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Minutes for 21 September 2020
The House met at 1.00pm. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Worcester. (at 13:00)
Item number 1
Notification of retirement The Clerk of the Parliaments informed the House that he had received written notice from Lord Freeman under section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014 stating that he would retire from the House on 1 October 2020.
Item number 2
Nigeria: religious violence A question was asked by Baroness Cox and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:07)
Item number 3
Retail businesses: financial support A question was asked by Baroness Andrews, on behalf of Lord Allen of Kensington, and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 13:18)
Item number 4
Health care: guidance A question was asked by Lord Balfe and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 13:29)
Item number 5
Probation Workforce Strategy A question was asked by Lord Ramsbotham and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 13:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:50)
Item number 6
Sentencing White Paper Baroness Scott of Bybrook answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Sentencing White Paper, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 16 September. (at 14:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:35)
Item number 7
Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay, on behalf of Baroness Williams of Trafford, moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House. (at 14:47)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:44)
Item number 8
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 17 September. (at 18:31)
The House adjourned at 7.24pm until Tuesday 22 September at 12 noon.
The Grand Committee met in the Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Brexit: road, rail and maritime transport (European Union Committee Report) Lord Whitty moved that this House takes note of the Report from the European Union Committee Brexit: road, rail and maritime transport (39th Report, Session 2017–19, HL Paper 355). After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:31)
The Committee adjourned at 4.28pm.
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