We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 25 March 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

    Minutes for 25 March 2020

    Chamber

    Public Business
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      Coronavirus Bill The bill was considered in Committee. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the report was received.
    6
      Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill A bill to provide for the payment out of money provided by Parliament of expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State or a government department under, or in connection with, the Windrush Compensation Scheme, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 111)
    7
      Windrush Compensation Scheme (Expenditure) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 111–EN)
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
    8
      Horizon Accounting System A question was asked by Lord McNicol of West Kilbride and answered by Lord Callanan.
    9
      COVID-19: financial markets A question was asked by Lord Bates and answered by Lord Callanan.
    10
      Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that, until 21 May 2020, and notwithstanding any prior resolution of the House: (1) only public bills sponsored by a Minister of the Crown shall be considered; (2) no motions for balloted debate shall be taken; and (3) no Questions for Short Debate shall be asked, except for balloted topical Questions for Short Debate on Thursdays. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    11
      Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay (Consequential Amendments to Subordinate Legislation) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    12
      Judicial Pensions and Fee-Paid Judges’ Pension Schemes (Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 January be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    13
      Justices of the Peace and Authorised Court and Tribunal Staff (Costs) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    14
      Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 2 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    15
      Local Elections (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 27 February be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    16
      Representation of the People (Electronic Communications and Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 3 March be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc.
    17
      Contingencies Fund Bill The Earl of Courtown moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the Committee was negatived. Then, Standing Order 46 having been dispensed with, the bill was read a third time and passed.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Coronavirus Bill The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) signified the Queen's and Prince of Wales's consents. The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed.
    The House adjourned. The House resumed.
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      Royal Assent The Deputy Speaker (Lord Duncan of Springbank) notified the Queen's Assent to the following Acts: Contingencies Fund Act 2020 c. 6 Coronavirus Act 2020 c. 7
    The House adjourned at 5.30pm until Tuesday 21 April at 1.00pm.