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Minutes for 8 July 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
European Union: customs arrangements A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Lord True. (at 12:09)
Item number 5
European Union: Xylella fastidiosa A question was asked by Lord Framlingham and answered by Lord Gardiner of Kimble. (at 12:21)
Item number 6
Social care A question was asked by Lord Dubs and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:31)
Item number 7
OneWeb A question was asked by Lord Bowness and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:42)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:53)
Item number 8
Bahrain A private notice question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:01)
Item number 9

Conduct (Lord Mance) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Amendments to the rules of conduct (3rd Report, HL Paper 91) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:14)

Item number 10
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that it be an Instruction to the Select Committee to whom the?High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill has been committed that?the?provisions?of Private Business Standing Order?110 that parties are entitled to be heard?are satisfied by?virtual?proceedings; and that?the Committee?may?decline to hear?the?p… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:24)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:30)
Item number 11
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 7 July. (at 13:36)
Item number 12
Arts, culture and heritage: support package Baroness Barran answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government’s support package for the arts, culture and heritage industries, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 7 July. (at 13:48)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:59)
Item number 13
Global Human Rights sanctions regime Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the introduction of the Global Human Rights sanctions regime, made in the House of Commons on Monday 6 July. (at 14:06)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:43)
Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings on Public Transport) (England) Regulations 2020 Baroness Vere of Norbiton moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:51)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:55)
Item number 15
Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Section 75—Designation of Public Authority) Order 2020 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 8 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:21)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:13)
Item number 16
Surrender of Offensive Weapons (Compensation) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:12)
Item number 17
Education settings: autumn opening Baroness Berridge answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the autumn opening of education settings, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 2 July. (at 18:32)
The House adjourned at 7.18pm until Thursday 9 July at 12 noon.
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