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Minutes for 12 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
COVID-19: over-60s A question was asked by Baroness Bryan of Partick and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.
Item number 5
LGBT international rights A question was asked by Lord Black of Brentwood and answered by Baroness Sugg.
Item number 6
Protecting civilians in armed conflict A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
Item number 7
Amazon A question was asked by Lord Leigh of Hurley and answered by Baroness Barran.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 8
Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: BAME communities A private notice question was asked by Lord Woolley of Woodford and answered by Baroness Penn.
Item number 9
Trade Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the bill be reported from the Grand Committee in respect of proceedings up to and including Thursday 8 October 2020; and that the order of commitment of 8 September 2020 be discharged and the remainder of the bill be re-committed to a Committee of the Whole House. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 10
Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill Lord Ashton of Hyde moved that the bill be referred to a Grand Committee on Tuesday 13 October for debate before Second Reading. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 11

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Consideration of Commons amendments in hybrid House (3rd Report, HL Paper 139) be agreed to. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 12
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The bill was read a third time. Amendment 1 was agreed to. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North East of England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 17 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North East of England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 18 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 15
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Protected Areas and Linked Childcare Households) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 16
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place and on Public Transport) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 22 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 17
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place and on Public Transport) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 23 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 18
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 24 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 19
Apprenticeships (Alternative English Completion Conditions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 Baroness Berridge moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
The House adjourned at 7.15pm until Tuesday 13 October at 12 noon.
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