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Minutes for 10 December 2020
The House met at 12 noon. Prayers were read by the Lord Bishop of Newcastle. (at 12:00)
Item number 1
Lord Spencer of Alresford Michael Alan Spencer, having been created Baron Spencer of Alresford, of Alresford in the County of Hampshire, for life by Letters Patent dated in the afternoon of 17 September, was introduced between Lord Strathclyde and Lord Marland, took and subscribed the oath and signed an undertaking to abide by the Code of Conduct. (at 12:08)
Select Committee Reports
Item number 2
European Union The following Report from the Select Committee was made and ordered to be printed: Scrutiny of international agreements: Political, Free Trade and Strategic Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Ukraine, reported for information Agreement on the Continued Application and Amendment of the Convention between th… Item text truncated - open link to view full item text
Item number 3
Liaison The following Reports from the Select Committee were made and ordered to be printed: Review of investigative and scrutiny committees: strengthening the thematic structure through the appointment of new committees. (5th Report, HL Paper 193) New special inquiry committee on youth unemployment (6th Report, HL Paper 194)
Item number 4
War Widows Pensions A question was asked by Baroness Crawley and answered by Baroness Goldie. (at 12:16)
Item number 5
International Human Rights Day A question was asked by Baroness Anelay of St Johns and answered by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon. (at 12:27)
Item number 6
Carbon-neutral homes A question was asked by Baroness Thornhill and answered by Lord Callanan. (at 12:39)
Item number 7
Puberty-blocker drugs A question was asked by Lord Young of Norwood Green and answered by Lord Bethell. (at 12:50)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:02)
Item number 8
Prohibition on Quantitative Restrictions (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Callanan moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 9 November 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:07)
Item number 9
Jurisdiction, Judgments and Applicable Law (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Stewart of Dirleton moved that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 30 September 2020 be approved. The motion was agreed to. (at 13:08)
Item number 10
Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 (Consequential, Saving, Transitional and Transitory Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Baroness Williams of Trafford moved that the Regulations laid before the House on 18 November 2020 be approved. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 13:09)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 13:56)
Item number 11
Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill The bill was further considered in Committee, beginning with amendment 50. Amendments were considered. The House resumed and the bill was reported without amendment. (at 14:02)
The House adjourned. The House resumed. (at 16:56)
Item number 12
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill The bill was returned from the Commons with amendments and reasons. It was ordered that the Commons amendments and reasons be printed. (HL Bill 158) (at 19:23)
Item number 13
United Kingdom–European Union Withdrawal Agreement Lord True answered questions on a Ministerial statement on an update on the United Kingdom–European Union Withdrawal Agreement, made in the House of Commons on Wednesday 9 December. (at 18:31)
The House adjourned at 7.23pm until Monday 14 December at 1.00pm.
The Grand Committee met in Committee Room 2A at 2.30pm.
Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) (No. 2) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 14:31)
Health Protection (Coronavirus, Testing Requirements and Standards) (England) Regulations 2020 Lord Bethell moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Health Protection (Coronavirus, Testing Requirements and Standards) (England) Regulations 2020. The motion was agreed to. (at 15:20)
Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 Lord Agnew of Oulton moved that the Grand Committee do consider the draft Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. After debate, the motion was agreed to. (at 15:46)
The Committee adjourned at 4.25pm.
The Committee adjourned. The Committee resumed. (at 15:20)
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