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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 15 October 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 15 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 5
COVID-19: access to vaccine A question was asked by Baroness Sheehan and answered by Baroness Sugg.
Item number 6
Afghanistan A question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
Item number 7
Social Mobility A question was asked by Baroness Bull and answered by Baroness Berridge.
Item number 8
Trade and Agriculture Commission and the Trade Remedies Authority A question was asked by Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and answered by Lord Grimstone of Boscobel.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 9
Youth unemployment A private notice question was asked by Lord Baker of Dorking and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.
Item number 10

Communications and Digital The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that Lord Vaizey of Didcot be appointed a member of the Select Committee, in place of Baroness Meyer.. The motion was agreed to.

Item number 11
National Plan for Sport and Recreation The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider the effectiveness of current sport and recreation policies and initiatives, and the case for a national plan for sport and recreation, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following membe… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 12
Risk Assessment and Risk Planning The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that a Select Committee be appointed to consider risk assessment and risk planning in the context of disruptive national hazards, and to make recommendations; and that, as proposed by the Committee of Selection, the following members be appointed to the Committee: Arbuthnot of Edrom, L. (… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
Public health restrictions: Government economic support Baroness Penn answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the economic support available to individuals and businesses in areas of the United Kingdom subject to additional public health restrictions, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 13 October.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 14
Parliamentary Constituencies Bill The bill was read a third time. Then, after debate, the bill was passed and returned to the Commons with amendments.
Item number 15
Social Security (Up-Rating of Benefits) Bill Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the bill be now read a second time. The motion was agreed to and the bill was committed to a Committee of the Whole House.
Item number 16
Fire Safety Bill Lord Greenhalgh moved that the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 17
Trade Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 80. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment.
The House adjourned at 5.31pm until Monday 19 October at 1.00pm.
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