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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 22 October 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 22 October 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Alms houses A question was asked by Baroness Wilcox of Newport, on behalf of Lord Kennedy of Southwark, and answered by Lord Greenhalgh. [I]
Item number 4
COVID-19: gig economy A question was asked by the Lord Bishop of Oxford and answered by Baroness Penn.
Item number 5
Northern Ireland: Commission for Victims and Survivors A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
Item number 6
Armed forces: reduction A question was asked by Lord Touhig and answered by Baroness Goldie.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 7
Guantanamo Bay detainees A private notice question was asked by Baroness D'Souza and answered by Baroness Sugg.
Item number 8

Procedure and Privileges The Senior Deputy Speaker (Lord McFall of Alcluith) moved that the Report from the Select Committee Leave of absence; Committee rotations; Changes to procedure relating to legislation; Deletion of Standing Order 76; Wording in the Companion relating to “the closure”; Changes to Standing Order 64; and Legislative consent (4th Report, HL Paper 140) be agr… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Item number 9
Standing Orders (Public Business) The Senior Deputy Speaker moved that the standing orders relating to public business be amended as follows: Standing Order 22 (Leave of absence) In Standing Order 22: in line 1, leave out “Lords” and insert “Members of the House” in line 4, leave out “Lord” and insert “member of the House” in line 5, leave out “Parliament” and insert “se… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 10
COVID-19: South Yorkshire Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 update (South Yorkshire), made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 21 October.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 11
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Self-Isolation) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 28 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 12
Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Code of Practice) Order 2020 Baroness Scott of Bybrook moved that the Order laid before the House on 10 September be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
Item number 13
Citizens’ Rights (Application Deadline and Temporary Protection) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. Then Baroness Hamwee moved, as an amendment to the above motion, to leave out from “that” to the end and to insert “this House declines to approve the draft Regulations because… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 14
Citizens’ Rights (Frontier Workers) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 15
Citizens’ Rights (Restrictions of Rights of Entry and Residence) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 16
General Synod (Remote Meetings) (Temporary Standing Orders) Measure The Lord Bishop of London moved that this House do direct that, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919, the General Synod (Remote Meetings) (Temporary Standing Orders) Measure be presented to Her Majesty for the Royal Assent. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned at 5.46pm until Monday 26 October at 1.00pm.
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