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Minutes for 6 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 5
COVID-19: transport industry A question was asked by Baroness Randerson and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton.
Item number 6
United Kingdom Government-Northern Ireland Executive Joint Board A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
Item number 7
Northern Ireland: payments to victims of the Troubles A question was asked by Lord Duncan of Springbank and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
Item number 8
COP 26: sponsors A question was asked by Baroness Boycott and answered by Lord Callanan.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 9
Sub judice A statement on the waiver of the sub judice rule was made by the Lord Speaker (Lord Fowler) in connection with 44 prosecutions of former sub-postmasters and postmistresses referred to the Court of Appeal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
Item number 10
Post Office: Horizon accounting system A private notice question was asked by Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom and answered by Lord Callanan.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 11
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 14 September be approved. Then Lord Lamont of Lerwick moved as an amendment to the above motion, that this House regrets the failure of Her Majesty’s Government adequately to consult the public in the preparation of… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 12
Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The report stage was continued, beginning with amendment 23. Amendment 27 was agreed to (see division). Amendment 32A was agreed to. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 137)
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 14
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on Covid-19 update, made in the House of Commons on Monday 5 October.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 15
Lifetime Skills Guarantee Baroness Berridge answered questions on a Ministerial statement on the Lifetime Skills Guarantee and post-16 education, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 1 October.
The House adjourned at 8.25pm until Wednesday 7 October at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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