Skip to main content

House of Lords Business

See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

Minutes for 2 July 2020

Chamber

Item number 1
COVID-19: mental health services A question was asked by Baroness Barker and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:07)
Item number 2
COVID-19: high street retailers A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:18)
Item number 3
Ultra-processed foods A question was asked by Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 11:28)
Item number 4
Environmental projects A question was asked by Lord Randall of Uxbridge and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 11:38)
Item number 5

Procedure The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Parliamentary Works Estimate Commission (2nd Report, HL Paper 46) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:50)

Item number 6

Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord German be appointed a member of the Committee in place of Lord Rennard. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:52)

Item number 7

Services Committee The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Clement-Jones be appointed a member of the Committee in place of Lord Kirkwood of Kirkhope. The motion was agreed to. (at 11:52)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 11:53)
Item number 8
Lammy Review Lord Keen of Elie answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty's Government's implementation of the Lammy Review, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 30 June. (at 12:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:13)
Item number 9
Public Service Vehicles (Open Data) (England) Regulations 2020 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 14 May 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 12:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:26)
Item number 10
Contracts for Difference (Electricity Supplier Obligations) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:46)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:41)
Item number 11
Electricity Capacity (Amendment etc.) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:44)
Item number 12
Higher Education (Fee Limits and Student Support) (England) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 June 2020 be approved. Then Lord Bassam of Brighton moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the draft Regulations reduce the funding available to Englis… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 16:16)
Item number 13
Finance Bill A bill to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the national debt and the public revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance, certified by the Speaker as a money bill, was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 123) (at 18:42)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:43)
Item number 14
Hong Kong National Security Legislation Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a Ministerial statement on Hong Kong National Security Legislation, and the United Kingdom’s response, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 1 July. (at 18:01)
The House adjourned at 6.42pm until Monday 6 July at 1.00pm.
Legend for business item text
Item that is new or altered.
[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.