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Minutes for 22 July 2020

Chamber

Item number 5
COVID-19: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Baroness Sugg. (at 12:07)
Item number 6
Schools: arts teaching A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:17)
Item number 7
Churches: reopening of buildings A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:28)
Item number 8
Parliament: Restoration and Renewal Project A question was asked by Lord Cormack and answered by Lord True. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:50)
Item number 9
Intelligence and Security Committee: Russia Report A private notice question was asked by Lord Foulkes of Cumnock and answered by Lord True. (at 13:01)
Item number 10
House of Lords Allowance The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that: 1. The Resolution of the House of 6 May 2020 (House of Lords Allowance) shall have effect, and shall be deemed to have had effect from 8 June 2020, as follows– a) For paragraph 5, substitute– “5. In respect of attendance at a physical sitting or virtual proceeding of this House Members shou… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:17)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:44)
Item number 11
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned. (at 13:50)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:35)
Item number 12
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) 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 17:16)
Item number 13
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill A bill to make provision about the sentencing of offenders convicted of terrorism offences, of offences with a terrorist connection or of certain other offences; to make other provision in relation to terrorism; and for connected purposes was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 129) (at 19:37)
Item number 14
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 129–EN)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:55)
Item number 15
China Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on a Ministerial statement on China, made in the House of Commons on Monday 20 July. (at 19:01)
The House adjourned at 7.37pm until Thursday 23 July at 12 noon.
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