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the government of the United Arab Emirates about the possible repatriation of 18 former Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen.

    Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the Report from the Select Committee Leave of absence; Committee rotations; Changes to procedure relating to legislation; Deletion of Standing Order 76; Wording in the Companion relating to “the closure”; Changes to Standing Order 64; and Legislative consent (4th Report, HL Paper 140) be agreed to.

    If the above motion is agreed to:
    Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker to move that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows: Standing Order 22 (Leave of absence) In Standing Order 22: in line 1, leave out “Lords” and insert “Members of the House” in line 4, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 5, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session” in both places in line 6, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 6, leave out “his” and insert “their” in line 7, after “application” insert “the date that they expect to return, the reason for their leave of absence” in line 7, leave out “he has” and insert “they have” in line 7, leave out the second “he” and insert “they” in line 12, leave out “On the issue of writs for the calling of a new” and insert “At the end of a session of” in line 13, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 14, leave out “Parliament” and insert “session” in line 15, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish” in line 16, leave out “he expects” and insert “they expect” in line 18, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 23, leave out “he” and insert “they” in line 25, leave out “he wishes” and insert “they wish” Standing Order 50 (Printing of Bills brought from the Commons) In Standing Order 50: in line 1, leave out “brought up” and insert “carried” in line 3, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,” in line 10, after “sitting” insert “whether adjourned until a future day or during pleasure,” Standing Order 63 (Committee of Selection) In Standing Order 63: in line 3, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House” at the start of line 4, insert “At the beginning of each January” in line 5, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House” in line 22, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 22, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair” in line 23, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair” in line 25, leave out “Chairman” and insert “Chair” in line 30, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House” in line 35, leave out “Lords” and insert “members of the House” Standing Order 64 (Sessional Committees) In Standing Order 64: (1) after “Communications” insert “and Digital” (2) after “International Relations” insert “and Defence” (3) after “Procedure and Privileges Committee” insert “Public Services Committee” Delete Standing Order 76 (Proroguing the Parliament at close of session).
    †At a convenient point after 1.15pm
    †Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 update (South Yorkshire), made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 21 October. (50 minutes)
    †At a convenient point after 2.00pm
    Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell to move that the Regulations laid before the House on 28 September be approved. Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 29th Report. (1½ hours)
    †At a convenient point after 3.30pm
    Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) Order 2020 Baroness Scott of Bybrook to move that the Order laid before the House on 10 September be approved. 27th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (1 hour)
    †At a convenient point after 4.15pm
    The following three motions are expected to be debated together for up to 1 hour.
    Citizens’ Rights (Application Deadline and Temporary Protection) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
    Baroness Hamwee to move, as an amendment to the above motion, to leave out from “that” to the end and to insert “this House declines to approve the draft Regulations because the so-called “grace period” of six months from 1 January 2021 for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme does not replicate the provisions which apply during the implementation period.”
    Lord Rosser to move, as an amendment to the above motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations do not provide clear statutory protection during the “grace period” for all European Economic Area and Swiss nationals and their family members who are eligible for the EU Settlement Scheme."
    Citizens’ Rights (Frontier Workers) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
    Citizens’ Rights (Restrictions of Rights of Entry and Residence) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. 29th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
    †At a convenient point after 5.15pm
    General Synod (Remote Meetings) (Temporary Standing Orders) Measure The Lord Bishop of London to move that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the General Synod (Remote Meetings) (Temporary Standing Orders) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent.  (1 hour)