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Minutes for 16 September 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
House of Lords: number of members A question was asked by Lord Grocott and answered by Lord True. (at 12:08)
Item number 5
Planning A question was asked by Lord Kennedy of Southwark and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. [I] (at 12:19)
Item number 6
River pollution A question was asked by Lord Harries of Pentregarth and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:29)
Item number 7
Biodiversity A question was asked by Baroness Parminter, on behalf of Lord Teverson, and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:40)
Item number 8
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that the debate on the motion in the name of Lord True set down for Wednesday 23 September be limited to 4½ hours and not 3 hours. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:52)
Item number 9
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), on behalf of Baroness Williams of Trafford, moved that, if the bill’s Committee stage is not concluded by the rise of the House on Wednesday 16 September, the bill be reported from the Committee of the Whole House in respect of proceedings up to that date; and th… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 12:54)
Item number 10
Pension Protection Fund (Moratorium and Arrangements and Reconstructions for Companies in Financial Difficulty) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 6 July 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 12:54)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:00)
Item number 11
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on COVID-19, asked in the House of Commons on Monday 14 September. (at 13:06)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:18)
Item number 12
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 56. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 13:31)
The House adjourned at 7.50pm until Thursday 17 September at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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