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

Minutes for 4 November 2020

Chamber

Item number 5
HMS "Queen Elizabeth" A question was asked by Lord West of Spithead and answered by Baroness Goldie.
Item number 6
Union with Scotland A question was asked by Lord Lexden and answered by Viscount Younger of Leckie.
Item number 7
Planning: accessible homes A question was asked by Baroness Bull, on behalf of Baroness Greengross, and answered by Lord Greenhalgh.
Item number 8
COVID-19: procurement contracts A question was asked by Lord Harris of Haringey and answered by Lord Bethell.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 9
COVID-19 lockdown: economic support Lord Agnew of Oulton answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the economic support available to individuals and businesses (1) during, and (2) after, the next lockdown in England to address the COVID-19 pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on 3 November.
Item number 10
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill A bill to make provision about legal proceedings and consideration of derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights in connection with operations of the armed forces outside the British Islands was brought from the Commons. It was read a first time and ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 147)
Item number 11
Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill The Explanatory Notes on the bill were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 147–EN)
Item number 12
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, asked in the House of Commons on 3 November.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 13
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 149. Amendments were considered. The House resumed after amendment 157.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 14
Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 3 November be approved. Then Lord Robathan moved, as an amendment to the motion, to leave out from “that” to the end and insert “this House declines to approve the Regulations because no impact analysis of the social, economic and heal… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 15
Agriculture Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. The Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 148)
Item number 16
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments. The Commons amendments were ordered to be printed. (HL Bill 149)
The House adjourned at 8.30pm until Monday 9 November at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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