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Minutes for 23 September 2020

Chamber

Item number 2
China: Uighur internment camps A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of St Albans and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:07)
Item number 3
Trade: Trans-Pacific Partnership A question was asked by Lord Rose of Monewden and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel. (at 12:17)
Item number 4
Education: A-level results A question was asked by Baroness Garden of Frognal and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:28)
Item number 5
Schools: spending per pupil A question was asked by Lord Watson of Invergowrie and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:48)
Item number 6
Interest rates A private notice question was asked by Lord Young of Cookham and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 13:02)
Item number 7

Parliamentary Works Estimates Commission The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) moved that Lord McFall of Alcluith and Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court be appointed as members of the Parliamentary Works Estimates Commission. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:13)

The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:14)
Item number 8
Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 Baroness Grender moved that a Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty praying that the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020, laid before the House on 17 July 2020, be annulled because they will permit evictions of individuals who have been served a notice of eviction between 23 March and 28 August… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:31)
Item number 9
Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede moved that the House regrets that the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 will not continue to protect tenants from eviction, and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to amend the Housing Act 1998 to give courts temporary discretion on evictions, including on evictions arisin… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:08)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 15:23)
Item number 10
COVID-19 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on 22 September. (at 15:28)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:14)
Item number 11
Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 July 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:20)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:05)
Item number 12
Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Order laid before the House on 21 July 2020 be approved. Then Lord Rosser moved, as an amendment to the motion, at the end to insert “but this House regrets that the Order increases the immigration health charge; and fails to exempt key workers outside the scope of the Health and… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 17:09)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:49)
Item number 13
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 Update, made in the House of Commons on 21 September. (at 18:01)
The House adjourned at 6.45pm until Thursday 24 September at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

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