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Minutes for 18 May 2020

Chamber

Item number 1
GAVI: COVID-19 A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 14:35)
Item number 2
COVID-19: restrictions A question was asked by Lord Blunkett and answered by Lord True. (at 14:44)
Item number 3
Data protection: age-appropriate design code A question was asked by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 14:55)
Item number 4
COVID-19: NHS contact tracing app A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 15:05)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 15:16)
Item number 5
Northern Ireland: customs A private notice question was asked by Lord Empey and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 15:31)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 17:21)
Item number 6
Agriculture Bill A bill to authorise expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and about payments in response to exceptional market conditions affecting agricultural markets; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to agricultural and r… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 21:45)
Item number 7
Agriculture Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 112–EN)
Item number 8
Human Tissue (Permitted Material: Exceptions) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the draft Human Tissue (Permitted Material: Exceptions) (England) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:01)
Item number 9
Human Tissue Authority: draft Codes of Practice A and F Lord Hunt of Kings Heath moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the Human Tissue Authority draft Code of Practice A: Guiding principles and the fundamental principle of consent-revised 2020 and the Human Tissue Authority draft Code of Practice F: Donation of solid organs and tissue for transplantation-revised 2020. T… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:21)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 15:44)
Item number 10
COVID-19: international response (3-hour debate) Baroness Sugg moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the international response to COVID-19. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:52)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 20:25)
Item number 11
COVID-19: housing Lord Greenhalgh answered questions on a ministerial statement made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 13 May. (at 21:02)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned at 9.44pm.
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