We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 1 July 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.
Minutes for 1 July 2020
The House met at 11.00am. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Coventry.1
Marquessate of Aberdeen and Temair in the Peerage of the United Kingdom The Petition of George Ian Alastair Gordon claiming to have succeeded to the Marquessate of Aberdeen and Temair in the Peerage of the United Kingdom and praying that the Clerk of the Parliaments might be directed to enter the petitioner as the Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair on the register of hereditary peers maintained under Standing Order 10(5) was presented and referred to the Lord Chancellor for a report to the House pursuant to Standing Order 11.
Select Committee Reports
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2020 Draft Electricity and Gas etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Draft Competition Appeal Tribunal (Coronavirus) (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2020 Draft Enterprise Act 2002 (Share of Supply) (Amendment) Order 2020 Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Cyber (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Enterprise Act 2002 (Specification of Additional Section 58 Consideration) Order 2020. (17th Report, HL Paper 95)
Public transport: social distancing A question was asked by Lord Bradshaw and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.4
China: supply chains A question was asked by Lord Blencathra and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel.5
COVID-19: mental health A question was asked by Lord Bradley and answered by Lord Bethell.6
Committee on Climate Change: progress report A question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Lord Callanan.7
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill A bill to make provision to end rights to free movement of persons under retained EU law and to repeal other retained EU law relating to immigration; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to social security coordination; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 121)8
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 121–EN)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.9
COVID-19: orchestras and cultural venues A private notice question was asked by Lord Berkeley of Knighton and answered by Baroness Barran.10
Agriculture Bill Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House to which the Agriculture Bill has been committed that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 28 Schedule 1 Clause 29 Schedule 2 Clauses 30 to 34 Schedule 3 Clause 35 Schedule 4Clauses 36 to 43 Schedule 5 Clauses 44 and 45 Schedule 6 Clauses 46 to 49 Schedule 7 Clauses 50 to 54 Title. The motion was agreed to.11
Fisheries Bill [HL] Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time. A privilege amendment was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and sent to the Commons.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.12
COVID-19 Update Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 Update, made in the House of Commons on Monday 29 June.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.13
Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill The report was received. Amendment 3 was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendment 17 was agreed to (see division 2). The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 122)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.14
Direct Payments Ceilings Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 June be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.15
Direct Payments to Farmers (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Gardiner of Kimble moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 9 June be approved. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 6.36pm until Thursday 2 July at 11.00am.