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Minutes for 9 June 2020
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Derby. (at 11:01)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Malloch-Brown for the remainder of this Parliament.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Merchant Shipping (Life-Saving Appliances and Arrangements) Regulations 2020 Information paragraphs on the following instruments: 7 instruments relating to Covid-19. (17th Report, HL Paper 73)
Item number 3
George Floyd A one-minute silence was observed to respect the death of George Floyd. (at 11:00)
Item number 4
Exercise Cygnus A question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:06)
Item number 5
Local government: economy A question was asked by Baroness Quin and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 11:16)
Item number 6
COVID-19: public wealth investment fund A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Lord Agnew of Oulton. (at 11:27)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:34)
Item number 7
COVID-19: United Kingdom-wide discussions A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale and answered by Lord True. (at 11:38)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:05)
Item number 8
European Union: trade and security partnership A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord True. (at 12:10)
Item number 9
Conduct Lord Mance moved that the Report from the Select Committee Remote voting and the Code of Conduct (2nd Report, HL Paper 67) be agreed to. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:24)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:50)
Item number 10
COVID-19: R rate and lockdown measures Lord Bethell answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the COVID-19 “R” rate and lockdown measures, made in the House of Commons on Monday 8 June. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:36)
Item number 11
Public order Baroness Williams of Trafford answered questions on a Ministerial statement on public order, made in the House of Commons on Monday 8 June. (at 12:56)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:36)
Item number 12
Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill Lord Callanan moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 13:47)
The House adjourned at 6.39pm until Wednesday 10 June at 11.00am.
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