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Minutes for 21 October 2020


Item number 3
Network Rail's enhancements pipeline A question was asked by Lord Berkeley and answered by Baroness Vere of Norbiton. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
Prisons: remand A question was asked by Lord German and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
European Union: visa-free short-term travel mobility A question was asked by the Earl of Clancarty and answered by Lord True. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
National curriculum A question was asked by Lord Woolley of Woodford and answered by Baroness Berridge. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 7
European Union exit: negotiations and the Joint Committee Lord True answered questions on a Ministerial statement on European Union Exit: update on negotiations and the work of the Joint Committee, made in the House of Commons on Monday 19 October. (at 13:00)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:38)
Item number 8
Pension Protection Fund (Moratorium and Arrangements and Reconstructions for Companies in Financial Difficulty) (Amendment and Revocation) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 15 September 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:41)
Item number 9
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill A bill to make provision to change the dates on which non-domestic rating lists must be compiled; and to change the dates by which proposed lists must be sent to billing authorities, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 146) (at 18:24)
Item number 10
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 146–EN)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 14:52)
Item number 11
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The Commons reasons were considered. Motion A Lords Amendment 1 was not insisted on. Motion B Lords Amendment 2 was not insisted on (see division 1). Motion C Lords Amendment 3 was not insisted on.  Motion D Lords Amendment 4 was not insisted on and Lords Amendment 4B was agreed to (see division 2). Motion… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 15:11)
The House adjourned at 6.24pm until Thursday 22 October at 12 noon.
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