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We're showing you business for the Minutes section for 12 November 2020 as the Order Paper section does not apply to this date.

Minutes for 12 November 2020

Chamber

Item number 2
COVID-19: levelling up agenda A question was asked by Lord Greaves and answered by Baroness Penn.
Item number 3
Sustainable Development Goals A question was asked by Lord Collins of Highbury and answered by Baroness Sugg.
Item number 4
Universal Credit A question was asked by Lord Woolley of Woodford and answered by Baroness Stedman-Scott.
Item number 5
Great Britain and Northern Ireland: access for goods A question was asked by Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick and answered by Lord True.
The House adjourned. The House resumed.
Item number 6
Hong Kong: Legislative Council A private notice question was asked by Baroness Northover and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon.
Item number 7

Business of the House The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of the Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park), moved that Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Tuesday 17 November to allow the Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill to be taken through its remaining stages that day and that therefore, in accordance with Stan… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Item number 8
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Lord Callanan, moved that the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 10 Schedule 1 Clauses 11 to 17 Schedule 2Clauses 18 to 30 Schedule 3 Clauses 31 to 50 Title. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 9
Tobacco Products and Nicotine Inhaling Products (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Penn, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 28 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 10
Electricity (Risk-Preparedness) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 17 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 11
Flags (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 The Earl of Courtown, on behalf of Viscount Younger of Leckie, moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 23 September be approved. The motion was agreed to.
Item number 12
COVID-19 lockdown: homelessness and rough sleepers Lord Greenhalgh answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on plans to prevent homelessness and protect rough sleepers during the second national lockdown to address the COVID-19 pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on Wednesday 11 November.
Item number 13
Fisheries Bill [HL] The Commons amendments were considered. Commons amendments 1, 2, 3 to 5, 6, 7 and 8, 9, 10 to 13, 14, 15 to 21, 22 and 23 to 101 were agreed to.
Item number 14
Armed Forces: COVID-19 deployment Baroness Goldie answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the deployment of the Armed Forces to assist civilian authorities in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 10 November.
Item number 15
Supporting disadvantaged families Baroness Stedman-Scott answered questions on a Ministerial statement on supporting disadvantaged families, made in the House of Commons on Monday 9 November.
Item number 16
COVID-19 update Lord Bethell answered questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19 update, made in the House of Commons on Tuesday 10 November.
Item number 17
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill The bill was reported from the Grand Committee without amendment.
The House adjourned at 7.01pm until Monday 16 November at 1.00pm.

Grand Committee

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