Minutes for 2 June 2020

    Chamber

    Public Business
    Virtual Proceedings The Virtual Proceedings began at 11.00am.
    Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford.
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      Retirements The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that the following members of the House had retired under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014: Lord Woolmer of Leeds with effect from 26 May Baroness Howe of Idlicote with effect from 2 June

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      Universal Credit A question was asked by Baroness Sherlock and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.
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      COVID-19: public transport A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
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      COVID-19: television licences A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Baroness Barran.
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      European Union: plans for a no-deal A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord True.
    The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed.
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      Hong Kong A private notice question was asked by Lord Alton of Liverpool and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
    The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed.
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      Direct Payments to Farmers (Crop Diversification Derogation) (England) Regulations 2020 (1½-hour debate) Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the Direct Payments to Farmers (Crop Diversification Derogation) (England) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed.
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      Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill The bill was further considered in a Virtual Committee, beginning with amendment 20. Amendments were considered. The bill was reported from the Virtual Committee without amendment.
    The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed.
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      Northern Ireland Banknote (Designation of Authorised Bank) Regulations 2020 (1½-hour debate) Baroness Penn moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the draft Northern Ireland Banknote (Designation of Authorised Bank) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
    The Virtual Proceedings adjourned at 6.31pm.