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See what is going on in the House of Lords today, as well as what has happened since June 2017. This includes the relevant Order Paper, Minutes of Proceedings, questions tabled and edition of House of Lords Business. These documents can also all be downloaded.

We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 17 September 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 17 September 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Energy: hydrogen A question was asked by Lord Oates and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:18)
Item number 4
Maritime industry A question was asked by Lord Mountevans and answered by Lord Callanan. [I] (at 12:28)
Item number 5
REACH and CE A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:39)
Item number 6
Taiwan A question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:48)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:59)
Item number 7
Brexit: Civil Service Code A private notice question was asked by Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town and answered by Lord True. (at 13:04)
Item number 8

Common Frameworks Scrutiny The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to scrutinise and consider matters relating to common frameworks; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Andrews, B. (Chair) Bruce of Bennachie, L. Caine, L. Crawley, B. Foulkes of Cumno… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:20)

Item number 9

Communications and Digital The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Rebuck be appointed a member of the Committee. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:20)

Item number 10

Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Baroness Gale be appointed a member of the Committee. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:20)

Item number 11

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Whitty be appointed a member of the Committee, in place of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:20)

Item number 12
Square Kilometre Array Observatory (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 14 July 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
Item number 13
Intellectual Property (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 July 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
Item number 14
Professional Qualifications and Services (Amendments and Miscellaneous Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 6 July 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:21)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:23)
Item number 15
Japan: Free Trade Agreement Lord Grimstone of Boscobel answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Japan Free Trade Agreement, made in the House of Commons on Monday 14 September. (at 13:30)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:07)
Item number 16
Agriculture Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 43. Amendments 45, 46, 49, 51, 54, 56 and 58 (see division) were agreed to. The report stage was adjourned. (at 14:22)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 18:59)
Item number 17
Agriculture Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 62. The report stage was adjourned after the debate on amendment 74 was adjourned. (at 19:29)
The House adjourned at 10.59pm until Friday 18 September at 11.00am.
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