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Minutes for 19 May 2020

Chamber

Virtual Proceedings The Virtual Proceedings began at 11.00am.
Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Portsmouth. (at 11:00)
Item number 1
COVID-19: security risks A question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 11:05)
Item number 2
Air quality and emissions A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 11:16)
Item number 3
COVID-19: BAME NHS staff A question was asked by Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:28)
Item number 4
Premier League: Project Restart A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 11:40)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 11:52)
Item number 5
Mental health services A private notice question was asked by Baroness Tyler of Enfield and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:01)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 12:15)
Item number 6
Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) (Amendment) Order 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the draft Automatic Enrolment (Offshore Employment) (Amendment) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:47)
Item number 7
Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the draft Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Automatic Enrolment) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. The motion was agreed to. (at 14:05)
Item number 8
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill The bill was considered in a Virtual Committee. Amendments were considered.. (at 14:35)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 12:35)
Item number 9
Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill The bill was further considered in a Virtual Committee, beginning with amendment 10. Amendments were considered. The Virtual Committee adjourned after amendment 19. (at 17:47)
Item number 10
COVID-19: response Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the COVID-19 response, made in the House of Commons on Monday 18 May. (at 19:17)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 17:25)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 14:05)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned at 8.12pm. (at 19:06)
Chamber
The House met at 12.30pm.
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