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Minutes for 13 October 2020
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Oxford.
Item number 1
Baroness Hoey Catharine Letitia Hoey, having been created Baroness Hoey, of Lylehill and Rathlin in the County of Antrim, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 14 September 2020, was introduced between Lord Elton and Baroness Mallalieu, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Item number 2
Lord Moore of Etchingham Charles Hilary Moore, having been created Baron Moore of Etchingham, of Etchingham in the County of East Sussex, for life by Letters Patent dated in the forenoon of 17 September 2020, was introduced between Lord Waldegrave of North Hill and Lord Howard of Rising, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct.
Select Committee Reports
Item number 3
Secondary Legislation Scrutiny The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Drawn to the special attention of the House: Draft State Aid (Revocations and Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2020 Information paragraphs on the following instruments: 2 instruments relating to COVID-19 Draft Compe… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 4
European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Part 5. (14th Report, HL Paper 147)
Item number 5
Housing: rent, evictions and COVID-19 A question was asked by Baroness Grender and answered by Lord Greenhalgh.
Item number 6
Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 A question was asked by Lord Farmer and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook.
Item number 7
Housing Delivery Test A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Greenhalgh.
Item number 8
COVID-19: Great Barrington Declaration A question was asked by Lord Robathan and answered by Lord Bethell.
Item number 9
Agriculture Bill The bill was returned from the Commons on Monday 12 October with reasons and amendments. The Commons reasons and amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 141)
Item number 10
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Wednesday 14 October to enable motions to approve the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (Very High) (England) Regulations 2020, the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local CO… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
11 Trade Bill The bill was further considered in Committeee, beginning with the resumed debate on amendment 39. Amendments were considered. The Committee adjourned after amendment 79.
The House adjourned at 9.53pm until Wednesday 14 October at 12 noon.
The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm
Social Security (Up-Rating of Benefits) Bill Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the bill before second reading. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The Committee adjourned at 4.51pm.
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