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Minutes for 3 June 2020

Chamber

Virtual Proceedings The Virtual Proceedings began at 11.00am.
Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Chelmsford. (at 11:00)
Item number 3
Lord Rea The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House that Lord Rea, a member of the House, had died on 1 June 2020. (at 11:06)
Item number 4
  Retirement The Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) informed the House of the retirement with effect from 13 May 2020 of Lord Cope of Berkeley under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. (at 11:06)
Item number 5
COVID-19: local democracy A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:07)
Item number 6
Royal Commission on criminal justice A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 11:18)
Item number 7
European Union: British musicians A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 11:29)
Item number 8
COVID-19: schools A question was asked by Lord Blencathra and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 11:39)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 12:15)
Item number 9
Northern Ireland: Victims Payment Scheme A private notice question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie. (at 12:02)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 11:51)
Item number 10
Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modification) Order 2020 (1½-hour debate) Viscount Younger of Leckie moved that the Virtual Proceedings do consider the draft Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Modification) Order 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:31)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 13:43)
Item number 11
Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [HL] The bill was further considered in a Virtual Committee, beginning with amendment 17. Amendments were considered. The bill was reported from the Virtual Committee without amendment. (at 14:31)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned. The Virtual Proceedings resumed. (at 16:00)
Item number 12
COVID-19: response Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the COVID-19 response, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 2 June. (at 17:32)
The Virtual Proceedings adjourned at 6.37pm.
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[I] Indicates that the member concerned has a relevant registered interest.
* Item is an oral question.
Numbers starting HL are unique identifiers for written questions, Bills or papers.