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Order Paper for 2 December 2020

Chamber

Oral questions (40 minutes)
*Baroness Hoey to ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to support the operation of Belfast International Airport.
*Baroness Benjamin to ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to protect children online who have been groomed into filming their own abuse.
*Lord Dubs to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the future of security cooperation across Europe from January 2021.
*Lord Alton of Liverpool to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the announcement by the government of Ethiopia on 30 November that military operations in the northern Tigray region are complete, what assessment they have made of the situation in that region; and what access they have (1) requested, and (2) been granted, to the region to establish (a) humanitarian needs, and (… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text

Conduct Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood to move that the Report from the Select Committee Registration of members’ foreign interests (7th Report, HL Paper 182) be agreed to.

Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist intends to move the following three motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately to the extent desired.
Animal Welfare and Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 October be approved. 33rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 November
Food (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 8 October be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 November
Agricultural Products, Food and Drink (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 22 October be approved. 33rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 November
Baroness Scott of Bybrook intends to move the following two motions en bloc: but if any Lord objects the motions must be moved separately.
Definition of Qualifying Northern Ireland Goods (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Scott of Bybrook to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 7 October be approved. Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 31st Report. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 November
European Union Withdrawal (Consequential Modifications) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Scott of Bybrook to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 21 October be approved. Considered in Grand Committee on 30 November
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill Third Reading [Lord Callanan] 24th, 26th and 29th Reports from the Delegated Powers Committee, 17th Report from the Constitution Committee, 8th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights
State Aid (Revocations and Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 29 October be approved. Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, 30th Report (1½ hours)
Lord Stevenson of Balmacara to move, as an amendment to the above motion, at end to insert “but that this House regrets that the Regulations replace retained European Union State Aid rules with a yet to be defined new subsidy regime, and calls on Her Majesty’s Government to delay implementation of the regulations until (1) they have consulted widely on their proposals, (2) they ha… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
The following two motions are expected to be debated together for up to 1 hour.
Human Medicines (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 20 October be approved.
Medical Devices (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 10 November be approved.

Grand Committee

The following four motions are expected to be debated together for up to 1 hour.
Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food, Plant Health etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble]
Import of, and Trade in, Animals and Animal Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 33rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
Aquatic Animal Health and Alien Species in Aquaculture, Animals, and Marketing of Seed, Plant and Propagating Material (Legislative Functions and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 34th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
Veterinary Medicines and Residues (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 34th Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
The following two motions are expected to be debated together for up to 1 hour.
Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 32nd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
Common Fisheries Policy (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Gardiner of Kimble] 33rd Report from the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee
Export Control (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Grimstone of Boscobel] Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 32nd Report (1 hour)
Conflict Minerals (Compliance) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Consideration in Grand Committee [Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon] Special attention drawn to the instrument by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments, 31st Report (1 hour)
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