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Minutes for 23 April 2020

Chamber

Item number 1
COVID-19: self-employed A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 11:05)
Item number 2
COVID-19: music sector and creative economy A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and answered by Baroness Barran. [I] (at 11:15)
Item number 3
Vagrancy Act 1824 A question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 11:29)
Item number 4
COVID-19: personal protective equipment A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:39)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 11:51)
Item number 5
COVID-19: personal protective equipment A private notice question was asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:17)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 12:28)
Item number 6
COVID-19: social care services (3-hour debate) Baroness Wheeler moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the short- and long-term impact of Her Majesty’s Government's approach to the COVID-19 pandemic on the provision and delivery of social and domiciliary care for disabled and vulnerable adults and children, and the case for ensuring the sustainability of social care servi… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:05)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 16:00)
Item number 7
COVID-19: prisons and offender rehabilitation A question was asked by Lord German and, after debate, answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 16:32)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 17:34)
Item number 8
COVID-19 Lord Bethell repeated a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons on 22 April. (at 18:02)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned at 7.04pm.
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