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Minutes for 15 July 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Children living in poverty A question was asked by Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale, on behalf of Lord McNicol of West Kilbride, and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:06)
Item number 5
Royal Commission on criminal justice A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Lord Keen of Elie. (at 12:18)
Item number 6
Metropolitan Police: racism A question was asked by Lord Paddick and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford. (at 12:28)
Item number 7
House of Lords and machinery of Government: consultation on changes A question was asked by Lord Wallace of Saltaire and answered by Lord True. (at 12:39)
Item number 8
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill A bill to make provision about reports of the Boundary Commissions under the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986; to make provision about the number of parliamentary constituencies and other rules for the distribution of seats; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 18:53)
Item number 9
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 126–EN)
Item number 10
Pension Schemes 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. (at 12:50)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:03)
Item number 11
European Union exit: end of transition period Lord True answered questions on a Ministerial statement on preparations for the end of the transition period of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union, made in the House of Commons on Monday 13 July. (at 13:08)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:09)
Item number 12
Enterprise Act 2002 (Specification of Additional Section 58 Consideration) Order 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the Order laid before the House on 22 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:16)
Item number 13
Enterprise Act 2002 (Share of Supply) (Amendment) Order 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 June 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:22)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:25)
Item number 14
Competition Appeal Tribunal (Coronavirus) (Recording and Broadcasting) Order 2020 Lord Keen of Elie moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 22 June 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:33)
Item number 15
Channel Islands Measure The Lord Bishop of Birmingham moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the Channel Islands Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. Then Lord Faulkner of Worcester moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end insert “but that this House regrets that the Ecclesiastical Commit… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:48)
Item number 16
Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the publication of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 9 July. (at 18:16)
The House adjourned at 6.53pm until Thursday 16 July at 12 noon.
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