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Minutes for 8 September 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
COVID-19: levelling-up agenda A question was asked by Lord Blencathra and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:31)
Item number 5
Housing: new homes A question was asked by Baroness Neville-Rolfe and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. (at 12:41)
Item number 6
UCAS: end of cycle report 2019 A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay. (at 12:52)
Item number 7
Suicide A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:04)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:19)
Item number 8
European Union: trade agreement A private notice question was asked by Baroness Smith of Basildon and answered by Lord True. (at 13:20)
Item number 9
Equivalence Determinations for Financial Services (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 25 June 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:37)
Item number 10
Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 12 February 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:37)
Item number 11
Human Rights Act 1998 (Remedial) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 15 October 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:37)
Item number 12
Electricity and Gas etc. (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 June 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:37)
Item number 13
Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2020 The Earl of Courtown moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 17 June 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to en bloc. (at 13:37)
Item number 14
Sentencing Bill [HL] (Consolidation Bill) The bill was read a third time. Then the bill was passed and sent to the Commons. (at 13:38)
Item number 15
Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with an amendment. (at 13:40)
Item number 16
Fire Safety Bill A bill to make provision about the application of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 where a building contains two or more sets of domestic premises; and to confer power to amend that order in future for the purposes of changing the premises to which it applies 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 19:31)
Item number 17
Fire Safety Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 132–EN)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:14)
Item number 18
Trade Bill Lord Grimstone of Boscobel moved that the bill be now read a second time. The debate on the motion was adjourned. (at 14:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:46)
Item number 19
Trade 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 Grand Committee.
The House adjourned at 7.31pm until Wednesday 9 September at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.

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