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Order Paper for 30 November 2020

Chamber

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Baroness Meacher to ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they are taking to support private investment in the hydrogen sector in the United Kingdom.
*Lord Caine to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of jobs saved in Northern Ireland as a result of the measures they have introduced to deal with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
*Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to use the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights to guarantee access to affordable drugs in (1) the United Kingdom, and (2) developing countries.
*Baroness D'Souza to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for convening a summit of the governments of the 10 leading democracies in spring 2021.
†At a convenient point after 2.00pm
Business of the House The Lord Privy Seal (Baroness Evans of Bowes Park) to move that Standing Order 72 (Affirmative Instruments) be dispensed with on Tuesday 1 December to enable motions to approve affirmative instruments laid before the House under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 to be moved, notwithstanding that no report from the Joint Committee on Statutory I… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Ship Recycling (Facilities and Requirements for Hazardous Materials on Ships) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Vere of Norbiton to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 15 October be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 18 November.
High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill Report [Baroness Vere of Norbiton]
Lord Berkeley to move, as an amendment to the motion that the Report be now received, to leave out “now received” and insert “not received until a Select Committee has been appointed to consider Works Nos 62, 67, 67A, 67B, 67C, 67D, 69, 69A, 70, 70A, 93, 101B, 101C, 101D, 101E, 101F, 101G and 101H and Footpath Stone Rural 33 and related works as listed in Schedule 1 and the House… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
†At a convenient point after 7.30pm
†Questions on a Ministerial statement on COVID-19, made in the House of Commons on Thursday 26 November.

Grand Committee

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