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Minutes for 9 December 2020

Chamber

Item number 3
Public service broadcasting online A question was asked by Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:07)
Item number 4
COVID-19: Community Resilience Development Framework A question was asked by Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:18)
Item number 5
Gambling legislation A question was asked by Lord Browne of Belmont and answered by Baroness Barran. (at 12:29)
Item number 6
Criminal justice: imprisonment for public protection A question was asked by Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood and answered by Baroness Scott of Bybrook. (at 12:40)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 12:51)
Item number 7
Malaria vaccine A private notice question was asked by Lord Young of Norwood Green and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 13:01)
Item number 8
COVID-19 vaccine rollout Lord Bethell answered questions on an answer to an Urgent Question on the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine, asked in the House of Commons on Tuesday 8 December. (at 13:13)
Item number 9
Social Security Co-ordination (Revocation of Retained Direct EU Legislation and Related Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 16 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:25)
Item number 10
Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 13 October 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:26)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:27)
Item number 11
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The Commons reasons and amendments were considered. Motion A Lords amendments 1, 19 and 34 were not insisted on and amendments 1B, 1C and 1D in lieu were agreed to (see division 1).  Motion B Lords amendments 13 and 56 were insisted on; Lords amendments 8 to 12, 15 to 18 and 30 to 33 were not insisted on and amendments 8B to 8D and 8F to 8L i… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text (at 13:31)
The House adjourned at 5.56pm until Thursday 10 December at 12 noon.

Grand Committee

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

Ozone-Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Ozone-Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:39)
Control of Mercury (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Control of Mercury (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:19)
Detergents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Detergents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:19)
Hazardous Substances and Packaging (Legislative Functions and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Hazardous Substances and Packaging (Legislative Functions and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:47)
Waste and Environmental Permitting etc. (Legislative Functions and Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Waste and Environmental Permitting etc. (Legislative Functions and Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. The motion was agreed to. (at 16:33)
Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Stedman-Scott moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 17:01)
The Committee adjourned at 5.40pm.
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