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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 3 November 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 3 November 2020

Chamber

Item number 4
Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy A question was asked by Lord Howell of Guildford and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
Item number 5
Qualifications A question was asked by Lord Haskel and answered by Baroness Berridge.
Item number 6
Life in the UK Test A question was asked by Baroness Bakewell and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
Item number 7
COVID-19: Christmas breaches of restrictions A question was asked by Lord Scriven and answered by Baroness Williams of Trafford.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 8
COVID-19: places of worship A private notice question was asked by Lord Moylan and answered by Lord Greenhalgh.
Item number 9
Business of the House Lord Ashton of Hyde, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Wednesday 4 November to enable a motion to approve an affirmative instrument laid before the House under section 45 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to be moved, notwithstanding th… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 10

Conduct Lord Mance moved that the Report from the Select Committee Valuing Everyone training; ICGS investigations—former MPs be agreed to. (5th Report, HL Paper 158). After debate, the motion was agreed to.

Item number 11
Prisoners (Disclosure of Information About Victims) Bill The Commons reason was considered. Motion A Lords amendment 1 was not insisted upon.
Item number 12
Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention, Levy and Safety Net and Levy Account: Basis of Distribution) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Lord Greenhalgh moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 October be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
Defence and Security Public Contracts (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Goldie moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 October be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 14
COVID-19 The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Monday 2 November.
The House adjourned at 4.51pm until Wednesday 4 November at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm
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