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Minutes for 14 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Rolls-Royce A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:07)
Item number 5
Pension scams A question was asked by Baroness Warwick of Undercliffe and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott. (at 12:18)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 17:29)
Item number 6
Burning of peat moorlands A question was asked by Lord Randall of Uxbridge and answered by Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park. (at 12:35)
Item number 7
English Football: Project Big Picture A question was asked by Lord Faulkner of Worcester and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:45)
Item number 8
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The bill was reported from the Select Committee with amendments. The bill, as amended, was ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 142)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:56)
Item number 9
COVID-19 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 update, made in the House of Commons on Monday 12 October. (at 13:05)
Item number 10
Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL] The Commons Amendments were considered. Amendments 1 to 3 were agreed to. Lords Amendment 4A was disagreed to (see division 1). Amendments 4 and 5 were agreed to. (at 13:56)
Item number 11
Fisheries Bill [HL] The bill was returned from the Commons agreed to with amendments. It was ordered that the Commons amendments be printed. (HL Bill 143) (at 18:47)
Item number 12
Fisheries Bill [HL] The Explanatory Notes on the Commons Amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 143–EN)
Item number 13
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (Very High) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 12 October 2020 be approved. Then Lord Robathan moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets the failure of Her Majesty’s Government to provide the scientific evidence used to inf… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 14:54)
Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (High) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 12 October 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 16:29)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:23)
Item number 15
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (Medium) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 12 October 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:40)
The House adjourned at 6.47pm until Thursday 15 October at 12 noon.
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