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

Minutes for 20 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 2
Armed forces personnel from Commonwealth countries A question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Baroness Goldie.
Item number 3
Cancer Task Force A question was asked by Lord Rennard and answered by Lord Bethell.
Item number 4
VAT Retail Export Scheme A question was asked by Lord Vaizey of Didcot and answered by Baroness Penn.
Item number 5
World Energy Outlook 2020 A question was asked by Lord Ravensdale and answered by Lord Callanan.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 6
COVID-19: information sharing with police forces A private notice question was asked by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath and answered by Lord Bethell.
Item number 7
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The debate on the amendment to the motion that the bill be now read a second time in the name of Lord Judge at end to insert “but that this House regrets that Part 5 of the bill contains provisions which, if enacted, would undermine the rule of law and damage the reputation of the United Kingdom” was resumed. After further debate, the amendment… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 8
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Lord True, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that it be an instruction to the Committee of the Whole House that they consider the bill in the following order: Clauses 1 to 10 Schedule 1 Clauses 11 to 17 Schedule 2Clauses 18 to 30 Schedule 3 Clauses 31 to 56 Title. The motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 9
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 24 September be approved. Then Baroness Jolly moved, as an amendment to the motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that, given the significant impact on the hospitality industry, Her Majesty’s Governme… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 10
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North of England, North East and North West of England and Obligations of Undertakings (England) etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 30 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 11
Agriculture Bill The Commons reasons were considered. Motion A Lords Amendment 1 was not insisted on. Motion B Lords Amendment 9 was not insisted on. Motion C Lords Amendment 11 was not insisted on (see division 2). Motion D Lords Amendment 12 was not insisted on. Motion E Lords Amendment 16 was not insisted on and Lords Amendment 16B in lieu was agreed to (see division 3… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 12
COVID-19 Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 19 October.
The House adjourned at 8.11pm until Wednesday 21 October at 12 noon.
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