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Minutes for 6 July 2020
The House met at 1.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Carlisle. (at 13:00)
Item number 1
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Morris of Handsworth under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 21 July 2020.
Item number 2
Television licences A question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 13:09)
Item number 3
Medicinal cannabis A question was asked by Baroness Meacher and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:19)
Item number 4
Food: fruit and vegetables A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:31)
Item number 5
COVID-19: infection rate A question was asked by Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and answered by Lord True. (at 13:42)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:53)
Item number 6
Business and Planning Bill Lord Greenhalgh, on behalf of Earl Howe, moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned. (at 14:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:02)
Item number 7
Business and Planning Bill The debate on the motion for second reading was resumed. After further debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 17:32)
The House adjourned at 7.56pm until Tuesday 7 July at 12.00pm.
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