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Minutes for 9 March 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Gender pay gap A question was asked by Baroness Jenkin of Kennington and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 14:38)
Item number 5
Domestic Abuse Bill A question was asked by Baroness Sanderson of Welton and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 14:46)
Item number 6
Sport England: female activity A question was asked by Baroness Penn, on behalf of Baroness Sater, and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:54)
Item number 7
Environmental programme: COP26 A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 15:02)
Item number 8
Fisheries Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 76ZA. Amendments were considered. The House resumed. (at 15:10)
Item number 9
Coronavirus Lord Bethell repeated as a ministerial statement the answer given to an Urgent Question in the House of Commons. (at 16:27)
Item number 10
Fisheries Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 81. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after clause 27 was agreed to. (at 16:42)
Item number 11
Continuity Agreement: Kingdom of Morocco Lord Stevenson of Balmacara moved that this House regrets that, in agreeing a continuity agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Kingdom of Morocco, laid before the House on 20 December 2019, Her Majesty's Government failed to consult adequately with the people of Western Sahara; and calls on the… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 20:10)
The House adjourned at 9.00pm until Tuesday 10 March at 2.30pm.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Moses Room at 3.30pm.

Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 2020 Baroness Barran moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Gambling Act 2005 (Variation of Monetary Limits) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:30)
Legal Services Act 2007 (Approved Regulator) Order 2020 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Approved Regulator) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:10)
Legal Services Act 2007 (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) (Appeals from Licensing Authority Decisions) Order 2020 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Legal Services Act 2007 (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives) (Appeals from Licensing Authority Decisions) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:16)
Extradition Act 2003 (Amendments to Designations) Order 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Extradition Act 2003 (Amendments to Designations) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:24)
Immigration (Citizens’ Rights Appeals) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Immigration (Citizens’ Rights Appeals) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:37)
Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:56)
The Committee adjourned at 6.03pm.
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