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Minutes for 9 September 2020
The House met at 12.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Durham. (at 12:00)
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed. (at 18:58)
Item number 1
Leave of Absence Leave of absence was granted to Lord Frost for the remainder of this Parliament.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
Statutory Instruments The following Report from the Joint Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Report on certain statutory instruments, including the following affirmative instruments: Draft Infrastructure Planning (Electricity Storage Facilities) Order 2020 Draft Air Quality (Domestic Solid Fuels Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 Draft Immigration (Health Charg… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
COVID-19: artificial intelligence A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Oxford and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
Office for Veterans’ Affairs A question was asked by Lord Polak and answered by Lord True. (at 12:17)
Item number 5
Railways A question was asked by Lord Bradshaw and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:28)
Item number 6
Hammersmith Bridge A question was asked by Baroness Kramer and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 7
COVID-19: rise of positive cases A private notice question was asked by Baroness Thornton and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:00)
Item number 8
Agriculture Bill Baroness Penn, on behalf of Lord Gardiner of Kimble, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 28 Schedule 1 Clause 29 Schedule 2 Clauses 30 to 34 Schedule 3 Clause 35 Schedule 4 Clauses 36 to 43 Schedule 5 Clauses 44 and 45 Schedule 6 Clauses 46 to 49 Schedule 7 Clauses 5… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:14)
Item number 9
Functions of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner (Oversight of the Data Access Agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States of America and of functions exercisable under the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July 2020 be approved. The motion was ag… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:15)
Item number 10
Investigatory Powers (Communications Data) (Relevant Public Authorities and Designated Senior Officers) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 April 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:16)
Item number 11
Immigration (Persons Designated under Sanctions Regulations) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 June 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:20)
Item number 12
Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013 (Remedial) Order 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 5 September 2019 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:22)
Item number 13
International travel Baroness Vere of Norbiton answered questions on a Ministerial statement on international travel, made in the House of Commons on Monday 7 September. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:13)
Item number 14
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 14. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after the debate on amendment 39 was adjourned. (at 14:30)
Item number 15
Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons Amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 133–EN)
Item number 16
Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 133) (at 23:00)
The House adjourned at 11.00pm until Thursday 10 September at 12 noon.
In the Minutes of Proceedings of 8 September, the following item should have appeared under Select Committee Reports: Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Proposed Negative Statutory Instruments laid under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 Drawn to the special attention of the House: Town and… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm
INSPIRE (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft INSPIRE (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:31)
Science research funding in universities (Science and Technology Report) Lord Patel moved that the Grand Committee takes note of the Report from the Science and Technology Committee Science research funding in universities (4th Report, Session 2017–19, HL Paper 409). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
The Committee adjourned at 6.14pm.
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