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House of Lords Business

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 1 October 2020 as the Divisions section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 1 October 2020


Item number 3
Hospitals and nursing homes: Do Not Resuscitate notices A question was asked by Baroness Browning and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
Crime: emergency services staff A question was asked by Lord Brownlow of Shurlock Row and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
Net Zero Review A question was asked by Baroness Hayman and answered by Baroness Penn. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
COVID-19: National Health Service application A question was asked by Baroness Massey of Darwen and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:39)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 7
Professional and amateur sport: Government support Baroness Barran answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Her Majesty’s Government support for professional and amateur sport, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 30 September. (at 13:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:13)
Item number 8
Students' return to universities Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the return of students to universities, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 September. (at 13:16)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:45)
Item number 9
Agriculture Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde signified the Queen's consent. The bill was read a third time. Amendments 1 to 6 were agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments. (at 14:01)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:42)
Item number 10
Fire Safety Bill Lord Greenhalgh moved that the bill be now read a second time. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:45)
Item number 11
Social Security (Up-Rating of Benefits) Bill A bill to make provision relating to the up-rating of certain social security benefits was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 136) (at 17:34)
Item number 12
Social Security (Up-Rating of Benefits) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 136–EN)
The House adjourned at 5.34pm until Monday 5 October at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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

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